Preview: FC Kobenhavn vs Manchester City

Manchester City will resume their Champions League title defense as they travel to take on FC Kobenhavn in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie.

FC Kobenhavn (also known as Copenhagen, FC Copenhagen, FC København, Kobenhavn, København or Κοπεγχάγη) and Manchester City (commonly referred to as City, Man City, Man. City or Manchester City FC) meet again a year after the Group stage Group G match which ended in a draw 0-0. FC Kobenhavn are approaching this clash after a victory over Molde in Atlantic Cup last Thursday, however, one part of FC Kobenhavn has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 6 consecutive matches now.

Manchester City are approaching the match in a good mood as well securing victories in 10 straight games against Everton, Brentford, Burnley, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Huddersfield, Sheffield United, Everton, Fluminense and Urawa Red Diamonds extending their unbeaten streak to 13 matches.

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FC Kobenhavn have won Molde in their previous match while Manchester City are on a winning streak – they have won Everton, Brentford, Burnley, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Huddersfield, Sheffield United, Fluminense and Urawa Red Diamonds in their previous 10 matches. Overall, FC Kobenhavn have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 4, while Manchester City have won 15 of their last 20 matches, losing 1 and drawing 4.

FC Kobenhavn have won 3 times (3-1 against Molde on 8th of February, 4-5 against Elfsborg on 5th of February and 5-1 against AGF Aarhus on 27th of January), lost twice (1-2 against Brondby on 5th of February and 2-0 against Sparta Praha on 20th of January) and drew once (2-2 against Rangers on 17th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Manchester City have won 6 times (2-0 against Everton on 10th of February, 1-3 against Brentford on 6th of February, 3-1 against Burnley on 1st of February, 0-1 against Tottenham Hotspur on 27th of January, 2-3 against Newcastle United on 14th of January and 5-0 against Huddersfield on 7th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

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FC Kobenhavn and Manchester City have met twice since October 2022. 1 match ended in a draw while Manchester City have won once. The most recent match between them took place on October 12, 2022 at the Group stage, Group G of Champions League which ended in a draw – 0-0. FC Kobenhavn have scored 0 goals in these 2 head-to-head matches in total while Manchester City have scored 5.

Preview: Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

The Premier League returns to the fold with another set of matches this week as Crystal Palace lock horns with Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea side in an important clash at Selhurst Park on Monday.

Crystal Palace (also known as PALACE) and Chelsea (commonly referred to as Chelsea FC) meet again 2 months after the Premier League match which Chelsea won 2-1. Crystal Palace are aproaching the match after a defeat from Brighton on February 3. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive matches now.

Chelsea, on the other hand, are approaching the match in a good mood after claiming a 1-3 win in FA Cup against Aston Villa, however, Chelsea have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 10 consecutive away matches now.

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Crystal Palace have lost to Brighton in their previous match while Chelsea have won Aston Villa in their previous match. Overall, Crystal Palace have won 4 of their last 20 matches, losing 10 and drawing 6, while Chelsea have won 11 of their last 20 matches, losing 7 and drawing 2.

Crystal Palace have won twice (3-2 against Sheffield United on 31st of January and 3-1 against Brentford on 30th of December), lost 3 times (4-1 against Brighton on 3rd of February, 5-0 against Arsenal on 20th of January and 1-0 against Everton on 18th of January) and drew once (0-0 against Everton on 5th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Chelsea have won 3 times (1-3 against Aston Villa on 8th of February, 6-1 against Middlesbrough on 24th of January and 1-0 against Fulham on 13th of January), lost twice (2-4 against Wolves on 4th of February and 4-1 against Liverpool on 1st of February) and drew once (0-0 against Aston Villa on 27th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

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Crystal Palace and Chelsea have met 6 times since August 2021. Chelsea have won 6 times. The most recent match between them took place on December 28, 2023 at the Premier League of England where Chelsea won 2-1. Crystal Palace have scored 2 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Chelsea have scored 11.

Preview: West Ham United vs Arsenal

The Premier League is back in action with another set of matches this weekend as West Ham United lock horns with Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal side in an important encounter at the London Stadium on Sunday.

West Ham United (also known as West Ham, West Ham Utd or WHU) and Arsenal (commonly referred to as Arsenal FC) meet again a month after the Premier League match which West Ham United won 0-2. West Ham United are aproaching the match after a defeat from Manchester United on February 4 not being able to win for 6 straight games. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive matches now.

Arsenal, on the other hand, are approaching the match in a good mood securing victories in 3 straight games against Liverpool, Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace, however, Arsenal have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 6 consecutive away matches now.

