Goal Singapore's Weekend Recap

Missed out on football over the weekend? We give you a quick glimpse of the top moments that took the headlines in the world of football

10. Leicester win promotion

"Nigel Pearson's men did not play on Saturday but the Foxes
clinched a place in next season's Premier League because Championship rivals QPR and Derby County failed to win their matches, ending a 10-year absence from the top flight. They also fell at the semi-finals of the play-offs last season."
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9. Pierluigi Collina in Singapore

"The Italian, regarded as one of the best officials during his time, was in town to talk about what it takes to officiate at the highest level. Now Head of Referees at Uefa, he told Goal that the system of additional referee 'works well' and shared his thoughts on goal-line technology as well."
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8. Sir Alex to teach at Harvard

"The former Manchester United manager, who retired from the the game after 26 trophy-laden years at Old Trafford, has taken up a long-term position at the prestigious American university. The 72-year-old will lecture Ivy League students in a course named The Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports."
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7. Van Persie set for April return

"The Manchester United striker injured himself in the 3-0 win over Olympiakos but he is progressing well in his recovery, according to manager David Moyes, who expects a return before the end of the season although he insists Van Persie will not be rushed back."
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6. Barca and Real keep pace with Atletico in three-way La Liga race

"League leaders Atletico Madrid kept their nerve with a 1-0 win over Villarreal thanks to Raul Garcia's strike, with only six games left to go. Barcelona follow one point behind after a 3-1 win over Real Betis, while Real Madrid are two further back as they kept up with a 4-0 rout of Real Sociedad."
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5. Bayern lose 53-game unbeaten run to Augsburg

"The champions went down 1-0 to the hosts as Sascha Molders's strike consigned Pep Guardiola to his first Bundesliga defeat, who later insisted his team couldn't 'always win'. Defeat spelled the end of a remarkable streak and extended their winless run to three, ahead of Manchester United's visit this week in the Champions League."
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4. Mata nets brace in Man Utd romp

"The Spanish playmaker led the way for the Red Devils as they cruised to a 4-0 win over Newcastle, curling home a fine free-kick for the opener before coolly slotting home a second. Shinji Kagawa set up a third for Javier Hernandez before Adnan Januzaj slotted home Mata's cute back-heel to give David Moyes and his team a boost ahead of their Bayern trip."
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3. LionsXII see off Sime Darby

"The defending Malaysia Super League champions recovered from their disappointing 1-1 draw with T-Team FC at home last Saturday by putting in a resilient display in Selayang. Goals from Safuwan Baharudin and Khairul Amri, coupled with some outstanding saves from Izwan Mahbud, saw Fandi Ahmad's men pick up a third win in four games."
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2. Liverpool spot-on to edge West Ham

"Two penalties saw the Reds beat West Ham 2-1 at Upton Park, as captain Steven Gerrard led the way. Guy Demel equalised on the stroke of half-time after the referee failed to call Andy Carroll's foul on goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. But the visitors had the last laugh as Gerrard stepped up successfully again in the second half to send his team two points clear at the top."
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1. Everton demolish Arsenal

"After their encouraging home draw with Manchester City last week, the Gunners came crashing back to earth at Goodison Park. Goals from Steven Naismith and Romelu Lukaku as well as an own goal from Mikel Arteta saw the Toffees cruise to within one point of their opponents, with a game in hand."
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