Tottenham sink City, Atlético leapfrog Madrid

2 Oct


Group A
Paris Saint-Germain
2-0 Bordeaux
(Cavani 3 30)
A header and a clever flick from Edinson Cavani took him on to 11 goals in nine competitive matches this season and ensured Paris returned to winning ways in Ligue 1. Hatem Ben Arfa made his comeback from injury late on.






Burnley 0-1 Arsenal (Koscielny 90+3)
The Gunners appeared destined to drop points despite a long spell of pressure and 67% possession, but they grabbed what could prove a precious triumph as Laurent Koscielny bundled in a last-gasp winner, the ball ultimately deflecting in off his arm.

Basel 1-1 Thun (Callà 90, Tosetti 35)
Basel’s perfect start to the Swiss Super League season has ended in game ten but they still go into the international break with a double-figure points lead. They also remain unbeaten as Davide Callà came off the bench to equalise.

Ludogorets Razgrad 3-1 Neftochimic Burgas (Wanderson 13, Sasha 56, Keșerü 70; Dyulgerov 47)
Beaten by Paris on Wednesday, Ludogorets got back to winning ways to stay within six points of leaders Levski Sofia with a game in hand. Wanderson and Claudiu Keșerü both plundered their fourth league goals this term.

Group B
Atalanta 1-0 Napoli (Petagna 9)
Second-placed Napoli are now four points off the pace after suffering their first Serie A reverse this term.

Rizespor 0-1 Beşiktaş (Adriano 90+3)
Substitute Adriano picked a perfect time to get his first goal since joining Beşiktaş from Barcelona as the unbeaten Eagles won late. The Brazilian produced a rocket from outside the box to finally do down their lowly hosts.

Dynamo Kyiv 2-0 Zirka Kirovograd (Sydorchuk 19, Tsygankov 57)
The Ukrainian champions look to have put their recent blip behind them after engineering a second straight Premier League success, though they still lie six points shy of pacesetters Shakhtar Donetsk.

Benfica 4-0 Feirense (Aurélio 35og, Salvio 61, Franco Cervi 70, Grimaldo 90+4) Benfica bounced back from their midweek loss to Napoli with what became a comfortable victory after a trio of goals in the final half an hour. Franco Cervi and Alex Grimaldo both struck their first Liga efforts for the club as the Eagles restored their three-point lead.

Group C
Celta Vigo v Barcelona
Sunday 20:45CEST

Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Manchester City (Kolarov 9og, Alli 37)
Tottenham inflicted Josep Guardiola’s first defeat as Manchester City manager as the leaders saw their 100% Premier League record halted in London. Aleksandar Kolarov’s own goal and Dele Alli’s precise finish moved Spurs to within one point of the leaders. Claudio Bravo prevented further damage, denying Erik Lamela from the spot as the visitors struggled without Kevin De Bruyne.

Dundee 0-1 Celtic (Brown 47)
Celtic remain unbeaten and clear at the top in Scotland after Scott Brown curled the ball in when Moussa Dembélé’s initial effort was blocked. It could have been more as Celtic dominated Dundee by 16 shots to two.

Schalke 4-0 Borussia Mönchengladbach (Choupo-Moting 52pen, Embolo 56 83, Goretzka 58)
Gladbach slipped to their second Bundesliga reverse this term away to previously point-less Schalke, André Schubert’s men ending the weekend ninth in the table.

Group D
Valencia 0-2 Atlético Madrid (Griezmann 63, Gameiro 90+3)
Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves saved two penalties – denying both Antoine Griezmann and Gabi – but ultimately could not prevent Atlético claiming their third consecutive win in all competitions to go top in Spain. Griezmann made amends after good work by Kevin Gameiro, before the former Sevilla forward added a second late on.

David Alaba & Thomas Müller (Bayern)©Getty Images

Bayern München 1-1 Köln (Kimmich 40; Modeste 63)
Bayern’s perfect start to the Bundesliga season has been ended in match six, four games earlier than 2015/16. Having lost 2-1 at Atlético Madrid on Wednesday, Bayern took the lead through Joshua Kimmich’s diving header. However, Anthony Modeste’s fifth league goal of the season ensured Köln maintained their unbeaten record on Saturday.

Rostov 2-0 CSKA Moskva (Gatskan 66, Noboa 90+3)
Rostov recorded a second consecutive league win for the first time this campaign thanks to a pair of second-half strikes, the result lifting the club up to fourth in the Russian elite.

