Salomon Rondon inflicted a major blow upon Manchester United's Champions League qualification hopes and left Juan Mata ruing two moments of madness as West Bromwich Albion won 1-0 on Sunday.
Liverpool managed to eke out a 2-1 win over struggling Crystal Palace, but Alan Pardew's side would consider themselves unlucky, as they conceded a controversial penalty towards the fag end of the game.
Chelsea might have had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Stoke City on Saturday, but it was prettymuch clear from the offset that the Blues always had one eye on the midweek clash against PSG in the Champions League.
The former Real Madrid manager has reportedly been trying to facilitate a move to the Premier League for months now, but is set to be spurned because of his inability to nurture young players.
A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona tightened their grip on the La Liga title race with a comprehensive 4-0 win at Eibar on Sunday top open up an 11-point lead at the top.
Gianluigi Buffon set a new clean sheet record in Serie A's three-points-for-a-win era as Juventus maintained their three point lead at the top of Serie A with a 2-0 win at Atalanta on Sunday.
Substitute Christian Benteke won and scored a 96th-minute penalty as 10-man Liverpool came from behind to win 2-1 at Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday.
Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich played out a thrilling -- albeit goalless -- draw at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday, and Thomas Tuchel claimed he saw plenty of positives for his side in the game.
Manchester United's run of good form has been largely inspired by their young academy products, who have stepped up to the plate in the absence of their regular first team stars. However, manager Louis van Gaal feels that it is far too early to start comparing them with the legendary academy products of the club.
Borussia Dortmund were unable to capitalise on the opportunity to reduce the gap between themselves and Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich to two points, with Thomas Tuchel's men being held to a 0-0 draw on Saturday.