Match Thread Bournemouth (A) Sat 10th

jordan210

Well-Known Member
Sep 10, 2010
4,733
3,186
213
The start to our 3 games in quick succession we face Bournemouth. Who currently sit 7th.

Hopefully we go in to the match like we did today and not give them any respect. After the home match with Gus's very soft red you would hope the boys would be fired up for some revenge.

Feels like a free hit as such and a draw would be a brilliant result.
 
  • Like
Reactions: covhead1

Sky_Blue_Daz

Well-Known Member
Mar 20, 2011
5,625
2,931
213
Would take a point after today, but I hate this "free hit" nonsense. Every game is an opportunity to take points and should be seen as that.
Completely agree no such thing as a free hit at this stage of the season . But would happily take a point now . Let’s try and get to the last game of the season safe
 
  • Like
Reactions: lordy_87

Macca

Well-Known Member
Mar 6, 2011
6,606
1,329
113
Not a free hit but perhaps more stress free than some other games
 

Liquid Gold

Well-Known Member
Sep 16, 2013
19,230
22,095
263
Brizzle
After the results today I would be delighted with a point here.

We have to play the same formation and personnel though. Get them used to playing that system as that's what we should be doing for the rest of the season. Accepting a point is a good result doesn't mean reverting to 3-stodge-1 no energy, no pressing shitball.
 

Evo1883

Well-Known Member
May 25, 2013
12,611
10,667
313
We obviously should be going to win the game ...but I'd be fucking buzzing if we walk away with a point .

However realistically

Bournemouth 3-1 city

Hope they have a bad day and we work hard to get a result
 
Last edited:

SkyBlueMatt

Well-Known Member
Feb 20, 2013
279
76
28
Back to 5 in midfield as we're going to need the extra man there.

I can see Walker starting as Godden has only just come back from injury and took a knock

Hopefully keep it tight and nick a point.

Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
 

clint van damme

Well-Known Member
May 3, 2015
23,489
25,371
263
Back to 5 in midfield as we're going to need the extra man there.

I can see Walker starting as Godden has only just come back from injury and took a knock

Hopefully keep it tight and nick a point.

Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
Godden is a conundrum. He needs minutes but at the same time it looks like his injury still needs managing.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Hobo

Macca

Well-Known Member
Mar 6, 2011
6,606
1,329
113
Godden is a conundrum. He needs minutes but at the same time it looks like his injury still needs managing.
I wouldn’t let him anywhere near the Bournemouth game. Imagine him getting injured in a comprehensive defeat and being unavailable for Rotherham, gutting
 

Brighton Sky Blue

Well-Known Member
Jan 11, 2012
26,809
9,923
263
Coventry
I wouldn’t let him anywhere near the Bournemouth game. Imagine him getting injured in a comprehensive defeat and being unavailable for Rotherham, gutting
While it’s likely we lose this idea of just writing off games is half the problem. Play the same way we did yesterday and if Godden tires send on Gyo. We don’t really do ‘holding it tight’
 
  • Like
Reactions: Gibbo and Paxman II

Hadji's_Goatee

Well-Known Member
May 31, 2016
477
453
163
Whoever is at RWB will be a target for them. They are strong down that side. Didn’t all their goals come from that side last time out?
 
  • Like
Reactions: Boosh

Macca

Well-Known Member
Mar 6, 2011
6,606
1,329
113
While it’s likely we lose this idea of just writing off games is half the problem. Play the same way we did yesterday and if Godden tires send on Gyo. We don’t really do ‘holding it tight’
not writing it off just protecting possibly our greatest asset for a bigger game. Why not start with Gyo and bring on Godden (maybe) when the pace drops later on?
 

scottccfc

Well-Known Member
Aug 13, 2012
670
361
163
feel like if we play like yesterday we might get a point out of this, a win then it takes the pressure off the rotherham game, id leave godden on the bench till 60 minutes regardless of the score.
 

Brighton Sky Blue

Well-Known Member
Jan 11, 2012
26,809
9,923
263
Coventry
not writing it off just protecting possibly our greatest asset for a bigger game. Why not start with Gyo and bring on Godden (maybe) when the pace drops later on?
Also an option, just think we’re likely to give them a harder game by not making it an attack v defence training session. Let’s have the confidence to play the same way against anyone.
 

Mucca Mad Boys

Well-Known Member
Jul 26, 2012
8,299
2,666
213
Coventry
Our away form has been terrible, so the best we can probably hope for is a draw. Easter Monday’s results did us a few favours.
 

Bristol sky blue

Well-Known Member
Jul 2, 2015
196
156
93
Bournemouth are one of the most cynical teams in the division (along with Cardiff and Swansea). I wouldn't risk Godden getting an 'accidental' injury from one of their players. I look forward to Hamer coming on as a sub though and hopefully playing like someone with a point to prove (as well as a score to settle!)
 

clint van damme

Well-Known Member
May 3, 2015
23,489
25,371
263
Also an option, just think we’re likely to give them a harder game by not making it an attack v defence training session. Let’s have the confidence to play the same way against anyone.
Its not about confidence though, its about managing a key player with an injury.
He may be ok. He might have just been being cautious when he went down yesterday but it would be gutting to lose him for some of the so called more winnable games.

Got a lot more confidence in Gyokeres deputising after yesterday.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Mcbean

Brighton Sky Blue

Well-Known Member
Jan 11, 2012
26,809
9,923
263
Coventry
Its not about confidence though, its about managing a key player with an injury.
He may be ok. He might have just been being cautious when he went down yesterday but it would be gutting to lose him for some of the so called more winnable games.

Got a lot more confidence in Gyokeres deputising after yesterday.
I was meaning more in terms of the shape/game plan rather than Gyo vs Godden
 

lifeskyblue

Well-Known Member
May 22, 2015
6,366
3,123
213
The Bristol game was all about the result...3 points or we would be staring at relegation.
Bournemouth game more about performance. Build on Bristol in terms of formation, attitude etc and we may just surprise ourselves (and them). But even a narrow loss with a decent performance will still give players and supporters optimism for the following games.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

PUSB-We_are_going_up

Well-Known Member
Jun 5, 2020
1,035
353
133
76C52319-11DF-4094-ADF8-1F0BF9041C8F.jpeg
Godden could probably do with coming off the bench instead of starting for the time being, Biamou is better than Baka, Bapaga could bring the pace and trickery, Hamer shouldn’t start as the midfield was so good yesterday, Reid should have a chance, Thompson because I dont know anything has happened to Rose or Hyam, Wilson is no.2 for now as Marosi had a good game to be fair
 

higgs

Well-Known Member
Feb 23, 2015
4,012
1,423
163
Would you bring hamer back in after his rest?

Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk