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« on: June 08, 2012, 01:19:33 PM »
You know what to do here.

I feel bad for the Greek after Sokratis Papastathopoulos got sent off for two undeserved yellows, but the equalizer a few minutes ago is letting me root for Polska once again.

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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2012, 01:44:26 PM »

Yeah, the red card was harsh, and then Szczęsny shows us the talent he is with a red card  ::). At least now Tytoń stopped Karagounis' penalty.  Still, last few minutes have been hard to watch, for me that is!

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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2012, 01:51:07 PM »
This has certainly been a dramatic game.
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2012, 02:00:14 PM »
Czech Russia up next excellent
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2012, 02:30:58 PM »
So exciting match! All these shouts in my housing estate when Levandowski scored the goal... And Tyton definitely is our new hero. I was shocked by the situation with Szczesny, as he was one of the pillars of the team...
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2012, 02:59:52 PM »
I'm disappointed that Putin isn't playing at least three positions on the Russian team.












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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2012, 03:07:05 PM »
List of notable Czech defenders:
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2012, 03:08:23 PM »
And believe it or not, Gebre Selassie IS a Czech national and always has been.
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2012, 03:09:22 PM »
That goal was in slow motion.
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2012, 03:11:46 PM »
Really entertaining game.
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2012, 03:42:47 PM »
And believe it or not, Gebre Selassie IS a Czech national and always has been.

Does anybody know if he is Orthodox because of Ethiopian origin?
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2012, 04:26:22 PM »
Gonna end 5-1, book it
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2012, 04:34:16 PM »
You have 10 seconds for it to happen...
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« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2012, 04:34:55 PM »
Game over  ;D
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2012, 02:02:07 PM »

Denmark 1 - Holland 0. Certainly didn't predict that result.  Have to give it to the Danes.  They took their chance and then produced a solid defensive display.  Denmark seemed to play better as the match progressed, and Holland couldn't break them down.  Agger and Kjaer were quite impressive.  Germany and Portugal the next match in Group B.

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« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2012, 07:29:18 PM »
You smart people who have the time to follow this stuff, mind making suggestion for matches to see on the weekends?
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« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2012, 08:13:40 PM »
You smart people who have the time to follow this stuff, mind making suggestion for matches to see on the weekends?
In the euros? only one match played at a time, so whoever is playing.

In general? Wigan.
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2012, 10:09:11 AM »
Anyone else notice the one commenter during the Germany/Portugal match could not say "L'viv" to save his life?  He attempted at least twenty times and came close only twice.  And it wasn't a question of the stereotypical Englishman not being able to say non-English words because he went out of his way to pronounce "Coentrao" with a proper Portuguese accent.

That game alone made up for the loss of my beloved Dutch team.  Also seeing Ronaldo shut down yet again in international competition.  I was also pleasantly surprised to see him and Pepe not doing any diving. 
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« Reply #18 on: June 11, 2012, 12:29:28 PM »
Alt for Skandinavia! Alt for Danmark og Sverige! Norge er tigge for deg å vinne!

All for Scandinavia! All for Denmark and Sweden! Norway is begging for you to win!

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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #19 on: June 11, 2012, 04:39:13 PM »
Andriy Shevchenko, at 35 years old, scored a brace of goals to win for Ukraine in what is arguably the most exciting match of the tournament, so far.  Ibrahimovic managed to go a game (and score a goal!) without biting someone's head off. ;)

This match made up for the mediocre soccer we've seen so far.
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« Reply #20 on: June 11, 2012, 04:46:00 PM »
Thrilled for Sheva
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2012, 01:16:47 AM »
Ukraine was meant to win on this day... Sweden had 3-4 shots that should've went in that for whatever reason did not...

Sweden 1 - 2 Ukraine

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« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2012, 03:41:32 AM »
Czech Republic 2 Greece 1.  10 minutes in and Czechs were up 2 nil.  Greek defence was re-organized due to suspensions and injuries, and initially was really shaky. I didn't know Katsouranis was able to play central defence :-). Chalkias substituted for Sifakis early, and he did well. Fotakis had a goal called for offside, though he looked to be level. Gekas scored for Greece, thanks in large part to Cech's mistake.  Still, after bringing on Mitroglou, the Greeks couldn't break down the Czechs.

