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Saturday, August 31, 2013



Anfield, England will be hosting on Sunday 1st September 2013, an English Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United. The match referee will be Andre Marriner.
Liverpool made a very good start in the Premier League campaign. It made one win at home against Stoke, and followed that up with a win away against Aston Villa. Liverpool, though, had to play 120 minutes of League Cup play to defeat Notts County this midweek and after scoring 2 goals, it let County back into the game, which is something that Brendan Rodgers will not be happy about.
Liverpool will have to play without Kolo Toure (Central Defender), who has been great so far with solid defending, and also being a threat up front on set pieces. And it may also miss Aly Cissokho (Left back/Left Midfield). Also central defender Martin Skrtl who has been been injured is still in doubt. Sebastian Coates, central defender as well is out for the full season and fringe midfielder, Joe Allen, is probably out too.
Manchester United made a great win against Swansea 4-1. And against Chelsea in Old Trafford the game ended 0-0. Manchester has no new injury worries, though Hernandez (Striker), Fletcher (Midfielder),  Nani (wing) and Rafael (full back) are all still out.

Possible line-ups:
Liverpool ( 4-4-1-1): Mignolet; Johnson, Agger, Skrtel, Enrique; Lucas, Gerrard; Henderson, Aspas, Coutinho; Sturridge.
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Jones, Ferdinand, Vidic, Era; Carrick, Cleverley; Valencia, Rooney, Young; Van Persie.

Match Details and Timings:
Liverpool vs Manchester United
Football: English Premier League
Match date: Sunday 1st September 2013
Kick Off Time: 13:30 UK (BST) - 12:30 GMT
Stadium: Anfield, England
Referee: Andre Marriner

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Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (Milano) will be hosting on 1 September 2013, an Italian Serie A match between AC Milan and Cagliari. The match referee will be C. Russo‎.
AC Milan team has lost the match against Verona awayt on the first Serie A match day. The team dominated in the first half and could score 1 goal, but it couldn't stop Verona from coming back in the game and winning it. In midweek  at the San Siro, AC Milan beat PSV Eindhoven 3-0. Player, Abbiat, was in a good form for Milan, as PSV missed some great chances. Matri from Juventus, has joined AC Milan recently and he could be given a chance this weekend.
Cagliari team came from behind to win its Serie A opener 2-1 at home against Atalanta. Cagliari dominated, but Atalanta played very well and could made a very good few chances.
AC Milan team  won this fixture with two or more goals in the three Serie A matches that have been played at the San Siro since and including 2011. AC Milan won 2-0 in the last season and Cagliari defended well even though it was playing with only 10 players for about half an hour.

Match Details and Timings:
AC Milan vs Cagliari
Football: Italian Serie A
Match date: 1 September 2013
Kick Off Time: 9:45 PM EEST - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza - Milano
Referee: C. Russo‎

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Friday, August 30, 2013

 
Parc des Princes (Paris, France) will be hosting on 31 August 2013, an French Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain and Guingamp. The match referee will be Mr. Benoît Bastien.
PSG team has started the season with two draws: the first was away against Montpellier 1-1, and the second was at home against Ajaccio 1-1. However, in its last match, PSG defeated Nantes 2-1 away. PSG played very well and it had 63% possession of the ball, and made 14 attempts and 6 shots on target. The scorers of the goals were: Cavani (24’) and Lavezzi (73’); and on the other side, it's Alex who score the only one goal for Nantes. Ibrahimovic was the star of the match, as he provided assistance the first goal.
Guingamp  team has a difficult start this season facing the French team Marseille, where it lost the game 3-1 and then, also, lost away against Saint Etienne 1-0 in the second match. However, in the last match it played,  Guingamp won 2-0 against Lorient and this gives the team mutch confidence. Results show that Lorient had the most possession of the ball (52%) and won attempts and shots on target (11-10 and 5-3), however, Guingamp was effective in creating scoring opportunities from the flanks. Guingamp team also had the best players in that match. Left Defender Lemaitre, was the star of the match, plus forward Yatabare and right midfielder Beauvue, who made great performances.

Possible line-ups:
-PSG :(Laurent Blanc) S. Sirigu - C. Jallet, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Maxwell - B. Matuidi, Thiago Motta - E. Lavezzi, Z. Ibrahimovic, E. Cavani, Lucas Moura.
-Guingamp :(Jocelyn Gourvennec) M. Samassa - J. Martins Perreira, J. Sorbon, C. Kerbrat, R. Lemaître L. Mathis, Y. Sankharé, C. Beauvue, T. Giresse - M. Yatabaré, C. Mandanne.

Match Details and Timings:
Paris Saint-Germain vs Guingamp
Football: French Ligue 1
Match date: 31 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 4:00 PM BST - 15:00 GMT
Stadium: Parc des Princes, Paris, France
Referee: Benoît Bastien

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Juventus vs Lazio 31-08-2013 Italian Serie A


Juventus Stadium (Torino, Italia) will be hosting on 31 August 2013, an Italian Serie A match between Juventus and Lazio. The match referee will be Paolo Tagliavento di Terni.
Juventus team began its Serie A campaign by winning 1-0 away over Sampdoria team. Tevez, the new player, scored the goal. Juventus had total domination possession of the ball and the players created a good number of chances. Recently, Juventus defeated Lazio 4-0 in the Super Coppa, which was played in Rome. There was no gib chances in the first half of this match, but in the second half Juventus dominated. Juventus has no new injuries to worry about, but player, Marchisio, is out.
Lazio defeated Udinese 2-1 in its first Serie A match of this season, and it deserved this win. Lazio players played very well and better and had more chances. Galatasaray's  striker, Burak Yilmmaz, is said to be signing in Lazio and, if this is true, then Lazio has done a really good deal at €12M. The difference between Juventus and Lazio was the effectiveness in the final third. With a goal striker like Yilmaz to join striker Klose, Lazio will be a threat for other teams.

