Champion's League 18/19

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Champion's League 18/19

Postby Toby » 18 Sep 2018, 12:08

Arguably the most open tournament for years with plenty of mouth-watering ties in the group stage alone.

Winners? Maybe Atletico Madrid - fearsome squad with quality everywhere.

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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby Diamond Dog » 18 Sep 2018, 13:22

I strongly suspect Man City may win it this season:

Man City 9/2
Barcelona 6/1
Real Madrid 7/1
Juventus 7/1
Bayern Munich 7/1
PSG 8/1
Liverpool 12/1
Atletico Madrid 12/1
Man Utd 25/1
Tottenham 25/1

Big price for Liverpool too.
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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Sep 2018, 14:48

What a fantastic game at Anfield last night - again Liverpool nearly let their opponents back into a game that should have been dead and buried long ago. But, credit, they pulled out the injury time winner and that's all that counts.

I'm not so sure Salah was overjoyed at being subbed again though.
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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby Toby » 19 Sep 2018, 17:32

He's clearly not in form.

James Milner was an absolute beast last night, tearing around the pitch like someone 10 years younger.

To think him and Rooney are the same age.

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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Sep 2018, 17:44

Toby wrote:James Milner was an absolute beast last night, tearing around the pitch like someone 10 years younger.


We were saying exactly the same thing Toby - for the last 18 months (at least) there hasn't been a more consistent English midfielder. I know he made himself unavailable but I refuse to believe he couldn't be talked into returning - he's so versatile, is very rarely injured and gives 100% every game, no matter where he's playing or the opponents or the stadium.
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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby PENK » 19 Sep 2018, 18:08

His versatility hindered his international career. He hot stuck in every position and wound up as a defensive midfield substitute.
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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Sep 2018, 20:49

Pansy Puff wrote:Never make City favourites.


:lol: :lol: Sorry.
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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby Toby » 20 Sep 2018, 11:14

Central midfield is an issue for City. Fernandinho looks off the pace and Gundogan a bit too lightweight. You can see why they wanted Jorginho because they were often overrun last night. It's an issue I'm sure they'll resolve but it's a weakness at the moment.

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Re: Champion's League 18/19

Postby PENK » 03 Oct 2018, 21:52

I quite like Tottenham but let’s face it, when the opposition have Lionel Messi and you have Moussa Sissoko, you’re wasting your time.
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