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Spain Ol. – Morocco Ol.

Spain loose all chances to promote in next round coach will rest some players (like Mata for example) and some players which didnt play will get chance

Santa Clara – Trofense

Manny important players: Reguila(27/9 top scorer to Santa Clara), Edu (26/7 2nd scorer), Andre Carvalhas (26/1), Pedro Santos (24/2),

Aderllan Leandro Santos (28/6), Elvis (22/0), Feliz (27/2), Dinis (12/1), David Bruno (23/1), Gilmar (7/0) , Rafael Crivellaro (23/1)

Also suspended Gabriel Viana

OLYMPIC FOOTBALL: GREAT BRITAIN VS URUGUAY PREVIEW

Wednesday evening’s game at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff sees Great Britain face Uruguay in the last of the final round of group games.

Stuart Pearce’s side will guarantee qualification for the quarter finals if they avoid defeat, whilst only victory will do for the South Americans unless United Arab Emirates record victory against Senegal, in which case a point will be good enough.

With Spain already out of the tournament, Great Britain are now second favourites to win gold, with most bookmakers offering a price of 9.0 (8/1).

After being denied all three points in their opening match following a late equaliser by Senegal, Great Britain were impressive in their 3-1 victory over UAE on Sunday.

Captain Ryan Giggs opened the scoring to give Team GB a first half lead before Rasheed Elisa drew UAE level on the hour mark.

Substitute Scott Sinclair scored with his first touch before Daniel Sturridge made sure of the three points with a superb chip with fifteen minutes left on the clock.

Probable starting line-up (4-4-2): Butland – Bertrand, Richards, Caulker, Taylor – Allen, Ramsey, Giggs, Cleverly – Bellamy, Sturridge.

Uruguay did enough to get all three points in Group A’s opening game against UAE last Thursday, before their shock defeat to Senegal three days later left them with a mountain to climb.

Uruguay had the majority of the chances on Sunday, and even had a man advantage for the majority of the game following Abdoulaye Ba’s red card. However, two more goals for forward Moussa Kanate gave the African side the points.

Probable starting line-up (4-3-3): Campana –Aguirregaray, Rolin, Coates, Albin – Rodriguez, Arevalo, Lodeiro – Ramirez, Cavani, Suarez.

MOLDE VS BASEL PREVIEW

Norwegian champions Molde face a tricky tie in the third qualifying round given they are up against a team that reached Champions League last 16 stage last season.

Basel, too, had an easy job in the previous round, but it is the Swiss side that are considered favourites to go through.

Molde have been closing the gap behind leading sides in Norwegian Eliteserien over the last few years, but it wasn’t until last season that they finally managed to win the first ever league title.

The success came at a perfect time, exactly 100 years after the club had been founded, and it was achieved with Manchester United legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the helm.

The team were somewhat reinforced in the winter and they currently sit in second place in the league standings, six points behind surprise leaders Stromsgodset.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rested several starters in the league game against Lillestrom, but Joshua Gatt, Magne Hoseth and Jo Inge Berget remain injury doubts.

Probable starting line-up (4-4-2): Pettersen – Linnes, Hovland, Vatshaug, Rindaroy – Mostrom, Eikrem, Berg Hestad, Stamnestro – Angan, Chima.

FC Basel have become regular in Champions League group stages and they enjoyed a lot of success in Europe last season.

The Swiss side managed to beat mighty Manchester United to the second place in the group, although they were later trashed by Bayern Munich in the Last 16 stage.

FC Basel entered the new season without two key players as both Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka made a switch to Bundesliga, while defender David Abraham joined Getafe.

In came defenders Gaston Sauro and Marcelo Diaz, but the club failed to find proper replacements for the departed midfielders.

As a result, Basel have been struggling at the start of the season, winning just one of first three league games, although they did record a double victory over Estonian side Flora in the previous qualifying round.

Apart from Fabian Frei, who is away on international duty, boss Heiko Vogel will have full squad to choose from.

Probable starting line-up (4-4-2): Sommer – Steinhofer, Sauro, Dragovic, Park – David Degen, Cabral, Yapi Yapo, Zoua – Streller, Frei.

FC COPENHAGEN VS CLUB BRUGGE PREVIEW

Danish giants FC Copenhagen square off with Belgian side Club Brugge in the Champions League 3rd qualifying stage, with a tight game expected at Parken Stadium.

One of the most decorated clubs in Scandinavia missed out on their fourth successive league title to Nordsjaelland and were, therefore, forced to take part in the Champions League qualifying stages.

The club have seen two very important players leave this summer, with best ever top scorer Dame N’Doye joining Lokomotiv Moscow and key defender Zanka Jorgensen leaving for PSV Eindhoven.

Bayer Leverkusen youngster Nicolai Jorgensen was the only notable signing, while former Anderlecht boss Ariel Jacobs took over the reigns from Carsten Jensen.

