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turbo

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Id take AFC cup over ACL at the moment. At least in the cup we have a decent chance. ACL we’ll just get stopped by the Koreans or Japanese like usual.
 

turbo

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I'd like the Aussie teams to actually compete in the ACL and I'd love for us to be there again. Also happy to win every competition we are in!
So would I but it’s not too realistic right now. There’s both a skill and wealth gap that will be difficult to close. China has come back more within reach due to financial issues which should help us but City still managed to bottle it - thanks Glover.
 

Big Al

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Simply Leckie and Naboutt play for themselves and don’t like to link up with anyone and City kept crossing into Lacroise so that was never going to end well.

Risdon was a passenger for 80mins and they attacked him only a handful of times and all by Tilio and Risdon was fine if he was in front of him. They didn’t turn Risdon at all.

WU were a little lucky but clinical
 

marinermick

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So John Aloisi and the Lost Boys came through when it mattered.It is only hypothetical but I feel that if we had played them in the GF we would have won.

I am not so sure of this. Finals football is very different and WU showed this. It was their defence and experience that won them the trophy and this is pretty much the formula for winning most football trophies (see Real Madrid on the weekend).
 

Melange

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So City win the Grand Final last season vs 10, got massive assists from officials this season to win the premiership and in the GF this year where they received no obvious referee bias, barely made a whimper.

Having said that, WU blessed with an own goal and another where the assist came from a very fortunate ricochet off the face of Pain!
 

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