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Chateauroux v Troyes

France Ligue 2

2014-08-01 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-01 14:03:38)



Chateauroux remain in the French Ligue 2, although they were relegated last season after finishing 3rd from bottom, they were reinstated after promoted Luzenac were demoted. With the idea of 3rd tier football, Chateauroux lost 12 players who left the club and have failed to make any big signings and in pre-season friendlies they managed just 1 win from 4 and that was against weak side Limoges.  

For tonight's match they are missing midfielder Kamara and striker Garita who are are suspended, also defender Sambou, midfielders Tait, Baby, Ehua and Kinkela are all out injured.

Galway v Shelbourne

Ireland First Division

2014-08-01 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-01 09:08:10)



Shelbourne are without defenders O'Connor (14 apps), McDonagh (11 apps) and Gaul (4 apps), midfielder Quinn (13 apps), strikers Tinnelly (13 apps), Keegan (13 apps/3 goals), Murtagh (16 apps) and Murphy (14 apps/2 goals).

Bray v Athlone

Ireland Premier League

2014-08-01 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-01 14:35:30)



Bray are without defender Webster (14 apps), midfielder Hanlon (14 apps), strikers O'Neill (16 apps), Curran (4 apps) and Scully (18 apps/4 goals).

Info:   Bray are 2nd from bottom on 17 points, while Athlone are bottom on 11 points. Both teams are trying to avoid relegation, but Bray are really in poor form with 8 losses from their last 9 matches.

Arsenal v Benfica

Emirates Cup

2014-08-02 16:20:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-02 11:23:19)



Benfica sold key players this summer goalkeeper Oblak (16 apps), defenders Garay (27 apps/6 goals) and Siqueira (18 apps), midfielder Gomes (7 apps), winger Markovic (26 apps/5 goals), striker Rodrigo (26 apps/11 goals) left the club, while there still hasn't been any major transfers made. Benfica has a very young squad with limited experience. And results in pre-season friendlies showed with 4 losses from 5 games.

Info: Arsenal bought striker Sanchez from Barcelona for £35 million, keeper Ospina from Nice, defender Dubucy from Newcastle for £10 million. They have also so far managed to keep Wilshere, Ramsey, Ozil, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud, Walcott and co at the club.

Marseille v Chievo


2014-08-02 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-02 12:45:50)



Chievo only played yesterday in a friendly with Dortmund and lost 1-0. Coach has already said he will rotate his line-up and give a chance to fringe and youth players to make a name for themselves. 

Marseille will play their best line-up and will have the support of their home fans at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille.

Rubio Nu v Nacional Asuncion

Paraguay Division

2014-08-02 22:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-01 14:53:36)



Nacional Asunsion are 110% focused on the Libertadores, they only played 2 days ago against Defensor in Uruguay and have qualified for the final which on 6th August. So their coach will use a team of reserves and youngsters just as he did against Deportivo Capitaa and they lost 0-3.

Chapecoense v Flamengo

Brazil Serie A

2014-08-03 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-03 09:05:16)



Flamengo are without defenders Felipe (8 apps), Samir (9 apps) and Leo Moura (11 apps), midfielder Caceres (5 apps), while striker Hernanes (31 apps/16 goals - last season, top scorer) is leaving the club and wont be involved tonight.

Info:  Flamengo have the worst away record in the league (played 5, won 0, draw 1, lost 4 - with no goals and 11 goals conceded).

Mushuc Runa v Emelec

Equador Primera A

2014-08-03 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-03 09:18:03)



Emelec are guaranteed top spot and qualify for Copa Libertadores 2015 and so this game means nothing to them.

Coach Gustavo Quinteros said he will rest most of his regular players, so defenders Jorge Guagua (9 apps), Gabriel Achilier (16 apps) and Oscar Bagui (19 apps) will be rested, also best midfielder Angel Mena (20 apps/6 goals) is suspended, while fellow midfielder Carlos Vera is out. It's very likely that midfielders Quinonez (15 apps) and Bolanos (16 apps/3 goals), strikers Mondain (14 apps/5 goals) will also be rested.

Rabotnicki Skopje v Metalurg Skopje

Macedonia First League

2014-08-04 16:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-04 09:42:11)



Metalurg Skopje are much weaker than last season after defenders Sedat Berisha (19 apps/2 goals) and Risto Mitrevski (31 apps/2 goals), midfielders Ljubomir Stevanovic (29 apps/3 goals), Oliver Peev (28 apps/5 goals) and Blagoja Ljamcevski (31 apps/2 goals), striker Zoran Vujovic (26 apps/7 goals) all departed in the summer. It leaves Metalurg Skopke with a squad of experienced and young players.

Info:  Metalurg Skopje could also be suffering from fatigue as they played in the Europa League on Thursday and play the 2nd leg this coming Thursday.

BATE Borisov v Debrecen

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-05 18:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-05 08:12:12)


Debrecen without several key players from last season, regular goalkeeper Novakovic (20 apps), defender Lazar (24 apps), midfielders Kulcsar (30 apps/9 goals), Mihelic (13 apps/3 goals) and Dombi (10 apps/2 goals), striker Volaa (21 apps/8 goals).

Info:  Debrecen are leading 1-0 from the 1st leg. BATE Borisov have been struggling of late having won only 1 of their last 5 games, struggling for goals too.

Alianza Petrolera v Patriotas

Colombia Copa

2014-08-06 14:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-06 10:27:29)



Alianza Petrolera are without regular goalkeeper Jerez (18 apps), defender Arboleda (18 apps), midfielders Barahona (18 apps), Ayala (15 apps) and Rojas (15 apps/3 goals), best striker Valle (19 apps/9 goals - top scorer) who are all being rested.

Info:  Alianza Petrolera (probable line-up): Grazziani (0 apps, 19 year old), Salas (0 apps, 19 years old), Aguilar (14 apps, 21 years old), Murie (0 apps, 21 years old), Aguilar (0 apps, 20 years old), Carrascal (17 apps, 21 years old), Martínez (0 apps, 18 years old), Castro (3 apps, 20 years old), Nieto (0 apps ,21 years old), Ramírez (0 apps, 18 years old), Herrera (14 apps/2 goals, 19 years old).

Napoli v Barcelona


2014-08-06 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-06 11:35:58)



Barcelona are without Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Dani Alves who have just returned after their World Cup extra break, also Neymar, Xavi and Jeremy Mathieu are out injured. While Luis Suarez is suspended, also Alex Song and Ibrahim Afellay did not travel with the squad. Barcelona also sold Cesc Fabregas and Alexis Sanchez in the summer, also Carels Puyol and Victor Valdes have left the club.

Info:  Barcelona (squad): 

Goalkeepers: Marc Andre Ter Stegen, Claudio Bravo, Jordi Masip.

Defenders: Martin Montoya, Jordi Alba, Marc Bartra, Gerard Pique, Edgar Ie, Franck Bagnack, Alex Grimaldo.

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Sergi Roberto, Ivan Rakitic, Rafinha Alcantara, Sergi Samper, Alen Halilovic.

Forwards: Gerard Deulofeu, Pedro, Adama Traore, Muni El Haddadi, Sandro Ramirez.

Deportivo Rionegro v Atletico Nacional

Colombia Copa

2014-08-06 21:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-06 10:48:31)



Deportivo Rionegro don't care about this cup and in previous games the coach has picked line-ups of reserves players, they are yet to win a game in 6 matches and in their last game they were thrashed 3-6 by Aguilas Doradas. The coach has confirmed he will again use a team of fringe players.

Atletico Nacional want to win this game to guarantee top spot in the next round. Their coach has picked their strongest squad.

Info:  Also both teams are from the Medellin region, so no home advantage for Deportivo Rionegro, in fact Atletico Nacional will have more supporters in the stadium tonight.

Clermont Foot v Auxerre

France Ligue 2

2014-08-08 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-08 09:23:01)



Clermont Foot lost several important players in the summer and now have injury concerns - from last season they are missing defender Lippini (17 apps), midfielders Videmont (30 apps/2 goals), N'Joh (35 apps), Salibur (33 apps/7 goals), Diogo (11 apps) and Salze (22 apps), strikers Bettiol (20 apps) and Nkololo (32 apps).

Blackburn v Cardiff

England Championship

2014-08-08 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-08 10:11:48)



Cardiff were relegated from the Premier League last season. Tonight they have just available centre-backs as Juan Cala is suspended, Ben Turner is out injured, also Steven Caulker left the club to join QPR and Gary Medel has agreed to join Inter Milan. Midfielder Craig Noone is out injured.

