4th into league table Fenerbahce will fight with 16 Sivasspor. The hosts had a nice streak of 3 wins, without any weaknesses in the match day squad. The guests today will play weakened by the lack of a few players: Appidangoye, James, Kayode, Osmanpas, Pedro Henrique. In the last draw they lost Kayode for a red card, the previous 2 games were defeats in a bad style.
From season to season Besiktas is playing better and better, and this one started with strong won against Rizespor 3:0. Today only without Teixeira they will meet away with Gaziantep. Hosts into last game lost by red card Sagala and he joined to sidelined Ceylan, Maxim, Sahin. For now home team cannot work on the right quall level like guests, what was especially visible into matches preparation – all lost. With this team shape and spirit they will have huge problems against good opponents from Stambul.
Lazio is feeling good, from 5 games without lost, including cup competition. Sassuolo from 3 games no win, last draw with poor Parma. Into this game guest cannot count on 4 players including the best striker Locatelli, besides him no play: Berardi, Bourabia, Romagna.
Last in table team still into bad form, last home match lost 1:5 with Zulte Waregem. It’s showing their current shape. Almost all main defense line sidelined, out are De Mey, Gamboa, Pejcic, Van De Wiel, Wiegel, Wuytens, Vukotic, Sula. From the other hand Mouscron looks to play good games, last won with top table Genk 2:0, previously lost with Waregem 1:0, but after really good completion.
Hosts after return competition in Premiership are playing really weak, lost with Aston Villa, previous lost with Liverpool 0:7. Still they cannot count on couple main players: Cahill G., Ferguson N., Hennessey W., Kelly M., Sakho M., Wickham. Last achievement – in-form Leicester, is draw with Man U. after series of 3 winning matches.
Hamilton is playing really poor into last games, despite they won with Kilmarnock. Kilmarnock was playing with 10 players from 30’ even thou they had problems to win. Additionally today hosts have a lot of players missing : Collar W., Odofin H., Ogboe M., Smith L., Templeton D., Want S. Guests in shape should win this match.
Nimes into last game with Monaco (lost 3:0) lost coupe main players. Today will not play defenders – Martinez, Briancon, Meling, midfielders – Deaux, Benrahou, striker – Denkey. This weaknesses are quite important to overcome them by Coach within coupe od days. So replacements aren’t ready to keep the same high level form and team spirits as main players.
Benfica shouldn’t forget national league matches, fighting in Europe competition. Today they will have good chances, playing without any issues will meet sidelined by injuries Maritimo. Today won’t play main keeper Abedzadeh, defenders Zinadine Junior, Fabio China, midfielder – Correa.
Croatia have quite big problems in front of meeting with strong Portugal and goals hungry Ronaldo. After last lost with France, Portugal is looking for revenge and bounce back. From the other side Croatian coach Zlatko Dalić struggling on the pre-match conference about squad problems and point in which is currently whole nation team. So Croatia is during transformation so team spirit isn’t so strong, a lot of players are missing. Coach said that 7-8 main players are gone, 4 of them – defenders are missing today: Ćaleta-Car , Pongračić , Uremović , Vida. So for “Cristina” who should score and rest Portugal crew it should be enough to win.
Fenerbahce is going to continue long series without lost after this game. Today their opponent in bad shape, is without win from 4 games (2 lost, 2 draws). The reason of team conditions are suspensions of main players. During previous couple of weeks they lost: Ahmet Calık, Hadziahmetovic, Anicic, Musa Cagıran, Omer Ali Sahiner, Ugur Demirok.