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Croatia  CROATIA – SCOTLAND  

Modric, Corluka and Lovren suspended

Scotland without 13 players: Brown, Forrest, Fox, Wallace, Caldwell, Bridcutt, Greer, D. Fletcher, S. Fletcher, Commons, Mulgrew, Adam, Miller

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PARAGUAY-CHILE

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Argentina-Colombia

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One definite absence for Argentina is Fernando Gago, who will be unable to resume his partnership with Javier Mascherano in the middle.

Lionel Messi’s presence, meanwhile, is still in doubt. The Barcelona star was included in the squad and reports from training suggest that he will be fit to take the captain’s armband against Colombia. With questions remaining over whether he is ready to play, however, coach Alejandro Sabella has refused to confirm his place in the first XI – Erik Lamela or Ezequiel Lavezzi are prime candidates to step in should he be unavailable.
Jose Pekerman is expected to make several changes from the team that was defeated last time round by Venezuela. In an attacking line-up, Cruz Azul striker Teo Gutierrez will enter for Macnelly Torres to partner Radamel Falcao up front, while Carlos Sanchez could also enter for Edwin Valencia in the middle.

Portugal – Russia

With Pepe suspended for the game at Estadio da Luz, Paulo Bento’s main concern is picking a replacement to partner Bruno Alves in the heart of the Portuguese defense, with Valencia’s Ricardo Costa expected to get the nod.

After an injury-plagued campaign which saw him miss Portugal’s last two Group F matches against Israel and Azerbaijan, winger Nani has re-joined the squad for the upcoming qualifier.

Captain Igor Denisov is expected to make his return to the Russian XI after sitting out the team’s last game against Brazil with illness, with Viktor Faizulin vying with Roman Shirokov for the other central midfield berth in Fabio Capello’s 4-2-3-1 formation.

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Jamaica – USA

Manager Theodore Whitmore’s side boasts four MLS players, including captain and goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, midfielder JeVaughn Watson and forwards Ryan Johnson and Darren Mattocks.

he USA, playing without the likes of first-team regulars Landon Donovan, Steve Cherundolo, Timmy Chandler and Carlos Bocanegra, begins a stretch of three World Cup qualifiers in 11 days. The team’s next two matches against Panama and Honduras will be played in Seattle and Salt Lake City, respectively. Forward Herculez Gomez (knee) is an injury doubt to play Friday. Fabian Johnson (hamstring) was subbed off at halftime against Germany as a precautionary measure but is expected to be ready.

Jamaica (4-1-4-1): Ricketts; Powell, Mariappa, Woodbine, Gordon; Austin, Hue, McCleary, Elliott, Watson; Johnson

USA (4-2-3-1): Howard; Evans, Gonzalez, Besler, Beasley; Bradley, Jones; Zusi,Dempsey, F. Johnson; Altidore.

Czech Republic-Italy

Michal Bilek has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the qualifier and could field the same XI which comfortably saw off the challenge of Armenia with a 3-0 away win back in March.

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Cesare Prandelli can welcome back Andrea Barzagli and Stephan El Shaarawy after the pair missed the 4-0 friendly victory over San Marino last week and both are expected to go straight into the starting line-up.

Albania – Norway 

Norway with full squad, Albania without important defenders Cana, Curri, Lila, Vangjeli and midfielder Meha

Line ups

Albania: Berisha, Dalku, Agolli, Mavraj, Osmani, Basha, Bulku, Llullaku, Rama, Gjasula, Cani (Salihi)

Norway: Jarstein, Høgli, Wæhler, Hangeland, Ruud, Braaten, Henriksen, Nordtveit, Jenssen, Elyounoussi, Søderlund

Costa Rica – Honduras

line ups

Costa Rica: Navas, Gamboa, G. González, Acosta, J. Diaz, Barrantes, Bolanos, A. Rodriguez, Campbell, B. Ruiz, V. Nunez/Saborio

Honduras: Valladares, A. Peralta, V. Bernardez, O. Chavez, J. Garcia, B. Garcia, Espinoza, Garrido, Palacios, Costly, Bengtson

Panama – Mexico

Panama with strong home record – didnt loose at home almost 8 years

line ups

Panama: Penedo, Chen, R. Torres, Baloy, L. Henríquez, G. Gómez, A. Henríquez, Godoy, Escobar, Tejada/G. Torres, B. Pérez

Mexico: Corona, Meza, Rodriguez, Reyes, Salcido, Zavala, Guardado, Torrado, Barrera, De Nigris/Dos Santos, J. Hernandez

champions league

 

