Marco Reus made his first appearance of the season and Michy Batshuayi scored again as Borussia Dortmund moved to third in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win at home over Hamburger SV on Saturday.
Patrick Cutrone scored twice as AC Milan won 4-0 at SPAL to keep up their recent good form.
Harry Kane proved Arsenal's nemesis again as his bullet header earned Tottenham a deserved 1-0 victory in the North London derby.
Juventus defeated Fiorentina 2-0 in Gianluigi Buffon's 500th league match for the club to leapfrog Napoli at the top of Serie A.
Olympique de Marseille could lose their hold on second place in Ligue 1 after being held to a 2-2 draw at St Etienne on Friday.
Record signing Philippe Coutinho came off the bench to score his first goal for Barcelona as they reached the Copa del Rey final with a 2-0 win at Valencia, progressing 3-0 on aggregate.
Sevilla recovered from a humiliating loss to Eibar by booking their place in the King's Cup final for a second time in three seasons, beating Leganes 2-0 on Wednesday in a semi-final second leg to progress 2-1 on aggregate.
Erik Lamela scored his first goal in 17 months as Tottenham sauntered past Newport and into the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Kingsley Coman had a goal and an assist and Arjen Robbed added a late brace as Bayern Munich cruised into the semifinals of the DFB Pokal with a 6-0 win away to Paderborn on Tuesday.
Paris Saint-Germain are into the quarterfinals of the Coupe de France after beating Sochaux 4-1 on Tuesday night at the Stade Bonal.
Swansea recorded their biggest-ever FA Cup win as Notts County were demolished 8-1 at the Liberty Stadium.
Antonio Conte's future as Chelsea boss was cast into further doubt as his 10 men were thrashed 4-1 by Watford on Monday night.
Diego Laxalt snatched a last-gasp victory for Genoa as Lazio fell further away from the title race with a 2-1 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico.
Atletico Madrid maintained their nine-point gap behind La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 1-0 victory over Valencia at the Wanda Metroploitano on Sunday.
Monaco came back from two goals down to secure a remarkable 3-2 victory over Lyon at the Stade Louis II in a match in which they were reduced to 10 men just before half-time.
Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane traded stoppage-time goals as Liverpool and Tottenham drew 2-2 in a wild affair at Anfield on Sunday.
Barcelona needed a late header from Gerard Pique to earn a 1-1 draw at city rivals Espanyol on Sunday -- and a new club record.
Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat trick as Juventus romped to a 7-0 Serie A demolition of sorry Sassuolo at the Allianz Stadium.
Newcastle resisted intense pressure from Crystal Palace to earn a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park that again took them clear of the bottom three.
Cengiz Under's stunning early strike was enough for 10-man Roma to grind out a much-needed 1-0 win at Hellas Verona.
Inter Milan's winless streak in Serie A will stretch beyond two months after they drew with visiting Crotone 1-1 on Saturday.
Veteran Italian forward Giampaolo Pazzini came off the bench to net a dramatic late equaliser as relegation-battlers Levante held Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw on Saturday.
`Aaron Ramsey hit a hat trick with Arsenal fans treated to their first showing of their January transfers in tandem as both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shone in a comfortable 5-1 win over Everton.
Alexis Sanchez's first goal for Manchester United wrapped up a 2-0 victory against Huddersfield on a day when the clubs came together to remember those who lost their lives in the Munich air disaster.
Swansea's resurgence continued as they climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-1 draw at Leicester, who were again without want-away midfielder Riyad Mahrez.
Paris Saint-Germain moved 11 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after recording a 3-0 victory at Lille on Saturday.
Bayern Munich continued their march towards a record-extending sixth consecutive Bundesliga title with a 2-0 win at Mainz on Saturday.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson struck a late equaliser as Burnley grabbed a 1-1 draw against Premier League leaders Manchester City at Turf Moor.
Michy Batshuayi scored twice on his debut as Borussia Dortmund earned a much-needed win, seeing off basement boys Cologne 3-2 in a thriller.
Florian Thauvin scored a hat-trick as Marseille held on for a 6-3 victory despite a late fightback from lowly Metz at Stade Velodrome on Friday night.
David De Gea's exceptional display saved Manchester United's blushes as Jose Mourinho's men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from a match dominated by Sevilla.
Shakhtar Donetsk pulled off a second-half comeback to beat Roma 2-1 in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg in Ukraine on Wednesday night.
Bayern Munich look assured of a Champions League quarterfinal spot for a seventh straight season after thrashing 10-man Besiktas 5-0 in Germany.
Lionel Messi broke his goal duck against Chelsea to deny Antonio Conte's side a crucial lead over Barcelona in their Champions League showdown.
Sadio Mane scored a hat trick and Mohamed Salah continued his phenomenal run with a 30th goal of the season as Liverpool won 5-0 at Porto to virtually assure themselves a Champions League quarterfinal place.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and Marcelo got another as Real Madrid came from a goal down to take a 3-1 lead over Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of their Champions League clash at the Bernabeu.
Ilkay Gundogan scored twice as Manchester City put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals with an emphatic 4-0 win over Basel.
Christian Eriksen completed a remarkable Tottenham comeback as they rallied from two down to draw with Juventus in the Champions League last 16.
The round of 16 draw for the Champions League has just concluded, and it's all smiles if you're a club from the North West of England as Manchester City are the new favourites.
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.