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  1. Casilla: Espanyol have no fear

    The odds may be stacked firmly against Espanyol taking anything positive from their derby meeting with Barcelona but goalkeeper Kiko Casilla insists his team-mates arrive at the Nou Camp without fear.Espanyol have taken a single point from their city...

    Preview | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  2. Bayern Munich v Nurnberg: Preview

    Nurnberg are looking forward to facing ''probably the best side in the world" tomorrow.They make the short trip to Bayern Munich aware that the odds are stacked against them, but at the same time, they are looking forward to the 187th Bavarian derby...

    Preview | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  3. Balatoni: Wounded Hearts a threat

    Partick defender Conrad Balatoni is braced for a meeting with a Hearts side who are determined to defy the odds in the same way as the Jags did last season.Balatoni and his team-mates delivered a message to the doubters when they clinched the First D...

    Preview | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  4. Weidenfeller draws on 1997 triumph

    Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller has called on his side to go down in history like the 1997 team by upsetting the odds to win the Champions League.Dortmund are the underdogs for Saturday's meeting with Bayern Munich at Wembley, just as...

    Preview | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  5. Pulis ready for battle

    Stoke boss Tony Pulis accepts his side are up against ''overwhelming odds" as they host runaway Barclays Premier League leaders Manchester United this weekend.United, 12 points clear at the top of table with seven games to play, are striding towards...

    Preview | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  6. Smith has reasons to be cheerful

    Dundee manager Barry Smith insists last week's endeavours at Hibernian confirmed his view that relegation is far from a foregone conclusion.The Taysiders are well adrift at the bottom of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League table and odds-on to return ...

    Preview | Conversation | January 26, 2013
  7. Catania v Fiorentina: Preview

    Catania midfielder Alejandro Gomez will give his old boss no quarter when Vincenzo Montella returns to the Stadio Angelo Massimino tomorrow.Against all odds, Montella guided the Rossazzurri to an 11th-placed finish last season before leaving Sicily f...

    Preview | Conversation | January 26, 2013
  8. Atalanta v Cagliari: Preview

    Cagliari president Massimo Cellino directed his anger at the authorities once again ahead of tomorrow's trip to Atalanta, with Roma the subject of his ire for a second time.Cellino has been at odds with Roma throughout a fractious Serie A campaign. T...

    Preview | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  9. Paris Saint-Germain 1-2 Stade Rennes

    Nine-man Rennes defied the odds to hand Paris St Germain their second loss in as many home games, leaving Carlo Ancelotti's men wide open to conceding top spot in Ligue 1.Romain Alessandrini proved in-form Rennes meant business with a fantastic volle...

    Recap | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  10. Zola punishes 10-man Bantams

    Calvin Zola snatched a late 1-0 victory for Burton to break the hearts of 10-man Bradford.The big striker ended stubborn resistance in the 80th minute after City had to battle against the odds following the dismissal of Ricky Ravenhill and the loss o...

    Recap | Conversation | October 27, 2012
  11. Calic wary of PSG threat

    Dynamo Zagreb coach Ante Calic has admitted his side will be up against a ''mega-team" when they take on star-studded Paris St Germain in search of their first points in Group A of the Champions League.The odds seem stacked against the Croatians as ...

    Preview | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  12. Hannover overcome the odds to win

    Hannover came back from a goal behind and a man down in the opening 10 minutes to beat defeat Europa League Group L rivals Levante 2-1.Karim Haggui was dismissed for denying a clear goalscoring opportunity when he brought down Theofanis Gekas and Mic...

    Recap | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  13. U.S. team undaunted at facing Spain

    Brent Latham

    Despite its status as overwhelming underdog against Spain, the U.S. team believes it can win, writes Brent Latham.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2009
  14. U.S. likely would be happy with a point in Saprissa

    Steve Davis

    Thanks to a hostile crowd, difficult playing surface and poor road record in Saprissa, the odds are heavily weighted against the U.S.' emerging with a win against Costa Rica, writes Steve Davis.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  15. Odds looking favorable for U.S. World Cup bid

    Frank Dell'Apa

    The chance that FIFA might award the 2018 World Cup to North America continues to improve, writes Frank Dell'Apa.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2007