Lebo Mothiba ended his five-and-a-half-month wait for a goal by scoring twice in Strasbourg's Ligue 1 victory over Nimes last weekend, while both Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane starred as Liverpool defeated Manchester City in a potentially decisive clash at the top of the English Premier League.
South Africa's Mothiba hadn't scored since May when he took to the field at La Meinau on Saturday, enduring a goalless stint with South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations before a sluggish start to the season...
Two first-half goals from Dimitri Payet gave Marseille a stormy 2-1 win over bitter rivals Lyon, who complained that their team bus was pelted with missiles on the way to the Stade Velodrome on Sunday.
The match, which saw Marseille go second in Ligue 1, was also interrupted for five minutes when a laser was shone at Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes and again in the second half because of smoke caused by pyrotechnics.
Photographs showed windows on one side of the Lyon bus had been smashed and club...
Mauro Icardi struck a late goal five minutes after coming on as a substitute to give Paris St Germain a 2-1 Ligue 1 win at Brest in windy conditions on Saturday as they bounced back from their loss to Dijon.
The Argentine forward, on loan from Inter Milan, was quickest to react as Brest failed to clear the ball and scored with a shot into the top corner in the 85th minute for his ninth goal in 10 games in all competitions for PSG.
The win lifted the leaders and champions up to 30 points from 13...
Jimmy Briand scored a 50th minute penalty for Bordeaux in a 1-1 draw at Nice that sent the visitors third in Ligue 1 on goal difference on Friday.
Pierre Lees Melou had put Patrick Vieira's team in front with a bullet of a header in the 27th minute at the Allianz Riviera Stadium.
Champions Paris St Germain have 27 points from 12 games, with Angers second on 20 and Bordeaux level with Nantes and Olympique de Marseille on 19 but with Paulo Sousa's men having played one game more.