After their 2-2 home draw with PSG last time out, Arsenal's hopes of finishing top of Group A were slim. However, while PSG could only draw at home to Ludogorets Razgrad, the Gunners overtook the French giants courtesy of a convincing 4-1 win away to Basel.
Spanish summer-signing Lucas Perez was the star of the show for the Premier League side, with the striker bagging a hat-trick.
Blimey, it really has been a good week for Theo Walcott.
As well as becoming a father for the second time and coming within an inch of earning himself a new coffee machine, the Arsenal forward has capped things off by snaring himself a Guinness World Record.
With a crane parked up at London Colney, several Arsenal players had a stab at controlling a ball being chucked at them from up in the ether.
CD Universidad de Concepcion went and beat O'Higgins in the Chilean Premier League on Sunday, with a truly monstrous goal from midfielder Alejandro Camargo serving to encapsulate the storming nature of the 3-1 win.
Already 2-1 up as the game ticked over into the 95th minute, Camargo took full advantage of a looseclearance from O'Higgins goalkeeper Miguel Pinto to score an incredible volleyfrom deep within his own half.
There were touching scenes right across South America on what would have been the night Chapecoense played Ateltico Nacional in the final of the Copa Sudamericana.
Thousands of fans gathered to both mourn and pay tribute to the 76 people who lost their lives when Chapecoense's team plane crashedjust outside the Colombian city of Medellin in the early hours of Tuesdaymorning.
Two months down and one to go on our cross-country jaunt, the lady and I are currently hangin' with my friends and family in the STL. Obviously, that doesn't leave much time for posting (although you can look for my MLS Cup player ratings at MLSS after the game), but I wanted to drop by with the weekend goals from our boys across the pond.
In his role as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, David Beckham has lent his tattoo-strewn torso to the campaign designed to raise awareness aboutchild abuse, and cruelty.
Indeed, Beckham's exhaustive body art is used as the basis for the accompanying video which sees the former Manchester United midfielder's ink spring to life to showthat 'some marks are easier to see than others'.
He may be 40-years-old, but former Swansea forward Lee Trundle hasn't lost his touch. Lining out for a Swans All-Stars team at the weekend, the striker netted a double hat-trick which included an outrageous penalty goal.
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Trundle currently plies his trade for Welsh second-tier side Llanelli Town, where he has been banging in the goals this season.
The Ligue 1 clash between Metz and Lyon was abandoned on Saturday, after firecrackers were thrown at 'keeper Anthony Lopes.
The incident occurred after home side Metz had taken the lead just before the half-hour mark. A firecracker was lobbed from the stands and then, as Lopes was receiving treatment, another was thrown which exploded next to the goalkeeper.
Extended highlights of the first Clasico encounter between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at teh Camp Nou on 3rd December 2016. Luis Saurez opened the scoring for Barcelona early in first half; Serio Ramos equalised at the very end breaking the majority of home fans heart.
Puszcza Niepolomice ended up losing 2-0 toPogon Szczecin in the quarter-finals of the Polish Cup on Tuesday night and, if theirattempts at set-piece ingenuity are anything to go by, the result didn't come as much of a surprise.
Already trailing after just 10 minutes, Puszcza won themselves a freekick in an advanced position.