Mon 19 Mar by Mark Gleeson
Friday 23 March
Soccer 6 Pool V1 P1
PORTUGAL v Egypt: It was 13 years ago that Portugal previously met Egypt and beat them 2-0 in the Azores. The European champions have not lost in their last seven games. Egypt’s last game in November was their final World Cup qualifier against Ghana, which ended 1-1 at home. They have red-hot striker Mo Salah in their squad.
Soccer 6 Pool V3 P2
FRANCE v Colombia: World Cup favourites France warm up at the Stade de France against a team they have beaten 1-0 in both their last two head-to-head clashes. France are unbeaten in their last seven matches. Colombia have won one of their last six internationals.
Saturday 24 March
Soccer 6 Pool V2 P2
Bury v WIGAN ATHLETIC: Wigan’s last trip to Bury in the FA Cup three years ago saw them lose 4-0 but since then they have hosted them twice and scored seven goals. Wigan are seeking automatic promotion to the Championship while bottom-placed Bury are in a desperate struggle to keep the League One status.
Soccer 6 Pool V3 P1
DUNDEE UNITED v Dunfermline: Promotion seeking Dundee Utd seek to put a patch of scratchy form behind them as they keep up promotion hopes against Dunfermline, who the Tangerines have beaten on each of their last six visits to Tannadice Park.
Sunday 25 March
Soccer 6 Pool V1 P2
PALERMO v Capri: Palermo are chasing promotion from Serie B back up to the top flight of Italian football while Carpi still hold out hopes of a place in the promotion play-offs. Palermo have scored five goals in their previous two home games.
PRO’S Soccer 6
Saturday 24 March S6 V3 P1
R12 M1 = 3; M2 = 1; M3 = 1; M4 = 1; M5 = 3; M6 = 2,3