Cardiff cannot find right form and shape, including cups and league. As a confirmation of this form is lost with last team into league – Wycombe 2:1. Into hosts squad we also won’t see the best striker – Moor additionally Morrison, Osei-Tutu, Tomlin, Vassell are out . From the opposite side Norwich is in good form, won in cups with Coventry and league with Barnsley.
Nice into deep crisis, lost 5 previous games, including Europe League. Coach has to rotate the squad taking deep replacements. Main 6 players are out: Atal Y., Boudaoui H, Dante, Dolberg K., Lees Melou P., Schneiderlin M. Replacements are on different, low skills level, we could see that in previous lost games. Bayer also have 2 players out (Bender Alavio) but remaining are on really the same high level.
Ceara in going to change series without win after last draw 2:2. They were losing 2:0, and after scoring 2 goals, achieved draw. Now without any suspensions they will meet with wakened Atletico which will play without 7 main players: Guga, Jair, Allan, Rever, Everson, Franco, Nathan. Sidelined list is even longer, so Coach had headache in choosing 1st team players for today game.
Last game into European League Slavia won with opponent who was playing from 22 minutes with 10 players. This game Nicea should win if hosts won’t have the same kind of luck. Czech league is not playing at the moment so players are without match cycles as their opponent. Slavia coach will have only 14 players to his disposal, cannot play: Kudela, Provod, Boril.
Strong in this season Benfica didn’t lost from 6 games and for this match into full strength. Liege from the other side hitted by Covid-19. 3 main players and coach on quarantine: Michel-Ange BALIKWISHA, Nicolas RASKIN, Moussa SISSAKO and keepers trainer Jan VAN STEENBERGHE. They are out of form: last 3 games – 2 lost and 1 draw.
Representation break delivered to Marienhamn team long-awaited rest. Guest coach – Lukas Syberyjski is optimistic and ready to use weak points of Honka. He has all first team players available for a selection. Opponent – Honka team is currently struggling the form, did not won last 4 games. Also Today will not see top striker Jean Marie Dongou (7 goals), and defender Nasiru Banahene.
KUPS after last lost match into EU competition has finally a chance to focus on nation league. In case of winning the upcoming game with Ilves they will jump on 1st position. I’s quite good occasion for that caused, guests are setting 3 replacements for this game: Veteli, Rautiola, Mezu.
Two days after league won match with Newcastle, Tottenham will fight against Chelsea tonight. Hosts are also in front of very important game with Maccabi Haifa in 2 days. Mourinho mentioned on pre-match conference that Carabao Cup is last priority for them when fighting on 3 fronts. So Today he will dedicate 3rd team players.
From the other hand Chelsea, last game had 2 days ago into league and next is in 4 days, there is time for rest. Frank Lampard mentioned that he is really seriously playing into cups. Of course there will be couple of replacements today, but we could see their skills level and engagement into last won game with Barnsley 6:0
Lazio would like to start the season strongly. They have big chance for this, cause hosts are not in perfect shape – first game draw with Sassuolo 1:1. For this game Cagliary cannot include into squad: Gaston Pereiro, Alberto Cerri, Luca Ceppitelli and Ragnar Klavan. From Lazio side we will not see Luiz Felipe and Senada Lulic
After first lost into league, Torino will have quite big chance for first win and beat weakened Atalanta. Hosts cannot include into squad for this match Daniele Baselli, Ricardo Rodríguez and Lyanco. Into guests side we will not see Aleksey Miranchuk, Pierluigi Gollini and Matteo Pessina all injured, Berat Djimsiti and Cristian Romero suspended, Josip Illcici – probably out.