The sporting weekend in pictures


Arsenal and Manchester City picked up three more points in the race for the Premier League title, while Newcastle moved a step closer to Champions League football with victory over Manchester United.

Max Verstappen won his second race of the Formula One season in a chaotic Australian Grand Prix and Antony Joshua won his first bout since 2020 with a unanimous points decision triumph over Jermaine Franklin at the O2 Arena.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the top images from the weekend’s sporting action.

Arsenal v Leeds United – Premier League – Emirates Stadium
Gabriel Jesus scored his first goals since returning from injury in Arsenal’s 4-1 victory over Leeds (Adam Davy/PA)

Australia F1 GP Auto Racing
Max Verstappen celebrates his second race win of the Formula One season (Scott Barbour/AP)

Arsenal v Manchester City – Barclays Women’s Super League – LV Bet Stadium Meadow Park
Arsenal came from behind to beat Manchester City in the battle at the top of the WSL (Rhianna Chadwick/PA)

Chelsea v Aston Villa – Premier League – Stamford Bridge
Graham Potter oversaw his final game in charge of Chelsea in a 2-0 loss to Aston Villa before getting sacked (John Walton/PA)

Crystal Palace v Leicester City – Premier League – Selhurst Park
Brendan Rodgers left Leicester after four years in charge (Steven Paston/PA)


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