Manchester City and Manchester United both grabbed positive results on their latest UEFA Champions League group stage fixtures as they defeated their opponents, but not only that, they also grabbed the headlines for controversial things.
The table topper big match between Manchester City against Liverpool didn't turn into the usual goal fest as both teams surprisingly drew blanks at Anfield.
Losing their last two meetings in previous season against The Reds, Man City looked to set up a slightly cautious approach as they didn't try to force things too much.
Manchester City finally got their first win in this season's Champions League as they defeated Bundesliga outfit, Hoffenheim 2-1, while both Real Madrid along with Manchester United couldn't get all three points.
Recent rumors claiming Manchester City's strong plan in making a potential bid for Paris Saint-Germain star, Kylian Mbappe, seems to be nothing more than just media gossip, at least for the time being.
Contrasting results arrived for two Manchester teams as Pep Guardioal's side picked up all three points on their home fixture against Brighton and Hove Albion, while Jose Mourinho's men suffered a disappointing loss over West Ham.
Liverpool and Manchester City picked up positive results on their weekend premier league fixtures as they battered their opponents, but Manchester United saw their recent winning run ended after being held by Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Manchester City started their Champions League campaign this season in the worse possible fashion as Pep Guardiola's men suffered a shocking home defeat over French outfit Lyon.
Playing in front of their home crowd, City started off with their usual possession based attacking football as they tried to dominate proceedings and search for goals from early minutes.
Chelsea continuing their perfect record so far in this early stage of English Premier League as Maurizio Sarri's men defeated Cardiff City 4-1 on Saturday to move top of the current table on goal difference.
Leroy Sane was considered as one of Manchester City's important players last season, but so far in this early part of the new season, the German international hasn't been trusted to start any single games and was even omitted from the squad against Newcastle last weekend.
Chelsea continuing their fine start into the new Premier League season as they picked up another victory, this time a 2-0 result over Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge.
Playing in front of their home ground, The Blues immediately took control of proceedings as they put on their possession based attacking football into work straight from kick off.
English teams' are not having the easiest drawing for this season's UEFA Champions League, notably for Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United along with Liverpool as all three have been drawn into difficult groups.