Jan 22 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Dutch championship matches on Sunday Sunday, January 22 Excelsior 1 Go Ahead Eagles Deventer 1 Utrecht 0 Ajax Amsterdam 1 NEC Nijmegen 2 Roda JC Kerkrade 0 PSV
A roundup of Saturday’s action in Spain and Italy’s top flights… Villareal 0-2 Valencia In a dramatic and purely unexpected result, Salvador González Marco’s side picked up a massive win over the sixth place Villareal in order to give Valencia some space above the bottom three. Valencia has now won two straight matches in league play, after goals from Carlos Soler and Santi Mina lifted the bottom half side. Real Madrid 2-1 Malaga Sergio Ramos scored twice in the first half for the hosts, and it turned out to be enough for Real to end its recent losing streak. The Madridistas got back on track Saturday with its victory over Malaga, opening up a four-point lead in La Liga over second place Sevilla.
He did it in style. Wayne Rooney scored his 250th goal for Manchester United on Saturday at Stoke City, as the United and England captain became the all-time leading goalscorer in Red Devils history. Rooney, 31, had equaled Sir Bobby Charlton’s record of 249 goals two weeks ago and his stunning free kick in stoppage time at Stoke City — the record-breaking goal sealed a 1-1 draw — means he is now out on his own as the leading all-time scorer for United. [ MORE: ] Reacting to the record, this is what Rooney had to say. “Yeah a hell of a lot. A great honor. I’m very proud,” Rooney said. “It is difficult at the minute to be over pleased because of the result, two points dropped. But in the grand