Sevilla’s Alejandro Pozo (left) and Liverpool’s Ryan Kent vie for the ball during their friendly match on Sunday. Associated Press
The Egypt international, who signed a new five-year deal in 2018, was the top scorer at the club this season with 17 Premier League goals as they secured a 19th top-flight title with seven games to spare.
The disparity of resources between the sides was shown even before kick-off as Burnley boss Sean Dyche could not even fill his bench, while Pep Guardiola was able to make eight changes from a 3-0 win over Arsenal on Wednesday.
Centre back Matip, who has been limited to 13 games in all competitions this season, sustained the injury during Liverpool’s goalless draw with local rivals Everton earlier this month.
A confident Afghanistan will fancy their chances of a series victory against a depleted Pakistan in the three-match T20 series, which gets under way at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.
Pakistan's captain in all formats of cricket, was given the award by Governor of Pakistan's Punjab state Muhammad Baligh.
The world No. 1 men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic lauded the emirate and the UAE’s "culture of innovation” which has had a major positive impact around the world.