Brazil vs Croatia Preview

This is arguably the most exciting warm up friendly for this summer’s World Cup. Most teams look to play lesser oppositions, but brazil have chosen to take on this very talented Croatian side, while there is nothing at stake apart from pride, the players would be looking to stake their claim for a starting place in Russia. Brazil are going ...

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Belgium vs Portugal Preview

Roberto Martinez takes his very talented Belgian squad to this year’s FIFA World Cup as one of the favourites yet again, and many fans feel this is the last chance that this generation has to finally lift a trophy for their nation. Portugal defended all the way to victory at Euro 2016, however, that same group of defenders have aged ...

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France vs Italy Preview

With a few days to go before their first match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, France take on Italy in one of the pre-tournament friendlies. The visitors may not have qualified for the World Cup, but they dropped just seven points in qualification and finished second behind Spain in their qualifying group, however, their playoff defeat at ...

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Romania vs Chile Preview

Romania may have missed out on qualification for the World Cup, but they come into this game in relatively good form. They recovered well from a loss to Holland to beat Israel away in March and followed that up with another win over Sweden. These results would have boosted their confidence when they come up against a star-studded Chile team ...

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LA Galaxy vs FC Dallas Preview

LA Galaxy are having one of their toughest seasons in the MLS. Despite being the most successful franchise in the division they were so underwhelming last season that they finished very low on the overall league standings and there are fears this season could end the same way. They signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic this season, yet they are still underperforming with ...

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France vs Republic of Ireland Preview

France head into this game unbeaten against the Irish since 1981 and this generation of players will be looking to keep that record intact after this warm up friendly for the World Cup. France have impressed greatly under the leadership of Didier Deschamp and he led them to the Euro final in 2016 where they narrowly lost to Portugal. France ...

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Sporting Kansas City vs Columbus Crew SC Preview

This game is between two of the MLS best teams as top of the Western Conference table Sporting KC host third in the Eastern Conference table Columbus Crew. These sides have a close head to head record and they have both proved hard to beat this season. The hosts have conceded just a single goal in their last three games, ...

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Real Madrid vs Liverpool Preview

Real Madrid head into this final with hopes of further cementing their place as one of the competition’s most successful clubs in history. This would be their 16th final and they have won 12 of their previous 15 showing that they are a team for the big occasions. However, Liverpool are a team that thrives as underdogs and we’re in ...

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Houston Dynamo vs New York City FC Preview

Houston Dynamo had a good season last year as they finished 4th in the MLS Western Conference table. They ended the season just three points from the top and could have finished even higher had they maintained their early season form toward the end of the season. This season did not start so well for them after they recorded just ...

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Montreal Impact vs LA Galaxy Preview

The fans of these two sides would be unimpressed by the way their teams have started the season as they both languish in 9th position in their respective conferences. While their attackers have been doing well, led by foreigners Piatti and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, their defence have been terrible with Montreal conceding seventeen times in their last six games while LA ...

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Barcelona vs Real Sociedad Preview

This game was destined to be the game that Barcelona avoids defeat and becomes the first team in Spanish football history in a 38 game season to go unbeaten. Barce faltered against Levante in their last league game and ended the match down 5-4 ending their unbeaten run however they will still be able to celebrate a domestic double here ...

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Lazio vs Internazionale Preview

The Serie A still has many determining games this season, but none would be bigger than this Champions League spot playoff between Inter Milan and Lazio. These two sides are battling for the last Champions League spot as Italian teams are now allowed to go straight to the group stages. Lazio had the chance to wrap up their top four ...

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Villarreal vs Real Madrid Preview

This game offers both sides an opportunity to end their domestic season on a high as both have had varying degrees of success locally. Villarreal come into this game with an impressive record of 18 wins, 6 draws and 13 losses in 5th position with Europa League football also guaranteed. Their home record is impressive with 11 wins, 2 draws ...

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Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview

This game offers Manchester United and Chelsea a last opportunity to salvage their season and end on a high after yet another disappointing showing from the two English giants. Chelsea have had the worse season of the two with the Blues ending their campaign in a disappointing 5th place in the league table despite coming into the season as defending ...

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Marseille vs Atletico Madrid Preview

Being a Marseille fan hasn’t been very exciting over the past couple of seasons and those who remained faithful to their team would be delighted to be in this final. The French side sunk to one of their worst years when they finished 13th in Ligue 1 two seasons ago while they managed to finish fifth last season to qualify ...

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