Rodrygo from Real Madrid scored two goals and Jude Bellingham also scored, leading the team to a 3-0 victory over Cádiz in La Liga on Sunday. This win propelled them to the top of the standings.
After 14 minutes, Real took the lead when Rodrygo dribbled into the penalty area and scored a great goal in the upper-right corner. In the 64th minute, the Brazilian scored his second goal with another impressive shot after creating space in the box. Bellingham secured the victory for his team 10 minutes later with his 11th league goal of the season.
Carlo Ancelotti’s team currently has 35 points, putting them ahead by one point of second-place Girona. Girona will face Athletic Bilbao on Monday. Atlético Madrid is in third place and has played one less game than Real Madrid. They are tied with Barcelona, who dropped to fourth place after a 1-1 tie against Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.
In a match against Real Sociedad, Sevilla lost 2-1 and had two players sent off in the final minutes. Real Sociedad, who are competing for a top-six spot, scored an own goal early on and Umar Sadiq added another goal before half-time. Sevilla’s Youssef En-Nesyri scored in the second half, but their chances were hindered when Jesús Navas and Sergio Ramos were both shown red cards near the end of the match.
A first league hat-trick from José Luis Morales ensured Villarreal defeated Osasuna 3-1 to give their new manager, Marcelino, a winning start to his second spell in charge. In Sunday’s late kick-off, an early goal from Willian José was enough for Real Betis to beat Las Palmas 1-0.
The top spot in Serie A is still held by Internazionale, who managed to equalize and earn a draw of 1-1 against their closest competitors Juventus.
Dusan Vlahovic scored the first goal for the home team in the 27th minute, starting and finishing a well-executed play. However, Lautaro Martínez quickly equalized with a first-time shot just five minutes later, completing a remarkable team effort. The pace of the game slowed down in the second half and Juventus did not pose a significant threat to secure their sixth consecutive win, which would have put them one point ahead in the standings.
Paulo Dybala netted a goal and assisted another as Roma claimed a 3-1 victory over Udinese in Serie A at their home stadium. The Argentine forward regained the lead for Roma with nine minutes remaining after receiving a pass from Romelu Lukaku and successfully scoring from within the penalty area. Roma initially took the lead in the 20th minute thanks to Gianluca Mancini’s headed goal from a free-kick by Dybala, but Udinese managed to equalize just before the hour mark with a headed goal by Florian Thauvin.
Stephan El Shaarawy secured Roma’s victory with a skillfully aimed shot from a difficult position within the penalty box in the 90th minute. This win moves Roma up to fifth place in the standings, with 21 points, just three points behind fourth-place Napoli. Udinese remains in 16th place.
Goals from Jonathan David and Tiago Santos in the first half led Lille to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Lyon, who are currently at the bottom of the Ligue 1 standings. This win brings Lille closer to third-placed Monaco in the league.
Hoffenheim’s goalie, Oliver Baumann, successfully blocked a penalty shot to maintain a 1-1 tie against Mainz in the Bundesliga. Mainz’s Marco Richter scored the first goal in the 39th minute, but Robert Skov equalized for Hoffenheim in the 48th minute. Baumann made a crucial save on Aymen Barkok’s penalty kick in the 68th minute. The draw leaves Mainz in a precarious position at 16th place after 12 games, while Hoffenheim remains in sixth place. In another match, promoted Heidenheim and Bochum ended in a scoreless tie.