SEV 2 - GRA 0 | Sevilla vs Granada - Live Football Score, Match 206 - Summary
Spain LaLiga 19/20Date: Jan 27, 2020 Start Time: 01:30 IST
Venue: Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan
Switzerland's Football League announced on Friday that all weekend Super League matches would be postponed to a later date. In cycling, the UAE Tour was abandoned on Thursday after two Italian staff members of one of the teams taking part tested positive for the coronavirus.
City rivals Inter Milan's Europa League game against Bulgarian club Ludogorets also took place behind closed doors in the San Siro on Thursday. Italy has the largest coronavirus outbreak in Europe with 650 people infected and 17 deaths.
The round of 32 had a lot of upsets as European heavyweights such as Arsenal, Ajax, Sporting CP, Celtic and FC Porto have all been eliminated from the competition. Arsenal suffered a heart-breaking last-minute defeat against Olympiacos as Youssef El-Arabi’s strike in 119th minute took the Greek side into the last 16.
A shortlist of nominees will also be announced at the same time, with fans invited to vote to help select the additional former players to join the Premier League Hall of Fame 2020. Membership of the Premier League Hall of Fame will be the highest individual honour awarded to players by the League.
The Indian men's football team will be playing an away friendly match against Tajikistan in on March 31. The venue for the match will be confirmed at a later date.
The latest round of Europa League saw some competition heavyweights such as Arsenal, Ajax, Porto, Benfica and Celtic being knocked out. Arsenal were eliminated by Olympiacos at the Emirates Stadium as a Youssef El-Arabi strike in extra-time saw the gummers plummet out from the first stage of the elimination rounds.
Arsenal succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Olympiacos in the second leg of Europa League last-32 clash at the Emirates Stadium and were knocked out of the competition on the basis of the away-goal rule. Mikel Arteta’s side won the first leg 1-0 but were shocked by the Greek side as a late goal put them through to the next round.
Juventus take on Inter Milan in a crucial top of the table clash in the Italian league as the two teams look to strengthen their bid for this year’s title. But supporters have been barred from attending the fixture as the government continues to take emergency measures to contain and manage the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
Youssef El-Arabi scored in the last minute of extra-time as Olympiakos knocked Arsenal out of the Europa League on Thursday on a night when four former European champions were eliminated.
Arsenal will be without the services of defender Sead Kolasinac as the Bosnian picked up a shoulder injury during the weekend clash against Everton. Along with Kolasinac, Kieran Tierney, Cedric Soares and Calum Chambers are set to miss the game for the Gunners. Olympiacos, on the other hand, will be without Ruben Semedo as he picked up another yellow card.
Inter Milan will be without the services of Suspended Lautaro Martinez while Kwadwo Asamoah and Tommaso Berni are ineligible for this clash. Roberto Gagliardini, Stefano Senisi and Sebastian Esposito will all miss out on this fixture due to injuries. The absence of Samir Handanovic will be a big factor. Ludogorets will be without forwards Jodi Lukoki and Dimo Bakalov
Club Brugge created few decent chances in the first leg and are a threat on the counter. They will need to be at their very best to make it to the next round. Eric Bailly is likely to start ahead of Victor Lindelof in partnering skipper Harry Maguire at the heart of the defence. Bruno Fernandes should start given the importance of the game.