Football fans across the world were thrilled with action over the weekend from the major football leagues across the globe.
In the Premier League, Liverpool is rampant, ruthless and roaring towards what looks like an end to the 30-year Premier League trophy drought.
James Milner’s last-gasp penalty bagged a 2-1 victory over Leicester City sending them eight points clear ahead of champions Manchester City, as Guardiola’s men suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of resilient Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola said ‘there are a lot of games to go’ after his side handed the Premier League title advantage to Liverpool with a shock home defeat to Wolves.
Brighton added insult to injury for Tottenham as striker Aaron Connolly scored twice in a shocking 3-0 defeat over the European Champions League finalists.
Hugo Lloris bore the worst part of the defeat as he was taken off the field on a stretcher following a lengthy delay after landing awkwardly on his left arm in an incident that gifted Brighton a third-minute lead.
Chelsea brushed aside Southampton 4-1 at St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday to register back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time under Frank Lampard.
Manchester United’s season woes continue as Steve Bruce’s Newcastle beat them by a goal to nil. Steve Bruce finally secured his first-ever league victory over the Red Devils at the 23rd attempt as manager thanks to a 72nd-minute goal from 19-year old Matty Longstaff.
In the Spanish La Liga, Barcelona thrashed Sevilla 4-0 at the Camp Nou to move up to second place, two points behind arch-rivals Real Madrid follwing Madrid’s 4-2 win over Granada.
Gonzalo Higuan came off the bench to score the winner as Juventus moved top of Seria A by beating Inter Milan 2-1 in an intense game at the San Siro.