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UEFA Europa League 16/17 Round of 16 Draw
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    [Real Madrid/Barcelona, Malaysia]
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    Thoughts?

    28 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 13:32)
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    [Manchester United, Canada]
    Posts: 13 | Comments: 1925

    4 out of the 5 teams I'm mildly concerned about are playing one another. This is a positive.

    While I like United's draw as well, travelling to Russia is never fun, and rarely gives a good result.

    28 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 13:54)
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    [Toronto FC]
    Posts: 11 | Comments: 548

    Roma - Lyon should be a great game, and schlke/gladbach, would have like to see these teams go further, i assume these are the 4 you speak of sunflash

    28 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 14:03)
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    [Chelsea, Austria]
    Posts: 17 | Comments: 1504

    United have to travel all the way to Russia 3 days before facing us in the FA Cup, great news.

    28 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 15:17)
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    [Bayern Munich, Croatia]
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    Probably going to watch Lyon and Roma or Schalke and M'gladbach. Both could be fantastic matches.

    27 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 18:45)
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    [Juventus, Argentina]
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    ez cup for roma

    27 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 22:28)
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    [Besiktas, Turkey]
    Posts: 120 | Comments: 2406

    Good draw for us. But we should never underestimate our opponent.

    Roma - Lyon seems like the best tie.
    2 German teams and 2 Belgium teams playing against eachother will be quite interesting to see.

    My predictions: Anderlecht-Gent-Beşiktaş-Kobenhavn-Celta-Roma-ManU-S04

    If things go as I said, it would be an important opportunity for us to go further.
    Turkish League is no competitive anymore. Would like to focus on winning EL.

    27 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 22:39)
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    Good draw for us. But we should never underestimate our opponent. Roma - Lyon seems like the best tie.
    2 German teams and 2 Belgium teams playing against eachother will be quite interesting to see.

    My predictions: Anderlecht-Gent-Beşiktaş-Kobenhavn-Celta-Roma-ManU-S04

    If things go as I said, it would be an important opportunity for us to step further.
    Turkish League is no competitive anymore. Would like focus on winning EL.

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    [Toronto FC]
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    @ Emrecan_58

    4 points ahead in the table and Super Lig is no longer competitive?

    Is that not a bit over confident?

    27 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 22:52)
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    [Besiktas, Turkey]
    Posts: 120 | Comments: 2406

    @Golefty It seems like it's a bit over confident yeah. Because I really feel overconfident, lol :D
    3-4 weeks ago, I'd say "Turkish League is more important, we should focus on that. Never mind the Europa League."
    But while watching our games and Başakşehir's or Galatasaray's, I see that they no longer pose a threat to us. Not even mentioning Fenerbahçe. They should worry about their Europa League place. Because Antalyaspor are better atm.
    As you'll see, time will prove me right.

    Footnote: Scenes if we lose to Galatasaray on Monday :D LoL.

    27 days ago (Feb 24 '17 at 23:14)
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    [Toronto FC]
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    @Emre

    lol I was not sure how much of a threat Başakşehir was to your future title :) Galatasaray and Fenerbahce do seem out of the race, hahaha

    Hopefully Besiktas form can continue!!

    That sounds like that is an important game!!

    27 days ago (Feb 25 '17 at 01:32)
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    Man, Mourinho said earlier he hoped he wouldn't draw a russian team as it give little time to relax and force the team to travel a lot more. Suck for him and United. Anyway, Anderlecth and Ajax should reach the quarter and its quite suprising 2 Belgian and 2 German side player each other (Also, 3 belgian side in the round of 16, not bad). Besiktas vs Olympiacos and Lyon vs Roma should be the more interesting game. Wonder if Kranosdar will beat Celta though, its a hard call in my opinion.

    27 days ago (Feb 25 '17 at 02:41)
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    [Manchester United, India]
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    NIce draw for us. I genuinely consider United as favourites. Over two legs, we can beat any of the teams left in the competition. If Mourinho shuffles his squad correctly, we have a great chance to win this.
    For eg, for the first leg in Russia, he should rest players like Pogba, Mkhi, Ibra and no take them to Russia to save them for Chelsea.

    27 days ago (Feb 25 '17 at 05:53)
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    [Real Madrid/Barcelona, Malaysia]
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    Rostov is not an easy opponent. They managed to beat Bayern at home.

    26 days ago (Feb 26 '17 at 13:15)
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    [Manchester United, India]
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    @Novaruk And they drew with Atletico. We need to get a good result in Russia and then flatten them at home.

    25 days ago (Feb 26 '17 at 19:27)
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    [Chelsea, Greece]
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    And now you pretty much get why English teams dont bother with Europa.

    3 days before the cup they need to travel in Russia as stated above to face a team on an important fixture that smashed them 4-0 earlier in the season. Conclusions are yours.

    25 days ago (Feb 26 '17 at 19:33)
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    Rostov is not easy at home, plus, they are playing Chelsea 4 day after. Gonna be tough from United to get good results in both the FA cup and Europa league, they might even have a hard time suceeding in either of those because of all the travel they have to do. :(

    25 days ago (Feb 26 '17 at 19:49)
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    [Besiktas, Turkey]
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    Seems like UEFA will not allow away fans for Olympiakos-Beşiktaş games after Oly's request.

    22 days ago (Mar 1 '17 at 16:18)
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    Seems like UEFA will not let away fans for Olympiakos-Beşiktaş games.

    Seems like UEFA will not let away fans for Olympiakos-Beşiktaş games after Oly's request.

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    @Emre Wow, thats pretty serious, hope it won't make too much of a difference for the player, we want the best possible game we can after all! :D

    22 days ago (Mar 1 '17 at 16:46)
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    [Arsenal, Netherlands]
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    If these two teams don't meet beforehand the final for me is going to be Roma vs Manchester United.

    22 days ago (Mar 1 '17 at 17:27)
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    If these two teams don't mean beforehand the final for me is going to be Roma vs Manchester United.

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    [Juventus, Argentina]
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    easy call, roma v besiktas final

    22 days ago (Mar 1 '17 at 17:30)
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    [Arsenal, Netherlands]
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    Who would defeat United in a two legged game though? Especially when United could have bs call for them like vs ASSE. That first game was not worthy of 3 goals. Plus, they probably have the best squad, so they have that advantage.

    22 days ago (Mar 1 '17 at 17:44)
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