Steve Bruce and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer are beneath strain, Mohamed Salah is in a league of his personal, Southampton beat the algorithm, and it went from banter to brawl in Rome.
Listed below are a few of the greatest tweets from the weekend’s soccer.
1. Some issues have not modified at Newcastle
Newcastle hosted Tottenham on Sunday of their first match since their takeover, which is backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund.
However after a disappointing 3-2 defeat, questions stay over supervisor Steve Bruce’s future.
New chairman Yassir Al-Rumayyan and part-owner Amanda Staveley was at St James’ Park to observe all of it, alongside another acquainted faces.
Defeat left Newcastle within the relegation zone – and they’re but to win a league recreation this season.
2. Mo of the identical
After scoring a superb particular person objective in opposition to Manchester Metropolis final outing, Mohamed Salah may very well have managed to web a greater one within the 5-0 win over Watford on Saturday.
Roberto Firmino took house the match ball after netting a hat-trick, and Sadio Mane additionally made historical past.
3. Assume sensible, drink sensible
West Ham supervisor David Moyes returned to Goodison Park on Sunday to inflict Everton’s first house defeat of the season.
And goalkeeper Jordan Pickford definitely could not be accused of not doing his homework earlier than the match.
4. Southampton 1-0 Supercomputer
A objective from Armando Broja on his first Premier League begin gave Southampton their first league win of the season as they beat Leeds.
5. How is that this so true?
There isn’t a metric to quantify this opinion, however someway it feels undeniably right.
A really spirited efficiency from Toney and Brentford was not sufficient as they misplaced 1-0 to Chelsea on Saturday. That they had 17 photographs however Edouard Mendy was not possible to beat.
6. New gamers, identical Ole issues
Leicester Metropolis beat Manchester United 4-2 in a thriller on the King Energy Stadium on Saturday.
Earlier than the match, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had instructed the press that striker Marcus Rashford (who scored United’s second) wanted to “prioritise his soccer”.
After the match, the primary questions had been for Solskjaer.
7. The lengthy recreation
Elsewhere, Sergio Aguero made his long-awaited Barcelona debut as they beat Valencia 3-1 and Charlie Adam scored on his return from harm for Dundee.
The 2 seemingly unrelated occasions are linked by a tweet from 2011.
8. Pleasant fireplace
One of many extra outstanding scenes from the weekend occurred when Glentoran keeper Aaron McCarey lashed out at one in every of his personal team-mates.
9. Did he neglect which staff he was on?
There was additionally a weird incident on the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, when a little bit of misjudged banter ended up in a brawl.
After Lazio got here again to beat least 12 months’s Serie A champions Inter Milan 3-1, former Inter participant Luiz Felipe Ramos Marchi jumped on the shoulders of his previous team-mate Joaquin Correa, to rejoice. It did not go down properly.
10. A win for Yorkshire
And, lastly, massive information for followers of the Plantagenets, because it’s confirmed that this depiction of the final King of York shall be returning to a house crowd