Football champions in Italy, Spain start season with victories

(MENAFN) The 2022 winners of the Italian and Spanish football leagues had successful opening weekends for the upcoming campaigns.

In a Saturday home Serie A game, AC Milan defeated Udinese 4-2.

Ante Rebic, a winger for Croatia, scored twice against Udinese to help his team win at San Siro Stadium.

David Alaba, an Austrian defender for Real Madrid, scored the game-winning goal in the 2-1 victory over Almeria on Sunday.

The 61st minute goal by Real Madrid player Lucas Vazquez prevented the home team Almeria from taking a 1-0 lead.

Alaba, who was substituted in the second half, curled a free kick in the 75th minute as Real Madrid overcame a deficit.

In the meantime, title candidates Barcelona were hold to a 0-0 tie with Rayo Vallecano at their home.

On Saturday, Manchester City won 4-0 against Bournemouth in the English Premier League.


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