Fernando Llorente returned to haunt former club Swansea and Dele Alli struck late on as Tottenham claimed a fifth win in six Premier League games on a rainy night in south Wales.
Andy Carroll's dramatic double lifted West Ham out of the relegation zone, as the Hammers were trailing fellow strugglers West Brom until two goals from their towering striker -- the second deep in stoppage time -- secured a 2-1 win.
Centre-back Ragnar Klavan was Liverpool's unlikely match-winner at Burnley as his close-range header in the fourth minute of added time made light of the absence of three of the 'Fab Four'.
Manchester United brought an end to a run of three successive draws as goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard secured a 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
A classy volley from Riyad Mahrez inspired Leicester to a comfortable 3-0 home victory over Huddersfield.
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson saved a 90th-minute penalty as Crystal Palace ended City's 18-game Premier League winning run in a dramatic 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park.
Arsene Wenger was denied victory in his 811th league game in charge of Arsenal as an 89th-minute penalty earned West Bromwich Albion a 1-1 draw at the Hawthorns.
Arsenal marked Arsene Wenger's record-equalling match as a Premier League manager by winning 3-2 at Crystal Palace.
Raheem Sterling fired Manchester City 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League table as they extended their winning run to 18 games at Newcastle.
Philippe Coutinho provided the style and compatriot Roberto Firmino the substance as Liverpool's brilliant Brazilians dispatched rudderless Swansea 5-0 in clinical fashion at Anfield.
Alvaro Morata returned from suspension to ignite Chelsea's 2-0 Premier League victory over Brighton at Stamford Bridge.
Jesse Lingard scored twice after coming on at half-time to help Manchester United salvage a 2-2 draw with Burnley at Old Trafford on Boxing Day.
Harry Kane smashed Alan Shearer's Premier League record for goals scored in a calendar year by hitting a hat trick in Tottenham's 5-2 mauling of Southampton.
Medhi Benatia's first-half strike was enough as Juventus beat Roma 1-0 in Serie A to move within a point of leaders Napoli.
Manchester United will spend Christmas an eye-watering 13 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City after Harry Maguire secured Leicester a draw with a last-gasp goal.
Harry Kane fired a hat trick to equal Alan Shearer's Premier League record of goals scored in a calendar year as Tottenham won 3-0 at Burnley.
Marek Hamsik became the top scorer in Napoli's history, breaking Diego Maradona's long-standing club record with the winner in a 3-2 victory over Sampdoria on Saturday that extended their lead in Serie A to four points.
Inter Milan lost ground on Serie A league leaders Napoli ahead of the winter break as they lost 1-0 to Sassuolo.
AC Milan were booed off the pitch after falling to a second successive defeat, this time a 2-0 at home to Atalanta.
Sergio Aguero took his tally of Etihad Stadium goals past 100 with a double as Premier League leaders Manchester City swept past Bournemouth 4-0.
Sam Allardyce's unbeaten run as Everton manager continued as Chelsea were held to a goalless draw at Goodison Park.
Barcelona moved 14 points clear of Real Madrid in La Liga as three second-half goals wrapped up a convincing 3-0 victory at the Bernabeu.
Liverpool fended off three goals in five minutes from Arsenal to salvage a 3-3 Premier League draw at the Emirates Stadium.
Edinson Cavani was on target again as Paris St Germain maintained their nine-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 home win against Caen.
Bristol City sent Manchester United crashing out of the Carabao Cup after Korey Smith's stoppage-time strike secured a stunning 2-1 victory.
Bayern Munich held off a late charge from defending DFB Pokal champions Borussia Dortmund to win 2-1 and advance to the quarterfinals of the competition.
Alvaro Morata's stoppage-time strike sent Chelsea into the Carabao Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 defeat of Bournemouth.
Juventus playmaker Paulo Dybala scored his first goal for a month to send the titleholders on their way to a 2-0 win over Genoa in the Coppa Italia on Wednesday and set up a quarter-final against neighbours Torino.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Mo Salah is likely to miss the World Cup after leaving the Champions League final injured in the first half.
Gareth Bale said he wants to be playing every week -- which "has not happened this season" -- after leading Real Madrid to the Champions League trophy in Saturday's 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Cristiano Ronaldo cast doubt over his future with Real Madrid after they won the Champions League for the third consecutive season on Saturday in a 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win the Champions League for a third successive season thanks to a spectacular two-goal substitute appearance from Gareth Bale and a performance to forget for Loris Karius.
Liverpool set up a repeat of their 1981 meeting against Real Madrid despite a first Champions League defeat of the season at the Stadio Olimpico.
Two goals from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid advance to their third straight Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate after a scintillating 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich in the second leg of their last-four clash on Tuesday.
Real Madrid will be firm favourites to reach another Champions League final after winning 2-1 away to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semifinal.
Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.
Liverpool will face Roma in the semifinals of the Champions League later this month as they continue their attempt to win it for the first time since 2005.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time penalty to book Real Madrid's place in the Champions League semifinals after losing the second leg 3-1, but winning the tie 4-3 on aggregate.
Bayern Munich are through to the Champions League semifinals for the seventh time in nine years after a 0-0 draw in their quarterfinal second leg with Sevilla.
Barcelona suffered a shock Champions League defeat at the hands of Roma, losing 3-0 in their quarterfinal second leg at the Stadio Olimpico to go out 4-4 on aggregate thanks to an away goal for the Serie A side in the first leg.
Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino scored second-half goals as Liverpool won 2-1 at Manchester City to reach the Champions League semifinals 5-1 on aggregate.
A pair of own goals helped Barcelona take a major step toward the Champions League semifinals with a 4-1 win over Roma at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Liverpool drew significant first blood in their all-English Champions League quarterfinal as Manchester City were blown away in 45 minutes in a raucous 3-0 Anfield defeat.
Bayern Munich fought back from a goal down to beat Sevilla 2-1 in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday night at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular brace to hand Real Madrid a 3-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday.
Liverpool face Manchester City in an all-English Champions League quarterfinal after the draw in Switzerland on Friday.
Two goals from Lionel Messi -- one the fastest of his career and the other his 100th in the Champions League -- helped Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-0 at the Camp Nou and advance to the quarterfinals 4-1 on aggregate.
Bayern Munich coasted into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 3-1 win over Besiktas in Istanbul to complete an 8-1 aggregate win.
A second-half strike from Edin Dzeko sent Roma into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 1-0 home victory against 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk.
Sevilla are through to the Champions League quarterfinals after beating Manchester United 2-1 in their second leg at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
Manchester City slipped to their first home defeat since December 2016 as Basel won the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie 2-1.
Two goals in under three second-half minutes saw Juventus come back from 1-0 down to knock Tottenham Hotspur out of the Champions League, with a 2-1 win at Wembley putting them through to the quarterfinals 4-3 on aggregate.
Liverpool eased into the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the first time in nine years with no great alarm in a lifeless goalless draw at home to Porto.
Holders Real Madrid eased into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 win at 10-man Paris Saint-Germain.
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.