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Our Portuguese luck may end with Benfica. I feel safer against Milan.
 

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1. City
2. Real
3. Bayern
4. Napoli
5. Chelsea
6. Benfica
7. Inter
8. Milan

Benfica is a better team than Porto. We struggled against Porto.

Milan is clearly the worst team remaining.
No bro, the way I look it, Benfica is not stronger Inter or Milan.
 

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No bro, the way I look it, Benfica is not stronger Inter or Milan.
On paper, probably we look the better team.

But given the way we have been playing recently, I seriously don't expect much.

They on the other hand play great football and are ruthless in taking chances. While we have Lautaro and Lukaku who miss sitters left and right.
 

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its a different league, weaker league. 21 goals in all competitions is good but that does not make Benfica better than Inter or Milan.
 

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Ciao Mario literally has 21 goals in all competitions. What the actual fuck
He's balling hard there. Check his assist to Ramos G. on the second Benfica's goal vs Club Brugge KV. Stone cold at penalties as well.


1. City
2. Real
3. Bayern
4. Napoli
5. Chelsea
6. Benfica
7. Inter
8. Milan

Benfica is a better team than Porto. We struggled against Porto.

Milan is clearly the worst team remaining.

My list would be like this:

Real Madrid (ESP)
Bayern Munich (GER)
Napoli (ITA)
Manchester City (ENG)
Benfica (POR)
Chelsea (ENG)
AC Milan (ITA)
Inter (ITA)
 

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ok, let's wait for the draw.
 

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the only two teams I'd want to play right now are Milan and Napoli (because I think Inzaghi can motivate our players), maybe Chelsea

other teams are clearly playing too good
 

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As long as we avoid bayern and city, I don't mind any of the rest.
 

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Benfica is a better team than Porto. We struggled against Porto.

Napoli is also better but we still won against them. We are better then Spezia and we still lost. I think with a good perfomance we would have won easily against Porto but we made things difficult after that home match. What i want to say is that we had much better games, for example against Milan in Supercoppa. So i would not take Porto as comparison but at the same time im not underrating Benfica of course. The last games were not good, at least the quarter is at April, hopefully we will see improvements after the National break.
 

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Our wish list should be:

Napoli
Milan
Benfica
Chelsea

I believe we have an edge against Italian teams we played well against them in recent times. Even Napoli this year we beat them at their best and we were at our worst.

Benfica and Chelsea imo are the next best thing.

The ideal scenario would be:

In one bracket:

Inter - Milan
Chelsea/Napoli - Benfica

The other:

Real
Bayern
City
Chelsea/Napoli

That way we can avoid the favorites until the final if we even get there. In a one-off anything can happen. Over two legs were heavy underdogs.
 

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Lol, no way that can happen. Its Uefa and draw will be fixed.
Yeah City and Chelsea will be in one bracket and Real with Bayern will be in the other.

Real Madrid vs one of us and Milan is probably a given.
Biggest game UEFA can afford in the QFs. They'll want Bayern, Real and City in the semis.
 

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The best thing is Juve not even being in CL and Inter being in the 1/4 :D
 

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Yeah City and Chelsea will be in one bracket and Real with Bayern will be in the other.

Real Madrid vs one of us and Milan is probably a given.
Biggest game UEFA can afford in the QFs. They'll want Bayern, Real and City in the semis.

Since this morning i have a feeling for this:

Chelsea-Benfica
Real-Milan
City-Inter
Bayern-Napoli
 

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So, there are 3 teams which look a way superior to us, City, Bayern and Real. Knowing our luck, it will be one of them.
 

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City and Bayern will kill us at half sped.

Real will look unimpressive but still ease their way to 2 wins while we look like a bunch of spastics incapable of kicking a ball in the right direction.

Whoever said Benfica isn't better than us or Milan, no way. Their league might not be great but they're murdering it. And does anyone think we'd go undefeated and top a group w/ PSG and Juve in it? Zero fucking chance.

Chelsea are crap but still have the talent to run all around us. We'll make the likes of Havertz and Joao Felix look like world beaters.

We can beat Napoli, but over 2 legs with one of them in Naples? Doubtful.

We want Milan and I'm sure Milan want us.
 
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