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Barca v PSG
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:46 am    Post subject: Barca v PSG Reply with quote

Maybe a message to Arsene Wenger, Barca manager says he's going at the end of the season... and next thing his boys rally around to overcome a four goal deficit from the first leg away defeat in the Champions League...

...which was looking very unlikely when having scored three, they needed to get three more after conceding to PSG (who missed a couple more decent chances too)... Barca got them in the 88th, 91st & 95th minutes... fantastico..!

Dunno about the players but I'm flipping exhausted after watching it... If you missed it then catch the highlights for a football treat.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whilst I took pleasure in watching an incredible comeback unfold, I couldn't help but cringe at the AWFUL defending of PSG. Utterly pathetic defensive performance, virtually every goal was a calamity, they should've easily seen that tie through, especially 3 goals ahead on aggregate with less than half an hour to go.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Of course you are right Alex, but I've been to a match at the Nou Camp and it must be the most intimidating place in the world to be an opposition defender under the cosh... or a referee for that matter... PSG lost their nerve but it takes an awful lot to hold it in those circumstances.

While their defending fell apart, lets also recall that Cavani hit the post and Di Maria missed a dolly, if either had gone in then surely PSG were through... I think..(?)
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Poor defending, yes, but with a good dose of cheating.

Both penalties were ridiculous, and the last goal looked offside.

Still it all makes for good TV.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Made for good theatre but I can't get round the fact it should have finished 4-1 and with Suarez getting a second yellow for diving. Again.

Not a good advert for kids.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, Suarez should definitely have gone and no penalty awarded. Was good to watch the highlights though.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually - if people are going to nit-pick about incidentals like off-side and diving - I thought Suarez was off-side for the first Barca goal...?

Check it out for yourself
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Social media today full of people talking about the "greatest match ever." It was certainly exciting, but crammed full of gamesmanship and some of the most diabolical defending I've ever seen. And let's be fair, two of Barca's goals were down to defensive errors, two more were dubious penalties.

For me, a great game is a close encounter between two evenly matched teams who play in the right spirit. Not an error strewn match contested by a collection of prima-donnas.

Entertaining, undoubtedly. Memorable, definitely. Great? Not for me.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Barca were a a disgrace with Suarez upto his usual tricks.

PSG bottled it in the last 10 mins and deserve to be out
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

lochislair wrote:
Social media today full of people talking about the "greatest match ever." It was certainly exciting, but crammed full of gamesmanship and some of the most diabolical defending I've ever seen. And let's be fair, two of Barca's goals were down to defensive errors, two more were dubious penalties.

For me, a great game is a close encounter between two evenly matched teams who play in the right spirit. Not an error strewn match contested by a collection of prima-donnas.

Entertaining, undoubtedly. Memorable, definitely. Great? Not for me.


This might not surprise some, but for me the greatest non-Crawley game I've ever watched was the 1999 Man Utd-Arsenal FA Cup semi-final replay. The two best sides in England going hammer and tong. The game had the lot.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Best football game iv ever seen live (and comeback)
was Crawley v Tiverton FA Cup replay 3-2 to reds.

Think it's on YouTube
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Only saw the second half as most TV football bores me. I thought it was probably the best 45 minutes I'd seen for ages.
1st penalty was spot on, basically the player was tripped and doesn't say it has to be by the other players foot.
2nd penalty I thought was a penalty in real time, which is what refs only have, but changed my mind on the replay.
Thought last goal was onside when ball played.

Not a supporter of video technology and the details aren't available on how it's to be used yet but my lad won't have it at Horsham tonight or South Park Tuesday and that's how the game should be played.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sussex Boy wrote:
Best football game iv ever seen live (and comeback)
was Crawley v Tiverton FA Cup replay 3-2 to reds.

Think it's on YouTube


Yep, truly incredible game. I loved the winning goal as you knew it was going in before it actually did.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I actually had one of my best ever TV football experiences last night.

I was in a drinking establishment in central London that's very good for football and after the United game they showed Lyon-Roma in the Europa League. Now, I appreciate Lyon-Roma may be niche viewing but the experience was made brilliant by the large group of Lyon fans and the large group of Roma fans. It was a great game with some superb goals - 4-2 to Lyon - the fans in the pub trying to out sing each other and with Italians slopping off at the end with the French boys singing their national anthem.

It was utterly brilliant football experience and why I love the game.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thad wrote:
Actually - if people are going to nit-pick about incidentals like off-side and diving - I thought Suarez was off-side for the first Barca goal...?

Check it out for yourself


I thought that at first, but on a frame by frame personal replay I don't think a Barca player touched it once he had strayed.
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