Faced the most prominent strikers European league football mixed chance this week after Mario Balotelli scored twice in his first appearance with AC Milan to snatch the spotlight from Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Argentine Messi nets shook again with leaders Barcelona in Spain, but his team drew with Valencia put Ronaldo ball accidentally in his team's goal for Real Madrid lose away to Granada.
The following tour among the biggest European leagues this week ..
Raise leaders Manchester United difference with closest rivals to nine points after winning the 1 - away win over Fulham equalized champions Manchester City and second-placed 2-2 at home to Liverpool.
Striker Wayne Rooney goal in the 79th minute to ensure United won an important and difficult.
And the City owes to snatch a point for the Argentine striker Sergio Aguero, who scored a fantastic goal.
The Bosnian Aidan Gecko City grants but Liverpool responded with two goals by Daniel Sturridge and Steven Gerrard.
The European champions Chelsea lost and third-placed 3-2 defeat at Newcastle United to shrink the gap that separates him from Tottenham Hotspur, who are fourth to one point after the latter beat Amadah West Bromteh Albion view without charge made by Gareth Bale.
Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid striker accidentally goal in his team's goal for the champions lose 1 - zero in front of lowly Granada and shrinking hopes in the competition after the fifth defeat in the competition this season.
Ronaldo put the ball with his head in his own net in the 22nd minute to increase the difference between Real Madrid and arch-rivals Barcelona off the lead.
Shook Argentine striker Lionel Messi nets for the 12th consecutive match in the league from the penalty spot just before halftime to lead Barcelona to a 1-1 draw at Valencia, who provide cross Ever Banega.
The Atletico Madrid in second place after winning the 1 - zero at home to Real Betis, who finished fifth thanks to a goal from a header Diego Costa.
Barcelona has 59 points compared to 50 points for Atletico, while Real Madrid in third place with 43 points.
Mario Balotelli scored twice in his first appearance with AC Milan to lead his new team to a 2-1 win over Udinese.
Milan and raise the tally to 40 points in fourth place ahead of city rivals Inter Milan on goal, who lost 3-1 to lowly Siena.
And away Milan, three points behind third-placed Lazio, who lost by three goals to two in front of Genoa.
Champions Juventus remained in the lead, three points ahead of second-placed Napoli after winning 2-1 at Chievo thanks to two goals in the first half of Alessandro Matri and Stefan to Echtnsteinr.
And Naples Best-point lead over Lazio after beating Catania goals without charge.
And leaders Bayern Munich continued its way to his first title in the league in three years after winning 3 - win over Mainz thanks to two goals from Croatian striker Mario Manzukich the competition's top scorer.
Bayern lead a 12-point lead over champions Borussia Dortmund who rose to second place after a 3-2 win away to Bayer Leverkusen.
Dortmund scored twice through Marco Rios and Jakob Bouachitkovski but Leverkusen drew in the second half thanks to bilateral Stefan Ryanaarts.
Polish and grabbed Robert Lewandowski win for Dortmund in the 64th minute to take his tally to 13 goals in the league this season.
Dortmund have 39 points compared to 51 points for Bayern see Leverkusen up to third with 37 points.
Paris Saint-Germain celebrated contract with midfielder David Beckham to overwhelm Toulouse 4 - zero unique to the first position, three points ahead of his closest rival.
PSG has 48 points compared to 45 points for Olympique Lyon and second-placed, who lost 3-1 to lowly Ajaccio after striker Adrian Mutu his first two goals in one game with the winning team.
And went out to midfielder Joey Barton sent off for the first time since joining Olympique Marseille on loan from Queens Park Rangers to lose his new team 1 - zero at home to lowly Nancy.
And Marseille are third with 42 points, four points ahead of Bordeaux, who won 2 - zero at home to Valenciennes thanks to the first goal for striker David Bellion former Manchester United in the French league during more than three years.
Leaders PSV Eindhoven scored six goals in the second half to crush the ADO Den Haag 7 - zero thanks to two goals each from Driss Mertens and Jorginho Vynaldom.
The champions Ajax Amsterdam into second place, three points behind behind PSV after winning 3 - away win over VVV Venlo.
The decline Twente Enschede to third place, four points off the pace after a 4-2 defeat at home to Utrecht.
Porto continued champions and arch-rivals Benfica in sharing the lead after skipping Akpti Vitoria Guimaraes and Vitoria Setubal respectively easily.
Both teams have 45 points from 17 games each away Braga placed third, 15 points behind the pace.
The log-form Colombian striker Jackson Martinez three goals to lead Porto to win 4 - zero away in Guimaraes and unique lead the competition's top scorer with 18 goals.
Benfica won 3 - zero at home to Setubal thanks to goals from Argentine midfielder Enzo Perez Zalmhajm Brazilian Lima and Spanish rookie Rodrigo.