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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old July 25th, 2015, 18:37 Thread Starter
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old July 25th, 2015, 23:06
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Tough luck guys :/
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Finland tied Spain away, and Albania are better... Keep your chin up.
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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old July 25th, 2015, 23:37
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I like the group.
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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old July 26th, 2015, 00:51
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I think Albania can beat Italy. Italian football is not in good shape. They recently barely beat us, Azerbaijan

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The thing with italy though is that they always do the absolute minimum to go through. Its always been like that. Which is why they always look like a weak opponent but they're very far from it. They tease you...

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The thing with italy though is that they always do the absolute minimum to go through. Its always been like that. Which is why they always look like a weak opponent but they're very far from it. They tease you...
That is very true indeed. At the end whoever drops points away to Albania or Israel will fight in the playoffs and according to this statement you made it will be Italy
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post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old July 26th, 2015, 17:00
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Yeah Albania played Italy in a friendly a couple months back and although they didn't look like anything good they still found a way to scrape a 1-0 win very late in the game. That's what they do.

On paper it looks like Albania/Israel/Macedonia will fight for that 3rd place but I sense that upsets are in the air and the group will be more competitive than it looks.
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Yeah Albania played Italy in a friendly a couple months back and although they didn't look like anything good they still found a way to scrape a 1-0 win very late in the game. That's what they do.

On paper it looks like Albania/Israel/Macedonia will fight for that 3rd place but I sense that upsets are in the air and the group will be more competitive than it looks.
The famous Italian way. The more they look defeated the more dangerous they become. Perfect scenario for the lethal counterattacks.

Regarding the 3rd place indeed, it is very open and unpredicatble. Maybe now we give more importance to finish in third place because as we saw in this draw rankings can change the fortune. If Italy had won Portugal in a friendly they would be in Pot 1. In the beginning of this year Israel would be in Pot 2 after we defeated Bosnia 3-0. Anyways very unpredicatble. Good luck for you guys and you still a realistic chance for Euro 2016.
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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old August 9th, 2015, 00:21
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I dont think that Macedonia has any Chances for third Place. It will be a fight between Israel and Albania.
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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old August 11th, 2015, 09:43
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I believe that we will have good chances here even if it in theory a hard group. We are a very hard nut against strong teams, we have proved it many times lately, beating Portugal 0-1 outside, beating France home 1-0. Fifa rankingplace as 22 is not just random. I believe Spain and Italy better prepare themself because hard battles are coming. We got nothing to loose.

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