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Bayer Leverkusen's worrying form continues apace, and they slide out of our 20 as a result. They lost 3-1 at Wolfsburg at the weekend to make it four defeats on the bounce in all competitions and five in seven overall.
Sporting Lisbon left it late to turn around an away defeat, but two goals in the last 20 minutes gave them a 2-1 victory at Rio Ave to move back into second place in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
Galatasaray won 1-0 in their big match against Besiktas in Turkey, leapfrogging their rivals into second place. With Fenerbahce drawing, Roberto Mancini's men have closed the gap at the top to just four points.
Villarreal got back to winning ways thanks to a last-minute penalty save on Monday night as they claimed a 2-1 win at Espanyol. Villarreal are fifth in La Liga which is four points off Athletic in fourth.