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European Weekend Roundup: Bayern Win Bundesliga

bayern fansBayern Munich wrapped up the Bundesliga title on a weekend in which , FC and all took another step closer to winning their respective titles,

Bayern set the seal on their 23rd German title with an unprecedented six games to go courtesy of a 1-0 victory at Eintracht Frankfurt. relinquished their crown despite powering past FC Augsburg 4-2. Elsewhere, fourth-placed FC 04 swept aside SV 2-0 to move within four points of Bayer 04 Leverkusen, who drew 1-1 with VfL Wolfsburg.

“We haven’t won the title yet and we have to keep our minds on the task at hand,” warned winger Jérémy Ménez after scoring in PSG’s 2-0 success at Stade Rennais FC. The result restored their seven-point cushion at the Ligue 1 peak after Olympique de had edged out FC Girondins de 1-0 only 24 hours earlier. Meanwhile, AS Saint-Étienne’s 1-0 defeat of Évian Thonon Gaillard FC lifted them above Olympique Lyonnais – who fell 1-0 at Stade de Reims – into third.

Mirko Vučinić’s two goals helped Juventus beat Pescara 2-1. stayed in touch with a 2-0 home win against but remain nine points off the pace, while fourth-placed were unable to cut the gap to in Italy’s third spot, as the duo played out a 2-2 draw.

Barcelona’s Éric Abidal returned to Liga action for the first time since undergoing a liver transplant in April 2012. The France defender received a rousing ovation when he replaced Gerard Piqué during a 5-0 defeat of Mallorca in which Cesc Fábregas scored a hat-trick. tightened their grip on second place, meanwhile, beating Levante 5-1, with third-placed Atlético Madrid finished with nine men in their 0-0 draw at Getafe.

came from behind to defeat Sunderland 2-1 at Stamford Bridge and move back into third spot at the expense of , who were held 2-2 at home by . On Saturday, two goals from Tomáš Rosický helped see off West Bromwich Albion 2-1 and lifted the Gunners to within two points of Tottenham with a game in hand. Leaders face tonight.

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