Info:   Cardiff (possible): Marshall, Brayford, Hudson, Connolly, Fabio, Bo-Kyung, Gunnarsson, Dikgacoi, Whittingham, Maynard, Fondre.

Inter Turku v Seinajoen JK

Finland Veikkausliiga

2014-08-09 14:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-09 11:08:34)



Inter Turku have managed to win just 4 of their last 20 games. For today's game they have major selection problems and are without defenders Lehtonen (17 apps/4 goals) and Nikkari (13 apps), midfielder Ojala (12 apps/2 goals), strikers Sirbiladze (20 apps/6 goals - top scorer) and Camara (9 apps).

Mechtersheim v Wirges

Germany Oberliga

2014-08-09 14:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-09 10:41:14)



Wirges were promoted last season but have been forced to sell several players in the summer, in fact coach Jurgen Kohler saw 8 of his players depart. They have not replaced them and are left with a small squad. To make matters worse, for today's game they are missing 7 players for which 5 are regulars, inclusing their goalkeeper.

Nottm Forest v Blackpool

England Championship

2014-08-09 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-07-29 11:31:44)



Blackpool have had a summer of hell. Since last season the club has seen 27 players leave and have been left with a squad of just 8 players (3 defenders, 1 midfielder, 4 strikers). Star player Tom Ince and player of the season Matt Gilks were key departures as the club narrowly escaped relegation last season. A recent pre-season friendly against non-league Alfeton Town was called off and a pre-season trip to Spain was also cancelled. New manager Jose Riga has already threatened to quit.

Update:  Blackpool have signed Peter Clarke, Jacob Mellis and Tomasz Cywka, taking the number of contracted senior players to 11.

Wigan v Reading

England Championship

2014-08-09 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-09 09:38:45)



Reading have had some financial issues so there have been a lack of transfers, while there has been some key departures as striker Adam Le Fondre (38 apps/15 goals - top scorer), midfielder Jobi McAnuff (35 apps/2 goals), defenders Mikele Leigertwood (8 apps), Wayne Bridge (12 apps) and Kaspars Gorkss (25 apps/3 goals) all left the club. 

They also have injury worries as defender Stephen Kelly (15 apps), midfielders Danny Williams (30 apps/3 goals), Jem Karacan (7 apps/2 goals) and Hal Robson-Kanu (36 apps/4 goals) are all missing, also midfielder Danny Guthrie (32 apps/4 goals) is a major doubt.

Millwall v Leeds

England Championship

2014-08-09 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-09 11:55:10)



Leeds sacked manager Brian McDermott and replaced him with unknown Dave Hockaday, they also sold key striker Ross McCormack (26 apps/28 goals - top scorer), while defenders Tom Lees (41 apps), Lee Peltier (25 apps) and Marius Zaliukus (15 apps), midfielders Danny Pugh (20 apps) and Michael Brown (18 apps), strikers Luke Varney (11 apps/2 goals) and El-Hadji Diouf (10 apps) have also left the club.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv v Ludogorets

Bulgaria A PFG

2014-08-09 18:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-09 10:25:42)



Lokomotiv Plovdiv have big financial problems and they lost several important players in the summer. The owner Konstantin Dinev has transferred his shares in the club to a supporters group who will not only take over ownership but also the day-to-day running of the business and playing departments. 

Sakhalin v Saratov

Russia FNL

2014-08-10 05:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-10 00:15:46)



Sakhalin have been hit by food poisoning, 8 players have been bed ridden all week, while midfielder Alexander Gagloyeva spent 2 days in hospital. The illness occurred when the team stayed in a hotel in Nizhny Novgorod before the match with the Volga.

Man City v Arsenal

England Community Shield

2014-08-10 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-09 23:46:42)



Man City missing defenders Kompany (28 apps - captain), Zabaleta (35 apps), Demichelis (27 apps) and Sagna, midfielders Fernandinho (33 apps/5 goals) and Lampard, strikers Aguero (23 apps/17 goals - top scorer) and Negredo (32 apps/9 goals).

Arsenal without defender Mertesacker (35 apps), wingers Ozil (26 apps/5 goals) and Walcott (13 apps/5 goals), striker Podolski (20 apps/8 goals).

Possible Line-Ups:

Man City: Hart, Richards, Nastasic, Garcia, Clichy, Fernando, Yaya Toure, Milner, Nasri, Silva, Dzeko.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Debuchy, Koscielny, Chambers, Gibbs, Arteta, Ramsey, Wilshere, Oxlaide-Chamberlain, Cazorla, Sanchez.

Info: Man City were crowned Premier League champions last season after Liverpool and Arsenal threw the title away, but take nothing away from the consistency from Man City. They also won the Carling Cup to round off a successful first season for manager Manuel Pellegrini. They have the strongest squad in the Premiership again this season but are missing several players at Wembley tomorrow. Arsenal won the FA Cup and finally put an end to 9 years without a trophy, but it could have been so much sweeter as they were top of the Premiership for most of the season but crumbled when it mattered and finally finished 4th. For the first time in years, manager Arsene Wenger has been very busy in the transfer market and has bought the biggest name in the summer in striker Alexis Sanchez. Man City have a much bigger strength in depth but will be missing several important players, while Arsenal also are missing a couple of key players but not as many as Man City. Because of the absences in the Man City team, Arsenal look value at 3.25 to snatch a win and all the money has been for Arsenal in a market move of 17.99 OCI.

Union Magdalena v Bogota

Colombia Primera B

2014-08-10 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-10 12:34:17)



Union Magdalena will use a strong squad in this game and are very strong at home.

Bogota are missing defender Hernandez (14 apps) and midfielder Diaz (18 apps), also the coach has confirmed that he will will use mostly youngsters this game. Bogota has a squad with only young and inexperienced names. Also after the long trip the Bogota players will be very tired.

Jong Ajax v Telstar

Holland Eerste Divisie

2014-08-11 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-11 10:34:11)



Jong Ajax are boosted by 5 players from the "A" team - keeper Ciliessen (25 apps), defenders Veltman (25 apps) and Denswil (17 apps), midfielder Andersen (10 apps), striker Zivkovic.

Telstar lost key players in the summer, defender Mac-Intosch (36 apps/4 goals), midfielders Lettinga (37 apps/2 goals) and Brands (13 apps/8 goals - top scorer), striker Van Mieghem (29 apps/8 goals - top scorer) all left the club. Also for today's game they are missing defender Keurntjes (18 apps).

Brasov v Otelul Galati

Romania Liga I

2014-08-11 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-11 10:45:45)



Otelul Galati saw their squad ripped apart in the summer transfer window as 13 players left the club. To make matters worse for today's game they are missing both goalkeepers Vlasie and Abraham, defenders Kojoc and Carlik. 

Info:  In goal will be Piopeanu who his making his debut!!

Crawley Town v Ipswich

England League Cup

2014-08-12 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-12 09:48:40)



Ipswich will be forced to make a host of changes with up to 10 players unavailable - midfielders Jonathan Parr (15 apps), Cameron Stewart (11 apps), Stephen Hunt (23 apps) and Paul Anderson (31 apps/5 goals) are all ruled out, while defenders Tyrone Mings (16 apps) and Tommy Smith (45 apps/6 goals), midfielders Cole Skuse (43 apps) and Luke Hyam (5 apps), strikers Daryl Murphy (45 apps/13 goals) and David McGoldrick (31 apps/14 goals) are fitness doubts and unlikely to be risked.

Info:  Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy is known for fielding weak line-ups in this Cup.

Burton Albion v Wigan

England League Cup

2014-08-12 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-12 10:38:35)



Burton Albion missing midfielders Jimmy Phillips and Lee Bell, left-back Damien McCrory.

Wigan manager Uwe Rosler has said he will rotate his squad tonight, also midfielders Ben Watson, Chris McCann, James McClean and James McArthur, striker Shaun Maloney are all missing.

Chesterfield v Huddersfield

England League Cup

2014-08-12 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-12 11:32:35)


Chesterfield manager Paul Cook confirmed in a press conference last night that he has a few unnamed players struggling with illness.

Huddersfield are again expected to be without striker James Vaughan (top goalscorer for the last two seasons) who missed the 0-4 opening-day home defeat to Bournemouth on Saturday due to a calf strain and is unlikely to be involved.

Info:  Huddersfield manager Mark Robins resigned on Sunday.

Southend v Walsall

England League Cup

2014-08-12 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-12 12:08:31)



Southend manager Phil Brown said he will use tonight's cup clash as a chance to experiment and bring in fresh legs after Saturday's win at Accrington Stanley. "We'll make changes for the Walsall game and use some youth players" said Brown. 

