AZ Alkmaar vs Sparta

AZ Alkmaar managed to get important three pointer last weekend on Saturday afternoon as the side visited Breda and celebrated 3:1 victory. After their setback at home against Venlo, the side quickly responded with much better performance and once again proved their efficiency.
They were completely better and dominant in both halftimes, with the difference that the second one was a bit more open overall from both ends, as Jahanbakhsh opened up the scoreline in 32nd minute, with Til and Seunthens increasing the lead at the start of second, while Breda tried to react and had some decent phases, only managing to reduce the deficit in 85th minute thanks to goal from Sadiq.
AZ is now still third at the table, having eight points more than fourth placed Feyenoord, but still surely dreaming of catching the Champions League ticket even though Ajax is second with seven points more – still a victory here is their absolute and only goal.
Hosts should be playing in a version of 4-2-3-1 formation with Weghorst as central striker, plus Overeem, Seuntjens and Jahanbakhsh as offensive midfielders. Forward Calvin Stengs (1/0) and midfielder Marko Vejinovic (7/0) are both injured, similar to defensive midfielder Teun Koopmeiners (16/1) and midfielder Jeremy Helmer (9/1), both having very little chances to appear in this one.
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Horsens vs Randers

After poor opening of the second part of the season and a home loss against Midtjylland, the players of Horsens improved and responded much better with a 2:0 victory last Sunday afternoon away from home against Helsingor. They were set as quite strong favorites against one of the weakest sides in Superliga and have justified that belief.
However, must be said that the game was quite an interesting and balanced one, with the home team also having their fair share of chances created. They were even slightly better in the first halftime, however visitors looked much more concrete in second, taking the lead in 54th minute via Drost, while the hosts tried to react and approach more willing to risk, but conceded the second goal in 83rd via Nymann.
The side now stands at fourth position with thirty points earned, far away from the title battle as first placed Midtjylland has twenty points more, while seventh and out of play-off zone placed Hobro has just two points less which means that the game is a very important one.
Forward Kjartan Finnbogason (21/4) is suspended for this one, while midfielder Jeppe Mehl (11/0) remains out due injury.
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Bristol City vs Fulham

Bristol City had all the chances to walk away with something away from home against Leeds last Sunday evening, especially as the side took the double lead early in the match, but eventually stood with just a point in a 2:2 draw and can’t be nowhere close to satisfied after such a development.
They had a great entrance into the game, took the lead via Diedhiou in eleventh minute and doubled it up just five minutes thanks to a goal from Reid, however they opted for much more defensive approach in the second halftime and paid the price of it. Leeds stepped up with better performance and could be said deservedly were awarded for their efforts, getting a point with goals from Lasogga and Roofe in last twenty minutes of the game.
This is now third game in a row without a victory for Bristol City, as the side suffered defeat to Bolton and then took just a point in a 3:3 home game against Sunderland before this match, as they now stands at sixth position with just three points more than out of play-off zone placed Preston.
Bristol should be lined up in a 4-4-1-1 formation with Diedhiou as central striker, plus Reid as central offensive midfielder. Central defender Jens Hegeler (3/0) is injured, as well as offensive players Matty Taylor (15/0), Milan Djuric (8/1) and Callum O’Dowda (18/1). Midfielder Gary O’Neil (2/0) and right back Eros Pisano (7/0) are both unfit for the clash. Defender Nathan Baker should be back in the team after serving his last game suspension in a game against Leeds.
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Middlesbrough vs Hull City

One of the most favourizited teams at start of season 2017/18 finally could produce an sure home win here. Having placed on 9th place on the ranking recently, having 5 pts less from play-off zone, hosts have no other choice than start collecting points. Comes out after two solid results where have beat Reading by 2-1 an drawed vs Sheffield Wed by 0-0 at home. Typical home team, road results become enigma for them. Hosts have full squad available.
Hull despite having though schedule playing 3 matches in 10 days, visitors are coming with long list of injured players. Henriksen, Larsson, Mazuch, Odubajo and Weir are out of squad while Bowen, Hernanderz, Kingsley and Wilson remains doubtfull. Visitors are already under pressure. Placed only one place above relegation zone, having only one more pts, having such a important matches ahead and meanwhile missing many players. Full squad of Hull City already suffered defeat at 1st H2H this season at home by 1-3, so this clash sounds like even harder one.
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Jong PSV vs Den Bosch

