Slipping down into the third seat of current French Ligue 1 standings after holding that top spot before winter break brought some disappointment for Marseille, especially their head coach, Marcelo Bielsa.
Suffering a disappointing exit from Europa League after being defeated by Fiorentina on Thursday, Tottenham Hotspur must get themselves ready for another tough battle on Sunday as they meet Chelsea in Carling Cup final.
Monaco grabbed a shock result on the first leg of Champions League knock out stage this midweek as they stunned Arsenal 3-1 at Emirates stadium.
Although that result brought huge advantage for his side, Monaco head coach, Leonardo Jardim believes that his team's job is far from over.
Fiorentina head coach, Vicenzo Montella urged his team to play with courage and determination on their midweek Europa League second leg clash against Tottenham Hotspur.
Drawing 1-1 in England, La Viola had a slight away goal advantage over their opponent, but Montella stated that it might not matter much should his players failed to perform well.
Tottenham Hotspur will be experiencing important days on their season with midweek battle against Fiorentina and weekend clash in English League Cup final.
Knowing that both matches are important, Spurs' boss, Mauricio Pochettino urging his players to also treat their Thursday battle against La Viola as a final.
Inter Milan will be playing the second leg of their Europa League knock out stages encounter against Celtic this Thursday and Nerazzurri boss, Roberto Mancini is expecting their fans to show their strong support.
Roma are gearing themselves up for an important Europa League second leg tie against Feyenoord this midweek, but that match isn't the only thing that's on Francesco Totti's mind.
During his news conference, the Giallorossi captain also spoke up his mind about recent rioting that ocurrend in Rome involving Feyenoord supporters.
Juventus got their Champions League knock out stages campaign off to a positive start after defeating Borusssia Dortmund 2-1 in Turin.
That result was accepted not only by the Italian side, but also Dortmund boss, Jurgen Klopp, who admitted that Juve probably deserved to win that game.
Bundesliga outfit, Bayer Leverkusen are facing a tough Champions League tie this midweek as they're battling against last season's runners up, Atletico Madrid.
Knowing what they will be up against, Leverkusen's head coach, Roger Schmidt admitted that his team are the underdog for that tie, but that doesn't mean they will go down easily.