Friday, February 28, 2014

Fulham-Chelsea Preview: Magath faces Craven Cottage bow against Mourinho's men

Fulham will seek to boost their flagging survival hopes and dent Chelsea's title ambitions when the west London rivals clash on S...

Hull City-Newcastle United Preview: Bruce's side aiming to do double over Pardew's men

Hull City will look to record their second double of the season and pull further away from the drop zone when they host Newcastle Uni...

Southampton-Liverpool Preview: Rodgers' men aiming to maintain title pace

Liverpool visit Southampton looking to continue their Premier League title challenge by avenging their sole home defeat of the season...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Trabzonspor-Juventus Preview: Bianconeri take two-goal lead to Turkey

History is very much against Trabzonspor as they seek to overturn a first-leg deficit and knock Juventus out of the Europa League. Th...

Napoli-Swansea City Preview: Swans aim to create history in Europe

Swansea City visit Napoli with renewed confidence after the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie ended in a goalless draw at ...

Tottenham-Dnipro Preview: Sherwood's men looking to overturn first-leg loss

Juande Ramos returns to Tottenham with a point to prove on Thursday and will be aiming to dump his old club out of the Europa League....

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Sampdoria-Milan Preview: Rossoneri missing Balotelli for tricky trip to Genoa

AC Milan will be without Mario Balotelli when they travel to Sampdoria in Serie A on Sunday. The Italy striker has scored four of the...

Schalke-Real Madrid Preview: In-form Blancos out to end German voodoo

Real Madridcan arrest their poor record in Germany by beating Schalke on Wednesday as they look to take a big step towards the Champi...

Galatasaray-Chelsea Preview: Drogba set for Blues reunion

Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba faces former club Chelsea for the first time since leaving in the Champions League on Wednesday. Dr...

Monday, February 24, 2014

Hannover-Bayern Munich Preview: Can Korkut's men stop Bavarians' title charge?

Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich revert their attention to domestic matters at Hannover on Sunday after a successful midweek Europea...

Hannover-Bayern Munich Preview: Can Korkut's men stop Bavarians' title charge?

Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich revert their attention to domestic matters at Hannover on Sunday after a successful midweek Europea...

Hannover-Bayern Munich Preview: Can Korkut's men stop Bavarians' title charge?

Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich revert their attention to domestic matters at Hannover on Sunday after a successful midweek Europea...

Hannover-Bayern Munich Preview: Can Korkut's men stop Bavarians' title charge?

Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich revert their attention to domestic matters at Hannover on Sunday after a successful midweek Europea...

Osasuna-Atletico Madrid Preview: Costa dilemma for Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone faces a selection dilemma over whether to include Diego Costa for Sunday's La Liga clash with...

Olympiakos - Manchester United Preview: Moyes' men lock horns with in-form Greeks

Manchester United travel to Olympiakos in good spirits for the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie on Tuesday. It was alw...

Zenit-Borussia Dortmund Preview: Stop-start Schwarzgelben take on rusty Russians

Borussia Dortmund's bid to improve on last season's runners-up finish in the Champions League resumes at Zenit on Tuesday. ...

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Inter-Cagliari Preview: Nerazzurri search for third straight win

Inter can pile further pressure on Cagliari coach Diego Lopez with a third straight Serie A victory when the sides meet at San Siro o...

Juventus-Torino Preview: Bianconeri looking to heap more derby-day misery on Granata

Juventus welcome near neighbours Torino on Sunday aiming to extend a 15-match unbeaten league run against their fierce rivals. The de...

Liverpool - Swansea City Preview: Sturridge closing in on Van Nistelrooy scoring record

Daniel Sturridge will become only the second player in Premier League history after Ruud van Nistelrooy to score in eight consecutive...

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Norwich City - Tottenham Preview: Lloris, Walker & Adebayor set to return after Europa League absence

Tottenham coach Tim Sherwood is expected to revert to type against Norwich City after resting several players in the Europa League. S...

Toulouse-Paris Saint-Germain Preview: Ligue 1 Leaders look to maintain momentum

Free-scoring Paris Saint-Germain switch focus back to Ligue 1 as they face Toulouse after a fine Champions League display in midweek....

Newcastle United - Aston Villa Preview: Pardew's men looking to end three-game losing run

Paul Lambert is banking on a team-bonding trip to Portugal inspiring Aston Villa to victory at Newcastle United on Sunday. Two of the...

Friday, February 21, 2014

Crystal Palace - Manchester United Preview: Resurgent Eagles look to end 23-year run without league win over champions

Crystal Palace will have to overturn 23 years of history to record victory over Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday. ...

