The blackmail scandal involving Karim Benzema and Mathieu Valbuena will likely end France's hopes of winning Euro 2016.
Chelsea may be something of an afterthought in the Premier League for the rest of this season, but the Blues are a serious dark horse when it comes to the Champions League.
The final day of group play in the Champions League is vital for Bundesliga teams as they can best the Premier League and create a positive league narrative.
Manchester City showed a lack of creativity as they lost 1-0 to Juventus. Generally, City played well, but the absence of David Silva is now becoming a bigger loss with every game that passes.
Manchester City are performing like a team on cruise control at present, and the team need a change in attitude if they are to get anything positive from a mid-week road trip to play Juventus.
Louis van Gaal received some good news when Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial were declared fit again after injury. But despite that good news, it's Memphis Depay who must continue as United's striker.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is still an important player for Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 and the Champions League as he has shown a willingness to adapt.
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Miguel Layun stole the spotlight from Fabian Johnson and the USMNT as the Mexico Men's National Team's prolific history in the Champions League continued.
David Alaba's most recent Champions League performance for Bayern Munich solidified his place as the world's most versatile player.
Manuel Pellegrini is shaking off any bad reputations he had from last year.