Preview: Paraguay vs. Colombia

September 5, 2021

Paraguay and Colombia will both look to bounce back to winning ways after disappointing runs of form when they face off in World Cup Qualifying action on Monday. The hosts lost 2-0 to Ecuador on Thursday, giving their qualification bid a major hit, while their visitors were held to a 1-1 draw by Bolivia. Paraguay began their World Cup Qualifying campaign in impressive fashion last year, starting with draws against…

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  Preview: England vs. Andorra

September 5, 2021

Seeking to maintain their 100% start to World Cup 2022 Qualifying, England step foot onto the Wembley turf for the first time since the Euro 2020 final for Sunday’s visit of Andorra. The Three Lions dazzled and delighted in a 4-0 thrashing of Hungary on Thursday night, while the visitors claimed their first victory of qualifying over fellow minnows San Marino. The despicable actions of some supporters once again overshadowed…

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Preview: Hertha Berlin vs. Liverpool

July 29, 2021

Hertha Berlin and Liverpool will both endeavour to maintain their unbeaten starts to pre-season when they lock horns at the Tivoli Stadion Tirol in Austria on Thursday evening. The Bundesliga outfit played out a 1-1 draw with VfB Lubeck during their fifth encounter of the summer last time out, while Liverpool secured their first pre-season win with a 1-0 success over Mainz 05. Hertha Berlin set the bar at an…

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Preview: Australia Under-23s vs. Spain Under-23s

July 25, 2021

After shocking the South American champions in their opening game, Australia Under-23s took top spot in Group C at the Tokyo Olympics and now meet Spain Under-23s in Sapporo on Sunday. Claiming an historic win over Argentina – one of the favourites for gold – got the Olyroos’ return to the Games for the first time since 2008 off to a flying start, while the Spanish side toiled to a…

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Preview: Hungary vs. France

June 19, 2021

France will aim to maintain their perfect start to Euro 2020 when they make the long journey to Budapest to face off against Hungary on Saturday in Group F. The hosts fell victim to a 3-0 defeat to a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal during their first game, while France started as they mean to go on with a 1-0 success over Germany. The almost alien sight of a full arena of…

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Preview: France vs. Bulgaria

June 8, 2021

France finalise their preparations for Euro 2020 on Tuesday when they welcome Bulgaria to the Stade de France for a friendly encounter. Les Bleus eased past 10-man Wales 3-0 in their most recent battle, while Bulgaria’s misfortune on the road continued with a 1-0 defeat to Russia last time out. Despite Daniel James’s admission that France urged referee Luis Godinho not to send Neco Williams off for a deliberate handball…

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