This Week in Sport: 29th November − 5th December 2021

The next week is shaping up to be another exciting Basketball player Draymond Green, celebration while playing for the Golden State Warriorsprospect for sports fans. On Monday the Davis Cup starts to heat up, as the quarterfinals begin. The following day, in the NBA, the Phoenix Suns play host to the Golden State Warriors in an important game for both teams at the top of the Western Conference. 

On Wednesday, Everton take on Liverpool in the first Merseyside Derby of this year’s Premier League. The next day the New Orleans Saints go up against the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. Friday sees the start of the second and final Test between India and New Zealand, after a draw in the first Test both teams will be desperate for victory.

Finally, on Saturday Saracens go head to head with the Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership and the following day F1 heads to Saudi Arabia for the first time for the penultimate round of the season.

 

Tennis: Davis Cup Day 5

Monday 29th November 3PM GMT/4PM Local Time

Pala Alpitour, Turin

The quarterfinals of the Davis Cup begin on Monday, as the 18 teams that were fighting it out in the group stages have become 8. The first quarter-final will see Italy take on Croatia. The battle for a place in the final will be one tennis fans do not want to miss.

Official Site: Davis Cup

News: Tennis Tour Talk

Podcast: The Tennis Podcast

Blog: Tennis Now 

News: BBC Sport 

Video: Davis Cup 

 

NBA: Phoenix Suns v Golden State Warriors

Tuesday 30th November 3AM (1st) GMT/8PM Local Time

Footprint Center, Phoenix

The Phoenix Suns host the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, as these two in-form teams battle it out at the top of the NBA’s Western Conference. A win for the Suns in this game would put the two teams on level pegging at the top of the Conference table.

Official site: NBA

Merchandise: NBA Store

Viewing: NBA TV

Fantasy: Yahoo NBA Fantasy

Blog: Bright Side of the Sun 

Blog: Golden State of Mind 

 

Premier League: Everton v Liverpool

Wednesday 1st December 8:15PM GMT/8:15PM Local Time

Goodison Park, Liverpool

This tense match up between fierce rivals is always an exciting prospect for fans of both sides. Who will come out on top in the first Merseyside derby of this year’s Premier League season?

Merchandise: Everton 

Merchandise: Liverpool 

News: BBC Sport 

Statistics: Premier League

Fantasy: Fantasy Premier League

Videos: Premier League

 

NFL: New Orleans Saints v Dallas Cowboys

Thursday 2nd December 1:20AM (3rd) GMT/7:20PM Local Time

Caesars Superdome, New Orleans

The Cowboys travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints in a match the hosts will be desperate to win after 4 consecutive losses. The Cowboys, however, will be a tough team to beat as they sit at the top of the NFC East.

Official site: NFL 

Blog: Canal Street Chronicles 

Blog: Blogging the Boys 

Fantasy: NFL Fantasy

Viewing: Game Pass 

Merchandise: NFL Shop

 

Cricket: India v New Zealand (2nd Test) Day 1

Friday 3rd December 4AM GMT/9:30AM Local Time

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

New Zealand go up against India in the second Test of their tour of India. After a nail biting draw in the first Test, the visitors will be keen to leave India on a high. Who will win the final Test of the tour?

News: ESPN CricInfo

Merchandise: New Zealand 

Merchandise: India 

News: India.com 

Stats: ESPN Cricinfo

News: CricBuzz

 

Premiership Rugby: Exeter Chiefs v Saracens

Saturday 4th December 3PM GMT/3PM Local Time

Sandy Park, Exeter

In a battle of Premiership heavyweights, Exeter take on Saracens at Sandy Park this weekend. Can Saracens continue their strong return to the Premiership, or will Exeter pick up where they left off after their win against Bath?

News: Premiership Rugby

Merchandise: Lovell Rugby

Podcast: House of Rugby

Statistics: Premiership Rugby

Videos: YouTube

Fantasy: The Rugby Magazine

 

Formula 1: Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Sunday 5th December 5:30PM GMT/8:30PM Local Time

Jeddah Street Circuit, Jeddah

Formula 1 heads to Jeddah for the first time in its history for the penultimate round of the season. With both the drivers’ and constructors’ championships balanced on a knife edge, it will be intriguing to see who comes out on top at this new circuit.

Viewing: Formula 1 TV

News: Planet F1 

Merchandise: Formula 1 Store

Statistics: Stats F1

Fantasy: F1 Fantasy

Blog: GP Blog

 

Photo by: Golden State Warriors

Written and information correct on 29th November 2021 at 11am GMT

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