Champions League Qualifiers 19/20

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  1. Aug 13, 2019 at 21:55
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    Ajax scraped through in the end, Van Der Beek also played which surely affects his chances of going to Madrid now?
  2. Aug 13, 2019 at 21:56
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    Scorpy Absolutely crapping it and loving it!

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    Zvezda through, what a batshit crazy pen shootout that was!
  3. Aug 13, 2019 at 21:56
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Red Star through after a crazy shootout
  4. Aug 13, 2019 at 21:56
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    Avocado Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Uefa league here we go..
  5. Aug 13, 2019 at 21:57
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    Porto now out.

    On paper, the EL could look pretty competitive this season. Some pretty decent teams.
  6. Aug 13, 2019 at 21:59
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    Those penalty kicks were crazy! Copenhagen had two pen kicks to win it as well but failed to score either of them!
  7. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:01
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    Didnt watch a game, but i can hear that Red Star went through. Holy shit the yelling outside, one clearly drunk mixing country FC Koebenhavn is from, other 2 trying to explain what Denmark is and the 4th one shouting my name in front of my house because i was a Partizan fan as a kid
  8. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:04
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    :lol:

    What is the 4th guy yelling?

    Javi seee, javi seee?
  9. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:06
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    adexkola Arsenal supporter

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    Season would be much better if 2nd through 4th placed teams from the top 5 leagues were forced to go through qualifying rounds to get a chance to compete with actual league champions
  10. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:07
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    Nah " Alo decko, izadji van da saberemo utiske, daj da se druzimo malo"
  11. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:08
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    :lol::lol::lol:
  12. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:14
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    Yea... they wont go away now, already took chairs in my front yard, they taking positions. Can hear ultra drunk one yelling " Here, take my keys, go get some beers, we didnt drink anything whole night" ... be right back, feck.
  13. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:15
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    Despite being a Benfica supporter, this is quite bad news for our country UEFA club ranking. Conceição made too many casting mistake two games in a row. Shocking.
  14. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:16
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    André Dominguez Full Member

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    Very happy for Crvena Zvedza. AN historical club who has to live from scraps deserves UCL matches.
  15. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:17
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    They’ll miss out on the CL money.
  16. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:18
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    Scorpy Absolutely crapping it and loving it!

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    Well done to Zvezda, I always like seeing such historic club do well in Europe. Ljupko Petrovic will be pleased :smirk:
  17. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:18
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    André Dominguez Full Member

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    And a lot of money that is!
  18. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:23
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    You're in for a fun night.:lol:
  19. Aug 13, 2019 at 22:32
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    Yea, back, nah, we all good, they relocated, thank God. Being asked dumb questions like " What Partizan did tonight in CL qualifications? ". Best part i dont even know is Partizan still in Europe.
  20. Aug 13, 2019 at 23:40
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    we were absolutely terrible, structurally. we're incredibly lucky we made it through but we need to figure out that new midfield ASAP
  21. Aug 14, 2019 at 00:06
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    Lay Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Celtic :lol:
  22. Aug 14, 2019 at 00:09
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    I remember a poster who was absolutely convinced Celtic would be ahead of us in the Prem within a few seasons.
  23. Aug 14, 2019 at 00:10
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    maniak Full Member

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    Sad for Sérgio but kinda happy to see Porto out, now Benfica to get KOed in the group stages please.
  24. Aug 14, 2019 at 00:14
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    To be fair Celtic I think would be a pretty successful club if they had 5 years of PL money. They're a much bigger club than Tottenham.
  25. Aug 14, 2019 at 00:35
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    There are loads of huge clubs who are sat in the championship, and quite frankly I don't give two shits about how big clubs are in general.

    They are not bigger than us. Having a more successful history does not make them a bigger club in 2019.

    We have far, far more fans worldwide, a higher capacity and more modern stadium, we play in Europe regularly and just reached a final, and in general are a much higher profile football club.
  26. Aug 14, 2019 at 03:38
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  27. Aug 14, 2019 at 04:47
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    And people were upset that Rodgers saw Leicester as a bigger job than Celtic :lol:
  28. Aug 14, 2019 at 06:57
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    No they wouldn’t. Never helped the likes of Sunderland, Newcastle etc kick on.
  29. Aug 14, 2019 at 08:51
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    Don't wont those terrorist loving bigots here. Never understood why a club & fans who so despise the English want to play so much in its league. Will I do actually.
    Nothing against Rangers though, & would happily have them play in our leagues.
  30. Aug 14, 2019 at 08:53
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  31. Aug 14, 2019 at 09:05
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    RobinLFC Cries when Liverpool doesn't get praised

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    The rule of players being cup-tied has been abolished by UEFA and even then, qualifiers didn't have an impact on being cup-tied in the actual tournament before that.
  32. Aug 14, 2019 at 09:07
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    Yeah, it's difficult to really determine how Celtic would do if they came down to the PL but Spurs are definitely now a bigger club. 2000-2010 Celtic were easily bigger but the SPL since Rangers were liquidated (even a couple of years before that was declining) has been awful in terms of its European success compared to others. This isn't to say that you can't find talent in the SPL - McGinn is a quality player for example - but Celtic have been left behind in terms of everything else compared to Spurs who have only risen in the last 5 years. Aye, Celtic will dominate the league with ease but to lose against Cluj is embarrassing, especially letting in 4 goals at home.

    The best move for Celtic would be to move down to the English format even if they were told to start in the Championship or another league. This isn't me advocating that as I don't want them to but they're only going to further stagnate in terms of European hopes by staying in the SPL as there just isn't enough money going around to offer them the competition they need. They will never lose the home support and they'll fill up the stadium every week despite that but their global support isn't the same as it used to be.
  33. Aug 14, 2019 at 09:41
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    Lot of penalties for Ajax. At least one of em was a bit suspect if you ask me. Second goal also looked a bit like a foul, but feck it, Dutch clubs are fecked by refs against the big teams every year. In the qualifiers, Ajax are the big team, so it balances out.

    Funny to see Diego Biseswar is still a professional football player. And not a bad one at that. Perhaps Feyenoord can take a punt at him. Seeing as our transfer strategy seems to be, buy back all our over the hill average players.
  34. Aug 14, 2019 at 09:55
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    If Ajax keeps playing like this then they won't get past the playoffs
  35. Aug 14, 2019 at 10:21
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    I don't see them going out against APOEL Nicosia honestly. It's the start of the season, didn't you draw 2-2 in the play-offs last year against a poor team as well? Worked out quite well in the end :)
  36. Aug 14, 2019 at 10:42
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    Word for Linfield aswell. They're in the play off round with likes of Wolves. They play Qarabag so big underdogs but that would be amazing story. Couple of ROI teams made Europa league in last decade (St Pats and Dundalk) but can't think of last Nothern Irish team to make major european competition.
  37. Aug 14, 2019 at 11:42
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    Just saw the pk between Copenhagen and Red Star... the state of the pitch :lol:
    The one where he shot the ball outside of the stadium... watch it in slow mo and you'll see his left foot make the ball move a bit up in the mud :eek:

    (at 3:37)
  38. Aug 14, 2019 at 15:12
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    We're both academistas, so I like him.