La Liga Previews: Celta Vigo face mid-table Getafe, Real Madrid host bullish Granada

Karim Benzema helps Real Madrid win fifth game in a row - Sentinelassam

Read on for two La Liga previews ahead of Wednesday’s games, as Celta Vigo face a trip to mid-table Getafe before defending champions Real Madrid look to keep pace with leaders Atletico when they host a bullish Granada side in their penultimate match of an unprecedented 2020. Continue reading

UCL MD2 Group Stage Previews: Lokomotiv vs Bayern, Atletico Madrid vs RB Salzburg

Salzburg let Lokomotiv off the hook in 2-2 draw

A look ahead to a pair of MD2 group stage fixtures as the Champions League continues today. Lokomotiv Moscow host defending champions Bayern, while Atletico Madrid hope to bounce back from their humbling 4-0 defeat last week when hosting Red Bull Salzburg in Group A. Continue reading

Saturday Previews: Fulham-Palace, Genoa-Inter and Atletico-Betis across Europe

Chelsea Here Chelsea There: Loftus-Cheek debut for Fulham | Official Site | Chelsea Football Club

Read on for match previews from Europe’s top leagues taking place across Saturday, as Fulham host fellow London rivals Crystal Palace in the Premier League, while Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan and Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid side return to domestic action with tricky tests of their own after contrasting Champions League results on MD1 in midweek. Continue reading

Bayern Munich 4-0 Atletico Madrid: Player Ratings as Bavarians begin UCL defence in style

Lewandowski, Hernandez and Tolisso celebrate with Coman during his brilliant showing against Atletico

Bayern Munich began the defence of their Champions League title emphatically, cruising to a comfortable 4-0 win over last season’s quarter-finalists Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena. Kingsley Coman netted a well-taken brace, while there were also goals for Leon Goretzka and a Corentin Tolisso second-half screamer – but which players excelled here while others faltered? Continue reading