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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by rab_rant » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:42 pm

rrfierce wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:36 pm
Not sure i'd be happy with alioski as part of a 3 centre back defense. :duno:
Who is more likely to get a goal for you Alioski or Berra
Who is most likely to get a red card Alioski or Berra
Who can get up and down the pitch like a Duracell Bunny Alioski or Berra.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by 1964white » Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:25 pm

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Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:16 pm
I would keep Costa on cos he is just getting into his stride
and give Pablo some time as a super sub.
And for the delight and confusion of the fans a double spearhead up front

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       Kiko
Ayling Cooper Alioski
       White
Costa Klich Dallas Harrison
     Bamford Eddie
So we drop our most creative midfielder Pablo :shock:

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by 1964white » Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:37 pm

Why make so many changes after three consecutive victories featuring this eleven in the main?

I reckon Bielsa will go with my preferred team, just one enforced change

....................................Kiko....................................

Ayling..........Berardi............Cooper...........Dallas

.................................White.....................................

Costa..........Klich..........Hernandez........Harrison

................................Bamford..................................

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by rab_rant » Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:52 pm

1964white wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:25 pm
So we drop our most creative midfielder Pablo :shock:
In a past life are you sure you were not an inquisitor general? DO you plan on torturing him?
Pablo played 3 times in one week. I was giving his old legs a break... not literally
I said bring him on when the dogs legs are tired and let him work 20 minutes of magic.
The Toreadors tire the bull out, but it is the matador that administers the coup de grace.
Pablo understands this being Spanish, but perhaps this is too fine a finesse for Yorkshire.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by 1964white » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:03 pm

rab_rant wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:52 pm
In a past life are you sure you were not an inquisitor general? DO you plan on torturing him?
Pablo played 3 times in one week. I was giving his old legs a break... not literally
I said bring him on when the dogs legs are tired and let him work 20 minutes of magic.
The Toreadors tire the bull out, but it is the matador that administers the coup de grace.
Pablo understands this being Spanish, but perhaps this is too fine a finesse for Yorkshire.
Going into this Yorkshire derby without two of our three best players would concern me particularly one being an unnecessary change. Pablo has recently returned from from a six week break, had a week's training since the Boro' game surely he is fit enough to play the next three games.

Marcelo will play Pablo on Saturday

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by dezzy » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:21 pm

1964white wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:37 pm
Why make so many changes after three consecutive victories featuring this eleven in the main?

I reckon Bielsa will go with my preferred team, just one enforced change

....................................Kiko....................................

Ayling..........Berardi............Cooper...........Dallas

.................................White.....................................

Costa..........Klich..........Hernandez........Harrison

................................Bamford..................................
That will b the team, I’d love to see Eddie fit in there somewhere
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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by dezzy » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:23 pm

rab_rant wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:52 pm
In a past life are you sure you were not an inquisitor general? DO you plan on torturing him?
Pablo played 3 times in one week. I was giving his old legs a break... not literally
I said bring him on when the dogs legs are tired and let him work 20 minutes of magic.
The Toreadors tire the bull out, but it is the matador that administers the coup de grace.
Pablo understands this being Spanish, but perhaps this is too fine a finesse for Yorkshire.
Good point. He will need to be rested at times, missing games through injury isn’t a rest. Can’t seem him not starting though especially with Philips out, well want all the experience we have Saturday.
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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by dezzy » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:44 pm

I think this will be tough. Think we’ll come from behind, with Eddie to come off the bench and prove a point. Bamford has been good recently but I think Huddersfield will be really up for this one and make it hard for us 2-1 Leeds
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Post by Chilli D » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:23 am

1964white wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:37 pm
Why make so many changes after three consecutive victories featuring this eleven in the main?

I reckon Bielsa will go with my preferred team, just one enforced change

....................................Kiko....................................

Ayling..........Berardi............Cooper...........Dallas

.................................White.....................................

Costa..........Klich..........Hernandez........Harrison

................................Bamford..................................
100% that is what the team will be.
Bielsa is nothing if not predictable when it comes to team selection.
There wouldn't have been any changes if it wasn't for Phillips enforced rest and to be honest rightly so after a 4-0 win.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by Irish Ian » Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:48 pm

So it seems Huddersfield face an injury crisis ahead of the derby tomorrow with CB Tommy Elphick with late fitness tests being run on LB Jaden Bowen and RB Danny Simpson. Also striker Fraser Campbell will also face a late test.

Hope our lads can take advantage
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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by Cjay » Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:45 am

Karlan Grant looks class, their best player by a mile.

Pacey, skillful, can hold the ball up or run the channels and can finish.

Bit worried about how Coops and Berardi who arent exactly pacey will cope if Huddersfield manage to hit us early and get Grant in a foot race or running 1v1 against those pair.

Perform tomorrow how we did vs Boro and we can batter them, but the clinical edge we had vs Boro wasnt the norm.

Here's hoping!!!!

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by rab_rant » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:25 am

Press are saying this derby game is a cup final for Huddersfield. It is not. It is their relegation dog fight.

To get to a cup final you have to be worthy. They are not. They are two points above the relegation zone and were thrashed 5-2 at Bristol.

Managers in desperate situations have to try and lift the spirits of their teams, so they say things like this is their cup final and the form book goes out the window. Both statements are fallacies and are not rooted in facts. Leeds are the form team and Huddersfield have done nothing of merit to warrant that this game has the status of a cup final.

