Draws draws draws. Everywhere there were draws, the most exciting of which was in Angola where Mali did incredibly well to come back from 4-0 down with 11 minutes remaining to get a point against the hosts. Scintillating stuff.
Arsenal and Man United drop points in what turns out to be a good weekend for Chelsea without them playing.
Forest go 2nd in L’Championship with an impressive 3-1 win over West Brom. I wonder what their pre-season promotion odds were.
Hamilton draw 3-3 with Rangers in the Scottish Cup and Dunfermline’s 7-0 win over Stenhousemuir is in doubt after the Pars fielded an ineligible player.
Transfer news. Andriy Voronin signs for Dynamo Moscow and Caceido is loaned out to Malaga. Didier Digard moves to Nice on loan, Andrea Dossena signs for Napoli. Olivier Kapo signs for Bolougne – that’s about as good as it gets.
Man City v Blackburn tonight. Home win.