Video Highlights: Monkey's Weekly Selection

Mainz beat Hoffenheim 4-2 at the Stadion am Bruchweg and matched the record for the best start to a Bundesliga season which was set by Bayern Munich in 1995-96 and Kaiserslautern in 2001-02. Mainz have taken the full 21 points from their opening seven games

Borussia Dortmund kept up the chase of Mainz at the top of the Bundesliga with their fifth straight victory, 2-0 at the expense of Bayern Munich.

Chelsea moved four points clear at the top of the Premier League after a vital 2-0 victory over London rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.

Liverpool's misery continues as they were humbled by Blackpool with a shocking 2-1 defeat at Anfield.

Real Madrid emphatically ended their disappointing run of goalscoring form by putting sorry Deportivo La Coruna to the sword in a one-sided encounter at the Bernabeu which finished 6-1.

Aritz Aduriz and Vicente Rodriguez netted goals at either end of the match to sink Athletic Bilbao 2-1 and keep Valencia flying high at the top of the Primera Division standings.

Lazio moved to the top of the Serie A table with a narrow 1-0 win over 10-man Brescia. Stefano Mauri's solitary goal on the stroke of half-time was the difference between the two sides at the Stadio Olimpico.

Napoli claimed their first Serie A win at the Stadio San Paolo this season as two late goals sunk Roma.

Estudiantes reach Argentina Apertura summit with a 2-0 win over their crosstown nemesis Gimnasia, in the Clascio Platense or La Plata Derby.

Independiente conceded four goals in less than 30 minutes and had a man sent off in a 4-1 loss at Godoy Cruz

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