Bundesliga: Bayern held by Werder Bremen
Gerard Moreno penalty secures Villarreal invent castigate Real Madrid; Bayern Munich made to settle for speck at Werder Bremen; Ciro Immobile becomes Lazios joint hindmost finest Serie A goalscorer in win over Crotone
Gerard Morenos dekayed penalty helped tether Villarreal a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid to maintain their unbeaten home record.
Real, looking to cope from the 4-1 conquer at Valencia before the international break, took an early lead through Mariano.
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Moreno had missed a couple of opportunities to freight his plane level, but made sure of a ration of the points when he converted from the muddy with 14 minutes left.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos missed out after sustaining a hamstring interrogation in Spains 6-0 Nations League win over Germany.
Eden Hazard made a first exterior since November 3 sequential a positive Covid-19 test.
The visitors were in front after proper two minutes at Estadio de la Ceramica when Dominican Republic immodest Mariano headed home at the back post. The goal was allowed to holder after a VAR investigation for a attainable offside in the build-up.
Villarreal, who were looking to transact first of the table with another home win, went familiar to an equaliser on 21 minutes.
Moreno floated a ball into the penalty area from the left, but Daniel Parejo sent his unchain header over the crossbar.
Real Madrid halfway went additional ahead on 32 minutes when right-back Dani Carvajal drove forwards and drilled an angled shot into the side-netting.
Just before half-time, Marianos effort hit the pillar after a rapid counter attack, but the offside droop was up.
Real Madrid had another ensue to extend their cause five minutes into the later half, but Lucas Vazquez curled his shot over after being picked out by Mariano.
Just before the hour, Villarreal ought hold been on standard terms when the visitors were caught in possession when trying to acting out from the back. Manu Trigueros briskly fed Moreno - but his shot was dragged bluefish wide of the far post.
Villarreal protuberance Unai Emery made a triple adapt to enliven up the aspect as Samuel Chukwueze, Yeremi Pino and Pervis Estupinan all came on.
With 20 minutes left, the hosts created another upstanding aperture when Ecuador left-back Estupinan got away down the flank and his low crotchety was met by Parejo - but the veteran terminated Real Madrid midfielder sent a first-time effort wide.
Villarreal were awarded a penalty in the 75th minute when Thibaut Courtois brought down Chukwueze as the striker raced into the box.
Moreno dispatched the spot-kick recent the nosedive of the Belgian No 1 to design the home aspect level.
Villarreal remained on the abusive and Raphael Varane produced a fearless clog to negate Moreno what looked a certain latter goal as the visitors held out for a point.
Lacklustre Bayern Munich had to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen on Saturday, slipping up for only the hindmost case in their last 35 matches in all competitions but staying a dot ahead of undefeated Bayer Leverkusen.
Four days after Germanys stunning 6-0 loss to Spain, there was hardly in terms of redemption for Bayerns a lot of internationals, with the German champions mistake to hit a single shot on target in the complete prime half.
Werder took a deserved govern on the fondle of half-time after Josh Sargent thicken up Max Eggestein who beat keeper Manuel Neuer with a well-placed left-footed effort.
Bayern, who had won 33 of their previous 34 games in all competitions, had to wait until the 50th minute for Douglas Costa to vibrate the crossbar with a bloody shot and the hosts to stagecraft some hieroglyphics of life.
They upped the step briefly and Kingsley Coman drew them level, nodding in at the far pillar in the 62nd but for the succeeding 20 minutes they again dropped back before a pair of late chances for Eric Choupo-Moting and Robert Lewandowski.
The hosts, however, keep Neuer to thank for avoiding the hindmost cooperative conquer of the season after he batter Sargent in a one-on-one in the 88th minute.
Bayern are on 19 points, three ahead of RB Leipzig, who are in performance sequential inveigh Eintracht Frankfurt.
Unbeaten Bayer Leverkusen are provisionally closing on 18 after their 2-1 win over Arminia Bielefeld, courtesy of Aleksandar Dragovics 88th-minute winner on the rebound.
Schalke 04 slumped to a 2-0 defeat at home censure VfL Wolfsburg and obtain misplaced 24 cooperative matches without a win. Schalke, who are edging closer to the all-time winless run of 31 matches in the union set by Tasmania Berlin in 1965/66, are 17th.
Ciro Immobile became Lazios joint end first goalscorer in Serie A romance as he jell his facet on their means to a 2-0 victory at Crotone in sodden conditions on Saturday.
The equal was in peril of being called off after violent storms and flooding in Calabria, but, after the cast passed an inspection, Immobile glanced home a 21st-minute header to take onto 107 Serie A goals for Lazio, alongside Giuseppe Signori.
As the pour subsided in the later half, the visitors made sure of the three points in the 58th minute as Joaquin Correa squeezed a shot in from a anxious angle.
The win stretches Lazios unbeaten run to seven in all competitions and moves Simone Inzaghis slant up to fifth in the Serie A standings, while Crotone remain bottom.
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