While Liverpool kept pace with Manchester City, Arsenal beat Manchester United to keep the top four race alive. In La Liga, Barcelona continued their dominance, while Kareem Benzema helped Real Madrid get back to winning ways after their humiliating Champions League defeat. Elsewhere, Juventus remained unbeaten in the league, while Bayern Munich scored six against Wolfsburg to leapfrog Dortmund to the top of the Bundesliga. Here are the best numbers from the weekend's action.
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It was a weekend of derbies and fierce cross-country rivalries. The North-London derby was feisty, controversial and ended 1-1, the Merseyside one was tamer and ended 0-0, while the Rome edition saw Lazio absolutely smash Roma 3-0. Across in Spain, the Clasico saw Barcelona run out 1-0 winners at Real Madrid, while in a brilliantly-manic edition of the great Italian north-south rivalry, Juventus clung onto a 2-1 win at Napoli.
Here are the best stats from the weekend action:
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MANCHESTER, England -- Raheem Sterling showed his strength of character by taking the winning penalty in Manchester City's Carabao Cup victory over Chelsea, according to Pep Guardiola.
The England international was City's fifth penalty taker after Sunday's Wembley final finished goalless, and the City boss compared Sterling to an NBA star, who is prepared to take the clutch shot in a tight game.
"I admire the fact that, in Sunday's situation, he took responsibility," Guardiola told a news conference...