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View Laszlo Panaflex's Profile Laszlo Panaflex Flag 26 Jun 20 8.33am Send a Private Message to Laszlo Panaflex Add Laszlo Panaflex as a friend

Originally posted by babylonjohn

Not sure about that ! But I don't understand any Palace fan that doesn't appreciate what he has given to Palace. Without him (and arguably Glen Murrays goals) we would still be struggling in the championship or worse. Grumbling in our half empty crumbling Selhurst that we cant string 3 passes together.

Long ball from the keeper, knock-down, shot on goal.

Why would we even need three passes? The rest are just an affectation.

 

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View Booted Eagle's Profile Booted Eagle Flag Bristol 26 Jun 20 11.19am Send a Private Message to Booted Eagle Add Booted Eagle as a friend

Wilf is presently our best attacking outlet by a long way. In fact probably our only one beyond Ayew. If he had played fully on Weds night surely somebody would of got a touch, however brief in Pools pen area ? As a result if he leaves we will have a hole to fill, in an area which we have struggled with for seasons. How big the hole will be is difficult to assess as we will need to see the replacement that the team will definitely need.

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View steeleye20's Profile steeleye20 Flag Croydon 28 Jun 20 10.38pm Send a Private Message to steeleye20 Add steeleye20 as a friend

Zaha is brilliant but is not over the ball when he shoots, if you are leaning back marginally you will probably sky it.

I really don't see why a player of his calibre cannot correct this, he has had years.

There was a resignation in the commentary team at Bournemouth when he skied it under no pressure, a 'no end product' moment.

He said he would make it to 11 goals, that's not much and its a worry with Benteke losing the plot entirely as well.

Nobody is perfect I guess.

 

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View ambrose7's Profile ambrose7 Flag Croydon 29 Jun 20 10.20am Send a Private Message to ambrose7 Add ambrose7 as a friend

I don't think PVA would get even half the stats going forward without Zaha in the side on the left.

Take his Bournemouth assist for Ayew's goal. He's got in round the back because Bournemouth's entire right side is watching Zaha.

We look properly flat without Zaha, but then I guess we don't have his 'replacement in the side'.

Accepting he is likely to go, if we got good money that allowed us to get McNeil and one other in (Fraser or Benhrama would be dreamland), I'd bite your hand off.

 


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Originally posted by ambrose7

I don't think PVA would get even half the stats going forward without Zaha in the side on the left.

Take his Bournemouth assist for Ayew's goal. He's got in round the back because Bournemouth's entire right side is watching Zaha.

We look properly flat without Zaha, but then I guess we don't have his 'replacement in the side'.

Accepting he is likely to go, if we got good money that allowed us to get McNeil and one other in (Fraser or Benhrama would be dreamland), I'd bite your hand off.

Be careful what you wish for.

 

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Originally posted by steeleye20

Zaha is brilliant but is not over the ball when he shoots, if you are leaning back marginally you will probably sky it.

I really don't see why a player of his calibre cannot correct this, he has had years.

There was a resignation in the commentary team at Bournemouth when he skied it under no pressure, a 'no end product' moment.

He said he would make it to 11 goals, that's not much and its a worry with Benteke losing the plot entirely as well.

Nobody is perfect I guess.

One of the few things I admired about Rooney. He always shot with his head over the ball and was rarely off target. It amazes me that so few pros adhere to this basic rule.

 


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