League football would be back this weekend with Europe's top clubs back in action. European leagues like the English Premier League, La Liga, the Serie A, and other top leagues in Europe would be back in action this weekend.
In the English Premier League, it would be matchday 8, and the first round of matches would be played on Saturday 16th of October with Watford facing Liverpool by 12:30 pm, Aston Villa playing against Wolves, Leicester City hosting Manchester United, Manchester City playing against Burnley, Norwich City playing against Brighton and Hove Albion, and Leeds United facing Southampton away from home. All of these matches would be played by 3 pm Nigerian time.
Chelsea Football Club would be playing against Brentford in a match that could be interesting given that Brentford has been impressive since the beginning of the season while Chelsea is currently occupying the first position on the log. Brentford has not lost in their last two games. They played an interesting 3-3 draw against Liverpool and won 2-1 against West Ham United in the last matchday. The match would be played by 5:30 pm Nigerian time.
On Sunday, Everton Football Club would be going up against West Ham United by 2 pm and Newcastle United would be playing against Tottenham Hotspur by 4:30 pm. On Monday, Arsenal would be facing off against Crystal Palace in the final match of matchday 8 by 8 pm.
In the Spanish La Liga matchday 9, Levante would be hosting Getafe by 5:30 pm on Saturday, and Mallorca would be visiting Real Sociedad on the same day by 8 pm.
On Sunday, Rayo Vallecano would be playing against Elche by 1 pm, Sevilla would visit Celta de Vigo by 3:15 pm, Villarreal hosts Osasuna by 5:30 pm, while Granada vs Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao would be played by 7 pm. The crunch match of the day will be the match between Barcelona and Valencia by 8 pm.
On Monday, Deportivo Alaves would be playing against Real Betis while Espanyol would host Cadiz by 6 pm and 8 pm respectively.
In Serie A, it would be matchday 9. On Saturday 16th of October, Salernitana visits Spezia by 2 pm, Lazio would host Inter Milan by 5 pm, and Verona visits AC Milan by 7:45 pm.
On Sunday, Cagliari and Sampdoria would go toe to toe by 11:30 pm. By 2 pm, Empoli vs Atalanta, Genoa vs Sassuolo, and Udinese vs Bologna would be taking place. Later in the evening, Napoli would be playing against Torino while Juventus would be hosting Jose Mourinho's AS Roma by 5 pm and 7:45 respectively.
The Serie A matchday 8 would be rounded up after the end of Venezia vs Fiorentina's match on Monday by 7:45 pm.
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