Two of English football’s most historic clubs collide at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, headlining the final week of European action before the September international window.
Arsenal hosts its long-time rivals Manchester United, seeking a first statement victory of the new campaign. The Gunners couldn’t take advantage of an extra man in a 2-2 draw with Fulham last weekend.
Meanwhile, the Red Devils mustered up a comeback victory over Nottingham Forest in a dramatic 3-2 win at Old Trafford. Captain Bruno Fernandes sealed the important three points from the penalty spot after Forest went down to 10 men.
Premier League play also features Brighton & Hove Albion’s home showdown with Newcastle United as both clubs seek a bounce-back victories after poor outings last weekend.
In Italy, Matchday 3 yields a massive showdown early in the Serie A campaign when first place AC Milan visits AS Roma. The Rossoneri downed Torino 4-1 last weekend with Christian Pulisic scoring for the second-straight week.
The two Italian giants split points in both matches last season, drawing on both occasions.
Defending Serie A Champions Napoli also hosts last season’s second place finishers Lazio. Napoli has won its first two matches of the new campaign while Lazio has lost both of its matches.
Ligue 1 also features a top matchup as Paris Saint-Germain goes head-to-head with Lyon. Kylian Mbappe will try and lead PSG to a second-straight victory before heading into French national team duty.
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Here is a look at This Weekend’s Top 5 Matches to Watch, as well as a full rundown of This Weekend’s Soccer on TV and Online:
This Week’s Top 5 Matches to Watch
1. Arsenal vs. Manchester United
9/3 – 11:30 am – NBC, fuboTV, Peacock
Two of the English Premier League’s most historic sides square off when Manchester United visits Arsenal on Sunday afternoon.
2. AS Roma vs. AC Milan
9/1 – 2:45 pm – Paramount+, CBS Sports Golazo
First place AC Milan faces a massive test against AS Roma this weekend. Jose Mourinho’s squad are seeking their first three points while AC Milan has won its opening two matches.
3. Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Newcastle United
9/2 – 12:30 pm – NBC, fuboTV
After dropping points to 10-men Liverpool in a 2-1 loss, Newcastle United visits Brighton & Hove Albion.
4. Napoli vs. Lazio
9/2 – 2:45 pm – Paramount+, CBS Sports Golazo
Defending Serie A Champions Napoli will look for its third-consecutive win against a struggling Lazio squad.
5. Lyon vs. Paris Saint-Germain
9/3 – 2:45 pm – Fanatiz USA, beIN Sports
Kylian Mbappe and Paris Saint-Germain visit Lyon with hopes of making it back-to-back Ligue 1 victories.
HERE for this Weekend’s schedule: