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While You Were Asleep: Kimmich rescues Bayern Munich, Lazio demolish AC Milan, Joelinton gives Magpies first-leg lead in Carabao Cup

Joshua Kimmich ninetieth minute objective from 30 yards helped Bayern Munich salvage a degree towards Cologne. It was the primary win of 2023 for the 10-time defending champion.

The win stored Bayern Munich 4 factors clear on the prime of the Bundesliga.

Cologne had began 2023 with a 7-1 rout of Werder Bremen — however Bayern is a special calibre.

The German champions, chasing a record-extending eleventh league title, had possession however have been far much less efficient than their opponents who seemed to be snatching the three factors courtesy of Ellyes Skhiri’s fourth-minute volley on the far put up.

“We performed the best way we imagined within the second half,” Nagelsmann stated of his crew’s enchancment. “I’m certain we’ll get again to profitable if we stick with it.”

Lazio thrash Milan

Maurizio Sarri’s facet transfer third in Serie A with a thumping 4-0 win over AC Milan. The loss prolonged the defending champions winless streak to 5 video games in all competitions.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Mattia Zaccagni, Luis Alberto and Felipe Anderson have been on the right track for Lazio.

Milan’s poor run began by squandering a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw with Roma. Then the Rossoneri have been eradicated from the Italian Cup by 10-man Torino earlier than drawing 2-2 at Lecce. Maybe probably the most painful defeat got here final week when Milan was overwhelmed 3-0 by metropolis rival Inter Milan within the Italian Tremendous Cup.

Lazio has gained three straight between the league and Italian Cup.

Newcastle pip Southampton

Joelinton scored a 73rd-minute winner as Newcastle beat Southampton 1-0 away within the first leg of the English League Cup semifinals on Tuesday.

The second leg is subsequent week at Newcastle’s St. James’ Park, the place the crew is unbeaten in all competitions this season. Southampton will even have to attain towards the very best protection in English soccer, with Newcastle having now stored 11 clear sheets in its final 12 video games.

Joelinton had had a objective disallowed for handball and likewise blazed over from shut vary earlier than the Brazilian midfielder lastly gave Newcastle the lead, tapping into an empty web after substitute Alexander Isak had overwhelmed his marker down the precise and minimize into the world to ship the cross.

The hosts completed with 10 males at St. Mary’s stadium after center-back Duje Ćaleta-Automotive was proven a second yellow card within the 86th minute.

Each groups wish to finish lengthy trophy droughts. Whereas Southampton’s one and solely piece of main silverware is the FA Cup in 1976, Newcastle has to return even longer for an enormous home trophy — the FA Cup in 1955.

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