Yeovil v Gillingham

England League Cup

2014-08-12 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-12 12:23:23)



Yeovil manager Gary Johnson was furious with his team as they lost 0-3 to Doncaster on Saturday, so has confirmed he will  make changes against Gillingham.

They are already missing winger Joel Grant, while Kevin Dawson is a doubt.

Cajamarca v Cienciano

Peru Primera Division

2014-08-14 21:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-12 13:28:13)



Cienciano are in a deep financial crisis, the club have had no money for the last 6 months. The staff and players have not been paid for 2/3 months, they are very unhappy at the situation, unmotivated and many are looking for new clubs. Things are that bad that the club didn't have money for the trip to Huancayo, so were forced to travel by bus and lost 1-3 (Huancayo are the worst team in the Peru league).

Info:  Cienciano again have to travel by bus for the very long trip to Cajamarca, which is 1880 km from Cienciano.

Waterford v Finn Harps

Ireland First Division

2014-08-15 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-15 11:37:58)

Market Move on Finn Harps

Finn Harps have defensive problems.

Waterford without midfielders Croke (10 apps) and Connor (21 apps/2 goals).

Finn Harps have 3 important defenders suspended Bonner (12 apps), Mailey (20 apps) and McNulty (20 apps). While defenders Mailey (15 apps) and McMonagle (3 apps) are injury doubts.

Info:  It's a big market move on Finn Harps (46% OCI) for no apparent reason. The teams are 5th and 6th in the league, Finn Harps have drawn their last 5 games, while Waterford have lost 4 out of last 5 games.

Viktoria Koln v Hertha Berlin

Germany DFB Pokal

2014-08-16 14:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 11:35:06)

Market Moves Against Hertha Berlin

Hertha Berlin without goalkeeper Gersbeck, defenders Bastians (13 apps), Janker and Van den Bergh (26 apps), midfielders Lustenberger (19 apps), Cigerci (19 apps), Mukhtar (10 apps), Stocker (30 apps/13 goals) and Allagui (29 apps/9 goals), striker Wagner.

QPR v Hull

England Premiership

2014-08-16 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 09:38:00)

Market Move On The Draw.

QPR missing Taarabt (match fitness).

Hull ok.

Possible Line-ups:

QPR: Green, Ferdinand, Caulker, Simpson, Isla, Barton, Faurlin, Wright-Phillips, Mutch, Hoilett, Austin.

Hull: McGregor, Chester, Davies, Elmohamady, Figueroa, Livermore, Huddlestone, Brady, Snodgrass, Jelavic, Aluko.

Info:   QPR begin the campaign back in the top-flight having bounced back at the first time of asking last season. Hull have tasted competitive action already this season in the Europa League qualification stages and could be up to speed. This could well be one of the tighter games of the opening weekend.

Leicester v Everton

England Premiership

2014-08-16 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 09:44:35)

Market Moves Against Everton

Leicester missing Upson (ankle), Vardy (thigh) and Albrighton (groin).

Everton without Oviedo (broken leg) and Barkley (leg), while Coleman (hamstring), Lukaku (match fitness) and Mirallas (match fitness) will have late tests.

Possible Line-Ups:

Leicester: Schmeichel, De Laet, Moore, Morgan, Konchesky, Mahrez, Drinkwater, James, Schlupp, Nugent, Ulloa.

Everton: Howard, Hibbert, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, McCarthy, Barry, Mirallas, Osman, Pienaar, Naismith.

Info:  Leicester were so convincing in their Championship title-winning season but a worry is that they haven't added enough quality over the summer. Everton will have the benefit of a very familiar team, comfortable in their new playing style under Roberto Martinez but maybe lacking sharpness. A tough opener for Leicester nerveless.

Stoke v Aston Villa

England Premiership

2014-08-16 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 09:52:01)

Market Move on Stoke

Stoke ok.

Aston Villa missing Benteke (Achilles) and Kozak (broken leg), while Cole (thigh) and Vlaar (match fitness) will have tests.

Possible Line-Ups:

Stoke: Begovic, Bardsley, Shawcross, Huth, Muniesa, Whelan, N'Zonzi, Ireland, Odemwingie, Arnautovic, Bojan.

Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Vlaar, Senderos, Richardson, Westwood, Delph, Ahmadi, N'Zogbia, Weimann, Agbonlahor.

Info:  Stoke are always a tough team to beat, especially at home and they have made an excellent signing in striker Bojan from Barcelona. Aston Villa have faltered into a decline in the last couple of seasons and the players they have brought in over the summer don't really seem to the ignition they need. Stoke should nick an edgy match.

West Ham v Tottenham

England Premiership

2014-08-16 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 10:00:33)

Market Move On Tottenham

West Ham missing Carroll (ankle), Jarvis (thigh) and Valencia (fitness), while Jenkinson (hamstring) and Morrison (groin) are doubts.

Tottenham will give tests to Vertonghen (match fitness), Dembele (match fitness), Chadli (match fitnesss), Paulinho (match fitness), Chiriches (back), Dawson (ankle), Townsend (ankle) and Walker (pelvis).

Possible Line-ups:

West Ham: Adrian, Demel, Collins, Reid, Cresswell, Diame, Kouyate, Noble, Nolan, Downing, Zarate.

Tottenham: Lloris, Naughton, Kaboul, Vertonghen, Davies, Capoue, Sandro, Lamela, Eriksen, Townsend, Adebayor. 

Info:  West Ham had three wins from three against Spurs last season and will be out to get their campaign off to a great start here but pressure is on Allardyce to perform. Tottenham have a new manager in ex-Southampton boss Pochettino and it will be interesting to see if his style of management and play can be decisive so soon.

Gefle v Malmo

Sweden Allsvenskan

2014-08-16 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 11:09:46)

Market Moves Against Malmo

Malmo are missing 4 of their important players as defender Ricardinho (18 apps), midfielder Thern (11 apps/2 goals), best strikers Molins (11 apps/8 goals) and Rosenberg (18 apps/10 goals) are out.

NK Imotski v Pomorac

Croatia 2 HNL

2014-08-16 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 10:54:44)

Market Move on NK Imotski

Pomorac lost 16 players in the summer.

Pomorac are without goalkeeper Sluga (31 apps), defenders Collins (29 apps), Aliyu (8 apps), Solomon (9 apps) and Bagadur (8 apps), midfielders Lazzoni (6 apps), Davitkovic (20 apps), Zivulic (24 apps), Polic (25 apps), Kokorovic (8 apps) and best player Mrsic (26 apps/5 goals - top scorer) who returned back to parent club Rijeka. While midfielders Turaklic (17 apps), Labudovic (24 apps) and Benic (9 apps), strikers Prljic (14 apps/4 goals) and Pejanovic (13 apps/3 goals) also left the club.

Henan Jianye v Guangzhou

China CSL

2014-08-17 13:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-17 10:25:52)

Small Market Moves Against Guangzhou

Guangzhou are missing key players today as attacking midfielders Chang Feiya (16 apps/3 goals) and Lu Lin (16 apps/2 goals), striker Hamdallah Abderazak (16 apps/17 goals - top scorer) are all out injured.

Info:  Hamdallah Abderazak is the teams best player and one of the best strikers in the league.

Rio Ave v Vitoria Setubal

Portugal Primeira Liga

2014-08-17 16:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-17 10:12:52)

Market Move on Rio Ave

Victoria Setubal are missing key players midfielders Tavares (14 apps/4 goals) and Terroso (14 apps/3 goals) are out injured, while regular goalkeeper Kieszek (28 apps), midfielder Jaoa Mario (15 apps), strikers Martins (28 apps/16 goals - top scorer) and Ricardo Horta (28 apps/6 goals) all left the club in the summer.

Sarpsborg v Molde

Norway Eliteserien

2014-08-17 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-17 10:41:29)

Market Move on Molde

Sarpsborg are missing regular keeper Kerr Duwayne Oriel (18 apps), defenders Jeremy Berthod (11 apps/2 goals), Martin Thomt Jensen (19 apps/2 goals) and Kjetil Berge (14 apps), midfielder Steffen Ernemann (18 apps/2 goals). 

Illichivets v Dynamo Kiev

Ukraine Premier League

2014-08-17 17:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-17 11:07:12)

Market Move On Ilichievets

Dynamo Kiev are missing top scorer striker Mbokani (25 apps/13 goals), midfielders Haruna (18 apps/3 goals) and Migel (20 apps) who are out injured, also defender Vida (17/0) is suspended. They also sold striker Ideye (19 apps/5 goals) in the summer.

Info: This game will be played in the Dinamo Kiev stadium.

