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What Rotation?

After we have played pretty much the same team 3 times in 7 days, it has prompted me to question AVB's so called strength, in his ability to rotate a team for 4 competitions.

I am an AVB fan, I think he has way too much pressure on him at the moment (Yes I'm talking to you fans as well...) but I also feel that his strengths are not what we all expected. I was expecting that I would ready Thursday's line up against Maribor and say 'Damn, he's really pulled it out the bag playing Coulibaly there, genius!' and though this has not happened, I don't think it's been a weakness.

It is unavoidable however to deny that our rotation system clearly hasn't worked this year. We are seeing players tired, I feel Vertonghen has really hit unacceptable performance levels due to recent fatigue, not placing any blame on Superman Jan before you get on my back. Gallas is another, there are certainly more.

Off topic, I play 4-2-3-1 on Ultimate Team on FIFA, and those that play the game will know, some positions tire faster than others. We would expect that, Walker, Bale, Lennon, Verts in particular would feel the most strain, and I think we're correct. Position's that don't seem to marry up with real life are CB and CDM. If we had direct replacements for both our CB's and CDM's, would we be significantly better off?

This is a very segregated article, I appreciate, but it's not as simple as saying, this is why we're losing, there is no singular reason, it's a combination of things. I'd like to know whether you agree with the rotation policy and therefore feel our overall squad strength is our weakness this year, or whether AVB has got the rotation wrong and where you would change it and what benefits those changes would reap.

Written by Jimzoaar_The_Yid




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Date:Wednesday November 14 2012

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