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Are Juve back in the Serie A title race?


A 2-1 win against Cagliari has brought Juventus up to five points behind Serie A leaders AC Milan.

However, the Rossoneri have a game in hand as they take on Torino on Sunday.

Are Massimiliano Allegri's team in contention for the Scudetto this season?

PSG stars in great form vs Clermont


PSG score three in 10 minutes


Paris Saint-Germain have blasted in three goals against Clermont in less than 10 minutes.

Mauricio Pochettino's team are now 6-1 up in the Ligue 1 tie, with Kylian Mbappe netting a quick double to take his tally up to three before Neymar completed a hat-trick of his own.

Real Madrid go 2-0 up


Lucas Vazquez has scored for Real Madrid.

Rodrygo sent the ball directly to him and he fired in to double his side's lead.

WATCH: Juventus take the lead


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Vlahovic puts Juventus ahead


Juventus have taken the lead against Cagliari.

Dusan Vlavohic got on the end of a through ball by Paulo Dybala and sent it into the net.

Messi & Mbappe - the dream team


Clermont halve PSG lead


Jodel Dossou has scored for Clermont.

On the stroke of half-time, the minnows have halved the deficit against the visitors.

Casemiro scores for Real Madrid


Real Madrid have taken the lead against Getafe.

Casemiro is the scorer, getting his head on a cross from Vinicius Junior.

WATCH: Juventus scorevs Cagliari


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GOAL! De Ligt equalises for Juventus


Juventus have pulled level with Cagliari!

Juan Cuadrado picked out Matthijs de Ligt and he headed into the bottom corner to ensure the sides go in tied at 1-1 at the break.

Benzema goal ruled out


Karim Benzema thought he had givn Real MAdrid an early lead against Getafe.

However, the French striker's effort was ruled out because of an offside.

WATCH: Messi & Neymar combine for PSG goal


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Juventus goal disallowed


Juventus thought they had pulled level against Cagliari when Luca Pellegrini's shot deflected into the net.

However, the goal has been ruled out because fof a handball.

Neymar gives PSG the lead


Neymar has given Paris Saint-Germain the lead against Clermont.

GOAL: Cagliari 1-0 Juventus (Joao Pedro)


Joao Pedro puts Cagliari in front!

Ramos handed rare PSG start


Kick-off: Cagliari vs Juventus


Juventus have kicked off away at Cagliari, where they will be aiming to secure three points to solidify their position in Serie A's top four.

Kane & Son's fruitful partnership continues


Son's treble moves Spurs closer to Europe's top table


Full time: Aston Villa 0-4 Tottenham


The final whistle has blown at Villa Park to confirm a fourth successive victory for Tottenham!

Conte's men have now scored 34 goals in 14 games since the turn of the year, and sit three points clear of Arsenal in the final Champions League spot - albeit having played a game more.

Son took home the match ball with a stunning hat-trick, with Kulusevski completing the scoring and Kane adding another two assists to his tally for the season.

WATCH: Son's second & third goals (UK only)


GOAL: Aston Villa 0-4 Spurs (Son)


Son completes his hat-trick! it's the sixth treble of his career and the third of his stint with Tottenham, who are now cruising to victory against Villa.

The forward combined with Kulusevski this time, and curled a shot into the far corner of the net after recieveing a second pass from the Swede just inside the box.

GOAL: Aston Villa 0-3 Spurs (Son)


Son grabs his second and Tottenham's third!

The South Korean fired a low shot past Martinez after more great work from Kane, who nodded a long pass into his path to record his second assist of the game.

Spurs are now in full control of proceedings.

Full time: Inter 2-0 Verona


Inter move back up to second in the Serie A table with a 2-0 victory at home to Verona!

First-half goals from Barella and Dzeko sealed the win for Simeone Inzaghi's side, who have put pressure on leaders Milan ahead of their next outing against Torino.

WATCH: Kulusevski's clinical finish (UK only)


GOAL: Aston Villa 0-2 Tottenham (Kulusevski)


Spurs have scored early in the second half too, and it's Dejan Kulusevski who has grabbed the goal!

The Juventus loanee struck an unstoppable shot across Emiliano Martinez and into the far corner of the net after racing on to a flick on from Harry Kane, leaving the hosts shellshocked.

Antonio Conte's side are heading three points clear in fourth as it stands!

