Tottenham need a "nearly perfect" performance to overcome Chelsea in Sunday's League Cup final, according to Mauricio Pochettino.
Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa took responsibility as his team threw away a two-goal lead against Caen in Ligue 1 on Friday.
He has won some of the world's biggest trophies but the League Cup final is the most important of Jose Mourinho's career.
A lighter fixture list may prove good for Liverpool after their European exit, but Brendan Rodgers is unsure.
Jose Mourinho's first piece of Chelsea silverware was the 2005 League Cup and he has the chance to repeat that against Tottenham on Sunday.
A war of words in the build up ensures fireworks on the pitch at Hunter Stadium on Saturday night. With top six hopes all but gone for both clubs, a victory for either would give their fans a huge lift and, more importantly, bragging rights till next season.
After Wednesday night’s fantastic ACL win in Japan the red and black will be primed to replicate that winning feeling when the in-form Sky Blues walk out at Wanderland. And after the bitterness of the last derby, strap yourself in for another humdinger on Derby Day in Sydney.
Vitoria Guimaraes claimed their first win in six Primeira Liga matches on Friday, prevailing 1-0 against nine-man Maritimo.
Pep Guardiola was pleased with his players after Bayern Munich moved 11 points clear in the Bundesliga with a 4-1 win over Cologne.
Melbourne City revived their A-League finals challenge and dealt Adelaide United's title hopes an unexpected blow by registering a surprise 3-1 win at AAMI Park on Friday.
Abraham's goal shortly before half-time saw Espanyol earn all three points with a 1-0 win over La Liga's bottom club Cordoba.
Marseille threw away a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at home to Caen - missing the chance to move within a point of Ligue 1 leaders Lyon.
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich moved 11 points clear at the top of the table with a routine 4-1 win over Cologne on Friday.
Dordrecht picked up just their second win of the Eredivisie season, thanks to Sean Klaiber's first senior goal.
Luis Enrique has leapt to the defence of Luis Suarez after attempts to whip up another biting frenzy around the Uruguay striker.
Sevilla have not beaten Atletico Madrid in the last 10 games between the two sides, but will attempt to put that right on Sunday.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has refuted claims that he and manager Louis van Gaal do not get on as "a lie".
Monaco have no time to celebrate their impressive win at Arsenal, as champions Paris Saint-Germain visit in Ligue 1 action on Sunday.
Inter meet Fiorentina in Serie A on Sunday with both sides boosted by progression in the UEFA Europa League this week.
Hartline last year had career lows win receiving yards (474) and catches (39) while falling to the fourth option in the passing game.