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December’s here! Along with festive vibes and happy days, the busiest part of the football season is here. The first game week proved to be a big one, and might go a long way in deciding the title race. This is the Football Review for the first week of December.

Premier League

The Premier League started off with a 1-1 draw between Everton and Burnley at Turf Moor. Sterling and De Bruyne helped Manchester City clinch a 2-0 win against Fulham. Manchester United came back from a poor half time performance to win the game 3-1 in the second half against West Ham. Crystal Palace thumped West Brom 5-1. Jamie Vardy came in clutch against Sheffield United as Leicester beat them 2-1 with a last minute winner. Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham beat Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal 2-0 convincingly. Defending champions Liverpool romped over Wolves with a 4-0 victory.

Serie A

The Serie A started with Lazio winning their game against Spezia 2-1 with Immobile on the scoresheet once more. Weston McKennie got his first Juventus goal as they beat city rivals Torino 2-1. Inter Milan beat Bologna 3-1 and AC Milan beat Sampdoria 2-1 away. Verona and Cagliari played to a stalemate. Insigne and Lozano were on target among others as they beat Crotone 4-0.

La Liga

Spain’s first division started off with a 2-0 Celta Vigo win over Bilbao. An own goal by Yassine Bounnou secured a Real Madrid win against Sevilla. Atletico Madrid jumped to the top of the table after a 2-0 win against Valladolid. Barcelona lost to minnows Cadiz 2-1 in a huge upset. Granada and Huesca played a thriller of a game which ended in a 3-3 draw. Real Betis beat Osasuna 2-0 to send them into the relegation zone.


Hertha Berlin beat Union Berlin 3-1 to start off the Bundesliga season. Freiburg and Monchengladbach played to a 2-2 draw. There were no shortage of draws in the Bundesliga this week, with Eintracht Frankfurt and Dortmund also drawing 1-1. Koln and Wolfsburg drew 2-2 and Bayern and RB Leipzig drew 3-3. Arminia beat Mainz 2-1. Goals from Baumgartlinger and Schick led to a 3-0 Leverkusen win over Schalke.

What did you think was the best game this week? Did your team win? Drop your answers in the comments below.

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