Real Sociedad-Barcelona Preview: Blaugrana hoping to end Anoeta hoodoo

Beaten Copa del Rey semi-finalists Real Sociedad will have revenge in mind when they host Barcelona in La Liga on Saturday. Gerardo M...

Hamburg-Borussia Dortmund Preview: Slomka starts against in-form Schwarzgelben

Starts to managerial reigns do not get much harder than the one facing Mirko Slomka at Hamburg, with Borussia Dortmund visiting on Sa...

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Juventus-Trabzonspor Preview: Bianconeri seek European redemption

Juventus host Trabzonspor in the Europa League on Thursday eyeing redemption after a surprise exit from the Champions League prior to...

Dnipro-Tottenham Preview: Ramos out for revenge over Spurs sacking

Juande Ramos will be out to end his former club's Europa League hopes when Dnipro host Tottenham in the first leg of their last-3...

Swansea City-Napoli: Struggling Swans bid to halt Benitez's charge for third Europa League title

Two coaches with contrasting European pedigree meet in the Europa League as Garry Monk's Swansea City host Rafael Benitez's N...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

AC Milan-Atletico Madrid Preview: Can Rossoneri end Spanish hoodoo?

Clarence Seedorf and Diego Simeone renew their rivalry on Wednesday when Atletico Madrid visit AC Milan in the Champions League. T...

Arsenal-Bayern Munich Preview: Arteta banned and Ribery ruled out as Gunners take on Guardiola again

Arsenal have defied the critics to enjoy a strong season but their biggest test to date sees Bayern Munich visit London on Wednesday....

Monday, February 17, 2014

Manchester City - Chelsea Preview: Well-rested hosts out for revenge on league leaders

Premier League title rivals Manchester City and Chelsea will resume hostilities in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday. The game marks...

Bayer Leverkusen-Paris Saint-Germain Preview: Parisiens favourites despite absence of Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain reached the quarter-finals of last season's Champions League under the guidance of Carlo Ancelotti and look t...

Bayer Leverkusen-Paris Saint-Germain Preview: Parisiens favourites despite absence of Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain reached the quarter-finals of last season's Champions League under the guidance of Carlo Ancelotti and look t...

Manchester City-Barcelona Preview: First ever Champions League last-16 tie for hosts

Manchester City play their first Champions League knockout-stage tie on Tuesday against four-time European champions Barcelona. In...

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Fiorentina-Inter Preview: Nerazzurri hope to end awful away run

Fiorentina enter their crucial Serie A clash against Inter on Saturday on a high after their Coppa Italia success. Vincenzo Montell...

Getafe-Real Madrid Preview: Hosts' defensive crisis helped by Ronaldo absence

Real Madrid kept pace with Barcelona and Atletico at the top of La Liga by coasting to a 3-0 win at Getafe on Sunday afternoon. Carlo...

Bayern Munich-Freiburg Preview: Mandzukic and Ribery out

Freiburg will be hope to repeat their heroics against Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich from earlier this season when they meet again ...

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Juventus-Chievo Preview: Bianconeri hoping to return to winning ways

Juventus can bounce back from their surprise draw with Verona by continuing their flawless Serie A home record against Chievo on Sund...

Arsenal-Liverpool Preview: Gunners seek revenge over Reds

Arsenal will be out to avenge last weekend's 5-1 hammering at Anfield when they host Liverpool in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunda...

Everton-Swansea City Preview: Monk pits wits against former boss Martinez

Roberto Martinez views the chance to pit his wits against Swansea City's Garry Monk as a "nice twist" in the FA Cup. Th...

Friday, February 14, 2014

Borussia Dortmund-Eintracht Frankfurt Preview: BVB hoping to keep pace with Leverkusen

Borussia Dortmund will renew Bundesliga rivalries with Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, five days after eliminating them from the DFB...

Barcelona-Rayo Vallecano Preview: Neymar back for league leaders

Neymar is in line to make his return from injury as Barcelona host Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Saturday evening. The Brazilian sprai...

Atletico Madrid-Real Valladolid Preview: Simeone's men must show title mettle

Title hopefuls Atletico Madrid will search for a swift response to a rare league loss when they host lowly Real Valladolid on Saturda...

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Paris Saint-Germain - Valenciennes Preview: In-form Ibrahimovic out to fire champions eight points clear

Paris Saint-Germain entertain Valenciennes on Friday knowing that a win will put them eight points clear at the top of Ligue 1. Lau...

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