Barcelona With a 1-0 win in La Liga, he increased his lead to nine points. Valencia like real Madrid It was in the hands of Real Betis.
Raphinha scored the only goal of the game, his sixth goal for the club, and Barcelona managed to hold on despite finishing the game with 10 after Ronald Araujo was shown a red card for refusing a scoring opportunity just before the clock signal.
Manager Xavi While Barcelona recovered after a shock defeat against Almeria, which struggled for relegation last week, it was watched from the stands due to its suspension.
Madrid lost ground to the leaders as they faced a goalless draw in Betis, a second consecutive LaLiga draw.
Real Valladolid beat Espanyol 2-1, further away from the relegation zone.
Ivan Sanchez and Alvaro Aguado scored goals from both sides at halftime and put the hosts ahead, while Espanyol surpassed Martin Braithwaite in the 87th minute.
The points were a goalless draw between Rayo Vallecano and Athletic Bilbao.
Roma beat Juventus 1-0 in Serie A to move up to fourth place.
Gianluca Mancini scored the only goal of the match, while Juventus finished the game with 10 players, with Moise Kean showing a red card in the 90th minute.
Inter Milan solidified their place in the Champions League with a comfortable 2-0 win over Lecce and are still in second place, 15 points behind leaders Napoli.
Inter took the lead in the first half when former Arsenal player Henrikh Mkhitaryan shot into the corner, and Lautaro Martinez doubled the advantage in the eighth minute of the second half.
Elsewhere in Serie A, Spezia and Hellas had a goalless draw, as did Verona, Sampdoria and Salernitana.
In the Bundesliga, Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen beat Hertha Berlin 4-1 to get all three points.
Sardar Azmoun and Jeremie Frimpong gave Leverkusen two goals in the 21st minute of the opening, while Moussa Diaby was third after the break.
Dodi Lukebakio narrowed the gap with a penalty goal in the 67th minute, but Amine Adlı brought back the three-goal band to the home side.
Eintracht Frankfurt drew 2-2 at Wolfsburg after Randal Kolo Muani and Evan Ndicka canceled goals from Omar Marmoush and Yannick Gerhardt.
Montpellier inflicted further misery on Angers, who bottomed out in a 5-0 sweeping victory in Ligue 1.
Things got worse for Angers with a red card for Nabil Bentaleb just before the clock tick as Teji Savanier took two hits, including a penalty with Wahbi Khazri, Faitout Maouassa and Elye Wahi, for the others to score.
Marseille In a 1-0 win in Rennes, Sead Kolasinac scored the only goal and kept his second place at the table.
Ike Ugbo threw a stop-time equalizer for Troyes to score a 2-2 draw against Monaco.
Rominigue Kouame’s opening was canceled with two quick goals from Monaco’s Wissam Ben Yedder that put the guests ahead, but Ugbo’s late goal secured a point for Troyes.
In the fifth minute of the timeout, Jens Cajuste’s goal beat Reims 1-0 against Ajaccio, while Franck Honorat’s goal for Brest clinched the 1-0 away win in Strasbourg.
Lyon and Lorient drew a goalless draw, while Saif-Eddine Khaoui scored the only goal and won at Clermont Toulouse.