Euro League last 16

Discussion in 'Soccer' started by Bon Esprit, Feb 22, 2019.

  1. East Coast Bias

    East Coast Bias Registered User

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    It's probably been over 10 years since I met an Arsenal fan so full of bravado and confidence.

    This is absolutely fascinating. I am here for this poster.
     
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    I'll totally be watching the games between Inter and Frankfurt.
     
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    Arsenal fans are very snobby for a team that does absolutely nothing.
     
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  4. Cassano

    Cassano nyeah eh

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    Salzburg will beat Napoli imo.

    TBH I know nothing about Rennes besides Wiltord and Cech playing for them in the past.
     
  5. Evilo

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    What you need to know is that they have a young ambitious coach (only recently appointed) whose father is the assistant coach of DD for the NT.
    They have a great academy that formed M'Vila or Ousmane Dembele for instance.
    Their current roster features Ben Arfa who's coming up into form after his two year vacation, Ismaila Sarr who's a speedster with excellent talent, MBaye Niang (former Milan) who's also very talented but inconsistent and Benjamin Bourrigeaud who is a talented playmaker.
    Rest are hard workers. They have a good goalie but are weak defensively.
    Basically, they can score at anytime and on anyone. But they can be scored on an awful lot as well.
     
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    Top Match: Eintracht Frankfurt vs Inter Milan
     
  7. gary69

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    That Niang goal after the great Ben Arfa pass was the kind of goal I thought he would score a plenty throughout his career, but it just has not happened yet regularly.

    He has the speed, strentgh and shot to score those ones, but like Evilo said has just been inconsistent. He has also been played a lot on the wing, which is the wrong choice, imo. He can make it as a central forward, just not as a target man playing his back to the goal, which doesnt bring out his best qualities. He is probably not easy to accommodote to a top team with lots of possession, but in the right circumstances he could score a lot. Kind of like physically smaller version of Romelo Lukaku.
     
  8. Evilo

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    More talented on the ball than Lukaku though.
     
  9. Evilo

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    Guess who played the same day in the same twon last thursday and UEFA didn't care?
    Chelsea and Arsenal.
    But nope, they can't in the next round.
     
  10. maclean

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    Seems to me every time someone shows up around here full of piss and bluster they turn out to be an Arsenal fan.. :(
     
  11. S E P H

    S E P H @SEPH_WHL

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    It was a terrible call, at WORST it was a yellow.
     
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    lol. He threw his elbow back at him. Clear red every day of the week.
     
  13. bluesfan94

    bluesfan94 #PetroforNorris

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    Thanks for this. Given that Arsenal kinda has a similar summation, this could be a fun tie.
     
  14. Evilo

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    Yes I expect facepalm moments defensively for both teams, but also lots of nice goals.
    Should be fun.
     
  15. ViD

    ViD #CBJNeedHugs

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    Kondogbia is missing both games against Krasnodar
     
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    Already have a bet for Zenit and Krasnodar winning in the first leg.
     

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