A very sour evening for Wout Weghorst: Wolfsburg striker missed a penalty in a very unfortunate way and saw how his team eventually lost to RB Leipzig: 2-0.
Cup dream Wolfsburg shatterA night to quickly forget for Wout Weghorst. In the first half against Leipzig, the Dutch striker of Wolfsburg got the chance to lead his team from the penaltytip, but his standleg slipped away. He shot over high and saw Leipzig run off with the victory in the second half. Goals of Yussuf Poulsen and Hee-Chan Hwang make Leipzig stand for the semi-final of the DFB Pokal.
Man United falls further behind in title Manchester City seems harder and harder on his way to the title in the Premier League. Direct pursuer Manchester United came no further than a 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace Wednesday night. The team of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was better throughout the game, but did not get the ball into the net. The backlog on City is now fourteen points.
Serie AAC Milan did not do any good business in the title in Serie A. In its own San Siro, the team of trainer Stefano Pioli did not go beyond a 1-1 draw against Udinese. In the absolute injury time of the match, Franck Kessié made the 1-1 after Rodrigo Becão put the away team ahead in the 68th minute. However, Kessié made it 1-1 in the 97th minute. He was allowed to dock from the penaltytip and did not fail.
The match of Atalanta Bergamo yielded enough spectacle again. The team won with 5-1 from Crotone. Robin Gosens, José Luis Palomino, Luis Muriel, Josip Ilicic and Aleksei Miranchuk scored the goals for Atalanta.
Ligue 1A full evening program in the French Ligue 1 on Wednesday. Paris Saint-Germain took three important points on a visit to Bordeaux. It took the team of trainer Mauricio Pochettino a lot of effort, but due to a goal of Pablo Sarabia after twenty minutes of playing PSG takes all the loot back to Paris: 0-1.
Another title candidate in France, Lille OSC, continues to impress. In his own house Olympique Marseille was set aside 2-0. The team of trainer Christophe Galtier also cost pain and effort. Jonathan David finally became the goldcock: with hits in the 90th and 92nd minutes he took care of the 2-0 final score. Lille is currently first with a two-point lead on PSG.
Almere City loses connectionAlmere City suffered against Volendam the fourth defeat in the last five games. It was 2-1 by goals of Brian Plat, Samuele Mulattieri (Volendam) and Tim Receveur (Almere). Due to the loss, Almere drops to fourth place and the team of trainer Ole Tobiasen lacks the connection with number two De Graafschap, which has four more points. The first two places in the Kitchen Champion Division give the right to direct promotion.
Premier LeagueLicester City ran against Burnley (0-0). Matej Vydra opened the score on behalf of Burnley in the fourth minute, after which Kelechi Iheanacho restored the balance with a beautiful volley. The goalkeepers Kasper Schmeichel and Nick Pope were the big ones on Turf Moor. Because of the tie, Leicester City stands at the same level as number two Manchester United. Pursor West Ham United follows on five points.
Sheffield United took the last straw in the Premier League demotion zone with a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa. Anwar El Ghazi played a leading role: a few days after his winning goal against Leeds United, the attacker was on his way to his eighth goal of the season, but Phil Jagielka stopped him at the expense of a red card. It turned out to be the right decision: Sheffield held up after David McGoldricks opening hit. Sheffield still stands last and has to bridge a gap of 12 points for body preservation.
Memphis important for LyonOlympique Lyon prevented point loss against Stade Rennes: 1-0. Because of the victory, Lyon takes the lead position in the Ligue 1, but Lille OSC and Paris Saint-Germain will take action later on Wednesday.