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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephan View Post

    Eder 0 goals 8 games
    Balotelli 8 goals 12 games

    At least Jorginho got called up. And Zaza deserved call up, 9 goals in league, only behind Messi as league top scorer.
    You just had to jinx it, didn't you?

    Eder scored his 1st goal, and Balo got sent off yesterday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephan View Post


    This season:
    Eder 0 goals 8 games
    Balotelli 8 goals 12 games

    At least Jorginho got called up. And Zaza deserved call up, 9 goals in league, only behind Messi as league top scorer.
    if Ventura goes with a 3-5-2 as is rumored he should go with this

    ............................Buffon
    .............Rugani......Bonucci......Chellini
    Candreva..Derossi....Jorgihno..Verratti..Florenzi
    .......................Immobile...Zaza

    I think he already said Zaza is starting with Immobile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephan View Post
    So if Jorginho doesnt play he could still end up called up for Brazil at the World cup? Or what is that situation. He seemed linked to be called up by Brazil couple of weeks ago.

    So Ace Ventura pretty much has to give him minutes here to make sure he is italian capped now? In a frigging playoff. Good job Ventura. You had months to do this.
    he's on the active roster for a non friendly game, he is now an Azzurro, can't play for Brazil anymore, doesn't matter if he plays 90 minutes or cheers from the bench, he is on the team.

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    such an uninspiring squad...sigh

    arent there any promising u-21's ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monty View Post
    such an uninspiring squad...sigh

    arent there any promising u-21's ?
    it's actually not bad compared to what he's been calling up. I think the u-21 team would beat them tough :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIECI View Post

    he's on the active roster for a non friendly game, he is now an Azzurro, can't play for Brazil anymore, doesn't matter if he plays 90 minutes or cheers from the bench, he is on the team.
    I don't think that's true.

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    Do you really think Trump is an idiot?

    He's a businessman. What's to say he wouldn't make the right choice when in office? He's not kept abreast of military intelligence in the Middle East because he doesn't have access to it and perhaps doesn't have the time to be. But that's not to say he wouldn't make an astute decision when he has all the facts in front of him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIECI View Post
    if Ventura goes with a 3-5-2 as is rumored he should go with this

    ............................Buffon
    .............Rugani......Bonucci......Chellini
    Candreva..Derossi....Jorgihno..Verratti..Florenzi
    .......................Immobile...Zaza

    I think he already said Zaza is starting with Immobile.
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    Benching Insigne, his best Attacking player.

    Yeah. Sounds like Ventura.

    We have decent wingers, play a 433 and make use of them.
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    Ventura hasn't said anything about starting Zaza though.

    He didn't comment on formations except for saying that there is no obsession with the 4-2-4 as he has used others in this tenure. That Jorginho didn't have space before because of the system, but that going forward he does.

    The squad is good. The call up is pretty much on point. Only Gabbiadini doesn't deserve to be there at all. Now its up to Ventura to give us the best chance to succeed with the right tactics and for the players to come through.

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    no Insigne and El Shaarawy but atleast Eder is there

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    Edit: ElSha is there, why is he listed as a mid

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    Insigne too wtf
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    Quote Originally Posted by zizinho View Post
    no Insigne and El Shaarawy but atleast Eder is there

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    Edit: ElSha is there, why is he listed as a mid

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    Insigne too wtf
    Guess because both play LM/RM in Venturas 442.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zizinho View Post
    no Insigne and El Shaarawy but atleast Eder is there

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    Edit: ElSha is there, why is he listed as a mid

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    Ventura:

    “If there was a period without wingers, we couldn’t play with wingers. If Italian football produces wingers, we’ll play with wingers."
    What about Insigne and El Sha?

    By that logic italy should just stop playing, or only play CB's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seven View Post
    I don't think that's true.

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    hmm interesting. We'll see if he plays him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zizinho View Post
    no Insigne and El Shaarawy but atleast Eder is there

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    Edit: ElSha is there, why is he listed as a mid

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    Insigne too wtf
    $#@! u high

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIECI View Post
    hmm interesting. We'll see if he plays him.
    Jorginho's agent came out to say that it doesn't matter if he plays or not, that he wants to play for Italy as he had always wanted to. That no matter what, he is not going to Brazil. The whole thing was basically the agent putting pressure for the call up. Jorginho has been in Italy for over a decade or so, since he was a kid. He always wanted the azzurri.

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    Ventura better not $#@! this up, especially with USA out now. Buffon deserves every trophy left
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    Quote Originally Posted by AFL_ITALIA View Post
    Ventura better not $#@! this up, especially with USA out now. Buffon deserves every trophy left
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    Isn't Insigne injured or smth?

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    If you look closely at that squad, there are a lot of midfielders who are really forwards: Candreva, El Sharaawy, Insigne, and Bernardeschi. De Rossi, Florenzi, Jorginho, Verratti, Gagliardini and Parolo are the true mids with Florenzi usually used in wide wing back style roles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DAiDEViL View Post
    Ventura:


    What about Insigne and El Sha?

    By that logic italy should just stop playing, or only play CB's.
    He's a liar anyway, Italy have more wingers/wide midfielders/wide forwards now than most other times I can remember.
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