Bara subdues Real, United downs Liverpool, Bayern beaten at home

Luis Suarez inspired La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 2-1 home triumph over Real Madrid while Manchester United won at Liverpool in one of the Premier League’s most iconic games and Bayern Munich finally lost at home. Here is a look at some of Europe’s major domestic leagues: Spain: Barcelona stretched its lead over Real Madrid at the top of La Liga to four points after a superb finish from Luis Suarez sealed a 2-1 home victory.

Jeremy Mathieu had given the ho

Luis Suarez inspired La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 2-1 home triumph over Real Madrid while Manchester United won at Liverpool in one of the Premier Leagueand#39s most iconic games and Bayern Munich finally lost at home. Here is a look at some of Europeand#39s major domestic leagues:

Spain: Barcelona stretched its lead over Real Madrid at the top of La Liga to four points after a superb finish from Luis Suarez sealed a 2-1 home victory.

Jeremy Mathieu had given the host the lead only for Cristiano Ronaldo to equalize. Sevilla piled the misery on Villarreal with a Coke strike setting them on the way to a 2-0 victory in La Liga following their midweek Europa League triumph over the same opponents.

England: Chelsea is six clear with a game in hand at the top after a 3-2 win at Hull City but the main drama was in the fight for the fourth Champions League qualifying place with Juan Mata scoring twice in Manchester Unitedand#39s 2-1 win at Liverpool. Steven Gerrard was sent off for stamping on Ander Herrera 38 seconds after coming on as a halftime substitute as United moved five points clear of their fifth-placed rivals.

Arsenal ia a point ahead in third after a 2-1 victory at Newcastle United with second-placed Manchester City a further point in front following a 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion which featured another referee sending off the wrong player

Germany: Borussia Moenchengladbach shocked Bayern Munich with a 2-0 victory but the champion is 10 points clear at the top of the table despite their first home loss in almost a year Brazilian Raffael struck twice for Gladbach, who stayed firmly in third place and on course for the Champions League, with second-placed VfL Wolfsburg seven points ahead after stumbling to a 1-1 draw at Mainz 05. Bayer Leverkusen beat Schalke 04 1-0 courtesy of Karim Bellarabiand#39s winner in their battle for a Champions League playoff spot, opening up a six-point gap to the fifth-placed Ruhr Valley club.

Italy: Juventus triumphed 1-0 at home to mid-table Genoa after striker Carlos Tevez scored a magnificent first-half goal and later missed a penalty. Juveand#39s third straight victory by the same scoreline meant they maintained a 14-point lead over AS Roma, who won 1-0 at Cesena Jeremy Menez scored twice to help beleaguered AC Milan beat Cagliari 3-1 in front of a sparse San Siro crowd as fans responded to a request to boycott the match in protest at the cluband#39s leadership.

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SOURCE: Today’s Zaman