Hungary v Belgium

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Re: Hungary v Belgium

Postby Jumby on Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:08 pm

4-0 was harsh on Hungary, they have really impressed me, they had a go. I hope they push on from this tournament.
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Re: Hungary v Belgium

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:47 pm

Best individual performance from a player in this tournament by an absolute mile.
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Re: Hungary v Belgium

Postby szola on Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:39 am

Jumby wrote:4-0 was harsh on Hungary, they have really impressed me, they had a go. I hope they push on from this tournament.


Portugal and the Swiss in the group for the World Cup, only three players in the 36 + category.
They'll try to push on, but when you don't have one player in the top five leagues of Europe, playing week in week out, it's difficult. Even Iceland have a few star players :lol:
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Re: Hungary v Belgium

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:12 pm

Don't think there was anything harsh about it at all.

Hungary just got absolutely football raped. Right in their bums.
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Re: Hungary v Belgium

Postby szola on Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:12 pm

Nah.

They went into the tournament without any pressure, and basically altered their style of play from the qualifiers. Medium intensity, ball to feet, every player bar centrehalves pushed up. Worked wonders in the group stage.

They were too tired to continue against possibly the best counter attacking team in the competition.
And the manager didn't alter their shape after five minutes, even when Belgium were pressing on the left, and getting chance after chance.

They'll be able to pull a Croatia '98 in the Qatar WC if they continue to develop.
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Re: Hungary v Belgium

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:24 am

Right, I agree, but absolutely none of that alters the fact that they got absolutely mullered.
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Re: Hungary v Belgium

Postby szola on Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:39 pm

Having watched the game, they were lucky to be one nill down at half time, and unlucky not to score before the 75th.
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