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  1. The Fedfather

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    This is unreal. I thought Federer overturning 1-3 in the 5th against Nadal to win the 18th was unbelievable, but this was literally like watching a movie.
     
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    PSG committed the cardinal sin namely resting on their laurels( "we're too good to lose from such an advantage"). Happened to Liverpool decades ago when they sat back in a league title match decider only for Michael Thomas of Arsenal to run up the whole field with the ball and as the lone Arsenal player going forward score the goal they needed to win the title.
     
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    LMAO
    Three weeks ago
    #MickeyMouseCup
    Now
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    Even though PSG contributed to their own downfall. This Barca team is made of steel. The joy of going up 3-0 then to lose the goal. Killed the game, until it didn't. Left it so late to start their second comeback.

    Most impressive.
     
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    Lmao amazing. Couldn't defend basically a 6 goal lead? Man you PSG fans must be as mad as Munich fans in 1999. You should feel worse to be honest. I wouldn't blame you mugs if you decided to support another club or something. Weak era in football as well with no marks like Arsenal and PSG being involved in competition at this stage.
     
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    A teasing performance from Barcelona.
     
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    I'm sorry what!!! :D
     
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    That Neymar free kick. :eek:
     
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    I am shaking. Literally.


    And am almost crying. This isn't even because I like Barcelona. What I just saw was.... well there aren't any words to explain it.

    Visca El Barca!!!
     
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    Petch approved even?
     
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    ****ing crazy, didn't even seem like Barcelona played that well for the most part of that match. What a crazy match, glad I decided to watch that, just had a feeling to be honest there could have been history in the making and there was.

    Well to be fair the Champions League final against Barcelona that they played probably counts as more than a sniff of a final. Few other semis and stuff, recent years are worse and it is a relative rut. Arsenal probably need to change now I agree to take the next step but it could easily go wrong and it won't happen overnight and it may not happen at all. Replacing Ozil and Sanchez if they go will be very difficult. So yeah as I say, probably getting worse before it gets better, but it may do. Time will tell.
     
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    With collectively one of the most potent attacking trios to ever set foot on a football pitch they can't be counted out in hindsight. Apart from the goals they actually score Neymar, Messi and Suarez will draw markers towards them thereby creating openings for other Barca players to exploit. Imagine what defenders must think when they see all three surging forward with a couple of other Barca players in support.
     
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    Yeah, either take a painful hit now or later on and go through more of the same unless Wenger can turn things around (against type?). As recent events and seasons show loyalty is a rare thing in the EPL now so for that Arsenal deserve praise but it's costing them or at least some of their fans think that.
     
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    2nd comeback was almost accidental.

    They had given up and the game was dead. They Neymar's scores that free kick and they give it a bash for the last 5.

    Shame for PSG. Would have liked to a fresher line up at the end of the UCL rather than same old super clubs.
     
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    It had the relentless pursuit of gravity to reach the top corner from that brutal angle. Quite stunning, very special and most definitely

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    WHAT THE **** HAS JUST HAPPENED

    I'M ALMOST CRYING OUT OF JOY
     
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    Can't believe this wtf! No words!!!!!!!!!!!

    But how?
     
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    Man you PSG fans must have wished Chelsea fans were there to not allow you on the train tonight ROTFLMAO
     
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    This is definitely the year of choking. Golden state, Nadal, Falcons and now PSG
     
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    PSG reminded me of a Boys Brigade team I played against in 1995. A few of them ended up walking off the pitch and the match was abandoned. Unfortunately for PSG, their players could not do a thing like this.
     
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    Well that was unexpected!
     
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    I am come to the conclusion that there definitely is a God.
     
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    So so proud.

    Amazing fighting spirit despite many sloppy plays.

    Incredible twists.

    Players and fans have shown belief from the very first minute.

    Suarez's and Iniesta's hunger strengthened it.

    Huge optimism early in the 2nd half when Messi converted the penalty.

    All of it destroyed by Cavani's goal. People started crying. A few of them even left unfortunately.

    Neymar's magic and amazing attitude brought us all back into life.

    And when Roberto tapped it in, it was a whole different kind of crying. Ecstasy, madness, can't really describe it. Still shaking a bit.

    Sorry Manchester United, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Deportivo La Coruna, Chelsea, Monaco and all of their fans, but no matter what happens for the rest of this season, to me from this night the greatest Champions League comeback belongs to Barcelona - the only team to overturn a 4 goal deficit from the 1st leg.

    Yes, despite trailing by 4 points with an extra game played in the league three weeks ago and losing the 1st leg of CL last 16 4-0, Enrique was right when he said that there should be no panic because we are still in three competitions. And yes he was right when he said that if PSG can score four, we can score six. Once again we have shown that we are més que un club.

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    VISCA EL BARCA!
     
  26. DreddyTennis45

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    Why couldn't we do a mad comeback ffs. Instead we just bottle it.
     
  27. Doctor/Lawyer Red Devil

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    Just a random comment passing by.

    Borussia Dortmund also registered a comeback, 4-0 win over Benfica with Aubameyang scoring a hat-trick.
    To be fair I am not sure if Koscielny should have been sent off.

    Gotta feel sorry for you, those recent last 16 draws have been brutal. No wonder if anyone started thinking they were rigged.
     
