Fit again after overcoming a minor injury, Gueye played the full 90 minutes as the Teranga Lions edged the round of 16 match thanks to Sadio Mané's goal. The forward also missed a penalty.
Senegal will now play Morocco's conquerors, Benin, in Cairo on 10 July.
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1 Posted 05/07/2019 at 22:29:15
No preseason for Gueye, injury in waiting early into the new season, though maybe with PSG.
2 Posted 05/07/2019 at 22:42:22
Fuckin hell, mate why bother, isn't the tournament he is in,is a " pre season " ?
Any chance he has a couple of weeks off?
Or is that unprofessional?
3 Posted 05/07/2019 at 23:02:29
It's a genuine concern that many international footballers have had two consecutive heavy summers of football - the WC last year, the various heavy duty regional tournaments this summer.
They will have to be well managed to avoid burnout or picking up a stress injury.
Gueye in particular will need careful watching given his high energy style. Mina will have benefitted from appearing at the Copa America, given how little club football he played for us last season. A combo of being dropped and getting the mumps means Richarlison will not be as burnt out as he could have been.
With so many top teams dependent on many players from every continent, it will be interesting to see how they go from mid-season on.
4 Posted 05/07/2019 at 23:49:46
The sun will come up tomorrow morning.
Skin cancer in waiting for millions of people.
5 Posted 06/07/2019 at 00:44:01
6 Posted 06/07/2019 at 03:01:02
7 Posted 06/07/2019 at 06:30:59
8 Posted 06/07/2019 at 07:34:51
As mentioned by multiple posters in various threads, there's a strong belief in the ToffeeWeb community that clubs are waiting for players involved in international tournaments to be eliminated before ramping up any interest.
I'd prefer to know now if Gana is going or not so that Marco can get a new man in and up to speed with what his duties/role will be.
Even if Gana stays, we will need a plan B for the first 6 weeks of the season until Gana is rested and up to speed.
9 Posted 06/07/2019 at 08:12:48
Looks like the U23 squad will get a good run out.
10 Posted 06/07/2019 at 08:20:03
11 Posted 06/07/2019 at 08:29:10
12 Posted 06/07/2019 at 08:40:22
Footballers are not machines and they need a period of recuperation, and I fear even someone with Gueye's lungs may be burned out.
The idea to have these type of tournaments and the World Cup after a hard season needs consideration as to a shorter season or to hold them mid term.
This of course would be the biggest shake up in the history of the game but club/player power could make the shift.
13 Posted 06/07/2019 at 09:45:02
The players involved in tournaments, as Billy said at #2, won't have the same need for â€˜pre-season' as they've stayed at competitive level. The problem is more come sometime in November-March when the player hits a bit of a wall. They need little breaks in between. With the size of our squad and the number of young players with â€˜potential' who need an opportunity, we shouldn't be too worried about managing the older international players' workloads.
Maybe they're not going to be good enough, but Davies, Williams and Baningime all get more game time if Gueye is â€˜managed', not to mention we currently still have McCarthy and Schneiderlin.
14 Posted 06/07/2019 at 20:11:11
This is not a preseason, his season hasn't ended yet.
Expect more you Mike at #4; isn't this a football forum. We've all got and know others with far more pressing problems but don't we enjoy football to get away from that.
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