GWT: PL Matchweek 24/25

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  1. East Coast Bias

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    Tues 1/29

    Arsenal - Cardiff
    Fulham - Brighton
    Wolves - West Ham
    Huddersfield - Everton
    Newcastle - Man City
    Man United - Burnley

    Wednesday 1/30

    Liverpool - Leicester
    Southampton - Crystal Palace
    Bournemouth - Chelsea
    Spurs - Watford
     
  2. YNWA14

    YNWA14 Onbreekbaar

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    The term choke is used too often. City have much better depth, are better overall, and are more consistent. I mean you can call it a choke because Liverpool are ahead but again, these types of results were never overly unlikely (assuming this result holds or gets worse).
     
  3. Evilo

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    They should be down. That's still one bonus point again.
     
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    spintheblackcircle Hello, Jose!

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    I would have to agree, City is too good and there is too much time left in the season. If they lose a 7 point lead with 3 matches to go or something, then you could call it a choke.
     
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  5. Chimaera

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    They were top at Christmas. They could have logically had a 7 point, or more, lead. If they collapse, it’s still a big if, even if they have a better squad, it’s a choke.
     
  6. Chimaera

    Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    I personally think they gambled the injury game in not adding come January and might lose it.

    Best chance they’ve ever had at winning it all, and I think they should’ve gone out and got something
     
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    As said above...if we were later in the season maybe. There's still plenty of games to play. I don't know why Christmas is used as a benchmark given how much of the season is left.
     
  8. Chimaera

    Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    Look at the historical record. I understand it’s somewhat different when you have what’s honestly a great team in City, but historically, when you’re up this much, you don’t lose it.
     
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    It's not like top 4 teams came in and thrashed them.

    They dropped to Leicester with a chance to go up 7 and now they're dropping to West Ham.

    I would argue they never should have been in that position, but they were.

    Pathetic.
     
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    They werent playing well before and still winning. Got lucky against Everton for example.
     
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    Origi my god
     
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    If that went in...

    Hard-faught point. And it should have been three with Rice's chance still.
     
  13. spintheblackcircle

    spintheblackcircle Hello, Jose!

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    do they know what offside is?
     
  14. Live in the Now

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    There was always going to be twists and turns. We'll see what happens.
     
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    City are an historically dominant team in the PL era. Liverpool are still a thin squad overall and have a bunch of injury issues at the moment. Their handling of that situation could have been a lot better, but ultimately, like I said at Christmas, I don't think that they're the favourites to win the title really. I think City have just as good a chance and it could go either way.
     
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    Imagine Origi scores on that offside goal.
     
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    spintheblackcircle Hello, Jose!

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    I agree with this, too.
     
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    These linesmen did their best to give LFC all 3 points but alas they couldn't save them.
     
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    Another clear offside not called
     
  20. spintheblackcircle

    spintheblackcircle Hello, Jose!

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    If you swap Spurs for Liverpool, I would say the same thing. When the season started I said City/Liverpool/Spurs. I still say that will be it.
     
  21. Chimaera

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    Not good enough.

    I don’t know what happened in Dubai, but everyone seems to have gotten hurt.
     
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    Got Bournemouth next, could be just what they need.
     
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    Would love to know what Klopp was just arguing about.
     
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  24. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw Moving much too slow

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    Can't believe LFC didn't win the game on that last shot.
     
  25. Chimaera

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    Klopp going after the refs for something.

    He should go after the attackers who didn’t play well
     
  26. kyle evs48

    kyle evs48 Devilish Boy Grin

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    I don't know what the diagnosis is. Other than the goal that shouldn't have counted, not a peep from the front three.
     

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