Pompey team to face West Ham?
Of course the team that you or I would 'probably' select for the trip to Upton Park tomorrow would be different to what Steve Cotterill would, or does...
The beauty is we have some genuine options now!
I 'think' he will go something like this?
That said will he leave out Kitson - I would not have thought so!
Now, personally - although I prefer a 4-4-2 formation, away from home something that is more like a 4-5-1, with the option of switching to a 4-3-3, is more suited away from home really, right?
So, like I say this would be my line-up...
Well, for me, Lawro just does not have the 'energy' to play wide, granted he puts in a quality ball but a 'freer' central role would benefit all for me as he is not doing nearly enough used out wide.
The Viking and Varney are more naturally suited to wide roles and can link-up with the lone man, who I would think 'should' be Benji.
You can hit him, he will chase everything down and hold the ball up pretty well to bring others into play. If he runs into the channels, which I think he would, then the more naturally attacking thinking wide players, that are used to a central role , can then cut into the middle themselves offering him the support he needs. And Benji's ability to assist will make him a threat if he does go out wide!
For me, even though I would like to see Rocha John Rocha alongside Pearce, at some point this is arguably our strongest starting 11?
One player that I think can count himself unfortunate to have drifted out of the picture is young Williams - he is a genuine wide player and has caused problems to sides with his limited time on the pitch this season, I would very much like to see him involved but I am not sure this will happen much this season...
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