SOCHAUX, France (AP) — Sochaux, trying to avoid relegation, put Paris Saint-Germain's title celebrations on hold by salvaging a 1-1 draw Sunday in the French league.
PSG striker Edinson Cavani chested down a long ball from Thiago Motta to fire in an off-balance strike in the 24th minute. But Sochaux tied it with an own-goal by PSG's Thiago Silva in the 56th.
PSG leads Monaco by eight points at the top of the league with three rounds left.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Almeria rallied for a 2-1 victory at nine-man Espanyol to break a four-game losing streak and keep alive its hopes of staying in Spain's first division.
Espanyol went ahead when Christian Stuani headed in Sergio Garcia's cross in the 42nd minute. But the game swung in Almeria's favor when Stuani was dismissed with a second yellow card three minutes after halftime.
Francisco Velez headed in Miguel Corona's corner kick in the 69th minute in his debut in the top tier in Spain. Three minutes later Jesus "Suso" Fernandez curled in a free kick.
Espanyol's Javi Lopez drew a red card in stoppage time for fouling Jonathan Zongo with only the goalkeeper to beat.
Almeria is two points from the safety zone.
MILAN (AP) — Luca Toni scored twice and Hellas Verona crushed relegation-threatened Catania 4-0 in Serie A to boost its chances of qualifying for European play.
In the sixth minute, Catania goalkeeper Alberto Frison palmed away Juan Iturbe's shot and Toni fired in the rebound. Toni scored again in the 28th when he headed home a shot. It was his 20th goal this season, tying him for the league lead.
Marquinho extended Verona's lead just before halftime with a low drive following Juanito's pass. Juanito scored in the 75th minute on a curling shot into the far corner.