The championship of France is stopped? Do not panic ! Here is a selection of matches to thrill in front of the European championships this weekend.
Valencia – Seville: victory of Seville @ 3.10
Among the Spanish posters of the weekend, the most attractive is probably the confrontation between Valencia and Sevilla FC. Behind the three giants, these two clubs have been competing for several years in fourth place in the championship. If it is Valencia who took the bet last season, it is the Andalusians who are the best placed this year. After 14 days, the homonymous city of the prefecture of Drôme (even if ASOA Valence has no equivalence) points to 14th place only. Irregular results which were right of their course in the Champions League.
With only 17 points, the Valencians are ten points behind Sevilla. Comfortably seated in second place in La Liga, the Barça dolphins have lost only one game in the last ten days of the championship. Wissam Ben Yedder and his partners are with Girona the current fitness teams in La Liga. The score at 3.10 seems so attractive.
Bet on the victory of Seville!
Chelsea – Manchester City: City wins and more than 3.5 goals @ 3.90
This is the shock of the week, and it obviously comes from Britain. Manchester City, leader (almost) undisputed, goes on the pitch of Chelsea, fourth in the Premier League. Following their loss to the Wolves on Wednesday, the Blues are now 10 points behind Manchester City. The Citizens, still unbeaten after 15 days, have the opportunity to dig a little further and establish their supremacy on a championship in which only Liverpool seems able to keep pace.
Last season, Pep Guardiola's players had already made their way to the Stamford Bridge (0-1). Earlier in the season, it was at the Community Shield that the two teams clashed. And the men of Maurizio Sarri could only make an illusion (0-2). The current form of Manchester City is not to present: the Skyblues have won ten times in the last eleven meetings. And as Chelsea did not recruit Maxwel Cornet between last week and today, it seems unlikely they will succeed in getting a result.
Bet on City and more than 3.5 goals!
Schalke 04 – Dortmund: more than 4.5 goals @ 4.20
Football deprives us of Ligue 1 but we spoil the show. After the Premier League and La Liga, here is the Bundesliga. The Ruhr Derby is one of the biggest in Europe, thanks in part to the spectacle it provides, both in the stands and in the field. The recent confrontations between the two teams have often been sources of goals: 4-4 in 2017, 2-2 in 2016, 3-2 in 2015 …
The difference between the two clubs in the standings does not necessarily reflect the level difference between the two teams: Schalke, 12th with 14 points missed his start of the season. The results of the Gelsenkirchen players remain irregular, but they are still on the upward slope. On the other hand, Dortmund, 1st with 33 points, is still undefeated in the league. The team of Lucien Favre flies over the championship when visiting the Veltins Arena. It will therefore be expected an open match and probably very tight. Because we can never say it enough: a derby is not played, it wins!
Bet on more than 4.5 goals!
Juventus – Inter Milan: Icardi and Ronaldo score @ 5.00
This is the match in the match. In this Italian clash between Juve and Inter, we will obviously expect the two leaders of their team at the turn. On one side, Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese did not take long to find his mark in Serie A, where he is now co-top scorer tied with Piatek (10 goals).
Tonight he will face Mauro Icardi. The captain of Inter is also not very far in the scoring charts. With eight goals on the clock, the Argentine is only two lengths away from his direct opponent. In this classic Calcio, we will obviously expect the difference to be made by these two.
Bet on Icardi and Ronaldo score!
River Plate – Boca Juniors: River Plate wins and both teams score @ 5.50
This is not a European match, but it is played in Europe: Copa Libertadores should finally deliver its verdict Sunday night at the end of the final return to be played Sunday night in Madrid. In the first leg, the two rivals were neutralized (2-2) in a crazy game. The return, initially planned in the River Plate stadium had to be postponed and relocated following the excesses and violence suffered by the players of Boca Juniors.
And so it is in Santiago Bernabeu that the two teams will have to decide between them. Everything suggests that we will witness a tense meeting in every sense of the word. The nerves will be on the block and the spaces should not be missed. We will expect goals. And River Plate seems slightly favorite after winning a good result at the Bombonera.
Bet on River Plate and both teams score!
Bonus: Guingamp – Amiens: Both teams lose @ 1.01
Will the match be played? Will it be postponed to a later date? We do not really know. However, a possible postponement would probably not displease the two teams, as their current dynamics are disturbing. Defeated in Dijon for Guingamp and against Monaco for Amiens in the week, Bretons and Picards help each other in mediocrity and share logically the last two places in the standings. What will this match look like if it comes to a fight this weekend? We prefer not to know it.
Bet on Guingamp – Amiens!
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