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5 Big Weekend Sports Moments You May Have Missed

Sports moments 1 August

We take a look at the biggest and best sporting moments from this past weekend.

Some tight encounters, brilliant individual performances, and dramatic moments made for an incredibly entertaining weekend of sport. But with so many great highlights, we decided to rank out top 5; so without further ado, here are our picks of the best sporting moments from the past weekend:

Zlatan’s first goal for Man U

It took only 3 minutes for Manchester United’s newest addition to make an impact, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the first goal in a friendly against Galatasaray.

Jantjies burns the Highlanders

Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies’ man of the match performance in the Super Rugby semi-final included a brilliant break from his own half, before unleashing Cornal Skosan to score in the corner.

Johnson grabs the golden point in style

It was down to a golden point playoff in the NRL match between the Warriors and Panthers, and Warriors playmaker Shaun Johnson had no chance to get off a drop kick to win the game, so he decided to slice through the Panthers with some magical footwork.

Barrett’s brilliant counter-attack

Beauden Barrett was the star of the show as the Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 25-9 in Wellington to reach their second consecutive Super Rugby final. The New Zealand flyhalf regathered his own counter-attacking chip kick to set up Willis Halaholo’s seventh-minute try,

Macha sinks the Pirates

The Kaizer Chiefs were dominant against the Orlando Pirates with a 2-0 win in Soweto. Lewis Macha’s goal from a William Twala cross was undoubedly the goal of the match.

What was your favourite sports moment from the weekend? Let us know by tweeting us @MenStuffZA!

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