European football wrap 29 March 2019


Olympique Lyon moved to with one of second-place Lille after defeating Rennes 1-0 on Friday evening.

The visitors left it late, with Martin Terrier firing home the winning goal in the 86th minute.

As a result, Lyon remain in third, one point behind Christophe Galtier's charges while Rennes are unchanged in eighth spot.

Hoffenheim returned to winning ways in the Bundesliga with a 3-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen at PreZero Arena.

The hosts took the lead through Ishak Belfodil in the 10th minute, before Kevin Volland restored parity seven minutes later.

An own goal from Sven Bender put Hoffenheim back in front shortly after the break while Belfodil completed his brace on 61 minutes.

Andrej Kramaric rounded off the scoring with 11 minutes remaining as Hoffenheim moved to within a point of sixth-placed Wolfsburg.

Cagliari moved further away from the relegation zone with a 3-0 win over bottom-placed Chievo.

Fabio Pisacane, Joao Pedro and Artur Ioni?a all netted in the first half to lead the visitors to victory.

Athletic Bilbao kept their top-six aspirations alive with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Girona in Catalunya.

The hosts broke the deadlock through Cristhian Stuani's 17th league goal of the season.

However, Inaki Williams brought Bilbao level eight minutes into the second before Raul Garcia secured the winning goal on 59 minutes.