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Eintracht Frankfurt dominated the match, handing Bayern Munich a crushing 5-1 loss and ending their undefeated streak in the Bundesliga.
Thomas Tuchel selected his most formidable lineup, featuring Manuel Neuer, Leroy Sane, and Harry Kane, in an attempt to narrow the distance between them and league leaders Bayer Leverkusen. This decision was made just three days before their upcoming Champions League match against Manchester United.
However, Eintracht dominated the game at the Deutsche Bank Arena and Bayern allowed five goals within the first 60 minutes of a Bundesliga match for the first time since 1975.
Eric Ebimbe netted a pair of goals, while Omar Marmoush, Hugo Larsson, and Ansgar Knauff also found the back of the net. Joshua Kimmich, who scored just before halftime, briefly lifted Bayern’s spirits with a goal to make the score 3-1.
RB Leipzig emerged victorious in the match between the teams ranked fourth and fifth, securing a 3-2 victory over Borussia Dortmund.
Hummels was ejected from the game within 15 minutes for a reckless tackle on Openda, allowing Leipzig to capitalize with an own goal by Bensebaini.
Niklas Sule scored a goal to tie the game just before half-time, but Christoph Baumgartner and Yussuf Poulssen each scored again before Niclas Fullkrug’s late goal as a consolation.
Jude Bellingham scored his 16th goal of the season during Real Madrid’s 1-1 tie with Real Betis in LaLiga.
The player from England scored a goal in the 52nd minute, but it was not sufficient for a win as Aitor Ruibal retaliated.
Madrid’s victory put them one point ahead of their competitors at the top of the standings. However, Girona and Barcelona, who are in second and third place, will have an opportunity to capitalize on this when they play against each other on Sunday.
Real Sociedad, who ranked fifth, comfortably won 3-0 against Villarreal with goals from Mikel Merino, Martin Zubimendi, and Takefusa Kubo within seven minutes before halftime.
Inter Milan reclaimed the top spot in Serie A with a comfortable 4-0 victory against Udinese at San Siro.
In just seven minutes before halftime, Hakan Calhanoglu, Federico Dimarco, and Marcus Thuram capitalized on Inter’s dominance and scored. Lautaro Martinez also contributed with his 14th goal of the season six minutes before the end of the match.
Atalanta defeated AC Milan 3-2 thanks to a remarkable last-minute goal by Luis Muriel.
Atalanta had the lead twice thanks to Ademola Lookman, but Milan seemed to be securing a draw as they responded with goals from Olivier Giroud and Luka Jovic.
However, in the final moments of the game, AC Milan’s captain Davide Calabria was given a red card. Atalanta, who had not won in their last five matches, secured victory as Luis Muriel cleverly backheeled the ball past Mike Maignan from a short distance.
Despite losing Ondrej Duda to a red card in the 77th minute, Verona managed to draw 1-1 with Lazio. Lazio took the lead with a goal from Mattia Zaccagni, but Thomas Henry equalized for Verona.
Randal Kolo Muani came back to trouble his old team Nantes by scoring a winning goal in Paris St Germain’s 2-1 win in Ligue 1 at Parc des Princes.
Bradley Barcola produced a superb angled finish four minutes before the break, but Nantes levelled after the restart through Mostafa Mohamed.
In the 83rd minute, Kolo Muani scored a goal from a short distance, leading PSG to their eighth consecutive victory in the league.
Monaco, with only ten players, secured a 2-1 victory against Rennes and climbed to second place in the standings, trailing PSG by six points.
Vanderson, a Brazilian full-back, scored for Monaco and was later given a red card. However, Youssouf Fofana extended their lead and prevented Benjamin Bourigeaud’s penalty in the final minute from making a significant impact.