Barcelona, Spain. 22th Jan, 2023. Pedri celebrates after scoring a goal during the LaLiga match between FC Barcelona and Getafe CF at the Spotify Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

16 things we loved this weekend: Zinchenko, Mudryk, Pedri, Suarez…

That was some weekend of football, eh? 

Arsenal keeping their title charge on track by coming out on top of a five-goal thriller against Manchester United capped off a great couple of days of action in the Premier League, Europe and beyond. 

Elsewhere, Cristiano Ronaldo made his Al-Nassr debut, the La Liga title race remains too close to call and Juventus responded to their 15-point penalty by playing out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta.

Here are 16 of our favourite moments from the weekend.

Oleksandr Zinchenko

Just look what it means to him.

Marcus Rashford

He wasn’t on the winning team but his goal was special.

Erling Haaland

We salute his one-man mission to obliterate every Premier League goalscoring record.

Mykhailo Mudryk

He’s going to be a star.

Ibrahima Konate

The football Gods decreed Liverpool vs Chelsea wasn’t worthy of such a goal. Fair enough.

Nick Pope

Find someone that loves you as much as Newcastle love keeping clean sheets.

Giovanni Reyna 

Forget the soap opera with the USMNT. Focus on his talent.


A lovely assist from Raphinha too.


Always watch Napoli.

Ademola Lookman

Always watch Atalanta, too.

Tammy Abraham

Two nutmegs, Tammy!? Two? That’s insane.

Karim Benzema

King Karim doesn’t miss.

Luis Suarez

Still got it.

Scott Twine

Vincent Kompany’s Burnley are storming their way back to the Premier League.

Chris Kamara

What a bloke.

These stats

We’re convinced ‘average apex height’ is a wind-up.

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