Alajuelense maintained their seven-point buffer at the helm of the Costa Rican Primera Division, while Herediano also won.
Kieran Francis looks ahead to a crucial weekend in the A-League.
Cerro Porteno jumped to the top of the Clausura standings after Jose Ortigoza netted an injury-time goal at rivals Guarani on Thursday.
Defensa y Justicia continued their climb up the table, upsetting Newell's Old Boys 1-0 in the Argentine Primera Division.
Two struggling sides desperate to get into a winning groove equals a fascinating, desperate clash as the two sides holding up the Hyundai A-League face each other at Wanderland.
It's sky blue and white against the original Sky Blues at AAMI Park on Saturday, with Melbourne City perhaps set to meet a Sydney FC outfit reeling from the long-term loss of Corey Gameiro.
The improving Mariners will have to beat the expected sweltering heat and the red-hot form of the Reds if they are to notch up another home win.
Dave Whelan has issued an apology after being accused of anti-Semitism for comments made in relation to messages sent by Malky Mackay.
He was a Brisbane Roar hero, scoring 48 times in 76 appearances for the club. But Besart Berisha has swapped Orange for Navy Blue and will this weekend turn out against his former club for the first time with Melbourne Victory.
Celtic captain Scott Brown has extended his contract at Parkhead until 2018.
Frannie Collin struck twice to spring an FA Cup first-round shock as non-league Maidstone United beat Stevenage of League Two 2-1.
Strap yourself in for a wild ride as the reigning Hyundai A-League champions meet the undefeated Melbourne Victory at Etihad. We’re guessing former Roar star Besart Berisha will be, as always, in the thick of it.
Sheffield United have retracted an offer for convicted rapist Ched Evans to train with the club.
Laurent Blanc has brushed aside concerns over Zlatan Ibrahimovic's fitness ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's clash with Metz on Friday.
Hoffenheim coach Markus Gisdol does not expect Bayern Munich to be hindered by the absence of Philipp Lahm in Saturday's Bundesliga match.
FIFA has confirmed its Audit and Compliance Committee will see the full report into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
The French Football Federation (FFF) has rejected Brandao's appeal over a six-month ban for headbutting Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Motta.
Bulgaria have sacked head coach Luboslav Penev after a poor start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Wigan Athletic sponsor Premier Range will end their agreement with the Championship club after Malky Mackay's appointment.
West Brom came agonisingly close to winning at Chelsea last season but it would be a surprise if they were to take even a point on Saturday.