Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice in Paris Saint-Germain's 4-0 rout of Lyon, while Bordeaux blanked Ajaccio by the same scoreline and Bastia beat Evian 2-0 in Sunday's French Ligue 1 action.
Manchester United and Real Madrid progressed to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League on a goal-filled evening after holders Bayern Munich had won a record tenth consecutive game in the competition.
In the wake of Uruguay becoming the last of the 32 teams to qualify for Brazil 2014, FIFA.com looks at the statistics behind their successful campaign.
Despite a tough 5-0 loss to Uruguay, Jordan were able to look at the positives from the Asian nation's first-ever intercontinental play-off berth for a chance to qualify for a World Cup™.
Uruguay eased to victory in the first leg of their 2014 FIFA World Cup intercontinental play-off, with five different scorers helping La Celeste see off Jordan in Amman and all-but book their ticket to Brazil.
FIFA.com previews the FIFA World Cup™ play-off between Jordan and Uruguay with the west Asians looking to make the most of home advantage on Wednesday against the highly-regarded South Africa 2010 semi-finalists.