In England, within the FA Cup, Manchester Metropolis, Chelsea and Everton eased their well beyond lower-league opposition, Arsenal misplaced to Southampton and, within the headline grabber, Manchester United beat Liverpool. In Germany, Bayern Munich opened up a seven-point hole on the high after they received and groups proper behind them, RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen, misplaced. In Italy, AC Milan stay high of the desk regardless of being thrashed 3-0 by Atalanta (who at the moment are fifth), due to Inter Milan drawing. Behind them, each Juventus and Roma received. In Spain, runaway league leaders Atletico Madrid continued their successful run, whereas behind them each Actual Madrid and Barcelona received away from dwelling.
Listed below are the very best stats from the weekend’s motion:
Manchester Metropolis beat League Two aspect Cheltenham City FC 3-1, after trailing from across the hour mark until the 81st minute. Then, they scored three. It was the primary time Metropolis have scored three targets after the eightieth minute throughout all competitions since their 6-1 Premier League win over Manchester United in October 2011.
Arsenal have conceded 4 personal targets in all competitions this season – greater than every other PL aspect and probably the most they’ve conceded in a single marketing campaign since 2015-16 (5).
Manchester United have eradicated Liverpool from the FA Cup for the tenth time; within the competitors’s historical past, solely Liverpool themselves have knocked a specific aspect (Everton) out extra instances (12, together with finals).
Simply how good have Carlo Ancelotti’s males been this season? Everton have now received 15 of their 23 matches in all competitions this season (65%). That is only one fewer than they managed all through all of final season (16/43 – 37%).
Atletico Madrid are on their second seven-game successful streak in La Liga. Their final seven-game league successful streak was in 2013-14 — once they received the title.
Barcelona have stored a clear sheet in every of their final 9 La Liga video games towards Elche (W7, D2). That’s their finest ever run of consecutive video games with out conceding towards a single opponent within the competitors’s historical past.
Luis Suarez has scored 12 targets in his first 15 La Liga video games for Atletico Madrid. That is the very best begin a participant has had for a membership in La Liga since Cristiano Ronaldo for Actual Madrid in 2010 (13 targets in 15 matches).
Suarez is now tied with Youssef En-Nesyri atop the league’s golden boot race this season.
Robert Lewandowski reached 500 profession targets together with his objective towards Schalke on Sunday. Of these, 272 have come for Bayern.
(Stats courtesy ESPN’s Stats & Data Group)