Now away from the thrills and emotions of the UEFA Champions League, there will be a return to domestic league action across Europe this weekend.

The weekend promises to exciting with many anticipated games and this article highlights the mouth-watering fixtures across the top European leagues.

Manchester United vs Liverpool

(Old Trafford: Sunday 4:30pm)

English football’s two most successful clubs go head to head for the first time this season at Old Trafford on Sunday when Manchester United host Liverpool.

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Red-hot Liverpool with the in form Mo Salah are slight favourites heading into the encounter and remain the only unbeaten side in the Premier League this season.

But they are up against a Manchester United side who will be aiming to build some momentum after their Cristiano Ronaldo inspired comeback win against Atalanta in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

Inter Milan vs Juventus

(San Siro: Sunday 7:45pm)

It promises to be fireworks when Inter and Juventus lock horns in the Derby d’italia on Sunday.

Inter Milan who are third on the log with 17 points will aim to return to winning ways against a resurgent Juventus side who have won their last six games in all competitions.

Inter’s hopes rest on Edin Dzeko and Lautaro Martinez while Juventus can bank on the energetic Federico Chiesa and Moise Mean upfront.

AS Roma vs Napoli

(Stadio Olimpico: Sunday 5pm)

League leaders Napoli will face a stern test against a strong Roma side when they meet at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

Napoli, who have the best attack and defence in the Serie A so far, will aim to extend their lead on top of the table against Jose Mourinho’s side who sit fourth on the log.

Red-hot Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen will be aiming to increase his tally for the season having scored 5 goals in the league this season.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid

(Camp Nou: Sunday 3:15pm)

Despite the departure of Lionel Messi from Barcelona, this fixture remains the most anticipated game in Spain.

Barcelona will be hoping to build on recent encouraging results having won back to back games for the first time this season.

The form of Ansu Fati and the return of Sergio Aguero from injury is a big boost for the Blagurana. However, a defeat to Real Madrid will only increase the pressure on Manager Ronald Koeman.

Marseille vs PSG

( Stade Velodrome: Sunday 7:45pm)

Le Classique in France has gradually lost it’s appeal in recent years due to Paris Saint-German’s dominance in the Ligue 1.

However, it is wrong to write off third-place Marseille as they seek to reduce the 10 points deficit between them and the visitors.

With a star-studded attack comprising of Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe, PSG are favourites to pick up the three points

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