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Post by Armoreska » May 8th, 2019, 1:59 pm

bal3x wrote:
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Well, Pool vs Spurs final would be boring...
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Post by GruesomeTwosome » May 8th, 2019, 2:31 pm

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May 8th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Well, Pool vs Spurs final would be boring... I was so hoping to see Barca vs Ajax... alas, not happening.
Sure, I get that any non-supporter of the remaining teams would want the most intriguing match-up. But, yeah...Spurs fan here, so obviously I want them to come back on Ajax.
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Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 2:32 pm

Armoreska wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 1:59 pm
bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Well, Pool vs Spurs final would be boring...
Why so?
Don't like teams from one country facing each other, - well, the word "boring" perhaps is not the right one as often those matches are pretty entertaining indeed.

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Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 2:33 pm

GruesomeTwosome wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 2:31 pm
bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Well, Pool vs Spurs final would be boring... I was so hoping to see Barca vs Ajax... alas, not happening.
Sure, I get that any non-supporter of the remaining teams would want the most intriguing match-up. But, yeah...Spurs fan here, so obviously I want them to come back on Ajax.
No problem, mate :) As a neutral I probably should support Ajax though :)

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » May 8th, 2019, 2:47 pm

bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 2:33 pm
GruesomeTwosome wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 2:31 pm
bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Well, Pool vs Spurs final would be boring... I was so hoping to see Barca vs Ajax... alas, not happening.
Sure, I get that any non-supporter of the remaining teams would want the most intriguing match-up. But, yeah...Spurs fan here, so obviously I want them to come back on Ajax.
No problem, mate :) As a neutral I probably should support Ajax though :)
I must admit, I do think Ajax-Liverpool would likely be a more entertaining match, hehe. Ajax are a likable squad and it's cool to see them back as a major player in European footy.
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Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 3:12 pm

GruesomeTwosome wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 2:47 pm
bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 2:33 pm
GruesomeTwosome wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 2:31 pm

Sure, I get that any non-supporter of the remaining teams would want the most intriguing match-up. But, yeah...Spurs fan here, so obviously I want them to come back on Ajax.
No problem, mate :) As a neutral I probably should support Ajax though :)
I must admit, I do think Ajax-Liverpool would likely be a more entertaining match, hehe. Ajax are a likable squad and it's cool to see them back as a major player in European footy.
Yeah :) :thumbsup:

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Post by Lonewolf2003 » May 8th, 2019, 4:15 pm

bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Well, Pool vs Spurs final would be boring... I was so hoping to see Barca vs Ajax... alas, not happening.
As much as I would have loved to see a Barca - Ajax final, I think that at least a Pool - Ajax/Spurs final is more open ended and more exciting because of that. If Barca had made the final they would have been the top favorite to win, with these 3 teams it's more even sided I think. (Of course it's a final and anything can happen in one)

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#4008

Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 7:32 pm

Lonewolf2003 wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 4:15 pm
bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Well, Pool vs Spurs final would be boring... I was so hoping to see Barca vs Ajax... alas, not happening.
As much as I would have loved to see a Barca - Ajax final, I think that at least a Pool - Ajax/Spurs final is more open ended and more exciting because of that. If Barca had made the final they would have been the top favorite to win, with these 3 teams it's more even sided I think. (Of course it's a final and anything can happen in one)
Well, yeah, but as we can see these days one can expect anything in football :D Who would predict an Ajax vs Pool final when this whole thing started, huh?

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » May 8th, 2019, 7:39 pm

Well...Ajax-Liverpool it is, then! :lol:
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Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 7:41 pm

GruesomeTwosome wrote:
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Well...Ajax-Liverpool it is, then! :lol:
heh, I'm not making any predictions here yet :lol:

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » May 8th, 2019, 7:44 pm

Well they somehow have to find 3 goals...I’m hopeful but it just seems to be Ajax’s time right now.
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Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 7:47 pm

GruesomeTwosome wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 7:44 pm
Well they somehow have to find 3 goals...I’m hopeful but it just seems to be Ajax’s time right now.
Yeah, looks like it.. but still half way through only.. if Pool can hit Barca for 4 I'm sure Spurs can too :D

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Post by Cippenham » May 8th, 2019, 8:23 pm

Just another goal needed for Spurs

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Post by Cippenham » May 8th, 2019, 8:50 pm

Maybe Ajax will just hold on here

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Post by Cippenham » May 8th, 2019, 8:58 pm

I don’t believe it 😁😁😁 Liverpool Spurs not boring, I would like Spurs to win

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Post by Cippenham » May 8th, 2019, 9:01 pm

GruesomeTwosome wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 7:44 pm
Well they somehow have to find 3 goals...I’m hopeful but it just seems to be Ajax’s time right now.
Are you sure?

