Real Madrid defeated arch rivals Atletico Madrid.

Here is a quick recap of the exciting football action that took place in the top 5 leagues this weekend.

This weekend witnessed some end to end stuff in the top 5 leagues. The highly awaited fixture of Madrid derby took place as Real Madrid defeated arch rivals Atletico Madrid by a scoreline of 2-1.

Laliga: Spanish top flight staged one of it’s highly awaited matches. Atletico hosted Real Madrid for the Madrid derby at Wanda Metropolitano which ended agonizingly for the home fans. Two first half goals from Rodrygo and Valverde sealed the deal for Madrid as they rendered Hermoso’s 83rd minute goal futile. Madrid successfully maintained their 100% record. FC Barcelona got the better of Elche with Lewandowski scoring a first half brace to consolidate his position as the top scorer of the league.

Premier League: This weekend had lesser fixtures than usual due to the cancellation of 3 games for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Arsenal maintained their place at the top with a convincing 3-0 win thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, William Saliba and Fabio Vieira, who opened his account in the Premier League with a sublime left footed strike. Manchester City also continued their great run of form with a 3-0 win over Wolves. Erling Haaland scored for the 5th premier league game running and became the first player to score in his first 4 consecutive away games. Spurs thrashed the struggling Leicester 6-2 as Heung Min Son ended his goal drought by netting a 13-minute hatrick.

SerieA: Many interesting games took place in the SerieA this weekend. Turbulent times continue for Juventus as the Old Lady were handed a 1-0 loss by Monza, making it only 2 wins out of 7. They sit on the 8th position. Udinese continued their impressive start to the season by inflicting a shock 3-1 defeat on Inter. Jose Mourinho was at the receiving end of a red card as Roma suffered a 1-0 loss to Atalanta. The main event for this weekend was AC Milan vs Napoli which lived up to the hype. Giovanni Simeone’s 78th minute winner meant that Napoli still retain their top spot in the league.

Bundesliga: German first division saw defending champs Bayern Munich dropping points for the 4th game in a row. Augsburg scuffed a 1-0 win as Bayern dropped down to 5th position on the table. Youngster Youssoufa Moukoko scored for Dortmund in their 1-0 win over rivals Schalke in the Revierderby. Union Berlin’s dream start to the season continues as they managed to register a 2-0 win against Wolfsburg.

Ligue 1: PSG continue to cruise past teams in the French top flight as Lionel Messi’s goal ensured their win over Olympique Lyonnais. Rennes managed to hold Marseille to a draw, leading to a 2 point difference at the top of the table between OM and PSG.

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