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Your starting 11 and formation with fully fit squad?

Discussion in 'Spurs News & Views' started by Mulletperm, 22 Oct 2018.

  1. fernadez

    fernadez Wilson Palacios

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    I wasn't saying he was wrong, was just wondering what the qualifying criteria is. A week of good performances, 6 months, 11 months and 363 days?
    Is the most recent 2 months of good form preceded by 10 months of brick better than 10 months of good and 2 of brick?

    Other than

    Lloris
    Vertonghen
    Eriksen
    Kane

    Who has excelled for a sustained period of time?
     
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  2. parklane1

    parklane1 Paul Stewart

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    I would still have him over Rose who is nowhere near the player he was two seasons back ( imo). And to be honest Davies is not our only player who has not really got going to their max so far this season.
     
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  3. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Gary Stevens

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    Rose has been much much more like his old self this season IMO

    Worryingly Davis’s has too

    Last season davies was the best in the league IMO and was hugely under rated (in the same way alonso was over rated)
     
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  4. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Gary Stevens

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    Hey I agree with the last part and said so adee my post... it’s a sign of how good the squad actually is IMO
     
  5. StephenH

    StephenH Andy Thompson

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    Lloris
    Aurier Alderwiereld Sanchez Vertonghen Rose
    Lamela Eriksen Dembele Dele
    Kane
     
  6. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Andy Thompson

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    Thats a cheap shot. For two seasons now Davies has been excellent and ever improving.

    He isnt on form now, but come on - thats a pretty sour, and wrong, thing to say about him.
     
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  7. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Gary Stevens

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    Not based on this season it isn’t

    And as you quoted my words I clearly said I thought Davies had been the best in the league last season so can’t really give him higher praise

    This season though he has been a massive weak link unfortunately
     
  8. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Andy Thompson

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    "Worryingly Davis’s has too" is what I take issue with. In the context of "has been much much more like his old self this season".

    Simply wrong, IMHO. And uncalled for. Last season Davies was excellent, as you say. Just as he was the season before - the equal of Rose quite literally. So what is that supposed to mean? I read it as a rather negative slight on him - have I read that wrong?
     
  9. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Gary Stevens

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    He has been poor this season and looks like the player we signed rather than the one he has become

    Hence my comment

    I’m a Ben Davies fan bit currently he is the weakest link defensively when he plays

    I can’t work out why though as he didn’t have the World Cup to worry about
     
  10. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Andy Thompson

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    Im not arguing against his current form, I just dont agree with this poor when he signed line.

    I think he has always been good, and has consistently improved season on season.

    This season? I dont know whats up, maybe its Rose being back in and out thats disrupting him? The whole team seems a bit off form, maybe its more a collective thing?
     
  11. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Gary Stevens

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    We signed a young raw left back he wasn’t great he has improved to be great.

    Currently he looks naive and lost on the pitch IMO
     
  12. nayimfromthehalfwayline

    nayimfromthehalfwayline Andy Thompson

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    Fair enough. Harsh choice of words, IMO, but opinions and all that.
     
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  13. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Gary Stevens

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    Maybe
    When we signed him he wasn’t even the regular first choice at Swansea (swapped with Neil Taylor)
    He improved last year immensely which meant his bar was raised
     
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    StephenH Andy Thompson

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    If Davies wasn't a footballer he has a great look for an accountant.
    he does suffer from being a 'steady Taffy'!
     
  15. Benny_Lad

    Benny_Lad Allan Nielsen

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    A few people leaving out Dele. I'm finding it hard to comprehend.
     
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    Cochise Steve Carr

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    -------------Lloris--------------
    Trippier--Toby---Jan-----Rose
    --------------Dier--------------
    --------Eriksen--Dele-----------
    Lamela------Kane-------Moura
     
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  17. StephenH

    StephenH Andy Thompson

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    sums up the meteorology of some football fans. Out of sight out of mind.

    It will soon be Messi! Messi who? give it a few weeks!
     
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    afsoc4life Teemu Tainio

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    Davies for me over Rose ..
     
  19. DeanoAustin

    DeanoAustin Young-Pyo Lee

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    Dunno mate, I’ve usually found the opposite. If x is out of the team and results are bad then the reason is that x is a magnificent footballer despite the fact he’d been getting abuse for the last number of weeks he actually played.

    On Alli, if he’s fit, he starts. I think he’s just getting better and is one of our top players. We have a lot of competition in that area and I guess this is a sign that Lamela and Moura have been 2 of our better players this season while Eriksen is close to undroppable.

    However, for me, the three should be Eriksen, Alli and one from Lamela and Moura. At the moment, I’d play Lamela with Moura coming off the bench to terrify tiring defenders with his pace. We also still have Son who, for much of the last 12 months, has been a nailed on starter for me. I know his form has dropped a bit but he can be devastating and is another great other option to have.
     
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  20. parklane1

    parklane1 Paul Stewart

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    Every day for me.
     

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