Liverpool and Manchester City picked up positive results on their weekend premier league fixtures as they battered their opponents, but Manchester United saw their recent winning run ended after being held by Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Real Madrid opened their new Champions League in such convincing fashion as they defeated Itlian side, AS Roma at Santiago Bernebau stadium.
The Spanish giant were eager to prove their worth after losing Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane this season, two important figures in their recent success, particularly in Europe.
Manchester City started their Champions League campaign this season in the worse possible fashion as Pep Guardiola's men suffered a shocking home defeat over French outfit Lyon.
Playing in front of their home crowd, City started off with their usual possession based attacking football as they tried to dominate proceedings and search for goals from early minutes.
Liverpool's positive run in this early stage of the season continue as they picked up all three points on their Champions League group stage opening fixture, beating Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 at Anfield.
Barcelona saw very little trouble on their Champions League opening fixture as Ernesto Valverde's men demolished PSV Eindhoven 4-0 at Camp Nou.
Starting the competition in front of their home crowd, Barca as usual dominated possession, but were having a hard time breaking down their opponent until Lionel Messi worked his usual magic to give his side a 1-0 lead.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is no stranger to scoring spectacular goal throughout his excellent footballing career and marking his 500th career goal, the former Sweden international has no other way of doing it aside from grabbing another sensational one.
Chelsea continuing their perfect record so far in this early stage of English Premier League as Maurizio Sarri's men defeated Cardiff City 4-1 on Saturday to move top of the current table on goal difference.
Losing their last two league fixtures, Manchester United are looking to end that negative streak this upcoming Sunday, September 2 as they travel to Burnley.
That upcoming tie is very important for both sides as they are hunting for points, triggering a potentially intriguing contest which should interest not just regular football fans, but also betting lovers, who might want to place their cash on the match.
Drawing their last league fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers, defending Premier League champion, Manchester City are determined to get their winning run going again as they play host to Newcastle United on Saturday, September 1.
Having a little bet on the football is a hugely popular pastime, especially since the advent of smartphones and live betting, which have enabled us to bet whenever and wherever we want – including when we’re watching a match in real-time, either on TV or at a stadium.
The domestic football season is finally back underway, which presents lots of betting opportunities for punters who enjoy a flutter on the action across Europe.
There are still a number of leagues and cups which have not begun yet, therefore here is a look at the three best bets you can place ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.
Last summer, Jürgen Klopp signed Mohamed Salah from Roma for a mere £36.9 million, and the Egyptian went on to score 33 goals in 37 league showings.
The speedy forward was named Player of the Year and was easily the signing of the season.
The journey has come full circle for a delighted Santi Cazorla, who was given a unique presentation to celebrate his return to boyhood club, Villarreal.
While many eyes were glued to the frenzy of activity during the English transfer deadline day on Thursday 9th August, over in Spain, Villarreal fans officially welcomed the arrival of former Arsenal star, Santi Cazorla, who has signed a one-year contract with the option of an additional season.