Sparta Prague - Brno

Sparta Prague – Brno, easy opponent for the Gambrinus League leader in the first game in 2014

Czech first league football returned the week that has just been concluded. In the last duel of the stage number 17 will host a leader Sparta Prague Brno.

No longer will we tell about training matches because in general they are insignificant, technicians wanting only to practice certain game systems or test new players. So go straight to the moves of the two camps in this break. Sparta Prague has not sold any important player. Instead it has brought on defender Marek Kratky, but not the player who caught only 48 minutes tour Teplice. No Brno has been more active on the transfer market, putting him only defender Miroslav Kerestes.

Sparta Prague has 42 points after the first stage of the return, advance the runner or five points. In the last two races of 2013 two victories. The success of his land Jablonec (3: 2) was the fourth game in the last five played for Sparta in the championship which is marked in both gates. Sparta are unbeaten this season has maximum points at home games, scoring an average of over three goals per game. The last six disputes won them all at least two more goals in five of those victories difference is even at least three successes.

Brno is the first above the relegation with 15 points, as many as Banik Ostrava has the following class. Away Brno had not yet experienced the taste of victory, winning only three draws in eight games. Two of these equal results were obtained even last two ” exit ” from 2013, but opponents were teams at the 13th down. Three of the last four games played by external Brno ended less than three goals.

Sparta Prague had pulled to achieve victory in the first leg. Five minutes before the final score was equal 1: 1 band in Prague marking the final twice. At home Sparta Prague won the last four clashes with Brno zero.

St. Johnstone - Motherwell

St. Johnstone – Motherwell take their “saints” rematch?

Tonight, starting at 21:45, St. Johnstone will receive the visit of Motherwell in a match that ends round number 26 in Scotland Premiership. In the last match, Motherwell was won at home 4-0.

St. Johnstone enter this game after a failure suffered last week against Inverness match lost 0-1 at home. After the match in the previous round, the band led by Tommy Wright at mid-table ranks, namely in 6th place with a total of 32 points from 25 matches. St. Johnstone failed to win the last two games of the Scottish Premier League, with a record of 2-1-2 in their last 5 games. In the match last week, two major players of the band from Perth were injured, namely Frazer Wright and Tam Scobbie and they will probably miss a few weeks. Steven MacLean is close to a comeback after knee surgery, while midfielder Murray Davidson you to miss the whole season from the “saints”.

Like St. Johnstone and Motherwell enter this game after a setback last week, defeated Motherwell Dundee Utd away from a score of 1-3. However, the band led by Stuart McCall rank better in the Scottish Premier League, namely the 3rd, place leading to qualifications for the Europa League. In last 5 matches, Motherwell has a record identical to that of St. Johnstone, namely 2-1-2. Unlike their opponents this evening, Motherwell has no new injury, so will travel to Perth with the lot from the match last week. However, nothing Stuart McCall can not rely on Fraser Kerr who returned to training but is not 100% rebuilt to match this evening, Simon Ramsden, Lee Hollis, Craig Moore and Paul Lawson.

Eintracht Frankfurt - FC Porto

Eintracht Frankfurt – FC Porto, people take advantage of goals scored in the first leg advantage?

Today starting at 20:00 GMT Commerzbank-Arena stadium in Frankfurt return leg will be played between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Porto.

In the meeting in Portugal two teams drew 2-2 after a match that seemed to be easy for Porto, the score being 2-0 up in the 72nd minute but the equalizer came in just 5 minutes. Markers are Quaresma goals (44) and Varela (68) respectively Joselu (72) and Alex through an own goal (77).

This season Eintracht Frankfurt a bad lead in the championship, being only 3 points to the red zone. Despite this, the Europa League won 2-1 2-0 in the qualifiers against Azerbaijan Karabakh Agdam team and the group ended up with 15 points out of a possible 18 away only defeat was against the Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-2. At home the Germans are doing increasingly better, with only five defeats out of 14 matches gathered early racing season: against Bayern, Wolfsburg, Hoffenheim and twice against Dortmund. In the last 5 games official position of the host team led by Armin Veh had 4 times under 2.5 goals matches, the only match with 3 goals in the 3-0 victory against last ranked Braunschweig. The attack is the 3rd lowest first German league, only less effective are those from Freiburg and Braunschweig, in exchange best defense is one thing, only 14 out of 38 goals being collected at home. In this match will not be able to play accidentatii Anderson, Sebastien Jung, Alexander Hien and Sonny Kittel and the suspended Marco Russ.

