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#1241797 - Tue Sep 03 2019 03:23 AM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Tipping Comp
UEFA Champions League
2019-20


The six matches in the final qualifying round (aka the play-off round) were completed last week. The six winners joined the 26 teams who were exempt until the group phase. The draw for the group phase took place on Thursday 29th August 2019 in Monaco. If you've got a few hours to kill and/or have an insomnia attack and can't hit the sack, you can read the complete details of the qualifying rounds and the exemption procedures here : Regulations of the UEFA Champions League 2019-20. Once again most of the 32 teams in this year's comp are familiar names, but there maybe a few qualifiers whose team names will be alien to most of us (see next post).

The group stage commences on Tuesday 17th September (the first round of the tipping comp), and 19 rounds later the UEFA Champions League Final will be played, after almost 8½ months, on Saturday 30th May 2020 at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey [it was built for the 2008 Olympics but Turkey lost out to Beijing]. There's a two month mid-winter break, for all of us to grab some R&R, between the last round of the group phase on Wednesday 11th December 2019 and the start of the KO Round on Tuesday 18th February 2020.

Rules: they're the same as last year, and the year before. The rules for this comp are simple:
    points
    default


    full-time

    upsets

    perfect picks
    other bonus pts


    dead-heats
    one point for each correct pick.
    if you forget to pick, the away teams are all yours (ineligible for bonus pts),
    however, you receive the WS score if it's more than the aways. Default for
    the semi-finals, the final and advance picks is the wooden spoon score.
    picks are H-x-A at full-time; extra time and shootout lotteries are ignored.
    if you pick a game solo, you score a bonus point ... or 1 of 2 if we have 12
    or more runners, 1 of 3 if we have 18 or more runners.
    8/8 scores a bonus point. You also receive a knighthood from Her Majesty.
    no one picks a win, whoever picks a draw.
    no one picks a draw, whoever picks the upset win.
    if you pick all home teams (or all bar one), you're ineligible for bonus pts.
    weekly wins vs. wooden spoon countback determine podium finishes;
    if they're identical, bonus points will be used.
Deadline: is always kick-off in the first game of the round. Please note that all kick-off times in all tipping threads are UK time. If you lodge your picks after the start of the first game, or fail to lodge, you score default for that round.
    .Previous winners & medallists:
     
    2003-04 : doomed gtho4 manvinder01\fringe
    2004-05 : gtho4 Sypher ElfTwinkle
    2005-06 : doomed Sypher ElfTwinkle
    2006-07 : ElfTwinkle srini701 Howie72
    2007-08 : doomed Sypher Howie72
    2008-09 : ozzz2002 Howie72 LeoDaVinci
    2009-10 : KrivoyRog Sypher LeoDaVinci
    2010-11 : PaulE N-Bomb paper_aero
    2011-12 : Dizart dg_dave illiniman14
    2012-13 : gtho4 paper_aero Howie72
    2013-14 : Dizart gtho4 KrivoyRog
    2014-15 : paper_aero illiniman14 PaulE
    2015-16 : PaulE George95 ozzz2002
    2016-17 : dg_dave gtho4 toocool4u
    2017-18 : Dizart Howie72 wwe84
    2018-19 : N-Bomb Dizart Howie72
    .
We've had multiple winners of this comp, but no-one has won it back-to-back to successfully defend their UEFA title. N-Bomb won it last year from Dizart and Howie72. Hoqie72 has been on the podium six times, without a win; and Sypher has been on the podium four times for zero wins.

Who's up for the 17th edition of the UEFA Champions League tipping comp? Please sign-in if you'd like to join.


