19 things we loved this weekend: Saliba, Richarlison, Martinez, Giroud

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Arsenal's William Saliba celebrates his side's second goal of the Premier League game against Fulham. Emirates, Saturday August 27, 2022. Credit: PA Images
Arsenal's William Saliba celebrates his side's second goal of the Premier League game against Fulham. Emirates, Saturday August 27, 2022. Credit: PA Images

Liverpool and Celtic stole the headlines and broke a few records over the weekend by recording 9-0 wins against Bournemouth and Dundee United respectively. 

Elsewhere, Arsenal maintained their flawless start to the Premier League season and an Erling Haaland hat-trick helped Manchester City come from behind to beat Crystal Palace.

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

William Saliba

Saliba has made a seamless transition to Premier League football.

Oleksandr Zinchenko

Zinchenko couldn’t hide his passion as Arsenal beat Fulham.

James Milner

What a stat.

Lisandro Martinez

The Manchester United centre-back is silencing his critics in some style.

Richarlison

The Brazil international really knows how to wind people up and we love it.

Cristiano Ronaldo

On the bench for the second game in a week, Ronaldo had to make his own entertainment at St Mary’s.

 

Peter Crouch

Oh, Crouchy…

Southampton

The Saints know exactly how it feels to lose 9-0.

Nuno Tavares

We’re made up that Tavares is thriving for Marseille.

Jose Mourinho

Straight outta Hogwarts.

Luis Alberto

We’re only in August but you won’t see many goals better than this in 2022-23.

Dusan Vlahovic

There’s not many better sounds than the ball going in off the crossbar…

Yann Sommer

19 saves, Yann? 19? That’s insane.

Olivier Giroud

Stop that, Olivier.

Pablo Perez

They just do things differently in Argentina…

Rony

The goal is amazing but the celebration makes it even better.

Danny Whitehall

David Beckham, eat yer heart out.

Gonzalo Higuain

This goal should be set to Alan Partridge’s “foot like a traction engine” commentary.

Austin v LAFC 

A lovely bit of shithousery and melee action from MLS… and you just knew Giorgio Chiellini would be right in the middle of it.

READ MORE: 9 unreal stats from Liverpool’s 9-0 humiliation of Bournemouth

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