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The18's Champions League Quarterfinal Predictions

Hello and welcome to the business end of the campaign — it's time for our UEFA Champions League quarterfinal predictions 2022. 

According to the latest odds, Real Madrid vs. Chelsea is up in the air, but Liverpool is a massive favorite to eliminate Benfica, Bayern Munich should have no trouble with Villarreal and even Atlético is facing mission impossible against Manchester City.

USMNT's 2022 Ghana Scouting Report: Panic! The Black Stars Are Back In The World Cup

Ghana — respected eternal rival of the USMNT and leader in the nations' all-time World Cup series — has secured its place in Qatar, where the Black Stars will undoubtedly meet the Americans, after a heroic elimination of favored Nigeria in Abuja. 

Gregg Berhalter: U.S. Must Stay In The Moment And Not Get Ahead Of Itself

United States head coach Gregg Berhalter is urging his players to stay "in the moment" ahead of Sunday's World Cup qualifier at home to Panama with a shot at reaching the finals on the line.

The U.S. battled to a 0-0 draw away to Mexico on Thursday and sit three points behind leaders Canada in the CONCACAF group standings. They are tied with Mexico on 22 points but are above them in second place on goal difference.

Alexi Lalas Says Current Mexico Team Is The Worst He's Ever Seen

Back in 2017, with two matches remaining in the World Cup qualifying cycle and the USMNT on the outside, looking in, Alexi Lalas went ballistic post-match on FS1 after a 1-1 draw between the Seattle Sounders and Los Angeles Galaxy. Lalas' tirade was directed at "the supposed leaders" of the U.S. squad, and criticized them for, among other things, having tattoos and being Jozy Altidore.

Mexico vs. USA Predictions: How We Think The World Cup Qualifier Will Play Out

This is it. This is the final Mexico vs USA soccer match in World Cup qualifying that will really matter. After this, the teams will (presumably) be given automatic berths to the 2026 World Cup as co-hosts before Concacaf qualifiers are be rendered largely meaningless when FIFA expands the field to 48 teams. 

But now, this Mexico vs USA soccer match is the biggest sporting event in the world this month — or at least in North America. 

7 Days, 12 Can't-Miss World Cup Qualifiers: Your Complete Guide To The Madness

The final major international window before the World Cup begins Monday and lasts through early next week with crucial matches being contested across UEFA, CONMEBOL, Concacaf, CAF, AFC and OFC. We'll know 29 of the 32 competing nations in Qatar after this period, with only the inter-confederation playoffs (two spots) and a delayed European playoff final (one spot) to go. 

Remember When El Clásico Was 'Taking A Back Seat'? That Didn't Last Long

Less than five months ago, Barcelona's season reached a devastating low after defeat to Real Madrid at the Camp Nou was followed by an embarrassing loss to Rayo Vallecano in Madrid. Ronald Koeman was sacked and the idea of Blaugrana supporters actually looking forward to El Clasico 2022 time seemed entirely preposterous. 

Trying To Read Tata Martino's Mind: This Is Our Predicted Mexico XI Against USMNT

The Mexican national team revealed its roster for the upcoming and final round of games in the 2022 Concacaf World Cup qualifiers, including the highly anticipated face-off against the USMNT.

There was no need for TV nonsense. El Tri just dropped their names on social networks because the only show people need to watch is how the fans complain about Tata Martino's players' selection. 

Spain Suffers First Major World Cup Injury Doubt After Star Winger Tears ACL In Training

Spain and Real Sociedad forward Mikel Oyarzabal is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in training, the LaLiga club said on Thursday.

An ACL tear can take from six to nine months to recover from, meaning Oyarzabal could miss out on being fit to feature in the World Cup in Qatar in November-December.

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