chapter  3
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Nutrition on match day

Tsintzas, & Boobis, 2005). When matches are played between late morning and early afternoon, breakfast may well be the pre-match meal for those players who are not early risers. Most matches are played in the afternoons on a Saturday or Sunday. However, there has been an increase in the number of matches played in the evenings, especially on weekdays (e.g. Champion’s League games).