8-Feb: I was wrong, I have something to do this weekend

SocrManiac

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Theo injured after providing an assist, now his sub doesn’t have his gear. What the fuck is with profession players not being ready to answer the manager’s call?
 

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Does anybody have any clue what is animating Benteke’s corpse at this point? Whatever it is clearly holds some sort of mind-control or blackmail power over his managers given his continued selection.
 

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Have you seen Palace’s bench?

Apparently they extended his contract too.

(FYI, there are also Bundesliga games today, if you’re looking for something else to watch.)
 

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CHRISTIAN BENTEKE SCORED A GOAL!!!

In possibly related news, there is a massive snowstorm in hell.
 

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At this point I wouldn’t be surprised to see Richarlson hit the deck if a ball boy tosses it back to him a little too hard.

His extra-curricular shit stirring is certainly approaching Danny Rose levels. Next stop, Diego Costa!
 

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Every year Palace is good for one half of the season and sucks out loud for the other half. They’re going to go from like 6th to a relegation fight very quickly.
 

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This Leverkusen vs Dortmund game is awesome. Leverkusen just scored twice in one minute to jump ahead 4-3 with ten minutes to go. Reyna on for Dortmund.
 

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Holy hell Pickford, that was awful
View: https://streamja.com/We2Q
Terrible. Pickford is not having a good year. Or, one could argue that he's just not that good.

That's the first outright howler I can remember in awhile, in terms of just whiffing on a shot he should have saved. Those don't bother me as much, every keeper has those. But he's been awful in terms of decision-making, gathering crosses, commanding the box, distribution, keeping his composure, etc. - just bone-headed play. So he gets a lot less slack for a boner like this, he's exhausted a lot of his goodwill.

He did have an excellent save on Benteke later. He is a top-drawer shot-stopper.
 

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It was the most Everton thing ever fro Benteke to score his first goal since 1997 against us. If you're ever in a slump, Everton is your tonic.
 

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Why would a player ever put his hands on the other squads manager???? And not get a card for it???
 

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Fabinho & Mane on the bench, Keita & Ox in the XI. This match is already entertaining, Norwich looking to spring the quick counter every time.
 

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Oh man. Credit to Krul there, but a great tackle by Firmino, clever turn by Salah...all so good until the last.

Here comes Mane.