Dynamo Kiev 

Porto 

Dynamo miss: Leandro Almeida

Porto miss: Emidio Rafael, Maicon Roque, Alex Sandro, Fernando Reges

Manchester City

 

Ajax

 

 

UEFA Champions League – Group D

Date: 06/11/2012 Time: 20:45

 

City out: Micah Richards, David Silva, Jack Rodwell, Douglas Maicon, Kolo Toure, Joleon Lescott
Doubtful: James Milner

Ajax out: Nicolai Boilesen, Kollbein Sigthorsson, Thulani Serero, Joody Lukoki

Paris Saint Germain 

Dinamo Zagreb 

PSG out: Sylvain Armand, Thiago Motta
Doubtful: Blaise Matuidi, Kevin Gameiro, Nene

Dinamo out: Ivan Peko
Doubtful: Sammir

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Olympiakos 

Montpellier Herault 

Olympiacos out: Avraam Papadopoulos, Dimitrios Siovas
Doubtful: Ariel Ibagaza, Rafik Djebbour, David Fuster

Montepellier out: Karim Ait Fana, Benjamin Stambouli, Marco Estrada Quinteros

Doubtful: John Utaka

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Real 

Borussia Dortmund 

Real out: Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao, Sami Khedira
Doubtful: Karim Benzema, Michael Essien

Dortmund out: Jakub Blaszykowski, Patrick Owomoyela, Sebastian Kehl, Sven Bender

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Schalke 04

 

Arsenal

 

 

UEFA Champions League – Group B

Date: 06/11/2012 Time: 20:45

 

Schalke out: Christoph Metzelder
Doubtful: Kyriakos Papadopoulos

Arsenal out: Tomas Rosicky, Abou Diaby, Lukasz Fabianski, Gervinho, Kieran Gibbs
Doubtful: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wojciech Szczesny, Aaron Ramsey

Milan 

Malaga 

Milan out: Rodney Strasser, Didac Vila, Adrià Carmona Perez, Djamel Mesbah, Sulley Ali Muntari, Luca Antonini, Bakaye Traore, Mbaye Niang
Doubtful Robinho

Malaga out: Julio Baptista, Nacho Monreal
Rested: Juanmi, Recio, Fabrice Olinga

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SL Benfica vs Spartak Moscow

Benfica out: Luisao, Nemanja Matic
Unavailable: Carlos Martins, Pablo Aimar, Alan Kardec
Doubtful: Lorenzo Melgarejo

Spartak M out: Pavel Yakovlev, Aiden McGeady, Romulo, Serguey Parshivlyuk, Sergei Pesyakov, Emmanuel Emenike
Doubtful: Sergei Bryzgalov, Marek Suchy

Criciúma – São Caetano

Criciuma, very offensive team will be this game without trre topscorers: Ze Carlos (25/24), Lucca (26/11) and Marlon (28/6). Also defender Ezequiel (17/1) is out

Sao has important defender Gabriel (29/4) back

 Europe » EuroChallenge » Krka – ETHA Engomi  

Injury problems in Novo mesto

»It couldn’t be worse,« says Krka’s coach Aleksander Sekulić before the beginning of the Eurochallenge Cup, where his team will start without four important players.

Jurica Golemac, Erjon Kastrati, Jure Lalić and Jaka Klobučar will all skip the game against ETHA due to injury problems. »Golemac had a knee injury already since the beginning of the season but as it looks we finally found the right reason of his problems so we decided it is better that he has therapies for some time because we will need him in the future. Jaka Klobučar partially tore his knee ligaments against Radnički and will be sidleined for three weeks. After previous problems with his hand Erjon Kastrati got a blow during a game with the junior team while Jure Lalić injured a joint in his little finger during the practice

Czech cup, Trinec – Mlada Boleslav   

Mlada Boleslav will go with best  players against 3rd league club

chilean cup, Trasandino – U. Espanola 2 @ 1,5 / -1 U Espanola @ 1,99

game will be played in Union Espanola city, Santiago de Chile, not on home ground. Also, Union with strong squad (just topscorer Jaime miss)..they are good in primera while is their opponent in 4th league

La Posible Formacion de U. Espańola para el partido contra Trasandino del 6/11/12, es:
Eduardo Eugenio Lobos Landaeta[1], Diego Martin Scotti Ponce de Leon [5], Rafael Andres Olarra Guerrero [19], Enzo Ruiz [7], Emiliano Gabriel Vecchio [10], Dante Hernan Martinez Jara [28], Nicolas Berardo [16], Jorge Enrique Ampuero Cabello [17], Rodolfo Alejandro Madrid Gonzalez [8], Oscar Ignacio Hernandez Polanco [20], Nicolas Ramon Mancilla Hidalgo [6], Emilio Exequiel Hernandez Hernandez [11], Braulio Antonio Leal Salvo [2], Gonzalo Felipe Barriga Ahumada [13], Dagoberto Alexis Currimilla Gomez [18], Gonzalo Andres Villagra Lira [4]

uefa europa league

 (0-2)

