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Premier League MW 36

Newcastle 1 vs. 3 Tottenham

Spurs got a good win at Newcastle and Mourinho’s first in his career as Son gave Spurs the lead in the 27th minute. Ritchie managed to equalise for Newcastle in the 56th minute but Kane restored the lead 4 minutes later. Kane sealed the deal in the 90th minute with another goal. Newcastle remain 13th in the table while Tottenham move up to 7th and a point from 6th placed Wolves. 

Burnley 1 vs. 1 Wolverhampton

Jimenez gave Wolves the lead in the 76th minute but Wood managed to convert a 96th minute penalty to get a point for Burnley. Burnley remain 10th and essentially miss out on any European adventures, although it is still mathematically possible. Wolves remain 6th but that’s the best that they can do as their main goal will be to secure the spot over the next two games. 

Man City 2 vs. 1 Bournemouth

David Silva and Jesus scored in the 1st half while Bournemouth got a consolation goal from Brooks in the final few minutes. City go within 18 points of Liverpool while Bournemouth remain 18th 3 points from safety although West Ham and Watford play each other on Friday night.

Arsenal 2 vs. 1 Liverpool

Mane gave Liverpool the lead in the 20th minute but it all went downhill for the champions after that. Lacazette equalised from a Van Dijk error in the 32nd minute, while Nelson gave Arsenal the lead in he 44th minute via an Alisson error. Arsenal then put in a defensive masterclass in the 2nd half to hold on to the lead. Arsenal remain 9th and 3 points from 6th while Liverpool see their gap cut to 18 as they struggle post lockdown. 

Everton 1 vs. 1 Aston Villa

Konsa gave Villa a big lead in the 72nd minute but Walcott scored an equaliser in the 87th minute as Villa suffered a blow to their survival hopes. Everton remain 11th while Villa remain 19th 3 points from safety. 

Leicester 2 vs. 0 Sheffield United

Perez scored in the 1st half while Gray scored in the 2nd as Leicester got a massive win against Sheffield United. Leicester remain 4th on goal difference while Sheffield drop down to 8th and 2 points from 6th as their main goal remains Europa League football. 

Southampton 1 vs. 1 Brighton

Maupay gave Brighton the lead in the 17th minute but Ings equalised for Southampton in the 66th minute. Southampton remain 12th while Brighton remain 15th and should guarantee a place in the Premier League for next season. 

Crystal Palace 0 vs. 2 Man United

In a game where Palace probably deserved a point at least, VAR and United took advantage and the Red Devils ran away with 3 points. Rashford scored right before half time and Martial scored in the 2nd half to get the three points. A Palace penalty was denied by VAR while a Palace goal was ruled offside due to Ayew’s toe nail being past the line. Palace remain 14th while United remain 5th on goal difference. 

La Liga MW 37

Barcelona 1 vs. 2 Osasuna

Barcelona relinquished their title with a whimper as Osasuna won 3 points on the night. Arnaiz gave Osasuna the lead in the 15th minute while Messi equalised for Barcelona in the 62nd minute with a brilliant free kick. Torres though popped up with a 94th minute winner. Barcelona remain 2nd but officially lose the title as they fall 7 points behind champions Real Madrid with only one game left to play. Osasuna remain 11th. 

Mallorca 1 vs. 2 Granada

Hernandez gave Mallorca the lead in the 20th minute but Miguel equalised for Granada right before half time. Fernandez then gave Granada the lead while Sedlar and Hernandez were sent off for Mallorca late on. The loss means that Mallorca are officially relegated this season while Granada move up to 9th and can still mathematically make Europa League football. 

Celta Vigo 2 vs. 3 Levante

Bardhi scored 2 within 30 minutes to give Levante a nice lead but Mina and Aspas scored goals to send both teams into half time at 2-2. Mayoral then scored the winner for Levante in the 32nd minute while Miramon was sent off for Levante in the 59th minute. Levante held on for the win as Nolito was sent off for Celta Vigo late on. Celta drop down to 17th just a point above the relegation zone while Levante remain 12th. 

Real Sociedad 0 vs. 0 Sevilla

The two teams played out a goalless draw. Sociedad though move into 6th with the point while Sevilla remain 4th. 

Real Betis 1 vs. 2 Alaves

Joselu and Ely scored in the 2nd half to give Alaves the lead. Juanmi was sent off for Betis in the 90th minute while Garcia got a goal back for Betis in the 93rd minute. Ely was then sent off for Alaves in the 96th minute. Betis drop into 14th while Alaves climb up to 15th and are now safe from relegation. 

