Manchester United climbed to fifth in the Premier league after Robin Van Persie's goal secured a 1-0 home win over his former club Arsenal, who remain top on 25 points.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard scored a controversial last-minute penalty to rescue a point in a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion that extended their manager Jose Mourinho's unbeaten league record at Stamford Bridge to 66 games.
Unbeaten Barcelona pulled three points clear at the top of La Liga with a 4-1 victory at basement side Real Betis, after second-placed Atletico were held 1-1 at Villarreal on Sunday.
Cesc Fabregas scored two goals and set up the opener for Neymar, with Pedro netting an outstanding second, after World Player of the Year Lionel Messi was substituted with a hamstring problem. Betis grabbed a consolation penalty at the end.
An early own-goal gave Atletico a 1-0 lead at promoted Villarreal but Juanfran also put the ball in his own net for a late equaliser.
Barca have 37 points from 13 games, Atletico have 34 and Real Madrid are third with 31 after Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a hat-trick in a 5-1 rout of Real Sociedad at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Karim Benzema and Sami Khedira scored the others.
Record-breaking Bayern Munich opened a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win over Augsburg to set a league record with their 37th consecutive game without defeat.
Bayer Leverkusen have caught Dortmund thanks to a 5-3 home win over Hamburg with a hat-trick by South Korean Son Heung-Min.
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic warmed up in style for next week's World Cup playoff against Portugal by netting a hat-trick to put Paris Saint Germain four points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 home win against Nice.
PSG have 31 points from 13 games while Lille are on 27 after securing their eighth consecutive clean sheet in the league this season in a 0-0 draw at En Avant Guingamp.
Monaco are third on 26 points after a 1-1 draw against Evian Thonon Gaillard, with their Colombia striker Radamel Falcao joining PSG's Edinson Cavani as Ligue 1 top scorers with nine.
AS Roma remain Serie A leaders despite a second successive draw, this time at home to struggling Sassuolo who scored a 94th minute equaliser through Domenica Berardi.
Giuseppe Rossi took his season's tally to 11 goals by scoring twice in Fiorentina's 2-1 home win over Sampdoria and AC Milan's crisis continued with a 0-0 draw at bottom side Chievo where both sides finished with 10 men.
Vitesse last headed the standings in November 2000, also after the 13th round of the championship.
AZ Alkmaar could have taken first place with victory on Sunday but, despite two goals from Aron Johannsson, had to settle for a 2-2 draw at Feyenoord and are a point behind.
Olympiakos underlined their dominance of the Greek Super League with a 4-0 drubbing of second-placed visitors PAOK.
Forward Joel Campbell, on-loan from Arsenal, set up top scorer Kostas Mitroglou for his 14th goal of the season and then combined with Argentine Javier Saviola who made it 2-0.
Spaniard David Fuster hit the third before Campbell rounded off a fine performance with the fourth goal. (Compiled by Tom Hayward and Justin Palmer; Editing by Ken Ferris)
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