Udine out: Danilo Larangeira, Mauricio Isla, Andrea Coda, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, Gabriel Torje, Gelson Fernandes, Jean-Alain Fanchone, Paulo Vitor Barreto
Doubtful: Dusan Basta, Sérgio Piccoli

AZ out: Charlison Benschop, Maarten Martens

 (2-4)

PSV out Abel Tamata
Valencia without: Roberto Soldado, Sergio Canales, Luis Miguel, Ever Banega, Victor Ruiz, Ricardo Costa
Doubtful: Adil Rami
Back: Hernandez

 (3-2)

Bilbao out: Aitor Ocio, Carlos Gurpegi, Xabi Castillo, Igor Martinez
Doubtful: Fernando Llorente, Oscar de Marcos, Borja Ekiza
Man U out: Darren Fletcher, Nemanja Vidic, Anders Lindegaard, Nani, Anderson, Phil Jones
Doubtful: Antonio Valencia
Back: Smalling

 (0-1)

City out: Vincent Kompany
Doubtful: Joleon Lescott, Pablo Javier Zabaleta, Gareth Barry
Back: Barry
Sporting out: Joao Pereira
Unavailable: Santiago Arias, Oguchi Onyewu, Alberto Rodriguez, Fabian Rinaudo, Elias

 (1-3)

Besiktas out: Fabian Ernst(r)(mid)
Unavailable: Ricardo Quaresma, Roberto Hilbert, Tanju Kayhan, Bebe, Ersan Gulum, Burak Kaplan, Muhammed Demirci, Mehmet Akyuz
Doubtful: Hugo Almeida, Tomas Sivok
Atl Madrid without: Diego, Silvio Pereira, Tiago Mendes, Fran Merida, Antonio Lopez
Back: Filipe

 

 (0-1)
Schalke out: Ralf Fahrmann, Lars Unnerstall, Peer Kluge, Teemu Pukki
Doubtful: Benedikt Howedes, Christoph Metzelder
Twente out: Andrej Rendla, Denny Landzaat, Wesley Verhoek

Hannover – Standard Liege (2-2)

Hannover out: Artur Sobiech, Carlitos Alves, Leon Andreasen, Markus Miller, Mame Biram Diouf
Back: Schmiedebach
Standard out: Reginal Goreux, Mujangi Bia, Maor Bar Buzaglo, Nacho Gonzalez

 (1-0)

Hockey EBEL

BWLinz – Olympia (3-1)  1 / -1,5ah, -1eh

Quality on home side, home ice, injuries away

Medvescak – KACKlage (1-3)

Not in the squad are still locked to Frank Banham and Joel Prpic, and the injured Gal Koren. In addition, there are health problems for some players, including captain Alan Letang and counter-specialist Tom Zanoski. Among other things, the Bears improve their power play for a success-rate in the semifinals. At home, keep them at 1-in-5, with total 1-of-12, which means puny 8:33 percent.

Gefle – Mjallby

mjallby will rotate best players, Gefle with some changes but strong in attack
Emil Hedvall – Daniel Bernhardsson, David Fällman, Olof Mård, Sebastian Senatore – Jonas Lantto, Marcus Hansson, Alexander Faltsetas, Hjalmar Öhagen – Mikael Dahlberg, Jakob Orlov

Asper
Ivanovski – Wikström – Cederberg – Leandersson
Radetinac – Kivuvu – Nilsson – Nicklasson
Pode – Fejzullahu

Germany » Regionalliga West » TuS Koblenz – Lotte

(bottom team against top team) http://www.soccerway.com/matches/2012/03/15/germany/regionalliga/tus-koblenz-1911-ev/sportfreunde-lotte/1138995/
Sportfreunde Lotte has back Hess (att 17/4) after suspension and Grieneisen (df 18/1) after operation.

Atletico-PR – Sampaio Correa  aletico -1eh, -1,5ah (when come), over 2,5, over 3,5

Atletico with strong (specially attacking oriented) line up
Rodolfo; Pablo, Gustavo Araújo, Bruno Costa (Manoel) e Heracles; Deivid, Paulo Baier e Harrison; Bruno Furlan, Marcinho e Bruno Mineiro.