FC Porto is in a very bad situation is a tense one. Championship, champion of Portugal was only ranked 3rd 7 points leader Benfica. Last game played was four days ago “home” against those in Estoril, defeating 0-1 after the first 81 games of invincibility at home in the league. After that game fans waved white handkerchiefs and demanded the dismissal of coach Fonseca, players are and they have to remain still for 90 minutes in the stadium after the match. However, the technician said the team will not give up. Porto played in the UEFA Champions League groups where Lucky was ranked 3rd with only 5 points, only victory being away from against Austria Vienna. In Portugal team has the 2nd best attack with Benfica, and 3rd best defense, but the total collected 14 goals, 11 were away. In this game will not play Abdoulaye Ba because the Europa League has evolved to Guimaraes, Carlos Eduardo is still questionable. Defensive midfielder Steven Defour has returned to training today and said holder, which is the only change to 11 compared to the first leg.

Sevilla - Maribor

Sevilla – Maribor, Spaniards leave the first chance to qualify

Tonight, starting at 20:00 Sevilla will receive the visit of Maribor in the Europa League second leg sixteenths. Mansa tour was ended in a draw 2-2.

Sevilla is unbeaten in this year’s edition of the competition, managed to win the group which also included Slovan Liberec, Freiburg and Estoril. Primera Division hosts confrontation today occupies the seventh place, but was defeated in three of the last five rounds. Four of the previous six matches played by the band’s official Unai Emery ended with over 2.5 goals. Sevilla evolve quite modest home, winning one game in the last seven played. But mention that the Iberians have collected just four goals in six matches at home in the Europa League.

The hosts will be missing from the game today Cicinho, M’Bia and Cherysev, all being injured.

Maribor has reached this stage of the competition which was ranked second in a group which also included Rubin Kazan, Zulte-Waregem and Wigan. In the national championship confrontation guests today occupies the first position, with a lead of two points ahead of second place. Slovenes have not played a single match in 2014 than at the tour. Ante Šimundža band goes through a series of five games unbeaten away. Maribor was the team with the most goals in the group cashed who was part of the earlier phase of the competition, despite the fact that it was ranked second.

Benfica - PAOK FC

Benfica – PAOK FC, the Portuguese qualification solved since the tour!

Tonight starting at 22.05, Estadio da Luz in Lisbon hosts the meeting between hosts Benfica and PAOK match that matters for sixteenths Europa League. The game can be seen in Romania, being broadcast live by the three DigiSport.

After the victory at the limit of the tour, Benfica, Europa League finalist previous editions, starts as a big favorite in this confrontation, it is hard to think that the qualification rate. The hosts undergoing a very good, ranking first in the domestic league and in European competition, are indomitable at home by the end of 2012. If the leg Jorge Jesus had a lot problems, tonight may count on Salvio, Garay and Gaitan who although not in a very good physical condition, have been fully recovered from injuries and were called. Good form “Eagles” is evidenced by the fact that they have not lost an official game for 20 games, and in the last 13 matches in all competitions received a single goal.

Greeks PAOK are in front of the most important performance in the modern history of the club, but have a difficult mission on the famous “da Luz”. Huub Stevens will try to steal victory, for which he spared half of basic holders last round of the championship. There actually has big problems, so hope for a positive result tonight. Greeks have decreased as compared to the beginning of the season, winning only two official matches of the last 5 games played, but in the Europa League matches focuses better, being beaten only once in the last 7 matches, even in this confrontation tour.

Tottenham - Dnepr

Tottenham – Dnepr, stop Ukrainians return with an edge

For at 10:05 p.m., he receives the visit of Tottenham at White Hart Lane in Dnepr sixteenths Europa League second leg, match passed Digisport 2. Ukrainians easily start favorite in qualifying after winning the first leg 1-0 and have an important advantage namely technical bench led by Juande Ramos who coached Spurs in terms of experience can not compare with the bench adverse Interim Sherwood.

Ukrainians seem to have many advantages on their side besides the 1-0 result of the tour. Firstly in terms of players unavailable for this game, because Dnepr has no lack of brand, the stars headed by Giuliano, Konoplyanka or Zozulya being 100% fit. Sherwood has nothing to fear because all these players are quick, good on the counterattack and perhaps more importantly, players of execution which might surprise a defense quite inconsistent, and a goal scored by Dnepr would oblige practical English to enroll another 3 without receiving another to qualify. One problem for Juande Ramos could mean lack of game official, because the championship in Ukraine has not started, but the game of the tour, one contre and very quickly showed that hosts then sit very well physically and there are no problems In this regard.

