This Week in Sport: 20th November − 26th November 2023

Mo Salah kicking a ball.

There are some exciting fixtures to check out this week in the world of sport. On Monday, the Kansas City Chiefs will host the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL, Tuesday will see Brazil face Argentina in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier, and the Boston Celtics play the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday. More NFL action on Thursday, as the Seattle Seahawks go up against the San Francisco 49ers, and Sale Sharks take on Bath Rugby in the Premiership on Friday.

Heading into the weekend, Manchester City will face Liverpool in the Premier League, and tennis action rounds out the week, with the Davis Cup Final taking place on Sunday.

NFL: Kansas City Chiefs v Philadelphia Eagles

Monday 20th November 1:15AM (21st) GMT/7:15PM Local Time

Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City

Monday will see a repeat of the 2023 Super Bowl, as the Kansas City Chiefs host the Philadelphia Eagles at the Arrowhead Stadium in the NFL. The Chiefs won the aforementioned Super Bowl to be crowned NFL champions, and have continued their form into the new season, winning seven of their opening nine. The Eagles have had an even better start, sitting on a record of 8-1. This is sure to be a high-quality matchup.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil v Argentina

Tuesday 21st November 12:30AM (22nd) GMT/9:30PM Local Time

Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro

On Tuesday, old rivals Brazil and Argentina will go head-to-head in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier at the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. In the stadium in which they won the last Copa América, reigning world champions Argentina will be looking to cement their position at the top of the qualification table. Brazil, on the other hand, will need to pull out a huge result against an in-form Argentina side, after gaining just one point in their last three games and sitting under pressure in the group.

NBA: Boston Celtics v Milwaukee Bucks

Wednesday 22nd November 12:30AM (23rd) GMT/7:30PM Local Time

TD Garden, Boston

The Boston Celtics host the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday at TD Garden in the NBA. The Celtics have started their season extremely well in their hunt for a record-breaking 18th NBA title, sitting top of the Eastern Conference with a record of 11-2. The Bucks have also enjoyed a strong start, sitting third in the table, holding a record of 9-4.

NFL: Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers

Thursday 23rd November 1:20AM (24th) GMT/5:20PM Local Time

Lumen Field, Seattle

More NFL action will take place on Thanksgiving Thursday, as the Seattle Seahawks take on the San Francisco 49ers at Lumen Field. The two teams have started well and will be battling for top spot of the NFC West. The 49ers sit just above their opponents in the division, having won one more game than the Seahawks.

Premiership Rugby: Sale Sharks v Bath Rugby

Friday 24th November 7:45PM GMT/7:45PM Local Time

AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester

A top of the table clash in the Premiership on Friday, as Bath Rugby travel to the AJ Bell Stadium to play Sale Sharks. The Sharks currently lead the way, winning five of their opening six games, and will be hoping to continue their great form on Friday. Standing in their way are Bath, who have put together some solid performances this season, including a victory over reigning champions Saracens.

Premier League: Manchester City v Liverpool

Saturday 25th November 12:30PM GMT/12:30PM Local Time

City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester

The reigning Premier League champions, Manchester City, will host Liverpool on Saturday at the City of Manchester Stadium. In a fixture which always promises high-quality action, City will be looking to put some distance between themselves and the rest of the pack with a win here, but a victory for Liverpool in this match-up will see the Reds overtake their rivals at the top of the table.

Davis Cup: Davis Cup Final

Sunday 26th November 3:00PM GMT/4:00PM Local Time

Jose María Martín Carpena Arena, Málaga

The Davis Cup comes to its conclusion on Sunday, with the Final taking place at the Jose María Martín Carpena Arena in Málaga. The Final 8 will take place throughout the week, with reigning champions Canada returning to defend their title. Serbia or Italy, though, are many people’s favourites to win this year’s competition.

Photo by:  Liverpool Football Club

Written and information correct on 20th November 2023 at 6AM GMT

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