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Chelski line up:

Petr Cech
Jose Bosingwa
Ricardo Carvalho
John Terry
Ashley Cole
Michael Ballack
Frank Lampard
John Obi Mikel
Deco
Joe Cole
Nicolas Anelka


Subs
Hilario
Franco Di Santo
Florent Malouda
Wayne Bridge
Paulo Ferreira
Shaun Wright-Phillips
Alex


Pompey line up:

David James
Younes Kaboul
Sol Campbell
Sylvain Distin
Hermann Hreidarsson
Glen Johnson
Lassana Diarra
Papa Bouba Diop
Niko Kranjcar
Jermain Defoe
Peter Crouch


Subs
Jamie Ashdown
Lauren
Jerome Thomas
John Utaka
Arnold Mvuemba
Martin Cranie
Djimi Traore


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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 17 2008

Time: 1:10PM

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Davis not even on a 7 man bench. Harry must be angry with him, or is he injured?
pompeyyong
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17/08/2008 13:16:00

they say he's injured... but he's frozen solid isnt he...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:18:00

kaboul will offer an extra shield to the backline in a midfield role wont he... or are we going 5 at the back with johnson and hermann as wingbacks?
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:19:00

from skysports, it was four at the back, with 3 in middle, and kranjcar just ahead, and then crouchy and defoe upfront
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:23:00

well here we go guys, im sticking with my 2-1 pompey :-)
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:25:00

butterflys are rumbling, mixture of excitement, dread, and my minds still on the harry hammers swap
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:27:00

Come on Kaboul!
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:28:00

his chance to shine isnt it... and i reckon he will today, as will we...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:29:00

deco could have picked up a yellow for that foul on diarra couldnt he...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:32:00

nice move!
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:32:00

COME ON POMPEY!! Couldnt stand skysports news, billy davies, ''pourts-mouth''! and chelsea this chelsea that, RADIO FIVE LIVE......Defoeeeeeeee
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:32:00

Sound as if were playing pretty decent. aslong as we hold it till the later stages, then a debut goal for thomas
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:33:00

weve started brightly...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:33:00

Jamo!! solid as a diamond rock?!
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:35:00

nice Crouchie
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:37:00

just have to think that if kranjcar was going, he wouldnt of started, since weve got thomas has cover.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:37:00

keep fat frank out - he always scores against us - and we can do this!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:38:00

richest payed player in europe, disgraceful!!
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:39:00

kaboul looks like a defender playing in midfield at the mo... very heavy touch.
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:40:00

worried about diarra's knee after that foul by deco...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:40:00

Kaboul looks energetic, if a little wooden.
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:41:00

I hope hes not the longterm option there.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:41:00

***** sake, ******** chelsea
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:42:00

good run and ball, but where was the defence... early days, early goal isnt ideal but we can still do it!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:42:00

Optimism is slipping away from me rug, I wish I had your hope!.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:43:00

we look ok apart from Diop and Kaboul...
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:48:00

is diop playing lol! kaboul doesnt look comfortable on the ball at all...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:49:00

spot on Rug -
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:49:00

nice volley diop!!
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:49:00

well done jamo!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:50:00

Jamo!!
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:50:00

come on, kaboul is useless at teh moment, keep it down till 1-0 until half time
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:51:00

englands number one, england, englands number one...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:51:00

looks like he might be trying alittle too hard...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:51:00

Lampard is a fat chancer
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:52:00

good analysis Chris. : )
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:53:00

we can still get something here... keep it tight and bring on some width in the 2nd half and who knows!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:54:00

what the ***** was that...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:55:00

anelka the sulking *****. hernan needs to step up.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:55:00

shocking defending and jamo went for a wonder when he might not have needed it...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:56:00

Can't see Harry - is he on the line or the bench?
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 13:57:00

Worst ******** week every, ***** sake, im sick of chelsea. Anyone can win the league if you pay plays 151,000 a week, go home abramovich
Gleams
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17/08/2008 13:58:00

HR is on the bench.
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:58:00

not a bad effort from kaboul, power no placement... reckon we should take a chance at half time and get thomas on for diop or kaboul...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 13:59:00

almost caught out again - by a long ball!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:00:00

all this talk of good football, they just punt it past us.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 14:01:00

Diarra could posisbly be the best player on the pitch
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:01:00

chelski are playing well, diarra needs more help tho - namely some width and an outlet...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:02:00

we look like a team that's already played in Europe this week
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:04:00

bring on thomas at the break, or utaka - at least give the option of some width... we keep wanting to go out wide right but have no one there!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:08:00

omg
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:15:00

4-3, were gonna win 4-3...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:17:00

Utaka for Diop at half time? What about Mvuema on for Krancjar
UKTony
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17/08/2008 14:20:00

I thought Kranjcar started to get his act together in the last 10 minutes.
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:23:00

I can't think of a positive thing to say after that first half. We were totally ripped apart over and over. Shocking!
sneakay
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17/08/2008 14:24:00

Don't think it's that bad Sneakay. It shouldn't have been a pen and the Chelsea boys are playing to impress the new gaffer.
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:25:00

Im sure FA will have a field day if the scoreline stays the same : )
Gleams
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17/08/2008 14:28:00