Edited by gtho4 (Tue Sep 17 2019 01:15 PM)

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#1241798 - Tue Sep 03 2019 03:24 AM UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Posts: 51096
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This year's Champions League has 26 teams qualifying direct to the Group Stage of 32 teams. Once again a total of 79 teams, from the 55 UEFA member nations, qualified for this year's competition (no team from Liechtenstein*) .. 26 direct to the group stage (inside the white rectangle below) and two to the play-off round (countries #12 and #13) .. 10 of the other 51 teams progressed through the four qualifying rounds, to join the two who qualified direct to the six play-off round games. Those 12 teams are the ones outside the white rectangle.
    The 32 teams in this year's group stage are:
    11 champions from countries ranked 1–11
      6 runners-up from countries 1–6
      5 third-placed teams from countries 1–5
      4 fourth-placed teams from countries 1-4
      6 the six survivors from the play-off round

    26 teams qualified direct to the group stage (inside the white rectangle). They bypass all five preliminary rounds .. the four qualifying rounds plus the play-off round.
     1  SPAIN        Barcelona           Atletico Madrid    Real Madrid        Valencia
    2 GERMANY Bayern Munich Dortmund RB Leipzig Leverkusen
    3 ENGLAND Manchester City Liverpool Chelsea Tottenham Hotpsur
    4 ITALY Juventus Napoli Atalanta Internazionale
    5 FRANCE Paris St Germain Lille OSC Olympique Lyon
    6 RUSSIA Zenit St Petersburg Locomotiv Moscow
    7 PORTUGAL Benfica
    8 UKRAINE Shakhtar Donetsk
    9 BELGIUM KRC Genk
    10 TURKEY Galatasaray
    11 AUSTRIA Salzburg

    The defending titleholders and the Europa League winners are guaranteed a spot in the Group Stage. Accordingly, the champions of country #11
    were placed into the Group Stage instead of the Play-Off Round (being Liverpool's spot, the defending titleholders, as they had already qualified
    through their domestic league); and the the 3rd placed team in country #5 were placed into the Group Stage instead of the 3rd Qualifying (being
    Chelsea's spot, the EL winners, as they had already qualified through their domestic league).
      




    Krasnodar


    Clubb Brugge

    LASK Linz


    12  SWITZERLAND  BSC Young Boys
    13 CZECH REP Slavia Prague
    14 NETHERLANDS Ajax Amsterdam
    15 GREECE Olympiakos
    16 CROATIA Dinamo Zagreb
    17 DENMARK
    18 ISRAEL
    19 CYPRUS APOEL Nicosia
    20 ROMANIA CFR Cluj
    21 POLAND
    22 SWEDEN
    23 AZERBAIJAN
    24 BULGARIA
    25 SERBIA Red Star Belgrade
    26 SCOTLAND
    27 BELARUS
    28 KAZAKHSTAN
    29 NORWAY Rosenborg
    30 SLOVENIA
    The remaining six spots (the ones outside the white square) were filled from the 12 teams in the play-off round, being the 10 of 51 teams
    that made it through the four qualifying rounds, and the two teams that auto-qualified for the play-off round (countries ranked 12 and 13).
    The six losers qualified for the Europe League group stage.
* the seven teams in Liechtenstein play in the Swiss national league. The winners of the Liechtenstein Cup qualify for the Europa League. No team from Liechtenstein has qualified to play in the Champions League through either route.

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#1241823 - Tue Sep 03 2019 08:31 AM UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Posts: 51096
Loc: Sydney
oz downunder


UEFA ( 1 ) Tue 17th Sep
UEFA ( 2 ) Wed 18th Sep
UEFA ( 3 ) Tue 1 Oct
UEFA ( 4 ) Wed 2nd Oct
UEFA ( 5 ) Tue 22 Oct
UEFA ( 6 ) Wed 23rd Oct
UEFA ( 7 ) Tue 5 Nov
UEFA ( 8 ) Wed 6th Nov
UEFA ( 9 ) Tue 26 Nov
UEFA ( 10 ) Wed 27th Nov
UEFA ( 11 ) Tue 10th Dec
UEFA ( 12 ) Wed 11th Dec
UEFA ( 13 ) Tue 18th Feb
UEFA ( 14 ) Tue 10th Mar
UEFA ( 15 ) Tue 7th April
UEFA ( 16 ) Tue 14th April
UEFA ( 17 ) Tue 28th April
UEFA ( 18 ) Tue 5th May
UEFA ( 19 ) Sat 30th May *FINAL*


