Matchday 7 – First Legs Complete: Bayern Romp; Donetsk, United & Barcelona Gain Upper Hand

February 23, 2018
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Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring during Champions League action against Chelsea FC on Tuesday. (Mike Hewitt / Getty Images)

With the first legs complete, Casey has moved into the lead. Return legs to take place in March.

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Round of 16 Matchday 7 (First Legs).pdf

Overall
1 Casey Farrell 123
2 Pedro Oliveira 105
3 John Woycheshin 93
4 Doug Wansbrough 89
Evan Howatson 89
6 Wes Zetaruk 87
7 Kay Otani 84
8 Michael Poplawski 76
9 Joel Palmer 75
Steffen Warias 75
11 John Lo 58
Round of 16
     
1 Casey Farrell 75
2 John Woycheshin 61
3 Doug Wansbrough 57
4 Kay Otani 54
5 Pedro Oliveira 53
6 Evan Howatson 51
7 Wes Zetaruk 49
Steffen Warias 49
9 Joel Palmer 47
10 Michael Poplawski 46
11 John Lo 38


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Matchday 7 – First Legs: City, Tottenham, Liverpool Shine Away From Home, Madrid Strong

February 15, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring the 2nd Real Madrid goal during the team’s 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday. (Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno)

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Round of 16 Matchday 7 (1).pdf

Overall
1 Casey Farrell 99
2 Pedro Oliveira 87
3 Doug Wansbrough 82
4 Evan Howatson 72
5 Wes Zetaruk 71
6 John Woycheshin 68
7 Kay Otani 63
8 Michael Poplawski 61
9 Joel Palmer 59
10 Steffen Warias 56
11 John Lo 42
Round of 16
1 Casey Farrell 51
2 Doug Wansbrough 50
3 John Woycheshin 36
4 Pedro Oliveira 35
5 Evan Howatson 34
6 Wes Zetaruk 33
Kay Otani 33
8 Michael Poplawski 31
Joel Palmer 31
10 Steffen Warias 30
11 John Lo 22

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Round of 16 Predictions

February 13, 2018

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For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Round of 16 Predictions.pdf

Manchester City and Bayern Munich are the only two clubs unanimously picked to advance to the next round.

John Lo is picking Porto to top Liverpool, Evan is pulling for Chelsea to edge past Barcelona, while our leader, Pedro, wants to see Sevilla top Manchester United. John Woycheshin, Casey and Evan have picked Shakhtar to top Roma.

The feature matchup this round is between 2017 finalist Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur, with five players picking Juventus and six backing Tottenham Hotspur.

Nine players have also picked PSG to knock out the 2017 champion Real Madrid.

Good luck, everyone, and enjoy the games!

 

 


Round of 16 Prediction Form is now available

February 7, 2018

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Round of 16 Prediction Form

The Round of 16 begins with games on February 13; predictions are due by the end of Monday, February 12 (23:00 Pacific Time).

Please remember that you are predicting aggregate winners and scores.

Good luck!


Matchday 6: England Sends 5 to Knockout Stage; Group Stage Results

December 9, 2017

Liverpool midfielder Sadio Mane, right, celebrates scoring his team’s sixth goal with Philippe Coutinho, left, during their 7-0 win over Spartak Moscow on Wednesday. (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

Pedro is our leader after a Group Stage that offered its share of surprises. Pedro was the only player to have three groups predicted exactly correctly, while Casey was the only player to have 13 advancing teams correct.

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Group Stage.pdf

Group Stage
1 Pedro Oliveira 52
2 Casey Farrell 48
3 Wes Zetaruk 38
Evan Howatson 38
5 Doug Wansbrough 32
John Woycheshin 32
7 Kay Otani 30
Michael Poplawski 30
9 Joel Palmer 28
10 Steffen Warias 26
11 John Lo 20

 

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Matchday 5: PSG, City Still Perfect; Bayern, Beşiktaş, Chelsea and Real Madrid Now Through to Knockout Stage

November 23, 2017

​Chelsea advanced to the knockout stage of the Champions League with a game to spare after beating 10-man Qarabag 4-0 on Wednesday, securing manager Antonio Conte’s 50th victory in all competitions with the Blues.

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Group Stage Matchday 5.pdf

Group Stage
1 Pedro Oliveira 56
2 Casey Farrell 52
3 Wes Zetaruk 42
4 Evan Howatson 38
5 Kay Otani 34
6 Doug Wansbrough 32
John Woycheshin 32
Joel Palmer 32
9 Michael Poplawski 30
10 Steffen Warias 26
11 John Lo 20

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Matchday 4: Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain through to Knockout Stage

November 4, 2017

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates a goal during his team’s 3-1 victory over Real Madrid in group stage Champions League play on Wednesday in London. (Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA-EFE)

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Group Stage Matchday 4.pdf

Group Stage
1 Pedro Oliveira 52
2 Casey Farrell 48
3 Evan Howatson 38
Wes Zetaruk 38
5 Doug Wansbrough 32
John Woycheshin 32
7 Kay Otani 30
Michael Poplawski 30
9 Joel Palmer 28
10 Steffen Warias 26
11 John Lo 20

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Matchday 3: Five clubs still perfect, Atlético and Dortmund in trouble

October 19, 2017

Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition in Barcelona’s 3-1 win, Paris Saint-Germain continued its hot streak in the Champions League and Atletico Madrid could be in trouble after a draw in Azerbaijan.

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Group Stage Matchday 3.pdf

Group Stage
     
1 Pedro Oliveira 52
2 Casey Farrell 48
3 Evan Howatson 44
4 Wes Zetaruk 38
5 Kay Otani 30
6 Doug Wansbrough 28
Joel Palmer 28
John Woycheshin 28
9 Michael Poplawski 26
10 Steffen Warias 22
11 John Lo 16

 

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Matchday 2: Eight teams now stand on six points

September 28, 2017

PSG’s Neymar tracks the ball during the Champions League Group B match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich. (Thibault Camus/The Associated Press)

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Group Stage Matchday 2.pdf

Tied teams within a group are ranked by UEFA Coefficient.

Group Stage
     
1 Pedro Oliveira 60
2 Evan Howatson 52
3 Casey Farrell 50
4 Kay Otani 38
Wes Zetaruk 38
6 Doug Wansbrough 36
7 Joel Palmer 34
Michael Poplawski 34
9 John Woycheshin 30
Steffen Warias 30
11 John Lo 26

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Matchday 1: Big guys romp in Group Stage Openers

September 14, 2017

United, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich cruise to easy wins Barcelona’s Luis Suarez, left, and Jordi Alba, right, celebrate with Lionel Messi after his goal in a 3-0 win over Juventus in Champions League play Tuesday. (Francisco Seco/The Associated Press)

For download: UEFA Champions League Prediction Challenge! 2017-18 Group Stage Matchday 1.pdf

Tied teams within a group are ranked by UEFA Coefficient.

Group Stage
     
1 Pedro Oliveira 66
2 Doug Wansbrough 62
3 Casey Farrell 50
4 John Woycheshin 48
5 Evan Howatson 40
6 Kay Otani 36
7 Steffen Warias 34
Wes Zetaruk 34
9 Joel Palmer 32
10 Michael Poplawski 30
11 John Lo 26

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