Weekend Matches Fixtures/Results 02.12.06 03.12.06
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Weekend Matches Fixtures/Results 02.12.06 03.12.06

epl-laliga-afa-seriea.jpgFeatured Weekend Matches and Results in the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, and Argentina Apertura.

The big match is in the Argentina Apertura where Boca can wrap it up on Sunday.

Tough to beat the handing-out of a trophy, but Arsenal are in dire need of a win on Saturday v Tottenham.

Saturday 02 December 2006

English Premier League

Middlesbrough 1-2 Manchester United
A soft penalty and a Darren Fletcher header, from a lovely Ryan Giggs cross, puts United six points clear at the top as Chelsea have the weekend off.

Arsenal 3-0 Tottenham
Two controversial penalty's and an Emmanuel Adebayor goal see the Gunners climb all the way to third.

Wigan 0-4 Liverpool
Two Bellamy goals, a Kuyt goal, and an own goal, conspire to make for a horrible first half for Wigan. The Reds however, move all the way up to 5th, level on points with 3rd place Arsenal and 4th place Portsmouth.

Spain La Liga

Levante 1-1 Barcelona
In the 76th, Alvaro Maior equalizes a 41st minute Deco goal. Barcelona still on top of La Liga going into Sunday with Sevilla just two points back. The Spanish champions perhaps taking it easy before Tuesday's all-important Champions League clash with Werder Bremen.

Serie A

Inter Milan 2-0 Siena
Nicolas Burdisso scores in the 11th and Hernan Crespo knocks in a wonderful goal in the 54th as Inter have now won a club-record 11 in-a-row in all competitions. The first-place Nerazzurri are now four points clear of Roma.

Roma 2-1 Atalanta
Two Francesco Totti penalties erase an early Atalanta lead. Roma remain only four points back of unbeaten Inter.

FoxSoccer.com AP Serie A Wrap (new window)

Sunday 03 December 2006

English Premier League

Everton 2-0 West Ham
The Toffees up to 7th, one point back of Arsenal, Portsmouth, Liverpool, and Reading. Tevez has another fine performance, but West Ham are just one point above the relegation zone.

Spain La Liga

Espanyol 2-1 Sevilla
A Fredi Kanoute penalty in the 25th doesn't hold up. Espanyol equalize on a stunning move from Raul Tamudo as he backheels to himself and fires a brilliant near-post strike. Luis Garcia taps-in the winner that drops Sevilla to third, two points back of Barca.

Real Madrid 2-1 Athletic de Bilbao
Bilbao go up in the 34th on a 30-yard free kick from Roberto Tiko. Ronaldo comes on for the second half, receives a perfect 40-yard pass at the top of the area, takes a lovely first touch, and tucks under the keeper to make it 1-1. Roberto Carlos gets the winner with a spectacular 30-yard low-drive just inside the post. Madrid are now in second only one point back of Barcelona.

Serie A

Parma 0-0 Palermo
Palermo fall to 3rd, four points back of Roma and eight points back of leaders Inter.

Cagliari 2-2 AC Milan
Alberto Gilardino puts Milan up in the 48th, but a soft penalty and then a nice looping header from Andrea Capone put the hosts up 2-1. Milan level through a Marco Borriello bicycle-kick from point-blank range in the 70th. The Rossoneri are now on 12, eight back of 4th place Liverno.

Argentina Apertura

Belgrano 1-0 Boca Juniors
Boca dominates, but is unable to finish as they will now have to wait until Sunday to win the Apertura. The visitors pour everyone forward after Peppino's 60th minute strike, but to no avail. Estudiantes stumble as well with a draw, but the result still cuts Boca's lead to three with one round remaining. Boca are +25 goal difference. Estudiantes are +21.

Argentinos Jrs. 2-2 Estudiantes de La Plata
The Apertura appears over until the 79th when Pavone draws Estudiantes level at 1-1. An 89th minute goal from Juan Sebastian Veron puts Estudiantes up 2-1 and just seconds from being only one point back of Boca. But an extra time leveler from Choy makes it 2-2 and leaves Estudiantes three points back of Boca going into the final week.

River Plate 1-2 Nueva Chicago
Farias' early goal is cancelled out by goals from Chicago's Federico Higuain and Jorge Martinez. River were out of the running to win the Apertura going into the day, and now have solidified a 3rd place finish.

More Apertura Coverage @ FoxSoccer.com - AP Report (new window)

All Remaining Premiership Fixtures (new window)
All Current La Liga Fixtures (new window)
All Current Serie A Fixtures (new window)
All Current Apertura Fixtures (new window)

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