Inter Milan Ends Serie A Winless Run by Beating Parma; Barca Hosts Real
Defending champion Inter Milan ended a run of four winless league games with a 5-2 victory against Parma in Italian soccer’s Serie A.
Leader AC Milan has 30 after a 1-1 draw at Sampdoria two days ago and other leading teams failed to take advantage of the “Rossoneri” dropping points.
Second-place Lazio has 27 points after a 1-1 draw with Catania, Juventus is on 24 following a 1-1 tie with Fiorentina, and Napoli is also on 24 after a 3-1 loss at Udinese.
Real Madrid and champion Barcelona, the clubs who lead the Spanish standings, meet tonight at Barca’s Camp Nou stadium.
Real has a one-point lead over its archrival. Villarreal is four points further back after a 3-0 win at Real Zaragoza two days ago, two ahead of Espanyol which had a 3-2 victory at Atletico Madrid.
Borussia Dortmund still leads Germany’s Bundesliga by seven points after a 4-1 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach two days ago. Mainz, in second, beat Nuremberg 3-0 two days ago.
Yesterday, Hugo Almeida got all the goals and was red- carded as mid-table Werder Bremen beat St. Pauli 3-0.
Champion Marseille went top of the French standings with a 4-0 win over Montpellier two days ago. It leads Lille, which drew 1-1 at Bordeaux, on goal difference. Montpellier is a point behind. Paris Saint-Germain failed to go a point clear at the top after a 2-2 tie at Lyon in the yesterday’s game.
In the Netherlands, PSV Eindhoven lost 4-2 at NAC Breda three days ago and leads on goal difference from FC Twente, a 4- 2 winner at NEC Nijmegen two days ago.
WEEKEND RESULTS ================ Italy: Sampdoria 1-1 AC Milan; Juventus 1-1 Fiorentina; Inter Milan 5-2 Parma; Bari 1-1 Cesena; Bologna v Chievo (abandoned, snow); Brescia 0-0 Genoa; Cagliari 3-2 Lecce; Lazio 1-1 Catania; Udinese 3-1 Napoli; Palermo 3-1 Roma.
Spain: Real Zaragoza 0-3 Villarreal; Sevilla 1-3 Getafe; Atletico Madrid 2-3 Espanyol; Hercules 3-1 Levante; Racing Santander 1-0 Deportivo La Coruna; Real Mallorca 2-0 Malaga; Sporting Gijon 1-3 Real Sociedad; Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Osasuna. Late match: Valencia v Almeria. Nov. 29: Barcelona vs Real Madrid.
Germany: Mainz 3-0 Nuremberg; Borussia Dortmund 4-1 Borussia Moenchengladbach; Bayern Munich 4-1 Eintracht Frankfurt; Hamburg 4-2 Stuttgart; Hoffenheim 2-2 Bayer Leverkusen; Hanover 3-0 Freiburg; Kaiserslautern 5-0 Schalke; Werder Bremen 3-0 St Pauli; Cologne 1-1 Wolfsburg.
France: Bordeaux 1-1 Lille; Marseille 4-0 Montpellier; Monaco 1- 1 Nice; Lorient 2-0 Rennes; Nancy 1-1 Saint-Etienne; Valenciennes 3-0 Arles-Avignon; Brest 0-0 Lens (abandoned, snow); Auxerre 1-2 Toulouse; Caen 0-3 Sochaux; Lyon 2-2 Paris Saint-Germain.
Netherlands: NAC Breda 4-2 PSV Eindhoven; AZ Alkmaar 2-2 Heerenveen; Roda JC 1-0 FC Groningen; Willem II 1-1 Excelsior; NEC Nijmegen 2-4 FC Twente; Feyenoord 2-1 ADO Den Haag; De Graafschap 1-1 Vitesse Arnhem; Heracles 2-1 FC Utrecht; VVV- Venlo 0-2 Ajax.
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