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brehme1989

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Kimbempe, Verrati, Gueye, Sarabia, Herrera, Kurzawa, Jese and Bernat all played. :lol: They are good enough to not lose.

Jese came on as a sub. Kurzawa played on the right.

Effectively you are telling me that you would expect Inter not to lose to Genoa/Brescia/SPAL if our lineup was:
Berni;
Asamoah (on the right)
Ranocchia
De Vrij
Biraghi;
Barella
Gagliardini
Vecino;
Candreva
Vergnani
Mulattieri's sub

And your only first team sub is Politano.

When our players had 2 weeks rest while the others had 6 months to prepare for the opening.

We have had much worse expectations with better lineups :lol:

Be realistic please. There's nothing surprising here.
 

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Ofc it is. If you spend so much on players but can't manage to not lose against Lens, you failed in life.

Tuchel will lose his job this season.
 

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Tuchel had no business having that job to begin with, he's not a coach for that kind of a team.

I'm pretty sure this randomness you are instilling here comes from your naivety in believing that French teams are part of a "farmer's league" and that PSG is forced to just beat everyone because they have Neymar and Mbappe and a bunch of others.

It's actually a rather difficult league as it is, well, random itself. Lens had like 20% possession but ended up winning.

If we had Gueye, you'd want him benched for Vecino or Gagliardini. If we had Kurzawa, we'd be thrilled if we got Darmian. Jese is average and makes Politano seem world class. Kimpembe is clumsy as fuck.

Their team is not that great aside from their attack (including Di Maria, Draxler and Sarabia) and Verratti. The rest, apart from Bernat because we do not have a real player there, wouldn't be starting at Inter and most would fall behind our existing players in the pecking order.

PSG is all flash, there's no substance. That's why they need Mbappe or Neymar (and sometimes Di Maria) to pull a rabbit out of the hat. And yes, they "should" have won, but you don't always get to win. And playing against a team that had 6 months to prepare and several official games under their legs while you have half your squad away and just 2 weeks of training makes a big difference.
 

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I don't disagree with anything you said. I don't think you understood my point, so let's leave it at that
 

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After seeing them do well in the CL, I'm partial to Lyon this season.
 

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I hope they keep Depay.
 

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Tuchel had no business having that job to begin with, he's not a coach for that kind of a team.

I'm pretty sure this randomness you are instilling here comes from your naivety in believing that French teams are part of a "farmer's league" and that PSG is forced to just beat everyone because they have Neymar and Mbappe and a bunch of others.

It's actually a rather difficult league as it is, well, random itself. Lens had like 20% possession but ended up winning.

If we had Gueye, you'd want him benched for Vecino or Gagliardini. If we had Kurzawa, we'd be thrilled if we got Darmian. Jese is average and makes Politano seem world class. Kimpembe is clumsy as fuck.

Their team is not that great aside from their attack (including Di Maria, Draxler and Sarabia) and Verratti. The rest, apart from Bernat because we do not have a real player there, wouldn't be starting at Inter and most would fall behind our existing players in the pecking order.

PSG is all flash, there's no substance. That's why they need Mbappe or Neymar (and sometimes Di Maria) to pull a rabbit out of the hat. And yes, they "should" have won, but you don't always get to win. And playing against a team that had 6 months to prepare and several official games under their legs while you have half your squad away and just 2 weeks of training makes a big difference.

Kinda off topic but i know you are one of the few members who watch Ligue 1 a lot so you're the best person to ask. What's your opinion on the Rennes GK Chelsea are signing?
 

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Honestly, no clue. He wasn't relevant for years and I don't think he even played much until a couple of seasons ago.
 

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According to Jules (the French journalist) he's a late bloomer who's 197cm IIRC. He doesn't think he'll be a starter but given chances he will impress in England, and he most likely will get them since they have approximetly 313 cups over there.
 

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Crazy match Psg vs Marseille, five red cards at the end, psg dominating hard, they clearly need a N9 right now :D

Guess who I saw on the match: N A G A T O M O
 

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tuchel still having a job there is bananas.
 

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How do these cunts have fans at the stadiums
 

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Another loss for PSG, now with more first team players on the pitch. I'm loving this, also no Neymar for them next game :lol: they are playing Di Maria as a striker :lol:

Hopefully we get them in CL
 

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First win for Marseille since 2011.
 

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When was the champions league final, 2 weeks ago? 3 maybe? Didn't neymar test positive for covid like a week ago as well? Crazy they were playing again so soon.
 
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