Barcelona can leapfrog Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga as a thrilling three-way title race looks set to go right down to the wire. Both of these teams and Real Madrid have been far from convincing of late but Barca’s big guns are at least firing and can help the Catalan giants to strike a blow here.
The football world is in turmoil following a European Super League announcement which could shake up the very foundations of the sport. It is proposed the new competition will be a rival to the Champions League, with organisers claiming it will generate increased and guaranteed income for clubs involved.
El Clasico takes centre stage on Saturday night for what is turning out to be one of the most exciting La Liga title races in years. Both teams are bang in form but the Whites really imprresed in their Champions League win over Liverpool on Tuesday night and get the nod to come out on top again here.
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we have taken our annual look at which pairs of footballers form the best goalscoring partnerships on the pitch. We have measured this across a range of competitions by calculating the combined goalscoring rate of every pairing per 90 minutes spent together on the pitch since the start of last season.