Gonzalo HIGUAIN and Angel CORREA were the two Argentine goalscorers in Europe on Saturday.
Gonzalo HIGUAIN is living up to his price tag for Juventus as he scored twice in their 3-1 win against Sassuolo. Paulo DYBALA had an assist on the first goal while the second was a volley from inside the area.
Angel CORREA got off the mark for the season in Atletico’s 4-0 dismantling of Celta.
Nicolas OTAMENDI had a monster performance for Manchester City in their 2-1 win of the Manchester derby. Pablo ZABALETA came on for the last few minutes of the match. Manchester City coach Pep GUARDIOLA praised OTAMENDI after the match saying:
“People see Otamendi and think he’s just a character in the air heading but today he gave a lesson with the ball.”
After the match, OTAMENDI posted the following on Instagram:
“6 points, three from the match and three in my eyebrow” reads the captain by OTAMENDI.
Elsewhere, Javier MASCHERANO played the full 90 minutes and was at fault for two goals in Barcelona’s 2-1 loss against Alaves. Lionel MESSI came on as a substitute in the second half for the league champions. Cristian ESPINOZA came on as a substitute for the winners.
Erik LAMELA came on as a substitute and played 35 minutes for Tottenham in their 4-0 win against Stoke City.
Mateo MUASCCHIO played the full 90 minutes in Villarreal’s 2-0 win against Malaga.
Gonzalo HIGUAIN’s first goal:
Gonzalo HIGUAIN’s second goal:
Angel CORREA’s goal: