There was a show of force from Europe's top clubs as they took full points with only the already crowned Bayern Munich faltering for the first time in 54 Bundesliga matches.
Goal takes a look at the most illuminating images from across the globe...
Clint Dempsey completed a hat trick by scoring from the spot to make it 4-4 against the Portland Timbers
Wesley Sneijder's ninth-minute goal was enough for Galatasaray to beat fierce rivals Fenerbahce
World Cup venue Beiro-Rio stadium celebrated its official re-inauguration with a fireworks spectacle
The injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic sat out of Paris Saint-Germain's 3-0 victory over Reims
Raul Garcia's winner for Atletico Madrid kept it top of La Liga with a one point advantage
Barca fans protested at the transfer ban imposed by Fifa with the message "La Masia - Don't Touch It."
Real Betis's Lorenzo Reyes pleads his innocence after picking up a yellow card against Barcelona
Frank Lampard collected his 250th career goal as Chelsea beat Stoke City 3-0 at Stamford Bridge
Romelu Lukaku is on hand to fire for Everton as they beat Arsenal and pushed for a Champions League place
Adnan Januzaj added the fourth for Manchester United as they eased past Newcastle United
West Ham United and Liverpool went toe-to-toe at Upton Park
Liverpool edged victory thanks to a controversial penalty decision when Jon Flanagan went down in the box
Inter won its first penalty of the season but Diego Milito's effort was saved by Gianluca Curci
Karim Bellarabi celebrated with Eintracht Braunschweig fans after they beat Hannover 96 in the derby