Match Details and Timings:
Juventus vs Lazio
Football: Italian Serie A
Match date: 31 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 20:45 CET - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Juventus Stadium (Torino, Italia)
Referee: Paolo Tagliavento di Terni

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]




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Thursday, August 29, 2013

 
Stadion Eden Arena (Prague) will be hosting on 30 August 2013, an UEFA Super Cup match between Bayern Munich and Chelsea. The match referee will be Jonas, Eriksson.
Bayern Munich team looks in a very good form this season. It made four wins and one draw in the past five matches. Playing against Freigburg team was Bayern Munich's latest match, which was a draw 1-1. Bayern Munich has not lost in the past eight games.
Chelsea, on the other hand, looks in a very good form as well. In the past five matches, it made three wins, one draw and one loss. Playing against Manchester United, was Chelsea's most recent match and it was a draw 0-0. Coaches: Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola are new to their teams. 

Possible line-ups:
Bayern Munich (4-1-4-1): Neuer – Lahm, Boateng, Dante, Alaba – Schweinsteiger – Robben, Gotze, Muller, Ribery – Mandzukic.
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Cech – Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Cole – Ramires, Lampard – Hazard, Oscar, Schurrle – Torres.

Match Details and Timings:
Bayern Munich vs Chelsea
Football: UEFA Super Cup
Match date: 30 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 19:45 UK (BST) - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Stadion Eden Arena - Prague
Referee: Jonas, Eriksson

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013


Stadio San Siro Guiseppe Meazza (Milano) will be hosting on 28 August 2013, an UEFA Champions League match between AC Milan and PSV Eindhoven. The match referee will be M. Clattenburg‎.
AC Milan team didn't appeare in a very good form but average in the past five games. It made: two wins, two losses and one draw. The last match it played was against Hellas Verona in the Serie A  and it lost it 2-1. And the last time AC Milan won a game was against LA Galaxy 2-0. AC Milan faced PSV Eindhoven  in the first leg and made a score of 1-1 and it has an advantage, as it scored a goal in its stadium and can go through if it has a clean sheet.
PSV Eindhoven, on the other hand, is on a great form this season. It made three wins and two draws in the past five games. And, amazingly, it has not lost in any of the past twelve games. PSV Eindhoven's last loss was against Twente in May 2013, where the score was 1-3. And its latest game was a draw against Heracles 1-1.

Possible line-ups:
PSV Eindhoven (4-2-3-1): Zoet – Arias, Bruma, Rekik, Willems – Wijnaldum, Schaars, Maher – Jozefzoon, Matavz, Depay.
AC Milan (4-3-3): Abbiati – Abate, Zapata, Mexes, Constant – Poli, de Jong, Montolivo – Boateng, Balotelli, El Shaarawy.

Match Details and Timings:
AC Milan vs PSV Eindhoven
Football: UEFA Champions League
Match date: 28 August 2013
Kick Off Time:19:45 UK (BST) - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Stadio San Siro Guiseppe Meazza
Referee: M. Clattenburg‎

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Monday, August 26, 2013




















Emirates Stadium (London) will be hosting on 27 August 2013, an UEFA Champions League Qualifiers match between Arsenal and Fenerbahce. The match referee will be Carlos Velasco.
Arsenal seems to be in a very good form. It made three wins and two losses in the past five matches. Arsenal has faced Fulham in a Premier league Match very recently and won 3-1. The loss against Aston Villa 1-3 was Arsenal last loss. Manager, Arsense Wenger, seems very stressed out because he couldn't sign any major players in the summer transfer market. Though his team has played very well in the past two games.
Fenerbahce team, on the other side, is in a bad form this season. It won two games and lost three others in the past five games. Very recently, Fenerbahce won over Eskisehirspor 1-0 in a league match. Fenerbahce's last loss was against Arsenal for a 0-3 score. Its league in Turkey has just recently started . There will be much stress on Fenerbahce players as they have to score 3 goals and keep a clean sheet for them so to stand a chance to qualify for the Champions League.

Possible line-ups:
-Arsenal: (Manager: Arsene Wenger) Szczesny - Mertesacker, Sagna, Gibbs, Jenkinson - Cazorla, Rosicky, Wilshere, Ramsey, Walcott - Giroud.

-Fenerbahce: (Manager: Ersun Yanal) Gunok - Bruno Alves, Korkmaz, Yobo, Kadlec - Raul Meireles, Kuyt, Topal, Belozoglu - Webo, Sow.

Match Details and Timings:
Arsenal FC vs Fenerbahce SK
Football: 2013/2014 UEFA Champions League Qualifiers
Match date: 27 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 20:45 CET - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Emirates Stadium - London
Referee: Carlos Velasco (Spain)

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]




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Sunday, August 25, 2013


Old Trafford (Manchester) will be hosting on 26 August 2013, an English Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea. The match referee  will be M. Atkinson‎.
Manchester United team made three points in round one after players, Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck, scored two goals at Liberty Stadium in Swansea. With a 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic in the Community Shield Cup, manager David Moyes started his competitive record, so Manchester so strong this season as it was in the last season. The UEFA Super Cup will be next weekend and Chelsea will be facing Bayern Munich in Prague. Chelsea made a 2-1 win over Aston Villa in a midweek fixture. Manager, Jose Mourinho, has a perfect record with the London club so far and comes into this match with a near-full squad. Player David Luiz is the only doubt.

Possible line-ups:
-Manchester United:(Manager: David Moyes) De Gea - Evra, Ferdinand, Vidic, Jones - Giggs, Carrick, Cleverley, Valencia - Welbeck, Van Persie.
-Chelsea:(Manager: Jose Mourinho) Cech - Cole, Terry, Cahill, Ivanovic - Lampard, Ramires, De Bruyne, Oscar, Hazard - Torres.

Match Details and Timings:
Manchester United vs Chelsea
Football: 2013/2014 English Premier League
Match date: 26 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 20:00 UK (BST) - 19:00 GMT
Stadium: Old Trafford - Manchester
Referee: M. Atkinson‎ 

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Saturday, August 24, 2013


Estadio La Rosaleda (Malaga) will be hosting on 25 August 2013, an Spanish Primera Division match between Malaga and Barcelona. The match referee  will be Antonio Mateu‎.
Barcelona made a great win this season 7-0. Thought, it hasn't the best pre-season form because of sudden managerial changes. On July, coach Tata Martino, who has a different philosophy, has replaceed coach Tito Vilanova. 
 Malaga team has welcomed ‘the Blond Angel,’ Bernd Schuster by the time Manuel Pellegrini joined Manchester City in June. Being denied from Europa League, Malaga team lamented the exodus of its key players: Joaquin, Isco, Toulalan, Demichelis and Baptista. Last year, Malaga was ranked 6th in La Liga and and it reached Champions League semi final. however, this year, Malaga isn’t expected to have similar success like last year due to inadequate replacements.

