The appointment of referee Anthony Taylor to preside over Arsenal's Premier League encounter versus Manchester United has been welcomed news. Michael Salisbury will be in charge of VAR when two Premier League title favorites square off on Sunday at the Emirates. Manchester United has suffered four losses in its last seven matches under the watchful eye of referee Anthony Taylor, while Arsenal has triumphed in all seven of its most recent games.
After Racing Club Strasbourg traveled to defeat Olympique Lyonnais in Ligue 1, Alexander Djiku voiced his delight. Strasbourg, a team that faces relegation, has had a strong start to the year as they slowly climb out of the relegation zone. Strasbourg shocked Lyon at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais after a tense midweek match against second-place RC Lens.
After a scintillating 12 months of football, EA Sports have shortlisted what they consider to be the 100 best footballers across the globe, before handing over the list to fans from around the world and asking them to vote on which players they think should make the final XI.
The 22-year-old has agreed to an 8 1/2-year contract. Mudryk was chosen as Shakhtar's player of the year for a second consecutive year, and he also stood out during the Champions League group stage with his three goals and two assists. He is the second Ukrainian player that Chelsea has ever bought, following the 2006 transfer of former striker Andriy Shevchenko from AC Milan.
Jurgen Klopp insists he is "not stubborn" when it comes to signing new players for Liverpool but remains confident in the current squad's abilities. Liverpool 3..0 defeat against, Brighton & Hove Albion was a match Klopp describes as the worst he has seen in his managerial career.
Kai Havertz says the most recent couple of weeks have been "extreme" for Chelsea after his header procured a limited triumph over Crystal Palace to reduce the tension on supervisor Graham Potter. Havertz met Hakim Ziyech's cross soon after the hour as the Blues finished a run of three progressive losses in all rivalries.
The first Champions League group game for Ajax was played at the Amsterdam Arena where Ajax hosted former Scottish champions, Rangers FC. The notion that Rangers has not tasted Champions League football for the past 12 years was seen as a motivating factor that would make them hungrier to want to win at Ajax’s home ground, but that wasn’t the case.