Football Impact continues expanding and increasing his services to more teams from different parts of the planet. This week a team that joins the MLS (Major League Soccer) will come from the US,. The team will stay on the Costa del Sol for two weeks performing the 2019 preseason.
New England Revolution is a team from Foxborough (Massachusetts), 35 kilometers from the city of Boston. The team was founded in 1995 and is one of the most outstanding in the North American country.
In 2007 the team was able to win the U.S. Open Cup and in 2008 the American Super League. In addition, despite not having won the championship, the team has been runner-up five times and champion of his conference three.
On March 2nd the team will start its 2019 season with the first game of the year. In their first match Brad Friedel (coach) and his men will move west to face FC Dallas.
From Football Impact we like to see more and more teams that put their eyes on us as an operator to offer first-level preseason and good friendly matches.
Three matches will be played tomorrow in a new friendly matchday organized by Football Impact. Three stages will host these matches: Marbella Football Center, Ayala Polo Fields (Sotogrande) and the Municipal Stadium of La Linea.
The most interesting match is supposed to be the one that will be played in the morning. Marbella Football Center will host the game between FC Basel and FC Krasnodar starting at 13:00. Swiss and Russians will meet in a duel that could be played in the Europa League.
In the afternoon there will be two confrontations. The first will face the Romanians CS Concordia Chiajna with the U25 Chinese National Team at Ayala Polo (Sotogrande) from 16:00.
One hour later, at 5:00 pm, FC Lausanne Sport – Puskás Akadémia FC will start at the Municipal Stadium of La Línea.
After last weekend full of football, a new week arrives and with it more football still. An intense day of four matches on the Costa del Sol and Benidorm with great presence of Chinese teams (only one of the four matches will not be played by any team from the Asian country).
MOL Vidi FC (previously known as Videoton) will be one of the teams of the only game in the morning session. The Hungarians will face Beijing Renhe FC in Marbella Football Center North 1 starting at 13:30.
The first match of the afternoon will be the one held at Villaitana Football Center at 15:30, starring Tianjin Teda and DSC Arminia Bielefeld.
At 16:00, 2 games are played. At the Marbella Football Center South 1 will be played the only game of the day without an Asian representative, FC Sparta Praha – MOL Vidi FC.
Simultaneously, at the La Línea de la Concepción Stadium will begin the match between FC Krasnodar II and the U-25 National Team of China.
We hope all our friends enjoy the show and we remind all of you that the schedules, the venues of the matches, etc… may change. Therefore we recommend checking the list of matches before going to the game.
Football Impact Winter Break continues at full speed, and this weekend will offer to the good football lovers 9 games. The Central European teams and the Chinese take center stage in these three intense days of football.
Friday will be the day with more football with four games in three stages: Montecastillo, La Manga and Coín.
The German team FC Union Berlin (2.Bundesliga) will play two games in a row in Montecastillo (Jerez). First they will measure at 14:00 to their compatriots of 3.Bundesliga, SpVgg Unterhaching; at 16:00 they will face FC Lausanne Sport, of the Swiss Super League.
At 15:00 in La Manga (Murcia) will start FC Lugano – Hamburger SV. Another duel between Swiss and Germans.
Finally, in Coín, FC Winterthur and the U25 Chinese National Team will face each other at Burgos Quintana Stadium starting at 16:00.
On Saturday we will have four matches in three different stages: Benidorm, Marbella and Sotogrande.
At 15:30 in the Municipal Stadium of Benidorm, the third confrontation between Helvetians and Teutons. DSC Arminia Bielefld and FC St. Gallen 1879 will test their preseasons.
At 16:00 we will have three games on the Costa del Sol. In the Municipal Stadium of Marbella we will watch the match played by VfL Bochum and FC Dinamo Kiev, while in Sotogrande will be pleyed the the matches between the Swiss FC Will and the Chinese Wuhan Zall FC and CS Concordia Chiajna – FC Winterthur.
