The league games this weekend were played to a backdrop of somber silence (or was it peals of laughter?) as Sam Allardyce lost his job after just one game in charge of the English national team. While these whirlpools of entrapment and idiocy provided entertainment off the pitch, on-pitch entertainment was not far behind.
In a cagey UEFA Champions League group stage game, Spanish giants Atletico Madrid edged Bayern Munich 1-0. Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco grabbed the winning goal in the contest and won three points for Los Rojiblancos
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho produced a tactical master class to outsmart Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City side to secure the valuable 1-0 victory.
After a cracking Matchday 5 in the Champions League on Wednesday which featured a mammoth 32 goals in 7 games