Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers Tips, Preview and Predictions

It’s definitely not the final that everyone expected at the beginning of the tournament, but both Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers proved their worth and will fight for the Europa League trophy at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Wednesday. The Scottish vice-champions already beat a German team after eliminating RB Leipzig in the semi-finals, while Eintracht beat West Ham in both legs to book their place in the final. Where and when: Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan – 18 April, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers: BT Sport Last time:…

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Barcelona vs. Eintracht Frankfurt Tips, Preview and Predictions

After a terrible start to the season, Barcelona have been rejuvenated with the arrival of Xavi as head coach and now welcome Eintracht Frankfurt to the Camp Nou with this Europa League quarter final tie finely balanced at 1-1. The winner of West Ham vs. Lyon awaits in the last four. Where and when: Camp Nou – 14 April, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Barcelona vs. Eintracht Frankfurt: BT Sport Last time: These two clubs had never met in a competitive fixture before the first leg game last week…

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Galatasaray vs. Barcelona Tips, Preview and Predictions

A dogged defensive Galatasaray display pulled off one of the performances of the first leg games last week when the Turkish side came away from the Camp Nou with a very creditable draw. But head coach Domènec Torrent will know that the job is only half done. Where and when: Nef Stadium – 17 March, kick-off 17:45 Where you can see Galatasaray vs. Barcelona: BT Sport Last time: The goalless draw in the first leg was the best Galatasaray result against Barcelona in over 20 years. Now they must raise…

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Barcelona vs. Galatasaray Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Barcelona welcome Galatasaray for the first leg of their Europa League round of 16 clash on Thursday evening. Those sides haven’t met for almost 20 years, as Blaugrana beat the Turkish giants in twice in the Champions League back in 2002. Where and when: Nou Camp – 10 March, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Barcelona vs. Galatasaray: BT Sport Last time: The last meeting between those teams dates all the way back from 2002, when Barcelona earned a 3-1 victory over Galatasaray in Istanbul. Gerard, Dani Garcie and Geovanni…

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Napoli vs. Barcelona Tips, Preview and Predictions

Napoli welcome Barcelona in the second episode of this mouthwatering Europa League knockout round on Thursday evening. The Partenopei snatched a 1-1 draw at Nou Camp last week, but the change in the away goals rule means that Luciano Spalletti’s men will simply have to outplay the Catalans in order to get a memorable victory and continue their chase for European silverware.  Where and when: Stadio Diego Armando Maradona – 24 February, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Napoli vs. Barcelona: BT Sport Last time: Piotr Zielinski gave Napoli a…

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Barcelona vs. Napoli Tips, Preview and Predictions

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The glamour tie from the Europa League knockout round play-offs sees Catalan giants Barcelona host Serie A outfit Napoli at the Nou Camp on Thursday. Both teams have been in decent form in their respective leagues of late, although balancing a return to European action will be crucial both in this game and over the remainder of the season.  Where and when: Nou Camp – 17 February, kick-off 17:45 Where you can see Barcelona vs. Napoli: BT Sport Last time: These clubs last met in 2020 in the Champions League…

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Chelsea vs. Villarreal Tips, Preview and Predictions

Chelsea and Villarreal lock horns in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday in Belfast in the first big international game of the new season. Both sides will be eager to start off with a trophy, but with many players returning late from Euro 2020, physical condition will be crucial. Where and when: Windsor Park – 11 August, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Chelsea vs. Villarreal: BT Sport Last time: History will be made on Wednesday as Chelsea and Villarreal have never locked horns in an official game before.…

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Jablonec vs. Celtic Tips, Preview and Predictions

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After suffering a disappointing elimination from the Champions League qualifiers, Celtic now enter the Europa League’s third qualifying round. The Hoops travel to the Czech Republic to face Jablonec in an attempt to redeem themselves after a poor start to the campaign. Where and when: Chance Arena – 5 August, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Jablonec vs Cetic: N/A Last time: History will be made on Thursday as this will be the first meeting between those two teams. Jablonec v Celtic Predictions and Preview After finishing third in the…

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Villarreal vs. Manchester United Tips, Preview and Predictions

Premier League side Manchester United take on La Liga’s Villarreal at Gdansk’s PGE Arena in the Europa League final on Wednesday night. It’s a huge game for both clubs and both managers, who are at opposite ends of the Europa League experience scale.  Where and when: PGE Arena – 26 May, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Villarreal vs. Manchester United: BT Sport Last time: United were reigning European champions when the teams last met, which was in the Champions League group stages during the 2008-09 campaign. Both matches finished…

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Arsenal vs. Villarreal Tips, Preview and Predictions

Arsenal are looking to overturn a narrow deficit as they host Villarreal in the second leg of this Europa League semi-final. A place in the final where Manchester United surely await is the prize for the winner of this tie.  Where and when: Emirates Stadium – 6 May, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Arsenal vs. Villarreal: BT Sport Last time: Nicolas Pepe scored what could turn out to be a crucial late penalty in last week’s first leg, salvaging a 2-1 defeat for Arsenal who went down to 10…

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