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Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool will want to put their disappointing Premier League form behind them and take a big step towards the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League with a win in Switzerland against FC Basel.Having beaten little known Bulgarian team Ludogorets unconvincingly at Anfield on match day one, Liverpool have to put in a much improved per...
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After an opening day defeat to main group D rivals Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal have what seems like the perfect opportunity to get back to winning ways in the UEFA Champions League with a home tie against Turkish club Galatasary.Arsene Wenger was disappointed to lose in the manner that Arsenal did in Dortmund two weeks ago and the Gunner`s European form has n...
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The Championship`s surprise packages Charlton Athletic take a mid-week trip to Norfolk tonight (30th September) as they take on top of table side Norwich City who are looking to make a quick return to the Premier League. Pre-season relegation favourites Charlton have picked up 15 points from their first nine games and occupied a play-off spot for most of the early ...
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Premier League title pace-setters Chelsea travel to Portugal in the Champions League tonight (30th September, 19:45) to face Primeira Liga runners-up Sporting Lisbon. A wasteful Chelsea had to settle for a draw in their opening Group G encounter against German side Schalke. Cesc Fabregas` debut goal put the Stamford Bridge outfit 1-0 up 11 minutes into the match be...
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Manchester City host Roma tonight (30th September, 19:45) in what will be perhaps the single worst way of following a narrow 1-0 defeat at the hands of German champions Bayern Munich. Jerome Boateng`s thunderbolt of a strike hit the back of City`s net in the last minute of normal time before Sergio Aguero missed a last-gasp gilt-edged opportunity to equalise. Meanw...
Tennis
Newly-crowned US Open champion Serena Williams heads the betting for the WTA China Open with many bookmakers offering 7/4 (Bet365, Betvictor, Ladbrokes) on the 18-time Grand Slam winner sealing her 64th WTA title. The 33-year-old is the current reigning champion having easily dispatched Jelena Janovic 6-2, 6-2 in the final last year and is hoping to secure her thir...
Football
It has been a terrific start to the season for Chelsea, who are currently sitting top of the English Premier League. Clear of Southampton in second place by 3 points and Manchester City in third by 5 points, Jose Mourinho will be delighted with how things are progressing during his second spell at Stamford Bridge. However, Chelsea`s Champions League campaign didn...
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Following defeat in their opening Champions League match of the season to German champions Bayern Munich, Manchester City will be looking to kick-start their European campaign at home to Italian team AS Roma.Roma come in to the match full of confidence and with 3 points already on the board having defeated Russian club CSKA Moscow 5-1 in their opening group ...
Tennis
The first round of the ATP China Open has begun today (29th September) in Beijing with Andy Murray`s odds tumbling after his success in last week`s Shenzhen tournament, the Brit lifting a trophy for the first time in over 14 months. Scottish Murray has been made third favourite with most bookmakers, best-priced 11/2 with Betvictor, to pick up back-to-back cups behi...
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There could be more than three points on the line as Newcastle United visit Stoke City`s Britannia Stadium on Monday night (29th September, 20:00) with Magpies` owner Mike Ashley allegedly confirming that a loss in Staffordshire would see manager Alan Pardew removed from his position. It is also claimed by an Independent newspaper reporter that the Toon chairman ma...
Football
Alan Irvine`s West Bromwich Albion will hope to top off a brilliant run of form as they entertain goal-shy Burnley at the Hawthorns tomorrow (28th Spetember, 4:00). The Baggies are unbeaten in two after a surprise 1-0 victory over Tottenham in the league preceded a hard-fought second-half comeback at home against Hull City in the Capital One Cup. Record signing Bro...
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Tonight`s late kick-off (27th September, 17:30) sees the second derby clash of the day as Arsenal play hosts to North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Arsene Wenger`s Arsenal will be hoping to convert their propensity for draws into wins though things aren`t going that badly for the side who remain only one of two still unbeaten in the Premier League. Mauricio Poch...