Lynn Williams didn’t take long to make an impact in her USWNT debut. Because Lynn Williams took just 50 seconds to score her first national team goal. In a highly experimental game for head coach Jill Ellis, who fielded a three-woman back line and gave five players their debuts, the U.S. dominated but didn’t convert all of its possession and shots until Williams stepped into the fray.
No. 1 Star: Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks The 2015-16 Hart Trophy winner had his first big point-producing game of the new season with one goal and three assists in a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. With the score tied 4-4, Kane assisted on Chicago
Lionel Messi celebrates his third in Barcelona’s 4-0 thrashing of Man City. Pep Guardiola may be in the process of building a fine Barcelona replica with Manchester City, but when faced with the real deal on Wednesday, it was painfully clear that there isn’t yet a substitute for Barca’s ball-wizardry machine. The little magician scored a hat trick in the 4-0 Barca win, with Neymar getting the final goal, as the game ended with both sides reduced to 10 men.