France coach Didier Deschamps is wary of increased expectations after his team hit form to beat Netherlands in a friendly on Wednesday.
The Netherlands suffered their first defeat for over a year as France eased to a 2-0 win in Paris.
France 2 Netherlands 0 - international friendly result on Wednesday.
Team news and manager quotes for the six prestige friendlies being covered live on Eurosport-Yahoo! on Wednesday night.
Carlo Ancelotti has claimed that Bayern Munich are the favourites to win the Champions League this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo rescued a point for Real Madrid against Atletico Madrid, keeping their place at the top of La Liga with a 2-2 draw.
Carlo Ancelotti has described Atletico Madrid’s approach in the derby against Real Madrid as ‘violent’.
Real Madrid can bury Atletico's hopes of winning La Liga with a third straight victory against their city neighbours on Sunday.
Eric Abidal and Samir Nasri were missing when France coach Didier Deschamps named a 24-man squad on Thursday.
Carlo Ancelotti has Real Madrid firing on all cylinders and the Spanish giants are now dreaming of a 10th European Cup win.
Schalke 04 went into their Champions League clash against Real Madrid with high hopes on the back of a good recent run in the Bundesliga, but the German side
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