A bumper action-packed football weekend is coming up with some of the biggest club rivalries in the football world. With Liverpool facing old rivals Manchester United, football fans around the world are gearing up for some amazing football. Football fans always love club rivalries as the intensity and the atmosphere is unmatched. This is also because football club rivalries are not just any other football match but a matter of pride for the clubs and the fans. Very few rivalries are a century old and passed from generation to generation to keep them fueled.
Here are the matches you want to look for this weekend for some breathtaking football:
(The North West Derby) Manchester United vs Liverpool:
One of the biggest club football rivalries goes live in the Premier League, as Manchester United host Liverpool, this Saturday. The last three face-offs between these two English clubs have finished in a draw. But with just a difference of 2 points on the table, this one is going to be a cracker. Playing their away game, Liverpool will have to show some great football if they want to give a tough fight to the Mourinho boys.
(The Edinburgh derby) Hibernian v Hearts:
Hibernian host Hearts this Saturday, each team has recorded a 1-0 victory over the other. This rivalry is going to be a big one as Hibs has won the Scottish Premiership, and Hearts took over the Scottish Cup. Hearts and Hibs were both formed during the mid-1870s, this rivalry is one of the oldest ones in the world football.
Aston Villa vs Wolves:
It an amazing top-of-the-table clash as Wolves trip to Aston Villa. Wolves are 10 points ahead of Aston Villa. With a place back in the Premier League edging ever closer, it will certainly give an added dimension to the clash. This one will be a blazing one to watch and fans are can’t wait for the clash to begin.
(Old Firm derby) Rangers v Celtic:
A derby that needs no introduction as there are only a few club games that produce more passion than the Old Firm derby as Rangers take on Celtic this Sunday. The Glasgow rivals have met twice this season with Celtic winning 2-0 in their last match in Ibrox. The clash between the two most successful clubs in Scotland will be a nail-biting one.
(East Midlands derby) Nottingham Forest vs Derby County:
Nottingham Forest vs Derby County is one of the fiercest rivalries between the two East Midlands clubs. It’s a clash worth a watch as the two Midlands clubs go head-to-head live this Sunday competing for the Brian Clough Trophy. The awarding of the trophy is now in its 11th year and the fans are not going to miss this one.
So, looks like it’s going to be a very busy and exciting weekend for football fans around the world with some super clashes in football history.