Lautaro Martinez

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made up for him
 

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Just like I run to the forum when proven right I have to put my hand up when I get it wrong.

I got it wrong about Lautaro, I thought he was dispensible and many strikers in the world would be an upgrade. I said we should take the money and run but I was very wrong.

This isn’t even because he scored a hatrick today.. I always felt he was wasteful especially with big chances.

This season he’s been immense in the build up and always showed up with the goals when it mattered. I noticed it at the tail end of last season but he’s become even more reliable now. Perhaps its the extra responsibility he shouldered when Lukaku was gone and he was given the arm band.

World class player, I was wrong he is indispensible to this team.

The one thing I would say for me is that I want to see him not being too streaky this season, and also continuing his clinical scoring abilities.

I have to say I wasn't sure how the captaincy would impact him. It it's been a resounding success. He's really matured/stepped up/whatever you wanna call it under the spot light. Full kudos to him.
 

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Just from the goals he has already scored, he has improved A LOT from last season.

He is scoring some first touch goals that can only be scored by training that aspect of your game very very very very intensely and very often.

His first goal was a goal that I'd never guess was scored by him, and he has scored 2/3 goals like that this season.

Good job. I hope he wins the top goalscorer of the season.
 

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Just from the goals he has already scored, he has improved A LOT from last season.

He is scoring some first touch goals that can only be scored by training that aspect of your game very very very very intensely and very often.

His first goal was a goal that I'd never guess was scored by him, and he has scored 2/3 goals like that this season.

Good job. I hope he wins the top goalscorer of the season.
Tbh for me it was never whether he could do some of those things, it was more about his ability to do it consistently
 

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I have a random question that popped into my head. Suppose Inzaghi had accidentally made a 6th substitution or something, and we ended up losing this match by default 3-0. In that case, would Lautaro's 4 goals still count towards the final capocannoniere tally or would they be invalidated? And what about his scoring record with Inter, would it stay at 108?
 

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I have a random question that popped into my head. Suppose Inzaghi had accidentally made a 6th substitution or something, and we ended up losing this match by default 3-0. In that case, would Lautaro's 4 goals still count towards the final capocannoniere tally or would they be invalidated? And what about his scoring record with Inter, would it stay at 108?
I think they're invalidated but not 100% sure
 

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So I managed to make up the Top 10 list:
1) Alessandro Altobelli 21 goals
2) Aldo Serena 11 goals
2) Rodrigo Palacio 11 goals
4) Roberto Bonninsegna 10 goals
4) Maurizio Ganz 10 goals
6) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 9 goals
6) Dennis Bergkamp 9 goals
8) Nicola Berti 8 goals
9) Alvaro Recoba 7 goals
9) Romelu Lukaku 7 goals

Vieri, Ronaldo, Matthaus, Liam Brady and Momo Kallon have 6 goals.

From modern players, ironically Livaja is the next in line with 4 goals, as many as Guarin has :lol:

Uefa Cup also saw a lot of evolution and its final form had a mini group stage where you played 4 teams once. Then Europa League became a CL imitation.

We played 11 games to win the 1998 edition and it took 12 games for the first two because the final was over two legs.

We played only 6 games in 2020 because of covid. Would have been 9 games under normal circumstances. Add 6 group games, and you'd need 15 games to win the Europa League now instead of the 11-12 it took for Uefa Cup originally.


Altobelli also has the most Cup Winners Cup goals, with 10. Next has 3 (Carlo Muraro)

And Sandro Mazzola has 17 goals in the European Cup, followed by Jair with 11.
Glad to see Palacio here high on that list. Another underrated Argentinian.
 

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I have a random question that popped into my head. Suppose Inzaghi had accidentally made a 6th substitution or something, and we ended up losing this match by default 3-0. In that case, would Lautaro's 4 goals still count towards the final capocannoniere tally or would they be invalidated? And what about his scoring record with Inter, would it stay at 108?
I would sack Inzaghi for that
 

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I loved how Pavard came to congratulates him with passion at one moment, forgot which goal. Seeing this scene and the bromance between Lautaro and Thuram warms my heart, I was afraid the WC final would cause tension between them.
 

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I have a random question that popped into my head. Suppose Inzaghi had accidentally made a 6th substitution or something, and we ended up losing this match by default 3-0. In that case, would Lautaro's 4 goals still count towards the final capocannoniere tally or would they be invalidated? And what about his scoring record with Inter, would it stay at 108?
Fonseca did that at Roma in the Cup in 2021. They lost the game to Spezia anyway (2-4) but I think none of the goals were taken into account in the end.
 

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Last season he had 3 goals and 1 assist after the first 4 Serie A games and then had a drop in form. So yeah, a lot better this season
 

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I think that he will have a great season, which can make some teams to put huge money on the table.
 

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If he continues like that, he might win the golden boot. So far:
Haaland 7 games, 8 goals
Lautaro 7 games, 9 goals.
 

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Good but he'll never be a great. Kudos for fighting till the end.
 
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