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Sports and Fitness It's football, not soccer.

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Old April 29 2008, 08:44 PM   #76
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Great goal by Scholes, albeit a bit of a gift from Zambrotta.

If United let Barcelona monopolise possession in the second half like they did in the last 10 minutes of the first half then they could be in trouble.

I still think 1-1 and Barcelona to go through.
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Old April 29 2008, 09:21 PM   #77
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Jesus, this game is taking years off my life.

Tevez's work rate in this second half is awesome.
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Old April 29 2008, 09:36 PM   #78
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Thank god for that. I'm knackered myself now.
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Old April 29 2008, 09:52 PM   #79
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Decent win for United there - and while I don't usually support other British teams in the CL by default, I wanted them through.

Barcelona never truly threatened. Just a lot of ultimately useless pressure.
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Old April 29 2008, 10:02 PM   #80
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Thank god for that. I'm knackered myself now.
Telling me, I never used the change channel button so much in my life
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Old April 29 2008, 10:30 PM   #81
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^ Changing between this and what?
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Old April 29 2008, 10:33 PM   #82
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At times I couldn't bare to watch so I had to flick the channel for a minute or two in the 2nd half. Man Utd let Barcelona have a little too much of the ball for my heart to take
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Old April 29 2008, 10:46 PM   #83
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Nah, even at the worst moments, there was no way I was taking my eyes off that game, even if it did bring me one step closer to a heart attack.
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Old April 29 2008, 10:47 PM   #84
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At times I couldn't bare to watch so I had to flick the channel for a minute or two in the 2nd half. Man Utd let Barcelona have a little too much of the ball for my heart to take
I watched the game in its entirety. The 2nd half was pretty crap. I mean Messi with all his fancy dribbling couldn't really do anything to change the flow of the game. Barca had no bite in their attack. All of their ventures into the box were snuffed out by the United defense.
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Old April 29 2008, 11:39 PM   #85
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Congrats to ManU - about time there was an all English final.

Anyone want to take bets on Risse scoring a hat trick tomorrow, 2 with his left and one with his right for good measure?
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Old April 29 2008, 11:51 PM   #86
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Just as long as he doesn't get his head near the ball.
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Old April 30 2008, 02:12 AM   #87
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Nicely taken by Scholes. Once United settled into the game after the goal, Barca rarely looked to score. Good performance. UEFA worst nightmare comes true, an all English final.
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Old April 30 2008, 12:01 PM   #88
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^^ Supposed they'd better get used to it, I doubt it'll be the last.

Delighted to be proven wrong last night, I thought Barcelona would score.

I think a Liverpool Vs Man Utd final would probably be a better game, but I suspect it'll be Chelsea.
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Old April 30 2008, 12:33 PM   #89
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Until Riise decided to become a pub player, Liverpool had the tie all but wrapped up. My better judgement says Chelsea will win but I am still going for Liverpool to have another great EURO night and beat Chelsea.

Also I agree that a MAN UTD/LIVERPOOL Final would be fantastic.
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Old April 30 2008, 10:37 PM   #90
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And Chelsea advances on a 4-3 aggregate after beating Liverpool 3-2 in extra time.
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