This Week in Sport: 24th October − 30th October 2022

Raphinha Belloli takes a corner for Barcelona The last full week of October is shaping up to be an exciting seven days for sports fans. On Monday, the Vegas Golden Knights play the Toronto Maple Leafs at the T-Mobile Arena. The following day will see the Phoenix Suns play host to the Golden State Warriors. Camp Nou will be the venue of Wednesday’s fixture to watch with Barcelona facing Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League.

On Thursday, in the NFL, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the  Baltimore Ravens. The next day, the T20 World Cup will see the home team, Australia, play against England. 

The weekend will also bear witness to some incredibly exciting sporting action. On Saturday, CR Flamengo will go head-to-head with Athletico Paranaense in the Copa Libertadores final. Finally, on Sunday, teams and drivers head to the Mexico City Grand Prix for round 18 of the Formula 1 season. 

 

NHL: Vegas Golden Knights v Toronto Maple Leafs

Monday 24th October 2:00AM (25th) GMT/7:00PM Local Time

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas 

The Vegas Golden Knights host the Toronto Maple Leafs at the T-Mobile Arena in a battle between two sides showing real form. The Maple Leafs have the statistical advantage over the Golden Knights in terms of all-time head-to-head victories, with 4 wins to 2 for Vegas. 

Official Website: NHL

Tickets: Stubhub

Podcasts: Puck Soup 

 

NBA: Phoenix Suns v Golden State Warriors 

Tuesday 25th October 2:00AM (26th) GMT/7:00PM Local Time

Footprint Center, Phoenix 

After a big win in game one for the Golden State Warriors againt the LA Lakers, they now travel to the Footprint Center to play the Phoenix Suns who also won their first game of the season against the Dallas Mavericks. However, both sides went on to lose their second and so will be hoping to get back on the right track. 

Official Website: NBA

Tickets: Stubhub

Statistics: Basketball Statistics & History

 

UEFA Champions League: Barcelona v Bayern Munich

Wednesday 26th October 9:00PM GMT/7:00PM Local Time

Camp Nou, Barcelona 

Camp Nou is one of the most famous football grounds in the world and it sets one of the great venues for Barcelona and Bayern Munich to face each other in the UEFA Champions League. The two sides met earlier in the season and the travelling team were victorious, but Barcelona will hope to make the most of their home ground advantage as they desperately need a victory. 

Official Website: UEFA Champions League

Video: Tifo Football

Fantasy: Superbru

 

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Baltimore Ravens

Thursday 27th October 0:15AM (28th) GMT/8:15PM Local Time

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa 

The latest betting odds show that there is very little to separate the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Baltimore Ravens, but a mixed season of results for both teams will put on more pressure to claim an important victory. 

Official Website: NFL

Tickets: Ticketmaster

Statistics: Pro Football Stats

 

T20 World Cup: Australia v England

Friday 28th October 8:00AM GMT/7:00PM Local Time

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne 

The hosts of the T20 World Cup, Australia, play England in what is one of the classic rivalries in cricket. The Melbourne Cricket Ground always provides fast and hard pitches and it is bound to make for an exciting game. 

Official Website: T20 World Cup

Tickets: Viagogo

Statistics: ESPN Cricinfo

 

Copa Libertadores: CR Flamengo v Athletico Paranaense

Saturday 29th October 8:00PM GMT/3:00PM Local Time

Estadio Monumental Banco Pichincha, Guayaquil 

CR Flamengo will be looking to claim their third Copa Libertadores when they face Athletico Paranaense in the Copa Libertadores final at the Estadio Monumental Banco Pichincha.

Official Website: Copa Libertadores

Betting: Bet365

News: FootyLight

 

Formula 1: Mexico City Grand Prix

Sunday 30th October 8:00PM GMT/2:00PM Local Time

Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Iztacalco 

Round 20 of the Formula 1 World Championship travels to Mexico to race the 4.3km Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit. Following Red Bull's win of the constructors championship in the USA last week, and Max Verstappen claiming the drivers win prior to that, the rest of the paddock will be looking to claim some end of season success too.

Official Website: Formula 1

Tickets: Formula 1

News: Scuderia Fans

 

Photo by: FC Barcelona

Written and information correct on 23rd October 2022 at 10pm GMT

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