Brazil registered five different scorers in a classy 5-0 win over fellow 2014 FIFA World Cup contenders Honduras, as next summer's hosts continue to impress in the build-up to the finals.
FIFA.com takes a look at the surprise leaders of the Italian Serie A, with Rudi Garcia's Roma topping the table with a record-equalling eight wins from eight games so far, thanks in part to new signing Gervinho and a stern defence.
FIFA.com reviews the main moves in the transfer markey over the past couple of weeks, during which time a clear trend has emerged: proven strikers and promising youngsters are in high demand.
Manchester City have announced they have sold 31-year-old Brazilian full-back Maicon to Roma on a permanent deal.
Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart has praised the players who have made the reigning Premier League champions the meanest defence in the division this season.
Manchester City's Micah Richards is set to be missing from action for four months - twice as long as had been hoped - after his knee injury turned out to be worse than thought, having undergone surgery.