European roundup: Courtois hands Alaves win, Juventus held by Benevento


Los Blancos also lost midfielder Eden Hazard to another injury problem.

A pricey error from goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois assisted Alaves secure a 2-1 LaLiga triumph over Real Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano arena.

Alaves had won just 2 league games up until now, however went on through an early penalty from Lucas Perez.

Los Blancos lost midfielder Eden Hazard to another injury problem after only thirty minutes, and fell even more behind after Courtois talented the visitors another goal early in the second half.

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✨ @alaveseng win away at Real Madrid for the first time in twenty years! #LaLigaSantander

— LaLiga English (@LaLigaEN) November 28, 2020

The Belgium international knocked a backpass directly to Joselu, who slotted the former Chelsea goalkeeper’s roaming ball into an empty net.

Regardless of a late alleviation from Casemiro, there was no way back for Zinedine Zidane’s side, who are now 6 points behind joint leaders Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid after 10 games.

Earlier, Atletico Madrid had won 1-0 at Valencia following a late own goal from Toni Lato.

Diego Simeone’s men, who beat Barcelona last week, lastly got the advancement with just 11 minutes left when Yannick Carrasco’s low cross bounced off Lato’s knee and past Valencia keeper Jaume Domenech.

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— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) November 28, 2020

Youssef En-Nesyri’s late goal offered Sevilla a 1-0 win at Huesca, which puts them in 5th place.

In Saturday’s early kick-off, Elche forward Lucas Boye scored and was then revealed a red card prior to half- time in the 1-1 draw against Cadiz.

Boye had actually put the home side in front after 38 minutes, with Elche then seeing a penalty for handball reversed following VAR review.

In first-half stoppage- time, Boye gathered a second yellow card, and Alvaro headed an equaliser for Cadiz after 55 minutes.


— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) November 28, 2020

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich originated from behind to win 3-1 at Stuttgart.

Lassana Coulibaly put the home side ahead, prior to Kingsley Coman equalised and Robert Lewandowski fired Bayern in front with his 12th Bundesliga goal during first-half stoppage- time.

Douglas Costa, on loan from Juventus, scored a late 3rd to preserve Bayern’s two-point lead.

RB Leipzig beat Arminia Bielefeld 2-1.

Angelino (29) and Christopher Nkunku (47) were on target for the hosts either side of half- time, prior to Fabian Klos established a tense final 15 minutes.

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— BVB Buzz (@BVBBuzz) November 28, 2020

Borussia Dortmund, however, lost ground following an unanticipated home defeat by Perfume which leaves them 4 points off the top in 3rd.

Ellyes Skhiri scored in each half for the visitors, with Thorgan Hazard’s late effort inadequate to trigger a resurgence as a first win of the season moved Perfume out of the bottom 3.

Borussia Monchengladbach are seventh after a 4-1 home win over bottom club Schalke.

Florian Neuhaus’ opener was counteracted by Benito Raman, however Oscar Wendt had the hosts back in front prior to half- time.

Marcus Thuram and Hannes Wolf finished the thrashing in the second half.

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— Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) November 28, 2020

Union Berlin and Eintracht Frankfurt drew 3-3.

Max Kruse scored two times for the home side, consisting of a late equaliser, while Frankfurt frontman Andre Silva netted a first-half brace

Augsburg and Freiburg played out a 1-1 draw at the SGL Arena, Ruben Vargas’ goal with 10 minutes left protecting a point for the hosts.

Juventus missed out on the opportunity to close up on the Serie A leaders after a 1-1 draw at promoted Benevento– where Alvaro Morata scored and was later on sent.

Morata put the champions, with Cristiano Ronaldo rested, in front after 21 minutes, however Gaetano Letizia equalised on the stroke of half- time.

Paulo Dybala might not find a late winner, and Morata was revealed a red card for arguing with the authorities at full- time.

Juventus sit 5th, while Inter are second after a 3-0 win at Sassuolo, where Alexis Sanchez had actually put them in front after just 4 minutes.

Atalanta– winners at Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday night– suffered a 2-0 home defeat by Verona who scored two times in the second half through a penalty from Miguel Veloso and Mattia Zaccagni’s late effort.

FULL-TIME: @PSG_English 2-2 Bordeaux

The scores are level at the end and both teams get a point. #PSGFCGB

Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) November 28, 2020

Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint Germain saw Bordeaux battle back to make a 2-2 draw at Parc des Princes.

PSG, who lost discarded a 2-goal lead in their last league game when they lost in Monaco, lagged after 10 minutes to an own goal from Timothee Pembele.

Neymar equalised with a penalty after 27 minutes and PSG were promptly ahead through Moise Kean.

Bordeaux substitute Yacine Adli made it 2-2 on the hour, with neither side able to craft a winning goal.

Earlier, Dimitri Payet was on target as Marseille beat Nantes 3-1 to sit 3rd, now 4 points behind PSG, however with 2 games in hand.

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