The big news: Barcelona slip six points behind Real Madrid
Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw by Real Sociedad on Sunday. They are now six points behind table toppers Real Madrid. Barcelona were outplayed, which is rare, and had to come from behind to secure a point. Willian Jose put Sociedad ahead but the lead lasted for just six minutes with Lionel Messi scoring the equaliser.
Sociedad should have won the game when Juanmi scored, but was wrongly ruled offside. Barcelona, who have now failed to win their last two La Liga games, are second on the table with 27 points from 13 games. Barcelona host Real Madrid in the El Clasico at the Nou Camp on December 3.
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- Arsenal beat Bournemouth 3-1 in their Premier League clash on Sunday. Two goals from Alexis Sanchez and one from Theo Walcott gave Wenger’s men an easy win. However, Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy suffered an injury during the clash.
- Manchester United were held to 1-1 draw by West Ham United, which also witnessed Jose Mourinho being sent off yet again owing to his antics. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored for United after Sakho gave West Ham United within two minutes of the game.
- Juventus were beaten 3-1 defeat by Genoa on Sunday. However, defender Dani Alves had a horrible match as he broke his leg during the clash. The former Barcelona player suffered the injury after his side finished with 10 men.
- A hat-trick by Marcelinho helped Delhi Dynamos decimate FC Goa 5-1 in their Indian Super league match at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Sunday. The win took Delhi to the second spot in the ISL table. Marcelinho also took his tally of goals this season to eight, to take a sizeable lead in the top-scorers list.