FOOTBALL: Messi reaches 500 career goals as Bayern munich, PSG and Juventus win

We round up the league actions in Europe as it was another classic weekend of games all around.Barcelona’s loosing streak continues,Bayern munich and Dortmund both win in Germany,PSG open a 28 point lead in France and Juventus gets very close to winning the Scudetto in Italy.

Barcelona couldn’t bounce back from their Champions league disappointment as they yet again lost at home to Valencia.Valencia razzed to a 2-0 lead in the first half.Although Messi pulled one back in the second half,a landmark 500 career goals achievement,it wasn’t enough as Barcelona couldn’t get the vital second goal to share the spoils.Atletico Madrid defeated Granada 3-0 to close the gap on Barcelona with Koke among the goalscorers.Malaga lost 1-0 at home to Atletico Bilbao while Rayo Vallecano defeated Villareal 2-1 at home.Sevilla and Atletico Bilbao played out a 1-1 draw while Eibar defeated Real Sociedad 2-1.Las Palmas and Sporting Gijon played out a 1-1 draw.Levante defeated Espanyol 2-1 while Realmadrid defeated Getafe 5-1 with Cristiano Ronaldo and Bale among the goals.

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In Italy,Bologna lost 1-0 at home to Torino,Carpi defeated Genoa 4-1,Roberto Mancini’s Inter Milan got a vital 2-0 win at home to Napoli,Atalanta and Roma played out a thrilling 3-3 draw. In other games, Hellas Verona lost 2-1 at home to Frosinone, Fiorentina defeated Sassuolo 3-1,Udinese and Chievo played out a 0-0 draw,Lazio defeated Empoli 2-0,Milan claimed a vital 1-0 away win against Sampdoria and Juventus ran out 4-0 winners against Palermo with Khedira and Cuadrado among the goals.

In Germany, Adrian Ramos scored a brace as Borissia Dortmund ran out 3-0 winners over Hamburg.In other results,Mainz lost 3-2 at home to Cologne,Leverkuesen defeated Frankfurt 3-0,Augsburg defeated Stuttgart 1-0, Darmstadt defeated Ingolstadt 2-0,Weder Bremen defeated Wolfsburg 3-2,Hoffenaim defeated Hertha Berlin 2-1 and a brace from Lewandowski propelled Bayern Munich to a 3-0 win over Schalke 04.

In France, Lille defeated Ajaccio 4-2 away from home,Troyes defeated Reims 2-1, Lorient and Toulese played out a 1-1 draw,Bordeaux lost 3-1 at home to Angers,Bastia also lost 1-0 at home to Saint Etienne.Monaco defeated Marseille 2-1, Rennes lost 3-0 at home to Guingamp, Nantes lost 2-0 at home to Montepellier while Ibrahimovic scored a brace as PSG defeated Caen 6-0.

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