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West Ham United have lost to Manchester United in their previous match while Arsenal are on a winning streak – they have won Liverpool, Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace in their previous 3 matches. Overall, West Ham United have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5, while Arsenal have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 2.

West Ham United have lost twice (3-0 against Manchester United on 4th of February and 1-0 against Bristol City on 17th of January) and drew 4 times (1-1 against Bournemouth on 2nd of February, 2-2 against Sheffield United on 21st of January, 1-1 against Bristol City on 7th of January and 0-0 against Brighton on 3rd of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Arsenal have won 3 times (3-1 against Liverpool on 5th of February, 1-2 against Nottingham Forest on 31st of January and 5-0 against Crystal Palace on 20th of January) and lost 3 times (0-2 against Liverpool on 8th of January, 2-1 against Fulham on 31st of December and 0-2 against West Ham United on 29th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.

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West Ham United and Arsenal have met 6 times since December 2021. West Ham United have won twice, 1 match ended in a draw while Arsenal have won 3 times. The most recent match between them took place on December 29, 2023 at the Premier League of England where West Ham United won 0-2. West Ham United have scored 9 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Arsenal have scored 10.

Preview: Jordan vs Qatar

Jordan and Qatar lock horns at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail on Saturday in the final of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, as history beckons for both sides.

Jordan national football team and Qatar national football team meet again a month after the friendly match which Jordan won 1-2. Jordan national football team are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Korea Republic, Tajikistan and Iraq so they’ll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Qatar national football team.

Qatar national football team are approaching the match in a good mood as well securing victories in 6 straight games against Iran, Uzbekistan, Palestine, China PR, Tajikistan and Lebanon, however, Qatar national football team have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now.

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Jordan are on a winning streak – they have won Korea Republic, Tajikistan and Iraq in their previous 3 matches while Qatar are on a winning streak – they have won Iran, Uzbekistan, Palestine, China PR, Tajikistan and Lebanon in their previous 6 matches. Overall, Jordan have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 2, while Qatar have won 12 of their last 19 matches, losing 6 and drawing 1.

Jordan have won 4 times (2-0 against Korea Republic on 6th of February, 0-1 against Tajikistan on 2nd of February, 2-3 against Iraq on 29th of January and 0-4 against Malaysia on 16th of January), lost once (0-1 against Bahrain on 25th of January) and drew once (2-2 against Korea Republic on 20th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Qatar have won 6 times (2-3 against Iran on 7th of February, 1-1 against Uzbekistan on 3rd of February, 2-1 against Palestine on 30th of January, 1-0 against China PR on 22nd of January, 0-1 against Tajikistan on 17th of January and 3-0 against Lebanon on 13th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

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Jordan and Qatar have met 4 times since January 2014. Jordan have won once while Qatar have won 3 times. The most recent match between them took place on January 5, 2024 in a friendly where Jordan won 1-2. Jordan have scored 4 goals in these 4 head-to-head matches in total while Qatar have scored 8.

Preview: Borussia Dortmund vs SC Freiburg

The Bundesliga is back in action with another round of matches this week as SC Freiburg lock horns with Borussia Dortmund in an important encounter at the Signal Iduna Park on Friday.

Borussia Dortmund (also known as BVB or Dortmund) and SC Freiburg (commonly referred to as Freiburg) meet again 5 months after the Bundesliga match which Borussia Dortmund won 2-4. Borussia Dortmund will be playing the match after a draw against Heidenheim last Saturday in Bundesliga which extended their unbeaten streak to 9 matches. This match can be a great chance for them to turn to winning ways if they sort out the problems in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 7 consecutive home matches now.

SC Freiburg are preparing for the match after 2 defeats in a row from Stuttgart and Werder Bremen. They’re going to need to sort out the problems in the back first to improve the results as they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive away matches now.

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Borussia Dortmund have played a draw with Heidenheim in their previous match while SC Freiburg are on a losing streak – they have lost to Stuttgart and Werder Bremen in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Borussia Dortmund have won 8 of their last 20 matches, losing 4 and drawing 8, while SC Freiburg have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 8 and drawing 3.

