Would you take a draw on Saturday?

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Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Spijed » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:53 pm

Although not ideal, It would at least mean Cardiff wouldn't be able to overtake us when they come to Turf Moor, especially as they play Man City during next week.

Plus it would stop the rot. If things are not going well, but it's still level after 80 mins I'd rather us accept a draw being better than nothing and be pragmatic about the game.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby tim_noone » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:56 pm

Yes.....

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Bosscat » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:04 pm

Of course I would ... but will be gutted at anything less than all 3 points :)

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Bin Ont Turf » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:11 pm

Only if we lose would I take a draw.

If we win we'd be stupid to take a draw.

If we draw, then I don't know about anyone else, but I would take a draw.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Taffy on the wing » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:25 pm

Absolutely............Especially after watching them batter UTD.
They look a very good side.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Vintage Claret » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:27 pm

Definitely

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Cubanclaret » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:33 pm

If we can extend our lead over Cardiff this weekend, it would be welcome, but I wouldn’t rule them out at home to Chelsea.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby BertiesBeehole » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:34 pm

Yes

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby CnBtruntru » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:35 pm

A win no draw and definitely not a loss.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:40 pm

No. That said wolves are a bit of a bogey side for us and are in good form.

But we need to get 9 points asap.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby PWBFC » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:42 pm

No.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby bfccrazy » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:44 pm

They’ll have half an eye on the cup game no doubt so it should be a time we target this game for a very attainable 3 points.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby jurek » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:52 pm

Much depends on how we play.
If we can play well but only manage a draw then fair enough.
Take that forward and hope for at least another draw at Bournemouth.

Then we could face Cardiff knowing a win will more than likely keep us up.
Even another draw would still keep us 4 points ahead of Cardiff.
That would leave them having to win two of their last 4 games
and us losing all ours.

So, yes I'd take a draw bur be more than delighted if we could win.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby RalphCoatesComb » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:57 pm

If we are playing for draws at home then all is lost.

A win is our only aim.

Anything less is not acceptable!
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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Funkydrummer » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:58 pm

I've had to think long and hard about this, and I really, honestly don't know.

Think I'll leave it to the powers that be, and just enjoy the whole matchday experience.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Barry_Chuckle » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:16 pm

We need to put Wolves on the back foot from the off, play for a point and they'll take us to the cleaners, just like they did down there.
Wolves have way too much pace in their team and a midfield who can pick a pass. We cannot give them time on the ball. Unfortunately, I think we will play straight into their hands so I'd take a point now.

I hope I'm proved wrong!

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby tiger76 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:51 pm

With our last 4 fixtures i don't think a point will be enough on Saturday,unless we went to Bournemouth and won,which with their home form is a big ask.

We really need all 3 points,and Chelsea to turn up in South Wales,we have to hope Wolves have one eye on the SF,or they have a shot-shy day.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby KeighleyClaret » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:24 am

A draw would be a great result after 4 defeats. Wolves are a good side. I'd be very happy to proceed 1 point at a time, the crucial game is on April 13th.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Vegas Claret » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:47 am

I've no idea how but I have a sneaky feeling we will win this

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby SGr » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:09 am

No. Need to win.

Moreover, Wolves need to beat Brighton in order to take European spot, so hopefully that puts this game low on their priorities.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Dazzler » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:57 am

SGr wrote:Moreover, Wolves need to beat Brighton in order to take European spot, so hopefully that puts this game low on their priorities.


You mean Watford in the Cup?

Anyhow,if Man City win the FA cup,the 3rd Europa spot will go to whoever finishes 7th where Wolves currently sit.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby dermotdermot » Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:41 am

Three points would be better.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby SGr » Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:56 am

Dazzler wrote:You mean Watford in the Cup?

Anyhow,if Man City win the FA cup,the 3rd Europa spot will go to whoever finishes 7th where Wolves currently sit.


Watford sorry, yes.

Have they changed the rules with regard to FA Cup finalist then? Seem to remember Hull getting into Europe based on finishing runner up. Must’ve done.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby snapcrackleandpop » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:37 am

Yes

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby MACCA » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:44 am

It's crazy to even think we should be playing for a "don't lose" at home to any newly promoted side, however I think that will be the approach.
Keep it tight hoping to nick 1, and reacting if/when anything changes.

