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Given that FC Thun earned a win over Grasshoppers just three weeks ago, it’s clear that the Swiss outfit are going through a decent boost in form regardless of their mid-table position in the Swiss Super League.
However, FC Basel’s bid for the title took a slight dent after drawing 2-2 with the Bern club this week, and were it not for Grasshoppers’ draw against Lucerne, the league leaders might find themselves even less than three points clear at the summit.
Very unfortunate not to have made our top 20 this week, Valencia’s latest result was a morale-boosting 5-1 win over Málaga, which sees them claw to within two points of La Liga’s fourth place side, Real Sociedad.
Ernesto Valverde’s side are now hitting a very encouraging patch of form after a period of uncertainty and have won three of their last five matches, drawing another two and scoring 14 goals in the process.
Now enjoying an unbeaten streak stretching back as far as seven matches, Marseille remain confident of beating Lyon to Ligue 1’s second spot, with Paris Saint-Germain looking just too far out of reach nine points clear at the top.
This time around, it was Brest that walked away from the Stade Velodrome as losers.
However, with just three goals scored in their last six games, three of which were 0-0 stalemates, Marseile might need to think about adding some extra firepower this summer after the January loss of Loic Remy looks to have hurt their attack quite severely.
Dropping down to the honourable mentions this week, Málaga’s form has turned severely patchy of late and it all began with their crushing Champions League exit to Borussia Dortmund.
The Anchovies have won just two of their last eight league outings, the latest of which was a 5-1 drubbing away to Valencia.
Even though the club are banned from European participation next season, there’s still some face to be saved in the remaining weeks of the season, but things aren’t looking at all rosy for Manuel Pellegrini’s men.