Possible line-ups:
Malaga: Willy Caballero; Jesus Gámez, Angeleri, Roberto Chen, Antunes; Tissone; Duda, Darder, Pedro Morales, Fabrice; Santa Cruz.
Barcelona: Valdés; Alves, Piqué, Mascherano, Alba; Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta; Alexis, Fabregas, Pedro.

Match Details and Timings:
Malaga vs Barcelona
Football: Spanish Primera Division
Match date: 25 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 21:00 CET - 19:00 GMT
Stadium: Estadio La Rosaleda, Malaga, Spain
Referee: Antonio Mateu‎

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Lazio vs Udinese 25-08-2013 Italian Serie A


Stadio Olimpico (Roma) will be hosting on 25 August 2013, an Italian Serie A match between Lazio and Udinese. The match referee  will be A. Gervasoni‎.
Lazio team has spent about €20 million on a wide range of players, so to be one of the most active clubs in the transfer window. Players, Lucas Biglia and Felipe Anderson, are the Key transfers. The teammade a great season last year and player Hernanes, was the key man, who, surprisingly, seems that no big team want to take a chance on him. Lazio may get in trouble without its12 players, because the Curva Nord is likely to be closed for at least one match for the racial abuse in the Italian Supercoppa. Lazio lost against Juventus 4-1 in the Supercoppa. Player, Stefano Mauri, is suspended for being a cheat and new Brazilian player, Anderson, will not be risked in this game.
Udinese team has made low cost transfers on potential stars this season.Sister clubs, Granada and Watford,  seem to be the bestplace for Udinese to look for saleable players. Being able to keep the great striker,  Antonio Di Natale, seems to be the biggest move for Udinese.

Match Details and Timings:
Lazio vs Udinese
Football: Italian Serie A
Match date: 25 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 8:45 PM CEST - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico - Roma
Referee: A. Gervasoni‎

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Nantes vs PSG 25-08-2013 French Ligue 1


Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau (Nantes) will be hosting on 25 August 2013, an French Ligue 1 match between Nantes and Paris Saint Germain. The match referee  will be F. Fautrel‎‎.
Nantes  team was in the third place in Ligue 2 last season. It is expected toplay its best this season. With one win against Bastia 2-0 and one loss against Lorient 2-1, the team is currently in fifth place. Despit the fact that, Nantes had only 34% possession in its match against Bastia, it  was able to score twice on three shots on target, however, Bastia had only nine attempts and no shots on target. And in its match against Lorient, Nantes had 37% possession and had seven attempts, two of which were on target.
Paris Saint Germain team was number 1 last season and Ligue 1 title holder and it is expected to keep this title this season too, though, it  hasn't a good start this season and it is ranked in 13th place with two draws in two matches. So, much pressure is on the team now so not to loose its title.

Possible line-ups:
FC Nantes : R. Riou - I. Cissokho, P. Djolobodji, O. Vizcarrondo, O. Veigneau  - L. Déaux, B. Touré, A. Bedoya, V. Bessat - F. Dordevic, S. Gakpé.
Paris Saint Germain : S. Sirigu - C. Jallet, Thiago Silva, Alex, Maxwell - M. Verrati, Thiago Motta - E. Lavezzi, Z. Ibrahimovic, E. Cavani, Lucas Moura.

Match Details and Timings:
Nantes vs Paris Saint Germain
Football: French Ligue 1
Match date: 25 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 21:00 CET - 19:00 GMT
Stadium: Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau (Nantes)
Referee: Fredy Fautrel

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]




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Friday, August 23, 2013

 
 Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Genova) will be hosting on 24 August 2013, an Italian Serie A match between Sampdoria and Juventus.
Sampdoria team made a very good start in last year season, and it was among the first teams in the 1st months. The team had played amazing matches along the year, and, as a result of this, it lost many good players to bigger teams. Some of these players are:  Andrea Poli, Mauro Icardi and Maxi Lopez who had no impact on the team. However, player Winger Marcelo Estigarribia had an impact, but he finally returned to South America. On the other side, striker Manolo Gabbiadini may join the team. And some other players like: Renan, Vincenzo Fiorillo and Vasco Regini are suspended.
Juventus team was the standout team in Serie A last year. The team had a very strong defence, and a great keeper and boasted the strongest squad by far. The rest of Italy should worry about Juventus strength this year. Players: Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente, central defender Angelo Ogbonna may join the team. However, player Emmanuel Giacherinni has left the team and player Claudio Marchisio is injured.

Match Details and Timings:
Sampdoria vs Juventus
Football: Italian Serie A
Match date: 24 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 19:45 UK (BST) - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris, Genova

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]




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Wednesday, August 21, 2013


Atletico Madrid appeared in a very good form this season and that was clear beating Sevilla in transfer 1-3. There is no injuries in the team to worry about, and Diego Simeone looks set to field the same side that started at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Players:  Léo Baptistão, Martin Demichelis, Adrián, Cristian Rodriguez and Oliver Torres should not be in the starting lineup list.
Barcelona made a big 7-0 victory over Levante in its opening league fixture, although the star players Messi and Neymar are struggling for fitness. Messi socred twice in his pre-season, which means that no serious injury is affecting his performance.
Gerardo Martino, the new Barça's coach, is expected to recall player Andres Iniesta to the team, while Neymar is also pushing for a start. Player, Cesc Fabregas,  returned from an ankle injury and Carles Puyol (knee) is out through injury. The other attacker, Cristian Tello (hamstring) remains a doubt. Player, Jordi Alba, was left on the substitute’s bench against Levante, and he might be called back in for this game.
Star player, Lionel Messi, has scored 13 goals in his last eight appearances against the Madrid club, with two hat-tricks in the last five ones. Barcelona won the last six meeting against Madrid Club and won the last three games by a 2-1 scoreline at the Vincente Calderon stadium . 

