Post Match: Liverpool 1-0 Flamengo (WE ARE THE WORLD CHAMPIONS)

Man of the Match

  • Alisson

    Votes: 15 12.1%
  • Alexander-Arnold

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Gomez

    Votes: 38 30.6%
  • Van Dijk

    Votes: 6 4.8%
  • Robertson

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Henderson

    Votes: 76 61.3%
  • Keita [on 99’]

    Votes: 7 5.6%
  • Oxlade-Chamberlain [off 75’]

    Votes: 1 0.8%
  • Salah [off 120+1’]

    Votes: 2 1.6%
  • Firmino [GOAL 98’, off 105’]

    Votes: 54 43.5%
  • Mane

    Votes: 19 15.3%
  • Lallana [on 75’]

    Votes: 1 0.8%
  • Milner [on 99’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Origi [on 105’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Shaqiri [on 120+1’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    124
  • Poll closed .

Flobs

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Not his best effort tonight. He approached it nice and confidently but seemed to change his mind second between a one or two handed lift. Ended up doing a bit of both. 6/10.
Slight nerves as he looking toward lifting the EPL trophy and had to be reminded it's one game at a time. ;)
 

Werder4life

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From Blue Moon:

''That dipper woman on sky,they have been vidicated playing the kids v villa,erm no,the carabo cup is a real trophy''

Heavy lieth the fume over the shadowy and oily vales of Manchester this eve, the sounds of gnashing, wailing and grinding of teeth amidst the unmistakable murmur of knuckles dragging on the floor rising inexorably like the chorus of the damned.
Did he really misspell carabao cup ? Poor soul. But it's a typical reaction to dismiss the unatainable to be without value.
To get their hands on a CWC trophy they would need to win the CL first. Another thing that ain't real by that logic. Tough luck.
 

ILLOK

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From Blue Moon:

''That dipper woman on sky,they have been vidicated playing the kids v villa,erm no,the carabo cup is a real trophy''

Heavy lieth the fume over the shadowy and oily vales of Manchester this eve, the sounds of gnashing, wailing and grinding of teeth amidst the unmistakable murmur of knuckles dragging on the floor rising inexorably like the chorus of the damned.
My favourite was - "ffs I’ve never really heard of it tbh"

Yes pal, there's a reason for that.
 

WooltonRed

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From Blue Moon:

''That dipper woman on sky,they have been vidicated playing the kids v villa,erm no,the carabo cup is a real trophy''

Heavy lieth the fume over the shadowy and oily vales of Manchester this eve, the sounds of gnashing, wailing and grinding of teeth amidst the unmistakable murmur of knuckles dragging on the floor rising inexorably like the chorus of the damned.
A cup which we’ve won 9 times! So fuck off Citeh!!
 

epsomred

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Righto.

Off to Sainsbury's to do the Christmas shop and buy some of the good plonk. Might go up to 8 quid a bottle tonight.

World Champions, after all...
Me and the missus got pretty hammered on a couple of bottles of Lidl champagne last night so taking it easy tonight.
 
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Arminius

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Had one of those early chances gone in from either Bobby or Keita we'd have walked it. They grew in confidence and tactically they were better than I expected. Gomez was excellent. Great to see him playing that well again. The best partner we have for Virgil when he's on form and he is clearly bang on it again just at the right time.

If FIFA want this competition to be taken more seriously then they should be picking the best officials for it. The ref was massively out of his depth. Farcical at times. Ox hobbling off is the one negative. It's a blow obviously when we're already short but we seem to roll with the punches these days and somebody else just steps up. Another trophy win to add to the Champions Wall. Love it. We're winning things again.
Fairly classic dynamic for this cup and its predecessor. European clubs don't trust a South American ref, South American clubs don't trust a European ref, so most of the best refs in the world are ruled out. The South American brings working the referee into the game, and most of the time the refs for these matches simply aren't at the level to manage the game, recognize the play-acting, etc. This one was particularly poor, plus he was generally calling a style that massively favoured the Brazilian 'no contact' game to begin with. The referee for this final really has to be just about the highest rated American or Asian referee, and even then it is going to be a stretch.

All part of what makes it a difficult trophy to win.
 

mattyhurst

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From Blue Moon:

''That dipper woman on sky,they have been vidicated playing the kids v villa,erm no,the carabo cup is a real trophy''

Heavy lieth the fume over the shadowy and oily vales of Manchester this eve, the sounds of gnashing, wailing and grinding of teeth amidst the unmistakable murmur of knuckles dragging on the floor rising inexorably like the chorus of the damned.
This was the club that were using the Community shield as a proper trophy.
 

WooltonRed

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Regarding the penalty incident, a lot of people were quite rightly amazed the ref didn’t at least give the free kick outside the box, after deciding it wasn’t a penalty. But when you think about it, the answer is quite simple, the useless twat realised that if he changed his decision to a direct free kick, he would’ve had to send Rafiina off. That’s why he took for ever looking at the screen, he shit himself!! So chose the easy way out.
 

7th Earl

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BBC will have shut down the red button before this concludes
The bullshit broadcasting company decided to switch to iPlayer in the run up to us lifting the trophy. Absolute joke. They knew well in advance that there was the possibility of extra time and potentially penalties.

If it went to pens were they gonna switch to iPlayer? Although free (if you have a UK TV licence) you have to register for iPlayer these days. Email, password, verify password etc etc. Ive got a login and it took me 5 mins minimum as kept crashing, reset password etc. Then once in, it wasnt clear how to access as the iPlayer kept directing to CWC live on BBC1 which had obviously finished.

LUCKILY it was the longest runner up ceremony in world history so I got it working a min or so before we came up.

Bar Stewards.

** Disclaimer **

* Captain Morgan Spiced Rum had absolutely nothing to do with the above story.