Champions League | Matchday 5

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Disgraceful ref and playacting by Sporting.

They have been great as a team but seriously I hope refs take action against the play acting becoming the norm in football today.
 

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Disgraceful ref and playacting by Sporting.

They have been great as a team but seriously I hope refs take action against the play acting becoming the norm in football today.
It was a clear penalty.
 

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Would be funny if United drew PSG in the next round, whatever happens with the manager. That can with this result happen, right?
 

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It was a clear penalty.
No it wasn't, it was barely a touch and the only reason it was given was because the Sporting player was whining on the pitch and clutching his ankle as if he was injured.

There is no subjectivity anymore. Any touch is considered a penalty if the player decides to go down.
 

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- Amorim wins league title with Sporting for the first time in 19 years breaking the Porto/Benfica dominance

- wins league cup in back to back season 1 in Braga and 1 in Sporting

- Wins super cup with Sporting

- ++ record vs Benfica and Porto

- qualifies Sporting to the R16 tor only the second time and the first since 08

- He is only 36 years old
 

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Don't think you can judge Poch on this, that front 3 is so unbelievably lazy. Plus, don't think his heart is in it
 

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Messi just doesn’t look like he’s bothered at all. Like he’s just going through the motions. Ironically, City would’ve been the perfect team for him to go to and not PSG. A team that relentlessly works and forces the issue rather than PSG who are a group of rudderless individuals.
 

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The standard of football in Europe is shocking. The winners of the CL definitely coming from England.
 

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- Amorim wins league title with Sporting for the first time in 19 years breaking the Porto/Benfica dominance

- wins league cup in back to back season 1 in Braga and 1 in Sporting

- Wins super cup with Sporting

- ++ record vs Benfica and Porto

- qualifies Sporting to the R16 tor only the second time and the first since 08

- He is only 36 years old
Eventhough Dortmund had injury problems, it was a very balanced performance from Sporting. Dortmund hardly had a sniff.

Is he a more attacking manager and adjusted for Dortmund?
 

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That was an outstanding show of football from City. I can't think of a better team in Europe today.

And the work rate of those top players, look at Bernado Silva right throughout the 93 minutes with the ball almost always in play.
 

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The standard of football in Europe is shocking. The winners of the CL definitely coming from England.
Reminds me of that 05-09 period where English sides made the final every year.