Football from the top leagues – Lewandowski and Pique see red, but Barça still wins – Sport

Top league football – Lewandowski and Pique see red but Barça win – Sport – SRF

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Robert Lewandowski (third from left) and Barça players talk to the referee.

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Spain: Barça wins on advantage

It was only after red cards against Robert Lewandowski and Gerard Pique that Barcelona avoided a second defeat and consolidated their lead in the table. The Catalans won 2-1 at Osasuna after star striker Lewandowski was sent from the bench to the dressing room after his second foul by the yellow and red (31st) and Pique, who was surprisingly nominated again as a midfielder (45th). . After being 1-0 down, Barça turned the game around in the second half through Pedri (48′) and Raphinha (85′). This puts Barcelona 5 points ahead of Real Madrid, who only play against Cádiz on Thursday.

Italy: Napoli extend lead

Napoli continues to advance in Serie A. The leader won 2-0 on Tuesday against Empoli (with Nicolas Haas in the 59th) and celebrated his 12th win in the 14th game of the season. With AC Milan unable to get more than a 0-0 against third-to-last Cremonese (from 70th place with Charles Pickel), the Neapolitans are now 8 points ahead of the second-placed champions. Hirving Lozano (69′) scored for Napoli with a penalty for a foul and Piotr Zielinski (88′).

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