Leipzig shows signs of improvement, and the recent draw with Koln is the bright light for the future. Today, practically they will play without any weaknesses. On the other hand, Herta also won 2 games, but with weaker opponents, plus numerous injuries in the team: Boyata, Jarstein, Jovetic, Klunter, Maolida, Torunarigha. In its current form, the guests will have huge problems with the growing form of the hosts.
Stoke is doing well at home, the last game won against strong Huddersfield 2: 1. Earlier, however, a defeat to Fulham. Today, they will face weakened guests with squad injures affected: Andersen, Kitching, Morris, Williams will not play on the side, Oulare’s performance is under question mark. The visitors’ last matches lost with Bournemouth, no win in 4 matches.
4 in the Clermont table since the beginning of the season are playing quite solidly, although in the last match they let the win over, loosing 2 goals in the last 10 minutes. Today they have to stay focused until the end whistle. Metz poor kick-off: 2 draws and loss, qualitatively look worse than their today’s rivals. Additionally, a few important players sidelined: Boulaya, Cabit, Delaine, N’Doram, Nguette.
Newcastle is during dramatic series of 10 matches without win and only sacking coach can change their shape and behavior. 3 days ago they lost with Aston Villa, into Today’s’ they cannot count on 3 players Dummett, Fernandez, Clark; under question mark is Javier Manquillo. From the other hand Leeds looks to be in a short form downgrade, but Today they are fresh, last game was 16 January. To match-day squad will be back Illan Meslier and Kalvin Phillip.
Livingston has unique chance to win with Celtic today. They are in really good form, list of won games is quite long. From the other hand there is a hospital into Celtic team, missing players are Abd Elhamed, Ajer, Ajeti Al, Bain, Barkas, Brown, Christie, Edouard, Elyounoussi, Forrest, Griffiths, Jullien, Klimala, Ntcham. We could see in previous Celtic games missing team spirit, trainer first choice is sending healthy players to play.
Vice-leader second Bundesliga Greuther Furth will meet 14 in the table Darmstadt. Furth in good shape, last game won with 13 in table Sandhausen 0:3. On the pre-match conference guest coach Anfang was complaining to squad situation. After last match after red card cannot play Today defender Hermann, also from the defense line sidelined are Rapp and Bader, midfielders: Palsson, Schnellhardt, probably out is Mehlem.
Problems are growing for home team. After last lost game Odd lost couple of main players including Kitolano J., Nordkvelle F., Rashani E. Into this match it can be only worst. From the other hand hosts are playing quite well, and want comeback on the winning path after last draw.
On pre-match conference Burgge coach Philippe Clement was complaining due to squad situation hitted by Covid-19. They lost 3 main players. It’s mean that trainer have to find unconventional solution and find replacements ad hock. Will not play main goalkeepers Simon Mignolet (replacement Horvath 0 appearances so far), Michael Krmencik and Odilon Kossounou.
In-form Berlin after last draw with Borusia Monchengladbach without any injures Today will faceout against Mainz. In the other shape team from Mainz. New coach Jan-Moritz Lichte has great headache to set right defense lines. 3 main defenders are off Ridle Baku switched to Wolsfsburg, Moussa Niakhaté – suspended. Additional some of players are on quarantine and injured: Bell, Ujah, Fernandes, Ji Dong-Won, Szalai.
Los Angeles last game strongly won 6:0, so Today they are in really good mental conditions. Opponents from San Jose are struggling, last 2 games lost in differences couple of goals. Additionally a lot of players are out: Casey Walls, Guram Kashia, Jacob Akanyirige, Oswaldo Alanis, Matt Bersano, Danny Hoesen.