Nine things we loved this week: Mahrez, Morata, Wenger, Ampadu & more
Club football may have taken a backseat this weekend, but Chelsea and Manchester City men still managed to catch the eye – while Arsene Wenger made us miss him.
England continued their resurgence under Gareth Southgate by beating Croatia to win their Nations League group, while the likes of Germany and Poland were relegated.
We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the field from around the world.
We can’t get enough of that defender’s attempts to handball it off the line.
If you’re going to score a 93rd-minute winner, do it like this.
Love you, Arsene.
Arsene Wenger on his zip troubles at Arsenal: "They are too long and sometimes the zip didn’t work. I struggled a lot with that. But, in the end, because people were showing it I was conscious that I was under scrutiny when doing it!"
"I in fact improved in that." pic.twitter.com/iFq4s9q0WV
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) November 18, 2018
Back in form, you say?
We thought he’d missed his chance to shoot at least twice.
A hat-trick as Switzerland came back from 2-0 down to beat Belgium 5-2 and win their Nations League group.
Congo v DR Congo
We’re disappointed the ref didn’t let play continue…
The Japanese photographer covered every World Cup between 1974 and 2010. His Instagram feed is a goldmine, especially for excellent photos of Diego Maradona. Go down the rabbit hole.
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