They are blowing smoke up their own arses. Cowley with all his injuries and reliance on recalled kids will most likely find himself in the same boat as Woodgate, and in the same creek festooned with fecal matter.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by mothbanquet » Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:33 am

rab_rant wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:25 am
Press are saying this derby game is a cup final for Huddersfield. It is not. It is their relegation dog fight.

To get to a cup final you have to be worthy. They are not. They are two points above the relegation zone and were thrashed 5-2 at Bristol.

Managers in desperate situations have to try and lift the spirits of their teams, so they say things like this is their cup final and the form book goes out the window. Both statements are fallacies and are not rooted in facts. Leeds are the form team and Huddersfield have done nothing of merit to warrant that this game has the status of a cup final.

They are blowing smoke up their own arses. Cowley with all his injuries and reliance on recalled kids will most likely find himself in the same boat as Woodgate, and in the same creek festooned with fecal matter.

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Hear hear. I don't blame people for being cagey but let's face it, if the dogs are barely psyching themselves up for a relegation fight then will the fact it's a derby make that big a difference? Our own complacency will be our biggest enemy, but with White in the team whether at CB or DM we've got the tools to handle any front line in this league.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by rab_rant » Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:39 am

STOP PRESS FROM NEWSNOW
Exclusive: Whelan left fretting by early Leeds team news ahead of Huddersfield clash

Poor Noel, Boo Hoo the old chap is fretting, gnawing his finger nails down to the quick,
tearing what remains of his hair out, curled up on the sofa in a fetal position.

“I’m a little bit worried myself, if it pulls off it’s an absolute masterstroke,
if it doesn’t, it goes to show how important Kalvin Phillips is.”


Worry worry worry!!! why are these pundits always so negative?
Is it an inbred thing that if you support Leeds then you are not allowed to be positive.
So many years of hurt and crushed expectations, and all we hear is a broken record,
the needle stuck in the groove, repeating the same mantra of we don't deserve
anything better, and as long as we have that attitude then we will get what we believe in.

These pundits like it or not are influencers and their opinions form the attitudes of
the punters. I want nothing to do with them, and for your sanity neither should you.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by gessa » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:05 am

rab_rant wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:39 am
STOP PRESS FROM NEWSNOW
Exclusive: Whelan left fretting by early Leeds team news ahead of Huddersfield clash

Poor Noel, Boo Hoo the old chap is fretting, gnawing his finger nails down to the quick,
tearing what remains of his hair out, curled up on the sofa in a fetal position.

“I’m a little bit worried myself, if it pulls off it’s an absolute masterstroke,
if it doesn’t, it goes to show how important Kalvin Phillips is.”


Worry worry worry!!! why are these pundits always so negative?
Is it an inbred thing that if you support Leeds then you are not allowed to be positive.
So many years of hurt and crushed expectations, and all we hear is a broken record,
the needle stuck in the groove, repeating the same mantra of we don't deserve
anything better, and as long as we have that attitude then we will get what we believe in.

These pundits like it or not are influencers and their opinions form the attitudes of
the punters. I want nothing to do with them, and for your sanity neither should you.
I wonder what is user name is on here. ;-)
Like likes, the new tactic.

Just ignore the relevant question.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by rab_rant » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:24 am

gessa wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:05 am
I wonder what is user name is on here. ;-)
Sometimes I wonder why I am so negative about people being negative :evil: :rant:
But really they need to be batted down for the propaganda, misinformation, dubious
analysis, fear mongering, and downright negativity.

They are headline whore hunters, creating controversy where none exists.
They just need to cast their minds back to the non-foul on Izzy Brown and
Ben White striding forward with the ball from over the halfway line to slip in
an inch perfect pass for Bamford to latch onto and score a goal. Doesn't that
testify to his ability to play in the midfield and create chances. Combine that
with his ability to defend and you have something to crow about.

Why don't the pundits take that line of thought and write about that, instead
of this fretting and worrying?

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by gessa » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:38 am

rab_rant wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:24 am
Sometimes I wonder why I am so negative about people being negative :evil: :rant:
But really they need to be batted down for the propaganda, misinformation, dubious
analysis, fear mongering, and downright negativity.

They are headline whore hunters, creating controversy where none exists.
They just need to cast their minds back to the non-foul on Izzy Brown and
Ben White striding forward with the ball from over the halfway line to slip in
an inch perfect pass for Bamford to latch onto and score a goal. Doesn't that
testify to his ability to play in the midfield and create chances. Combine that
with his ability to defend and you have something to crow about.

Why don't the pundits take that line of thought and write about that, instead
of this fretting and worrying?
Agree, even after last weeks emphatic win there were still a lot of , but, what ifs flying around. Why not enjoy what's happening rather than fretting about what may go wrong.
Like likes, the new tactic.

Just ignore the relevant question.

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by HarryofOz » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:40 am

If Whelan was a battery, you wouldn't be able to use your device because both ends would be negative.
We're going up like there is no gravity!

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Re: Huddersfield Town v Leeds Utd Match Thread

Post by rab_rant » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:49 am

HarryofOz wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:40 am
If Whelan was a battery, you wouldn't be able to use your device because both ends would be negative.
:tup: :clap: :ok:

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