Champion performances kicked off the Champions League, managerial merry go rounds got going for the first time this season, and old foes returned to their once loved clubs. Here's all that was in this last massive week of football! (In 140 characters or less)
The week in football featured the start of this seasons Champion's League, which had fans and players alike jumping for joy.
You say jump, @jamesdrodriguez says how high?#MOTD#UCLpic.twitter.com/jvqPfPb9Yl
— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) September 13, 2017
The beginning of footballing proceedings saw more of the same as last year, as Madrid further solidified their place as favourites.
Real Madrid have scored in a record 73 consecutive games in all competitions.
Favourites for the #UCLpic.twitter.com/cM4gPiZopY
— #UCL (@ChampionsLeague) September 18, 2017
Elsewhere in the world, women's football was kicking goals as the Australian national side sold out their game against Brazil...
We're underway at sold out Penrith Stadium. @TheMatildas v Brazil. 17,000 belted out national anthem nothing better. #gomatildas#ausvbrapic.twitter.com/rJ9NGk590O
— Shannon Byrne (@shannonbyrne23) September 16, 2017
Spotted at @TheMatildas#AUSvBRA friendly. @samkerr1#GoMatildaspic.twitter.com/bWju1O2PLv
— Jessica (@_jessticulate) September 16, 2017
... and wowed fans with a stunning goal and an outstanding performance.
What. A. Goal!
— Westfield Matildas (@TheMatildas) September 16, 2017
Fans in the US also impressed as Atlanta shattered an attendance record.
70,000+ at an MLS game. Bravo, Atlanta.
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) September 16, 2017
Roy Hodgson is the oldest managerial appointment in Premier League history https://t.co/Z4TGNobjDxpic.twitter.com/ojMY2HTOCc
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) September 16, 2017
Ageism that! https://t.co/doFG52gfjs
— Philip Neville (@fizzer18) September 16, 2017
... especially after his first match in the hotseat yielded no improvement from his struggling men.
Crystal Palace are the first team in English top-flight history to lose their first five games without scoring a goal.
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) September 16, 2017
#LFC with 35 shots, nine on target, one goal.
Burnley with five shots, four on target, one goal.
— Melissa Reddy (@MelissaReddy_) September 16, 2017
Sean Dyche keeps a Polaroid of a cocktail sausage in his wallet
— C (@libpool) September 16, 2017
Klopp: "We cannot question everything after games like Burnley. I can see the good things and the bad things and we work on both." pic.twitter.com/XlV7xThB9G
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 18, 2017
Whatever poor choices you made last night won't be anywhere near as bad as this Arsenal fan celebrating an offside goal on the pitch. pic.twitter.com/D1bfwo4agR
— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) September 17, 2017
This weekend was fully on point
— The Peoples Champion (@TroopzAFC) September 18, 2017
But it was Manchester United who closed out the match day in style, as they watched their cross-town rivals thump Watford 6-0 and attempted to replicate it as best they could, furthering Everton's early season misery.
If Rooney gets 6pts for his Driving ban,he goes above Everton
— Mick Quinn (@mickquinn1089) September 18, 2017
The madness of English football economics: Everton in the relegation zone with a squad that cost the same as Bayern Munich's
— Nick Harris (@sportingintel) September 17, 2017
Very decent of @ManUtd to wait until @WayneRooney left the pitch before demolishing Everton.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 17, 2017
— R.Lukaku Bolingoli9 (@RomeluLukaku9) September 18, 2017
And that was your last 7 days in football! (in 140 characters or less)