Boss Ariel Jacobs has no fresh injury worries, but he is expected to make some changes to the side that beat Aab at the weekend.

Probable starting line-up (4-4-2): Wiland – Jacobsen, Standsgaard, Sigurdsson, Oviedo – Bolanos, Grindheim, Kristensen, Vingaard – Santin, Abdellaoue.

The Belgian giants have once again failed to lift the league title, but at least they managed to win the second place that allowed them to take part in Champions League qualifying stages.

After selling key midfielder Nabil Dirar in January, Club Brugge decided to seriously reinforce the squad over the summer, bringing no less than five new players.

Proven goalscorer Mohamed Tchite was probably the biggest signing of the transfer window in Belgium, but Buysse, Jorgensen, Larsen and Trickovski should also improve the quality of the squad.

Fredrik Stenman, Jesper Jorgensen, Bjorn Vlemincx and Ivan Trickovski are all sidelined through injury and have stayed in Belgium.

Probable starting line-up (4-3-3): Kujovic – Hogli, Donk, Larsen, Figueras – Odjidja-Ofoe, Zimling, Victor Vazquez – Meunier, Akpala, Refaelov.

Celtic – HJK

Injury worries hit Celtic ahead of Euro tie

NEIL Lennon will learn this morning whether Kris Commons and Anthony Stokes will be fit enough to feature in Celtic’s Champions League qualifier against HJK Helsinki on Wednesday after the pair picked up hefty ankle knocks in Saturday’s encouraging 1-1 draw with Inter Milan at Parkhead.

Champions L: Injuries & suspensions: 01/08/2012

Anderlecht v FK Ekranas
Anderlecht: –
FK Ekranas: Ribokas, Velička, FofanaFC København v Club Brugge
FC København: Bergvold
Club Brugge: Stenman, Vlemincx, Jørgensen, Trickovski

CFR Cluj v Slovan Liberec
CFR Cluj: Panin, Piccolo, Maftei, Hora, Celestino, Rui Pedro, Godemeche, Ganea
Slovan Liberec: Rabušic, Delarge, Nezmar

Copa Mexico (copa mx a12)

  

The Copa MX Apertura 2012 is the 68th staging of the Copa México, the 41st staging in the professional era and the first was played since the 1996–97 edition. It will feature 14 clubs from the Primera División and 14 from the Liga de Ascenso, excluding the clubs that will participate in the 2012-2013 CONCACAF Champions League.

Tournament date: July 24, 2012 – November 1, 2012
Final: November 1, 2012

Veracruz – Club America

America coach Miguel Herrera said the tournament will be exploited to give copera minute players like Christian “Hobbit” Bermudez, Adolfo Rosinei, Efrain Juarez and Erick Pimentel, who had physical problems during the preseason, Rubens Sambueza, absent the day 1 of League for suspension or Hugo Gonzalez, answering that supplies the absence of Moses Munoz.

In this situation it is likely that his coach, David Patino (Veracruz), decides to use most of their starters, with the sole purpose of “beating” the capital.

America: 

The goalkeeper

The goalkeeper Hugo Gonzalez, Efrain Juarez the right side, the containment medium Adolfo Rosinei, attacking midfielder Rubens Zambueza and Christian “Hobbit” Bermudez.

Other players will see action for the first game of the Cup tournament are:

Patrick Trevino, Jorge Reyes, Lugiani Gallardo, Pedro Garcia, and probably the goalkeeper Carlos Lopez.

, Efrain Juarez the right side, the containment medium Adolfo Rosinei, attacking midfielder Rubens Zambueza and Christian “Hobbit” Bermudez.

Irapuato – Puebla dnb 2

Irapuato is 2nd league club and, as coach said, if they play with best 11 they would loose lot energy for league games so he will put reserves to play against Primera division club Puebla. link

Puebla debut several young link

Cruz Azul – Atlante UTN

Cruz Azul last Cup champion, will give opportunity to young people in the tournament butler

The Machine Bulls on Wednesday to get on the court Neza Azul Stadium, where young people try to take this opportunity to fill the eye of coach Guillermo Vazquez, without affecting the tournament.

“I quiet, working with this new project, this new Cup, a great opportunity for me and all my colleagues, we strive every day to fight for and stand a chance in the first team,” said the young Iñaki Dominguez.

“It’s very complicated, I had a chance to play there one year, and when I had to play is a very good division. I talk with young people, tell them it is a very important division for the maturation of a player,” said Hector Gutierrez.

Blue Cross is the last Cup champion, a title achieved precisely with Toros Neza in the year 1996. The destination address them again 16 years after the start of the new MX Cup.

The players who saw action last Saturday against Morelia, in the league, did different work, the rest of the template a very long session of court under the watchful eye of coach Memo Vazquez.