Lionel Messi was again sidelined for Paris Saint-Germain and in the Argentine's absence it was Idrissa Gana Gueye and Julian Draxler who scored as the Ligue 1 leaders beat Montpellier 2-0 on Saturday....
Real Madrid failed to capitalise on Atletico Madrid's shock defeat by bottom club Alaves on Saturday as they were held to a goalless draw by a determined Villarreal in La Liga....
Defending champions Bayern Munich will finish the weekend three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table after close rivals Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg both suffered away defeats on Saturday....
Liverpool twice blew the lead as a thrilling 3-3 draw at Brentford on Saturday saw Jurgen Klopp's men edge just one point clear at the top of the Premier League....
Premier League
Bruno Fernandes missed a stoppage-time penalty as Aston Villa beat Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday to prevent the Red Devils moving top of the Premier League....
Manchester City took revenge for their Champions League final loss to Chelsea and secured a big three points in the early running for the Premier League title with a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge....
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Friday demanded "some kind of solution" to prevent another club-v-country row over Covid quarantine rules for World Cup qualifiers....
Primera División
La Liga's reigning champions were beaten by the bottom club on Saturday as Atletico Madrid's rocky start to the season continued with a shock 1-0 defeat by Alaves....
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman on Friday escaped with the minimum two-match ban as punishment for his red card the previous evening when Barcelona drew 0-0 at Cadiz....
"The gunman is back," read the headline in Marca and Atletico Madrid fans will hope the team is too....
Bundesliga
Wolfsburg crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Hoffenheim on Saturday to miss their chance of going level on points with Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga table....
Bayern Munich opened a three-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga on Friday with a 3-1 win at bottom side Greuther Fuerth despite being a man down for most of the second-half after Benjamin Pavard was sent off....
Bundesliga club RB Leipzig on Friday confirmed that Spain midfielder Dani Olmo has a thigh injury which is set to see him miss the Nations League semi-final against Italy....
Serie A
Inter Milan missed the chance to go top of Serie A on Saturday after a thrilling 2-2 draw with Atalanta which allowed city rivals AC Milan to hold onto first place with their 2-1 win at Spezia, in which Daniel Maldini continued a family dynasty....
Victor Osimhen scored twice as Napoli crushed Sampdoria, 4-0, on Thursday to remain perfect in Serie A and return to the top of the table....
A man suspected of shouting racist abuse at AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan before Sunday's match against Juventus in Turin has been identified and will face charges of inciting hatred, police said Thursday....
Championship
Wayne Rooney has vowed to stay with troubled Derby County after the Championship club were hit with a 12-point penalty for going into administration....
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney said Saturday he was committed to the English second-tier club despite the financially-stricken side's impending administration....
Ovie Ejaria scored twice as Reading stunned former English second-tier leaders Fulham with a 2-1 win at Craven Cottage on Saturday as Bournemouth went to the top of the Championship table....
Champions League
Manchester City's Nathan Ake revealed Thursday that his father passed away just moments after the Dutch international had scored his first Champions League goal....
Reece James revealed on Thursday that burglars broke into his house and stole his Champions League winners' medal while he was playing for Chelsea in a European tie this week....
Antoine Griezmann was whistled by Atletico Madrid fans on his return to the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday as his team were fortunate to escape with a 0-0 draw with Porto in the Champions League....
Europa League
Victor Osimhen scored twice as Napoli came from 2-0 down to salvage a 2-2 draw at Leicester, while Lyon cruised to a 2-0 win at Rangers on the opening night of the Europa League group stages....
Leicester City will face Napoli in this season's Europa League, while Celtic found themselves in a tough section alongside Bayer Leverkusen and Real Betis in Friday's draw for the group stage....
Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou does not know if Japanese international Kyogo Furuhashi has been affected by the racist abuse he received but he is "good to go" for Thursday's Europa League play-off second leg meeting with Dutch side AZ Alkmaar....
AFC Champions League
Holders Ulsan Hyundai booked their place in the Asian Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-2 penalty shoot-out win over Kawasaki Frontale on Tuesday, following a tense 0-0 draw....
Substitute Moudu Barrow scored a late winner as Jeonbuk Hyundai ended Gamba Osaka's hopes of qualifying for the last-16 phase of the Asian Champions League with a 2-1 win in their last group match on Saturday....
Football
Inter Milan missed the chance to go top of Serie A on Saturday after a thrilling 2-2 draw with Atalanta which allowed city rivals AC Milan to hold onto first place with their 2-1 win at Spezia, in which Daniel Maldini continued a family dynasty....
Wolfsburg crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Hoffenheim on Saturday to miss their chance of going level on points with Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga table....
La Liga's reigning champions were beaten by the bottom club on Saturday as Atletico Madrid's rocky start to the season continued with a shock 1-0 defeat by Alaves....
Bruno Fernandes missed a stoppage-time penalty as Aston Villa beat Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday to prevent the Red Devils moving top of the Premier League....
Manchester City took revenge for their Champions League final loss to Chelsea and secured a big three points in the early running for the Premier League title with a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge....
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Friday demanded "some kind of solution" to prevent another club-v-country row over Covid quarantine rules for World Cup qualifiers....
Lionel Messi was again sidelined for Paris Saint-Germain and in the Argentine's absence it was Idrissa Gana Gueye and Julian Draxler who scored as the Ligue 1 leaders beat Montpellier 2-0 on Saturday....
Real Madrid failed to capitalise on Atletico Madrid's shock defeat by bottom club Alaves on Saturday as they were held to a goalless draw by a determined Villarreal in La Liga....
Defending champions Bayern Munich will finish the weekend three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table after close rivals Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg both suffered away defeats on Saturday....
Liverpool twice blew the lead as a thrilling 3-3 draw at Brentford on Saturday saw Jurgen Klopp's men edge just one point clear at the top of the Premier League....