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Another Champions League season is upon us, with some interesting groups being drawn. But which teams will advance to the knockout stages from their respective groups and which teams will finish third and go on to play in the knockout stages of the Europa League? Here are my predictions…
Group A
Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco & Club Brugge
Europa League winners Atletico have had a rather awkward start to their domestic league season, but will still qualify from this group. They have added some good new signings to bolster their midfield …

After a 3rd place finish last season ended Jesualdo Ferreira’s 4 year reign in charge of Porto, the appointment of Academica De Coimbra boss Andre Villa Boas was greeted with a hint of optimism and a sense of déjà vu. They had been successful under Jesualdo Ferreira, winning 3 Portuguese league titles in the process, but it would be impossible to emulate the success of Jose Mourinho, who 2 Portuguese league titles, the UEFA Cup and the Champions League before moving to Chelsea. Villas Boas and Mourinho had worked with …