Second half kicks off at Villa Park


Villa and Spurs have reemerged for the second 45, with the contest delicately poised at 1-0.

You sense that the visitors will have to up their game in order to hang onto their lead, while Steven Gerrard's side will look to pick up from where they left off and continue to push forward for an equaliser.

All to play for!

Lloris producing a masterclass for Spurs


WATCH: Ings wastes Villa's best chance of first half


HT: Aston Villa 0-1 Tottenham


Spurs head in at half-time with a narrow lead, thanks to Son's third minute opener.

Villa dominated proceedings from then on, though, and really should have drawn level with the number of chances they managed to create.

Danny Ings was guilty of wasting the best of them, while Lloris was in top form to keep out Ramsey and Philippe Coutinho, the latter of whom saw a trademark free-kick kept out by the Frenchman in stoppage time.

Inter restart for the second half


Inter and Verona are back out for the second half at San Siro.

Can the visitors stage a comeback?

Arsenal were 'sloppy' in Brighton defeat - Arteta


Arteta has admitted that Arsenal were well below their best in their 2-1 loss to Brighton.

The Spanish head coach told BBC Sport after the game: "It has been a tough week; especially today because we wanted a reaction [to the defeat at Crystal Palace]. It came in the second half, which is too late; we have to have the courage and personality to play much better and raise the level in the first half.

"We made it really difficult for ourselves. We were sloppy, we had no purpose to attack, we were really imprecise and we didn't want to play forward.

"We've shown for many weeks how well we can play; it has been a difficult week and we've lost some big players, but if you get what you want, not everything is going to be with a blue sky. This is our team in the good moments and especially the defeats.

"There are many games to play but we have to be concerned about that performance, especially first half."

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Son catching up with Kane on left-footed goals


Half-time: Inter 2-0 Verona


Inter are set to move back up to second in the Serie A standings after a comfortable first half against Verona.

Barella and Dzeko have given the Nerazzurri a healthy lead, and it's a long way back for Verona in the second half.

Lloris keeps out Ramsey!


Tottenham are still 1-0 up but only because of the goalkeeping heroics of Hugo Lloris!

The Frenchman produced a superb one handed save to keep out a fierce shot from Jacob Ramsey, who had burst into the box with a searing turn of pace.

WATCH: Son's opener against Villa (UK only)


GOAL: Inter 2-0 Verona (Dzeko)


Inter double their lead through Edin Dzeko!

The Bosnian reacts quickest to a flicked on corner and turns the ball home from close range, sparking jubilant scenes of celebration from the home crowd.

GOAL: Aston Villa 0-1 Spurs (Son)


Son Heung-min puts Spurs in front after just three minutes!

Harry Kane saw his initial shot on the edge of the box blocked, but Son followed up with his own effort which cannoned into the net with the help of the post.

Fantastic start for the visitors.

Kick off: Aston Villa vs Spurs


Spurs get the action underway at Villa Park, where they are looking for a win to move three points clear of Arsenal in fourth place.

GOAL: Inter 1-0 Verona (Barella)


Nicolo Barella fires Inter in front!

The Italy international produced a superb half volley after racing on to a cross from the left that went straight into the top corner.

The Champions made their early dominance count!

Inter and Verona locked at 0-0


Inter and Hellas Verona are now well under way at San Siro, with the scoreline locked level after 20 minutes.

The hosts are dominating possession so far as they chase another crucial win in the Serie A title race, but Verona are set up to frustrate the Italian champions.

Lukaku a major doubt for Chelsea's trip to Madrid


Tuchel also gave another update on Romelu Lukaku, who missed the Southampton win due to injury and is now facing a race against time to be fit for the second leg of Chelsea's Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid.

"He was not in training yesterday. It was too much pain" he said. "It is not much time as we leave the country on Monday so I will have to wait."

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Full time: Mallorca 1-0 Atletico


Atletico have slumped to their eighth defeat of the season, with Mallorca grabbing a surprise win thanks to a 68th minute penalty from Muriqi.

Simeone's side are now only one point clear of fifth placed Real Betis in the race for Champions League qualification with nine matches left to play.

Tuchel praises 'hungry' Chelsea


Chelsea manager Tuchel expressed his delight after the final whistle at St Mary's and paid tribute to his side for their "hungry" performance.

"It was a very good performance and a well deserved win," Tuchel told Sky Sports. "It is a tough stadium to come to but we made it look easy. In possession we were very focused so it's a very good performance and an excellent result.

