Chelsea’s Kai Havertz (right) celebrates with team-mate Tammy Abraham after scoring against Barnsley during their English League Cup match on Wednesday. Associated Press
Everton moved into second place, two points behind leaders Liverpool with a 1-0 win at Sheffield United, while Manchester City climbed to fifth place after beating Newcastle 2-0.
Thomas Tuchel said Chelsea face a ‘big fight’ to finish in the Premier League’s top four after their damaging 1-0 defeat against Arsenal on Wednesday. Tuchel’s side missed a chance to climb above Leicester into third place as Emile Smith Rowe bagged the first
Thomas Tuchel plans to ruin Leicester’s bid to make history, as the Chelsea manager eyes the first trophy of his reign in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley. Tuchel said he would lead an ‘angry’ Chelsea into Saturday’s FA Cup final after defeat by Arsenal dented
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.
Pakistan made a light work of the modest total to break their losing jinx against India after 12 failed attempts in the showpiece events. Prior to this match, India had defeated Pakistan in all 12 World Cup matches .
For the first time in Premier League history, United trailed 4-0 at half-time and have now suffered a run of taking just one point from a possible 12 in the league.
Shaheen Afridi struck the first blow with an express delivery that swung in to trap Rohit Sharma lbw for a first ball duck and the bowler celebrated with his trademark open-arm gesture.