11 things we loved this weekend: Salah, Wanyama, Totti, Verratti & more

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Liverpool, Tottenham, PSG and Borussia Dortmund favourites all caught our eye this week, while we had to applaud the gallows humour of one Leeds United fan.

We’re now genuinely asking whether there has ever been a single weekend to feature so many brilliant goals.

But as well as the number of screamers, we enjoyed some bizarre play from Marco Verratti, Francesco Totti being typically cool and, yes, *that* pitch invader.

Yasser Abdullah

On a weekend of great goals, this was possibly the best. Sadly it went into Abdullah’s own goal.

Marco Verratti

If he wasn’t such a good midfielder, Verratti would make a decent goalkeeper.


Getting across to block a screamer travelling straight for the top corner with his own head is commendable commitment from the Borussia Dortmund defender. He was even left a little dazed by his efforts.

Francesco Totti

He really is the King of Rome.

Serie B

Judging by the quality of goals scored in Serie B this weekend, it’s now our favourite league in the world. Also look at those away ends: lovely stuff.

Victor Wanyama

An absolute classic of the ‘just f*cking leather it’ genre.

Real Oviedo

Oviedo triumphed 2-1 over Sporting Gijon in the Asturian derby, and the fans certainly made sure the players knew the importance of the game beforehand.

Mo Salah

Good lad, Mo.

Leeds United

Leeds, Leeds are falling apart again. And it’s making our Rob quite sad. But even he couldn’t help but crack a smile at this Twitter thread. Absolutely brilliant work.


Honestly, the amount of brilliant goals this weekend was ridiculous.

Watch: Former Liverpool starlet scores outrageous goal for AC Milan

*That* pitch invader

We’ve all had a few too many at the football, but this lad took the biscuit.

Watch: Pitch invader pours beer over own face as Newcastle draw at Palace

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