Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho described his team's hectic fixture list as a "poisoned gift".
Southampton manager Claude Puel hailed a "good point" as his side drew 0-0 at Hapoel Be'er Sheva in the Europa League.
Frank de Boer blasted his Inter players for a lack of focus as they fell to a humiliating 3-1 Europa League defeat at Sparta Prague.
Mauro Zarate scored his first goals since returning to action for Fiorentina on Thursday before revealing an emotional t-shirt message dedicated to his ill wife Natalie.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's header handed Manchester United a 1-0 Europa League win against Zorya at Old Trafford on Thursday, with captain Wayne Rooney again benched by Jose Mourinho.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic expects more from Manchester United after they battled to a 1-0 Europa League victory against Zorya on Thursday, the striker heading in a second-half winner at Old Trafford.
Jose Mourinho insists he was not "over the moon" after Manchester United beat Zorya 1-0 in the Europa League on Thursday to record their third straight win in all competitions.
Southampton and Hapoel Be'er Sheva remain level at the top of Group K in the Europa League after they played out a goalless draw at Turner Stadium.
Inter coach Frank de Boer has forgiven Marcelo Brozovic and hinted the Croatia international could return to the squad for Sunday's trip to Roma in Serie A.