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The Action Continues On Dstv, Gotv As Europe’s Top Leagues Reach Crucial Stage

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There will be a veritable feast of football across the Premier League this week as Dstv and Gotv air La Liga and Serie A  including arguably the biggest club game of them all: Real Madrid v Barcelona, ‘El Clasico’.

The 240th competitive match between Real and Barca is set to be a key factor in the La Liga title race this season: a win for Los Blancos will bring them back into the battle for Spain’s top honour, while the Blaugrana will feel that a victory at the Santiago Bernabeu will remove one of their last major hurdles on the path to glory.

Both teams enjoyed victories in the previous round of La Liga: Real claimed a controversial 2-1 away win away to Leganes (thanks to two penalties), while Lionel Messi was in ominous form for Barca as they won 4-2 away to Sevilla. The Argentine master netted a hat-trick at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan to move further clear at the top of the Spanish top-flight scoring charts.

In Italy, two massive games dominate the schedule: the ‘Derby della Capitale’ between Lazio and Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday night, and the top-of-the-table clash between Napoli and Juventus the following evening.

Juve will have the chance to extend their lead at the top of the table to 16 points (with just 12 rounds remaining) when they face the Neapolitans at Stadio San Paolo. Should the Bianconeri emerge victorious – as they did when the teams met in Turin earlier in the season – it will all but seal the Scudetto for Massimiliano Allegri and his charges.

In England, it’s a case of ‘double delight’ for DStv and GOtv viewers as there will be two full rounds of matches in the next six days. The midweek schedule features a crunch clash where Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri’s job is surely on the line for the visit of a Tottenham Hotspur side looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss away to Burnley.

The weekend features another massive game for Spurs, as they host Arsenal on Saturday for the North London derby. The Gunners have been in good form of late, but will need to go to a whole new level of they are to pick up three points at Wembley against Mauricio Pochettino’s charges.

Sunday sees Liverpool looking to complete a league ‘double’ over Merseyside rivals Everton, with the Toffees hoping to avenge their 1-0 loss from earlier in the season when Jurgen Klopp brings his team to Goodison Park for the final match of the round.

Serie A fixtures, 1-3 March

Friday 1 March

8:30pm: Cagliari v Internazionale – Live on SS8/SS10 & SelGo2/SelGo5

Saturday 2 March

3:00pm: Empoli v Parma – Live on SS8 & SelGo5

6:00pm: Milan v Sassuolo – Live on SS8 & SelGo5

8:30pm: Lazio v Roma – Live on SS8/SS10 & SelGo2/SelGo5

Sunday 3 March

12:30pm: Torino v Chievo – Live on SS8 & SelGo5

3:00pm: Udinese v Bologna – Live on SS12

3:00pm: Genoa v Frosinone – Live on SS8 & SelGo5

3:00pm: SPAL v Sampdoria – Live on SS11

6:00pm: Atalanta v Fiorentina – Live on SS8/SS9 & SelGo5

8:30pm: Napoli v Juventus – Live on SS8/SS9 & SelGo5

La Liga fixtures, 1-4 March

Friday 1 March

9:00pm: Rayo Vallecano v Girona – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

Saturday 2 March

1:00pm: Espanyol v Real Valladolid – LIVE on SS7/SS10 & SelGo2/SelGo4

4:15pm: Villarreal v Deportivo Alaves – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

6:30pm: Huesca v Sevilla – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

8:45pm: Real Madrid v Barcelona – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

Sunday 3 March

12:00pm: Eibar v Celta de Vigo – LIVE on SS7/SS10 & SelGo2/SelGo4

4:15pm: Real Betis v Getafe – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

6:30pm: Real Sociedad v Atletico Madrid – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

8:45pm: Valencia v Athletic Bilbao – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

Monday 4 March

9:00pm: Leganes v Levante – LIVE on SS7 & SelGo4

Premier League fixtures, 26 February – 3 March

Tuesday 26 February

8:45pm: Cardiff City v Everton – LIVE on SS5

8:45pm: Huddersfield Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers – LIVE on SS10

8:45pm: Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion – LIVE on SS6

9:00pm: Newcastle United v Burnley – LIVE on SS3

Wednesday 27 February

8:45pm: Arsenal v Bournemouth – LIVE on SS10 & SelGo2

8:45pm: Southampton v Fulham – LIVE on SS11

9:00pm: Crystal Palace v Manchester United – LIVE on SS8

9:00pm: Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur – LIVE on SS3

9:00pm: Liverpool v Watford – LIVE on SS5

9:00pm: Manchester City v West Ham United – LIVE on SS3

Saturday 2 March

1:30pm: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal – LIVE on SS3

6:00pm: Bournemouth v Manchester City – LIVE on SS3

6:00pm: Brighton & Hove Albion v Huddersfield Town

6:00pm: Burnley v Crystal Palace

6:00pm: Manchester United v Southampton – LIVE on SS5/SS10, CSN & SelGo2

6:00pm: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City – LIVE on SS12

6:30pm: West Ham United v Newcastle United – LIVE on SS3/SS10 & SelGo2

Sunday 3 March

1:00pm: Watford v Leicester City – LIVE on SS3

3:05pm: Fulham v Chelsea – LIVE on SS3

5:15pm: Everton v Liverpool – LIVE on SS3

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