Match Previews

Saturday, August 9, 2014

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Manuel Pellegrini's Premier League champions are set to take on the FA Cup-winning Gunners at Wembley in the curtain-raiser, with plenty of new signings likely to be on show

Friday, August 8, 2014

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The reigning Ligue 1 champions begin their campaign to defend the crown against the charges of coach Jean-Luc Vasseur, who spent six years with Les Parisiens as a player

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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The two sides meet in the second leg of their Europa League third qualifying round tie, having draw 0-0 at the Stadion Pod Dubnom, with a place in the play-off up for grabs

Friday, August 1, 2014

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Laurent Blanc's men will be confident of victory in the season opener but they are going up against a side who stunned everyone by lifting the Coupe de France last term

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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The Tigers' run to the FA Cup final last season takes them into Europa League football for the first time ever and they face a Slovakian team in the third qualifying round

Saturday, July 12, 2014

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The two teams face each other in a World Cup final for the third time at the Maracana on Sunday, with the Barcelona star on the brink of joining the pantheon of all-time greats

Friday, July 11, 2014

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The World Cup hosts were left stunned by Germany in Tuesday's semi-final and are left to take on Louis van Gaal's overachieving side for a final place on the podium

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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In six matches between the two sides since 2009, Bandari have a better record against AFC Leopards' and go into Wednesday’s tie as favorites

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The Dutch midfielder and Manchester City striker have both recovered from injury to feature as they battle it out for the right to face Germany or Brazil in the final

Monday, July 7, 2014

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The host nation are without their star man for the rest of the tournament through injury and will need a new source of inspiration if they are to make the final

Friday, July 4, 2014

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Alejandro Sabella's side scraped through their last-16 clash against Switzerland and must improve to beat a Belgium team that also needed extra-time to reach the quarters

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Oranje have a selection dilemma as they consider a replacement for the injured midfielder while the Central Americans have slight concerns over their star keeper and Rory Miller

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France have been among the stand-out performers in Brazil. Can they keep that run going against Joachim Low's well-drilled side?

Thursday, July 3, 2014

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A European team is guaranteed to make the last four of the World Cup as Les Bleus take on Joachim Low's men at the Maracana on Friday after both overcame African opponents

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The hosts take on their in-form South American rivals in the World Cup quarter-final in Fortaleza on Friday as two of the tournament's stand-out performers go head-to-head

Monday, June 30, 2014

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The Red Devils are sweating on the fitness of captain Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelen, while the Stars and Stripes are monitoring the progress of Jozy Altidore

Sunday, June 29, 2014

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The three-time winners are looking to set up a last eight match against either France or Nigeria but Halilhodzic's side should not be underestimated

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Didier Deschamps' side cruised through the group stage and will fancy their chances against the Africans despite a couple of injury concerns

Saturday, June 28, 2014

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The Concacaf side have been the surprise package of the tournament so far and will fancy their chances of making it to the quarter-finals against Fernando Santos's men