German, French and Spanish Football Returns on FridayPublished September 13, 2019 by Florin P
European domestic championships return after the Euro 2020 qualifiers break, with matches involving the most in-form teams in Spain, France and Germany.
The Euro 2020 qualifiers are over and once again, it is time for the best European football leagues to return into the spotlight. Interesting matches are scheduled throughout the weekend, with four games to take place on Friday evening in Germany, France and Spain. The teams involved are the unlikely leaders and football clubs that are just one victory away from claiming solitary lead in these championships.
French Teams Fight for Temporary Ligue 1 Lead
PSG have returned to the top of the Ligue 1, but the race is very much alive for the second place. Lyon and Lille have enjoyed strong season starts and even though they have lost some traction, they are still within striking distance. Both teams play on Friday afternoon and they take on weaker opponents, with the former playing on the road, while the latter have home pitch advantage.
Lyon travel to Amiens for a game that could propel them back to the top of the French first division. The home team will defend with all lines, but the visitors should still have the upper hand, as reflected by the odds of 4/5 offered by 888 Sport. Lille have home pitch advantage in front of their fans they are a force to be reckoned with. They will play against another team in great form, as Angers have won three out of four matches, but they have allowed seven goals. That’s why Lille are priced at 9/10, while the visitors get 7/2.
Wolfsburg Chases First Place in the German Bundesliga
Wolfsburg wasn’t among the teams credited with a good chance at securing a Champions League at the end of the season. After the first three matches, they sit in the third-place and a victory on the road on Friday would propel them to the top. They have the advantage of facing Dusseldorf, a football club that has just returned to the elite of German football. Under these circumstances, it comes as no surprise that 888 Sport regards the visitors as favorites, with odds of 13/10, as opposed to 2/1 for the hosts.
Athletic Bilbao aims Solitary Lead in the La Liga
Athletic Bilbao kickstarted their campaign with a home win over Barcelona and they are two points behind Atletico Madrid. Playing on the road is always a challenge for the Basques, but they are fortunate to play against a team that has just promoted from the second division. Mallorca was lucky to survive the playoffs and we join the elite of Spanish football, but they are among the likely teams to relegate. In the match starting at 8 PM UK time, punters get odds of 13/10 on Bilbao and 5/2 on Mallorca.