Belenenses and Sporting Lisboa meet at Estádio do Restelo, in a match for this phase of the League Cup (Group Stage). The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 5 matches won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 12-22-2016 , in a match for the Primeira Liga that ended Sporting Lisbon’s victory by (0-1). B. Dost (90 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. Attention to the house factor, since the Belenenses usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
Good game to close the year and facing the current runner-up against (for me) the revelation of the championship, Melbourne Victory (5th) against Newcastle Jets (2nd).
Crotone and Napoli meet in Stadio Ezio Scida, in a match for the 19th round of Serie A. In the last 3 years there is only record of 2 direct matches between these two teams: one on 12-03-2017, which ended in a victory for Napoli by (3-0), and a more recent one on 23-10-2016, which ended in a Napoli victory by (1-2). Attention to the house factor, since the Crotone usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
Cardiff City and Preston North End meet at Cardiff City Stadium, in a match for the 25th round of the Championship. Preston North End won at home (3-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 09-12-2017. The history of recent direct matches between these two teams indicates total balance, since there was 1 draw and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 matches. In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Preston North End presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Italy Serie B will host Frosinone at Foggia’s 21st week match. Single goal win in Frosinone. The match will start at 19:30.
In Italy, Bari will be the guest of Carpi who is pushing the top row. The 447 encounters will start at 19:30.
Italy does not want to break away from the summit race in Serie B, will share Perugia’s trump cards on the road.
Italy An encounter in Serie B that closely related the subordinates. At the Avellino home, he is hosting Ternana. The start time of the 445-coded encounter is 19:30, which is eye-catching.
In the Premier League’s only match on Thursday, Crystal Palace will be at Arsenal’s home. The match at Selhurst Park will start at 20:00.
The Italian Cup will host Inter at the Milan San Siro Stadium on Wednesday, December 27th in the Quarter-Final match.