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Wolves 1-0 Sheff Utd: Verdict Thread

prawnking

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Why are people surprised that a workmanlike team with all their player fit were narrowly beaten by a workmanlike team with a chunk of it's "star players" missing due to injury?

In the interests of accuracy, Sheff Utd were without Berge, Basham, O'Connell, McBurnie and Sharp yesterday
 

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Take our best players out for long spells and we'll perform like a mid-table side, we are as mid-table as it gets right now. Which in the circumstances, fine.

And I think this is the crux. Without the likes of Raul, Neto, Neves, Jonny et al we are as midtable as it gets and we resort to grinding out wins - Podence aside I couldn't name one bad performance yesterday and Ramsdale actually made a couple of saves, we were just wholly unremarkable and passive but our quality shines through to win games in moments like Jose's goal.

Easier said than done of course but we just need a CB and CM on the same level as Raul, because those players are the difference makers. It's okay to have those solid performers if you have the difference makers.

The other difference this season is Traore hasn't been on fine form either. But it seems to be creeping back in slowly which is good to see.
 

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They'd walk into our starting XI

That wasn't the point, the comment was that Sheff Utd had all their players fit.

You can sneer all you like at the players I mentioned, but they are important to them and all played plenty of games last season when they looked a good team
 

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Goals scored isnt directly proportional to performance or entertainment.

Sheffield United were the same as they’ve always been. Not sure why we need to make up shit like “they were fighting for their lives” either.
They'd walk into our starting XI

You’ve tried to be clever, but your point actually proves the opposite of what you want it to. If their key players are dreadful, then what does that make the rest of them?
 

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