La Liga's most important Clasico for years might also be the most mediocre on Sunday as Barcelona and Real Madrid each fight to lift the gloom by deepening the other's sense of crisis.Â
West Brom's Laurie Cunningham blazed a trail for black footballers in England in the late 1970s, facing vicious abuse from the terraces and on the streets.Â
Two Germans will create Soweto derby history on Saturday when Ernst Middendorp and Josef Zinnbauer coach Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in one of the most anticipated African club fixtures.Â
Liverpool can make Premier League history at Watford on Saturday as the runaway leaders aim to move within three wins of clinching the title.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a golden chance as Youssef El-Arabi's extra-time goal sent Olympiacos through in the Europa League.
With Anthony Martial injured again, Odion Ighalo took his chance to impress for Manchester United. He could prove a crucial signing.
Inter Milan booked their ticket to the Europa League last 16 on Thursday with a 2-1 win on the night and 4-1 on aggregate over Bulgarian club Ludogorets to deafening silence and a surreal atmosphere behind closed doors of their San Siro Stadium.
The clash between Juventus and title rivals Inter Milan is among five Serie A games which will be played behind closed doors this weekend because of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, the Lega Serie A confirmed on Thursday.
Wolves cruised through to the last 16 in the Europa League on Thursday despite a stuttering display in Spain while Roma also squeezed through and Bayer Leverkusen eliminated former European champions Porto in impressive style.