On Sunday, to close the weekend, two games at 16:00 on the Costa del Sol starring historical teams of European football, CSKA Sofia and Steaua Bucharest. The Bulgarians will face the Hungarian Puskás Akadémia FC at La Línea de la Concepción Municipal Stadium, while the Romanians will play with the Chinese of Shanghai Shenhua at La Quinta Football.
Since today at 16:00 that is being played Karsruher SC – FC Winterthur, until 16:00 on Thursday, a total of 9 games will be played in different points of Andalusia and Valencia organized by Football Impact.
As we have already mentioned, the first match faces the Germans of Karsruher SC to the Swiss of F Winterthur at the Burgos Quintana Stadium (Coín).
On Wednesday we have three more matches:
– The U25 Chinese National Team will face to the Swiss team FC Will at Burgos Quintana Stadium (Coín) starting at 15:00.
– Also at 15:00, but at Dama de Noche (Marbella), we can enjoy the match between Vfl Bochum and CSKA Sofia.
– To close the day on Wednesday, FC Lausanne Sport and Beijing Renhe will make football lovers to enjoy at Montecastillo (Jerez).
Thursday is the most intense day, with five matches:
– At 15:30 the only match of the Football Impact day that will be played outside of Andalusia. It will be performed by DSC Arminia Bielefeld and TSV 1860 in Oliva Nova Resort (Valencia).
– At 16:00 we have 4 games. The first of these will be disputed by the Swiss of FC Luzern and the Romanians of the Steaua of Bucharest in Coín.
– Marbella Football Center will held the match with FC Basel and Puskás Akadémia FC.
– Finally in Dama de Noche (Marbella) we will have the match with 1. FC Kaiserslautern and the U25 Chinese National Team.
– Real Balompédica Linense and the Hungarians of MOL Vidi FC will face each other in the Municipal Stadium of La Línea de la Concepción.
Until 13th, a total of 45 teams have been working with Football Impact, preparing their return to the competition in 2019. The most of these teams are still working with Football Impact in Andalusia, Murcia or the Valencian Community, but at the same time more and more teams keep coming.
During the week that begins today four clubs, a football academy and two national teams (one male and one female) will arrive to prepare a first-class Winter Break.
Coming from Morocco, Academy Mohammed VI, is a football school that has arrived today and is going to perform a one week stage in Marbella, training in San Pedro Alcántara.
The champion of 8 of the last 9 editions of the Super League (Switzerland), FC Basel also arrives today to train at Marbella Football Center for nine days. The historic Swiss team will return to the competition on February 3 against Grasshoppers and has relied on Football Impact and Marbella Football to arrive in the best conditions.
The German Football Federation (DFB) is also going to visit us, with the women’s team. Horst Hrubesch and his players arrive today to the Costa del Sol and will train at Marbella Football Center for one week.
PFC CSKA Sofia, also arrives this week. The Bulgarians will try to overthrow Ludogorets, that has a 6 points advantage over CSKA. In six matchdays the regular phase will end and the team from Sofia wants to reach this stage in the best possible conditions.
Coming from the 1.Liga (top category of Czech football) will arrive Sparta Praha and Viktoria Plzen. Both teams are in the zone to struggle for the championship in the playoff. Viktoria (second) will train in Arroyo Enmedio (Estepona), while Sparta (fifth) will do it in Dama de Noche (Marbella). Both teams will stay on the Costa del Sol for almost two weeks. Both teams will return to the official competition on February 9th.
From Romania comes CS Concordia Chiajna, team of the League 1, the maximum category of the Romanian football. The team is currently going through a bad run of results and is confident that a good Winter Break will help them overcome the current situation.
Finally, the National Team of Slovenia, which will stay for a week at the La Cala Golf Resort. The Central Europeans will train in Mijas for a week.
Today a great match was held at the Municipal Stadium of Marbella. Borussia Dortmund (leader of the Bundesliga) and Feyenoord faced each other today in a match that could be played in the Champions League.
