Roma surrendered its perfect start in the Italian soccer league by drawing at Torino. Atletico Madrid narrowed the gap to Spanish La Liga leader Barcelona to one point with a 2-0 victory against Athletic Bilbao.
Atletico Madrid routed Real Betis 5-0 to move within a point of Spanish soccer league leader Barcelona, which defeated Real Madrid at the weekend. Roma set a record for the best start to Italy’s Serie A.
Juventus lost 4-2 at Fiorentina yesterday and dropped five points behind leader Roma, which stayed perfect in the Italian soccer league. Barcelona and Atletico Madrid lost their 100 percent records in Spain.
Juventus beat Roma 4-0 to take a three-point lead atop Italian soccer’s Serie A over AC Milan, which failed to win for a third time in four games. Borussia Dortmund clinched the German title and Real Madrid extended its advantage in Spain.
Inter Milan failed to make up ground on leader Juventus when it drew 2-2 at home with Cagliari in Italian soccer’s Serie A. Atletico Madrid won 1-0 at Granada to stay three points behind Barcelona atop Spain’s La Liga.
David Beckham came off the bench for his Paris Saint-Germain debut in a 2-0 win against Marseille that kept his new team three points clear atop French soccer’s Ligue 1. Inter and AC Milan drew 1-1 in Italy.
Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in German soccer’s season-opening Super Cup. Juventus, whose coach was suspended last week for failing to report a match- fixing incident, won Italy’s Super Cup.