Barcelona and Deportivo Alavés meet at Camp Nou, in a match for the 21st round of the First Division. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 08-26-2017, Barcelona won by (0-2). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. Deportivo Alavés presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor, so in this party the house factor may be decisive.
Olimpo and Belgrano meet at the Roberto Natalio Carminatti Stadium, in a match for the 13 th round of the First Division. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and tied 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 12-03- 2016, for the First Division, Olympus won by (2-0). J. Amoroso (56 ‘) and P. Míguez (86’) scored the goals of Olympus. Attention to the house factor, since Olympus usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
Argentinos Juniors and San Martín San Juan meet at Estadio Diego Armando Maradona, in a match for the 13 th round of the First Division. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. The last direct match between these two teams, on 03-04-2016, ended with the San Martin San Juan win by (2-0). The San Martin San Juan presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so that in this game the home factor may be decisive.
Last weekend two against one, this Sunday three against four. One week after the top match between Olympique Lyon and PSG, Ligue 1 awaits with another blast: Olympique Marseille vs. AS Monaco. France has only two fixed Champions League ranks and one qualifying place. PSG will be playing in the premier class in the next season. Between Lyon, Marseille and Monaco is likely to spark another hot fight for the other two places. Of course, victories in a direct duel are especially important.
This Sunday, the main rehearsal for the Coppa Italia semi-final will take place at San Siro. AC Milan receives Lazio Rome. The Romans are in the middle of the race for the international places. Third and fifth place are just five points apart. Therefore, each game can decide whether the teams start next season in the Europa League or in the Champions League.
The situation is quite different with the Rossoneri. Milan is currently only in seventh place. In the direction of the cellar, the Milanese have built up a solid cushion. It is amazing that between seventh and twelfth place only four points difference. The chances to qualify for the Europa League are also available for AC Milan. Even more important than the championship these days is the Coppa. Just three days after today’s game, Milan will welcome Lazio for the first leg of the semi-finals.
Köln and Augsburg face each other in RheinEnergieStadion, in a match for the 20th round of the Bundesliga. Augsburg won at home (3-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 09-09-2017. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which records 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 matches. However, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium was on 26-11-2016, for the Bundesliga, which ended in a draw for (0-0). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Köln presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Deportivo La Coruna and Levante meet at the Municipal Stadium of Riazor, in a match for the 21st round of the First Division. The two teams tied (2-2), on 26-08-2017, for the last time they met in this edition of the league. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins and 3 draws in the last 5 matches.
The home team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 19 points won, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate game, they lost at home against Valencia by (1-2). In the last, lost out against Real Madrid by (7-1). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has obtained similar results at home and abroad.
Bayern München and Hoffenheim meet in the Allianz-Arena, in a match for the 20th round of the Bundesliga. Hoffenheim won at home (2-0) when they last met in this edition of the league, on 09-09-2017. The history of direct matches played in this stadium favors the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 2 and drew 2. However, in the last match in this stadium, for the Bundesliga, on 05-11-2016, the game ended in a draw by (1-1). The goals of the game were scored by S. Zuber (34 ‘Autogolo) for Bayern München and K. Demirbay (16’) for Hoffenheim. In this match the home factor may play a decisive role, as Hoffenheim has presented performance differences in their games at home and as visitors.
Wigan Athletic and West Ham United meet at The DW Stadium, in a match for this phase of the FA Cup (4th Round). There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they met, on 20-04-2013, in a match that ended with the final score: West Ham United (2-0) Wigan Athletic.
Hull City and Nottingham Forest meet at Kingston Communications Stadium, in a match for this phase of the FA Cup (4th Round). The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and drew 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 10-28-2017, in a Match for the Championship that ended with the victory of Nottingham Forest by (2-3). J. Bowen (76 ‘) and M. Hector (88’) scored the goals of the game for Hull City and K. Dowell (29 ‘, 71’ and 83 ‘) for Nottingham Forest. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.