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jmaa your league is substandard, end up...... the likes of stoke, bolton, etc. don't stand a CHANCE against their continental counterparts.... teams like genoa, udinese, etc. will rip them to shreds.... that is why so few english teams do well at the big stage - in europe.... you are big fish in a small substandard pond - your 'prem'... rubbish players, rubbish football, and overpriced at that....
Jambo, teams like Udinese and Genoa are fighting for Champions League spots in Serie A, so you cannot compare them to clubs like Stoke, Bolton who finished a few points above the relegation zone. That would be like me telling you that teams like Liverpool, Spurs, etc. will consistently beat Cesena, Brescia, etc.; akin to comparing apples to oranges. One thing I will grant you though is that some of the leagues you mentioned are technically superior in terms of the football they play compared to the Premiership. But there are a lot of reasons for this including the fact that clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona have B teams plying their trade in the second tier where their youth players get a chance to play together. Not quite the same as loaning out individual players to other championship clubs, a it happens in England, where the player may or may not play. And when they do, they're playing with a different set of players each season as they're loaned out to different teams. In contrast, the Barca B team players grow up playing together, continue playing together in the B team, and is it any wonder then that when they break through to the 1st team, they know exactly the club's style, philosophy, experience?