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Quick Reads

While Liverpool‘s eagerly-anticipated clash against Manchester United failed to live up to expectations, there was still plenty of exciting action around the world this weekend.

Kevin de Bruyne reached another significant milestone in his Manchester City career and Lorenzo Insigne provided one of the assists of the season.

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

Inaki Williams

Not a bad way to score the winner against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final.

Asier Villalibre

After scoring the equaliser to take the game to extra-time, Villalibre then led Bilbao’s celebrations by playing the trumpet.

James Maddison

The celebration was even better than the finish.

Michail Antonio

While we’re on the subject of celebrations…

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Hudson-Odoi channelled his inner David Beckham during Chelsea’s win over Fulham.

Kevin de Bruyne

Registering 100 assists in 243 appearances is just ridiculous.


The midfielder made his long-awaited Anfield debut for Liverpool and certainly didn’t disappoint.

Anthony Martial

One of the few highlights from a very cagey game between Liverpool and United.

Roy Keane & Micah Richards

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. Get these two their own TV show.

Levin Oztunali

There was no stopping that strike.

Lorenzo Insigne

Diego Maradona would’ve been proud of this assist from the Napoli forward.

Thomas Muller

Robert Lewandowski will get the headlines but this goal is all about Muller’s assist.


Football’s version of Where’s Wally?

Luka Jovic

Jovic has rediscovered his shooting boots since leaving Real Madrid and returning to Eintracht Frankfurt.

This tackle

Good to see Phil Jones getting on well in Belgium.

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