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  28. I Am Finnish

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  29. DreddyTennis45

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    Honestly think UEFA are corrupt bastards. Just look at tonight, dodgy decisions all around. 1st time we finish top of the group and we draw Bayern but had we been 2nd we would have faced Barca. Given all that's happened to FIFA it isnt a stretch to say UEFA are corrupt
     
  30. Poisoned Slice

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    Yeah, must have an amazing feeling being a Barca fan tonight. Even with all of the success. A big comeback always gets the feelings going and this was a really special one.

    Not sure Bayern folded quite like PSG, but that can be a discussion for another day. :p

    I honestly know they are corrupt. The world is corrupt etc etc. Just a matter of how blatant the corruption is at any one time.
     
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  31. Feña14

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    So I missed the comeback of all comebacks.

    Watched Man City against Stoke instead, priorities!
     
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    This match looked strange to me, dare I say fixed. At times, PSG was literally gifting the ball to Barca. Dodgy decisions/penalties. No penalty for Di Maria. Everything looked somewhat fishy.

    No offense to the Barca fans, you have every right to be happy. And Barca played a lot better, that cannot be denied. I'm not saying that they shouldn't have won. But I just cannot look at this match and say it was 100% clean.
     
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  33. I Am Finnish

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    Well said Totally agree with you
     
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    So Verratti claims that when his team scored, Barcelona players told him it's over. Obviously he didn't talk to Neymar who had other ideas. Man of the match for me. What a fighter.

    Rio, Stevie, Owen and Lineker all celebrating the goal. Funny how Michael the ex-Real Madrid player was celebrating it the most. :D Red Devil hugging a Red, awwww. Nice to see Messi going wild just like the rest of the stadium. This comeback will become even more immortal if Barcelona go all the way.



    In other news, Xabi Alonso announces that he will retire at the end of the season. It's sad seeing midfield maestros like him and his peers leaving one by one.
     
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  35. Feña14

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    You certainly need luck on your side to pull something like that off. Maybe it was manufactured through biased decisions, or maybe the stars just aligned right. Who knows.
     
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    Carragher is that you? :eek: During the last minutes of the Barca game the guy tweeted "Still 0-0 at the Etihad". :D
     
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    Haha! I'm sure he enjoyed a defensive struggle more than a goal fest, if his playing days are anything to go by :p

    It's slipped under the radar with the Barcelona comeback rightly getting all the attention, but it was a big result. City still have to play Chelsea and it could of got interesting if they kept it close and won that game. 2 more dropped points last night and it's looking like an impossible task though.

    We play Man Utd at Old Trafford with 5 games to go, what I'd give to win the title there! Stretch the lead by 5 points in the next 6 games and it's possible.
     
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    I might be too exhausted to watch the Europa League tonight. Some good couple of ties there, and Manchester United are playing as well.
    Greedy! ;)
     
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    Haha maybe! After the disaster of last season under Mourinho, winning it in front of him at Old Trafford with 5 games to go would be incredible.

    Yeah I'm the same, we're lucky that there's so much football on these days, but following your own team is a full time commitment in itself. I can get a bit "footballed" out if I watch too much of the other stuff on. Quality not quantity seems to be the way to go for me.
     
  40. Slice'n'dice

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    I would be inclined to agree but I think this summer given the likelihood of losing Ozil and Sanchez might be a bad time for it, to consolidate and probably get top 4 (as he probably would) next season might be better, although with his contract running out it's easier and even though it has stagnated and gone a bit stale he is still gonna be a better manager for Arsenal than most managers.

    I do agree with that although I don't want it to be a PSG, not an oil rich buying success team. Plus seeing history being made as we did last night, is always pretty special.
     
  41. bezs

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    That Barca comeback was ridiculous.

    Bayern loses two great players at the end of the season Alonso and Lahm.
     
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    Azpilicueta reminds me of Lahm. Such a great professional, can play any position, no frills he just gets the job done week in, week out.

    There aren't many players built like that in the game today. Wouldn't surprise me if he's captain when Terry leaves in the summer.
     
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    lol

    Nothing fishy at all about the match. Just people looking for a conspiracy.
     
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    Back in the day, I would seek out random international matches just to get my fix, but I can agree with that. I can be footballed out. Mainly it is now United games and some European fixtures. Have a random match on in the background if there is nothing else to do. Pretty much no international football, although Northern Ireland being there last year did give me some unexpected interest for once.
     
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    Now that you mentioned it, what's your opinion on the poor title defense last season, as a Chelsea fan? Did Mourinho lose control or did the players let him down or was it a bit of both? Asking this because he and the players brought you many great moments while it's puzzling how they turned so much worse over just a few months.
     
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    This pitch is diamond silk compared to some of the turfs I've played on before.
     
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    What a bunch of trolls. They better continue being clinical in the Europa League to make up for the EPL comedy somewhat.
     
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    I guess it's not a bad result, hopefully the home game won't be ugly like this one.

    Lyon beat Roma 4-2 at home from 1-2 down at halftime. Gent, the ones who knocked out Tottenham, have lost 5-2 to Genk. Spurs really blew a chance of going very far. All other ties seem open, it's either a one goal win or 1-1 draw.

    There is a sense of the competition opening up for Manchester United, with Tottenham and Bilbao out; and Roma and Ajax losing their first games tonight. Unfortunately they aren't shining either.
     
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    Lacazette :D

    Loved his reaction when he made that goal :cool:
     
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    Well, match fixing is everywhere nowadays and it's happening even on these stages sometimes. It's a well known fact.
     

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