full schedule of all group
matches shown on right

kick-off times are all UK time
Match Day 1
1 -Tue 17 Sep
Group E 20:00 Napoli v Liverpool
Group E 20:00 Salzburg v KRC Genk
Group F 17:55 Inter Milan v Slavia Prague
Group F 20:00 Dortmund v Barcelona
Group G 17:55 Lyon v Zenit St Petersburg
Group G 20:00 Benfica v RB Leipzig
Groyp H 20:00 Chelsea v Valencia
Group H 20:00 Ajax Amsterdam v Lille OSC
2 - Wed 18 Sep
Group A 17:55 Club Brugge v Galatasaray
Group A 20:00 Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid
Group B 17:55 Olympiakos v Tottenham Hotpsur
Group B 20:00 Bayern Munich v Red Star Belgrade
Group C 20:00 Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City
Group C 20:00 Dinamo Zagreb v Atalanta
Group D 20:00 Atletico Madrid v Juventus
Group D 20:00 Leverkusen v Lokomotiv Moscow
Match Day 2
3 - Tue 1 Oct
Group A 17:55 Real Madrid v Club Brugge
Group A 20:00 Galatasaray v Paris Saint-Germain
Group B 20:00 Tottenham Hotpsur v Bayern Munich
Group B 20:00 Red Star Belgrade v Olympiakos
Group C 17:55 Atalanta v Shakhtar Donetsk
Group C 20:00 Manchester City v Dinamo Zagreb
Group D 20:00 Juventus v Leverkusen
Group D 20:00 Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid
4 - Wed 2 Oct
Group E 17:55 KRC Genk v Napoli
Group E 20:00 Liverpool v Salzburg
Group F 17:55 Slavia Prague v Dortmund
Group F 20:00 Barcelona v Inter Milan
Group G 20:00 Zenit St Petersburg v Benfica
Group G 20:00 RB Leipzig v Lyon
Group H 20:00 Valencia v Ajax Amsterdam
Group H 20:00 Lille OSC v Chelsea
Match Day 3
5 - Tue 22 Oct
Group A 20:00 Club Brugge v Paris Saint-Germain
Group A 20:00 Galatasaray v Real Madrid
Group B 20:00 Tottenham Hotpsur v Red Star Belgrade
Group B 20:00 Olympiakos v Bayern Munich
Group C 17:55 Shakhtar Donetsk v Dinamo Zagreb
Group C 20:00 Manchester City v Atalanta
Group D 17:55 Atletico Madrid v Leverkusen
Group D 20:00 Juventus v Lokomotiv Moscow
6 - Wed 23 Oct
Group E 20:00 Salzburg v Napoli
Group E 20:00 KRC Genk v Liverpool
Group F 20:00 Inter Milan v Dortmund
Group F 20:00 Slavia Prague v Barcelona
Group G 17:55 RB Leipzig v Zenit St Petersburg
Group G 20:00 Benfica v Lyon
Group H 17:55 Ajax Amsterdam v Chelsea
Group H 20:00 Lille OSC v Valencia
Match Day 4
7 - Tue 5 Nov
Group E 20:00 Liverpool v KRC Genk
Group E 20:00 Napoli v Salzburg
Group F 17:55 Barcelona v Slavia Prague
Group F 20:00 Dortmund v Inter Milan
Group G 17:55 Zenit St Petersburg v RB Leipzig
Group G 20:00 Lyon v Benfica
Group H 20:00 Chelsea v Ajax Amsterdam
Group H 20:00 Valencia v Lille OSC
8 - Wed 6 Nov
Group A 20:00 Paris Saint-Germain v Club Brugge
Group A 20:00 Real Madrid v Galatasaray
Group B 17:55 Bayern Munich v Olympiakos
Group B 20:00 Red Star Belgrade v Tottenham Hotpsur
Group C 20:00 Dinamo Zagreb v Shakhtar Donetsk
Group C 20:00 Atalanta v Manchester City
Group D 17:55 Lokomotiv Moscow v Juventus
Group D 20:00 Leverkusen v Atletico Madrid
Match Day 5
9 - Tue 26 Nov
Group A 17:55 Galatasaray v Club Brugge
Group A 20:00 Real Madrid v Paris Saint-Germain
Group B 20:00 Tottenham Hotpsur v Olympiakos
Group B 20:00 Red Star Belgrade v Bayern Munich
Group C 20:00 Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk
Group C 20:00 Atalanta v Dinamo Zagreb
Group D 17:55 Lokomotiv Moscow v Leverkusen
Group D 20:00 Juventus v Atletico Madrid
10 - Wed 27 Nov
Group E 20:00 Liverpool v Napoli
Group E 20:00 KRC Genk v Salzburg
Group F 20:00 Barcelona v Dortmund
Group F 20:00 Slavia Prague v Inter Milan
Group G 17:55 Zenit St Petersburg v Lyon
Group G 20:00 RB Leipzig v Benfica
Group H 17:55 Valencia v Chelsea
Group H 20:00 Lille OSC v Ajax Amsterdam
Match Day 6
11 - Tue 10 Dec
Group E 17:55 Napoli v KRC Genk
Group E 17:55 Salzburg v Liverpool
Group F 20:00 Dortmund v Slavia Prague
Group F 20:00 Inter Milan v Barcelona
Group G 20:00 Benfica v Zenit St Petersburg
Group G 20:00 Lyon v RB Leipzig
Group H 20:00 Chelsea v Lille OSC
Group H 20:00 Ajax Amsterdam v Valencia
12 - Wed 11 Dec
Group A 20:00 Paris Saint-Germain v Galatasaray
Group A 20:00 Club Brugge v Real Madrid
Group B 20:00 Bayern Munich v Tottenham Hotpsur
Group B 20:00 Olympiakos v Red Star Belgrade
Group C 17:55 Shakhtar Donetsk v Atalanta
Group C 17:55 Dinamo Zagreb v Manchester City
Group D 20:00 Atletico Madrid v Lokomotiv Moscow
Group D 20:00 Leverkusen v Juventus


