Champions League 2010/2011 Preview
Intermilan, Werder Bremen, Tottenham Hotspur, FC Twente.
Important Players : Wesley Sneijder, Samuel Eto’l, Marko Marin, PeterCrouch
If there is no obstacles, Inter will seamlessly enter the knockout phase. The other three team will be fighting for one space left. Bremen is more likely to have the biggest opportunity than Spurs and Twente. Despite losing Mesut Oezil, they have more experience and mental. Moreover, Hotspur performance aren’t consistent enough to face Bremen. For Twente, they seem to be just for lighten up the group match.
Olympique Lyon, Benfica, Schalke 04, Hapoel Tel Aviv
Important Players : Yoan Gourcuff, Michel Bastos, Raul Gonzalez, Oscar Cardozo
For the quality of their technique and tradition, no team is too dominant. But still, Lyon is more favorable to enter the knockout phase. They have experienced on Champions League competition since 2001. Benfica Schalke is preferable to be the second team to go through the knock out. Raul presence as an experienced player in the champions league will be the key. Meanwhile, Benfica and Hapoel wont be any trouble for them.
Manchester United, Valencia,Glasgow Rangers,Bursaspor
Important Players: Javier Hernandez, Wayne Rooney
MU will be on the first list to pass the knockout phase. With experienced players, right materials, they wont be facing any problem with the other team. Valencia comes second, despite without David Villa and Silva.
Barcelona,Panathinaikos, Copenhagen, Rubin Kazan
Important Players : Lionel messi, david villa, Andres iniesta, djibril cisse Barcelona don’t need a miracle to pass the knock out phase, since they predicted to generate a lot of goals in the group match. The second team will probably be Rubin Kazan.
Bayern Muenchen, AS Roma, Basel, CFR Cluj
Important Players: Arjen Robben,Thomas Mueller
Bayern will be the first favorable team to enter the knock out phase. And Roma comes second. Both team are equal on the players material and experience. AS Roma vs Bayern will be a match that worth to watch. Bavaria and CFR have a small chance to escape aswell since they appear consistent on the Champions League competition.
Chelsea, Olympique Marseille, Spartak Moscow, MSK Zilina
Important Players : Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka
No doubt that Chelsea hold the first choice to make a quick escape for the knock out phase, while Marseille on the second place. They definitely better then Spartak and Zilina, so there wont be too much problem for them. Chelsea even favored to win the Champions League this season, along with Real Madrid and Barcelona.
AC Milan, Real Madrid, Ajax Amsterdam, Auxerre
Important Players : Cristiano ronaldo, Mesut Oezil, Higuain, Alexandre Pato
Group G is considered the group of death. Three champions league winners on the same group, fighting for getting through the knockout phase. Real Madrid and AC Milan are the most favorable, but still, fourth time CL winner Ajax is a dangerous threat for them.
Arsenal, Shakhtar Donetsk, SC Braga, Partizan Belgrade
Important Players : Theo Walcott, Cesc Fabregas, Eduardo da Silva
Arsenal will move smoothly into the knockout phase. With their experience, players material, fans and supports, they are ensure to win an escape ticket more quickly. The other team with a bigger opportunity seems to be Shakhtar Donets.