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Pre Match Stoke v Leicester

Discussion in 'Leicester City' started by Jeff, Nov 1, 2017.

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  1. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

    Jamie Vardy is just 1 goal short of becoming the first player to score 49 PL goals for the club.
     
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  2. Volpone

    Volpone Well-Known Member

    Staggered that we haven't sold all our allocation for this. Is our away support on the wane? I thought away tickets were like gold dust. If I'd known a while ago I would have considered going.
     
  3. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

    When I looked on the OS for this earlier today there were only five tickets left, which I assumed were returns.

    We didn't take the full allocation though. I'm sure a lot of people don't bother trying to get tickets for away games because they assume they'll all be sold to season ticket holders and members who have been lucky in the ballot. When they publish the ticket info on the OS they never mention a date for general sale.
     
  4. City Fan

    City Fan Well-Known Member

    It was sold out ages ago. New tickets must be returns.
     
  5. LudlowFox

    LudlowFox Active Member

    Jamie Vardy has currently scored 48 PL goals for the club.

    But I don't know if he is the first player to do so. Personally, I find 48 to be a much nicer number than 49 or 50, so well done Jamie. Have another potato wedge.
     
  6. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    I wanted to buy yesterday but they were sold out so I didn't look again.
     
  7. frankw

    frankw Member

    I predict 2 0 for the blues. Playing 4 2 3 1 with Mahrez in the middle of an attacking mid-field gives us so many more attacking options. If Chilwell is injured, then it has to be Allbrighton, even though he would be playing on the "wrong side". I also predict us winning against Man City after the break. They cannot win all their matches and we have the talent to beat them. Dare I also predict a top 4 finish. Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool are inconsistent, so we have an opportunity, just as we did 2 years ago.
     
  8. Micky

    Micky Well-Known Member

    If we finish 10th I'd be really happy. If we finish in the top four I will eat my hat... And shirt.... And trousers.
     
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  9. frankw

    frankw Member

    Bon appetit
     
  10. Blaarev

    Blaarev Well-Known Member

    Go on!
     
  11. frankw

    frankw Member

    We have the talent to do it. Last week-end, we played 8 out of the 11 first team which won the league. Add to that the additional talent that we have brought in, excluding the numpties, we can do it. C'mon you blue boys
     
  12. Micky

    Micky Well-Known Member

    I have no doubt that we have some great talent. The decisive factors for me will be:
    a) The manager
    b) Iborra's progress
    c) N'didi's form
    d) Silva's quality and ability to adapt to the Premier League
     
  13. frankw

    frankw Member

    So. everything in the garden is coming up roses!
     
  14. frankw

    frankw Member

    Has everybody gone to sleep? I seem to recall that when I suggested a 4 2 3 1 formation before the Everton match, with Mahrez in the centre of an attacking mid-field, it created an animated discussion.
     
  15. frankw

    frankw Member

    I live near Bordeaux and in 2009, Bordeaux won the French league 1 by winning their last 9 games (I could be corrected on that stat). They then played in the Champions League and won all of their group phase matches, including the double over Bayern Munich. They qualified for the quarter final, where they played Lyon. They lost by a very disputed penalty, otherwise, they would have played Bayern Munich in the semi-final. The manager of Bordeaux at the time was Laurent Blanc. And who was the manager of Lyon? Claude Puel.

    We can do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  16. homer

    homer Well-Known Member

    Stoke are complete shit

    Away win
     
  17. Micky

    Micky Well-Known Member

    I agree, Stoke are shit but we will lose because it would be too good to win 3 on the trot.
     
  18. LudlowFox

    LudlowFox Active Member

    Tell you what, make it a dinner date.
     
  19. sparky79

    sparky79 Well-Known Member

    I think the below will work nicely

    Schmeichel

    Morgan Maguire Fuchs
    Simpson Iborra Ndidi Albrighton
    Gray Mahrez
    Vardy

    It's 442 but I would imagine average positions on the pitch will be more like the above.
    After sixty minutes if the front three have ran theselves ragged it would allow us to put Okazaki, Nacho or Slimani on and play more straightforward, get it wide and put conventional crosses in.

    Simpson Maguire Morgan
    Ndidi
    Albrighton Iborra Okazaki Fuchs
    Iheanacho Slimani
     
  20. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    Calm down.

    Over the top expectations do us no favours at all.

    We need to realise we are back to where we were before we won the league and build something sustainable and long term.

    The new manager needs time before people start banging on about being better than most of the division.
     
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