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Saturday's Sport: Rugby League and European football top the agenda

There are big events from across a range of sports taking place on Saturday, with England's Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Papua New Guinea the highlight.

There are also five Premier League matches taking place, while the top two in Serie A clash in Bergamo and Gerard Pique says goodbye to Barcelona when they play host to Almeria, with plenty of action available as part of our European Soccer Streaming Highlights.

Autumn internationals top the bill in rugby union, while there is also action from the ongoing WTA Finals in Texas, horse racing which can be watched on our Sports Live Streaming platform and golf to follow on the bet365 Live Golf Tracker.

Rugby League: England have eyes on semi-final spot

WhatEngland v Papua New Guinea
WhereDW Stadium, Wigan
When14:30, Saturday 5th November
How to watchBBC One
OddsEngland 1/25, Papua New Guinea 9/1

Hosts England will be expected to make no mistake and reach the semi-finals of the Rugby League World Cup when they take on Papua New Guinea at the DW Stadium in Wigan on Saturday.

The winner of the clash between Tonga and Samoa awaits whoever makes the last four, with England skipper Sam Tomkins returning to the fold after sitting out the 94-4 group stage thrashing of Greece.

Tomkins will slide back in at full-back, with Tommy Makinson switching to the wing to take the place of Ryan Hall.

These two sides met at the same stage of the 2017 World Cup, with eventual beaten finalists England running out 36-6 winners in Melbourne.

Serie A: Top two battle it out in Bergamo

WhatAtalanta v Napoli
WhereGewiss Stadium, Bergamo
When17:00, Saturday 5th November
How to watchBT Sport 1 & European Soccer Live Streaming Highlights
OddsAtalanta 23/10, Draw 13/5, Napoli 23/20

Second-placed Atalanta play host to Serie A leaders Napoli in the game of the day in Italy on Saturday.

The Nerazzurri trail unbeaten Napoli by five points heading into the weekend action, having dropped points in their last four games by drawing 2-2 at Udinese and losing 2-0 at home to Lazio.

Luciano Spalletti's Partenopei have made a simply stunning start to the new season, winning 10 and drawing two of their opening 12 league fixtures, while also topping their Champions League group ahead of Liverpool.

The Reds inflicted a first defeat of the season on the Naples outfit in midweek, but Spalletti's side have certainly put themselves in a position to be contenders to win a first Scudetto since the glory days of Diego Maradona - having won 13 in a row prior to their 2-0 reverse at Anfield.

Also worthy of mention is veteran defender Gerard Pique saying his farewells at Barcelona in their home clash with Almeria.

The 35-year-old centre-back has won eight La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues during his time with Barca, as well as helping Spain to European Championship and World Cup glory.

Rugby Union: Expectant Dublin awaits Springboks

WhatIreland v South Africa
WhereAviva Stadium, Dublin
When17:30, Saturday 5th November
How to watchAmazon Prime
OddsIreland 8/15, South Africa 6/4

World Cup holders South Africa will be looking for revenge against Ireland on Saturday, with their last visit to Dublin having ended in a 38-3 thrashing back in 2017.

The two sides have not met since then, with the two nations having somehow avoided each other at every World Cup to date.

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has several injury problems to contend with, with Robbie Henshaw, James Lowe, Iain Henderson and Ronan Kelleher all missing from the Aviva Stadium showdown, while Bundee Aki is suspended.

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