Karim Benzema missed a penalty as Real Madrid gave up their 100 percent La Liga record against ten-man Osasuna.
Benzema’s penalty hit the bar in the 79th minute after being fouled by David Garcia, who was sent off due to pain.
However, the 10-man who fell back on Vinicius Junior’s goal in the 42nd minute equalized against Kike Garcia five minutes after the break and clinched a respectable 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu, putting Real level on points with Barcelona stayed at the top of the table.
Alexander Sorloth’s brace helped Real Sociedad win in Girona in an eight-goal thriller.
Sociedad were 3-2 down with 24 minutes to go despite Sorloth’s efforts, but goals from Brais Mendez, Martin Zubimendi and Takefusa Kubo eventually brought them home.
Valencia’s Eray Comert scored six minutes into injury time to draw 2-2 at Espanyol.
The home side led 2-1 after goals from Joselu and Sergi Darder overtook Gabriel Paulista’s shot in the 53rd minute, but Comert equalized deep into injury time after both Marcos Andre and Martin Braithwaite received their marching orders.
Gabriel Veiga fired Celta Vigo to a 1-0 win over Real Betis, who played with just 10 men for 70 minutes, after Luiz Felipe was sent off.
In Serie A, Juventus secured their first league win in four attempts with a 3-0 win over Bologna in Turin.
Filip Kostic, Dusan Vlahovic and Arkadiusz Milik did the damage tonight, although Juve remain four points adrift of the top four.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored twice as high-flying Lazio came to a 4-0 win over Spezia, although Ciro Immobile missed an early penalty, with Mattia Zaccagni and Alessio Romagnoli also on the scoresheet while Ademola Lookman’s strike came in the 59th minute. Minute Atalanta’s win brought points against Fiorentina.
Goals from Armand Lauriente, Andrea Pinamonti, Kristian Thorstvedt, Abdou Harroui and Janis Antiste helped Sassuolo to a 5-0 win over Salernitana, while Matteo Pessina, Gianluca Caprari and Stefano Sensi scored for Monza as they defeated the bottom team. Table Samdoria 3-0.
Penalties by Daniel Ciofani and Gabriel Strefezza ended the duel between Lecce and Cremonese 1-1.
In France, Theo Le Bris came on to ensure the ten-man Lorient continued their pursuit of Ligue 1’s top two, Paris St Germain and Marseille, with a 2-1 win over Lille.
The home side, who had taken an early lead from Bafode Diakite’s own goal, saw Jonathan David equalize after Dango Ouattara was sent off for a second booking offence, but Le Bris came to the rescue with three minutes remaining.
Lens needed a Florian Sotoca penalty in the 82nd minute to beat Lyon 1-0, while Wissam Ben Yedder’s hat-trick helped Monaco to a 4-1 win over Nantes.
After Breel Embolo put the home side ahead in the second minute, Ben Yedder found the net after six minutes and 28 minutes before converting a second-half penalty from a Caio Henrique own goal, which Nantes needed to show.
Ten men Toulouse beat Montpellier 4-2 despite playing with just 10 men for the last 30 minutes.
The home side responded to Nicolas Cozza’s seventh-minute goal with goals from Stijn Spierings, Zakaria Aboukhlal, Fares Chaibi and Brecht Dejaegere before Mikkel Desler’s red card, but although Elye Wahi scored, it was best for the visitors.
Ajaccio remain bottom of the table after conceding twice from the dead and losing 3-1 at home to Clermont, while Jackson Porozo’s last-minute equalizer gave Troyes a 2-2 draw at home to 10-man Reims and M’Baye scored Niang’s penalty in the 86th minute as Auxerre drew 1-1 with Brest.
In the Bundesliga, Andre Hahn headed Augsburg to a 3-2 win over Schalke despite Mergim Berisha being sent off.
Ermedin Demirovic’s early brace seemed to have put the visitors in the driver’s seat, but Simon Terodde and Tom Krauss pulled them out before Hahn had the final say.
Dodi Lukebakio’s equalizer secured Hertha BSC the home game against Hoffenheim, which had taken the lead through Andrej Kramaric, 1-1.
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/real-madrid-karim-benzema-osasuna-barcelona-sergej-milinkovicsavic-b2191198.html Karim Benzema misses a penalty as Real Madrid’s LaLiga winning streak ends