On the other side so, the English have great problems with the novel actually headed Chiriches who joins the “infirmary” and other two important defenders Kaboul and Walker. Neither midfield and attack have escaped absent because Capoue, Sigurdsson, but the hosts missing Lamela. Defoe also most likely ended his career at Tottenham, it preparing for departure to Toronto and how he feels some pain and almost certainly will not risk now. The good news comes from Sandro who returned to training after two months of absence, but definitely Sherwood will not risk him in a match so difficult. Spurs are presented tonight after two consecutive defeats, the English losing 1-0 in the championship ahead of Norwich after previously surrendered and Ukraine. The defeat in the championship pretty much could hurt the morale, as the spread against Liverpool and hence the final Champions League place, was increased to 6 points.

Rubin Kazan - Betis Sevilla

Rubin Kazan – Betis Sevilla, the first game in the new arena history Rubin

In return leg of the Europa League 16th heights today at 19:00 Rubin Kazan will host Betis Sevilla, this is the only game that does not start at the usual times. It will be the first game ever played at the stadium Rubin, because until now the team from Kazan Central Stadium disputed internal parties. Note that the pitch of the arena Rubin is artificial.

In return last week Rubin Kazan earned a draw extremely important. Russian band was seen still run in the 3rd minute and 28 minutes and had to evolve with a man less. Even so, 16 minutes before the end of the match Eremenko penalty goal by the Russians at this time first chance to qualify.

Rubin Kazan first official tour match was played in 2014. The Russians have not lost at home in the Europa League with Atletico Madrid in the game in February last year. Since then he won six of eight games. Maribor scored, the last game in the group ended a period of over nine and a half hours of play that Rubin did not take own goal in the Champions League arena.

Betis Sevilla are in a thankless situation in La Liga, where it is ranked last with only 14 points. Neretrogradabil behind first place is 11 points, Betis defeated previous weekend played at home against Bilbao. It was the third successive failure suffered by ‘white-green’ in La Liga and the third duel in all competitions ended in under 2.5 goals. In the last nine trips Betis played in all competitions won only modest ground Lleida Esportiu, then scoring only three goals in six matches. In Europa League group stage games of all Spaniards, as well as tour game they had maximum two successes.

Mechelen - Lokeren

Mechelen – Lokeren, hungry points for hosts

The opening match of the stage number 28 in Pro League will take place between Lokeren and Mechelen, two teams with different objectives. It will begin Friday at 21:30.

Mechelen ranks 13, 5 points from the first dam. Franky Vercauteren coached by escaped through his fingers victory last round, losing 2-3 away in front of Cercle Brugge. 5 minutes before the end, the guests were leading 2-0, for both the equalizer, and the victory coming in the minutes of the extension of the game. However, the team feels a change, with the arrival of the technician, produced early in Mechelen 6 games winning 8 points.

Yellow-red ,, ” have to work but the management advantage in the last minute in the previous match at home, against Oostende, cashing goal in the 86th minute Fede Vico’s success cost them two points from those Mechelen. Certainly host band is working on this. We will see in the game against Lokeren if they learned anything from previous experiences.

Four points earned per Argos Oil Stadion Mechelen against teams in the top 4. Specifically, against Anderlecht and Zulte Waregem’s. In 3 of the 4 matches were scored at least 3 goals. In order to match Friday, David will DeStorm absence.

Lokeren is fighting for a place in European Cups, currently coming in at fifth place, a point behind Zulte and 4 vs. 3rd place occupied by Anderlecht. Last round, Lokeren obtained a precious victory at home against Anderlecht, defeating 2-1. In ulltima travel team coached by Peter Maes earned a draw with Gent 1-1 goal being scored in overtime game going. Incidentally, comes after 3 results Lokeren 1-1, second in the championship, one in Belgium Cup.

Lokeren is the only band from Pro League that did not get any points away against teams that are on the last two places. Incidentally, of the four matches on foreign land disputed ,, uninterested ” with bands on the bottom of the table, they lost 3 times. This demonstrates that at Lokeren is a lack of concentration when it comes to play away to teams in the bottom of the table.

The tour was Lokeren won 4-0 in front of Mechelen. In the last game direct from Argos Oil Stadion but, Mechelen won 2-1. Friday anticipate a tough match as the guest band.