Valencia 1 vs. 0 Espanyol

Gameiro scored the only goal of the game in the 17th minute while Costa was sent off for Valencia in the 92nd minute. Valencia move into 8th 2 points from 6th while Espanyol having been relegated already stay at the bottom. 

Getafe 0 vs. 2 Atletico Madrid

Llorente and Partey scored in the 2nd half for Atletico while Nyom was sent off for Getafe late in the game. Getafe drop into 7th a point from 6th as their post lockdown form continues to take hits. Atletico remain 3rd. 

Eibar 3 vs. 1 Valladolid

Bigas and Inui scored for Eibar in the 1st half while Navarro got a goal back for Valladolid in the 2nd half. Blasis sealed the deal for Eibar in the 92nd minute via a penalty. Eibar move into 13th with the win while Valladolid drop down to 16th. 

Real Madrid 2 vs. 1 Villarreal

Benzema scored in either half while Iborra got a consolation goal for Villarreal as Real Madrid won 3 points and the title going 7 points clear of Barcelona with one game to play. This is Real Madrid’s first title since 2017 as they are clearly the best team in Spain. Villarreal remain 5th. 

Bilbao 0 vs. 2 Leganes

Guerreiro and Assale scored in the 2nd half as Leganes gained 3 massive points in their bid for survival. Bilbao drop down to 10th and miss out on any chance for Europe while Leganes are 18th just a point from safety. 

Serie MW 33

Atalanta 6 vs. 2 Brescia

Pasalic scored a hattrick, while De Roon, Malinvoskiy, and Zapata added the rest in what was another big win for Atalanta. Brescia managed to get two goals with Torregrossa, and Spalek contributing. Atalanta go into 3rd with the win 1 point behind Inter while Brescia remain 19th and 9 points from safety. 

Sampdoria 3 vs. 0 Cagliari

Gabbiadini scored the opening goal while Bonazzoli added two as Sampdoria got a comfortable win. Sampdoria remain 14th while Cagliari remain 11th.

Bologna 1 vs. 1 Napoli

Manolas gave Napoli the lead in the 7th minute but Bologna got a late equaliser via Barrow to take a point. Bologna remain 10th in the table while Napoli remain 6th on goal difference. 

AC Milan 3 vs. 1 Parma

Kurtic scored to give Parma the lead before half time but Milan staged a 2nd half comeback. Kessie scored in the 55th minute while Romagnoli scored soon after to give Milan the lead. Calhanoglu scored the 3rd in the 77th minute. Milan go level on points with Napoli but remain 7th while Parma remain 12th. 

Lecce 1 vs. 3 Fiorentina

Chiessa, Ghezzal and Cutrone scored in the 1st half to seal the deal for Fiorentina while Shakhov got a late consolation goal for Lecce. Lecce remain 18th a point from safety while Fiorentina remain 13th in the table. 

Sassuolo 3 vs. 3 Juventus

Danilo and Higuain gave Juventus the lead within 15 minutes but Duncic got one back for Sassuolo in the 29th minute. Berardi then equalised for Sassuolo in the 51st minute and Caputo gave the home the lead in the 54th minute. Sandro managed to equalise for Juventus in the 64th minute. Juventus continue their dodgy form as they remain 1st but only 6 points clear now. Sassuolo remain 8th. 

AS Roma 2 vs. 1 Verona

Veretout and Dzeko scored in the 1st half to give Roma a good lead while Pessina scored in the 47th minute to give Verona some hope. The away team could not build upon their goal though as Roma held on for 3 points. Roma remain 5th while Verona remain 9th. 

Udinese 0 vs. 0 Lazio

Lazio seemed to have hit a stumbling block as they continue in poor form with a goalless draw against Udinese. Udinese drop into 16th while Lazio drop into 4th.

Torino 3 vs. 0 Genoa

Bremer scored in the 1st half while Lukic and Belotti scored in the 2nd in a comfortable win for Torino. Torino move into 15th while Genoa remain 17th.

SPAL 0 vs. 4 Inter Milan

Candreva scored in the 1st half while Biraghi, Sanchez, and Gagliardini scored in the 2nd in a good win for Inter. Inter move into 2nd 6 points behind Juventus while SPAL remain at the bottom 11 points from safety. 

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