Have we actually managed to link more than 3 passes together though Chris? Does the midfield know what they are doing? Kaboul and Diop look completely out of place and so far Nikko has been a waste of space. Thankfully as always Diarra is pulling his weight. Crouch and Defoe look unsupported and the defence are not with it. What positives are you seeing?
sneakay
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17/08/2008 14:30:00

I think we all realise that we have serious mid-field issues - just a shame we played the best home team in the country on day #1 before we had a chance to sort it out..
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:30:00

not trying to make excuses - or sound like HR - but we must remember it is chelski we are playing... weve been ok, some welll below par... with some width we might have caused problems, get diop off!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:32:00

Agreed Sneakey - it's not good but as I said above it wasn't unexpected. It's not just that we are missing Muntari and Mendes either - the team is ill equipped to play 4-4-2. Positives. Well - Defoe looks lively -
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:33:00

only positive i see is we're only 45 mins from the end of our torture. top 6 not on what i've seen today.
Steve C
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17/08/2008 14:34:00

square pegs in round holes - that our problem, bring on utaka and/or thomas...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:36:00

Wondering if Jamie Redknapp might get a game..
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:39:00

i'll come out of retirement to give them an option :-)
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:40:00

At least Diop is fighting for it.
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:43:00

diop has been good this half, credit where due...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:44:00

WHY WASN'T THAT A ******** PENALTY THEN!!!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:53:00

looking better -
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:53:00

lets get some pride from this now.
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 14:54:00

A good 10 minutes at last. Looks like they finally want to play in this game. Hoorah. 3 goals in 25 minutes maybe?
sneakay
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17/08/2008 14:55:00

I'll be happy with 1 tbh
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:55:00

Diarra injured?
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 14:56:00

You would think that its only our fans in the ground! Well sung boys!
sneakay
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17/08/2008 15:00:00

3-0 away to chelsea, not lost in 82 games, new manager, and all. bad start, harsh on the penalty, it all adds up. I dont think you can judge how good we are on this game.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:01:00

come on thomas, 20 minute cameo!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 15:01:00

at the moment were 20th in the table. : (
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:02:00

could be worse, we could be nothern b*stards
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 15:04:00

haha, or spurs supporters
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:04:00

did you see Scolari explaining the rules to SWP?
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 15:05:00

SWP = 10 minutes a game. every week. well done shaun.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:07:00

Second half performance leaves room for optimism
ChrisW
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17/08/2008 15:14:00

*****
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:17:00

Oh great! 4-0 ~ *******
Et_tu_Pompeii
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17/08/2008 15:18:00

Down to Earth with a BIG crash.
sneakay
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17/08/2008 15:18:00

im no keeper but i reckon jamo went with the wrong hand...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 15:18:00

chelsea are good, we were poor. a RW, and from the looks of things another CM. and sol needs to put his boots up
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:19:00

So, not missing Muntari and Mendes, than?
Et_tu_Pompeii
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17/08/2008 15:20:00

Am I the only one thinking Steve Claridge is a tit?
Et_tu_Pompeii
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17/08/2008 15:21:00

And we even missed our only chance
sneakay
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17/08/2008 15:21:00

I think we need a clearout, we must get some money. even if it cost us in the long run, were not a balanced team.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:22:00

And I was only yesterday, gloating at The Scum's league position
Et_tu_Pompeii
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17/08/2008 15:23:00

one game guys, chelski are no mugs - we were poor in most areas, but it was chelski... this is one game, we were poor we will get better...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 15:25:00

hopefully this sparks harry to do something about the money situation. perhaps a ultimateum?
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:25:00

Jamo at fault probably for 2 goals and a harsh penalty, bring on Utd.
sneakay
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17/08/2008 15:25:00

mate if we have no money there is little we can do, if he isnt going to get any money if he threatens to go if he doesnt get it then sasha will say go... as above, one game against a top class side! we were poor, but we dust ourselves down and show were better than this...
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 15:27:00

we should do better for united, hopefully.
Gleams
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17/08/2008 15:27:00

were at home, so yep we will do better against manyoo - at old trafford we would have got stuffed!
pompeyrug
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17/08/2008 15:28:00

Chelsea were different class, started to look a little better in second half then bang what a kick in the teeth. agreed Jamo at fault for 2 & unfortunate penalty, then we did not get ours.On the plus the blue socks set that kit off nicely. Sorry!
pompeyyong
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17/08/2008 15:53:00

pompey..you lot have been deco-ed...hard luck boys..do the mancs for us will you!!
essientric
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17/08/2008 15:56:00

Well I'm really depressed after that - I expected us to lose, it being Scolari's first game and at the Bridge and all, but not like that - we were awful and Jamo had a mare in front of Fabio - I'm glad the 4th goal wasn't in an England shirt, he'd have been crucified. I was confident about the manyoo game, but not anymore. It didn't help that I watched in a pub sat behind a table full of Chelski ***'s as well.
tracyc
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17/08/2008 16:54:00

I get no satisfaction from forcasting the correct score.
007
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17/08/2008 17:00:00

3 defenders on the bench says a lot of players not available?
storagematt
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17/08/2008 18:02:00

Don't be so depressed, pompers. But do thrash those Mancs for us will you, Uncle 'arry always gets the better of him, well atleast sometimes.
raaid
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17/08/2008 20:07:00

First game in a long season. All the best for the rest of the season.
sw6cfc
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18/08/2008 16:28:00

 

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