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  • Ligue 1 Review: Lyon, Monaco continue fight for second

    Ligue 1 Review: Lyon, Monaco continue fight for second

    Omnisport
    Ligue 1 Review: Lyon, Monaco continue fight for second

    The battle for second spot in Ligue 1 is going down to the wire as Lyon and Monaco fought out wins on Saturday. …

  • Barcelona beats Betis, moves closer to Spanish league title

    Barcelona beats Betis, moves closer to Spanish league title

    Associated Press
    Barcelona beats Betis, moves closer to Spanish league title

    MADRID (AP) — Barcelona scored two second-half goals to defeat 10-man Real Betis 2-0 on Saturday and move closer to winning the Spanish league title. …

  • Title rivals Barca, Atletico and Real all win

    Title rivals Barca, Atletico and Real all win

    Reuters
    Title rivals Barca, Atletico and Real all win

    By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - La Liga leaders Barcelona moved closer to retaining their crown with a lacklustre 2-0 away win over 10-man Real Betis thanks to goals from Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez on Saturday. Atletico Madrid kept pace as substitute Antoine Griezmann fired them to a 1-0 home win over struggling Rayo Vallecano, while Real Madrid's Gareth Bale scored in a 1-0 victory at Real Sociedad that leaves them still a point behind. …

  • Barcelona beat Betis to remain top, Atletico, Real keep up pressure

    Barcelona beat Betis to remain top, Atletico, Real keep up pressure

    AFP News
    Barcelona beat Betis to remain top, Atletico, Real keep up pressure

    Barcelona remain on top of La Liga with two games remaining as goals from Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez earned a 2-0 win over 10-man Real Betis on Saturday. On a day of high tension when all three title contenders were at one point top of the table, Antoine Griezmann came off the bench to score the winner in Atletico Madrid's 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano to remain behind Barca solely due to their inferior head-to-head record. Gareth Bale's thunderous header 10 minutes from time kept an …

  • With spotlight on top, Newcastle moves out of EPL drop zone

    With spotlight on top, Newcastle moves out of EPL drop zone

    Associated Press
    With spotlight on top, Newcastle moves out of EPL drop zone

    LONDON (AP) — Less than 24 hours before the global soccer spotlight falls on Leicester in its bid to win the top tier for the first time, Newcastle came out best in the scrapping at the other end of the English Premier League on Saturday. …