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England to put up a brave display against Belgium

England to put up a brave display against Belgium

The Three Lions are set to put their demoralizing defeat to Croatia aside when they face the Red Devils of Belgium in the third-place play-off in Russia. Mario Manduzukic’s extra-time winner ended England’s hope of securing the World Cup title since 1966. However, the physically and emotionally drained Three Lions are hoping for a final flourish when they confront Belgium in St Petersburg on Saturday. Manager Gareth Southgate shared his thoughts ahead of the showdown against Roberto Martinez lads saying “The honest thing is it’s not a game any team wants to play in. “We have two days to prepare. We will …

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France Vs Argentina: Preview, Odds and Predictions

France Vs Argentina: Preview, Odds and Predictions

Pre-tournament favourites France and Argentina are set to cancel each other out in the first game of the second round in the ongoing FIFA World Cup. Argentina managed to scrape out of the group thanks to Morcos Rojo’s late winner. On the other hand, Les Blues confidently topped their group with seven points despite some unconvincing displays. France and Argentina have faced each other 12 times in their history, with the French winning just two of those meetings.

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African teams at the World Cup: their journey so far and chances

African teams at the World Cup: their journey so far and chances

With the first round of fixtures at the World Cup completely wrapped up, the Terenga Lions of Senegal are the only African side to record a win out of the five representatives. In contrast to the Pharaohs of Egypt who have completed two rounds of games in Group A and recorded no win, the Senegalese seem to be the only hope of African football pending if results turn around for the other African sides in the next round of games. EGYPT The fitness of Mohammed Salah going into the tournament was always the question considering the Egyptian squad was bank …

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Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Five-star Russia kicked off the World Cup campaign in style as they humiliated Saudi-Arabia 5-0 in the first group game. With the other group games set to hit full swing, here are some records that could be broken in Russia 2018. 45 years and five months is what Essam El-Hadary will be when Egypt begin their campaign against Uruguay. If he plays in Russia he will break Faryd Mondragon’s record (43 years and three days) to become the oldest player in World Cup history. 13 World Cup matches unbeaten – between a 4-2 loss to Hungary in the 1954 quarter-finals …

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Man City start title defence away at Arsenal

Man City start title defence away at Arsenal

Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery is set to face his first daunting task in the Premier League as they welcome defending Champions Manchester City at the Emirates in the opening round of fixtures. Manchester United host Leicester, while Liverpool welcome West Ham and Tottenham travel to Newcastle. Promoted Wolves start with a home clash against Everton and Fulham are at home too – Crystal Palace, the visitors. Neil Warnock’s Cardiff start on the road, though – at Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth. ? Announcing the 2018/19 Matchweek 1 #PLfixtures Full list ? https://t.co/iQKSN9XtKw pic.twitter.com/N5BOj8oVN0 — Premier League (@premierleague) June 14, 2018 TOP SIX …

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Psychic pig predicts Argentina, Nigeria to reach the Semis

Psychic pig predicts Argentina, Nigeria to reach the Semis

Marcus, the psychic pig, has predicted the four teams that would reach the semi-finals of this summer’s World Cup and is hoping his unbroken run continues. The psychic pig has a 100 percent track record of predicting sports and political results according to English owner Juliette Stevens. The animistic being has formerly guessed the winner of the 2014 World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis finals by picking apples. And the eight-year-old prophesier even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the US presidential election. Now Mystic Marcus is putting his skills to the test once more by forecasting the …

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Mohammed Salah not certain to play against Uruguay

Mohammed Salah not certain to play against Uruguay

Mohammed Salah may not feature against Uruguay according to reports from Egypt’s medical team. Egyptian fans are fervently praying for their star man to recover in time to play against the South American opponents in what would be their first World Cup match since Italia 90′. Salah, 25, had a successful season following his return to the EPL side Liverpool. The former Roma winger played a pivotal role in the Reds campaign as his goals helped them secure a Champions League ticket and a place in the finals of the Competition. He sustained an injury in the final that threatened …

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World Cup 2018: Group stage analysis, Star players, facts and Predictions

World Cup 2018: Group stage analysis, Star players, facts and Predictions

With less than 48 hours to start the World Cup, here is a sneak preview of how the teams will perform, the star players from different countries and some key facts for all the groups. Group A Teams: Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay Star Players: Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Luis Suarez (Uruguay), Edinson Cavani (Uruguay), Diego Godin (Uruguay), Mohammad Al-Sahlawi (Saudi Arabia) Key facts: Egypt is making a return to the World Cup for the first time since Italia 90’ thanks to the last gasp winner of Mohammed Salah. Uruguay has won the World Cup twice, the inaugural competition on …

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Roma aiming for another comeback against Liverpool

