Can Bayern Munich make it a perfect ten?
Yet another milestone could be on the cards for Bayern Munich this weekend. If Pep Guardiola’s side overcome Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday night they will become the first team in Bundesliga history to have won their first ten matches of the season.
Will Torino rub more salt into the wounds of neighbours Juventus?
It’s rare for Torino to laud it over their local rivals Juventus, but a win in the Turin derby will take Giampiero Ventura’s side six points clear of the reigning champions. The midweek defeat at Sassuolo has left Juve with just 12 points from their opening 10 matches of the season. It’s the worst start in the club’s history.
Are Angers the real deal?
With Paris Saint-Germain seemingly out of sight, the attention in France has already switched to the pursuing pack, with Angers currently the best of the rest. The newly-promoted outfit’s success has been built on a miserly defence which has seen them concede just six league goals so far this season. Sunday’s trip to Monaco will give us a clearer indication of their credentials.
Can Jamie Vardy keep his scoring run going?
The Leicester striker joined some illustrious company when he scored for the 7th successive Premier League match last weekend. That took him level with the likes of Thierry Henry, Alan shearer, and erm, Mark Stein The only player to have scored in more consecutive matches is Ruud Van Nistelrooy, whose record stands at ten.
Can Atletico Madrid become the fifth team to go top in Spain this season?
It’s been an unusually competitive start to the Spanish season with four clubs already having topped the table. Barcelona, Villarreal, Real Madrid and Celta Vigo have all reached the summit and they will be joined by Diego Simeone’s, Atletico, if they can defeat Deportivo La Coruna at the Riazor on Friday night.