Two of the biggest rivalries in world football will dominate the weekend's action in Europe, with the first Clasico of the season being followed by the Ruhr derby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke on Saturday....
"The Clasico is still the Clasico," says La Liga president Javier Tebas....
Arsenal came from behind to down Rapid Vienna 2-1 and Rangers beat Standard Liege 2-0 in the opening round of Europa League group stage matches on Thursday....
Premier League
Edouard Mendy says his struggles to save his football career when he found himself without a club have set him up to succeed at Chelsea....
New Chelsea signing Hakim Ziyech has spoken of his relief that he waited for his big move to Stamford Bridge rather than joining Arsenal or Barcelona two years ago....
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has defended goalkeeper Jordan Pickford over a reckless tackle that injured Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk, saying suggestions it was pre-meditated were "not fair"....
Primera División
Ronald Koeman will know Barcelona can plunge Real Madrid into crisis on Saturday but for him a first Clasico as coach is more about vindication....
Real Sociedad continued La Liga's unpredictable start to the season by going top of the table on Sunday, after a 3-0 win away at Real Betis....
Dani Parejo came back to haunt Valencia on Sunday by scoring the winner in a 2-1 victory for Villarreal, who moved to the top of La Liga....
Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund have been told to forget about social distancing and get stuck into arch-rivals Schalke in Saturday's derby as they look to challenge RB Leipzig at the top of the Bundesliga....
Werder Bremen announced on Thursday they had cancelled training after an unnamed squad member tested positive for coronavirus, disrupting preparations for this weekend's league game against Hoffenheim....
Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick has challenged Kingsley Coman to replicate his Champions League form in the Bundesliga after the France winger netted twice and assisted another goal in Wednesday's 4-0 rout of Atletico Madrid....
Serie A
Juventus warm-up for their Champions League clash against Barcelona with a Serie A home tie against Hellas Verona on Sunday, trying to close the gap on leaders AC Milan....
Cristiano Ronaldo has again tested positive for coronavirus as Juventus prepare for next week's Champions League clash against Barcelona, according to reports in Italy on Thursday....
Sassuolo moved second in Serie A on Sunday behind leaders AC Milan after a thrilling 4-3 win at Bologna as Roma also staged a 5-2 comeback against promoted Benevento....
Championship
Cardiff's Harry Wilson frustrated his former club Bournemouth as the on-loan Liverpool winger rescued a 1-1 draw in Wednesday's Championship clash....
Wayne Rooney says he is "angry and disappointed" that he will miss matches for Championship side Derby due to a period of self-isolation despite testing negative for coronavirus....
Championship leaders Bristol City suffered a late blow at Barnsley on Saturday as Cauley Woodrow's penalty in the 12th minute of stoppage time gave the hosts a dramatic 2-2 draw....
Champions League
Just two months after Paris Saint-Germain's run to the final of the Champions League in Lisbon, and Lyon's appearance in the semi-finals, a miserable midweek for Ligue 1 clubs in Europe's elite competition offered no relief at a time when French football is in crisis off the field....
Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick has challenged Kingsley Coman to replicate his Champions League form in the Bundesliga after the France winger netted twice and assisted another goal in Wednesday's 4-0 rout of Atletico Madrid....
Pep Guardiola admits Manchester City's lengthening injury list is a concern as they prepare for a gruelling schedule of three away games in the space of eight days....
Europa League
Celtic will come up against Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AC Milan in a tough Europa League group while Rangers will face another former European Cup winner in Benfica and Friday's draw also placed Arsenal in the same section as the Irish champions Dundalk....
UEFA will allow spectators back into matches in the Champions League and its other club and international competitions "at a maximum of 30 percent" of capacity, European football's governing body announced on Thursday....
Tottenham Hotspur play their fourth of five games in 11 days when they host Maccabi Haifa of Israel in the Europa League play-offs on Thursday with coach Jose Mourinho confirming the game would come too soon for Gareth Bale to play a part....
AFC Champions League
Issa Alekasir scored with a brilliant late header on Sunday to put Iran's Persepolis into the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League with a 1-0 victory over Qatar giants Al Sadd....
Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia defeated Shabab Al Ahli Dubai 4-3 on penalties to progress to the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League on Saturday....
Football
Juventus warm-up for their Champions League clash against Barcelona with a Serie A home tie against Hellas Verona on Sunday, trying to close the gap on leaders AC Milan....
Just two months after Paris Saint-Germain's run to the final of the Champions League in Lisbon, and Lyon's appearance in the semi-finals, a miserable midweek for Ligue 1 clubs in Europe's elite competition offered no relief at a time when French football is in crisis off the field....
Borussia Dortmund have been told to forget about social distancing and get stuck into arch-rivals Schalke in Saturday's derby as they look to challenge RB Leipzig at the top of the Bundesliga....
Ronald Koeman will know Barcelona can plunge Real Madrid into crisis on Saturday but for him a first Clasico as coach is more about vindication....
Gonzalo Higuain has been told to cool it after a tempestuous start to his time in Major League Soccer....
Edouard Mendy says his struggles to save his football career when he found himself without a club have set him up to succeed at Chelsea....
Cristiano Ronaldo has again tested positive for coronavirus as Juventus prepare for next week's Champions League clash against Barcelona, according to reports in Italy on Thursday....
Two of the biggest rivalries in world football will dominate the weekend's action in Europe, with the first Clasico of the season being followed by the Ruhr derby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke on Saturday....
"The Clasico is still the Clasico," says La Liga president Javier Tebas....
Arsenal came from behind to down Rapid Vienna 2-1 and Rangers beat Standard Liege 2-0 in the opening round of Europa League group stage matches on Thursday....