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New England Revolution vs Chicago Fire – MLS

New England Revolution vs Chicago Fire

New England Revolution news:

It is now fully for granted that they falter in the grass, as well as they raised no resistance in Philadelphia. Finally, they were eliminated from the FA Cup semi-finals (2-0).

Probably the storm in Philadelphia had affected the team, but Revolution count five defeats in seven most recent matches regardless competition.

As a matter of fact, they conceded goals in all matches, while their two victories were achieved in the Cup against teams that do not belong to the MLS (Richmond, Rochester).

Chicago Fire news:

Chicago Fire wasted a great chance in the first minute of the game at Kansas, hitting the post in 30′, however in 33′ they were back on the score, after Ianni’s big mistake in the center of the field.

Magee gave the point to his team by scoring seven minutes later, keeping the undefeated for Chicago for a fourth consecutive match in all competitions.

The winning streak widened in midweek, when easily won at Atlanta and got the winning ticket for semifinals of the Cup.

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Toronto FC vs Houston Dynamo – MLS

Toronto FC vs Houston Dynamo

Toronto FC news:

Coach Nelsen was “dressed” Klinsmann placing Bradley behind the offensive, Toronto FC tried to return to wins after two consecutive draws.

The change did not bring the desired result, as the home team lost to Washington (1-2), showing again big defensive weaknesses.

Although they scored for 9th consecutive game, but as long as they do not improve their defensive game, they will drop points.

Houston Dynamo news:

After five games where they defeated without even scoring, Houston managed to elicit the draw against Washington (2-2).

The return of Brad Davis from the World Cup, gave impetus to the Texans scored just in the first minute of the match, but since then they have been limited to a passive role.

In 71′ the board was already showing ‘1-2′, with Dynamo’s leader “saving” the point from the penalty spot in 81’.

Gremio vs Palmeiras – Brazil Serie A

Match Facts:

  • Gremio have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 4 games against Palmeiras in all competitions.
  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Palmeiras’s last 5 matches in Brasileirao.
  • Home team have won their last 6 home games in Brasileirao.

Corinthians vs Botafogo – Brazil Serie A

Match Facts:

  • Botafogo are undefeated in 12 of their last 13 games against Corinthians in all competitions.
  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 21 of Corinthians’s last 22 matches in Brasileirao.
  • Corinthians are undefeated in 11 of their last 12 home games in Brasileirao.

Flamengo vs Bahia – Brazil Serie A 21/05/2014

Flamengo vs Bahia

Flamengo news:

The first half gone for Flamengo while they were trying to adapt to their coach’s directions (0-1 in 23′ minute), they played better in the second half but that was not enough. Sao Paolo took advantage of a counterattack in 91′ and sealed their fair win. Flamengo had a chance when the ball hit the post.

This was a negative debut for the new coach, with many problems in all major lines, goalkeeper Felipe was the weak link without doubt.”We were below our capabilities”, Ney Franco said.

Bahia news:

The away match against Sport will be held on 4 of June, which was postponed due to episodes at Recife.

In the last game for the league they drew 1-1 against Vitoria at Salvador’s derby. They have been more active in the first half, created good chances but the goal came against them when the opponent scored in the 39′ minute. They were decisive in the second half, they came out on the attack and fought to the end, avoiding defeat in the 91′ minute.

Generally they have made a good start, relying mainly on the good work they do in the inhibitory part of their play.

Coritiba vs Internacional – Brazil Serie A 21/05/2014

Coritiba vs Internacional

Coritiba news:

Unable to react to Cruzeiro crosses,  they were losing 2-1 at halftime, although in between they had equalized with Alex’s header. They equalized for a second time with Neto’s header in 55′ but subsequently they suffered heavy pressure, the opponent had a great chance when the ball hit the post and finally scored 3-2 in 69′.

They were left with the good  impressions but  they have complained about two penalties.

Internacional news:

They were inattentive to the final attempt , they could not find the goal that would give them the win at “Santa Catarina”.

They were hardly threatened and played with more players from the 43′ minute, but D’Alessandro was limited and this cost them creatively.

Internacional did not manage to win but they stayed on the top of the league.