European Roundup: Dusan Vlahovic marks Juventus debut with a goal as Barca thrash Atletico

Dusan Vlahovic marked his Juventus debut with a goal as they ran 2-0 winners over Hellas Verona on Sunday.

The player who had strongly been linked with a move to Arsenal joined the Old Lady from Fiorentina and only needed 13 minutes to announce his arrival. It was another debutant in Denis Zakaria who was to score Juve’s second goal. The deadline day arrival sprinted forward from midfield to hammer a shot into the bottom corner.

In other Serie A games of the day, the gap between the top three teams was cut to a single point, following Napoli’s win over Venezia. Napoli are now second with 52 points, ahead of third-placed Milan on goal difference and one point behind leaders Inter whom they face next.

In Ligue 1, Paris Saint-Germain are 13 points clear at the top of the table following a 5-1 win at Lille, with Danilo Pereira netting a brace and Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé also among the scorers.

In the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund fell to a shock 5-2 defeat at the hands of Bayer Leverkusen in what will be a dent in their hopes of cutting the gap between them and leaders Bayern Munich.
Dortmund are now nine points behind the leaders who beat RB Leipzig 3-2 on Saturday. Leverkusen stayed third but reduced the gap with Dortmund to five points.

In other games in the league, Wolfsburg pulled clear of the relegation zone with an emphatic 4-1 win at home against bottom placedGreuther Fuerth with the win lifting them from 16th to 12th in the standings on 24 points, while Fuerth remained rooted to the foot of the table on 10.

In Spain, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang made his debut for Barcelona as they ran 4-2 winners over ten-man Atletico Madrid. Valencia took their winless run in the league to five reached after being held by Real Sociedad to a 0-0 draw as Real Madrid had Marco Asensio to thank in their 1-0 win over Granada.

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