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Not arguing he's great
Posted by machine on September 11, 2017, 9:59 am, in reply to "I wouldn't entertain Martina as a wing back. He's useless. Saturday he spent all the second half..."
but if he's playing further up the pitch with support behind then you'd expect that at the very least he'll be in a better position in which to put in crosses. Given how isolated both he & Baines were they'd have had no appetite to commit themselves forwards as odds were they'd then have to sprint 80 yards backwards chasing a Spurs break.
: ...hoisting centerhalves meat and drink
: crosses into the Spurs box from thirty yards
: up the touchline. And he's right in front of
: Koeman...and seems like Koemans happy for it
: to go on and on.
: Holgate isn't a wing back but he's streets
: ahead of Martina. Then there's the Davies
: option in that spot to consider when playing
: 5 at the back.