Soccer Thread V1: Klinsmann for Gold?

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Bshelton, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. ThePikeman

    ThePikeman German n00b

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    It's nearly impossible not to be racist at this level.... aaaahhmmm... I mean, officiating at this level is nearly impossible. Counters are much too fast and deciding offsides in the huddles of the final seconds?
    Pleeeaaaaseeee... the red card will be overturned. Just look at Ibrahimovic. Why the hell do they give automatic bans?

    Bayern Munich is boring. :clap
  2. wxwax

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    For Malaga to complain after they themselves benefited from an offside goal is profoundly stupid. I hate that kind of stupid.

    Arbeloa's red card won't be overturned. The cameras did a nice job of catching his disrespectful behavior. Do they still have the Respect banners at the arenas? :lol3

    Barcelona won't win the Champions League. They're just not the same.

    Bayern probably will. They look better than anyone else. Very impressive in Turin. Solid all the way through their lineup. Feels like their year.

    Madrid look too vulnerable at the back and losing Arbeloa won't help. Hard to believe that a Mourinho team defends this poorly.
  3. ThePikeman

    ThePikeman German n00b

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    Bayern really missed Kroos yesterday. In Munich they could cope without him, because Juventus was tame, but there is some tactical brilliance in him few players have. He falls back to midfield if necessary and keeps the attack knit together. Ribery, Robben and Müller are lets say "free spirits" that work better if on a leash named Kroos. :lol3

    Both, Madrid and Barcelona look very vulnerable at the back. I would guess, they'd both prefer to face the "known" enemy than the fast countering ones with good defense.
    Best champions league semi final combination for quite some time.
  4. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Yeah, no upsets. I thought Barcelona might lose, but Messi saved them. Honestly, though, only Bayern really look the part right now.
  5. wxwax

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    Bayern vs Barcelona
    Dortmund vs Madrid

    Easy predictions, I think. Bayern-Madrid final should be a glamour match-up. with Bayern winning the trophy they thought they had last season. *snigger*

    Dortmund really were off their game against Malaga.
  6. wxwax

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    Typical Millwall fans. Playing in the national stadium, Wembley. On a big occasion, the FA Cup semifinal.

    Go down 2-0 and what do they do? They start attacking each other. Blood is spilled. A 10-minute brawl during the biggest match their team has played in forever.

    Millwall fans are a continuing blot on English football.
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    wxwax Excited Member

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    América São Paulo trail Votuporanguense in the local Brazilian state championship on Sunday. América win a penalty and Pilo steps up
  8. ThePikeman

    ThePikeman German n00b

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    The usual term for this kind of pitch is "Acker" in german. (Agricultural field)

    A bad penalty is one on a good pitch.

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  9. wxwax

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    Didn't look like he slipped, to me. :dunno

    I think there's only way way to take a penalty. Run up and boot the hell out of the ball. Misdirect the keeper if you wish, but do everything fast and with momentum.

    Do not prance around like a fairy and try to be clever.

    This is bad penalty taking. Brazil-Paraguay. Copa America final, 2011. Penalty shootout. Brazil missed every single penalty. Every single one of them danced around like a fairy.

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  10. ThePikeman

    ThePikeman German n00b

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    Even after watching it again, I am sure, that he hit everything but the ball because of the pitch.

    I may be wrong today though. My company organized a "team event" which involved eating and drinking.
  11. Bshelton

    Bshelton Been here awhile

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    The second PK didnt dance around. He just went with pace and put it right into the keeper
  12. JNRobert

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    What are you, a Millwall fan :D

    David Luiz's goal against Fulham was a cracker

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  13. wxwax

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    Phenomenal goal. Totally out of the blue. If the man would stop overcommitting himself to tackles, he'd be great.
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    Bshelton Been here awhile

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    Ok, Suarez has stepped over the line this time. He deserves a lengthy ban from the FA and a lengthy ban from the club afterwards. What he did was absolutely classless. Shame on him.
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    It's that overbite, it has a will of it's own :lol3

    He has previous form, didn't he get a ban for biting while playing for Ajax?
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    Piece of shit stayed on the field and scored the tying goal. He's a dirty cheating little animal of a player.

    7 game ban in Netherlands for the same thing. His nickname there is The Cannibal.

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    He's fucked though. The evidence is so clear the F.A., if not his club, will have no choice but to ban him for a long time (I'm guessing Liverpool will sell him on to another league). He was nominated for player of the year too.
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    Liverpool are in a tough spot. Players like Suarez, the leading scorer in the Prem, are impossible to replace. But the little freak keeps embarrassing his club. It's in his blood, it's who he is.

    He's a dirty lying little cheating scumbag. His racial abuse of Patrice Evra was orders of magnitude worse than whatever John Terry did, and Liverpool (and that idiot Kenny Dalglish) stood by him all the way. He scored a winning goal in the FA Cup with his hand. He dives so much his own manager had to apologize and suspend him. He kicks, gouges and... he bites.

    A terribly flawed, marvelous talent. I hope he never plays another match in England. But I doubt that will happen, just because he's so good. They'll suspend him, maybe for the rest of the season. Then everyone will pretend he's reformed. Until he embarrasses his club again.
  19. Bshelton

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    Hes a hot head. Nothing compared to JT though. Cheats on his wife with one of his teammates ex, makes fun of Americans after 9/11, "racially abuses" Anton Ferdinand. The thing about racially abusing someone in England is it is WAY overblown. If you would say what either of them said in America, I doubt anyone would care. Im not a racist btw, but you can see how saying a few words over there wreaks havoc. The worst tempered player in the league is Rooney IMO. That dude kicks, stamps, dives, everything. Plus he cheated on his wife with some grandma prostitute! Nonetheless he is a role model in England because hes English and plays for United.
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    Soccer, round balls....are your berries round?

    Football, Rugby, oval balls... ...........


    You think about it.