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There is now only one 100 per cent record in Europe’s top five leagues, and that belongs to Napoli who sit atop of Serie A with 24 points from eight games.

Despite that unequalled start, there may have been the slightest tinge of disappointment after their weekend win over Roma, as it was the first league match this season in which they've failed to score three goals.

Going into this weekend’s fixtures, the only other side in Europe’s big leagues to have a 100 per cent record was Barcelona, but that finally ended in the Spanish captail.

Barca needed a late Luis Suárez goal to grab a 1-1 draw at Diego Simeone’s men dropped points at their new home, the Wanda Metropolitano, for the first time.

In Germany, Borussia Dortmund suffered their first league defeat of the season against RB Leipzig. Meanwhile in France, Paris Saint-Germain extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1.

We've rounded up all these stories and more, keeping you up to date with all the action from Europe's major leagues.

Serie A

Napoli’s free scoring came to an end on Saturday, but they still found a way past a Roma defence that had conceded only four league goals all season.

Lorenzo Insigne was the man to make the difference, capitalising after a Dries Mertens pass bounced into his path via the shins of Daniele De Rossi.

Napoli were the better team but could easily have been pegged back as Roma hit the woodwork twice late on.

They’re now one of only two unbeaten sides left in Italy’s top division after Juventus lost their record following a shock defeat to Lazio.

No team had beaten I Bianconeri on their own patch in two years: a run stretching back 57 games across all competitions.

What’s more, Lazio had not enjoyed a league win over Juventus – home or away – since 2003. But Saturday was the day to end records, thanks to a Ciro Immobile double and a Paulo Dybala penalty miss late on.

Elsewhere, the pressure is building on Milan boss Vincenzo Montella, whose side lost 3-2 to rivals Inter Milan. They now now sit tenth in the table despite a big-spending summer.


Juventus 1-2 Lazio; Roma 0-1 Napoli; Fiorentina 2-1 Udinese; Bologna 2-1 SPAL; Cagliari 2-3 Genoa; Crotone 2-2 Torino; Sampdoria 3-1 Atalanta; Sassuolo 0-0 Chievo, Inter Milan 3-2 AC Milan

La Liga

All eyes were on the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday where one record had to fall.

Going into the game, Barcelona had been victorious in all of their seven league matches, while Atleti had a 100 per cent home record in La Liga at their new stadium.

And it looked like the home side would continue that run until Suárez equaliser cancelled out a fantastic Saúl opener.

The game of the weekend, however, was undoubtedly at the Estadio Benito VIllamarín where Valencia held off a Real Betis comeback to win 6-3.

The visitors were 4-0 up with 15 minutes left on the clock thanks to goals from Geoffrey Kondogbia, Gonçalo Guedes, Rodrigo and Santi Mina.

Joel Campbell, Antonio Sanabria and Cristian Tello scored three quick-fire goals to make it 4-3 on 84 minutes, but late strikes from Simone Zaza and Andreas Pereira sealed the win.

Los Che remain unbeaten under new boss Marcelino and are up to second in La Liga.


Espanyol 0-0 Levante; Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Sevilla; Getafe 1-2 Real Madrid; Alavés 0-2 Real Sociedad; Atlético Madrid 1-1 Barcelona; Eibar 0-0 Deportivo La Coruña; Girona 1-2 Villarreal; Malaga 0-2 Leganés, Real Betis 3-6 Valencia


The talk in Germany was dominated by a pre-match decision by Hertha Berlin’s players and officials to take a knee before their 2-0 loss against Schalke on Saturday.

They copied the protests, started by San Francisco 49ers NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, against treatment of black Americans – an action that has been criticised by US president Donald Trump.

A tweet on the club’s official account said: “Hertha BSC stands for tolerance and responsibility! For a tolerant Berlin and an open-minded world, now and forevermore!”

“We are living in the 21st century, not the 18th century, but there are some people who haven't developed their ideologies accordingly,” Hertha player Sebastian Langkamp added.

Schalke won the match thanks to second-half efforts from Leon Goretzka and Guido Burgstaller, after Genki Haraguchi was sent off for a bad challenge on Burgstaller in the first half.

Elsewhere, Dortmund remain top, but suffered their first defeat of the season after RB Leipzig came from a goal down to win 3-2 in the Westfalenstadion.

That game also ended BVB’s unbeaten run at home, incorporating 41 league matches. The last Bundesliga game they lost as hosts was in April 2015 under Jürgen Klopp against Bayern Munich in April 2015.


Stuttgart 2-1 Cologne; Mainz 3-2 Hamburg; Bayern Munich 5-0 Freiburg; Hannover 1-2 Eintracht Frankfurt; Hertha Berlin 0-2 Schalke; Hoffenheim 2-2 Augsburg; Borussia Dortmund 2-3 RB Leipzig; Bayer Leverkusen 0-2 Wolfsburg; Werder Bremen 0-2 Borussia Mönchengladbach

Ligue 1

It’s early days but it already looks like it’s PSG's title to lose in France – they have a three-point lead at the top of the table thanks to a Thomas Meunier double at Dijon.

It appeared the Parisians would only claim a point at a side who’d only won once so far this season, but the Belgian scored from Kylian Mbappé’s cutback in the second minute of added time.

PSG have only dropped two points from their first nine league matches of the campaign as they look to reclaim the title which was won by Monaco last season.

The previous campaign's champions were also involved in late drama but it went against them, with Nabil Fékir’s injury-time free-kick giving Lyon victory in a five-goal thriller on Friday night.

That win moved OL up into the third Champions League place, above Marseille, who drew 3-3 at Strasbourg.


Lyon 3-2 Monaco; Dijon 1-2 Paris Saint Germain; Caen 0-2 Angers; Guingamp 2-0 Rennes; Lille 2-2 Troyes; Saint-Étienne 3-1 Metz; Toulouse 1-0 Amiens; Bordeaux 1-1 Nantes; Montpellier 2-0 Nice; Strasbourg 3-3 Marseille

Serie A


La Liga

Ligue 1