Top Soccer Scores 8/18

BPL:

Cardiff City 0-0 Newcastle United

Tottenham 3-1 Fulham

Chelsea 3-2 Arsenal

La Liga:

Celta Vigo 1-1 Espanyol

Villarreal 1-2 Real Sociedad

Barcelona 3-0 Alaves

Serie A:

Chievo 2-3  Juventus

Lazio 1-2 Napoli

Ligue 1:

Guingamp 1-3  PSG

Monaco 0-0 Lille

 

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Soccer Thoughts 8/18

BPL:

1.The Spurs started off slow but, then dominated Fulham  the 2nd half for a 3-1 win, the upset of the day was Bournemouth beating West Ham 2-1 at West Ham. The Spurs are at Manchester United Monday 3pm, Fulham hosts Burnley Saturday 10am, West Ham is at Arsenal Saturday 10am and Bournemouth hosts Everton Saturday 10am.

2.Chelsea started off fast then they let Arsenal back into the game after being down 2-0, Arsenal made it 2-2 before, Chelsea scored a 2nd half goal to win 3-2, Chelsea had Arsenal down early and let them back into it, while for Arsenal they could have folded down 2-0 and didnt, something to take forward then they host West Ham next Saturday 10am at the Emirates while Chelsea goes to Newcastle next Sunday 11am.

Serie A:

1.Juventus is lucky to win 3-2, they were down 2-1 with about 25 mins left, then they started to play better, they will be very good, while Chievo was tough today they are not in Juve’s league. Juventus hosts Lazio next Saturday at Noon on ESPN2 while Chievo is at Fiorentina next Sunday 230pm on ESPN +

2.This was close as expected but, in the end Napoli came out of the Olimpico will all 3 points against Lazio in a close 2-1 win. Lazio does not have an easy task next week as they face Juventus at Noon on Saturday in the home debut of Cristiano in Turin while Napoli hosts Milan also on Saturday at 230pm

Ligue 1:

1.PSG started off slow but, took over and won 3-1 at Guingamp, PSG hosts Angers next Saturday 11am.

La Liga:

1.Celta Vigo drew 1-1 against Espanyol, a deserving tie with 2 even teams. Celta is at Levante Monday 215pm while Espanyol hosts Valencia Sunday 1215pm.

2.Real Sociedad was able to go to the Madrigal and get all 3 points, this is not a good start for the Yellow Submarine (Villarreal) as this is a game you need to win.Villarreal heads to Sevilla next Sunday at 215pm while Real Sociedad is at Leganes Friday 415pm.

3.Barcelona’s win did not start of easy being tied 0-0 at the half,but, Barcelona took over and dominated a weaker Alaves side in the 2nd half to an easy 3-0 win. Barca now plays at Real Vallodolid Saturday 415pm while Alaves hosts Real Betis Saturday 1215pm.

Sunday’s games of note-

830am-Manchester City vs Huddersfield Town NBCSN-The defending Champs make their home debut

11am-Brighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United-This could be a good one

Noon-Torino vs Roma ESPNEWS

230pm-Parma vs Udinese/Sassuolo vs Inter ESPN +- I had Milan and Genoa as the best game, but, with the bridge collapse that is not happeing as Genoa did not want to travel to Milan, so there are 2 games of interest, one is Parma’s return to Serie A they were docked 5 points due to bribery in a game against Spezia, when forward Emanuele Calaio  tried to bribe Spezia  so Parma could get automatic promotion but, seeing them back in awesome no matter what the case, while Sassuolo is no walk over and they will give Inter all they can handle in what should be a good game.

415pm-Real Madrid vs Getafe Bein Sports-Life after Cristiano begins for Real Madrid

Euro Soccer TV Schedule 8/17-19

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BPL:

Saturday-

730am-Cardiff City vs Newcastle United NBCSN

Prediction- 1-1

10am-Tottenham vs Fulham NBCSN (at Wembley)

1230pm-Chelsea vs Arsenal NBC

Sunday-

830am-Manchester City vs Huddersfield Town NBCSN

11am-Brighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United NBCSN

Monday-

3pm-Crystal Palace vs Liverpool NBCSN

La Liga:

Friday-

215pm-Girona vs Real Vallodolid  Bein Espanol

415pm-Real Betis vs Levante Bein Espanol and Bein USA after Ligue 1 game (approx 445pm)

