Cristiano Ronaldo brace, Tiger Woods Presidents Cup triumph, Kevin De Bruyne masterclass and extra issues we beloved

It was one other memorable weekend on this planet of sport.

Man Metropolis returned to profitable methods within the Premier League, whereas Tyson Fury made an enormous transfer forward of his battle with Deontay Wilder in February.

Beneath, lists seven of the highlights…

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace

Ronaldo has some technique to go to catch Ciro Motionless within the race for the Serie A Golden Boot.

The Italy striker has netted a outstanding 17 targets in 16 top-flight matches, whereas Ronaldo took his tally to 9 with a brace in opposition to Udinese.

Udinese couldn’t deal with Cristiano Ronaldo
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The Juventus ahead bagged the sport’s first two targets, earlier than Leonardo Bonucci added a 3rd in a dominant first-half.

Ignacio Pussetto netted a late comfort objective for Udinese as Juventus moved degree on factors with leaders Inter Milan, who conceded an injury-time equaliser at Fiorentina on Sunday evening.

Tiger Woods’ Presidents Cup win

Woods helped the US come from behind to win the Presidents Cup in Melbourne.

The Worldwide workforce had held the sting going into the ultimate day at Royal Melbourne with a 10-Eight lead, however victory within the singles for Patrick Reed 4&2 over Pan Cheng-tsung put the US in entrance.

Enjoying captain Woods was amongst Sunday’s winners, taking a 3&2 win over Abraham Ancer because the tide turned in favour of his facet, whereas Dustin Johnson, Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele additionally received.

Tiger Woods helped the US to victory
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The US picked up six wins throughout the singles, with Sungjae Im and Cameron Smith the one winners for the Worldwide Workforce and 4 matches halved.

Woods completed the weekend with three-from-three and the eighth straight victory for the US was sealed when Matt Kuchar made a five-foot birdie on the 17th to go one-up over Louis Oosthuizen, guaranteeing the facet went over the magic 15.5 level threshold.

KDB’s masterclass

Kevin De Bruyne performed a starring function in Man Metropolis’s 3-Zero win over Arsenal on Sunday.

The Belgium midfielder opened the scoring with a nice first-time end, earlier than placing one on a plate for Raheem Sterlnig to faucet in.

De Bruyne wasn’t completed there as an excellent 20-yard strike made it 3-Zero inside 40 minutes.

The 28-year-old would have sealed a first-half hat-trick, too, if Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno had not tipped one other long-range shot on to the crossbar.

It was a man-of-the-match show from De Bruyne as Metropolis put final weekend’s 2-1 house defeat to Manchester United behind them.

Tyson Fury proclaims new coach

Fury has teamed up with Javan ‘Sugar’ Hill following his amicable break up from coach Ben Davison.

Davison, who had labored with the 31-year-old boxer since 2017, introduced on Twitter that that they had parted methods, however insisted they’re nonetheless associates.

Fury later revealed that he’ll now work underneath Hill, the nephew of the late coach Emmanuel Steward, forward of what’s set to be an enormous 2020 for heavyweight boxing.

In an Instagram put up, Fury, who used to work with Steward in Kronk health club in Detroit, stated: “Getting the previous workforce again up and working. Let the video games start.”

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Lee Tomlin’s unbelievable help

New Cardiff boss Neil Harris is getting one of the best out of Tomlin.

The midfielder has scored three targets and registered 4 assists in six video games underneath Harris.

And Tomlin performed an enormous function for Cardiff as they got here again from 3-Zero down to attract at high-flying Leeds on Saturday.

The 30-year-old netted the guests’ first objective on the hour mark, earlier than Sean Morrison headed house for 3-2 within the 82nd minute.

And the Bluebirds accomplished their gorgeous comeback when Robert Glatzel equalised two minutes from time after latching on to an audacious Tomlin flick.

You’d have to look at the clip again over and over to be sure to’re watching Cardiff’s Tomlin and never Barcelona’s Lionel Messi!

Wayne Rooney’s confidence

Rooney began his function as a player-coach with Derby on the finish of final month and has been within the Rams’ dugout for his or her previous 4 Championship video games.

The 33-year-old, who shouldn’t be eligible to play till January, reckons he might nonetheless reduce it within the Premier League.

And he needs to try this with Derby after signing an 18-month deal in August.

He stated: “Now my ambition is to get Derby again within the Premier League and hopefully play my half there for them.

“Ryan Giggs was capable of play into his late thirties within the Premier League and Gareth Barry says he needs to do it at 40.

Wayne Rooney is a player-coach at Derby
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“It’s essential to know soccer. It isn’t all about working spherical, it’s about utilizing your head to play the sport.

“Typically that will get misplaced, since you don’t rating as many targets or no matter. Given the precise workforce round me, then I might nonetheless play within the Premier League.

“The 2 groups I performed for within the Premier League had been Manchester United and Everton. I’m at Derby now, and hopefully we are able to get there with them.”

Mohamed Salah’s targets

Salah’s brace helped Liverpool to a 2-Zero win over relegation-threatened Watford on Saturday.

The ahead has now scored an unbelievable 84 targets in 126 appearances since signing for £34million from Roma in 2017.

And his two targets in opposition to Watford had been world-class.

Salah curled in a right-footed magnificence to open the scoring, earlier than his second got here late on as he reacted first to a scuffed Divock Origi shot to neatly flick the ball, once more together with his weaker proper foot, by way of Watford defender Christian Kabasele’s legs and previous goalkeeper Ben Foster.

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