A first for Messi, Superclasico cheerleaders and Liverpool goes on top: Defining moments of the weekend

Check out the best photos from the latest round of matches throughout the soccer world, featuring the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and more.
Another dramatic weekend of action climaxed with Superclasico, as the pressure increases in the Premier League and La Liga title chases.

Check out the rest of the most illuminating images from across the globe ...

Ajax beat FC Twente 3-0 to move a step closer its fourth consecutive Eredivisie title

Feyenoord was too strong for Go Ahead Eagles, beating the relegation threatened Deventer side 5-0

Jose Mourinho confronted a Crystal Palace ball boy for time wasting as Chelsea lost 1-0 at Selhurt Park

Evian, the only team to beat PSG so far this season, continued giant killing against Monaco

Swansea didn't have to bend over backward to beat Norwich City 3-0

Despite Man Utd winning 4-1, a plane few over Old Trafford with the message 'Wrong One — Moyes Out'

Hoffenheim ended Bayern Munich's 19-game winning streak with a 3-3 draw

Marco Reus came to Dortmund's rescue against lowly Stuttgart, scoring a hat trick in a 3-2 victory

FC Koln continued its push for promotion with a 1-0 win at Allianz Arena against 1860 Munich

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the floodgates against Rayo Vallecano as Madrid netted five with no reply

Liverpool put four past Tottenham to go on top of the Premier League

Lionel Messi scored his first goal at Estadi Cornella-El Prat to defeat local rival Espanyol

Arsenal managed to hold title favorite Manchester City at the Emirates by scraping out a draw

Brendan Rodgers and Steven Gerrard bring it in as their title hopes are boosted by another three points

The cheerleaders were out in force as Boca Juniors faced River Plate in Superclasico

Juan Roman Riquelme curled in a free kick for Boca but River Plate took a 2-1 win at La Bombonera