Champions League Round of 16 (18th Feb - 8th Aug)

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Lampard definitely gets favourable press.
You'd swear he was managing Bolton the way they go on about him. Gets all the talk of 'young' team too despite the fact that Ole was frequently using a younger one and seems to get much less favour.
 

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That's back to my original argument then. Koulibaly was trying to clear the ball, Messi came from behind. Not even a challenge, no stud showing, no high feet & nothing indicate as dangerous action.
If you really think this you don’t understand football or the laws of football.
 

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Lewa on 13 goals with a potential QF, SF and Final still on the cards. Ronaldo has the record of 17, it's not out of the question that he could get close. He probably would have got it if the QF and SF were 2 legs still.
 

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Looking at this Bayern team we (United) have a lot of work to do
It's one of the reasons I'm really hoping we get Sancho. We won't get there overnight but these are the type of players we need to build to reach that level.
 

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Lewa on 13 goals with a potential QF, SF and Final still on the cards. Ronaldo has the record of 17, it's not out of the question that he could get close.
Bit unfair for him that he gets 2 fewer games (with 1 legged ties) as well.
 

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You'd swear he was managing Bolton the way they go on about him. Gets all the talk of 'young' team too despite the fact that Ole was frequently using a younger one and seems to get much less favour.
It felt like when a League 1 or 2 side gets beaten 2-0 by a top premier league club and they get described as "Brave" by the media.

I mean, I don't think many expected Chelsea to knock Bayern out before the first leg but to get beat 7-1 is a disaster surely? That's embarrassing.
 

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Lewa being robbed of ballondor is a joke. The guy absolutely deserves it.
 

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Good to see the team is still sharp after a month without a serious football match. Still have that small voice in my head that whispers about how we're going to be found out on the big stage, but we'll wait and see.
 

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Looking at this Bayern team we (United) have a lot of work to do
I think with 3 quality signings (RW, cover for CAM/LW, and a top drawer CB) we can close the gap on them. I think to be able to go toe to toe with them the youngsters will have to continue to improve though.
 

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What's the role of Goretzka at Bayern these days? Looks more defensive minded and passive.
Usually box to box. He is playing the deeper role at the moment because Kimmich is being shifted back to rb due pavards injury.
 

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Lewa on 13 goals with a potential QF, SF and Final still on the cards. Ronaldo has the record of 17, it's not out of the question that he could get close. He probably would have got it if the QF and SF were 2 legs still.
I hope someone breaks his legs before that happens. I hate that miserable c#####nt
 

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For as long as Bayern doesn‘t win this competition, it‘s all fine.
 

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Looking at this Bayern team we (United) have a lot of work to do
They're an absolute machine, to be honest they've been better than us most of the time for a long while. Partly to do with the different leagues, but as a club they don't get much wrong. Unless Barcelona produce some Messi magic, they should have this ECL in the bag.
 

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Giroud must be sick of Bayern. Constantly destroyed by them with Arsenal and Chelsea.
 
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It's one of the reasons I'm really hoping we get Sancho. We won't get there overnight but these are the type of players we need to build to reach that level.
We need more than just Sancho tbh - we need to make at least 3 signings this window.

I think with 3 quality signings (RW, cover for CAM/LW, and a top drawer CB) we can close the gap on them. I think to be able to go toe to toe with them the youngsters will have to continue to improve though.
We need a good DM, we aren't gonna be a serious team until we get one. I also think another FB is crucial preferably a LB.
 

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Good to see the team is still sharp after a month without a serious football match. Still have that small voice in my head that whispers about how we're going to be found out on the big stage, but we'll wait and see.
You just know they are going to get plummeted by City and the crowd will be back with Bundesliga is so sh*t posts :lol:
 

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Their midfield is bad now too tbh
Don't think it's that bad. especially if they get that top-class defensive midfielder. With the addition of Ziyech and potentially Havertz, it could look something like:

Werner
Pulisic Havertz Ziyech
CDM Kante
LB CB Zouma James
GK​
 

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They're an absolute machine, to be honest they've been better than us most of the time for a long while. Partly to do with the different leagues, but as a club they don't get much wrong. Unless Barcelona produce some Messi magic, they should have this ECL in the bag.
I hate to say it but City can definitely give them trouble. I'd still fancy Bayern but when City show up they are very hard to deal with.