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Olivier Caouette scored a short-handed goal as thee Voltigeurs

Jun 13 '14
BARCELONA, Spain -- Atletico Madrid slumped to a stunning 3-0 loss at Osasuna on Sunday, leaving Real Madrid as the sole leader of the Spanish league for the first time since May 2012. Wholesale nfl jerseys . Osasuna beat Atletico at its own game, both in its tough, physical approach and its set piece strategy to take a three-goal lead at the break after one of Atleticos worst first halves in three years under coach Diego Simeone. Alvaro Cejudo opened the scoring from a corner kick in the sixth minute before fellow forwards Emiliano Armenteros and Roberto Torres added goals in the 21st and 42nd. Atleticos loss came one day after Barcelona lost 3-1 at Real Sociedad, with both the former front-runners looking weary after their Champions League trips in midweek. Atletico fullback Filipe Luis, who returned from injury, said that their win at AC Milan on Wednesday had nothing to do with this defeat. "Osasuna played a great game," said Filipe Luis. "You cant take anything away from them. They beat us in every facet of the match." Atletico and Barcelona have both dropped 10 points over the last seven rounds, allowing Madrid to turn a five-point deficit into a three-point lead despite playing without Ballon dOr winner Cristiano Ronaldo during a three-game suspension. Madrid hadnt topped the standings since winning the title in 2011-12. Simeone quickly needs to restore both his teams fitness and confidence before it hosts Madrid next weekend after its crosstown rivals travel to German side Schalke 04 on Wednesday. Also on Sunday, Athletic Bilbao strengthened its hold on fourth place by winning 2-0 at Real Betis after the bottom side had two players dismissed, while Valencia and Sevilla won to move to within five points of sixth place and Spains last Europa League spot. Osasuna had already earned draws against Barcelona and Madrid at El Reyno de Navarra Stadium this season, and Javi Gracias side lived up to its reputation as being one of the toughest hosts in the Liga. "I think the fact that those three teams havent won here says a lot," said Cejudo, who credited his teams fans for their vocal support that he said "pushes" the team forward. Osasuna used a bit of well-executed trickery to strike first when it sent several players to the near post to draw in Atleticos defence before Torres crossed to the far post, where Cejudo had charged in late to drive the ball home. Osasuna was a step faster to almost every ball and Armenteros beat Gabi Fernandez to a loose ball before he unleashed a blistering left-footed strike from outside the area that went in off the post. Diego Costa mustered a shot that sailed wide in the 21st, but Atletico never responded to Osasunas surge and a collective breakdown in defence cost it a third goal. David Villa first failed to fight for a ball in midfield, and then two defenders left Torres unmarked to nod Damia Abellas cross under goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. "It was a day to remember," said Gracia. "Its a big step for us as we try to stay up." Bilbaos first victory in four rounds lifted it four points clear of Real Sociedad and kept it in command of Spains last Champions League berth for next season. In contrast, Betis was left 11 points from safety after a dismal performance that at times bordered on self-destruction amid some questionable refereeing decisions. Bilbaos Iker Muniain converted a penalty in the 34th minute after Damien Perquis tripped Kike Sola in the area. Another reckless tackle by Perquis earned him a second yellow card in the 41st to completely deflate the crowd at Benito Villamarin Stadium. Betis was left with nine men from the 58th when Lorenzo Reyes handled the ball after he had already been booked for arguing. Bilbao substitute Guillermo Fernandez headed in the first ball he touched in the 81st. Valencia needed an injury-time goal from 19-year-old defender Ruben Vezo in his first start to complete a 2-1 comeback win at home over Granada. Sevilla won 1-0 at Rayo Vallecano thanks to fullback Jorge "Coke" Andujars 57th-minute header. Sevilla played the last seven minutes with 10 men after Vicente Iborra received his second booking. cheap jerseys . In the end, Paul George, David West and Lance Stephenson were enough to put away the Bucks. George scored 32 points and West tied a season high with 30, helping the Pacers hang on to beat the Bucks 110-100 on Saturday night. cheap nfl jerseys . Hes all Cleveland has left. Campbell is finally getting a chance to start at quarterback for the reeling Browns, who are turning to the veteran to settle things down and save a season thats beginning to spin out of control.Cameron Darcy scored twice for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in a 5-2 win over the Moncton Wildcats in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play Wednesday. Charles-Eric Legare, Kyle Farrell and Raphael Corriveau also scored for the Screaming Eagles (7-6-2). Stephen Johnson and Christopher Caissy had singles for the Wildcats (7-10-0). Cape Breton goaltender Alex Bureau made 24 saves, while Alex Dubeau stopped 21 shots for Moncton. --- MOOSEHEADS 4 ISLANDERS 2 At Halifax, Darcy Ashley scored twice for the Mooseheads who went ahead with three unanswered goals. Jonathan Drouin tied the game 2-2 in the second period and MacKenzie Weegar also scored for Halifax (10-7-0). Bradley Kennedy and Daniel Sprong replied for Charlottetown (10-3-1). Zachary Fucale finished with 22 saves for Halifax, while at the other end of the ice Antoine Bibeau was busy with 36 saves. --- VOLTIGEURS 4 SEA DOGS 3 At Drummondville, Que., Olivier Caouette scored a short-handed goal as thee Voltigeurs survived against Saint John. cheap china jerseys. Caouettes goal gave the Voltigeurs (8-6-1) a 3-2 lead at the end of a five-goal first period. Mitch Graham, Jerome Verrier and Christophe Lalancette also scored for Drummondville, while Louis-Philip Guindon made 19 saves. Nathan Noel, Michael Abbott and Oliver Cooper had singles for the Sea Dogs (5-9-1), and Sebastien Auger stopped 37 shots. --- FOREURS 4 CATARACTES 2 At Val-dOr, Que., the Foreurs scored three goals in the third period to beat Shawinigan. Randy Gazzola, Guillaume Gelinas, Samuel Henley and Anthony Mantha, with an empty-net goal for his league-leading 19th of the season, scored for Val-dOr (9-6-0). Bruno-Carl Denis and Brandon Gignac scored for the league-worst Cataractes (1-11-2). Foreurs goaltender Keven Bouchard stopped 28 shots, while at the other end Marvin Cupper started the game but left after making seven saves. His replacement, Storm Phaneuf, stopped 30-of-33 shots. cheap jerseys ` ` ` 
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