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The sample size of 2 is not something I would draw ANY conclusions.
Lol, how many finals should we play before drawing conclusions? 7-8?

I'm joking, we've played many high-profile games lately. Coppa, Supercoppa finals, CL eliminations should also be considered high-pressure games. The sample size is larger.
 

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I'm talking more about the WC final and CL final. He clearly underperformed in both.
I wouldn't say he underperformed in the CL final. WC Final he did miss a header, but Argentina's 3rd goal came from good movement from Lautaro and Messi scoring on the rebound from Lautaro's shot.

There are rarely any players that you can say performed in both CL Finals and WC Finals.

Even a guy like Benzema who played in 5 CL finals - from goal-scoring perspective, he only made a difference in 1 CL final he played in, and that goal was also on Karius having a terrible game.

Mbappe is probably the only current player I can think of that you can say consistently performed in big games, although some people also thought he underperformed in the CL Final.

In recent years, most big-name forwards have been fairly quiet in the recent CL Finals actually (Haaland vs. us, Lewandowski vs. PSG, Mbappe vs. Bayern, Benzema vs. Liverpool, etc.)
 

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Pop quiz (without looking it up):

Lautaro has scored against every team currently in Serie A, except for one. Which team is it (obviously excluding Inter)?
 

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Out of all Lautaro's weakness, his big game performance is not the issue. He performs okay in big games. His number one defect is his extreme streaky patch. He would bang 2 goals easily in some matches and have 2 months being a training cone. I am not talking about his goals only, he often has months of doing nothing on the pitch. It is difficult for us any team when the main forward turns up randomly and you don't know if he will play good or bad.
 

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Pop quiz (without looking it up):

Lautaro has scored against every team currently in Serie A, except for one. Which team is it (obviously excluding Inter)?
Lecce?
 

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You should delete this so others can keep guessing before they see it.
 
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Pop quiz (without looking it up):

Lautaro has scored against every team currently in Serie A, except for one. Which team is it (obviously excluding Inter)?
Wanted to say Monza but he just scored against them :lol:

Frosinone? Don't recall if he spanked them the first time around.
 

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Super Lautaro again. Absolutely enjoyed his efforts in both defensive and offensive aspect of the game. He's winning quite a few balls with his tackling or interceptions.

The goal was beautiful. Hopefully this will only make him even more confident in front of goal.

We are lucky to have a player of his calibre. It's impossible to not love him. A true warrior.
 

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Lautaro never fails to amaze me.

Like I said before, he is not a clinical finisher, yet for some reason, is a prolific goalscorer. How is this possible?
 
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