Real Madrid edge El Clasico to increase pressure on Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman

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David Alaba’s goals and Lucas Vazquez saw Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-1 to increase pressure on Ronald Koeman.

Alaba scored his first goal since joining Real Madrid during the summer when he fired past Marc-Andre ter Stegen after the half hour mark.

Vazquez doubled Carlo Ancelotti’s men’s advantage in the third minute of stoppage time by finishing from close range, before substitute Sergio Aguero opened his account in Barcelona by slipping away from the goal with almost the last kick of the match.

He has racked up three defeats from three Clasicos games as Barcelona coach for Koeman, whose team has set a La Liga record this season with 15 points from nine games and finished on Sunday in ninth place in the table.

After the match, footage emerged on social media showing Coeman’s car surrounded by fans as he was driving away from the Nou Camp.

In response, Barcelona published a statement on its official Twitter account, which said: “Barcelona publicly condemns the violent and contemptuous acts inflicted on our manager upon leaving the Nou Camp.

“The club will take security and disciplinary measures so that such unfortunate events do not happen again.”

Real Madrid climbed to the top of the table by defeating Real Sociedad on points, before the latter returned to the top after a 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid.

Sociedad – who have played a game more than Real Madrid – were 2-0 up through Alexander Sorloth and Alexander Usak, but Luis Suarez’s second penalty in the 77th minute ensured the game was completely finished.

Seville is third, with the same number of points as Real Madrid, after winning 5-3 at home against second-placed Levante.

Oliver Torres, Rafa Mir, Diego Carlos, Munir El Haddadi and Fernando scored for Sevilla, who were never behind – Jose Luis Morales scored twice and Gonzalo Millero hit the other for Levante to make it 2-1, 4-2 and 4. 3.

Real Betis advanced to fifth place after a penalty kick by Willian Jose, in a 3-2 victory over its guest Rayo Vallecano.

In the French league, leaders Paris Saint-Germain tied 0-0 in Marseille, with Achraf Hakimi sent off in the 57th minute.

The match was riddled with crowd trouble, which included objects being thrown from the stands – security personnel used shields to protect Neymar as he turned – and a fan invade the stadium and run towards Lionel Messi.

The difference between Paris Saint-Germain and the second-placed player fell to seven points, as the latter won 4-1 at home over Metz, and Wesley Saeed scored a double.

Shields were suspended to protect Neymar in Paris Saint-Germain’s 0-0 draw at Marseille (Daniel Cole/AP)

Nice moved up to third with a 3-2 home win over Lyon as they fought back from 2-0 down with three goals late. Ivan Gesand completed the transformation with a goal in the second minute of stoppage time.

Rennes beat Strasbourg 1-0 at home thanks to Naif Aguird’s header in the 82nd minute, and Monaco beat Montpellier 3-1 at Stade Louis II. Lorient drew 1-1 at home with Bordeaux and Troyes won 2-1 at Stade Reims.

In the Italian league, Napoli are back above Milan on goal difference after a 0-0 draw with Roma led by Jose Mourinho, who retains the fourth place.

Third-placed Inter Milan drew 1-1 at home to Juventus, and Edin Dzeko’s opening match was canceled with a late penalty kick by Paulo Dybala for their sixth-placed guest.

Atalanta, lying between Juventus and Roma, drew 1-1 at home to Udinese thanks to a draw with Beto in injury time, while Fiorentina, who are now seventh, beat Cagliari 3-0.

Lazio lost 4-1 to Hellas Verona, for whom Giovanni Simeone scored all four goals.

In the German League, fourth-placed Bayer Leverkusen advanced with only two goals in the first half to draw 2-2 with Cologne, and Anthony Modesti scored two goals for the hosts.

Union Berlin drew 1-1 with Stuttgart with ten men after a single goal by God, and changed in the last moments, and Bochum won 2-0 at home against Eintracht Frankfurt.

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