La Liga review
Liverpool 5-1 Norwich
Reading have announced the departure of manager Brian McDermott.
England have moved up to fourth in the FIFA World Rankings after their friendly 2-1 victory over Brazil last week.
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez believes Frank Lampard still has the ability to play at the top level after another goalscoring performance at the weekend.
Marseille made a horror start to 2013 as their Ligue 1 title bid suffered a shock blow with a 3-1 defeat at ten-man Sochaux.
Lyon maintained their charge for the Ligue 1 title after an easy win over Nice at the Stade de Gerland.
Marseille moved level on points with league leaders Lyon thanks to a 4-0 win against Toulouse, elsewhere Montpellier and Nice both won but Lille could only draw.
Aron Gunnarsson headed an injury-time winner to keep Cardiff level-pegging with Leicester at the top of the npower Championship after a dramatic 2-1 win over nine-man Watford in south Wales.
Argentina remain top of their World Cup qualification group despite being held to a 1-1 draw against Peru in Lima.
Liverpool have completed the signing of striker Samed Yesil from Bayer Leverkusen for a fee of around GBP;1million.
In the opening round of African World Cup Qualifiers there were wins for Senegal, Ivory Coast and Algeria, whilst Cup of Nations winners Zambia fell to defeat.
Chelsea recorded a 1-0 victory over ten-man Stoke in caretaker manager Roberto Di Matteo's first Premier League game.
Leicester City finally got back to winning ways as Neil Danns returned to haunt his former club Crystal Palace to inspire a 2-1 win.