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Midweek madness – previewing the big midweek PL games next week

The 2020-21 Premier League season is heading into its final few weeks and there’s still plenty to be determined when it comes to next season’s UEFA Champions League qualifiers. Manchester United, Leicester City and Chelsea hold the strings heading into the weekend before each has a very tough test midweek and they are just days before the FA Cup final. Here’s how they could impact the top four places: Manchester United vs Leicester City Leicester City will head to Old…
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Guardiola taking City to Europe’s head table

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has admitted his side are not there yet when it comes to elite teams in Europe. However, with his efforts in the Champions League this season, there are plenty of punters who are getting behind the Citizens achieving European success in the near future. The foundations are in place After falling short in the quarter-final stages previously, City managed to reach the first Champions League semi-final in their history this season. Mixing it with Ligue…
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Champions League Semi-finals preview – First Leg

The first leg of the Champions League semi-final ties will be played this week. Chelsea make the trip to the Spanish capital for an exciting European clash against Real Madrid on Tuesday. The Blues have had a superb season revival under manager Thomas Tuchel, and they are aiming to reach their first Champions League final since 2012 when they won the competition. The other blockbuster tie will involve Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. The Cityzens make the trip to Parc…
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Carabao Cup final preview: Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur face off in the Carabao Cup final at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday, and you can use these Virgin promotion codes if you are looking to place a bet on the game. The Cityzens recently returned to winning ways with a 2-1 league triumph over Aston Villa. Spurs, who are now under caretaker boss Ryan Mason, won by the same score against Southampton. Pep Guardiola’s side are aiming to win the Carabao Cup for a…
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London Clubs’ Combined XI for the Euros

The 2020-21 Premier League season includes six London clubs, with Chelsea, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur currently competing against each other, Leicester City and Liverpool for a top four finish. England’s top flight will send more players to Euro 2021 this summer than any other division across the world. The team that London clubs could hypothetically put together a team capable of winning the tournament alone. So, here’s our combined XI from London teams for the summer: Goalkeeper: Hugo…
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This weekend’s best Premier League games

The 2020-21 Premier League season only has a couple of weeks left and it’s only a matter of when and not if Manchester City are crowned champions. Aside from Pep Guardiola’s side running away with the league, there’s still plenty to play for with the race for Champions League being a very tight battle between Leicester City in third and Liverpool in sixth. At the other end of the table, West Bromwich Albion have fought back in a bid to…
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Who will come out on top in El Clasico?

Real Madrid and Barcelona lock horns for the second time this season in which the result could have a huge say in the title race. The Catalan club are the form team in La Liga currently with 13 wins from their last 14 (1 draw) and unbeaten in their last 18 since a surprise 1-2 loss at Cadiz to start December. Their form has changed drastically since a 1-3 loss at home in the first El Clasico of 2020-21. Zinedine…
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Canada’s 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign and their chances

Canada have failed to qualify for the previous eight editions of the World Cup, but they will be optimistic of their chances of making next year’s tournament in Qatar.  The North American nation have qualified for the major showpiece on just one occasion (1986), but the emergence of young players such as Jonathan David and Alphonso Davies gives them hope of securing another World Cup berth. As per the 2022 World Cup qualification process, the top five nations in North…
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Big five title race predictions

We are approaching the final phase of the European club football season. Among the continent’s top-five leagues, it appears that the Premier League may have a potential title winner already with Manchester City cruising at the top of the table with a 14-point lead. However, the rest of the elite divisions are pretty much open and there could yet be changes for the first spot. Here are our winner and runner-up predictions for Europe’s top-five leagues. Premier League: Manchester City…
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Top European games this weekend

There are plenty of interesting European games this weekend, but the main focus could lie on three high-profile matches. In the Premier League, arch-rivals Manchester City and Manchester United will come up against each other at the Etihad Stadium. The Cityzens have the opportunity to extend their stunning 21-match winning streak in all competitions. In Spain, Atletico Madrid entertain cross-town rivals Real Madrid. Diego Simeone’s side are comfortably placed at the top of the standings and will be aiming to…
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