17 things we loved this weekend: Rodriguez, Ceballos, Neymar, Rooney

Quick Reads

Please, please, please can somebody check on Patrice Evra after the former Manchester United left-back stole the show following their 6-1 defeat to Tottenham at Old Trafford on Sunday?

Elsewhere, Aston Villa produced an incredible 7-2 win over reigning champions Liverpool and James Rodriguez continued to make life in the Premier League look far, far too easy.

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

Man Utd & Liverpool

Absolutely bonkers.

Patrice Evra

This was almost as entertaining as the game.

Gary Neville

Shameless behaviour from the former Man Utd captain.


It’s fair to say Liverpool really miss Alisson.


Stop it.


Dani Ceballos


The more you watch it, the harder it looks. We definitely couldn’t do it.

Incredible one touch pass from Ceballos from r/Gunners

James Rodriquez

What a signing this has been.

Angel Gomes

Not bad, fella.

Wayne Rooney

Class is permanent.

This foul

Remember that Carlsberg advert where Jack Charlton incredulously cried “a shirt pull?!” after asking the referee why he’d been booked? We really hope this fella did the same.

Marcus Harness

Not a bad hat-trick goal…

Alessandro Florenzi

He’s made this look too easy.

Neil Warnock

Never change, Colin.

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Roy Hodgson

We love him.


Oh dear.

Pep Guardiola & Marcelo Bielsa

The good stuff.

Erling Haaland

The numbers are getting sillier while the all-round game is getting sharper. We really feel sorry for defenders facing him.

READ: The moment Haaland showed he’s about more than ‘just’ scoring goals

Robert Lewandowski

Some things never change.

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