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Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 9:02 pm

WTF NOT AGAIN :lol: :lol: :lol:
This is truly insane! Poor Ajax... oh well, I'm not even sure who to support in the final now :D

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Post by Armoreska » May 8th, 2019, 9:06 pm

NO FUFFING WAY. Did British hire Hollywood to produce these comebacks?
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Post by Lammetje » May 8th, 2019, 9:07 pm

Fuck!
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Post by bal3x » May 8th, 2019, 9:11 pm

Lammetje wrote:
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Fuck!
:hug: :hug:

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Post by flaiky » May 8th, 2019, 9:15 pm

:yas:
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Post by Cippenham » May 8th, 2019, 9:16 pm

Liverpool have to be favourites but anything can happen in a final

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » May 8th, 2019, 9:19 pm

:woot: :woot: :woot:

...yeah, I never doubted Spurs. Nah, never... :ermm: :ermm: Lol.

MY GOD THAT WAS INCREDIBLE! Lucas Moura, instant legend. The comebacks in both of these semi-finals were amazing. This final could be insane.
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Post by GruesomeTwosome » May 8th, 2019, 9:20 pm

flaiky wrote:
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:yas:
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Post by Lammetje » May 8th, 2019, 9:25 pm

bal3x wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 9:11 pm
Lammetje wrote:
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Fuck!
:hug: :hug:
Thanks.
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:yas:
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » May 8th, 2019, 9:29 pm

Lammetje wrote:
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Fuck!
Say that again indeed
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Post by Lilarcor » May 8th, 2019, 9:31 pm

HOW?????

Final is gonna be a wet fart now isn't it?

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Post by flaiky » May 8th, 2019, 9:32 pm

^I'm sorry, I know it must fucking hurt! (no sarcasm)

90+6 minutes for the winner, WHAT THE HELL.
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » May 8th, 2019, 9:44 pm

flaiky wrote:
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^I'm sorry, I know it must fucking hurt! (no sarcasm)

90+6 minutes for the winner, WHAT THE HELL.
Thanks. For Spurs fans the release must be euphoric.

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Post by Traveller » May 9th, 2019, 4:16 am

This season, man. Insane. :shrug:
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Post by Ivan0716 » May 9th, 2019, 8:56 pm

Will Chelsea let the entire country down?

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Post by bal3x » May 9th, 2019, 9:57 pm

Ivan0716 wrote:
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Will Chelsea let the entire country down?
So what is this - 4 English teams in both finals?? Has anything like this ever happened before?

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Post by Ivan0716 » May 9th, 2019, 10:07 pm

There had been 3 teams from a single country in the European finals before, never 4.

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Post by bal3x » May 9th, 2019, 10:31 pm

Ivan0716 wrote:
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There had been 3 teams from a single country in the European finals before, never 4.
Right! I thought so :) Quite an achievement that's unlikely to be repeated soon.

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Post by Cippenham » May 10th, 2019, 4:51 am

What if it is repeated or nearly repeated and often, look at the financial strength of the Premier League, which should be considered the best league due to the number of good quality teams. Arsenal need to win to qualify for Champions League, the other 3 teams already qualified through league position along with Manchester City who may win the domestic double of league and FA Cup and they are not of course in a European final having lost to Spurs earlier.

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Post by Cippenham » May 10th, 2019, 5:05 am

Bear this in mind Arsenal and Chelsea had only one English player each and neither of their managers are English. The owners are not English. These are based in England, the Premier League is international and in theory could be based anywhere. Compare this to Germany or other countries it is international league not English.

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Post by Ivan0716 » May 10th, 2019, 6:51 am

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48220247

No wonder UEFA only allocated 6,000 tickets to each club, your only options to get there is through indirect flights or a ~60h drive where you'll be passing through a flipping war zone!

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Post by Cippenham » May 10th, 2019, 8:16 am

I think all finals should be held at Wembley 😁

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Post by bal3x » May 10th, 2019, 12:50 pm

Cippenham wrote:
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What if it is repeated or nearly repeated and often, look at the financial strength of the Premier League, which should be considered the best league due to the number of good quality teams. Arsenal need to win to qualify for Champions League, the other 3 teams already qualified through league position along with Manchester City who may win the domestic double of league and FA Cup and they are not of course in a European final having lost to Spurs earlier.
Well, this year EPL can claim they're the best league in the world :lol: But surely the other leagues will have something to say about this :)

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