AC Milan in 2-game slump and Real Madrid trails Barcelona

17/09/2012 14:34

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LONDON  - An unhappy Jose Mourinho criticized his Real Madrid players after a 1-0 defeat by Sevilla left them with four points from four games to trail arch-rivals Barcelona by eight early in the La Liga season.

Real are not the only European big guns to make <a href="https://www.soccerkitsbox.com/">Soccer Jerseys </a> a stuttering start. AC Milan slumped to their second successive 1-0 defeat at their own San Siro stadium, this time against Atalanta, and have taken only three points from their first three Serie A games.

SPAIN

Real Madrid's(<a href="https://www.soccerkitsbox.com/real-madrid-jersey">real madrid jersey</a> ) stuttering start to the domestic campaign continued when they lost 1-0 at Sevilla to slip eight points behind leaders Barcelona, 4-1 winners at Getafe.

Sevilla midfielder Piotr Trochowski netted from a corner in the second minute of a bruising and bad-tempered battle at the Sanchez Pizjuan and Real coach Jose Mourinho blasted his players after the game for their poor performance.

Lionel Messi with <a href="https://www.soccerkitsbox.com/messi-jersey">Messi Jersey</a> came off the bench to score twice and help Barca maintain their perfect record under new coach Tito Vilanova, with Adriano and substitute David Villa netting either side of the World Player of the Year's double.

Barca are top with 12 points from four games, two ahead of second-placed Malaga, 3-1 winners at home to Levante. Real have four points in 11th.

ENGLAND

The only 100 percent record left in the <a href="https://www.soccerkitsbox.com/fc-barcelona-jersey">barcelona jersey</a> Premier League ended as Chelsea were held to a 0-0 draw at Queens Park Rangers in a match in which the main talking point was Anton Ferdinand's refusal to shake the hand of Chelsea skipper John Terry.

Terry was cleared in July of racially abusing Ferdinand in the same fixture last season.

Manchester United moved into second place with a 4-0 thrashing of Wigan Athletic, Paul Scholes among the scorers on his 700th appearance for the club.

Arsenal roared up to third with a 6-1 defeat of promoted Southampton who are still without a point, Gervinho scoring twice for the Gunners who benefited from two own goals. Champions Manchester City were held 1-1 at Stoke City.

ITALY

Lazio, Napoli, champions Juventus and Sampdoria all won to maintain their 100 percent records after three games.

Lazio, making an excellent start under new coach Vladimir Petkovic, won 3-1 at Chievo thanks to two outstanding goals by Brazilian midfielder Hernanes who was involved in the other goal scored by Germany forward Miroslav Klose.

Juventus came from behind to beat Genoa 3-1 away and Napoli defeated Parma by the same score. Sampdoria saw off Pescara 3-2 but have only eight points as they started with a one-point deduction over the Calcioscommesse match-fixing scandal.

A dismal AC Milan <a href="https://www.soccerkitsbox.com/">Custom Soccer Jerseys</a> slumped to their second successive 1-0 defeat at the San Siro, this time against Atalanta, and AS Roma squandered a 2-0 lead at home to Bologna and were beaten 3-2.

GERMANY

Bayern Munich and promoted Eintracht Frankfurt are the only teams with nine points from three games.

Bayern maintained their 100 percent record with a 3-1 win over Mainz 05, Mario Mandzukic, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos scoring the goals, and Eintracht beat 10-man Hamburg SV 3-2.

That defeat left Hamburg with no points, alongside Hoffenheim at the foot of the table.

Champions Borussia Dortmund beat Bayer <a href="https://www.soccerkitsbox.com/fc-barcelona-jersey">barcelona jersey</a> Leverkusen 3-0 with goals from Mats Hummels and Polish pair Jakub Blaszczykowski and Robert Lewandowski.

PORTUGAL

Olympique Marseille prolonged their own ideal report once they received 1-0 from Nancy to remain best along with 15 factors through 5 video games, their finest actually category begin.

Olympique Lyon tend to be 2nd, 2 factors adrift, once they conquered Ajaccio 2-0 house.

Lorient tend to be 3rd following Alain Traore obtained 2 exceptional objectives to assist their aspect, decreased in order to nine-men soon after the actual split, earn 2-1 from neighbors Stade Rennes.

Unbeaten London Street Germain heated up however you like with regard to their own Winners Category online game towards Dynamo Kiev because they conquered Toulouse 2-0 in order to ascend as much as 4th.

Winners Montpellier experienced an additional whack once they dropped 3-1 from marketed Stade Reims, 4 times prior to their own debut within the Winners Category towards Toolbox. These people lay sixteenth within the 20-team rankings upon 4 factors.

HOLLAND

Twente Enschede thrashed lowly Willem II Tilburg 6-2 to remain best and gaze after their own ideal begin following 5 fits.

Vitesse Arnhem authorized their own 4th directly earn through defeating Groningen 3-0 in order to sit down 2 factors at the rear of the actual frontrunners, whilst Ajax Amsterdam defeat RKC Waalwijk 2-0 to stay 3rd.

Utrecht experienced 2 gamers delivered away but nonetheless surprised PSV Eindhoven having a 1-0 house earn, PSV's 2nd beat this year. -- Reuters.

 

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