We're not in summer mode yet, but this weekend will be hot in some European leagues. A great opportunity for fans to live a happy Saturday or Sunday in the stands. For soccer lovers, a good seat on the couch, remote control in hand and the weekend is almost complete with mouthwatering posters.
It is perhaps the match not to be missed. In fact on both sides. After having let points slip against Getafe, FC Barcelona has shot itself after these two draws. Even if the situation is not so catastrophic as that. Only, the Blaugrana (72 pts), who are still 11 points ahead of Real Madrid, will want to kill any suspense. Ahead of Atleico Madrid (3rd, 60 points), this Sunday, April 23 and for the 30th day, Barcelona will face a formidable opponent. Difficult to maneuver and will be looking to secure its third place in this match, synonymous with direct qualification for the next Champions League. In the first leg, Barça won by the smallest score.
It is not a decisive match for the title. But between Juventus and Napoli, the meeting always raises the adrenaline. The game is played for honor on both sides. The Neapolitans are almost certain to win the Serie A title. Sixteen points separate them from Turin (3rd, 59 points). But to beat this Sunday, the leader unstoppable this season, is already a beautiful hunt for Juventus. And also take revenge on a team that had humiliated them in the first leg with a 5-1 dry. What a slap in the face received this January 13, 2023.
The sporting rivalry between two of the main Dutch soccer clubs, Ajax Amsterdam and PSV, is no longer in question. And the Topper is going to set the pace in the Netherlands this Sunday 23 April. PSV (3rd, 62 points + 43) receives Ajax (2nd) who has the same number of points but with a more favorable goal-aversity of + 50. This match will be a hotly contested affair. Especially since Ajax will want to win the second leg after losing the first leg by 1-2 on their own ground. That was on November 6, 2022.
BONUS: It is not only these three games that will thrill the fans. In France, Lens (2nd, 63 points) will host Monaco (4th, 61 points) and should offer a great show for this 32nd day of Ligue 1, this Saturday April 22. As well as Marseille (2nd, 64 points) who will travel to Lyon (7th, 50 points) for the Olympico on Sunday 23 April. In Greece, there is also a classic game that will be played this Sunday, April 23. The leader AEK Athens (69 points) offers hospitality to Olympiacos (3rd, 63 points) for the 31st day of the championship.