Champions League Draw | Juve - Utd - Valencia - Young Boys

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  1. Aug 28, 2018
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    Mr H Full Member

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    Okay guys, let's move on from the Spurs game to something more exciting: The CL group stage draw.
    As mentionned in the title, it's gonna be this Thursday at 5PM.

    We are in POT 2, like last year. Remember that following last year's rule change, POT 1 contains only the champions of their league.

    Here's the 4 Pots (Taken from Marca):

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    Pot 1 this year contains only big names. i think that we'll definitly end up with one of the biggest clubs in europe.

    Personally, i would love to have this group:

    Barcelona
    United
    Lyon
    Inter Milan

    So, what's your prefered group ?

    PS: Please, please and please, keep the Jose talks outside this thread.

    Full draw:

    Group A
    Atlético Madrid (ESP)
    Borussia Dortmund (GER)
    AS Monaco (FRA)
    Club Brugge KV (BEL)

    Group B
    FC Barcelona (ESP)
    Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)
    PSV Eindhoven (NED)
    Internazionale (ITA)

    Group C
    Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
    SSC Napoli (ITA)
    Liverpool (ENG)
    Red Star Belgrade (SRB)

    Group D
    Lokomotiv Moscow (RUS)
    FC Porto (POR)
    Schalke 04 (GER)
    Galatasaray (TUR)

    Group E
    Bayern München (GER)
    SL Benfica (POR)
    AFC Ajax Amsterdam (NED)
    AEK Athens (GRE)

    Group F
    Manchester City (ENG)
    Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
    Olympique Lyonnais (FRA)
    TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (GER)

    Group G
    Real Madrid (ESP)
    AS Roma (ITA)
    PFC CSKA Moscow (RUS)
    Viktoria Plzen (CZE)

    Group H
    Juventus (ITA)
    Manchester United (ENG)
    Valencia (ESP)
    BSC Young Boys (SUI)
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  2. Aug 28, 2018
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    I'll take one big one and two small ones please Rachel.
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    Never have I been less excited for a CL draw in my life.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots

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    Can we opt out?
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    SER19 Full Member

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    Where are all of my eggs

    Hoping the cl is some sort of respite this year. Love the tournament and miss the big nights. Not been to a semi since 2011! Time flies. Barcelona seems inevitable with all the pogba nonsense
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    Trizy Full Member

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    We're no where good enough to win it, not even as a dark horse. So on the back of that negativity I'd like to draw all the hardest teams possible. At least then we'll see some cracking games at Old Trafford as opposed to losing at home to ''terrible'' sides.
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    CallyRed Full Member

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    We will be lubed up and ready whoever we get
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Give us Lokomotiv and the weakest 3 and 4 pot teams. I just want us to still be in Europe by January.
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    Dr. StrangeHate New Member

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    Real Madrid
    Man United
    Lyon
    Inter Milan

    Might as well play the best and see some good football.
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    Lokomotiv and the weakest bunch in pot 3/4 please
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    Addled New Member

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    Tried the draw simulator and got the following

    Lokomotiv
    Man Utd
    Monaco
    Young Boys

    Would take that happily.
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    hasanejaz88 Full Member

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    My trip to Europe hinges on this. Been waiting for this for weeks now :D
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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    Why does Spain have 3 teams in pot 1 then? :confused:

    Anyway, looks like we have a 7/8 chance of getting a team that's better than us from pot 1. Could be a tough group stage where we struggle to finish 2nd.
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Where is Bayern Munich. Shouldn't they be in Pot 1?
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    vk20legend Full Member

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    I don't think Atletico Madrid would be in Pot 1 like how we weren't after winning the EL. I think it was a typo where it should be Bayern.
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    soccerMad New Member

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    Bayern should be in pot 1. Left out. Should have 8 teams.
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    Thunderhead Full Member

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    great fun that, this would be tasty for Spurs and United, edit - feck it


    anyway

    Bayern
    United
    Monaco
    Valencia

    PSG
    Spurs
    Ajax
    Inter

    Barca
    Porto
    Liverpool
    Hoffenheim

    City
    Dortmund
    CSKA
    Plzen

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    Nick7 Full Member

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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    I did that simulator and we got Real, Inter Milan and PSV. Unitexit or what.
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    No enthusiasm for this at all.
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    We need to make sure we are in the competition by February. Because it would mean either Jose has done well enough to last till Feb and thus be in good shape to coach us well in the CL, or a new manager will be coming in when we are languishing in 7th place in the league and progress in the cups and CLs is our only bread and butter for the season.
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    IrishGlen Full Member

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    1. Real or Atlético 2. MUFC 3. Lyon 4. Inter

    I don’t like facing Barcelona at all (always feel they have an mental edge over us) and Lok.Moskva would just be boring IMO. I’d take anyone else though - PSG (we’ve never faced them competitively?), Juventus or Bayern (some classic ties down the years and the Ronaldo factor), Real (it’s always been the tie IMO) or Atlético (massive fan of them from afar)

    That would guarantee two amazing games at least to look forward to and obviously Inter / Lyon are traditionally teams with good European pedigree would make for other glamour clashes.

