The battle of Britain will now be taken to the big stage, with England needing 3 points no matter what, while Wales hope to put Roy Hodgson and England out of their misery.
France are looking to win a tournament on home soil yet again, repeating their previous success in Euro 84 and in the World Cup in 1998. Didier Deschamps was captain in 1998; can be remake history as manager this time around? France will be looking for 3 points to start on the front foot.
Liverpool lost their second cup final of the season on Wednesday thanks to Sevilla's remarkable resurgence in the second half. TheHardTackle draws seven conclusions from an eventful night in Basel.
He may be second fiddle to the more experienced David Silva at Manchester City, but Silva's absence means that Wednesday's Champions League semifinal at Real Madrid could be the making of De Bruyne as one of the best players in the Premier League.
Liverpool look to carry on the momentum gained from their famous Europa League quarterfinal victory over Borussia Dortmund, while Everton will hope to make the most of what manager Roberto Martinez has called a "defining week" for the club this season.
Liverpool seek revenge for their Capital One Cup final heartbreak, while Manchester City aim to pull away from city rivals Manchester United to consolidate their place in the Top 4.
Liverpool travel to Vicarage Road for the first time since the 2006-07 season, having failed to win "winnable" fixtures away at Newcastle United and at home to West Bromwich Albion. Jurgen Klopp's men have been prolific travelers though, and will be hoping for 3 points at the home of one of the form teams of the Premier League in Watford.
Liverpool have successfully negotiated their first European fixtures under Jurgen Klopp and have hence avoided putting themselves into a must-win position like fellow Premier League big boys Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal put themselves in earlier this week. Sion, on the other hand, are in a great position to qualify for the knockout stages themselves - all they need to do ensure that they do not lose at home to Liverpool. Win, and they will, in fact, finish top of their group.
Liverpool's 3-1 victory was their first over Chelsea in 3 1/2 years, having never beaten the Blues throughout Brendan Rodgers' tenure as manager. Despite all the signs of optimism on show at Stamford Bridge, however, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is right to call for patience from Liverpool supporters and critics alike.
A 1-1 draw at home to Southampton was not a game worthy of the occasion, given that it was Jurgen Klopp’s first home game as manager of Liverpool. Here is a look at a few talking points from what was a rather drab draw at Anfield. Sloppy passing a recurring theme Both Liverpool and Southampton have talented attacking players further up the pitch, but the passing in build up play as well as on the counter was sloppy at best. Philippe Coutinho was the chief culprit for Liverpool, getting knocked off the ball far too easily. Adam Lallana’s performances may have pleasantly surprised Liverpool supporters so far, but he was often guilty of not picking the right pass or timing his run as well as he needed to, considering how well Southampton play the high line. On the other hand, Southampton are usually a much more fluid side than their passing at Anfield suggested. Most of Southampton’s positive attacking play seems to go through […]