Match Preview

Monday, January 19, 2015

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The Reds play host for the first leg and have lost only one of their last 14 games in all competitions, with Jose Mourinho's Premier League leaders their opponents

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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Bafana Bafana begin their Africa Cup of Nations campaign against one of the continent's standout sides from the World Cup last summer

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The striker has been forced to withdraw from the encounter after being diagnosed with malaria, but the winger believes they can go all the way in Equatorial Guinea

Saturday, January 17, 2015

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The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winners open their 2015 campaign with a testing tie against a team coached by someone with continental cup experience' albeit at club level

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The north African nation are one of the favourites to succeed in Equatorial Guinea, whereas the underdogs are not expected to match their quarter-final showing two years ago

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The Hammers have kept just four clean sheets this season - in stark contrast to their 14 from last season - and the Irons boss wants to see his side build from the back on Sunday

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The victors from Sunday's match will join China in the last-eight and having done less travelling than their opponents, it's the Saudi's who will be most confident

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Having already secured their place in the knockout rounds, China will be looking to ensure they finish with a third win to set up an easier tie

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The Gunners have struggled against the bigger sides in the Premier League in recent years but the Frenchman hopes to tear up the form book against the champions

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Having been dumped out of the Spanish cup by Atletico Madrid in midweek, the European champions will be scrambling to find their feet on Sunday

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Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi are among the familiar faces set to make their return having been rested for the midweek Copa del Rey thrashing of Elche

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The club at the bottom of Spain's top tier are without a coach and will be up against it when they visit the Rojiblancos, who knocked Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey in midweek

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The Parisiens have struggled for form in Ligue 1 over the past six weeks but, having reached the Coupe de la Ligue semi-finals in midweek, will be hoping to return to their best

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Inconsistency has plagued the Rossoneri in 2014-15 and their coach has demanded they learn to grind out results even when they are unable to put in quality performances

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The Bianconeri destroyed the visitors in midweek and will be looking to avoid dropping points in Serie A for their third home tie in a row on Sunday

Friday, January 16, 2015

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Last edition's finalists will be hoping to go one better this year and kick off their finals campaign against a team they qualified for the tournament alongside

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The first game of 2015's Afcon sees the hastily-organised home nation face a team coached by an eight-time veteran of the continental tournament

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The Black Cats are poised to sign the England striker from MLS side Toronto and he may be available to play against his former employers at White Hart Lane

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The former Newcastle United manager has beaten Dover Athletic and Tottenham since taking over at Selhurst Park and will hope to continue his winning run against Sean Dyche's side