Sunday Brings Classic Derbies in the Premier League, Serie A and EredivisiePublished January 17, 2021 by Florin P
Liverpool and Manchester United meet in a heated derby that will determine the temporary leader of the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
Once again, the most exciting matches of the weekend are scheduled to take place on Sunday, including some major English and Italian derbies. Manchester United and Liverpool will try to secure temporary lead in the Premier League, while Juventus and Inter Milan aim for the podium in the Italian Serie A. In the Netherlands, Ajax have home pitch advantage and start with the first chance against Feyenoord.
Liverpool and Manchester United Play for the First Place
Manchester United and Liverpool lost a single match in the last 10 rounds and hope to extend their winning streak on Sunday. The outcome of this match is particularly important as it will determine the team that takes first place in the English Premier League. Liverpool won seven out of eight games at home and finished one undecided, which is exactly Manchester United’s away record. bet365 Sports gives Liverpool a slight edge and even odds, while the Red Devils are underdogs at 23/10.
Ajax are Huge Favorites in the Derby vs Feyenoord
Ajax were unable to win any of the last two matches, but the recent draw against PSV was cherished after they allowed two early goals. Now they play at home against another bitter rival and this time they won’t settle for anything short of victory. Feyenoord is a team that finished many games undecided and will travel to the nation’s capital hoping to split points once again. A stunning victory for the visitors will produce odds of 11/2 at 888 Sport, much higher than the 9/20 offered on a home win.
Napoli to Capitalize on Fiorentina’s Away Struggles
Napoli’s recent games were roller coasters of excitement, with plenty of goals scored on both sides and several unexpected turnarounds. Now that they play at home against Fiorentina, they can’t afford to fall behind and will come out firing on all cylinders. Home pitch advantage explains the odds of 1/2 offered by 888 Sport on their victory, significantly lower than the 5/1 for the visitors. Napoli is the team that finished the fewest games undecided, with a single draw recorded in 16 games while Fiorentina has six.
Inter Milan and Juventus Play a Key Match for Serie A Trophy
Italian football fans are once again in for a pleasant surprise as an old rivalry is reignited on Sunday evening. At 7:45 PM UK time Inter Milan and Juventus will play a game that could determine the name of the title winner. Juventus are seven points behind the leader but have a game in hand and have returned to their winning ways with victories at home and on the road. Even so, they start as slight underdogs, with odds of 19/10 at 888 Sport, while Inter Milan are the favorites and priced at 13/10 by the same bookie.
The odds mentioned here were accurate at the featured bookmakers at the hour the article was written, respectively on Tuesday, January 13 at 8 pm UK time.