The first 0-0 draw after 47 games finally introduced a rare slice of sanity in what has been a crazy start to the 2020/21 Premier League season.
Although the goalless stalemate between West Bromwich and Burnley was as dire as the score suggests, three of the six draws over the weekend provided us with another round of almost unbelievable drama.
It is hard to pinpoint which ground — Goodison Park or the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium — witnessed the most dramatic match.
But let’s start with the Merseyside derby which contained all the controversy we have come to expect from this fixture.
The 2-2 scoreline at Goodison didn’t tell half the story. Overshadowing the whole match was the terrible injury to Liverpool’s key defender Virgil van Dijk as a result of a wild tackle by Everton and England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
Why the volatile goalie did not get a red card…