Borussia Dortmund have won 3 times (3-1 against Bochum on 29th of January, 0-4 against Koln on 20th of January and 0-3 against Darmstadt on 14th of January) and drew 3 times (0-0 against Heidenheim on 3rd of February, 3-3 against Standard on 9th of January and 2-2 against AZ on 6th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

SC Freiburg have won twice (3-2 against Hoffenheim on 20th of January and 2-5 against Eintracht Frankfurt on 6th of January), lost 3 times (1-3 against Stuttgart on 3rd of February, 3-1 against Werder Bremen on 27th of January and 3-2 against Heidenheim on 21st of December) and drew once (0-0 against Union Berlin on 13th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

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Borussia Dortmund and SC Freiburg have met 6 times since February 2021. Borussia Dortmund have won 4 times while SC Freiburg have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on September 16, 2023 at the Bundesliga of Germany where Borussia Dortmund won 2-4. Borussia Dortmund have scored 19 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while SC Freiburg have scored 9.

Preview: Rouen vs Monaco

Rouen will invite Monaco to the Stade Robert Diochon in the Coupe de France round of 16 on Thursday.

Rouen are on a poor run of form as they’re approaching this clash after defeats from Versailles and Nimes. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now.

Monaco are going into the fixture after playing 2 draws in a row against Le Havre and Marseille extending their unbeaten streak to 3 matches. They have been conceding goals for 8 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.

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Rouen are on a losing streak – they have lost to Versailles and Nimes in their previous 2 matches while Monaco are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Le Havre and Marseille in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Rouen have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 3 and drawing 5, while Monaco have won 9 of their last 19 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5.

Rouen have won 4 times (3-3 against Toulouse on 22nd of January, 1-0 against Marignane Gignac on 13th of January, 0-2 against Louhans on 8th of January and 1-2 against Niort on 16th of December) and lost twice (1-2 against Versailles on 3rd of February and 2-0 against Nimes on 27th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Monaco have won 3 times (1-3 against Rodez Aveyron on 21st of January, 2-2 against Lens on 7th of January and 1-2 against Toulouse on 21st of December), lost once (1-3 against Reims on 14th of January) and drew twice (1-1 against Le Havre on 4th of February and 2-2 against Marseille on 28th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Preview: Iran vs Qatar

Iran face Qatar at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha on Wednesday for their semi-final clash in the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.

Iran national football team (also known as IR Iran or Islamic Republic of Iran) and Qatar national football team meet again 4 months after the friendly match which Iran won 0-4. Iran national football team are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Japan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Palestine and Indonesia extending their unbeaten streak to 18 matches, however, one part of Iran national football team has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive home matches now.

Qatar national football team are approaching the match in a good mood as well securing victories in 5 straight games against Uzbekistan, Palestine, China PR, Tajikistan and Lebanon.

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Iran are on a winning streak – they have won Japan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Palestine and Indonesia in their previous 6 matches while Qatar are on a winning streak – they have won Uzbekistan, Palestine, China PR, Tajikistan and Lebanon in their previous 5 matches. Overall, Iran have won 16 of their last 20 matches, losing 1 and drawing 3, while Qatar have won 11 of their last 19 matches, losing 6 and drawing 2.

Iran have won 6 times (2-1 against Japan on 3rd of February, 1-1 against Syria on 1st of February, 2-1 against United Arab Emirates on 23rd of January, 0-1 against Hong Kong on 20th of January, 4-1 against Palestine on 15th of January and 5-0 against Indonesia on 9th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Qatar have won 5 times (1-1 against Uzbekistan on 3rd of February, 2-1 against Palestine on 30th of January, 1-0 against China PR on 22nd of January, 0-1 against Tajikistan on 17th of January and 3-0 against Lebanon on 13th of January) and lost once (1-2 against Jordan on 5th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

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Iran and Qatar have met 5 times since January 2015. Iran have won 5 times. The most recent match between them took place on October 18, 2023 in a friendly where Iran won 0-4. Iran have scored 10 goals in these 5 head-to-head matches in total while Qatar have scored 1.

Preview: Jordan vs South Korea

Jordan and South Korea lock horns at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium on Tuesday in the semi-finals of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, in a repeat of their group fixture.

Jordan national football team and Korea Republic national football team (commonly referred to as South Korea) meet again 17 days after the Group Round match which ended in a draw 2-2. Jordan national football team are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Tajikistan and Iraq so they’ll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Korea Republic national football team, however, one part of Jordan national football team has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 6 consecutive home matches now.

Korea Republic national football team are approaching the match in a good mood as well securing victories in 2 straight games against Australia and Saudi Arabia extending their unbeaten streak to 13 matches, however, Korea Republic national football team have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive matches now.

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Jordan are on a winning streak – they have won Tajikistan and Iraq in their previous 2 matches while Korea Republic are on a winning streak – they have won Australia and Saudi Arabia in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Jordan have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 2, while Korea Republic have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5.

