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Christian Eriksen

Discussion in 'Spurs News & Views' started by spurspinter1, 30 Aug 2013.

  1. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Luka Modric

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    Thought we played Dier, Toby, jan pretty consistently after about 4/5 games
    Again that’s just my recollection
     
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  2. Jon

    Jon Chris Armstrong

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    I can’t remember last week! :D
     
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  3. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Luka Modric

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    Not the only one
     
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    Bishop David Kerslake

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    We've never had a creative enough centre of midfield to properly pull off 3 at the back. At times it worked on, but back placing an extra CB on the pitch we always lost out somewhere else, either in terms of attacking creativity or dropping Son to the bench which we should never do.

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    Kandi1977 Paul Walsh

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    You quote Hazard as a player that always turns up, as opposed to Eriksen?
    That's pretty funny!
     
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    Cochise Michael Carrick

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    I just remember the Chelsea games where Wanyama and Dembele bossed the middle and Eriksen found all kinds of space resulting in those delicious passes into the box for Dele to score from.

    @Bedfordspurs I'm not a fan of three at the back as a rule, last season was quite horrific for it, but when we really settled into it we looked very very good.
    @Jon IIRC we started with a 4231 but changed around xmas to the 343 emulating Conte's Chelsea. There were a few who tried it that year too, but only us and Chelsea used it for more than a few games and only we two looked good in it. Ours was different to theirs as they played two very defensive midfielders and had wingers either side of Costa, but had the better wing backs.
     
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    harr1984 Steve Carr

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    Yeah, you know - the Hazard who has repeatedly single handedly won Chelsea games? And not just any games, big big games....
     
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    galeforce Tony Galvin

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    for all of his talent, he has three major trophies to his name, and one of those is Ligue 1, which kinda has an asterix...
     
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    Cochise Michael Carrick

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    He's carried them massively in the seasons they have done well, but also disappeared with the rest of the team in the seasons they haven't. Then again that's a collective thing and not individual.
     
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    Kandi1977 Paul Walsh

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    Ohh, right. That Hazard. Where was he in these games then?
    Just from the last 6 months :
    Chelsea 0 - 0 Southampton
    Arsenal 2 - 0 Chelsea
    Man. City 6 - 0 Chelsea
    Bournemouth 4 - 0 Chelsea
    Chelsea 0 - 2 Man. Utd
    Chelsea 0 - 0 Emirates Marketing Project
     
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  11. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Luka Modric

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    That’s pretty much how I remembered it

    And this seasons we could have if we played that way

    Defence
    Toby, jan, Foyth, Sanchez, Dier and Davies for 3 roles
    Trippier, KWP, Aurier and Sissoko for wide right
    Rose, Davies, Jan and potentially Sessegnon (if we buy him) for wide left
    Central mid we would have sissoko, NDombele, winks, Dier and Alli (assuming Eriksen leaves) plus a Le Celso or Ceballos
    And in the attacking 3 we have Kane, son, moura, Dele, Lamela and Sessegnon or Le Celso
    It’s a flexible squad and a system that may suit us
     
  12. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Luka Modric

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    Hazard can be world class but considering his experience and position his stats historically weren’t much better than Deles for example ... and Dele has never took a season off
     
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    harr1984 Steve Carr

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    Did I say every single game? Did I say always score/assist or did I say create moments? He has won Chelsea trophies pretty much doing it on his own. Eriksen has had a few select moments but that’s as far as it goes....You really think Eriksen turns up as much as Hazard especially in big games that’s up to you but I can only disagree....
     
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    harr1984 Steve Carr

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    Nothing to do with the fact every team knows everything goes through Hazard and therefore gives Hazard special attention? You honestly think Dele has ever had two/three players shadowing him like Hazard has? I’ve certainly never seen it.....
     
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    parklane1 Andy Thompson

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    To be honest i think any comparison between Hazard and Eriksen is a bit pointless, they are completly different players and have different strengths. (imo)
     
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    Bedfordspurs Luka Modric

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    Nope never that I can remember
    But similarly Dele has never took a season off, or played for the very best team that season that win the league (so by default had the best players with him like hazard did) or played as a main striker
     
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    galeforce Tony Galvin

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    True, but more often than not they are both the most talented player on the pitch, by far, capable of playing the game at another level and winning it single handedly.

    Thats where the comparison works, they are both equally profligate with their superiority.
     
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  18. Jon

    Jon Chris Armstrong

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    I always just thought he was a french cartoon character. Never realised he was an actual french football player too!...

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    Kandi1977 Paul Walsh

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    So Hazard is allowed to not turn up, but still be regarded as a top player, but Eriksen has to dominate every single game to get the same label.
    OK I get it!
     
  20. Bedfordspurs

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    The Gaul of it
     
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