Switzerland vs EnglandUefa Nations League Finals 2019Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, GuimaraesKick-off time: 2pm BST England will look to put the disappointment of their latest semi-final defeat behind them and seal third place in the inaugural Uefa Nations League this afternoon. Gareth Southgate's side were the masters of their own downfall against the Netherlands in Guimaraes on Thursday evening, with pivotal errors from John Stones and Ross Barkley sealing a 3-1 extra-time defeat. Marcus Rashford had given England a first-half lead from the penalty spot after being fouled by Matthijs de Ligt, but the in-demand Ajax captain atoned for his mistake with a bullet header to equalise before Jesse Lingard's effort was ruled out by VAR following the tightest of offside calls. Looking to further stall the Three Lions bandwagon on Sunday afternoon is a Switzerland team that saw their final hopes dashed by a trademark display of brilliance from Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portugal … [Read more...] about Nations League Finals: Switzerland vs England
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Darren Fletcher has criticised Manchester United midfielder Fred after his role in their defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday night. United went down to 2-1 defeat at Molineux after finishing the game with ten men. Scott McTominay had fired United into an early lead before Diogo Jota levelled matters. Ashley Young was shown his marching orders for a second yellow card before an own goal from Chris Smalling gave the three points to Wolves. Fletcher thought that United were the better side in defeat but he left frustrated with individual mistakes that cost Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side in the race for the top four. Speaking on Sky Sports, the Stoke City midfielder explained why he thought that Fred's mistake for the first goal knocked out the confidence of the team. He said: "That’s the frustrating part, and that’s why it’s better to play poorly and win. "Three points are important at this stage of the season for United’s needs. This was a game of … [Read more...] about Manchester United hero criticises Fred after Wolves defeat
On Saturday afternoon, a group of Liverpool legends take on the some of the greatest stars to have ever played for AC Milan in a charity event at Anfield. The match will be raising funds for the LFC foundation, the Reds’ official club charity which aims to help various communities in the local area. And the event will also bring back memories of a certain 2005 Champions League final, which Liverpool dramatically won on penalties after being 3-0 down at half-time. Here is a list of the star players who are set to be involved in Saturday’s charity game… Liverpool Legends Jerzy Dudek The match winner in Istanbul. Not only did the Polish goalkeeper save penalties from Andrea Pirlo and Andriy Shevchenko in the decisive shootout in the Champions League Final, but Dudek also made a terrific double save form the Ukrainian striker in extra-time. Sadly, the Champions League heroics was the shot stopper’s last major achievement at Anfield, as Dudek left for Real Madrid … [Read more...] about Liverpool Legends vs AC Milan Glorie teams revealed ahead of Anfield clash
What is it? It's England's first qualifying match in Group A on the road to the peripatetic Euro 2020 finals against the group's second seeds, the Czech Republic. When is it? Friday March 22, 2019, this very evening, at Wembley Stadium. What time is kick-off? Portuguese referee Artur Soares Dias will give a blast of his Acme Thunderer at 7.45pm to get the match underway. What TV channel is it on? The game will be broadcast on free-to-air television in the United Kingdom, on ITV. The show will be hosted by Mark 'Pougers' Pougatch and feature all your favourite regular England pundits including Ian Wright Wright Wright and Glenn Hoddle. Fear not if cannot watch the match unfold live or if you enjoy a second screen experience, you can follow all the action right here with the one and only @FootballCliches. Simply bookmark this page and return on Friday evening for all the build-up, team news, minute-by-minute commentary and on-the-whistle match analysis from Sam … [Read more...] about England vs Czech Republic, Euro 2020 Group A qualifier: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
The England senior side take on Czech Republic in the European Championship qualifiers on Friday night as international football takes centre stage. The Premier League is on a break this weekend as international football becomes the focal point for fans around the country. Gareth Southgate’s side take on Czech Republic in their first match of the Euro 2020 qualification process, with England facing Montenegro in Podgorica on Monday as well. Trent Alexander-Arnold has dropped out of the squad which leaves 22 players for Southgate to pick from. Which TV channel is England vs Czech Republic on? England vs Czech Republic will be shown live on ITV from 7pm. Kick-off from Wembley Stadium is at 7:45pm Which City players could be involved? The Foxes have two representatives in the national senior squad. Defenders Harry Maguire and Ben Chilwell were both called up by Gareth Southgate. England squad to face Czech Republic Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke City), Tom Heaton (Burnley), … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about England Vs Czech Republic