2016-17 Spanish La Liga Discussion Thread

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2016-17 Spanish La Liga Discussion Thread 

Post#1 » by Baphomet » Wed Jul 6, 2016 4:09 pm

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Barca won the league last year, Real won the CL over Atletico, best league in the world etc. Bunch of stuff happened.

To be honest I just wanted a thread to discuss Messi being sentenced to 21 months in jail:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-36721892

Of course, he won't actually be going to jail. But still, bit of a crap summer so far for Messi.
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Post#2 » by CalamityX12 » Wed Jul 6, 2016 5:50 pm

First retirement from Int'l soccer, Martino leaves then jail time(which won't happen... lucky breaks....)
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Post#3 » by treiz » Wed Jul 6, 2016 7:05 pm

It's pretty sad that everyone in the world is not surprised that he won't serve his time. Lucky break is an understatement.
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Post#4 » by J-Mezzy » Thu Jul 7, 2016 10:48 am

Hopefully Madrid can win the league. I'm sick if Barcelona winning it
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Post#5 » by Baphomet » Thu Jul 7, 2016 2:27 pm

treiz wrote:It's pretty sad that everyone in the world is not surprised that he won't serve his time. Lucky break is an understatement.


Agreed, it's a sad state of affairs.
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Post#6 » by DK-All Day » Thu Jul 7, 2016 3:27 pm

Real Madrid win it this year.
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Post#7 » by ecuhus1981 » Sat Jul 9, 2016 3:35 am

Sad to say, Atletico's best chances for both the La Liga title and the CL title were last season. Barca will strengthen and rejuvenate their backline, Real will fine-tune and delineate roles in their mid-field. Obviously, the Rojiblancos have the most room to improve in the attacking 3rd. It would be nice to bring back Costa or lure Tevez out of retirement, but I think we need to make a bigger splash. Higuain and Griezmann together would be a bold statement.
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Post#8 » by Baphomet » Sat Jul 9, 2016 5:16 pm

ecuhus1981 wrote:Sad to say, Atletico's best chances for both the La Liga title and the CL title were last season. Barca will strengthen and rejuvenate their backline, Real will fine-tune and delineate roles in their mid-field. Obviously, the Rojiblancos have the most room to improve in the attacking 3rd. It would be nice to bring back Costa or lure Tevez out of retirement, but I think we need to make a bigger splash. Higuain and Griezmann together would be a bold statement.


Depends on whether or not Simeone stays. As long as he's there you can never rule them out, under him they play with real courage. Being competitive with the corpse of Torres up top is quite something, proves the value of a strong defensive spine... well, and having the likes of Griezmann.

I can only see Real getting better. They were actually quite poor for a sizable chunk of the season and were still within touching distance of the title after Barca's mid-season collapse. I think we will be in for another exciting season.
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Post#9 » by sleepyvato » Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:46 pm

I'm looking forward to seeing how Real do under Zidane for a full season, it will be interesting to see if he uses the same tactics he used last season or if he changes some things.
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Post#10 » by J-Mezzy » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:51 pm

More rotation for bbc would be nice
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Post#11 » by EArl » Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:49 am

our back line is looking better. chances look good for all titles again.
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Post#12 » by J-Mezzy » Thu Jul 14, 2016 2:18 am

More like no titles lol
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Post#13 » by CharlieTO » Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:39 am

ecuhus1981 wrote:Sad to say, Atletico's best chances for both the La Liga title and the CL title were last season. Barca will strengthen and rejuvenate their backline, Real will fine-tune and delineate roles in their mid-field. Obviously, the Rojiblancos have the most room to improve in the attacking 3rd. It would be nice to bring back Costa or lure Tevez out of retirement, but I think we need to make a bigger splash. Higuain and Griezmann together would be a bold statement.



Tevez isn't retired
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Post#14 » by Hellcrooner » Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:19 pm

Business as usual

odds

Barcelona 45%
RM 45 %
Atletico 9%
wtf!!! 1%
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Post#15 » by J-Mezzy » Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:59 am

Hmm. I'd take those odds for Atletico scum. It'll be a close race
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Post#16 » by Hellcrooner » Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:51 am

My Full Best -Worst - Most Probable scenarios for each league team.

Team--------------------Best Scenario------------- Worst------------------------- Most Probable outcome.

Alaves--------------Mid table--------------------Relegation--------------------Relegation

Athletic-------------4th CL Spot(+win KC)-----Low mid table--------------- CL Spot

Atletico............ Win La Liga Or Cl---------EL Spot-------------------------Third + KC

Barcelona-----------Treble--------------------3rd and no trophys------------ 2nd+CL Winner

Betis----------------El Spot--------------------Relegation---------------------- Low mid Table

Celta---------------El Spot---------------------Low mid table-----------------High Mid Table

Deportivo[/b-----------Mid Table]----------------Relegation----------------------Low Mid Table

[b]Eibar
---------------High Mid Table------------Relegation---------------------MId Table

Espanyol----------El Spot----------------------Low Mid Table----------------MId Table

Granada---------Low Mid Table------------- Relegation--------------------Relegation

Las Palmas-----El Spot------------------------Low mid table----------------MId Table

Leganes-------Low mid table-----------------Relegation--------------------Relegation

Malaga
------------ El Spot----------------------- Mid Table---------------------High Mid Table

Osasuna--------Mid Table--------------------Relegation-------------------Low Mid Table almost Relegation

Real Madrid---Treble-----------------------3rd and no Trophys----------Liga Winners

Real Sociedad El Spot---------------------Relegation-------------------High Mid Table

Sevilla----------Cl Spot and KC Win------------MId Table--------------------Cl Spot ( trough another El win :lol: )

Sporting--------MId Table------------------Relegation------------------Low mid table almost relegation

Valencia--------Cl Spot and Kc Win-------Mid Table--------------------El Spot ( 7th may not play if Sevilla wins El again...)

Villareal--------- Cl Spot-------------------High Mid table---------------El Spot
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Post#17 » by Hellcrooner » Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:56 am

So puting some order i think it will go like this

1 RM
2 FCB ( cl winer)
3ATM ( KC Winer)
4 Atheltic
5 Sevlla ( El Winer)
6 VIllareal
7 Valencia
8 Celta
9 Malaga
10 Real Sociedad
11 Las Palmas
12 Espanyol
13 Eibar
14 Deportivo
15 Betis
16 Osasuna
17 Sporting
18 Granada
19 Alaves
20 Leganes
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Post#18 » by Arda K » Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:08 pm

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Post#19 » by Baphomet » Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:44 pm

Sevilla vs. Espanyol has been absolutely ridiculous. 5-3 to Sevilla with 20 minutes to play.
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Post#20 » by Pitimiquel » Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:24 pm

Baphomet wrote:Sevilla vs. Espanyol has been absolutely ridiculous. 5-3 to Sevilla with 20 minutes to play.

6-4 final score

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