I know that you would recognise a bot by seeing them using emoticons that is not part of the default 6 emoticons. And the one i am team up with is a bot. No wonder its strategy is a bit off. In the end we lost to opponents with level 14 troops. Mine has a max of level 11.
The question is why am I team up with bots? First, I am concerned with my ability, now I am concerned that the matchmaking is only fulfilled by me teaming up with a bot. Just for the sake of pushing through with the match.
I searched for the alliance and verified that CATLOVERS do not exist: