Turkish Super Lig
Roberto Mancini's first Super Lig outing as Galatasaray manager ended in defeat as surprise package Akhisar Belediye beat the reigning champions 2-1.
The Italian coach replaced Fatih Terim last week and duly earned a point from a Champions League draw at Juventus on his first night on the Gala bench.
Oumar Niasse struck in both the 34th and 57th minutes to fire Akhisar into third spot, while Didier Drogba's 68th-minute reply was not enough to help Gala out of a lowly 13th place.
Fenerbahce, meanwhile, remain top of the table despite missing the chance to pull three points clear of Besiktas on Sunday night.
However, a goalless draw at home to fourth-placed Trabzonspor leaves Ersun Yanal's men vulnerable to being replaced by their Istanbul rivals, who have a game in hand.
Sivasspor reached sixth place with a 2-0 win over Genclerbirligi, Aydin Karabulut and substitute Rafik Djebbour scoring the goals, while Kasimpasa are one place behind following their 4-0 victory against Elazigspor.
Ryan Donk scored twice before the break for Shota Arveladze's men, with Baris Basdas and Ezequiel Scarione putting Apaciler out of sight after half-time.
Elsewhere, Antalyaspor were 2-1 winners at Caykur Rizespor.
Lamine Diarra hit the visitors' opener on 45 minutes, Tevfik Kose soon equalising, but substitute Milan Baros won it for the Antalya club two minutes from time.
French Ligue 1
Ten-man Paris Saint Germain kept up the pressure on Monaco with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Marseille at a vociferous Stade Velodrome.
Despite falling behind to an Andre Ayew penalty and having Thiago Motta sent off, a Maxwell header and a second-half Zlatan Ibrahimovic penalty proved to be enough to seal a vital three points which moved the capital club back level on points with Claudio Ranieri's men at the top of Ligue 1.
Defeat for Marseille, only their second of the season after a home defeat to Monaco, leaves them four points behind the joint leaders which, even so early in the season, looks like a difficult mountain to climb.
Montpellier put an end to a run of five consecutive draws in stunning fashion with a 5-1 win over 10-man Lyon at the Stade de la Mosson.
Braces from Victor Hugo Montano and Remy Cabella and an Anthony Mounier strike secured an emphatic win for the hosts, only their second league victory of the season.
Alexandre Lacazette's early second-half strike, which made it 2-1, was scant consolation for Lyon, who suffered their heaviest ever defeat in Montpellier.
The visitors had to play out the final minutes with 10 men after Maxime Gonalons was shown his second yellow card.
Bordeaux came from behind to end a run of five Ligue 1 games without a win with a confident 4-1 victory over managerless Sochaux at the Stade Chaban-Delmas.
Goals from Henri Saivet, Jussie and a Cheikh Diabate brace, all after Roy Contout had fired Sochaux into an early lead, were enough to secure an important three points for Francis Gillot as his team look to put an end to a disappointing start to their season at the expense of his former team.
Defeat for Sochaux leaves them second-bottom in the table and brought a swift halt to their mini-revival having beaten fellow strugglers Valenciennes last time out.
Belgian Jupiler Pro League
Standard Liege saw their 100 per cent start to the new Jupiler Pro League ended on Sunday with a 1-0 defeat at Zulte-Waregem.
Zulte won it courtesy of Olafur Ingi Skulason's goal with 15 minutes to go and Standard's challenge was effectively ended when Antonio Kanu was sent off eight minutes later.
Genk moved up to fourth thanks to a 2-1 win at Gent.
Sloan Privat put the hosts in front on the half-hour mark but Genk hit back to win it with efforts from Jelle Vossen and Kalidou Koulibaly.
Ivan Santini scored the only goal as KV Kortrijk won 1-0 at Anderlecht.
Greek Super League
Olympiacos maintained their three-point lead at the top of the Greek Superleague on Sunday after a 6-0 thrashing of Veria.
Kostas Mitroglou grabbed a hat-trick with Joel Campbell netting twice and Giannis Maniatis once.
The Piraeus club remain clear of PAOK Salonika, who edged out Panathinaikos 2-1.
Marcus Berg put Pana in front after 21 minutes but their advantage was wiped out through Miroslav Stoch's penalty six minutes later.
Stefanos Athanasiadis grabbed the winner for the hosts three minutes into the second half.
Evangelos Mantzios scored the only goal as Levadiakos beat 10-man Kalloni AEL, for whom Emanuel Perrone was dismissed on the hour mark, while Panthrakikos and OFI Crete drew 1-1.
Pereira Romeu put the home side ahead after 26 minutes with Giorgos Makris levelling four minutes into the second half.
Panthrakikos had Christos Tzanis sent-off two minutes later but held on for a point with Crete also finishing with 10 men after Makris was shown red late on.
Esteban Solari scored twice as Skoda Xanthi edged out Apollon Smyrni 3-2.
Panagiotis Korbos and Franch Manga Guela gave Apollon a 2-0 lead but Xanthi hit back to win with a Carlos Calvo effort and Solari's double.
AaB moved to within four points of runaway Superliga leaders FC Midtjylland with a 3-1 defeat of Viborg on Sunday.
Rasmus Jonsson was the matchwinner with a goal either side of half-time after Viborg's Thomas Dalgaard had cancelled out Kasper Kusk's 18th-minute opener.
Esbjerg slipped to third after going down 3-1 at home to Odense.
