A roundup of Saturday’s action in Spain and Italy’s top flights… Las Palmas 2-2 Real Madrid Real Madrid remain top of La Liga, but their lead was reduce from three points to one on Saturday. Up 2-1 heading into the games final 20 minutes, Zinedine Zidane elected to pull Cristiano Ronaldo off the field in the 72nd minute — much to the Portuguese’s displeasure. Zidane then watched as his side conceded an 85th-minute equalizer and ultimately settled for a draw. Marco Asensio put Los Blancos ahead in the 33rd minute, but Las Palmas answered through Tana in the 38th minute, making it 1-1 at halftime. Karim Benzema scored what looked to be the winner in the 67th minute, but Sergio Araujo pegged the
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has revealed Paris Saint-Germain made an approach for him last summer, alerting the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United, while the agent of Atalanta starlet Franck Kessie has said the Gunners have been scouting his client. Speculation over Griezmann's future refuses to die down, and the France international has now fuelled the rumour mill by revealing PSG approached him during the summer, only to be turned back because the player wanted to focus on UEFA Euro 2016. Asked if he was aware of PSG's interested in his services, he told Le Parisien (h/t Daily Express' Joe Short): Yes, but as it was during Euros I told my agent I did not want to listen.
Sept 23 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the La Liga matches on Friday Friday, September 23 Real Betis 1 Malaga 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Real Madrid 5 4 1 0 13 4 13 2 Sevilla 5 3 2 0 10 6 11 3 Barcelona