This is the first game that fans of Arsenal and Tottenham look out for when the fixture list is announced but Saturday’s encounter feels especially important.
Mourinho’s feud with Antonio Conte took the headlines after the last round of Premier League fixtures but that’s nothing compared with his long running battle with Benitez.
The Socceroos knew the bare minimum goal was to keep the tie alive ahead of the return fixture in Sydney, especially as Honduras players had been talking about killing the tie while they had home advantage.
Although most of the Spring Festival action is behind us we’ve still got a quality day of racing ahead of us on Saturday headlined by the Darley Classic.
The Three Lions progressed through their World Cup qualifying group with relative ease and actually face a more difficult test in Friday’s friendly against Germany than they did in any of their competitive matches over the last 18 months.