Caen – Lens 1

Quality, motivation and Lens in financial problems
Caen: Livio Nabab (att 28/4), Laurent Agouazi (mf 16/2), Branko Lazarevic (0/0), Ibrahima Tandia (0/0).Kim (att 8/0), Kebano and (mf 9/1) are back in squad.

Lens: Pierre Ducasse (mf 12/0), Lalaina Nomenjanahary (mf 28/1), Rudy Riou (gk 31/0), Yoann Touzghar (att 24/11) and Pierrick Valdivia (mf 28/11)

Preview: Western Sydney Wanderers v Brisbane Roar (semi finals)

after regular season Wester Sydney Wanderers was first (57pts), Brisbane Roar finished 5th (35pts)

hosts won all tree h2h games and they have tre important players back, roar has two players fit (which was doubtful)..

The Game:
Despite being up-and-down for most of the season, Brisbane aren’t about to give their title up without a fight and are just one game away from a third straight decider. Mike Mulvey has got his side firing at the right time, with last Sunday’s 2-1 win over Adelaide their third in a row. But if the Roar are to play for another championship they will need to knock off the in-form premiers.

Western Sydney are on a remarkable 12-game unbeaten run, have had the benefit of a week’s break and will play in front of their hostile and parochial home fans.

The busiest men at both clubs this week have been the medical staff with a host of key players from the respective sides racing the clock to be fit. Shinji Ono (groin), Aaron Mooy (knee) and Jerome Polenz (calf) all missed the title-winning clash with Newcastle a fortnight ago but are expected to line-up on Friday night.

Brisbane defender Jack Hingert is out for the season with an ankle injury picked up against Adelaide but skipper Thomas Broich (Achilles) and midfielder Luke Brattan (calf) are likely to play despite failing to finish the match against the Reds.

The big issue:
Wanderers – They took out the Premiers’ Plate in their debut season but there will be no second chances for Tony Popovic’s side from now on. This is sudden death football. While Brisbane have been there and done it over the last couple of years, for many of the Wanderers squad this will be a new experience. Just how they handle the pressure could determine if they move through to the decider.

Roar – Brisbane may have some momentum heading into this clash but the short turnaround and injury clouds over a couple of key players could prove pivotal. While the Wanderers will be fresh from a week off and had the opportunity to get a few of their stars over niggling injuries, the Roar head into this one just five days after a bruising win over Adelaide and that could take its toll late in this encounter.

Volyn Lutsk – Mariupol  ah 0 Mariupol 

In “Volyn” ongoing personnel problems. Anatoly Demyanenko can not count on suspended Vanc Sikov (df 19/0), Petar Zanyeva (df 19/0) and Valentin Iliev (df 18/0), several players are in hospital or just starting to recover from injuries.
http://www.volynpost.com/news/13517-volyn–illichivec-naperedodni

MISSING INFO FOR 12.4. (friday)

Real Betis – Sevilla

Betis: Vilarchao and Mario Alvarez are out, Nacho Santamaria doubtful. Benat, Amaya and Campbell return from suspension

Sevilla: Fernando Navarro, Piotr Trochowski and Jose Gomez Campana. Doubtful are Federico Fazio, Ivan Rakitic and Geoffrey Kondogbia. Navas is back

Valenciennes vs Saint Etienne

Valenciennes: Nicolas Isimat, Mody Traore, Pape Abdou Camara, Francis Massampu, Dusan Djuric and Marco Da Silva. Doubtful are Anthony Le Tallec, Gregory Pujol and Vincent Aboubakar

St Etienne: Brandao, Alejandro Alonso, Jeremy Clement, Max Gradel, Andreas Laudrup

FC Ingolstadt – Hertha BSC

Ingolstadt: Roger de Oliveira, Malte Metzelder, Ramazan Ozcan. Schaeffler is back

Hertha: Roman Hubnik, Marcel Ndjeng, Peter Niemeyer. Doubtful are Sandro Wagner, Maik Franz, Felix Bastians

SV Sandhausen – Eintracht Braunschweig

Sandhausen: Regis Dorn, Ole Kittner, Kristjan Glibo, Simon Tüting, David Blacha, Fabio Morena, Sören Halfar

Braunschweig: Deniz Dogan, Björn Kluft, Dennis Kruppke, Ken Reichel

Sivasspor – Genclerbirligi

Sivass: Jan Rajnoch, Milan Cerny, Nihat Sahin, Murat Akca, Sercan Yildirim. Doubtful are Michael Eneramo, Hayrettin Yerlikaya, Kamil Grosicki, Erman Kilic, Erhan Guven

G’birligi: Ante Kulusic, Bjorn Vleminckx, Jimmy Durmaz and Serkan Kurtulus. Doubtful is Kerim Zengin

Trabzonspor – Orduspor

Trabzon: Emerson Conceicao, Marc Janko

Orduspor: Selcuk Sahin, Yigit Ismail Gokoglan. Doubtful are Ibrahim Kas and Muslum Yelken

Grosseto – Empoli

Grosetto: Federico Piovaccari, Vedran Celjak, Samuele Olivi, Giovanni Formiconi, Michele Rigione(sp)(def), Daniele Quadrini, Simone Esposito, Marco Giovio. Doubtful is Angelo Iorio

Empoli: Davide Moro, Francesco Pratali, Vincent Laurini, Jose Araujo Ferreira and Cristiano Camillucci
Doubtful are Renato Dossena, Daniele Mori and Bationo Benoit

Cesena – Hellas Verona

Cesena: Alessandro Favalli, Simone Dallamano, Andrea Gessa, Derlis Meza Colli, Louise Parfait. Back is Alejandro Rodriguez

Verona: Vangelis Moras. Doubtful are Emanuel Benito Rivas, Giuseppe Pugliese, Raphael Martinho, Simon Laner and Alessandro Carrozza. Back is Fabrizio Cacciatore

other infos (2nd France and 2. Netherlands later or tomorow here or on fb site http://www.facebook.com/castrof.eu.insiders

Atletico Junior mixed to visit Envigado

Coach Jose ‘Cheche’ Hernandez is confident of obtaining a good result compared to oranges , you know that the ‘Sharks’ roster will face a mixed this commitment for the fifth day of the primary jurisdiction of the Dimayor.

A pesar de que la mayoría de sus hombres estelares se quedarán en Barranquilla, Junior pretende sacarle el jugo a su visita a los ‘Naranjas’ y cuadrar caja tras un comienzo sin triunfo.

La última victoria de los rojiblancos en casa envigadeña se presentó el 15 de julio de 2006, según datos del jefe de prensa y estadígrafo oficial del club, Omar Barros. En esa ocasión se impusieron 3-1 con goles de Hayder Palacio, Omar Sebastián Pérez y Eudalio Arriaga. Wilson Morelos descontó para los anfitriones.

Junior formaría con: Sebastián Viera; Jáider Romero, Daniel Briceño, Braynner García, César Fawcett; Francisco Rodríguez, Bréiner Belalcázar, Luis Carlos Ruiz, Alan Navarro y Maicol Balanta; Juan Gilberto Núñez.
Suplentes: carlos Rodríguez, Pablo Maldonado, Víctor Cortés y Luis Carlos De la Hoz.