Having been bottom of the Premier League since November, Leicester City climbed to 18th with a 2-0 win over Swansea City.
Burnley slumped to bottom of the Premier League as Kevin Mirallas' goal gave Everton a 1-0 victory at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Charlie Adam struck in the closing minutes to hand Stoke City a 2-1 victory over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Luis Suarez struck in the first minute and Lionel Messi reached another career landmark as Barcelona beat Valencia 2-0 in La Liga.
West Brom ended a 10-game winless away run in the Premier League by securing a 2-0 victory at Tony Pulis' former club Crystal Palace.
Bayern Munich put a difficult week behind them with a 2-0 win over Hoffenheim on Saturday that further strengthens their title bid.
News of Jurgen Klopp's end-of-season departure proved no distraction for Borussia Dortmund, who beat Paderborn 3-0 on Saturday.
Out of action since November last year, Mikel Arteta believes there will be no problems when contract talks with Arsenal begin.
Soccer legend Pelé says the United States deserves to host the 2026 World Cup.
Despite both teams struggling, Roberto Mancini says Inter have more to lose than Milan in the Derby della Madonnina.
Melbourne Victory require a point from their final regular-season game to secure the A-League Premier's Plate.
John Carver is in his dream job as head coach of Newcastle United, but admits he is finding life in the hotseat particularly tough.
A reported finger injury has put Diego Lopez's participation in Sunday's Milan derby into doubt.
Carlos Tevez's agent has insisted the Juventus star is committed to the Serie A champions, despite renewed talk of a move to Boca Juniors.
Eden Hazard has become more consistent this season, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
Hubert Fournier's Lyon were thumped 3-0 in their last derby meeting with Saint-Etienne, but the coach expects an improved showing on Sunday.
Louis van Gaal still believes Manchester United can win the Premier League this season, but admits it is unlikely given Chelsea's advantage.
Massimiliano Allegri has called for focus from league leaders Juventus as they prepare to face in-form Lazio in Serie A on Saturday.
Yaya Toure has been linked with a move away from Manchester City, but manager Manuel Pellegrini is keen to keep the Ivorian.
Edinson Cavani will be back at his best when Paris Saint-Germain take on Nice, according to coach Laurent Blanc.