In view of COVID-19, all major sports were forced to shut down for multiple months. That was understandable. More difficult was how sports would return. Some have been more aggressive than others. UFC and NASCAR led the United States. While the German Bundesliga showed fans of the Beautiful Game how it could be done. Once the Bundesliga succeeded the rest of the world’s major leagues quickly followed suit. Let’s take a look at an overview of the world’s top soccer leagues in anticipation of a loaded Soccer betting schedule to come.
English Premier League
First place Liverpool was dominating the Premier League when play stopped. The Reds have 27 wins, one loss, and one draw with 25 points. Second-place Manchester City had an offshore betting mark of 18 wins, three draws, and seven losses for 57 points. Liverpool has never won the Premier League since its reformation in 1992. Its long-suffering fans were crestfallen when play stopped. For all that help is on the way with a big celebration planned.
Powerhouse Bayern Munich is poised for its 30th Bundesliga title. That is far and away from the best mark of the league’s history. Additionally, the Bavarians are en route to their seventh consecutive Bundesliga title. 1963-64 was the initial season of Germany’s top major league. Bayern Munich has a record of 23 wins, four draws, and four losses. That is good for 73 points. Second-place Borussia Dortmund has 20 wins, six draws, and five losses. Bayern Munich scored a recent 1-0 win over Borussia Dortmund to shake them off.
Barcelona and Real Madrid have one of the great rivalries in Soccer Betting. In this situation, they are the class of Spain’s major league La Liga. Barcelona has 19 wins, four draws, and five losses for 61 points. Real Madrid’s record is 17 wins, eight draws, and three losses for 59 points.
In sum, Barcelona has a total of 26 La Liga titles. They have won two in a row and four of the last five. In like manner, Real Madrid has a total of 33 La Liga titles. The last one was in 2017. Further, Barcelona has a strong reputation in the UEFA Champions League. Since 2014 they have won the Champions League four times.
No country was hit harder by COVID-19 than Italy. Initially, it was feared that soccer would not resume. Italy’s top league returning to action will greatly boost national morale.
The first place in Serie A belongs to Juventus. “The Old Lady” has 20 wins, three draws, and three losses for 63 points. Next is Lazio with 19 wins, five draws, and two losses for 62 points. The Eagles are one of the world’s better offensive teams. Lazio has only two Serie A titles. The last time was in 2000. In turn, Juventus is an elite brand with 35 Serie A championships. Keep in mind the Black and Whites have won eight consecutive Serie A championships.
UEFA Champions League
Accordingly, the UEFA Champions League was down to the quarterfinals at the time of the COVID-19 shutdown. Paris Saint Germain, Atalanta, RB Leipzig, and Atletico Madrid are the four teams. Encompassing the return is a delay until August. Due to the other major professional leagues and their scheduling issues.