Barcelona toasted the resignation of Josep Maria Bartomeu as president on Tuesday by beating Juventus 24 hours later in the Champions League. But not everything has changed.
Champions League: Marcus Rashford hat-trick inspires Manchester United to 5-0 win over RB Leipzig; Barcelona beat Juventus
Rashford's late goal earned United a 2-1 victory away to Paris Saint-Germain last week and at Old Trafford the England striker came on as a second-half substitute and scored three times from the 74th minute on in what was a fine win against last season's semi-finalists.
Champions League: Juventus set to be without Cristiano Ronaldo as they meet Barcelona; Manchester United face Leipzig test
Barcelona got off to a good start by beating Ferencvaros 5-1 but coach Ronald Koeman is under pressure again after the team lost at home to Real Madrid in the Spanish league Saturday.
Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo furious at missing Barcelona clash after another COVID-19 positive test
The match against Barcelona will be the fourth missed by Ronaldo, who has no symptoms of the virus, and has posted photos of himself training on social media.
Ronaldo tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago while playing with Portugal, and has been in self-isolation since returning to Italy.
The Turin side have won the tournament twice, but not since 1996. They have been runners-up seven times, including twice in the last five years.
Serie A: Dejan Kulusevski comes off bench to rescue point for Juventus against Verona; Napoli move to second spot with win
Substitute Andrea Favilli put Verona ahead after an hour in Turin but Swedish forward Kulusevski rescued Pirlo with 13 minutes to go.
Ronaldo is currently isolating at his home in Turin after testing positive for COVID-19 on 13 October while with the Portuguese national team for Nations League matches.
Paris Saint-Germain host Manchester United for one of the standout games of the opening round of UEFA Champions League.
Serie A: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores brace as AC Milan clinch derby win against Inter; Napoli thrash Atalanta
Milan won their opening four matches for the first time since the 1995-1996 season when they won the title under Fabio Capello.
Cristiano Ronaldo could have violated coronavirus protocols, says Italy's sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora
Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive on Monday, the day after Portugal drew 0-0 with France in Paris, and returned to Italy on his private jet on Wednesday.
The nine-time reigning Serie A champions reported a deficit which included the 39.9m euro shortfall from the previous financial year.
Gennaro Gattuso's Napoli side remained in isolation on the instructions of health authorities in the Campania region after Eljif Elmas and Piotr Zielinski tested positive, and they did not travel to Turin on 4 October.
Serie A: Juventus squad back in isolation after American midfielder Weston McKennie tests positive for coronavirus
McKennie, 22, is the second Juventus player to test positive this week after Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, who failed a test while on national team duty.
Ronaldo had been separated from the rest of the Portugal group after testing positive for COVID-19 on Monday. He was said to be asymptomatic and in good health condition.
Italy Under-21 players test positive for COVID-19, team isolation ahead of European Championship qualifier
Italian football has been hit by multiple coronavirus cases in the past week after a cluster of 22 in Genoa, whose Serie A match against Torino was postponed.
No date was immediately set, but US District Judge said she will hear arguments and decide herself whether Kathryn Mayorga was mentally fit to enter a 2010 hush-money agreement with Ronaldo's representatives that paid Mayorga $375,000.
Serie A: Atalanta ease past Cagliari with a 5-2 victory; Inter Milan settle for 1-1 draw against Lazio
Inter Milan dropped their first points of the season as they drew 1-1 against Lazio in Serie A while Atalanta made it three wins out of three with a 5-2 victory over Cagliari.
Serie A: Juventus could force Napoli to forfeit match after two players from latter's team test COVID-19 positive
Two Napoli players have tested positive for COVID-19 and Italian media reported that local health authorities prohibited the team from traveling on Saturday and ordered the team and staff to self-isolate.