Leicester and Southampton go head to head at Wembley today for a place in the FA Cup Final. Chelsea beat Manchester City 1-0 in Saturday’s other semi-final to deny Pep Guardiola the chance of an unprecedented quadruple, and Thomas Tuchel’s Blues will head into the final as undoubted favourites. Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester would have wanted to head to Wembley with their full focus on the cup game, but recent results in the Premier League mean the Foxes - currently third in the table - are looking over their shoulders in the race for Champions League qualification.
Mason Greenwood double and Cavani take Manchester United past Burnley Mason Greenwood (centre) celebrates scoring his and Manchester United’s second goal as they beat Burnley 3-1. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Reuters
A furious Gary Neville called for the Premier League to impose points deductions on any clubs involved in reported plans for a breakaway European Super League. Uefa are due to rubber-stamp proposals for an expanded Champions League format at a meeting of its executive committee tomorrow, but The Times reported on Sunday that several leading clubs have revived plans for a breakaway competition. The report claims that top Italian and Spanish clubs are involved, as well as Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham.
Welcome to our live coverage of the huge news that top clubs across Europe are planning to form a breakway European Super League. The Premier League has said it “condemns any proposal that attacks the principles of open competition and sporting merit” following reports that six of its clubs were supporting a European Super League. According to reports, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester City have signed up to the breakaway plan along with the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Arsenal will hope any injury to Lacazette is not serious as they are already without captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month. “We had 16 shots, probably not enough on target, goals disallowed, a post, that is the difference, you have to win this game.”