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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:37 pm

I should mention that Union Berlin won 3 - 1 against a blood- and lifeless Borussia Dortmund. That's a sensational victory, David vs. Goliath style. Hertha may be about to lose my useless support...
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Heid the Ba » Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:12 pm

That is a great result for Union.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Heid the Ba » Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:55 pm

Fuck.

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:02 pm

It must be a really, really bad weekend if a Fürth draw in Bielefeld ist the one joy to cling to.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Heid the Ba » Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:17 pm

We must take our joy where we can.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:05 pm

Germany 2 - 4 Netherlands

It's never as bad as at home to the Kaasköppe

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Lianachan » Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:49 pm

Ooft, a sore one there Arneb.

Meanwhile:

Scotland 1 - 2 Russia

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:49 pm

Norn Iron 0 - 2 Germany , in a European qualifier

The tough opposition we had to expect, and the sometimes figety play by a German team still reeling from Friday's humiliation. In the end, it was the better individual players and a certain reluctance to give in.

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Heid the Ba » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:08 am

Scotland 0 - 4 Cloggies' Neighbours

We were lucky to get nil.

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby MM_Dandy » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:58 pm

FIBA 1/4 finals results:
France 89 - 79 USA. Despite not fielding an optimal team, this is still a significant upset for team USA. France really has one very good player, Rudy Gobert, another NBA starter in Evan Fournier, and a handful of current and former NBA journeymen. While these aren't the best players that USA basketball might have put on the court, they were still either NBA starters or the first players off of their benches. Precisely at the time that they should have been able to exert dominance, they withered, getting outscored 22-5 over the last eight minutes of the game.

USA goes on to play for 5th against a pretty good Serbia team. Spain, France, Argentina, and Australia advance to the semis.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby MM_Dandy » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:27 pm

FIBA consolation bracket results - Serbia hands the US another upset loss: 94-88.

Serbia hit everything early on, and lead 32-7 at one point, even though the talent on Serbia isn't even as good as France's. Bogdan Bogdanavich is a bordeline NBA all-star, but after that, the talent drops off much more steeply. Again, where the US should have been able to recover and close out the game with fresher or superior legs, they came up short.

Note: I thought this was the 5th place game, but it turns out that it was a consolation semi-final, and now the US will play either Poland or Czech Republic for 7th.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:03 pm

.Gosh, USA not winning at Basketball always takes some getting used to.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby MM_Dandy » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:54 pm

They've missed medaling several times at the FIBA tournament before, most recently in 2002, but this is their worst outing.

In the meantime, Argentina took care of France, and Spain outlasted Australia in a close contest.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:09 pm

SpVgg Greuther Fürth 2 - 1 SV Wehen Wiesbaden

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That should set the example.

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:16 pm

One - nil down at the 40th - away to the one team that's even worse than us... :roll:
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:27 pm

Equalized ten minutes from time, got the headshot in extra.

FSV Mainz 05 2 - 1 Hertha BSC

Last of the table, with the single point from the away game against Bayern :roll:
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Heid the Ba » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:40 pm

Sheesh. Fuerth score late, you lose one late. We left it late against a team we should have beaten easily.

Rangers 3 - 1 Livingston

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Lianachan » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:01 pm

Didn’t leave it as late as us, with an injury time winner. Still, winners is as winners does, right?

Ross County 2 - 1 St Mirren

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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Heid the Ba » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:02 am

Right.
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Re: What sports teams do you support?

Postby Arneb » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:48 am

Totally. 3 up, one down isn't too bad. And when Hertha play Zweite Bundesliga again, we can expect even more wins , too.
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