Borussia Dortmund is now nine points clear at the top of the Bundesliga after a 2-1 win over Werder Bremen on Sunday (AEDT).
Real Madrid rebounded from its midweek UEFA Champions League embarrassment by securing a 1-0 home victory over lowly Rayo Vallecano - its third straight LaLiga win.
Joe Schmidt and Ian Foster would appear to be the standout contenders to replace Steve Hansen when the New Zealand head coach ends his glorious reign next year.
Naomi Osaka's coach Sascha Bajin has been named as the first WTA Coach of the Year.
LaLiga: Real Madrid v Rayo Vallecano
Mauro Icardi has revealed that talks are still ongoing with Inter over his contract renewal and he has insisted that he is not worried by the discussions.
Niko Kovac believes Bayern Munich produced its best performance of the season in Sunday's (AEDT) crushing 4-0 win away to struggling Hannover.
Norwich City was unable to retain its place at the EFL summit, as it drew 2-2 away to Bristol City to end the weekend behind Leeds United.
Diego Simeone and Diego Godin praised Atletico Madrid's character after it overcame a second-half scare to beat Real Valladolid 3-2.
Chris Smalling's Manchester United career is set to continue for the long-term after he signed a new contract with the club.