Olympiakos’ Mohamed Mady Camara (right) heads the ball under pressure from Arsenal’s Joe Willock during their UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City opened the defence of their Premier League title in style on Saturday before Tottenham recovered to beat Aston Villa, courtesy of two Harry Kane strikes.
Liverpool recovered from back-to-back defeats and conceding the opening goal on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Bournemouth to move to within three wins of ending a 30-year wait for the Premier League title.
The collapse of sports events worldwide over the rapidly spreading new coronavirus gathered pace on Friday with the English Premier League (EPL) and European football’s
“To all my friends in Dubai and the UAE, this is a really difficult moment and we need to take care of us and others as well,” said Figo.
“It was a great relief to see him deliver last start after the trouble he’d encountered at his previous two,” said trainer James Cummings.
The Premier League has been postponed until at least April 30 because of the pandemic and it is feared the season will be delayed again when English football’s stakeholders meet to discuss the crisis on Friday.