Euro: Group A: France vs. Albania, 6/15/2016

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  1. Evilo

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    Desperate times for DD... :laugh: Gignac now.

    I wonder how many goals Ben Arfa would have if he had started the last two games... :sarcasm:
     
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    I don't think he's playing like **** though. That play was a very poor decision, but I wouldn't say he's playing like ****. He's not been as good as Kante or Matuidi thus far (both matches) if you ask me, but I wouldn't call him ****. I think he's clearly not performing at his level though.

    And despite the pundits and despite the scoreline (assuming it stays this way), France aren't playing poorly. Room for improvement to be sure, but they've looked good this half.

    Now why is Giroud going off?
     
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    This EURO Cup have been a huge snoozefest so far
     
  4. Evilo

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    I disagree with them looking good. They've been decent this half.

    But those guys are playing against really low level players and can't even force the goalie to make a save.
     
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    I'd say good, which for me is just above decent. Again, not close to great, but for me good and you've seen some good performances out there.

    Gignac's first touch is bad...

    Dembele was an option for DD no?
     
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    Because he missed many glorious chances. The guy needs 4838373 chances before.finally scoring one. With Benz, France would lead by 4.
     
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    Of course he was an option.
    Never for DD however.

    Gignac has nothing to do on this NT obviously. Even if he scores here, he's just not good enough on a team with France's depth.
     
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    The Albanians are doing a good job so far. A few years back it would have been a 6:0 game. Good that times change.
     
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    The hell? Taking out their best defender
     
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    Indeed. You feel they have Italian coaches.
     
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    ****ing Pogba...
     
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    Pogba should be sent home really. He's just embarrassing.
     
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    He put a header off the post at least and he was putting in the work. He was helping to defend and press.

    I think this has to be taken into consideration here. They're putting in the work rate on top of parking the bus. I'm not praising the tactic, but it's not easy to break down.
     
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    Griezmann!!!!!!

    About freaking time :laugh:
     
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    Griezmann.

    Who would have though playing your best player would help you win???

    **** YOU DD !
     
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    Goal Griezman
     
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    There you go
     
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    Holy ****
     
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    Yeah it was only a matter of time, France had been squandering all their chance. It could have easily been 5-0.... Albania clearly doesn't belong in this tournament.
     
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    Bummer. Albania would have deserved that point. Couldn't get a ball on the net till now. Of course France is still clearly the better team.
     
  22. Evilo

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    1-0 unconvincing win was what I wrote earlier today. Yup.

    And DD might realize we don't need Giroud to score. Even in the air. Payet/Griezmann/Coman please.
     
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    Nice cross by Rami there.
     
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    Yep nice cross Rami indeed.

    Gignac looks like he's playing in a low level league right now... Wait, he IS !
     
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    France haven't been convincing at all. Albania did superbly but they were going to break at some point.
     

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