As if putting in their "weakest performance" in Diego Simeone's reign last weekend wasn't enough -- to use the coach's own words -- Atletico Madrid were also sucker-punched in the Champions League ahead of the Madrid derby on Sunday.Champions Barcelona, second, will look to move top of the league before the Madrid derby when they host Celta Vigo on Saturday.
Bitter rivals Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille meet in Ligue 1 on Sunday with the build-up to French football's biggest game overshadowed by a crisis engulfing the 1993 Champions League winners.Marseille are unbeaten five games into the Ligue 1 campaign and are a point ahead of reigning champions PSG before the teams clash in the capital.
Rejuvenated Wolfsburg aim for a first Bundesliga win in over 10 years at struggling Borussia Dortmund on Saturday with coach Nico Kovac describing the mission as "an endurance test".On Saturday, Edin Terzic's men take on Wolfsburg, who look refreshed under former Bayern coach Kovac, now in his second year in the Auto City.
After Jurgen Klopp became the first Liverpool manager to win 50 European games on Thursday night he insisted "everybody will hate it.""Let me say it like this, if I still have 50 after the group stage, then even if I've still got the most wins in Europe as a Liverpool manager then everybody will hate that," he said.