Classic Pools: Euro Pool 18th – 23rd February

Classic Pools: Euro Pool 18th – 23rd February

We’ve picked ten fixtures from the coupon that could end all square, so take a look before playing for big cash prizes

More Champions and Europa League matches along with Europe’s top flight make up our second Classic Pools competition this weekend.

11 - Genk v Astra Ploiesti

Genk (7th Belgium Jupiler League) and Astra (7th Romanian Liga 1) had a 2-2 in the first leg on Thursday night.

Genk are unbeaten in their last three Europa League matches and beat Rapid Vienna 1-0 in their last on home soil.

Astra are unbeaten in five Europa League matches, winning two and drawing three.  They beat Austria Vienna 2-1 in their last away.

13 - Osmanlispor FK v Olympiakos

Osmanlispor (9th Turkish Super Lig) and Olympiakos (1st Greek Super League) had a 0-0 draw in the first leg on Thursday night.

Osmanlispor won their last Europa League match at home 2-0 over Zurich in December.

Olympiakos are winless in four Europa League matches, losing one and drawing three.  They lost 2-0 to APOEL in their last away.

21 - AC Milan v Fiorentina

AC Milan (7th Serie A) and Fiorentina (8th) had a goalless draw when they met in the reverse fixture this season.

AC Milan have lost their last two league home matches 2-1 to Napoli and 1-0 to Sampdoria.

Fiorentina lost their last league away match 4-0 to Roma, but had a 1-0 win visiting M’gladbach in the Europa League on Thursday night.

35 Encounters (since1998)

13 AC Milan wins

11 Fiorentina wins

11 Draws

25 - Empoli v Lazio

Empoli (17th) have won the last three times they’ve hosted Lazio (6th) in Serie A.

Empoli are unbeaten in four league matches at home, winning three with a clean sheet and drawing the most recent 1-1 with Torino.

Lazio’ last league away match was a 6-2 win over 20th placed Pescara.

19 Encounters (since 1998)

3 Empoli wins

11 Lazio wins

5 Draws

29 - Udinese v Sassuolo

Udinese (12th) and Sassuolo (13th) have drawn three of their last five league encounters and Sassuolo have won two, including the reverse fixture this season 1-0.

Udinese beat AC Milan 2-1 in their last league home game.

Sassuolo have won their last two league games on the road, beating Pescara 3-1 and Genoa 1-0 in the most recent.

7 Encounters (since 2013)

2 Udinese wins

2 Sassuolo wins

3 Draws

30 - B M`gladbach v RasenBallsport Leipzig

M’gladbach (10th Bundesliga) and Leipzig’s (2nd) only other encounter was the reverse fixture this season which finished 1-1.

M’gladbach have won their last three league games on the bounce and beat Freiburg 3-0 in their last at home.

Leipzig have just lost back to back league matches, 1-0 away to Dortmund and 3-0 hosting Hamburg.

1 Encounter

0 B M’gladbach wins

0 RB Leipzig wins

1 Draw

35 - Bordeaux v Guingamp  

Bordeaux (7th Ligue 1) and Guingamp (8th) met in this fixture for a cup match in November and Bordeaux won 3-2. They drew the reverse in the league 1-1.

Bordeaux were unbeaten in six league games until losing their last at home 3-0 to 2nd placed Paris SG.

After six league games without a win Guingamp beat Lyon 2-1 in their latest.

19 Encounters (since 2000)

11 Bordeaux wins

3 Guingamp wins

5 Draws

38 - Marseille v Rennes

Rennes (10th) won 3-2 when they hosted Marseille (6th) in September.  They won 5-2 on their visit last season.

Marseille have won their last two league games at home beating Montpellier 5-1 and Guingamp 2-0 in the latest.

Rennes have drawn their last five league games on the spin.  Four of them were score draws and one was goalless.

39 Encounters (since 1998)

17 Marseille wins

12 Rennes wins

10 Draws

40 - Montpellier v St Etienne

Montpellier (11th) have failed to beat St Etienne (5th) in their last nine encounters.  St Etienne won the reverse this season 3-1.

Montpellier were unbeaten in seven league matches at home but lost the most recent 2-1 to league leaders Monaco.

St Etienne have only lost one of their last seven league matches and won the most recent 4-0 over Lorient.

17 Encounters (since 1999)

2 Montpellier wins

13 St Etienne wins

2 Draws

49 - Willem II v AZ Alkmaar

Willem (11th Eredivisie) have failed to beat Alkmaar (4th) in their last four league encounters, they’ve lost three and drawn one.

Willem have lost two of their last seven league matches at home, they’ve won three and drawn two.

Alkmaar have only lost one of their last seven league matches on the road.  They beat Heerenveen 2-1 in the most recent.

34 Encounters (since 1998)

17 Willem II wins

9 AZ Alkmaar wins

8 Draws

17/02/2017

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