Gabala didn't fulfill all their expectations previous season, however didn't disappoint a lot either - they finished the season as second placed side, having ten points less than champions from Qarabag and nine more than third placed Inter Baku, also playing in the domestic Cup's finale, which they lost to Qarabag convincingly 2:0 without threatening much.
APOEL had some ups and downs during the season, but the team once again managed to win the league competition, ending the season with four points more than second placed AEK Larnaca, however have suffered loss in the Cup's finale going down to Apollon in May.
Samtredia is a club who features in Champions League qualifiers for the first time, as they managed to interrupt the dominance of Dinamo Tbilisi and won the Erovnuli Liga last season, which now gives them a chance to make their mark on the bigger scene.
FC Dallas hosts DC United at Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas on 4th July in a Major League Soccer match.
Fluminense hosts Chapecoense at the Estádio Giulite Coutinho, Mesquita, Rio de Janeiro in a Brasileiro Serie A match.
Hacken can’t be comfortable with the current 11th position, they have one of the strongest squad in the league and have not played to full potential just yet, even failing to use the home advantage to the maximum.
Dinamo Batumi will have to travel from their fancy coast city to Kutaisi – a city located more centrally into the country of Georgia, to play on Ramaz Shengelia Stadium.
Irish Premier League action for me in a game that will see second placed Dundalk host bottom club Galway United.
The U-21 sides of England and Poland face each other at Kielce City Stadium on 22nd June, Thursday in Matchday 3 of the U-21 UEFA European Championship.
Germany face Chile at Kazan Arena on 22nd June, Thursday in a crucial Group B game of the Confederations Cup.
Australia face Germany at the Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht on 19th June, Monday in a Group B fixture of the Confederations Cup.
England face Sweden at the Kielce City Stadium, Poland on 16th June, Friday in the opening game of the UEFA U-21 European Championship.
Atletico Mineiro hosts Atletico Paranaense at the Estadio Independencia on 14th June, Wednesday in a Brasileirao Serie A match.
France hosts England at the Stade de France, Paris on 13th June, Tuesday in an international friendly.
Iran is on the brink of becoming the 1st Asian team(2nd team in the world after Brazil) to qualify for next year World Cup. A win against Uzbekistan will be enough to see them through.
Chapecoense AF hosts Gremio at the Arena Conda on 8th June, Thursday in a Brasileiro Serie A match.
Italy hosts Uruguay at the Allianz Riviera on 7th June, Wednesday in an international friendly.
Denmark and Germany are set to go head-to-head at the Brondby Stadium on Tuesday night for an international friendly.
Cruzeiro host Chapecoense at the Mineirao, Belo Horizonte in a crucial Brasileiro Serie A match on 4th June, Sunday. Both teams are competing for the title, although it is still early days.
Local time at 12:00 in Jun. 2, the 2016/17 season’s Türkiye 1. Süper Futbol Ligi Round. 34 will play a game between home team Antalyaspor and away team Gaziantepspor at Akdeniz University Stadium.
Allsvenskan have started to take shape and segmented the expected top teams from the rest of the league.
Arsenal play Chelsea at the New Wembley on 27th May, Saturday in the FA Cup finals. Arsenal failed to finish in the top four in the league this season, while Chelsea won the Premiership.
Cork City comes from a 1:2 victory last time out on Monday evening as the team managed to get a three pointer in a difficult away game against Sligo Rovers.
Manchester United face Ajax at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on 24th May, Wednesday in the final of the UEFA Europa League.
Dundalk actually had a pretty easy game last Friday evening when the team visited Limerick and won with a 3:0 result.
I think we will see some goals in this game of U-20 World Cup youngsters between Ecuador and USA.
Strasbourg comes from just a point taken last weekend, as the team postponed their promotional celebration by taking just a 2:2 draw on the road to Niort last Friday evening.
Barclays Premier League action for me (18th May 2017) in a game that will be played at the King Power Stadium, the game will kick off at 19:45 and will be played between last seasons Champions and this years runners up (Leicester City v Spurs).
Manchester United travel to St. Mary’s Stadium on 17th May, Wednesday to face Southampton in their penultimate English Premier League fixture.
Arsenal hosts Sunderland at the Emirates on 16th May, Tuesday in a crucial English Premier League fixture as Arsene Wenger’s men challenge for a place in the ‘top four’.