Saturday-

1215pm-Celta Vigo vs Espanyol  Bein Espanol

215pm-Villarreal vs Real Sociedad Bein Espanol

415pm-Barcelona vs Dep. Alaves Bein Espanol and Bein USA

Sunday-

1215pm-Eibar vs Hueseca Bein Espanol

215pm-Rayo Vallecano vs Sevilla  Bein Espanol

415pm-Real Madrid vs Getafe  Bein Espanol and Bein USA

Monday-

2pm-Valencia vs Real Sociedad Bein Espanol and Bein USA

4pm-Athletic Bilbao vs Leganes  Bein Espanol and Bein USA

Serie A:

all games are on ESPN + only 1 a week on TV so I will post both Saturday games and best Sunday games not all games

Saturday-

Noon-Chievo vs Juventus ESPN +

245pm-Lazio vs Napoli ESPN +

Sunday-

Noon-Torino vs Roma ESPNEWS

245pm- Parma vs Udinese and Sassuolo vs Inter ESPN+

Monday-

230pm-Atalanta vs Frosinone ESPN +

note- Week’s TV game is Juventus vs Lazio Saturday 8/25 at Noon

Ligue 1:

Friday-

245pm-Reims vs Lyon Bein USA

Saturday-

11am-Guingamp vs PSG Bein USA

2pm-Monaco vs Lille

Sunday-

9am-Strasbourg vs St. Eteinne Bein USA

11am- Toulouse vs Bordeaux Bein USA

3pm-Nimes vs Marseille  Bein 3 online broadcast

 

 

Soccer Notes 8/12 and Week Ahead

1.Bayern Munich clobbered Eintracht Frankfurt 5-0 to an easy win in the DFL German Cup

2.Sevilla gave Barcelona all they could handle but, Barcelona won the Spain Supercup 2-1

3.PSG got off to a good start winning at home over Caen 3-0 and Lyon won their 1st game 2-0 over Amiens

Week Ahead:

Monday-

1.Atletico Tucuman faces Racing in Superliga Argentina action at 8pm

Tuesday-

1.MLS has a mid week game as the LA Galaxy host the Colorado Rapids at 1030pm

Wednesday-

1.UEFA Supercup takes place as its Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid 3pm on Univision

Friday-

1.La Liga starts with 2 games Girona vs Real Vallodolid at 215pm and Real Betis vs Levante at 415pm

2. Ligue 1 has Reims vs Lyon at 245pm

3.Liga MX has Veracruz vs Chivas 8pm and Atlas vs Morelia 10pm

4.Superliga has 2 games with Tallares vs Rosario Central at 6pm and Newell’s Old Boys vs Independiente at 8pm

Saturday-

1.The BPL has 3 TV games, Cardiff City vs Newcastle 730am NBCSN, I expect the 10am game to be Tottenham vs Fulham from Wembley on NBCSN (I could see Leicester vs Wolverhampton being the other option) and at 1230pm its Chelsea vs Arsenal on NBC

2.La Liga has 3 games with Celta de Vigo vs Espanyol 1215pm, Villarreal vs Real Sociedad 215pm and Barscelona vs Dep. Alaves 415pm

3.Serie A kicks off with 2 games as its Chievo vs Juventus at Noon and Lazio vs Napoli 245pm

4.Liga MX’s best game is Monterrey vs Pumas at 10pm

5. PSG plays at Guingamp at 11am in Ligue 1 action, while Monaco makes their home debut against Lille at 2pm

6.River Plate plays Belgrano at 7pm in Superliga Argentina action

Sunday-

1.BPL has 3 games with Manchester City hosting Huddersfield Town at 830am on NBCSN as they make their home debut also at 830am its Burnley vs Watford and at 11am its Bighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United on NBCSN

2.Serie A makes its TV debut on ESPNEWS has Torino hosts Roma at Noon with a bunch of 230pm games including Milan vs Genoa and Sassuolo vs Inter

3.La Liga has 3 games with Eibar vs Hueseca at 1215pm, Rayo Vallecano vs Sevilla at 215pm and Real Madrid vs Getafe at 415pm

4.Marseille plays at Nimes at 3pm

5.FS1 has DC United vs NE Revolution at 730pm in MLS action

6. Liga MX has Toluca vs Tijuana 1pm and Santos vs Tigres 7pm

Monday-

1.4 games of note, Crystal Palace vs Liverpool 3pm NBCSN, Serie A has Atalanta vs Frosinone at 245pm and La Liga has 2 games with Valencia vs Atletico Madrid 2pm and Athletic Bilbao vs Leganes at 4pm to end the La Liga week.

