The first game on this boosted Smart Acca comes from the National League as top-of-the-table Chesterfield goes head-to-head with Barnet at the SMH Group Stadium.
Chesterfield are on a five-match winning run, having beaten Portsmouth 1-0 and Kettering 5-0 in the FA Cup, while managing 2-0, 4-0 and 3-1 victories over Boreham Wood, York City and Kidderminster Harriers in the National League.
Barnet also managed to progress to the Second Round of the FA Cup, having earned 4-0 and 1-0 victories over Aveley and Curzon Ashton. In terms of league form, the Bees have managed to beat Maidenhead United 3-2 and Oxford City 2-0 on either side of a 1-1 home draw with Solihull Moors.
A heavyweight clash takes place in the Championship on Saturday, as Middlesbrough hosts Leicester City at the Riverside in a meeting of 12th and first place.
Michael Carrick’s men have been in a decent run of form, having earned three wins in their last five outings, beating the likes of Birmingham City 1-0 and Norwich City 2-1, while also winning 3-2 away at Exeter in between a 2-0 home defeat to Stoke and a 3-3 away draw with Plymouth Argyle.
Leicester suffered a shock 1-0 home loss to Leeds United last time out, which is just the second time that the Foxes have dropped points in their opening 15 matches. In the run-up to the aforementioned match, Enzo Maresca’s side had beaten QPR 2-1, Sunderland 1-0, Swansea City 3-1 and Stoke City 2-0.
Bolton Wanderers faces off with Blackpool in League One with Ian Evatt’s side aiming to move up into the automatic promotion places.
The Trotters have won all of their last five matches, having beaten Northampton Town 2-1, Wycombe Wanderers 4-2 as well as both Charlton Athletic and Shrewsbury by 2-0 scorelines. Bolton even managed to progress through to the Second Round of the FA Cup via a 4-0 thrashing of Solihull Moors.
Blackpool have just two wins in their last five outings, having drawn 1-1 and 3-3 with Oxford and Fleetwood on either side of a 3-2 home victory over Cheltenham and a 4-2 defeat to Peterborough United. The Seasiders also managed to progress to the next round of the FA Cup, as they beat Bromley 2-0 at Hayes Lane thanks to goals from Shayne Lavery and Karamoko Dembele.
Second-place Ipswich Town will be looking to get back to winning ways when they face 14th-placed Swansea City at Portman Road.
Kieran McKenna’s men have drawn both of their last two league matches via 2-2 scorelines against Rotherham United and Birmingham City since their 3-1 League Cup defeat to Fulham. Prior to these games, the Tractor Boys had earned 3-2 and 1-0 victories over Plymouth and Bristol City.
Swansea’s form has been very inconsistent of late, having beaten Plymouth 3-1 and Blackburn 1-0 on either side of 3-1 and 1-0 defeats to Leicester and Watford. Michael Duff’s side could only manage a 0-0 draw at home to Sunderland last weekend.
Swindon versus Stockport County could be an entertaining match-up in League Two, with the visitors looking to extend their four-point gap at the top of the table.
The Robins are in a dire run of form of late, as following their 2-2 draw away at Salford City, they suffered 1-0, 3-2, 7-4 and 3-1 losses to the likes of Gillingham, MK Dons, Aldershot Town and Colchester United.
Meanwhile, Stockport’s last five matches have seen them record five victories. The Hatters thrashed Worksop Town 5-1 in the First Round of the FA Cup, while earning back-to-back 2-0 league wins over Tranmere and Crewe following 3-2 and 3-1 victories over Grimsby Town and Harrogate Town.
The final game on this Smart Acca comes from Ligue 1, as Stade Reims has the unenviable task of going up against PSG at Stade Auguste Delaune.
Stade Reims are on a three-game unbeaten run, as following a 2-0 home win over Lyon and a 3-1 loss to AS Monaco, they have managed a 1-1 draw at Toulouse and back-to-back 1-0 victories over Lorient and Nantes.
PSG suffered a 2-1 defeat away at AC Milan last time out, however, Luis Enrique’s men had won all of their four games leading up to the previously mentioned game, defeating Montpellier, AC Milan and Strasbourg by 3-0 scorelines, as well as Brest 3-2.
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