English Premier League

With the top four teams in the English Premier League set to play today, 2015/16 champions – Leicester City – bungled the chance to climb into the top half of the log, as Stoke City came from behind twice to claim a point in their thrilling game played at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday.

Liverpool continued their stay in the win column for the second straight week with a perfect counter-attacking performance that saw them thrash West Ham by four goals to one, and Burnley raised their points haul on the road thus far to 11points following a lone goal win at Southampton.

Saturday scores at a glance 

Newcastle 0-1 Bournemouth

Swansea City 0-1 Brighton

Southampton 0-1 Burnley FC
Huddersfield 1-0 West Bromwich Albion
West Ham 1-4 Liverpool

Super Sunday

Tottenham vs Crystal Palace
Manchester City vs Arsenal
Everton vs Watford
Chelsea vs Manchester United

Spanish La Liga 

Saturday’s La Liga action saw Barcelona needing two goals from striker Palco Alcacer to claim full spoils against Sevilla on Lionel Messi’s 600th appearance for the Catalan club. 

Midfielder Thomas Partey scored for the second time in five days as he struck a stoppage-time winner to help Atletico Madrid nick a narrow win at Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday. 

Saturday results

Valencia 3-0 Leganes 

Deportivo La Coruna 0-1 Atletico Madrid

Alaves 1-0 Espanyol

Barcelona 2-1 Sevilla 

Sunday games 

Levante – Girona

Celta Vigo – Athletic Bilbao

Real Sociedad – Eibar

Villarreal – Malaga

Real Madrid – Las Palmas 

German Bundesliga 

Bayern

Bayern Munich cruised to a 3-1 victory over title rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday to open a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga. Arjen Robben fired the champions ahead with a curling effort from just inside the area before Robert Lewandowski made it 2-0 from Joshua Kimmich's pass. David Alaba added the third. 

Saturday scores 

Augsburg 1-1 Bayer Leverkusen

Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-1 Mainz 05

Freiburg 0-1 Schalke 04

Hamburger SV 3-1 VfB Stuttgart

RB Leipzig 2-1 Hannover 96

Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Bayern Munich

Sunday games 

FC Cologne – Hoffenheim

Wolfsburg – Hertha Berlin  

France Ligue 1 

Edinson Cavani scored twice and moved past 100 Ligue 1 goals for Paris St-Germain in their 5-0 thrashing of mid-table Angers. Kylian Mbappe also hit two goals in the unbeaten league leaders' victory.

Results 

Rennes 1-0 Bordeux

Angers 0-5 PSG

Monaco 6-0 Guingamp 

Montpeiller 1-1 Amiens

Nantes 2-1 Toulouse 

Troyes 3-0 Strasbourg

Sunday games 

Nice – Dijon

Marseille – Caen

Metz – Lille

Saint-Etienne – Lyon 

Italy Serie A 

For the Italian top flight, only two matches were played yesterday and it did not involve any of top four teams. 

Bologna 2-3 Crotone

Genoa 0-2 Sampdoria

Sunday games 

Inter – Torino

Cagliari – Hellas Verona

ChievoVerona – SSC Napoli

Fiorentina – Roma

Juventus – Benevento 

Lazio – Udinese 

Atalanta – SPAL 123

Sassuolo – AC Milan

 

 

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