Akhisar - Bursaspor

Akhisar – Bursaspor duel between two teams of value close

Tonight, starting at 20:00 Akhisar Belediyespor and Bursaspor will meet in a match of the round number 23 of Super Lig. Tour match, played on Bursa Ataturk Stadium was ended in a draw 0-0.

Akhisar comes after a draw in the previous round achieved on the ground from Gaziantepspor 1-1. The hosts of this confrontation is positioned ninth in the standings, having accumulated 32 points. Hamzaoğlu Greek team coached by going extremely well in home matches, where he won seven of the ten matches played. Seven of the previous nine encounters played by ,, Akigo ‘championship ended with over 2.5 goals. With the exception of two second match, Akhisar scored in each match played on its own arena at least two goals.

Bursaspor is positioned right behind Akhisar in the standings, having accumulated 31 points. In the previous round of the Super Lig guests this confrontation have won at home 2-0 in the match against Rizespor. ,, Crocodiles “have not scored a single goal in the last three journeys in the championship, cashing a total of seven goals against Galatasaray and Besiktas duels. Contrary to developments in the championship Bursaspor had a very good in the cup, where it reached up in the semifinals. the previous three matches played by the band’s Christoph Daum championship ended with under 2.5 goals scored.

The two teams have met three times this season in league and cup. Bursaspor was imposed once, while the other two duels ended without any scored. Besides four of the five direct confrontation between Akhisar and Bursaspor ended in a draw.

France U21 - Belarus U2

France U21 – Belarus U21 sixth French will win the qualifying group

Nationals match between France’s youth, namely Belarus, will take place on MMArena stadium in Le Mans. Acasta dispute will begin at 9:50 p.m. and is the sixth game of ‘roosters’ in the group to qualify for the Euro 2015 tournament will be hosted by the Czech Republic. In the first leg, played in Borisov, France was won 2-1, after being led at halftime.

France is seen as a big favorite in this meeting. The team of ‘Hexagon’ already has five wins in the group and an advantage of three points against ranked 2 Iceland. 4.2 is the average of goals scored per match selected coached by Willy Sagnol. Bayern’s former player managed to win all the matches of the campaign. French field, players ‘Gallic rooster’ offered some impressive performances, with the score victories against Kazakhstan (5-0) and Armenia (6-0). The French have had big problems only match in Iceland, where they needed four goals for a limited victory. 17 of the team’s 21 goals have been scored by strikers in the campaign team, emphasizing the Madiba (5), Thauvin (5) and bands (4).

With only one victory in this qualifying campaign, Igor Kovalevich boys occupy the last position in Group 10 with three points. Belarus won only fourth in the campaign for Euro 2013 and will surely miss the tournament in the Czech Republic next year. Igor Kovalevich with his boys managed a counter-performance which is not desirable for any band. The team has lost all matches played at home, even in the face of those selected as Armenia, Iceland and Kazakhstan. The big problem comes mainly from the lack of good players in the offensive department. With just five goals in six matches, Belarus has an average of disappointing goals. Only two strikers of the former Soviet state have managed to score in this campaign, but no player has managed more than one goal.
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Slovan Liberec - FC Brno

Slovan Liberec – FC Brno, the home team starts as favorite

In the prologue stage number 19 Championship Czech Slovan Liberec visit place finisher receives 12 FC Brno. U Nisy Stadium will host the match, which will start at 21:15. Slovan was imposed to limit (1-0) in the tour match, a stadium where not many teams have won all three points.

After removing suffered in 16 UEFA Europa League heights, Liberec team can now focus on internal competition. The place at the moment in the championship does not result in a European Cup, but with a game one victory and favorable results Slovan could rise again on the third championship in the Czech Republic. Jaroslav Silhavy managed to mobilize players after the failure of a double header with AZ Alkmaar, managed an important victory 3-2 on the field at Vysocina Jihlava. Slovakian midfielder Lubos Kolar was decisive in that game with two goals in a time when Slovan was run. This winter, Liberec lost one of the best scorers, Michael RABUS transferred to Hellas Verona. Slovan Liberec coach will have only one absent for this meeting: striker Džoni DeLarge (knee) expected to return sometime at the end of May.