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#1241832 - Tue Sep 03 2019 09:37 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
wwe84 Offline
Champion Poster

Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 23005
Loc: New South Wales
Australia
I'm in

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#1241913 - Wed Sep 04 2019 08:45 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
toocool4u Offline
Prolific

Registered: Tue Sep 07 2010
Posts: 1005
Loc: Manitoba Canada
I'm in.
_________________________
Do or do not. There is no try. -Yoda

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#1241939 - Wed Sep 04 2019 10:58 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
dg_dave Offline
Champion Poster

Registered: Sun Oct 05 2003
Posts: 23829
Loc: near Stafford, Virginia
Back again
_________________________
The way to get things done is NOT to mind who gets the credit for doing them. --Benjamin Jowett
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

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#1241950 - Wed Sep 04 2019 02:18 PM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
Dizart Offline
Champion Poster

Registered: Fri Mar 16 2007
Posts: 22326
Loc: Buckhaven Fife
Scotland UK
I'll have another go at the Greed is Good Cup

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#1242167 - Fri Sep 06 2019 10:30 PM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
dg_dave Offline
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Registered: Sun Oct 05 2003
Posts: 23829
Loc: near Stafford, Virginia
Originally Posted By: Dizart
I'll have another go at the Greed is Good Cup


The yankROIDs would be perfect for that...oh wait...they already buy their way...
_________________________
The way to get things done is NOT to mind who gets the credit for doing them. --Benjamin Jowett
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

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#1242698 - Sat Sep 14 2019 02:08 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 51096
Loc: Sydney
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  add one more to the list

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#1242846 - Mon Sep 16 2019 12:48 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
PaulE Offline
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Registered: Wed Feb 09 2000
Posts: 4318
Loc: Leeds Yorkshire
England UK
Yep.

