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.
Roma routed Bologna 5-0 to extend its perfect start in Italian soccer’s Serie A on a weekend when Barcelona clinched its seventh straight league win in Spain and Real Madrid lost 1-0 at home to city rival Atletico Madrid.