Barça crushes Real Madrid, tightens the Bundesliga
While the Ligue 1 podium rests this weekend, the top of the Bundesliga table is solidified, the fault of a fragile Bayern Munich in January. “Barcelona” club had a good operation in Spain.
PSG still tied, OL convince themselves of a slight and dismal record for Angers
The head of Ligue 1 is walking on water: PSG was held in check by Reims (1-1) on Sunday in the 20th round.e day, Lens and Marseille also conceded a draw by the same score as Monaco and Troyes.
In the Breton derby, Lorient won 2-1 over Rennes, who were still very assertive in defence. With this convincing success, Hakes temporarily returns to 6e place, two points behind Rennes, who are in 5the square.
In turn, Olympique Lyon played a paradoxical game in Ajaccio. Dominating the game and the number of clear chances, the Lyons won with a comfortable margin (2-0) and ended the three-game series without a draw.
The situation in Angers is bordering on despair. The Angevins suffered their twelfth consecutive defeat, this time at another struggling club, Brest (4-0), equaling the record shared by Cercle athlétique Paris (1933-1934) and Dijon (2020-2021). SCO, who sold Moroccan midfielder Azzedine Ounahi to Marseille Olympique this weekend, are just eight points behind Auxerre (13 points), Ajaccio and Strasbourg (15) and Brest (18).
“Barcelona” defeated “Real”.
Real Madrid were held 0-0 by Real Sociedad in the 19th match on Sundaye It’s La Liga day and let FC Barcelona extend their lead in La Liga. Madrid have had plenty of chances through Vinicius or Karim Benzema, but the Basques have also had chances and remain third (39 points), just three points behind Carlo Ancelotti’s men.
Barcelona leads with 5 points after a 1-0 win at Girona. The Catalans won thanks to Pedri’s goal in an empty net from Jordi Alba’s cross on the hour mark at the end of a great collective effort (61).e). The brilliant Canarian midfielder appeared on the 25the Ousmane Dembélé’s place in minutes, apparently injured. for 100e In an official match against the Blaugranas, the young Barça prodigy scored his sixth goal of the season, a personal best.
Atletico Madrid, meanwhile, beat Osasuna 1-0 to move into the top three, five lengths behind Real Sociedad. The Colchoneros, led by Antoine Griezmann, missed a few chances in the second half, but managed to find fault with a deep opening on the axis of Rodrigo de Paul, from the right and powered by Saul Niguez (74).e).
A general tightening at the top of the Bundesliga
Sebastien Haller, established for the first time after testicular cancer, signed a contract with Borussia Dortmund on Sunday against Leverkusen (2-0) to return to three points from Bayern Munich on the 18th evening, his third success in 2023.e Bundesliga day.
The German championship in 2023 has completely hardened at the top of the standings, after Bayern Munich’s three draws (in Leipzig, Cologne and Frankfurt), five teams after 18 days with three points, even six points. The German champion is in the title, but in slow motion.
Bayern are still top with 37 points, one ahead of Union Berlin (36), two ahead of Leipzig (35) and three ahead of Borussia Dortmund and Freiburg (34). “Eintracht Frankfurt” is in ambush of this quintet with 32 points.
It should be noted that it was the Frenchman Randal Kolo Muani who scored the seventh goal of the season (1-1) for the Frankfurt club to draw with Bayern Munich.
Naples still excels
While Napoli maintained their hellish train at the top of Serie A, beating AS Roma (2-1), nothing is going well for AC Milan, who were thrashed by Sassuolo (5-2) at the San Siro in black January. , and Juventus Turin, Monza (2-0) home advantage and stuck in depth.
Bolstered by the see-and-see-again gems of Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Simeone, Napoli extend their lead thirteen points clear of new runners-up Inter and fifteen points clear of top-three Lazio Roma. (3e), Atalanta Bergamo (4e) and AC Milan (5e).
“Rossoneri”, who were eliminated from the Top-4 after Roma Lazio’s draw against Fiorentina (1:1), seems to have drawn a line under the scudetto because of a mistake in the month of January. Despite Olivier Giroud’s first goal since the World Cup, AC Milan were once again unrecognizable, against Inter (3-0) in the Italian Supercoppa ten days ago or Lazio (4-0) in Rome on Tuesday. The reigning champions, who have not won since October, have conceded eighteen goals in seven matches in 2023. And it was over 25 years ago and he had not conceded five goals in a 6-1 defeat to Turin’s Juventus. goals at home.
Juventus are also in low spirits after being beaten by Monza for the second time this season as they forgot to defend in the first half; Trapped by Patrick Ciurria (18e) and Dany Mota (39e).
“We conceded ten goals in three matches (1-5 against Napoli, 3-3 against Atalanta, editor’s note)… We need to recover the points, that’s how our rating is at the moment,” coach Massimiliano Happy warned. Because “Juve” is now 13 years oldeMonza (11e) and Fiorentina (12e), pending an appeal filed by the Bianconeri, for a fifteen-point penalty last week in an overvalued capital gain case.