European roundup: Messi equals Pele record, Lyon go top of Ligue 1

European roundup: Messi equals Pele record, Lyon go top of Ligue 1

The Argentina playmaker was on target just prior to half- time.

(*1 *) Lionel Messi equated to the single-club scoring record of Brazil great (*1 *)Pele with his 643rd goal for (*1 *) Barcelona in the 2-2 LaLiga draw against Valencia.

The Argentina playmaker was on target just prior to half- time, heading the ball in after his penalty had actually been conserved.

Mouctar Diakhaby had actually nodded Valencia into the lead after 29 minutes, with Messi making it 1-1 at the break.

Leo # Messi equals @Pele as the perpetuitytop goalscorer for one club WITH 643 goals!

: @damiendraws

— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 19, 2020

Ronald Araujo put Barca in front after 52 minutes with an acrobatic effort, only for Maxi Gomez to secure a share of the points when he prodded the ball in with 20 minutes left.

The draw leaves Ronald Koeman’s side 5th in LaLiga, 8 points behind (*1 *) Atletico Madrid, who earlier beat Elche 3-1

Atletico produced the best reaction from their derby defeat last weekend, with Luis Suarez scoring in each half and a late penalty from Diego Costa settling matters after Lucas Boye’s header had actually offered Elche hope.

́(* )@LuisSuarez9

⚪ #AúpaAtleti|⚽ #AtletiElche

— Atlético de Madrid( @atletienglish) December 19, 2020

Saturday’s night kick-off saw

Valladolid struck a late equaliser to draw Real -1 at Sevilla, who are 6th.1 Lucas Ocampos ‘

– first wanted to have actually set the hosts on their half penalty, however Raul Garcia struck with way 3 minutes left.just In other places, Levante beat

Sociedad 2-Real with a late 1 from Jorge de Frutos and Gerard Moreno scored two times as Villarreal goal 3-won at Osasuna, who had defender Aridane sent after 1 19 minutes.just Bayern will invest Christmas where they feel most at

#BLMatchday @FCBayernEN– Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) December 19, 2020

In the Bundesliga, newly-crowned

FIFA Men’s Player Best the Year (*of *) Robert Lewandowski1 scored a last-minute to offer (*winner *) Bayern Munich1 a 2- at Bayer Leverkusen and seal 1 win for spot Patrik Schick had actually offered the

the home side with a great volley on 14 minutes, as Leverkusen wanted to keep ahead lead the safeguarding of in the table.champions Lewandowski, however, equalised

prior to just- time and half when the just looked set to end in a draw, the Poland striker capitalised on a match error to defensive Bayern to a remarkable One

those daysof ⚪ #RBLeipzig #RBLKOE

— RB Leipzig English (@RBLeipzig_EN) December 19, 2020

RB Leipzig missed out on the opportunity to

above Leverkusen as they were held to a goalless draw at move by Perfume.home Eren Sami Dinkci’s last-minute

offered Werder Bremen a goal -0 1 at Mainz, while Augsburg were beaten 2-0 at win by Eintracht Frankfurt.home Borussia Monchengladbach had Marcus Thuram sent late on as Hoffenheim originated from behind to

2-win, with 1 from Andrej Kramaric and Ryan Sessegnon, who sealed the goals 4 minutes from time.points New Schalke

Huub Stevens– the boss’s 3rd club the season following the sacking head coach of Manuel Baum– saw his of in what is a 4th time at the helm first game with a finish -0 1 defeat by Arminia Bielefeld.home Fabian Klos’

early in the goal leaves Schalke all-time low, now 6 second half behind Arminia, who inhabit the points- off relegation*

*) Cristiano Ronaldo1 scored two times as (* *) Juventus1 went out 4-0 winners at Parma to a point behind move leaders A/C Milan.Serie A Dejan Kulusevski opened the scoring on 23 minutes prior to Ronaldo

struck a soon for the second with a hallmark towering header.champions Ronaldo

another 3 minutes into the added after being second half by Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, with Alvaro Morata concluding the Bianconeri’s comfy released when he nodded in a late Fiorentina were held to a

-1 draw by Hellas Verona, both sides having actually scored early charges, while Sampdoria beat bottom 1 Crotone 3-club1 Never ever in doubt

The panenka

about coming off for (*just *) Memphis Depay1— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 19, 2020


, (*Ligue 1 *)1 4-Lyon won at Nice, with Memphis Depay transforming a positive Panenka 1 the penalty during, to first half a point move at the clear the of Lille host Paris St Germain on Sunday, with both sides seeking to seize the day to

to the top.go back Metz beat Lens 2-0, while Marseille needed to originate from behind to draw

-1 at 1 Reims, Florian Thauvin equalising home against prior to just- time.half

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