Racing Genk vs FC Luzern
Genk out: Jeroen Simaeys(r)(def), Elianiv Barda(r)(mid), Ayub Masika(sp)(att), Torben Joneleit(sp)(def), David Hubert(r)(mid), Christian Benteke(r)(att), Fabien Camus(sp)(mid), Derik Tshimanga(r)(def)
Luzern out: Dejan Sorgic(att), Michel Renggli(r)(mid), Kayode Olarenwaju(att)
Videoton vs Trabzonspor
Trabzon out: Tayfun Cora(sp)(def), Marek Cech(r)(def), Baris Atas(sp)(mid), Emre Gural(sp)(att), Remzi Giray Kacar(r)(def), Gustavo Colman(r)(mid), Olcan Adin(r)(mid), Marek Sapara(r)(mid)
Internazionale vs Vaslui
Inter out: Cristian Chivu(sp)(def), Gaby Mudingayi(r)(mid), Samir Handanovic(k)(gk), Dejan Stankovic(sp)(mid), Joel Chukwuma Obi(sp)(mid), Ricardo Gabriel Álvarez(sp)(att), McDonald Mariga(sp)(mid), Alvaro Pereira(r)(def), Walter Gargano(r)(mid), Douglas Maicon(k)(def)
Vaslui out: Richard Annang(sp)(mid)
Levante vs Motherwell
Levante out: Nikolaos Karabelas(r)(def), Pedro Rios(r)(mid)
Motherwell out: Shaun Hutchinson(r)(def), Steven Saunders(sp)(def), Simon Ramsden(r)(def), Nicky Law(r)(mid), Tom Hately(r)(def)
Doubtful: Omar Daley(sp)(mid), Steven Hammell(r)(def), Michael Higdon(r)(att)
Lazio vs ND Mura
Lazio out: Ederson(r)(mid), Cristian Brocchi(r)(mid), Marius Stankevicius(sp)(def), Modibo Diakite(sp)(def), Michael Ciani(sp)(def)
Doubtful: Stefan Radu(r)(def), Lorik Cana(sp)(mid)
Mura out: Fabijan Cipot(r)(def), Dragan Jelic(r)(att)
Sporting CP vs AC Horsens
Sporting out: Oguchi Onyewu(sp)(def), Danijel Pranjic(sp)(mid), Valentin Viola(sp)(att)
Doubtful: Stijn Schaars(r)(mid)
Horsens out: Alexander Juel Andersen(r)(def), Mads Agesen(r)(def), Soren Jensen(sp)(def), Lasse Jorgensen(r)(mid), Jeppe Mehl(sp)(mid)
Doubtful: Martin Spelmann(r)(att)
It was Barcelona who won the first El Clasico of the season as they recorded a 3-2 win in the Super Cup first leg at Camp Nou, but the goal Angel Di Maria scored in the dying moments of the match can give los Blancos reason for optimism before the return leg.
It’s been a while since Real Madrid last failed to win any of their first three games, and during pre-season nothing could suggest such a scenario.
If we disregard the 5-2 defeat to Benfica, los Blancos were pretty convincing in all other pre-season friendlies and they were certainly expected to start the league campaign with a bang.
However, Real Madrid could only muster a goalless draw against Valencia in the season opener, while they had to settle for a 3-2 defeat to Barcelona in the Super Cup first leg despite taking the lead through Cristiano Ronaldo.
To make matters worse, los Merengues were beaten by Getafe at the weekend, so they clearly face a mountain to climb in the Super Cup return leg.
New signing Luka Modric could be in contention, while Pepe is set to start after recovering from a concussion.
Probable starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Casillas – Arbeloa, Ramos, Pepe, Coentrao – Alonso, Khedira – Di Maria, Ozil, Ronaldo – Higuain.
Unlike their fierce rivals, Barcelona have enjoyed a bright start to the season, and their five-point advantage over Real in La Liga is likely to put an extra pressure on their opponents.
The Catalans needed some time to hit the ground running in the Super Cup first leg and they even allowed Real to take the lead, but three quick second-half goalsproved enough for the win.
Victor Valdes’ mistake gave los Blancos a lifeline before the match at Santiago Bernabeu..
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol could be in contention for this high-profile match despite fracturing his cheekbone at the weekend, while David Villa will probably have to wait for his chance on the bench.
Probable starting line-up (4-3-3): Valdes – Dabi Alves, Pique, Puyol, Jordi Alba – Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta – Pedro, Messi, Sanchez.
Altamira – Cruz Azul
Cruz Azul will play with their u20 players
Altamira will rest some main players:
El grupo que convocó el profesor Guillermo Vázquez para este enfrentamiento es con: Guillermo Allison, Alejandro Castro, Fausto Pinto, Héctor Gutiérrez, Julio César Domínguez, Francinilson Santos, Francisco Flores, Martín Galván, Juan Carlos García, Raúl Vidal, Gibrán Lajud, Javier Orozco, Marco Angulo, Adrián Cortés, Alan Vidal, Jesús Lara, Iñaki Domínguez, Rogelio Chávez y Héctor Acevedo.
Olympiakos Piraeus (Gre) – Malaga (Esp)
Malaga come into financial problems, they sold Cazorla to Arsenal, Rondon and Apono leave before, Toulalan is leaving, coach Manuel Pellegrini too..
Both ha same president, Claudio Lotito
Debreceni – BATE Borisov
Seattle – Caledonia -1,5ah Seattle
Big quality difference between Trinidad & Tobago side and MLS club. Seattle playing home, in good form, thinks seriously in this competition while Caledonia loose important players after last season, manny changes in squad and their match fitness is questionable (season not playing)
LA Galaxy – Real Madrid
Real Madrid kicks off its part in the World Football Challenge with a preseason friendly against the LA Galaxy, who feature former Madrid midfielder David Beckham.
|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Junior Lopes, Gaul; Jimenez, Juninho, Beckham, Magee; Keane, Donovan.
OUT: FW Edson Buddle (R knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Andrew Boyens (L sports hernia surgery); DF Todd Dunivant (R calf hematoma); DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); MF Dan Keat (R knee surgery); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms)
|Real Madrid (4-2-3-1): Casillas; Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao; Alonso, Khedira; Di Maria, Ozil, Ronaldo; Benzema.
GOALKEEPERS: Iker Casillas, Antonio Adán, Jesus Fernandez Collado
DEFENDERS: Raul Albiol, Alvaro Arbeola, Fabio Coentrão, Jose Nacho Fernández, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane
MIDFIELDERS: Xabi Alonso, Jose Maria Callejon, Angel Di Maria, Lass Diarra, Alex Fernandez, Esteban Granero, Kaka, Sami Khedira, Mesut Özil, Jese Rodriguez, Nuri Sahin
FORWARDS: Karim Benzema, Gonzalo Higuain, Alvaro Morata, Cristiano Ronaldo
Copa Sudamericana » La Equidad – Mineros
Colombian league (and clubs) are much stronger than Veneyuelans (Atletico Nacional, Once Caladas, Junior are last years in final stages of Copa Libertadores, Santa Fe, Tolima in sudamericana;in Venezuela only Caracas come before tree years in finale stages). La Equidad will have here altitude help (they are from high Bogota) and Mineros didnt play serious game from may (13.5 last league game). In league Mineros had 13 points less than Deportivo Lara in apertura, in clasura they had 9 points less. 3 important players left Mineros: Flores (mf 22/0), Machis (att 28/8) and J. M. Velázquez (df 26/2). They also bring some new players.
But problem is La Equidad loose some players..