Possible line-ups:
Atletico Madrid (4-4-2): Courtois – Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Filipe Luis – Koke, Mario, Gabi, Arda – Diego Costa, Villa.
Barcelona (4-3-3): Victor Valdes – Dani Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Adriano – Busquets, Fabregas, Xavi – Sanchez, Messi, Pedro.

Match Details and Timings:
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona
Football: Spanish Super Cup
Match date: 21 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 22:00 UK (BST) - 21:00 GMT
Stadium: Estadio Vicente Calderon, Madrid
Referee: Alberto Undiano‎

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013


 Sukru Saracoglu, Istanbul will be hosting on 21st August 2013, an UEFA Champions League match between Fenerbahce and Arsenal. The match referee  will be Gianluca Rocchi (Italy).
Fenerbahce team lost the first fixtures of Turkish Super League after it failed to save its two-goal lead on the road against Konya. Players: Volkan Demirel, Bruno Alves and Raul Meireles are back in the team and because they were suspended, they missed the trip to Konya. Coach, Ersun Yenal,  is happy to to hear that the good news about Mehmet Topal's recovery. Players: Serdar and Holmen are ineligible and there is a small problem with Gokhan Gonul. Erson Yenal trusts his players including:  Kuyt and Raul Meireles, who played in the English Premier League a lot. 
Arsenal lost the game against Aston Villa and the fans think that it is time to leave for manager, Arsene Wenger. Players: Mikel Arteta, Thomas Vermaelen, Abou Diaby and Ryo Miyaichi are injured. However players: Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey, Tomas Rosicky, Bacary Sagna, Kieran Gibbs attended the training. As a result, the will include them into the match if he thinks that they are ready. Players: Podolski, Giroud and Walcott are expected to lead up front in Istanbul.

Possible line-ups:
Fenerbahce: Volkan - Hasan Ali, Bruno Alves, Egemen, Mehmet Topuz - Emre, Mehmet Topal, Kuyt, Cristian, Sow - Emenike.
Arsenal: Szczesny - Sagna, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Gibbs - Ramsey, Wilshere, Rosicky - Podolski, Walcott, Giroud.

Match Details and Timings:
Fenerbahce - Arsenal
Football: Champions League: play-off, 1st Leg
Match date: 21st August 2013
Kick Off Time: 21:45 - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Sukru Saracoglu, Istanbul
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]




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Monday, August 19, 2013

 
Stade de Gerland (Lyon) will be hosting on 20 August 2013, an UEFA Champions League match between Lyon and Real Sociedad. The match referee  will be Milorard Mazic (Serbie).
After a series of friendly matches, it is clear that coach Garde made a good team and succeded to to let the team focus on denying its opponents a chance to score. This is can be seen after Lyon could deny Real Madrid victory less than one month ago. It, then, won the next four games while conceding a single goal. Lyon needs to keep going with this amazing defensive performance in the double legged round against the Spanish team and it has to doits best to win the opening game.
Real Sociedad appeared as one of the best performances in the last season by finishing among the top Spanish teams and booking a place for the Champions League qualifiers. The team is really dangerous at home, but less effective on the road. Coach Arrasate will need to refrain from using three strikers and he has plenty of options up front with players like: Agirretxe, Ifran, Griezmann or Vela in the lineup. Though Agirretxe and Ifran are still struggling with injuries.

Match Details and Timings:
Lyon vs Real Sociedad
Football: UEFA Champions League
Match date: 20 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 20h45 - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Stade Gerland de Lyon
Referee: Milorard Mazic (Serbie)

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Philips Stadion (Eindhoven, Olanda) will be hosting on 20 August 2013, an UEFA Champions League match between PSV Eindhoven and AC Milan.
PSV Eindhoven is three matches ahead into its domestic season. With three wins and a goal difference of 8-2, the team is in a good position. It made a good score against Ado Den Haag 3-0 and against Zulte-Waregem in the 2nr Champions League qualification round too, it won 5-0 on aggregate.
PSV Eindhoven let very good players leave this transfer window:  Strootman and Mertens in Midfield; Lens and Marcelo up front; as well as left back Pieters. However, Eindhoven brought in some good quality players as Maher (Midfield), Bruma (Defender) and ex-United player Park (Midfielder).
 AC Milan has played tough friendlies against very good opponents, though it hasn’t yet gotten started domestically. Concerning the transfer window for Milan,  midfielder Andrea Poli might get some game time as he is on the fringes of the Italy squad. The other midfielder, Urby Emanuelson, was on loan, but has now signed for the club and it's the same thing for Cristian Zapata (Defender). However, Milan's legend, Ambrosini, has gone on a free transfer to Fiorentina.

Possible line-ups:
PSV Eindhoven (4-2-3-1): Zoet – Arias, Bruma, Rekik, Willems – Wijnaldum, Schaars, Maher – Jozefzoon, Matavz, Depay.
AC Milan (4-3-3): Abbiati – Abate, Zapata, Mexes, Constant – Poli, de Jong, Montolivo – Boateng, Balotelli, El Shaarawy

Match Details and Timings:
PSV Eindhoven vs AC Milan
Football: UEFA Champions League
Match date: 20 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 7:45 PM BST - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Philips Stadion (Eindhoven, Olanda)

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Etihad Stadium (Manchester) will be hosting on  19 August 2013(21:00 CET ), an English Premier League  match between Manchester City and Newcastle. 
Manchester City seems in its best form this season. Coach Roberto Mancini has left the team for the experienced  Chilean coach Manuel Pellegrini, who seems can deal with pressure. The latter let Tevez (Striker), Toure (Central Defender) and left back, Maicon and Bridge leave the team and he brought in some wordl class players who are:   Negredo (Striker), Jovetic (Attacking midfielder/Striker), Fernandinho (Defensive Midfielder) and Navas (Attacking Midfielder).
Newcastle United had a difficult time because of a lot of injuries last season, and it was close to being relegated. Joe Kinnear has been appointed Director of Football. And player, Loic Remy, has joined the club on loan, and will sit out here. Despite the fact that only a handful of youngsters has come in, the Magpies are in the market though working actively at the minute.

