Elsewhere there were wins for Spurs Bournemouth City Newcastle and today Utd. Arsenal can go top if they draw or win at Stoke. Watford are away at free-falling Swansea who sold one of their best players, Jonjo Shelvey, to Newcastle and he played a blinder in his first game, yesterday, orchestrating a fine win over away specialists West Ham.
Eredivisie Ajax win PSV beat 3rd place Feyenoord and 4th place Vitesse also victors.
League 1 PSG and Monaco both win 3rd place surprise package Angers beaten by 4th place Lyon.
Bundesliga Still on holidays.
La LIga A very important weekend in Spain as leaders Atletico play at Las Palmas and at Camp Nou Athletic Bilbao are the opponents in tonights pivotal top of the table clashes versus 2nd place Barcelona. 3rd place Real Madrid leading 5-1 against Sporting in last 5 minutes of game.
Serie A Napoli's win over Sassuolo gives them the edge menacingly rising Juve who are really hitting their stride after their 4-0 win at Udinese and are now second after Inter can only draw at Atalanta. Fiorentina play at Milan later. Roma and Lazio draw their games. Frosinone give it a good go at mid table Torino in a cat and mouse game getting close at 2-3 but eventually going down 2-4.
National League local side Eastleigh Town FC lose 2-1 in the FA Trphy ahead of their replay in the FA Cup proper at beleaguered Championship Bolton on Tuesday. League 2 Portsmouth game postponed. Phew. Some pics later.
PS Real win 5-1.