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Teams - Everton v Pompey

Teams - Everton v Pompey

Everton line up:

Tim Howard
Phil Neville
Joseph Yobo
Joleon Lescott
Leighton Baines
Mikel Arteta
Jack Rodwell
Phil Jagielka
Leon Osman
Yakubu
James Vaughan


Subs
Iain Turner
Lars Christian Jacobsen
Nuno Valente
James Wallace
Victor Anichebe
John Kissock
Jose Baxter


Pompey line up:

David James
Glen Johnson
Younes Kaboul
Sol Campbell
Sylvain Distin
Papa Bouba Diop
Sean Davis
Lassana Diarra
Armand Traore
Peter Crouch
Jermaine Defoe


Subs
Jamie Ashdown
Lauren
Hermann Hreidarsson
John Utaka
Arnold Mvuemba
Ben Sahar
Djimi Traore


For those of you not at the game, if you are watching on the box or listening on the radio - or however you are keeping up with events - why not make a few comments below as the game unfolds.

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Saturday August 30 2008
Time: 2:33PM

Comments

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Look's like both teams going 4-4-2 here, interesting considering last season's game both saw us revert to 4-5-1, can we expect an open game today? I had a dream Everton won 1-0, Victor Anichebe off the bench! Good luck
toffeetower
30/08/2008 14:39:00
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no changes then in the starting 11...disappointed not to see little at least named on the bench - having a chat with my cousin yesterday we both thought that starting with little might give us the chance to get off to a flyer, even if he only last 45 minutes as he does have the ability to deliver a ball, which we have been lacking!
pompeyrug
30/08/2008 14:40:00
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Think he has gone 3-5-2 IMHO. Kaboul, Distin & Campbell as a back 3, with GJ & Traore as wing-backs.. I really think HR wants to give it a go, and means it when he says "Younes is here to play". Adams & Sol are known to be against wing-backs - not surprisingly due to the success of the back 4, "arms up-offside" and playing it all of their lives - but the lack of width has been a problem - and I think HR sees this as the best compromise. This time (unlike last season), they have given in..?
scott mc
30/08/2008 14:44:00
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i think thats a 4-4-2 with distin as left back in all honesty. I would have loved to play 3-5-2 last season, and once again, this season, i think that it would give our team a lot more balance - but due to sol and tony being so against it, I doubt harry will have the guts to try it...
pompeycarpet
30/08/2008 14:47:00
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i like the thought of 3-5-2 - and that is what we have gone i believe, we have kaboul who has pace, so this can work...
pompeyrug
30/08/2008 14:48:00
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Let's hope we play as well as we did last Monday. Mvuemba to make an appearance in the second half
UKTony
30/08/2008 14:53:00
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Vitoria SC have a spy at Goodison today, per their website. I wonder what he'll make of it
UKTony
30/08/2008 14:55:00
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after the youth team won 8-0, lets hope our senior team can better that... now wouldnt that be funny?
pompeycarpet
30/08/2008 14:58:00
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lets hope the 3-5-2 works, it was promising vs man u, lets get a good game under our belt and a few goals!!!!
jbaker
30/08/2008 15:02:00
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3-5-2 for me, I reckon Jonno is going to play more wing than back
paultsmouth
30/08/2008 15:02:00
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