The two favorite teams in the Champions League and leaders in their respective countries were defeated last Saturday with thrashings paths.
Manchester United, of England received at home his arch-rivals Manchester City. The visitors gave them a historic win of 6-1 by the 9th date of the Premier League.
“It was the worst day in our history. Even as a player I never imagined defeat 1-6. I cannot believe this score,” said incredulously Alex Ferguson, United coach.
While in the Spanish league, the leader of leaders FC Barcelona ceded the top of the table to Real Madrid after a 0-0 draw match at home against Sevilla.
In a very controversial game, Lionel Messi, Barcelona’s star player, missed a penalty in added time and in which the visitor team remained with nine players.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid won 4-0 to Malaga. Argentine Gonzalo Higuain opened the scoring in minute 10. Then, Cristiano Ronaldo sentenced matching with 3 more goals. Madrid leads with 19 points, one ahead of Barça.