While the eyes of the baseball world might be on the ongoing World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has been in Spain, where he visited Barcelona training.
⚽️ + ⚾️ El jugador de béisbol de los @RedSox Pablo Sandoval ha visitado el entreno de esta mañana
Manchester United fans will be relieved that 10 days of nightmare fixtures are over, even if they didn't escape completely unscathed. Some would have settled for a win, a draw and a loss against Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea, but the manner of the 4-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge was obviously a crushing blow.
Still, knocking City out of the EFL Cup certainly lifted the spirits and strengthened the relationship between the fans and manager Jose Mourinho, who had been humiliated at his old...
Only nine points are available for each side in what remains of the 2016 Apertura regular season, making this weekend's matches vital for playoff contenders.
Here's what to watch out for:
Clasico Regiomontano rivalry
Two clubs, one city and arguably the country's most passionate fanbases and best squads. The Clasico Regiomontano between Tigres and Monterrey doesn't need much media hype. It is a real derby. Monterrey is Mexico's soccer city and has been for the last few years.
Upsets come with the territory in the lottery that is the MLS Cup playoffs, but that doesn't make the Montreal Impact's 4-2 road win against D.C. United any less shocking.
Nobody south of the border gave the Impact much of a chance of pulling off an upset before Thursday's contest at RFK Stadium. After all, the visitors closed out the regular season by losing five of their last eight regular-season games, including a 3-0 drubbing by the already eliminated New England Revolution on Decision Day.