Defoe brace gives Spurs first win, Juventus continue unbeaten run.

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Updated: September 17, 2012

England striker Jermain Defoe scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur enjoyed their first victory under Andre Villas-Boas courtesy of a 3-1 Premier League win away to Reading.

In Spain, Atletico Madrid extended their rich run of scoring form and survived a dramatic loss of concentration when they conceded three goals in the last eight minutes to secure a 4-3 win at home to Rayo Vallecano in La Liga.

Barcelona top the table with the only perfect record in La Liga on 12 points from four matches after hammering Getafe 4-1 away on Saturday.

Malaga are second with 10 points after their 3-1 triumph over Levante, while Atletico, in fifth, have seven and have played one game fewer.

Stuttering champions Real Madrid are 11th with four points following their 1-0 defeat at Sevilla.

Spain striker Fernando Llorente scored within moments of coming off the bench as he returned to help Athletic Bilbao grab a thrilling 3-3 draw at Espanyol.

Granada and promoted Deportivo Coruna and Osasuna and Real Mallorca drew 1-1 on Sunday, while Real Sociedad beat visiting Real Zaragoza 2-0.

In Italy, two late goals from Mirko Vucinic and Kwadwo Asamoah sent Serie A champions Juventus back to the top of the table thanks to a 3-1 win away to Genoa.

In a highly entertaining match Sampdoria gave the other half of Genoa some cheer with a 3-2 win away to struggling newcomers Pescara.

Napoli, meanwhile, continued their promising start with a 3-1 home win over Parma.

While Lazio were celebrating, their cross-town rivals Roma were left scratching their heads after a 3-2 reverse to Bologna at the Olympic Stadium.

Inter, who host Rubin Kazan on Thursday in their Europa League Group H opener, then had Antonio Cassano to thank for the 83rd minute goal which sealed a 2-0 win which moved them up to fifth, three points adrift of Juventus.

Fiorentina’s 2-0 win came courtesy of goals from Montenegrin striker Stevan Jovetic and former La Viola striker Luca Toni, who made his debut after recently re-signing for the Florence-based club.

Elsewhere, Siena drew 2-2 at home to Udinese.

A double strike from Brazilian midfielder Hernanes and a second half effort from Miroslva Klose had been enough to send Lazio top thanks to a 3-1 away victory away to Chievo in the day’s early match.

But three days before meeting Chelsea in the Champions League, Juve showed poise and determination to remain unbeaten in 42 matches.

In the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich maintained their perfect start to the Bundesliga season when a 3-1 home win over Mainz gave them a third win in three league matches.

Schalke 04 later went third with a 2-0 win at Greuther Fuerth, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel was at Borussia Dortmund to watch the defending champions enjoy a convincing 3-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen to move up from sixth place to fourth at a sold-out Signal Iduna Park.

Hanover are second after a dramatic 3-2 win over Werder Bremen at home in the north German derby withmidfielder Szabolcs Huszti scoring the winner in the 92nd minute.

Japan midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake is making a name for himself in Nuremberg after scoring a 55nd-minute winner in his team’s 3-2 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to put his team fifth.

Stuttgart were held to a goalless draw at home to Fortuna Duesseldorf.