January fourth marks the one-year anniversary of iconic footballer Zinedine Zidane taking over as coach of Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid. His team sit at the top of the Spanish League with a 3-point cushion ahead of arch-rivals Barcelona.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the best men's player of 2017, beating Lionel Messi to the top spot. Other notable winners were Zinedine Zidane, as coach of the year, and Lieke Martens, winner of the top women's player.
Borussia Dortmund's slump continues as they were held to another draw with minnows APOEL. The result leaves them on the verge of elimination from the Champions League and puts coach Peter Bosz under even more pressure.
After getting off to a sputtering start to the season, the perennial Bundesliga champions have kicked it into high gear since their coaching change. Jupp Heynckes goes for win No. 6 when Bayern face Celtic in Glasgow.
After playing each other on Saturday, Dortmund and Leipzig turn their attention to the Champions League. There's already been five goals in the RB Leipzig vs. Porto game while BVB are laboring a touch in Nicosia.
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