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Man Utd wins Champions League final 2011

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Bram Hengeveld, May 28, 2011.

  1. Bram Hengeveld

    Bram Hengeveld
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    So topic is up. Let the match begin :)

    Go get them Van der Sar!!
     
  2. Mark Richardson

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    Majestic messi/iniesta/xavi/pedro

    Just brillant, a joy to watch.
     
  3. Chris Butcher

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    I didn't watch. I decided F1 on iPlayer was much better :D
     
  4. Bram Hengeveld

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    Was an excellent game. Brilliant play from time to time by FCB!
    Feel sorry for Edwin though..
     
  5. Mark Richardson

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    question is how do you shutdown barca....

    Man utd did nothing wrong in all honesty, they covered and defended well, if they had pressed barca would have had a field day.
     
  6. Adam Eggbeer

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    The first two goals for Barca came from a lack of marking. No-one followed Pedro into the box for the first and Messi was given 5 yards when he received the ball to score the second. I think if United had closed down quicker and had someone to specifically mark Messi, those goals could have been prevented. Everytime United got the ball, Barca were all over them and most of the time, they only had time for one touch. It was because United were chasing the game that Barca got the 3rd.
     
  7. Ross Balfour

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    United were awful, Park was only on the pitch to close down players - and he didn't do that once. Was a sublime performace by Barca, proving they are in a different league to everyone else.
     
  8. Adam Eggbeer

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    Not sure what game you were watching then because at one point in the 1st half he closed down and tackled 2 players in the space of 5 seconds, as well as the several other times he done so.