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      The Forward Line

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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #30: Oct 16, 2018 04:22:39 pm
      Head down n' Go.

      Will Klopp tweak the system? Maybe Bobby will end up up-front on his own with 3 attacking midfielders behind him?

      Wouldn’t mind seeing that myself. Danny would suit perfectly with Bobby as a false 9
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #31: Oct 16, 2018 04:53:42 pm
      At this rate it’ll be Markovic Solanke and Moreno as our front 3.

      Not as bad as whatever Woy fielded mind you.

      Jovanovic, Cole and N’Gog was it?

      *shivers*
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #32: Oct 16, 2018 08:51:15 pm
      The way most of the matches have gone, it hasn't been a case of the forward line rushing forward to catch the opposition in transition - the way we saw so many times last season. Most of our games this season have been much more cagey, opponents defending in numbers and us controlling possession but needing to unlock the defence with something pretty special, typically an exceptional finish. That's Sturridge all day.
      Agree with most of that, but just feel Shaqiri has more to offer, especially with free kicks around the box, plus like DS he has those wonder goals in him too
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #33: Oct 16, 2018 08:54:27 pm
      Shaqiri, Sturridge and Firmino should easily be enough to see off Huddersfield.
      Although they are not winning at the moment Huddersfield a playing quite well, and if anybody knows how to play against a Klopp side it's his mate David Wagner, this will be a tricky game
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #34: Oct 16, 2018 08:56:31 pm
      and Cardiff and Red Star, injuries always suck but we couldn't have picked a better time, plus a rest might do Sadio and Mo good, let them reset and come back full of beans.
      Hate to be in the dressing room with those two after all those beans  :holyshit:
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #35: Oct 17, 2018 12:47:14 pm
      The only reason why the front three are "struggling" is because teams are sitting much deeper, parking the bus and putting 2/3 players on Salah every time he gets the ball. Yet we're joint top of the league so we must be doing something right..

      Salah will come good, he's too good a player not to be able to adapt.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #36: Oct 17, 2018 02:40:19 pm
      Although they are not winning at the moment Huddersfield a playing quite well, and if anybody knows how to play against a Klopp side it's his mate David Wagner, this will be a tricky game
      Disagree with all of that.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #37: Oct 17, 2018 03:11:50 pm
      you are entitled to disagree, that's my opinion, and you are entitled to yours... I have no problem with yours  ;D
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #38: Oct 17, 2018 06:02:14 pm
      Although they are not winning at the moment Huddersfield a playing quite well, and if anybody knows how to play against a Klopp side it's his mate David Wagner, this will be a tricky game

      are you being serious, Huddersfield playing well??? They are utter garbage and if we don't win by a 3 or 4 goal margin I'll be extremely fecking annoyed with or without Mane and Salah.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #39: Oct 18, 2018 01:07:14 pm
      are you being serious, Huddersfield playing well??? They are utter garbage and if we don't win by a 3 or 4 goal margin I'll be extremely fecking annoyed with or without Mane and Salah.

      To be honest, this is our "best" chance to get that GD back up. F***ing kills me that we're behind Chelsea on GD
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #40: Oct 18, 2018 03:14:09 pm
      you are entitled to disagree, that's my opinion, and you are entitled to yours... I have no problem with yours  ;D
      they're on 3 points from 8 games with a GD of -16. My opinion is anything less than 3 points is a catastrophe, regardless of Huddersfield boss being Klopps pal.
      « Last Edit: Oct 18, 2018 03:53:30 pm by Ribapuru »
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #41: Oct 18, 2018 03:22:38 pm
      Although they are not winning at the moment Huddersfield a playing quite well, and if anybody knows how to play against a Klopp side it's his mate David Wagner, this will be a tricky game

      And if anyone knows how to play against a David Wagner side it's Klopp.

      Sticking 6 past them last season and not conceding any suggests this too.

