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I don't give a flying shit about taking revenge from Milan. I don't want them in the semis, cause that would mean they earn extra money, unwanted relevance of their club in the CL playoffs and tons of crap from their delusional fans about CL DNA going through the expanses of the internet.
Really mind boggling that someone had to explain this here but here we are
 

NimAraya

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😂 and people think I’m optimistic IRL look what we have here 😂 this team with its current mental makeup shouldn’t have you guys being this confident. As it stands, if we are to win CL, we’ll troll our way to the top and if we are to lose, we will lose embarrassingly. I expect us to bow out here against Benfica… embarrassingly. This team has done nothing to reassure me this season that it’ll go well.
Bro, don't ruin the 2 minutes of optimism this forum has for an entire season.
 

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Are we and Napoli really about to get to the semis? This is crazy lol.

Napoli, RM, and Bayern are my 3 faves to win it all.
 

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IMO Benfica is a favorite. At most it's even. I'm sure we won't find odds where Inter is the favourite.
Sorry pal, Inter is 1.80 to qualify. Benfica is 1.95. Those odds are definitely reasonable. On paper Benficas squad is half as valuable as ours and we should beat them.
 

Alex de Large

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With Hakimi-Eriksen-Perisic and on-form Lukaku, we would hv made it into the CL without much issue (actually we did beat better teams than Benfica to go to EL final). I mean with Limone and not that Loser Conte. But that's the difference between current squad and 2020'
 

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If Spalletti wins CL forum will go into meltdown :lol:

So would I but I think its fair to say they're the best team in Europe at this moment. Definitely the team to beat.
 

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Call me crazy, but Napoli would have been way easier team to face than Benfica. In this order. Milan, Napoli, Benfica, Chelsea, Real, City, Bayern.

Why? Because we know how they play and we know what to expect. Its not the case with Benfica. Portugese league Is inferior to Serie A, but you'll only need to look at their results this season in CL. Benfica will be twice as happy drawing us tbh. Us and Meelan are the bottom of the barrel this year 100%
 

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Sorry pal, Inter is 1.80 to qualify. Benfica is 1.95. Those odds are definitely reasonable. On paper Benficas squad is half as valuable as ours and we should beat them.
Okay lol. I wouldn't bet Inter with those odds. I'm sure people bet the "bigger" team so the odds go"up".

At Pinnacle they are even at 1.9.

To myself, Benfica is the favorite simply because their game looks better than ours. Let's hope they find some problems along the way to these matches.
 

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We struggle with the favorites tag and Real Madrid severely struggles against low blocks and defensive sides with decent tactical discipline

Would've been the perfect matchup. Shame it wasn't meant to be
 

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Okay lol. I wouldn't bet Inter with those odds. I'm sure people bet the "bigger" team so the odds go"up".

At Pinnacle they are even at 1.9.

To myself, Benfica is the favorite simply because their game looks better than ours. Let's hope they find some problems along the way to these matches.
Hey, I just bring the facts.
 

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We struggle with the favorites tag and Real Madrid severely struggles against low blocks and defensive sides with decent tactical discipline

Would've been the perfect matchup. Shame it wasn't meant to be
It can always be the final ;)
 

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It kinda sucks we might not see this Napoli being stress tested in Europe against the giants. If we somehow end up facing them, it would favour us massively because we've already faced and beaten them and have a mental edge.
 

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Are we and Napoli really about to get to the semis? This is crazy lol.

Napoli, RM, and Bayern are my 3 faves to win it all.
I’d say Bayern, Madrid and City are the heavy favourites. Napoli behind them and then everyone else. The fact that either an Italian side or Benfica will be in the final and have a chance to lift the trophy is pretty cool. Fuck Milan though.

We really should throw every ounce of energy towards this tie though. As football clubs become more and more a plaything for billionaires, we’ll be left in the dust and success in Europe will become a thing of a distant past.
 

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Best possible draw, I would say. But I see us not overcoming Lmao Mario's wrath, let alone going past Napoli into the final.

On the other hand, we beat Napoli once not too long ago. The path to the final is more smooth than it was in 2010, even with this shitty ass squad.
 
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