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Some of these players wouldn't even make Italy's C team 25 years ago.
The lack of quality in the past 10 years has been just astounding to witness.
 

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England is about as good as they can possibly get. They have the star players, they have the depth. If Southgate can’t get them over the hump in the summer, he needs to go.

Italy on the other hand. Yeesh the depth is tragic. I get that there’s injuries but El Shaarawy and Moise Kean should be nowhere near the national team. Also there’s not enough good wingers to play Spalletti’s preferred formation. Or just good forwards in general.
 

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Yeah, was nodding off, because it looked like Finland was going to sleep walk to a victory. A late penalty, via VAR, then the header.
This hurt, I was in the stadium.

Our cycle is unfortunately over. Pukki isn't scoring anymore, he's finished at top level so this team is finished. We can't consistently win games without his goals.
 

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Finland yeah, such a disappointment. 3 lost games, 9pts. I was rooting for them. Compared to Estonia Finland has atleast progressed considerably. We have one 65 year old dude, who is the head of Estonian Football and the president of the biggest club Flora, his office is at the @Lilleküla stadium. Our team is weak, we need fresh ideas, but theres zero talent too. Grim times.
 

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I like this Slovenia team.
I also like Serbia, although there's some gobbo stench.

Norway should be doing better than they are. Hope they make it to the Euro but this playoff qualification system is weird.
I still don't know if Greece has a chance to get there, but I do know that despite nor having much sympathy or attachment to this NT, I'll be going to the Euro to support the boys.
 

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Greece has booked their spot to the playoff qualifiers already.

The qualification system is incredibly complex. Nation's league results play a role here. Greece won their NL group so they are in the playoff qualifiers if they don't make it through regular qualifiers (which they most probably won't).
 

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Greece has booked their spot to the playoff qualifiers already.

The qualification system is incredibly complex. Nation's league results play a role here. Greece won their NL group so they are in the playoff qualifiers if they don't make it through regular qualifiers (which they most probably won't).
this system is pretty stupid. Why would they give winners of League C a chance to qualify to the Euros, when there's better teams that played in League B... Do Estonia and Latvia also get in qualifications cause they won League 4?
 

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this system is pretty stupid. Why would they give winners of League C a chance to qualify to the Euros, when there's better teams that played in League B... Do Estonia and Latvia also get in qualifications cause they won League 4?
Because Platini promised small countries something nice for the support. So they come up with this kind of system where more small countries can qualify. And Ceferin just continues from there.

It's fucken asinine but what you gonna do. Politics.
 

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If I was Miki, I would come back to NT for the last two games. Armenia-Wales and Croatia Armenia. Maybe there is a fighting chance with Croatia.
 

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This qualification system from the Nations League sucks tbh. They should have just sent the third placed teams from each group to the playoffs.
 

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This qualification system from the Nations League sucks tbh. They should have just sent the third placed teams from each group to the playoffs.
You're right, but I wouldn’t be surprised if the powers that be made this way so the Nations League would have some more relevance.i always thought it was a bit to much, League, Euros qualifiers/tournament, WC qualifiers and the WC itself was enough along with the friendlies.
 
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Sweden... so useless


I love that Zubimendi guy from Real Sociedad. Such a machine and also a delicate player. Spain keeps producing such amazing talents!
 

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Sweden... so useless


I love that Zubimendi guy from Real Sociedad. Such a machine and also a delicate player. Spain keeps producing such amazing talents!

Already linked with Bayern.
 

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You're right, but I wouldn’t be surprised if the powers that be made this way so the Nations League would have some more relevance.i always thought it was a bit to much, League, Euros qualifiers/tournament, WC qualifiers and the WC itself was enough along with the friendlies.
That was precisely the case. NL was formed so that there are no useless friendlies in the football calendar. Football associations around want their share of the pie aswell so they want to make money with the matches and friendlies didn't generate it.
 

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Woke up early. There is a crucial game for Armenia at home against Wales in 1.5 hour. There is a slim chance to make it, but that's for the last game.

Shit, that is for tomorrow. Back to sleep or a few games of chess and oatmeal breakfast.
 

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I'll be up for Italy -N. Macedonia game. Hopefully, no injuries for our guys. This must be a win.
 

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Great. Bastoni is out for 1 month. Gonna miss Juve game, Benfica and Sociedad.
 

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Grande! The match that's going to be aired here is the England vs Malta, instead of the more crucial match Italy vs Northern Macedonia.
 
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