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Weekend Football Review

The races continue with some winners!

Premier League MW 34

Southampton 1 vs. 1 Leicester

Vestergaard was sent off for Southampton in the 10th minute. At the time it looked like Leicester would thrash Southampton once again but the Saints held on. Ward-Prowse scored a penalty in the 61st minute to give Southampton the lead. Evans scored for Leicester in the 68th minute to get a point for the Foxes. Southampton remain 15th in the table while Leicester remain 3rd but now only 2 points ahead of Chelsea who are 4th. 

Crystal Palace 0 vs. 2 Man City

Aguero and Torres scored within 2 minutes of each other in the 2nd half to hand City a comfortable win against Palace. City go 13 points clear of United but United did not play their game due to protests so City’s title day is delayed for another week and could be delayed further. Palace remain 13th in the table. 

Brighton 2 vs. 0 Leeds

Gross scored a penalty in the 1st half while Welbeck scored in the 2nd half as Brighton got a big win against Leeds. Brighton fly up into 14th ending a winless streak and go 10 clear of the relegation zone. Leeds drop into 11th with the loss.

Everton 1 vs. 2 Aston Villa

Watkins scored in the 13th minute to give Villa the lead but Clavert-Lewin scored in the 19th minute to equalise for Everton. El Ghazi then scored the winner for Villa in the 80th minute. Everton remain 8th with the loss while Villa move into 10th with the win. 

Newcastle 0 vs. 2 Arsenal

Elneny scored in the 6th minute to give Arsenal the lead. Aubameyang doubled the lead in the 66th minute and Schar was sent off for Newcastle in the 90th minute. Newcastle drop into 17th 9 points above the relegation zone. Arsenal move into 9th with the win 5 points from a place in a European competition. 

Man United vs. Liverpool

The game was postponed as United fans conducted a massive protest at the team hotel and at Old Trafford. Some fans managed to enter the stadium and got onto the pitch where property was damaged along with pitch and personnel. The game will be played on a later date. United remain 2nd 4 points ahead of Leicester while Liverpool are 7 points from the top four. 

Tottenham 4 vs. 0 Sheffield United

Bale scored a hattrick while Son scored the 4th goal as Tottenham were rampant against relegated Sheffield United. Tottenham move into 6th with the win 5 points from 4th while Sheffield United remain stuck to the bottom. 

West Brom 1 vs. 1 Wolverhampton

Silva scored right before half time to give Wolves the lead. Diagne equalised for West Brom in the 62nd minute. West Brom remain 19th and 10 points from safety as they now need a miracle to survive this season. Wolves remain 12th in the table. 

Burnley 1 vs. 2 West Ham

Wood scored a penalty in the 19th minute to give Burnley the lead. It only served to wake West Ham up and Antonio scored two before half time to seal a comeback for the Hammers. Burnley drop into 16th in the table while West Ham remain 5th in the table 3 points behind Chelsea in 4th. 

La Liga MW 34

Atletico beat Elche 0-1, Real Madrid beat Osasuna 2-0, Bilbao beat Sevilla 0-1, and Barcelona beat Valencia 2-3. Atletico remain 2 points ahead of Madrid and Barcelona who sit 2nd and 3rd. Sevilla remain 4th but now 4 points behind Barcelona. The top four in Spain is sealed though so all 4 clubs will be playing Champions League football next season. The race is heating up with 4 games to go.

Serie MW 34

Inter beat Crotone 0-2, Milan beat Benevento 2-0, Lazio beat Genoa 4-3, Napoli drew with Cagliari 1-1, Atalanta drew with Sassuolo 1-1, Juventus beat Udinese 1-2, and Sampdoria beat Roma 2-0. Inter go 13 points clear of 2nd placed Atalanta as they are crowned Serie A champions with 4 games to go. Conte ends the Juventus dominance he started and what a season it has been for them. Atalanta, Juventus, and Milan are level on 69 points with 4 games to go as they make up the top four. Napoli sit 5th 2 points behind them while Lazio are 6th 3 points behind Napoli. Roma are 7th and unless they win the Europa League which is unlikely they will not be playing European football next season. 

DFB Pokal Semi-Finals

Leipzig beat Werder Bremen 1-2, while Dortmund beat Holstein Kiel 5-0. Leipzig vs Dortmund will be DFB Pokal final and it will be a proper game to watch. 

Ligue MW 35

PSG beat Lens 2-1, Lille beat Nice 2-0, and Lyon came from behind to beat Monaco 2-3. Lille remain a point clear of PSG at the top of the table. Monaco sit 3rd but now 4 points behind PSG as a slight gap opens up while Lyon are 4th a point behind Monaco. These 4 teams will be playing some sort of European football next season for sure. It’s a two horse race in France for now. 

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