The Portuguese shines more in Italy. In the England of the early BVB's opponents Tottenham Hotspur has big problems. Mesut Özil is at Arsenal longer.football at a Glance
Italy: Cristiano Ronaldo has led to the Italian Champions Juventus with two goals to the next victory in the series. The Portuguese made his season goals number 13 and 14 for a 2:1 (1:1) in the last home match of the year against Sampdoria. With 53 of the 57 possible points, Juve is in order more confidently to the table top. Overall, Juve season recorded across all 101 points in the year 2018. Sampdoria, which was offset by a penalty goal from Fabio Quagliarella in the meantime (33.), missed the time to jump on a Champions League place.
Ronaldo had already been taken early in the day for Juve (2nd) and in the second half, the winning goal scored by hand with a penalty (64.). Excitement there was in injury time when a goal for the guests by Riccardo Saponara from the Video referee was taken back due to offside position. The German midfielder Emre Can played at Juve in 90 minutes, the last of the wounded Ex-world champion Sami Khedira was sitting at least on the bench.
England: Liverpool-chasers Tottenham Hotspur has goofed in the last home match of the year. The team around Harry Kane lost on Saturday at home against Wolverhampton Wanderers 1:3 (1:0) and could fall back again on Sunday to third place. Kane brought Spurs in the Wembley stadium first lead (22.), but Willy Boly (72.), Raul Jimenez (83.) and Helder Costa (87.) phase shot, in the final of the game. For Tottenham, the first point losses were to last five Wins in the series.
Mesut Ozil was missing from Arsenal, meanwhile, with knee problems 1:5 with leaders Liverpool FC. As long as he is true, left open the Gunners, however. "I don't know whether it's big or not big, but it is his knee," said Coach Emery. Özil had only returned two weeks ago after back problems, on 2. Christmas day he was replaced at 1:1 in the case of Brighton & Hove Albion at half-time. Recently, there had been always speculation about a premature farewell to the 30-Year-old from Arsenal. A report in the Times just over a week ago, according to the London Club to pull a loan from the world champion of 2014 in January in a recital. To be had only at the beginning of the year, Ozil extended his contract at Arsenal until the end of June 2021.
defending champion Manchester City has, however, reduced the deficit to League leaders Liverpool FC with team Manager Jürgen Klopp to seven points. The team of Pep Guardiola won after two defeats in a row at FC Southampton 3:1 (3:1) and advanced with 47 points. The former Bundesliga coach Ralph Hasenhüttl trained hosts remain in the relegation zone. With 15 meters you are not only due to better goal difference on a relegation place.
Chelsea won on Sunday at Crystal Palace 1:0 (0:0), and thus the fourth place of the table fixed. The Team of Belgian Superstar Eden Hazard is now with 43 points, five points prior to the Fifth Arsenal FC. The first four Teams will qualify for the Champions League. The residue on the League leaders Liverpool, but is already eleven points.
For the German Coach David Wagner is the situation with Huddersfield Town at the end of the table is always more fragile. The Club lost in the cellar duel with the Fulham away with the score 0:1 (0:0) and five meter, which is already behind the first non relegation place, Southampton with coach Ralph Hasenhüttl (15). Fulham (14) is now table 18. Aleksandar Mitrovic scored the winning goal in the final minute, Ex-world champion André Schürrle came at Fulham.
Scotland: for the First time in over six years, has won a record Champions Glasgow Rangers back in the city Derby against Celtic. The team of coach Steven Gerrard won on Saturday in the 315. Old Firm 1:0 (1:0). Due to the success of the Rangers to be a insolvency in the 2012/13 season, still fourth-class to closed, with 42 points to leaders Celtic. However, the neighbor has played a game less.
Ryan Jack scored at a Packed Ibrox Park in the 30. Minute the winning goal for the Rangers. In the final phase, the Team of Ex-Liverpool team Manager Brendan Rodgers urged on the compensation, but without success.