It is a weekend full of shocks that awaits football fans, especially with the Casablanca derby between the two rivals, Wydad and Raja. Derbies are also at the rendezvous in the major European championships, with United-City and Milan AC-Inter. Selection of the main matches not to be missed.
Friday November 5:
Egyptian Championship: Zamalek-Ahly at 7 p.m.
Duels between Moroccans in Egypt on the occasion of the derby of the capital between Zamalek and Al Ahly counting for the third day of the championship. Badr Benoun, Achraf Bencharki and Mohamed Ounajem will be to follow, this Friday evening, in the first shock of the season in the land of the Pharaohs.
Saturday November 6:
Botola Pro Inwi: Wydad-Raja at 5 p.m.
Five points separate the two rivals from Casablanca, who face each other this Saturday in the 131st derby from Casablanca. Wydad, leader with 25 points, advances with good morale after their victory against Olympique Khouribga (3-0). For his part, the Raja is lacking in confidence. Unable to win against the RCOZ (0-0) last Wednesday, the Greens will have to pull themselves together so as not to give the WAC the opportunity to widen the gap even further.
Premier League: Man United-Man City at 1:30 p.m.
In England, the poster for the 11th day offers us a Manchester derby which promises to be exciting. United (5th with 17 points) on the occasion to come back to City (3rd, 20 pts) and put his coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer back in the saddle. The Citizens must, them, to heart to erase the misstep at home against Crystal Palace (2-0 defeat), last week.
Liga: Celta Vigo-FC Barcelona at 4:15 p.m.
Will we see Xavi in La Liga again this weekend? The former glory blaugrana has just signed his return with his club of heart. He is expected to sit on Barca’s bench as of this Saturday at Balaidos stadium in Galicia, where Barca are to face Celta Vigo.
Sunday November 7:
Serie A: AC Milan-Inter at 8:45 p.m.
AC Milan, co-leader with Napoli, discussed the derby against Inter (3rd) in a strong position, with seven points ahead after a series of seven consecutive wins in the league, for fifteen years.
Liga: Betis Sevilla-Sevilla FC at 9 p.m.
In Spain, the main attraction of the 13th day will be the Seville derby, which closes on Sunday at the Betis stadium, the Benito-Villamarin. Manuel Pellegrini’s men (5th) receive Sevilla FC (3rd) injured by their defeat at home against Lille 2-1 on Tuesday in the Champions League.
La Botola is on the program with the 10th day. Here is the full table: