Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy scores a goal against Leicester during their Premier League match on Saturday. Associated Press
Manchester City’s march to the Premier League title stalled on Saturday as 10-man Leeds beat the runaway leaders 2-1, while Liverpool ended a six-game losing streak at Anfield as Trent Alexander-Arnold’s late strike sealed a 2-1 win over Aston Villa.
While Manchester City had been building towards what they thought was their moment in the Champions League for five years under Pep Guardiola, Chelsea showed with their victory in Saturday’s final in Porto what can be achieved in just four months.
A frenetic first half made for enthralling viewing even without too many clear-cut chances at either end, with Thomas Tuchel’s side suffering the loss of Thiago Silva through injury.
"We have been playing T20Is since October and now have a pretty settled and balanced side, so we have decided to rest Imad, Sarfaraz and Malik," Wasim said in a Pakistan Cricket Board release.
In a watershed moment in the history of the UAE cricket, the Lancer Capital, Manchester United owners, have acquired a franchise in the upcoming UAE T20 League, it was announced by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) in a statement on Wednesday.
Celebrating the UAE’s golden jubilee, Emirati motocross champion and Red Bull athlete Mohammed Al Balooshi toured all seven emirates in honour of the UAE’s 50th anniversary.