Riyad Mahrez's penalty miss for Manchester City against West Ham ensured the Premier League title race will go to the final day. Provided Liverpool get something from Southampton, of course. And while Lukasz Fabianski's penalty save may still be lost in the midst of time should the Reds overhaul City on the final day, it nevertheless continues the Polish keeper's record of late penalty interventions. Lukasz Fabianski vs Fulham (November 2020) Fabianski has history when it comes to saving late penalties after denying Fulham's Ademola Lookman in the 98th minute of last season's clash between the Irons and Fulham.
CAIRO (AP) — Sao Tome and Principe was thrown out of the African Cup of Nations qualifying tournament on Monday for breaching COVID-19 protocols in a preliminary tie against Mauritius in March. Sao Tome and Principe fielded a player in the two-leg tie who hadn't submitted to a compulsory pre-match COVID-19 test or provided proof of a recent test, the Confederation of African Football said. That constituted a breach of CAF's medical rules. Sao Tome and Principe won the tie 4-3 on aggregate. Mauri
Standing by and watching a manager praised for all the hard work behind the scenes must be tough for assistant coaches, so it's hard to blame them for wanting a chance at it themselves. Set to become Erik ten Hag's assistant at Manchester United next season, McClaren's vast experience could help the Dutchman settle in at Old Trafford. From there, McClaren impressed enough to be handed a coaching job with England, before taking the reins as manager in 2006.