Archive for February, 2017

Match Preview : Fiorentina vs Torino

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Fiorentina are a long way off potential a potential European qualification spot and any hopes of making the Champions League next season were squashed on Thursday after they threw away a three-goal aggregate lead against Gladbach in the Europa League. Manager Paulo Sousa might not be at the club at the end of the season

Torino are even further away from the top 6 but they could still catch Fiorentina and a positive result here would help them do that. Morale will be down in the Fiorentina camp and this is the time to capitalise for Torino.

Team News

Fiorentina – Matias Vecino’s suspension will force Borja Valero to play in midfield, thus leaving room for both Josip Ilicic and Federico Bernardeschi behind the lone striker.

Nikola Kalinic is set to start up front, despite playing the full game against Gladbach on Thursday. (more…)

Match Preview : Leicester vs Liverpool

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Leicester are only one point above the bottom three and the board have made the decision to sack Claudio Ranieri less than 12 months after they had won the Premier League title.

They have lost seven of their last nine matches in all competitions and now have 13 league games to stay in the Premier League.

Liverpool have had two weeks to prepare for this fixture and they should be ready to go following their 2-0 win over Tottenham last time out. Jurgen Klopp will hope their slump is over and they can get their season back on track and finish inside the top four. Predict on

It remains to be seen how Leicester will react to Ranieri’s sacking, but Liverpool should still have enough to win this match.

Match Facts

Leicester – Managerless Leicester City take on Liverpool after sacking Claudio Ranieri on Thursday and some changes are expected to the side. Demarai Gray is one of those that should be reinstalled into the starting XI in favour of Ahmed Musa. (more…)