Lionel Messi ended his recent goal drought in style as he scored four during Barcelona’s emphatic 5-0 win over Eibar.
Ashley Young scored his first goal for Inter Milan but it was not enough to prevent defeat at Lazio as the Serie A title race was blown wide open on Sunday.
Serhou Guirassy’s stoppage-time equaliser clinched lowly Amiens a thrilling 4-4 home draw against Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain.
Premier League players have been at greater risk of injury over the festive period than some of their European counterparts, researchers have claimed.
Serie A leaders Juventus suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at Verona as the battle for the scudetto took another twist.
Musa Barrow struck twice for Bologna as Roma missed the chance to climb back into the Serie A’s top four in a 3-2 home defeat.
Paris St Germain forward Neymar will miss Tuesday’s Ligue 1 match away to Nantes due to a rib injury, just 48 hours after celebrating his 28th birthday at a nightclub in Paris.
Karim Benzema struck the only goal as Real Madrid sank derby rivals Atletico 1-0 to forge six points clear at the top of LaLiga.
Karim Benzema’s last-gasp equaliser against Valencia ensured Real Madrid kept pace with Barcelona at the top of the LaLiga table.
LaLiga leaders Barcelona saw a six-match winning streak halted after a 2-2 draw at Real Sociedad – which could see them knocked off the top of the table ahead of El Clasico.
Real Betis captain Joaquin scored his first career hat-trick at the age of 38 to power his side to a 3-2 win over Athletic Bilbao.