Real Madrid hosts Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, with Carlo Ancelotti’s men looking to extend their 100% start to five matches.
So far, Los Blancos have won all of their first four matches by 2-0, 3-1, 1-0 and 2-1 scorelines against Athletic Club, Almeria, Celta de Vigo and Getafe, with English midfielder Jude Bellingham being their star performer, scoring five goals across these fixtures.
Real Sociedad have had an unbeaten start to their campaign, however, they have drawn three times, doing so 1-1 with both Girona and Celta de Vigo, before a 0-0 stalemate away at Las Palmas. Last time out though, Sociedad were involved in an eight-goal thriller as they beat Granada 5-3.
AZ Alkmaar versus Sparta Rotterdam promises to be an entertaining match-up in the Dutch Eredivisie with this being a meeting of first and fifth places in the standings.
Pascal Jansen’s side are unbeaten in their last five matches, having beaten FC Santa Coloma 2-0, RKC Waalwijk 3-1 and Vitesse 2-0 while drawing 1-1 and 3-3 with Brann in the final round Europa Conference League qualifying before earning a 6-5 win on penalties to reach the group stages of that competition.
Sparta Rotterdam have played four league matches, managing 2-1 and 3-1 wins over PEC Zwolle and Heerenveen, while drawing 2-2 and 1-1 with Feyenoord and NEC.
In Liga NOS, Sporting Lisbon goes head-to-head with Moreirense at José Alvalade Stadium with Ruben Amorim’s men looking to maintain their early title-challenging form.
Sporting could only manage a 1-1 draw away at Sporting Braga last time out, however, this was after winning three matches in a row against the likes of Famalicao, Casa Pia and Vizela by 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 scorelines.
Moreirense have picked up four points from their first four league matches, having suffered 3-2 and 2-1 losses to Sporting Braga and Porto on either side of a 0-0 draw with Famalicao and a 2-1 victory over Chaves.
11th placed Lorient faces top of the table AS Monaco at Stade du Moustoir on Sunday.
The hosts managed to start the season in a decent manner, having drawn 0-0 and 1-1 with PSG and Nice before beating Lille 4-1, however, their start to the campaign has since been dented by a 3-0 away loss to Le Havre.
AS Monaco find themselves at the top of Ligue 1 following 10 points from their opening four matches. Adi Hutter’s men have managed 4-2 and 3-0 victories against Clermont Foot and Strasbourg before a 3-3 draw with Nantes and a 3-0 home win against Lens.
The final game on this Smart Acca comes from Goodison Park as Everton takes on Arsenal in the Premier League.
Sean Dyche’s men will be looking to earn their first league win of the season, having suffered back-to-back 1-0 home defeats to Fulham and Wolves on either side of a 4-0 loss away at Aston Villa in the run-up to their 2-2 draw with Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. The Toffees' only win of the season came via a 2-1 scoreline away at Doncaster in the League Cup where summer signings Beto and Arnaut Danjuma both got on the scoresheet.
Arsenal have had an unbeaten start to the season, as following their penalty shootout win in the Community Shield against Manchester City after a 1-1 draw, the Gunners went on to beat Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace by 2-1 and 1-0 scorelines before drawing 2-2 at home to Fulham and earning a stoppage-time victory over Manchester United (3-1) thanks to late goals from Declan Rice and Gabriel Jesus.
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