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FC Porto v. AS Roma

Champions League – Porto v Roma – Round of 16

This is part of our continuing Champions League coverage, don’t forget you can see all of it at our UCL Homepage and there’s more on our Soccer page. Porto v. Roma Leg 2 (UEFA Champions League) My prediction for the first leg between Roma and Porto was for a Roma win, which came true. Porto showed …

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AFC Champions League – Pakhtakor v. Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya

Pakhtakor v. Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (League Game) The first preliminary round was crazy! And in one of the more unique continental competitions we have not only one, but two preliminary rounds in this Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League. Unfortunately for the winner of this game, there’s still a playoff round to go in order to …

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AFC Champions League – AGMK v. Istiklol

AGMK v. Istiklol (League Game) AGMK AGMK is another of the Uzbekistan clubs that is trying to make the group stage. Although founded in 2004, their legacy dates back to the former Soviet Union’s third tier soccer club. The name comes from the businesses name in Russian (as well as homage to Almalyk, where the …

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Championship Friday – Preston North End v Derby County

For the first time in a couple of weeks, Championship Friday isn’t a matchup of clubs near the top of the table, though the host this week probably had higher hopes for the season than how it has played out this far. Preston North End, who finished last season two points out of the playoffs, …

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Dark Horse Chronicles - Atletico Madrid FC

Dark Horse Chronicles – Atletico Madrid FC

This is part of a (mostly) weekly series for our dark horse chronicles, if you want to see some of the others I’ve written up you can check them out from our Dark Horse Chronicles category. After a bit of a hiatus, I am itching to get back to my weekly Dark Horse column — …

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Ceres v. Yangon United

AFC Champions League – Ceres v Yangon United

Ceres v. Yangon United This game officially kicks off the start of the Asian Champions League First Preliminary Round. The winner of this round will advance to the Second Preliminary Round where their opponent is already determined (Chiangrai United). A 2009 reformation linked the AFC Cup to the AFC Champions League in a similar manner …

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