Lovro Majer continued his extraordinary season with Rennes Sunday night in a 4-2 victory over Lyon. Majer scored the game winner in 1st half injury time with a wide open look on target following a Lyon defensive collapse. Majer would cap off the game with a simple insurance assist to Martin Terrier four minutes into the 2nd half to cap off a ‘one goal, one assist’ match. With the win, Rennes remain one point out of a Champions League berth for next season. The top three clubs in France will dance in September and Rennes is on the cusp of playing with the big boys. Will we see Lovro Majer return to CL ball?
Borna Sosa with another wonderful game-tying assist in the 90th minute for Stuttgart on Saturday. The guy can swing in the best crosses from the left side of the field. With the 1-1 draw, Stuttgart remain ahead of Union Berlin in a very tight Bundesliga relegation battle.
Ivan Perišić played the first half in Inter Milan’s disappointing 1-1 draw against Torino Sunday night. Marcelo Brozović is currently out with with a muscle knock and Inter looked completely lost without him in the midfield. With the draw and an AC Milan win this weekend, Inter now trail their city rivals by four points for the Serie A title. Inter are definitely at a 52-week low with this drop of points and making an exit from the Champions League Round of 16 this week; albeit it was against Liverpool with a valiant comeback.
Modrić and Real Madrid play Monday night.