Toni Kroos hit just his second goal for Real Madrid in the last calendar year, but it was a big one as it lifted Los Blancos over Celta Vigo in a 2-1 win at the Bernabeau. Goals from Alvaro Morata and Fabian Orellana had cancelled out before Kroos struck a powerful, low effort in off the post in the 81st minute for the win. The move began with a stellar challenge from Casemiro to dispossess Pape Diop, sending Real Madrid moving the other way. While Real Madrid earned its second win of the season in two matches, cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid struggled again, failing to score in a 0-0 draw with Leganes, the club’s second draw of the year as they sit on just two points. Atletico held 63% of
Sami Khedira hasn’t found the field much since moving to Juventus two summers ago, but when he does, he has a striker’s eye. The German bagged his eighth goal for Juventus in just his 28th appearance as the Italian giants went on the road and defeated Lazio 1-0. A poor clear attempt by Lucas Biglia saw Paulo Dybala’s lofted ball over the top fall to Khedira, and he skittered the ball across the face of goal into the far corner. The win is the second of the year for Juventus after they took down Fiorentina in their opening match. There was a goal-fest at Stadio San Paolo as Napoli defeated AC Milan 4-2 braces from Arkadiusz Milik and Jose Callejon. Milik’s came in the first-half, with the opener
Whilst responding to rumours linking Napoli with a potential move for Edinson Cavani, Aurelio De Laurentiis has now claimed that it would be extremely difficult to seal a return for the club's former striker. The Partenopei president has stressed that despite his huge admiration for the Paris Saint-Germain man, he is more focused on the future in Naples, hence why he has opted to sign an abundance of youthful talent this summer. "I am a great admirer of Edinson Cavani," said De Laureniis.