Possible line-ups:
Manchester City (4-3-3): Hart; Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy; Silva, Touré, Fernandinho; Navas, Dzeko, Negredo.
Newcastle United (4-4-1-1): Krul; Debuchy, Coloccini, S Taylor, Santon; Ben Arfa, Tioté, Cabaye, Gutiérrez; Sissoko; Cissé.

Match Details and Timings:
Manchester City vs Newcastle United
Football: 2013/2014 English Premier League, Round 1
Match date: 19 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 21:00 CET - 19:00 GMT
Stadium: Etihad Stadium - Manchester
Referee:‬ A. Marriner‎

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Monaco vs Montpellier 18-08-2013 French Ligue 1

 
Stade Louis II (Monaco) will be hosting on 18 August, 2013, a French Ligue 1 match between AS Monaco and Montpellier HSC. The match referee will be B. Millot.
Monaco team started its season with a a big win 2-0 over Bordeaux. The goals' scorers were Riviere and Falcao. New to the team, Falcao and Abidal, made a good performances, and the man of the match was left defender Kurzawa. Despite all this, Monaco was more effective, and mainly through individual skill and ball possession 49%.
However, Montpellier had a difficult start in the season, when it made a tough match at home against PSG. The match ended 1-1. Montpellier team got the lead after only ten minutes of the begining, but after that it was all PSG. Inspite of all this, Montpellier had only 30% of the possession, half the attempts on goal as PSG and only one shot on target. PSG team equalized in the 60th minute, and wasn't able to score the winning goal, despite the fact that Kaoutari for Montpellier was sent off after minute 72.

Match Details and Timings:
AS Monaco vs Montpellier HSC
Football: French Ligue 1
Match date: 18 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 2:00 PM CEST - 12:30 GMT
Stadium: Stade Louis II - Monaco
Referee: B. Millot‎ 

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]


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Roma will be hosting on 18 August 2013, an Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Lazio at Stadio Olimpico. The match referee will be G. Rocchi‎.
Juventus team has finished the recent International Champions Cup in last place and without a win. The team stunned 3-1 by Los Angeles Galaxy in a pre-season tournament, and also lost on penalties to: Everton, Inter Milan and Milan AC. Jeventus has failed to give a good performance in any of its last four friendly matches and it has conceded 24 goals in 38 games last season. The team has brought in some good attackers over the summer, who are: Tevez, Llorente and Ogbonna. The Argentinian attacker is in line to make his competitive debut, while the former, Torino defender, will sit on the bench. Players Andrea Barzagli and Simone Pepe are unlikely to feature. But, Vucinic is set to play alongside Carlos Tevez.
Lazio team has struggled to cope with the busy schedule in the last term, and it finished in seventh place in domestic league. The team played well in pre-season as it defeated Crystal Palace in its final warm-up game.
The Biancocelesti has been boosted by the addition of midfielders: Lucas Biglia and Felipe Anderson from Anderlecht and Santos respectively.  And captain, Stefano Mauri, was banned for six months due to his part in a match-fixing scandal. Players: Modibo Diakite and Mauro Zarate have left the club during the summer and player Saha announced his retirement. Also, Brazilian newcomer Felipe Anderson will miss the match because of his ankle injury.
In 1998, Juventus and Lazio met in the Italian Super Cup, and the match ended 2-1 for Lazio. Last year, at the Stadio Olimpico, Lazio beat Juventus 2-1 on its way to the Italian Cup final, where it beat alos bitter rivals Roma.

Possible line-ups:
Juventus (3-5-2): Buffon – Caceres, Bonucci, Chiellini – Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Marchisio, Asamoah – Vucinic, Tevez.
Lazio (4-2-3-1): Marchetti – Konko, Biava, Dias, Radu – Biglia, Ledesma – Candreva, Hernanes, Lulic – Klose.

Match Details and Timings:
Juventus vs Lazio
Football: Italian Super Cup 2013
Match date: 18 August 2013
Kick Off Time:  21:00 CET - 19:00 GMT
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico - Roma
Referee: G. Rocchi‎

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Friday, August 16, 2013

 
 Liberty Stadium, Swansea will be hosting on 17 August 2013, an English Premier League match(Round 1) between Swansea City and Manchester United.
Manager, Michael Laudrup, is going to start his second season at the helm after leading Swansea to the 9th place finish in the last season's final table. New in the team, Wilfried Bony, is expected to start up in the front with the last season's top goalscorer, Michu, in the slot just behind. Swansea made an amazing pre-season tour, where it went 6-0-1 before defeating Malmo FF 4-0 on aggregate in Europa League qualifiers. On the other side, manager David Moyes, has struggled to find his footing in the pre-season after taking over for Sir Alex at the end of the last term. Moyes, in addition to the red half of Manchester, will be happy that the team emerged victorious in its first competitive fixture against Wigan in the Community Shield last week. Great player, Robin van Persie,  gave Manchester United the victory after scoring two goals, and will hope for a similar performance against Swansea in Saturday's feature match.

Possible line-ups:
Swansea:(Manager: Michael Laudrup) Vorm - Williams, Amat, Davies, Rangel - Britton, Shelvey, Dyer, Routledge - Michu, Bony.
Manchester United:(Manager: David Moyes) De Gea - Jones, Evans, Ferdinand, Evra - Valencia, Cleverley, Carrick, Nani - Welbeck, Van Persie.

Match Details and Timings:
Swansea City vs Manchester United
Football: 2013/2014 English Premier League, Round 1
Match date: 17 August 2013
Kick Off Time:  18:30 CET - 16:30 GMT
Stadium: Liberty Stadium, Swansea

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Sochaux vs Lyon 16-08-2013 French Ligue 1

 
Stade Auguste Bonal will be hosting on 16 August 2013, an French Ligue 1 match between Sochaux and Lyon. The match referee  will be Said Ennjimi.
Lyon will enter the game with 4 players missing: three were injured and one was suspended for a red card. Not having home pitch advantage, shouldn’t be a obstacle for the French team, which won 10/13 games and scored a total of 27 goals. Coach, Garde, will use a 4-5-1 starting formation with Benzia as the only striker, and three of the midfielders are frequently joining Benzia up front.
The other French team, Sochaux, will try to wear down the visiting team and count on the fact that Lyon will be facing Real Sociedad next week in a decisive double legged round. The team tried to garantee passage to the Champions League groups, which means that the visiting team will not throw everything they’ve got at Sochaux. So, to secure a draw, the hosting team will strengthen its defense.

