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Borussia Dortmund took the honours in the Westphalian derby with a 3-1 win, a scoreline which did not fully reflect their domination of the game at the home of their rivals Schalke. Jurgen Klopp's side put on a riveting show of swift, attacking football to leave the Royal Blues without a chance until Klaas Jan Huntelaar's last-minute consolation. The untouchable Shinji Kagawa was on target twice for Dortmund with Robert Lewandowski completing the rout in the 86th minute.

Stuttgart picked up their first win in incredible fashion as they hammered Borussia Monchengladbach 7-0 at home to move up to 14th place. It took just two minutes for Pavel Pogrebnyak to score and he wrapped up his hat-trick in the 60th minute after another from Georg Niedermeier. Late goals from Zdravko Kuzmanovic, Matthieu Delpierre and Ciprian Marica put the gloss on the scoreline.

Barcelona overcame a tough challenge away at Atletico Madrid to win 2-1 but the result was tempered by an injury to Lionel Messi. Messi netted in the 13th minute after he was put through, but Raul Garcia levelled the scores just over ten minutes later. Goalkeeper David De Gea stopped Messi and David Villa from putting Barcelona ahead again, but could do nothing about Gerard Pique's powerful strike from close range after a corner.

Cristiano Ronaldo came to the rescue for Real Madrid to give Jose Mourinho's men a 2-1 win over Real Sociedad. After a goalless first half, Argentina winger Angel Di Maria gave the visitors the lead when he curled a superb shot into the far top corner. Raul Tamudo equalised with his thigh from Antoine Griezmann's free-kick but Ronaldo's deflected free-kick 16 minutes from time sealed the points.

After a midweek draw with Lech Poznan in the Europa League, Juventus hit four goals past Udinese  to bring some confidence back into the side. Andrea Coda's own goal sent them on their way before Fabio Quagliarella and Claudio Marchisio made it 3-0 before half-time. Vincenzo Iaquinta added the gloss with just over ten minutes left.

Inter Milan came from behind to move joint-top of Serie A with a 2-1 win at Palermo. Josip Ilicic put the hosts in front after 28 minutes, but Samuel Eto'o levelled in the 63rd minute and earned the Nerazzurri all three points in the 71st minute. Diego Milito missed a hatful of chances to make it a more comfortable win for Inter, who moved level on seven points with Cesena at the top of the table by extending their unbeaten start to the season.

Dimitar Berbatov's first Manchester United hat-trick settled a pulsating 3-2 clash with Liverpool in which Sir Alex Ferguson's side yet again threw away a two-goal advantage. Berbatov had struck either side of the interval, the second a brilliant overhead kick, to seemingly ensure a home win over their greatest rivals. But, just as they did at Goodison Park last week, United's defence capitulated, Steven Gerrard scoring with a penalty and a free-kick before Berbatov came to the hosts' rescue six minutes from time.

Chelsea stayed top with a 4-0 win over Blackpool  and it was all too easy for the reigning champions. Salomon Kalou put the Blues up 1-0 inside two minutes. Florent Malouda then finished off a three-man move to make it two in the 12th minute. Drogba made it three for Carlo Ancelotti's side on the half-hour and Malouda added a fourth in the 41st minute. Blackpool offered little in response, and Chelsea eased off in the second half to keep the score respectable.

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