Chelsea travel to Arsenal hoping a win can cement a 4th place finish , Perreira will need to be stopped wether Bakayoko is capable is a different story , Mason Mount has impressed the manager enough that he takes over the captains armband from Kurt Zouma this week , Zouma and Lindelof is really a centre back partnership the manager would like to replace eventually but there isnt many quality players available and if there is competition for signatures would be fierce.
Off the field the contractors are in to expand the capacity of Stmaford Bridge along with a new Leisure Centre and the manager is trying a new formation out in friendlies.
An away trip to unmanaged Quito this week sees Emelec needing a win as they currently trail Barselona by 1 point with games running out and not a good time for Charlie Colkett and Leonardo Campana to be on the treatment table , Hamed Traore comes in for Colkett and has played well so far when having to deputise in his absence.
Bate travel away to 4th place Minsk with a slender 2 point lead over Dynamo Brest in 2nd place after last weeks 2-0 defeat against Dnepr, The manager will be hoping Broja can find his shooting boots which seem to have gone a bit shot shy in the last few games , Rumours that Broja will be heading back to Chelsea to be part of the managers squad next season , Surely he will be keen to prove he has what it takes to compete in The Premier League
Shirts sales should rise slightly as a club shop is going up this week and 5,000 new seat are being built to increase much needed revenue at the just over 18,000 stadium.
Good luck to everyone and congratulations to the cup winners.
Phil@Watford World Star - 99/99
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Been head down on a big project but delighted with the Cup results and congratulations/commiserations to the other managers! Massive week for the teams though - Atletico, Twente and Independiente all must win with a relatively free hit for Plymouth given they are mid-table. Preparations for next season are well under way...
Brondby 1 Viborg 0 Ingvartsen on 7 minutes. Cherry 2 Bray 0 Hirst. Roma 0 Napoli 1 Beltrame freekick. Linfield 1 Glentoran 0 Baker freekick. Amazulu 0 Blomfontain 1 blast from the past still doing the business Jimmy Briand. Hibs 1 Falkirk 0 Parigini.
Flamengo 1 Botafogo 1 Vitinho on 14 minutes. West Brom 0 Fulham 1 Cazorla. Derby 2 Coventry 1 Tom Lawrence. Ruzomberok 2 Podbrezova 0 Sulejmani with his second of the game this one a penalty. Sutton 2 Chipstead 0 Harry Beautyman. Defensor 1 Progreso 0 De Arrascae.
Boca 2 Rosario 0 Reimond Manco again on 22 minutes this one from a freekick. Man City 1 Birmingham 0 Marcus Rashford with his first in a while. Heerenveen 0 Twente 3 Franck Ribery. PSV 1 Vitesse 0 Edin Dzeko. Amazulu 0 Blomfontain 2 Jeremy Menez. Harrisburg 1 Colorado 0 Giuseppe Rossi.