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Written on 18 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on Three things to watch for in Gameweek 9 of the Premier League

As the Premier League enters its ninth Gameweek, Liverpool look comfortable at the top of the table with an eight-point advantage over second-placed Manchester City. Still, the Reds can’t afford any complacency as they are scheduled to face fierce rivals Manchester United in the weekend’s much-anticipated game. The fixture will no doubt gather most of the attention particularly with City having the chance to close the gap on the Reds prior to the Sunday showdown.
Here are three things to watch for in Gameweek 9….
Manchester City’s response: The Premier League holders …

Written on 17 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on Real Madrid fancied to start important week with a victory

Real Madrid return to action after the international break aiming to retain their place at the top of the La Liga standings.
Madrid head into Saturday’s match at Real Mallorca two points clear of Barcelona, with Atletico Madrid a further point behind in third place.
Zinedine Zidane’s side are odds-on favourites make it five league games without defeat and they look a banker bet to do just that.
Zidane has a few injury worries to contend with ahead of the game, with Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez both ruled out of the trip …

Written on 16 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on Premier League preview: Manchester United vs Liverpool

Manchester United entertain Liverpool in this weekend’s much-anticipated Premier League clash from Old Trafford. The Red Devils have made a dismal beginning to their league campaign and they are currently lying in the bottom half of the standings with just nine points from the opening eight games.
On the contrary, Jurgen Klopp’s side have made the perfect start with eight victories and they are presently holding a strong advantage at the top of the table with an eight-point lead over second-placed Manchester City.
Last season’s meetings:
Liverpool ended an eight-game winless run against …

Written on 15 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on Is Ole Gunnar Solskjær Man Utd’s worst manager ever?

Here, Peter Watton, from matched betting experts OddsMonkey, investigates whether Ole Gunnar Solskjær is the worst Man Utd manager ever, and takes a look at his odds for the future.
Times are tough for Man Utd supporters: the club’s form in the league has been poor and there’s endless gossip over their manager’s future. For a fanbase that’s used to competing at the very top table, things have been grim for a while now and fortunes don’t look like improving anytime soon.
However, there seems to be a conflict of opinions …

Written on 14 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on Three reasons why Liverpool will win the Premier League title this season

Liverpool have come close to winning their maiden Premier League title on a couple of occasions over the past decade but they have failed to achieve their target at the final hurdle.
Last season, the Merseyside giants produced their highest-ever points tally in the Premier League era with 97 but they still fell short of the title with Manchester City pipping them by the solitary point.
Despite this, they ended the campaign on a high note by winning the Champions League final against Tottenham Hotspur and that ended a seven-year wait for …

Written on 8 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on How Manchester United can beat Liverpool after the international break

Manchester United have endured a disappointing beginning to their Premier League and they find themselves languishing in the bottom half of the table after the opening eight games with just two points separating them from the drop zone.
As such, there are pretty much no positives to carry forward but manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to quickly regroup his team following the international break with arch-rivals Liverpool making the Old Trafford trip.
The Reds are currently a staggering 15 points ahead of United in the league standings and they are also experiencing …

Written on 6 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on Two things we learned from Gameweek 8 of the Premier League

Gameweek 8 of the Premier League witnessed Liverpool extend their advantage at the top of the league standings following Manchester City’s shock 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Wolverhampton Wanderers. Elsewhere, the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United had forgettable away trips to Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United respectively and the duo have their task cut out to make the top four this term.
Here are two things we learned….
Liverpool’s title to lose after just eight games: The Premier League campaign may be just eight games old …

Written on 30 Sep 2019 | Comments Off on Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal – Three things we learned

Manchester United and Arsenal settled for a share of the spoils during the recent Premier League meeting at Old Trafford on Monday night. The game involved a similar game plan from both teams, who were trying to outsmart each other on the counter-attack, and the 1-1 score was a fair result based on their performances, which lacked the cutting edge in the final third.
Three things we learned:
Nicolas Pepe fails to impress: Pepe has had a frustrating beginning to his Gunners career and the same trend continued at Old Trafford, where …

Written on 28 Sep 2019 | Comments Off on Manchester United vs Arsenal: Three key players to watch for

Manchester United entertain arch-rivals Arsenal in Monday night’s Premier League clash at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have made an average beginning to the top-flight campaign and they have accumulated just eight points from the opening six matches. In comparison, the Gunners have acquired three more points in the same period, but they have likewise produced a mixed bag of performances with their defence continuing to remain a point of weakness. Ahead of the Premier League meeting between two of England’s most successful sides, we look into three players, who …

Written on 27 Sep 2019 | Comments Off on UEFA confirm the introduction of new European club competition from 2021

UEFA have announced the formation of a third European club competition from the 2021/2022 season which will go hand in hand with the Champions League and Europa League.
The new competition has been named as the Europa Conference League and the matches will be played on Thursdays with the same kick-off times as the Europa League.
The Europa League has included 48 teams in the group stage but the introduction of the new competition will see the inclusion of an additional playoff round to reduce the final number of sides to 32.
Elsewhere, …