Seattle Sounders FC vs New York City FC Preview

Seattle Sounders have been struggling to score goals this season, but what has kept them going mostly is that they have also managed to stop their opponents from scoring as well. The Sounders have conceded the second fewest number of goals this season, with only New York RB having conceded less than them. On the other end, they have scored ...

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Manchester United vs Liverpool Preview

Manchester United and Liverpool face off in the International Cup in what has been tagged the ‘plastic derby’ and both teams will be looking to give fans a good run for their money in this game. Manchester United have not had the biggest transfer market foray this summer. They have signed Fred and Diogo Dolot, however, Jose Mourinho is still ...

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Atletico Madrid vs Arsenal Preview

Atletico Madrid have become one of the most successful Spanish teams in recent seasons under the leadership of Diego Simeone, and they will be looking forward to another successful season after winning the Europa League last season. The Spaniards have also become a team who are not afraid to open their check book. Atletico have signed Thomas Lemar for £70 ...

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Ajax Amsterdam vs SK Sturm Graz Preview

Ajax enter the Champions League in the second qualifying round as they look to get into the group stage for the first time in a while. The former European Champions have been struggling to get into the group stage of Europe’s biggest competition recently, and even getting to the finals of the Europa League in 2017 hasn’t helped to restore ...

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Manchester City vs Liverpool Preview

After starting their opening International Champions Cup games with losses to Borussia Dortmund, these English sides will be looking to get their preseason going with a win here. Pep Guardiola has signed just Riyad Mahrez this summer and the Cityzens will still be without most of their World Cup participants in this game. Guardiola was unhappy with their treatment at ...

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Liverpool vs Borussia Dortmund Preview

Liverpool are planning a major assault on the Premier League and other major competitions this season judging by their activities in the transfer market. The Reds signed Fabinho from AS Monaco less than two days after they were beaten in the Champions League final by Real Madrid and he has been joined by Xerdan Shaqiri, Naby Keita and Brazil’s Allisson ...

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Bayern Munich vs Paris Saint-Germain Preview

Bayern Munich will be looking to continue dominating German football like they have done over the past couple of seasons when the new season kicks off, however, they need to start with a good preseason and PSG are their first opponents in the International Champions Cup. The Germans have had a quiet summer transfer window by some standards, but they ...

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Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund Preview

The 2018/2019 season is less than a month away and clubs have started preparing in earnest for a successful campaign. Most teams have been playing pre-season games, but it doesn’t get bigger than the International Champions Cup. Manchester City won the Premier League last season by a record 100 points, 19 more than 2nd place Manchester United and Pep Guardiola ...

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France vs Croatia Preview

France have reached the finals 3 times in the last 6 major competitions while Croatia are in their first ever World Cup final after reaching the semifinal of France 98. France went through their group stage in an unconvincing manner, but they turned on the style when they reached the knockout stage. After beating Argentina 4-3 in the round of ...

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Belgium vs England Preview

Belgium and England suffered heartbreaks in their semifinal matches to setup this third place playoff in Russia, but these teams can hold their heads high and be proud of how far they have come. The Belgians were one of the dark horses of the competition but we all felt that they lacked a little bit of experience in these situations ...

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England vs Croatia Preview

With no hype and not many egos to manage, England have stormed to the semifinal of this World Cup and there is a real sense that this group is destined to write their names into the book of history. The English men started their campaign by beating Tunisia and Panama in their opening two group games. They scored 8 times ...

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France vs Belgium Preview

France are the only team who were deemed favourites to win this World Cup who are still in the competition, and Les Blues will be hoping to show the world that they are not over-hyped as they bid to beat Belgium to reach the final. The French team started their campaign with a 2-1 win over Australia and they managed ...

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Russia vs Croatia Preview

Russia has surprised everyone with their resilient performances in this competition so far. The Russians have made it this far despite being the lowest ranked team when the competition began. They started their campaign with a solid 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia and followed that up with a 3-1 win over Egypt which guaranteed their qualification to the next round. ...

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Sweden vs England Preview

Sweden is one of two remaining teams that have surprised many of us at this World Cup and the Swedes are organized enough to keep going until the finals. They started their World cup campaign with a 1-0 win over South Korea. Their next match came against World champions Germany and they started brightly by taking the lead. However, they ...

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Brazil vs Belgium Preview

This is arguably the biggest match of the quarterfinal bracket as Roberto Martinez takes his very impressive Belgians out to try and stop Neymar and Co. Brazil, like most favourites, started their World Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland. They followed that game up with a hard fought 2-0 win over Costa Rica with all the goals in ...

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