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  1. Montpellier v Guingamp: Preview

    Jean Fernandez will mark his 600th match as a Ligue 1 coach on Saturday when his Montpellier side look to curtail a poor run of form when they face surprise package Guingamp.Fernandez started his coaching career in 1985 at Cannes where a youngster ca...

    Preview | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  2. Allardyce bemoans lack of goals

    Manager Sam Allardyce hopes his strikerless West Ham can surprise Chelsea in Saturday's London derby at Upton Park.In the continued absence of Andy Carroll, whose rehabilitation from a heel injury is continuing, Allardyce has been less than impressed...

    Preview | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  3. Quartet in Shrimps frame

    A quartet of recent absentees could play some part in Morecambe's FA Cup first-round clash with Southend at the Globe Arena.Striker Jack Redshaw made a surprise five-minute cameo appearance against Burton last Saturday but was kept out of the reserve...

    Preview | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  4. Chelsea v Schalke 04: Preview

    Jose Mourinho believes his Chelsea side ''forgot" the reasons for their six-match winning streak in losing at Newcastle at the weekend.The Blues will this week bid to bounce back from the surprise defeat at St James' Park, which followed six wins in...

    Preview | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  5. Stade Rennes v Marseille: Preview

    Marseille coach Elie Baup insists his side are not about to feel sorry for themselves as they look to avoid a sixth straight defeat in all competitions.Reims recorded a surprise 3-2 win at Stade Velodrome last weekend, but Baup believes he has seen e...

    Preview | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  6. Internazionale v Hellas Verona: Preview

    Hellas Verona coach Andrea Mandorlini is hoping his players continue to surprise him when they visit his beloved Inter Milan on Saturday.The promoted outfit heads to the Giuseppe Meazza stadium having picked up 16 points from their first eight games....

    Preview | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  7. Nyom focused on Getafe challenge

    Granada right-back Allan Nyom is hoping to edge away from the relegation zone with victory over surprise package Getafe on Sunday.The Andalusian side went into the international break just two points above the bottom three following a heavy 3-0 defea...

    Preview | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  8. Shrimps to assess Marshall

    Morecambe will once again run the rule over Marcus Marshall as they bid to extend their unbeaten at the Globe Arena in Sky Bet League Two when AFC Wimbledon visit.The Shrimps, one of the division's surprise packages so far, have not tasted defeat in ...

    Preview | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  9. Genoa v Napoli: Preview

    Genoa coach Fabio Liverani believes his team must turn in a flawless performance on Saturday if they are to surprise Napoli at the Luigi Ferraris stadium.Napoli are unbeaten this season and sit third in the standings, two points behind league leaders...

    Preview | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  10. Lyon v Stade Rennes: Preview

    Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier hopes the international break has actually provided a period for players to be refreshed.The 22-year-old is fit again after a thigh injury meant he missed the surprise 2-1 defeat at Evian Thonon Gaillard last time out ...

    Preview | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  11. Brunt in Rovers picture

    Bristol Rovers striker Ryan Brunt is pushing for a start against York.The 20-year-old, who made a surprise 20-minute appearance last weekend at Newport, is in the frame to start after recovering from a minor operation that has kept him out for almost...

    Preview | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  12. Lyon v Nice: Preview

    It will be out with the old and in with the new at the Stade Gerland tomorrow.Focus on the start of the new Ligue 1 campaign, against last season's surprise package Nice, will be put on hold until fans have bid farewell to long-serving striker Lisand...

    Preview | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  13. Bayer Leverkusen v SC Freiburg: Preview

    Bayer Leverkusen coach Sami Hyypia expects tomorrow's opponents Freiburg to show familiar characteristics even if they present a host of personnel changes.Freiburg were among the Bundesliga's surprise packages last term when they finished fifth, only...

    Preview | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  14. Mannus eyes European upset

    St Johnstone goalkeeper Alan Mannus will go into the clash with Rosenborg knowing from first-hand experience that they are capable of pulling off a surprise win if they battle their way through their first competitive matches of the season.Saints are...

    Preview | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  15. Fiorentina v AC Milan: Preview

    Fiorentina head coach Vincenzo Montella is keen to spring a surprise on AC Milan and force his side back into contention for a Champions League place.Six points separate La Viola from third-placed Milan, meaning that a home defeat at the Stadio Artem...

    Preview | Conversation | April 06, 2013
  16. France v Spain: Preview

    France coach Didier Deschamps is not letting Spain's surprise slip-up against Finland lull him into a false sense of security ahead of tomorrow's crunch World Cup qualifier between the two, warning his players they are still facing the best team in t...

    Preview | Conversation | March 25, 2013