UEFA Champions League 2023/2024

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Many Inter fans are doing that somehow so I don't know what to say anymore about that.
It's because of the English media exposure. Their cunts do some odd translations of club name. If you include the city name to it, the it has to been FC Internazionale Milan. There is no Inter Milan.

The best way would be to use just Inter and Milan.
 

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Stupidity. UEFA has figured out more matches = more money, while players salaries are relatively stagnant. So they run the players into the ground and give us lower quality football. But we're all a bunch of crack addicts, so we'll watch the matches anyway.
Ultimately this is big clubs wanting more money. This provides more big games (and more games in general), everyone makes more money and thus Super League ideas can fade away. Two top federations each year gets extra spot for next year. That's to keep EPL happy, they gonna have 5 teams there and thus their clubs will have less motivation for drive the Super League.

It's indeed a horrible idea as the club world cup is coming there too in 2025. Amount of national team games aren't going down. This is like a battle between UEFA and FIFA at the same time.
 

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Actually it is very hard to determine which name is correct or not. Michael Cox once wrote the difficulty in mentioning clubs' name which is written in local name (https://theathletic.com/4308623/2023/03/16/sporting-lisbon-athletic-bilbao-wrong-name/). For example, Bavarian should not blame us if we say Bayern Munich instead of Bayern Muenchen. However, the most consistent English translation would be Bavaria Munich which is even more baffling. And good luck saying Tsrvena Zvezda, you would embarass yourself in butchering the pronouncation live in front of millions people.
Can you share in Flamers area?
 

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BVB is fucked tbh. Milan should make it for the second place but i don't know how good newcastle really is.
 

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BVB is fucked tbh. Milan should make it for the second place but i don't know how good newcastle really is.
bvb is the weakest in that group. It will be between Newcastle and Milan... PSG also aint that good this year.
 

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My guess is ACM will smash those teams. In general, Serie A teams seem very competitive. It might do them good the fact they are so easily discarded by many out there. Lazio can go either way imo, but Inter, Napoli and ACM are well prepared.

My feeling is that Man City of course, and Newcastle look dangerous. ManUtd and Aresnal look like they don't belong, at least not among very top teams. Maybe Arteta will find a way though.
 

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Aleksander Ceferin (UEFA President) :

"Saudi clubs will NEVER play in the Champions League or any other European competition. Players without ambition are the ones who want to move to Saudi Arabia now."

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He sounds panicked tbh. SA seems to be doing what China gave up on. I don't think they'll reach the level of top European football any time soon though. Too much acumulated football resources, for the lack of a better word, in top leagues. I would like to understand why exactly is SA doing all this.
 

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Aleksander Ceferin (UEFA President) :

"Saudi clubs will NEVER play in the Champions League or any other European competition. Players without ambition are the ones who want to move to Saudi Arabia now."
He actually say this?
 

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ESPN predicts Inter comes third in the group stage due to losing too many key players. Do they even follow Serie A just a little?
 

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ESPN predicts Inter comes third in the group stage due to losing too many key players. Do they even follow Serie A just a little?
These retards have Salzburg in front of us, even tho they lost more important players...
 

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ESPN predicts Inter comes third in the group stage due to losing too many key players. Do they even follow Serie A just a little?

I don't know how strong are Salzburg and Benfica, they may have some insights in their predictions, but the fact that they don't have anything to say about Sociedad makes me more inclined to believe they don't know shit (or they do but outrage = more clicks).
 
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