Match Preview

Friday, December 5, 2014

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Brendan Rodgers' side could register their third consecutive victory in the Premier League for the first time this season, while Gus Poyet's men sit two points above the drop zone

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The Spain international, who has scored 11 Premier League goals this season, is back from his one-game ban for picking up five bookings so far in 2014-15

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The Frenchman insists his side are moving into an "important period" but has called for his players to showcase their growth at the Britannia Stadium this weekend

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The reigning champions remain unbeaten in the Bundesliga after 13 games and the visitors are looking to narrow the 10-point gap between the two sides

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Striker Mario Mandzukic has scored seven times in eight games and the champions' recent form looks ominous despite the home side's improvement in results

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The European champions have set a club record by emerging victorious from their last 17 matches in all competitions and will be confident of keeping it going on Saturday

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The striker is likely to be rested ahead of the clash with Barcelona due to his heel problem as Laurent Blanc's men aim to overhaul Marseille at the top of Ligue 1

Thursday, December 4, 2014

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A stunning Viola comeback saw them win 4-2 in the same fixture last season and the current Serie A leaders will be determined to prevent another shock

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BVB could welcome back Mats Hummels and Jakub Blaszczykowski as they seek a win to lift them off the bottom of the Bundesliga

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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The Belgium international could miss the trip to the Stadium of Light, while Manuel Pellegrini is also without the suspended Eliaquim Mangala

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The Tigers have won just two Premier League games this season, while Roberto Martinez's men are looking to bounce back after Sunday's defeat to Tottenham

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The Gunners could be without both of their left-backs for Wednesday's clash, while Ronald Koeman is missing Morgan Schneiderlin, who is suffering from a thigh injury

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The Spain international, who has scored 11 goals in as many Premier League games this term, is suspended after picking up his fifth caution of the campaign against Sunderland

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The Ligue 1 giants are unbeaten so far this season but the coach maintains that they can still improve and expects a stronger performance in Tuesday's game

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The game comes just days after the death of a fan following clashes between supporters ahead of the match with Deportivo but Diego Simeone must turn attention back onto the pitch

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The coach has been criticised for changing his starting XI too much but he is expected to make several alterations to his squad when they take on the Segunda B outfit

Monday, December 1, 2014

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The fatigue-plagued German midfielder could be rested, while Carlo Ancelotti admitted that his star striker suffered a blow to his leg during the weekend win over Malaga

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A late Glen Johnson header saw the unconvincing Reds edge past Stoke City on Saturday and another three much-needed points are on offer against the Premier League's bottom side

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The Red Devils recorded their third straight victory by beating Hull City at Old Trafford on Saturday, with the Dutchman hailing it his side's best performance of the season

Saturday, November 29, 2014

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The Liga champions will be in buoyant mood going into the weekend after securing their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League this week