League football resumes this weekend, and many fans would be looking forward to watching their favorite teams play. Just like last weekend, this week is expected to be filled with a lot of big games. Furthermore, many fans would also be on the lookout for their favorite players' performances.
Therefore, I made a compilation of 7 major events to anticipate as football resumes across different European leagues this weekend. Take a look!
Thomas Tuchel and Manchester City will go head-to-head on Saturday as Chelsea hosts Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. This game is set to be the center of attraction because these reasons.
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Firstly, it could determine if Manchester will go back into the top 4. Secondly, the game would decide if Chelsea would remain top of the league. Lastly, Pep Guardiola will be looking forward to recording his first EPL win against Thomas Tuchel. Note that the game will be played on the 25th of September by 12:30 PM.
2. Arsenal VS Tottenham.
Photo: Aubameyang VS Harry Kane || Sky Sports
This London derby is set to take place by 4:30 PM on the 26th of September at the Emirates. This game should also be anticipated because a win for Arteta could take Arsenal above other teams in the table. Furthermore, note that Arsenal is still yet to lose a game in September. On the other hand, Nuno Espirito and his team are years to win an EPL game in September.
3. Ansu Fati's Possible Return To The Starting Lineup.
Photo: Ansu Fati || Twitter
In Spain, fans are anticipating the potential return of Ansu Fati to Barcelona's lineup against Levante. The 18-year-old has been out for more than 9 months, and he could make his return when Barcelona needs him most. Note that Barcelona is currently facing goalscoring problems, and Fati could help solve this issue.
4. Manchester United VS Aston Villa.
Photo: Manchester United VS Aston Villa || AS
Following the Carabao defeat against West Ham United, fans expect Manchester United to bounce back. Because Aston Villa beat Everton in their last EPL game, the fixture won't be an easy one for Manchester United.
However, note that the match will be played on the 25th of September by 12:30 PM at Old Trafford.
5. Barcelona VS Levante.
Photo: Barcelona VS Levante || AS
Following Barcelona's poor run of form, there have been speculations about Koeman's future. Barcelona fans should anticipate the game to see if there are improvements in the team. Furthermore, this game could as well change the view of fans on Ronald Koeman. Note that this game will be played on the 26th of September at Camp Nou by 3:15 PM.
6. Osimhen's Form For Napoli.
Photo: Victor Osimhem for Napoli || Twitter
The 22-year-old is currently enjoying a good run of form. Note that the Nigerian has scored 5 goals in his last three appearances for Napoli. However, all eyes would be on his as Napoli hosts Cagliari on the 26th Of September by 7: 45 PM.
7. Norwich Possibility Of Getting Their First EPL point of the Season.
Photo: Everton VS Norwich || Liverpool Echo
The last event on the list is Norwich's chances of getting their first EPL point of the season. Note that Daniel Farke and his team have lost all their EPL games this season. Therefore, Norwich will be looking forward to changing their current form as Everton hosts them at Goodison Park on the 25th of September by 3:00 pm.
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