MATCHDAY: Chelsea hosts slumping Man U, Madrid vs Sevilla

Manchester United Players During Training.
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An appearance at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday:

ENGLAND

For what could be his last video game in short-lived charge of Manchester United, Michael Carrick takes his group to Premier League leader Chelsea in the headline match of the 13th round.

Carrick’s only match as interim supervisor was a 2-0 win at Villarreal in the Champions League. He might quickly be changed by German coach Ralf Rangnick, who has actually remained in talks with United.

Manchester City entered the weekend three points behind Chelsea and plays prior to the leader, in the house to West Ham. Having actually slammed the requirement of the Tottenham team he has acquired following an awkward loss in the Europa Conference League, Antonio Conte takes his team north for an away match at Burnley.

Also, Watford manager Claudio Ranieri returns to Leicester, the group he remarkably led to the title in 2016, and Brentford hosts Everton.

SPAIN

Sevilla’s visit to leader Genuine Madrid is the highlight match on a day when the league’s leading 4 groups are all in action. Sevilla goes into the match at Santiago Bernabéu Arena in third place at two points back.

Carlo Ancelotti will as soon as again entrust Madrid’s attack to Karim Benzema and Vinícius Júnior with Eden Danger still out recovering from a stomach infection and Gareth Bale still hurt. Sevilla will likely also be without numerous injured gamers, including midfielder Suso and striker Youssef En-Nesyri.

Second-place Genuine Sociedad is simply a point behind Madrid and will play earlier at Espanyol intending to relocate to the top of the table. Atlético Madrid remains in fourth before it visits Cádiz aiming to recover from its house loss to air conditioning Milan in the Champions League today.

Sixth-place Genuine Betis has won 2 directly by a combined rating of 5-0– it hosts last-place Levante, the only winless side.

ITALY

After sustaining their first league losses last weekend, Napoli and air conditioning Milan will venture to get back on track in Serie A. The groups share the lead, one point ahead of third-placed Inter Milan.

Napoli hosts Lazio, shortly after Milan welcomes Sassuolo. Roma will be seeking to close the gap on the leading four with a win over Torino. At the other end of the table Udinese hosts fellow struggler Genoa, while Spezia welcomes Bologna.

GERMANY

Leipzig hosts Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga’s first video game without fans for months due to spiraling coronavirus infections in the state of Saxony. The house group will be without a host of players due to infections, too.

The club says it had 6 more positive test results for COVID-19, including to the 3 previous cases it reported in midweek. Coach Jesse Marsch is amongst those infected, though it didn’t stop the group routing Belgian club Brugge 5-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Eintracht Frankfurt plays Union Berlin for the early game in Frankfurt, where up to 40,000 spectators are permitted.

FRANCE

Paris Saint-Germain aims to recover from losing at Manchester City 2-1 in the Champions League when the French league leader check outs lowly Saint-Etienne.

PSG will miss midfielders Marco Verratti and Ander Herrera through injuries. Third-place Rennes is becoming a major contender in the race for Champions League spots. On a 12-game unbeaten run in all competitors, Rennes checks out a Lorient side which has lost its last 3 video games.

A week after its video game against Marseille was deserted, mid-table Lyon sees Montpellier. On the other hand, fifth-place Marseille needs a win over struggling Troyes to make up ground in the race for Champions League areas.

Released at Sun, 28 Nov 2021 02:51:16 -0600