Match Day Thread Norwich v Southampton

Discussion in 'Norwich City' started by SuffolkCanary, Nov 18, 2021.

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How will this one go

  1. Norwich Win

    64.3%
  2. Southampton Win

    7.1%
  3. Draw

    28.6%
  1. RiverEndRick

    RiverEndRick Well-Known Member

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    The form table looks even better now:

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    That form over the rest of the season would have us finish on 43 points.
     
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    I thought maybe DS told Normann to stay closer to home this game rather than going forward too much.
     
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    Gilmour got the assist, so I presume he took that one?
     
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    Screenshot_20211120-211840_BBC Sport.jpg
     
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  6. RiverEndRick

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    Yes he did. Smith praised him for it after the match. See above.

    Southampton commentators seem pretty stunned to have been beaten by us. If this continues the commentators who have been writing us off as the worst ever are going to have to start eating humble pie. They won't of course, they'll say that finally having an English manager has made all the difference. Four more points and we'll have passed Derby's lowest ever total. Then we target our 21 points last time around.
     
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    Engish?
     
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    Never seen anyone blame the previous head coach's nationality being from Germany when Farke lost games.

    Seems odd Smith being English will be a factor now
     
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    Correct, Gilmour took the corner, because all the previous corners were crap
     
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  10. Walsh.i.am

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    From the Beeb report:

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  11. RiverEndRick

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    I was talking about the pundits who were writing us off as the worst ever a while back. The nationality issue seemed to be that we were too small a club to be using a continental coach and style of play. That works in the Championship but not the PL.
     
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    Slightly perverse to give it to Hanley as he was largely guilty for their goal as well as making a big mistake which led to their biggest chance other than the Walcott header near the end, but he was very good.

    I thought Normann had a quiet game largely because he was shut down so quickly - the funny thing is I am pretty sure all the attention he got actually created space for us as he drew in a couple of opposition players and that was valuable in its own right. It’s why the pure ratings are not always so fair on a player.
     
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    In the Sky ratings Gibson was MOM with an 8, Aarons with 5. Sargent was the difference in the second half, harrying their players when on the ball resulting in hasty clearances which mostly gave us midfield possession
     
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    The usual coverage from MOTD, nothing said about us winning the game, no analysis of Dean Smith or the game itself. Instead it’s all about Gilmour, who was poor in the first half but better in the 2nd
     
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    Correct, Billy and Todd were both very poor and contributed nothing in 1st half.
    Smiffy obviously did his job at half time and the 2nd half was a different team.
    Don't know what you did Smiffy, but keep it up.
     
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    Ratings are only as good as the algorithms which generate them. On positional performance yesterday, Gibson definitely deserved a higher rating than Hanley. 90min.com's assessment of the latter ("horrendous Premier League defender") is not far off, if somewhat over-emotive; "good Championship defender" is most appropriate IMO.
     
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    I agree the Big captain proved his Premier league quality status with that headed winner.
     
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    I'd agree. Not been a massive fan in the PL, but Gibson was mega yesterday. Won all his aerial battles and threw his body infront of everything.
     
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  20. Canary Rob

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    Classic Robbie, we win a match and he still finds a way to slag off one of our best players.
     
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