Champions League QF: Manchester United v Barcelona - Build Up Thread

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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Would Young actually start this :lol:

    Can't wait to see his hoofs into channels
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    Irwin99 Full Member

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    1999- Ronaldo led team.
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    Big Andy Is really a midget

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    Is Herrera definitely out?
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    Siorac Full Member

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    That Inter finished 8th in Serie A. It was full of very good players, sure, but as a team it never really clicked.
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    Not sure what would look like but I will take your word for it. ;)
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    DavidDeSchmikes Full Member

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    Schmeichel's Cartwheel Full Member

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    We were huge favourites for that tie. It was Juventus in the semi we were the underdogs for. That Inter side had a shocker of a season and finished midtable.

    Hard to be positive given how bad we've looked lately. 0-2, Messi, Suarez
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    I get the feeling tonight will go one of two ways. We’ll either win 2-1 or we’ll get treated to a Messi masterclass like that time Ronaldo tore is a new one when we played Madrid.
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    You forgot the part where they ripped off our fans for tickets and have ties to a slave trade regime in Qatar. They paint themselves as ‘more than a club’ but they very much are like every other club. They’re just not ‘new money’ like PSG and City.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Danny Roberts Full Member

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    Max bet £5 though, just for new players. Saldy not fill your boots at 20s!
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    SER19 Full Member

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    Messi hasn’t had a bad game all season. And it won’t start tonight
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    They're obviously not like every other club but among one of the very most important. Just like Juve despite having match fixing history or Madrid with their Franco controversies, are still uniquely great football clubs. As are Manchester United.

    Think you missed the actual point as I wasn't referring merely to the nationality of PSG's ownership but their historical and cultural importance/reason for their rise.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    This is all very nice but hopefully we offer no niceness on the football pitch tonight.
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    OohAahMartial Full Member

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    extincti fugax hominum New Member

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    Woodward with a silly smile on his face & his red socks :lol:
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    You can see he was the nerdy genius at school who was repeatedly picked on.:lol:
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    ah right, to be honest all I remember in the build up was the coverage of how fit Ronaldo was going to be and the Beckham/Simeone suplot. I thought it was assumed that if Ronaldo played we'd really struggle as he was such a special player. It's weird to think they finished 8th in Serie A that year with those players :houllier:

    Nervous about the game but really hoping we pull a result out of the hat. Need Pogba and De Gea to step up again.
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    Murder on Zidane's Floor You'd better not kill Giroud

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    Nervous but won't be annoyed if we are two down inside the first twenty. They're European royalty and we are some way off of them at the moment.

    But we are United and we can beat anyone on our day so let's hope we resurrect the PSG levels and make BCN pay.
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    Irishman New Member

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    Which we won 4-3!
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    clarkydaz Full Member

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    messi wont know what hit him
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    IllI be watching this in a bar beside the Estadio Nacional of Peru.

    And then in to watch the Copa Libertadores clash between Sporting Cristal v Concepcion.

    And then escape with my life before it all kicks off outside afterwards.
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Messi would be facing Shaw no?
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    Patrick08 Full Member

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    All this fair play will take a back seat if united go into away fixture with a decent lead:lol:
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    Might work tonight if Alba is high up the pitch.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    el3mel Full Member

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    Well neither. He doesn't stick to the wings and operates centrally. Alba will be the one playing on Young.
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    Big Andy Is really a midget

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    And they pay your winnings in a mixture of cash and free bets...cash to the proper odds (3/1) and the other 17/1 in free bets...
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    Bastian Full Member

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    :eek:
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    But we need more than Rashford playing, he can't just be on the field for the sake of it. He needs to be fully fit so that we can press and get the ball, move fast forward and challenge their keeper! If he's at that level of fitness, then yes, we are going to do beautiful things.
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    adexkola Arsenal supporter

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    Just want us to have a go. None of this being scared nonsense. Hopefully the crowd is up for it.
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    Yagami Full Member

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    The guy behind Fergie wants to know what it feels like touching a God
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    Hoof The Ball Full Member

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    Last thing we need is to play with a rush of blood to our collective heads. You can get away with it in the Prem in one-off games, but over two legs you're better off remaining focused, composed and keeping your concentration. There will be a temptation to just "oh feck it, lads, we're at home. Go for it", but we'll get picked off like Madrid did vs. Barça that way.

    We need to play to our strengths. We can't outplay other top teams in our league, so we're not playing the possession kings and taking the game to them on the front foot. We don't have the personnel for it. It's all about the counter vs. them, and defending resolutely. Any other approach with this squad would be suicidal. We're not playing with Rio, Scholes, Giggs, Ronaldo, RvN and co anymore.
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    Why isn't Woodward more central?
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    Completly agree. I hope we are professional enough to only start him when he is fully fit and @ 100%. Otherwise he should come from the bench for the last 20-30 minutes at the most.
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    deadrevelz Banned

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    3 hours to go... I hope we don't get embarrassed and Suarez doesn't score. If he does score I hope someone smashes him.

    United 0-2 Barca
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    Hoof The Ball Full Member

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    How's this work for a hype up?

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    Barca don't usually impress me too much playing away from home in Europe. But they are a very monstrous prospect playing at the Nou Camp. We cannot afford to lose this match. Paris won't happen at Barcelona.
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    Odds are against us over the tie - let's just enjoy it and win or lose playing the United way.

    Except Messi. Man mark the sh^t out of him.
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Our defenders will be lucky to stand on his shadow.