Der Klassiker did not disappoint, but Barcelona did. Elsewhere, the Simeone family had an up-and-down time and West Ham upset another contender.
Liverpool forward Divock Origi came off the bench and scored a last-minute winner to edge past Wolves on Saturday.
Liverpool looked like title contenders in a dominant win over Everton. Those on the blue side of the River Mersey, though, are not even close.
Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool beat Everton in the Merseyside derby on Wednesday night.
Monchengladbach's Denis Zakaria may not be long for the Bunesliga, with Liverpool and Barcelona interested. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
Jurgen Klopp has said Robert Lewandowski and Mo Salah have been unfairly overlooked after Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or award for a seventh time.
Liverpool were assured and confident in Saturday's win over Southampton, with Diogo Jota continuing his excellent form with two of the four goals.
Diogo Jota scored the fastest goal of the 2021-22 Premier League season on Saturday at Anfield as Liverpool thrashed Southampton 4-0.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said rivals Manchester United are hiring an "outstanding" coach in Ralf Rangnick.
Thiago Alcantara and Mohamed Salah scored second-half goals as Liverpool beat FC Porto to stay unbeaten in Champions League group stage play.
United States and Chelsea star Christian Pulisic is being tracked by Liverpool and Barcelona. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
What is Man United's plan post-Solskjaer? PLUS: Xavi's debut win with Barcelona, Liverpool thump Arsenal
Man United finally moved on from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Now what? PLUS: Liverpool teach Arsenal a lesson, and Xavi gets a win in his Barca debut.
Barcelona beat Espanyol to get Xavi off to a great start as coach, while Liverpool put four past Arsenal and Dusan Vlahovic humbled Milan.
Liverpool showed the Premier League is set for three-team title race, while Arsenal can have some optimism, if they learn from their mistakes.
Goals from Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota helped Liverpool cruise to a 4-0 home win over Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday.
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