This Sunday, we’re treated to a feast of football derbies. As if one of the most intense derby in the Premier League wasn’t enough, we’re also treated to the ‘Mother of all Derbies’ in Germany as Dortmund take on Schalke, and the most fierce derby in Italian football, Roma vs Lazio.
Derby della Capitale: Roma vs Lazio
The Derby della Capitalle is regarded as the fiercest inter-city rivalry in Italy. The clashes between Roma and Lazio really spark something between the two sets of fans in the Italian capital. Massive crowds, unwavering support and a real hatred for their rivals all add to the incredible spectacle.
Revierderby: Dortmund vs Schalke
The biggest derby in the Bundesliga has to be Dortmund vs Schalke. Both have incredibly passionate fanbases who want nothing more than to get one over their neighbours. In recent years the rivalry has only intensified as Dortmund and Schalke fans look for local bragging rights.
North London Derby: Arsenal vs Spurs
The North London Derby is definitely one of the most intense rivalries in English football. The complicated history between the two only adds to the rivalry and while Arsenal have dominated in recent history it’s always an intense affair when they clash.