Ligue 1 big guns Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain shared a 1-1 draw at the Stade Louis II.
Franck Ribery could face a race against time to be fit for the first leg of Bayern Munich's Champions League tie with Arsenal after undergoing buttock surgery.
Edinson Cavani looks set for a three-week spell on the sidelines after sustaining a thigh injury in PSG's 2-0 home league win over Bordeaux on Friday.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Fernandinho is a major doubt for the first-leg of their Champions League last-16 clash with Barcelona.
Schalke continued their winning start to 2014 by ending Hannover's with a 2-0 victory at the Arena AufSchalke.
Augsburg set a new club record of eight games unbeaten with a 4-1 win at struggling Stuttgart.
Sepp Blatter has admitted he is not ruling himself out of seeking re-election as president of football's world governing body.
Bayern Munich have rubbished reports suggesting that they would listen to offers for Javi Martinez and Thomas Muller.
Peru FA vice-president Alfredo Brito has revealed that he wants Marcelo Bielsa to become the manager of their national team.
Arsenal keeper Lukasz Fabianski has revealed he has turned down a new deal and plans to leave the club this summer.