The World Cup 2018 winners nurtured at Monaco by Jardim

Did you know four players in France’s World Cup 2018 winning squad made their names at Monaco having upset the mighty PSG to take the Ligue 1 title in the season before? Well, it’s true. Les Bleus are indebted to the Principality club and its erstwhile manager Leonardo Jardim, who was sacked following a poor start to this season. A victim of his own success, the French Riviera side adopted a develop-and-sell approach to running the club under Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev that has worked almost too well. While Jardim no longer picks the team at…

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Belgium vs. Netherlands International Betting Tips and Preview

Belgium and Netherlands meet in a friendly match in Brussels on Tuesday night with neither involved in UEFA Nations League action. This looks set to be an entertaining encounter with Roberto Martinez’s side as favourites. Where and when: Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussels – 16 October, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Belgium vs. Netherlands: Sky Sports, William Hill Last time: The last time these two sides was met was in November 2016 when a goal eight minutes from time from Yannick Carrasco earned the Red Devils a point after Davy…

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France vs. Germany Nations League Betting Tips and Preview

France and Germany continue their UEFA Nations League campaign on Tuesday night as they go head-to-head in Paris. In a group which also includes the Netherlands, this looks set to be an entertaining game although the world champions are favourites. Where and when: Stade de France, Paris – 16 October, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see France vs. Germany: Sky Sports, William Hill Last time: The two most recent fixtures have ended in draws, including last month’s scoreless encounter in Germany. France knocked out Joachim Low’s side in the European…

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Spain vs. England Nations League Betting Tips and Preview

Spain and England continue their UEFA Nations League campaign on Monday night as they go head-to-head in Seville. In a group which also includes Croatia, this looks set to be a close game but the in-form hosts are favourites. Where and when: Estadio Benito Villamarin, Sevilla – 15 October, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Spain vs. England: Sky Sports, William Hill Last time: La Roja defeated the Three Lions 2-1 at Wembley last month, despite Marcus Rashford giving Gareth Southgate’s side the early lead. Goals from Saul Niguez and…

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Poland vs. Italy Nations League Betting Tips and Preview

Italy’s rebuilding process continues with a trip to the Silesian Stadium to face Poland on Sunday night. Things haven’t exactly been going well for the Azzurri as of late, while the Poles have had a forgettable year too.  Where and when: Silesian Stadium – 14 October, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Poland vs. Italy: Sky Sports, William Hill live streaming Last time: Jorginho rescued a point for Italy with a late penalty in their home game against Poland, as the game in Bologna finished 1-1.  Poland v Italy Predictions…

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Netherlands vs. Germany Nations League Betting Tips and Preview

Two traditional European big beasts come into this game licking their wounds. The Netherlands have failed to qualify for the last two major international tournaments, while Germany had a disastrous time at the World Cup this summer.  Where and when: Johan Cruyff Arena – 13 October, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Netherlands vs. Germany: Sky Sports, William Hill live streaming Last time: The teams played out a goalless draw when they last met in a friendly six years ago.  Netherlands v Germany Predictions and Preview The Nations League has…

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France vs. Iceland International Friendly Betting Tips and Preview

World champions France host Iceland in friendly action before the mouthwatering Nations League battle with Germany next week. Les Bleus are understandably still buoyant from their summer success and go in search of an eighth win from their last ten matches. Meanwhile, the visitors have struggled post Russia and sit third in Group 2 behind Switzerland and Belgium. Where and when: Stade Municipal de Roudourou – 11 October, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see France vs. Iceland: Sky Sports Mix Last time: Les Bleus thrashed Iceland 5-2 when the nations…

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Croatia vs. England Nations League Betting Tips and Preview

Will it be revenge for England or more of the same for Croatia as these two countries go to battle in the Nations League on Friday night? Croatia broke English hearts over the summer, and this game is set to be a measure of how far the Three Lions have come since then.  Where and when: Stadion HNK Rijeka – 12 October, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Croatia vs. England: Sky Sports, William Hill live streaming Last time: Kieran Trippier gave England the lead with a lovely free-kick in…

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Spain vs. Croatia Nations League Betting Tips and Preview

Spain will look to continue their winning start to their UEFA Nations League campaign as they host Croatia, who have not yet played, in Elche on Tuesday night. In a group which also includes England, this looks set to be a close game although the home side are favourites to triumph. Where and when: Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero, Elche – 11 September, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Spain vs. Croatia: Sky Sports, William Hill Last time: Croatia defeated Spain 2-1 in the 2016 European Championships – Alvaro Morata gave…

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England vs. Switzerland International Friendly Betting Tips and Preview

England host Switzerland at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday, as the Three Lions look to get over the disappointment of losing to Spain. The visitors will be no pushover though, after they recorded a hugely impressive result at the weekend.  Where and when: King Power Stadium – 11 September, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see England vs. Switzerland: Sky Sports Last time: England won 2-0 home and away when the teams met in qualifying for Euro 2016.  England v Switzerland Predictions and Preview After the euphoria – albeit ultimate…

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