Five stories and anecdotes that leaves us the European Day
The great classic between Real Madrid and Barcelona and Chelsea's great victory over Arsenal marked a weekend that leaves Bayern Munich one step away from conquering the Bundesliga. La Juventus, also close to the Scudetto, and wonderful goals like Rooney's leave a very interesting day:
1- Barcelona wins the Classic, the Atlético leader. The great match in Spain was the one between Real Madrid and Barcelona that ended with 3-4 in favor of the Blaugrana. Great game between the two greats of Spanish football that ended with three penalties, a hat-trick from Messi and the 13th straight red card from Sergio Ramos. A match that leaves the whites second and the Catalans third behind a leader that is Atlético de Madrid, that won 0-2 to Real Betis and settles at the top of the table with ten games to go. Valencia beat Villarreal 2-1 and Athletic 1-0 to Getafe, consolidating its fourth place. By the way, Spectacular Santiago Bernabéu tribute to Adolfo Suárez, the first president of democracy who died this Sunday.
2- El Chelsea, unstoppable. Preciosa the day that was lived in the Premier. At the big meeting on Saturday, Mourinho's Chelsea thrashed unexpectedly by 6-0 to Arsenal, where Wenger met his match 1000. Eto'o and a spectacular Oscar, with two goals, gave a victory that allows the blues to lead the table with a four-point advantage over Liverpool, who also thrashed Cardiff City by 3-6, with three goals from Luis Suárez. The City prevailed 5-0 to Fulham with a hat trick from Toure Yayá and United got rid of West Ham by 0-2 con great goal from the middle of the field by Wayne Rooney.
3- In Italy, Juventus keeps winning. This time he did it in Catania for 0-1 and took advantage of Napoli's setback against Fiorentina to deal a hard blow to the Scudetto. 14 points advantage over Roma with ten games remaining indicate that the title is just around the corner. AC Milan did not go beyond a draw against Lazio (1-1) and Inter lost at home 1-2 against Atalanta.
4- In Germany, Bayern could be champions this Tuesday. The triumph 0-2 against Mainz 04 leaves Guardiola's men with 23 points advantage with eight games remaining over Borussia Dortmund, who beat Hannover by 0-3 with a great goal from Robert Lewandowski. Schalke is third with a five-point lead over Leverkusen, cuarto.
5- El PSG, stands out. In France, PSG won by 0-1 in the field of Lorient and took a giant step to win the Ligue 1. In the big game of the day, Monaco and Lille tied at 1 putting the title on a platter for the Parisians, at the top of the table with an eight point advantage over the Monegasques.