Today on LiveScore: Premier League follows thrilling European midweek

Cian Cheesbrough
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Pep Guardiola's Manchester City will look to put their Champions League heartbreak behind them this weekend
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City will look to put their Champions League heartbreak behind them this weekend

After a sensational week of European semi-final action, it is time for the Premier League to serve up even more drama.

We have our usual helping of exclusive analysis, bumper previews and in-depth features to get you in the mood.

Lescott’s column

Manchester City and Liverpool’s thrilling title race continues this weekend as they welcome Newcastle and Tottenham respectively, fresh off Champions League semi-finals of contrasting fortunes.

While the Reds secured a place at their third final in five years, Pep Guardiola’s men were knocked out in heartbreaking style against Real Madrid as their wait for a maiden crown in the competition continues.

But with another Premier League title still in their hands, former defender Lescott is backing the Citizens to get back to business as usual with a victory over the Magpies.

Premier League action

But the Quadruple dream is still very much alive for Jurgen Klopp’s men as they welcome top-four chasers Tottenham to Anfield.

Current fourth-placed side Arsenal are up against Leeds, while the Whites' relegation rivals Burnley host Aston Villa and Everton head to Leicester.

Our bumper preview will get you up to speed ahead of all 10 games with kick-off times, television information and match statistics.

And ahead of Spurs’ trip to Merseyside, we have picked out Liverpool’s best wins against the North London side over the years.

Liverpool's Quadruple dream is still alive ahead of their home clash with Tottenham
Liverpool's Quadruple dream is still alive ahead of their home clash with Tottenham

European previews

Edging closer to a first Scudetto in 11 years, AC Milan are in pole position with three games to go but with rivals Inter Milan just two points behind, the Rossoneri will not be planning their celebrations just yet.

The Serie A leaders face an away trip to Verona on Sunday, while Inter kick off the action at home to Empoli tonight.

The Madrid derby is this weekend’s standout game in Spain as champions Real head to bitter rivals Atletico on Sunday. 

Champions League qualification is not yet guaranteed for Diego Simeone’s men as top-four rivals Real Betis prepare for the visit of Barcelona.

Bayern Munich have already secured their 10th straight Bundesliga title, but they can have a say in the survival scrap as they host struggling Stuttgart.

Elsewhere, Freiburg will look to keep their grip on fourth against Union Berlin as fifth-placed RB Leipzig host Augsburg.

More to enjoy

Manchester City have reportedly joined the race for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong
Manchester City have reportedly joined the race for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong

The League One play-offs continue tonight as Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday look to follow in Wycombe's footsteps by securing a first-leg win.

The Owls have their sights set on reaching the Championship, while Steel City rivals United are bidding to exit the second tier and make a return to the Premier Leauge.

Our daily transfer column leads on reports that City will rival Manchester United for the signing of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

Keep up to date with all of Friday’s headlines ahead of the weekend with LiveScore Daily, which brings you the latest football news in bite-sized chunks.

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