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2012/13 UEFA Champions League

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Tom, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Tom

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    The season kicked off around 30 minutes ago and 7 goals into the season I have to say that I'm not sure if Real, City & Co. are as good as they were the previous year.

    Obviously I'm hoping for Munich but well...I regret not having bought a ticket for the PSG - Kiev game yesterday when they offered the last tickets for 40€.
     
  2. Stuart Pocock

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    Glory Glory Man Utd :)
     
  3. Chris Preston

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    Blue is the Colour :D Go Chelsea Go :D
     
  4. Tom

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    Looking good for the Blues today. :D
     
  5. Chris Preston

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    I missed the game thanks to school >_> Oh well, 2-2 I can live with that since it's just the group stages. Oscar was on fire today scoring two goals in 3 minutes and to my knowledge he's not even a starter, and he's a mid-fielder :confused:

    To be honest Torres hasn't done anything worth noting recently, poor performance against QPR and from what my friend told me didn't do anything great today.
     
  6. Bram

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    My team PSV had a dramatic evening in Russia losing 2-0 to a team that didnt want to play football at all. They were just waiting for us to make mistakes which we did for 90 minutes.
     
  7. Tom

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    In Soviet Russia, football is playing you. :)
     
  8. Chronus

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    Torres is a good player - not CR7 or Messi level, but good anyway. The things he did at Atletico are unforgettable.

    Sell him to Barça, we'll make sure he is given world class companions and a proper environment (i.e., the kind of environment Kaka and CR7 don't have at Los Blancos :)).
     
  9. Jordi Casademunt

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    As a Barça fan, no thanks, Keep Torres away.

    He's a good player. But at least from what he does in the national team, he's awful against tight defenses. He's good in fast counter attacks, a style which neither Barça nor Spain play.

    Oops, typo.
     
  10. Chronus

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    The style of Barça is changing and will change further. Xavi will not last forever, and without a super-player who organizes midfield plays and attacks as he does, Barça will adapt towards speed. Pedro, Andrés, Cesc, even Villa - all of them can play counter-attack style.

    But Torres can play in any type of system - alone up there, together with another forward, or just behind the forward. And he is not dependent of style of play either. He needs time though to fully integrate into a team. And players such as Torres, CR7 are useful in another aspect: they attract defenders and drag them along, which opens up defences for fast dribblers like Andrés, Cesc or Messi.

    Torres would fit in nicely - at the very least, much better than Zlatan (less mobile) did.
     
  11. 5partan5niper2212

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    Buddy sorry to break it to ya but you went down 2-1 to Ajax.... and you got man utd this week in the Premier League
     
  12. 5partan5niper2212

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    Is there any Gunners fans here?
     
  13. Chris Preston

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    It wasn't Ajax =/ and it doesn't help Torres sucked. Chelsea have played better against better teams so we'll see how they do against Man U.
     
  14. 5partan5niper2212

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    So we shall...