Formation vs Hull

Discussion in 'Team Formation' started by nickGT, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. nickGT Well-Known Member

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    I just read that Ramos is going to have to rest King for this game which we probably expected and possibly Woodgate. With this in mind what do you think the lineup should be?


    ---------------------------Gomes---------------------------

    Gunter-----------Corluka---------Dawson------------Bale

    Bentley------------Zakora------Modric----------------Gds

    ----------------Pavlychenko----Cambell------------------


    As far as the defense goes with Woodgate and King resting and Hutton still unfit i think this is as good as it can get.

    I left Lennon out of the midfield because he has played alot recently and although he is looking sharp i think he deserves a bit of a rest. Also gives GDS and Bentley a chance to proove themselves. Which i don't think they have had recently.

    Jenas failed to make an impact yesterday so he would not get a place in my starting lineup. I would play zakora in midfield. He is a good tackler and gets back well. Also he is pretty good at going forward. [just dont let him shoot]

    Modric needs to play in a more forward role behind the strikers. Thats his natural position and where he plays best. Against chelsea when he played in that position he was super dangerous.

    Cambell has prooved himself also and deserves a starting place with Pava upfront.

    If we play well like we did against chelsea we can destroy this team and really boost our confidence.

    COYS!!!!!
  2. yid_for_life New Member

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    if that is true about the king/woody situation, don't think theres anything else we can do about the back 4, but for the rest, i think give bent/campbell another chance, seemed to pair up well on thurs but poss bring pava on depending on their fitness throughout the game.
    As far as the midfield, agree with you about lennon playing alot, but i think we need to attack this game and think he should start. Poss bring big tommy hud in instead of zakora, not really had a chance under ramos yet and think he can offer more of a defencive support to the back 4 than zakora and allow modric to support the front 2.
    Gomes

    gunter corluka dawson bale

    lennon huddlestone modric gio

    campbell bent
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    nickGT if you can give a speech in the dressing room ans set up the cones on a monday morning, id have you for manager.

    agree with you 100%
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    Without Woody we are up sh!t creak.

    Daws is a complete tool and I find it staggering that him making 1 decent tackle against Wisla warrented him having a thread about it.

    Charlie hasnt proved the revelation our croation friends prommised, but I'm sure he will come good and hopefully prove to be the long term successor to Ledders who unfortunately is due for the knackers yard.

    Agreed that JJ is a pasenger and has been all season. If Sunderland want him they can have the plank.

    Now playing Zakora and Modric in the centre would on paper, be a great idea.

    However, Zakora has a tendancy to run about the field like a headless chicken and lacks the discepline to play that holding roll to the best of his ability.

    Modric hasnt had a good game for us this season and he (no matter what our croation friends say) is too lightweight for the EPL at the moment. He will come good though and this behind the front 2 role will be him at his creative best, as long as we saty in the Prem for another season or so or he will be on his toes (along with a great deal many others).

    If Modric is gonna play the floating/in the hole role (cant believe this for a seccond) we will be in a whole world of trouble. Our winger are not disceplined enough to get back in and help out Zakora in the dirty defensive work. They both have a tendancy to fail to track back whilst in a 5 man midfield so as a 3 they would have to do it every time without fail.

    2 up top is the way it needs to be but I think Campbell should be the definate starter as he seems like he can dreate whilst the other 2 as Gus says are almost the same player. If not him then GDS should get the nod to work off one of the bigger men.

    As Forrest Gump once said........

    That about all I have to say about that!!!
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    Completely agree with P UNIT 1980. Choluka has got to step up just a bit and act like he wants to take King's role to partner Woody, I really like the guy out there. Campbell def deserves the spot next two Pav, must be two up front also.

    Wise P UNIT, what's your suggestion for the midfield lineup? Do you think Bently should start? And Lennon or GDS? nickGT is right, Lennon's been working like a dog lately, may not be a bad idea to rest him (at least for the first half) and start GDS.? As P UNIT stated, Zokora=Headless Chicken, couldn't agree more. He's great until he starts cruising around recklessly, but Jenas there instead??? He's been a limp wiener out there so far this season, unfortunately.
    Bentley-Hud-Modric-GDS? That would again bring up the problem of consistency, and in that case, maybe Zokora should stay in the lineup.
    This match is going to be a fun one to watch, I can feel it. Let's see some goals from the good guys!
    COYS!
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    well I read an article saying Ledley was determined to play vs. Hull but I'm not sure if he can really and I would have to go for Nick GT's line up with a 4-4-2 diamond Zokora is the best we have at DM but if LEdley or Woody could play on Sunday why not Gunter at RB and Corluka at DM? and I'd don't believe this crap about Bent and Pavylucheco not being able to play together if not then they need to work it out
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    if we want to win
    we need our best defence
    hull are no easy beats
    gunter just dives in like a nut
    dawson is only good in the air
    and corluka is way way too slow
    i wouldnt even play him at defensive midfield
    i think that zokora is a very good player for tottenham
    atleast he gets in there and wins the ball
    lennon may be running like a dog but you need him on the pitch
    ---GOMES---
    -----BALE-----HUDDLESTONE-----WOODGATE-----CORLUKA
    -----BENTLEY-----MODRIC--------ZOKORA----------LENNNON
    -------------PAVYLUCHENKO-----DOS SANTOS-----
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    ---------------------------Gomes---------------------------