Emil Larsen put the visitors in front after three minutes only for Mushaga Bakenga to level 10 minutes later.
Daniel Hoegh restored Odense's advantage with seven minutes to go and Martin Spelmann added a late third.
FC Copenhagen bounced back from a midweek mauling at Real Madrid to beat Sonderjyske 2-1.
The capital club were beaten 4-0 in the Spanish capital in the Champions League but found the going easier on their return to domestic action.
Rurik Gislason and Nicolai Jorgensen scored for FCK with the visitors' sole reply coming via a last-minute Julian Luque goal.
Rock-bottom FC Nordsjaelland drew 1-1 at home to Brondby.
Simon Makienok gave Brondby a 40th-minute lead but Patrick Mtiglia equalised 20 minutes into the second half.
Russian Premier League
Zenit St Petersburg extended their lead at the top of the Russian Premier League to five points with a 3-0 win at Tomsk.
Hulk opened the scoring after 18 minutes and Danny made it two shortly before the break.
Axel Witsel, a third big-money foreign import, completed the scoring in the 64th minute as Zenit moved clear of second placed Lokomotiv Moscow, who dropped two points on Saturday.
Third-placed Spartak Moscow missed the chance to turn up the heat on the leaders as they were held to a goalless draw at home by Terek Grozny.
Rubin Kazan handed bottom side Anzhi Makhachkala another loss as they roared to a 5-1 win.
Mubarak Wakaso put the hosts in front after 11 minutes and Alexander Ryazantsev made it 2-0 after half-an-hour.
Ruslan Mukhametshin killed the contest with a third in the 70th minute and, after Islamnur Abdulavov pulled one back six minutes from time, goals at the death from Roman Eremenko with a penalty and Sardar Azmoun sealed a comprehensive win.
CSKA slipped back as they went down 2-0 to city rivals Dinamo, Cristian Noboa (57) and Aleksandr Kokorin (89) with the second-half goals.
Elsewhere, Kuban Krasnodar twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at home to Rostov.
Balde Ibra cancelled out Artem Dzjuba's opener just after the break and Djibril Cisse made it 2-2 in the 72nd minute following Dzjuba's second.
IFK Gothenburg failed to take advantage of a rare defeat for leaders Malmo as the second-placed club went down 2-1 at Djurgarden.
Malmo were handed only their fifth second loss of the Allsvenska season as goals from Martin Ericsson (35) and Oscar Lewicki (54) earned Hacken a 2-0 win. Lewicki was subsequently sent off in the 79th minute.
That result left a window of opportunity for second-placed IFK to close the gap to a single point ahead of the run-in, but it was not to be.
Jakob Johansson edged the Angels ahead on the stroke of half-time but, after Emil Bergstrom equalised in the 50th minute, Amadou Jawo fired a last-minute winner from the penalty spot.
With three games remaining, Malmo could clinch their first Swedish title since 2010 with victory over Brommapojkarna on October 20 should IFK drop points against Oster.
Helsingborg closed to within a point of IFK by beating Halmstad 4-2 at Olympia.
The hosts plundered a three-goal lead in the first half, David Accam (21) opening the scoring before Imad Khalili bagged a brace (29 and 38).
Second-half goals from Gudjon Baldvinsson (57) and Mikael Boman (64) dragged the visitors back into contention but substitute Alvaro Dos Santos forced the issue in the last minute.
Gefle also scored four goals in pulling five points clear of the bottom three with a 4-1 win at relegation rivals Oster.
Simon Lundevall scored either side of Jonas Lantto's 21st-minute strike and the latter rubber-stamped the points one minute after Alexander Henningsson's consolation goal on 77 minutes.
Elsewhere, Elfsborg were 3-1 winners at bottom side Syrianska.
The Europa League contenders had to come from behind, though, given Sebastian Rajalakso had opened the scoring for the condemned club in the 28th minute.
Simon Hedlund equalised six minutes later and further goals from substitutes Viktor Claesson (69) and Joachim Jorgensen (74) turned the game on its head.
Portuguese Primeira Liga
Porto returned to the top of the Portuguese Liga standings with a 3-1 away win at Arouca.
After Sporting temporarily took top spot with a 4-0 rout of Vitoria Setbul on Saturday, Porto grabbed it back as Jackson Martinez scored in either half.
There was a little late drama with both sides scoring in the final minute - Carlos Pintassilgo cutting the deficit for the hosts before Juan Fernando Quintero made sure for Porto.
Benfica are five points from the summit after beating Estoril 2-1 away in an ill-tempered match.
Rodrigo Lima opened the scoring after 10 minutes and, after Filipe Goncalves was shown a second yellow card for the hosts, substitute Oscar Cardozo doubled Benfica's lead in the 71st minute.
Javier Balboa replied for Estoril moments later, but they could not find an equaliser despite Benfica also being reduced to 10 men thanks to the late dismissal of Maxi Pereira.
Nacional are one point further back following a 3-0 victory over Braga.
First-half goals from Mario Rondon and Jorge Djainy set them on their way before Daniel Candeias capped it three minutes from time.
Pacos Ferreira's struggles continued in a 2-1 loss to Gil Vicente.
The visitors, rock-bottom in the standings, conceded the opening goal to Pereira Pecks in the 71st minute and Joao Vilela doubled Gil Vicente's lead 10 minutes later.
Tiago Valente scored late on for the visitors but they remain on just four points from their opening seven games.