Arsenal drew in a blowout with Manchester City, Liverpool took advantage and lead

Arsenal drew in a blowout with Manchester City, Liverpool took advantage and lead
Arsenal drew in a blowout with Manchester City, Liverpool took advantage and lead
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In the 30th round of the English league, Arsenal’s footballers drew 0-0 at the field of defending champions Manchester City and lost first place in the table.

Liverpool moved two points ahead of the London team after a turnaround in the home match with Brighton and a 2:1 win. “Citizens” are three points back in third place.

In the duel between Manchester City and Arsenal, the home team was more active, but the spectators did not see any great scoring opportunities during the whole match.

“Citizens” won 72:28 in percentage possession and 12:6 in shots, but only one of their attempts went between the three posts.

“The Gunners” scored points in the league at the Etihad Stadium after seven games. Manchester drew for the second time in a row, in the last round they played 1:1 in Liverpool. All three teams at the top of the table have nine games left to play before the end of the competition.

Welbeck put Brighton in the lead after 87 seconds of the game with an exhibition shot from the edge of the box. In the 27th minute, Díaz equalized from a corner kick, and in the 65th minute, Salah completed the conversion after Mac Allister’s selfless header into the penalty area.

The Egyptian gunner scored his 16th league goal of the season and is two adrift of top scorer Haaland of Manchester City.

Liverpool recorded their 300th competitive win under manager Klopp, who will step down after nine years in charge at the end of the season.

English Football League – Round 30:

Liverpool – Brighton 2:1 (27. Díaz, 65. Salah – 2. Welbeck), Manchester City – Arsenal 0:0.

1. Liverpool 29 20 7 2 67:27 67
2. Arsenal 29 20 5 4 70:24 65
3. Manchester City 29 19 7 3 63:28 64
4. Aston Villa 30 18 5 7 62:42 59
5. Tottenham 29 17 5 7 61:43 56
6. Manchester United 29 15 3 11 40:40 48
7. West Ham 30 12 8 10 49:54 44
8. Newcastle 29 13 4 12 63:51 43
9. Brighton 29 11 9 9 51:46 42
10. Wolverhampton 29 12 5 12 42:46 41
11. Chelsea 28 11 7 10 49:47 40
12. Fulham 30 11 6 13 46:47 39
13. Bournemouth 29 10 8 11 43:53 38
14. Crystal Palace 29 7 9 13 34:49 30
15. Brentford 30 7 6 17 42:55 27
16. Everton 29 8 7 14 30:41 25
17. Nottingham 30 6 8 16 36:52 22
18. Luton 30 5 7 18 43:62 22
19. Burnley 30 4 6 20 31:65 18
20. Sheffield United 29 3 6 20 27:77 15

Note: Everton lost 6 points and Nottingham 4 points as a penalty for breaching financial rules.

Rodrygo set up Real’s win

In the 30th round of the Spanish league, Real Madrid players beat the fourth-placed Bilbao 2-0 on their field and continue to hold an eight-point lead over the second-placed Barcelona. Both goals were scored by Brazilian Rodrygo. Another two points back is third Girona, who won 3:2 at home over Betis Sevilla. Substitute forward Christian Stuani made the decision in the set-up.

Real followed up on two wins before the international break and beat Bilbao for the second time this season. Already in the eighth minute, Rodrygo guided the ball for a shot and hit the top corner of the goal from behind the goal. In the 73rd minute, he made a breakthrough in the penalty area again after a charge from the left side. The Brazilian winger scored his tenth goal of the season in the Spanish league, and with the goal he surpassed his scoring record from last year.

The best scorers of both teams were seen in the Girona – Betis match. Dovbyk scored twice for the home team, scoring one goal from the penalty spot. With 16 goals, the Ukrainian striker reached the top of the competition’s top scorers table, ahead of Bellingham from Real and Budimir from Pamplona. At the same time, Dovbyk became the second Girona player to score over 15 hits in one season of La Liga. So far, only Stuani has succeeded in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons.

Betis managed to equalize twice thanks to Willian José, who has ten league goals to his credit. In the second minute of regulation, however, Stuani found a sharp cross from the left side in front of the goal and overcame goalkeeper Silva twice.

Girona confirmed their excellent home record, losing points in only two draws from the last 11 league matches. Seventh-placed Betis lost for the fourth time in a row.

