Cruzeiro coach Mano Menezes complained of a conspiracy against Brazilian clubs after Dede was shown a red card for a challenge that left Boca Juniors goalkeeper Esteban Andrada with a fractured jaw.
Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui refused to get into a discussion about Gareth Bale's form in relation to Ronaldo's absence at the club, after the Spanish team's 3-0 UCL win over Roma.
Luka Modric admitted he would like to win the Ballon d'Or amid the Santiago Bernabeu's support, while Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco said the Real Madrid midfielder deserves to be recognised.
Leonardo Jardim declared his support for Cristiano Ronaldo in the Ballon d'Or race ahead of Monaco's meeting with Antoine Griezmann and Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.
The date and time has been confirmed for October's Clasico meeting between LaLiga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Real Madrid attacker Mariano Diaz is desperate to play for Spain and switch his international allegiance from Dominican Republic.
While Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been rated 94 overall, only one of them could be ranked as the best player on the game.