The Week in Sport (10-16 Apr)

It is time for another recap of The Week in Sport with this week’s highlights including, Man United stunning Premier League leaders Chelsea and Sebastian Vettel winning the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Football

In the Premier League, goals from Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera helped Man United defeat Chelsea 2-0 to open up the title race, with Tottenham moving to within four points of the Blues after a 4-0 thrashing of Bournemouth. More results here.

Jose Mourinho’s Man United made it third time lucky against his former side
image: express.co.uk

A Paulo Dybala brace helped Juventus thrash Barcelona 3-0 to put one foot in the Champions League semi-finals, while Cristiano Ronadlo hit 100 European goals in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Bayern Munich.

Kylian M’Bappe was on the double as Monaco clinched a 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund and a controversial Anotine Griezmann penalty saw Atletico edge past Leicester 1-0. More details here.

In Europa League, Leander Dendoncker grabbed a late equaliser as Anderlecht rescued a 1-1 draw against Man United, with Henrik Mkhitaryan scoring what could be a crucial away goal for the Red Devils.

Elsewhere, Davy Klaassen grabbed both goals in Ajax’s 2-0 win over Schalke, Celta Vigo came from behind to beat Genk 3-2 and Lyon scored two late goals to beat Beskitas 2-1. More details here.

Isco’s last-minute winner helped Real Madrid stay top of the La Liga with a late 3-2 win at Sporting Gijon, while Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona edged out Real Socidead 3-2. to keep their title hopes alive.

Gonzalo Higuain grabbed both goals in Juventus’ 2-0 win over Pescara as they edged closer to a sixth consecutive Serie A title and a 97th minute equaliser from Cristian Zapata saw AC Milan come from two down to rescue a 2-2 draw against rivals Inter Milan.

A stunning free-kick from Radamel Falcao helped Monaco maintain a three point lead at the top of Ligue 1 after a late 2-1 win over Dijon, while PSG kept the pressure on the leaders as Angel Di Maria grabbed a brace in a 2-0 win at Angers.

Bayern Munich’s lead the at top of Bundesliga was cut to eight points after being held to a 0-0 draw by ten-man Bayer Leverkusen, with second place Leipzig thrashing Freiburg 4-0 to secure a Champions League spot for next season.

After his heroics against Barcelona, Paulo Dybala put pen to paper on a new five-year contract with the Italian champions ending speculation of a summer move away from the club.

In other news, former Arsenal defender Tony Adams has been appointed manager of La Liga side Granada, while Silvio Berlusconi has sold AC Milan to Chinese investors Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux in a €740m takeover of the Serie A side.

Golf

Rookie Wesley Bryan captured his first PGA Tour title as the 27-year-old carded a closing round 67 to finish 13 under par, one shot clear of England’s Luke Donald to win the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

Edoardo Molinari claimed his first European Tour title since 2010 as the Italian beat Ireland’s Paul Dunne on the first play-off hole to help him to lift the rophee Hassan II trophy at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Morocco

Sebastian Vettel finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Valeri Botttas on the podium
image: eurosport.com

Motorsport

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel claimed his second win of the season to go seven points clear at the top of standings with victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix, with title rival Lewis Hamilton staging a late charge to take second.

Jenson Button will come out of retirement for one race only to replace Fernando Alonso for McLaren at next month’s Monaco Grand Prix, after the Spaniard announced he will compete in the Indianapolis 500 on 28 May.

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