A.K.A. The WWOD? Footie Roundup
One staple of the weekend's fixtures was penalty kicks. There weren't any particularly egregious (to an impartial observer) dives leading to spot kicks, even if a few of the infractions could possibly have been met with a play-on wave from the official. It reminded me of the first few weeks of the NBA season when referees call carries, three-second violations, and traveling in ways that seem unthinkable as the season progresses.