User Tag List

Page 94 of 94 FirstFirst ... 4484929394
Results 1,396 to 1,407 of 1407

Thread: Karim Benzema

  1. #1396
    Senior Member
    Vilarrubi's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    4,571
    Mentioned
    72 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfe View Post
    Honestly, he couldn't lace Van Nistelrooy's boots in terms of meaningful contribution to our frontline.

    It says so much when people overrate him to such a silly extent as to say "he's our best player" or "we'd be nowhere without him". Guarantee you, if you took Benzema and stuck 3-4 other seniors used to playing with him on the bench, we'd not lose any efficiency at all if there were ample substitute options. All it takes is casting your mind to what Real Madrid were achieving when we had hungry Vazquez, Isco, Kovacić, Morata and James rotating in for Benzema and Ronaldo against bottom 10 teams. Compare that time from 16/17 with what we have to rely on offensively right now. Difference is night and day.
    Do you mean just this season? Last season he was great with that big goal tally and obviously the seasons before being a key part in CL success and perfect for Ronaldo.

    Haven't actually watched any of your games this season except 10 min of the Celta game. What would your starting 11 be if there were no injuries?
    #ValverdeOUT

  2. #1397
    Villarato!
    Wolfe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    6,464
    Mentioned
    49 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Vilarrubi View Post
    Do you mean just this season? Last season he was great with that big goal tally and obviously the seasons before being a key part in CL success and perfect for Ronaldo.

    Haven't actually watched any of your games this season except 10 min of the Celta game. What would your starting 11 be if there were no injuries?
    Any season. He genuinely had 2 seriously good years out of 10 at being a striker. If you factor in being a Ronaldo squire then sure, maybe another 2. But even the numbers don't support that. He barely managed 10 assists in those horrid 2 seasons before this last one and fucked so many chances to seal key ties embarrassingly (i.e. PSG) which all went forgotten because of one sodding run against Atletico and 2 keeper mistakes for which he gets credit for. Mad.

    Dude is not a shit player, but to talk him up as if he's something special and suggesting we should be grateful for what he does, which happens to be a bare minimum for a top European striker? Lmao.
    Seriously, who gives a shit about the big goal tally? Didn't Suarez score 25 goals last season? Why is he being talked up as being washed up pile of shit and Benzema who is wank against just about any top4 team and had one good game vs Ajax is getting the "but he's been your best player" treatment?

    You'll genuinely struggle to find vehement opposition to his sale among madridistas if he were to be sold and somebody like Dybala or even Kane were to fill the hole.

    Right now it's against any reason to not play him because of how little his teammates understand Jović and vice versa. But that profile of a striker was SORELY missed in Madrid ever since Higuain broke his back.
    Last edited by Wolfe; 26th August 2019 at 11:49 PM.
    People are boring.

  3. #1398
    Senior Member
    BarcaOG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,151
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    ^ i totally agree. he's super overrated. top 5 real madrid strikers? that's just laughable...
    peptastic

  4. #1399
    Senior Member
    Alik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Barcelona
    Posts
    7,541
    Mentioned
    23 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Benzema is a top 10 striker.

  5. #1400
    You're welcome
    Horatio's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Location
    Basque Country
    Posts
    8,444
    Mentioned
    32 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Benzema is underrated imo.

  6. #1401
    Senior Member
    Devils's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    11,724
    Mentioned
    50 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Big drip!
    Puyol #5

  7. #1402
    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Posts
    680
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Best in the world.

  8. #1403
    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Posts
    2,701
    Mentioned
    54 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    BBC was the best suited attacking trio to win CLs. Even though MSN at their best were way better.

  9. #1404
    Senior Member
    BarcaOG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,151
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    good for him for scoring consistently, but let's not lose sight of the fact that he's a striker at real madrid. what else is he expected to do? i've heard some really absurd things about his status a lot recently.
    peptastic

  10. #1405
    Official Lyon representative
    Benzema10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    840
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    He didn't get a single good ball, could have easily scored 2 with some luck... very bad luck.

  11. #1406
    Official Lyon representative
    Benzema10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    840
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    team can't create a single chance for this guy, best player on the pitch today as usual

  12. #1407
    Senior Member
    FinBarcelonafan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Turku
    Posts
    5,563
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Benzema is Reals best player.

Tags for this Thread