Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid
One of the really exciting thrillers for the day and a perfect way to end a weekend, Barcelona will take on Atletico Madrid head on in what will be more of a supremacy battle. At the Camp Nou, it won't be business as usual with dramatic scenes likely be witnessed for the close rivalry encounter that could see individual brilliance take the order of the day.
The Catalan Giants seem to have geared all their efforts towards a return to glory in the Laliga. They ostensibly will stop at nothing to get what they want. It's no doubt that things weren't as smooth as expected for them but the growing believe, confidence and aggressiveness ought to be the biggest motivation to endeavor in their prospects.
Only a single point part ways between these two at the 4th and 5th places with both sides most probably feature their best squad, playing their best football to try scooping maximum of this clash. With the visitors having shown some sense of a slaggish form, we cherish the hosts to take full home advantage and harvest all points into their basket, points that will absolutely propel them into the Champions League positions.
Betis vs Villarreal
Real Betis, a force to reckon, are aware that this the time they need to play conservatively more than ever and will hence rise to this occasion in greater instincts in their bid to solidify their impressive campaign that sees them right in the top four mix of the Spain's top flight league.
The hosts appear third ahead of top and upcoming giants Atletico Madrid and Barcelona and they know quite well massive duty that lies ahead of them in terms of defending their place. Meanwhile, we back them to hold on and whitewash their opponents today who stand at the 7th place considering their undisputable progress so far. For sure, the quality, attacking power and organization has been on another level and therefore expect them to go guns blazing here.
Juventus vs Hellas Verona
After producing a series of remarkable performances, the home side would want to embark on another mission looking to step up their game further. Apparently, just a single point adrift the top four, they are indeed unstoppable in their quest for the European spots, perhaps one of the best moments so far.
However, a battle against Hellas Verona ain't a ride and will need to be vigilant guarding all their areas of weakness especially given the visitors have a trend to outshine them managing three victories of the last eight played together which is not pleasing at all given they are a top drawer side.
Verona appear 9th in the table ranking with a massive nine points behind their rivals today. They will be keen to fancy a build up to their triumph over Juventus in their most recent encounter. They know they are capable and then they will try to put immense pressure that could take their counterpart by surprise hence steal vital points here.
Dortmund vs Leverkusen
The home side Borussia Dortmund are high flying ahead of this round of 21 in the Germany's top flight Bundesliga. What it's interesting about the club is that they as a team have mastered the art of winning and when it comes to outshining they don't just win it but win it massively.
Engineers of their own success, they sit comfortably in the second position with Leverkusen closely following are the third spot but a whooping 8 points away from each other. A motivated Leverkusen are in their best shape winning their recent two games against Monchengladback and Augsburg, a run that did end their five match dry spell of finding a victory. The hosts are by far the favoured side to take full control here in what will be a tight fixture having previously dominated with six wins compared to opponent's two in a span of 8 head to head matches.
Lille vs PSG
Losing to Brest in the most recent encounter was the biggest nightmare for Lille as the defeat did bring to an abrupt end their then superb run of 15 games unbeaten. This is not what they would have wanted especially ahead of a crucial fixture against the league leaders.
Lille have an history of overwhelming their visitors today and it will be no surprise to see them do it again here. They have squared off in the previous 4 played together each side securing two wins. It remains to be seen whether they will stop a fierce PSG who have a stronger firepower unbeaten in 13 matches. At the helm of the table is PSG who have accumulated 53 points with the home camp 11th having garnered 32 ahead of round of 23 in the France's Ligue 1.
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