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The 12 facts to know about the day: Bordeaux towards L2, the card of City, Arsenal and OM close to the C1 …

Bordeaux towards L2, Arsenal close to C1, Clermont almost maintained, Lens clings… Discover the highlights of Sunday’s matches in Ligue 1 and in Europe.

Bordeaux needs a miracle to be saved…

The results in Ligue 1 (click on the score to read the brief or the article on the match): Metz 3-2 Lyon, Angers 4-1 Bordeaux, Reims 1-2 Lens, Clermont 2-1 Montpellier, Lorient 0-3 Marseille, Paris SG 2-2 Troyes

The main results in Europe: Arsenal 2-1 Leeds, Manchester City 5-0 Newcastle (Premier League), Villarreal 1-1 FC Sville, Atletico Madrid 1-0 Real Madrid (Liga), La Spezia 1-3 Atalanta, Hellas Vrone 1-3 AC Milan ( Serie A), Bayern 2-2 Stuttgart (Bundesliga)

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1. Bordeaux rushes towards L2. In the obligation to impose, Bordeaux has a little more coul Angers (4-1). Mens after two achievements by Cho (5th) and Mendy (36th), the Girondins thought they would come back following the reduction of the gap to the score of Mara (60th). It was without counting on two new sledgehammers signed Bahoken (63rd) and Pereira Lage (90th) which sink the FCGB in last place. If ASSE beats Nice on Wednesday, Bordeaux will be relegated for the first time in 62 years.

2. The City card!The day after Liverpool’s draw against Tottenham (1-1), Manchester City did not miss a beat by beating Newcastle (5-0). Never jostled, the Citizens made the difference thanks to Sterling (19th, 90th+2), Laporte (38th), Rodri (61st) and Foden (90th+1). A logical success for the English champions, who took a three-point lead over the Reds three games from the term. The Pep Guardola band does not intend to let go of its throne!

3. Arsenal is getting closer to C1. Untouchable for the past few weeks, Arsenal continued with a fourth consecutive success against Leeds (2-1). Nketiah, very opportunistic, offered himself a new express double (5th, 10th). While Ayling was excluded for the Peacoks (27th), Llorente gave hope to the visitors (66th). With this victory, the Gunners strengthen their 4th place with now 4 points more than Tottenham. the return to C1 feels good!

4. Clermont almost saved. In the struggle to maintain the CF63 obtained a precious success against Montpellier (2-1). Despite the extraordinary goal of Chotard (32nd) to respond to the opener from Rashani (4th), the promoted never trembled to finally win thanks to a penalty signed Bayo (69th). With this victory, the Auvergne formation goes back to 16th place and has a provisional 5-point lead over ASSE, 18th. Maintenance is not far away!

5. Lens does not give up! Undefeated for 5 games, Lens carried out a very good operation by winning Reims (1-2). Clearly dominating, the Arts club, which was able to count on significant popular support in Champagne, was nevertheless led on a goal by Zeneli (28th). But the Sang-et-Or reversed the steam after the break, first by Sotoca (55th), then by the inevitable Fofana (90th + 1). Now 7th, Lens can still believe in a place in C4.

6. Marseille comes to its senses.Three days after his elimination from C4, Olympique de Marseille recovered perfectly by easily winning Lorient (0-3). Dieng (39th), Guendouzi (48th) and Gerson (67th) allowed the Marseille club to win to strengthen their 2nd place with 3 points ahead of Monaco, 3rd. Note that Bakambu, Dieng and Gerson left the field with injuries. OM are getting closer to C1! To find out more about this match, it’s here!

7. Lyon says goodbye to Europe. After two cards against Montpellier (5-2) and Marseille (0-3), Lyon lost Metz (3-2). Men on goals from Pajot (27th) and Lamkel Z (40th), the Rhone club believed to snatch the draw on a double from Dembl (44th, 84th). Finally, it was Boulaya, with a light strike, which allowed the Garnets to win to dream of maintaining (90th). Europe is over for OL. To find out more about this match, it’s here!

8. Another effort for Sville. With forceps, the Andalusian club snatched a draw on the lawn of Villarreal (1-1).Quite clearly dominating, the yellow submarine waited before making the difference by Lo Celso (86th) before being caught on the wire on a goal from Kound (90th +6). With this draw, Villarreal remains 8th, 5 points from Betis, 5th. For its part, Sville remains 3rd with 7 points more than its neighbor in the city. The C1 is not very far for the Blanquirrojos.

9. Atletico win the derby!Opposite a slightly overhauled Real team at kick-off, Atletico won the Madrid derby (1-0) this Sunday. The formation coached by Diego Simeone scored the only goal of the game in the 40th minute, through the intermediary of Carrasco from the penalty spot. The Spanish champion did try to push in the second period, in vain. The Colchoneros, 4th in La Liga, take a 6-point lead over Betis Sville and approach qualification for the Champions League after this 35th day.

10. Bayern already on vacation…Dj assured of the title of German champion, Bayern Munich continued with a second game without a win against Stuttgart (2-2). Led after a goal by Tomas (8th), the Bavarian club turned things around with a goal from Mavropanos against his camp (35th) then another from Mller (44th). After the break, Kaljadzic (52nd) equalized for the visitors. Note that Coman was sent off in added time for a bad gesture.

11. Atalanta don’t give up. After two consecutive draws, Atalanta resumed its march forward by winning on the field of La Spezia (1-3). Muriel (16th), Djimsiti (73rd) and Pasalic (87th), against an achievement by Verde (30th), allowed the Dea to win to regain 7th place and come back 3 points from Lazio, 5th. Qualification for the next Europa League is not impossible for the Bergamo club.

12. Tonali replaces Milan in the lead.On his 22nd birthday, Tonali largely contributed to the precious AC Milan victory against Hellas Vrone (1-3). The midfielder offered himself a double (45th+3, 50th) to respond to Faraoni’s opener (38′). Then at the end of the game, the former Parisian Florenzi (87th) sheltered his people. This success counting for the 36th day allows the Rossoneri to regain the lead in Serie A, still 2 points ahead of Inter Milan.

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