World Cup: 2018 WC Qualifiers Part II

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  1. Bures Elbow

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    Bernardo Silva on the bench vs Latvia for portugal with Andre Gomes starting. So so so so stupid.

    Gelson Martins is starting over Nani as well, wrong move imho as he has been doing great as an impact sub off the bench as a livewire


    Pepe out injured, Portugals CB always looks vulnerable without him there.

    Joao Mario got injured as well 4/5 days ago and will not play here or in the confederations cup, big loss.
     
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    From CONCACAF yesterday the US and Mexico won their home games as expected. Mexico have already surpassed their points total from the last hex after 5 matches. Theoretically they are a win away from qualifying, usually 15-16 points is enough. The only result which didn't go to plan was Costa Rica being held scoreless by Panama, however the Ticos played most of the second half with 10 men so maybe not the worst result. Costa Rica host Trinidad next matchday so they are still in good shape
     
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    Belgium are playing in their red shirts.. but with fluorescent yellow shorts :laugh::laugh::laugh: it's ridiculous
     
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    As amazing as it may sound, Moussa Sissoko has been the worst player on the pitch.
     
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    Sweden actually haven't looked bad. They've had most of the ball since I've started watching. I started around the 10' so not the whole gane
     
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    Nah, Sweden had the ball the first 10 minutes but haven't had it much since then.
    That said, we're not dangerous at all, while Sweden is trying to launch long balls behind our defensemen (so far without danger either).
    No save by either goalie.
    Of course, we have one creative offensive player in Payet. No Dembélé, no Mbappé, no Lacazette, but Sissoko.... :facepalm:
     
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    Pogba is a pretty good creator. At least he was for Man United this season. Also Greizmann.
     
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    But he's not really an offensive player.
    If Griezmann creates, who finishes?

    Sissoko is not only not doing anything right offensively, he's actually losing ball after ball.
     
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    Lustig with best potential chance so far...and shoots it about 15 yards wide.
     
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    spintheblackcircle Big Bad Vlad

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    Yeap, that's Sissoko.
     
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    Mendy's crossing is orgasmic.
     
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    spintheblackcircle Big Bad Vlad

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    Giroud kinda 'short-armed' that one.
     
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    What a shot !!!!
     
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    Nice goal

    but shouldn't have been a corner..
     
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    spintheblackcircle Big Bad Vlad

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    Well if you can't head it in from 2 feet, how about a volley from 20 yards?
     
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    Fantastic goal.
     
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    Apparently Giroud will finish
     
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    Giroud has 17 goals in his last 17 NT starts.
     
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    That swerve. Wow.
     
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    :laugh:
    True. :D
     
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    Sissoko is hilarious. Only chance Sweden will ever get is from set pieces and he just runs over their player.
     
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    howbada? :D
     
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    Didn't see that coming
     
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    Toulouse's Durmaz with a nice shot, 1-1 !
     
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    nice shot by Durmaz but some lazy tracking back by France
     

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