A Liga of Their Own: Bayern Munich (1-3) and Barcelona (4-6) Favorites in Germany, Spain

Two more of the world’s biggest soccer leagues kick off their seasons this weekend.  Bayern Munich (2-11) will look to extend their period of unparalleled dominance of the German Bundesliga, as they take on Hertha Berlin (20-1) on Friday.  That same day, FC Barcelona (14-19) begin their quest for a three-peat in La Liga, away to Athletic Bilbao (4-1).  Both Bayern (1-3) and Barca (4-6) are heavily favored to win their respective leagues.  Both will seemingly have their sights set on the Champions League.

Manchester City (1-2) Odds-on for Premier League Three-Peat

The most popular professional sports league in the world kicks off its 2019-20 season on Friday, as English Premier League runners-up Liverpool (2-13) take on newly-promoted Norwich City (25-1).  A full slate of games follow on Saturday and Sunday.  The defending champions, Manchester City (5-19), start their quest for a three-peat Saturday in East London versus West Ham United (14-1).  Meanwhile, American fans can watch USMNT star Christian Pulisic with his new club, Chelsea (45-17), against traditional rival Manchester United (11-9) on Sunday.

The Real World Cup Final: USWNT (+125) Face France in Quarterfinal Blockbuster

As soon as the groups were drawn, experts feared the two teams most favored to win the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, France and the United States, would face each other in the quarterfinals.  Sure enough, the defending champions (+125) will square off Friday against the fourth-ranked hosts in Paris.  The second round of the knockout stage begins the day before, with England (+100) against Norway in La Havre.  Saturday features a pair of games, Italy against the Netherlands (+350) in Valenciennes, then Germany (9-2) against Sweden in Rennes.  The winners face off in the semifinals, beginning July 2.

USWNT (7-4) Favorites in Weekend Soccer Showcase – Only two spots remain in the Knockout Round

Soccer’s summer season moves along this weekend, with plenty of men’s and women’s tournament action for fans of The Beautiful GameThe 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup concludes group stage games on Thursday, with knockout round games commencing on Saturday.  If the men’s game is more your thing, several continental confederations are showcasing their national teams’ best stars this weekend too.  South America’s 2019 Copa America, and the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, of North and Central America and the Caribbean, continue with their group stages.  Then, Africa’s best square off with the beginning of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Premier League: It’s Manchester City (2-17) and Liverpool (7-1) for the Title Sunday

Flamengo: More Than Just a Sports Club

Rio football club Flamengo became 2019’s Campeão Carioca crowned team, winning against Vasco da Gama 2-0 on Sunday, April 21st. Flamengo won earlier against them 2-0, so the team could have lost 0-1 to Vasco and still been crowned. Yet, the team never slowed, bringing their overall total to 4-0 and dominantly grabbing their record 35th Campeonato Championship.

It was a solid comeback after last year when Vasco won the professional soccer championship final against Flamengo.

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Top 10 Most Expensive Football Stadiums in the World

Football or soccer is an important sport around the world. It’s has a wide range of spectators and it’s one of the most loved sports in the world.  The availability of stadiums in almost all cities in the world attests to this fact. It might surprise you to learn how much it costs to construct some of these stadiums. In the light of this Zenox Sports bring you the 10 most expensive football or soccer stadiums in the world: