I'm not just talking Serie A, where there were 35 goals scored in the last slate of games, but there were exciting matches everywhere. In the EPL, Serie A, and La Liga, there were only two scoreless games, for me, that's awesome.
In England, we continue to see a Chelsea team which truly dominates. While they conceded their first goal in the Premier League this weekend, they had little trouble defeating West Ham 3-1 at Boleyn Ground. Essien scored a brace with Malouda scoring the other goal for Chelsea, and a late goal from Scott Parker brought one back for West Ham, but his pretty chip wasn't enough to stop Chelsea.
On the other hand, Manchester United were unable to win at Goodison Park. They were 3-1 up against Everton when the Toffees pulled two back in stoppage time for an epic 3-3 draw. The United defence looked shaky letting in two goals in the final minutes of the match, while I expect them to win the title, maybe they're just not secure enough at the back.
Arsenal had no trouble winning 4-1 against Bolton at the Emirates Stadium, while Manchester City should've done better only drawing 1-1 against Blackburn, with Vieira scoring their goal for them. West Brom and Tottenham also drew 1-1 along with Sunderland and Wigan. Blackpool got their second win this season beating Newcastle 2-0 at St. James' Park, a great result for the newly-promoted side which find themselves in fourth right now, only five points away from table leaders Chelsea. Liverpool could've done better, only drawing 0-0 against Birmingham, while Fulham defeated Wolves 2-1, and Stoke City defeated Aston Villa by the same scoreline.
However Real Madrid's main rivals for the title, Barcelona found a way to mess things up at home against newly-promoted side Hercules. Guardiola's men lost 2-0 in front of their fans, who were probably expecting the blaugrana to spank Hercules with five or six goals. This wasn't the case as the Paraguayan Nelson Valdez scored twice, with Trezeguet nearly scoring a third. It's advantage Mourinho (by one point), all the Portuguese coach has to do now is win the rest of his games.
In La Liga you also had an eight goal thriller between Real Zaragoza and Malaga! Malaga were five goals up by halftime, but after that the home fans of Zaragoza watched their side pull three back, hoping for probably one of the most epic comebacks in history. Atletico Madrid now stand at the top of the table after having defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-1. Forlan and Tiago scored to make it 2-0, but Llorente pulled one back in the 89th, yet the equalizer didn't arrive.
That's basically all that happened this weekend, what are your thoughts on this weekend's action? Share your thoughts below by commenting!