2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Page 4 of 25 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 14 ... 25  Next

Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Firenze on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:23 pm

2017, English Football is at it's peak, surging in popularity constantly and we have two competitions that sound like they are some randomly generated PES trophy

Checkatrade rofl Carabao rofl

Firenze
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Posts : 23199
Join date : 2012-04-24

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Firenze on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:25 pm

Jota at Wolves ffs, was highly rated

Championship teams signing players that most Bundesliga and Serie A teams dream of Proud
avatar
Firenze
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Club Supported : Roma
Posts : 23199
Join date : 2012-04-24

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:25 pm

I feel like Wolves giving City problems just confirms Firenze point about Championship being the GOAT league.

_________________
avatar
Great Leader Sprucenuce
Forum Legend
Forum Legend

Club Supported : PSG
Posts : 60309
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 28

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by RealGunner on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:26 pm

How did Jota get to Wolves Laughing

avatar
RealGunner
Admin
Admin

Club Supported : Arsenal
Posts : 77100
Join date : 2011-06-05

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Jay29 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:26 pm

Would also like to point out that City put out a far stronger eleven than we did. :coffee:

avatar
Jay29
World Class Contributor
World Class Contributor

Club Supported : Sevilla
Posts : 16006
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 25

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Kaladin on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:29 pm

Nuno Sprite Sanchez looks like the darkest timeline Pep

_________________
Odium comes
avatar
Kaladin
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Club Supported : Real Madrid
Posts : 20910
Join date : 2012-06-28
Age : 24

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:29 pm

@RealGunner wrote:How did Jota get to Wolves Laughing



We've been linked to him constantly over the last 18 months.

I assumed it was just because Rafa is Spanish Laughing

_________________
avatar
Great Leader Sprucenuce
Forum Legend
Forum Legend

Club Supported : PSG
Posts : 60309
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 28

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Jay29 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:31 pm

City/Wolves gone to pens.
avatar
Jay29
World Class Contributor
World Class Contributor

Club Supported : Sevilla
Posts : 16006
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 25

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Glory on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:32 pm

Penalties. Proud
avatar
Glory
Fan Favorite
Fan Favorite

Club Supported : Barcelona
Posts : 5308
Join date : 2013-07-18
Age : 27

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by rincon on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:32 pm

Just seeing that Bravo, Danilo, Mangala, Gundogan, Sterling, Yaya, B. Silva, Gesus, Aguero, Walker, Stones, De Bruyne and Sane played and coupldn't beat Wolves rofl
avatar
rincon
Fan Favorite
Fan Favorite

Club Supported : Juventus
Posts : 9867
Join date : 2012-06-07

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Hapless_Hans on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:33 pm

Wolves with bigger stars than 3/4 of Serie A teams tho

_________________
avatar
Hapless_Hans
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Club Supported : FC Bayern
Posts : 21900
Join date : 2013-09-17

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by rincon on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:33 pm

I guess they would walk Bundesliga then
avatar
rincon
Fan Favorite
Fan Favorite

Club Supported : Juventus
Posts : 9867
Join date : 2012-06-07

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by RealGunner on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:35 pm

They will probably. Great team. Destroying championship atm which is on par with ligue 1, bundesliga, SPL and La liga minus top 2
avatar
RealGunner
Admin
Admin

Club Supported : Arsenal
Posts : 77100
Join date : 2011-06-05

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Hapless_Hans on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:36 pm

They'd be top 5 in Bundesliga without a doubt

_________________
avatar
Hapless_Hans
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Club Supported : FC Bayern
Posts : 21900
Join date : 2013-09-17

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Firenze on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:39 pm

Pep post match 'Wolves the best team I've ever faced'
avatar
Firenze
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Club Supported : Roma
Posts : 23199
Join date : 2012-04-24

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Jay29 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:39 pm

Wolves choking this shoot-out smh.
avatar
Jay29
World Class Contributor
World Class Contributor

Club Supported : Sevilla
Posts : 16006
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 25

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Jay29 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:41 pm

City through on pens. De Bruyne, Toure, Sane and Aguero all scored.

