The hosts are on an excellent 4-match unbeaten run, with their last match defeating higher-ranked Sheffield 1-3. In this meeting, without major weaknesses (only Clarke and Fisher off), they will face QPR, which is in crisis. The visitors recently lost with Sunderland 0-3 and are during disastrous series of defeats and draws. In this match, they can’t count on: Blogun, Dykes, Richards, Willock.
Napoli is highflying, they want to take a huge step by winning and jump away from Inter in the table after victory. The hosts, on the other hand, are in terrible form, which they showed in the last few lost rounds. There are also many important sidelined players in their composition today: Holm, Gyasi, Nzola, Ekdal, Bastoni.
The hosts started the year in bad shape, losing in the league with Exclsior and in the cups against amateurs – Spakenburg. There are a lot of important absences in the team, they can’t count on Duarte, Pelupessa, te Wierik, Suslov, Ngonge. Especially the missing’s into defense line should be visible . Hosts – into good shape leader of the table without any weaknesses.
Stockport takes the FA Cup more seriously by dedicating the first team to the fight today. Charlton on the other side are fighting in the first division, and that’s their priorities. Today are setting 2nd players. We will see only 4 players from the starting lineup: Morgan, Kirk, Payn, Clare. The previous match between these teams ended in a draw, but in this meeting a completely different line-up of guests.
Aston Villa struggled in the last game against last-placed Nottingham. Their current form is poor, which is accompanied by numerous absences: Augustinsson L, Diego Carlo, Digne, Kamara. Chelsea caught the wind in their sails and in the league and cups they are in an excellent predisposition.
The Swiss team showed their power by winning 1-2 against Spain, even though they did not had advantage in the last game. Today they will face the Czech team in an identical line-up. The guests, on the other hand, presented themselves very badly, losing 4-0 to Portugal. The visiting team in quite an experimental line-up where they cannot count on many leading players: Brabec, Kuchta, Hlozek, Zelena, Pesek, Sadilek, Jurecka.
The hosts have serious problems with the form and staff. Previous game lost 1: 4 with Stirling. Today it will not be better because they will be facing against Table leader – Dumbarton. In addition, Stranraer cannot count on a few important players: Ellis, Brady, Walker, McLean, Malcolm. The hosts in full squad without any weaknesses.
Sevilla started the season badly, two losses and a draw are their achievements. Today they probably cannot count on: Corona, Marcao, Rekik. The coach, having in mind the next game in the champions league with the Citizens from Manchester, will surely rotate the squad. Barcelona in full squad without weakening, however, there may be substitutes due to the meeting with Victoria in 4 days. Nevertheless, they have much greater firepower than the hosts and, in addition, they cannot afford to jump away from the top of the table.
The hosts, in the break between the Champions League competition, do not forget about the league, they are highflying looking to shortened distance to 1st place, they do not set reserves for this match. The guests on the other hand are struggling, the previous game lost with Marienhamn 1: 3, in this game they also cannot count on several important players: Sailah, Morrisey, Pikkerainen, Ried, Backlaiden.
The hosts will have a tough job, the last 3 losts in row, may not be changed. There are no signs of improvement in the team, the line-up is still without “game changers”. On the other hand, the guests have introduced into team strong newcomers and Today we will see valuable players: Josh Kerr, Ryan Burke, John O’Sullivan and Declan McDaid. They should make a difference for Bohemians side.