"Straight away we looked forcused and determined to turn things around. We were hungry in challenges and we were always dangerous. We created a lot of chances to decide the match very early.

"We wanted to play with the same attitude but we have a lot of matches in the legs so we managed the game after that. It is easier when you lead than when you are down but it was a good mentality."

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Chelsea equal club record after Saints mauling


Full time: Arsenal 1-2 Brighton


Arsenal have run out of time! Brighton condemn the Gunners to their second successive Premier League defeat.

Goals from Trossard and Mwepu proved to be enough for the visitors, who held on for the three points despite a late effort from Odegaard for Arsenal.

Mikel Arteta's side have now handed the initative back to Tottenham in the race for fourth, with Spurs eyeing a win at Aston Villa in the late kick-off to move three points clear of their arch rivals.

Full time: Southampton 0-6 Chelsea


It's all over at St Mary's and Chelsea have romped to a 6-0 victory that boosts their chances of sealing a third place berth in the table.

Mount and Werner both grabbed braces and Marcos Alonso and Kai Havertz also got in on the act as the Blues bounced back from back-to-back defeats in style.

GOAL: Arsenal 1-2 Brighton (Odegaard)


Martin Odegaard has pulled one back for the Gunners!

The Norwegian left fly from long range and saw his effort take a deflection off Danny Welbeck before nestling into the top left hand corner of the net.

Can Arsenal now grab an equaliser?

GOAL: Mallorca 1-0 Atletico (Muriqi)


Mallorca have taken a surprise lead against the Liga champions!

Atletico gave away a penalty in the 68th minute, which Vedat Muriqi stepped up to convert cooly past Jan Oblak.

Not long left for Atletico to stage a comeback.

GOAL: Arsenal 0-2 Brighton (Mwepu)


Enock Mwepu doubles Brighton's lead!

The Zambian midfielder produces a brilliant finish after being set up by Moises Caicedo to leave Ramsdale with no chance in the Arsenal net.

Brighton are now in full control heading into the final 20 minutes of the contest.

Full time: Bayern 1-0 Augsburg


Its all over at Allianz Arena and Bayern have picked up another win in their hunt for a tenth successive Bundesliga title.

Lewandowski's 82nd minute penalty proved to be the difference between the two sides as Bayern move nine points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the summit.

Atletico still looking for breakthrough against Mallorca


The second half is now over five minutes old at Wanda Metropoiltano, and Atletico are still searching for the breakthrough against a well-drilled Mallorca side.

Diego Simeone may be forced into making an early change if they don't step it up soon, with three crucial points in the top four race up in La Liga up for grabs.

Arsenal denied equaliser by VAR


Gabriel Martinelli has been denied an equaliser for Arsenal!

The Brazilian turned the ball home from a yard out at the back post, but after a lengthy VAR delay, the goal was chalked out for offside.

Touch break for the Gunners.

GOAL: Bayern 1-0 Augsburg


Lewandowski puts Bayern in front from the penalty spot!

GOAL: Southampton 0-6 Chelsea (Mount)


Mount is also at the double for Chelsea!

The England international was also left with an easy conversion opportunity after following up on efforts from Werner and Christian Pulisic, and he made no mistake from close range.

Southampton will be desperate to hear the final whistle already!

GOAL: Southampton 0-5 Chelsea (Werner)


Werner grabs his second of the game!

The German was left with the simple task of tapping into an empty net after Fraser Forster parried out a shot from N'Golo Kante, sparking more celebrations on the Chelsea bench.

Southampton's miserable afternoon continues.

Back under way in the Premier League!


Chelsea and Arsenal have both kicked off again for the second half of their respective contests, with the former in command and the latter chasing a comeback.

HT: Arsenal 0-1 Brighton


There goes the whistle in north London - and it comes just after Arsenal see an equaliser ruled out!

Gabriel Martinelli looked to have put them back on level terms, but his effort is chalked off for an offside call by VAR.

It's Brighton who take their lead into the break.

HT: Saints 0-4 Chelsea


Well, that was something else.

Chelsea have absolutely stormed through Southampton, and hold a four-goal lead at the interval.

Thomas Tuchel's trip to Madrid this week suddenly seems less daunting.

