Deportivo La Coruna vs Espanyol Preview

  Both of these teams are having a terrible season and they will certainly not approach this game with the most positive of spirits as they are both inside the bottom five of the La Liga table heading into the game. Espanyol have a 10 points advantage over Depor heading into this game and although they are 16th in the league ...

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Atalanta vs Borussia Dortmund Preview

Atalanta were very impressive in the first leg of this encounter with Borussia Dortmund needing a Michy Batshuayi goal to deny the Italians a draw. However, two away goals sets them up to eliminate the Germans if they can score and defend well. Their two goals from the first leg would have showed them how week their visitors are defensively, ...

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RB Leipzig vs Napoli Preview

Many observers were shocked that RB Leipzig won the first leg of this game away from home, but Napoli and their fans did not expect so much from that game as their coach has already declared that they don’t have the squad for a European competition and winning the Scudetto is their ultimate aim. The host is firmly in control ...

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Shakhtar Donetsk vs AS Roma Preview

Shakhtar Donetsk would be looking to make AS Roma the next team that leaves their home beaten like they did to Manchester City in the group stages, and they have the quality to achieve that. They would also take some inspiration from the last time they both met in the 2010/2011 season when they outclassed the Italians 6-2 on aggregate ...

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Sevilla FC vs Manchester United Preview

Sevilla have become one of the most unpredictable teams in Europe this season and they head into this game with no one knowing which Sevilla team will turn up. They made it through to the knockout stages with just two wins and nine points after coming second behind Liverpool. If they want to remain in this competition, they need to ...

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Chelsea vs Barcelona Preview

After a poor run of form, Chelsea have gotten back to winning ways with two convincing wins on the bounce against West Brom and Hull City. While those opponents cannot be compared to their visitors in this game, those wins have helped to restore some confidence and that is very important as they face Barcelona in this game. With Barcelona ...

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Bayern Munich vs Besiktas Preview

Bayern’s 2-1 win at the weekend continues their legacy as one of Germany’s top sides but the Bavarians who had to come from Behind to win that game have been showing that they are a very beatable side if their opponents can just learn to close out games. Bayern have performed below expectations at times this season, but they seem ...

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Lazio vs Hellas Verona Preview

Lazio is one of the teams that are battling for the third and fourth position in the Italian Serie A this season, however, the Rome based side have slipped recently and find themselves down in 5th position ahead of this match. They also lost their Europa League game on Thursday and their fans will be looking for them to return ...

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Wigan Athletic vs Manchester City Preview

Wigan fans must have felt cursed when they drew Manchester City in the 5th round of the FA Cup. They head into this game following a poor run of form that has seen them lose their position at the top of the league one table following losses to Southend and Blackpool. They are a point behind Shrewsbury and have a ...

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Espanyol vs Villarreal Preview

  These two sides are good teams at least on paper but it is safe to say they have not been achieving as much as you would expect them to this season. Espanyol head into this game with two consecutive draws against Barcelona and Celta Vigo and they will be looking to do a little better by securing a win ...

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Atalanta vs Fiorentina Preview

Atalanta have been doing well in Europe this season, however, while they finished in the top four last season, they would be glad if they can land inside the top seven by the end of this season. After losing 3-2 to Borussia Dortmund on Thursday, they would be looking to bounce back to winning ways in this game as they ...

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Malaga vs Valencia Preview

  Malaga ended last season ahead of Valencia but this season has been very different for both teams. While Valencia are looking like they might end the season in a Champions League place, Malaga are closer to the relegation zone. Valencia recruited well last summer but Malaga sold their key players and failed to replace them. The Andalusians fired Michel ...

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Eibar vs Barcelona Preview

  Eibar face a difficult day at home when they welcome Barcelona in this game. The Catalans have dropped points in their last two league travels and Eibar should fancy their chance of getting a point here also. Eibar have been transformed from relegation candidates into Europa League spot challengers and that’s one of the reasons they have remained La ...

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Chelsea vs Hull City Preview

Chelsea have suffered some turbulent times this season and their season could get worse as they face some tough fixtures within the next couple of weeks. Chelsea start a run of games that will see them play Manchester United and Manchester City with two Champions League matches against Barcelona inbetween. Even though they have lost two of their last five ...

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AS Monaco vs Dijon FCO Preview

AS Monaco are Gradually getting into their best form as they head into this game off the back of three consecutive wins – the last of which was a 4-0 win at Angers. They had a dismal first half of the league season which saw them finish bottom of their Champion League group. Radamel Falcao is a major miss as ...

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