This match confronts a team that is doing great at home and one that has not yet won any match played between the ‘outside’. Slovan Liberec lost only one match (0-1 against Dukla), although it received during the first 18 rounds and visits teams in places 1 and 2, Sparta Prague (1-1) and Viktoria Plzen (1-1). Besides, Slovan boasts just six goals conceded in nine matches played at home. Only Sparta received fewer goals in home matches, five. On the other hand, we have the FC Brno, one of four teams in the league that have not yet managed to impose on other bands stadium. Three points in nine matches is balance jersey of a team that wants to stay in the Czech first league. FC Brno occupies the-last place (14) in a ranking of goals scored away, only six such successes. For guest list of unavailable boils down to two players: Muamer Avdic (quarterback) and Paul Mezlik (midfielder).

Dragovoljac - Rijeka

Dragovoljac – Rijeka, ” red lantern ‘visited by a team from the podium

Stadium ‘Stjepan Spajic’ in Zagreb, Hrvatski Dragovoljac Friday evening visit place finisher gets 3 HNK Rijeka. The match counts for the 25th round of the first leagues in Croatia and will begin at 19:00. The two teams have met twice this season, each time in the championship, and each time was forced Rijeka. So the matches indicate an advantage for the guests. Rijeka managed to beat the handicap score each time (2-0; 2-0). Surprisingly, it was the most difficult match played at home, when two goals came late in the game after 70 minutes.

Rijeka did not lose any match that managed to score just once. Unfortunately for the away most points gathered so far come from matches played at home, where they have not lost even one game (6V; 7E). Even champions Dinamo Zagreb failed to win a match in Rijeka, although made two trips there. Neither team 2 out of Croatia, Hajduk Split, failed to win any match this season against Matjaz Kek’s team. So, more than ever, Rijeka has shown this season that it is a strong team that can beat peer with the top teams from Croatia. Matjaz Kek has available a whole lot away from where his team must gather all points at stake if he wants to rejoin the fight for second place.

Opponents from Dragovoljac currently occupy last place ranking. A win would send the match with Rijeka Zagreb team in ninth place, at least until Osijek game that will play this weekend. The last victory at home to Dragovoljac came even in the company of Osijek, in a match ended 1-0. This triumph dates back to September of last year. Since then, Dragovoljac has played seven games as the host in Zagreb (two draws and five defeats). Like Rijeka, Dragovoljac can align best first ’11’; They are not absent for this game.

Vestsjaelland - Randers

Vestsjaelland – Randers first game of the round number 21 of Superligaen

Tonight, starting at 19:30 Vestsjaelland Randers and meet in a showdown of the stage number 21 of Super League football in Denmark. Disputed in the first direct confrontation between the two teams this season today hosts have won at home 2-0.

Vestsjaelland group had a very faded this season and currently ranks second to last, the first under the relegation line. ,, Vikings’ come after a draw achieved in moving from Aalborg 0-0. They have not won the championship in November, exactly five matches. The group coached by Ove Pedersen is the worst attack Super league, scoring only 20 goals. the hosts today’s game have not scored a single goal in the last three home matches in the championship, being defeated in four of the last five disputes that occurred Harboe stadium.

Madsen and Festersen are suspended for tonight’s confrontation due to cumulative yellow cards. Thiago Borges recovered but injury suffered in the fall and will most likely be placed on the ground by the technician ,, Viking “.

Randers neither she did not impress in this edition of the championship, ranking ninth and having accumulated 24 points, two more than his opponent tonight. ,, The horses “were defeated in the previous round by Brondby at home 1-0. The band coached by Briton Colin Todd has not managed to get only one victory in the last six stages of the championship. This is unbeaten in previous four trips, which scored each time. the last five matches played by Randers in Super League ended with under 2.5 goals.

Fischer and Keller will not play against Vestsjelland due to suspension. Also scorer Riise and Schwartz are still injured, while Thomsen, Brock-Madsen and Tambour are uncertain.

The two teams have played three matches so far only direct official. Twice Randers have won 2-1, while Vestsjaelland won one game.

Rostov - Kuban Krasnodar

Rostov – Kuban Krasnodar, mid-table duel in Russia

Kuban Krasnodar and Rostov will meet this afternoon starting at 17:00 in a match of the round number 20 of the Premier League. Tour match was ended in a draw 2-2.

The hosts of this confrontation is positioned in eighth place of the standings, with a total of 24 points. Rostov succeeded last week qualification in the quarterfinals of the Russian Cup after being defeated 3-0 at home on Alaniya. Four of the last five matches played at home Montenegrin Miodrag Bozovic by the band ended with under 2.5 goals. Rostov no longer imposed on their arena in a championship game in mid-August, exactly seven rounds. Besides this duel hosts failed than the previous two wins in 14 Premier League stage.

