17 things we loved this weekend: Fred, Matip, Haaland, Cuadrado

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Fred celebrates scoring the winner for Manchester United

We’ve enjoyed a bumper weekend of Premier League action, with Ralf Rangnick enjoying a winning start to life at Manchester United, Liverpool leaving it late at Wolves and West Ham continuing to punch above their weight by beating Chelsea.

Meanwhile, in Europe, Real Madrid extended their big lead at the top of La Liga, the Serie A title race is turning into a four-way classic, Der Klassiker didn’t disappoint in Germany and PSG dropped more points in Ligue 1.

Here are 17 of our favourite moments from around the world of football this weekend.

Erling Haaland

Of course he scored in Der Klassiker.

Andy Robertson

Robertson was every Liverpool fan at 16:50 on Saturday.

Tomas Soucek

One of the most likeable players in the Premier League.

Takefusa Kubo

One way to make your parent club happy.

Vinicius Junior

One of the most fun players in Europe right now.

Juan Cuadrado

That’s how to score from a corner.


We’re all Zenit fans now.

Sam Kerr

A stunning way to seal the Women’s FA Cup for Chelsea. 

Joel Matip

Box office as ever.


RIP Fred. Long live Fredinho.

Victor Orta

More directors of football acting like fans after six or seven pints, please.

Giovanni Simeone

That’s one way to wrap up a seven goal thriller…

Sergio Reguilon

With Antonio Conte in charge, that’s sound advice.

Harrogate Town

The FA Cup is still magic.


If you know, you know. We’d recommend not knowing.

Thiago Mendes

Thiago Alcantara, eat your heart out.



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