Juan Aurich v Inti Gas Deportes

Peru Primera Division

2014-08-18 00:15:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-16 10:32:27)

Market Move on Juan Aurich

Inti Gas Deportes play an important match in the Copa Sudamericana in midweek, so their coach has said he will rest several senior players for that big game. They are already missing 4 key players - defenders Guerra (10 apps/3 goals) and Penalillo (12 apps/2 goals), strikers Gonzales (10 apps/3 goals) and Oliveira (12 apps/3 goals).

Info:  Juan Aurich have an excellent home record and a full squad available.

DC United v Colorado


2014-08-18 01:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-17 10:53:33)

Market Move Against DC United

DC United are missing goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra (4 apps), defenders Jeff Parke (13 apps), Chris Korb (13 apps) and Nana Attakora, midfielders Eddie Johnson (19 apps/4 goals) and Chris Pontius, strikers Conor Doyle (17 apps) and Michael Seaton.

Cottbus v Hamburg

Germany DFB Pokal

2014-08-18 17:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-18 09:51:17)

Market Moves Against Hamburg

BUT Cottbus were relegated last season and are now playing in the 3rd Bundesliga. As a result of being relegated, 25 players of the 30 man squad left the club and now Cottbus has an entirely new squad consisting of youngsters from lower German leagues. Tonight they are also missing regular keeper Brenn who is out injured, also defenders Gottschike and Hubener, midfielders Kaufmann and Makarenko.

Info:  Hamburg have taken a strong squad, including key players Calhanoglu (32 apps/11 goals), Van Der Vaart (27 apps/7 goals) and Lasogga (20 apps/13 goals).

FC Copenhagen v Bayer Leverkusen

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-19 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-19 14:14:51)

Market Move on Bayer Levekusen

FC Copenhagen have started the season poorly and have lost their last 2 home games (0-3 to Hobro and 1-2 to Midtjylland), they have struggled in attack and tonight they are missing strikers Toutouh (4 apps), Gislason (2 apps) and Jorgensen (4 apps), also out is defender Remme (2 apps).

Possible Line-Ups:

FC Copenhagen: Andersen, Hogli, Nilsson, Jorgensen, Bengtsson, Amartey, Claudemir, Amankwaa, Delaney, Kadrii, Cornelius.

Bayer Leverkusen: Leno, Donati, Toprak, Spahic, Wendell, Castro, Rolfes, Çalhanoglu, Brandt, Bellarabi, Kiessling.

Steaua Bucharest v Ludogorets 1947

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-19 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-19 15:04:03)

Market Moves Against Steaua Bucharest

Steaua Bucharest are unbeaten in 9 matches but many players have left our club lately. They beat Pandurii Targu Jiu 6-0 at the weekend.

Ludogorets 1947 are 8 games undefeated. They beat CSKA Sofia 2-0 at the weekend.

Possible lineups

Steaua Bucharest: Arlauskis, Rapa, Szukała, Varela, Latovlevici, Prepelița, Sanmartean, Popa, Stanciu, Pirvulescu, Chipciu.

Ludogorets 1947: Stoyanov, Caicara, Terziev, Moți, Minev, Misidjan, Dyakov, Espinho, Aleksandrov, Marcelinho, Bezjak.

Besiktas v Arsenal

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-19 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-19 15:35:38)

Market Move On Arsenal

Beskitas have doubts with midfielders Hutchinson (30 apps) and Gokhan Tore (30 apps/4 goals).

Arsenal missing defenders Mertesacker (35 apps) and Gibbs (16 apps), winger Ozil (26 apps/5 goals), strikers Podolski (20 apps/8 goals) and Walcott (13 apps/5 goals).

Possible Line-ups:

Besiktas: Tolga, Kurtulus, Franco, Gulum, Motta, Koyunlu, Hutchinson, Kavlak, Sahan, Pektemek, Demba Ba.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Debuchy, Koscielny, Chambers, Monreal, Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey, Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez, Giroud.

Napoli v Athletic Bilbao

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-19 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-19 16:09:31)

Market Moves Against Napoli

Napoli are missing defenders Henrique (11 apps), Zuniga (6 apps) and Fernandez (26 apps), midfielders Radosevic (8 apps) and Dzemaili (24 apps/6 goals), striker Pandev (29 apps/7 goals).

Possible Line-Ups:

Napoli: Rafael, Maggio, Albiol, Koulibaly, Ghoulam, Jorginho, Inler, Callejon, Hamsík, Insigne, Higuaín.

Athletic Bilbao: Iraizoz, Iraola, Gupergi, Laporte, Balenziaga, Rico, Iturraspe, Susaeta, Benat, Muniain, Aduriz.

Reading v Huddersfield

England Championship

2014-08-19 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-19 16:42:23)

Market Move On Huddersfield

Reading are missing defenders Morrison (21 apps) and Kelly (15 apps), midfielders Robson-Kanu (36 apps/5 goals), Williams (30 apps/4 goals), Karacan (7 apps/2 goals), McCleary (42 apps/5 goals) and Guthrie (32 apps/4 goals), while defender Ferdinand (10 apps) and striker Mackie (45 apps/5 goals) are fitness doubts.

Olhanense v Oriental

Portugal League Cup

2014-08-20 16:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-20 08:25:38)

Market Moves Against Olhanense

Olhanense Missing Several Players.

Olhanense are without defenders Diakhite, Ubay Luzardo, Luis Filipe and Kroldrup, midfielders Obodo, Lucas, Jander, Rui Darte and Regula, striker Sergio.

Info:  Olhanense are currently 4th in the league after a win and a draw. Oriental are from the division below and have also won one and drawn one this season.

Universitario Popayan v Deportivo Cali

Colombia Copa

2014-08-20 17:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-20 09:59:29)

Market Moves Against Deportivo Cali

Deportivo Cali To Use Reserves and Youngsters.

Deportivo Cali are playing 2 games on the same day - against Popayan in the Colombia Copa and also against UTC Cajamarca in the  Copa Sudamericana in Peru). The Deportivo Cali senior team, coach and staff will stay in Peru to prepare for the game with UTC Cajamarca as that match is more important. It means the team for the game against Popayan will be mostly reserves and youngsters.

Deportivo Cali (possible v Popayan): Silva (20 years old), Castrillon (18 years old), Calderon, Payares, Angulo (18 years old), Balanta (17 years old), Loayza, Cardona (19 years old), Rafael Santos Borre (18 years old), Murillo (20 years old), Harold Reina.

Standard Liege v Zenit St Petersburg

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-20 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-20 10:25:48)

Big Market Move On Zenit St Petersburg

Standard Liege lost key players in the summer, plus missing players today.

Standard Liege are without defender Stam, midfielders De Sart, Carcela, Milec and Trebel, also midfielders Mujangi Bia and Marquet are doubts.

Possible Line-Ups:

Standard Liege: Kawashima, Van Damme, Arslanagic, Teixeira, Ciman, Mpoku, Marquet, Lumanza, Louis, De Camargo, Mbombo.

Zenit St Petersburg: Lodygin, Criscito, Garay, Lombaerts, Smolnikov, Ryazantsev, Fayzulin, Hulk, Shatov, Danny, Rondon.

Info:  Standard Liege lost important strikers Ezekiel (39 apps/12 goals) and Batsuhaiy (38 apps/21 goals) in the summer. They have also lost their last 2 league games.

AaB Aalborg v Apoel Nicosia

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-20 20:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-20 09:35:17)

Market Move Against Aab Aalborg

Aalborg are missing defenders Thomsen (2 apps), Thelander (4 apps) and Ahlmann (2 apps), midfielder Sorensen, strikers Frederiksen, Jonsson and Spalvis (3 apps).

Possible Line-Ups:

AaB Aalborg: Larsen, Kristensen, Petersen, Mathiasen, Gorter, Enevoldsen, Wurtz, Risgard, Thomsen, Wichmann, Jacobsen.

APOEL: Pardo, Antoniades, Carlao, Guilherme, Sergio, Manduca, Vinicius, Nuno Morais, Charalambides, De Vincenti, Sheridan.

Info:   Aab Aalborg are 7th in the league are just 1 win from 5 games this season so far.

Ruch Chorzow v Metalist Kharkiv

UEFA Europa League

2014-08-21 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-21 09:29:56)

Market Move On Metalist Kharkiv

Metalist Kharkiv owner Sergei Kurchenko has fled Ukraine after an arrest warrant for him. A Ukrainian court has frozen the assets of Metalist Kharkiv over a business dispute involving Kurchenko, meaning the club's shares, stadium, and training base in Kharkiv are all affected by the court ruling.

