The Giallorossi will be seeking to maintain their stellar start to their 2021/2022 Seria A campaign, when they lock horns with bitter rivals Lazio in an appettizing Derby della capitale clash at Stadio Olmpico tonight.
Jose Mourinho's side have won 4 & lost 1 of their first 5 league establishments, conceding 4 goals & keeping 2 cleansheets & sit 4th in the league with 12 points, only 4 points adrift toppers AC Milan, while Lazio have won 2, drawn 2 & lost 1 in as many games & sit 7th in the table with 8 points. Lazio have remained weak in their defense, as they have failed to keep a single cleansheet in their last 7 matches on a trot across all competitions. Roma saw off Lazio 2-0 in their most recent clash.
Considering Roma's blistering form & Lazio vulnerable defense line, we fancy away team to win or draw & 2+ goals to be scored.
2. Arsenal vs Tottenham (Kick off 18:30pm)
The Gunners will be aiming to make it 3 straight league triumps, when they square off against Tottenham in a thrilling North London derby at the Emirates Stadium in their PL round 6 clash today.
Mikel Arteta's side have undergone a resurgence in recent weeks, they have won their last 3 consecutive matches across all competitions, without conceding & sit 13th in the PL with 6 points.
In contrast, their counterparts tonight have undergone a slump in their recent outings, they're winless in their last 4 successive assignments across all competitions(D2L2) & sit 10th in the league with 10 points.
Considering Tottenham have won 3 of their last 4 fixtures against Arsenal, we back away team to win or draw here.
3. Clermont Foot vs Monaco (Kick off 18:00pm)
The visitors will be aiming to extend their unbeaten run to 4 straight games, when they face off against newly promoted & out of form Clermont Foot in an entertaining Ligue 1 round 8 fixture today.
Monaco have had a stunning run of form, having won 3 of their last 5 matches (D1L1) which has also seen them climb to 14th in the league with 8 points, 4 points behind their opponents tonight who are winless in their last 5 games in a row(D3L2), conceding 16 goals in the process. Monaco dispatched off Clermont Foot 4-0 in their last meeting.
All factors into consideration the best pick here is, Monaco to win & 3+ goals to be scored.
4. Nordsjaelland vs Copenhagen (Kick off 17:00pm)
Copenhagen's results have detereoited in their recent assignments, having lost their last 2 consecutive matches including a 1-0 loss to fellow title hopefuls Midtjylland. Prior to these losses, the visitors had won 7 matches in a row which has inspired them to 2nd spot in the Denmark Superliga standings with 20 points, 1 point behind league leaders Midtjylland as the title race intesifies.
On the other hand, the hosts saw their run of 3 successive defeats come to an end as they recorded a narrow 2-1 victory against Aarhus last time out. The last meeting between the pair ended in a 2-2 thriller.
Considering Nordsjaelland poor form, we back Copenhagen to win & both teams to score.
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