Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino scores against Tottenham Hotspur during their EPL match on Sunday. Reuters
Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Naby Keita’s goal after just 15 seconds inspired a 5-0 rout of Huddersfield on Friday.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp sounded hopeful that his striker Roberto Firmino, who missed Friday’s 5-0 Premier League win over Huddersfield Town, will be fit to face Barcelona on Wednesday.
Mauricio Pochettino admitted Tottenham are suffering from fatigue after Michail Antonio fired West Ham to a 1-0 victory on Saturday, while Cardiff’s 1-0 loss at Fulham leaves them in severe danger of relegation from the Premier League.
Birmingham: Powered by skipper Kane Williamson’s brilliant unbeaten 138-ball 106 and a racy 60 off 47 deliveries by Colin Grandhomme, New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets in their 2019 Cricket World Cup match at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Wednesday. In reply to South Africa’s 241/6 off 49 overs,
Southampton: India opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a fractured finger, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on Wednesday. The in-form batsman suffered the break while facing Australia’s Pat Cummins in India’s second match of the tournament
French Open champion Ashleigh Barty got her grass court season off to a winning start, but Johanna Konta’s Wimbledon preparations suffered a blow with defeat at the Birmingham Classic on Wednesday. Barty saw off a bright start from Croatia’s Donna Vekic in her first match since lifting a first
ABU DHABI: The 12th Mubadala World Tennis Championship is swapping ‘new balls please’ for ‘new dates please’. Tournament owner Flash Entertainment has announced the Arabian Gulf’s leading professional tennis experience will return to Abu Dhabi’s International Tennis Centre at Zayed Sports City