Cristiano Ronaldo was changed Paulo Dybala in Juventus’ win over AC Milan
Paulo Dybala changed Cristiano Ronaldo and scored the winner as Juventus beat AC Milan 1-Zero on Sunday to maneuver again to the highest of Serie A.
AC Milan had the higher of the probabilities however substitute Dybala scored 13 minutes from time to safe victory for the eight-time defending champions.
Juventus restored their one-point benefit over Inter Milan within the Serie A standings after Antonio Conte’s facet’s 2-1 win over Hellas Verona on Saturday.
AC Milan arrived at Allianz Stadium with only one win of their final 4 matches however compelled Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny into a number of robust saves within the first half.
Dybala scored the winner
Ronaldo has struggled with a knee damage lately and was substituted for the second straight match early within the second half. The Portugal worldwide didn’t look pleased and walked straight down the tunnel.
However the substitution was to repay when Dybala collected the ball from Gonzalo Higuain, dribbled his means into the world and fired into the underside left nook.
AC Milan slip to 14th, simply 4 factors off the relegation zone.
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La Liga: Morata rescues Atletico
Alvaro Morata scored in Atletico Madrid’s win
Atletico Madrid have been heading for an additional disappointment on Sunday earlier than Alvaro Morata got here to his facet’s rescue once more.
The striker offered the spark Atletico wanted after his workforce fell behind in opposition to Espanyol due to Sergi Darder’s long-range effort, which elevated the strain on Atletico following their three-match winless run and victories by Spanish league leaders Barcelona and Actual Madrid on Saturday.
Morata led Atletico’s rally with an help to Angel Correa’s objective simply earlier than half-time. He then scored his sixth objective in as many matches after the break to place the workforce again on high earlier than Koke sealed the Three-1 victory in damage time.
The house win moved Atletico to 3rd place with 24 factors, one level behind Barcelona and Madrid, who each have a recreation in hand.
Sevilla additionally stored the strain up on the high by beating Actual Betis 2-1 within the Seville derby.
Lucas Ocampos and Luuk de Jong scored for the guests, whereas Betis received on the board by way of Loren Morn.
It was Sevilla’s first win after two consecutive league attracts. Betis, coming off a draw at Actual Madrid, dropped to 17th place, simply exterior the relegation zone.
Elsewhere, Japanese teenager Takefusa Kubo, who’s on mortgage from Actual Madrid, scored his first Spanish league objective on Sunday, main Mallorca to its first win in 4 matches with a Three-1 residence win in opposition to Villarreal.
Athletic Bilbao got here from behind to defeat Levante 2-1 to remain 5 factors off the lead, in sixth place, whereas seventh-place Getafe drew Zero-Zero at residence with 10th-place Osasuna.
Bundesliga: Monchengladbach clear at high, Freiburg controversy
Borussia Monchengladbach are high of the Bundesliga
Borussia Monchengladbach remained clear on the Bundesliga summit after beating Werder Bremen nevertheless it was Freiburg‘s residence win over Eintracht Frankfurt that created the headlines.
Freiburg have been heading in the right direction for a 1-Zero victory and a share of second place when, deep into stoppage time, controversy struck as Frankfurt captain David Abraham barged over residence coach Christian Streich, sparking a mass melee involving each groups.
The 54-year-old Streich, standing in his technical space, was knocked onto his again after Abraham caught him together with his shoulder as he ran off the pitch in pursuit of the ball.
Abraham was subsequently despatched off regardless of remonstrating with the referee, as was Freiburg midfielder Vincenzo Grifo – who had earlier been substituted – for his function within the ugly touchline fracas.
That took the variety of purple playing cards within the match to 3, with Frankfurt having additionally misplaced Gelson Fernandes on the stroke of half-time to a second reserving.
The one objective of the sport was scored by Nils Petersen within the 77th minute, the Germany striker drilling residence a first-time end for his fourth objective in his final three league matches.
Petersen’s objective noticed Freiburg transfer degree in second with Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig, who each gained on Saturday, however Monchengladbach remained 4 factors clear with their Three-1 victory over Bremen.
Two objectives in fast succession from Ramy Bensebaini and Patrick Herrmann halfway by way of the primary half set Monchengladbach heading in the right direction.
Herrmann’s second simply earlier than the hour mark made it Three-Zero and though the hosts noticed Bensebaini despatched off and Leonardo Bittencourt pull a objective again for Bremen late on, Marco Rose’s males had accomplished sufficient.
Additionally on Sunday, Bayer Leverkusen beat Wolfsburg 2-Zero to select up their first Bundesliga win in 5 matches and climb as much as eighth.
Karim Bellarabi gave Leverkusen a 25th-minute lead and Paulinho settled the competition late on as Wolfsburg suffered a fourth successive defeat in all competitions.
Ligue 1: Payet double conjures up Marseille
Dimitri Payet scored twice in opposition to Lyon
Dimitri Payet scored twice as Marseille gained 2-1 in opposition to Lyon in Ligue 1 regardless of the second-half dismissal of Alvaro Gonzalez.
Payet put Marseille two objectives to the nice at half-time, first with a penalty after which a medical end as he was concerned thrice in a fast counter-attack.
The second half noticed a delay of round 5 minutes as thick fog descended on the Stade Velodrome however Moussa Dembele pulled one again after an error from Gonzalez, who was then proven a straight purple card for knowledgeable foul on the ex-Celtic striker.
However the 10 males held on as Martin Terrier’s effort within the 90th minute flashed millimetres broad and Jason Denayer’s header was simply saved.
St Etienne climbed to fourth place with a Three-2 win at Nantes.
The hosts led twice, by way of Ludovic Blas and Imran Louza, however Miguel Trauco equalised on the primary event and Denis Bouanga’s brace secured victory for Claude Puel’s facet.
Montpellier are sixth after an emphatic Three-Zero win over Toulouse.
Andy Delort’s elegant chip was disallowed for offside however he neatly created Gaetan Laborde’s eventual opener simply earlier than half-time and victory was secured within the second half by Damien Le Tallec’s header and Teji Savanier’s long-range strike.
Rennes got here from behind to beat Amiens within the day’s different recreation.
Sehrou Guirassy gave the guests the lead after Gael Kakuta’s intelligent flick however Adrien Hunou shortly bundled residence an equaliser.
M’Baye Niang’s close-range end and Raphinha’s penalty, awarded by VAR, settled the match within the second half.
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