Liverpool is playing excellent at home this season and with three points more they are in the race for the Champions League. The Reds have had a bit easier opponents this season and they are in a series of three games without defeat. They can now relax a little bit and they will play against their strongest rival.
FC Zenit started the Russian League season with 3 defeats in a row, while FC Spartak from the 1st Russian Division is eager for wins in the upcoming period.
The two teams met the last time in the Russian Cup last season and then Zenit won at home by 2-1. After that Zenit won at home and drew away, while Spartak won at home. In the previous round Spartak won at home by 2-0 and now we expect a similar outcome of the match with the proviso that the guests are the first to receive a goal.
Liverpool FC is playing against Manchester United tonight and it is certain that they will be under pressure, especially as they lost last weekend to Manchester City at home by even 4-1.
It is interesting that the first match of the new season is at the same time the first official match for Manchester United in the new season. The United won last weekend at the Old Trafford by 3-2, which was the last time they played this season in the Premier League. They were in the lead for a long time and then they lost to Manchester City in the first round.
A big game between FC Liverpool and Bayern Munich is supposed to start in less than 24 hours and then the two teams will meet again. Liverpool is in a very good shape and it is possible that they will win the first place, while Bayern is in a very bad shape and they are playing in the Champions League. The Reds are in a series of three defeats, and they are not in the best shape, but they are playing very well lately and they have not lost a single game.
Arsenal vs. Manchester City / Premier League – The last match of the third round of English Premier League is a match between two teams that are in the bottom of the table and Arsenal is in a great series of three wins and one draw. Manchester City is in a series of four wins and one draw, but they are in a series of four defeats and one draw, while Arsenal is in a series of three wins and one draw.