Five games, one draw, Chelsea FC sits on top of England's Premier League, where Manchester United's win at Liverpool FC sees The Reds slide down to a dangerous position. Maximum points for Barcelona (Spain), Juventus (Italy), Bayern and Eintracht (Germany), Olympique de Marseille (France), FC Twente (Netherlands), Olympiacos (Greece).
Chelsea FC is top with 13 points from 5 games (after beating Stoke City 1-0); second is United, 12 points after a 2-1 away win at Liverpool FC, followed by Everton (3-0 away win at Swansea City) and West Bromwich Albion (1-0 over Reading).
5 games. Barcelona - 5 victories. 2-0 against Granada, 15 points. Mallorca is second on 11 after beating Valencia 2-0: third is Málaga (goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao) and fourth, Atlético de Madrid (2-1 over Valladolid).
4 games. Juventus has broken away at the top, after a 2-0 victory over Chievo, maximum points: 12. The former top-runners Napoli and Lazio drew nil apiece with Catania (away) and Genoa (in Rome), respectively and are on ten points, one ahead of Sampdoria, on 9 points after a 1-1 draw with Torino.
FC Bayern Munchen and Eintracht Frankfurt share top spot on 12 points after 4 games. Bayern won away at Schalke 2-0, while Eintracht brought all three points home from Nurnberg (2-1).
Olympique de Marseille points from 6 games with a 1-0 win at Nancy; Olympique Lyonnais is on 14 points after beating Ajaccio 2-0; PSG is now third with a 4-0 away thrashing of Bastia and FC Lorient shares the 12 points in fourth place with a home draw with Nice, 1-1.
Russian Premier League
Terek Grozny fell back this week. 9 games. First place goes to CSKA Moskva, 21 points, with a 3-2 win at Volga; Lokomotiv follows in second place on 19 points with a remarkable 3-0 win in Grozny over former leader Terek, third also on 19; Zenit is fourth on 17 after a 2-2 draw at Krylya Sovetov and Anzhi Makhachkala is fifth on 17 points also, after going down 3-2 at Dinamo Moskva.
Portuguese Premier League
FC Porto beat Beira Mar 4-0 and leads with 10 points after 4 games. Benfica has 7 points (3 games), the same as Braga, 4 games, 7 points with a 4-1 win over Rio Ave.
In the Netherlands, FC Twente has 18 points from 6 games after a 1-0 victory over Heerenveen. In Ukraine, Shakhtiar Donetsk did not play this week and remains top with 27 points from 9 games. In Greece, Olympiacos has the maximum 12 points from 4 games after drubbing Panthrakikos 4-1.
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