Luton Town hosts Manchester City at Kenilworth Road in what is expected to be a complete mismatch in the Premier League.
The Hatters suffered a heartbreaking 4-3 loss at home to Arsenal in midweek following Declan Rice’s 97th-minute header. Rob Edwards’ men had previously been defeated by Brentford 3-1 and Luton Town 1-0 on either side of a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. Prior to the aforementioned matches Town had drawn 1-1 at home to Liverpool.
Pep Guardiola’s side’s only win in their last five outings came in the Champions League via a 3-2 scoreline at home to RB Leipzig. City were beaten 1-0 in midweek by Aston Villa after drawing 3-3, 1-1 and 4-4 with Tottenham, Liverpool and Chelsea.
Atletico Madrid takes on Almeria in a meeting of fourth and 20th in La Liga standings.
Diego Simeone’s side suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Barcelona last time out, but, had previously won their last four games, beating both Feyenoord 3-1 and Celtic 6-0 in the Champions League, as well as Mallorca and Villarreal 3-1.
Almeria are winless in their last five matches, having drawn 0-0 with Real Betis and suffered 1-0 losses to Barbastro and Deportivo Alaves while also being beaten by Getafe 2-1 and Real Sociedad 3-1.
Stuttgart and Bayer Leverkusen go head-to-head on Sunday afternoon in a battle of third and first place in the German Bundesliga.
The home side have won all of their last four matches since losing 2-0 at Heidenheim on 5th November, having beaten Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Bundesliga and 2-0 in the DFB Pokal on either side of 2-1 and 2-0 victories against Eintracht Frankfurt and Werder Bremen.
Leverkusen’s superb form under Xabi Alonso has shown no signs of slowing down, having beaten Union Berlin 4-0, Werder Bremen 3-0 and Hacken 2-0 before drawing 1-1 at home to Borussia Dortmund and winning 3-1 in the DFB Pokal against Paderborn thanks to goals from Victor Boniface, Ezequiel Palacios and Patrik Schick.
Kilmarnock goes up against Celtic on Sunday as Brendan Rodgers’ men look to maintain their eight-point gap to Rangers.
The hosts have won just two of their last five matches, beating Aberdeen and Motherwell by 1-0 scorelines on either side of 1-0 losses to both Hearts and Hibernian on either side of a 0-0 draw at Ross County.
Celtic’s Champions League campaign came to an end via a 2-0 loss at Lazio on 28th November, however, their domestic form has remained strong, beating Aberdeen 6-0 before drawing 1-1 with Motherwell and beating both St. Johnstone 3-1 and Hibernian 4-1.
The final game on this Smart Acca comes from the Serie A, as AS Roma faces off against Fiorentina at the Stadio Olimpico in a battle of fourth and sixth.
Jose Mourinho’s men are unbeaten in their last four matches since losing 2-0 at Slavia Praha, having drawn 0-0 and 1-1 away at Lazio and Servette, while beating Udinese 3-1 and Sassuolo 2-1 with Paulo Dybala scoring in each of their last two victories.
Fiorentina are also in a strong vein of form though, having beaten Parma 4-1 on penalties after a 2-2 draw, while earning 2-1 victories over both Bologna and Genk on either side of a 1-0 defeat at AC Milan on top of a 3-0 home win against Salernitana.
In what promises to be an intriguing clash, Bournemouth and Leicester City are set to face off in the FA Cup 5th round on Tuesday night as both teams have their sights set on progr...