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Champions League Round of 16 (12th Feb - 13th Mar)

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Samid, Feb 10, 2019.

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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Tuesday 12th February 2019
    Man Utd - PSG
    Roma - Porto

    Wednesday 13th February 2019
    Ajax - Real Madrid
    Tottenham - Dortmund

    Tuesday 19th February 2019
    Liverpool - Bayern
    Lyon - Barcelona

    Wednesday 20th February 2019
    Atletico Madrid - Juventus
    Schalke - Man City

    Tuesday 5th March 2019
    Dortmund - Tottenham
    Real Madrid - Ajax

    Wednesday 6th March 2019
    Porto - Roma
    PSG - Man Utd

    Tuesday 12th March 2019
    Juventus - Atletico
    Man City - Schalke

    Wednesday 13th March 2019
    Barcelona - Lyon
    Bayern - Liverpool


    All 20:00 UK time kick-offs.
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Mick321 Banned

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    As we play on the same night as Roma - Porto it's only fair we draw the winner in the next round! City will get the winner of that one though.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    What do we make of Spurs - Dortmund? Spurs have been awful for months but have somehow fluked their way to league wins and CL progression. Dortmund also looking shaky of late.
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    United - PSG. Fingers crossed it's us. We're in great form and PSG have serious injuries.

    Roma - Porto. Meh.

    Ajax - Real Madrid. Madrid should pass but Ajax will give them a good game.

    Tottenham - Dortmund. one month ago I would have said BVB but it's anyone's game really. Still favor BVB a little bit though.

    Liverpool - Bayern. Liverpool's pace will tear Bayern apart.

    Lyon - Barcelona. Lyon is decent and Barca are hardly spectacular these days away from Messi. Lyon should give them a game but Barca will pass anyway.

    Atletico Madrid - Juventus. I'm not watching this shite. Who's going to attack in such match ?

    Schalke - Man City. Can see a 7 or 8 aggregate goals for City here.
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    Lots of good ties over next few weeks. What I like is the match ups will have teams attacking each other rather than being cautious...Man. United-Psg, Spurs-Dortmund, Liverpool-Bayern, Roma-Porto and Ajax-Real Madrid, can see lots of goals in those ties over the two legs.
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    City will probably win already the 1st leg 7-0 or 8-0........Schalke are the worst side in the Last 16 round since a long time.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Thank god someone made this thread. I've been dying to talk about it :D Very obvious which game to watch on the Tuesday, but Wednesday? Not so much... Both could be great games. I guess I'll have to watch both.

    I fecking hate that we're on the same time as Barcelona again. I might just end up watching them anyway.
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    Not on the same day because i think Liverpool will beat Bayern Munich 3-1 or 4-1 and then you wouldn't care about the Barca game ;)
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Part of me would still rather watch Messi :lol: But yeah, our game is a good one on paper. Hell, all the English teams have compelling games apart from City. They're all pretty much 50:50 ties, 60:40 one way at most.
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Finally...



    :drool:
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    2 months ago I thought Porto was slightly favourite vs Roma. Looking at today I think its 55/45 advantage for Roma.
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    ShadesOfTomato Banned

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    How are Bayern fans feeling for this?
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    I can’t wait for Tuesday. Very important to keep a clean sheet.

    I’ll go for the following to advance

    United
    Porto
    Barca
    Real
    Atletico
    City
    Liverpool
    Dortmund
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    Ronaldo's Mum Eh? Ronaldo is shite

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    I think Ajax have a good chance to beat Madrid.
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    Man Utd
    Porto
    Real Madrid
    Dortmund
    Bayern
    Barcelona
    Juventus
    Man City
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Man Utd
    Roma
    Real Madrid
    Dortmund
    Liverpool
    Barcelona
    Juventus
    Man City
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    Manchester United - PSG -
    Roma - Porto
    Ajax - Real Madrid
    Tottenham Hotspur
    - Borussia Dortmund
    Liverpool - Bayern Munich
    Lyon - Barcelona
    Atletico Madrid
    - Juventus
    Schalke - Manchester City
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    dwd Saturday Night Spies

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    Tasty last 8.
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    Man Utd
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    Real Madrid
    Dortmund
    Liverpool
    Barcelona
    Juventus
    Man City
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    If we get through, I’d like us to get Real (if they even make it). I think their time is up and I’d like us to end their era emphatically.
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    Think Real Madrid are being a bit underrated. theyre hitting form and absolutely live for this competition, every team in the competition will feel the pressure at some stage but i don't think Madrid will unless they come up against barca.

