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UCL Preview: Borussia Dortmund vs Paris Saint-Germain

In Germany, there is a saying about the DFB cup competition: “Der Pokal hat seine eigenen Gesetze” or “the cup has its own rules”. What is meant by this is that, in a knock-out situation, any team can go through against any opponent. With the group stage of the Champions League now complete, we move to the knock-out round, a competition where this saying rings more true than ever.

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UCL Group G: What To Expect

If this group shows anything, it’s that the potting system can only tell part of the story. In the order they were drawn, Zenit St Petersburg, Benfica, Olympique Lyon and RB Leipzig, each team faced a bigger threat than the team before. There is a lot to be said about the strength of leagues, monetary advantages and the overall UEFA coefficient rankings at the fact that the Pot 4 team are some bookies’ favourite to finish top of Group G.

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