French champion Monaco got back to winning ways with
a 2-0 home win against Caen Saturday.
Monaco lost three and drew one of its previous four
games in all competitions. But coach Leonardo Jardim's side was largely in
control against a Caen side that started brightly and faded after Keita Balde's
opening goal and first for Monaco.
Radamel Falcao scored his league-leading 13th from
the penalty spot in the 59th, confidently sending goalkeeper Remy Vercoutre the
The win moved second-place Monaco within three
points of Paris Saint-Germain, having played one game more. Unbeaten PSG is
away at bitter rival Marseille Sunday, having won 5-1 at Stade Velodrome last
Dortmund mini-slump continues
Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund's mini-slump
continued as it wasted a two-goal lead and drew at Eintracht Frankfurt 2-2
The slip allowed Bayern Munich a chance to go level
on points with a win at Hamburger SV in the late game.
It was Dortmund's fourth game without a win from
five matches across all competitions.
Dortmund has conceded in six games across all
competitions — after starting the league clean in its first five games.
Bayer Leverkusen stunned Borussia Moenchengladbach
with five second-half goals to recover from a halftime deficit in its 5-1 win.
Also, Leipzig defeated Stuttgart 1-0 at home, and
Hannover won at Augsburg 2-1. – SG