Weekend in pictures: Rashford reigns in the rain, Root rallies for England
Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | August 28, 2016
Weekend in pictures: August 27-28
With a number of sports having taken place at the weekend, relive the main action in our weekend in pictures piece…
In the live English top-flight football fixtures at the weekend, Tottenham hosted Liverpool, Hull City entertained Manchester United and West Ham United travelled to Manchester City.
Spurs deny Reds away win
James Milner opened the scoring for visitors Liverpool, while Sadio Mane had a goal disallowed before Tottenham snatched a late equaliser through Danny Rose. The Reds were perhaps unlucky not to take all three points, but the stats suggest the result was the fair.
Rashford saves the day for Jose
While Man Utd dominated the game, it looked as if the match at the KC Stadium was destined for a goalless outcome after Hull defended to perfection. However, Jose Mourinho sent on Marcus Rashford for his first Premier League appearance of the 2016/17 season, and the teenage wonder delivered with an injury-time tap-in to seal the victory.
Sterling stars for City once again
Raheem Sterling continued his fine start under new boss Pep Guardiola as he bagged a brace for Man City to help them beat West Ham 3-1. The England attacker opened and closed the scoring, though it wasn’t all plain sailing for the hosts.
Challenge Cup final
Hull FC faced off with Warrington Wolves at Wembley in the rugby league Challenge Cup final, and edged them out 12-10 after coming back from 10-0 down to lift the trophy for the first time.
Both teams lost wickets early on their innings, but England ran out winners by four wickets at Lord’s to go 2-0 up against Pakistan in the five-match ODI series. Yorkshire superstar Joe Root was the key man for the hosts yet again with a brilliant knock of 89.
In an action-packed race at Belgium’s Spa circuit on the 2016 Formula 1 season’s return, Nico Rosberg cut the gap on Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to nine points after winning. However, the Briton took advantage from all the carnage around him to remarkably catch up from 21st to finish third after a whopping grid penalty.
The weekend in pictures archive has so many memories for you to enjoy.