The football action continues in this coming week with some exciting betting options across the top five European leagues. In England, Manchester United will face Manchester City. In La Liga, Real Madrid tackles Sevilla while in Italy Juventus are home to Inter Milan. In Bundesliga, Schalke 04 will visit Borussia Monchengladbach while PSG hosts Lille in France.
Premiership Feature Game: Manchester United v Manchester City, Kick-Off 1630hrs 10th December
The Manchester Derby is on this weekend with both teams coming from winning ways. First place Manchester City defeated West Ham United 2-1 to maintain the eight point’s gap to second-place Manchester United who won at the Emirates 3-1. Man City is undefeated in the last 23 matches and goes to the derby with the best scoring record in the league having scored 46 goals. Sergio Aguero and Sterling both have nine goals, while Gabriel Jesus has eight goals. Lukaku, on the other hand, has bagged eight goals for United in the league so far. The teams have met 174 times with United winning 72 compared to City’s 50. The teams have drawn 52 times. United are undefeated at home this season. The previous derby at the Etihad ended goalless in April 2017. Paul Pogba misses out after receiving a red card. Bailly, Jones, Carrick and Fellaini are still injured. For City, only Stones and Mendy miss with injuries.
La Liga Feature Game: Real Madrid v Sevilla, Kick-Off 15150hrs 09th December
Real Madrid has had an inconsistent season so far and drew 0-0 at Athletic Bilbao on 2nd December. Sevilla has won 3 of their last 4 La Liga fixtures. The teams have met 144 times with Real winning 76 and Sevilla 42 while 26 were draws. The reverse fixture in May, Real won 4-1. Sevilla has lost 4 of the seven away games this season in La Liga while Madrid has lost just one at home in La Liga. Gareth Bale is still out with a calf injury while Jose Menam and Montoya miss with groin Injury for Sevilla. Real and Sevilla both have 28 points after 14 games. Real Madrid will face Sevilla without suspended Sergio Ramos who received a red card at Bilbao while Casemiro and Dani Carvajal received their fifth yellow cards and will miss this game.
Serie A Feature Game: Juventus v Inter Milan, Kick-Off 1945hrs 09th December
Juventus v Inter Milan is another betting option to consider. Termed as the Derby of Italy, the two teams go to the Derby 2 points adrift with Inter topping Serie A with 39 points after 15 games and Juventus with 37 points at number 3. Juventus has won the last two derbies hosted in Turin though Inter won 2-1 in September 2016. Juventus boost a new Serie A record after scoring in 44 consecutive league games after 1-0 win over Napoli on Saturday. Icardi leads the attack for Inter with 16 league goals while Dybala has 12 for Juventus. Additionally, Inter Milan are undefeated in the league while Juventus has lost only once at home. Mandzukic misses out with a calf injury for Juventus.
Bundesliga 1 Feature Game: Borussia Moenchengladbach v Schalke 04, Kick-Off 1730hrs 09th December
Fourth-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach hosts third-place Schalke 04. The previous game between the teams ended with a 4-2 win for Moenchengladbach. Schalke is coming from a disappointing draw with last-placed Koln while Moenchengladbach lost 3-0 to Wolfsburg.
Ligue 1 Feature Game: PSG v Lille, Kick-Off 1600hrs 09th December
PSG lost to Strasbourg and will aim to get back on winning ways when they host 17th placed Lille who beat Toulouse 1-0. PSG have won the last four fixtures between the two teams. PSG has not lost a point at home so far.
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