21 things we loved this weekend: Odegaard, Kane, Diaz, Alba and more

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Arsenal's Martin Odegaard during the match v Leicester at the Emirates Stadium, London. Sunday March 13, 2022.

All eyes were on Manchester United over the weekend as they suffered an embarrassing 4-0 defeat away to Brighton.

There was also plenty of drama in the English Football League and Porto scored a dramatic late winner against Benfica to seal their 30th league title.

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

Martin Odegaard

Odegaard continues to summon the spirit of Dennis Bergkamp.

Granit Xhaka

Xhaka has clearly been spending a lot of time with Odegaard.

Son Heung-min

A fantastic achievement from the Tottenham forward.

Harry Kane

A stunning piece of improvisation.

Jordi Alba

Not a bad way to seal Barcelona’s Champions League qualification.

Luis Diaz

Dia could finish the 2021-22 season with six trophies. Yes, really.

Sergio Conceicao

The Porto manager channelled his inner Carlo Ancelotti after their title win.

Charlie Adam

A couple of weeks after the greatest dive of the season. Adam’s spoiling us.

Harry Cornick

A goal so cheeky it caught out the match director.

Domenico Criscito

He was in tears after a costly pen miss last week. Scenes.

Schalke fans

They’re back in the big time and it’s safe to say their fans are pretty pleased about it.

Bristol Rovers fans

Probably the most jaw-dropping final day promotion of all time. No wonder the Rovers fans reacted like this…

Aaron Collins

And their striker reacted like this…

Ben Brereton Diaz

We need to see him in the Premier League next season.

Jordan Pickford

Another brilliant save from England’s number one.

Goncalo Paciencia

Pick that one out.

Alan Sonora

The one-step run-up. Absolutely delightful stuff from the Independiente man.

David Luiz

Simply glorious.

Sam Kerr

Outrageous effort from a brilliant player.

This tackle

*makes ball gesture to referee*

This MLS ref

“WHY?”


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