UEFA Champions League 2019/20

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Group A Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Club Brugge, Galatasaray.
Group B Bayern Munich, Tottenham Hotspur, Olympiacos, Red Star Belgrade.
Group C Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb, Atalanta.
Group D Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen, Lokomotiv Moskva.
Group E Liverpool, Napoli, Salzburg, Genk.
Group F Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Internazionale, Slavia Praha.
Group G Zenit Saint Petersburg, Benfica, Lyon, RB Leipzig.
Group H Chelsea, Ajax, Valencia, Lille.
 
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I think apart from Inter, Napoli, Atalanta, and Juventus have reasonably good groups.

In Napoli's and Atalanta's cases they both realistically would be vying for 2nd spots in their groups. Napoli will fancy their chances against Salzburg and Genk. Last year they had PSG and Liverpool and it came down to a tie-breaker.

Atalanta could have had a much worse group. They will at least give it a go against Shakhtar and D. Zagreb. City will be too much of course.

Juventus shouldn't have trouble getting through their group.


Inter has it the worst, which warms my heart.
 

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Tricky for Atalanta I think.

I hope Inter and Dortmund can somehow cause a massive upset.

Juve will easily qualify.

Napoli will be looking forward to meeting Liverpool again. They were the better team against Liverpool for the majority of the tie and could have knocked out the champions in the first round last year. (As well as PSG).
 

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For the tournament, I'd spread money between Juve and Atleti for this season's title.
 

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Tricky for Atalanta I think.

I hope Inter and Dortmund can somehow cause a massive upset.

Juve will easily qualify.

Napoli will be looking forward to meeting Liverpool again. They were the better team against Liverpool for the majority of the tie and could have knocked out the champions in the first round last year. (As well as PSG).

Tricky for Atalanta for sure, but as debutants in the 4th pot, it was always going to be tricky. I just didn't want them to end up in a group with 2 huge, daunting teams, and they avoided that.
 

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Seems like Atalanta have a bigger chance to go through than merda.

Liverpool are favourite again.
 

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Out of the teams expected to go far, I'd want Atleti to win. I like them as a team.
 

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Man the Cantona speech was insane.
 

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I can easily see none of them finishing first place

Ladri & Napoli shouldn’t have an excuse
Merda & Atalanta have possibilities as well, but based on prior seasons I can see them fail
 

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For me, Barcelona have already secured 1st place in Group F. Now it is down to Inter and BVB for the second place.

Anyway, i hope Inter get Dortmund or Barcelona away in the 1st group game. That game would be 3-4 days before the derby.
 

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Early favourites for me are Liverpool of course, Juve and City. If they stay injury free I really think Liverpool will repeat.
 

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Early favourites for me are Liverpool of course, Juve and City. If they stay injury free I really think Liverpool will repeat.

Juve??????

No man.

Dark horses but not favorites
 

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Napoli L'pool should be a great one.
 

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The red side of the 2nd tier looks empty at San Siro.

Are Inter fans boycotting due to the ticket prices?
 

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Slavia Praha really impressed in the 1st half.

Expecting Inter to break the deadlock those last 45 minutes.
 

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They are switching to the 3-4-3 now to save the game..
 

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Wait they are behind 1-0 AT HOME??
 

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Conte doing the most to save face. His European record will look even more grim if the result stands as it is.

Yup.. Now Barella shooting all over the place trying to be the hero. A Conte team without discipline is a really ugly thing to watch.

Lukaku has been off-colour again.
 

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Yup.. Now Barella shooting all over the place trying to be the hero. A Conte team without discipline is a really ugly thing to watch.

Lukaku has been off-colour again.

From what I've seen in Serie A, they looked great against Lecce, but their last two games have only look quality for a few moments and the rest pretty meh yet still grinta'ing 3 points every game. Not that we can speak, Milan have looked Serie B level. :/
 

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+8 mins injury time.. Just picturing Conte's stupid smile running up and down as they score in the last minute due to some stupid mistake :fp:

Edit: fuck I jinxed it...........
 

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1-1. Sensi freekick hits crossbar, Barella volleys from the rebound.
 
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