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The last time that Jose Mourinho faced Jurgen Klopp, in Liverpool’s 3-1 win at Chelsea last October, he grew increasingly agitated with the Liverpool manager’s movement around the technical area, to the point he mentioned it as an aside his press conference afterwards. You could understand the Portuguese being a bit sick of the sight [...]

Inter v Juventus – Serie A Best Rivalry

Goals from Mauro Icardi and Ivan Perisic cancelled out Stephan Lichtsteiner's opener for Juventus and Inter held on to clinch a deserved 2-1 'Derby d'Italia' win that they fully deserved after a dominant display. Stephan Lichesteiner opened the scoring for Massimiliano Allegri's visitors against the run of play on 66 minutes, but Mauro Icardi continued [...]

Vincent Kompany To Miss Manchester Derby

Fans around the world are just counting down the days until the international break is over and we the eyes of the footballing world can focus on Manchester as the El Clásico comes to England. City under Pep Guardiola are top of the league on goal difference, and the first showdown between Pep and the [...]

The Olympique Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain football rivalry is known by two names, Le Classique and the Derby de France. This is not a rivalry born from proximity, as many are. The two teams are located in cities in different regions of France. It is, instead, a social and cultural rivalry, as Olympique Marseille represents [...]

Liverpool v Everton Rivalry

The football rivalry between Liverpool and Everton is known as the Merseyside derby. Since 1955, the Liverpool/Everton fixtures have been referred to in this manner. The teams, both of which are from Liverpool, have been battling since 13 October 1894. Liverpool’s home pitch is Anfield, while Everton calls Goodison Park its home. The rivalry between [...]

Arsenal v Chelsea Rivalry

The football rivalry between Arsenal and Chelsea is an intercity one, as both clubs are located in London. Chelsea’s home pitch is Stamford Bridge, while Arsenal’s is Emirates Stadium. This is more of a fan-based rivalry than a team induced one. The competitive nature of the fixtures involving the Gunners and the Blues became more [...]

Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur Rivalry

The football rivalry between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur is one fueled by both neighborhood and team pride. Known as the North London derby, this competition is one defined by aggressive, passionate play on the pitch and loyal, loud fans in the stands. The two venues where these teams play, Emirates Stadium for Arsenal plays and [...]

Der Klassiker Ends Scoreless

Bayern Munich took a huge step toward an unprecedented fourth successive Bundesliga title with a hard-fought scoreless draw at closest rival Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. It was the first 0-0 draw in 26 competitive meetings between the rivals. Bayern midfielder Arturo Vidal came closest to scoring for either side in the 65th minute when Dortmund [...]

You would think that as vice-president of a club as big as AC Milan that Adriano Galliani would have more to do than get upset by what he calls a slight by Inter coach Roberto Mancini. The Rossoneri stand just four points behind their crosstown rivals, and Galliani feels slighted by Mancini for discounting their [...]

Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04 Rivalry

The Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 rivalry is known as the Revierderby, translated the “territory,” or the Ruhr derby. The Ruhr reference is associated with the region of Germany in which both teams are located, which is North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The two football clubs first met on 3 May 1925. BVB had been in existence [...]