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Monaco v Leverkusen preview
Leverkusen lead the Bundesliga and have won five out of six games this season but for Monaco, Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Lyon has left them in 19th place in Ligue 1. "Clearly for us, the game against Guingamp is more important because tomorrow is about the Champions League," said Monaco midfielder Jeremy Toulalan. "We know what that represents and it has a special aroma; everybody wants to be involved in matches like these, so I'm not worried about this game but more for the Guingamp one."
10 Key Battles in World Football for Weekend of September 12-14
One-on-one battles don't always determine the outcome of a football match, but they typically provide a subtext that both intrigues and affects the mentality and morale of their teammates. . Wingers will be looking to get the better of full-backs; midfielders will be looking to out-do one another; central defenders will be looking to lose their markers on attacking set pieces.
Should World Cup star Ochoa have joined a bigger club than Malaga?
The Mexico No.1 has earned his summer transfer following his heroics in Brazil but plenty may wonder whether he could have aimed higher COMMENT By Tom Marshall After Guillermo Ochoa 's exploits at the World Cup in Brazil, perhaps Mexico fans will be disappointed that 'San Memo' won't be featuring at a higher profile club than La Liga's Malaga next ... (more)