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Machday: The day of the great European football competitions

A look at what's happening in European football on Sunday, when some of the biggest competitions in the world take place: Liverpool brings the on


A look at what’s happening in European football on Sunday, when some of the biggest competitions in the world take place:

Liverpool brings the only unbeaten Premier League record to Manchester United in England’s biggest all-time match. At Mohamed Salah, visitors also have one of the world’s star players. The Egyptian forward scored in each of his last nine games for Liverpool, a club record. United are sixth after failing to win any of their last three games, but came back with a thrilling 3-2 win over Atalanta in the Champions League 2-0 against.

Barcelona host Real Madrid in the first “Clásico” since Lionel Messi left the Catalan club to join Paris Saint-Germain. Barcelona won twice in a row in all competitions for the first time this season after a slow start without Messi. He could approach the top of the Spanish League with a victory at the Camp Nou. Real Madrid lost twice in a row before beating Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday. La Liga leaders Real Sociedad visit the current champion, Atlético de Madrid, by three points. Seville receives Levante and Rayo Vallecano visits Real Betis.

After a difficult start to the season, Juventus were undefeated in their previous eight games heading into the long-awaited Italian derby against Serie A champions Inter Milan. Juventus have won their last four matches 1-0 and are slowly climbing the table. He is seventh, three points behind Inter, third, and 10 behind Napoli, who could return to the top if he maintains his perfect start to the season when he travels to Rome. José Mourinho will be looking for a reaction after Roma’s 6-1 loss to Bodo / Glimt of Norway in the Europa League in the middle of the week. Roma are fourth in Serie A, one point behind Lazio and Atalanta, who face Hellas Verona and Udinese respectively. Fiorentina receives Cagliari.