PAOK Thessaloniki vs FK Krasnodar Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Previews

Both teams scored in each of PAOK’s three Champions League qualification matches this season.Both teams scored in the first leg encounter between PAOK and Krasnodar in Russia.PAOK beat Besiktas and Benfica at home in the qualification stage’s earlier rounds.PAOK hoping for another Greek miracle Trailing 2-1 from their first leg in Russia, PAOK Thessaloniki have a tricky deficit to overturn in their crucial climactic meeting with Krasnodar this week – though the Greeks have already shown an aptitude for upsetting the odds in the Champions League on their own patch…

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Iker Casillas Opens Up on Disappointing Exit From Real Madrid

Iker Casillas left Real Madrid in tears in 2015 | Denis Doyle/Getty Images Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has moved to bury the hatchet between himself and the club, despite admitting frustration with the way the club handled his departure. An academy graduate at the Santiago Bernabéu, the legendary stopper managed to make 725 appearances in all competitions, winning five La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues. However, despite his years of service, he found himself quietly ushered out the door to Porto in 2015. Casillas read a goodbye…

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TPLB bans Jamhuri Stadium from hosting competitive matches

The Board has now banned five facilities from hosting top tier matches owing to their poor condition Jamhuri Stadium is the latest facility to be banned from hosting any top tier matches, effective immediately. The stadium’s standards have been going down owing to poor maintenance by the management. It is for this reason the Tanzania Premier League Board (TPLB) has decided to act.  “TPLB has suspended the usage of Jamhuri Stadium in Morogoro from hosting any match until renovations are done,” read a statement from the Board and obtained by…

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Ajayi exploits Chelsea’s slow Alonso with incredible run

Chelsea fans should be seriously concerned if they see a clip that West Bromwich Albion have shared from Saturday evening’s dramatic 3-3 draw. The newly-promoted side stunned the Blues with three goals in the opening half-an-hour of the match, but couldn’t hold on to their lead as Frank Lampard’s side battled back in the second-half. West Brom have now shared a moment from the first-half which sees centre-back Semi Ajayi completely destroy Marcos Alonso in a one-on-one run. Alonso had a considerable advantage over the Arsenal academy graduate, but Ajayi…

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Ansu Fati Overlooked for Barcelona Man of the Match Award for…Unusual Reason

Fati was one of the best players on the pitch against Vlilarreal | Quality Sport Images/Getty Images A 17-year-old starting the first game of the season, scoring twice within 20 minutes, and playing a pivotal role in a 4-0 win for the home team. Usually grounds for man of the match, right? Well, yeah. Unless the sponsor is a beer company. Then it’s tough luck. Ansu Fati could not be chosen as the Man of the Match for Barcelona tonight because the sponsors are a beer company (Budweiser) and he’s…

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Red Bull Salzburg vs Maccabi Tel Aviv Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Previews

Over 2.5 goals were scored and both teams registered in each of Salzburg’s last four matches.Salzburg’s first five games of the new season averaged 5.2 goals per 90 minutes.Salzburg lost just three of their last 15 UCL home fixtures.Salzburg to harness their goal-scoring power Jesse Marsch’s free-scoring RB Salzburg side are just one game away from making it back to the Group Stage of the Champions League, and the goal-scoring power in the Austrian’s ranks makes them huge favourites to qualify at Maccabi Tel Aviv’s expense this week. Salzburg carry…

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Simba SC strikers impress Vandenbroeck after routine win against Gwambina FC

The Belgian tactician lauded his strikers for regaining their form ahead of the important run of matches coming up Simba SC coach Sven Vandenbroeck has lauded his strikers for their good display during the last two matches in the Mainland Premier League. The Wekundu wa Msimbazi have continued to impress in the top-tier after they hammered promoted side Gwambina FC 3-0, a win which came just four days after they also beat Biashara United 4-0, both matches took place at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium. The Belgian coach has now revealed…

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Video: Arsenal “a different animal” under Mikel Arteta, says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has paid a huge compliment to Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta after the work he’s done in his first few months in charge at the Emirates Stadium. The German tactician is perhaps the best manager in the world at the moment, so it’s some praise coming from him as he admits Arteta looks a special coach… ?”You can see a lot of things which show that Mikel is special” Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is in full praise of the job Mikel Arteta has done so far at…

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