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Old 08-28-2008, 09:56 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by thriller92 View Post
Talent sometimes overcomes stupidity. Belsius knows a lot more about the situation that I do but in watching their previous games to the medal rounds he was playing all 12 players and never had a set rotation/starting lineup. I dunno if that hurt them come the main games but it seemed really odd that he would be doing this with a team whose played together for a long time now. Or maybe a set rotation isnt necessary in olympic play, I dunno.
It's so easy as this: when you have 12 players that can start and have not problem with be starters or benchers, coach can do what he thinks is needed, looking at the other team and your own team (we had some injuried players and so).

We are talking about a competition where there are games every 2 days, so you need to have players well rested.
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