The best of Europe over the weekend

  • South American Weekend
    1/11 With doubles from Cavani and James, and goals from Lavezzi, Bacca, Jackson, Dybala and Luiz Adriano, players from South America stole the show in Ligue 1, the Serie A and La Liga.
  • Sevilla 0-3 Atletico Madrid: Jackson off the mark in La Liga as Llorente's return ends in defeat
    2/11 Sevilla 0-3 Atletico Madrid: Jackson off the mark in La Liga as Llorente's return ends in defeat: Goals in either half from Koke and Gabi and a first Liga strike for Jackson Martinez ensured Atletico Madrid left Sevilla with an impressive 3-0 win. Diego Simeone's side capitalised on some sluggish defensive lapses to secure a valuable away win.
  • Barcelona 1-0 Malaga: Vermaelen bags revenge for Blaugrana
    3/11 Barcelona 1-0 Malaga: Vermaelen bags revenge for Blaugrana: Patience was the key for Barcelona as they edged to a 1-0 Liga victory over Malaga, with Thomas Vermaelen scoring the winner with his first goal for the club. Vermaelen popped up 17 minutes from time to seal Barca's second 1-0 win in as many matches. Neymar returned to the first-team fold following a bout of mumps.
  • Barcelona 1-0 Malaga: Vermaelen bags revenge for Blaugrana
    4/11 Barcelona 1-0 Malaga: Vermaelen bags revenge for Blaugrana: Patience was the key for Barcelona as they edged to a 1-0 Liga victory over Malaga, with Thomas Vermaelen scoring the winner with his first goal for the club. Vermaelen popped up 17 minutes from time to seal Barca's second 1-0 win in as many matches. Neymar returned to the first-team fold following a bout of mumps.
  • Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis: James Rodriguez stars with spectacular strikes
    5/11 Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis: James Rodriguez stars with spectacular strikes: Rafa Benitez's Real Madrid rediscovered their attacking prowess in a 5-0 victory over Real Betis - James Rodriguez, Gareth Bale doubles and Karim Benzema sealed at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Colombian was the star with a superb free kick in the first half and a wonderful bicycle kick in the 50’ minute. He also assisted Bale at the opening goal.
  • Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis: James Rodriguez stars with spectacular strikes
    6/11 Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis: James Rodriguez stars with spectacular strikes: Rafa Benitez's Real Madrid rediscovered their attacking prowess in a 5-0 victory over Real Betis - James Rodriguez, Gareth Bale doubles and Karim Benzema sealed at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Colombian was the star with a superb free kick in the first half and a wonderful bicycle kick in the 50’ minute. He also assisted Bale at the opening goal.
  • Roma 2-1 Juventus: Bianconeri stutter to defeat
    7/11 Roma 2-1 Juventus: Bianconeri stutter to defeat: Juventus stuttered to a 2-1 defeat against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. Miralem Pjanic rattled the post during the first half before opening the scoring with a sumptuous 61st-minute free-kick. Edin Dzeko then climbed above Giorgio Chiellini to head home Iago Falque's hooked cross 11 minutes from time. Juventus did manage to reduce the deficit through Paulo Dybala.
  • Roma 2-1 Juventus: Bianconeri stutter to defeat
    8/11 Roma 2-1 Juventus: Bianconeri stutter to defeat: Juventus stuttered to a 2-1 defeat against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. Miralem Pjanic rattled the post during the first half before opening the scoring with a sumptuous 61st-minute free-kick. Edin Dzeko then climbed above Giorgio Chiellini to head home Iago Falque's hooked cross 11 minutes from time. Juventus did manage to reduce the deficit through Paulo Dybala.
  • Monaco 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain: Cavani scores twice as Di Maria makes decisive debut
    9/11 Monaco 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain: Cavani scores twice as Di Maria makes decisive debut: Edinson Cavani scored twice and Angel Di Maria bagged an assist on his debut as Paris Saint-Germain won 3-0 away to Monaco. The Uruguay international showed his striking instincts remain strong when he supplied a textbook headed finish 12 minutes into the second half, before latching onto a perfectly weighted pass from Ibrahimovic to double his tally in the 73rd minute.
  • Monaco 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain: Cavani scores twice as Di Maria makes decisive debut
    10/11 Monaco 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain: Cavani scores twice as Di Maria makes decisive debut: Edinson Cavani scored twice and Angel Di Maria bagged an assist on his debut as Paris Saint-Germain won 3-0 away to Monaco. The Uruguay international showed his striking instincts remain strong when he supplied a textbook headed finish 12 minutes into the second half, before latching onto a perfectly weighted pass from Ibrahimovic to double his tally in the 73rd minute.
  • AC Milan 2-1 Empoli: Luiz Adriano fires Rossoneri to victory
    11/11 AC Milan 2-1 Empoli: Luiz Adriano fires Rossoneri to victory: Luiz Adriano's thumping second-half headed goal gave AC Milan a much-needed 2-1 win over Empoli, but Sinisa Mihajlovic's side were made to work hard for their first three points of the Serie A season. Carlos Bacca scored a superb breakaway goal to give Milan a first-half lead that lasted just four minutes, as Riccardo Saponara slotted home and equalized the game before Luiz Adriano winner.