Head coach Markevych left the team for Dnipro, while Azevedo, Cristaldo, Marlos, Souza, Gomez all left the club, also Blanco and Xavier are in negotiations with other teams to leave Metalist.

Young Boys v Debrecen

UEFA Europa League

2014-08-21 18:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-21 09:34:59)

Market Move On Young Boys

Debrecen are missing defenders Nagy (1 app) and P.Lazar (2 apps), midfielders S.Boudla (3 apps) and R.Mihelic (1 app), strikers T.Tisza (3 apps), N.Balogh (1 app) and D.Volas (1 app).

Info: The game will be played on artificial grass. 

Zwolle v Sparta Prague

UEFA Europa League

2014-08-21 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-21 09:05:07)

Big Market Move on Sparta Prague (51.79 OCI)

Zwolle have selection problems.

Zwolle are struggling with injury problems, especially in defense. Main defenders Trent Sainsbury and Van Polen, main left back Bart van Hintum, sub left back Leroy Labylle, wingers Ryan Thomas, Jody Lukoki and Athanasios Karagounis, attacking midfielder Wouter Marinus, striker Dimitrios Ferfelis are all out or likely to miss the game through injury or fitness problems. Also experienced defender Joost Broerse is suspended. While best player Mokotjo left the club to join FC Twente last week.

Angers v Chateauroux

France Ligue 2

2014-08-22 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-22 08:54:40)

Market Move On Angers

Chateauroux Missing 7 Players.

Chateauroux are without goalkeeper Jonathan Milleras, defender Massamba Sambou, attacking midfielder Flavien Tait, defensive  midfielder Elie Ehua, winger Amara Baby, strikers Terence Makengo and Arnold Garita.

Info:   Angers have won their last 8 matches against Chateauroux, also they have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 6 matches.

Creteil v Niort

France Ligue 2

2014-08-22 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-22 09:38:04)

Market Move On Creteil

Creteil without key players.

Creteil are missing defenders Augusto (29 apps last season) and Esor (3 apps this season), midfelders Gerard (17 apps last season) and Ludovic (18 apps/3 goals last season), strikers Sangare (2 apps this season) and Lesage (3 apps/3 goals - top scorer this season.

Info:  Niort have made an unbeaten start in the league this season (3 games).

Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid

Spain Super Cup

2014-08-22 21:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-22 10:18:35)

Market Move On Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid missing midfielder Arda Turan (30 app/3 goals last season).

Real Madrid without striker Jese (18 apps/5 goals last season), while star man Cristano Ronaldo (30 apps/31 goals - top scorer last season) is a doubt with a back injury.

Possible Line-Ups:

Atletico Madrid: Moya, Juanfran, Godin, Miranda, Siqueira, Mario, Gabi, Saul, Koke, Garcia, Mandzukic.

Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo, Kroos, Alonso, Modric, Bale, Rodriguez, Benzema.

Aston Villa v Newcastle

England Premiership

2014-08-23 12:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 08:13:07)

Market Moves Against Aston Villa

Aston Villa missing Benteke (Achilles) and Kozak (broken leg).

Newcastle without Tiote (hamstring), Yanga-Mbiwa (knock), Santon (knee), Ryan Taylor (knee) and Cisse (knee).

Possible Line-Ups:

Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Vlaar, Senderos, Cissokho, N'Zogbia, Westwood, Delph, Richardson, Weimann, Agbonlahor.

Newcastle: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Dummett, Colback, Anita, Sissoko, Gouffran, Cabella, Riviere.

Stat:  Newcastle have lost 8 of their last 9 matches in the Premier League but have won their last 3 matches against Aston Villa.

Crystal Palace v West Ham

England Premiership

2014-08-23 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 08:21:46)

Market Move On The Draw

Crystal Palace without Puncheon who is suspended.

West Ham missing Collins who is suspended, Morrison (groin) and Carroll (ankle), while Jarvis (thigh) and O'Brien (knee) are doubts.

Possible Line-Ups:

Crystal Palace: Speroni, Kelly, Dann, Hangeland, Ward, Bolasie, Jedinak, Ledley, Chamakh, Gayle. Campbell.

West Ham: Adrian, Jenkinson, Tomkins, Reid, Cresswell, Kouyate, Noble, Downing, Nolan, Vaz Te, Cole.

Stat:  Crystal Palace are undefeated in their last 6 matches against West Ham. West Ham have lost 6 of their last 7 matches in the Premier League. 

Swansea v Burnley

England Premiership

2014-08-23 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 08:39:52)

Market Move On Swansea

Swansea missing Britton (knee).

Burnley without Vokes (knee) and Dummigan (hip)

Possible Line-Ups:

Swansea: Fabianski, Rangel, Williams, Amat, Taylor, Shelvey, Ki, Dyer, Sigurdsson, Routledge, Bony.

Burnley: Heaton, Trippier, Mee, Shackell, Ward, Arfield, Marney, Jones, Taylor, Ings, Jutkiewic.

Stat:  Swansea have won 4 of their last 5 Premier League games but won just 6 home league games last season. Burnley failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 28 Premier League matches and won just 1 of their 19 away matches in their only previous Premier League campaign in 2009-10.

Northampton v Shrewsbury

England League 2

2014-08-23 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 11:39:11)

Market Move on the Draw

Northampton missing 6 players.

Northampton are without defenders Conor Roberts and Kelvin Langmead, midfielders Ian Morris, Darren Carter and Lewis Hornby, striker Emile Sinclair.

B.Dortmund v Bayer Leverkusen

Germany Bundesliga

2014-08-23 17:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 10:41:42)

Market Move on Bayer Leverkusen

B.Dortmund have selection problems.

B.Dortmund have a bit of an injury crisis as captain and key defender Hummels, left- back Schmelzer and playmaker Blaszczykowski are all out injured, midfielders Gundogan, Kirch and Sahin are also out, also strikers Ji and Ramos are also injured. While regular goalkeeper Weidenfeller is a major doubt.

Magna Wiener Neustadt v Admira

Austria Bundesliga

2014-08-23 18:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 10:51:00)

Market Move On Admira

BUT Admira missing players.

Admir are without 7 players as defenders Windbichler (key, 3 apps) and Katzer (key, 3 apps), midfielders Domoraud and Schauner, strikers Sax, Burusic and Sulimani are all out. Also key midfielder Schick (4 apps/2 goals) has left the club.

Malaga v Athletic Bilbao

Spain La Liga

2014-08-23 18:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 11:27:37)

Market Moves against Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao missing several important players from last season.

Athletic Bilbao are without defender Oruesagasti (31 apps), midfielders Derteano (33 apps), Urkiaga (23 apps), Laskurain (38 apps/6 goals) and Nausia (27 apps), strikers Ibia Perez (18 apps/8 goals), Clemente (8 apps) and Pinedo ( apps).

Info: Athletic Bilbao had a tough Champions League game at Napoli this week and play the return game next week.

Steaua Bucharest v Ceahlaul

Romania Liga I

2014-08-23 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 11:01:55)

Market Move on the Draw

Steaua Bucharest coach Costel Galac has said he will play reserves & youth players today, in order to rest senior players who have had a hectic schedule of late.

Possible Line-Up:

Steaua Bucharest: Nita (0 apps), Luchin (1 app), Pirvulescu (3 apps), Filip (2 apps), Tosca (1 app), Aldea (0 apps), Neagu (2 apps), Gradinaru (1 app), Chipciu (4 apps), Iancu (3 apps), Vîlceanu (2 apps).

Las Palmas v Llagostera

Spain Segunda Division

2014-08-23 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 10:12:32)

Market Move on Las Palmas

Llagostera missing players.

Llagostera are without regular goalkeeper Moragon (43 apps), midfielders Maso (40 apps), Enric Pi (35 apps/12 goals), Simon (36 apps/8 goals) and Barnils (14 apps), striker Gila (41 apps/12 goals). Also midfielders Chamorro (32 apps/11 goals) and Fullana (35 apps), striker Sellares (33 apps/9 goals) all left the club.

Info:  Llagostera are a new promoted team, and their target this season is to avoid relegation. 

Hull City v Stoke

England Premiership

2014-08-24 13:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 08:48:50)

Market Moves Against Hull

Hull missing Sagbo who is suspended and Snograss (knee), while Bruce (back) is a doubt.

Stoke without Ireland (chest), while Huth (knee) is a doubt.

Possible Line-Ups:

Hull: McGregor, Chester, Bruce, Davies, Elmohamady, Huddlestone, Livermore, Robertson, Ince, Boyd, Jelavic.

Stoke: Begovic, Bardsley, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters, Whelan, Nzonzi, Arnautovic, Moses, Bojan, Diouf. 

