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Euro Roundup

Euro Roundup: Real Madrid back to winning ways as Dybala steals the headlines in Italy

As the two Manchester clubs light up the English Premier League, how are things going in the other top leagues across Europe?

We begin in La Liga, where Paulinho’s late winner sent Barcelona top as they beat Getafe 2-1, while Sevilla sit second after a 1-0 win at Girona. Real Madrid sit fourth one point behind Real Sociedad despite a 3-1 win over the side, where Ronaldo’s replacement Borja Mayoral scored the opener. Griezmann’s solo goal was enough to give Atletico a 1-0 victory at home to Malaga.

In Italy, Paulo Dybala’s sensational hat-trick against Sassuolo stole all the headlines, with the striker bagging goal number 50 on his 100th Juventus appearance in the 3-1 win. Napoli however sit atop of Serie A as they thrashed Benevnto 6-0, with Mertens also grabbing a hat-trick. Dzeko’s double helped Roma to a 3-0 win over HellasVerona while AC Milan and Inter both picked up wins to move to third and fifth in the table respectively.

Borussia Dortmund went top of the Bundesliga on goal difference as they eased past Cologne with a 5-0 victory, joined by newly-promoted Hannover who edged out Hamburg 2-0. Bayern Munich returned to winning ways as Kimmich produced a hat-trick of assists in their 4-0 thumping of Mainz, while Schalke occupy fourth as they beat Werder Bremen 2-1. RB Leipzig moved to sixth despite a thrilling 2-2 draw at home to Borussia Monchengladbach, where soon-to-be Liverpool man grabbed an assist before receiving a straight red for a high boot, with hot prospect Werner scoring the opener.

PSG remain top of Ligue 1 as they went six wins from six games after a 2-0 home victory over Lyon, with Cavani missing a penalty in between two own goals from the away side. Monaco sit three points off in second following their 3-0 win over Strasbourg, where Falcao grabbed two goals and an assist in another impressive performance for both himself and his side. Saint-Etienne and Bordeaux sit third and fourth, both picking up 1-0 away wins over Dijon and Toulouse respectively. Finally, former Spurs man N’jie bagged a two-minute second half brace to help Marseille to a 2-0 victory at Amiens.

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