Quarter-finals looking stacked at this rate.
avatar
Jay29
World Class Contributor
World Class Contributor

Club Supported : Sevilla
Posts : 16006
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 25

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:41 pm

Wolves beat us 2-0 last season, looking back it doesn't seem so awful now.

_________________
avatar
Great Leader Sprucenuce
Forum Legend
Forum Legend

Club Supported : PSG
Posts : 60309
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 28

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Hapless_Hans on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:44 pm

First time ever I've seen this broken up sequence in a penalty shootout.

I hate it. This is not football. Is this going to be in real cup tournaments too, now?

_________________
avatar
Hapless_Hans
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Club Supported : FC Bayern
Posts : 21900
Join date : 2013-09-17

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:45 pm

@Hapless_Hans wrote:First time ever I've seen this broken up sequence in a penalty shootout.

I hate it. This is not football. Is this going to be in real cup tournaments too, now?


I saw it in pre season, it's *bleep* awful.

_________________
avatar
Great Leader Sprucenuce
Forum Legend
Forum Legend

Club Supported : PSG
Posts : 60309
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 28

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Jay29 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:49 pm

Youth tournaments used it in the summer. I hate it too. Sucks a lot of the tension out of thing.
avatar
Jay29
World Class Contributor
World Class Contributor

Club Supported : Sevilla
Posts : 16006
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 25

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Hapless_Hans on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:51 pm

@Jay29 wrote:Youth tournaments used it in the summer. I hate it too. Sucks a lot of the tension out of thing.


Yep. It completely deflates the grueling tension of steady, inevitable progression that makes pen shootouts so torturously suspenseful.

I really hope this will not become the standard for CL/WC etc

_________________
avatar
Hapless_Hans
Ballon d'Or Contender
Ballon d'Or Contender

Club Supported : FC Bayern
Posts : 21900
Join date : 2013-09-17

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by El Gunner on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:52 pm

@Great Leader Sprucenuce wrote:
@El Gunner wrote:I mean if you're comparing him to Mbappe, we got something on our hands now, don't we?


LMAO, he's being sarcastic.

I was being faintly sarcastic as well Laughing

_________________
avatar
El Gunner
World Class Contributor
World Class Contributor

Club Supported : Arsenal
Posts : 11855
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 21

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Jay29 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:57 pm

@Hapless_Hans wrote:
@Jay29 wrote:Youth tournaments used it in the summer. I hate it too. Sucks a lot of the tension out of thing.


Yep. It completely deflates the grueling tension of steady, inevitable progression that makes pen shootouts so torturously suspenseful.

I really hope this will not become the standard for CL/WC etc


It was introduced because apparently the first team taking in the old format won 60% of the time or something or like that. They deemed it an unfair advantage and this is there solution. The idea being that by taking two pens in a row, you remove the pressure of having to score after the opposition has. But it just means you have to score your first pens now otherwise you're out of it.


Last edited by Jay29 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:59 pm; edited 1 time in total
avatar
Jay29
World Class Contributor
World Class Contributor

Club Supported : Sevilla
Posts : 16006
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 25

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:58 pm

This is why i hate it lol, it hasn't done anything to fix an unfair advantage just flipped it to the other team.

There's obscene pressure on the team who goes first.

_________________
avatar
Great Leader Sprucenuce
Forum Legend
Forum Legend

Club Supported : PSG
Posts : 60309
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 28

Back to top Go down

Re: 2017/18 English Football League Carabao Cup and FA Cup thread

Post by chemicalboy99 on Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:33 pm

Claudio Bravo FFS. Pity that Fifa XI team wasn't announced tomorrow because he would nailed on.

I tell's ya, Pep just improves EVERY* player he works with and that's why he's the GOAT.


*Except Mangala because no-one has the power to improve that great steaming pile of dog sh*t. File him under Lovren and Lindelof as trifecta of gash.



_________________
avatar
chemicalboy99
Starlet
Starlet

Club Supported : Manchester United
Posts : 852
Join date : 2011-06-26

Back to top Go down

Page 4 of 25 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 14 ... 25  Next

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum