Pep Guardiola attracted criticism for leaving both Kevin de Bruyne and Leroy Sane on the bench until the final minute against Spurs in midweek. File / Reuters
Manchester City and Liverpool resume their epic battle for the Premier League title on Sunday after a midweek of contrasting Champions League fortunes, with both sides facing perilous fixtures.
Hugo Lloris has endured a mistake-filled season, but the Tottenham goalkeeper knows his costly blunders will be forgotten if he can lead his side to Champions League success against Manchester City.
Whether in football, cricket, ruby or even Formula One, England has been performing superbly in sports over the last six months thanks to the power of luck and foreign coaches.
“Yes, not only we did we make an offer to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to host the IPL but we are also confident of getting the reply in the affirmative from the Indian board,” said Usmani.
Robert Lewandowski scored his 30th league goal of the season on Saturday as Bayern Munich came from behind to claim a 4-2 victory at Bayer Leverkusen and move a step closer to the Bundesliga title.
World number one Novak Djokovic described the strict hygiene restrictions under which the US Open is likely to be played as “extreme” and a cap on support teams as “really impossible” on Friday.