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Weekend of Sport - 21/11/15

The weekend has been filled with some delightful sport played from all over the world. El Clasico provided a brilliant game for viewers across the globe, as well as a tight battle at the top of the Barclays Premier League. Novak Djokovic also supplied the world with an excellent performance over Roger Federer in London as the ATP World Finals came to a close.

 

Football

Saturday afternoon provided the world with some great matches across the biggest leagues. El Clasico proved to be a true classic as Barcelona embarrassed rivals Real Madrid 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Luis Suarez scored two as Lionel Messi watched from the bench also to see teammates Andres Iniesta and Neymar capture all 3 points for Luis Enrique’s men.

In the Barclays Premier League, Leicester City climbed to the top of the table after their 3-0 win at Newcastle United. Jamie Vardy scored his 10th goal in consecutive games, which equalled Ruud Van Nistlerooy’s Premier League record. The two other goals came from Shinji Okazaki and Leonardo Ulloa.

Manchester City vs Liverpool was the next heavyweight clash in the late kick off as Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side destroyed City 4-1 at the Etihad. A man of the match performance from summer signing Roberto Firmino secured all three points for The Reds and saw Liverpool climb to 9th place. The Brazilian scored one and setup one for Philippe Coutinho as an own goal from Eliaquim Mangala and a header from Martin Skrtel secured the win for Liverpool. City dropped down to 3rd.

You can see all the scores from the weekened below:

Watford 1-2 Manchester United

Chelsea 1-0 Norwich City

Everton 4-0 Aston Villa

Newcastle United 0-3 Leicester City

Southampton 0-1 Stoke

Swansea City 2-2 Bournemouth

West Brom 2-1 Arsenal

Man City 1-4 Liverpool

Tottenham 4-1 West Ham United

 

Tennis

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in the ATP World Finals 6-3 6-4 in just 80 minutes at London’s O2 Arena. Djokovic ended the season with 11 titles under his belt in a dominating display over the Swiss legend. The World Number 1 will want to take his momentum into the Christmas break and into next year so he can win more titles with the Australian Open waiting in January. 

By Lewis Richards

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