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Champions League 2019-2020

Post by wlu_lax6 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:59 pm

Group H is the USMNT group..Pulisic, Dest, and Weah
Tyler Adamsand RB Leipzig in Group G, and
Ethan Horvath and Club Brugge be drawn into Group A with Paris Saint Germain and Real Madrid.
Jesse Marsch's Red Bull Salzburg side in group E


Group A
Paris Saint-Germain
Real Madrid
Club Brugge
Galatasaray

Group B
Bayern Munich
Tottenham Hotspur
Olympiacos
Red Star Belgrade

Group C
Manchester City
Shakhtar Donetsk
Dinamo Zagreb
Atalanta

Group D
Juventus
Atletico Madrid
Bayer Leverkusen
Lokomotiv Moscow

Group E
Liverpool
Napoli
Red Bull Salzburg
Genk

Group F
Barcelona
Borussia Dortmund
Inter Milan
Slavia Prague

Group G
Zenit Saint Petersburg
Benfica
Lyon
RB Leipzig

Group H
Chelsea
Ajax
Valencia
Lille

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Post by Pruitt » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:07 pm

Could have been a lot worse for Spurs - getting the #2 seed makes a massive difference. Substitute Leverkusen, Valencia or Inter for Olympiacos, and I'd be stressed out.

Liverpool and City can probably start resting some starters by Matchday 4.

Chelsea may have some real problems.
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Post by mister d » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:13 pm

I’ve seen people worried it’s not challenging enough but I think the rest (and experience for Foden and possibly one of the young CBs if they eventually hit the rotation) City can get in the group stage now could be vital.
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Post by degenerasian » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:54 pm

Kung Fu movies are like porn. There's 1 on 1, then 2 on 1, then a group scene..

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Post by govmentchedda » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:43 pm

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Post by mister d » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:31 pm

Spurs fans must be shittin' some poop right about now.
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Post by degenerasian » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:56 pm

mister d wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:31 pm
Spurs fans must be shittin' some poop right about now.
Olympiacos took their foot off the gas, taking off Valbuena.
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Post by rass » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:02 pm

Someone is tempting fate giving us all 2 hours or so to work on Shakhtar Donetsk jokes.
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Post by govmentchedda » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:35 pm

Cracking first 35 minutes in Paris.
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Post by Pruitt » Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:17 pm

mister d wrote:
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Spurs fans must be shittin' some poop right about now.
I was never very worried. And once Valbuena went off, I had no doubt that it was going to be a tie. Just a weird feeling.

That is the second time that Sanchez has been started on the right side, and it bloody well better be the last time. Odd to think that this game had some experimenting going on as Alli hasn't started in a long time, Ndombele (who was absolutely pathetic) was trying to get fit again, no Sissoko and Davies making his first start.

I'll take the tie, but I am very worried about Alli who looks awful.
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Post by mister d » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:57 pm

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Post by degenerasian » Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:39 pm

Are Madrid going to get out of the group stage?

They have 45 minutes to turn this around.
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Post by mister d » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:14 pm

Wow, that's Re-Al embarrassing for Courtois.
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Post by HaulCitgo » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:30 pm

Like how club brugge plays. Pretty much never seen them before but melikes. Bigger, faster, stronger tougher. Why cant the US do this?

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Post by mister d » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:39 pm

Jeeeeeeesus.
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Post by HaulCitgo » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:47 pm

homie off the bench could have been hero

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Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:54 pm

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homie off the bench could have been hero
Oh man.... what a shot.
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Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:41 pm

Gross.
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Post by HaulCitgo » Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:51 pm

Yeah turned it off but the score says it all

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Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:07 pm

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Yeah turned it off but the score says it all
I left the room at 5-2 and my daughter turned to the Man City game. Two minutes later it was 7-2.

Losing to a great side is one thing, but to quit like that at home?

And while I have always loved Pocchetino, there couldn;t have been a Spurs fan in the world happy tio see Aurier and Alli starting against this juggernaut. Aurier is pure shit - when he's not getting stupid red cards, he is being humiliated on the field - and Alli hasn't had a good game in 18 months or so. And Winks should have been the first player yanked off the field.

