10 international domestic tips including Juventus, Atletico and PSG
Robbie Purves | 12 December 2016
10 international domestic tips
This weekend will see some of Europe’s biggest teams head into another wave of thrilling match-ups, with the likes of continental giants PSG, Juventus and Atletico Madrid taking to the field, while there’s also action from the United States with the MLS Cup final.
In light of this, Coral writers have picked out ten of the best international domestic tips…
Seattle to sink Toronto 2-1
Toronto have only beaten Seattle Sounders once in the last eight meetings between the two and their terrible record looks set to continue this weekend.
Three of the last four encounters in this fixture have ended 2-1, so back the Sounders to emulate history and repeat the scoreline at 12/1 with Coral.
Juve to blast Torino
Torino have recorded just one win in the last 21 Turin derbies against Juventus, a run stretching back to 1995.
With this in mind, Juve possessing unrivaled Serie A attacking riches and the Old Lady scoring four in their last two meetings, back the reigning Italian champions to score over 2.5 goals at 16/5.
Jorgensen to maintain scoring stretch
Dutch giants Feyenoord sit top of the Eredivisie and started the season by winning all nine of their opening games.
The Rotterdam club also possess the league’s most potent finisher, Nicolai Jorgensen. The Dane has 11 in 15 league games this term and is a generous 4/1 to find the net against AZ Alkmaar this weekend.
Brugge to win Belgian battle
This Belgian match-up sees the division’s second and third placed sides face off against one another. In the previous two fixtures of this meeting, Club Brugge have triumphed over Anderlecht with an aggregate score of 6-1.
Brugge are undefeated in their last seven league matches so expect them to sneak a 1-0 away win over their rivals at 9/1 – their joint most common result this season.
Shared spoils in Portuguese capital
Occupying top spot in Portugal’s Primeira Liga, Benfica host title chasers Sporting Lisbon is a huge capital derby.
In the last 10 match-ups between the Lisbon giants, five of them have ended as draws, three of which were 1-1. As a result, look to take 5/1 odds on them repeating the result this weekend.
Bosz’s boys to cruise to victory
Ajax have lost once in this fixture in the previous 10 matches with Twente and the trend looks set to continue.
The Amsterdam giants possess the best away record in the league so expect them to claim the spoils. Back Peter Bosz’s men to register a comfortable win by exactly two goals at 19/5.
Schalke to collect spoils
After a rocky start to the season, Schalke have truly got back on track and are now rocketing up the table with only one loss in their last eight matches.
Meanwhile, weekend opponents Bayer Leverkusen haven’t won in their previous three attempts. As a result, pick in form Schalke to emerge victorious with both teams scoring at 17/5.
Level at Parc des Princes
PSG will welcome Ligue 1 leaders Nice to Paris this weekend making for an intriguing clash as the Parisians look to defend their title.
Despite PSG boasting a strong recent record against the French Riviera side, Nice’s form cannot be ignored. Therefore look to place a 4/1 punt on the sides sharing the spoils, a result both sides would settle for.
Villarreal to fire blanks against Atleti
La Liga’s meanest away defence will come up against a Villarreal side pushing for a Champions League place.
Conceding just four on the road this term, Atletico Madrid will look to capitalise and unleash their attacking riches. Expect a textbook Diego Simeone win to nil at 15/8.
Roma triumph in Milan matchup
Sitting level on points, joint second in Serie A, both Roma and AC Milan will see this a crucial clash in their title tilts.
Roma have made the Stadio Olimpico a fortress this term, boasting the best home record in the division, winning all seven of the league encounters played in the Eternal City.
In three of Roma’s last four wins against Milan, they have done so with their opponents getting on the scoresheet – expect this trend to continue at 19/10.