Euro Football Roundup: Triumphant OGS, Bayern Held, Inter Continue Title March, Madrid Edge Barca in Classico

There were lots of football action in Europe this weekend as title chasers fight to earn their rights to silverware and relegation battlers work hard to attract fortune.

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There were lots of football action in Europe this weekend as title chasers fight to earn their rights to silverware and relegation battlers work hard to attract fortune. We bring you a summary of all the actions across Europe’s top 5 leagues.

English Premier League

Adama Traore’s late goal was enough to hand Wolves victory against 18th placed Fulham, their first in 6 games. Earlier in the game, VAR controversially disallowed a fine Wolves’ goal after Dominic Podence was adjudged to be marginally offside in the build-up. Fulham are now 6 points behind 17th placed Newcastle who have a game in hand, after the Toons came from behind to beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor. In the shocking result of the weekend, champions elect, Manchester City, were floored by 10-man Leeds United on Saturday.

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Chelsea returned to winning ways at Selhurst Park

Kai Havertz was in sensational form for Chelsea against Crystal Palace as he scored and teed up teammate, Christian Pulisic to score in the space of 2 minutes. Manchester United thumped Spurs 3-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, and Alexandre Lacazette’s brace at Bramall Lane took Sheffield United closer to the EPL exit door. West Brom will host Southampton on Monday night, while Brighton will take on Everton at the Amex stadium in what will be the final to games of the weekend. See all results below.

Fulham 0 – 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Manchester City 1 – 2 Leeds United

Liverpool 2 – 1 Aston Villa

Crystal Palace 1 – 4 Chelsea

Burnley 1 – 2 Newcastle United

West Ham United 3 – 2 Leicester City

Tottenham Hotspur 1 – 3 Manchester United

Sheffield United 0 – 3 Arsenal

Spanish La Liga

Real Madrid beat rivals Barcelona 2-1 at home in an entertaining, rain-soaked ‘Clasico’ on Saturday. The win temporarily took the champions to the summit, level on points with Atletico who leaped aa point above their city rivals with a draw at Betis on Sunday. Looks like the title chase will go down to the wire, with Atletico on 67 points, Real Madrid 66, and Barcelona 65 points with just 8 games to go.

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Madrid players celebrate after Karim Benzema put them ahead

Also over the weekend, Cadiz overcame Getafe 1-0, Eibar lost by the same scoreline to Levante and Athletic Bilbao were held to a goalless draw by Alaves.

SD Huesca 3 – 1 Elche

Getafe 0 – 1 Cadiz

Athletic Bilbao 0 – 0 Deportivo Alaves

Eibar 0 – 1 Levante

Real Madrid 2 – 1 Barcelona

Villarreal1 – 2 Osasuna

Valencia 2 – 2 Real Sociedad

Real Valladolid 1 – 2 Granada

Real Betis1 – 1 Atletico Madrid

German Bundesliga

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich stumbled to a 1-1 draw at home against stubborn Union Berlin following an 86th-minute equaliser through Marcus Ingvartsen to see their lead at the top cut to five points with six games left.

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Ansgar Knauff celebrates his maiden Bundesliga goal

Borussia Dortmund teenager Ansgar Knauff fired in an 80th-minute winner for his first professional goal to give his team a 3-2 victory at Stuttgart and maintain their slim hopes of a top-four finish.

Augsburg lost 1-0 to bottom placed Schalke and Hertha Berlin could only draw 2-2 with Borussia Monchengladbach, despite playing most of the game with a player advantage after goalkeeper Yann Sommers’ early sending off for the visitors.

Bayern are now on 65 points, five ahead of second-placed RB Leipzig, who beat Werder Bremen 4-1 away. Eintracht Frankfurt tightened their hold on fourth place with a 4-3 home win over third-placed Wolfsburg.

Bayern Munich 1 – 1 Union Berlin

Eintracht Frankfurt 4 – 3 Wolfsburg

Hertha Berlin 2 – 2 Borussia Moenchengladbach

Werder Bremen 1 – 4 RB Leipzig

VfB Stuttgart 2 – 3 Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04 1 – 0 Augsburg

1. FC Köln 2 – 3 Mainz 05

Italian Serie A

Milan ran out eventual 3-1 winners over Parma after Zlatan Ibarahimovic’s red card had marred what was an impressive start from the Rossoneri. Former Manchester United player, Matteo Darmian tapped in Archaf Hakimi’s cutback to hand Inter a 1-0 victory over relegation battling Cagliari in what was a hugely entertaining game at the San Siro.

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Frank Kessie (Left) celebrates his goal with teammate, Calhanoglu

Andrea Belotti’s penalty was the difference as Torino won 1-0 at Udinese while Spezia scored two goals in the dying minutes to complete a comeback and beat bottom side Crotone 3-2.

Spezia 3 – 2 Crotone

Parma Calcio 1913 1 – 3 AC Milan

Udinese 0 – 1 Torino

Inter 1 – 0 Cagliari

Juventus 3 – 1 Genoa

Sampdoria 0 – 2 SSC Napoli

Hellas Verona 0 – 1 Lazio

Roma 1 – 0 Bologna

Fiorentina 2 – 3 Atalanta

French Ligue 1

Kylian Mbappe stole the headlines again as he completed a remarkable week, scoring one and setting up another to inspire Paris Saint-Germain to a 4-1 win at Racing Strasbourg and close the gap on leaders, Lille to 3 points. Gaetan Laborde scored a 92nd-minute equaliser as

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PSG and Mbappe are back in UCL action on Tuesday, where they take on champions, Bayern Munich

Montpellier drew 3-3 with Marseille. There were also good wins for Lyon, Saint-Etienne, and Monaco who sit 3rd in the table.

Strasbourg 1 – 4 Paris Saint-Germain

Montpellier 3 – 3 Marseille

Rennes 1 – 0 Nantes

Brest 1 – 1 Nimes

Lens 4 – 1 Lorient

Nice 0 – 0 Reims

Saint-Etienne 4 – 1 Bordeaux

Monaco 3 – 0 Dijon

Lyon 3 – 0 Angers

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