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Chelsea stunned 2-0 by Manchester United to breathe new life into title race

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Manchester United defeated visiting Premier League leaders Chelsea 2-0 at Old Trafford to revive the fight for the title on Sunday.

Marcus Rashford opened the scoring for the hosts seven minutes into the first half and Ander Herrera scored the second via a massive deflection just four minutes into the second half to give the Red Devils a deserved win.

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Liverpool edge West Brom 1-0 thanks to Firmino strike

Liverpool defeated West Bromwich Albion 1-0 in an away match thus retaking third place at the expense of Manchester City in an English Premier League game at the Hawthorns on Sunday.

The match's only goal was scored by Brazil's Firmino for the Reds as he headed the ball into the back of the net a minute into the first half's stoppage time.

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La Liga: On fire Messi keeps Barcelona in the title hunt

Two goals and an assist by Lionel Messi were what the doctor ordered to keep Barcelona alive for the La Liga football title in a 3-2 win over Real Sociedad, while Atletico Madrid strengthened their grip on the third spot with a routine 3-0 win at home against Osasuna.

The first half on Saturday between Barcelona and Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou stadium was crazy with all five goals coming in the first 45 minutes play and with the visitors playing good football and managing to stay in contention for at least a draw until the final whistle.

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Ligue 1: Falcao keeps Monaco three clear at the top

Former Manchester United and Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao earned Monaco a 2-1 comeback against relegation-threatened Dijon to sit three points clear atop the Ligue 1 football championship, while Mario Balotelli-less Nice were still involved in the three-team title race after beating Nancy 3-1 at home.

Dijon, second from the bottom, on Saturday shocked the Ligue 1 leaders late in the first half, as their captain Cedric Varrault followed in to score the rebound after Julio Tavares' header was denied by Monaco goalkeeper Danijel Subasic.

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Bundesliga: 10-men Bayer Leverkusen deny Bayern Munich

10-men Bayer Leverkusen held leaders Bayern Munich to a goalless draw that saw the Bavarians' lead at the top of the Bundesliga football championship reduced to eight points.

Bayern, who on Saturday saw second-placed Leipzig crush Freiburg 4-0, controlled the proceedings on the pitch but they lacked in accuracy to overcome Bayer Leverkusen's well-positioned defense.

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Ozil speaks out about humiliating Bayern defeat

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After a 2-10 humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League pre-quarterfinals, Arsenal attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil has said it was one of the darkest hours of his football career.

"The devastating loss against Bayern Munich this season is undoubtedly one of the darkest hours of my footballing career," Ozil wrote in his book "Gunning for Glory," which is being serialised in the Daily Mail on Sunday.

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Serie A: AC Milan fightback against Inter, Juventus open up big lead over Roma

AC Milan snatched a late 2-2 draw in the Milan football derby against Inter, while Juventus took an eight-point lead with a 2-0 win over Pescara as second-placed Roma were held 1-1 by Atalanta in the 32nd round of Serie A on Saturday.

Italian midfielder Antonio Candreva opened scoring for Inter Milan after 36 minutes, while Argentine striker Mauro Icardi scored the second goal just eight minutes later.

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