Ligue 1 leaders Lyon travel to Montpellier this weekend hoping to put last week's defeat to Lille behind them.
Atletico Madrid are looking to Fernando Torres for inspiration ahead of a trip to Valencia, while Real Madrid aim for an immediate response.
Gareth Ainsworth insists there is no pressure on Wycombe to win promotion ahead of their trip to Southend, while Burton play Hartlepool.
Sergio Busquets will miss Barcelona's La Liga clash with Rayo Vallecano after suffering ankle ligament damage against Villarreal.
Watford can round off an excellent week with victory at Wolves when the two sides clash in the Championship on Saturday.
Luke Freeman has issued a rallying call for League One leaders Bristol City to "remain consistent" ahead of Saturday's trip to Crawley Town.
Jonas Gutierrez's return brought St James' Park to life in Newcastle United's defeat to Manchester United, according to John Carver.
Mario Balotelli again stole the headlines following Liverpool's 2-0 win over Burnley - even though he did not play.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has been charged by the Football Association after his touchline spat with Hull City counterpart Steve Bruce.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels Alexis Sanchez proved his resilience in ending his goal drought during Wednesday's 2-1 win over QPR.
Despite reaching the semi-finals of the Coupe de France, Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc is cool on talk of a domestic treble.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony are feeling the effects of their Africa Cup of Nations exploits.
Swansea City's Bafetimbi Gomis has moved to allay fears over his health after the striker collapsed in Wednesday's clash with Tottenham.
Winston Reid has re-signed with West Ham, committing to the club until mid-2021.
Sergio Busquets suffered a nasty ankle injury following a challenge by Tomas Pina on Wednesday and Luis Enrique is unsure of its severity.
Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse appeared to spit at each other during Wednesday's clash, but Louis van Gaal jumped to the defence of his man.
Nemanja Matic was suspended for Chelsea's League Cup final victory, but the midfielder still managed to twist his ankle at Wembley.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lauded Olivier Giroud for his mental strength following Wednesday's 2-1 win at QPR.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson dominated against Burnley on Tuesday and was then hailed by manager Brendan Rodgers.
Manuel Pellegrini did not select captain Vincent Kompany for Manchester City's match against Leicester as he sought to "refresh" his side.