2.2 Superliga games as Boca is at Estudiantes at 230pm and San Martin hosts Union at 445pm

BPL Weekend 1 Preview 8/10-12

Friday:

Manchester United vs Leicester City 3pm NBCSN-With no McGuire and Vardy I do not see Leicester having any chance at Manchester, Manchester United is a loaded and a much better team

Prediction- 3-0 Manchester United

Saturday:

Newcastle vs Tottenham 730am NBCSN-Yes Newcastle is home and yes they will play tough but, Tottenham will show they are the better team and will not be taken lightly,this will be close but, the Spurs get all the points.

Prediction- 2-1 Spurs

Huddersfield Town vs Chelsea 10am NBCSN-Probably the easiest game to predict of the weekend, Chelsea is way better.

Prediction- 2-0 Chelsea

Wolverhampton vs Everton 1230pm NBC-Wolverhampton will be hyped for their return, they will get a point.

Prediction- 1-1

Sunday:

Liverpool vs West Ham 830am NBCSN-Liverpool is ready for a big season with Salah and Mane, West Ham is not good, this should be straight forward.

Prediction- 2-0 Liverpool

Arsenal vs Manchester City 11am NBCSN-The Emery era begins at Emirates and Manchester City awaits, City squeaks out a close win.

Prediction- 2-1 Manchester City

Soccer Weekend Preview 8/10-12

Best Games:

Friday:

BPL-

1.Manchester United vs Leiscester City 3pm-This is a decent 1st game at legendary Old Trafford, this should be a good game but, I expect United to win.

Liga MX-

1.Puebla vs Veracruz 8pm Univision Deportes-Not the greatest game, pretty missable

2.Morelia vs Necaxa 10pm Univision Deportes- See above

Ligue 1-

1.Marseille vs Toulouse Bein USA- decent 1st game

Saturday:

BPL-

1.Newcastle vs Tottenham NBCSN-Can Tottenham stay hot after a nice 2017-2018 season and can Newcastle build on their 10th place finish last season?

2.Huddersfield Town vs Chelsea 10am NBCSN- Should be an easy Chelsea win

3.Wolverhampton vs Everton 1230pm NBC-Wolverhampton makes their return to the BPL against mid level team Everton

Liga MX-

1.Lobos vs Atlas 6pm  Univision Deportes-Meh

2. Leon vs Queretaro 8pm ESPN Deportes- See above

3.Tigres vs Toluca 8pm Univision-This should be a good one, Toluca is a decent road team while Tigres are always tough at home

4.America vs Monterrey 10pm Univision-Game of the weekend, 2 top teams battle at the Azteca, this is worth watching.

Ligue 1-

1.Nantes vs Monacao 10am Bein USA-Decent Ligue 1 game

Sunday:

BPL-

1.Liverpool vs West Ham 830am NBCSN-Good game for people who wake up early on Sunday, the atmosphere at Anfield is always a fun one and how good is the Big Red is a question.

2.Arsenal vs Manchester City 11am NBCSN-Great late Sunday am game, 2 top team and the new era at the Emirates as Unai Emery takes over as coach against defending Champs Manchester City who are a top team once again.

Liga MX-

1.Pumas vs Pachuca 5pm Univision Deportes- Pumas are tough at home and Pachuca is struggling should lead to a Pumas win

2.Chivas vs Santos 7pm Univision Deportes-Chivas are back home after getting a point at Toluca while Santos has a new coach in

3.Tijuana vs Cruz Azul 906pm Fox Deportes-Good test for both teams as Tijuana is playing well as is Cruz Azul

Spain Supercup

Barcelona vs Sevilla 4pm ESPN Deportes- Barcelona should win this

German Supercup

Eintracht Fankfurt vs Bayern Munich 230pm FS2-Bayern should win this.

MLS-

1.Toronto FC vs NYCFC 4pm ESPN- NYCFC is the better team, but, Toronto is tough at home

2.DC United vs Orlando City 8pm FS1- Not a great game to be honest

3.Seattle Sounders vs Dallas 10pm FS1-Good test for Dallas in Seattle which is tough

Other European Games 8/10-12

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Friday:

Ligue 1- Marseille vs Toulouse Bein Sports USA  245pm

Portugal-Benefica vs Vitoria GOL TV  330pm

Turkey- Anakarguicu vs Galatasary Bein Espanol   245pm

Saturday-

Ligue 1- Nantes vs Monaco 11am Bein Sports (both channels)

International Champions Cup- Atletico Madrid vs Inter Milan 305pm ESPN Deportes

England Championship- QPR vs Sheffield United ESPN + 10am and Derby County vs Leeds ESPN + 1230pm

Sunday-

Ligue 1- PSG vs Caen 3pm  Bein USA

German Supercup – Eintracht Frankfurt vs Bayern Munich 230pm FS2

Spain Supercup- Barcelona vs Sevilla 3pm ESPN Deportes