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The Daily Hilario: Matchweek 37

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Your daily dose of off-topic shenanigans.

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WaFFLe CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFFS:
Semifinal #1, 1st vs. 4th:  Mother Hen Mourinho vs. DP's All-Stars
Semifinal #2, 2nd vs. 3rd:  Cahill for Jesus vs. Avalanche

It's time to put up or shut up, as the Top 4 regular season finishers enter the WaFFLe Championship Playoffs.  Will the consistency of the top 3 finishers be rewarded, or can yours truly find the form that at one point resulted in a ten-week winning streak (as I recall)?

Incidentally, the final week of the regular season featured the exact same matchup, which the All-Stars dominated thanks to Agüero's hat-trick.  If only he would've saved that for this weekend!

ENGLAND (all times BST):
12.00:  U18 Premier League, 6th vs. 4th:  Aston Villa U18 vs. CHELSEA U18
12.15:  Championship, promotion playoff, 2nd leg:  Norwich City vs. Ipswich Town (1-1 agg.)
12.45:  Premier League, 7th vs. 14th:  Southampton vs. Aston Villa
15.00:  Premier League, 19th vs. 9th:  Burnley vs. Stoke City
15.00:  Premier League, 20th vs. 17th:  QPR vs. Newcastle United
15.00:  Premier League, 16th vs. 15th:  Sunderland vs. Leicester City
15.00:  Premier League, 6th vs. 18th:  Tottenham Hotspur vs. Hull City
15.00:  Premier League, 10th vs. 11th:  West Ham United vs. Everton
17.30:  Premier League, 5th vs. 12th:  Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace

MARINERS:
Off to see the Mariners play the Red Sox.  Just missed King Felix by a day, which is a bit unfortunate.  Haven't been to a baseball game in basically forever, and the M's have largely been failing to live up expectations so far ... so I'm not expecting much.  But hey, that's what the beer's for, right?

UPDATE!
Mariners win!  In the bottom of the 9th!  Woo!

ELSEWHERE (all times BST):
14.30:  Bundesliga, 15th vs. 1st:  Freiburg vs. Bayern Munich
17.00:  Serie A, 8th vs. 1st:  Internazionale vs. Juventus
20.00:  Ligue 1, 7th vs. 1st:  Montpellier vs. PSG
20.00:  Ligue 1, 2nd vs. 6th:  Olympique Lyonnais vs. Bordeaux