104 goals in the bag. Congrats ;-)

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  1. worsleyweb

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    i think we will smash 5 past one of Huddersfield, Brighton or Swansea.

    That will leave 14 to get in 5 games.

    I can honestly see 11 plus goals in the above 3 games. That's would take us to 96. Means we need 8 from West Ham (2) Rags (1) Spurs (1) Everton (2) and Saints (2) = 104!

    Its going to be tight!

    Just about doable though.
     
  2. domalino

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    Huddersfield will be on holiday when we play them, West Ham may well be relegated and Everton have been on some hidings to top teams (5 vs Arsenal, 4 v Spurs) recently.

    Wouldn't surprise me if we put 3 or 4 past Spurs again, we know Pochettino is going to be aggressive and press high, which will give us lots of chances to counter. Could be a high-scoring game.
     
  3. Maldeika

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    Actually Pep has rotated less in 13/14 than Heynckes did in 12/13 - the key players even played a lot more Saturday matches than they did in the year before. But whereas Heynckes had his bench eleven ready for the last months and had prepared them since months getting even the third/fourth league teams around midweek to do friendlies with them - Pep let a lot of his regulars play with totally newbies as soon as we won the league. You can see even today that Heynckes uses the full team much more than any coach before. Apart from the goalkeeper no player has played more than 80% - and even Lewy and Kimmich would have played less if not both Bernat, Alaba and Müller would not have been injured or there would have been a striker replacement before winter. And even the benchiest bench player Bayern has with Rudy has gotten around 1300 minutes matchtime in all competitions.

    And about injuries - every injury takes 2 weeks longer with Heynckes as he is absolutely careful with his players. The period from muscle injury to return to running and return to team training stayed the same - but whereas Pep let the players play again short after they are in team training Heynckes waits another 2 weeks...
     
  4. BlueAnorak

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    No. The team want 100 points.
     
  5. manchester blue

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    If we concede we will score more. See Liverpool game. Play Gundy at LB!!!
     
  6. David 'El Mago' Silva

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    Wouldn't be surprised if we put a few past Spurs as they will actually leave space unlike most of the other teams we play.
     
  7. mancity2012_eamo

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    And most likely will suffer without Kane.
     
  8. fredmont

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    To my mind it's not a case of will we, more of will we want to. If you take the second half against Arsenal ('resting'), after we scored against Chelsea (protecting lead and stopping the counter) and the lat 20 mins against Stoke ('resting' again) we were't much bothered about scoring.
    Had we played our usual game in those minutes we could probably have scored four or so more.
    If they carry on with a similar mindset we could end up on 99!
     
  9. purplenose

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    I think the focus will almost be all on the Champions League. Pep and the players will all know that there is a huge opportunity to win it this season.

    If the 100s are to be achieved I expect it will just come naturally and be achieved by teams picked with the Champions League fixtures very much in mind. I dont expect to see the foot being taken off the pedal as such, but certainly much more use of the squad than would be the case were United just a couple of points (Yes I know) behind.
     
  10. David 'El Mago' Silva

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    Do we know how long he's out for?
     

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