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#1243021 - Wed Sep 18 2019 07:33 AM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Posts: 51096
Loc: Sydney
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Round 1
Tue 17 Sep 2019
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 1
13 of 13 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
1-3-90
10-3-00
12-0-00
2-4-70
11-1-00
4-5-40
10-1-20
11-2-00
2-0
6-2
1-1
0-0
1-1
1-2
0-1
3-0
1
10

0

4
1
4
2
11
Napoli v Liverpool
Salzburg v KRC Genk
Inter Milan v Slavia Prague
Dortmund v Barcelona
Lyon v Zenit St Petersburg
Benfica v RB Leipzig
Chelsea v Valencia
Ajax Amsterdam v Lille
N-Bomb
KrivoyRog wwe84 LeoDaVinci

KrivoyRog Howie72 gtho4 PaulE
srini701
KrivoyRog Sypher gtho4 LeoDaVinci
KrivoyRog Sypher
KrivoyRog wwe84 .
33
dg_dave missed the two early kick-off games at Inter and Lyon

Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 1-1 Sypher s 0 4 5 1 1
2 2-2 gtho4 0 4 4 1
2 2 2 KrivoyRog s 3 4 1
2 2-2 srini701 s 3 4 1
2 2-2 N-Bomb s 3 4 1
6 6-6 PaulE 3 3
6 6-6 Howie72 3 3
8 8-8 toocool4u 2 2
8 8-8 paper_aero 2 2
8 8-8 LeoDaVinci 2 2
8 8-8 Dizart 2 2
8 8-8 dg_dave 0 2 2
13 13-13 wwe84 0 0 0 1
late starters 2
33 2 1 4
home 0 3 3
draw 0 3 3
away (default) 0 2 2 8
wooden spoon 0 0 0
best picks 0 4 4
perfect picks 0 8 8
bonus pts 0 4 4

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

`

Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 Sypher
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. Hall of Fame

| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . .
bp |wk|
33/104 31.7% 4 | 1| 4/8 gtho4 Sypher 0/8 wwe84
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4 | | 2 1

. Record Book

High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
.
Three years ago we had a field of 18 runners, then a field of 16 the year after (two no shows were AlonsoKing and nasty_liar). Last year we had 15 runners (illiniman14 was the no show).

This year we had a field of 13 line-up at the starters gate, with three no shows: George95, ElfTwinkle and ozzz2002. There's a newbie this year: KrivoyRog, who's back for another dose after a six-year holiday. In other words, after snaring zero newbies for two straight years, we've finally got one. Welcome back!

The field in this year's comp, the 17th, equals the all-time low of 13 runners set ten years ago in season 2009-10:
32
19
15
15
15
17
13
17
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
17
18
16
17
17
18
16
15
13
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20
Round 1 of 19 saw just two of the eight games with double-digit correct picks. Four games were picked by no-one, or by one or two, which gave us two weekly winners with 4/8: Sypher and gtho4. At the other end wwwe84 collected the wooden spoon with a 0/8 duck.

There were four bonus points for solo picks .. and one of them was scored by Sypher, who's our leader at the end of Day One. Behind him is a four-way tie for 2nd place, one of which is the defending titleholder, N-Bomb .. he won the Grand Slam last season and is defending four titles: FAPL, FT Premiership and FA Cup, as well as the UEFA Champions League.

The next round will be played in your neck of the woods either this afternoon or tonight or tomorrow morning, as the case may be: UEFA ( 2 ) Wed 18th Sep. The first two games kick-off in just under 3½ hours.


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#1244350 - Tue Oct 01 2019 03:08 PM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 51096
Loc: Sydney
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Round 2
Wed 18 Sep 2019
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 1
13 of 13 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
8-2-30
5-3-50
0-1-12
13-0-00
0-1-12
1-6-60
6-6-10
13-0-00
0-0
3-0
2-2
3-0
0-3
4-0
2-2
1-2
2
5
1

13

12
1
6

0
Club Brugge v Galatasaray
Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid
Olympiakos v Tottenham Hotpsur
Bayern Munich v Red Star Belgrade
Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City
Dinamo Zagreb v Atalanta
Atletico Madrid v Juventus
Leverkusen v Lokomotiv Moscow
LeoDaVinci Dizart
gtho4 N-Bomb Howie72 paper_aero Sypher
KrivoyRog

