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Europa League/Conference League 23/24

Discussion in 'World Football' started by Cena, Sep 8, 2022.

Discuss Europa League/Conference League 23/24 in the World Football area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. tarboltontim We have nothing to lose but our chains. Gold Member

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    Good game. Excellent from Atalanta.
     
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    For a team that doesn't win much the celebrations are weak.
     
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    Keep that atalanta far away from us next season please
     
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    I started taking an interest in Atalanta about 15 years ago. I bought an Atalanta 1991/92 away jersey in a charity shop for £3. Just started keeping an eye on their results. Was meant to be at this game tonight but got let down. I am definitely going to Bergamo for a game soon. Still wear the £3 jersey.

    :party:
     
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    Enjoyed that!
     
  6. stew37

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    Yeah I was thinking that.
     
  7. Random Review

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    On the one hand, a EL is not a CL; but on the other hand, there's something magical about winning every competition you could enter without being beaten once.

    In this case, it turned out to be every competition bar one and most likely every game bar one, which is nothing like as magical IMHO. Especially if you are well beaten in that 1. It's still a great season by any stretch of the imagination; but not even close now to being in the same conversation as the likes of the Lions.

    I'm feeling so sad for them here, and I have no particular affection for Leverkusen (other than Frimpong) or Alonso.
    At least in Frimpong's case, I think he will have other chances achieve amazing things as an individual. Most of his teammates won't.
     
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    Ederson is like having 2 players. Totally nullified Wirtz.
     
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  9. Twisty Champions Again !!! Gold Member

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    Solid performance. Not many weak points in that team. Surprised how far off the top of Serie A they are but maybe just a squad better suited to European football.
     
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    I've seen teams more excited beating Partick Thistle. :giggle1:

    It is very flat.
     
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  11. JML67 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Mental performance from Atalanta. Expected a much more even contest tbh.

    * playing them next season :giggle1:
     
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    Fair * to leverkusen, respect to the winners.

    Think huns should do that woth us at the weekend, guard of honour prior to match and then after the final when we scud them.
     
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    It would have been some achievement. Still wouldn’t have been comparable to the Lions though in my opinion. You need to win Europe’s top competition to be included in that conversation I feel.
     
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    I know it's blasphemy but that's my fav looking European trophy, better than the big one. :fear:
     
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    That's not better than ours now, we did 3 cups, pfffft, total * team Leverkusen.
     
  16. JC Anton Get yer, hats, scarfs badges & tapes

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    Definitely, but it wouldn't have stopped comparisons in media etc.. I guess no debate now.
     
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    Yeah some EPL club will come along with their obscene amounts of money, buy him, play him a couple of times then leave him to rot on the bench or reserves. The Atalanta fans (and neutral fans) are then robbed of watching a very talented player.
     
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    Expected a 3-2 end to end kinda game tbh...both attacking teams and both in good form.
    Well done Atalanta.
    Hopefully a German team to lift the big one.
     
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  19. Crilly Hakuhna matata

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    What a performance by Atalanta btw. I like how well they were set up, their press was top notch and I like how each player knew exactly what angle to approach and how to block the path which leverkusen could dribble and also block the pass at the same time. Big difference in the physicality between the two sides too
     
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  20. JC Anton Get yer, hats, scarfs badges & tapes

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    Poor game so far.
     
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