Manchester United's top-four aspirations suffered a setback as Louis van Gaal's side were blown away 3-0 by clinical Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.
Chelsea dominated the team of the year announced on Sunday by Professional Footballers' Association, with six players from the Premier League champions-elect in the side voted for by their fellow pros in England.
Pep Guardiola will return to face his former club Barcelona after the draw for the Champions League semi-finals on Friday paired the Catalans with Bayern Munich while holders Real Madrid were drawn against Juventus.
Liverpool need a top-level striker who can play every week and Daniel Sturridge could lose his role as the club's leading man after an injury-hit season, manager Brendan Rodgers has said.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will hope to make it 13th time lucky against Jose Mourinho, as he hopes that his team can delay Chelsea's coronation as Premier League champions in Sunday's London derby.
Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu made his way into the record books becoming the first Indian to start for a top-division European club when he started for Norwegian club Stabaek.
Real Madrid and Juventus scraped their way into the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday, by beating Atletico Madrid and Monaco respectively in closely contested matches, joining already qualified Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
Double strikes from Robert Lewandowski and Neymar inspired Bayern Munich and Barcelona respectively to ease their way into the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday.
Fabian Delph destroyed Steven Gerrard's hopes of a fairytale Liverpool send-off by scoring the winner as Aston Villa reached the FA Cup final with a 2-1 victory on Sunday.
Manchester City strengthened their grip on fourth place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win at home to West Ham on Sunday, but at the cost of seeing David Silva carried off on a stretcher.
Lionel Messi hit his 400th goal for La Liga leaders Barcelona deep into stoppage time to seal a 2-0 win over Valencia on Saturday while Real Madrid maintained their pursuit by defeating Malaga 3-1.
Real Madrid face an arduous challenge in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final against city rivals Atletico, with an injury crisis proving to be the biggest hurdle in progressing to their fifth consecutive semi-final.
Pep Guardiola admits that Tuesday's European quarter-final, second-leg, tie against Porto is effectively a 'final' for Bayern Munich with the injury-hit Bavarians staring down the barrel of a Champions League exit.
Real Madrid suffered a huge injury blow ahead of their decisive Champions League quarter-final second leg against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday with the news Luka Modric will miss the majority of the rest of the season with knee ligament damage.
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 11 football fans to death after a retrial over a 2012 stadium riot in the canal city of Port Said that left 74 people dead.