World Cup Day 4 11/23: OH CANADA!

Dummy Hoy

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you mean... your team can hire a guy.... to look at the other team... and make a plan for your team.... to play together... to beat them?
At least Martinez has a plan A to try to score. I had to watch Wilmots sabotage 2 different major tournaments.
 

Dummy Hoy

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Martinez gets Munier in for Carrasco and Onana in for Tielemans...that's the double pivot I mentioned before the game although I'm not totally sure why you couldn't have done it with Youri
 

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I'm impressed Canada has been able to posses the ball this much against Belgium. They're just lacking that final finishing touch at key moments.
 

Dummy Hoy

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They usually have it 65% of the time. Canada has been right in this.
Multiple people have said Canada has more possession than Belgium, that's patently false.

Canada has been the better team by a margin. Those two things can both be true.
 

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Multiple people have said Canada has more possession than Belgium, that's patently false.

Canada has been the better team by a margin. Those two things can both be true.
Lotta empty calories in Belgium's possession, esp. in the first half.
 

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I dunno, Canada seem to shit the bed in the box. I think there's a wee bit of nerves. They do so well to get in good positions, it's a shame the final ball has too often been so poor.
 

Dummy Hoy

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It was 54 or 56 the other way the last time I saw the stats. Either way, they have absolutely taken it to Belgium in a way I'm not sure we've ever done to a team of this level.
Much better tactics and effort. Canada have certainly controlled this game in a way that hasn't been done to Belgium very often.
 

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Canada hard done by the loss but you could tell which side was on this stage for the first time.
 

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I mean called mid attack??

scoreboard dont like but Canada carried this and while Davies missed a pk, canada should have had 2 more
 

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Belgium got away with one there. Canada were toothless. They had 21 shots but only 3 on target. I hope they sharpen up cos they play decent football. .