Poland 1 Russia 1. There was as much 'action' outside of the stadium as inside :(. Always going to be a tense match, Poland especially was feeling the pressure early on. Arshavin started really well, and his free kick lead to Alen Dzagoev heading in for the opening goal.  Second half was more animated, Poland pulled back an equaliser through a well struck Błaszczykowski shot. Both sides were going for the win, though it seemed that either team was not willing to take too many risks.

All teams in Group A need a win in their next matches as they all have a mathematical chance of advancing.  Should be interesting.

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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #23 on: June 13, 2012, 11:20:44 AM »
Cant wait for the England vs. Sweeden match to be over so Wayne Rooney can come back in the lineup.

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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #24 on: June 13, 2012, 11:52:42 AM »

Poland 1 Russia 1. There was as much 'action' outside of the stadium as inside :(. Always going to be a tense match, Poland especially was feeling the pressure early on. Arshavin started really well, and his free kick lead to Alen Dzagoev heading in for the opening goal.  Second half was more animated, Poland pulled back an equaliser through a well struck Błaszczykowski shot. Both sides were going for the win, though it seemed that either team was not willing to take too many risks.


Easily the most interesting match both on and off the pitch.  Will be incredibly interesting if hell freezes over and they end up meeting each other in the final.
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #25 on: June 13, 2012, 01:36:18 PM »
It is patently obvious that God does not want Ronaldo to score.   ;)
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« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2012, 02:41:30 PM »
Cant wait for the England vs. Sweeden match to be over so Wayne Rooney can come back in the lineup.

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Me too, as long as Sweden wins.  :)
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« Reply #27 on: June 13, 2012, 02:41:30 PM »
Danmark 2 - 3 Portugal. So the Danes lost a close, and hard fought match. It'll be tough, but if they can get a result against Germany they could make it to the knock-out rounds.
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« Reply #28 on: June 13, 2012, 03:43:51 PM »
Cant wait for the England vs. Sweeden match to be over so Wayne Rooney can come back in the lineup.

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Me too, as long as Sweden wins.  :)
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #29 on: June 13, 2012, 04:18:37 PM »

Go Ukraine!!!

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« Reply #30 on: June 13, 2012, 06:01:44 PM »

Go Ukraine!!!



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« Reply #31 on: June 13, 2012, 06:01:44 PM »
Cant wait for the England vs. Sweeden match to be over so Wayne Rooney can come back in the lineup.

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Me too, as long as Sweden wins.  :)
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« Reply #32 on: June 14, 2012, 01:25:37 PM »
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #33 on: June 14, 2012, 01:29:45 PM »
lmao at these flares.
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #34 on: June 14, 2012, 01:59:39 PM »
lmao at these flares.

I still can't imagine having to play dodging flares and through smoke.  Insane.

That was a great Italy/Croatia game.  I thought it would be a boring one, but I'm quite glad I was proved wrong. 

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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #35 on: June 15, 2012, 11:57:32 AM »


« Last Edit: June 15, 2012, 11:57:38 AM by Achronos »
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« Reply #36 on: June 15, 2012, 12:00:03 PM »
jeez how hard is it raining
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« Reply #37 on: June 15, 2012, 12:05:52 PM »
rain delay, what is this baseball.

omg this rain.
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« Reply #38 on: June 15, 2012, 12:12:02 PM »



« Last Edit: June 15, 2012, 12:12:30 PM by Achronos »
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #39 on: June 15, 2012, 12:18:47 PM »



HAHAHAH!  BEST ANIMATED GIF IVE SEEN IN A WHILE!!!
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Re: EURO 2012
« Reply #40 on: June 15, 2012, 12:19:57 PM »
And the conclusion to that gif


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« Reply #41 on: June 15, 2012, 12:20:52 PM »
WOW. ^

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« Reply #42 on: June 15, 2012, 12:26:45 PM »



whoa
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« Reply #43 on: June 15, 2012, 04:37:32 PM »
By far, the most exciting day of the tournament.  Both of today's matches were fantastic to listen to, let alone watch.
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« Reply #44 on: June 15, 2012, 04:53:44 PM »
Poor Sweden. I wanted England in Rooins
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