Author Topic: 2013 Europa League Final: Benfica v Chelsea  (Read 61557 times)

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #880 on: April 11, 2013, 10:51:12 PM »
If they get Basel in the semis then it's the most ridiculous run you'll see.

Knocked out of a CL group containing Juventus, Shakhtar and Nordsjaelland
then Sparta Prague
then Steaua Bucharest
then Rubin Kazan.

Not forgetting that they scraped past all three. It'll be a travesty if they win this.

Give them a test in Fenerbahce/Benfica over two legs and I'll be happier.

Trouble is they're having similar luck as they did in the CL last year, so get a feeling they'll win it. :no

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #881 on: April 11, 2013, 10:51:52 PM »
Why are some people here underestmating basel ?? i think they are are really good team and a underdog to win the europa league this season

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #882 on: April 11, 2013, 10:52:05 PM »
Back to Back European trophys for Chelsea barring a miracle  :puke2

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #883 on: April 11, 2013, 10:52:14 PM »
hahaha fuck off Baleham.
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #884 on: April 11, 2013, 10:52:28 PM »
Haha, gets funnier every time they show it. ;D
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #885 on: April 11, 2013, 10:52:33 PM »
Hope Benfica win it now
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #886 on: April 11, 2013, 10:52:50 PM »
Basel are no pushovers mate, granted they're probably the weakest team left in it but I still think they're more than capable of giving Chelsea a good game.

Agreed that that run takes the piss though.

Not at all arguing with that. Didn't see either leg apart from the pens but they've knocked out Zenit and Spurs, so fair fucks to them. And as we've seen Chelsea have come dangerously close to being knocked out by poor teams already. But still, I'd prefer if they were knocked out by Dirk Kuyt instead. That would be lovely.
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #887 on: April 11, 2013, 10:52:57 PM »
Deserved it. Very impressive side. Stocker is some player.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #888 on: April 11, 2013, 10:53:12 PM »
Obligatory:

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #889 on: April 11, 2013, 10:53:24 PM »
It was pretty funny I Think he forgot what sport he was doing with that run up.

It was high jump and he successfully managed to clear the bar.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #890 on: April 11, 2013, 10:53:46 PM »
I know. Shit player and smiled when he missed the important FK, which his team bestowed the task upon. Mercenary of the highest order. Doesn't give a fuck. I actually feel sorry for tottenham fans.

Everyone but Adebayor knew he was going to miss that.

Fuck, I bet even adebayor knew it.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #891 on: April 11, 2013, 10:54:14 PM »
Not at all arguing with that. Didn't see either leg apart from the pens but they've knocked out Zenit and Spurs, so fair fucks to them. And as we've seen Chelsea have come dangerously close to being knocked out by poor teams already. But still, I'd prefer if they were knocked out by Dirk Kuyt instead. That would be lovely.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #892 on: April 11, 2013, 10:54:14 PM »
Hope Benfica win it now

Why? Dirk 'the Turkish delight' Kuyt will get the winner, I can feel it in my bones.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #893 on: April 11, 2013, 10:55:47 PM »


The prancing run up  ;D

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #894 on: April 11, 2013, 10:56:37 PM »
Why? Dirk 'the Turkish delight' Kuyt will get the winner, I can feel it in my bones.

Dirk vs Rafa final.
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #896 on: April 11, 2013, 10:58:32 PM »
If Chelsea win the fa cup and come 5th can we get back into this competition? Or does it go to fa cup runner up? If so that fa cup draw fucked us over

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #897 on: April 11, 2013, 10:58:50 PM »
Hilarious from Adebayor. What a fucking joke of a striker

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #898 on: April 11, 2013, 11:00:25 PM »
So the semi final draw is tomorrow.  I hope Chelsea and Benfica are kept apart as I think they are the two best teams, with Chelsea being the better side out of the two of them.  I have money on Benfica and think they would be more likely to beat Chelsea in a one off game than over two legs.  Especially as Chelsea have Rafa.
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #900 on: April 11, 2013, 11:01:29 PM »
If Chelsea win the fa cup and come 5th can we get back into this competition? Or does it go to fa cup runner up? If so that fa cup draw fucked us over

Yes, it'd go to 6th place.
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals
« Reply #901 on: April 11, 2013, 11:02:20 PM »
Imagine Fener beat Chelsea Dirk last minute

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #902 on: April 11, 2013, 11:03:09 PM »
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #903 on: April 11, 2013, 11:03:24 PM »
Yes, it'd go to 6th place.

