Portugal centre-back Jose Fonte's late header rescued Ligue 1 leaders Lille a 1-1 draw against Strasbourg on Sunday which kept them two points ahead of the chasing pack as Lyon were held by Marseille, while Monaco moved closer to the top of the table by cruising past Brest.
Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can prove the doubters that have written their season off wrong after snapping a four-game Premier League losing streak to win 2-0 at Sheffield United on Sunday.
Manchester City's lead at the top of the Premier League continues to grow as Pep Guardiola's men have now won 20 consecutive games in all competitions, while the chasing pack struggle to maintain any consistent form.
Atletico Madrid bounced back from recent poor form with a hard-fought 2-0 win at Villarreal on Sunday that allowed the La Liga pace-setters to extend their lead to five points.
Borussia Moenchengladbach coach Marco Rose will meet his future club Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday, as Germany's top teams eye a rare chance for silverware in Bayern Munich's absence.
Pohang Steelers rallied from a goal down to beat Incheon United 2-1 on the opening weekend of the 2021 K-League season.
Dusan Tadic netted an injury-time penalty to secure Ajax a 1-1 draw at second-placed PSV Eindhoven on Sunday to stay six points clear at the top of the Eredivisie.
Union Berlin striker Max Kruse celebrated his long-awaited return from injury with a goal on Sunday as the capital club were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim.
Romelu Lukaku scored after 33 seconds and then set up a second as Inter Milan beat Genoa 3-0 to extend their lead at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.
Sampdoria were beaten by Atalanta and Ranieri was furious with the second goal his team conceded. The coach even gave Candreva the middle finger for his terrible marking of Gosens.