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ilsemprelaziale

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2015/16 Europa League
« on: August 27, 2015, 09:55:30 PM »

So now we're going to be in this tournament I thought we should have a thread for the upcoming EL tournament..

We're in 2nd pot meaning we could end up with a nasty 1st pot draw..here's a temporary list of potential opponents. It may change depending on potential upsets in tonights playoff round..

1st pot

Schalke 04               Ger 111.883             
Borussia Dortmund *3     Ger  99.883             
FC Basel @4              Sui  84.875             
Napoli                   Ita  84.102             
Tottenham Hotspur        Eng  84.078             
Ajax @3                  Ned  66.195             
Villarreal               Esp  58.999             
Rubin Kazan *3           Rus  57.099             
Athletic Bilbao *3       Esp  56.999             
Sporting CP Lisbon @4    Por  56.276             
Olympique Marseille      Fra  55.483             
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk    Ukr  52.033           

pot 2

SC Braga   Por   51.776
ACF Fiorentina   Ita   49.102
S.S. Lazio ˇˇˇˇ   Ita   49.102
RSC Anderlecht   Bel   47.440
Liverpool FC   Eng   47.078
AZ Alkmaar ***   Ned   46.695
FC Salzburg ˇˇˇ   Aut   43.135
FC Viktoria Plzeň ˇˇˇ   Cze   41.825
Club Brugge KV ˇˇˇˇ   Bel   41.440
PAOK FC **   Gre   40.880
FC Steaua Bucureşti ˇˇˇ   Rou   40.259
Celtic FC ˇˇˇˇ   Sco   39.080

Pot 3                         
           
Besiktas                 Tur  36.520             
APOEL Nicosia @4         Cyp  35.460             
AS Monaco @4             Fra  31.483             
Young Boys @3            Sui  31.375             
Sparta Praha @3          Cze  30.825             
FenerbahÁe @3            Tur  30.020             
Standard LiŤge *3        Bel  25.440             
Legia Warsaw **          Pol  24.800             
Girondins Bordeaux *3    Fra  24.483             
Lokomotiv Moscow         Rus  23.099             
Panathinaikos @3         Gre  19.880             
Lech Poznan @3           Pol  17.300

Pot 4

Slovan Liberec *3        Cze  16.325
 Southampton FC *3        Eng  16.07
  FC Augsburg              Ger  15.883
 Rapid Wien @4            Aut  15.635
 FK Krasnodar *3          Rus  15.099
 Partizan Belgrade @4     Srb  14.775
  Asteras Tripolis         Gre  13.380
 CF Os Belenenses *3      Por  12.276
  FC Groningen             Ned   8.695
   FC Sion                  Sui   8.375
   SkŽnderbeu KorÁŽ @4      Alb   5.575


Actually when looking at this list I think it's delusional to think we can win this tournament. Imagine a group of Schalke, Monaco and Southampton. Not even sure we would make it through to the knock out round.
« Last Edit: August 27, 2015, 10:01:02 PM by ilsemprelaziale »
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2015, 10:10:00 PM »

Schalke and Monaco havnt been amazing, and Southampton are currently losing to Myjtdlland or whoever you spell it.

Its not going to be an easy tournament sure, and I dont geniunely think we will win it, but theres no reason we cant take a decent run at it.
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2015, 10:20:25 PM »

Dortmund will be the team to beat, at least until the teams drop out of Champions League. Can't say I'm worried about anyone else.

Schalke, Monaco, Southampton - they are not as good as Leverkusen.
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2015, 10:27:43 PM »

The only way I can agree with you Cathal is if the two matches against Leverkusen didn't show our actual strenght and that we have 1 or 2 more gears to shift into when playing in Europe.

The Lazio team that got torn apart yesterday would lose to most of the post 1 teams and struggle with a lot of the pot 2 and pot 3 teams.

We will probably know more soon, but I feel at this point we're not a contender for winning the EL.

I would say Dortmund, Bilbao and Villareal are the three favourites to win the tournament. Dortmund because they have an excellent team and the Spanish because they play the fast paced football every week and they are technically strong. I don't think Liverpool would actually try and win it, they will be going for a position in the PL and will use reserves in the EL no doubt.

We're outsiders maybe, but can think of 6-7 teams with a better chance than us and then a group of teams we belong in.

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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2015, 10:56:05 PM »

This will not sound very sportive but i hope we get the weakest opponents possible.
Then Pioli might field his bench for the groupstage and we won't lose points in Serie A.

Then go for it in the knockouts.  It's fantasy i know but lifting a European Cup would mean much more then entering a CL groupstage wich everyone but us will be forgotten the next season.
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2015, 11:40:32 PM »



Some mines like Liverpool, Anderlech or Besiktas will be evaded, but Dortmund or Monaco would be good to escape.

My prefered group: Ajax, Augsburg and Partizan (just for sake of watching Lazio live on stadium  :supsmile:). From fourth pot, won't be bad to evade Azeri teams or Minsk, just because of traveling.
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2015, 11:49:58 PM »

So we're going to playing in this again.
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2015, 11:52:34 PM »

Best possible group, I think, Sporting, Saint Ettiene and Sion. But I bet we get a much harder one!
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2015, 11:58:51 PM »

Best possible group, I think, Sporting, Saint Ettiene and Sion. But I bet we get a much harder one!

I'd take Ajax, Slovan Liberec and one of the Norwegian teams!
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Re: 2015/16 Europa League
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2015, 12:01:04 AM »

 Whatever, we have quality for pass the group.
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