The new acquisition in Rostov, Georgiy Gabulov most likely will play today holder, taking his place in winter Sheshukov who left Lokomotiv. Striker Dzyuba rebounded injury suffered and will be introduced as from the first minute on the field, he was the top scorer of the championship Russian.

Kuban ranks closely behind today’s opponents, being on equal points with them. Coached by Viktor Goncharenko band has not even played an official match in 2014. It was not imposed only twice in trips made this season. Eight of the last 11 games played by the guests today in the championship duel ended with over 2.5 goals scored. Kuban failed to win in the current season only one band that is positioned in the top half or its local rival, FC Krasnodar. ,, Grasshoppers “goal scored in three of the last four games played away.

Ibrahima Balde will miss the rest of the season because of an injury to the ligaments crossed. Rabiu and will not play any Karuykin them today because of injuries, while Kabore and Bugayev are suspended.

Rostov did not Kuban defeated only once in the last ten years. In the previous three matches played on stadium hosts tonight band from Krasnodar scored at least two goals.

Maritimo - Guimaraes

Maritimo – Guimaraes, duel balanced in the end stage of Liga Sagres

Level two teams meet in the last duel near the 22nd round of Liga Sagres. Guimaraes Maritimo and their Estadio dos Barreiros are meeting on the hour 22:00.

Martimo after four good games that I knew gave taste of defeat in the last round on his land Pacos Ferreira (1: 3) game that was in advantage at halftime. This game was not only ended the invincibility of Funchal team, and the series ended its six matches with under 2.5 goals. Maritimo start this game in ninth place, with 27 points. If you do not lose your climb one position, thus outpacing a Academica. Home has won the last three games to zero, that after the first seven domestic games had gained only two wins. Thus Martimo is without Estadio dos Barreiros empty received in the current year in the championship.

The home side’s defensive line will be missing today Igor Rossi (12/1) and Ruben Ferreira (18/1). Besides they will be missing midfielder Marakis (5/0) and striker Sami (16/1).

Guimaraes is a little better, coming in at number seven. A success would lead her to Funchal on the sixth position, just one point from the last position that will result in the Europa League. Not brilliant form for the away team whom have one victory in the previous five rounds. Guimaraes has a single external draw this season, in the very first shift. Only in three of his travels Guimaraes have scored more than two goals in three games and all external team prepared Rui Vitoria was marked both gates.

Rui Vitoria problems before the game tonight. Team leading scorer Marco Matias (19/6), and number 1 goalkeeper, Douglas (21/0) will miss, like quarterback Pedro Correia (12/0).

In 2013 the two teams have met three times, the balance being balanced. First they drew Guimaraes, after which each was imposed at home with 1: 0. Previous six meetings in all competitions have direct all had two goals up. Guimaraes in January 2010 not win the arena in Funchal (during regulation), although he played four games here since.

Maritimo – Guimaraes Probable teams
Maritimo (4-3-2-1): Salin – Joao Diogo, Gege, Patrick Bauer, Marcio Rozario – Theo Weeks, Danilo Pereira, Nuno Rocha – Artur, Danilo Dias – Derley
Guimaraes (4-3-2-1): Assis – Joao Amorim, Paulo Oliveira Moreno, Addy – Crivellaro, Andre Santos, Andre Andre – Barrientos, Malonga – Maazou

Atletico Madrid - AC Milan

Atletico Madrid – AC Milan, the Italians will be able to return the result of the tour?

Atletico Madrid is one step in the quarter-finals after a 1-0 victory in last 3 weeks away. The star of Atletico, Diego Costa, brought victory in the 83rd minute after a header after a corner coming. But the Spanish team has a lot of work to qualify, which is accentuated by Uruguayan Godin. Atletico’s defender expects a better game opponent in Tuesday’s game, but hopes his team can counter all attacks Milanese. It urges teammates to approach the game as like a final, starting at 0-0.

,, Coach and Indians’, Diego Simeone said that AC Milan will be an extremely difficult opponent in this game, focusing on the italienillor vast experience in this competition. Tip about Milan, Balotelli, Atletico’s coach opined that it may be dangerous, but only if it is supported by teammates. Also, Simeone dot the Italian striker finishing ability. According to Argentinean key match will be fighting in the middle.

