Arminia Bielefeld v Fortuna Dusseldorf – can Fortuna Dusseldorf extend their 2. Bundesliga lead? Fortuna Dusseldorf are partnered with online bookmaker Tipbet, a supplier of great odds. The club are currently top of the 2. Bundesliga in Germany after a marvellous start to the season that has seen them win seven of their opening nine league matches and open up a three-point gap to their nearest .. OCTOBER 11, 2017
Lyon v Monaco –the champions aim to keep pressure on Paris May 2017, when they were named champions of Ligue 1 for the first time since 2000, now seems a long time ago for AS Monaco. The club from the principality had a massive churn of players over the summer, losing Kylian Mbappe and Benjamin Mendy amongst others. Mbappe joined their primary rivals Paris .. OCTOBER 10, 2017
Portugal v Switzerland – can Portugal steal into top spot in Group B? Germany and Switzerland are the only teams to have a 100% record in qualifying, though the latter could still have to use the play-offs to get to the 2018 World Cup finals. They have been chased close by European champions Portugal in what is the most top-heavy group. There are just three points bet.. OCTOBER 10, 2017
Shanghai ATP World Tour Masters 1000 preview The 2017 Shanghai Rolex Masters takes place from 8th October to 15th October and, despite injuries to a number of household names, it promises to be an intriguing week of top-level tennis as we enter the final six weeks of the ATP season. Kei Nishikori, David Ferrer, Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka, No.. OCTOBER 10, 2017
Wales v Ireland – winner takes all clash in Cardiff Group D has gone down to the wire and the top three can all still finish in each other’s positions. Serbia currently occupy top spot and the eastern Europeans will finish there if they can, as expected, beat fifth-place Georgia, no matter what the other two do. However, Wales and the Republic .. OCTOBER 09, 2017
Ukraine v Croatia – can either team reach the play-offs from Group I? Only the best-finishing runner-up from UEFA’s nine qualifying groups will make it to the World Cup play-offs and, as it stands, neither Croatia nor Ukraine – the former are second in Group I – will be making an appearance there. Iceland host bottom side Kosovo on Monday and now app.. OCTOBER 09, 2017
Bulgaria v France – Les Bleus can edge closer to Russia Group A leaders France can edge closer to next year’s World Cup when they travel to Bulgaria on Saturday night. As it stands they are a point ahead of Sweden and four points clear of the Netherlands in what was potentially a very tricky qualifying section. Staying in first place is the only wa.. OCTOBER 06, 2017
Sweden v Luxembourg – the Swedes can edge closer to the World Cup When the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw was made, and with this their first tournament following the international retirement of the iconic Zlatan Ibrahimović, few would have given Sweden a chance of advancing from Group A. However, with just two games to play they are a point off top place, and sh.. OCTOBER 06, 2017
Georgia v Wales – the Dragons will have to perform without Gareth Bale Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will miss two of his country’s biggest games in years; the 28-year-old is ruled out of their double-header against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland due to a muscular injury. Bale is Wales’ only genuinely world class talent and the Dragons are substantial.. OCTOBER 05, 2017
Turkey v Iceland – Turkey can overtake Iceland with victory With four teams that can still mathematically reach Russia, Group I is the most competitive in European qualification for the 2018 World Cup. Croatia have the best individual talents and deepest squad, so it is not a surprise at all to see them in first place after eight games. Along with Iceland, t.. OCTOBER 05, 2017