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El Atlético Vuelve A Sonreír: Suárez Marca Su Gol 500 Y Oblak Tapa Su Primer Penal En 3 Años

Siempre es bueno tener un arquero que sea un muro y un “9” que haga goles hasta cuando duerme. El Atlético de Madrid goza la fortuna de tener ambos y quedó de manifiesto en la victoria 1-0 sobre el Alavés, la cual puede ser fundamental en el camino al título de LaLiga. Con la gran actuación de Jan Oblak y Luis Suárez, ambos consiguiendo tremendos hitos personales, los colchoneros además lavaron las heridas tras su inapelable eliminación de la Champions League, a manos del Chelsea inglés. 

Xabi Alonso Set To Take Over As Borussia Mönchengladbach Manager

Borussia Mönchengladbach have agreed to hire former Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso as their manager for next season, German newspaper Bild reported on Monday without identifying its sources.

Alonso, who won the World Cup and two European Championship titles and was a Champions League winner at Liverpool and Real Madrid, became coach of boyhood club Real Sociedad's youth team in 2019 and has led them to the playoffs in the third tier.

Real Sociedad declined to comment on the Bild report, saying Alonso was focused on his side's promotion campaign.

Sergiño Dest Scores First Two LaLiga Goals In Barça’s 6-1 Win Over Sociedad

With 10 matches remaining, it’s as you were in LaLiga with the three top sides all winning over the weekend. 

On Saturday, Karim Benzema’s brace lifted Real Madrid over Celta Vigo. On Sunday afternoon, Luis Suárez’s 500th career goal gave Atlético a nervy win over Alavés. On Sunday evening, Barcelona decimated fifth-place Real Sociedad 6-1 for a fifth straight league win.

Jan Oblak’s Massive Penalty Save Keeps The Atlético Dream Alive

After seeing its lead at the top of the table reduced because of a goalless draw with Getafe and following that up with a Champions League elimination at the hands of Chelsea, Atlético Madrid entered Sunday’s LaLiga match against Alavés in a precarious position.

Real Madrid defeated Celta Vigo 3-1 on Saturday to momentarily close the gap at the top to just three points, while Barcelona could apply even more pressure later on Sunday against Real Sociedad by recording its fifth straight league win. 

Arsenal Roars Back From Three Goals Down In Pulsating Draw With West Ham

LONDON - Alexandre Lacazette's late header completed a stunning Arsenal comeback as they recovered from a nightmarish start to grab an unlikely 3-3 draw away to West Ham United in a rip-roaring Premier League derby on Sunday.

In the end a point was no more than Arsenal deserved even though they had looked on course for a humiliating drubbing when they conceded three times in the opening 32 minutes.

40-Yard Free Kick From Ligue 1 Is One Of The Best Ever

A relegation six-pointer in Ligue 1 produced a serious Puskás Award candidate on Sunday as Lorient’s Armand Laurienté struck a 40-yard free kick that both salvaged a draw for his side and kept them out of the relegation zone at the expense of Nantes.

Randal Kolo Muani had given Nantes an early lead, and it looked as though they’d secure the three points which would push them up to 17th while dropping Lorient into 18th (the relegation playoff place). 

Juventus Suffers Embarrassing Loss To Benevento After Arthur Throws It All Away

Benevento dented Juventus' Serie A title hopes on Sunday when Adolfo Gaich’s second-half strike sealed a shock 1-0 victory in Turin and ended the relegation battlers’ 11-match winless run.

The Argentine pounced on a careless pass from Juve midfielder Arthur Melo to fire in the decisive goal after 69 minutes, and the toothless hosts failed to find a way past goalkeeper Lorenzo Montipò.

Christian Pulisic Named Man Of The Match As Chelsea Advances To FA Cup Semis

Chelsea advanced to the semifinals of the FA Cup with a narrow 2-0 win over Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. An Oliver Norwood own goal opened the scoring for the Blues, but the Blades came close to equalizing on a number of occasions before Hakim Ziyech’s insurance strike in second half stoppage time put Thomas Tuchel’s side through.

Following a corner kick, it was Ben Chilwell’s hopeful hit back into the area that forced Norwood to turn it beyond Aaron Ramsdale.  

Sevilla Goalkeeper Provides Last-Second Equalizer With Composed Finish

Goalkeeper Bono was Sevilla's unlikely hero as they snatched a 1-1 draw at struggling Real Valladolid in LaLiga on Saturday thanks to his strike deep in stoppage time.

Chilean midfielder Fabián Orellana put the hosts in charge with a 44th minute penalty after forward Shon Weissman had been barged over by Sevilla defenders Diego Carlos and Karim Rekik.

Not Even The Linesman Could Believe This Bicycle Kick Goal From Marija Banušić

There are few things in life that irk me more than men who say they won’t watch women’s sports because they think they aren’t as good as men’s sports. Anyone who makes such naïve comments clearly has never taken the time to actually watch women’s sports and probably has some deep-rooted misogyny they need to work out. Just look at this Roma Women bicycle kick from Marija Banušić, which proved to be the winner in a 4-3 thriller against Inter Milan on Saturday.

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