      Expect something similar this year.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #42: Oct 18, 2018 03:33:54 pm
      Me too; Huddersfield usually roll over against us!
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #43: Oct 18, 2018 05:10:11 pm
      I can see Sturridge getting a goal or two. I'd bet on it, but I've always believed in betting on your team is always bad luck.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #44: Oct 18, 2018 09:49:51 pm
      they're on 3 points from 8 games with a GD of -16. My opinion is anything less than 3 points is a catastrophe, regardless of Huddersfield boss being Klopps pal.
      I agree, but I just feel with two of the front three not really firing at present that this will be more trickier that you think
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #45: Oct 18, 2018 09:53:47 pm
      And if anyone knows how to play against a David Wagner side it's Klopp.
      Touché

      Sticking 6 past them last season and not conceding any suggests this too.

      Expect something similar this year.

      Last season our front free were scoring for fun. I do not see that so far this season
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #46: Oct 18, 2018 10:58:36 pm
      not sure what the score may end up but I fully expect us to go for a big win ..no mercy
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #47: Oct 20, 2018 09:08:45 pm
      No doubt the forward line have been poor so far but the lack of creativity from midfield was laid glaring today.

      So much so that Shaqiri had to drop into midfield to try and create something.  Hendo, Milner and Gini when was the last time we got a goal from those 3 in open play?

       Hopefully we can keep going until  the January window.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #48: Oct 20, 2018 10:33:39 pm
      No doubt the forward line have been poor so far but the lack of creativity from midfield was laid glaring today.

      So much so that Shaqiri had to drop into midfield to try and create something.  Hendo, Milner and Gini when was the last time we got a goal from those 3 in open play?

       Hopefully we can keep going until  the January window.

      Drop from where? was he playing centre crash ?
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #49: Nov 06, 2018 10:57:42 pm
      Is anyone else worried that we seem to be overplaying the front three?
      Bobby looks shattered and lethargic compared to prior years.
      Sadio's playing with a broken thumb and needs to put his feet up.
      Mo needs the hours on the pitch to regain top form.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #50: Nov 07, 2018 01:30:25 pm
      well benito l said it before seseaon start mane mo and booby with world cup play lot football, we going have rest one or two in chritmas break, lot games come up if keep play same three all time burn out by time new year come around
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #51: Nov 10, 2018 05:12:57 pm
      The front three look very jaded don't seem to be pressing as well as we normally do
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #52: Nov 10, 2018 11:03:37 pm
      Is anyone else worried that we seem to be overplaying the front three?
      Bobby looks shattered and lethargic compared to prior years.
      Sadio's playing with a broken thumb and needs to put his feet up.
      Mo needs the hours on the pitch to regain top form.
      That a new one LOL Brake your thump so put your feet up... Next it will be brake a toe and put your arm in a sling LOL
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #53: Nov 10, 2018 11:07:49 pm
      Is anyone else worried that we seem to be overplaying the front three?
      Bobby looks shattered and lethargic compared to prior years.
      Sadio's playing with a broken thumb and needs to put his feet up.
      Mo needs the hours on the pitch to regain top form.
      I think the overplaying of it is due to the lack of confidence a fear of missing, so instead of taking the half chances they are trying to almost create unmissable chances if that makes sense 
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #54: Dec 03, 2018 11:34:06 am
      The switch in positions up front is not getting the best from the players involved.
      Bobby is now playing more of a CM, because I imagine Klopp doesn’t trust Shaq in midfield and in turn Salah is playing the striker role.

      Seems to me at least that this positional switch is not suiting Bobby as he is too peripheral to effect play.

      Salah is constantly getting the ball withhis back to goal and usually with a couple of defenders on him, he is much more deadly coming in off the wing.

      Hopefully the switch is temporary or at least until Keita is fully up to speed.
      We were too open through midfield with Bobby dropping deep into CM.
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      Re: The Forward Line
      Reply #55: Dec 03, 2018 03:48:50 pm
      The switch in positions up front is not getting the best from the players involved.
      Bobby is now playing more of a CM, because I imagine Klopp doesn’t trust Shaq in midfield and in turn Salah is playing the striker role.

      Seems to me at least that this positional switch is not suiting Bobby as he is too peripheral to effect play.

      Salah is constantly getting the ball withhis back to goal and usually with a couple of defenders on him, he is much more deadly coming in off the wing.

      Hopefully the switch is temporary or at least until Keita is fully up to speed.
      We were too open through midfield with Bobby dropping deep into CM.

      I think our 4231 formation is tailor made for a more natural 9, someone that can hold the ball up and bring others into play, someone like a Solanke could work or even playing Firmino higher up imo.

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