17 things we loved this weekend: Coutinho, Rashford, Ramos, Vardy

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While the handball rule caused plenty of controversy this weekend, Jamie Vardy stole the show in the Premier League with a hat-trick in Leicester City’s 5-2 win over Manchester City. 

Elsewhere, Ansu Fati got Ronald Koeman’s reign at Barcelona off to an excellent start and Marcus Rashford continued to showcase his skills.

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

Franck Ribery

Ribery has definitely still got it.

Philippe Coutinho

Even the referee isn’t safe.

Jamie Vardy

Vardy loves playing against the Premier League’s big six.


READ: The stats behind Vardy’s sensational record vs the Premier League big six


Ansu Fati

It’s easy to forget that he’s still only 17.

Sergio Ramos

Anything Neal Maupay can do, Ramos can do better.

Diego Costa

Costa and Luis Suarez could become an iconic strike partnership.

Sergio Reguilon

There’s few things we love more than footballers doing initiation songs.

Illan Meslier

The fake fans thought this was in.

Cheikhou Kouyate

Roy Hodgson will hope he makes Crystal Palace’s game against Chelsea at the weekend.

Steven Fletcher

What a goal this would’ve been.

Neymar

And what a goal this would have been.

Oxford United

Football in 2020 summed up nicely.

This joke

Well done, Sean.

And this joke

Not so well done, Paolo.

And this stat

Head’s gone.

Marcus Rashford

We really, really felt for Ben White after this.

READ: Mothercare beware: Marcus Rashford sold the biggest dummy of the year

Matheus Pereira

Start your week right by watching this on repeat.

READ: Matheus Pereira’s backheel brilliance marks him out as the PL’s new Payet


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