    I’d still fancy us getting out of that group and we’d have some exciting games to look forward to (it’s been far too long in European terms). Obviously, now watch us get paired with 1.Moskva 3. Schalke and 4. Plzen :boring:
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    My draw simulator was fairly unkind to all of the English clubs.

    Group A
    Real Madrid
    Dortmund
    PSV
    AEK

    Group B
    Paris
    Napoli
    Liverpool
    Young Boys

    Group C
    Barcelona
    Man United
    Salzburg
    Internazionale

    Group D
    Lokomotiv
    Porto
    Schalke
    Valencia

    Group E
    Bayern
    Benfica
    Lyon
    Plzeň

    Group F
    Juventus
    Shakhtar
    Monaco
    Hoffenheim

    Group G
    Man City
    Roma
    Ajax
    Club Brugge

    Group H
    Atlético
    Tottenham
    CSKA
    Galatasaray
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    Finn MacCool Full Member

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    PSG
    Benfica
    Liverpool
    Young Boys

    Even tho I want PAOK to knock Benfica out tonight so we move into Pot 2 I’d be more than happy with the above group. Although I’ve a feeling we will get a tough one, last years draw was very kind to us. But I still fancy us to get thru no matter how difficult it appears.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots

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    Paris
    Man United
    CSKA
    AEK

    Just thinking about losing to Athens here gives me anxiety.
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    reddevil702 Full Member

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    Would make for a great group stage and if we actually made it through there would be no doubt we have a shot.

    Barca
    United
    Monaco
    Inter
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    Alex99 Rehab's Pete Doherty Scout

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    First draw has United being disappointing dumped into the Europa League. Liverpool got tough group too. Group F looks good. Would expect Spurs to walk their group.

    Group A: Man City, Roma, PSV, Hoffenheim
    Group B: Barcelona, Porto, CSKA, Galatasaray
    Group C: Atletico, Shakhtar, Lyon, AEK
    Group D: Juventus, Dortmund, Liverpool, Plzen
    Group E: Bayern, Napoli, Ajax, Club Brugge
    Group F: Real Madrid, Benfica, Monaco, Inter
    Group G: Lokomotiv, Tottenham, Schalke, Young Boys
    Group H: PSG, Man United, Salzburg, Valencia

    Second draw was much nicer:

    Group A: Man City, Porto, Schalke, Galatasaray
    Group B: Atletico, Napoli, Ajax, Plzen
    Group C: Barcelona, Shakhtar, Lyon, Young Boys
    Group D: Bayern, Spurs, CSKA, Inter
    Group E: PSG, Roma, PSV, Valencia
    Group F: Juventus, Benfica, Liverpool, Hoffenheim
    Group G: Lokomotiv, Man United, Salzburg, Club Brugge
    Group H: Real Madrid, Dortmund, Monaco, AEK
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    Tarrou Full Member

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    stop posting simulations no one gives a shit what you got
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    Brett Harding New Member

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    You must be fun to hang around with :rolleyes:
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    Tarrou Full Member

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    :lol: not today no
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    giorno Full Member

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    I got a PSG-BvB-Liverpool-Valencia group which now that i saw it needs to happen :drool::drool::drool:
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    FootyGirl88

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    We should do well on the CL this year, I'm expecting at least to reach 1/4 finals this time round. That CL music will get the players hype.
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    I want at least one very good team in the group stage. Someone like PSG or Barcelona would make me happy.

    Seems like we're destined to get a tough group regardless.
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    ROFLUTION Full Member

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    How come Lokomotiv Moscow is in pot 1? And in what pot will Liverpool possibly be?
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    I want at least one top team in the group to be able to have a big European encounter. The group we were in last year was a joke, I would be very disappointed if we got Lokomotiv from pot 1.

    Give us Bayern, Lyon and Inter Milan.
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    Pot 3 unless Benfica lose tonight, in which case we'll be bumped up to pot 2.
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    CognitiveNeuro New Member

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    I would love to see a group with

    Barcelona/Real Madrid

    Dortmund

    Liverpool

    Inter Milan