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The 11 facts to know about the day: stoppage for Lille, stirring Ben Arfa, end of series for City, the Diaby festival..

Stoppage for Lille, Rashford saves MU, the Diaby festival… Discover the highlights of Saturday’s matches in Ligue 1 and in Europe.

Yilmaz remained silent Brest.

The results in Ligue 1 (click on the score to read the brief or the article on the match): Brest 2-0 Lille, Lens 0-2 Marseille

The main results in Europe:Everton 0-1 Aston Villa, Manchester United 1-0 West Ham, Southampton 1-1 Manchester City(Premier League), FC Sville 2-2 Celta Vigo, Atletico 3-2 Valencia (Liga), Inter 2-1 Venice, Lazio 0-0 Atalanta (Serie A), Leverkusen 5-1 Augsburg, Hoffenheim 2-3 Dortmund (Bundesliga)

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1. Stoppage for Lille. Undefeated for 9 games in Ligue 1, the champion of France fell on the lawn of Brest (2-0). A defeat that took shape very quickly since Djalo scored against his entry camp (3rd). Behind, the Mastiffs pushed to come back but Bizot made the show to repel the many attempts of Yilmaz and David. Mouni finished the job by scoring a penalty at the end of the game (90th +5).A setback that blocks LOSC in 8th place. The SB29 is 12th.

2. End of series for City.On a streak of twelve consecutive Premier League victories, Manchester City conceded a draw at Southampton (1-1). Picked cold with the opener from Walker-Peters (7th), Pep Guardiola’s men gallised through Laporte (65th). Despite total domination, the English champion then failed to find the fault to win. The Skyblues still maintain a twelve-point lead (with two more games) over their runner-up, Liverpool.

3. Rashford saves the Red Devils! In a very average match at all levels, Manchester United managed to snatch victory against West Ham (1-0). A footballing porridge during which Rashford, entering the hour mark, appeared at the far post in the 93rd minute to take back a cross from Cavani on an action initiated by Martial, both of whom entered at the end of the match. A success that allows MU to temporarily take 4th place ahead of its victim of the day.

4. The Diaby Festival. Holy Saturday for Moussa Diaby! On the occasion of the big victory against Augsburg (5-1), the Leverkusen winger enjoyed himself by scoring a hat-trick (24th, 65th, 69th). A huge game for the former Parisian, who had only scored two goals in the Bundesliga this season. Bellarabi (9th) and Alario (81st) also found the fault for Bayer while Meier (62nd) saved the honor for the visitors. Very good Diaby!

5. First remark for Ben Arfa.Back on the field after 9 months of absence, the French attacking midfielder was rather in sight during Lille’s defeat against Brest (2-0). Entered the 76th minute instead of a furious Yilmaz, the playmaker almost galized on a recovery pushed back by Bizot and stood out with some sharp rushes. Encouraging first minutes for HBA.

6. Dortmund clings. Archi hustle and dominate, Dortmund won on the field of Hoffenheim (2-3). The Marsupials won thanks to Hland (6th), Reus (58th) and an own goal from Raum (66th). Meanwhile, Kramaric (45th+1), then the Frenchman Rutter (77th) had scored for the locals. If the BvB provisionally returns 3 points from Bayern, Hland, touched in the knee, left the hour of play.

7. Winning return for Digne. Barely transfr Aston Villa, the French left-back was decisive in the Everton victory (0-1). The former PSG player was behind the winning goal signed Buendia (45th + 3). The international tricolor has also received a plastic bottle in the face (with his partner Cash), but luckily he was able to continue the game. A moving but winning comeback for Digne.

8. Inter at the finish.A week after its draw against Atalanta (0-0), the leader of the Italian championship overthrew Venice (2-1). Returning to the game thanks to Barella (40′), who had answered Thomas (19′), the Nerazzurri remained in check for a long time during this game before finally taking the lead at the very end of the game thanks to Dzeko (90′). In the standings, the Lombard club is provisionally five points ahead of its rival, AC Milan.

9. Sville is losing ground.Men 0-2 home by Celta Vigo, the Andalusian club finally caught up (2-2). Papu Gomez (71st) and Torres (74th) effectively responded to goals from Cervi (37th) and Aspas (40th) to grab the point of the draw. Given the scenario of the game, the Bianquirrojos will be satisfied with this point taken. Nevertheless, the men of Julen Lopetegui, still 2nd in the standings, leave here the possibility for Real Madrid to take a six-step lead on Sunday if they win at Elche.

10. Marseille too strong.Very solid tactically, Olympique de Marseille very logically beat Lens (0-2). Above in all the compartments of the game, the phocen club, port by a standard Guendouzimade the difference by Payet (34th sp) and thanks to his offensive rookie Bakambu (77th). A success, the fifth in a row away from home in the league, which allows OM to temporarily take 2nd place. To find out more about this match, it’s here!

11. Cholismo is not dead!Led 1-2 until the end of regulation time, Atletico Madrida overthrows Valencia (3-2).Indeed, while Cunha (64th) had relaunched the Colchoneros, following the first two goals from Musah (25th) and Duro (44th) for the club ch, the Madrid team then found the resources, unexpectedly, at the very end of the game to win with achievements from Correa (90th+1) then Hermoso (90th+3) in added time! The miracle happened on the rojiblanco side!

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