Borussia is doing badly in the last rounds, losing to Herta 4:1, drawing with Schalke 0:0, this is not placing their on the favor position in front of meeting with the leader. On the home side also some important absences: Netz, Thuram, Weigl. On the Bayern side, only long-term absentees Neuer, Mane.
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.
Ipswich played a good game achieving draw with Sheffield 2-2. They were already losing 2-0 to finish a draw at the last whistle . In this match without any weaknesses, they will face Bristol, which is in crisis. The hosts lost the last match 1:0 after a bad match and a red card. In this they can not count on several important players: Belshaw, Finley, Hoole, Cobum, Connoly, Coutts, Gibson.
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.
Mikulas had a terrible start during preparations for restart the season, losing or drawing friendly matches. In their squad there is a staff revolution, a lot of new players without any visible teamwork. Necas, Vavlavik, Tolka, Svacek, Stas, Gerat, Vosko, Laura do not play from the main squad of hosts. The guests, on the other hand, are in full squad, very strong and solid, preparation matches all won.
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.
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.
Valez worked very well in the pre-season preparation, which they confirmed by winning friendlies games against Defensor, Nacional and Colon. The hosts in full aquad will host Gimnasia, which is struggling not only with the organizational crisis, but also with the personnel. In principle, they did not play any pre-season matches, additionally they lost some important players, there are a lot of newcomers in the squad,won’t play Today : Rey, Soldano, Sosa, Cardozo, Aleman, Piris, Colazo.
Sevilla is getting in the shape as they showed in the match against Cadiz. They dominated and attacked the entire match, even a red card did not prevent them from scoring at the end of the match at 1:0. In this match, the full squad will face the last in the table Elche. The guests are doing badly in LaLiga, the poor form is supported by a large number of absentees: Ponce, Guti, Morente, Clerc, Jonas.
There are not many arguments behind the hosts to win today. The previous meeting after a terrible game lost 8:2. The poor form is supported by a large number of missing players. The hosts cannot count on Fazio, Maggiore, Mazzocchini, Sepe. The guests are highflying last game in league with Juventus won 5:1.