Croatia featured two players who earned their 100th cap for their country in a 4-0 win against South Korea in an international friendly.
Edin Dzeko handed Premier League champions Manchester City a late victory at Fulham, Luis Suarez hit another hat-trick against Norwich City, and Everton continued their impressive early form.
One of the delights of a new season is getting acquainted with the new faces in the league, so with the Premier League about to begin, FIFA.com runs through its latest foreign additions.
Andre Schurrle's second-half equaliser was enough to claim Bayer Leverkusen and new caretaker-coaches Sami Hyypia and Sascha Lewandowski a point at Hamburg, leaving the hosts still mired in the relegation battle.
Werder Bremen consolidated their position in the Bundesliga with an impressive 3-1 victory over rivals Hamburg, with Marko Marin, Tom Trybull and Marko Arnautovic all on the scoresheet.
Hamburg secured a 2-1 victory over Hertha Berlin, bouncing back from their defeat by Borussia Dortmund last week to continue their fine run of results under coach Thorsten Fink.