Cup final score predictions

Discussion in 'The Hornets' Nest - Watford Chat' started by Vicarage Road, May 7, 2019.

  1. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player


    Like it!

    Btw, your avatar may spark a Final Week frenzy for jackstraws.

    Anything to soothe the nerves.
     
  2. Sam987

    Sam987 Academy Graduate

    Hahahaha yes!
     
  3. Happy yellow

    Happy yellow Academy Graduate

    We have a better chance of winning the FA cup next year than we do this year.
     
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  4. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    My early confidence is beginning to wane.
    7-0 to Citeh.
     
  5. Happy yellow

    Happy yellow Academy Graduate

    Since our most recent promotion to the Premier League we have played Man City eight times and conceded at least two goals in each game.

    Man City in all competitions , this season, have only failed to score in four matches and they missed a penalty in two of those.

    We need to score at least two to get to extra time in my opinion, probably three. The problem is we wont be able to get possession and when we do we will either play it long losing possession straight away allowing them to start another attack or we will play it short for a maximum of three passes, inevitably losing possession as we are closed down.

    Set pieces are not a big threat either as they are excellent at defending them. We need to play in a way that we break quickly and run at their central defence.

    It does not matter if we concede a goal as that is inevitable, but we must not concede quickly after the first one as we have a habit of doing this putting us in a position where we are out of the game.
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2019
  6. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Not just glass half full stuff but meniscus is about to burst stuff.

    Excellent!
     
  7. zztop

    zztop Eurovision Winner 2015

    There is always the small chance that City will get lucky and sneak a win, but on balance, 2-0 to the 'orns!
     
  8. Ybotcoombes

    Ybotcoombes First Year Pro

    I don’t know what’s more depressing the lack of faith in the predictions or the fact that they are probably right

    Interesting many city to win 5:0 is 20:1 us to win 1:0 is 26:1

    If they score we are ****** as they will score a lot , it will either be 1:0 to us or 5:1 to them
     
  9. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Academy Graduate

    3-2 us, we'll blitz them around the 70-75 minute mark only to get twitchy in stoppage time. Came to me in a dream, the entire City backroom staff was unavailable so they had to draft in darts player Mervyn King to manage them from a day, his recent health issues notwithstanding, and Success, Sema and Janmaat took advantage of the utter confusion at set pieces. Cue bedlam in town, led by my best mate's (a Toffee unfortunately) 80 something year old gran, who set off flares all over Watford which ended up in her getting arrested
     
  10. WillisWasTheWorst

    WillisWasTheWorst Reservist

    All sounds very plausible.
     
  11. Clive_ofthe_Kremlin

    Clive_ofthe_Kremlin Squad Player

    city 5 watford 0
     
  12. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Least realistic bit of this is us keeping them to only 2 goals.
     
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  13. BusheyOrn

    BusheyOrn First Year Pro

    3-1 to us!
    0-0 half time. Early goal 2nd half followed by a 2nd around 70mins.
    Then they absolutly bombard us and score at 82 ish and we are in complete panic and last ditch defending, then a desperate punt clear sets Gray free and he miss-controls it which confuses their keeper and he bundles in the winner late on!
    It's in the tea leaves! :)
     
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  14. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    You think its more realistic that we will score 3 ??
    5% we win, 45% we lose by one or two, 50% we lose by 3 or more. Sounds about right to me.
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2019
  15. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Pyro party!
     
  16. Supertommymooney

    Supertommymooney First Year Pro

    Brighton only lost 1-0 in the semi

    We are better than Brighton.

    However, on the flip side, they can actually defend.
     
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  17. Happy bunny

    Happy bunny Cheered up a bit

    We'll score first. Final score, 5-1. Not to us.
     
  18. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

  19. Beekayess

    Beekayess Reservist

    Excellent. With any luck, some of their players cannot swim.

    We shouldn't have sold Nordin Armband.
     
  20. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Disappointing if true. I thought it was the law that it had to be sunny and warm on cup final day?
     
  21. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

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  22. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Awful. Truly awful.
     
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  23. wfcwarehouse

    wfcwarehouse Strangeland

    2-1 to us.
     
  24. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    Anyone who has Watford to win by any scoreline whatsoever is mental.

    But you know, sometimes, it’s the crazy ones....
     
  25. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    3-1 City.

    Them to take the lead inside the first 20 minutes. Us to equalise just before half time. Them to pull away in the second half with goals at c.60 and 80 minutes.

    Sterling, Deulofeu, an unexpected City scorer, Aguero.
     
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  26. a19tgg

    a19tgg Reservist

    My mind is totally blown by the perceived concept that there is a direct correlation between the quality of their team vs the quality of ours and their ability to outdrink us.

    They should get the better pubs, because they’re a better team... so they can naturally out drink us as a result? Are they aware we’ll both have 28k fans there? Thick northern idiots.
     
  27. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    I suppose we might think the same of Deeney if he wasn't one of ours?!

    Tbf to the City fans as the last comment points out we aren't exactly expecting much more than a defeat ..

    The most bitter comment came from the Wolves fan ..
     
  28. cyaninternetdog

    cyaninternetdog Forum Hippie

    1-1 then pens.
     
  29. BigRossLittleRoss

    BigRossLittleRoss Squad Player

    0-0, goes to ET and pens.

    First 5 penalties are all score by both teams so it goes to sudden death. By some miracle it gets to 10pm and the two teams are still neck and neck. The FA are too tight to spend the extra on floodlights past 10 pm and also some neighbours complained about the noise so the game is abandoned and we share the trophy 50/50.

    We get custody on weekends and midweek, City gets the other days, holidays are split evenly but if either of the teams enters into a relationship with another cup competition then they have to forgo visitation rights.

    So lets hope City win the Charity Shield, as it will mean we get to keep the cup till May 2020.
     
  30. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    I said 4-1 as my serious prediction.

    But you know, with all the buzz this week from various articles raving about our set up and the interviews with the players about just how much it means. And then the pieces about the 1984 game....it’s just got the juices flowing and I’m fully into mode now!!!! So I’m revising it....

    6-0 City.
     
  31. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    It’s going to be 6-0
     
  32. cyaninternetdog

    cyaninternetdog Forum Hippie

    Will be over by half time, 5-1 City.
     
  33. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    Man city 2 - 3 Watford
     
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  34. Supertommymooney

    Supertommymooney First Year Pro

    This is what I am hoping for..
     
  35. 1-0 to the Golden Boys :cool:
     

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