New Chelsea manager Frank Lampard holds up a shirt during a press conference at Stamford Bridge in London on Thursday. Reuters
Pedro Rodriguez starred as Chelsea withstood a spirited Slavia Prague fightback in a wild 4-3 victory to qualify for the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday, while Arsenal knocked out Napoli after an assured display in Italy.
Eden Hazard’s magnificent double earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over West Ham on Monday and moved Maurizio Sarri’s men up to third in the Premier League. Reports continue to link Hazard with a summer move to Real Madrid with the Belgian refusing to extend his contract at Stamford Bridge beyond 2020.
Arsenal will play Chelsea in the Europa League final after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the hat-trick that ended Valencia’s hopes of another dramatic European comeback on Thursday. Chelsea entered the Europa League final after scraping past Eintracht Frankfurt 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 semi-final, second leg draw on Thursday.
The race, organised in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Sports Council and RCS Sport, is set to kick-start the 2022 UCI WorldTour racing calendar, starting and finishing in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE.
The iconic horse shoe-shaped Jebel Ali racecourse is all set to host the curtain-raiser meeting for the 2021/ 2022 UAE racing season on Friday, the first of the 11 scheduled at the venue. The seven-race card opener will play out in front
Some of the best female golfers in the world will be in the spotlight as the 15th edition of the Dubai Moonlight Classic, presented by EGA, gets under way on Wednesday in a three-day celebration of world-class sport at Emirates Golf Course.