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.
The 21-year-old Ramos, who started instead of Ronaldo, became the youngest player to strike three times in a World Cup knockout match since Pele in 1958.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “The impossible is not Moroccan… The impossible is not Arab... The lionhearted men of Morocco we are proud of you before the whole world.”
Second-seeded Kristina Mladenovic ensured no further casualties following the early departure of defending champion Daria Snigur on the second day of the 25th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge being held at the Habtoor Grand Resort, on Tuesday.
Spain coach Luis Enrique had claimed his players prepared by taking 1,000 penalties as homework but Pablo Sarabia, Carlos Soler and Sergio Busquets all missed from the spot and Madrid-born Hakimi dinked his home to the delight of Morocco's raucous support.