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Serie A: Roma beat Lazio 3-1 in Rome derby

Roma stumbled on Sunday in week 34 of Serie A football action and suffered a 1-3 defeat against arch-rival Lazio in the Italian capital's "Derby Capitolino" at the Stadio Olimpico.

Lazio's Keita Balde scored ahead with a goal 12 minutes into the match, before Daniele De Rossi levelled for Roma with a penalty kick before the referee blew his whistle ending the first half.


Ligue 1: Mbappe on form as Monaco beat Toulouse 3-1

Kylian Mbappe earned leaders Monaco a strong comeback in their 3-1 home win against Toulouse, moving a step further towards their first Ligue 1 title since 2000, while bottom-ranked Bastia bagged three points from their 1-0 victory over Rennes.

Monaco, coming back from midweek's 0-5 French Cup semifinals loss to Paris Saint-Germain with many stars rested, on Saturday changed their normal starting XI at a crucial stage in chasing their first league trophy over the past 17 years.


La Liga Round-up: Barca, Real and Atletico all win

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid maintained their neck and neck race to the top of the Liga Santander with both sides claiming important wins, though in different style.

Barcelona had to endure a tough first 45 minutes on Saturday in their match with Espanyol, but took the lead five minutes after the break when Luis Suarez latched onto a loose backpass to score his first goal in six games.


Bayern Munich wrap up fifth straight Bundesliga title

Bayern Munich sealed the Bundesliga title for a fifth consecutive season after thrashing Wolfsburg 6-0 at the Volkswagen Arena. Bayern's win on Saturday opened up an unassailable 10-point lead over Leipzig at the top of the table with only three matches left.

After last week's disappointment of elimination from the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid and losing to Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup semifinal, Bayern had only the Bundesliga title left to play for this season.


USA edge El Salvador 1-0 in 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship

Already assured of winning its group, the U.S. U-17 Men's National Team defeated El Salvador 1-0 behind Zyen Jones' fifty second-minute strike to close out Group C play with a perfect 3-0-0 record at the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship.

With a spot in Classification Stage Group D secured, U.S. head coach John Hackworth shuffled his starters for the match against Los Cuscatlecos drafting eight players into the lineup for their first start of the tournament.


Bundesliga: Schalke hammer Leverkusen 4-1

Guido Burgstaller's brace helped FC Schalke 04 upset Bayer Leverkusen 4-1 in their German football league match at the Bay Arena Stadium.

Schalke have now jumped from the 11th to the eighth place for the moment whereas Leverkusen remain at the 12th place in the German top division standings.


Thiago Alcantara extends contract with Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich and Thiago Alcantara have agreed on a contract extension, the Bundesliga leaders confirmed in an official statement on Friday.

The 26-year-old midfielder, whose current contract was stipulated to run until 2019, has committed his future to the German giants after putting pen to paper on a deal until June 2021.


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