Shocking kits and the big 'I am': 8 Premier League hot takes
Troy Deeney's post-match frankness and a world-class save from David De Gea are among our reactions to the top-flight weekend.
Troy Deeney needs to calm down
The Watford captain’s frank post-match interview on BT Sport was met with countless clapping emojis by various football banter accounts on Twitter.
He played well, to be fair, but should perhaps wait until he’s first-choice for his club before giving it the big ‘I am’.
No one knows what a dive is
Mark Clattenburg: "Richarlison did not dive to win a penalty against Arsenal."
Graham Poll: "That’s as clear an example of a dive as you’re going to see."
VAR is going to solve nothing.
Numbers do lie – just ask KDB
De Bruyne – and countless FPL managers – will justifiably feel hard done by, after the Belgian was credited with just two assists in City’s mauling of Stoke.
It’s time we recognised hockey-style ‘pre-assists’ to give the league’s best creator the credit he deserves.
Wilfried Zaha is brilliant at celebrating
There’s no other player in the Premier League who takes as much joy from scoring a goal.
Jose Mourinho is still Jose Mourinho
You’ve won seven of eight in the league, you’re averaging more than three goals a game and are up against a struggling Liverpool side without their best player.
What do you do?
Play for a point, obviously.
David De Gea is still David De Gea
He was perhaps voted into the Premier League Team of the Year on reputation last season, but the best goalkeeper in the top flight has taken his game to another level this campaign.
No other keeper makes saves like this as often as he does.
England have a plethora of ball-playing midfielders
Well, perhaps not.
But Tom Cleverly and Jonjo Shelvey did play really well this week.
Watch out, Jordan Henderson.
Huddersfield deserve to be relegated
For that shocking away kit.