All major League football done, EURO 2016 is the focus


Manchester United: Louis van Gaal delivered Manchester United’s first trophy since Alex Ferguson retired three years ago with a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace after the 135th FA Cup final went to extra time on Saturday.

With Ferguson watching at Wembley Stadium, Jesse Lingard, an academy graduate thrust into the first team by Van Gaal, completed United’s comeback by volleying in the winner in the 110th minute.

Juventus won a second successive double when the substitute Alvaro Morata’s extra-time goal gave them a 1-0 win over Milan in the Italian Cup final on Saturday, as their dejected opponents missed out on Europe for a third successive season.

Juve’s win also meant tiny Sassuolo, who have completed only three seasons in the top flight since making their Serie A debut in 2013-14, qualified for Europe for the first time.

PSG:Zlatan Ibrahimovic signed off his record-breaking spell at Paris St Germain with two goals and an assist in the 4-2 Coupe de France victory over Marseille.

The Sweden international scored his 155th and 156th goals in his 180th match for the club, securing a second successive domestic treble and in doing so equalled Marseille’s all-time record of 10 Coupe de France titles.

Bercelona: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hailed the character of his “team of champions” after they completed the Spanish domestic double by outlasting Sevilla to win a dramatic Copa del Rey final 2-0 in extra time at the Estadio Vicente Calderon.

Beyern Munich:

Pep Guardiola ended his Bayern Munich reign with another domestic double as they beat Borussia Dortmund on penalties to win the German Cup.

Dortmund’s top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sidefooted over a great chance towards the end of normal time.

There were no goals either in extra-time, although Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski was only denied by a great Eric Durm block.

In the shootout, Douglas Costa scored the winning penalty.

Dortmund failed with their second and third kicks, as Manuel Neuer saved from Sven Bender and Sokratis Papastathopoulos missed.

Bayern centre-back Josh Kimmich struck his team’s third kick straight at Roman Burki straight after Papastathopoulos had driven wide, but Thomas Muller and Costa scored for Guardiola’s side.

It means that the manager, who is leaving to take charge at Manchester City, completed his three-year reign with a second German league and cup double, having secured the Bundesliga title in April.

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