I'll continue bitching...

Lloris is clearly past his prime as are the once awesome and now merely good central defence pair of Vertonghen and Alderweireld.

It was a good run, but I have a bad feeling that shit is going to be hitting the fan in North London.
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Post by mister d » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:19 pm

Did Aurier play because he's suspended this weekend?
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Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:03 pm

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Did Aurier play because he's suspended this weekend?
No - Spurs fucked up big time in selling Trippier, who had an average season last year after a great year the one before.

That left them with Aurier and Kyle Walker-Peters who is clearly not ready for Premier League action. So they're stuck. Not like they haven't tried - playing Sanchez out of position on that side a few times - but there are no alternatives.

So while it's nice they got an injured young left back in the transfer window, the problem was on the other side. And I do believe that Pocchetino likes Aurier - after all, he's the one who bought him two years ago.
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Post by mister d » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:24 pm

Is it acknowledged in Spurs circles how fucking weird it was to replace Kyle Walker with Kyle Walker-Peters?
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Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:27 pm

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Is it acknowledged in Spurs circles how fucking weird it was to replace Kyle Walker with Kyle Walker-Peters?
It is a real sports oddity.

Walker-Peters' first game at the start of last season, he was named Man of the Match. I don;t think he's played a solid half since. Clearly Pocchetino agrees.
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Post by govmentchedda » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:08 pm

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Is it acknowledged in Spurs circles how fucking weird it was to replace Kyle Walker with Kyle Walker-Peters?
It is a real sports oddity.

Walker-Peters' first game at the start of last season, he was named Man of the Match. I don;t think he's played a solid half since. Clearly Pocchetino agrees.
Similarly, I always thought it was odd that ARSENe managed ARSENal, and that for a while MAN CIty was managed by MANCIni.
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Post by The Sybian » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:01 pm

govmentchedda wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:08 pm
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Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:24 pm
Is it acknowledged in Spurs circles how fucking weird it was to replace Kyle Walker with Kyle Walker-Peters?
It is a real sports oddity.

Walker-Peters' first game at the start of last season, he was named Man of the Match. I don;t think he's played a solid half since. Clearly Pocchetino agrees.
Similarly, I always thought it was odd that ARSENe managed ARSENal, and that for a while MAN CIty was managed by MANCIni.
That's some fucking Illuminati shit, there.
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Post by mister d » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:26 pm

25 minutes for Otamendi to do something dopey.
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Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:02 pm

That Spurs game was a joy from start to finish. Almost forgot what it was like to have the whole team - with a number of changes made by Pocchetino - play well.
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:24 am

Some great goals and highlights yesterday. Pulisic beating Dest and crossing through his legs was nice. Mo Salah's was fantastic. Messi getting smoked on the Cryuff turn...

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Post by mister d » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:56 pm

Liverpool could be in a bit of trouble here, eh?

(I'm sure they'll score a 97th minute touchy penalty to win it, but this is fun for now.)
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:11 pm

Wow Ajax has to be kicking themselves with this result

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Post by Pruitt » Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:52 pm

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Wow Ajax has to be kicking themselves with this result
Not like this hasn't happened to them before.
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:02 am

I thought the card on the handball in the box was tough. I don't mind giving the penalty or the first card in the sequence, but the 2nd card was for an arm by his side.

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Post by The Sybian » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:42 am

I'll just assume we don't have a Europa League thread, because Europa League. Curious WTF is happening in the Arsenal game. Guimaraes is outshooting Arsenal 10-1, yet Arsenal had 64% possession.
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Post by mister d » Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:41 pm

Jesus. Fucking. Christ.
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Post by Pruitt » Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:00 pm

Wish Spurs could play Belgrade every week.

And I think Man City should be fined 6 points for the uniforms they wore today.
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Jesus. Fucking. Christ.
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Post by Pruitt » Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:14 pm

Ajax - Valencia is heating up.

Valencia up 1-0, they need a win to advance.

Ajax needs a tie.
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