Arc at zero. Ledesma started in Cádiz’s 1-0 triumph over Real Madrid.
The Fifa date passed and the European leagues resumed activity. And taking into account that next Tuesday the group stage in the Champions League begins, the most important teams had action today.
Spain: two nice surprises
Cádiz and Getafe hit two huge hits in the Spanish League today by defeating Real Madrid and Barcelona, respectively. A situation that had not occurred since 2015, when on the same date Merengue fell with Valencia and Culé against Real Sociedad.
With Jeremías Ledesma in goal, Cádiz surprised Real Madrid as a visitor by beating him 1-0 with a goal from Honduran Anthony Lozano. The Merengue tried to draw, but found a solid defense and the security of the former Central goalkeeper.
On the other hand, Getafe knew how to amortize its arrivals and with so much from Mata, from a penalty, they beat Barcelona 1-0, which had Lionel Messi somewhat discontinued in his game. Furthermore, Atlético de Madrid beat Celta 2-0 and Granada 1-0 Sevilla. Tomorrow they play: Eibar vs. Osasuna, Bilbao vs. Raise, Villarreal vs. Valencia, Alaves vs. Elche, Huesca vs. Valladolid and Betis vs. Real society.
England: Kun returned
Argentine forward Sergio Agüero returned to the field after 117 days in Manchester City’s 1-0 win over Arsenal, with a goal from Raheem Sterling.
Kun returned to activity after undergoing an operation on his left knee, joined the starting line-up and was replaced in the 64th minute by the German Ilkay Gündogan.
Meanwhile, Everton, leader of the Premier, equaled 2-2 with Liverpool, in the city’s classic. The end was controversial as Jordan Henderson scored an agonizing goal in overtime for Liverpool but it was all ruled out by an almost imperceptible lead position from Mané early in the play. Also, Chelsea 3, Southampton 3 and Newcastle 1, Manchester United 4. The date continues tomorrow with: Sheffield United vs. Fulham, Crystal Palace vs. Brighton, Tottenham vs. West Ham and Leicester vs. Aston Villa. On Monday it will be the turn of the Leeds presentation of Loco Bielsa receiving Wolverhampton.
Italy: Zlatan did it
The leader Milan, two goals from the Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic, beat Inter, who had Lautaro Martínez among the starters, by 2 to 1 in one of the meetings of the fourth date of Calcio. Also, Crotone 1, Juventus 1; Napoli 4, Atalanta 1 and Sampdoria 3, Lazio 0. The date continues tomorrow with these matches: Bologna vs. Sassuolo, Spezia vs. Fiorentina, Torino vs. Cagliari, Udinese vs. Parma and Rome vs. Benevento.