Juventus still winless, Benzema wears Real Madrid (again)

ENGLAND – Manchester United and Chelsea join Liverpool in the lead

A goal from Cristiano Ronaldo and a penalty saved by De Gea on one side and a controlled derby at Tottenham on the other allowed Manchester United and Chelsea to join Liverpool at the top of the Premier League on Sunday at the end of the fifth daytime.

Expected at the turn after their disappointment in Bern (2-1 defeat against Young Boys), Wednesday in the Champions League, the Red Devils narrowly overturned West Ham (2-1) thanks to a save by David De Gea on penalty the very last second.

Chelsea intractable

With 13 points, they have the same total as Liverpool and Chelsea, winner at Tottenham (3-0), but are third on goal difference (+9), behind the Reds and Blues (both +11).

Well contained for 45 minutes by Tottenham, Chelsea forced fate to win 3-0 and take the lead, with a goal from Frenchman Ngolo Kanté.

Brighton wins

The third game of the afternoon saw Brighton confirm their good start to the season by beating Leicester (2-1).

Fourth with 12 units, The Seagulls are gaining important points for maintenance as Leicester sit an unusually 12th place with six points.

GERMANY – Dortmund and Haaland in force

After five days of the Bundesliga, Bayern, winner of the last nine editions, takes the lead: Wolfsburg, leader until this week, was held in check at home on Sunday by Frankfurt (1-1) and abandoned first place at the goal difference.

The two teams are 13 points away, but Bayern, which atomized the promoted Bochum 7-0 on Saturday, has a difference of +16 against +5 for the « Wolves ».

The good deal on Sunday, however, came from Dortmund, who secured third place one length behind the two leaders by beating Union Berlin 4-2 at home, with another brace from Erling Haaland, still in the lead. shoulder to shoulder with Lewandowski in the scorers standings.

Leipzig, the other tenor of the last five seasons, is currently out of the game, with only four points, just one step ahead of the relegation zone.

ITALY – First defeat for Mourinho, still no victory for Juventus

José Mourinho, after six straight victories since his arrival at Roma (all competitions), suffered his first defeat on Sunday in Verona, victim of the revolt of the 3-2 winner Hellas to take his first points of the championship.

Faced with another poorly classified, Cagliari, Lazio was also jostled and had to work at home (2-2) to avoid a third defeat in a row, after his losses in Milan (0-2) in Serie A then against Galatasaray (0-1) in the Europa League.

In the evening, Juventus hosted AC Milan, with the hope of finally opening their victory counter this season in the league. Alas, the Old Lady believed for a long time to hold this first success in Serie A, before becoming disillusioned at the dawn of the last quarter of an hour, when Rebic responded to the opener of Morata.

Result: Juve is still vegetating in the low end of the standings while the Rossoneri, them, join their domestic rival at the top of the standings.

SPAIN – Real stunning in Valencia

Author of a cannonball end to the match, Real Madrid won in Valencia (2-1) and regained the lead in La Liga after five days. Vinicius Jr. (86th) and Benzema (88th) allowed the Madrilenians to turn things around after a very complicated first hour for Carlo Ancelotti’s players.

After the draw Saturday conceded Saturday by Atletico against Bilbao (0-0), the Merengue club is therefore alone in the lead with 13 points, two lengths ahead of the Colchoneros. Valencia, for its part, remains stuck in third position.

A podium that Barça, which has two games less for the moment, can covet Monday with the reception of Granada at the end of the 5th day of La Liga.

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