EURO Football Roundup: Headline Wins for West Brom and Lille

Headline Wins for West Brom and Lille

West Brom Players Celebrate

Club Football returned after the international break, so much to the delight of many football fans. There weren’t many surprises this weekend, save for Chelsea’s heavy defeat at home to relegation-battling West Brom.

The match which ended 5-2 in favour of the visitors, handed Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel his first loss at home since taking over from club legend, Frank Lampard in January.  The defeat sees the London Club stutter in their bid to tighten their grip on 4th position after Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson inspired the Baggies to a sensational performance, albeit Chelsea reduced to 10 men.

West Brom Players Celebrate

On Sunday, two goals from England captain, Harry Kane were not enough to help Spurs move into 4th position with Joe Willock ensuring the Londoners were pegged back at 2-2 after a late equaliser for Newcastle United.

Over the weekend, there were also wins for Leeds United, Manchester City away at Leicester, and Liverpool at Arsenal.

In the French Ligue Une, Neymar saw Red in what was, a heated top of the table decider between PSG and Lille at the Parc de Princes. PSG coach and former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted after the encounter that it is difficult to win the title with his current crop of PSG players.

In Italy, Ronaldo spared Juve the blushes against neighbours, Torino after a brace from Antonio Sanrabia had helped the host turn the game on its head following Federico Chiesa’s 13th minute strike that gave Juve an early lead in Turin.

AC Milan had the opportunity to put pressure on leaders Inter but failed after their 1-1 draw with Sampdoria at the San Siro. Inter extended their lead at the top to 8 points with Romelu Lukaku’s strike helping them to a 1-0 victory over Bologna.  

Bayern Munich are peeling away from RB Leipzig following their 1-0 victory over their closest rivals. The German and European champions now have 64 points from 27 games, having lost 3 and drawn 4. RB Leipzig are 2nd with 57 points from 27 games, while Wolfsburg are 3rd with 54 points from 27 games.

La Liga Santander leaders, Atletico Madrid suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Sevilla handing Barcelona a chance to close the gap to just one point if they beat Real Valladolid on Monday.

English Premier League:

Chelsea 2 – 5 West Bromwich Albion

Leeds United 2 – 1 Sheffield United

Leicester City 0 – 2 Manchester City

Arsenal 0 – 3 Liverpool

Southampton 3 – 2 Burnley

Joe Willock
Joe Willock is on loan from Spurs’ fierce rivals Arsenal

Newcastle United 2 – 2 Tottenham Hotspur

Aston Villa 3 – 1 Fulham

Manchester United 2 – 1 Brighton & Hove Albion

La Liga Santander:

Levante 0 – 2 SD Huesca

Granada 0 – 3 Villarreal

Marcus Acuna
Marcus Acuna’s goal gave Sevilla the victory over Atletico Madrid

Osasuna 0 – 0 Getafe

Deportivo Alaves 1 – 3 Celta Vigo

Elche 1 – 1 Real Betis

Cadiz 2 – 1 Valencia

Real Madrid 2 – 0 Eibar

Sevilla 1 – 0 Atletico Madrid

Serie A:

AC Milan 1 – 1 Sampdoria

Atalanta 3 – 2 Udinese

Benevento 2 – 2 Parma Calcio 1913

Cagliari 0 – 2 Hellas Verona

Genoa 1 – 1 Fiorentina

Antonio Sanabria
Antonio Sanrabia’s brace helped Torino to a 2-2 draw against champions Juventus

Lazio 2 – 1 Spezia

SSC Napoli 4 – 3 Crotone

Sassuolo 2 – 2 Roma

Torino 2 – 2 Juventus

FTBologna0 – 1Inter


Augsburg 2 – 1 Hoffenheim

Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 1 Schalke 04

Borussia Dortmund 1 – 2 Eintracht Frankfurt

Mainz 05 1 – 1 Arminia Bielefeld

Wolfsburg 1 – 0 FC Köln

RB Leipzig 0 – 1 Bayern Munich

Borussia Moenchengladbach 2 – 1 Freiburg

Bayern Players Celebrate
Bayern players celebrate after Leon Goretzka’s goal agains Leipzig

VfB Stuttgart 1 – 0 Werder Bremen

Union Berlin 1 – 1 Hertha Berlin

Ligue Une:

Monaco 4 – 0 Metz

PSG 0 – 1 Lille

Lens 1 – 1 Lyon

Angers 1 – 1 Montpellier

Bordeaux 2 – 3 Strasbourg

Lorient 1 – 0 Brest

Nantes 1 – 2 Nice

Lille Player Celebrate
Lille players celebrate after taking the lead through Canadian striker, Jonathan David at the Parc de Princes

Reims 2 – 2 Rennes

Nimes 0 – 2 Saint-Etienne

Marseille 2 – 0 Dijon

Champions League Football is back from Tuesday, April 6 with Chelsea, Liverpool, and Man City all in the Quarter Finals. Follow the action live on SuperSports on DStv.

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