AS Roma Edin Dzeko (right) scores a goal against Juventus during their Italian League match on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Chelsea accused Burnley of time-wasting and playing “anti-football” after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri was sent off before a touchline skirmish marred their frustrating 2-2 draw on Monday. Sarri’s side fell behind to Jeff Hendrick’s fine finish before N’Golo Kante equalised moments later.
Lazio lifted the Coppa Italia for the seventh time on Wednesday after late goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa guided them to a 2-0 final win over Atalanta on a night in Rome dogged by fan violence.
Mauricio Pochettino used to wince when his pressing game was compared with Jurgen Klopp’s but Tottenham and Liverpool share more than just a love of the chase in their recent fight to join Europe’s elite.
Al Jazira head coach Damien Hertog is optimistic his team will produce a much better performance when they face Emirates Club in the Arabian Gulf League. The Pride of Abu Dhabi make the long trip to Ras Al Khaimah for Friday’s clash as they look to register their first triumph in three matches and put their AFC Champions League qualification hopes back on track.
To win the targeted trophy, a team must feature in the top four of the IPL 2020 points table.
Manish Pandey smacked a blitzkrieg unbeaten 47-ball 83 after Jason Holder took three wickets as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) routed Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets in their IPL match on Thursday.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) poor start has opened the door for Lille. The 2011 French champions are unbeaten so far this season and captain Jose Fonte leads the league’s best defense with only two goals conceded in seven games.
A rampant Mumbai Indians (MI) will look to knock down Delhi Capitals (DC) from their perch and go on top of the standings when they take on a struggling Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash on Friday.