Atletico Madrid suffered one defeat at home this season, whatever the competition. In all 3 groups of parties in the Vicente Calderon, ,, Indians’ were victorious. In addition, all 19 occasions when Atletico won the first leg away to a European competition, the Spanish team was trained on.
Villa’s two goals of the match against Celta Vigo this weekend, but Sosa’s return, make him more confident Simeone to watch this match. After an absence of a month for an injury, Tiago will return Simeone’s team, but nobody knows if it will do from the first minute. Manquillo remains the only absent from Indian ,, ”.

AC Milan will have to push in this game, trying to score from the first half, and take hold on the game. Statistics do not really helped but it once qualifying double header in the last 6 who lost round. It happens after more than half a century.

However, Milan is very mounted before this match, the players claiming that the band are not afraid of Iberian. Peak Milan, Mario Balotelli, very much wants to score in match Tuesday. Italian media speculated Tuesday that AC Milan star would leave the summer, but he denied the rumors. El Shaarawi and Silvestre are injured parties in view of this, while Montolivo is suspended.

Poland's forward and captain Robert Lewandowski (C) and teammates celebrate the qualification with jersey reading "Vive la Pologne 2016 " after the Euro 2016 Group D qualifying football match between Poland and the Republic of Ireland at the Stadion Narodowy in Warsaw on October 11, 2015.   AFP PHOTO / JANEK SKARZYNSKI

Germany – Poland PREDICTION 16.06.2016

Germany is preparing to face Poland in the second match of the men’s Joachim Low for the European Championship 2016 both teams with three points in Group C, ahead of direct confrontation that will take place on Thursday evening at the Stade de France Paris.

The Poles have won 1-0 against Northern Ireland in the first match at Euro 2016 and prepared by the National Captain Adam Nawałka, Robert Lewandowski, prefaced duel against the world champion, which can be decisive for the qualification rounds knockout the tournament in France.

Asked about his debut at Euro 2016 striker of Bayern Munich countered: “There is always pressure in the first game, but we were glad to get all three points. We controlled the game throughout the game, although it should have more marked once or twice to stay more calm on end, but three points are three points and now we can focus on Germany, which from my point of view is the favorite to win the tournament. We are as strong at the moment, but anything can happen. We must remain calm and confident in our chance to play just like we did with Northern Ireland, fearlessly and without stress. “- Said the prolific Polish player, in an interview dfb.de.

Lewandowski knows very well most of the players from the opposing camp, given its presence in the Bundesliga, but this is not necessarily an advantage: “They know me as well. I am preparing every day with colleagues at Bayern, against Germany we played twice in the preliminaries, so we all know each other pretty well. But I do not think it will matter very much. Whatever the case, Germany has incredible players, each post has at least two players of the highest level, this is what must concern us. “- Robert Lewandowski concluded.

Romania-vs-Switzerland-Euro-2016

Romania – Switzerland PREDICTION 15.06.2016

Switzerland defeated Albania 1-0 on Saturday and the 3 points were secured by defender Fabien Schar, 24, scored a goal earlier in the game after 5 minutes.
 Schar analyzed in an interview with UEFA.com, two of Group A match against National Anghel Iordanescu.

“It will be difficult, very difficult. Against France we saw how powerful Romania. They played very well, they were aggressive at the same level with the French.

The technician first representative thought of three possible changes, but the latest indications show that it sticks to just two changes from the game against France: Torje in place of Adi Popa and Florin Andone Keserű.

Keserű, victor in the duel Andone – Alibec

Although he lacked achievements, Andone showed why he was the top scorer in this season’s Cordoba. It was like a thorn in the opposing defense and was on the brink to fool Koscielny on the first innings, when the referee has not seen Arsenal defender irregular intervention.

Player’s profile fits perfectly match against Switzerland, a team that has two central defenders massive that can be easily fooled by a quick and opportunistic football. However, given that played constantly in Cordoba coach does not consider apt so soon for another intense match. It has seen since the second half with the band suffers from Hexagon that Andone Florin Chapter freshness, being the first tricolor changed. Not least from the hand injury could be another reason for the coaching staff to choose another peak on Wednesday.

Initially it seemed that Alibec a player in great shape, capable of executions special highlights of the parties, would be the one to take his place in the first “11” “Spaniard” in the lot, but the scandal involving striker Astra brought him pole position on Keserű.

We must improve our game and I hope to be qualified to the next stage after the match with the Romanians, “said Schar.

Xhaka and Shaqiri Beware!

