It has been a turbulent seven days for football clubs across Europe. Champions have fallen, broken from the pack and been left all alone. And here it all is, told in 140 characters or less.
In an empty stadium which normally holds 99,000+, FC Barcelona plays behind closed doors as riots and protests continue in the city pic.twitter.com/D7eT3TsWRg
— Buzzy Digital (@buzzy_digital) October 1, 2017
Something I thought I'd never see Barcelona playing in empty stadium pic.twitter.com/vJGd8IJ4Qw
— mark hilltops (@hellwelovespurs) October 1, 2017
The decision to play behind closed doors was made as violence spilled onto the streets of Barcelona as Catalonia independence voters and police clashed.
Ronaldo is off to his worst ever start in a La Liga campaign. 0 goals in 270 minutes.
Messi is off to his best start. 11 goals in 7 games.
— UNCLE URT (@KurtLaduma) October 2, 2017
Los Blancos fans shouldn't be too concerned though… CR7 has managed four goals in two Champions League games this season.
Meanwhile in England, the two Manchester clubs extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table.
Read our match report from Old Trafford: https://t.co/u6deuGKLX1pic.twitter.com/3Kf7HyWy6Q
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 30, 2017
Top of premier league table ! Unbeaten all season ! Let's do this #MUFCpic.twitter.com/YsGiAdkK4a
— Marouane Fellaini (@Fellaini) September 30, 2017
FULL TIME | We're back at the top! #cfcvcity
— Manchester City (@ManCity) September 30, 2017
What an amazing team. Big win. pic.twitter.com/x5Rl7xACkc
— Kevin De Bruyne (@DeBruyneKev) September 30, 2017
While things for Crystal Palace aren't looking up…
Crystal Palace this season:
Chelsea: Home pic.twitter.com/hW9FZLJGd4
— SPORF (@Sporf) September 30, 2017
Things are spicing up in Italy as Juve's firm grip of the Serie A seems to be loosening...
FULL TIME a Bergamo: #AtalantaJuve 2-2. Reti bianconere di @fbernardeschi e @G_Higuain, pari dei padroni di casa con Caldara e Cristante. pic.twitter.com/J7s5ssJges
— JuventusFC (@juventusfc) October 1, 2017
Serie A table after 7 games.#ACMilan#SerieApic.twitter.com/H73tk3wWU0
— Passion AC Milan (@AcmPassion) October 1, 2017
Bayern Munich trying to hold on to a lead this season like... pic.twitter.com/OXddr03nNh
— BVB Buzz (@BVBBuzz) October 1, 2017
Bayern Munich record this season:
— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) September 29, 2017
Goal!! Salomon Kalou ('56) scores!!!#HerthaBerlin 2#BayernMunich 2 pic.twitter.com/2SthgQgTOM
— Goals Bayern (@goals_fcbayern) October 1, 2017
But everyone can take a deep long breath because it is international break this weekend…
Oh great it's another international break pic.twitter.com/yJhVyf3vCi
— Football Fights (@footbalIfights) October 2, 2017
Jose Mourinho on the international break: "I don't welcome the break, it's bad." pic.twitter.com/3J3YVeW0PI
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) October 2, 2017
We feel you Jose.
And that was your last 7 days in football! (In 140 characters or less)