Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Chelsea

February 23, 2021

Chelsea will take on Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash on Tuesday night, with the fixture being held in Romania due to coronavirus protocols over travel. The match is technically Atletico’s home leg despite the fact that it is not taking place in Spain, with the reverse fixture due to take place in London in the middle of March.Atletico remain in charge of the…

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Preview: Osasuna vs. Sevilla

February 22, 2021

Sevilla will be looking to make it six La Liga victories in a row when they continue their domestic campaign away to Osasuna on Monday night. Julen Lopetegui’s side are currently fourth in the table, one point behind third-placed Barcelona, while Osasuna have risen to 12th position courtesy of back-to-back victories in Spain’s top flight.Osasuna are certainly not safe from the threat of relegation, but two wins from their last…

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Preview: Levante vs. Atletico Madrid

February 17, 2021

Levante host La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, with the visitors hoping to take advantage of this game in hand, and move further clear of the sides in pursuit of the top spot. Diego Simeone’s side currently sit five points clear at the top of the La Liga table, but with the recent good form of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Sevilla, it is crucial that they remain consistent and…

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Preview: Everton vs. Manchester City

February 17, 2021

An inconsistent Everton host a seemingly unstoppable Manchester City at Goodison Park in the Premier League in Wednesday evening’s rescheduled tie. The Toffees were put to the sword by relegation-threatened Fulham 2-0 in their most recent outing, whereas Man City made it 16 wins on the trot with a resounding 3-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.Carlo Ancelotti opted against handing Joshua King his first Everton start even in the absence of…

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Preview: Sevilla vs. Borussia Dortmund

February 17, 2021

Sevilla take on Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 knockout tie at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Wednesday evening. The two clubs have not met since the group stage of the Europa League in the 2009-10 season, with both still looking to establish themselves at Europe’s top table.Sevilla have been in superb form of late, winning their last nine matches in all competitions and only…

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Preview: Porto vs. Juventus

February 17, 2021

The reigning champions of Portugal and Italy go head-to-head at Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday evening, with Porto hosting Juventus as the Champions League returns after winter hibernation. This last-16 first leg tie sees several old acquaintances reunited in the picturesque port city, all of whom will want to replicate their club’s continental form so far, rather than more inconsistent domestic displays.Nearly two decades since Cristiano Ronaldo left his beloved…

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