In a world the place the whole lot retains altering, Arsenal beating a top-six opponent nonetheless has the power to shock us.
Reassuringly, there are some issues that do not change, like Zlatan Ibrahimovic doing huge overhead kicks.
1. Now you are Gunner consider us
Superstitious theories have been supplied.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang additionally ended a run of 5 Premier League video games and not using a aim.
2. Manchester United are a complicated soccer staff
In the meantime, for Manchester United, after thumping RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League final week, it is laborious to search out consistency they usually now sit fifteenth within the Premier League desk.
Manchester United, who had been awarded 22 penalties throughout all competitions final marketing campaign, fell sufferer to at least one on Sunday.
The aim had a well-known ring to it additionally – Paul Pogba has now given away three penalties within the Premier League underneath Ole Gunnar Solksjaer – greater than any team-mate.
Throughout that Leipzig fixture, Rio Ferdinand might have confused a number of folks with this statement.
4. Excessive-brow leisure
5. Nat the hero Liverpool wished, however the hero Liverpool want
It has been a turbulent and worrying begin to the season for Liverpool, with accidents to key centre-backs, together with Virgil Van Dijk, Joel Matip and Fabinho. In all probability no-one would have anticipated their unknown back-up choice, who was near being bought in the summertime, to be Liverpool’s man of the match towards West Ham.
Little-known 23-year-old Nathaniel Phillips made more clearances and more interceptions than any other player, with Jurgen Klopp calling him a “monster” within the air.
6. Comfort for Everton
Everton pushed holders Manchester Metropolis all the way in which within the Women’s FA Cup final. Showing of their first ultimate since 2014 and attempting to win their first cup since 2010, Everton held off the favourites till objectives within the eleventh and 122nd minute received it for Metropolis.
For Manchester Metropolis, postponements imposed by the coronavirus imply that they may properly win the FA Cup twice in the identical season.
7. Demise, taxes and Zlatan doing bicycle kicks
In a topsy-turvy world, the place a lot appears to be altering, it is reassuring to know that, in Serie A, a 39-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic remains to be placing groups to the sword with overhead kicks.
That acrobatic effort – Ibrahimovic’s seventh aim in simply 4 league appearances this season – received the sport for AC Milan over Udinese and saved the Rossoneri on the prime of the desk.
8. Demise, taxes, Zlatan doing bicycle kicks and Roy Hodgson
Rayan Ait Nouri, 19, scored on his debut for Wolves to help beat Crystal Palace on Friday. Roy Hodgson, the Premier League’s oldest supervisor, was not happy with a red-card decision late in the game.
9. A foul-tempered affair
These of a happier disposition could also be happy to know that Good received this Ligue 1 fixture 3-0.
10. A bitter capsule for Mtibwa
The losers of this one could have discovered it robust to swallow.
11. Ben Chilwell sends a message on psychological well being
At a time when numerous folks will likely be struggling, this courageous and candid message from 23-year-old Chelsea defender Ben Chilwell was good to see.
12. Prepare for lockdown 2.0
And, lastly, with the information that England will return into lockdown from Thursday, you higher prepare for some acquainted favourites.