On this planet of soccer this weekend, a blue moon rose once more over the League Cup, whereas Son did not shine for Tottenham.
Elsewhere, Chelsea have a Glas ceiling to interrupt by within the Ladies’s Champions League and there was loads of late drama within the Scottish Cup, La Liga and Ligue 1.
Listed here are among the greatest tweets from all of that and extra.
1. As soon as in a blue moon
Pep Guardiola added one other entry to the file books on Sunday as his Manchester Metropolis group gained their fourth League Cup in a row – matching the Liverpool group of the early Eighties.
2. The wait goes on
In the meantime, Tottenham missed out on one other likelihood of silverware. Since they gained the League Cup in 2008, Spurs have been to a few finals and failed to attain in all of them (not counting the one penalty they scored within the 2009 closing shootout).
Among the lads on the market seemed distraught after the match.
Not less than the membership did not do something doubtlessly embarrassing by going and creating some commemorative merch. Oh…
Insert your individual jokes about cups please.
3. One for the stats nerds
Some may argue that it was pointless for the broadcaster to level out that 29-year-old Ryan Mason – named Tottenham head coach simply 5 days earlier than the League Cup closing – had by no means gained a serious trophy as a supervisor.
4. Glas half-full or Glas half-empty?
Hanna Glas’ winner provides Bayern Munich the sting going into the second leg of the Women’s Champions League semi-final, however the away objective retains hopes alive for Chelsea.
5. That well-known Arsenal backline
Step apart Tony Adams, Martin Keown, Lee Dixon and Nigel Winterburn. Of their previous seven video games, Arsenal Ladies have scored 29, conceded none.
6. Zander the person
There was loads of late drama within the Scottish Cup quarter-final between Rangers and St Johnstone on Sunday. After a objective from the Premiership champions deep into additional time, St Johnstone goalkeeper Zander Clark obtained an help within the 122nd minute to take the sport to penalties. He then saved two penalties within the shootout to assist them win the tie.
7. Wooden work
Apparently you needed to have some reference to timber in your surname with a purpose to get on the rating sheet for Burnley on Sunday. The Clarets beat Wolves 4-0, Chris Wooden getting a hat-trick and offering the help for the fourth by Ashley Westwood.
8. Man down
“This keeper has a household” and many others.
9. Successful one’s Spurs
The “Rafael Benitez is just not adequate to handle Tottenham” discourse is a wild trip.
10. A cigarette paper between them
Over in Spain, the race to win La Liga simply obtained very, very tight.
And there are simply two factors between first and third place in Ligue 1 too.
11. ‘We instructed you so’
In per week when plans for a breakaway Tremendous League shook soccer to its core and had so many diagnosing the sport to be effectively and actually gone, here is the BBC predicting the way forward for the game in 1994.
12. Contact of luck
Within the Ladies’s Tremendous League, Bristol Metropolis are maintaining the battle going till the top.
13. A Lewes win scenario
Within the Ladies’s Championship, Lewes inflicted a uncommon defeat on leaders Leicester Metropolis on Sunday and apparently made good use of our new beer backyard privileges afterwards.
14. ‘Play to the whistle…’
And eventually, in La Liga, encores are apparently now a factor in dwell soccer.