Guest sicko2ndbest Posted March 22, 2009 Share Posted March 22, 2009 Why do the top sides tend to save their best performances for us. I know its not an absolute rule, but if you look at the last few seasons, Liverpool, Man Utd, Arsenal have all saved some of their best team performances for us. The reason is, we have no Strengths: 1) We try and play football against the top sides and get beat because simply they are better at it than us. 2) We get physically and athletically battered against inferior footballing sides such as Stoke, Blackburn and Bolton 3) We do not have the work ethic/ fight of an Everton or a Villa who on paper have similar quality to us 4) We have no rigid shape brought about through consistency as the likes of Fulham and West Ham have. We have the occasional good move, or the occasional individual brilliance which over the course of a season is not be enough. We need to find our niche. Every other side seems to have one apart from us Top 4 - Speak for themselves Villa - Defensively sound with pace in forward areas Everton - Fantastic work ethic Stoke - Physically imposing Bolton - " Blackburn - " Even West Brom - good one-two touch pass and move as examples Newcastle - ? Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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