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Juventus v Barcelona –

This match marks the start of pre-season for both clubs, and while neither team will be in full flow, goals are a near guarantee.

Crucially, none of the key personnel on either side have been involved in summer internationals, meaning Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain should all be involved.

Last summer, Barca scored seven goals in three matches in this competition, while also conceding four to Liverpool.

If pre-season friendlies do go to form, there should be goals in this one.

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Djurgardens IF v Ostersunds FK –

Over in Sweden, there should be goals in a game between two sides who both produced them when they met just last weekend.

Djurgardens have netted 10 goals in their last three home games, scoring in both away matches during that run as well – including at Ostersunds.

The hosts, meanwhile, have scored in seven consecutive matches, conceding in five of them.

Both teams should extend their good runs here.

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FC Nordsjaelland v Brondby –

Elsewhere in Scandinavia, expect more goals between two of the four favourites to win this season’s Danish Superliga.

After just one match, Brondby lead the way at the top of the division, and should certainly score in this one after putting four past Midtjylland last weekend.

Their hosts, Nordsjaelland, scored two last weekend, and can be relied upon to net again.

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Dinamo Moscow v Ural Ekaterinburg –

Our tour of Europe ends in Russia.

Dinamo Moscow scored twice in their game with city rivals Spartak last weekend, but FC Ural will take heart from them conceding twice, too.

The visitors managed a goal of their own against FC Rostov last week, and should ensure that both sides get on the scoresheet in this one. 

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Insider knowledge:

Who sponsors Lionel Messi?

Lionel Messi has a seven-year sponsorship deal with Adidas worth reportedly $140m. He also has endorsement deals with Pepsi, Air Europa and Dolce & Gabbana.