This Week In Sport: 13th − 19th September 2021

Another exciting week is upon us, it begins with a trip to the NFL where the Las Vegas Raiders take on the Baltimore Ravens in their first game of the season. The Champions League group stage begins on Tuesday with some tense fixtures, none more so than Barcelona against Bayern Munich, two of Europe’sRomelu Lukaku, Mateo Kovacic, Timo Werner celebrate a Chelsea goal elite clubs going head-to-head.

The MLB regular season is reaching its climax as the Seattle Mariners take on the Boston Red Sox where both teams are fighting for a wild card spot. Moving into Thursday, women’s cricket takes centre stage as New Zealand take on England in the 1st ODI. The Premiership Rugby season starts on Friday with the Bristol Bears playing newly promoted Saracens.

After a long season of cricket in England the T20 blast comes to an end with finals day on Saturday which is sure to bring some eye-catching moments. Finally, the Premier League concludes the week with a London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.

 

NFL: Las Vegas Raiders v Baltimore Ravens 

Monday 13th September 5:15PM GMT/12:15AM Local Time

Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas

Both teams start the season with optimism, but history shows a 9-3 win record for the Ravens meaning they go in to this match-up as favourites.

Official site: NFL 

News: CBS Sports

Blog: BOLA VIP

Games: NFL Fantasy

Viewing: Game Pass

Merchandise: NFL Shop

 

UEFA Champions League: Barcelona v Bayern Munich

Tuesday 14th September 7PM GMT/9PM Local Time

Camp Nou, Barcelona

After Barcelona’s summer reshuffle many are doubting if they are still at the top tablr of European football, and this presents a chance to prove themselves against one of Europe’s best.

Official site: UEFA

News: UEFA

Blog: Bavarian Football Works

Games: UEFA

Podcast: Bavarian Football Works

Videos: UEFA

 

MLB: Seattle Mariners v Boston Red Sox

Wednesday 15th September 8:10PM GMT/1:10PM Local Time

T-Mobile Park, Seattle

Both teams are fighting it out for a wildcard spot with the Red Sox currently occupying one, the Mariners are not far behind and will see this as an opportunity to close the gap.

Viewing: MLB TV

Merchandise: MLB Shop

News: MLB

Statistics: Baseball Reference

Videos: MLB

Fantasy News: Fake Teams

 

Cricket in England: England Women v New Zealand Women

Thursday 16th September 12PM GMT/1PM Local Time

Bristol County Ground, Bristol

New Zealand will be looking to come back after losing the thrilling T20 series 2-1.

Match Centre: ECB

Tickets: Gloucestershire County Cricket Club

Blog: Emergency Cricket Blog

Merchandise: NZC 

Merchandise: ECB

Weather: MetOffice

 

Premiership Rugby: Bristol Bears v Saracens

Friday 17th September 6:45PM GMT/7:45PM Local Time

Ashton Gate, Bristol

Bristol finished top of the league last season and will be looking to repeat this season while Saracens are back after one year away in the Championship.

News: Premiership Rugby

Merchandise: Lovell Rugby

Podcast: House of Rugby

Statistics: Premiership Rugby

Videos: Premiership Rugby

Fantasy: The Rugby Magazine

 

T20 Blast: T20 Blast Finals Day

Saturday 18th September 10AM GMT/11AM Local Time

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Hampshire v Somerset and Kent v Sussex are the semi-final match ups on finals day - which team will leave Finals Day victorious.

News: ECB 

Statistics: ESPN cricinfo

Weather: MetOffice

Match Centre: ESPN cricinfo

Blog: The Guardian

Videos: ECB

 

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

Sunday 19th September 3:30PM GMT/4:30PM Local Time

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London

After Spurs first loss of the season against Crystal Palace, they will want to get back to winning ways against an unbeaten Chelsea.

Merchandise: Chelsea

Merchandise: Tottenham Hotspur

News: BBC Sport

Statistics: Premier League

Fantasy: Fantasy Premier League

Videos: Premier League

 

Photo by chelseafc

Written and information correct on 12th September 2021 at 10pm GMT

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