Barcelona held by Osasuna, Bayern Munich thrash Mainz – European round-up


Barcelona conceded a late penalty in a 2-2 draw with Osasuna, while Bayern Munich thrashed Mainz 6-1.

Osasuna’s Roberto Torres scored twice as Barcelona dropped points for the second time this season after just three games.
Roberto Torres celebrates his second-half equaliser against Barca

Roberto Torres celebrates his second-half equaliser against Barca

Torres gave his side the lead after just seven minutes but Barcelona equalized through 16-year-old Anssumane Fati. Brazilian midfielder Artur gave the La Liga champions the lead before Gerard Pique handled in the box and Torres hit the equalizer.

La Liga results

  • Osasuna 2-2 Barcelona
  • Getafe 1-1 Alaves
  • Levante 2-0 Real Valladolid
  • Real Betis 2-1 Leganes

Barcelona lost their first game of the season to Athletic Bilbao and conceded twice on the way to a 5-2 thrashing of Real Betis last weekend.

Barca is still without the injured Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, though summer signing Antoine Griezmann started upfront.

Ligue 1 results

  • Lyon 1-1 Bordeaux
  • Angers 2-0 Dijon
  • Toulouse 2-0 Amiens
  • Nantes 1-0 Montpellier
  • Nimes 3-0 Brest

Bayern cruise to victory again

Alphonso Davies scored his second league goal for Bayern Munich

Alphonso Davies scored his second league goal for Bayern Munich

Robert Lewandowski followed last week’s hat-trick with another goal as Bayern Munich battered Mainz.

The Bundesliga champions were behind after six minutes when Jean-Paul Boetius opened the scoring for Mainz, but Bayern hit back through David Alaba and Benjamin Pavard before half-time.

Ivan Perisic, on loan from Inter Milan, scored his second Bundesliga goal before Kingsley Coman, Lewandowski and 18-year-old Alphonso Davies made it six.

Bayern moves up to second after taking seven points from their first two games, but remain behind RB Leipzig who stays top after maintaining their 100 percent record with victory over Borussia Monchengladbach. Title-rivals Borussia Dortmund gave up their perfect record in a 3-1 defeat to Union Berlin.

Koulibaly hands Juve last-gasp victory

Juventus snatched a last-gasp victory against Napoli

Juventus snatched a last-gasp victory against Napoli

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly scored an injury-time own goal to hand Juventus a 4-3 Serie A victory in Turin after the visitors had fought back from three goals down.

Goals from Danilo, Gonzalo Higuain, and Cristiano Ronaldo gave the Italian champions a 3-0 lead with less than half an hour remaining.

But Napoli refused to give up as Kostas Manolas and Hirving Lozano scored within two minutes of each other before Giovanni Di Lorenzo completed a stunning comeback.

But Koulibaly volleyed a free-kick into his own net in stoppage time to hand Juve an early advantage in the Serie A title race.

Earlier in the day,AC Milanedged pastBresciathanks to Hakan Calhanoglu’s 12th-minute strike.

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