Nemanja Vidic feels Manchester United can reclaim their Premier League crown from Chelsea this season and is looking to lay down a marker in Sunday's Community Shield.
Match-winner Sami Khedira said Germany's third-place play-off win over Uruguay lay down a marker for a young team that could go on to achieve much more in the future.
Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given was delighted to end a frustrating run of draws against one of the Premier League title favourites with a 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Eastlands.
A round-up of all the action from Saturday's Premier League games.
An exasperated Fabio Capello has demanded that England stop giving away cheap goals after Slovenia's late consolation at Wembley on Saturday.