Kicks of the Week: 9/30-10/6


Champions League

Bayern Munich 7-2 Tottenham (Group B): Bayern humiliate Spurs

The most anticipated match of the week did not disappoint, but it certainly did shock the fans. The game started evenly as both sides presented several scoring opportunities. A late first half goal from Robert Lewandowski gave the Bavarians a 2-1 lead. In the second half, two early goals by Serge Gnabry extended Bayern’s lead. Tottenham responded with a goal from the penalty spot. With seven minutes left in the contest, Bayern added three more goals to the scoreboard; two of which came from Gnabry. Serge became the second player ever to score four goals against an English team in the Champions League and Bayern became the first team to score seven goals in England as an away team.

Goals: BAY (Kimmich 15', Lewandowski 45',87', Gnabry 53',55',83',88') TOT(Son 12', Kane 61')

Real Madrid 2-2 Brugge (Group A)

Goals: MAD (Ramos 55', Casemiro 85') BRU (Bonaventure 9',39')

PSG 1-0 Galatasaray (Group A)

Goals: PSG (Icardi 52')

Liverpool 4-3 Salzburg (Group E)

Goals: LIV (Mane 9', Robertson 25', Salah 36',69') SAL (Hwang 39', Minamino 56', Braut 60')

Barcelona 2-1 Inter Milan (Group F)

Goals: FCB (Suarez 58',84') INT (Martinez 2')

Chelsea 2-1 Lille (Group H)

Goals: CHE (Abraham 22', Willian 77') LOSC (Osimhen 33')


Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City (Premier League): Drama at Anfield

League leaders Liverpool hosted Leicester City in the most dramatic game of the week. Liverpool took the lead with a goal from Sadio Mane before the halftime whistle. Liverpool dominated the game but were unable to extend their lead as Leicester scored the equalizer with 10 minutes left in regulation. With two minutes left in added time, the referee called a penalty for Liverpool. James Milner converted the penalty kick to give The Reds their 17th consecutive league win and eighth of the season. Liverpool currently have 24 points and are now eight points ahead of second place Manchester City. Leicester suffered its second loss of the season and falls to 4th place.

Goals: LIV (Mane 40’, Milner 95’) LEI (Maddison 80’)

Juventus 2-1 Inter Milan: Argentine Duel

Juventus won the 200th edition of the Italian Derby. For the first time since the 2012-13 season, Juventus and Inter faced each other as top two teams in Serie A. Inter came in first with six-straight wins, while Juventus came in second with 5 wins and a draw. Two Argentinians scored goals in the opening 18 minutes of the match; Paulo Dybala for Juventus and Lautaro Martinez for Inter. Several opportunities came from both teams, but it wasn’t until another Argentine, Gonzalo Higuan, scored after a great combination between Ronaldo and Dybala in the 80th minute. This victory sent Juventus to the top of the league for the first time this season.

Goals: JUV (Dybala 4’, Higuain 80’) INT (Martinez 18’)

Wolverhampton 2-0 Manchester City (Premier League)

Goals: WOLV (Traore 80’, 94’)

Brighton 3-0 Tottenham (Premier League)

Goals: BRI (Maupay 3’, Connolly 32’, 65’)

 Hoffenheim 2-1 Bayern Munich (Bundesliga)

Goals: HOF (Adamyan 54’,79’) BAY (Lewandowski 73’)

Freiburg 2-2 Dortmund (Bundesliga)

Goals: FREI (Waldschmidt 55’, Akanji 89’) DOR (Witsel 20’, Hakimi 67’)

Real Madrid 4-2 Granada (La Liga)

Goals: MAD (Benzema 2’, Hazard 45’, Modric 61’, James 92’) GRA( Machis 69’, Duarte 77’)

Barcelona 4-0 Sevilla (La Liga)

Goals: FCB (Suarez 27’, Vidal 32’, Dembele 35’, Messi 78’)

Milan 2-1 Genoa (Serie A)

Goals: MIL (Hernandez 51’, Kessie 57’) GEN(Schone 41’)

Upcoming Games: International Break

Germany vs Argentina (Friendly) (Wednesday at 13:45)

Iceland vs France (Eurocup Qualifying) (Friday at 13:45)

Colombia vs Chile (Friendly) (Saturday at 11:00)

Brazil vs Nigeria (Friendly) (Sunday at 7:00)

Wales vs Croatia (European Qualifying) (Sunday at 13:45)