Stag Weekends Weekend Preview 25th November

It's the final weekend of November, which of course means we're nearly in December! The sporting calendar begins to get busier around this time year, especially in football, with no more international breaks until March!

Here we give you a preview on all the major events in the world of sport this weekend!

Title Decider

Well, after the 20 races so far, the F1 season all comes down to the final race in Abu Dhabi! Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton could both still win the drivers' championship on the final.

Current leader Rosberg is very much in pole position as things stand. Hamilton needs to win the race and for his teammate to come 4th or lower; which seems all the more unlikely with the Abu Dhabi track regarded as one of the easiest on the circuit.

It will take an error from Rosberg to not finish in the top four, but as this season has shown, anything is possible!

A mention should also go to British driver Jenson Button; the McLaren-Honda driver is racing for the final time on Sunday after a fine career that saw him win one Championship and 15 races.

Tight At The Top

With only three points separating the top four in the Premier League, it looks set to be another tense weekend where league leadership could change hand!

Current league leaders Chelsea are currently on a six-match winning run but face a tough test with a London derby against Spurs on Saturday evening. If the game is anywhere near as exciting the last time the sides met at Stamford Bridge; we are in for a treat. That was the game now known as the'Battle of the Bridge, where Spurs threw away a two-goal lead and handed Leicester the title in the process.

Second placed Liverpool will be expected to pick up three points as they host Sunderland at Anfield. However, David Moyes' side have picked up some momentum after winning their last two games; which means the game may not be as straight forward for Liverpool as it would have been a few weeks back.

Man City could also go top this weekend when they travel to Burnley. Two goals from the returning Yaya Toure gave City the win last weekend and Pep Guardiola will be likely to reinstate the Ivorian who didn't play midweek in the Champions League.

Third Test

The third Test between India and England begins on Saturday in Mohali as England look to level the five-match series. England produced an encouraging display in the first Test to earn a draw but failed miserably in the second Test as India won by 246 runs.

Jos Buttler will come into the side in place of Ben Duckett who has only averaged six with the bat so far in the series. With Stuart Broad and Zafar Ansari missing there will be a further two changes to the side; Woakes for Broad and the other being confirmed at the toss.

12 In A Row

England host Argentina at Twickenham on Saturday as they aim to make it twelve wins from twelve under Head Coach Eddie Jones.

Jones has made four changes to his team ahead of the match. George Kruis returns from an ankle injury to replace the suspended Joe Launchbury. Flanker Tom Wood full-back Mike Brown and winger Jonny May all return as well after missing last week's win over Fiji.

Perhaps the most surprising of the changes is May replacing last week's man of the match Semesa Rokoduguni.

Image credits: Daily Mail, Hindsutan Times, Sky Sports, Getty

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Date Posted: Friday 25th November 2016

Author: George Crewe

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