Chelsea is the last team Manchester would like to meet today. Hosts in perfect shape, only without Chilwell, Kante and Kovacic, while the guests in terrible moods and a bad series, the victory against Villareal did not change that at all. It is overlapped by numerous absences: Greenwood, Maguire, Pogba, Varane. The next players are under question mark: of Cavani, Fred and Shaw is in doubt.
The hosts placed on 2nd table position, recently in an excellent form, a solid win with 0: 5 against Den Bosch, highflying from several meetings. Opponent in different shape and quality level, lost with Venlo, previously with Oss, today also without a few important players van Herk, Vermeulen, Schalekamp, Cissoko.
Both teams are on different quality level. From the top table position teams, Sheffield won only against Manchester Utd, but it was more than accident in work. Today in host defense lines a few players are missing: Ampadu, Berge, Robinson, to be checked before meeting – Baldock. Chelsea players are fighting for their future and are still trying show their skills to new coach – Tuchel. Players are engaged otherwise, they are gone from under construction squad. Only Tiago Silva is missing.
Bournemouth can jump on 2nd table position in case of winning. They have couple of arguments for that: last 2 won matches – into Cup and won with Stoke. Millwall looks to be in different shape, despite of cup won, into league they lost with Coventry 1:2 in a bad style, also lost defender Wallace. Into Today’s game we cannot probably see also Connor Mahoney and Billy Mitchell.
Despite last game lost with Aberdeen 2:1 Johnstone were the same level opponent. There was a fight in that game, only luck was missing. In upcoming game with Hamilton it should be even better. Into Hamilton squad there is quite long list of injured players, which is bottleneck for coach to set optimum squad. Cannot play: Collar W., Fulton R., Martin S., Ogboe M., Smith L., Templeton D., Thomas N., Want S.
It’s huge occasion for Atletico to make 3 points difference to second into table – Real Madrid. Hosts in form, without any injured players. Getafe from the other hand, due to cards suspensions, cannot count on 3 main defenders : Cabaco, Nyom, Saurez. Additionally out is striker Hernandez
Lyon is fighting for 1st place into league with Lille and PSG. Into host team due to red card Mendes is missing, other than that squad is ready. After win in upcoming match Lyon will have 1st place. Nice in last match lost midfielder Schneiderlin who joined to already sidelined Lees Melou, Dante, Dolberg.
Palmeiras after won into Copa Libertadores 1:3 with Delfins, are going for match into National league. But here we can see short form crisis. We could see their shape into last lost game with Goias 1:0. Aalso Today hosts will fight without 6 main players: defenders: Luan, Vina, Mayke, midfielders Scarpa, Melo, striker Verona is out. Guest are highflying, into table league without lost from couple of matches.
It will be extremely hard to get anything from this game by Rennes. Hosts in really good conditions, did not lost from 6 games. Guests in the different shape, nevertheless they won last game into league with Brestois. Chelsea is different level opponent. Additionally into Rennes team will not play Camavinga E, Maouassa F, Niang M, Rugani D, Tait F.
Ankaragucu arrived and play with Istanbul into different squad than previous games. Due to Coronavirus and suspensions cannot play Today couple of main players: defenders – Tiago Pinto, Kitsiou; midfielders Alper Potuk, Cinar; striker Paintsil. Hosts really want to keep close connections with top of the table, so they should be more focused, keep hard work like in previous won game with ERZURUMSPOR. Today only Falcao cannot play.