Fulham are doing perfectly in both competitions the Cup and the Championship. They haven’t lost in 7 games. They are the leader of the table for a reason. Today, only without Cairney and Kongolo will face a weakened Blackpool. The hosts will play without a few experienced players: Connolly, Hamilton, Madine, Mitchell, Virtue-Thick.
Despite the huge advantage of Italians in the previous game, Bulgaria was able to take 1 point from the unfriendly stadium. In this match it will be much easier, Lithuania is not one of the hegemons of European football, which was shown by losing with Northern Ireland 1: 4. They play in an experimental line-up, from the basic eleven, which we have been watching from several years, there are 4 players left: Novikowas, Slivka, Cernych, Setkus, the rest of the team cannot play with each other. Their quality level is also lowest than today’s opponent.
Swedish champion pretender this season will meet with bottom of the table – Mjallby. Highflying hosts into league and cups are playing really well. Only lost with strong AIK. Guests are feeling bad from the other side, they cannot find right shape and form and this event and opponent is not the right to back on the winning path. Into this game without a lot of important players: Blomquist, Bergstrom, Lofquist, Adu.
Slavia after games into Europen leagues is coming back to national competition. They lost a lot of energy and injured players into that matches. Right now they cannot count on 6 main players: Hovorka, Krmencik, Olayinka, Plavsic, Provod, Sevcik. Coach has to adjust Today’s squad looking on available players, what for Ostrava is huge chance. Taking account guest shape and last form they – didn’t lost from 3 matches, giving them advantage of 1 AH goal tip looks ok.
Highest Bundesliga reality surprised newcomer Greuther Furth. Previous game they have lost with Stuttgart 5:1; and it was one team show. For now they are not prepared for competition. In the same time they started season having couple of players sidelined: Asta, Christiansen, Kehr, Kratzer, Ngankam. From the other side is Arminia, they are solid, higher quality level than hosts, used to play on the highest Bundesliga level and Today should overcome weak opponent.
First team into Swedish 2nd league – Superettan, Landskrona is playing really good high quality football. Without lost from 6 matches, they have no injury or suspension players. Vasteras from the other hand in front of new season changed his 1st team squad. Couple of important experienced players left, newcomers who joined are playing without team spirit, there is no understanding into team. Coach Thomas Askebrand was complaining in front of this event saying that, his team need more time to be able release his tactic and ideas. Trainer is expecting hard game and see that Landskrona have players with higher quality skills level.
Hacken last game into European Conference League want forgot. They lost 5:1 against Scotish Aberdeen. Into national league they are playing well, from 3 games only wins. But Today they are hit by injures, and cannot play Friberg, Lindgren, Olsson, Tuominen. Guest from the other hand are playing really well into Conference and national league. Without any injures, into good shape and quality they should overcome Today’s opponent.
Hoffenheim 3 days ago were playing with Molde in Europe League ended 3:3. In this gem they will meet with solid opponent Werder Bremen. Both teams in table have 23 points, but couple of previous matches caused hosts heavy injures. During the game with Molde and Borusia couple of main players were injured, so in total now list of sidelined players is really long: Akpoguma, Bicakcic, Geiger, Kramaric, Nordtveit, Posch, Sessegnon, Skov, Vogt
Both teams are going in opposite direction, Montpellier without win from 5 matches, in poor shape, last draw with weak Nantes 1:1. Into Today’s game cannot count on Mavididi, Savanier. From the other side Nicko Kovac’s high-flying team, easy won with Angers 3:0, previously 2:5 won with Lorient, without any weaknesses into this game. Additional – empty stadium will not help host team.
Etienne at the end of this year are playing really well and after series of draws they won with Bordeaux 1:2. Nimes in different shape, after the season a lot of players are missing what we can see in the 5 lost games. Cannot play: Benrahou Y., Briancon A., Cubas A., Deaux L., Depres C., Landre L., Martinez P., Meling B., Valerio A. Team spirit and realization tactic coach expectations are gone.