Sports news review starts with Primera Divison, where Barcelona defeated Granada in the last round match and defended their crown! Barcelona cruised to deciding victory in the away match against Granada by 3:0, Luis Suarez led his team again, scoring a hat-trick! Apart from championship title, Suarez won the race against Cristiano Ronaldo and he will be the best goal scorer in Europe for this season.
Deportivo La Coruna lost at home against Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, but that wasn’t enough for winning the league. Two more matches were played today, Athletic Bilbao defeated Sevilla by 3:1 and Atletico Madrid defeated Celta by 2:0.
In Italian Serie A four matches were played today. In a derby, Milan lost at home against Roma by 3:1. Champions Juventus finished the season in style, with 5:0 victory over Sampdoria. Napoli defeated Frosinone by 4:0 and secured the position number two and Sasuolo defeated Inter by 3:0.
In German Bundesliga nine matches were played today. Champions Bayern Munich defeated Hannover by 3:1. Goetze, who will probably leave the club in the summer, scored twice, Lewandowski added one, while Sobiech scored the only goal for Hannover. In the matches which decided Europa League qualifier, Mainz and Hertha played 0:0, while Hoffenheim lost at home against Schalke by 4:1, so Schalke and Mainz will play in Europa League, while Hertha stayed below the line. In the battle against relegation Wolfsburg defeated Stuttgart by 3:1, while Werder Bremen defeated Eintracht Frankfurt by 1:0. So, Stuttgart was relegated alongside Hannover, while Eintracht Frankfurt will play in play-off against third best team from Bundesliga 2. In the matches without competitive significance, Augsburg lost at home against Hamburg by 3:1, Bayer Leverkusen defeated Ingolstadt by 3:2, Darmstadt lost at home against Borussia Moenchengladbach by 2:0 and Borussia Dortmund and Cologne played 2:2.
In European U17 football championship two quarterfinals were played today. Portugal humiliated Austria and defeated them by 5:0, while Germany defeated Belgium by 1:0.
According to Italian media, Juventus activated Miralem Pjanic buy-out clause in his contract with Roma, which is around 38 million euros, so the Bosnian international will decide about their contract offer in the forthcoming days. Media are speculating that Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSG and Chelsea also want his services.
According to Italian journalist Ivan Zazzaroni, Real Madrid rejected 250 million euros from PSG for Cristiano Ronaldo!
Diego Costa may miss European Championship because of injury. His hamstring injury can sideline him for six months!
In NBA playoffs one match was played late last night. Miami Heat defeated Toronto Raptors by 103:91 and equalized the series, so the last, seventh match between these teams will be played tomorrow in Toronto.
Miami Heat responded beautifully to Toronto’s “small ball” and defeated them with excellent performances by Dragic and Wade. In Toronto, DeRozan and Lowry were solid, but their teammates all combined scored only 14 out of 34 shots and recorded 32 points, which is the main reason of their defeat.
Hassan Whiteside will not be able to help Miami Heat in seventh game because of injury.
On ATP Masters tournament in Rome semifinal matches were played today. Andy Murray easily defeated Lucas Pouille by 6:2, 6:1, while Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori by 2:6, 6:4, 7:6.
On WTA tournament in Rome semifinals were played today. Keys defeated Muguruza by 2:0, while Serena Williams defeated Begu also by 2:0.