Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Montpellier HSC 

September 25, 2021

High-flying Paris Saint-Germain will be looking to claim their eighth Ligue 1 victory from as many matches when they host Montpellier HSC on Saturday night. The visitors, meanwhile, will be aiming to secure their first league victory at the Parc des Princes since they won 3-1 back in May 2010. Paris Saint-Germain maintained their 100% start in Ligue 1, but only just, when they scored a dramatic winner in stoppage…

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Preview: Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Borussia Dortmund 

September 25, 2021

Two of Bundesliga’s European hopefuls meet in the Borussenderby on Saturday, when Borussia Monchengladbach host Borussia Dortmund at Borussia-Park. Although not a regional derby, this match still has that little bit extra at stake when the two sides meet, and entertaining encounters usually follow. Monchengladbach have struggled to hit the ground running in the new Bundesliga campaign so far, under new manager Adi Hutter. Predecessor Marco Rose left for Saturday’s…

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Preview: Lazio vs. Roma

September 25, 2021

Eternal City rivals Lazio and Roma clash at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday evening, as the Derby della Capitale takes centre stage in the sixth round of the Serie A season. While the nominal ‘home’ side have faltered in recent weeks, their Giallorossi counterparts are flying high under Jose Mourinho, who pits his wits against fellow ex-Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri this weekend. As one of the most fiercely-fought encounters in all…

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Preview: Inter Milan vs. Atalanta BC 

September 25, 2021

Defending champions Inter Milan tackle the toughest test of their Scudetto defence so far on Saturday, as they welcome Atalanta BC to San Siro. Ahead of hosting a Lombardy derby which has grown in stature over recent years, the Nerazzurri fought back to win in midweek, while their visitors were able to post a second successive win on Tuesday night. It could have been a very different tale for Inter…

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Preview: Juventus vs. Sampdoria

September 25, 2021

Having teetered on the brink of full-blown crisis, a midweek win gave Juventus their belated first win of the Serie A season, ahead of the visit of Sampdoria on Sunday. The visitors arrive in Turin after a thumping by Napoli last time out, while Juve squeezed past Spezia on a nervous night in the Ligurian port city. Unthinkably starting the day down in the relegation zone following their worst start…

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Preview: Barcelona vs. Levante

September 25, 2021

A wounded Barcelona will be looking to return to winning ways in La Liga when they continue their 2021-22 campaign at home to Levante on Sunday afternoon. The Catalan giants are currently down in seventh spot in the table, seven points behind leaders Real Madrid, while Levante occupy 16th, having picked up just four points from their opening six matches. Barcelona are still unbeaten in La Liga this season but…

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