MATCHWATCH : Luton Town (h) sponsored by Tony Barrass

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by Hound » 26 Dec 2020 16:58

Zip Jeez. Awful second half. Rafael again lets a poor one in. Time for change in goal.


Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough. Luton were piss poor but didn’t do a lot

So badly need Joao, Puscas or Meite back up top

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by Bristol Paul » 26 Dec 2020 16:58

First half ok as two quality goals. Second half useless and couldn’t string two passes together. Luton crap but outplayed us totally second 45.

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by Sutekh » 26 Dec 2020 16:58

Lousy second half from Reading, barely troubled Luton’s keeper.

Comfortable in the end though despite the dodgy finish so couldn’t really ask for more considering the injury crisis at the club.

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by skipper » 26 Dec 2020 16:59

NewCorkSeth Yeah. Very sad that.

Also why no other subs? Does Pauno hate subs?


I thought he made the right decision. Luton upped their game, and there was no one on the bench that could have given us back control or calmed it down.

Swift seemed rusty, naturally. Glad Watson was involved.

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by WestYorksRoyal » 26 Dec 2020 16:59

6 points from the past 4. You'd have taken that with injuries. Very important wins against QPR and today, and no cause for concern if we lose to Swansea.


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by bcubed » 26 Dec 2020 17:00

Sutekh Lousy second half from Reading, barely troubled Luton’s keeper.

Comfortable in the end though despite the dodgy finish so couldn’t really ask for more considering the injury crisis at the club.


cant give up that much ball in midfield and not expect chances to be created, and eventually a goal

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by NewCorkSeth » 26 Dec 2020 17:01

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NewCorkSeth Yeah. Very sad that.

Also why no other subs? Does Pauno hate subs?


I thought he made the right decision. Luton upped their game, and there was no one on the bench that could have given us back control or calmed it down.

Swift seemed rusty, naturally. Glad Watson was involved.

Olise would have gone a long way to introduce some attacking threat. Maybe Nahum to give him some minutes in case we need to call upon him?

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by Hound » 26 Dec 2020 17:01

With the injuries we have it’s all about scraping the three points

Back 4 were all good. Esteves and Holmes particularly. Aluko good first half not so much second

Would like to see Semedo and Ejaria given a break, both pretty poor overall. Laurent the boss again, Rino good esp in the first half

Swift got better as he went and will be a big plus having him back

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by bcubed » 26 Dec 2020 17:03

Hound With the injuries we have it’s all about scraping the three points

Back 4 were all good. Esteves and Holmes particularly. Aluko good first half not so much second

Would like to see Semedo and Ejaria given a break, both pretty poor overall. Laurent the boss again, Rino good esp in the first half

Swift got better as he went and will be a big plus having him back


Looking at him limping away at the end I think Semedo will be an enforced break


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by Singing Defective » 26 Dec 2020 17:05

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Zip Jeez. Awful second half. Rafael again lets a poor one in. Time for change in goal.


Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough.


This. I mean, the ball was a week in the air. Was he blinded by the sun?

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by Zip » 26 Dec 2020 17:06

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Zip Jeez. Awful second half. Rafael again lets a poor one in. Time for change in goal.


Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough. Luton were piss poor but didn’t do a lot

So badly need Joao, Puscas or Meite back up top


Houndy. I’m not knocking it. With the awful injuries a win is a very good result. Let’s hope Joao is back for Swansea.
Other results have not gone our way.

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by Hound » 26 Dec 2020 17:06

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Zip Jeez. Awful second half. Rafael again lets a poor one in. Time for change in goal.


Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough.


This. I mean, the ball was a week in the air. Was he blinded by the sun?


I’ve had it with him now tbh. Basically if you were the oppo manager you’d tell your lads to take every opportunity to shoot from range. That with the poor kicking and other mistakes - it’s just not good enough

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by Franchise FC » 26 Dec 2020 17:08

skipper Well at least that decision evens out one of the 4 or 5 penalties we should have had in one game this season.

Updated for you


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by Hound » 26 Dec 2020 17:09

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Zip Jeez. Awful second half. Rafael again lets a poor one in. Time for change in goal.


Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough. Luton were piss poor but didn’t do a lot

So badly need Joao, Puscas or Meite back up top


Houndy. I’m not knocking it. With the awful injuries a win is a very good result. Let’s hope Joao is back for Swansea.
Other results have not gone our way.


The first half was definitely better but it wasn’t brilliant either. Meite, Joao and Puscas can’t back quick enough

Swift was a plus though I thought. If you can keep Olise fresh, Rino and Laurent fit, then we do have options across the midfield

Holmes filled the Moore gap very well

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by skipper » 26 Dec 2020 17:09

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NewCorkSeth Yeah. Very sad that.

Also why no other subs? Does Pauno hate subs?


I thought he made the right decision. Luton upped their game, and there was no one on the bench that could have given us back control or calmed it down.

Swift seemed rusty, naturally. Glad Watson was involved.

Olise would have gone a long way to introduce some attacking threat. Maybe Nahum to give him some minutes in case we need to call upon him?


We needed to retain the ball in order to attack. I don't think Olise would have helped us there. I would *probably* have swapped Semado for Olise tbh. But on the flip side, where else is Swift going to get "easy" minutes to get match fit again? So probably the right call there.

I assume Olise is being sold, given he hasn't started the match today and didn't come on?
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by Zip » 26 Dec 2020 17:10

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Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough.


This. I mean, the ball was a week in the air. Was he blinded by the sun?


I’ve had it with him now tbh. Basically if you were the oppo manager you’d tell your lads to take every opportunity to shoot from range. That with the poor kicking and other mistakes - it’s just not good enough


His distribution was appalling. There was one clearance which he just passed into touch because he took so long not making the clearance. He has been at fault for so many soft goals. Far more than Mannone who was hammered on here.
Let’s have Southwood starting against Swansea

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by skipper » 26 Dec 2020 17:10

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skipper Well at least that decision evens out one of the 4 or 5 penalties we should have had in one game this season.

Updated for you


Thanks!

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by Nameless » 26 Dec 2020 17:10

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Hound With the injuries we have it’s all about scraping the three points

Back 4 were all good. Esteves and Holmes particularly. Aluko good first half not so much second

Would like to see Semedo and Ejaria given a break, both pretty poor overall. Laurent the boss again, Rino good esp in the first half

Swift got better as he went and will be a big plus having him back


Looking at him limping away at the end I think Semedo will be an enforced break



Wasn’t his early injury a cut (like McIntyre). Can’t be too serious or he woukdn’t have kept playing. Probably bruised and swollen but stick some ice on and he’ll be fine in a couple of days....

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by Zip » 26 Dec 2020 17:13

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Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough. Luton were piss poor but didn’t do a lot

So badly need Joao, Puscas or Meite back up top


Houndy. I’m not knocking it. With the awful injuries a win is a very good result. Let’s hope Joao is back for Swansea.
Other results have not gone our way.


The first half was definitely better but it wasn’t brilliant either. Meite, Joao and Puscas can’t back quick enough

Swift was a plus though I thought. If you can keep Olise fresh, Rino and Laurent fit, then we do have options across the midfield

Holmes filled the Moore gap very well


I thought Swift did well when he came on. I think Olise will start v Swansea. I would be very surprised if another club had already had an offer in place for him. If we can have Joao and Olise starting v Swansea with Swift to come on we could get something on Wednesday.

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by bcubed » 26 Dec 2020 17:15

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Hound With the injuries we have it’s all about scraping the three points

Back 4 were all good. Esteves and Holmes particularly. Aluko good first half not so much second

Would like to see Semedo and Ejaria given a break, both pretty poor overall. Laurent the boss again, Rino good esp in the first half

Swift got better as he went and will be a big plus having him back


Looking at him limping away at the end I think Semedo will be an enforced break



Wasn’t his early injury a cut (like McIntyre). Can’t be too serious or he woukdn’t have kept playing. Probably bruised and swollen but stick some ice on and he’ll be fine in a couple of days....


Hope so

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