Real Madrid extended the perfect start to the La Liga season as they beat city rivals Atletico at the Metropolitano, but racist chants directed at Vinicius Jr outside the stadium derailed it. derby.
Atletico fans were filmed racially abusing Real’s Brazilian striker Vinicius ahead of Sunday’s game, which the visitors won 2-1.
After the match, Atletico said on Twitter: “Support Atleti with passion and respect for the opponent.”
The incident followed comments from the head of the Spanish Football Agents Association, Pedro Bravo, who was criticized last week for saying Vinicius needed to stop being “epic” when it came to goal celebrations, with several Brazilian footballers, including Neymar and Dani Alves, speaking out. His comment is racist.
Bravo said the comment was not intended to be construed as racist, and was instead just a common phrase used in Spanish.
However, Vinicius and Real both released statements condemning the racist abuse the player has suffered throughout his career.
Vinicius and Rodrygo celebrated Real’s opening goal of the game by dancing in front of the Atletico fans as Real continued their winning start to the season.
Vinicius posted a photo on Instagram with the caption “Dance where you want”, while Arsenal international team-mate Gabriel Jesus said earlier on Sunday that his dancing celebration for the goal in the net Brentford in the Premier League is dedicated to his friend.
Goals from Rodrygo and Federico Valverde put Real in command over their opponents. Mario Hermoso equalized for the hosts late in the game but they could not find an equalizer, as the defender was sent off in injury time.
The win means Real are back at the top of La Liga with 18 points from six games, two points ahead of second-placed Barcelona. Atletico are in 7th place, 8 points behind their neighbor.
Juventus, Inter defeated | Mourinho sent off in defeat to Roma
Monza get a surprising but deserved 1-0 win at home Juventus – their first Serie A win of the season – as the visitors struggled after being reduced to 10 men.
Angel Di Maria’s return from injury was cut short after being sent off five minutes before half-time after elbowing Armando Izzo in the chest.
Juventus had half a chance in the first half but newly promoted Monza smelled blood in the second half and pressured the opposition defense to make mistakes, while Massimiliano Allegri’s men struggled to find the ability to counterattack. .
Substitute Christian Gytkjaer became a hero when he scored the winner from Patrick Ciurria’s cross in the 74th minute.
Rome manager Jose Mourinho will miss the game against his former club Inter after being sent off in the 0-1 loss to Atalanta.
Mourinho received a red card in the 57th minute after coming on to argue with referee Daniele Chiffi, who awarded Atalanta a free kick rather than what Mourinho thought should have been awarded a penalty for his side. he.
Mourinho was even more enraged and had to be kept by one of his staff.
Teenage defender Giorgio Scalvini scored the only goal of the game at the Stadio Olimpico, hitting the bottom right corner in the 35th minute.
Udinese continued their strong start to the season as they scored their fifth win in a row, beating Inter Milan 3-1.
Nicolo Barella made a superb free kick in the fifth minute to give Inter the perfect start but Udinese equalized when Roberto Pereyra’s free-kick went wide of the Milan Skriniar post.
Udinese’s shot hit the post before Jaka Bijol headed the corner with three minutes remaining and Tolgay Arslan certainly got the point in injury time with a sunken header.
An excellent header by Naples striker Giovanni Simeone helped his team win 2-1 at AC Milan and returned to the top of the Serie A table.
Simeone headed home in the 78th minute from the edge of the penalty area after a superb Mario Rui cross.
Winger Matteo Politano scored a penalty in the 55th minute after Sergino Dest’s foul on Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.
Olivier Giroud scored the equalizer in the 69th minute from Theo Hernandez’s cross.
Messi on target when PSG is next to Lyon
Paris Saint-Germain ushered in two Ligue 1 leads after Lionel Messi’s early goal gave the French champions a 1-0 win at Lyon.
Messi scored his fourth goal of the season in the fifth minute to take Christophe Galtier’s men to 22 points from eight games.
Lyon, having now lost their last three matches, is sixth with 13 points.
Union Berlin is back at the top of the Bundesliga
Jordan Pefok and Sheraldo Becker scored again on Sunday to open fire Union Berlin return to the top of the Bundesliga with a 2-0 victory over Wolfsburg.
Becker set up Pefok to open the scoring in the 55th minute, then the Suriname forward stepped up to seal the victory, giving Union a two-point lead over Borussia Dortmund after seven games.