Stat:  Stoke are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches against Hull and have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 matches against Hull.

Kalmar v Gefle

Sweden Allsvenskan

2014-08-25 18:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-25 09:11:07)

Market Information

Kalmar missing defenders Marcus Nilsson (18 apps), Mats Solheim (18 apps), Emin Nouri (16 apps) and Stefan Larsson (2 apps), midfielders Ismael (18 apps) and Tor Oyvind Hovda (13 apps). Meaning Kalmar will be without 3 of their 4 regular defenders and will be forced to play an inexperienced back four who have not played together.

Info:  Kalmar are very strong at home (P5, W5).

Man City v Liverpool

England Premiership

2014-08-25 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-23 09:02:11)


Man City missing Negredo (foot).

Liverpool without Agger (knee), Flanagan (knee) and Lallana (knee).

Possible Line-Ups:

Man City: Hart, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Kompany, Clichy, Fernandinho, Yaya Toure, Nasri, Silva, Aguero, Dzeko.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Johnson, Skrtel, Lovren, Manquillo, Gerrard, Henderson, Can, Coutinho, Sterling, Sturridge.

Stat:  Man City have won 17 of their last 19 home matches in the Premier League.  Liverpool have won 13 of their last 15 matches in the Premier League.

Auxerre v Nancy

France Coupe de la Ligue

2014-08-26 17:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 11:38:03)

Market Move On Nancy

Nancy are missing regular goalkeeper Ardi, defenders Muratori (4 apps), Amadou (4 apps) and Ehret (2 apps), midfielder Coulibaly (2 apps), strikers Zitte, Bauchet and Hadji (4 apps).

Apoel Nicosia v AaB Aalborg

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 08:39:21)

Market Moves Against APOEL


AaB Aalborg without defender Ahlmann (2apps), strikers Jonsson and Spalvis (3 apps).

Possible Line-ups:

APOEL: Pardo, Alexandrou, Carlao, Guilherme, Sergio, Morais, Vinicius, Gomes, Charalambides, De Vincenti, Sheridan.

AaB Aalborg: Larsen, Blaabjerg, Thelander, Petersen, Kristensen, Thomsen, Risgard, Wurtz, Wichmann, Helenius, Jacobsen.

Info:  1-1 from 1st leg.

BATE Borisov v Slovan Bratislava

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 08:42:40)

Market Move On BATE Borisov

BATE Borisov missing striker Mozolevski.

Slovan Bratislava ok.

Possible Line-ups:

BATE Borisov: Chernik, Mladenovic, Filipenko, Polyakov, Khagush, Likhtarovich, Olekhnovich, Volodko, Krivets, Rodionov, Gordeychuk.

Slovan Bratislava: Pernis, Jablonsky, Gorosito, Ninaj, Cikos, Lasik, Stefanik, Milinkovic, Soumah, Zofcak, Vittek.

Info:  1-1 from 1st leg,

Porto v Lille

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 08:47:58)

Market Move On Porto

Porto missing regular goalkeeper Helton, defender Opare, striker Tello (2 apps).

Lille without defender Basa (3 apps) and midfielder Martin (1 app).

Possible Line-ups:

Porto: Fabiano, Danilo, Maicon, Martins Indi, Sandro, Casemiro, Herrera, Ruben Neves, Quaresma, Martinez, Lopez.

Lille: Enyeama, Beria, Kjaer, Rozehnal, Souare, Mavuba, Corchia, Gueye, Lopes, Roux, Mendes.

Info:  Porto 1-0 up from the 1st leg.

Brentford v Fulham

England League Cup

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 09:13:29)

Market Move On Brentford

Brentford will be without defender Tony Craig who is suspended, full-back Nico Yennaris (back), winger Sam Saunders (knee) and striker Scott Hogan (ankle) are set to miss out again. Also winger Moses Odubajo, captain Kevin O'Connor and goalkeeper Richard Lee among those that may be rested.

Info:  Fulham have lost all 5 games this season and are currently bottom of the Championship.

Burnley v Sheffield Wed

England League Cup

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 09:21:16)

Market Move On Sheff Weds

Burnley manager Sean Dyche said in a press conference last night that he will rest several senior players and give a game to his reserve players and there will be places in the squad for a couple of youth team players. They are already without striker Sam Vokes who is still out injured.

Info:  Dyche said the home game against Man Utd this Saturday is massive.

Middlesbrough v Preston

England League Cup

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 10:35:52)

Market Moves Against Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is likely to make changes once again as he did for the first-round victory over Oldham and is expected to do so again.

Goalkeeper Tomas Mejias will be rested, while defenders Jonathan Woodgate and Ben Gibson are unlikely to be involved. While defender Rhys Williams (Achilles) and midfielder Muzzy Carayol (knee) remain out.

Millwall v Southampton

England League Cup

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 10:48:22)

Market Move On Southampton

Millwall manager Ian Holloway will make wholesale changes tonight. He rested 7-8 players in the 1st round win over Wycombe.

Youngsters Jack Powell, Aiden O'Brien, John Marquis, Fred Onyedinma and Jake Goodman could also be involved. But midfielders Nicky Bailey (calf) and Ed Upson (hamstring) are still out injured.

Walsall v Crystal Palace

England League Cup

2014-08-26 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 18:27:43)

Market Moves Against Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace make 9 changes to their team as Damien Delaney and Barry Bannan remain from the team that lost to West Ham on Saturday.

Crystal Palace (confirmed): Hennessey, Mariappa, McCarthy, Delaney, Binnom-Williams, Williams, Guedioura, Bannan, Thomas, Murray, Gayle. 

Arsenal v Besiktas

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-26 17:49:55)

Early Market Moves Against Arsenal

Arsenal will be without best midfielder Ramsey who is suspended, also captain Arteta, regular left-back Gibbs, striker Giroud (last season's top scorer) who are all out injured. Also missing is winger/striker Walcott who's been out injured since last season.

Beskitas ok.

Possible Line-ups:

Arsenal: Szcesny, Dubuchy, Mertesacker, Koscienly, Monreal, Wilshere, Flamini, Cazorla, Ozil, Oxlaide-Chamberlain, Alexis Sanchez.

Besiktas: Zengin, Koybası, Franco, Gulum, Motta, Ozyakup, Kavlak, Pektemek, Hutchinson, Sahan, Ba.

Info:  This is a massive game for Arsenal not only for financial reasons but also the status for the club being in Europe's biggest competition. All the pressure will be on Arsenal progress to the group stages of the Champions League for the 17th consecutive season. 

Athletic Bilbao v Napoli

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-27 09:20:41)

Market Move On Napoli

Atletic Bilbao ok.

Napoli missing midfielder Dzemaili (24 apps/6 goals last season), strikers Pandev (29 apps/7 goals) and Zapata (16 apps/5 goals).

Possible Line-ups:

Athletic Bilbao: Iraizoz, Susaeta, Gurpegui, Laporte, De Marcos, Balenziaga, Iturraspe, Rico, Benat, Muniain, Aduriz.

Napoli: Cabral, Ghoulam, Henrique, Albiol, Koulibaly, Callejon, Jorginho, Hamsik, Gargano, Mertens, Higuaín.

Info: 1-1 from the 1st leg.

Ludogorets v Steaua Bucharest

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-27 09:27:18)

Market Moves Against Ludogorets

Ludogorets ok.

Steaua Bucharest missing defenders Luchin (2 apps) and Matei, midifielder Chipciu (5 apps/1 goal), striker Lemnaru.

Possible Line-ups:

Ludogorets: Stoyanov, Caicara, Moti, Terziev, Minev, Dyakov, Espinho, Aleksandrov, Marclinho, Misidjan, Hamza.

Steaua Bucharest: Arlauskis, Rapa, Szukała, Varela, Latovlevici, Breeveld, Prepelita, Sanmartean, Popa, Tanase, Keseru. 

Info:  Steaua Bucharest lead 1-0 from the 1st leg

Malmo v Red Bull Salzburg

UEFA Champions League

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-27 09:30:52)

Market Move On Red Bull Salzburg

Malmo missing defender Ricardinho (19 apps), midfielders Kroon (13 apps) and Thern (11 apps/2 goals).

Red Bull Salzburg without defenders Ulmer (4 apps/1 goal) and Schiemer (3 apps/1 goal), midfielder Mane (4 apps/2 goals).

Possible Line-ups:

Malmo: Olsen, Tinnerholm, Johansson, Helander, Konate, Eriksson, Halsti, Adu, Forsberg, Thelin, Rosenberg.

