It was a weekend to remember for most footballing sides across the world except for Barcelona and Juventus who lost points with the former having their Argentine striker Sergio Aguero Stretchered off the pitch and finally rushed to hospital with chest complications.
Barcelona lost two points when they drew 1:1 with Deportivo Alaves in their first match under the stewardship of interim coach Sergi Barjuan. Barca are currently 9th on the La Liga table with 16 points, 9 less of leaders Madrid.
Vinicius Junior scored two goals as Real Madrid won 2:1 away from home against Elche. Madrid are second on the table with 24 points one below leaders Real Sociedad.
Uganda Cranes former shot stopper and captain Onyango made news headlines on Saturday 30th October,2021 when he saved five penalties to guide his club Mamelodi Sundowns to MTN8 competition championship.
The tie having ended 1:1 after extra time, Dennis Onyango’s goalkeeping heroics saw him save five spot kicks to help his side win penalty shootouts 3:2.
Speaking to Super Sport, Onyango said….
“My instincts helped a lot in the shootout,” said captain Onyango after being voted man of the match. “I always thought we would win this final.
“It was insane. I had to reward Kennedy. He started this journey for us against Chiefs.” Onyango Continued.
Juventus fell to a 2:1 loss away to Hellas Verona to drop to 9th position, 16 points adrift of leaders Napoli who beat Salernitana 1:0.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 400th league goal as his side AC Milan visited and won 2:1 against AS Roma. Milan are tied on points with Napoli (31) but the later leads with a superior goal difference.
Bayern Munich bounced back from a humiliating 5:0 loss to Gladbach in mid week DFB Pokal Cup to win 5:2 away to FC Union Berlin. A double from Lewandowski and goals from Leroy Sane, Kingsley Coman and Thomas Muller gave a well deserved win to ‘The Bavarians.
The win keeps Bayern at the table summit with a point ahead of stiff competitors Borrussia Dortmund.
On Friday 29th October, PSG beat Ligi 1 defending champions Lille 2:1. Following Messi’s injury that saw him taken off the pitch, Angel Did Maria starred when he assisted Marquinhos’ goal and score the winner in a match Mbappe missed due to an infection.