Sixer’s Sevens: Leicester City 0 SAFC 0. Can’t beat the strugglers

Jake gives Sixer star billing
Jake gives Sixer star billing

Pete Sixsmith, whose seven-word instant verdicts enlighten these pages, saw this goalless draw at Leicester as a win we let go. A touch of sharpness in their box, a little more midfield creativity … that would have made the difference. As it is, we still struggle against newly promoted teams. Two nil-nil draws from visits to all three of them. But with Chelsea and Man City up next, it was a game we absolutely needed not to lose so let us take comfort in small mercies. Look out for Gus Poyet’s own verdct and Pete’s considered view ..

Jake: winter closes in
Jake: winter closes in

Nov 22 Leicester City (0) 0 SAFC (0) 0 Two points lost rather than one gained

Nov 9 SAFC (0) 1 Everton (0) 1 A good point against a good side

Nov 3 Crystal Palace (0) 1 SAFC (1) 3 *Sometimes a win is all that matters

Oct 25 SAFC (0) 0 Arsenal (1) 2  *Farcical errors lead to further foot shooting 

Oct 18 Southampton (3) 8 SAFC (0) 0 Total humiliation today. Players should be ashamed

Oct 4 SAFC (2) 3 Stoke City (1) 1 Duck broken but still some hairy moments

Sept 27 SAFC (0) 0 Swansea City (0) 0 Better performance but cannot finish teams off

Sept 23 Capital One Cup 3rd Round: SAFC (1) 1 Stoke City (1) 2 No Wembley date this March. Wasted evening

Sept 20 Burnley 0 (0) SAFC 0 (0) A thoroughly disappointing performance. Early optimism evaporating

Sept 13 SAFC (1) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Not quite sure how we managed that>

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August 30th: QPR (1) 1 SAFC (0) 0 Terrible result, performance was not much better

August 27: Capital One Cup 2nd Round: Birmingham City (0) 0 SAFC (0) 3 Not quite as comfortable as it sounds

Sunday August 24 :SAFC (1) 1 Manchester United (1) 1 Happy with the performance – and Gus’s style

Saturday August 16: West Bromwich Albion (1) 2 SAFC (1) 2
Larsson digs us out of a hole

** See how Sixer, and occasional subs, captured last season at
https://safc.blog/2014/05/sixers-sevens-safc-1-swansea-3-after-the-lord-mayors-show/

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  1. Time for cliches involving lightning, Sunderland took the special one’s unbeaten home record. Chelsea still unbeaten? Or should I be thinking in terms of airborne pigs?

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