SOCCER 10 POOL OF THE DAY
Friday 5 November
A weekend full of derby encounters in many of the world’s top football capitals starts in Cairo tonight as Pitso Mosimane’s Al Ahly take on Zamalek in the Egyptian league. More details at www.soccer6.co.za
M1 SuperSport United vs TS Galaxy: SuperSport have lost their last two games, both with a 2-1 margin, while TS Galaxy on Tuesday registered their first win of the season as they came from behind to beat Baroka FC.
M2 Zamalek vs Al Ahly: Early season Cairo derby where champions Zamalek have won only one of their previous nine. Both clubs have a 100 percent record after their opening two matches.
M3 Twente Enschede vs Heracles Almelo: Twente have only two points from their previous four Dutch league fixtures. Heracles held champions Ajax to a goalless draw in their last outing last weekend.
M4 Empoli vs Genoa: Empoli have won three of their past five Serie A outings. Genoa have gone eight games without a victory and are just above the relegation zone in Italy.
M5 FSV Mainz 05 vs Borussia Moenchengladbach: Mainz have won three games in a row and sit in fifth place in the Bundesliga. Gladbach are unbeaten on their last six visits to Mainz, winning five of them.
M6 Larne vs Crusaders: Larne are five points above Crusaders in the Northern Ireland league but historically behind in the win count of previous head-to-head clashes with six wins to 11 for Crusaders.
M7 OH Leuven vs KV Oostende: Leuven are on a six match unbeaten run. Oostende have picked up a single point from their previous four away matches in the Belgian league.
M8 St Patrick’s Athletic vs Sligo Rovers: Rovers are seven points behind St Pats in the race for second place in Ireland. St Pats are unbeaten in their past four home games against Rovers.
M9 Southampton vs Aston Villa: Southampton are just one point above Villa in the Premier League standings but Villa are on a run of four successive defeats.
M10 Athletic Bilbao vs Cadiz: Athletic Bilbao are unbeaten in their past five outings, but drew three of them. Cadiz are winless in their past seven and, as a result, in the bottom three of the LaLiga standings.
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