With title races clear, relegation battles, Totti’s farewell enter Europe’s spotlight
The seasons around Europe are winding down, and the title pictures are clear across the five major leagues (not to mention the anticlimactic Champions League semifinals), but there were still plenty of talking points to come out of another dramatic weekend of action across the continent.
Already-relegated Sunderland did its best to have Hull City join the ride to the second tier, though doubts remain surrounding the future of Black Cats' boss David Moyes.
In La Liga, Lionel Messi powered Barcelona, but Real Madrid matched its rival and continues its challenge for a league and Champions League double with a comfortable win over Granada spearheaded by its depth. In the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen needed a 17-year-old to get out of trouble, while in Serie A, Roma coach Luciano Spalletti was under fire in his latest clash with the retiring Francesco Totti.
In Ligue 1, Monaco inched closer to the title, while PSG was back to winning ways–but not without some controversy along the way.
Here is what caught our eye Around Europe this weekend: