N'Golo Kante returned to the King Power Stadium to haunt Leicester as Premier League champions Chelsea triumphed 2-1 to notch up a third win in a row.
Harry Kane opened his Premier League account for the season and brought up a century of Tottenham goals, netting twice as Spurs turned over a sloppy Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park.
Reigning La Liga champions Real Madrid dropped points for the second game in a row as Ivi's early opener earned Levante their share of the spoils from a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu.
Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane scored twice as Manchester City eased past 10-man Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium, winning 5-0 to move to the top of the Premier League table ahead of the afternoon matches as Sadio Mane was sent off.
Debutant Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Edinson Cavani flexed their muscles as Paris St Germain romped to a 5-1 victory over 10-man Metz -- their first outing since putting together the most expensive forward line in the history of football.
Liverpool-bound Naby Keita opened the scoring as Hamburg's 100 percent winning start to the Bundesliga season ended following a 2-0 defeat at home to RB Leipzig.
Italy kept the pressure on Spain in the race for automatic World Cup qualification as Ciro Immobile scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Israel.
Alvaro Morata and substitute Iago Aspas each scored twice as Spain moved closer to the World Cup finals with an 8-0 win over Group G minnows Liechtenstein in Vaduz.
Germany coasted to a 6-0 victory over Norway with a four-goal first-half blitz to extend their 100 percent record to eight matches -- but it still was not enough to guarantee them World Cup qualification.
Marcus Rashford turned from zero to hero for England as he recovered from an early mistake to score and assist as the Three Lions beat Slovakia 2-1 to move a step closer to qualifying for the World Cup.
France's World Cup qualification hopes suffered a setback as they were held to a shock goalless draw at home to minnows Luxembourg.
Isco scored twice as Spain beat Italy 3-0 at the Bernabeu to move clear at the top of World Cup qualifying Group G.
Mats Hummels' late header secured Germany a 2-1 win over the Czech Republic in Prague to guarantee the world champions at least a playoff place from World Cup qualifying Group C.
England are on the brink of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup after a 4-0 win in Malta on Friday night.
Argentina were unable wrest a top-four berth away from Uruguay in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying section after being held to a goalless draw in Montevideo.
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho put aside speculation about his club future to help Brazil beat Ecuador and secure a first-placed finish in their World Cup qualification group.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick in Portugal's 5-1 win over minnows Faroe Islands. The victory keeps the Real Madrid striker's team in second place in Group B behind Switzerland, who eased past Andorra 3-0.
Thomas Lemar and Kylian Mbappe underlined why they have had Europe's top sides chasing them all summer as they scored three goals between them in France's crushing 4-0 victory over Holland in a World Cup qualifier at the Stade de France.
Chelsea have signed midfielder Danny Drinkwater from Leicester on a five-year contract, the Premier League champions have announced.
Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Fernando Llorente from Swansea City, snatching him from under the noses of London rivals Chelsea.
Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of striker Kylian Mbappe from Monaco.
Juventus have completed the signing of defender Benedikt Howedes from Schalke on a one-year loan with a view to a permanent transfer.
Roma have announced the signing of Patrik Schick from Sampdoria on a five-year contract in a move that could be worth an overall €42 million.
Tottenham have completed the £23 million signing of Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain.
Liverpool have signed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal in a deal worth up to £40 million.
Monaco have completed the signing of Senegal winger Keita Balde from Lazio on a five-year deal.
Marco Asensio prevented Real Madrid's belated title party from falling flat with a late equaliser to rescue a point against Valencia at the Bernabeu.
Napoli won 3-1 for the second time this season as Piotr Zielinski's thunderbolt launched a successful comeback against Atalanta.
Sevilla scored a 1-0 victory at Getafe, with Paulo Henrique Ganso producing a rare moment of quality to light up a mediocre contest.
In-form Radamel Falcao scored twice as champions Monaco extended their 100 percent start to the season with an emphatic 6-1 victory over Ligue 1 rivals Marseille.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a free kick to help Real Madrid beat Gremio 1-0 and claim the Club World Cup in Saturday's final in Abu Dhabi.
Gareth Bale was the surprise hero as Real Madrid survived a shock against outsiders Al Jazira to win 2-1 in Wednesday's extra dramatic Club World Cup semifinal in Abu Dhabi.
Reigning champions Real Madrid will face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16, while Chelsea take on Barcelona.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo won the fifth Ballon d'Or of his career on Thursday, matching Lionel Messi as the most-awarded winner of one of the sport's top individual honours.
A scintillating display of football from Liverpool's Fab Four saw Jurgen Klopp's side blaze their way into the Champions League knockout phase with a 7-0 victory over Spartak Moscow.
Manchester City slumped to their first defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in their final Champions League Group F game.
Fernando Llorente and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou scored their first goals for Tottenham goal as Spurs strolled into the Champions League round of 16 by beating Apoel Nicosia.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in every Champions League group stage match as Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund 3-2 at the Bernabeu.
Feyenoord finally secured their first points in Champions League Group F, rallying from a goal down to beat Napoli 2-1 on Wednesday, costing the Serie A side a spot in the round of 16.
Sevilla qualified for the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 1-1 draw at Maribor on Wednesday.
Ten-man Porto advanced out of Group G with a 5-2 defeat of a disappointing Monaco side, who also went down a man at the Estadio do Dragao.
RB Leipzig's Champions League debut ended in a 2-1 home loss to Group G winner Besiktas on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich got a little payback against Paris Saint-Germain with a 3-1 win at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night in Group B.
Juventus secured their place in the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory against Olympiakos in Greece.
Barcelona completed their Champions League Group D campaign with a 2-0 win over Sporting Lisbon at the Camp Nou.
Manchester United came from behind to beat CSKA Moscow and top their Champions League group as Jose Mourinho's men took their unbeaten home run to a club record-equalling 40th match.
Chelsea missed a chance to finish top of Champions League Group C after a 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid, who will settle for a Europa League spot.
Roma progressed to the Champions League knockout stage as Group C winners after beating Qarabag 1-0 on Tuesday.
Celtic will be playing European football after Christmas despite a 1-0 Champions League defeat by Anderlecht at Parkhead.
Lionel Messi started on the bench as Barcelona secured their passage into the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 0-0 draw at Juventus.
Corentin Tolisso set up one goal and scored another to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Anderlecht on Wednesday in Group B of the Champions League.
Manchester United were denied a place in the Champions League knockout phase as Michael Lang's late strike secured Basel a memorable, and deserved, victory.
Willian scored twice and was fouled for two penalties as Chelsea cruised into the Champions League knockout stages with a 4-0 win over 10-man Qarabag at the Olympic Stadium in Baku.
Antoine Griezmann's stunning goal kept Atletico Madrid's Champions League hopes alive as they grabbed a vital victory over Roma.
Celtic suffered another night of European anguish against Paris St Germain in a 7-1 thrashing in the Parc des Princes.
Raheem Sterling struck a late winner as Manchester City secured top spot in Champions League Group F with a 1-0 win over Feyenoord.
Cristiano Ronaldo set another Champions League record as holders Real Madrid sealed their place in the knockout stages with a comprehensive victory against Apoel Nicosia.
Lorenzo Insigne's magical strike broke Shakhtar Donetsk's defences and Napoli went on to a 3-0 win, which gives them hope of Champions League progress.
Liverpool squandered a three-goal half-time lead to throw away the chance of early Champions League qualification as Sevilla netted a 93rd-minute equaliser in Spain.
Son Heung-Min proved the scourge of Borussia Dortmund again as his late winner ensured Tottenham will go through to the Champions League round of 16 as group winners.