In Italy, Inter lose to Catania 3-1 after a disappointing display from the champions, Sulley Muntari was the main cause of their loss, after being substituted on he was sent off within 70 seconds letting Catania score the winners. AC Milan draw close to Inter after a 1-0 win over Chievo, everything seemed square until a rocket shot by Seedorf in the 90th won the game for the rossoneri. Juventus drew 3-3 against Siena, after going 3 up in the first 10 minutes thanks to a brace from Del Piero and a wonder shot from Candreva, Siena fought back for an important draw. Bari defeated Lazio 2-0 as they continue to rise, and Lazio continue to fall just two points from the relegation zone, if you want more info on Lazio and Bari check out this Serie A Talk article.
In Spain, Barcelona seem to be in great form before their Champions League match against Stuttgart, a 3-0 win over Valencia was thanks to a fabulous Messi hat-trick, and a great performance by Henry. Real Madrid have no problem rising back up against Valladolid after being kicked out of the Champions League by Lyon, Cristiano Ronaldo started the scoring with a fantastic free kick, but then it was the Higuain show, the Argentinean netted a hat-trick (with all the goals being somehow provided by a brilliant Ronaldo), and Valladolid were only able to cause an unfortunate own goal by Raul Albiol.
In England, Pavluchenko continues his fantastic form for Tottenham, scoring two in their 3-1 victory over Blackburn, Bolton crush Wigan 4-0, and Stoke City and Aston Villa drew 0-0. Arsenal grabbed a last gasp win over Hull City thanks to Nicklas Bendtner, and Chelsea pummeled West Ham 4-1 after a fantastic performance by Malouda who provided three great assists for Alex and twice for Drogba, and also netting a pretty nice goal himself. Rooney has no trouble continuing his goalscoring run after scoring two in Manchester United's 3-0 win over Fulham, Berbatov scored the other and also provided Rooney with an assist. Sunderland and Manchester City drew 1-1, it seemed to be a good win for Sunderland, but a beautiful curling shot into the top left corner by Sunderland supporting Adam Johnson let Manchester City grab a point.
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