Euro: 2019 Champions League Final

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Who will win?

Poll closed Jun 1, 2019.
  1. Liverpool

    70.3%
  2. Tottenham

    29.7%
  1. Live in the Now

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    It isn't Kane's fault whatsoever that Poch didn't take him out at halftime, but he should have taken him out at halftime.
     
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    gunnerpunner? dafuq
     
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    Neither Kane nor Firmino were ready. Both were basically negatives, but Klopp was able to make the right move by getting his unfit striker off.
     
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    The scenes from the parade are pretty cool
     
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    The changes in the lineups from 2015 to now for Liverpool are pretty crazy. Klopp has done a complete overhaul.
     
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    Arrogant isn't the word I'd use. He is rather crazy yes, but he won't let the press blame his players for anything and would decide to look like a fool instead. So yes, he is condescending to them. That is part of the environment at the club, he wanted the club to be like a family and he has standards they have to uphold. On one of his first days he said he thought the atmosphere at the club wasn't particularly good and that it was foreign to what he was used to. So he was going to make the team learn the names of the people in the cafeteria, the people who do their equipment, everything. Part of their transfer strategy is to find out if players mistreat the staff at their club and if they have this kind of attitude behind closed doors. I don't really find that arrogant at all.

    The only other manager he's ever had a problem with was one of the Brexit lovers who sent their team out to kick all our players. We have had some arrogant managers in our past though. Benitez, much as I love him for what he did, was definitely one of them.
     
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    He's crazy. He's arrogant. But he can manage the hell out of a football club.

    Whatever works for him is fine with me.
     
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    Too bad the Club World Cup is going to be in China. Would be nicer to play a team like Boca in Brazil or something.
     
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    There’s no club World Cup in 2019 or 2020.
     
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    Isn't the Club World Cup scrapped till like late June or July 2021? I also don't know that European teams want to go (because that's offseason).
     
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    They are going to the Super Cup in Istanbul in August though.
     
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    Nope, there is. They have no host yet though. Rumored to be in China.
     
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    Beautiful

     
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    Re: Kane

    Ultimately the manager is responsible for saving the players from themselves
     
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    What a picture.



    Also, these guys were absolutely hammered.
     
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    Wenger was clear in his punditry that he did not want Tottenham to win. Mourinho basically the same. It made me laugh.
     
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    They don't like Poch and all the love he gets from the media. "Look what he does what what little he gets!". They hate that. :)
     
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    Understandable considering Wenger achieved much more given the same circumstances that Poch is in.

    Plus Wenger is a gooner for life. No Arsenal supporter wanted Tottenham to win.
     
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    I'm pretty sure you mean Dyche but what's funny is this really could be Pulis or Dyche.
     
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    I mean, there's more than a few who could fit that.


    In other funny notes, Klopp wants a video of the parade packaged to help sell Liverpool to players to come there. I don't think it will take much.
     
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    Club World Cup is in Qatar. Al Sadd is the host team and half their team plays for the national team.
     
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    Ugh. I mean, it's another trophy, and usually it does have some extra money attached to it, but more games to pack the winter schedule.
     
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    It's a beautiful concept, but the formats have always been horrendous.
     

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