Lille in perfect form and without weakness will meet Strasbourg, which is weakened today by the lack of Djiku, Aholou, Belleegarde, Diarra, Dagba. The 6th-placed hosts will be looking to switch into table with Rennes, who they beat 3-1 in the last game. The visitors, on the other hand, lost to Rennes 3-0 in 2 games before, which shows their current form.
Middlesbrough in excellent form and without weakness will face poor Blackpool. The hosts will be looking to close the gap of 13 points to second-placed Sheffield. Guests in terrible form and many sidelined players. The last match lost to Watford 2-0, which today’s hosts beat with the same score 2-0. The coach will have a bigger headache, he can’t count on: Ekpiteta, Dougall, Madine, Thompson, Carey, Thorniely.
The hosts caught the form unexpectedly and from 2 rounds they clearly won, the previous game with the leader ended 0:3. Today they will face a team with a lot of sidelined players. From the guests 1st squad will not play: Griffiths, Fiorini, Scully, Sorensen, Eyoma.
Sochi will have a chance to get closer to Zenit and jump to 2nd place if they win. They are doing great, winning against CSKA and earlier with Arsenal, they are in shape. In opposing moods Kazan, a terrible loss to Rostov 5-1 and the lack of a few players put them in a terrible position before this game: Despotovic, Kvaratskhelia, Samoshnikov.
After series of 5 draws, hosts team from Brondby lost with Copenhagen 4:2 and there is no hope for them to back on winning path. They have a lot of sidelined players due to Covid quarantine and injures: Borkeeiet, Cappis, Greve, Mikkelsen, Radosevic, Rosted. Guest in really good shape, and winning series without only 2 players – Amon, Francis. Brondby coach will have really hard situation to set the right players for this event. There is no time to integrate them, and expect realization trainer strategy.
There is huge question mark close to quality level of Leicester in front of this match and kick-off of league competition. Today we will see them into Community Shield final against Citizens. 3 preparation matches they have lost, only last with Villarreal won 3:2. Also Today host cannot count of couple of important players : Castagne, Evans, Fofana, Justin. Guests are in the different position, Today will not play only Delap. Last 3 games won, they looks to be great prepared for this and league matches.
Werder looks to be in short form downgrade, from 3 games without won. Last lost with Hoffenheim 4:0 showed their current form. Today additionally cannot play: Augustinsson, Erras, Plogmann. From the other side Frankfurt is on the long winning path and last won 2:1 with Bayern gave them only more power. Today without any weaknesses they would like to continue winning journey and jump to 3rd table place.
This evening there is a great chance for Lazio to beat Bayern into Europe League. From the host side only Luiz Felipe, Radu and Strakosha are sidelined. Recent form is quite good in Italy league, only lost with Inter. Looking to their opponent, still there is a long list of sidelined players in Bayern squad: Costa, Gnabry, Kouassi, Muller, Nubel, Pavard, Tillman, Tolisso. Their current shape we could see in last lost game against Frankfurt and draw with Arminia.
Budejovice are highflying at the moment – 7 games without lost, including previous 3 with stronger opponents higher in table. Today only defender Skovajska cannot play due to red card. From the other side Opava last team into table are losing a lot of previous games. They won only with Pribam, one place higher into table. Into this game they cannot count on 8 players : Harazim, Holik, Jurena, Pikul, Rychly, Scudla, Vecerka, Zidek.
Meeting between 2 top opponents from Switzerland league. Highflying Thun without lost from 4 games will meet with struggling Grasshoppers. First form-downgrade we could see 2 matches ago with Chiasso, when after own goal they achieved 1 point. Into last match after red card from host team they scored goal in 84’. Into today’s game they cannot count also on: Andre Santos, Morandi, Fehr.