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World Club Cup. Semi final. Monterrey vs Liverpool. Doha. 1730 hrs. 18.Dec.2019

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hoosierred

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Looks like they are afraid of Mane and backing off him... he's probing and figuring out how to take advantage.
 

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Yeah, there are good football teams outside Europe as well, as this game shows. The idea that these games are "training games" was always a very arrogant idea. These guys really, really want to beat us and they have played very well.
Second half has been decidedly in LFC's favour, but not much of a cutting edge.
 

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I don't know if they're that great. We're not going all out like we can press and pressure. I still feel we're not willing to push ourselves in this match and Klopp is keeping an eye on Leicester
 

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Yeah, there are good football teams outside Europe as well, as this game shows. The idea that these games are "training games" was always a very arrogant idea. These guys really, really want to beat us and they have played very well.
Sorry, but I just find them really unprofessional, rolling around on the grass and trying to attract the referee instead of playing proper football!
 

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Second half has been decidedly in LFC's favour, but not much of a cutting edge.
True enough; I hardly disagree, but they have created a lot of chances and have played very well, or so I think.
 

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They are wasting so much time flopping around, it's infuriating.

Ox should have passed wide there anyway. Edit: Bobby has 5 mins to win it for us! No problem.
 

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Yeah, there are good football teams outside Europe as well, as this game shows. The idea that these games are "training games" was always a very arrogant idea. These guys really, really want to beat us and they have played very well.
In a shithouse kinda way you mean.
 

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Sorry, but I just find them really unprofessional, rolling around on the grass and trying to attract the referee instead of playing proper football!
Get used to it, Maria ! We are playing a latino team. It annoys the hell out of us north-Europeans, but it is normal in the World Cup and stuff we got to expect from southern teams ;)

Still, I want to give them credit since they are a good football team, despite the Hollywood factor.
 

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True enough; I hardly disagree, but they have created a lot of chances and have played very well, or so I think.
I think they are somewhat fatigued, like LFC they are used to playing a high tempo early and then profiting against tired opponents.
 
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