At least the ceiling did not fall in on Manchester United this time.
Maybe Arsène Wenger does know after all.
As the clock passed 90 minutes, it was going to be just another day in the life of a club noted for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
Paul Scholes is receptive to the idea of speaking to Roy Hodgson about the possibility of ending his eight-year exile from the England team.
The City trader at the centre of a $2bn trading loss at JP Morgan Chase had returned to his home in Paris on Friday as the repercussions of the loss spread across the markets.
Flawed. Complex. Poorly reviewed. Poorly executed. Poorly monitored. Sloppy. Self-inflicted. Stupid. Badly judged. Yes, Jamie Dimon scored high marks in the confessional stakes for his various descriptions of how JP Morgan came to lose $2bn by trading credit derivatives.
Wall Street must not be allowed to escape tough new laws on trading in the wake of the $2bn loss at JP Morgan Chase's London-based trading group, leading senators said Thursday.