It is more than just winning

It was a time when fans of different clubs quarreled a lot about who was the best, just for the teams involved to play against each of them and provide them with the answer. It was the Halkiion days, before heat maps, predicted goals and green rectangles adorned with numbers, arrows and circles, meaning their lack of them meant that people were somewhat happy using both the scoreboard and their eyes guide to assess which of the two teams they were watching was better.

Of course, that was then and this now, and the debate rages on about which team is better Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur Long after the final whistle was blown, a daily soccer email could be forgiven for asking why two teams had bothered playing each other at all. After all, what is the point in two groups of players turning toes on the field of play if that only causes debate, rather than decisively, about which of them excels?

Like many disagreements before that, this was due to comments made by Jose Mourinho, specifically his post-match claim. That “the best team has lost”. It is a false view that arguably greeted Liverpool fans with a stroke after the match on their social media accounts disgraceful on Twitter, despite the not-so-subtle way in which they usually receive any opinions that could be considered critical of their team or his team. Glorious Leader. In stark contrast, Tottenham fans were quick to endorse their manager’s opinion, stating that despite having 0.00000001% of the possession, their team created more visible chances and would have won comfortably if: a) they scored more than one goal; B) He has not been a victim of a misfortune. And c) the trouble of keeping tabs on Bobby Firmino for that late corner.

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Valid points on both sides of this complex debate So, The Fiver is sure you will agree. It’s an argument that looks like it will continue tediously until the end of the season. And if one of these teams continues, as seems likely, to win the title, then only we will know which one is the best. Except we won’t know, because if the Wednesday night internet craze didn’t show us anything else, we have now reached a point of silliness where teams try to decide to outrun the soccer field is just a prelude to a series of inappropriate things. Quarrels elsewhere.

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