Palestino took a big step towards their first Chilean Primera Division title since 1978 with a 3-1 win over Santiago Wanderers on Wednesday.
Raheem Sterling rediscovered his scoring touch as under-fire Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-1 in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday.
Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason struck his first goals for Real Sociedad to send them through in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.
Liverpool will take on Chelsea in the League Cup semi-finals, while Tottenham go head to head with third-tier Sheffield United.
Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Ajaccio 3-1 as the Coupe de la Ligue holders avoided a shock upset in the last 16 on Wednesday.
Scunthorpe scraped through to the FA Cup third round after overcoming Worcester City 14-13 on penalties in a thrilling tie at Aggborough.
Benjamin Stambouli described Tottenham's 4-0 League Cup victory over Newcastle United as "a perfect performance".
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew said his defenders were not at their best in a 4-0 defeat to Tottenham on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund failed to shake off their early-season struggles as they were held to a 2-2 Bundesliga draw by Wolfsburg on Wednesday.
ES Setif had to rely on a 5-4 penalty victory over Western Sydney Wanderers to seal fifth place at the Club World Cup.
Luuk de Jong's treble and a last-gasp winner from Memphis Depay sunk Feyenoord 4-3 and consolidated PSV's Eredivisie leadership.
Daniel Sturridge will rehab his thigh injury in workouts with Red Sox trainers the week of Christmas.
Brendan Rodgers heaped praise on his Liverpool players after their 3-1 victory over Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-finals.
Eredivisie leaders PSV take on Go Ahead Eagles on Saturday as they look to strengthen their position heading into the mid-season break.
ES Setif coach Kheireddine Madoui hailed his side's second-half performance after beating Western Sydney Wanderers on penalties.
Reading will hope a switch of manager can improve their fortunes as they head to Watford in the Championship on Saturday.
Mauro Matos' extra-time strike ensured San Lorenzo avoided a colossal upset and booked a Club World Cup final against Real Madrid.
Tottenham booked their place in the League Cup semi-finals with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Newcastle United on Wednesday.
A late Naldo header salvaged a 2-2 draw for Wolfsburg to deny beleaguered Borussia Dortmund three crucial Bundesliga points.
Ronnie Moore has vowed to inject a fighting spirit into Hartlepool United as he aims to lift the club from the foot of League Two.