Watford battled back to draw with Arsenal on Sunday, making Matteo Guendouzi look a bit daft for goading the home fans.
England belatedly got the measure of Steve Smith and Australia, but Ben Stokes was not rueing their slow start to the Ashes.
Manchester City tasted defeat for the first time this season against Norwich City, while Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent record.
Toulon and Agen each won in the Top 14 on Sunday, with Racing 92 unable to complete a turnaround while Montpellier were outplayed.
Australia retained the Ashes but could not win the series after defeat on Sunday, much to captain Tim Paine's frustration.
Arsenal threw away a two-goal lead over Watford but Unai Emery is confident it will prove a valuable learning experience for his side.
England captain Joe Root has come in for criticism during the Ashes, but he wants to lead their bid to regain the urn in 2021-22.
Arsenal were architects of their own downfall in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Watford and Granit Xhaka has questioned his team-mates' character.
Watford held Arsenal to a 2-2 draw despite going 2-0 down in Quique Sanchez Flores' first match back at the club.
Former Australia captain Steve Smith was the standout player in the Ashes series but will still aim to improve his game.
Manchester United are reportedly keen on appointing Edwin van der Sar, but the Dutchman indicated he is happy to stay with Ajax.
After scoring his first international hat-trick, Lautaro Martinez revelled in his display for Argentina against Mexico.
Jrue Holiday, Jimmy Butler and De'Aaron Fox were among the players that popularized the headbands in 2018-19.
Team USA have lost back-to-back games with NBA players for the first time since 2002 after going down to Serbia on Thursday.
United States and Czech Republic advanced from their second-round FIBA World Cup group, while Australia edged France.
Real Betis star and former Lyon captain Nabil Fekir has given an insight into the collapse of his proposed move to Liverpool.
Neymar started on the bench as Brazil lost to Peru, but Tite defended his team selection in Los Angeles.
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo revelled in his four-goal haul in a thrashing of Lithuania.
After opening his account for England on Tuesday, Jadon Sancho issued a dedication to his late grandmother.
Former Italian forward Paolo Di Canio hit out at Mauro Icardi following his move to Paris Saint-Germain.