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    Yesterday, 08:12 PM
    I'd noticed previously that we got our best results with our possession in the forties because we played less passes and more direct. In the first...
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    16-01-2020, 09:19 PM
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7896555/Wolves-suffer-injury-setback-Ruben-Vinagre-picks-hamstring-injury.html
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    16-01-2020, 09:17 PM
    SuperSAINT replied to a thread Oriol Romeu in The Saints
    Source: http://sportwitness.co.uk/southampton-player-seduced-transfer-idea-seen-solution-clubs-problems/
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  • derry's Avatar
    16-01-2020, 08:21 PM
    The optimum possession is around 40%, more than that and we are just shovelling the ball around our own half in slow motion, neutralising our...
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    16-01-2020, 03:08 PM
    This is the problem. Players, Ex players/pundits, Managers, Officials have been indoctrinated with the unwillingness of top managers, sides etc to...
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    15-01-2020, 07:08 PM
    derry replied to a thread Brian Clifton RIP in The Saints
    60 years ago players knew that running in allowed the highest jump. Nowadays players just stand in the goal area and never get off the ground. The...
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    15-01-2020, 03:12 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    I saw that, Spurs first goal last night, Gunn a couple of times dithering, Bertrand against Everton, quite a few other occasions, backpasses without...
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    15-01-2020, 01:56 PM
    derry replied to a thread Brian Clifton RIP in The Saints
    In the picture hovering on the edge of the 6yd line, Derek Reeves and George O'Brien, no wonder they scored about 60 goals between them. Well over...
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    15-01-2020, 12:36 PM
    derry started a thread Brian Clifton RIP in The Saints
    One of my favourite players. I often thought Ted didn't give him a fair crack because when he did he always looked a good player. I was in the Milton...
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    15-01-2020, 12:06 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    Possession in itself is a false situation as it's what the team is doing with the possession and how many goals, shots, corners etc are produced....
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    14-01-2020, 10:23 PM
    SuperSAINT replied to a thread Yoshida in The Saints
    Trabzonspor linked with a move for Yoshida: Source:...
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    14-01-2020, 09:21 PM
    derry replied to a thread Le Tiss/Ron Davies in The Saints
    Ron Davies would win every ball he went for because he wouldn't be standing around in the goal area, he starts his run to intercept the ball with his...
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    14-01-2020, 09:05 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    Possession is calculated by an automated system based directly on the number of passes made by each team when divided by the total passes gives the...
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    14-01-2020, 06:58 PM
    Is it a loan? “Come & sit in the bench for 6 months” isn’t a great pitch.
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    13-01-2020, 10:12 PM
    Always a top listen. Especially after a win.
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    13-01-2020, 09:34 PM
    Yeah, they need to get their injured players back very quickly. Next 3 league fixtures for them are: - Norwich (A) - Brighton (H) - Villa (H)
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    13-01-2020, 08:47 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    You've lost me. I'm only considering our 52% of 42% possession. Good job football isn't about mathematics.
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    13-01-2020, 08:44 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    The channels are still there, putting the ball in quickly will mean a lot of balls breaking and it's up to the forwards to press in and win them....
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    13-01-2020, 05:21 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    The possession figure 42% is around our optimum for winning games. With the other statistics, result, goals, shots etc it indicates more attacking...
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    13-01-2020, 04:49 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    OK if you insist, 21% of overall possession found a home.
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  • SuperSAINT's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 03:29 PM
    We’ve actually won more league games than Wolves this season. They have drawn 10 games already.
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    13-01-2020, 03:26 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    I should have said 21% of our possession found a home although there isn't much of a difference.
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    13-01-2020, 03:21 PM
    At last somebody who gets it.
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    13-01-2020, 02:58 PM
    derry replied to a thread Away Form in The Saints
    I keep pointing this out but our optimum possession for playing well and winning games is around 40%. against Leicester not only did we have 42%...
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    13-01-2020, 12:09 PM
    It doesn't matter how many times you repeat the same thing, the consensus amongst actual fans and people within the game is that it's not working as...
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    13-01-2020, 11:49 AM
    We should be supporting VAR as it is. Basically our defenders are setting up for opponents to break their offside line by holding the line and not...
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    13-01-2020, 10:04 AM
    SuperSAINT replied to a thread Che Adams in The Saints
    Wasn’t that Lukas Jutkiewicz? I thought Che often played off him.
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    12-01-2020, 09:24 PM
    Forgot they are playing in the cup. Bonus.
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  • derry's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 05:39 PM
    Stopping just aimlessly passing about at the back, reducing possession into the 40% region, higher tempo, hard pressing, pace up front and getting...
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  • derry's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 05:29 PM
    Added to the above. The optimum possession for our attacking game is 40% approximately. Our passing accuracy was 52%, that means that losing the ball...
    267 replies | 26530 view(s)
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