Setback for Barcelona in Gijon On their day at Gijon, Barcelona tied their second match of the season 1-1 against Sporting for match day 22. La Liga leaders where down by one since minute 16, with 11 minutes to look prior to the end David Villa surely could send the ball over golie Ivan Cuellar having a a stylish play to perhaps the score. Barcelona gets to 62 points after leaving two points, something where their closest contender, Real Madrid, would take advantage of. An eight-point difference separated Real Madrid from Barcelona just before their holiday to Espanyol. With a win the Whites could reduce that difference to five, that they can wound up doing as a result of a lonely goal from Marcelo in the 23rd minute from the first half.
From the first play of the game Real Madrid used ten players after goalie Iker Casillas got a principal red card for any foul on Jose Callejon outside of the penalty area. In the fight for that third place Virrareal lost it to Valencia because of their defeat at La Coruna by 1-0 against Deportivo. That result combined with Valencia's while travelling 2-1 win versus Atletico de Madrid, via two goals from Joaquin Sanchez, gave them the lead in the standings with 47 points over 45 from Virrareal. Wonderfull Cassano In Italy, Milan got back for the victory lane after tying two games uninterruptedly. Their victim was Parma, whom they defeated in your house by the resounding 4-0. Antonio Cassano was the MVP in the game scoring one goal and assisting in the of Robinho's goals. Clarence Seedoorf had opened the score previously. With 52 points Milan continues on top of the Serie A after 25 rounds.
Three points away comes Napoli putting more pressure in it. The Azurri defeated Roma while travelling by 2-0, both goals scored by their striker Edison Cavani, who reached to 20 goals in the season which is the top scorer in the Serie A. No. 3 Lazio defeated Brescia 2-0 while travelling and now has 45 goals where scored by Alvaro Gonzales in the first half and Libor Kozak inside second. While for your fourth place and defending champions Inter this became an adverse round, while they lost on their holiday to Turin by 1-0 versus Juventus. Now their city rivals and Serie A leaders have increased to eight points the length bewteen barefoot and shoes, but to their favor would be the fact they have one pending game against Fiorentina, which if won this Wednesday will lessen the difference to five points once again.
Rooney's overhead kick wins Manchester's derby In the capital of scotland- Manchester's derby involving the Red Devils along with the Citizens one of the best goals of the year was scored. It was an overhead kick by Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, once the game was associated with one inside 78th minute of play time. Previously Nani had in the lead within the score for the Red Devils with four minutes to visit before the end from the first half.
Later in the lover David Silva would even things up for your Citizens, until Rooney scored the winner goal that gave Manchester United three more points. The Red Devils continue within the first place with the Premier League standings with 57 points then one pending match, while the Citizens continue in third place with 49 points after 27 rounds.
Second place Arsenal -who even offers a pending game- defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers in the home 2-0. Both goals where scored by Robinvan Persie, one inch each half. The Gunners reached 53 points withthat victory, keeping alive their odds of winning the Premier League for that first time because the 2003-04 season. Benefited from Chelsea's tie without any goals against Fulham, Tottenham Hotspur took the forth place away from the Blues using their 2-1 on the highway victory against Sunderland. The Spurs overcame an early on goal from Asamoah Gyan with two goal from Michael Dawson within the first half, and Niko Kranjcar inside the second for the come-from-behind victory.Tottenham is fourth with 47 points, two more than Chelsea.
The leaders lose two points in Kaiserslautern Borussia Dortmund, leader with the Bundesliga with 52 points in 22 games, was just capable of tie to one inch their holiday to Bender goal had put Borussia ahead inside score with nine minutes to travel, but a crunch time goal from Jan Moravek evened things up for your home team, frustrating the No. 1 team.
Bayer Leverkusen had no problems of their trip to Eintracht Frankfurt and comfortably won 3-0 to set themselves two points closer for the leader Borussia Dortmund, but the length remains considerable as 10 points separates them. Simon Rolfes and Renato Augusto inside first half, in addition to Hanno Balitsch within the second scored the goals. The same situation was gone through by Bayer Munich, who had no problems to overcome their rival TSG Hoffenheim in the home by 4-0, but is still far -13 point difference- through the leaders.