Baring injury, I'd be very surprise if there were any changes in approach or personnel to the games v Palace and Leicester even though they all play a very similar way and have similar players.

Just hope we have learnt from the previous 2 aforementioned games, otherwise we will look very 1 dimensional if we fall into the same trap for 3 consecutive home games.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Quickenthetempo » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:49 am

I've grown up a Burnley fan that expects to win at home and lose away.

A draw is nothing but a consolation.
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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Murger » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:51 am

MACCA wrote:It's crazy to even think we should be playing for a "don't lose" at home to any newly promoted side, however I think that will be the approach.
Keep it tight hoping to nick 1, and reacting if/when anything changes.

Baring injury, I'd be very surprise if there were any changes in approach or personnel to the games v Palace and Leicester even though they all play a very similar way and have similar players.

Just hope we have learnt from the previous 2 aforementioned games, otherwise we will look very 1 dimensional if we fall into the same trap for 3 consecutive home games.


No reason to think Dyche will change his lineup or approach. So yes, I'd take a draw. But I think we'll get mullered.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby AlargeClaret » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:53 am

I think we’ll nick this , we’re actually playing ok and I think both the players and crowd will be right up for this . Wolves who have an FA Cup semi coming up and 2 bites of the euro cherry probs won’t be at “ full peak” A win I firmly believe will see us march on to relatively comfortable safety but a home defeat would be disastrous

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:04 am

Yes

It would mean Cardiff would need a win and a draw to go above us.

If we don't beat Cardiff, then we deserve to go down anyway

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Top Claret » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:09 am

If we are drawing with 2 minutes of normal time to go, I would definitely settle for a point.

We have the worse record in the league for conceding goals in the later stages

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Claretforever » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:14 am

Yes I’d take a draw. I think it’s going to be difficult to get anything due to it being Wolves. What I mean by that is our players are well up for Spurs, Liverpool etc who are expected to batter us. The difference with Wolves is that they are a top 7-8 side but, because they’ve just come up, mentally our players will feel we should get something.

Failure to apply the same intensity as versus the top 4 will see us beaten by 2-3 goals.

I’d take a draw though as I feel that Bournemouth is the game we have more chance in. They’ll want revenge for the 4-0, and it might play into our hands.

3 points from the next two games would set the Cardiff game up perfectly, so 1 point tomorrow would be great...providing we’re not playing against 10 men for 90 minutes.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby 4:20 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:25 am

I want a win on Saturday, a win at Bournemouth and a win against Cardiff. A rejuvenated Burnley after the international break, the good times returning once again. I want the anxiety to be over with as soon as possible and then we go on to finish the season with a point at Chelsea, throw a real spanner in the works against City, a class win at Everton and a last minute winner against Arsenal which buggers up their 4th spot aspirations. A great end to the season to be looked back upon fondly.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby JohnDearyMe » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:30 am

Yes would be happy with a point atm. Expecting a really difficult game on Saturday

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby Goobs » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:33 am

No. We need 3 points.

If it ends as a draw I won't be gutted but also not happy.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby CnBtruntru » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:45 am

Funkydrummer wrote:I've had to think long and hard about this, and I really, honestly don't know.

Think I'll leave it to the powers that be, and just enjoy the whole matchday experience.


Are you a member of the DUP? ;)

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby ashtonlongsider » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:18 am

A draws always better than nothing and Wolves are one of our bogey teams. They've done remarkably well considering this is their first season back. The match at Molineux was an embarrassment and first and foremost I hope we don't get a repeat. That said, given our last four matches, I would expect this and the Cardiff game to represent our best chances of gaining maximum points.

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Re: Would you take a draw on Saturday?

Postby houseboy » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:27 am

Absolutely not. We need pretty much maximum points from the next 3 games, or at the very least 6 points. Anything from the last 4 games would just be a happy bonus so we have to treat the next 3 games as our last 3 of the season really. And revising my previous prediction of points needed and looking at Cardiffs improvement I'm not certain now that 36 points will mean safety. We have to go for it this weekend and no safety first. Better to die trying than going out on a whimper.

Come on you Clarets - you can do this.


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