Blues fast to fire


Saints 0-4 Chelsea

Back underway in the Bundesliga


Bayern 0-0 Augsburg

Play is back underway in Munich, after a rather sedate first half saw the champions held goalless.

Have they got the nous to find something fast?

GOAL: Saints 0-4 Chelsea


We'll be reaching cricket scores at this rate!

Kai Havertz makes it four goals from four different players for Chelsea with just over half-an-hour of football played at St Mary's Stadium.

Southampton look absolutely shellshocked.

GOAL: Arsenal 0-1 Brighton


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Mount-ain of a man


Saints 0-3 Chelsea

GOAL: Saints 0-3 Chelsea


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Chelsea are running absolutely riot!

This has been a game to forget for Southampton so far and it's only gone and got a bit worse now.

Timo Werner is the latest man to pop up on the scoreboard for the visitors.

GOAL: Saints 0-2 Chelsea


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Double delights for the Blues on the south coast!

Mason Mount turns finisher now to add a second for Chelsea before the quarter-mark of this game has even rolled around.

As responses go, this is just the stuff for the visitors after a few tough results.

KO: Mallorca v Atletico


Let's leap across to La Liga now, where the defending champions are just about to get underway.

Can Atletico Madrid bounce back to winning ways themselves, ahead of their Champions League return leg next week?

GOAL: Saints 0-1 Chelsea


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Now that's what Thomas Tuchel likes to see!

Chelsea hit the front eight minutes in at St Mary's Stadium, with Marcos Alonso the man to nab the finish.

Mason Mount picks him out with the ball and he lashes it home. The visitors are up.

KO: Saints v Chelsea


KO: Arsenal v Brighton

Back from the Bundesliga to the Premier League, we are underway in Southampton and London, as Chelsea and Arsenal go in search of big wins for their top four hopes.

The Blues in particular could do with a bump in form after back-to-back losses.

Bottomed out


FT: Everton 1-0 Man Utd

KO: Bayern v Augsburg


We'll be back in the Premier League shortly enough, but right now, Bayern Munich are underway in the Bundesliga against Augsburg.

The champions are looking to stretch their lead at the summit after the frustrations of their Champions League result in midweek.

FT: Everton 1-0 Man Utd


It's all over at Goodison and Everton have picked up a huge three points in their relegation fight!

Gordon's deflected effort in the 27th minute proved to be the difference between the two sides, with United once again failing to deliver the goods in the final third.

Everton also had the better chances in the second half, with Ronaldo not getting a clear sight of goal until late on, and Lampard's side were ulitmately good value for the win.

Pickford thwarts Ronaldo!


It's Pickford to the rescue for Everton as he manages to block a close range shot from the Portuguese after a flick on from Harry Maguire.

Doesn't look like its going to be United's day...

Ronaldo enters the book


Cristiano Ronaldo's miserable day is compounded as he picks up a yellow card for kicking the ball away.

Time running out for United.

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Penalty appeal for Everton!


Everton supporters call for a penalty after Gordon goes down in the box! Alex Telles was within his vicinity, but the referee deemed it to be nothing more than a tangle of legs and did not consult VAR.

Last ten minutes fast approaching...

Calvert-Lewin makes way for Everton


Red Devils pushing hard for equaliser


The visitors are now dominating possession and throwing numbers forward in search of an all-important equaliser.

Everton are looking solid in defence, though, and it may take a moment of magic or a mistake for United to breach their stubborn rearguard.

Everton almost make it two!


Everton have come agonsingly close to doubling their advantage, and it's Gordon once again who the chance falls to in the final third.

Richarlison cut the ball back for Gordon from the left and he then went for goal with a first-time shot, but Victor Lindelof is just about able to get in a crucial block.

Pogba picks up a yellow card


United have been shown the first yellow card of the match and it's Pogba who is the offender.

The Frenchman slides in to take Gordon down after a burst of pace from the Everton man, leaving the referee no choice but to dip into his book.

Will Rashford mark his milestone day?


Second half kicks off!


We are back underway at Goodison Park, can Everton hold on or will United heap more misery on Frank Lampard?

Everton to pull clear at the bottom?


As it stands, Everton will move four points ahead of Burnley, who are due to play bottom of the table Norwich on Sunday.

If the Toffees can hold on they will be in a far better position to avoid relegation, but United have their own motivations.

