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.
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.
AC Milan rebounded from last week’s defeat to local rival Inter to beat Novara 3-0 and maintain the pressure on Juventus in Italian soccer’s Serie A. Three teams are tied atop German’s Bundesliga after Borussia Dortmund won 5- 1 at Hamburg.
Juventus beat Catania 1-0 to extend its unbeaten start in Italian soccer’s Serie A as Bayern Munich lost for the first time this season in Germany’s Bundesliga. Real Madrid routed Mallorca 5-0 in Spain’s Primera Liga.
Juventus beat Inter Milan 2-0 to stay unbeaten in Italian soccer’s Serie A and keep within four points of leader AC Milan. Malaga won 2-1 at Espanyol to pull even on points with third-place Valencia in Spain.