EXTRA TIME: Marks Maponyane's European football weekend updates

Marks Maponyane
The former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs striker has to be the most prolific South African legend on Twitter

If you can't catch the game on television then following Marks Maponyane on Twitter will provide you with regular score updates for the big European football games each Match Day.

This weekend Maponyane did so impressively as he provived updates on the English Premier League, La Liga (in Spain), Serie A (in Italy) and the MTN8 final between Cape Town City and SuperSport United in South Africa.

We focus this time on his European Tweets, together with a few other members of the South African media or soccer fraternity who reacted to the big talking points of the weekend too.

There was Jose Mourinho's Manchester United feeling the pressure with a 3-1 defeat against West Ham, while Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham each got another win under their belts.

Then we enjoyed the top of the table encounter between Chelsea and Liverpool which ended in an exciting 1-1 draw. We didn't forget the Madrid Derby where Real and Atletico drew 0-0.

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Barcelona also drew, unexpectedly dropping two points against Athletic Bilbao.