The first tip on this list comes from Group C of the Champions League as 14-time winners Real Madrid hosts Union Berlin at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side have won all of their opening five games of the 2023/24 season having managed back-to-back 2-1 victories over Real Sociedad and Getafe after 1-0, 3-1 and 2-0 wins against Celta de Vigo, Almeria and Athletic Club.
Union Berlin are on a two-game losing streak, following 2-1 and 3-0 defeats to Wolfsburg and RB Leipzig. Prior to this, they had won their opening three matches of the season by 4-1 scorelines over Darmstadt and Mainz, as well as thrashing Astoria Walldorf 4-0 in the DFB Pokal.
Norwich City and Leicester City go head to head at Carrow Road in the Championship on Wednesday night in a battle of fourth against second.
The Canaries have won four of their last five matches, having beaten Millwall 3-1, Huddersfield Town 1-0 as well as both Bristol City and Stoke City 1-0 on either side of a 2-1 away loss to Rotherham United.
Leicester bounced back from their shock 1-0 loss to Hull by thrashing Southampton 4-1 at St Mary’s last time out. In the run-up to these matches, the Foxes had managed to defeat Tranmere Rovers 2-0, as well as Rotherham and Cardiff by 2-1 scorelines.
Arsenal will be looking to get off to a good start in their first Champions League campaign since the 2016/17 season when they face PSV at the Emirates Stadium.
Mikel Arteta’s men have been in superb form of late, having managed to beat Everton 1-0 and Manchester United 3-1 after a 2-2 home draw with Fulham. In the run-up to these matches, the Gunners earned 1-0 and 2-1 victories over Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest.
PSV should provide a goalscoring threat at the Emirates Stadium, having managed back-to-back 4-0 wins over NEC and RKC Waalwijk after thrashing Rangers 7-3 on aggregate in the final qualifying round for this competition. Prior to the aforementioned results, Peter Bosz’s side also beat Vitesse 3-1 away from home.
Bayern Munich goes up against Manchester United at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night with Thomas Tuchel’s side coming in as firm favourites for the victory.
The home side were held to a 2-2 draw with Bayer Leverkusen at the weekend after managing 2-1 victories over both Koln and Borussia Monchengladbach on either side of 3-1 and 4-0 wins against Augsburg and Werder Bremen.
Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag’s side have won just two of their opening five matches, having scraped 1-0 and 3-2 victories over Wolverhampton Wanderers and Nottingham Forest while suffering a 2-0 loss to Tottenham and back-to-back 3-1 losses against Arsenal and Brighton.
The final game on this Smart Acca is another Champions League clash, as Benfica takes on RB Salzburg at Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica in Group D.
Benfica have won all of their last four matches since their shock 3-2 opening weekend loss to Boavista, having beaten Estrela 2-0, Gil Vicente 3-2, Vitoria Guimaraes 4-0 and Vizela 2-1.
Salzburg’s perfect start to the Austrian Bundesliga came to a halt when they drew 2-2 away at Sturm Graz on the weekend having previously beaten Rapid Wien 2-0, Wolfsberg 2-1, Hartberg 5-1 and Austria Wien 2-0.
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