    ---------Corluka---------Woody------------Bale----------

    Bentley------------Zakora------O`Hara------------Lennon
    ----------------------------Modric---------------------------
    ----------------Pavlychenko----Campbell------------------

    Thats my starting eleven & i have been brave or foolish by going for a 3-5-2 formation ..modric behind front two unlocking the hull defense hopefully .I would usually go for 4-4-2 but coz its against hull on our ground i would go for pace & attack right from go .
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    ..........................Gomes.......................

    Guntner.....Corluka........Woodgate.....Bale

    Bentley.....ohara.............Modric.......GDS

    ...........Campbell.........Pavlychenko.........

    If Woodgate isnt fit then replace with Dawson.
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    ......................................gomes
    corluka..............woodgate........dawson...........bale
    bentley.............zokora..............jenas...........modric
    ...................pavlychenko......campbell......

    or 4-3-3

    ......................gomes
    corluka..........dawson.......woodgate........bale
    ..........................zokora
    ...................jenas....modric.................
    lennon...........pavlychenko........campbell.......


    i think the problem is that modric can't seem to play in a 442...but the rest of the players can't seem to fit into a 443..........i thik we should maybe look at the second option...
  11. nickGT Well-Known Member

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    Haha thanks mate. Give Levy a call and hook me up!

    Hmmm he plays in the 4-4-2 formation with Croatia and did for Dynamo so i don't see how you got that idea. I think its just that he isn't familiar with his team mates and they aren't familiar with him.

    If we want to get the best out of him that is where he needs to play.
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    is everyone on this forum totally anti bent? (not in the obvious way) why does every formation have to involve pav and campbell? is it cause pav is a new arrival? bent is our top goal scorer and we drop him to the bench just cause we signed pav! pav looks clueless! hes scored one goal which was put on a plate for him by a rare good cross by lennon! play bent and cambell up front show a bit o pace and try for once and put a team on the back foot! as for anyone who included hudd in there line up....where have u been for the last couple o years! the guy is a waste of space and if everton really r willing to pay 6 mill for him then snap there arm off for it!!!!!
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    bentley on left? o hara in defense?
    that is tottaly wrong, bentley NEEDSto play on right

    so i say
    gomes
    gunther---woody (dawson)------corluka-------bale
    bentley----------------modric------------------gio
    --------------------------lennon
    ----------------pav
    --------------------------------------bent
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    And Dos Santos as a clear forward of p-box?) Giovani most likely AM under the Pavon the left. But it means using only one striker upfront again...heh.
    Actually I did surprised Ramos last decisions... his Sevilla most often gained success with 2 strikers, different styled.

    Agree with:
    gomes
    gunther---woody (dawson)------corluka-------bale
    bentley----------------modric------------------gio
    --------------------------lennon
    ----------------pav
    --------------------------------------bent
    But OHara instead of Lennon. he looks more fit and hungry to play
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2008
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    o hara could play centre defense
    he is a machine
    and aggressive
  18. nickGT Well-Known Member

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    Thats not a good thing when playing in central defense. I love O'Hara but he does give away quite a few sloppy freekicks which isn't something you want your central defender to do.
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    I would line up as a 442 but i feel Ramos will only use 1 up top so this is my formation with only 1 up front.
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    442. w. bent
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    and pav up top..
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    although ramos seems to rate campbell highly which is promising...
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    I think Bent and Pav's should be given a few starts together.
    I don't see why they couldn't play well together. Even if they are a similar type of player!
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    Redknapp is convinced that Modric can make the difference for his team. He said: "His best position is just off the front man. That is where he needs to play, because it frees him up.
    "It would be a problem playing him in a 4-4-2 formation, because he is not a central midfielder. But if you give him the ball, he will do special things." said redknapp after the win against Bolton...

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