Possible line-ups:
-FC Sochaux: S. Pouplin - S. Corchia, M. Peybernes, C. Kanté, J. Faussurier - J. Eickmayer, Carlao, R. Boudebouz, R. Contout - E. Butin, C. Bakambu.
-Lyon: A. Lopes - M. Lopes, M. Bisevac, G. Fofana, H. Bedimo - M. Gonalons, S. Malbranque, C. Grenier - Y. Gourcuff, A. Lacazette, G. Danic.

Match Details and Timings:
Sochaux vs Lyon
Football: French Ligue 1
Match date: 16 August 2013
Kick Off Time:  20h30 CET - 18:30 GMT
Stadium: Stade Auguste Bonal
Referee: Said Ennjimi

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]






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Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Stadio Olimpico, Italy will be hosting on Wednesday 14 August 2013, an International Friendly match between Italy and Argentina.
Although Italy is playing in a very difficult group in World Cup Qualifying, it managed to be on top of its group, which containes: Bulgaria, Denmark and Czech Republic. Italy made 4 wins and 2 draws after playing six matches.  It has played in this year's Confed Cup too and had a hard start. In 5 games, it made: 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat.  Italy has been one of the busiest teams in Europe with 5 friendly matches, in which it made: 1 win, 3 draws and 1 defeat to take its yearly tally to 16 games, 7 wins, 7 draws and 2 defeats. Italy has scored 33 goals and conceded 23 goals and it ranked 6 with 1142 points. Mario Balotelli  was the top scorer of the year with 6 goals.
Argentina national team is in doubt of calling on Lionel Messi, though he has been given the go-ahead to join the squad.  Coach, Alejandro Sabella, has moulded a squad of good players into a great team. Argentina have struggled to bulid up a strong team over the past few years and Messi's role in this side seems to be the crux of the problem. But the coach, Sabella seems like he has solved this problem and Argentina will, definitely, go into the World Cup Finals as one of the favourites for the trophy. In the qualifying games, Argentina sit ahead the South America section with: 7 wins, 5 draws and 1 defeat. And, in recent friendly matches, it made: 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat from 6 games. Argentina scored 38 goals and conceded 17.   Messi was the top scorer for Argentina with 13 goals.

Possible line-ups:
Italy (4-3-2-1): Buffon – Maggio, Bonucci, Chiellini, Antonelli – Montolivo, Pirlo, De Rossi – Marchisio, Giaccherini – Osvaldo
Argentina (4-3-1-2): Romero – Zabaleta, Garay, Fernandez, Rojo – Di Maria, Mascherano, Banega – Lamela – Higuain, Palacio.

Match Details and Timings:
Italy vs Argentina
Football: International Friendly
Match date: 14 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 20:45 CET CET - 18:45 CET GMT
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico, Roma (Italy)

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Tuesday, August 13, 2013


  Fritz-Walter Stadion, Kaiserslautern (Germany) will be hosting on 14 August 2013, an International friendly match between Germany and Paraguay. The match referee will be Ivan Bebek.
Germany is becoming closer to the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. It is the only team which wins most of the matches in Group C: five wins and one draw. After playing six matches, it has a five-point advantage to the hardest rivals: Austria, Sweden and Republic of Ireland. Hence, Germany is going to be the top favourite team to win this Group. In the last test match, before the important qualifiers in months September and October, manager Joachim Löw passes on Mario Götze, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos. 
In addition to this, Schalke's youngster Julian Draxler injured in the Bundesliga match against HSV on Sunday and so he will miss the friendly match against Paraguay.
Paraguay will miss the World Cup 2014. The "Albirroja" is at the bottom of the list in the South American qualifying. Before the last four fixtures, Paraguay have an eight-point deficit to fifth-placed Uruguay (note: the fifth advances to the play-offs). After the 1/2 home defeat in the last qualifier against Chile manager, Gerardo Pelusso, retired as Paraguay's head-coach and so the former under-20 coach Victor Genes will manage the team in the friendly match against Germany. The famous players in Paraguay's squad are: Roque Santa Cruz (FC Malaga, previously Bayern München) and left defender Lorenzo Melgarejo (Benfica Lissabon). Not listed are the players: Oscar Cardozo and Nelson Valdez.

Match Details and Timings:
Germany vs Paraguay
Football: International friendly match
Match date: 14 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 20:45 CET - 18:45 GMT
Stadium: Fritz-Walter Stadion, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Croatia)

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]


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Saturday, August 10, 2013


Kadir Has, Kayseri will be hosting on 11 August 2013, an Turkish Super Cup (on a neutral venue) match between Galatasaray and Fenerbahce. The match referee  will be Bulent Yildirim.
Galatasaray team will be playing its first fixture in Turkey and that's before the new season begin. In the Emirates Cup final, the team managed to defeat Arsenal with a comeback victory and it proved istelf, although Burak Yilmaz was missing because of his injury. This time, he has recovered and should be fit for the Sunday match; but the other player, Sabri Sarioglu, is banned and will miss the match. The team's coach, Fatih Terim, will watch the Super Cup on the stands as he is banned too. Taking in consideration the new foreign player rule: Riera, Elmander, Amrabat and Dany will have to stay out of the match squad.
Fenerbahce team managed to eliminate the Austrian team, Red Bull Salzburd, in the 3rd round of UEFA Champions League and the Yellow Canaries have just found out their next rival. In the play-off round, the team will try to fight against Arsenal. The team has injuries over players: Egemen Korkmaz and Gokhan Gonul. Player, Emre Belozoglu, recovered and was added into the match squad. The team will also miss banned: duo Volkan Demirel and Raul Meireles. And Fehmi Mert Gunok will be on the net.

