On a dramatic day of late goals and upsets in the FA Cup, Lincoln became the first non-league team to reach the quarterfinals in more than a century and beleaguered English champion Leicester was eliminated by third-tier opposition on Saturday.
With three goals in six minutes, Kevin Gameiro made a strong case to be Atletico Madrid's first-choice striker after leading its 4-1 win at Sporting Gijon on Saturday.
Colombia striker Adrian Ramos scored two goals for new team Granada to fuel its 4-1 rout of Real Betis in the Spanish league on Friday.
Gerardo "Tata" Martino isn't backing down from the high expectations that go with being the MLS expansion Atlanta United coach.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edin Dzeko, two of the most prolific strikers in Europe, scored hat tricks to push Manchester United and Roma to the brink of the Europa League last 16 on Thursday.
The Real Madrid players kept their cool despite conceding a stunning early goal in the Champions League, producing an outstanding performance that kept the defending champions on track for a seventh straight appearance in the quarterfinals.
Angel Di Maria scored two superb goals as Paris Saint-Germain battered Barcelona from start to finish on Tuesday, hammering the five-time European champion 4-0 to take a huge advantage into the second leg of their Champions League knockout match.
Manchester City overcame Gabriel Jesus' early departure because of injury to beat Bournemouth 2-0 and climb to second place in the English Premier League, eight points behind Chelsea on Monday.
Eibar stayed in contention for European competition next season by routing struggling Granada 4-0 for its third straight win in a row in the Spanish league on Monday.
No need to get Bruce Springsteen involved this time. The Spanish football federation says the Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Alaves will be staged at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon Stadium on May 27.