Weekend’s Top Football Matches

Germany: FC Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund (Saturday 15.30) After getting to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, Dortmund’s attention switched immediately to this 142nd Ruhr derby. “We’ve got to make up for last time against Schalke,” said midfielder Kevin Grosskreutz, remembering Dortmund’s 2-1 home loss to Schalke in October. “We will give our all to get a result.” Goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller promised that BVB – second in the Bundesliga – are “motivated right down to the bones”, yet the same should apply to sixth-placed Schalke, whose own UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie More >

UEFA Europa League: Tottenham – Inter Betting Preview

Tottenham is currently on third position in Premier League and if they continue to play well, we can very easily see them on the second positon in the end of the season.

 

Their form in the last period is amazing. In the last twelve home matches in all competitions they are without lost match (10-2-0). One of the key player Gareth Bale is in suberb form. Welsh winger has scored in 7 of the 8 games. For this match Spurs are without Emmanuel Adebayor, while Dempsey and Dembele are questionable. Inter Milan are currently 5th in Serie A, just one point behind their city rivals AC Milan and they More >

UEFA Champions League: Juventus – Celtic Betting Preview

The first match between Celtic and Juve in Glasgow ended with 3:0 win for the away side, which practically decided everything and only miracle can stop Juve to go through into the 1/4 finals. Anotonio Conte will in all probability rotate his squad and rest some of the regular players. Giorgio Chiellini will be rest because he just recovered from a long-term injury. Stephan Lichtsteiner, Claudio Marchisio and Arturo Vidal are one yellow card away from a suspension in the Champions League, so probably some of them will be on the bench. Despite this fact, Juventus have a very impressive More >

UEFA Champions League: Paris St Germain – Valencia Betting Preview

PSG has a huge advantage from the first leg in the Champions League quarter finals when they beat Valencia 2:1 in the Mestalla 3 weeks ago. In the last match in Ligue 1 they lost by Reims 1:0. Main reason of that defeat can be the fact that everyone is focused on European match against Valencia. For this match, PSG will play without Zlatan Ibrahimovic (sent-off in the firts leg), Menez (injured) and Verratti (suspended). David Beckham could be in the starting eleven and make a first Champions League appearance for the French side. In the last three matches in Primera, Valencia scored 6 More >

UEFA Champions League: Borussia Dortmund – Shakhtar Donetsk Betting Preview

After  2-2 draw in the first leg, The German side looks good to take benefit from the away-goals advantage as Jürgen Klopp’s men were certainly one of only four sides to post a 100% home record in the group stage in spite of playing in a tough group, beating Ajax, Real Madrid and Manchester City.

Bundesliga title is out of their reach and they having been knocked out of the domestic cup by runaway leaders Bayern Munich mean this competition is the only chance for Borussia to win some trophy this season. Shahktar should really be in way better form in the second leg though, they’ve just More >

UEFA Champions League: Manchester United – Real Madrid Betting Preview

After draw in the first match (1:1), Murinho’s players demonstrated their power collected four won matches in a row. They gained a lot of morale by beating Barcelona again and we think they can continue their winning row by beating Man Utd in the second leg. In the last match against Barcelona, Real showed their strength with 13 goal attempts (8 of them were shots on goal). Cristiano Ronaldo plays fantastic and with him in team Real can beat everyone. In the last match against Barca, Mourinho had rest some of his key players and they all will be in the starting line-up against United. Real More >

FC Twente – AFC Ajax Preview

Steve McClaren stood down as Twente coach on Tuesday with the Tukkers in fifth position, having failed to win any of their six Eredivisie fixtures in 2013. Interim boss Alfred Schreuder, promoted from his position as McClaren’s assistant, is not intending to make big changes in a bid to stop the rot.

“In the second half at sc Heerenveen [a 2-1 defeat last Saturday] we played well,” he said. “We can build on that. Everyone thinks differently about football but, looking at the bigger picture, we will continue in the same way.” With ten matches to play, Twente are six points behind leaders PSV More >
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