San Sebastian secured sixth place with a 1-0 victory at thirteenth-placed Alavés. In the 59th minute, defender Pacheco scored the first goal in the competition.

Spanish Football League – Round 30:

Celta Vigo – Vallecano 0:0, Girona – Betis Sevilla 3:2 (36. from pen. and 65. Dovbyk, 90.+2 Stuani – 45.+4 and 76. Willian José), Alavés – San Sebastian 0:1 (59. Pacheco), Real Madrid – Bilbao 2:0 (8th and 73rd Rodrygo).

1. Real Madrid 30 23 6 1 66:20 75
2. FC Barcelona 30 20 7 3 61:34 67
3. Girona 30 20 5 5 62:36 65
4. Bilbao 30 16 8 6 50:28 56
5. Atlético Madrid 29 17 4 8 54:34 55
6. San Sebastián 30 13 10 7 43:31 49
7. Betis Sevilla 30 10 12 8 36:36 42
8. Valencia 29 11 8 10 32:32 41
9. Pamplona 30 11 6 13 36:43 39
10. Villarreal 29 10 8 11 47:51 38
11. Getafe 30 9 11 10 37:43 38
12. Las Palmas 30 10 7 13 29:33 37
13. Alaves 30 8 8 14 26:36 32
14. FC Sevilla 30 7 10 13 37:44 31
15. Majorca 30 6 13 11 25:35 31
16. Vallecano 30 6 12 12 25:38 30
17. Celta Vigo 30 6 10 14 10:44 p.m 28
18. Cadiz 30 4 13 13 9:40 p.m 25
19. Granada 29 2 8 19 30:59 14
20. Almeria 30 1 10 19 28:60 13

Stuttgart drew with Heidenheim

In the 27th round of the German football league, Stuttgart squandered a two-goal lead and drew 3-3 at home with Heidenheim. At least he got a point in the eighth minute of the set-up by forward Deniz Undav.

Stuttgart could once again rely on the competition’s second-best scorer Guirassy, ​​who opened the scoring in a league game for the eighth time this season and equaled Mario Gomez’s club record. The Guinean gunner ended a handsome combination action in the 41st minute and scored the 23rd goal of the year.

In the 53rd minute, Stiller increased the score from a break, but the home goalkeeper Nübel soon brought the visitors back into the game with an own goal, whose ball fell out of his gloves after an intervention when it hit the ground.

In the 84th minute, Kleindienst equalized at the back post, and the same player headed in 104 seconds later. The favorite still got at least a point, after Undav equalized with a cross shot shortly after the expulsion of the visiting Dovedan.

Augsburg’s Czech goalkeeper Tomáš Koubek watched the 1:1 draw with Cologne from the substitutes’ bench.

German Football League – Round 27:

Augsburg – Cologne 1:1 (18. Maier – 33. Selke), Stuttgart – Heidenheim 3:3 (41. Guirassy, ​​53. Stiller, 90.+8 Undav – 84. and 85. Kleindienst, 62. own Nübel), Bochum – Darmstadt 2:2 (30th and 49th Hofmann – 62nd Skarke, 76th Vilhelmsson).

1. Leverkusen 27 23 4 0 68:19 73
2. Bayern Munich 27 19 3 5 78:33 60
3. Stuttgart 27 18 3 6 63:34 57
4. Dortmund 27 15 8 4 55:32 53
5. Leipzig 27 15 5 7 60:32 50
6. Eintracht Frankfurt 27 10 11 6 42:35 41
7. Augsburg 27 9 9 9 44:43 36
8. Freiburg 27 10 6 11 39:48 36
9. Hoffenheim 27 9 6 12 45:52 33
10. Bremen 27 8 6 13 35:43 30
11. Heidenheim 27 7 9 11 38:47 30
12. Union Berlin 27 8 5 14 25:42 29
13. Monchengladbach 27 6 10 11 46:53 28
14. Wolfsburg 27 7 7 13 33:44 28
15. Bochum 27 5 11 11 10:56 p.m 26
16. Mainz 27 3 11 13 10:46 p.m 20
17. Cologne 27 3 10 14 21:48 19
18. Darmstadt 27 2 8 17 28:67 14

The article is in Czech

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