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Re: Group E > Nov 20 (Shakhtar, Juventus, Chelsea, FC Nordsjaelland) Not the worst bet ever that, although I've not checked to see if the price is still the same. I'm guessing not since you can lay 1.81 on Betfair. I have been hugely impressed with Shakhtar in every match I've seen them play in the CL (I've watched the full 90 minutes three times). The game Juventus drew in Denmark looks like the only point Nordsjaelland will score in this group. Victory will be so valuable to Shakhtar, I don't see them being complacent as suggest above by blackcrow.
Re: Group J > 8 November (Lazio, NK Maribor, Panathinaikos, Tottenham) AVB has stated he is taking it seriously whenever he has been interviewed. The team selection tonight suggests as much. Given that Maribor lost home and away to Dinamo Zagreb in Champions League qualifying, surely Spurs will win this comfortably?
Re: West Brom v QPR > Sat 6 October Toure had a poor game against Dortmund, but that doesn't suddenly make him useless. As for West Brom v QPR, QPR just don't look a team to me. A collection of random individuals who don't all appear fully committed. Something is certainly not right there, which makes it hard to do anything but back against them at the moment.
Re: Group J > 4 October (Lazio, NK Maribor, Panathinaikos, Tottenham)
Re: Man City v Sunderland > Sat 6 October In my opinion, Sunderland have been the worst team in the Premier League so far, with the exception of Reading. Fletcher's goals have bailed them out, and the red card for Wigan was a massive help as well. Wigan could've easily won that game if they'd taken the chances that came their way. Sunderland seem to have been under the cosh for long periods in all of the games they've played so far, but somehow keep escaping because Fletcher is taking the chances that come his way while the opposition are far more wasteful. That can't continue over a lon
Re: Southampton v Fulham > Sun 7 October Southampton have been quite impressive going forward I think. Gaston Ramirez reminds me a bit of Dennis Bergkamp with his touch and control (before anyone laughs at me, I know he'd done nothing in the game really, I was more referring to his style of play). Problem is that they don't have any idea how to defend. Both of their goalkeepers look poor, and the middle of their defence looks like you can drive a bus through it. Fulham are good at keeping it tight and nicking a goal, although they don't win away from home very often. This looks like the