Jordan have won 4 times (0-1 against Tajikistan on 2nd of February, 2-3 against Iraq on 29th of January, 0-4 against Malaysia on 16th of January and 6-1 against Japan on 9th of January), lost once (0-1 against Bahrain on 25th of January) and drew once (2-2 against Korea Republic on 20th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Korea Republic have won 4 times (1-2 against Australia on 2nd of February, 1-1 against Saudi Arabia on 31st of January, 3-1 against Bahrain on 15th of January and 1-0 against Iraq on 6th of January) and drew twice (3-3 against Malaysia on 25th of January and 2-2 against Jordan on 20th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

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Jordan and Korea Republic have met twice since November 2014. 1 match ended in a draw while Korea Republic have won once. The most recent match between them took place on January 20, 2024 at the Group Round of Asian Cup which ended in a draw – 2-2. Jordan have scored 2 goals in these 2 head-to-head matches in total while Korea Republic have scored 3.

Preview: Brentford vs Manchester City

Manchester City will hit the road to take on Brentford at the Gtech Community Stadium on Monday night.

Brentford and Manchester City (commonly referred to as City, Man City, Man. City or Manchester City FC) meet again 8 months after the Premier League match which Brentford won 1-0. Brentford are aproaching the match after a defeat from Tottenham Hotspur last Thursday. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 13 consecutive matches now.

Manchester City, on the other hand, are approaching the match in a good mood securing victories in 8 straight games against Burnley, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Huddersfield, Sheffield United, Everton, Fluminense and Urawa Red Diamonds extending their unbeaten streak to 11 matches.

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Brentford have lost to Tottenham Hotspur in their previous match while Manchester City are on a winning streak – they have won Burnley, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Huddersfield, Sheffield United, Everton, Fluminense and Urawa Red Diamonds in their previous 8 matches. Overall, Brentford have won 5 of their last 20 matches, losing 12 and drawing 3, while Manchester City have won 15 of their last 20 matches, losing 1 and drawing 4.

Brentford have won once (3-2 against Nottingham Forest on 21st of January), lost 4 times (3-2 against Tottenham Hotspur on 1st of February, 3-2 against Wolves on 17th of January, 3-1 against Crystal Palace on 30th of December and 1-4 against Wolves on 28th of December) and drew once (1-1 against Wolves on 6th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Manchester City have won 6 times (3-1 against Burnley on 1st of February, 0-1 against Tottenham Hotspur on 27th of January, 2-3 against Newcastle United on 14th of January, 5-0 against Huddersfield on 7th of January, 2-0 against Sheffield United on 30th of December and 1-3 against Everton on 28th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.

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Brentford and Manchester City have met 4 times since December 2021. Brentford have won twice while Manchester City have also won twice. The most recent match between them took place on May 28, 2023 at the Premier League of England where Brentford won 1-0. Brentford have scored 3 goals in these 4 head-to-head matches in total while Manchester City have scored 4.

Preview: Manchester United vs West Ham United

Manchester United have the chance to leapfrog West Ham United to the sixth place in the Premier League table as the two sides clash at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Manchester United (also known as Man United, Man Utd, Manchester United FC or Manchester Utd) and West Ham United (commonly referred to as West Ham, West Ham Utd or WHU) meet again a month after the Premier League match which West Ham United won 2-0. Manchester United are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Wolves and Newport extending their unbeaten streak to 4 matches, however, one part of Manchester United has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive home matches now.

West Ham United are going into the fixture after playing 2 draws in a row against Bournemouth and Sheffield United. They have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.

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Manchester United are on a winning streak – they have won Wolves and Newport in their previous 2 matches while West Ham United are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Bournemouth and Sheffield United in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Manchester United have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 8 and drawing 3, while West Ham United have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5.

Manchester United have won 4 times (3-4 against Wolves on 2nd of February, 2-4 against Newport on 29th of January, 0-2 against Wigan on 9th of January and 3-2 against Aston Villa on 27th of December), lost once (2-1 against Nottingham Forest on 31st of December) and drew once (2-2 against Tottenham Hotspur on 15th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

West Ham United have won once (0-2 against Arsenal on 29th of December), lost once (1-0 against Bristol City on 17th of January) and drew 4 times (1-1 against Bournemouth on 2nd of February, 2-2 against Sheffield United on 21st of January, 1-1 against Bristol City on 7th of January and 0-0 against Brighton on 3rd of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

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Manchester United and West Ham United have met 6 times since September 2021. Manchester United have won 3 times while West Ham United have also won 3 times. The most recent match between them took place on December 23, 2023 at the Premier League of England where West Ham United won 2-0. Manchester United have scored 5 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total and West Ham United have also scored 5.