Ralf Rangnick's side will hand the initiative back to Tottenham and Arsenal in the top-four face if they fail to complete a comeback, meaning we could be in for a dramatic second half at Goodison.

HT: Everton 1-0 Man Utd


Gordon finish gives Toffees lead

It's just the ticket ordered for a Premier League lunchtime at Goodison Park - Everton lead Manchester United at the interval.

Anthony Gordon, with a helping hand off Harry Maguire, has the Toffees on top, while Jordan Pickford has played his part in keeping it that way too.

The Red Devils have work to do.

WATCH: Gordon strikes to put Everton ahead (UK only)


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GOAL: Everton 1-0 Man Utd


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Would you believe it - Everton hit the front against the run of play!

The under-fire Toffees are on top against Manchester United thanks to a massive deflection off Harry Maguire.

Anthony Gordon is played the ball outside the box and he sights a strike to the right post. It comes off the England defender, and changes course to bury itself at the left post, wrongfooting David de Gea.

Toffees claw back momentum


Traffic has ceased to be one-way at Goodison Park now, and Everton thread together a few moves of their own after withstanding the early barrage from their visitors.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison both look to carve down opposite sides, but Aaron Wan-Bissaka does some sterling recovery work for Manchester United.

Visitors muster early chances


Everton 0-0 Man Utd

A pair of great chances for Manchester United now! Cristiano Ronaldo pumps in a free-kick and the ball is cleared only as far as Marcus Rashford, who forces a dynamic save from Jordan Pickford with his follow-up.

Then, the Portuguese fires wide from the subsequent corner, though the flag is up for offside.

Early warning signs for Everton.

KO: Everton v Man Utd


The most important 90 minutes of Frank Lampard's Everton career are about to get underway.

It's a pretty important hour-and-a-half for Manchester United too. Lose against the Toffees and the boos will chase them all the way back up the M62.

Here we go!

Can Rashford earn redemption?


Everton v Man Utd

It's a start for Marcus Rashford too, with the under-fire Manchester United and England winger handed another chance to turn his form around today at Goodison Park.

The youngster's efforts off the field over the past few years have helped him emerge as one of the game's great figures, but a keen drop in form saw him left out in the cold for the Three Lions' most recent squad.

It raises the notion he could miss out on Qatar 2022 entirely, and he'll hope to kick himself back into top gear sooner rather than later.

Too late for Toffees to unstick themselves?


Everton v Man Utd

It's hard to imagine that at the start of the season, many would have considered Everton's home clash with Manchester United in early April a potential six-pointer for the hosts - but well, here we are.

It has been an awful season at Goodison Park for the Toffees. Liverpool fans love to mock that Rafael Benitez - or "Agent Rafa" to the Reds - did the job in putting their local rivals at the wrong end of the table.

But Frank Lampard's failure to undo the damage is what may prove to be more costly on Merseyside instead. Newcastle's win on Friday has heaped more pressure on them - and a loss today, coupled with a result for either Leeds or Watford against the other, would really hammer home their risky situation.

Today's order of play


Talk about an absolutely stacked line-up too. The biggest match of the weekend might be yet to come tomorrow, but there's a whole host of title-chasing and top-four heavyweights set to spark today alone. Our order of play then is as follows:

1230/0730: Everton v Manchester United
1430/0930: Bayern Munich v Augsburg
1500/1000: Arsenal v Brighton & Hove Albion
1500/1000: Southampton v Chelsea
1515/1015: Mallorca v Atletico Madrid
1700/1200: Inter v Hellas Verona
1730/1230: Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur
1945/1445: Cagliari v Juventus
2000/1500: Real Madrid v Getafe
2000/1500: Clermont v Paris Saint Germain

(All times BST/EST)

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Hello and welcome to GOAL Matchday Live - our rolling blog coverage of all the biggest beats and hottest games across Europe this weekend!

So, here it is then. The weekend we've all been waiting for - the one that brings together the Premier League's two biggest sides, to square off in a decisive battle that could swing the title either way.

But wait! That's not until tomorrow - and before then, we've got a whole plethora of intriguing matches to work our way through. Can Manchester United stay in the hunt for the Champions League places? Can Bayern Munich motor onwards in the Bundesliga? Will Paris Saint-Germain be a shell of themselves when Kylian Mbappe leaves in the end?

We may not have all the answers - but we might find out some of them soon enough. So, everybody! Let's make like the Autobots - and roll out!

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