FIFA.com caught up with the much-travelled former Poland international Ebi Smolarek, who first cut his teeth in international football at the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup in 2000.
Twente missed their chance to go top of the table after they were held to a 1-1 draw by ADO Den Haag, while Heerenveen eased to a 4-1 win over VVV-Venlo, and Roda JC defeated Vitesse Arnhem 3-1.
The Polish Football Federation has paid tribute to Wlodzimierz Smolarek as "one of the greatest players in the history of Polish football after the former striker died at the age of 54.
PAOK Salonika's return to the summit lasted just a single day as Panathinaikos and Olympiacos both won to reclaim the top two positions.
Poland international Ebi Smolarek is being given a trial at Bundesliga leaders Hamburg as the German club look to replace injured Paolo Guerrero.
This week's focus is on the outstanding form of Brazil, the Netherlands, Côte d'Ivoire, Milan Baros and Iker Casillas on the way to South Africa 2010.