Gareth Bale struck yet again as Tottenham Hotspur downed Inter Milan 3-0, an own-goal gave Benfica a 1-0 win over Bordeaux and Basel conceded two late goals against Zenit St Petersburg in evening UEFA Europa League action.
FC Basel striker Alexander Frei, who is Switzerland's all-time top goalscorer, will conclude his career at the end of the current campaign.
Defending champions Basel were held to a 2-2 by Lucerne, while newly-promoted St Gallen claimed a narrow 1-0 win over Lausanne.
FIFA.com looks ahead to another week of footballing birthday's, including two generations of the Busquets family, deadly Swiss striker Alexander Frei and former Argentinian international Claudio Lopez.
A high-scoring encounter between FC Basel and Grasshoppers ended with a 6-3 victory for the hosts, while second-placed Lucerne edged past Lausanne Sports 3-2.
Basel celebrated their 15th Swiss title, and their third in a row, with a 3-1 victory over Lausanne Sports, while FC Sion remain rooted to the bottom after a 1-1 draw at Thun.