Alberto Bueno netted four goals in 15 minutes - including a perfect hat-trick - in Rayo Vallecano's 4-2 win over Levante in La Liga.
John Carver was thrilled with Newcastle United's battling performance in Saturday's 1-0 Premier League win over Aston Villa.
Manchester United star Angel Di Maria is struggling for confidence after being substituted against Sunderland, says Louis van Gaal.
Barcelona moved back to within a point of the Liga summit with a 3-1 win at Granada, but Luis Enrique was not pleased with the pitch.
The Bulls defeated the Sharks in a pulsating clash in Pretoria, as the Crusaders were humbled by the Chiefs in Super Rugby action.
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood is set to ramp up the pressure on his team after a 1-0 defeat at Newcastle United.
Match official Roger East has defended his controversial decision to send off Wes Brown in Sunderland's defeat to Manchester United.
Peterborough United and Barnsley began new eras on Saturday and started well, beating Bradford City and Gillingham in League One.
Hull City boss Steve Bruce hit out at the officials after what he saw as a missed offside decision helped Stoke City to all three points.
After his superb match-winning strike against Southampton, West Brom boss Tony Pulis backed Saido Berahino to become a "top-class" player.
Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez has hailed the support he received from fans during his battle with cancer.
Swansea City beat Burnley 1-0 on Saturday to reach the 40-point mark - and now manager Garry Monk is aiming for a new club record.
Jurgen Klopp was delighted with Dortmund's win over bitter rivals Schalke, singling out Henrikh Mkhitaryan for particularly high praise.
Mark Hughes slams officials after Stephen Ireland needs stitches in his calf during Stoke City's 1-0 win over Hull City.
Derby County and Middlesbrough both suffered defeats in the Championship on Saturday, while Watford moved into third after victory at Leeds.
Brendan Rodgers wants Liverpool to put their Europa League exit behind them as they seek a vital win over Manchester City.
Defeat to West Brom dented Southampton's UEFA Champions League hopes, but Ronald Koeman is more concerned by the quality of performances.
Burnley manager Sean Dyche bemoaned narrow margins following their 1-0 loss to Swansea in the Premier League.
Burton Albion's League Two title charge stalled again on Saturday against Newport, while rock-bottom Hartlepool claimed a vital win.
The 'triple punishment' handed down to a footballer conceding a penalty could soon be scrapped.