Portugal U-21 v Spain U-21 – which Iberian side can take control of Group B? After recording convincing wins in their opening matches at the 2017 Under-21 European Championship, Portugal and Spain meet on Tuesday night, with both having the chance to edge closer to qualifying for the semi-finals. Currently it is Spain – the 2013 champions – that sit atop Group B .. JUNE 20, 2017
Poland U-21 v Sweden U-21 – can the hosts take a step towards the semis? Poland, the hosts of the 2017 Under-21 European Championship, cannot afford to lose another game at the tournament after their 2-1 defeat to Slovakia in their opener. With just one side from each group automatically reaching the semi-finals, anything less than a win over Sweden on Monday night would.. JUNE 19, 2017
Slovakia Under-21 v England Under-21 – the top two meet in Group A The second matchday in the 2017 European Championships could well be the defining one in Group A as first meets second at the Kolporter Arena in Kielce. England, many people’s dark horses to win the tournament, are in need of three points after an opening draw with Sweden, and they can certain.. JUNE 19, 2017
Portugal v Mexico – who can take control of Group A? If there is to be a winner of this match, they can reasonably expect to have a real impact at the 2017 Confederations Cup. The tournament, which acts as a warm-up in Russia before they host the World Cup next summer, has eight teams split into two groups, with the top two from each advancing to the .. JUNE 16, 2017
New York City v Seattle Sounders – City look to bounce back from their derby defeat In this inter-conference MLS match, New York City FC host Seattle Sounders in what is battle of two in-form sides. In the Eastern Conference, City are in third place after 15 games, and three points off the top-two place that would allow them to get an automatic play-off semi-final berth at the end .. JUNE 16, 2017
Cameroon v Chile - both teams aim for a strong start With only the top two sides from each of the groups getting a place in the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup, teams need a strong start. Given the quality of the countries on show – all had differing degrees of success to get an invite – no match will be straightforward. Chile have o.. JUNE 16, 2017
New England Revolution v Chicago Fire – the Fire seek to continue their fine form Both New England and Chicago Fire are in need of three points when they rendezvous at 01:30 on Sunday Morning (CEST), though both teams are aiming for different targets. The Fire have been in sublime form recently, winning six of their last seven games in all competitions and have been boosted by th.. JUNE 15, 2017
Russia v New Zealand – can the hosts get off to a winning start? Host country Russia will be eager to maximise the duration of their stay in the 2017 Confederations Cup, in what could be one of the key pieces of preparation for next summer’s World Cup. With automatic qualification, the country has not played a competitive fixture since being knocked out of .. JUNE 15, 2017
Australia v Germany – how will the world champions fare? Germany face Australia in their opening Confederations Cup fixture, in what could be a tricky Group B to navigate in the warm-up tournament for next summer’s World Cup in Russia. Joachim Low has named a squad that is far from full-strength and included 16 players that are 25-years-old or young.. JUNE 15, 2017
A look ahead to the 2017 Under-21 European Championships Poland are the host nation as 12 of the continent’s best teams battle it out over two weeks in the 2017 Under-21 European Championships. Current holders Sweden are in an intriguing looking Group A and will have to fight hard to finish first, in what is the only way that reaching the semi-final.. JUNE 14, 2017