Review of Saturday’s matches across Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, La Liga

A review of the Saturday’s results in domestic leagues across Europe as we returned after international break.
Chelsea began the week in the most horrifying fashion as the 10-men were battered 5-2 at home by an impressive West Bromwich Albion outfit in the Premier League
ImageA brace each for Robinson and Pereira along with Diagne’s strike capped off a memorable day for Sam Allardyce’s men as they got three crucial points for the Baggies.
Tuchel’s 14-match unbeaten run since he took over from Lampard was ended yesterday with the loss.
Silva’s return for the Blues was most disappointing as his sending off for a late challenge started the downfall.
ImageIn Spain, Real Madrid coasted to a 2-0 win against Eibar with strikes from Asensio and Karim Benzema sealing the points for Los Blancos.
Asensio and Benzema score as Real Madrid beat Eibar 2-0 at home; jump to 2nd on the points table
The win elevated them to 2nd spot in the table and are now within three points of Atlético Madrid, who play Sevilla tonight.
In France, Paris Saint Germain suffered a loss at the hands of Lille 0-1 at home with Jonathan David’s strike in the first half making all the difference.
Lille, with this win have taken a massive step towards the title as they are three points clear at the top of the heap behind Mbappé and Co.
ImageRonaldo’s late goal in the second half was not enough as lowly ranked Torino held on to a 2-2 draw against Juventus to send the Old Lady 12 points behind league leaders, Inter.
This could spell the end of Juventus’ title challenge this season.
ImageBayern Munich picked out a crucial win vs RB Leipzig to secure three wins and go seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga as Goretzka’s goal in the first half was enough for the Bavarians.
ImageManchester City coasted to an easy 2-0 win over Leicester City to go 17 points clear at the top of the table in the Premier League with goals from Mendy and Jesus ensuring three points for Pep’s men.
Pep Guardiola’s men require another 11 points from the remaining seven matches this season to get their hands on the silverware.
ImageLiverpool battered Arsenal 3-0 at the Emirates with a brace from Jota sandwiched between a goal from Salah to send Klopp’s men to 5th in the points table and put further pressure on Arteta’s men as they look to miss out on UCL football next season.
ImageInter won a hard-fought contest against Bologna 1-0 as Lukaku’s goal in the first half secured the three points for the Nerazzurri while AC Milan could only manage a draw against Sampdoria 1-1 with Hauge scoring the equalizer three minutes from time as they dropped points and are now eight points off the pace.
ImageBorussia Dortmund lost 2-1 at home against Frankfurt with Silva scoring the winner for the away side after Schulz’s own goal was cancelled out by Hummels.


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