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Messi celebrates first Ligue 1 goal

All eyes were on Manchester United over the weekend as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked after an embarrassing 4-1 defeat to Watford. 

Elsewhere, Lionel Messi scored his first Ligue 1 goal for PSG and a Memphis Depay penalty gave Xavi his first win as Barcelona manager.

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

N’Golo Kante

Did Kante send the Leicester midfielder for a hotdog? Ndidi did.

Jurgen Klopp & Mikel Arteta

Not what you want to see. Exactly what you want to see.

Trent Alexander-Arnold

The Liverpool right-back is an assist machine.

Lionel Messi

The first of many, you’d imagine.

Bruno Fernandes

A nice gesture to front up on a difficult day.

This tweet

Fair play, Watford. Superb shithousery.

Antonio Conte

It’s fair to say that Conte enjoyed his first Premier League win with Spurs.

Amine Gouiri

This is such a satisfying goal to watch.

Andre Marriner

No matter how old we are, this stuff will always make us laugh.

Micah Richards

Keane in the Old Trafford dugout would certainly be interesting.

Riccardo Saponara

The technique on this finish is just lovely.

Cole Stockton


Graham Zusi


Felix Afena-Gyan

Jose Mourinho has got a special talent on his hands.

Vinicius Junior

We doubt you’ll see many team goals better than this in 2021-22.

Keita Balde

That’s at least a nine on the Trevor Sinclair scale.

This own goal

Oh, mate.

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