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Open Thread: October 26, 2021

Your Tuesday issue of the Daily Merengue

FC Barcelona v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Santander
New feature for recent models only: “Kroos Control”
Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images

The Open Thread/Daily Merengue is a place where you can discuss anything and everything related to football. Feel free to discuss the topics presented here, or start your very own discussions! The Open thread will be posted every day by one of the mods you’d totally do a movie marathon with: Valyrian Steel, Felipejack, YoSnail, Ezek Ix or yours truly.

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Oh Manchester...

By now, everyone and their pet has heard of Man United’s demolition at the hands of their archrivals Liverpool. If you ask me, it’s been a long time (ok, weeks long) coming for United, whose “pressing” scheme, if you can call it that, has looked depressing. Anyway, this isn’t the place or post to talk about ManU’s flaws. The world went crazy about Mo Salah’s hattrick in the Theatre of Dreams. But, do you recall the previous player to score a hattrick in the Old Trafford? Yesh! It was Ronaldo Nazario back when he was playing for Real Madrid. And what a game that was...

Like a boss

Dani’s been here for a while huh


Box-to-Box monster Fede Valverde is injured - though it’s nothing serious - and is expected to be out for a few weeks. This probably means more minutes for Camavinga in the next few games.

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