Roberto di Matteo beat Mark Hughes in the sack race - Hughesie couldn't even win that - with Chelsea left on the brink of elimination from the Champions League and Queens Park Rangers not so much rooted but nearly six feet under at the foot of the Premier League table.

England's new cherry kit went down as well as a Tory MP at a sporting event against Australia, Lewis Hamilton was victorious in Texas, Sir Alex Ferguson attended the unveiling of a statue... of him and more in sport pictures of the week...

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  • Manchester City FC v Real Madrid CF - UEFA Champions League

    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Manchester City fans react to Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Manchester City FC and Real Madrid CF at the Etihad Stadium on November 21, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

  • F1 Grand Prix of USA

    AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 18: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren celebrates on the podium after winning the United States Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on November 18, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

  • Boxing - Ricky Hatton v Vyacheslav Senchenko - Head to Head - Manchester Town Hall

    Ricky Hatton points at the chair where his opponent Vyacheslav Senchenko should have sat after he failed to show up during the Head to Head at Manchester Town Hall, Manchester.

  • Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren drives during practice for the United States Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas

  • Is it a bird? Is it a... Yes it is

  • Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing drives on his way to finishing first during qualifying for the United States Formula One Grand Prix

  • Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a 42-17 victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes with fans at Michigan Stadium

  • Paul Poirier and Piper Gilles OF Canada perform during the Gala Exhibition on day three of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Trophee Eric Bompard

  • Ed Slater of Leicester Tigers is tackled by Declan Danaher of London Irish during the LV= Cup match between Leicester Tigers and London Irish

  • Juventus v Chelsea FC - UEFA Champions League

    TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 20: Roberto Di Matteo of Chelsea looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Juventus and Chelsea at the Juventus Arena on November 20, 2012 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

  • Juventus v Chelsea FC - UEFA Champions League

    TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 20: Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus FC during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Juventus and Chelsea FC at Juventus Arena on November 20, 2012 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

  • Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic rips his shirt after celebrating match point against Nicolas Almagro of Spain during day three of the final Davis Cup

  • Wide receiver Santana Moss #89 of the Washington Redskins dives into the end zone past cornerback Brandon Boykin #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles to score a touchdown

  • Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Group B - Arsenal v Montpellier - Emirates Stadium

    Arsenal's Jack Wilshere (right) celebrates with team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after scoring his side's first goal of the game

  • Galatasaray AS v Manchester United FC - UEFA Champions League

    ISTANBUL, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 20: Darren Fletcher of Manchester United shows his dissapointment after conceding a second half goal scored by Burak Yilmaz of Galatasary during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Galatasaray and Manchester United at the Turk Telekom Arena on November 20, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

  • Galatasaray AS v Manchester United FC - UEFA Champions League

    ISTANBUL, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 20: Galatasary fans prior to the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Galatasaray and Manchester United at the Turk Telekom Arena on November 20, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

  • Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, celebrates with a burnout after winning the series championship and finishing in fifteenth place for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

  • Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers hangs on the rim after a dunk against the Houston Rockets in the second half at Staples Center

  • Soccer - Mark Hughes File Photo

    File photo dated 10/11/2012 of Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes.

  • S.S. Lazio v Tottenham Hotspur FC - UEFA Europa League

    ROME, ITALY - NOVEMBER 22: (L-R) S.S. Lazio president Claudio Lotito and former player Paul Gascoigne greet S.S. Lazio fans during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between S.S. Lazio and Tottenham Hotspur FC at Stadio Olimpico on November 22, 2012 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

  • S.S. Lazio v Tottenham Hotspur FC - UEFA Europa League

    ROME, ITALY - NOVEMBER 22: The fans of Lazio hold up a sign showing support for Palestinians during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between S.S. Lazio and Tottenham Hotspur FC at Stadio Olimpico on November 22, 2012 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

  • Soccer - UEFA Europa League - Group A - Liverpool v Young Boys - Anfield

    *ALTERNATE CROP* Liverpool's Joe Cole celebrates after scoring his team's second goal

  • Soccer - UEFA Europa League - Group A - Liverpool v Young Boys - Anfield

    Young Boys' Elsad Zverotic (left) celebrates scoring his teams second goal of the game with teammates Mathias Vitkieviez (centre) and Raul Marcelo Bobadilla (right)

  • Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Chelsea Press Conference - Rafael Benitez Unveiling - Stamford Bridge

    Chelsea interim first team manager Rafael Benitez

  • Rugby Union - Scotland Captains Run - Pittodrie Stadium

    Scotland's Richie Gray during the captains run at the Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday November 23, 2012. Photo credit should read: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.

  • Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Sir Alex Ferguson Statue unveiled - Old Trafford

    A statue of Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is unveiled at Old Trafford, Manchester.