The Manchester derby is about bragging rights in the city between the Red and Blue halves. It appears the so-called “noisy neighbors” are getting more vocal, dominating and painting the town with their Blue moon. Can Bruno Fernandes lead United back or will Bernardo Silva show his compatriot the way around Mancunian?
With 13 games remaining and Barcelona leading Real Madrid by two points, El Clasico at the Bernabeu on Sunday could be pivotal in deciding the most compelling La Liga title race for years. Neither team has looked particularly convincing this season, both have been hit by significant injury blows……..
Mourinho goes back to Stamford Bridge; the London derby between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur is a direct battle for fourth place in the Premier League. Real Madrid and Barcelona go neck-in-neck in Spain and Lazio has forced themselves into the title mix in Italy…….
Four days of action across the top five European football leagues in the lovers’ weekend starts on Friday evening in France (at Stade Louis II), Spain (Estadio Mestalla), England (Molineux) and ends on Monday with the big showdown at Stamford Bridge, London between Chelsea and Manchester United in the race for a Champions League spot…..
An estimated 75,000 spectators are expected to grace the first Derby della Madonina of 2020 at the Giuseppe Meazza, San Siro on Sunday evening. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has always been a headline maker and he is sure to play a significant against one of his former sides for his beloved Rossoneri. Who do you think will conquer the city of Milan?
Manchester United finished second, 19 points behind City in the 2017-18 season and Jose Mourinho was thumped by the media. Let’s take a second to imagine it were Liverpool that had this massive deficit to cover up, would Klopp get away without problems? Does the media have a favorite manager?
It is unthinkable that Diego Simeone is under pressure midway in a season at Atletico Madrid but the Argentine heads into this weekend’s Madrid derby following a vote of confidence from his club president. Can he maintain his unbeaten league record at the Bernabeu?
The eternal city of Rome will come to a standstill this weekend as cross-town rivals clash in the famous Derby della Capitale. Can AS Roma stop their city rivals in their tracks?
Can Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team produce one of those exceptional displays at Anfield to stop the rampaging Reds? Over in the Spain, newly crowned Supercopa España champions – Real Madrid welcome former coach Julen Lopetegui as a rival to the Santiago Bernabeu……
In the Italian peninsula, there are massive games in the eternal city of Rome and the fashion city of Milan. New AS Monaco boss, Roberto Moreno faces an acid test in his first league match, the Principality club will take a trip to the French capital to face PSG……
Relentless Premier League leaders Liverpool will complete a full calendar without defeat if they keep their impressive run going at home when overachieving Sheffield United visit Anfield on the second day of the New Year 2020…….
Arsenal currently holds the record for the longest unbeaten run of matches in Premier League history. Arsene Wenger’s Gunners went 49 games without tasting defeat between 2003 and 2004. The current league leaders have gone 50 matches undefeated at home in the Premier League. If they avoid defeat against Sheffield United on 02 January 2020, they will have gone a full year unbeaten in the league both home and away……
Mikel Arteta and Carlo Ancelotti will make their bows as Arsenal and Everton new bosses on Boxing Day while Liverpool, Leicester City and Manchester City go in search of three points to strengthen their title bid in the festive period……
The Premier League teams and organizers have to be commended for providing Christmas holiday football for the lovers of the game. However, the busy schedule in this period due to television coverage will see some teams played two league matches in less than 48 hours…..
Jose Mourinho welcomes one of his old team – Chelsea to his new home (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) as the race for a top-four spot gets heated. Real Madrid face another tough test on Sunday when Champions League chasing Athletic Bilbao come calling at the Santiago Bernabeu…….