Match Details and Timings:
Galatasaray vs Fenerbahce
Football: Turkish Super Cup (on a neutral venue)
Match date: 11 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 18:00 GMT
Stadium: Kadir Has, Kayseri
Referee: Bulent Yildirim

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Friday, August 9, 2013


 Stade de la Mosson (Montpellier) will be hosting on 9 August 2013, an French Ligue 1 match between Montpellier and Paris Saint Germain. The match referee will be L. Jaffredo‎.
Montpellier team has sold some of its first team players during this transfer window. One of these players is  great playmaker Belhanda. In addition to him, players: Chilean Estrada (Defensive midfielder), Bedimo (Left full back) and Charbonnier (Striker) has been released too.
Montpellier has brought in players: Siaka Tiene for Bedimo, from Paris Saint Germain (where he couldn't get a game) as well as Bakar of Nancy for Charbonnier.  Sanson, 18 year old,  will get his chance to show he is an offensive midfielder like Belhanda.
Paris Saint Germain has brought in Cavani  from Napoli; central defender Marquinhos from Roma and left back Digne from Lille. In addition to these, the team brought in another talented player, who is Adrien Rabot (Central midfielder).

Possible line-ups:
-Paris SG: Nicolas Douchez, Thiago Silva (captain), Mamadou Sakho, Jeremy Menez, Thiago Motta, Edinson Cavani, Maxwell, Clement Chantome, Lucas Digne, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Javier Pastore.
 -Montpellier: Geoffrey Jourdren, Garry Bocaly, Vitorino Hilton da Silva, H. Bedimo, Younes Belhanda, Jamel Saihi, Olivier Giroud, Souleymane Camara,Cyril Jeunechamp, Joris Marveaux, Romain Pitau.

Match Details and Timings:
Montpellier vs Paris Saint Germain
Football: French Ligue 1
Match date: 9 August 2013
Kick Off Time:  20:30 CET - 18:30 GMT
Stadium: Stade de la Mosson - Montpellier
Referee: L. Jaffredo‎

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Thursday, August 8, 2013


Avni Aker, Trabzon Stadium will be hosting on 8 August 2013, an UEFA Europa League, 3rd Round: 2nd Leg match between Trabzonspor and Dinamo Minsk. The match referee  will be Stephan Studer (SWI).
Paulo Henrique's single goal against Dinamo Minsk in the first leg was a great thing to Trabzonspor. In the past round, Trabzonspor team has eliminated the Irish team, Derry City, by winning both fixtures. It looks in a good form though its league did not start yet. Suspended, Gustavo Colman, will miss the return leg and Soner Aydogdu is expected to replace him. In addition to him, players: Emerson, Zokora and Janko are ineligible. Except for Colman, coach Mustafa Akcay is not expected to make any change in his winning eleven . It is expected that there will be a big crowd after the fans saw the recent success of their team.
Dinamo Minsk team is ranked in 3rd place of Belarus League. Last weekend, the team managed to defeat Dinamo Brest 3:2. In the 2nd round of UEFA Europa League, Dinamo Minsk has lost against Lokomotiva Zagreb at home in the first leg; but a 3:2 away victory brought it to the next round. Veselinovic will be missing in the 2nd leg. Adding the previous rounds and league fixtures, Dinamo Minsk is undefeated for nine fixtures on the road.

Match Details and Timings:
Trabzonspor vs Dinamo Minsk
Football: UEFA Europa League, 3rd Round: 2nd Leg
Match date: 8 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 18:00 GMT
Stadium: Avni Aker, Trabzon
Referee: Stephan Studer (SWI)

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Wednesday, August 7, 2013


Sun Life Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida) will be hosting on 8 August 2013, an International Champions Cup Final match between Real Madrid and Chelsea FC.
 Real Madrid team didn't show any signs of stuttering after Ancelotti replaced Mourinho at the end of last term. The Spanish team started its pre-season campaign with a 2-2 draw against Lyon and a 0-1 win over PSG before L.A. Galaxy and Everton FC in the International Champions Cup. The last time Real Madrid met Chelsea was in 1998 during the UEFA Super Cup where it lost the game 0-1 at full time.
Coach, Jose Mourinho, will have an early chance to get one over on his previous club and declare his arrival at Chelsea with flare. The pre-season tour has mixed the results with back-to-back defeats at the hands of domestic rivals, Manchester City giving way to subsequent wins against both teams from Milan this past week. As this is going to be its final warm-up before the season kicks off later this month, coach Mourinho will have to get things off on the right foot.

Possible line-ups:
-Real Madrid: Iker Casillas, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Arbeloa, Sami Khedira, Luka Modric, Isco, Mesut Özil, C. Ronaldo, Karim Benzema.
-Chelsea:
Petr Cech, Ryan Bertrand, Gary Cahill, Branislav Ivanovic, César Azpilicueta, Oscar, Kevin De Bruyne, Michael Essien, Marco van Ginkel, Eden Hazard, Demba Ba.

Match Details and Timings:
Real Madrid vs Chelsea FC
Football: 2013 International Champions Cup, Final
Match date: 8 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 03:00 CET - 1:00 GMT
Stadium: Sun Life Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida)

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]




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Tuesday, August 6, 2013


Fenerbahçe team wasn't in its best form the first leg, as it was its first official fixture in 2013/14 season. Fenerbahçe didn't play well in the first half, but this has changed in the second half after Sow and Cristian's came in. The Coach Ersun Yenal, will probably include some changes in the first leg starting eleven, because captain, Emre Belozoglu, will be missing the second leg as he is injured. In addition to him, players: Egemen Korkmaz and Gokhan Gonul, who both failed to make the first leg, are missing again too. 
The Austrian team, Salzburg, was better in the first leg; though it could not save its lead. Player, Jonathan Soriano, failed to score this time; but he is still the best player in the Austrian team. Coach, Roger Schmidt, knows well that the players have to find a goal; though it seems it's not going to be easy as Fenerbahce's defence line were pretty good in the last season while they were competing in UEFA Europa League. The fans will miss players: Isaac Vorsah, Franz Schiemer and Valentino Lazaro.

