MIAMI, FL, Sporting Alert – Looking ahead of Saturday’s English Premier League openers, I think Hugo Lloris and Diego Costa will both sit for precaution reasons.
AUGUST, 7, Sporting Alert – Paris Saint Germain starts the defense of their Ligue 1 title against Lille on Friday without star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while Angel Di Maria will not feature either.
LONDON, Sporting Alert – Champions Chelsea go in search of a victory when they take on Swansea City at Stamford Bridge in the late Premier League kick-off on Saturday.
MANCHESTER, Sporting Alert – After a busy summer of spending, Manchester United will get its English Premier League campaign underway against Tottenham at Old Trafford in the curtain-raiser on Saturday.
SWITZERLAND, Sporting Alert – The following are the Champions League playoff draws, which was revealed on Friday, 7 August.