Match Preview

Friday, August 29, 2014

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The 65-year-old was appointed as Tony Pulis's successor on Wednesday and will begin his second reign at the club against the Magpies at St James's Park on Saturday

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Pep Guardiola's men are yet to show their destructive side in 2014-15 but will be hopeful that Saturday's trip to Gelsenkirchen will see them unleashed

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The Premier League champions are yet to lose in 2014-15, beating Newcastle and Liverpool to begin their title defence, and now face off against Mark Hughes's side

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The Spain international suffered a muscular injury earlier this week and is a doubt for the clash at Goodison Park as Jose Mourinho's men go in search of a third successive win

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The Red Devils have endured a difficult start to the season, with Tuesday's 4-0 thrashing at the hands of MK Dons a new low, and need a solid result against Sean Dyche's men

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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The goalkeeper was one of a number of Germany internationals rested for last week's shock loss at home to Bayer Leverkusen but he will start at the SGL Arena

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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Just as they did against Trencin in the last round, the Tigers need to turn it around at home in the Europa League and the right-back is confident that they can do so

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Spurs have a 2-1 lead from the first leg in Cyprus and come into the return match on the back of an imperious 4-0 Premier League victory over QPR that sees the manager optimistic

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Having eased to a 3-0 win in last week's first-leg clash in Reykjavik, the Nerazzurri boss can rest players ahead of Sunday's Serie A opener against Torino

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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The Gunners head into the clash on the back of a brave 2-2 draw with the Toffees and the Frenchman believes that result will stand them in good stead against the Turkish side

Sunday, August 24, 2014

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The two sides were the biggest challengers for the Premier League title last season and face each other in the second game of the season

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Carlo Ancelotti's men saw their hopes of winning six trophies in one season ended by Atletico on Friday and they now have little time to recover for their Primera Division opener

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The Rojiblancos will still be buzzing after their Supercopa de Espana triumph over Real Madrid but Diego Simeone will be concerned by the three-day turnaround

Saturday, August 23, 2014

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The veteran coach took Spurs to the Champions League before being sacked in 2012 and is hoping put one over on his old club in the London derby.

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The striker is fit following an extended break after the World Cup though new signings Ander Herrera and Marcos Rojo will both miss out for Louis van Gaal's side

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Ivan Rakitic, Claudio Bravo and Jeremy Mathieu are all poised for their competitive Blaugrana debuts as another new era begins at Camp Nou

Friday, August 22, 2014

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The hosts lost to Alan Pardew's side twice last season but will hope to pick up where they left off last weekend after beating Stoke City 1-0 in their Premier League opener

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The Gunners are back in action following their trip to Besiktas in the Champions League on Tuesday and could be buoyed by the return of their Brazil 2014 heroes

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The Blues will be expected to make it two wins out of two when they take on Nigel Pearson's men, who secured a 2-2 draw with Everton on opening day

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Jurgen Klopp, who is set to become his club's longest-serving coach, could be without 10 first-team players for the game at Signal Iduna Park