- English Premier League: Arsenal return to top of the table after a 1-1 draw against Liverpool at Anfield. Gerrard gave Liverpool the lead in the 7th minute but Fagregas equalises in the 80th minute. Liverpool had most shots on target (8-4) while Arsenal had the most shots off target (7-3). Both teams retain their unbeaten start to the season.
- English Premier League: Bolton and Tottenham the two teams that replaced their managers this week both had home games. Bolton gained a point in a 1-1 draw with Aston Villa. Tottenham lost 2-1 to Blackburn.
- Spanish La Liga: Barcelona and Real Madrid both won their home games. Barcelona defeated Almeria 2-0 (goals by Henry and Messi) and Real Madrid defeated Deportivo La Coruna 3-1 (goals by van Nistelrooy, Raul and Robinho). Real are top of the table two points above Barca in second.