EPL Round 23 - Liverpool vs. Manchester United (Monday 3:30am AEDT)
It's the biggest game in English football and on Monday morning another chapter of the Liverpool vs. Manchester United rivalry will be written.
While there is a whopping 27 points separating the teams on the table, make no mistake, this is a bitter rivalry and all form usually goes out the window.
Liverpool come into the game with 20 wins and a draw from their 21 games so far, but it was United who were responsible for the stalemate back in October. The big factor tipping the scales in favour of the Reds is the home ground advantage, with Liverpool not losing at Anfield in the EPL for nearly three years.
Manchester United were in action midweek and now have a quick back up, plus there is a doubt over striker Marcus Rashford who is their primary source of goals. Manchester United's record against Liverpool is surprisingly good, losing just one of their past 11 league matches against Liverpool (five wins and five draws).
Whichever way you look at it, this will be a tough game and I am not expecting any blowouts here.
Liverpool have won 12 straight league games coming into this, have been perfect at Anfield and have achieved the best start of any club side in the top five European leagues (61 points from a possible 63).
The Reds appear too strong for their fiercest rivals.
NFL Conference Championship Games from Monday 7:05am AEDT
The teams for Super Bowl LIV will be determined on Monday morning and early afternoon when the NFL's conference championship games take place.
The first contest pits the Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship decider at Arrowhead Stadium.
The Chiefs overturned a 24-0 second-quarter deficit to win 51-31 at home to the Houston Texans in the divisional round. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes utilised his many offensive weapons to throw five touchdown passes with tight end Travis Kelce catching three of them.
After stunning the New England Patriots in the wild card round, the Titans surprised the top seed Baltimore Ravens 28-12 away from home last week. Running back Derrick Henry rushed for 195 yards one week after running for 182 yards. Henry even threw a touchdown pass against the Ravens.
Despite Henry's heroics, Kansas City appear too polished behind Mahomes and if they start well, the pressure will fall on Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who has thrown for 160 combined yards in the Titans' two playoff victories.
The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers will then lock horns in the NFC Championship game at Levi's Stadium.
The 49ers are the top seed in the NFC and they easily dispatched the Minnesota Vikings 27-10 in the divisional round. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo wasn't spectacular (11-of-19; 131 yards) but running back Tevin Coleman powered the 49ers' running game with 105 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
The 49ers sacked Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins six times and intercepted a pass.
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes in Green Bay's 28-23 home triumph against the Seattle Seahawks. Wide receiver Dante Adams was the recipient of Rodgers' touchdown throws while running back Aaron Jones ran for two touchdowns.
San Francisco are big favourites, but the Aaron Rodgers-led Packers should not be discounted.