The game started with high intensity, but in the first half we could not watch any goal. In the second half the Germans went ahead very fast, in the 51st Philipp advanced to the team from Westfalia and in the 70th the Portuguese player Guerreiro increased the advantage. Nieuwkoop reduced the advantage in the 75th minute and the scoreboard didn’t change anymore.
Source: Feyenoord Twitter
Both teams, who are performing their Winter Breaks on the Costa del Sol, prepare the second part of the season. While the team from Rotterdam will try to reduce the disadvantage over PSV and Ajax (first and second of the Eredivisie), Dortmund will try to manage its advantage over Bayern to maintain the leadership of the Bundesliga.
Source: Borussia Dortmund Facebook
On the 19th, the men coached by the Swiss Lucien Favre will play their first Bundesliga match in 2019 against a tough opponent, RB Leipzig. Almost a month later, on February 13th, the team will visit White Hart Lane to face Tottenham Hotspurs to qualify to the round of 8 of the Champions League.
Source: Borussia Dortmund Facebook
Feyenoord, on the other hand, will return to the official competition on the 19th, visiting the stadium of a friend of Football Impact, PEC Zwolle.
Schalke 04, qualified for the Champions League round of 16, and KRC Genk, qualified for the Europa League round of 32, tied today (2-2) in a even match organized by Football Impact.
The Belgian team took the lead on the scoreboard. They advanced in the 17th through Diwaest, but Uth tied for the German team only two minutes later. In the 30th Trossard advanced again Philippe Clement’s, and that was the score at halftime. After the resumption Schopf, in 57th set the final draw.
Both teams are currently performing the Winter pre-season in Benidorm and preparing their return to the competition with maximum intensity.
KRC Genk will return to the Jupiler Pro League on January 18th against St. Truiden and to the Europa League on February 14th against Slavia Praha (both matches against Football Impact friends).
By its part, the team from Gelsenkirchen will return to the Bundesliga against VfB Stuttgart on the 20th, and will face the powerful Manchester City just one month later, on February 20th.
A total of 14 matches organized by Football Impact will be held on 11th and 12th around Spain, especially on the Mediterranean coast.
Murcia, Marbella, Alicante, Alhaurin de la Torre, La Linea de la Concepcion, Benidorm, Estepona and Sotogrande will be the locations where you can enjoy incredible first-rate international matches, with representatives of some of the best leagues of the world.
On Friday we have 9 games, that will be:
– Tianjin Teda – Football Association RFEF. The match will start at 11:00 in La Torre Football Pitches (Murcia).
– FC Magdeburg – Karlsruher SC, which will start at 12:00.
– At 12:00 will also start one of the two games that Borussia Dortmund will play, this one against Willem II in Dama de Noche (Marbella).
– At 14:00 Germans and Belgians of FC Augsburg and Royal Antwerp will meet at La Finca Resort (Alicante).
– At 15:00 two games will begin: VfB Stuttgart – KSV Cercle Brugge at La Finca Resort (Alicante) and FC Nürnberg – Royal Mouscron at Alhaurín Golf Resort.
– Half an hour later, at 15:30 Schalke 04 and KRC Genk will face to each other in the Municipal Stadium of Benidorm, in the other great match.
– At 17:00 we will have the main course of the day. In the Municipal Stadium of Marbella Borussia Dortmund will face to Feyenoord. Simultaneously, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Standard Liege will measure to each other at the Municipal Stadium of La Línea de la Concepción.
On Saturday, five other matches will be played:
– At 11:00 and 14:00 in Arroyo En Medio (Estepona) FSV Mainz 05 will face to SC Freiburg.
– At Marbella Football Center, Feyenoord – Karlsruher SC will start at 12:00.
– Hamburger SV and FC St Gallen 1879 will meet in La Manga (Murcia) at 15:00.
– Wuhan Zall and SV NVC will close the football weekend organized by Football Impact in Sotogrande, where they will face each other starting at 16:00.