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Winner against Clermont, PSG flies over the French championship before the resumption of the Champions League. In England, Cristiano Ronaldo did not need any adaptation time for his return to Manchester United. Unlike Griezmann, transparent for his “comeback” to Atlético Madrid.
Ligue 1: OM wins the Mediterranean derby, Angers still undefeated
The SCO of Angers remains the dolphin of Paris Saint-Germain: roughed up in Brest, the Angevins still preserved their invincibility and their good momentum by snatching the draw (1-1) in Brittany. While Romain Faivre opened the scoring from the penalty spot (62e), the SCO equalized thanks to Thomas Mangani on another penalty (78e).
This result keeps the SCO (11 pts) in the wake of the PSG, impeccable leader (15 pts) who scattered like a puzzle the promoted Clermont at home (4-0).
🤝 Brestois and Angevins make good friends.
– Angers SCO (@AngersSCO) September 12, 2021
Marseille, winner of Monaco in a derby that smells of the Mediterranean, completes the podium while Sampaoli’s men have one game less. Olympique de Marseille can thank Bamba Dieng. The Senegalese striker offers his first two goals of his career in Ligue 1 during the victory of OM (2-0).
Lyon logically won at the expense of Strasbourg (3-1), thus winning its second victory in a row this season, Sunday at the end of the fifth day of Ligue 1, auspicious just before returning to the Europa League next Thursday.
Premier League: Ronaldo already decisive with Manchester United
Driven by the ideal return of Cristiano Ronaldo, holder and author of a brace against Newcastle (4-1), Manchester United took advantage of Tottenham’s serious misstep at Crystal Palace (3-0) to take the lead in the fourth Premier League day.
Oh yes, by the way 😏
Cristiano Ronaldo is Manchester United’s first No.7 to score two goals in a Premier League game at Old Trafford since Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009 😭 pic.twitter.com/SoVGjm9Kcv
– CR7 inside ➐ (@ CR7_inside) September 12, 2021
“CR7” is not the type to ask for a time to adapt, especially in a club where he had a very good period between 2003 and 2009. With a close goal on a ball pushed back by the keeper (1-0 , 45 + 2) and a duel won after a good opening from Luke Shaw (2-1, 62e), the Portuguese signed his 119e and 120e goals in red.
With ten points and a goal difference of +8, the Mancuniens are ahead of Chelsea only in the number of goals scored and are tied with Liverpool, who won Leeds on Sunday (3-0). Everton can join the two leaders at the top of the championship in the event of a big victory Monday against Burnley.
Serie A: Zlatan still scorer
AC Milan continued their clear round in Serie A with a third victory in three matches against Lazio Rome (2-0), punctuated by a goal from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, back after four months away from the field.
Like Milan and Napoli, winner of Juventus (2-1), Roma also continued to refuel with a new victory snatched at the end of a crazy match against Sassuolo (2-1), to celebrate with dignity the 1 000e match as coach of José Mourinho.
Con side, Inter Milan gave up their first points against Sampdoria (2-2) three days to challenge Real Madrid in C1. The Nerazzurri have however led twice, thanks to a free kick from Federico Dimarco (18e) then a volley from Lautaro Martinez (44e). But the Samp was able to come back in an open match by Maya Yoshida, helped by a deviation from Edin Dzeko (32e), then Tommaso Augello with a nice volley (47e).
At the bottom of the standings, Franck Ribéry made his debut with Salernitana but without avoiding the promoted a third defeat in three matches, against Torino (0-4).
Bundesliga: Wolfsburg still ahead, Bayern crushes Leipzig
Stripped by Bayern in the offseason of three of its master assets – coach Julian Nagelsmann, center-back Dayot Upamecano and midfielder Marcel Sabitzer – the RB therefore did not resist the Bavarian steamroller, which inflicted a violent 4-1 on his own lawn. With three defeats and only one victory this season, Leipzig are tenth, already nine points behind the championship lead.
In the meantime, it is Wolfsburg, 2-0 winners at promoted Fürth, who are still ahead, being the only club with four wins in as many matches.
The best show of the day, however, was offered in the other shock, Leverkusen-Dortmund, won 4-3 by Borussia after a committed and spectacular game. With his brace, Erling Haaland brought his total Bundesliga goals to 45 for 46 appearances. The Yellow and Black are now third, three points behind Wolfsburg.
Liga: Madrid crush Celta Vigo with his French, Atlético in the snatch
The French of Real are in the spotlight … The “White House” started their game badly, conceding a goal from Santi Mina after only 4 minutes of play, but Karim Benzema (three goals and one assist) led his people to victory.
And in the wake of the stratospheric performance of the French center-forward, his compatriot Camavinga, the 18-year-old midfielder recruited by Real at the end of August from Rennes, also scored his first goal just five minutes later. come into play in place of Eden Hazard (72e).
Eduardo Camavinga’s debut with Real Madrid:
➡️ 66 ‘: Entry into play
⚽️ 72 ‘: Goal
He only needed 6 minutes to find the way to the nets! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/bFzjG2ASlI
– Vines Foot (@VinesFoot) September 12, 2021
A full evening for the men of Carlo Ancelotti, who return to the top of the standings up to Valencia and Atlético, respectively winners of Osasuna 4-1 and Espanyol Barcelona 2-1 in the afternoon.
In the other Madrid club, Antoine Griezmann missed his return to his roots. The French striker, returned on loan from FC Barcelona on the last day of the summer transfer window, did not shine with the “Colchoneros”. He even left his place at the hour mark. It was finally another Frenchman, Thomas Lemar, who snatched the victory (1-2) for the Colchoneros on the ground of Espanyol Barcelona in the last moments ( 90 + 9).