Red Bull Salzburg: Gulacsi, Schwegler, Ramalho, Hinteregger, Ankersen, Kampl, Ilsanker, Leitgeb, Bruno, Sabitzer, Soriano.

Info:  Red Bull Salzburg lead 2-1 from the 1st leg.

Aston Villa v L.Orient

England League Cup

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-27 10:22:17)

Market Moves Against Aston Villa 

Aston Villa are still missing strikers Christian Benteke (Achilles) and Libor Kozak (broken leg), while defenders Ron Vlaar (knee) and Aly Cissokho (ankle) are not expected to be risked. Manager Paul Lambert has hinted at resting key players and keeper Brad Guzman is among those players likely to be given the night off.

L.Orient without striker Kevin Lisbie (shoulder).

Birmingham v Sunderland

England League Cup

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-27 10:24:34)

Market Move On Birmingham

Birmingham ok.

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is expected to rest players and give a game to some of his fringe and reserve players. They are still without winger Emanuele Giaccherini (groin), while fellow winger Adam Johnson (illness) remains a doubt having missed the game at the weekend and is not likely to be risked.

Bradford v Leeds

England League Cup

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-27 10:26:04)

Market Move On Bradford

Bradford without key defender Andrew Davies (broken arm), while on-loan goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been refused permisson to play by his parent club Sunderland.

Leeds are missing defenders Giuseppe Bellusci and Sam Byram who are both suspended, while strikers Souleymane Doukara and Steve Morison, midfielder Aidy White are all out injured. Also midfielder Casper Sloth is unlikely to be risked.

Burton Albion v QPR

England League Cup

2014-08-27 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-27 10:28:15)


Burton Albion are still missing midfielders Lee Bell (knee), Damien McCrory (knee) and Jimmy Phillips (knee).

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has hinted at playing a strong team in order for his players to gain full-fitness and confidence after the 0-4 thrashing at Tottenham on Sunday.

Astra v Lyon

UEFA Europa League

2014-08-28 17:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-28 09:24:53)

Market Moves Against Lyon

Lyon injury crisis!!!.

Lyon are without defenders Bedimo, Bisevac, Umtiti and Rose, midfelders Grenier, Fofana, Fekir and Gourcuff, strikers Benzia and Yattara. 

Info:  Lyon have lost their last 3 games. Astra are 2-1 up from the 1st leg.

Dinamo Zagreb v Petrolul

UEFA Europa League

2014-08-28 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-28 13:31:17)

Market Move On Dinamo Zagreb

Petrolul are without key defender Geraldo Alves (5 apps) who is suspended, also first-choice goalkeeper Pecanha (5 apps) and another key defender Jean-Alain Fanchone (5 apps) who are both out injured. Pecanha being out is a major blow for Petrolul as back-up keepers Cobrea (23 years old) and Bolboasa (25 years old) have no experience.

Info:  Dinamo Zagreb lead 3-1 from the 1st leg.

FSV Frankfurt v Leipzig

Germany Bundesliga 2

2014-08-29 17:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-29 07:57:35)

Market Move On FSV Frankfurt

Leipzig are missing defenders Niklas Hoheneder (3 apps), Tobias Willers and Fabien Franke, midfielders Dominik Kaiser (3 apps), Henrik Ernst and Stefan Hierlander, strikers Terrence Boyd, key Yussuf Yurary Poulsen (3 apps/1 goal) and Ante Rebic.

Orebro v Brommapojkarna

Sweden Allsvenskan

2014-08-29 18:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-29 08:18:14)

Market Move On Orebro

Brommapojkarna will be without defenders Jonsson (18 apps), Segerstrom (14 apps) and Falkeborn (9 apps), midfielders Ortmark (2 apps), Tronet (4 apps) and Ozkan (4 apps), strikers Vecchia (2 apps) and Kouakou (3 apps).

Le Havre v Creteil

France Ligue 2

2014-08-29 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-29 08:04:48)

Market Move On Le Harve

Creteil are missing defenders Ilunga (4 apps) and Augusto, midfielders Seck (4 apps), Lesage (3 apps/3 goals - top scorer) and Gerard, strikers Sangare (2 apps) and Essombe (4 apps).

Gazelec Ajaccio v Troyes

France Ligue 2

2014-08-29 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-29 08:12:11)

Market Move On Gazelec Ajaccio

Troyes are missing defenders N'Diaye (4 apps) and Colin (2 apps), midfielders Barreto (2 apps) and Camara (3 apps), strikers Gimbert (4 apps) and Cabot (3 apps).

Augsburg v B.Dortmund

Germany Bundesliga

2014-08-29 19:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-29 07:40:56)

Market Moves Against B.Dortmund

B.Dortmund missing several players.

B.Dortmund are without defenders Mats Hummels, Marcel Schmelzer and Oliver Kirch, midfielders Jakub Błaszczykowski, IIkay Gundogan and Nuri Sahin, striker Dong-Won Ji, also midfielder Sven Bender and striker Adrian Ramos are doubts.

B.Dortmund (possible): Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Sokratis, Ginter, Durm, Jojic, Kehl, Mikhitaryan, Reus, Immobile, Aubameyang.

Info:  Both teams lost their opening games last week - Augsburg lost away at Hoffenheim, while B.Dortmund lost at home to Bayer Leverkusen.

Bray Wanderers v UCD

Ireland Premier League

2014-08-29 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-29 07:19:41)

Market Move On Bray Wanderers

Bray Wanderers are missing defenders Dave Webster (13 apps) and Michael Barker (5 apps), midfielders Eric McGill (11 apps), Shane O'Neill (17 apps) and Adam Hanlon (16 apps).

UCD will be without defenders Mark Langtry (17 apps) and Thomas Boyle (12 apps).

Info:  Both teams have a shaky defence, Bray Wanderers have conceded 50 goals so far while UCD have conceded 53 goals including 32 in 12 away games.

Burnley v Man Utd

England Premiership

2014-08-30 12:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 08:01:00)

Market Move On The Draw

Man Utd without defenders Rojo (work permit), Shaw (hamstring), Smalling (groin) and Rafael (groin), midfielders Kagawa (concussion), Herrera (ankle), Fellaini (foot), Carrick (ankle) and Lingard (knee).

Possible Line-ups:
Burnley: Heaton, Trippier, Duff, Shackell, Mee, Arfield, Marney, Jones, Taylor, Ings, Jutkiewicz.
Man Utd: De Gea, Blackett, Jones, Evans, Valencia, Fletcher, Januzaj, Di María, Mata, Rooney, Van Persie.

Info:  Both teams need points and also both teams were knocked out of the League Cup in midweek.

Newcastle v Crystal Palace

England Premiership

2014-08-30 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 08:09:16)

Market Move On Newcastle

Newcastle missing defenders Santon (knee) and Yanga-Mbiwa (ankle), midfielders Ryan Taylor (match fitness) and Tiote (hamstring), striker Cisse(knee).

Crystal Palace without midfielder Ledley (groin).

Possible Line-ups:

Newcastle: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamsom, Dummett, Colback, Anita, Sissoko, De Jong, Cabella, Riviera.

Crystal Palace: Speroni, Kelly, Hangeland, Delaney, Ward, Bolasie, Jedinak, O'Keefe, Zaha, Chamakh, Campbell. 

Info:  Newcastle have kept a clean sheet in their last 7 matches against Crystal Palace, winning 6 of their last 7 matches against them but Newcastle have failed to win 9 of their last 10 matches in the Premier League. Crystal Palace have failed to win their last 5 matches in the Premier League.

West Ham v Southampton

England Premiership

2014-08-30 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 08:20:01)

Market Move On Southampton

West Ham missing defenders Jenkinson (hamstring) and Collins (hamstring), winger Jarvis (thigh), captain Nolan (shoulder).

Southampton without striker Rodriguez (knee).

Possible Line-ups:

West Ham: Adrian, O'Brien, Tomkins, Reid, Cresswell, Downing, Noble, Kouyate, Zarate, Vaz Te, Cole.

Southampton: Forster, Clyne, Fonte, Yoshida, Bertrand, Wanyama, Schneiderlin, Davis, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Pelle.

Info: West Ham are undefeated in their last 5 matches against Southampton.

Middlesbrough v Reading

England Championship

2014-08-30 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 09:05:18)

Market Move On Middlesbrough

Reading Injury Crisis!!!!

Reading are missing defenders Stephen Kelly (15 apps last season), Shaun Cummings (11 apps) and Anton Ferdinand, midfielders Danny Guthrie (32 apps/4 goals), Danny Williams (30 apps/3 goals), Jem Karacan (7 apps/2 goals), Hal Robson-Kanu (36 apps/4 goals), Garath McCleary (42 apps/5 goals) and Aaron Tshibola, striker Nick Blackman (30 apps/4 goals). Also defender Michael Hector (9 apps), midfielder Jordan Obita (34 apps), striker Pavel Pogrebnyak (39 apps/13 goals) are major doubts.

