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United really lucky to escape with three points, Pogba would have been in so much trouble for accidentally launching that last gasp counter when he should have just dribbled the ball into the corner and run out the clock.
 

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Eric Bailly is a decent player, but man he is so reckless with his body. I get he's up for it, but he's never gonna have the career his talent deserves if he can't learn to be a bit more - I dunno - careful. Utd need him to stay fit and healthy.
He’s a lunatic, but when fit he’s probably the ideal partner for Maguire. Pacey. Good on the ball. Physical.

Villa are a good team. That was a good win.
 

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He’s a lunatic, but when fit he’s probably the ideal partner for Maguire. Pacey. Good on the ball. Physical.

Villa are a good team. That was a good win.
Exactly - the glaring flaws in his game ought to be coached out of him. A wee bit more composure and he's a really important member of the team/squad.
 

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Sheffield United-Palace about to start. Can’t decide if it will be a fun one because neither team can defend or a snooze because neither team can attack.
 

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Eze with a wonderful goal! Carried the ball 50+yds, beat 4 defenders, and made the finish look so simple. Wow.
 

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Burn created the corner initially as well with a shitty header back to the keeper, before the own goal.

And now, Burn has to bring Adama Traore down for a pen as Graham Potter, in his infinite wisdom, stuck his slowest CB on the left side with Leandro Trossard as his covering LWB against arguably the fastest winger in the league.

Third time in the second half Traore's beaten Burn, finally Burn picks up a yellow
 
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PedroSpecialK

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Otasowie is going to be having nightmares of that missed sitter to win it for Wolves, can't get a freer header than that
 

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Seems like this pass-and-move strategy is paying more dividends than lobbing crosses in for 90 minutes against 8 men in the box
 

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Garcia and another City staff member tested positive. There’s clearly a nasty outbreak at the club but the match against Chelsea is moving forward.

The irresponsibility of forcing this to be played is off the charts. Does anybody seriously believe the cases at City are contained?
 

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Well, walking gingerly and trying a jog. Looks ok?

the ref has been keeping the whistle in his pocket and has already been hit by the ball a couple times. An odd flow to this match.
 

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The step on the ball at full stride and what his knee did was gross. I can’t believe he’s back out there.

Pulisic would have been out of action for six years.
 

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Almiron pointing to the bleeding cut below his eye as the red motions get on with it.
 

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By the look of it, I think both sides would agree to split the points if they could take the second half off. These guys look ragged.
 

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Should be noted that London is considered a hot spot in the UK and this is how Citys outbreak started (that Walker story appears to have been fabricated). So now you send the team back to London to possibly infect Chelsea and maybe pick up some new infections for good measure
 

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Pep said we would see who has to quarantine based on city’s line up. Apart from Walker isn’t it full strength? Laporte is missing but has been benched. What’s going on with Aguero and Mahrez? The latter scores a hat trick then doesn’t feature?
 

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Mahrez stinks and hopefully Pep has finally realized that. Aguero has really struggled to come back from his injury. Really only Ederson, Walker, and Torres are missing which forces Zinchenko to play and Sterling to be a crap striker. It’s still a strong lineup which again is why Evertons whining was so dumb
 

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Pulisic will be shooting at Steffen’s goal. Quite amazing.

Foden starters at striker.