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2012 UEFA Champions League Final

Which team do you think will raise the trophy this year? Have you managed to win the 2012 UCL with your team on FM 2012?
Stam's avatar Administrators Stam 2012-04-25 22:38
gr 2339 posts 821 likes joined Oct 03, 2006
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We now know the pair for the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final. It appears football betting had a rough day as favorites lost to underdogs and also most people were expecting different teams to reach the final, but it's Chelsea versus Bayern Munich. Chelsea eliminated holders Barcelona in the semi-finals, 3–2 on aggregate as Bayern Munich edged Real Madrid 3–1 on penalties after a 3–3 aggregate score.

This is the 57th season of the UEFA Champions League football tournament and the 20th since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup. The match will be played on 19 May at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, home of Bayern Munich, one of the finalists. It will be the first time that a team will play at home during the final.

I suppose very few people from our community will travel to Munich to see that match from the stands of Allianz Arena, but I know a lot of people will gamble online instead. The game alone will definitely be exciting enough, but watching it with a little money on the line will get more intense.
Even if it's just a small amount, the game is even more intense when you know you can win something at the final whistle. A small wager can make a win for your team that much sweeter, and it can have you cheering for another team like it was your favorite.

History favors Bayern as they are playing at home really, but in the end it's just one match and anything can happen. Mourinho has taken Chelsea to their only Champions League final before (2008) but lost in penalties from Manchested United of Cristiano Ronaldo. Bayern have won the tournament 4 times, last one was in 2001 and previous 3 were back in the 80s when the tournament was called European Cup.

Which team do you think will raise the trophy this year?
Now it's your turn, FM Scout members. Tell us about your Football Manager 2012 careers and which teams usually reach the final and win.
Have you managed to win the 2012 UCL with your team?
Whatever happens in your every day life, coming here should be an escape from it; so cheer up and talk FM :)
Dan_Striker77's avatar Group Dan_Striker77 2012-05-10 09:54
gb 38 posts 1 likes joined Sep 22, 2011
Bayern are probably favourites due to Chelsea's suspensions. I think it will be very tight and may go to penalties.
Ecstasy's avatar Group Ecstasy 2012-05-17 18:10
gf 3 posts 1 likes joined May 17, 2012
I'll go for a Bayern win.
RedArmy20's avatar Group RedArmy20 2012-05-17 19:53
se 3013 posts 16 likes joined Dec 22, 2007
im hoping for bayern, but don't know i think chelsea really have a chance to win it. it is after all just 1 game. im just hoping for a good game now, been a while since we saw a very good CL final. the last one i remember being good in the last few years was United - Chelsea.
Stam shows me a pics of his weddings(his wife signing papers), i comment on his wife:
ME: she is lovely mate
ME: well done ;)
Stam: yeah, I signed her to my team lol
Stam: she's a bargain, low wage :P
nlmh's avatar Group nlmh 2012-05-17 20:39
gb 118 posts 3 likes joined Jan 06, 2012
The winners of the champions league in my save

and i think Chelsea are going to win as both teams have suspension problems and luiz and cahill will be back for the match but bayern have injury problems
This post was edited by nlmh (2012-05-17 21:29, 5 years ago)
blue is the colour's avatar Group blue is the colour 2012-05-17 21:19
gb 100 posts 12 likes joined Apr 10, 2012
COME ON CHELSEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sporting_23's avatar Group Sporting_23 2012-05-17 21:22
pt 376 posts 30 likes joined Nov 04, 2011
i'd go for bayern. don't like chelsea and they should get a royal beating... but playing in defense as they play will be though doing that. we'll see. bayern 2 - 1 chelsea
'Porque o sporting é o nosso grande amor!'
macdab55's avatar Group macdab55 2012-05-18 08:31
pl 1462 posts 29 likes joined Nov 13, 2009
As Chelsea fan I would want them to win it but I think Bayern will win it (for some time I wanted German team to win something).
ShortSharpShock's avatar Group ShortSharpShock 2012-05-19 22:24
gb 29 posts 2 likes joined May 08, 2012
As a Chelsea fan, I'm on another planet right now...
Zamza's avatar Group Zamza 2012-05-19 22:36
jp 27 posts 1 likes joined Dec 17, 2010
#52407 ShortSharpShock : As a Chelsea fan, I'm on another planet right now...

You're not the only one!
crisrko's avatar Group crisrko 2012-05-20 08:38
ro 336 posts 7 likes joined Apr 11, 2012
Chelsea won, WAZZZAP NOW

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