Match Details and Timings:
Fenerbahce vs Red Bull Salzburg
Football: Champions League, 3. Qualifiying Round, 2nd Leg
Match date: 6 August 2013
Kick Off Time:18:45 GMT
Stadium: Şükrü Saraçoğlu, İstanbul
Referee: Pawel Gil (Poland)
 
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Sun Life Stadium (USA) will be hosting on 6 August 2013, an Guinness International Champions Cup match between Juventus and Inter Milan.
The all-Serie A tie will see the teams do battle to avoid finishing bottom of the pile as they target their first win in the competition. The Italian champions started with a defeat against Everton, losing 6-5 on penalties, before going down 3-1 against LA Galaxy.
However, Conte has urged his charges to up their game in Tuesday's fixture and warned against complacency in the wake of winning back-to-back league crowns.
"We need to show more hunger," he told the club's official website.
"(Gianluigi) Buffon made an important point saying he fears a possible indulgence after two consecutive championship successes and you just need to look at the goals we conceded (against Galaxy) to realise the danger is there."
Juventus are in competitive action on August 18 in the Italian Super Cup against Lazio and Conte sees the Inter match as crucial preparation.
"We must increase our concentration levels," he added. "We haven’t won a game since we’ve been here, it's now time to change that."
Inter Milan seems in the same situation, as it receives defeats against Chelsea and Valencia. Nevertheless,
manager Walter Mazzarri, didn't criticize his players after their 4-0 defeat to the Spanish side, and he claims that the players were lacking in fitness ahead of the game. For former Napoli boss, the only grievance was the comprehensive nature of the scoreline.
"You could see Valencia were much fresher," he told Inter Milan's official website. "And then you have to consider that they played their last match on July 27, while ours was three days ago.
"Right now I favour hard work and I'm looking ahead. A defeat was something we knew was always a possibility, but perhaps we could have kept the scoreline down a bit since you never like losing by that many goals," he added.
Mazzarri, who is taking charge of his first pre-season in Inter Milan, wants the defeats to serve as a motivation against Juventus.
Then he continued: "It's something I've expected from my first day here, that Inter would become competitive again."
"We need to try and give everything, playing in a convincing way. In terms of doing things automatically we’re improving. It’s certainly not easy for a new coach to start from scratch."

Possible line-ups:
Juventus (3-5-2): Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Pogba, Asamoah; Tevez, Llorente.
Inter Milan (4-4-2): Handanovic; Juan, Ranocchia, Samuel, Nagatomo; Obi, Cambiasso, Guarin, Alvarez; Palacio, Milito.

Match Details and Timings:
Juventus vs Inter Milan
Football: Guinness International Champions Cup
Match date: 6 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 6:30 PM EDT - 22:30 GMT
Stadium: Sun Life Stadium

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]



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Stadion Letzigrund de Zurich will be hosting on 6 August 2013, an UUEFA Champions League match between Lyon and Grasshoppers Zurich. The match referee  will be Antonio Miguel Matéu Lahoz (Spain).
After its demanding match against Olympique Lyon, Grashopper Zurich team was held to a goalless draw by bottom placed Lausanne in the Swiss Super League on Saturday.Grasshoppers has done poorly if we take in considiration the fact that Lausanne made three consecutive defeats before facing GCZ. Michael Skibbe’s side will now focus on its second leg match against the French team, in which it will have to score without conceding a goal in order to at least take the tie into extra time.Although, Grasshoppers lost the first leg (0-1), its solid first half performance gives the players hope ahead of the return fixture in Switzerland.
Though, Olympique Lyon is not in its best form, it could be happy with the first leg result and, luckily for it, it managed to win the first match against the Swiss team without conceding.
Alexandre Lacazette and Grenier were not able to convert their opportunities against GCZ, so the French team needed a defender to put them ahead. Bisevac’s excellent header made the difference at Stade Gerland last week.
By the time, Olympique Lyon’s officials are still working on improving the squad, on Thursday they’ve announced the transfer of left-back Henri Bedimo from Montpelliers, who would be joining Lyon on a three-year-deal.

Possible line-ups:
Grasshopper Zurich: Bürki – Lang, Vilotic, Grichting, Pavlovic – Salatic (cap), Abrashi, Hairovic, Toko, Gashi – Ngamukol.
Lyon: A.Lopes – M.Lopes, Bisevac, Umtiti, Mou.Dabo – Gonalons (cap), Malbranque, Grenier – Lacazette, Danic, Lisandro.

Match Details and Timings:
Lyon vs Grasshoppers Zurich
Football: UEFA Champions League
Match date: 6 August 2013
Kick Off Time:  21:00 CET - 19:00 GMT
Stadium: Stadion Letzigrund de Zurich
Referee:  Antonio Miguel Matéu Lahoz, 36 Years, Spain

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Sunday, August 4, 2013

MetLife Stadium, United States will be hosting on 4 August 2013, an Guinness International Champions Cup match between Chelsea vs AC Milan.
Chelsea will be facing AC Milan in the semi final of the Guinness International Champions Cup. The game will take place on the 4th of August arround 6:30 local time (Half 11 UK time), in New York. The Blues cruised to a 2-0 win over Milan's city rivals Inter on Thursday, while Massimiliano Allegri's side squeezed past Valencia 2-1 last weekend at the Mestalla Stadium to setup this intriguing tie.
The winner of this match will qualify for the final of the tournament and will face either Everton or Real Madrid, which are going to be playing the day before we do. Inter Milan, which we defeated in the previous round will face Valencia. Their game will take place shortly before we take to the field.

Possible line-ups:
AC Milan (4-3-3): Abbiati; Constant, Zaccardo, Zapata, Antonini; Montolivo, Muntari, Boateng; Niang, Balotelli, El Shaarawy.
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Cech; Cole, Ivanovic, Luiz, Azpilicueta; Lampard, Mikel; Mata, Oscar, Hazard; Torres.

Match Details and Timings:
 Chelsea vs AC Milan
Football: Guinness International Champions Cup
Match date: 4 August 2013
Kick Off Time: 6:30 PM EDT - 22:30 GMT
Stadium: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ, USA

You can watch the match here: Link 1 , Link 2 [Live Scores]




  


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