What are major football matches taking place this weekend? – Check here

The weekend is approaching and football fans across the globe will be looking forward to their favourite teams’ matches in their respective leagues on August 26 and 27. While La Liga and Saudi Pro League will enter Matchday 9, Premier League, Ligue 1, and Serie A clubs will enter Matchday 8. On the other hand, the Bundesliga will feature Matchday 7 this weekend.

Here, take a look at the major football fixtures taking place this weekend:

1. Premier League 2023-24

The Premier League 2023-24 Matchday 8 will kick off on Friday night with defending champions Man City’s match against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium headlining the weekend. Here are some of the fixtures throughout the weekend that football lovers should watch.

Some important fixtures are: 

Luton Town vs Tottenham: Saturday, October 7 at 05:00 pm (IST) Burnley vs Chelsea: Saturday, October 7 at 07:30 pm (IST) Manchester United vs Brentford: Saturday, October 7 at 07:30 pm (IST)
Brighton vs Liverpool: Sunday, October 8 at 06:30 pm (IST) Arsenal vs Manchester City: Sunday, October 8 at 09:00 pm (IST)

2. La Liga 2023-24

Spanish giants Real Madrid are sitting at the top of the standings with one point clear of second-placed Barcelona. Check the major matches from La Liga this weekend:

Some important fixtures are:

Real Madrid vs Osasuna: Saturday, October 7 at 07:45 pm (IST) Atletico de Madrid vs Real Sociedad: Sunday, October 8 at 07:45 pm (IST) Granada vs Barcelona: Monday, October 9 at 12:30 am (IST)

3. Ligue 1 2023-24

Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain are struggling in the Ligue 1 as they are placed in the fifth spot. On the other hand, Monaco and Brest lead the league standings with 14 points each after seven matches.

Some important fixtures are: 

Metz vs Nice: Saturday, October 7 at 08:30 pm (IST) Reims vs Monaco: Sunday, October 8 at 12:30 am (IST)
Brest vs Toulouse: Sunday, October 8 at 06:30 pm (IST) Rennes vs PSG: Monday, October 9 at 12:30 am (IST)

4. Bundesliga 2023-24

The top four teams including defending champions Bayern Munich, Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen, VfB Stuttgart, and Borussia Dortmund are facing strong competition for the top spot in the Bundesliga 2023-24 standings. Leverkusen are at the top with 16 points followed by Stuttgart (15) while Bayern and BVB are levelled at 14 points.

Some important fixtures are: 

Borussia Dortmund vs Union Berlin: Saturday, October 7 at 07:00 pm (IST)
VfB Stuttgart vs VfL Wolfsburg: Saturday, October 7 at 07:00 pm  (IST) Bayer Leverkusen vs FC Koln: Sunday, October 8 at 07:00 pm (IST) Bayern Munich vs SC Freiburg: Sunday, October 8 at 09:00 pm (IST)

5. Serie A 2023-24

The Milan clubs are contesting for the top spot as they have managed 18 points each after seven matches, however, Inter are placed ahead of Milan due to their better goal difference. Defending champions Napoli are in the third spot followed by Juventus in fourth place.

Some important fixtures are: 

Inter Milan vs Bologna: Saturday, October 7 at 06:30 pm  (IST)
Juventus vs Torino: Saturday, October 7 at 09:30 pm  (IST)
Genoa vs AC Milan: Sunday, October 8 at 12:15 am  (IST) Cagliari vs Roma: Sunday, October 8 at 09:30 pm (IST) Napoli vs Fiorentina: Monday, October 9 at 12:15 am (IST)

6. Saudi Pro League 2023-24


Neymar’s Al-Hilal are the only unbeaten side in the Saudi Pro League 2023-24 so far and are placed at the top spot. Defending champions Al-Ittihad are at the second spot followed by Al-Taawoun at the third place. Cristiano Roanldo’s Al-Nassr are currently on a six-game winning streak in the league and have managed the fourth spot.

Some important fixtures are:

Al-Okhdood vs Al-Hilal: Saturday, October 7 at 08:30 pm (IST)

7. Major League Soccer 2023

The MLS 2023 will enter its Matchday 37 this weekend as David Beckham-owned Inter Miami are scheduled to face Eastern Conference toppers Cincinnati.

Some important fixtures are:

Inter Miami vs Cincinnati: Sunday, October 8 at 05:00 am (IST)

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