Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona Preview

Barcelona begin their La Liga campaign with this tough away game against Athletic Bilbao and the Catalans would be keen to start on a solid note. With Atletico Madrid going through a solid run of form in the pre-season, Barcelona has to feel threatened by their neighbours in Madrid who have just sold them their best player, Antoine Griezmann. The ...

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Rangers vs FC Midtjylland Preview

Rangers will be looking to continue their march towards the Europa League group stage for the second consecutive season when they take on FC Midtjylland in this game. The Gers have been a much-improved team since Steven Gerrard took over last season and the Liverpool legend will be looking to finally topple Celtic this season, but it would be a great ...

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Liverpool vs Chelsea Preview

Liverpool will be looking to build on their reputation as the most successful English team on the European stage when they take on Chelsea in this game. The Reds won the Champions League on the 1st of June after reaching consecutive finals.  Their win has propelled their players to new heights and they come into this game full of confidence. ...

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Dynamo Kiev vs Club Brugge Preview

Dynamo Kyiv fans will be hoping that their players can turn around their bad home form and overturn the 1-0 loss they suffered in the first leg in this game. The Ukrainians were good in Belgium a fortnight ago, but they were eventually undone by a penalty that was converted by Hans Vanaken and while they can be proud of ...

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Manchester United vs Chelsea Preview

Manchester United and Chelsea will go head to head in what is the first big clash of the new Premier League season and both teams would be keen to get their season started on the right foot. Manchester United have had a busy summer as they welcomed a couple of big-name signings like Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.  They also ...

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West Ham United vs Manchester City Preview

Manchester City will be returning to the London Stadium that seems to have become their second home after the Etihad since West Ham moved there.  The Cityzens have won their last seven games against the Hammers and have lost just one of their last 11 games against Manuel Pellegrini’s side. City have won against West Ham by either 4-0, 4-1, ...

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AS Monaco vs Lyon Preview

AS Monaco have built some consistency in recent pre-season games and their fans will be keen to see if their team can translate that to a first win in their opening league fixture here. Monaco faced Lyon twice at home last season and won both games to boost their head-to-head record against this opponent. The Municipality side have won three ...

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Liverpool vs Norwich City Preview

After falling agonizingly short of winning the Premier League last season and going on to win the Champions League, Liverpool will be looking to continue winning more trophies this season and a good start to the season would be a huge morale booster. The Reds lost the Community Shield to Manchester City on Sunday, but that loss had more to ...

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FC Midtjylland vs Rangers Preview

Rangers will look to reach the Europa League group stage for the second consecutive season under Steven Gerrard and this opponent represents an upgrade in the quality of opposition that they have been playing so far. Rangers have kept up their impressive form of last season with a solid pre-season behind them and a good run in the Europa League ...

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Krasnodar vs FC Porto Preview

The battle to qualify for the Champions League group stages continues as FC Porto visits the impressive Krasnodar in one of the most exciting games of this playoff round. Porto are the favourites here having qualified for 4 of the last 5 Champions League group stages.  They have had their run stopped by Liverpool in the last two seasons and ...

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PAOK Salonika vs Ajax Amsterdam Preview

Ajax will be looking to return to the Champions League group stage for the second consecutive season after their heroics last season. The Dutch giants were one of the most exciting teams in the competition last season and their attractive attacking brand of football got them to within less than ten minutes of the final. They began the season with ...

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Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview

Liverpool and Manchester City will resume their rivalry this season beginning with this Community Shield fixture. The Reds and the Cityzens were hardly separated last season in the Premier League as Manchester City pipped Liverpool to the title on the final day of the league season by a single point. Liverpool would go on to win the Champions League, so ...

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Manchester United vs AC Milan Preview

Manchester United seem to be one of the few English teams ready to launch an assault on the Premier League this season.  As a matter of fact, if pre-season games are to be considered, then the Red Devils are well in shape and should be inside the top three by the end of the season. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side has ...

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Bayern Munich vs Tottenham Preview

Bayern Munich will be looking to retain their league crown and also win the Champions League yet again once the season finally begins.  They have been in fine form in pre-season so far and they will be keen to give Tottenham a thrashing but it should be a difficult task as Mauricio Pochettino’s side remains one of the toughest teams ...

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Real Madrid vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Tottenham will be looking to recover from their narrow defeat at the hands of Manchester United when they take on this Real Madrid side in their first Audi Cup game.The Lilywhites have not been the worst team in pre-season and even defeated Juventus before losing to Manchester United in a close game. Mauricio Pochettino’s men would be keen to improve ...

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