Premier League action continues this weekend with three matches cracking SBI’s top 5 list. Newcastle United and Liverpool take center stage in England as the Magpies will look to bounce back at St. James Park after falling to Manchester City last weekend.
Despite splitting points with Chelsea in its opener Liverpool registered its first win of the season at Anfield defeating Bournemouth 3-1 at the weekend and will look to take advantage of a familiar opponent in Newcastle United this weekend.
The Reds are unbeaten in the last twelve matches against Newcastle United extending all the way back to the 2015 Premier League season where Newcastle registered their last win against Liverpool.
Despite their track record against the mighty Reds Eddie Howe and his men will hope to put on a show in-front of a faithful home crowd.
Along the English coast Brighton & Hove Albion host West Ham United in a thrilling affair. Following a historic season head boss Roberto De Zerbi and his men have started its 2023-24 campaign with six points through the first two matches of the season.
The Seagulls join Manchester City and Arsenal as the only Premier League clubs to collect six points through the first two matches while West Ham also remains unbeaten with a win and a draw thus far.
The Hammers are fresh off of a 3-1 victory over Chelsea after a dominate performance at the weekend. However with the trip to Brighton on the horizon the Hammers will look to turn things around against the Seagulls after losing both match-ups last season by a combined score of 6-0.
Premier League action continues with a London derby between third place Arsenal and Fulham. The Gunners are off to an excellent start after a second place finish last season and want nothing more than a Premier League trophy this season.
After a month long intermission due to the Leagues Cup Major League Soccer returns with a cross conference battle between St. Louis City SC and Orlando City SC.
The MLS newcomers hold the NO. 1 seed in the Western conference while Orlando City SC sit in fourth in the East. Orlando is unbeaten in its last five league matches finding form at the perfect time of the season.
Nicholas Gioacchini leads St. Louis with ten goals while Duncan McGuire and Facundo Torres have registered eight goals a piece for Orlando City.
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Here is a look at This Week’s Top 5 Matches to Watch, as well as a full rundown of This Week’s Soccer on TV and Online:
This Week’s Top 5 Matches to Watch
1. Newcastle United vs. Liverpool
8/27 – 11:30 am – fuboTV, USA Network
After collecting three points in its home opener Liverpool travel to St. James Park to take on Newcastle United in this weekend’s headlining match.
2. Arsenal vs. Fulham
8/26 – 10 am – fuboTV, USA Network
Premier league action continues with a London derby between Arsenal and Fulham at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners are unbeaten in league play ahead of their match-up with their felloe London foes.
3. Brighton & Hove Albion vs. West Ham United
8/26 – 12:30 pm – NBC, fuboTV
Following a historic season Brighton is off to a dashing start collecting six points in its first two matches. and his men will look to continue form against West Ham United after the Hammers subdued Chelsea 3-1 at the weekend.
4. Orlando City SC vs. St. Louis City SC
8/26 – 7:30 pm – MLS Pass on Apple TV
Major League Soccer returns this weekend with cross conference a top-table battle between Orlando City and St. Louis City SC.
5. Nantes vs. AS Monaco
8/25 – 3 pm – Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS
In France, first place AS Monaco take on bottom table Nantes. With Pairs Saint-Germain dropping points in the first two matches Monaco must collect points to keep pressure on the defending Champions of France.
HERE for this Weekend’s schedule: