Southampton vs AFC Bournemouth Preview

After flirting around the relegation zone for much of the past two seasons, Southampton will now look to make progress up the league table by the end of this campaign. The South Coast outfit started their season poorly after suffering consecutive losses in their first two games of the season, but they have recovered and come into this game unbeaten ...

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Eintracht Frankfurt vs Arsenal Preview

Arsenal begin their Europa League campaign with this trip to Germany as Unai Emery looks to go one step further after reaching the final and losing to Chelsea last season. The Gunners have a manager who has previously won the competition on two occasions but this team seems to still be struggling to get to grips with the Spaniard’s methods. ...

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Paris Saint-Germain vs Real Madrid Preview

PSG and Real Madrid continue to serve up interesting games on matchday 1 in the Champions League as the French giants look to end their wait for a European crown. With Neymar rumoured to have been courted by Madrid during the summer, this game could have an added source to it, but both of these teams haven’t exactly been firing ...

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Atletico Madrid vs Juventus Preview

Juventus and Atletico Madrid meet here in this early season cracker in the Champions League.  Both sides met in the Round of 16 of the competition last season with Juventus edging past Diego Simeone’s side on aggregate.. Juve was kept at bay for much of the first leg until Atletico delivered a huge blow with two late goals to settle ...

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Chelsea vs Valencia Preview

Chelsea starts the Lampard reign in Europe in this game as they look to continue their good domestic form so far. The Blues midfielder featured the last time these sides met in the Champions League as the Blues went on to win their one and only Champions League crown in 2012. He will now be leading his former side as ...

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Napoli vs Liverpool Preview

Defending Champions Liverpool begin their title defence with this very tough trip to Naples and Jurgen Klopp would be hoping that his players can do better than the last time they were here. These sides were in the same group last season and Liverpool visited the Stadio San Paolo first, but they were beaten 1-0 by the Italians after they ...

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Aston Villa vs West Ham United Preview

West Ham and Aston Villa meet here to serve us our dose of Monday Night Football for this Premier League week. The Hammers would have been delighted by how their season shaped up just before the International Break as they won three consecutive games, having started the season with a 5-0 home drubbing at the hands of Manchester City. Sebastien ...

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Barcelona vs Valencia Preview

Barcelona will be looking for only their second win of the season when they take on Valencia here.  The Catalans have struggled this season as they continue to play without the services of Lionel Messi and come into this game 8th in the league table. They started their campaign with a 1-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao before earning a come-from-behind ...

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Watford vs Arsenal Preview

Arsenal will be looking to get back to winning ways when they visit Watford at Vicarage Road for this game. The Gunners come into this after failing to win any of their last two games despite starting the season with two straight wins. They were beaten 3-1 by Liverpool at Anfield and drew 2-2 at home against Tottenham in their ...

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Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao Preview

Athletic Bilbao will be looking to continue their recent good run of form against Mallorca when they visit them for this game. The home side has struggled at the start of the new season as they failed to score in their opening two games ahead of this one. Since 2012, this fixture has been won by the visitors and Bilbao ...

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France vs Andorra Preview

After having their national anthem played mistakenly for the Albanian national team who played against France on Saturday, Andorra will hope they can spring a surprise and get a result in this game. Les Bleus have traditionally struggled in qualifiers and there were lots of fears when a couple of their top players pulled out of this round of international ...

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Northern Ireland vs Germany Preview

Germany have continued their poor post-World Cup form at the resumption of International matches.  The German Machines were beaten 4-2 at home by the Netherlands last weekend despite having taken the lead in that game. That latest disappointment follows them being relegated from their Euro Nations League group, so the Germans are a nation in need of a lift and ...

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Sweden vs Norway Preview

Sweden and Norway renew their rivalry as they both look to qualify for the next Euros and they have both come here in good form. In a group that also has Spain, both of these sides would know that a second-place finish is probably all that is on offer so that makes this game a more important one to win. ...

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England vs Bulgaria Preview

England will be looking to continue their excellent head-to-head record against Bulgaria when both sides meet at Wembley here.  The Three Lions return from the Euro Nations League to continue where they stopped in the Euro 2020 qualifiers and their fans would be keen on them winning here. England has a solid recent record against their visitors.  The last two ...

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Germany vs Netherlands Preview

Two of Europe’s biggest teams meet in Hamburg as they both look to snatch a victory that would boost their chances of making the EUROS next year. The home side is under enormous pressure after exiting the last World Cup at the group stage and also getting relegated from the EURO Nations League. The Germans have started this qualifying campaign ...

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