England vs. Ivory Coast Tips, Preview and Predictions

England welcome one of Africa’s strongest sides on Tuesday evening, when Ivory Coast visit Wembley for a friendly clash. This is going to be the first ever meeting between those countries and with plenty of new players being included in both squads, expect and entertaining encounter that might be closer than initially thought, as the Three Lions are clear favourites. Where and when: Wembley Stadium – 29 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see England vs. Ivory Coast: Sky Sports Last time: Those two countries have never met before, so…

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Netherlands vs. Germany Tips, Preview and Predictions

After facing Denmark at the weekend, the Netherlands return to the Johan Cruijff Arena to take on Germany in what is one of Europe’s biggest international rivalries. With both countries already qualified for the World Cup, this could be a chance for the head coaches to blood some younger players. Where and when: Johan Cruijff Arena – 29 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Netherlands vs. Germany: Last time: The last few meetings between these two have been high-scoring affairs, with the Netherlands winning 4-2 last most recently, after…

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Germany vs. Israel Tips, Preview and Predictions

While other nations prepare for tense World Cup playoffs, Germany welcome Israel on Saturday evening in what is going to be Hansi Flick’s first friendly game since he inherited Joachim Low at Die Mannschaft’s bench. Flick won each of his six games so far, so he’ll be looking to test some new players and continue his perfect record against an inconsistent Israel side. Where and when: PreZero Arena – 26 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Germany vs. Israel: N/A Last time: The last meeting between those teams was…

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Netherlands vs. Denmark Tips, Preview and Predictions

After the embarrassment of not qualifying at all for the World Cup in 2018 and then a round of 16 exit at Euro 2020, the Netherlands will be aiming to do well in Qatar later this year. Two tough friendlies against Germany – and this one against Denmark – should be a good test for the Oranje. Where and when: Johan Cruijff Arena – 26 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Netherlands vs. Denmark: Sky Sports Last time: Although the Netherlands enjoy a slight advantage in the head-to-head record…

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England vs. Switzerland Tips, Preview and Predictions

While other nations prepare for tense World Cup playoffs, England and Switzerland will be able to give some fringe players valuable playing time on Saturday, as they meet at Wembley in this international friendly. Both teams will be keen to keep up some impressive winning streaks though. Where and when: Wembley Stadium – 26 March, kick-off 17:30 Where you can see England vs. Switzerland: ITV Last time: Switzerland haven’t beaten England since 1981 and lost on penalties the last time these two met in the Nations League third place playoff…

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France vs. Ivory Coast Tips, Preview and Predictions

Defending world champions France welcome Ivory Coast on Friday evening for their first friendly since Euro 2020. Didier Deschamps men have already secured their place for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, while the African side missed to qualify for a second consecutive time, after also missing on the tournament in Russia 2018. Where and when: Stade Velodrome – 25 March, kick-off 20:15 Where you can see France vs. Ivory Coast: N/A Last time: The last meeting between those teams was a friendly that ended in a goalless draw at…

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Italy vs. North Macedonia Tips, Preview and Predictions

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A few months ago it was unthinkable, but now there is a real risk for the reigning European champions Italy to miss on a World Cup for a second consecutive time. The Azzurri welcome North Macedonia in Sicily in an attempt to reach the play-off final and face the winner of Turkey and Portugal for a place in Qatar in December. Where and when: Renzo Barbera – 24 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Italy vs. North Macedonia: Sky Sports Last time: Italy failed to beat North Macedonia in…

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Portugal vs. Turkey Tips, Preview and Predictions

It seems incredible that Cristiano Ronaldo may miss out on potentially a last chance to win a World Cup with Portugal. But, thanks to a terrible qualification run-in, Portugal now have to beat Turkey for a chance to play Italy or North Macedonia for a place in Qatar. Where and when: Estádio do Dragão – 24 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Portugal vs. Turkey: Sky Sports Last time: These two last met over 10 years ago in a Euro 2012 warm-up match. Turkey ran out 3-1 winners in…

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Portugal vs. Serbia Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Portugal and Serbia engage in a direct battle for top spot in Group A from the World Cup qualifiers when the Selecao welcome Dragan Stojkovic’s side to Lisbon. The two countries are tied on 17 points and will want to avoid a play-off, so expect an intriguing encounter between two equally capable sides. Where and when: Estadio da Luiz – 14 November, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Portugal vs. Serbia: Sky Sports Last time: Diogo Jota’s brace wasn’t enough for Portugal, as Serbia held the Selecao to a 2-2…

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Wales vs. Belgium Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Group E leaders Belgium travel to Wales for their last clash from the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Roberto Martinez’s have already secured their qualification, while the Dragons are in the fight for second place alongside the Czech Republic in what promises to be an intriguing final round. Where and when: Cardiff City Stadium – 16 November, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Wales vs. Belgium: Sky Sports Last time: Harry Wilson’s opener wasn’t enough for Wales, as Belgium earned a 3-1 victory against the Dragons back in March. Thorgan Hazard,…

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