Info:  Also goalkeeper Alex McCarthy (44 apps), defenders Gorkss (25 apps) and Morrison (21 apps), winger McAnuff (35 apps), striker Le Fondre (38 apps/15 goals - top-scorer) all left the club in the summer.

Swindon v Coventry

England League 1

2014-08-30 15:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 10:10:45)

Market Move On Swindon

BUT Swindon are missing defender/captain Nathan Thompson (4 apps) who is suspended, also midfielder Ben Gladwin (4/0) who is injured. While strikers Michael Smith (4 apps/2 goals), George Barker (2 apps) and Andy Williams (4 apps/2 goals) are big doubts and likely to miss out.

Info:  Swindon also played 120 minutes in the defeat to Brighton in the League Cup in midweek.

Barcelona II v Sabadell

Spain Segunda Division

2014-08-30 18:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 10:44:18)

Market Move On Sabadell

Barcelona II are without both strikers Sandro Ramirez and Munir El Haddadi who have been called up to the senior squad. Also defenders Sergio Juste (captain), Elohor Godswill and Frank Bagnack, midfielder Wilfrid Kamptun are all out injured.

Info:  Barcelona were weakened in the summer by players leaving the club and being promoted to the senior team, many younger players have arrived to replace them.

Athletic Bilbao v Levante

Spain La Liga

2014-08-30 18:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 11:45:25)

Market Move On Athletic Bilbao

Levante are without several players from last season including defender Juanfran (35 apps) and Rodas (16 apps), midfielders Gavilan (20 apps) and Ruben (32 apps), strikers Nong (12 apps) and Ivanschitz (29 apps/5 goals).

Info:  Athletic Bilbao have won 6 of their last 7 home matches against Levante. They are also undefeated in 17 of their last 19 home matches in La Liga.

Toulouse v Evian

France Ligue 1

2014-08-30 19:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 12:10:32)

Market Moves Against Evian

Toulouse coach Alain Casanova have major defensive injury worries.

Toulouse are missing defenders William Matheus, Marcel Tisserand, Uros Spajic, Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro and Dusan Veskovac, midfielder Etienne Didot.

Info:  Toulouse managed just 5 home wins last season.

Livorno v Carpi

Italy Serie B

2014-08-30 19:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 12:29:50)

Market Moves Against Livorno

Livorno are without best defender Emerson (31 apps/2 goals last season) who is suspended, also midfielder Biagianti and striker Vantaggiato are both out injured.

Info:  Livorno were relegated from Serie A last season, they have a new coach and all their best players left the club in the summer including: regular goalkeeper Bardi (35 apps), defenders Rinaudo, Coda, Piccini, Valentini, M'baye, Mesbah, midfielders Duncan (32 apps), Benassi (20 apps) and Greco (32 apps/4 goals), strikers Paulinho (15 goals - topscorer) and Emeghara (4 goals).

Bordeaux v Bastia

France Ligue 1

2014-08-31 13:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-31 10:28:55)

Market Moves Against Bordeaux

Bordeaux injury problems.

Bordeaux are missing defenders Pellenard (3 apps), Contento (2 apps) and IIori, midfielders Traore (17 apps), Plasil (8 apps) and Poko (18 apps), strikers Saivet (33 apps/5 goals), Jussie (22 apps/9 goals) and Diabate (25 apps/12 goals - top scorer).

Aston Villa v Hull

England Premiership

2014-08-31 13:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-30 08:24:18)

Market Moves Against Aston Villa

Aston Villa missing strikers Benteke (Achilles) and Kozak (broken leg).

Hull missing defender Chester who is suspended, also midfielder Snodgrass (knee).

Possible Line-ups;

Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Senderos, Vlaar, Cissokho, Westwood, Weimann, Delph, Richardson, N'Zogbia, Agbonlahor.

Hull: McGregor, Davies, Dawson, McShane, Elmohamady, Livermore, Huddlestone, Quinn, Ince, Robertson, Jelavic. 

Info:  Aston Villa have won 6 of their last 7 matches against Hull.

Atalanta v Verona

Italy Serie A

2014-08-31 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-31 10:46:43)

Market Move on Atalanta

Atalanta missing midfielder Baselli and new striker Rosseti.

Verona without midfielder Sala.

Possible Line-ups:

Atalanta: Sportiello, Zappacosta, Benalouane, Biava, Drame, Estigarribia, Cigarini, Carmona, Bonaventura, Moralez, Denis.

Verona: Rafael, Martic, Moras, Marquez, Agostini, Obbadi, Tachtsidis, Hallfredsson, Christodoulopoulos, Gomez, Toni.

INFO:  Atalanta have keep a clean sheet in last 6 games (friendly and cup), but lose last 2 last games against Verona.

A.C.Milan v Lazio

Italy Serie A

2014-08-31 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-31 10:53:50)

Market Move against A.C.Milan

A.C.Milan missing regular defenders Mexes and De Sciglio who are both suspended. Also key midfielder Montolivo is out injured, while fellow striker Pazzini is not called for this match. Top scorer Balotelli have left the club to join Liverpool, while new striker Torres will be not involved here.

Lazio without defender Pereirinha who is suspended. Also keeper Marchetti, defender Gentiletti, midfielder Onazi are not in the squad.

Probable Line-ups:

A.C.Milan: Lopez, Abate, Alex, Bonera, Armero, Poli, De Jong, Muntari, Honda, Menez, El Shaarawy.

Lazio: Berisha, Basta, Cana, De Vrij, Radu, Parolo, Biglia, Lulic, Candreva, Klose, Keita.

INFO:  Lazio have failed to win away to Milan  since 1989!

Cesena v Parma

Italy Serie A

2014-08-31 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-31 11:03:37)

Market Move On Parma

Cesena missing new striker Djuric (7 goals last season) who is suspended. Also defender Magnusson, midfielders Cazzola, Tabanelli and Pulzetti are all out injured, while regular midfielder Defrel (42 apps/4 goals last season) is a doubt.

Parma without strikers Pozzi who is out injured. Also best striker Cassano (34 apps/12 goals - topscorer) is not named in the squad!!!

Possible Line-ups:

Cesena: Leali, Volta, Lucchini, Capelli, Renzetti, Ze Eduardo, Cascione, Coppola, Brienza, Marilungo, Defrel.

Parma: Mirante, Cassani, Paletta, Lucarelli, Gobbi, Acquah, Lodi, Galloppa, Biabiany, Palladino, Belfodil.

INFO: Cesena (promoted from Serie B) have failed to win in last 4 derby games against Parma (same region: Emilia Romagna).

Genoa v Napoli

Italy Serie A

2014-08-31 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-31 11:05:42)

Market Move On Napoli

Genoa without new defender Roncaglia who is suspended, while regular defender Antonini, midfielders Improta and Bertolacci and new striker Matri are all out injured. Also regular defender Burdisso is a doubt.
Napoli missing defender Ghoulam who is out injured.
Probable Line-ups:
Genoa: Perin, Rosi, De Maio, Marchese, Edenilson, Rincon, Sturaro, Antonelli, Perotti, Pinilla, Kucka.
Napoli: Cabral, Maggio, Koulibaly, Albiol, Britos, Jorginho, Gargano, Hamsik, Callejon, Mertens, Higuain
INFO: Genoa have failed to win in his last 4 games against Napoli, losing 3 of them. Napoli were just eliminated from Champions League by Ath.Bilbao (3-1 on Wednesday)

Udinese v Empoli

Italy Serie A

2014-08-31 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-08-31 11:17:10)

Market Move On Udinese

Udinese missing midfielders Riera and Pinzi who are both suspended. Also midfielder G.Silva is out injured.

Empoli without important striker Maccarone (42 apps/15 goals - 2nd topscorer) and new striker Aguirre (8 goals last season) who are both injured. Also strikers Pucciarelli (37 apps/6 goals) and Shekiladze are doubts.

Possible Line-ups:

Udinese: Scuffet, Heurtaux, Danilo, Domizzi, Widmer, Guilherme, Allan, B.Fernandes, Pasquale, Thereau, Di Natale.

Empoli: Sepe, Laurini, Rugani, Tonelli, Hisaj, Vecino, Valdifiori, Guarente, Laxalt, Verdi, Tavano.

INFO: Empoli (promoted from Serie B) have failed to win in 6 of his last 7 away games against Udinese. Empoli are the most inexperienced team in this Serie A.

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