Defining moments of the weekend

Check out the best photos from the latest round of matches throughout the footballing world, featuring the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and more
Goal takes a look at the most illuminating images from across the globe this weekend...

Miranda hurdles the advertising boards after putting Atletico Madrid 1-0 up against Elche

The Joinville v Portuguesa clash was abandoned after a Brazilian court overturned the visitor's relegation

Eintracht Braunschweig fans add a dash of colour to proceedings in their clash against Bayern Munich

Down and out? Hakan Calhanoglu is grounded as Hamburg slumped to a 3-1 defeat to Wolfsburg

Benfica celebrate winning the Portuguese title after beating Olhanense 2-0

Lionel Messi scored a match-winning free-kick as Barcelona beat Atletic Bilbao 2-1

Paris Saint-Germain celebrate lifting the Coupe de la Ligue following their 2-1 win over Lyon

Serge Gakpe scored twice as Nantes pushed Valenciennes closer to the relegation trapdoor with a 6-2 win

Tempers flared between Portuguese pair Hugo Almeida and Bruno Alves as Besiktas faced Fenerbahce 

Sao Paulo fans rejoice as the Brasileiro Serie A gets back under way

Botafogo goalkeeper Jefferson gets acquainted with his netting as they lost 3-0 to Sao Paulo

Fred celebrates scoring a penalty in Fluminense's 3-0 opening day win over Figueirense

Raheem Sterling edged Liverpool closer to the Premier League title with two goals against Norwich

Connor Wickham scored his second goal in a week to give Sunderland fresh hope of survival

Everton fans soak up the atmosphere before their clash with Manchester United on Sunday

It was an unhappy return to Goodison Park for Wayne Rooney as Man United were beaten 2-0 by Everton