|It simply had to be, right?|
Let's move on to the Continent, shall we? In particular, Spain and Italy. Here are Five Things we learned in La Liga this weekend. Not enough? OK, La Liga and Serie A weekend roundups. More? Fine. Here's some additional Serie A where Juventus won at Milan and Roma cruised past Cagliari. More tomorrow with the Scribes!
There was action in the United States this weekend. What did we learn? We learned at the very least Five Things. Power Rankings? Yes, Jeff Carlisle can provide those.
|Not terribly pleased with Pardew...|
This is pretty great. A lot of German footy fans are not pleased that Red Bull's RB Leipzig was created simply to market the brand in 2009. Supporter input and influence are not encouraged, and the team operates more or less solely as a marketing wing of Red Bull. This weekend in Berlin, Leipzig were met with 15 minutes of silence from 20,000 Union Berlin fans.
The Guardian is taking a very close look at Jorge Mendes: From Diego Costa to Angel di María, the Portuguese super agent is responsible for the biggest deals in football but is also in apparent breach of Fifa regulations.
|Like a rock...not.|