Napoli

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Suedesi, Mar 31, 2017.

  1. Dec 6, 2017

    BarcaSpurs Full Member

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    Shakhtar getting really underrated in here.

    Always a great team this time of the year, shame they always fall apart by the time the last 16 comes around because its essentially during their pre season.
  2. Dec 6, 2017

    Paul_Scholes18 Full Member

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    Yeah that would be a good factor for teams wanting to get them. Sevilla, Porta, Shaktar and Basel the teams to get in general though. The other 4 games will be big ones!
  3. Dec 7, 2017

    giorno Full Member

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    Understimated shakhtar in the first game, lost that one, then the schedule(ane city hitting juggernaut form right around the time of their encounters) did the rest
  4. Dec 7, 2017

    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    No, they are good. They just have a tiny squad and underestimated Shakhtar.
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    giorno Full Member

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    It's not about their squad. They fecked up in Ukraine, admitted they underestimated the opponent, and got beaten. The schedule then did the rest. Invert Napoli and Shakhtar's schedules and Napoli are probably playing City for 1st place at home, the current city, not the one from a month ago...
  6. Dec 7, 2017

    VanGaalEra Full Member

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    All bark, no bite? Let's see how the season pans out but it won't be a surprise to me if they win nothing.
  7. Dec 7, 2017

    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    That's true in the Champions League, but their tiny squad will take its tool in the long run.
  8. Dec 8, 2017

    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    Still don't understand why they did what they did in match day 1.
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    giorno Full Member

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    Arrogance. They admitted as much. Thought Shakhtar wouldn't be as good as they were. Probably underestimated the impact of a possible loss with their schedule, too
  10. Dec 8, 2017

    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    Whatever the reason, its a shame. The competition is poorer without them. While Shaktar also play some good football and are good for an upset if things go their way, its going to be harder for them without a competent striker.