Top 5 Leagues standings before international break as we look at how the likes of European elites as La Liga, Serie A, Premier League,…would stay for two weeks without local football.
La Liga – Barcelona go 12 points clear
Barcelona beat Real Madrid in the latest La Liga El Clasico by 2-1 as Xavi became the first Barca’s manager to win three Clasico in one year, since Pep Guardiola in 2011.
With this massive victory at Spotify Camp Nou, Blaugranas grabbed three points to move 12 points clear of their rival at the top of the standings, with just 12 games to play.
Cules could have their best ever two weeks off from football, sitting on top and still enjoy the win against their rivals.
Bundesliga – Borussia Dortmund on top for the firs time
The Germany’s top league race is really on fire this season when Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich are only one points away from each other.
A shock defeat 2-1 by Bayer Leverkusen cost the Bavarians the first place of the standings, while Dortmund cruised past FC Koln with dominant 6-1 win.
Bayern suffered from third defeat in Bundeliga 2022/23 and are now behind their rival with 52 points vs 53 points, with nine matches to go before the end of the season.
In two weeks time, Der Klassiker will emerge and this may be the most important game of the season, as Bayern Munich welcome Borussia Dortmund to the Allianz Arena.
Serie A – Napoli extend leads to 19 points
Napoli extend Serie A lead to 19 points after huge Torino win and it’s safe to say, the Naples could totally win the Scudetto this season.
Jurgen Klinsmann’s side enter the international break with a 19-point lead at the top of Serie A, beating Torino 4-0 on the road on Sunday with another brace from Victor Osimhen.
They only suffered two losses in the league all season — 1-0 to third-place Inter Milan in January and 1-0 to second-place Lazio two weeks ago.
This season has never been about the reigning champions AC Milan, who was beaten at Udinese by 3-1. Milan and Napoli will face off in a Serie A game on April 2, the first game back after the international break.
Premier League – Solid Arsenal with 9 points clear
Mikel Arteta’s side has been flying high this season as Arsenal are having the most wins (22) in their first 28 matches of a Premier League campaigns.
A dominant 4-1 win over Crystal Palace has put the London club firmly in control of the Premier League title race, with the Gunners having just 10 games remaining.
Meanwhile, things look tight at the bottom of the table, with one point separates Southampton, West Ham and Bournemouth so far.
Ligue 1 – PSG handed first defeat but still top of the league
PSG handed first Ligue 1 home defeat this season by Rennes as things just got worse for Lionel Messi and co.
PSG suffered yet another setback as they slumped to their first Ligue 1 home defeat of the season when they were beaten 2-0 by Stade Rennais on Sunday.
The result did not change the fact that PSG is still sitting comfortably on top the standings, but they had been knocked out of all the cup competitions this season and the performance of the local league is far from convincing.
So far, PSG still lead second-placed Olympique de Marseille, who ended Stade de Reims’s 19-game unbeaten run in the league with a 2-1 away win, by seven points.