dg_dave
PaulE
PaulE  Dizart  Howie72 paper_aero Sypher wwe84
.
40

Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 1 1-1 Sypher 5 4 9 2 1
2 6 2-6 PaulE s 3 4 8 1 1
2 2 2 2 KrivoyRog s 4 3 8 2
4 6 4-6 Howie72 3 4 7 1
4 8 4-8 Dizart s 2 4 7 1 1
4 2 2-4 gtho4 4 3 7 1
4 2 2-4 N-Bomb 4 3 7 1
8 8 8-8 paper_aero 2 4 6 1
8 8 8-8 LeoDaVinci s 2 3 6 1
8 2 2-8 srini701 4 2 6 1
11 8 8-11 toocool4u 2 2 4
12 8 8-12 dg_dave 2 1 3 1
12 13 12-13 wwe84 0 3 3 1
late starters 4
40 7 2 8
home 3 3 6
draw 3 3 6
away (default) 2 2 4 16
wooden spoon 0 1 1
best picks 4 4 8
perfect picks 8 8 16
bonus pts 4 4 8

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

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Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 Sypher
2. +1 Sypher
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. Hall of Fame

| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . . . . .
bp |wk|
33/104 31.7% 4 | 1| 4/8 Sypher gtho4 0/8 wwe84
40/104 38.5% 4 | 2| 4/8 Sypher Dizart Howie72 paper_aero PaulE 1/8 dg_dave
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8 | | 7 2

. Record Book

High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
.
Round Two saw five weekly winners and just the one wooden spoon.

Two games were unanimous picks .. one hit pay dirt and the other was a fizzer.

Back-to-back wins see Sypher retain his lead out front.

Once again there were four bonus points for solo picks .. and one of them was scored by PaulE, who jumps up from 6th to join KrivoyRog in equal 2nd place.



Edited by gtho4 (Thu Oct 03 2019 04:10 PM)

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#1244546 - Fri Oct 04 2019 01:03 AM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Loc: Sydney
oz downunder


Round 3
Tue 1 Oct 2019
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 1
15 of 13 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
15-0-00
0-1-14
2-7-60
2-6-70
12-0-20
14-1-00
14-1-00
0-4-11
2-2
0-1
2-7
3-1
1-2
2-0
3-0
0-2
0
14
6
2
2
14
14
11
Real Madrid v Club Brugge
Galatasaray v Paris Saint-Germain
Tottenham Hotpsur v Bayern Munich
Red Star Belgrade v Olympiakos
Atalanta v Shakhtar Donetsk
Manchester City v Dinamo Zagreb
Juventus v Leverkusen
Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid

toocool4u
Howie72 PaulE LeoDaVinci Dizart N-Bomb srini701
Howie72 wwe84
dg_dave PaulE
KrivoyRog
LeoDaVinci
KrivoyRog wwe84 ozzz2002 Dizart .
63

Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 2 1-6 PaulE s 8 6 15 2 2
2 4 2-6 Howie72 s 7 6 14 1 1
3 1 1-3 Sypher 9 4 13 2 1
4 4 2-4 N-Bomb 7 5 12 1
5 4 4-8 Dizart 7 4 11 1 1
5 4 2-5 gtho4 7 4 11 1
5 8 2-8 srini701 6 5 11 1
8 8 8-8 paper_aero 6 4 10 1
8 8 8-8 LeoDaVinci 6 4 10 1
8 2 2-8 KrivoyRog 8 2 10 1 2
11 12 8-12 dg_dave s 3 5 9 1 1
12 12 12-13 wwe84 s 3 4 8 1 1
12 12-12 George95 4 8
14 14-14 ozzz2002 3 7
14 11 8-14 toocool4u 4 3 7
late starters 8
63 8 3 12
home 6 3 9
draw 6 1 7
away (default) 4 4 8 24
wooden spoon 1 2 3
best picks 8 6 14
perfect picks 16 8 24
bonus pts 8 4 12

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

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Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 Sypher
2. +1 Sypher
3. +1 PaulE
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. Hall of Fame

| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . . . . .
bp |wk|
33/104 31.7% 4 | 1| 4/8 Sypher gtho4 0/8 wwe84
40/104 38.5% 4 | 2| 4/8 Sypher PaulE Howie72 Dizart paper_aero 1/8 dg_dave
64/120 53.3% 4 | 3| 4/8 Howie72 PaulE 2/8 KrivoyRog
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12 | | 8 3

. Record Book

High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
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Bayern Munich booted Tottenham Hotpsur out of the park and into the middle of next week; Spurs lost 2-7 at home. This was their first-ever home game in which they conceded seven; and the first time they've conceded seven goals in a cup tie, home or away.

That upset, and three others, saw Sypher fall from 1st to 3rd and KrivoyRog fall from 2nd to 8th. The two weekly winners, PaulE and Howie72, now lead the way.

One game was a unanimous pick: Real Madrid to win at home; and we all got it wrong.

Once again (for the 3rd consecutive round), there were four bonus pts for solo picks .. the two weekly winners plus dg_dave and wwe84 picked either Red Star to win at home or Atalanta to lose at home. The seven of us who picked Red Star to lose were looking good as they were 0-1 down until .. Olympiakos were reduced to ten men in the 58th. Red Star equalised four minutes later and then scored two more in the 87th and 90th to win 3-1.



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Round 4
Wed 2 Oct 2019
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 2
14 of 15 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
0-0-14
14-0-00
0-2-12
13-1-00
10-1-30
10-1-30
5-8-10
1-2-11
0-0
4-3
0-2
2-1
3-1
0-2
0-3
1-2
0
14

12
13
10
3
1
11
KRC Genk v Napoli
Liverpool v Salzburg
Slavia Prague v Dortmund
Barcelona v Internazionale
St Petersburg v Benfica
RB Leipzig v Lyon
Valencia v Ajax
Lille OSC v Chelsea


PaulE srini701
wwe84

wwe84 dg_dave George95
ozzz2002
Howie72 LeoDaVinci gtho4 .
64

Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 1 1-6 PaulE 15 4 19 2 1 2
2 2 2-6 Howie72 14 4 18 1 1 1
3 3 1-3 Sypher 13 4 17 2 1 1
3 4 2-4 N-Bomb 12 5 17 1
5 5 4-8 Dizart 11 5 16 1 1
6 8 6-8 paper_aero 10 5 15 1
6 11 6-12 dg_dave 9 6 15 1 1 1
6 5 2-6 gtho4 17 4 15 1 1
6 5 2-8 srini701 11 4 15 1 1
10 8 2-10 KrivoyRog 10 14 1 2
10 8 8-10 LeoDaVinci 10 4 14 1 1
12 14 14-14 ozzz2002 s 7 5 13 1
12 12 12-12 George95 8 5 13
14 14 8-14 toocool4u 7 5 12
14 12 12-14 wwe84 8 4 12 2 1
late starters 12
64 9 10 13
home 9 3 12
draw 7 1 8
away (default) 8 4 12 32
wooden spoon 3 4 7
best picks 14 6 20
perfect picks 24 8 32
bonus pts 12 1 13

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

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Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 Sypher
2. +1 Sypher
3. +1 PaulE
4. +1 PaulE
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. Hall of Fame

| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . . . . .
bp |wk|
33/104 31.7% 4 | 1| 4/8 Sypher gtho4 0/8 wwe84
40/104 38.5% 4 | 2| 4/8 Sypher PaulE Howie72 Dizart paper_aero 1/8 dg_dave
63/120 52.5% 4 | 3| 4/8 Howie72 PaulE 2/8 KrivoyRog srini701 Syher
64/112 57.1% 1 | 4| 6/8 dg_dave 4/8 wwe84 Howie72 gtho4 PaulE LeoDaVinci
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13 | | 9 10

. Record Book

High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
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dg_dave was this round's winner with 6/8 .. he climbs up the table from 11th to 6th, a new personal high

There were *seven* wooden spoons awarded in this round. The first three all collected a spoon each but retained their spots. N-Bomb joined Sypher in equal 3rd place.

New highs: paper_aero, dg_dave, ozzz2002.
New lows : gtho4, LeoDaVinci, KrivoyRog, wwe84.

We had two unanimous picks. One was correct and one was a fizzer. There was just one bonus point: ozzz2002 consulted his Ouija Board and came up with Valencia to lose at home to Ajax. No-one else on the planet picked it; and no-one else in this comp picked it.




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