— Second-placed Lens extended its unbeaten run to 10 games in the French league thanks to a late equalizer from new signing Adrien Thomasson in a 1-1 draw at Troyes on Saturday.
— Stymied in attack and without its top two scorers, Barcelona turned to Pedri to ensure they reach the Spanish league midway point ahead of Real Madrid in the title chase.
— Nathan Ake scored the winner as Manchester City beat Arsenal 1-0 to progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup on Friday.
— Vinícius Júnior’s day started with him being the target of an apparent hate crime.
— It wasn’t so long ago that Mikel Arteta was widely considered a Manchester City manager-in-waiting.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday:
Venue: International Stadium Yokohama
4:15 AM, October 12, 2019