Here are the full results of the various matches of the day 23/12/2020 in the major European championships
Real Madrid overcomes the Granada trap with a double
Real Madrid continued their winning streak, winning 2-0 during the Granada match this evening, Wednesday, in the framework of the 15th round of La Liga.
Casemiro managed to score the lead in the 57th minute when he received a cross from the left side of his colleague Marco Asensio and hit a powerful header to the left of goalkeeper Roy Silva.
Karim Benzema scored Real Madrid’s second goal in the 90 + 4 minute when he received a pass from Isco and shot the goalkeeper’s bottom right, so Real Madrid reaped 3 precious points and continues to chase Atletico Madrid on the lead.
Real Madrid raised its tally to 32 points in the league table with this victory, while Granada’s balance was frozen at 21 points in seventh place.
Inter leads Calcio after the seventh victory
Inter continued their uprising in the Italian Football League championship, after achieving its seventh successive victory, after its precious 2-1 victory over Verona on Wednesday in the fourteenth stage of the competition.
Inter’s score rose to 33 points, to rise to the top temporarily, two points ahead of its closest stalker, arch-neighbor Milan, who fell to second place before his important meeting with his guest Lazio at a later stage in the same stage.
On the other hand, Verona, who was unable to win the third match in a row in the competition, stuck at 20 points in ninth place in the competition’s ranking.
Inter took the lead with Lautaro Martinez’s signature goal in the 52nd minute, but Serbian Ivan Ilic tied for Verona in the 63rd minute.
Soon, Inter came back in the lead again, after the Slovakian Milan Skriniar scored the visitors’ second goal in the 69th minute, to award the three points to the team nicknamed (The Snakes).
Getafe halts Celta Vigo victories
Celta Vigo’s series of victories, led by new Argentine coach Eduardo Codette, stopped at 6 consecutive matches, drawing his host Getafe 1-1 Wednesday in the Spanish Football League’s fifteenth stage.
After losing his first match under the leadership of the 46-year-old who succeeded Oscar García Junient last month, Celta won four consecutive victories in the league and one in the cup, but Getafe, next Sunday from the Cadiz Stadium, won his first victory since the sixth stage when he beat Barcelona 1-0 on 17 October, Wednesday forced him to settle for a draw.
Getafe was the first to score with a superb goal by Uruguayan Damian Suarez in the seventh minute, with a missile shot from the region’s outskirts, before Celta equalized from a penalty kick in the 17th minute for Iago Aspas.
Celta, who did not win against Getafe since beating him in the latter’s stadium 1-0 in February 2016, temporarily raised his score to 20 points in eighth place. Getafe’s balance became 17 points in eleventh place temporarily as well.
He later plays Real Madrid, the title-holder and second in the ranking, with its seventh guest, Granada, Alaves with Eibar, and Real Betis with Cadiz.
Tottenham qualify for the League Cup semi-finals
Tottenham Hotspur escaped the trap of their host Stoke City and climbed to the English Professional Football League Cup’s semi-finals after beating their opponents 3-1 on Wednesday in the competition’s quarter-finals.
Tottenham scored through Welsh star Gareth Bale in the 22nd minute, but Jordan Thompson equalized for Stoke City, who plays in the First Division (Championship), in the 53rd minute.
Ben Davis returned to Tottenham again after scoring the second goal in the 70th minute, while Harry Kane ensured scoring the third goal in the 81st minute.
Manchester United complete the semi-finalists contract
Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur have completed the semi-finals of the Premier League Cup.
Manchester United beat Everton 1-0 at home, while Tottenham beat Stoke City 3-1 on Wednesday in its quarter-finals.
At Goodison Park, veteran Uruguayan star Edinson Cavani took the lead in the match after scoring the only Manchester United goal in the 88th minute.
It is noteworthy that Manchester City and Brentford went to the semi-finals of the tournament on Tuesday.
Milan defeats Lazio and finishes 2020 at the top of the league
AC Milan regained the top of the Italian league standings after scoring a thrilling 3-2 victory over Lazio.
Milan rose to the top with 34 points, one point ahead of its closest stalker, arch-rival Inter, who beat Verona 2-1 later in the same stage.
The rest of the stage matches that took place today resulted in Roma winning 3-2 at home to Cagliari, and Sassuolo against Sampdoria with the same result, and they were defeated by Spezia 2-1, and Benevento defeated Udinese 2-0, while Bologna drew with their guest Atalanta 2-2, And Naples with its guest Turin 1 – 1.
Milan scored an early goal at the San Siro stadium through its Croatian star, Ante Rebic, in the tenth minute, before Turkish Haken Chalhanoglu added the second goal in the 17th minute with a penalty kick.
Lazio took advantage of the calm that dominated Milan’s performance to score Luis Alberto to reduce the difference in the 28th minute following a penalty missed by Ciro Immobile, who scored the equalizer for the Italian capital team in the 59th minute.
While everyone prepared for the end of the match with a 2-2 draw, Frenchman Theo Hernandez scored the precious winning goal for Milan in the second minute of calculated time instead of lost for the second half, causing Lazio to lose his fifth in the championship this season, and his balance stuck at 21 points in eighth place.