    Same odds as Bayern despite Bayern having a 50/50 last 16 match
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    PSG 60/40 United
    Porto 50/50 Roma
    Madrid 90/10 Ajax
    Tottenham 50/50 Dortmund
    Liverpool 60/40 Bayern
    Atletico 50/50 Juventus
    Barcelona 90/10 Lyon
    City 99/1 Schalke
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    Just remembered we’ve got no Van Dijk for the first leg due to suspension.
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    In December yes......right now puh probably not.
    It's much more important that Van Dijk can play in Munich.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Wenger is going to be on BEIN Sports for their CL coverage this week. Meanwhile, BT Sports subscribers will have to put up with Macca & Owen. Kill me now.
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    So excited the CL is back. Seems a good time for you all to be facing PSG as well. Obviously they still have talent other than him but have to think your chances to advance rely on shutting down Mbappe. Do that and you're in the quarters IMO
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    PSG were pretty good at home but I didn’t think they were amazing at Anfield when we played them. They had Neymar for that one as well.

    Wouldn't shock me if United picked up a narrow win.

    There's some cracking ties there. Can't wait but I'll have to stream it at work. Reddit's no use for them anymore is it?
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    Klopp will field a weak side and get knocked out on purpose so his best players are fresh for the league, so they can qualify for the CL again.
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    Not very confident, 3 of our 4 starters in attack can't play in both games vs Roma (Aboubakar and Marega injured and Corona suspended for 2 games because of a forced yellow card in group stages).

    We'll probably be

    ------------------ Casillas----------------------

    Éder Militão ------Felipe -----Pepe ----- Alex Telles

    ---------------------Danilo------------------------

    ------------Óliver Torres-------Herrera-------------

    Otávio -------------------------------------- Brahimi

    ----------------------Soares---------------------------

    We rarely play 4-3-3 and our manager doesn't like possession style football, thing here is that without Marega we can't play hoofball too. These players are however more suited to a possession style of play.
    We actually are much better suited now for 3-5-2 or 3-6-1 as we have 3 good centre backs, 2 full backs that attack well and 2 attacking players that can play wide or central (Otávio and Brahimi).
    But we will likely use the tactic I indicated above as Sérgio Conceição is very conservative.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    :lol: Get that sour look on his face like when Origi scored versus Wolves in the FA Cup.

    Really, REALLY looking forward to the return of the CL :drool: Hope the United/PSG game doesn't disappoint.
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    It is, they just keep switching names. Google it and find the right one.
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    Ask me next week.
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    I think we will get knocked out by Dortmund :(

    I can see us losing 3-1 at Wembley then managing a 1-0 win in Dortmund but it not quite being enough.

    I was confident when the fixtures were released, but I have a feeling Dortmund will properly go for it at Wembley whilst Kane and Alli are out. We generally aren't great there and whilst we've been able to get wins against lower teams, I fully expect the lack of Kane in particular to hurt us badly.

    I could just be being negative, would hardly be the first time. Oh, and I think United will do PSG. 2-0 at Old Trafford, the team has serious momentum and with PSG's injuries I can see it being another case of a team seizing that opportunity.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    The way you word that suggests that you consider Dortmund a lower team?
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    Yes, I do.

    I like the Bundesliga, but I believe the Premier League to have the edge. If we were in the Bundesliga I think we'd be top of the league.

    Must add I certainly don't think there's a big gap between us, just that we're a slightly better side when both teams are fully fit. I don't think there is much in it.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Fair play. I think it's a coin flip with both teams at full strength, with them obviously having the edge now Kane/Alli are out. I wouldn't be surprised to see it going how you said it will.

    It's a great tie.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    Reus is supposedly out, so that might even the odds a little.

    It's annoying as hell though because with us at full strength in attack I'd fancy us to be able to grab a few at home against that Dortmund defence. Kane in particular is so vital against the bigger teams because he provides such a fantastic outlet, whereas with Llorente you have an aerial threat but little aside from that. The other option is to go with Son leading the line, but that leaves you without anybody who is comfortable with their back to goal and we'd be pretty predictable.