Sergio Aguero scored twice on his return from suspension as Manchester City beat Swansea 3-1 to clinch a sixth straight win to open the English Premier League on Saturday.
Barcelona superstar Neymar's troubles with the Spanish authorities continued when a fraud case against the player and his father was reopened on Friday following a successful appeal by Spanish prosecutors, a court filing showed.
Get ready for Jose Mourinho vs. Pep Guardiola, part II. Manchester United ended a run of three losses by capitalizing on two goalkeeper mistakes to beat third-tier Northampton 3-1 in the third round of the League Cup.
Barcelona lost Lionel Messi to injury and a chance to beat a title rival on Wednesday, when it was held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid in the Spanish league.
Edinson Cavani scored his sixth league goal of the season and teammate Lucas netted his fourth as Paris Saint-Germain returned to the top of the French league with a 3-0 victory over newly-promoted Dijon on Tuesday.
AC Milan has won consecutive Serie A matches for the first time since February.
Ousmane Dembele, the highly touted French teenager, scored his first Bundesliga goal for Borussia Dortmund in a 5-1 rout of Wolfsburg on Tuesday.
Free-scoring Borussia Dortmund head to Wolfsburg for Tuesday's Bundesliga clash looking to continue an impressive scoring streak that has seen them bag 12 goals in two matches.
Real Madrid equaled a record set by rival Barcelona as James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema scored in a 2-0 defeat of Espanyol on Sunday in the Spanish league.
The soccer divide in Manchester is becoming clearer a month into the season.