Champions league Semi Finals 2020-21 - April 27-28 and May 4-5

roonster09

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3 super league clubs vs 1 football savior.

 

VorZakone

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Too bad it's over 2 legs. Really enjoyed last year's knockout single games.
 

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Aside from Liverpool, couldn't come up with a worse final-4. Don't want any of them to win.
 

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Fingers crossed footballs good guys go on to win it.

PSG.
 

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Hopefully PSG will win this year, Neymar FC all the way,
 

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Brown-noser Neville's FC

In that order.
 

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Don't know whether I want City to win so Pep can cross it off his CV and move on, or for it to be yet another failed campaign for them, but that will probably mean them improving their team significantly in the summer. It's a lose, lose.
 

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Reckon it’s PSG’s year. If not them then City. Other side of the draw look like the underdogs for the final.
 

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It is the first time Chelsea and Madrid face each other since the European SuperCup in 1998. Chelsea won 1-0 back then.

The previous time was the Cup Winners Cup in 1971. In the first game they drew 1-1, and in the second Chelsea won 2-1.
 

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It is the first time Chelsea and Madrid face each other since the European SuperCup in 1998. Chelsea won 1-0 back then.

The previous time was the Cup Winners Cup in 1971. In the first game they drew 1-1, and in the second Chelsea won 2-1.
Pfth it's in the bag then. How many other sides can say they're undefeated against Real Madrid???
 

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Hopefully PSG can do it. Is Mbappé available? I heard he had an injury
 

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Why do Chelsea and City get the second leg at home?
To be fair, I always think first leg at home is better as you run the danger of having to play an extra 30 minutes of away goal rule against you in the second leg.
 

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I have not seen anything from Chelsea except Atlético games, and I thought it was the typical team that can complicate us a lot.
In any case I felt more optimistic a few weeks ago. They looked very tired in the last games.
Kroos has recently returned to training and I think Mendy will not be there in time. I guess he'll play with Marcelo in 5-3-2. Valverde is not due to Covid either
 

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I have not seen anything from Chelsea except Atlético games, and I thought it was the typical team that can complicate us a lot.
In any case I felt more optimistic a few weeks ago. They looked very tired in the last games.
Kroos has recently returned to training and I think Mendy will not be there in time. I guess he'll play with Marcelo in 5-3-2. Valverde is not due to Covid either
Is Hazard full fit for this game?
 

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Tuchel winning the CL with Chelsea would be hilarious considering PSG sacked him for not winning it.
Don't think Tuchel was sacked for not winning CL, he was sacked mid season. You can't win CL in the midseason.
 

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Tuchel winning the CL with Chelsea would be hilarious considering PSG sacked him for not winning it.
That's not why he got sacked.

He got sacked because him and Leonardo didn't see eye-to-eye.
 

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Expect Madrid-Chelsea to be a proper dull affair. Tomorrow should be more fun.
 

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Why do Chelsea and City get the second leg at home?
TV contract is worth much more than any other country... ?

50/50 tie v R Madrid for me. They've got more injuries but also more experience at this stage. Zidane record in CL speaks for itself.

We'll be able use our massive squad with the 5 subs.

Need a performance from Kante tonight to shut the RM midfield down.
 

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Tonight will be a borefest between two teams that will nullify each other

Hopefully we scrape a win

Last game was seriously worrying for us, we really looked dead on our feet. We'll still be missing Mendy so we'll basically set up mirroring chelsea. Modric has back issues, Kroos just got back to training, carvajal just got back from injury, our only midfield alternatives are Isco and the young Blanco...

Hope for another Vini CL masterclass here :lol:
 

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I like none of the semi-finalists. Before the super league saga I had such preference:
1. Chelsea - never liked them, maybe a bit in Zola period, but the current squad is rather likeable. And I think Tuchel is an ok coach
2. Real - too many titles, but a proper club
3. City - Them winning would be another tier of evidence how you can just buy success
4. PSG - like City

After the Super League saga my preference:
1. Chelsea
2. City
3. PSG
4. Real - just for their instigation


As for the semifinals it seems that today's will be boring and tomorrow's interesting. That's why it will be the other way around.
 

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Tonight will be a borefest between two teams that will nullify each other

Hopefully we scrape a win

Last game was seriously worrying for us, we really looked dead on our feet. We'll still be missing Mendy so we'll basically set up mirroring chelsea. Modric has back issues, Kroos just got back to training, carvajal just got back from injury, our only midfield alternatives are Isco and the young Blanco...

Hope for another Vini CL masterclass here :lol:
Do you know these weapons countries try to develop in the latter stages of a war to help them win when they are in an inferior position? There is normally a lot of hope in them because they are deadly when in tune but most times they are not, so scientists are always working tirelessly to improve their accuracy.

I always thought of Vinicius like that this season :lol:
 

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I could see it being a dull game bereft of chances.

Need Real to win.

I think PSG-City will be a cracker though.