Manchester City suffered their first league loss of the season at Chelsea.
A result that allowed Liverpool, who won convincingly at Bournemouth, to go top of the EPL.
Tottenham are in third following a 2-0 victory at Leicester.
Leaders Barcelona eased to a 4-0 win at local rivals Espanyol leaving them three points clear of Sevilla and Atletico.
While a single Gareth Bale goal was enough for Real Madrid to win at Huesca and move into fourth.
Champions Juventus needed a single Mario Mandzukic goal to beat Inter on Friday night.
Napoli, in second, beat Frosinone 4-0 at the San Paolo.
Many of the leading teams will not be playing at the weekend because of the unrest in France.
Young England star Jadon Sancho got the winner in Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 win at rivals Schalke.
They remain well in control in Germany though the champions, Bayern, have moved into second for now.
Porto beat Portimonense 4-1 on Friday to remain in control of the Portuguese league.
Sporting moved into second after a similar defeat of Desportivo Aves on Sunday.
AFRICAN PLAYER NEWS & GOSSIP
Hat-trick hero - Mohamed Salah (Egypt) netted three for Liverpool in their win at Bournemouth.
The much delayed second leg of the final of the Copa Libertadores took place at the Bernabeu in Madrid on Sunday evening.
And in a dramatic conclusion, River Plate beat their great rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 after extra time to claim the title.