European Roundup 2 : Madrid Loses Derby As Milan Wins

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Real Madrid’s poor streak continued in LaLiga, as they were defeated 2-1 away at Espanyol.

Carlo Ancelotti’s team has now gone three games without a win in all competitions, but they still lead the standings with 17 points, one point clear of city rivals Atlético Madrid on goal difference.

Milan maintained their strong start to the season by holding off a late Atalanta comeback to win 3-2.

Milan took an early lead, with captain Davide Calabria scoring at the second attempt after only 28 seconds. The hosts heaped on the pressure in quest of an equaliser but failed to convert many chances, and Atalanta paid the price three minutes before the break when Sandro Tonali sprinted clear to double Milan’s lead. Milan did not relent, with Rafael Leo apparently putting the game out of reach with a third goal with 12 minutes remaining.

With four minutes remaining, Duvan Zapata scored from the penalty spot for Atalanta, before Mario Pasalic secured a tense finish for Milan in stoppage time with a second goal for the hosts, but it was too late.

Source : guardian sport

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