Jong PSV is in very good form ver the past 2 months and especialy at home they have been great even against the very best (and motivated) teams of the league. They have a 6-2 record over their last 8 home games, scoring almost 3 goals per game (2,75) during that span and allowing a bit more than 1 per game (average). The only bottom half team taht managed to defeat them at home was Helmond so far, while they have been great against any other side.
~ PSV will miss CB D.Abels.
Den Bosch is starting to get hot, as they recorded 2 straight wins, scoring a total of 7 goals and they now find themselves in 10th place, just a point bellow playoff spots. They are also a team that is doing great offensively, they failed to score in just 3 away games so far, while they average almost 2 goals per game in the league so far. In the first round they destroyed Jong PSV by 5-0 at home, yet on the road they have failed to win against any top 8 team.
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Charleroi vs Standard Liege

Round 27 of JUPILER LEAGUE brings an interesting match between Charleroi and Standard Liege.Standard started this year with some bad results in first round matches,but their game is getting better and better especially in attack,since they scored 24 goals in 8 matches in 2018,including one friendly game and two games againts Clube brugge in Belgian cup.They’re positioned at 8th position with 36 points after 26 games.Charleroi is doing fine so far ,they’re in 2nd position in table with 48 points after 26 games.
Last game Standard Liege hosted Mouscron in a very dramatic game when they won 4:3 in the end,with goals from Luyindama,Pocognoli,Carcela-Gonzalez and Cop.D .For the visitors scored Awoniyi 2 goals and a goal from D Rotariu.
Charleroi played at home againts Lokeren and couldn get more then 1 point after 1:1 in final result.Visitors were first in lead with a goal from de Ridder and for the hosts equailised M.Fall.
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Dusseldorf vs Furth

After three consecutive victories in 2. Bundesliga, players of Fortuna Dusseldorf failed to present themselves in a better image and have suffered 3:1 defeat last Saturday afternoon when they visited Union Berlin, always difficult side to defeat in front of their fans.
However, visitors from Dusseldorf took the lead first, back in 41st minute with a goal from Neuhaus, a bit against the flow of the match, while the pressure from the team from Berlin only got bigger and bigger and dominated completely the second halftime, managing to revert the scoreline in 67th from a penalty kick taken by Skrzybski and a goal from Polter four minutes later.
Skrzybski sealed the victory in fifth minute of additional time when the visitors tried to do something more, however without any luck. Despite this defeat, Dusseldorf remained at the first position, now having two points more than second placed Nurnberg and surely aiming nothing but a victory for this one.
Central defender Fabien Schonheim (10/0) is injured, while suspended for this match remains central midfielder and team captain Felix Kroos (21/0). Injured is also midfielder Kenny Prince Redondo (2/0).
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Hertha vs Mainz

Hertha won 0-2 against Leverkuzen in their last game, which was a very surprising result but i would not say they did not eserve it. They approached that game cautiously, looking to hit on counters while luck was on thier side as they scored in tehir very first actual chance, which made things much easier for them.
They are currently 11th in the league, ust 4 points bellow EU qual. places.
This time they return at home to play against one of the worst teams of the league, but the thing is that the hosts are not the favorites and they will have to be the ones who will have the ball and make plays, which has not worked well for them at home, as they have a 1-1-2 record in the games that they had above 50% possesion of the ball! If we also add the fact that they have managed to keep a clean sheet only once (in the first home game of the season, back in August!) then things are not an easy as the odds idicate here, right?
Still, there are mre bad news for the hosts, as they will miss LW Sinan Kurt, CB Karim Rekik, AM Julius Kade, CF Julian Schieber and AM Ondrej Duda, while CB Torunarigha and CF Selke are doubtful.
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Ludogorets vs Milan

Ludogorets didn’t have completely successful first part of the season, as the side got excluded from Bulgarian Cup in quarter-finals game at the end of the it in the middle of December on the road to CSKA-Sofia, but also managed to get only one point in lead in comparison to closest rivals from CSKA-Sofia after twenty rounds played.
It’s not that bad of a outcome, however we are used them to see dominating the lead even at the half of the season. In any way, they did well to progress to the Europa League knockout stage after being drawn together with Braga, Hoffenheim and Basaksehir in quite a difficult group.
The side managed to finish second with two victories, three draws and one defeat now being in a position to play against one of more reputable sides in Europe surely with a bit less lack of pressure. During the preseason matches the side played five games, winning four of them (only draw was against Shakhtar Donetsk), ending the friendlies with a 1:0 victory over Arsenal Tula.
Goalkeeper Vladislav Stoyanov is long term absentee, while suspended for this match are left back Natanael Pimienta (16/1) and forward Claudiu Keseru (16/10).
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