Although he played in the first stage of the group, with Albania 1-0 in 36 minutes numerical superiority, Switzerland failed a very good match. It is possible that Swiss to be relaxed and wanted to conserve their energy for dispute against us, but even so a few things worth mentioning.

First, Petkovic’s defense team is extremely uncertain, with a real Schar control tower at set-pieces, but very rudimentary balloons away. Also, visitors laterial – Lichsteiner, especially Rodriguez – up greatly, so that we can create spaces.

Romania will meet Switzerland on Wednesday, from 19:00, at the “Parc des Princes.

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Portugal – Iceland PREDICTION 14.06.2016

At the end of the first round of the European Championship in France, we have a dispute between one of the favorites and a newcomer to the Euro. Of course, the favorite team is Portugal, which we used to see playing the final tournament, which often managed to get away but did not win any trophies. In the last two qualifying campaigns, Iceland has surprisingly evolved, especially before the tournament. Portugal finished first in the group of qualifiers, although not impressed, having problems in most duels, while Iceland was directly qualified to the European Championship in France, having ended the second position in his category. A series of friendlies for both teams, in which Portugal has fared better. These two teams met last time in the qualifying campaign for the 2014 World Cup, the Portuguese winning both encounters to score.

Portugal is favorite to qualify for the next stage of the tournament, but for this you have to practice an effective football. A group won the preliminaries, but was not very strong opponents. After being defeated by Albania in the qualifying campaign start and quickly recovered and finished first in the group. A series of 7 matches of preparation, he got 4 wins and 3 times was defeated. Portugal never drew long, including matches in the preliminaries. Last time ended in a draw 2-2 with USA in a duel at the last World Cup. We now expect to see a draw in the first match of the Euro, because Iceland is a modest opponent, although he played very well in the preliminaries. The preparation 3 matches they lost all ended with the score 1-0, and scored confrontations often won with the final score was 7-0 Estonia. Most in form player, Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the team in previous parties, but was injured and did not know if we’ll see the field in the match against Iceland. Nani will be the one who will replace if C.Ronaldo will not be fit to play and it is possible to see Carvalho on November 1.

Iceland played very well in the preliminaries, and now they want to continue the series of good matches and this first participation in the European Championship. It is a performance that succeeded qualification and nobody will blame if they lose the three group matches. Do not forget that Iceland has struggled in the qualifying campaign with strong teams like Turkey, Czech Republic and the Netherlands, the first two being also present at this tournament in France. A very good results in the preliminaries, where nobody took seriously until the end, when it was close to win the group. It is interesting that most matches played friendlies before Euro 9 in number, without a consider on France, which had just duels preparation. There is no confrontation drew from them, as well as Portugal. Iceland was defeated in 6 of the 9 games, recording just three wins. He lost Lichtenstein, Norway and Greece. On November 1, coach Lagerback will have to choose between the station striker Finnbogason and Bodvarsson, and the bottom line between INGASON and Arnson.

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Germany – Ukraine PREDICTION 12.06.2016

At Euro 2008, Germany’s representative was stopped in the semifinals, being eliminated by Italy (1-2). Two years ttârziu, Joachim Löw’s team win the World Cup in Brazil, defeating Argentina in the final (2-0 after extra time). This year, the Germans have played four friendlies, all at home, having 2 wins (4-1, 2-0 Italy and Hungary) and two defeats (2-3 to England and 1-3 to Slovakia). Of course, Germany was imposed in Group D of the 2016 preliminaries, in a group with Poland, Ireland, Scotland, Georgia and Gibraltar. German team at Euro 2016 in a group is easy at first, with Poland, Northern Ireland and Ukraine, which will play on Sunday evening.

Ukraine hosted Euro 2012 with Poland, but failed to pass the group stage, although debuted with a win against Sweden (2-1). There followed two defeats to France (0-2) and England (0-1). Two years later “yellow-blue” playing round CM 2014 for Brazil, being eliminated by France (2-0 and 0-3). Ukraine came hard at Euro 2016 where he finished 3rd in the preliminaries, after Spain, Slovakia, Belarus, Macedonia and Luxembourg. At the dam, the team coached by Mykhaylo Fomenko went Slovenia (2-0 and 1-1). Now at Euro 2016 Ukrainians aim to pass the group stage. Players have a moral good, because they won all friendly matches played this year, 1-0 with Cyprus 1-0 Wales 4-3 with Romania and Albania 3-1. In a group with Germany, Poland and Northern Ireland, they aim to win the 2nd place.