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Around Europe: Mourinho's masterclass, Dortmund's emotions, Milan's direction

Jose Mourinho threw a wrench into the Premier League race, Borussia Dortmund continues to play with emotions riding high and AC Milan enters a new era with a riveting derby draw.

After a dramatic, and traumatic, week of Champions League action, league games were back on the agenda over the weekend, and there were plenty of talking points to take.

There was a twist in the Premier League title race when Manchester United beat league-leading Chelsea at Old Trafford, opening the door even more for Tottenham to get closer.

In Spain's La Liga, Athletic Bilbao could be after a new coach, while in the German Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund is still coming to terms with the horror of last week’s terrifying bus attack.

There was a Chinese feel to the Milan derby (which had a dramatic ending), while in France, Lyon encountered even more fan trouble, the latest incident at Bastia, which caused a match to be abandoned.

Here is what caught our eye around Europe this week: 

PREMIER LEAGUE: Mourinho's tactical masterclass vs. Chelsea

BUNDESLIGA: Dortmund continues to ride wave of emotions

SERIE A: AC Milan, Inter tie their futures to China

LA LIGA: Loyalty-valuing Athletic faces potential manager decision

LIGUE 1: Lyon's bizarre, scary week of supporter chaos

TOP PLAYERS/GOALS OF THE WEEKEND: Isco, Herrera step up for Real Madrid, Manchester United