From Man City's cup conquest to a fiery Madrid derby — the defining images 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.
After yet another dramatic weekend of action, Goal offers the most illuminating images from across the globe.

Manchester City won the Capital One Cup in a dramatic final against Sunderland.

The triumph saw Manuel Pellegrini win his first major trophy in English soccer.

Short tempers were on display in the Madrid derby. Here, Godin and Pepe square off.

Tensions were also high in the home dugout as the two rivals played out a 2-2 draw.

A dismayed Bernd Leno after Bayer Leverkusen lost for the fifth game in a row, this time against Mainz.

Arjen Robben revels in scoring a hat trick as Bayern Munich hammers Schalke.

In Argentina, Mauro Zarate was thrilled to score the winner as Velez beat Boca Juniors.

A rare Roberto Soldado goal saw Tottenham get past struggling Cardiff.

In Ireland, Keith Fahey's super strike saw St. Patrick's Athletic beat Sligo Rovers to win the President's Cup.

Borussia Dortmund players salute the supporters after rounding off a positive week by beating Nurnberg.

Saint-Etienne fans party to mark their shock victory over Monaco in Ligue 1.

Ajax moved a step closer to winning another Eredivisie title by beating rival Feyenoord.

Edinson Cavani made a goal-scoring return as PSG beat Marseille 2-0 in Sunday's Classique.

Lionel Messi helped Barcelona to a 4-1 win over Almeria by scoring a fine free kick.

Carlos Tevez gets pounced on as Juventus celebrates his screamer in the 2-0 win over AC Milan.