Is it true you were a little excited by the sight of that Basle keeper soaked to the skin?

I heard Sommer rain made you fee lfine?
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #904 on: April 11, 2013, 11:03:37 PM »
Imagine Fener beat Chelsea Dirk last minute

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Reserved for the Mancs, isn't it? But I'd take it with open arms.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #905 on: April 11, 2013, 11:05:43 PM »
League 2 level defending

Think the keeping was rather poor too, the move was telegraphed, there was only one possible outcome and Krul should've seen it coming.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #906 on: April 11, 2013, 11:05:58 PM »
Is it true you were a little excited by the sight of that Basle keeper soaked to the skin?

I heard Sommer rain made you fee lfine?

:lmao

I do actually think he's quite hot but that's another story altogether. :P
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #907 on: April 11, 2013, 11:07:29 PM »
Seriously, Basel look impressive, would give Chelsea a tough time and Benfica from what I've seen of them. Semi's should be good. Hopefully get to see Dirk at some point.
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #908 on: April 11, 2013, 11:07:51 PM »
:lmao

I do actually think he's quite hot but that's another story altogether. :P

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #909 on: April 11, 2013, 11:08:27 PM »
Fenerbahce's goal, asist by Pierre Webo, Caner Erkin scores...

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #910 on: April 11, 2013, 11:08:56 PM »
Will miss Spurs in the tournament, they've been a breath of fresh air.
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #911 on: April 11, 2013, 11:09:32 PM »
When are the dates of the semi finals?  We are schedualed to play Chelsea on April 20th, which is a Saturday, and is my birthday (and Carmen Electra yay - also Hitler's birthday though, so that balances out).  Will that be pushed to the Sunday now?
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #912 on: April 11, 2013, 11:09:38 PM »
You're not called Donna are you?

Stop it now. ;D
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #913 on: April 11, 2013, 11:11:08 PM »
So the semi final draw is tomorrow.  I hope Chelsea and Benfica are kept apart as I think they are the two best teams, with Chelsea being the better side out of the two of them.  I have money on Benfica and think they would be more likely to beat Chelsea in a one off game than over two legs.  Especially as Chelsea have Rafa.

Agree with you. Also because they are fighting for the portuguese league at the moment, and both ties will be played in crucial times for them.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #914 on: April 11, 2013, 11:12:57 PM »
I am mate yeah. Kind of sucks but ah well. Can normally make it on the weekends but the other lads are normally on during the week still.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #915 on: April 11, 2013, 11:13:59 PM »
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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #916 on: April 11, 2013, 11:14:39 PM »
Thought Holtby was excellent tonight, really impressed. Hope Basel win it now, though, good side to watch even if they were over cautious defending their away goal. Stocker is really good.

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Re: 2013 Europa League Quarter Finals/Semis
« Reply #918 on: April 11, 2013, 11:23:09 PM »
When are the dates of the semi finals?  We are schedualed to play Chelsea on April 20th, which is a Saturday, and is my birthday (and Carmen Electra yay - also Hitler's birthday though, so that balances out).  Will that be pushed to the Sunday now?

We are playing Chelsea on SUNDAY 21st K/O 4pm

Not sure what schedule your looking at

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I did not have a long speech prepared for the players. My notes from the game show there was one message I wanted to drill into them. It is written in Spanish. Lucharlo. Fight for it.