The Full 90

Euro Roundup: Sunderland's late equalizer stuns Arsenal

Recapping all of Saturday's action in Europe.


LONDON — Arsenal conceded an equalizer in the fifth minute of stoppage time to draw 1-1 at Sunderland, while Tottenham scored three times in the last 15 minutes to beat Wolverhampton 3-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Second-place Arsenal led through Cesc Fabregas' freak goal, but Alex Song was sent off in the second half and Tomas Rosicky missed a penalty before Darren Bent struck late for Sunderland.

Spurs fell behind on the stroke of halftime through Steven Fletcher's goal, but Rafael van der Vaart equalized from the penalty spot in the 75th and Roman Pavlyuchenko and Alan Hutton completed the comeback.

West Ham, which had lost four straight matches, was held to 1-1 by Stoke, while Everton is also still searching for its first win after being beaten 1-0 by Newcastle.

Clint Dempsey rescued a 1-1 draw for Fulham at Blackburn, Aston Villa was held at home by Bolton by the same score, and West Bromwich beat local rival Birmingham 3-1.


MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad 2-1 to go top of the Spanish league on Saturday.

In a hostile Anoeta Stadium, Madrid went ahead against the run of play when Angel Di Maria dribbled into the area from the left and fired past goalkeeper Claudio Bravo in the 51st minute for his first goal of the season.

The result leaves Madrid top on seven points and Real Sociedad seventh on four, with the rest of the third week's action to be played on Sunday and Monday. Champion Barcelona plays at Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Also on Saturday, Athletic Bilbao came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Sporting Gijon and Mallorca registered its first league win under coach Michael Laudrup, beating Osasuna 2-0. Jose Callejon scored as Espanyol beat Almeria 1-0.

Madrid went into the game on the back of a 2-0 midweek win against Ajax in the Champions League, an improved display on its early season league form.


MILAN — AC Milan drew 1-1 with Catania after a scoreless second half in the Serie A on Saturday.

Ciro Capuano gave Catania the lead in the 27th minute and enjoyed the better of the half, but Filippo Inzaghi equalized in first-half injury time.

Inzaghi, who partnered Milan newcomer Zlatan Ibrahimovic in attack, linked with Ronaldinho and struck from close range.

In the only other match, Lazio beat Fiorentina 2-1 to record its second win of the season.


FRANKFURT, Germany — Mainz extended its undefeated Bundesliga streak to a club-record nine games after beating Werder Bremen 2-0 to grab the league lead for the first time on Saturday.

Marcel Risse and Andre Schuerrle scored within eight minutes in the second half to secure Mainz the road victory and give Thomas Tuchel's club a perfect 12 points from four rounds.

Mainz is two points ahead of previous leader Hoffenheim, which needed a goal by Gylfi Thor Sigurdsson to secure a 2-2 draw at Kaiserslautern.

Also, defending champion Bayern Munich was held to a 0-0 draw at home against Cologne, Pavel Pogrebnyak scored a hat trick as Stuttgart routed Borussia Moenchengladbach 7-0, and 2009 champion Wolfsburg beat Hannover 2-0.


PARIS — Saint-Etienne moved into first place in the French league for the first time in more than 28 years after a double from Dimitri Payet and Emmanuel Riviere's goal gave the club a 3-0 win over Montpellier on Saturday.

Payet, the league's top scorer with six goals, opened Saint-Etienne's account from close range after being set up by Riviere in the 21st minute.

Saint-Etienne moved to 13 points with four wins from six games and grabbed the lead from Toulouse while Montpellier slumped to a second consecutive loss.

Toulouse, which was held to a scoreless draw at unbeaten Monaco, also has 13 points but Saint-Etienne stands first due to a better attacking record.

Andre Ayew scored a brace as defending champion Marseille claimed a much-needed 3-0 win at last-place Arles.

Also on Saturday, it was: Lorient 0, Caen 1; Nancy 0, Brest 2; Sochaux 4, Nice 0 and Valenciennes 1, Lens 1.


GLASGOW, Scotland — Kenny Miller scored twice as Rangers routed Dundee United 4-0 on Saturday to maintain the champions' perfect start to the season — and his record of scoring in each of the six league matches.

Rangers went ahead through Sean Dillon's ninth-minute own goal, but didn't extend its lead until Miller slotted in from close range in the 69th.

Steven Naismith headed in another in the 77th and Miller rounded off the win five minutes later after being picked out by Nikica Jelavic.

Also on Saturday, Hearts rallied to beat Inverness 3-1 and leave the home side still searching for its first league win of the season.

St. Johnstone beat St. Mirren 2-1, while Hibernian drew 1-1 draw with Hamilton and Motherwell held Aberdeen by the same score.