B/R Experts Predict Weekend's Big Matches: Can Real Madrid Express Be Halted?

Alex LivieFeatured ColumnistJanuary 24, 2014

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 21:  Gareth Bale of Real Madrid CF is brought down by Abraham Gonzalez of RCD Espanyol during the Copa del Rey Quarter Final First Leg match between RCD Espanyol and Real Madrid CF at Cornella-El Prat Stadium on January 21, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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We asked five of Bleacher Report's world football experts to give us their predictions for this weekend's big matches around Europe.

The predictions are below, and you will be able to chart their success—or lack thereof—for the rest of the season on our weekly scoreboard.

Post your picks on Twitter and include @br_uk, and anyone who gets five correct scorelines will get a Bleacher Report goody bag.

Last weekend's picks can be seen here.

B/R Expert Picks
(one pt for correct result; three pts for correct scoreline)

GamesDimond
Alex Dimond
Matchett
Karl Matchett
Tighe
Sam Tighe
Tidey
Will Tidey
Cummings
Michael Cummings
Bournemouth vs. Liverpool
(Sat 12:45 p.m. GMT)
Liverpool 1-3Liverpool
1-3
Liverpool
1-3
Liverpool
0-2
Liverpool
0-2
Real Madrid vs. Granada
(Sat 3 p.m. GMT)
Real Madrid
4-0
Real Madrid
4-0
Real Madrid
3-0
Real Madrid
3-0
Real Madrid
3-0
Valencia vs. Espanyol
(Sat 7 p.m. GMT)
1-1Valencia
2-1
Valencia
2-1
Valencia
1-0
Valencia
1-0
Lazio vs. Juventus
(Sat 7:30 p.m. GMT)
Juventus
1-2
Juventus
1-2
1-11-1Juventus
1-2
Chelsea vs. Stoke
(Sun 3:30 p.m. GMT)
Chelsea
2-0
Chelsea
3-0
Chelsea
2-0
Chelsea
2-1
Chelsea
2-0
Barcelona vs. Malaga
(Sun 8 p.m. GMT)
Barcelona
3-1
Barcelona
4-0
Barcelona
2-0
Barcelona
4-0
Barcelona
2-1
Current Overall Points
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