Barcelona and Robert Lewandowski denied by Rayo Vallecano


Sergio Busquets was once despatched off as Robert Lewandowski’s Barcelona debut towards Rayo Vallecano led to a irritating stalemate.

The Spain midfielder was once brushed aside for a moment bookable offence in stoppage time on the Nou Camp on an evening when Lewandowski was once not able to open his LaLiga account on the first time of asking.

Joselu received and transformed a penalty within the 8th minute of added time as Espanyol staged a exceptional fightback to attract 2-2 at Celta Vigo.

Objectives from Iago Aspas and Goncalo Paciencia both sides of half-time regarded to have put the hosts within the using seat, however Edu Exposito halved the deficit with 18 mins last sooner than Joselu held his nerve to earn some extent.

Villarreal change Alex Baena scored two times within the ultimate 9 mins to ease his aspect to a 3-0 victory at Actual Valladolid.

Nicolas Jackson opened the scoring with 49 mins long gone, however Baena killed off any hopes of a fightback with 81st and Ninetieth-minute moves.

Ante Rebic helped himself to a double as Serie A champions AC Milan introduced their marketing campaign with a 4-2 win over Udinese.

Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku, left, scored two mins into his moment debut for the membership (Giovanni Evangelista/AP/PA)


Trailing to Rodrigo Becao’s second-minute effort, Milan levelled thru Theo Hernandez’s Eleventh-minute penalty sooner than Rebic and Adam Masina traded objectives.

Then again, Brahim Diaz restored the house aspect’s merit after the spoil and Rebic made certain.

Arch-rivals Inter Milan had been additionally victorious as striker Romelu Lukaku introduced himself with a function simply two mins into his go back.

Assan Ceesay’s equaliser regarded to have claimed some extent for Lecce, however change Denzel Dumfries received it for the guests within the 5th minute of stoppage time.

Ademola Lookman was once additionally a overdue, later scorer in Atalanta’s 2-0 win at Sampdoria.

The previous Everton midfielder’s Ninety fifth-minute function cemented the lead his aspect had taken thru Rafael Toloi within the first half of.

Objectives from Aleksey Miranchuk and Antonio Sanabria passed Torino a 2-1 win at promoted Monza, for whom Dany Mota pulled one again within the demise seconds.

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe had been each a few of the objectives as Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain noticed off Montpellier 5-2.

Falaye Sacko’s personal function set the ball rolling sooner than Neymar added a moment from the penalty spot after which headed house a 3rd.

Wahbi Khazri pulled one again for the guests, however Mbappe and Renato Sanches made it 5-1 sooner than Enzo Tchato’s overdue comfort strike.

Summer season signing Breel Embolo claimed some extent for 10-man Monaco as they scrapped their strategy to a 1-1 draw with Rennes.

The house aspect had Youssouf Fofana despatched off for a problem on Martin Terrier with simply quarter-hour long gone and trailed to Gaetan Laborde’s 59th-minute function sooner than Embolo intervened.

RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner scored on his go back to the Bundesliga membership (Hendrik Schmidt/AP/PA)


In Germany, Timo Werner’s debut function on his Bundesliga go back was once simplest sufficient to protected some extent as 10-man RB Leipzig had been pegged again via Cologne.

Werner, again at his former membership following his £25.3million departure from Chelsea, struck after 36 mins, even supposing Florian Dietz levelled virtually right away sooner than Dominik Szoboszlai was once despatched of for violent habits in first-half stoppage time.

Christopher Nkunku restored Leipzig’s lead 11 mins after the spoil however change Josko Gvardiol’s personal function made it 2-2.

Munas Dabbur got here off the bench to go Hoffenheim to a 3-2 comeback victory over Bochum.

Simon Zoller’s quick-fire double put he guests 2-0 forward inside of 13 mins, however objectives from Christoph Baumgartner and Ozan Kabak had the house aspect degree inside of 10 mins to set the degree for Dabbur’s overdue winner.

Andre Hahn left it overdue to clinch 3 issues for Augsburg was once they received 2-1 at Bayer Leverkusen.

Change Hahn scored with 8 mins last after Charles Aranguiz had cancelled out Fredrik Jensen’s opener for the hosts.

In other places, Oliver Burke scored a Ninety fifth-minute equaliser after coming off the bench as Werder Bremen got here from at the back of to attract 2-2 at house to Stuttgart, and Schalke wanted a Marius Bulter penalty within the 1/3 minute of stoppage time to compare their feat towards Borussia Monchengladbach.

Daichi Kamada’s equaliser passed Eintracht Frankfurt a 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin, who led thru Suat Serdar’s third-minute effort.