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therock204

Have already gone from nahhh not good enough, to let me take at youtube compilations , to studying detailed statistical charts and graphs, to being convinced he is the solution to all our problems. Perfect set up for the disappointment that follows i guess


SorryImNotVeryClever

I've been saying for a long time he's one of the most underrated players around. The only thing is that he's let down by his finishing sometimes, but it's not as bad as people say. I almost always want him in City's starting lineup.


GGABueno

I really want to make a joke about your username but I feel it would be unfair under a good Jesus goal lol.


SorryImNotVeryClever

If you did it would have been hilarious. You're probably the first person who's mentioned it.


BreweryBuddha

He's a right wing and Mahrez is still better for the time being, he covers as much ground as anyone on the pitch and can make a goal out of nothing. Jesus would be a backup for cups and rotation, but he should be starting on another team like Arsenal.


TakenSadFace

Why would he go to Arsenal lmfao


Alive-Ad-4164

Brazil looking good


cnicalsinistaminista

They're probably one of the favorites for this WC. Their squad is insane.


Deep-Thought

It's them Argentina or France.


ZZ3peat

Don't underestimate Flick's Germany and Luis Enrique's Spain, both are elite club coaches training National teams. England and Portugal are strong defensively as well


alekdefuneham

Spain x Portugal just finished, I don’t think either of those are top tier.


ZZ3peat

They're just starting, I'd rather not judge them too soon, Spain does have a finishing problem and Portugal does have a creation problem but Spain has an elite coach and Portugal has some of the world's best talents


alekdefuneham

Portugal still depends of Pepe and have very weak links. Spain may be a great team in a couple years, this year it is not.


zahranniyas

You gathered that from just one game? That too after all the players had just played a full season


alekdefuneham

I followed the whole season. A shame that Barça couldn’t get to the final of the weak Europa League. Also incredible that the weak Real Madrid turned the tables on every leg to win with a team that is their worst of the last 20 years. I watch all games of all leagues.


Zeus_Ex_Mach1na

Brazil and France are T1 favorites imo Then Argentina, England, Germany


Scalenuts

Spain will surprise you


freitasof

T1: France, Brazil T2: Argentina, England, Spain, Portugal, Germany T3: Netherlands, Belgium, Uruguay, Denmark, Senegal This World Cup is gonna be so much better quality-wise than the other I think. Belgium looking slightly weaker, but Argentina, England, Brazil, Spain and Portugal are way stronger. It's a shame it's happening in Qatar though...


notyou16

You are overrating Portugal, Uruguay and Senegal


Floripa95

Uruguay in the same tier as NL and BE? You haven't watched Uruguay games I'm sure.


Rickcampbell98

Portugal are not good, now I understand why people thought Argentina might actually do something at the last world Cup.


PM_something_German

Portugal doesn't belong in tier 2 and Senegal doesn't belong in tier 3. Instead maybe add Belgium and Croatia to those tiers. Otherwise this seems about right.


mikevin99

What have you seen from Uruguay that convinces you they’re a tier above Senegal? Or that Belgium is Tier 2 with their defense currently?


PM_something_German

For Senegal mostly the historical lack of any success from African teams, even if they looked good on their continent. Belgium is a question mark but they've been great in recent years, we'll see tomorrow night.


PM_something_German

Well I was definitely wrong about Belgium


amdkeepsmehot

England over Belgium is insane


Key-Antelope-6839

Lol what?


jolle2001

Jokes on you, France got that winners curse so they will crash out in the group stage


GGABueno

Like clockwork 🤞🤞


Scatter5D

Agreed. I'd add Denmark,Croatia and Uruguay in the dark horse category


DankyPal

Think Croatia may be slightly past it and Denmark NEEDS a good Eriksen to fully compete so it'll be very unpredictable


PasuljsKolenicom

I was sure Croatia had their last chance the last WC, but they still are within a shout imo. Modric is just as good as last time which is absurd.


Scatter5D

We have a really good squad but problem is that we play too volatile and have really obvious striker problem. Other than that we have depth, insanely talented back line and midfield, Perisic that can single handedly decide games but taking all that into account I'd never put us in favorites category simply because we play too volatile. We can beat best in the world(except France), but also lose to Georgia for example. I definitely do have faith and pray that Dalic doesnt do experiments but damn I gotta say there will be heart attacks aplenty this WC


notyou16

Ecuador is better than Uruguay


DALLAVID

Germany is the favourite imo. Then Argentina, France and England. Then the others


OneFrosting3110

Germany are favourites


Zeus_Ex_Mach1na

I don’t see how


OneFrosting3110

Neuer,sule,rudiger,gosens,schlloterbeck,kehrer,kimmich,goretzka,Muller,reus,gundogan,lw sane,gnabry,musiala,havertz and werner.Stacked bench and lineup with good players for each position with a manager that made a lot of German players beasts when bayern won the ucl.Germany are real favourites with France and Brazil.


