Peter Canavan: Dublin don’t need to change much for replay against Kerry

Sky Sports analyst Peter Canavan Appears ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay between Dublin and Kerry.

I wouldn’t make changes for the replay, if I were Jim Gavin.
I would offer those players a opportunity to redeem themselves. They’ve played to a degree that was high but didn’t hit those criteria.
In terms of application and overall hunger, Kerry have been a step ahead.
Gavin has a decision. He says,’past week was not good enough, I am making adjustments‘, or’I’m not making any adjustments, I’d like to see improvements individually.‘ In case the latter is the case, I believe that you’ll find Dublin at a superior location.
The fact that Gavin left it late the previous day, to turn into his seat was surprising.
I would disagree with people stating the substitutes didn’t make an effect.
The equalising score they obtained while Eoin Murchan was involved with the build-up came out of a Kevin McManamon turnover.
In the short space of time that Diarmuid Connolly was around the pitch, then he got on the ball and decided. He kicked a point himself.
Cormac Costello was quite unlucky to observe an opportunity go wide.
To what a few folks said wasn’t any opinion so you’re speaking about inches in the Dublin subs with a large effect. So there are margins in that regard.
Had they been on the field earlier, they could have changed the outcome when they have been released since they didn’t make a difference.
Con O’Callaghan and Paul Mannion are probably led for awards, but just handled 0-3 between them against Kerry.
It was a difficult game. As a corner you are searching to head against a defender who people said is on the very top of the game, and no one will be getting the better of.
For mepersonally, as an inside forward, I did look forward to the matches that we suggested that I’d be roasting the resistance fullbacks.
I think that what was happening with Mannion and O’Callaghan. A whole great deal of the commentary was disrespectful and flippant to Jason Foley and Tadhg Morley, and they had a point to establish.
This Saturday, I hope to watch O’Callaghan and Mannion more effective on the scoreboard. Possession was being won by them in the first half once the ball was moving in.
They did seem like threats. But much is dependent on the character of the distribution.
You are going to see a return from the two boys inside if Dublin can get a stranglehold on the midfield.
The Kingdom edged 44-42 for possessions Dublin in the majority of the stats, also 31-29 in shots. But their conversion rate was inferior – only 44 percent compared to Dublin’s 50 percent.
They will look back on that with sorrow.
I felt prior to the game there may be a margin for Dublin. Until the sending it looked like this was going to be the result.
So items went in the favour of Kerry – Brian Fenton had among his games Kerry bossed the midfield sector, Mannion and O’Callaghan scored 0-3 between them and Kerry needed an extra man for the majority of the match.
But Kerry did not win.
I believe a huge difference will be seen by a gain in players.
Kerry are still an emerging force, they are going to be here for a long time to come. I think we’ll see a big game but I expect to see a physical Dubs team.
Dublin to win with something to spare.
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