UCL & Europa

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  1. SAMCRO

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    It's a Bundesliga - La Liga challenge series this week in UCL with three teams form those two leagues paired against each other
    Dortmund v. Real. The Yellow wall is pretty sick, some of the best fans in football. Curious if Pulisic gets any run v. the title holders.
    Atletico v Bayern should be great too.
    Barca at M'gladbach.... Johnson will have his hands full
    Spurs head east to Moscow... tough road trip to then get back to London for a match v. City a few days later.
    Juve heads east to Zagreb, another tough road trip
    Leiccester home for Porto
    City and Arsenal have what should be a easy 3 points @ Celtic and v Basel.. respectively.

    For Europa matches...
    United hosts Zorya.. which United team will show up?
    Southampton travel to Israel, should come away with points v Hapoel Beer Sheva
     
  2. Mr. Conehead

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    Arsenal needs those 3 points against Basel now. Their schedule is easy (on paper0 through October. Then after a Champions match at Ludogorets on November 1st, they then get 3 tests back to back - v. Tottenham on Nov 6, @ Man U on Nov 19, and then v. PSG on Nov 19 with likely a Cup game thrown in their, too.
     
  3. Waquoit

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    I figured that Pulisic didn't start Saturday so he would be fresh for the Real game. I could be wrong.
     
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    Spurs road trip to Moscow is without 4 or 5 injured starters (depending on whether you think Cissiko is a starter). We may get our first sign as to whether they have recovered any mental toughness from the collapse at the end of last year.
     
  5. ZooCougar

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    If he starts and plays against RM and scores or nets an assist then the hype train will reach light speed and head towards Alpha Centauri.

    I was reading that Bundesliga has been even more out of control.

    Bundesliga is hyping up Christian Pulisic more than we are


     
  6. Mots010

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    Doesnt get the start. Hopefully we see him sub on.
     
  7. Waquoit

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    No wonder they're losing.
     
  8. Mots010

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    Pulisic on for Dembele in the 72nd minute.
     
  9. Huskyforlife

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    Pulisic can play
     
  10. Mots010

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    So does he get credit for the assist on that goal?
     
  11. ZooCougar

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    Yes.
     
  12. ZooCougar

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    He was the most dangerous player on the field there in the end.
     
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  13. ZooCougar

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    Yup.
     
  14. Mots010

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    Pulisic to Shurrle in a UCL game against Real Madrid. Crazy.
     
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  15. SAMCRO

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    Wow, Pulisic is scary good, and he is just getting going.
     
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    Did you know that fuctard Alexi Lalas said he couldn't start in MLS last spring.
     
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  17. SAMCRO

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    Ha, i love that.
     
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    Spurs with a nice road win v. the Ruskies
    Leicester over Porto... the Foxes are playing stronger in UCL than EPL.
    Juve is owning their group, as expected
    As mentioned above, Pulisic with a late assist to earn the draw v Real.
     
  19. Waquoit

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    I'm rooting for Juve to win the whole thing. I have them at 10-1.
     
  20. Mr. Conehead

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    Looks like he won or stole a ball deep in Real's end, then cut towards the box before delivering a cross for the game tying goal. Damn.

    Sadly, looks like my two secondary teams are in trouble as Clubb Brugge has lost their first two matches in Group G and have a GD of -7 while Lyon has split their first two games and sit in 3rd in Group H with a GD of +2. They have to get points against Juventus in their next match.
     
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    Good day for me so far. The Gunners are in control at home against Basel up 2-0 at '75 and have only allowed 1 shot on goal. PSG was behind 1-0 early; but are now up 3-1. Celtic and Man City decided to forgo defense today as they are tied 3-3 at '75.
     
  22. Waquoit

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    If anyone thought the one EPL team to not get 3 points this week was Man City playing Celtic, well I tip my cap.
     
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  23. SAMCRO

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    They're back at it this week. The biggest match up would be Barca v City on Wednesday. Not too many other 'marquee' pairings though. Some of the games....

    Spurs @ Leverkusen (leverkusen mid-table in the Bundesliga this year, though.
    Dortmund @ Sporting
    Leicester v Kobenhavn
    Lyon v Juve
    Arsenal v Ludogorets
    Celtic v M'gladbach

    For Europa:
    United v Fenerbahce
    Inter v Southampton
     
  24. SAMCRO

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    Pulisic is in Dortmund's starting XI this afternoon.
     
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    CP had a fantastic 75 yard run that resulted in a shot over the bar. He didn't do a whole lot besides that. Good to see him go 90 again, though
     
  26. Mr. Conehead

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    Looks like both of my secondary teams are done as Brugge sits in last place with 0 points in Group G and Lyon sits in 3rd with 3 points behind Juventus and Sevilla, both of whom has 7 points. Rats.
     
  27. spsct

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    Plenty of room on the Mainz bandwagon! ;)
     
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    Big match Thursday v Andelrecht to control the group. Will you be there??
     
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    Unfortunately not; it's a 9:05 match and I live around an hour away. We're moving the company on Friday so I had to bite the bullet and give my tickets away.
     
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    Arsenal is scoring at will against Bulgarian side Ludogorets
    Messi is being Messi, with a brace so far (Barca up 2-0) and City is down to 10 men after their GK got a straight red for intentionally handling the ball outside the box.
    F Johnson is out of the lineup - injured - for M'gladbach... hoping he's okay for November 11th
     
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