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Top 5 exciting games to watch in October

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October is full of exciting football games starting with Champions League fixtures, international break as well as El Clasico, Borussen derby, etc.

We have separated 5 exciting games from top 5 leagues that will happen in the next few weeks.

First is Derby D’Italia. A game between two Italian giants Inter Milan and Juventus. The term “Derby D’Italia” was coined back in 1967 by Italian sports journalist Gianni Brera. Latest meeting between the clubs was during International Champions Cup which ended with Juventus 4-3 victory on penalties.

Juventus has the most wins in the official matches of the derby – 106 from 235.

Derby D’Italia

  • Serie A
  • Inter Milan vs Juventus
  • Date: October 6
  • Time: 7:45 pm BST
  • Venue: San Siro

Currently Inter Milan is leading the Serie A table with 18 points, while Juventus are second with 16 pts.

Next comes Borussia Dortmund vs Borussia Mönchengladbach which is known for Borussen Derby. 

Borussen Derby

  • Bundesliga
  • Borussia Dortmund vs Borussia Mönchengladbach
  • Date: October 19
  • Time: 5:30pm BST
  • Venue: Signal Iduna Park

Currently Dortmund are second in the Bundesliga table, while Mönchengladbach are 7th.

Latest meeting between the clubs was back in May. It ended with Dortmund’s 2-0 win.

The two clubs will meet against after the Bundesliga fixture on October 19, this time for the DFB Cup second round on October 30.

Next we have separated Premier League fixture between Manchester United and Liverpool.

While everything seems to be perfect for Jurgen Klopp’s side in the league, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are having some problems.

United vs Liverpool

  • Premier League
  • Manchester United vs Liverpool
  • Date: October 20
  • Time: 4:30 pm BST
  • Venue: Old Trafford

Liverpool are currently leading the league table with 22 points, while Manchester United are 11th in the league table with 9 points.

The next game is between Barcelona and Real Madrid – El Clasico.

El Clasico

  • La Liga
  • Barcelona vs Real Madrid
  • Date: October 26
  • Time: 12pm BST
  • Venue: Camp Nou

El Clasico is the most famous rivalry between two football clubs.  Latest meeting between the clubs was during last year’s La Liga fixture and it ahs ended with Barcelona’s 1-0 win at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

Barcelona are dominating the most wins category as they currently have won 96 times in the competitive matches.

And the last one is Liverpool’s next upcoming game, which is against Tottenham.

Liverpool vs Tottenham

  • Premier League
  • Liverpool vs Tottenham
  • Date: October 27
  • Time: 5:30 pm BST
  • Venue: Anfield

Liverpool recently played against Tottenham in the last season’s Champions League final and won with a 2-0 score.

Like Manchester United, Tottenham are also having some problems since the season has started.

Spurs lost 3-0 to Brighton on October 5th and with 11 points are 6th in the league table.

Note: The article was written during the matches and the statistics of the league tables might change over the weeks.

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