Can Ole Gunnar Solskjaer inspire his Red Devils to victory at the Etihad? In the Italian peninsula, we have a double header – new league leaders Inter Milan host an in-form AS Roma at the San Siro while high flying Lazio welcome defending champions Juventus to the Eternal City for what should be a cracking game on Saturday night……
The biggest game in the Spanish top division this weekend sees FC Barcelona travel to the Spanish capital to face a struggling Atletico Madrid side that have five wins in their last 16 games. Will Newcastle make it back-to-back home wins against Manchester City?
Champions – Man City will be looking to rebound and overtake the Blues on the standings after their defeat to Liverpool last time out. Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid entertain Real Sociedad in the biggest game of week 13 in the Spanish top flight as Los Blancos aim to keep tabs with Barcelona at the top of the table. Can Juventus scale another difficult hurdle in Bergamo when they face Gian Piero Gasperini’s Atalanta?
24 hours before Super Sunday special in England, Italy, France and Spain, there is Der Klassiker – the German Clasico at the Allianz Arena. Premier League leaders Liverpool host defending champions Manchester City in a top of the table clash in the Premier League…….
Serie A table toppers – Juventus will make a short trip downtown south of Turin to face local rivals Torino in Derby della Mole. Can Wolverhampton Wanderers heap more misery on Unai Emery and Arsenal when Wolves come calling at the Emirates stadim???
Mission Impossible is the task for Andre Villas-Boas and his Marseille team when they take on PSG in the French capital in a grudge French Clasico. It is all about local bragging rights between Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund fans during the Ruhr derby…….
Despite Manchester United recent struggles, the North West Derby is still considered one of the biggest derbies in England and it sees English football’s two most successful sides clash at Old Trafford on Sunday…….
Derby d’Italia is the sternest test yet in the Serie A for Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan in a crunch week that has seen the Beneamata visit the Camp Nou for a Champions League game. After six rounds of Serie A football, Inter Milan have a perfect record and deservedly sit at the top of the table with 18 points……
El Derbi Madrileño also known as Madrid derby has returned to its former glory as one of Europe’s premier fixtures…….
Julen Lopetegui, former Spain boss and the new Sevilla head coach faces his former employers – Real Madrid in a nicely poised battle at the top of the Spanish League and on the same day in West London, we have a repeat of the 2019 UEFA Super Cup in the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge…….
Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich have tricky fixtures to navigate against Bayer Leverkusen and RB Leipzig before looking forward to the start of the new UEFA Champions League season. The drama at Valencia should not affect the epic game anticipated at the Camp Nou; Albert Celades takes his bow at Los Che new boss against Barcelona on Saturday evening……
The eternal city of Rome and a bustling capital, London have two exciting derbies; Derby della Capitale and the North London Derby will see rivals clash early in the season for points and bragging rights……
It is just the third week in the new Premier League season but we have a top-of-the-table between European champions Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield where the winner can take leadership of the log…….
Juventus, Inter Milan, AC Milan and AS Roma have all new coaches as we take a look at the new Serie A season. How will last season surprise package Atalanta balance their Champions League adventure with domestic competition? Mario Balotelli is back in the calico and signed for new boys Brescia – can he help them beat the drop?
In an era where money has dictated football, with fewer resources and finances, Atalanta has showcased a vivid brand of attacking football to Calcio lovers globally. From a neutral’s point of view, it has been a fairy-tale to witness in modern Italian football. La Dea’s qualification is a breath of fresh air for the Calcio and they are the 10th different Italian side to qualify for the Champions League main competition……..