It is well and truly the business end of the season.
The last few league games in the Premier league, latter stages of the Champions League, and Semi’s of the domestic cups, the season should be all wrapped up and finished by this time next week, which will see the fortunes of Nottingham Forest come to a close on this blog, as I go away on holiday next Friday for 2 weeks, when I come back the blog shall resume with the culmination of England’s World Cup exploits, which will bring about the closure of FIFA 19 as a whole here on FIFAX.
Back to present day matters, Premier League form stuttered a bit in the last few weeks, all down to simming the matches, we saw a 7pt lead reduced to 2 points, just edging ahead of Man City, in second place, we then had a 6 pointer against them come up so I played this match, running out 1-0 winners to open up a more healthy lead with only 3 games left to play.
An FA Cup semi-final also beckoned, against Wolves, which I played and duly won on penalties after a 0-0 stalemate during the 120 mins, FA Cup final opponents are Chelsea, which has a double meaning, I will come to that in a bit.
UEFA Champions League, and all its glory, after edging past Inter Milan in the last 16, we then drew their neighbors, AC Milan, so back to the San Siro we went, here is how it played out.
Note: the footage below shows first leg and second leg highlights in succession.
So another victorious trip to Milan, we rode our luck in large parts of the tie but ultimately did enough to squeeze through, and put our name into the draw for the Semi-Finals.
Champions League Semi final opponents ……….
So it’s Chelsea in the FA Cup Final and UCL semi-final, it would be a fitting and enjoyable way to end 11 seasons on FIFA 19 by securing the treble, something I’ve never achieved in any FIFA ever before, still a few games to play to realize that scenario, it will be tough, as the difficulty is noticeably bumped in in major cup finals, but all part of the fun.
Next Thursday’s post will wrap up the conclusion to the Premier league, FA Cup final and Champions league.