Juventus beat Napoli 3-0 to close within a point of Italian soccer league leader Roma, which was held to a 1-1 home draw by Sassuolo. Barcelona won 4-1 at Real Betis to open up a three-point lead in Spain.
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.
Edinson Cavani scored with five minutes remaining to give Napoli a 2-1 win at Parma to cut Juventus’s lead in Italian soccer’s Serie A to three points. Barcelona beat Osasuna 5-1 in La Liga as Lionel Messi had four goals.
Third-place Napoli was held to a 1-1 draw by Torino in Italian soccer’s Serie A, a day after Inter Milan ended Juventus’ 49-game unbeaten league run. Marseille moved level on points with French leader Paris Saint-Germain.
Cristiano Ronaldo got three goals as Real Madrid beat Deportivo La Coruna 5-1 yesterday to climb to sixth in Spanish soccer’s La Liga. Napoli won to keep pace with defending champion Juventus atop Italy’s Serie A.