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B/R Experts Predict Weekend's Big Matches: Will Atletico Madrid Beat Barcelona?

BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 28:  Lionel Messi (L) of FC Barcelona is challenged by Mario Suarez of Atletico de Madrid during the Spanish Super Cup second leg match between FC Barcelona and Atletico de Madrid at Nou Camp on August 28, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Alex DimondUK Lead WriterJanuary 10, 2014

We asked five of Bleacher Report's world football experts to give us their predictions for this weekend's big matches around Europe.

The predictions are below, and you will be able to chart their success for the rest of the season on our weekly scoreboard.

Post your picks on Twitter, including @br_uk, and anyone who gets five correct scorelines will get a Bleacher Report goody bag.

Last weekend's picks can be seen here.

B/R Expert Picks
(one pt for correct result; three pts for correct scoreline)

GamesDimond
Alex Dimond
Matchett
Karl Matchett
Tighe
Sam Tighe

Tidey
Will Tidey

Cummings
Michael Cummings

Atletico Madrid vs. Barca
(Sat 7 p.m. GMT)

Barcelona
2-1
2-2At. Madrid
1-0
1-1

At. Madrid
2-1

Cardiff vs. West Ham
(Sat 3 p.m. GMT)

1-1

Cardiff
2-1
Cardiff
2-0
Cardiff
2-0
Cardiff
2-0

Newcastle vs. Man City
(Sun 2:05 p.m. GMT)

Man City
2-0

Man City
2-1
Man City
2-1
Man City
2-1
Man City
2-0

Espanyol vs. Real Madrid
(Sun 6 p.m. GMT)

Real Madrid
3-0
Real Madrid
3-0
Real Madrid
2-1

Real Madrid
3-0

Real Madrid
2-0

Verona vs. Napoli
(Sun 2 p.m. GMT)

Verona
2-1
1-1Napoli
2-1
Napoli
2-0
1-1

Aston Villa vs. Arsenal
(Mon 8 p.m. GMT)

Arsenal
2-0
Arsenal
2-1
Arsenal
2-0
Arsenal
2-0
Arsenal
3-1

Current Overall Points
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