Roma aiming for another comeback against Liverpool

AS Roma will be aiming to overturn the 5-2 defeat they suffered at the hands of Liverpool to book a place in the final of the Champions League. The Reds were 5-0 up against Roma at Anfield until the last 10 minutes of the game before netting two goals to keep their faint hopes of qualifying ahead of the tie in Stadio Olimpico. Shortly after the match, Roma’s Captain Daniele di Rossi called on his teammates to produce the same performance they staged against Barcelona to seal a spot in Kyiv. Roma’s record at the Stadio Olimpico The Giallorosi remains …

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Jupp Heynckes set to upset Madrid

Jupp Heynckes set to upset Madrid

Bayern Munich is set to lock horns with Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League in what many has dubbed the “El classico” of the competition. Both sides met in the quarter-finals of last season’s Champions League with Real Madrid edging it over two legs and went on to win the title for the second consecutive season running. The Bavarians will be fired up for this one as they bid to eliminate Los Blancos and continue their hunt for a treble. Heynckes, a man on a Mission Jupp Heynckes came back from retirement to replace Carlo Ancelotti who …

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Road to Kyiv: Liverpool vs Roma (SF1)

Road to Kyiv: Liverpool vs Roma (SF1)

Liverpool is set to take on Roma in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in a decade. Most football fans have written Roma off going into this tie, but that will be a dangerous proposition considering their Journey in this season’s competition. Reports from some quarters in England shows that some Liverpool fans have already booked hotels in Kiev ahead of the finals which is somewhat disrespectful to the opposition. The advice to them is to remember the 3-0 victory over Chelsea on a Halloween night and the miracle comeback against Barcelona. It’s dangerous …

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Derby Weekend

Derby Weekend

With the first round of fixtures of the Champions League quarter-finals now done and dusted, top teams in Europe set their sights on the league games once again. In England, Manchester City will be seeking for an immediate response when they confront City rivals Manchester United after their shocking defeat at Anfield. A win in this fixture will all but seal the Premier League title and earn them the bragging rights. Across the Mersey River, Liverpool fresh from a Champions League triumph will try to compound the woes of their bitter rivals Everton. In Spain, the Madrid derby may go …

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Juventus Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Juventus Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Real Madrid look to become the first team in history to retain the UEFA Champions League when they go head to head with Italian giants Juventus in Cardiff on Saturaday night June 3rd (June 4th in IST). Juventus Vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League June 3rd 2017 Details Juventus have won four, drawn one, and lost two of their last seven matches against Real Madrid, with both sides scoring in six of these games. Real Madrid have seen both teams score in 92% of their Champions League matches this season, and both teams have scored in 83% of the last 12 Champions League finals. Dates, Fixtures, Schedule United …

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Roma Vs Genoa Italian Serie A 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Roma Vs Genoa Italian Serie A 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Roma will aim to conclude this season by clinching second place in what will be Francesco Totti’s final game in a Giallorossi kit. The fixture will be held on Sunday, May 28th. Roma Vs Genoa Serie A May 28th 2017 Details Genoa have scored in just one of their last six matches against Roma. They’ve also lost to nil in their last three away meetings with the Giallorossi. Roma have scored two or more goals in 13 of their last 16 league games. Genoa have lost to nil in 56% of their away trips, while Roma have won by three or more goals …

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Sampdoria Vs Napoli Italian Serie A 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Sampdoria Vs Napoli Italian Serie A 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Napoli will hope to pip Roma to second place as they travel to face Sampdoria on Sunday, May 28th. Sampdoria Vs Napoli Serie A May 28th 2017 Details Napoli have won four of their last six matches against Sampdoria, with both teams scoring in all six of those games. The Partenopei have also won four of their last five trips to face Samp. 13 of Napoli’s last 14 away games have seen over 2.5 goals scored. Sampdoria have scored in 78% of their home games, while Napoli have conceded in 68% of their league matches. Dates, Fixtures, Schedule United States of America (EST Eastern Standard Time) …

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Barcelona Vs Alaves Copa del Rey 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Barcelona Vs Alaves Copa del Rey 2016-2017 IST Indian Time Live Stream and Telecast Channels

Barcelona and Deportivo Alaves will have the honour to play the last match at Estadio Vicente Calderon, as the two teams meet at the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, May 27th (May 28th in IST). Barcelona Vs Alaves Copa del Rey 27th of May 2017 Details Alaves stunned Barcelona by winning 2-1 at Camp Nou earlier on this season in La Liga. However, the Catalans gained revenge by winning the return meeting 6-0 in Vitoria. Alaves did field a much changed eleven that day though. Prior to that the sides hadn’t met since 2012, when Barca were comfortable 6-1 aggregate …

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