Five September Las Liga things we learned

Five September Las Liga things we learned

Barcelona opened up a four-point gap on title rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid with a 5-0 thrashing of local rivals, while the sides from the capital were held by Levante and Valencia respectively.

VAR troubles at Inyer

VAR troubles at Inyer

The referee took over five minutes to award Inter Milan a penalty after consulting with the video assistant (VAR) in their 2-0 win over SPAL in Italy's Serie A on Sunday.

Fekir continues fine start to season

Fekir continues fine start to season

Nabil Fekir struck his fourth goal in five matches as Lyon defeated Guingamp 2-1 on Sunday, while Rennes belatedly secured their first win of the season with a 3-1 victory at Marseille.

Steinhaus sets firsta

Steinhaus sets firsta

Germany's Bibiana Steinhaus made history on Sunday as the first female referee to officiate a match in a top European league by taking charge of Hertha Berlin's 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen.

Five early September EPL lessons

Five early September EPL lessons

Here are five things we learned from this weekend's Premier League action:

Liverpool kop City thumping

Liverpool kop City thumping

London clubs’ erratic start to the Premier League season improved with victories for Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on Saturday but Manchester sides continued to make the running, with United and City leading the way on 10 points each.

Hoffenheim beat Bayern

Hoffenheim beat Bayern

Hoffenheim striker Mark Uth scored twice to hand champions Bayern Munich their first league defeat of the season on Saturday while Borussia Dortmund dropped their first points against gallant 10-man Freiburg.

Mahrez committed to Leicester

Mahrez committed to Leicester

Riyad Mahrez remains fully committed to the Leicester City cause despite angling for a move away in the transfer window, insists boss Craig Shakespeare.

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