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Postby lockheed's old roommate » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:51 am

iambic wrote:disclaimer that these are tiny sample sizes and strength of schedule is a thing; liverpool's has been much harder


salah has been better this season based on the stats and based on the teams hes faced yes a tiny sample size but they both are shredding, salah against harder teams
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Postby iambic » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:12 am

granted that soccer doesn't have a wOBA or a wRC+, we can still do better than counting RBI
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:25 am

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Highest xG/90 and xA/90 for players with > 100 minutes in the league this season. Sure, there will be some regression to the mean over time. But he's better than Niasse, even.
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Postby iambic » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:30 am

it warms my heart to see delboy comparing xG90
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Postby larry the cable guy tooth fairy 2 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:20 am

you guys ever think about how good harry kane is
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:57 am

larry the cable guy tooth fairy 2 wrote:you guys ever think about how good harry kane is

Is he playing against APOEL?
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Postby larry the cable guy tooth fairy 2 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:58 am

delgriffith wrote:
larry the cable guy tooth fairy 2 wrote:you guys ever think about how good harry kane is

Is he playing against APOEL?


yeah he actually just scored another hat trick
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:04 pm

Sissoko is better.
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Postby larry the cable guy tooth fairy 2 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:08 pm

he is no longer our record signing so it's actually illegal for you to make fun of him.
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Postby larry the cable guy tooth fairy 2 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:08 pm

go ahead and try and joke on davinson sanchez bud
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Postby Lucky » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:13 pm

Hard to compare any of those guys to Niasse when they all have far superior managers del
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:16 pm

larry the cable guy tooth fairy 2 wrote:he is no longer our record signing so it's actually illegal for you to make fun of him.

Very revealing that you would automatically assume I'm joking.
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:16 pm

Lucky wrote:Hard to compare any of those guys to Niasse when they all have far superior managers del

I fully expect Niasse to be top of the leaderboard at the end of the season once Moyes is back.
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Postby Lucky » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:20 pm

where's that screenshot from anyway? feel like I've seen that page before
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Postby Night porter » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:39 pm

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Postby pana » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:41 pm

i hate combined XIs, terrible trend
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:45 pm

Southall rules. Also Lucky it's from understat.com
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Postby gallits » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:08 am

delgriffith wrote:Sissoko is better.

I've been humming this to the tune of
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Postby junglejim » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:11 pm

Absolutely disgusted that Mackay is getting the Scotland job, even as interim manager.
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Postby Bride of Qualls » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:16 pm

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Postby number none » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:33 am



would be cool if we got Martial and Rashford
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Postby Night porter » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:43 am

You'd think if he's planning on counter attacking he would. But who knows.
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Postby gauchebag » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:49 am

watching that a-league melbourne v melbourne oh yea
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Postby number none » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:58 am

Night porter wrote:You'd think if he's planning on counter attacking he would. But who knows.


I think we're past that phase now but just please no Lingard
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Postby delgriffith » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:01 am

I'm buzzing.
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Postby number none » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:02 am

dreading it as always :lol:
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Postby delgriffith » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:05 am

I mean I want to be sick but I consider that buzzing and I woke up a good half hour before my alarm.

We have to look out for ecto in the crowd.
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Postby Night porter » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:08 am

number none wrote:
Night porter wrote:You'd think if he's planning on counter attacking he would. But who knows.


I think we're past that phase now but just please no Lingard


He was in your team of the week :lol:

Was planning on watching in the Liverpool pub in town but now leaning more towards staying at home and shitposting in here.
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Postby number none » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:10 am

oh fuck we're doomed

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