FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP
The Galaticos of Real Madrid will play Gremio in the final on Saturday.
Though Los Blancos did need a late Gareth Bale goal to beat local side Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.
The midweek action saw Manchester City ease to a 4-0 victory at Swansea to remain well clear of the rest.
United, Tottenham and Chelsea also won but Arsenal and Liverpool were held to goalless draws.
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were on target for Barcelona in their 2-0 victory at Villarreal on Sunday.
The Catalans remain well clear of Valencia and the two Madrid giants.
PSG maintained their comfortable advantage in France with a 3-1 defeat of Lille at the Parc.
Young star Kylian Mbappe scored one of the goals.
OL, OM and Monaco also won to to stay in sort of touch.
With RB Leipzig being held to another draw it left the way open for Bayern Munich to stretch their lead.
Which they duly did with a single Robert Lewandowski goal enough to beat Cologne.
Schalke, who overcame Augsburg 3-2, are now second some nine points behind the Bavarians.
Inter stay unbeaten after they drew 0-0 with Juve at the Arena.
And second placed Napoli were also involved in a goalless draw - against Fiorentina.
Lisbon giants Benfica and Sporting both had 3-1 victories at the weekend.
While Porto went a couple better, winning 5-0 at Setubal on Sunday.
AFRICAN PLAYER NEWS & GOSSIP
Possibly moving to Sporting - Islam Slimani (Algeria)