The Italian government ordered Inter’s return fixture against Bulgarians Ludogorets on Thursday be played in front of an empty stadium because of the spread of coronavirus, which has particularly hit the northern Lombardy region of which Milan is the capital. … [Read more...] about Manchester United to play Austria’s LASK in Europa League last 16
Liverpool can make Premier League history at Watford on Saturday as the runaway leaders aim to move within three wins of clinching the title. While Jurgen Klopp’s side are racing towards the title, the battle to qualify for the Champions League and the struggle to avoid relegation look set to go down to the wire Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham and Wolves can all bolster their European hopes this weekend, with West Ham, Norwich, Bournemouth and Watford among those scrapping for survival. … [Read more...] about Premier League: Liverpool eye record-breaking win as top-four battle heats up
Sixth place Tottenham play at the same time on Sunday with a home game against Wolves, who have strikers Raul Jimenez, Diogo Jota and Adama Traore in top form and they will present a real challenge to Jose Mourinho's Tottenham, who remain without Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min. … [Read more...] about Preview: Carabao Cup, League share billing this weekend in England
LONDON, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola confirmed on Friday that central defender Aymeric Laporte will be out of action for between "three weeks to a month" after suffering a hamstring injury in the first half of his side's 2-1 win over Real Madrid on Wednesday night. … [Read more...] about Laporte out for 3 weeks to a month, confirms Guardiola
When Manchester City and Liverpool last met in the Premier League, a fixture usually bulging with goals failed to live up to its billing as the most entertaining in English soccer. A 0-0 draw at Anfield in October left a worldwide audience somewhat underwhelmed. Expect a return to normal when the two meet again on Thursday with so much more riding on the result. Liverpool on top Now it's different as Liverpool leads second-placed Tottenham by six points and City by seven. Liverpool is not only unbeaten and on a nine-match winning run, 4-0 over Newcastle and 5-1 over Arsenal. City manager Pep Guardiola's proclamation that if his side drops points it would leave the title race "finished" suggests the champions will go all out for a win at Etihad Stadium. With its dynamic front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, Liverpool is never more dangerous than on the counterattack. So, a City side going for broke against a Liverpool team looking to hit on the break … [Read more...] about TITLE SHOWDONE?