Heerenveen 1-1 PSV Eindhoven (Zeneli 72; St Juste 75og)
A cross from Gastón Pereiro ricocheted in the Heerenveen box before bouncing in off Jerry St Juste to give PSV a point against the Super Frisians, though the champions missed the chance to put pressure on leaders Feyenoord.

Group E
Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Manchester City (Kolarov 9og, Alli 37)
Unbeaten Spurs have now made their best ever start to a Premier League season after an impressive victory against the leaders. Aleksandar Kolarov diverted Danny Rose’s cross past goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to give the hosts an early lead before Alli added a second before the break with a low drive. Erik Lamela missed a 65th-minute spot kick, but Spurs would not be denied.

Javier Hernández (Leverkusen)©Getty Images

Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Borussia Dortmund (Mehmedi 10, Hernández 79)
Admir Mehmedi’s header and a late goal on the break from Javier Hernández on Saturday moved Leverkusen to within six points of early pacesetters Bayern. Bernd Leno had a fine game in the Werkself goal.

Rostov 2-0 CSKA Moskva (Gatskan 66, Noboa 90+3)
Now without a victory in four games in all competitions, CSKA missed the chance to leapfrog city neighbours Spartak at the top of the standings, with their loss to Rostov dropping them to third behind Zenit.

Metz 0-7 Monaco (Lemar 7, Germain 23, Bernardo Silva 39, Fabinho 68pen, Carrillo 72 83, Boschilia 89)
Monaco produced their biggest ever Ligue 1 away win on Saturday to go top, until Nice returned a point clear on Sunday. Metz did have a player sent off on the hour but they were already three down by then.

Group F
Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Borussia Dortmund (Mehmedi 10, Hernández 79)
Dortmund are now four points behind Bundesliga leaders Bayern despite having most of the play at Leverkusen, with 70% possession and a 9-1 advantage in corners.

Real Madrid 1-1 Eibar (Bale 17; Rico 6)
Gareth Bale hit his 50th Liga goal to cancel out Eibar’s early opener, but Madrid were unable to reclaim top spot from Atlético as they had to settle for a fourth consecutive draw in all competitions.

Ruben Ferreira (Vitoria SC) & Gelson Martins (Sporting CP)©Getty Images

Guimarães 3-3 Sporting CP (Marega 74pen 75, Tiquinho 89; Marković 29, Coates 41, Elías 70)
Sporting let a three-goal lead slip on Saturday in an early blow to their Liga title hopes. Moussa Marega, on loan from Porto, overcame a disappointing first half to turn the game after the break. Jorge Jesus said: “When Sporting went 3-0 up, no one could think that this would happen.”

Legia Warszawa 3-0 Lechia Gdańsk (Guilherme 49 58, Nikolić 70)
Legia have their first victory under new coach Jacek Magiera as they put their winless September behind them against a side that began the weekend as joint leaders. Guilherme had not scored since the Polish Super Cup in July before his swift two-goal burst on Saturday.

Group G
Leicester City 0-0 Southampton
Premier League champions Leicester have now won only two of their opening seven leagues games after being held to a second goalless stalemate at home this term.

Viborg 0-0 København
There was no way through for Danish top-flight leaders FCK as they played out a fifth league draw in 12 games.

Nacional 0-4 Porto (Jota 11 38 44, André Silva 58)
Diogo Jota scored his first senior hat-trick before half-time to get off the mark for Porto. Jota, 19, is on loan from Atlético Madrid, whom he joined this year from Paços de Ferreira.

Club Brugge 1-0 Gent (Van Rhijn 42)
Summer signing Ricardo van Rhijn opened his account for the hosts and secured a third straight league win in the process. Rami Gershon was sent off for Gent four minutes from time.

Group H
Empoli 0-3 Juventus (Dybala 65, Higuaín 67 70)
Juventus scored three in six second-half minutes to see off lowly Empoli as Gonzalo Higuaín made it six goals in his first seven Serie A outings for the league leaders.

Sevilla 2-1 Alavés (Ben Yedder 74 90; Laguardia 84)
Wissam Ben Yedder scored the winner that downed Lyon 1-0 on Tuesday and he was at it again on Saturday. This time, the summer signing struck the clincher in the final minute of normal time, tapping in after a great run and cut-back by Vitolo.

Lyon v St-Étienne
Sunday 20:45CEST

Dinamo Zagreb 0-0 Hajduk Split
Dinamo had to content themselves with a goalless stalemate against their arch-rivals that suited neither team’s championship hopes. The Blues have now posted just one victory in their last six games in all competitions.

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