Both Bayern and Inter are playing for nothing in the Champions League. The hosts put up a solid line-up and the substitutes for sure do not stand out from the first suits. Davies, Neuer, Musiala, de Light, Sane, Gnabry will not play on the home side. The guests do not have such an arsenal of stars and the substitutes do not bring so much to the team, they will not play on the side of the guests: Dumfries, Dimarco, Skrinar, Dzeko, Callhanoglu, Bastoni.
Atletico goes to work in the Champions League. Despite certain shortcomings, she is better prepared for today’s match than Bayer. On the Hosts side only: Koke, Lemar, Llorente, Reguilon cannot play. The guests are more struggling due to important missings, they cannot count on Aranguiz, Azmoun, Demirbay, Palacios, while Bellarabi, Schick, Wirtz are under question mark. In the German league they are doing poorly, the last draw with Wolfsburg only confirms this.
PSG Project was released just for that games into champions league. They are not created to fight into league 1. In full strength they will meet with “under construction site” Juve with mixture of unchecked players like Milik. Also today they cannot on important Ake, Chiesa, Di Maria, Jorge, Peteers, Pogba, Szczesny.
Sevilla started season in the worst way from 40 years. Last game lost with Barca in really bad style, 0:3. In this competition rival even stronger. Also today hosts cannot count on Corona, Marcao, Torres. ManC last lost game had 8 matches ago. They are in good shape only without Walker, Stones.
Dynamo will play in a neutral ground in Poland. The team cannot play in Ukraine because of the war. The coach complained at the conference that the team is located in hotels, they are tired. In this match, they cannot count on 4 important players: Karavaev, Harmash, de Pena, Mykolenko. Benfica in the form, from the many league and friendly matches without a defeat, in the full squad.
Haifa is in the right shape, they won against strong Olimpiaakos 4-0 recently. For today’s meeting with are in full squad, basically no weaknesses. Apollon is still in the preparation phase for the season, the last 2 friendly games lost. In addition, there are significant weaknesses on their side. Apollon will play without: Janga, Iliev, Mavrias, Dabo, Albanis.
Manchester will want to safe their first squad by leaving De Bruine, Walker, Mahrez and Rodie on the bench. There is almost no pressure to win on the hosts side. The chance that Sporting will not lose this match is high. The guests play for honor and want forget the shame and loss in the first match 5-0.
Dynamo is a tough opponent as Barcelona slightly won only 0: 1 recently . The conditions are also not favorable for Bayern to trash players from Kiev. The guests went to Ukraine in a tightly reduced line-up: Kimmich, Upamecano, Sule, Gnabry, Stanisic, Musiala. Giving a 2-goal advantage to Dynamo, the hosts shouldn’t be losing too much.
In the 2nd leg of Championship qualification Benfica have 2 goals advantage. They looks really decent, there is team spirit, high quality , last 9 games in whole competition won. From the other side Spartak is during team rebuilding. Players don’t know each other, there is no shape into team. Albo today 4 important players are out Moses and Promes here, who are injured. Melkadze and Maslov off.
Into Champions League qualifications Crvena Zvezda will meet Team from Kazakhstan – Almaty. Host coach on the pre-match conferences was very calm. He was glorifying his team and opponent, but at the end he was positive in front of the game and expecting the same outcome like in firs match. Guest from the other hand will need to change their approach and quality level if they want to promote to next level. Unfortunately Today they will have some missing into first team squad: due to Covid cannot play: Bagnack, Jacek Goralski and Stas Pokatilov. Due to injures off is: Gafurzhan Suyumbayev, Nebojsa Kosovic and Joao Paulo.