Not only some managers and players, but the performance of of officials are also being highly pressured in this early part of Premier League season as there have been many complaints coming regarding refereeing decisions.
Manchester City will be facing a tough battle in the Champions League this midweek as they host Bundesliga champion, Borussia Dortmund. Preparing for that tie, City's manager, Roberto Mancini, once again stated the need for his defense to step up their game, starting from Wednesday.
Inter Milan were victorious on the weekend as they beat Fiorentina 2-1 at San Siro and in that game there's a certain 39-year-old named Javier Zanetti, who still runs tirelessly throughout the 90 minutes.
The MLS public may know Thierry Henry more as a lethal finisher which was also proven with his 14 goals so far this season for his team New York Red Bulls, but on Saturday, the Frenchman also bagged three assists aside from one goal to help his beat Toronto FC 4-1.
Coming in as a substitute for his team on Sunday, Darren Bent rescued Aston Villa from a defeat against West Bromwich Albion with his goal in the 80th minute.
Bent's success suddenly raises some questions towards manager, Paul Lambert, who decided to start the striker from the bench instead of putting him earlier.
After having such a fine start in the league, Swansea City suddenly suffered of form in recent matches, losing three consecutive Premier League matches.
Michael Laudrup's men latest defeat was against Stoke City and the manager was simply frustrated by his players' inability to avoid goals from set pieces.
Fulham manager Martin Jol accepted the fact that his team were beaten by Manchester City on last weekend Premier League tie, but there's something that left him frustrated.
Jol admitted that it's normal to lose against a world class side such as City but he was disappointed knowing that Fulham were conceding scrappy goals, which could easily be avoided.
Inter Milan head coach, Andrea Stramaccioni, was delighted with his team's performance during their 2-1 home win over Fiorentina on Sunday.
The 36-year-old tactician claimed that Inter's performance on Sunday was their best so far this season as despite the quality of their opponent, Nerazzurri managed to play well throughout the match.
Real Madrid were victorious again on Sunday as the trashed Deportivo La Coruno 5-1 at Santiago Bernebau and according to assistant coach, Aitor Karanka, Sami Khedira deserved a special praise in that game.
There were goals galore in some Eredivisie matches on Sunday, one of them when PSV Eindhoven trashed home team, VVV Venlo 6-0.
PSV went two goals up in the first half thanks to Dries Mertens brace, things got much easier for the visitor after the break when Venlo had to play with 10 men as Nwofor Uche saw red.
Following his report about the positive progress in the work of upcoming 2018 World Cup in Russia, FIFA President, Sepp Blatter took the time to share stories about the preparation of previous host nations.