17 things we loved this weekend: Salah, Mane, Messi, Kean, Odegaard & more

Quick Reads

Is it just us, or was this weekend a bit mental?

The Bundesliga exploded with goals, and brilliant ones at that, while Watford beat Wolves in a thrilling FA Cup semi-final and Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League in a dramatic encounter at Southampton.

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

Mo Salah

Yeah, his goal was good, but we preferred him dummying Jordan Henderson and Andrew Robertson with his celebration.

Sadio Mane & Naby Keita

We really wish we were given that piggyback.

Kai Havertz

Sure, Leverkusen may have ultimately lost 4-2 to RB Leipzig, but f*cking hell.

Marcel Sabitzer

Unlike Havertz, Sabitzer did end up on the winning side.

Moise Kean

A late winner for Juve against Milan, Kean is The Man right now.

Lionel Messi

If he wasn’t the best goalscorer on the planet, he’d be the best playmaker. Shame Jordi Alba couldn’t finish it off, mind.

Martin Odegaard

Oh yes.

Danilo Asprilla

Keep going. Keep going. Keep going.

Sky Sports

Sky needed to get Carra and Neville down the pitch to interview Ralph Hasenhüttl without any dead time. Their plan didn’t work.

Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting

Textbook goalline defending.

Anthony Goncalves

The Strasbourg man showed Choupo-Moting how it’s done.

Robert Lewandowski

No, we don’t know what Dortmund are playing at either.

Ben Foster

We really, really like Ben Foster this season.

Reece James

Chelsea fans are getting excited about another of their loanees.

Hatem Ben Arfa

We love him.

Ipswich Town

After their game at Bolton was almost postponed due to an IT failure at the stadium.

Chivas Under-17s

The goalkeeper’s reaction to this penalty. Oh, mate.

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