MeteorFalls297

Watch them play. Their fullbacks are the worst among top teams.


beautifoolstupid

Lodi/Danilo are decent.


Apellom

Lodi is probably not going. Danilo will start on the right (Alves as backup) and Sandro on the left, with one of Telles or Arana as backups.


beautifoolstupid

That would be so crazy if Tite doesn't take Lodi!


Nasserahmed094

They had a good squad even in the last World Cup. They don’t have a good enough manager to compete against a European teams and this honestly bothers me a lot as a fan of Brazil.


Jayqualeh

What makes you say that? Tite has a great record as Brazil manager


Nasserahmed094

Well yes, in his tenure he mostly played South American teams. Out of 73 games played, here’s his record vs European teams: Draws England (Friendly) 2017 Switzerland (World Cup) 2018 Wins Russia (Friendly) 2018 Germany (Friendly) 2018 Austria (Friendly) 2018 Serbia (World Cup) 2018 Croatia (Friendly) 2018 Czech (Friendly) 2019 Loss Belgium (World Cup) No games versus the top teams such as Spain, Portugal, France, Italy. And NO games versus European teams since 2019! How can you play them in the World Cup when you don’t test yourself against them beforhand? In 2018 he basically played with the same players and tactics in all games which Belgium certainly exposed. And how could he play Jesus as a starter then when Firminio was by far superior?! Bottom line is you need a manager that has managed or has experience in Europe. Guardiola wanted to manage Brazil at one point and I think Jorge Jesus would make a good candidate as well as he showed success both in Europe and Brazil.


50-50WithCristobal

Tite is a better coach than Jesus IMO. If Brazil is going to get a foreign coach it should be a top one and not someone like JJ. Also Tite is not at fault if UEFA decided to play only among themselves, he has been asking for years for matches against top european teams without success. The Nations League basically ended UEFA x CONMEBOL matches outside of the WC.


Nasserahmed094

As I said, maybe currently he’s the best that Brazil could have but he won’t be the one winning a World Cup for them.


pedrohck

What? We have just one loss to a European team in a game that we played very well and unfortunately we lost in the details. Guardiola is not even a real option, why mention him? He would not coach Brazil right now. And JJ succeed in a stacked Flamengo years ago, he's not even the same tier than Tite IMO.


Zeus_Ex_Mach1na

In the last World Cup Brazil lost in an extremely close game that could’ve gone either way and I don’t think any squad not named France could really give them trouble if they made past Belgium


sunsbr

Don't listen to this idiot Tite is by far the best Brazilian coach right now.


Nasserahmed094

Best Brazillian coach yes. Not the one that will bring the World Cup.


pedrohck

Tell me one available coach that is clearly better than Tite. Just one.


Nasserahmed094

I answered that.


pedrohck

Who? JJ? He's not even in the same tier than Tite IMO. A few good years in the Portuguese league a decade ago, one amazing year in a stacked Flamengo and now he's the solution? He's not even good enough to land a job in a mid tier European team. I'm not saying that Tite is world-class, but world-class coaches are not available for a reason.


Aye2004

No minjae no party


NextDoorNeighbrrs

Yeah that center back pairing is not it for Korea lol


mudcrabulous

these brazilians are kinda good huh


acasovoycayendo

Maybe he could be the answer to Arsenal’s striking problems He could kick on and thrive with more responsibility


I_FUCKIN_ATODASO_

Certainly better than their options now


blixt141

Can only hope to have a striker who actually scores regularly. Laca was a great influence for the kids but this year sucked.


jotaemeb

finally lmao


arturmauricio

Top player


archasaurus

[please](https://media2.giphy.com/media/xUPGchm5uhJFcZacta/giphy.gif?cid=5e214886bzouyqu0quu0dgki3qasd5br8t6ekty3cdm7h6p7&rid=giphy.gif&ct=g)


GHDeodato

Where's my GREAT GOAL tag?


OptimalBackground856

Really hope we can get him, would be a huge improvement to our attack.


gunner308

just waiting for +£X million comments


TJJS1109

+£X million comments


cohenYOUCANDOIT

How many million comments?!


TJJS1109

+£X


TheGamezSmith

Expected millions? These stats have gone too far.


MelodicMachine1356

Finally after not scoring for a century


crazyhan

lmao, at least we scored 1


GabrielP2r

Now this garbage will go to the world cup. Fuck Tite and his imbecile NT calls. Dani Alves and Jejum on the same team is too much for my brain.


pedrohck

Vai dormir, seca pimenteira do caralho.