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So who is to blame?

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Can't blame Bielsa or it means you want Heck or Hock back.
Can't criticise the players as it hurts their feelings.
Can't criticise Radz because he isn't Bates or Cellino.

So who do we blame? :duno:
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Again will have to refrain from answering specifically..But there's no one answer rather 3 or 4 problems coming together to become a big issue
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I just dont think that we are good enough. So many flaws in our set up.

The reaction on here after Tuesday worried me, a narrow win against a really poor unadventurous Millwall side instilled this belief that we were going up. Millwall were awful on Tuesday and we got on like we had beaten Barcelona.

I dont think we have the collective game for this league. Too weak physically to withstand the rigours of the rough and tumble of the championship. A keeper who treats the ball like a hot potato.

Too many bits and pieces players instead of specialists. Not enough creative minds in the team.
No-one as yet who could come off the bench.
Too many players being run into the ground week in week out, Too many players NOT being given game time so they can slot in.

Too small a squad to promote via the autos.

We will be on our knees by April.
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Don't agree that we don't have creative minds, we probably have more than any other team in the division. We create chances, lots of them. What we don't do is convert them and that doesn't need creative minds it needs technique and natural talent
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Irish Ian wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:34 pm I just dont think that we are good enough. So many flaws in our set up.

The reaction on here after Tuesday worried me, a narrow win against a really poor unadventurous Millwall side instilled this belief that we were going up. Millwall were awful on Tuesday and we got on like we had beaten Barcelona.
Not me. I said it felt like adrenaline got us over the line on Tuesday. I said back in October Bielsa's persistence with picking Bamford will cost us promotion and I've seen nothing to suggest otherwise. We bring in a striker, yet he won't play until April at earliest. I didn't get carried away by the 7 wins in a row as we did that last season.
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Teams aren’t frightened of us anymore. They know where we are vulnerable, so once you can frustrate us you will get a chance to snatch a win. So frustrating. Augustin better be in the squad v Brentford
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I'm at the point now where I just want Dallas and bamford injured. Dallas puts in alot of effort and is fine at right back but in centre mid he is poor and offers nothing, it seems to result in us purely attacking down the flanks which is very predictable and easy to defend against if you have an organised defence.
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faaip wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:40 pm Don't agree that we don't have creative minds, we probably have more than any other team in the division. We create chances, lots of them. What we don't do is convert them and that doesn't need creative minds it needs technique and natural talent
Where was the creativity today in the second half when it was needed?

Pass down the line, squared hard across the six yard box, cleared either behind or up the pitch. Despite all the nice passing we hardly tested their keeper.

As for the high number of chances, just like last season our attacks end with a desperate shot or cross which gets chalked down as a chance. But how many really could be described as such.
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Wanting players injured. Ffs what a disgrace.
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Irish Ian wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:51 pm Where was the creativity today in the second half when it was needed?

Pass down the line, squared hard across the six yard box, cleared either behind or up the pitch. Despite all the nice passing we hardly tested their keeper.
Can't answer that without breaking my self imposed ban
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Don't care who is to blame... just needs sorting out.
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Irish Ian wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:51 pm Where was the creativity today in the second half when it was needed?
Poveda was sat on the bench. Can't wait to see him playing u23s football!
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WhiteRose wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:49 pm I'm at the point now where I just want Dallas and bamford injured. Dallas puts in alot of effort and is fine at right back but in centre mid he is poor and offers nothing, it seems to result in us purely attacking down the flanks which is very predictable and easy to defend against if you have an organised defence.
Dallas isnt a CM, but so many of our team have no goals in them.

But playing one striker against FIVE defenders is just stupid. And that falls at the door of the manager.
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gessa wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:51 pm Wanting players injured. Ffs what a disgrace.
Agreed but those are the words of frustration I expect.
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faaip wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:40 pm Don't agree that we don't have creative minds, we probably have more than any other team in the division. We create chances, lots of them. What we don't do is convert them and that doesn't need creative minds it needs technique and natural talent
This.

So let's get Poveda and Augustin on post haste. They may not be the answer, but the current lineup certainly isn't.

Incredibly frustrating watching this same scenario play out over and over.
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faaip wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:40 pm Don't agree that we don't have creative minds, we probably have more than any other team in the division. We create chances, lots of them. What we don't do is convert them and that doesn't need creative minds it needs technique and natural talent
This :tup:
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faaip wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:55 pm Can't answer that without breaking my self imposed ban
I can.....
I am not under any self imposed ban..

BARN DOOR BAMFORD that is the problem, he needs too many chances to score, the balls are going into the box, but he ain't cutting it, a lot of the time he isn't even there......
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Just really unfortunate our winger missed an excellent chance today. Makes arguing that difficult. He might have gotten a pen if he'd gone down though, there seemed to be contact from behind which, maybe, mitigated that to a small extent.
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Only an absolute lunatic would think that after a season and half that all of a sudden things will click in to place and we score freely.
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Barndoor must have some incredibly incriminating photos of Bielsa
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