Champions Manchester City will kick off their 2019-20 Premier League season with an away trip to West Ham United while Liverpool get the ball rolling with a Friday evening home clash against promoted Norwich City.
Manchester City will honour former captain Vincent Kompany with a statue of the Belgian outside the club’s Etihad stadium. Kompany missed playing in his City testimonial on Wednesday
Liverpool’s sizzling start to the Premier League season has left their title rivals breathless and the red-hot leaders are expected to maintain their perfect record against Newcastle on Saturday.
As part of the UAE leg of Manchester City’s 2019 global Trophy Tour, Etisalat on Wednesday hosted the tour at its Abu Dhabi headquarters to celebrate the club’s record-breaking 2018-19 season with fans.
Liverpool recovered from a shock Newcastle opener to open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Anfield, as Tottenham and Chelsea bounced back to form with big wins on Saturday.
Arsenal and Tottenham battle for North London supremacy on Sunday in an early indicator as to who will be Manchester City and Liverpool’s closest challengers for the Premier League title.
During the global Trophy Tour of Manchester City, Rexona hosted an event in Abu Dhabi Co-operative Societystore to provide club fans the opportunity of meeting Micah Richards, the former Manchester City defender.
Courtesy of a thunderous long-range strike from way outside the box, Vincent Kompany moved Manchester City to the brink of retaining the English Premier League title (“Reds hope for Man. City slip-up post Magpies win,” May 6, Gulf Today).
Manchester: Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be “fixed” after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday. Guardiola’s side failed to win for the first time in 16 Premier League games dating back to last season as a result of the latest VAR row.
Manchester City will seek revenge against Tottenham on Saturday for their dramatic Champions League exit last season as Liverpool and Manchester United also look to build on impressive Premier League starts this weekend. City completed the first ever domestic treble of trophies in England last season, but fell short once more in the Champions League as Tottenham progressed from their quarter-final tie on away goals. VAR disallowed Raheem Sterling’s strike deep into stoppage