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PSG autumn champion, Bayern Munich wins the “Klassiker”

After a disappointing draw against Lens, PSG are now guaranteed to finish as Ligue 1 autumn champions. In Spain and Germany, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are at the top of their respective championships.

Ligue 1: Rennes sinks Saint-Étienne, the PSG fall champion without shine

Crowned Ligue 1 fall champions, Paris Saint-Germain saved a point in added time on Saturday at Lens (1-1), where they displayed their recurring difficulties in the game.

Behind, Stade Rennais rebounded from their home defeat in midweek against Lille (2-1) and resumed their conquering march. After the slap inflicted on Saint-Étienne (5-0), the Bretons point to eleven lengths of the Parisians.

This demonstration led to the sidelining of Claude Puel, who is to meet his management on Monday. He is the first Ligue 1 manager ousted.

Liga: Real Madrid continues, Barça de Xavi falls

Real Madrid are doing well. Manhandled by Real Sociedad and by fate with the injury loss of Karim Benzema in the 17e minute, the Merengues reacted thanks to the official replacement of the latter: Luka Jovic. By serving Vinicius at first, then scoring his own goal in a second time, the Slovenian fulfilled his role perfectly. Thanks to this victory, Real Madrid take an eight-point lead at the top of the championship.

Earlier in the evening, Barça and Atlético, precisely, had similar fates during this Saturday-marathon in La Liga, with two defeats and two injuries, a few days before decisive meetings in the League of champions.

Despite a sparkling Ousmane Dembélé, the Catalans lost 1-0 at home to Betis Sevilla, which dates back to the 3e place in the standings thanks to a goal from Juanmi Jimenez, at the conclusion of a counter perfectly led by Sergio Canales (79e). This is Xavi’s first defeat at the helm of Barca.

On the side of the capital, the same pattern: Atlético Madrid suffered its first defeat of the season at home, in La Liga, against promoted Mallorca (2-1).

Bundesliga: A controversial “Klassiker” won by Bayern Munich

Passion, drama, goals! The most prestigious game in German football has kept all its promises. But the Bavarians, on their individual qualities, made the difference by perfectly exploiting the few errors of Borussia, in particular the unfortunate Mats Hummels, involved in the three opposing goals.

In the goalscoring war, ‘old’ Robert Lewandowski, 33, once again got the better of young rival Erling Haaland, who scored just once, although he gave a lot of lead to retaliate against the 100% French central defense, Lucas Hernandez and Dayot Upamecano.

The top of German football finally tipped over a controversial penalty that allowed Bayern Munich to take the lead in the championship. He now has four points more than his rival.

“If you look at a lot of decisions during the game… What do you expect if you give a referee who has fixed matches in the past the most important game in Germany to whistle? “, launched after the meeting the English striker Jude Bellingham on the Norwegian channel Viaplay.

Jude Bellingham was referring to the fact that match referee Felix Zwayer was involved in 2005, when he was 23, in the biggest match-fixing scandal to ever rock German football: the Robert Hoyzer affair. The latter, then a referee, had admitted having falsified the results of several German Cup matches, against money paid by a Croatian mafia active in sports betting. He had notably awarded imaginary penalties.

Italy: Milan leader ahead of Inter, Fiorentina 5e

Naples, with a workforce decimated by the head, had to give up their arms on Saturday at home against Atalanta Bergamo (2-3) and give up the lead in Serie A to AC Milan, whose runner-up Inter Milan after the demonstration of the Nerazzurri in front of Roma (3-0).

During this 16e day of Serie A, the Rossoneri easily beat the red lantern, Salernitana (2-0), in the afternoon. They now lead a tighter championship than ever with the top four united in four points.

Earlier in the day, Fiorentina went to win in Bologna (3-2), thanks in particular to the 13e goal of the season, from a penalty, from his young Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic. The Viola took the opportunity to steal the 5e place in Roma, who lost two ranks after their defeat at home against Inter Milan.

The Giallorossi are even joined in the number of points by Lazio, who revived by winning at Sampdoria Genoa (3-1), after two defeats and a draw. The Laziali folded the match in 45 minutes thanks to Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (7e) and a brace from Ciro Immobile (17e37e). The latter is tied at the top of the scoring charts with Vlahovic, with 13 goals as well.

Juventus, already beaten three times at home, did not fail this time in front of their supporters by winning seriously against Genoa (2-0). The Bianconeri, determined not to add a sporting crisis to the pressure that has befallen the club in recent days due to an investigation launched into possible accounting irregularities, join Fiorentina in the 5e square. They are seven points behind Atalanta (4e) and eleven from leaders AC Milan.

Premier league: successful first for Ralf Rangnick

Led for the first time by the German Ralf Rangnick, Manchester United continued their good run by beating Crystal Palace, to get back into the race for the Champions League. With 24 points, the Red Devils are only three units behind the 4eWest Ham, which occupies the last qualifying place for the C1 at the end of the season.

A West Ham who went to snatch victory against Chelsea (3-2) while the Blues nevertheless led twice in the score. Thomas Tuchel’s men paid cash for their individual errors.

Manchester City took advantage of this misstep by the Blues by winning at Watford (3-1) and leading the Premier League. Liverpool are closely following the Citizens despite a difficult victory against Wolves. It’s only at the 94e minute that the Belgian Divock Origi managed to score the decisive goal for the Reds.



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