15 things we loved this weekend: Kante, Toney, Tuchel, Minamino & more

Quick Reads

After a season of wall-to-wall football, it was strange having a weekend with only a handful of games, but the few we got didn’t disappoint. 

Chelsea and Manchester City played out an enthralling Champions League final in Porto, while we were treated to a pair of entertaining play-off finals at Wembley.

We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the field.

Antonio Mateu Lahoz

There’s a reason they call him the Spanish Mike Dean.

Kai Havertz

An unfiltered interview for the occasion.

N’Golo Kante

What a performance, what a guy.

Kurt Zouma

The kind of team-mate Kante deserves.

Thomas Tuchel

After losing the 2020 final, Tuchel definitely made the most of enjoying this one.

Marcos Alonso

The look on his face is hilarious.

Ivan Toney

He finished the season with 33 goals, but this would’ve been the best of the lot.

Brentford

Welcome to the Premier League.

Antonio Rudiger

We hope developers are working to add this celebration to FIFA.

Joe Cole

Cole couldn’t hide his delight after the full-time whistle.

Michael Ballack

Ballack only had the Champions League final on his mind.

Blackpool

Those fans deserve something to celebrate.

Takumi Minamino

We don’t care who he was playing against, this is beautiful.

Rhys Lovett

The new normal.

Vanderson

What is it about Brazilian right-backs and wondergoals?


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