talkSPORT’s GameDay brings you another bumper day of Premier League action on Saturday before the top-flight takes another international break. The 2019/20 season is taking shape nicely with the teams now 11 games into their campaigns. AFP or licensors Frank Lampard’s Chelsea take on Crystal Palace this weekend This weekend will provide another batch of important games as the sides look to head into their week off on a high. talkSPORT will be on hand for another packed day of thrills and spills and here’s what we’ve got in store this Saturday. Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Coverage starts from 11am on talkSPORT (kick-off 12:30pm) GameDay kicks off this weekend at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea entertain Crystal Palace. Frank Lampard’s Blues have be
Chelsea battled from 4-1 down to claim what could be a valuable point with a 4-4 draw against Ajax in a thrilling match at Stamford Bridge.But the Blues may feel like they should have won the game as the visitors were reduced to nine men, while Cesar Azpilicueta had what he thought was the winning goal disallowed following a VAR check. Getty Images - Getty Azpilicueta’s celebrations were brutally cut short The blistering start set the tone for the epic with two goals inside the first five minutes – Jorginho’s penalty cancelling out a second-minute own goal by Tammy Abraham. Ajax then raced into a 3-1 lead through Quincy Promes’ goal while Kepa Arrizabalaga could do nothing when Hakim Ziyech’s corner struck the post before hitting the goalkeeper in the face
Premier League duo Liverpool and Chelsea will reportedly compete in a revamped FIFA Club World Cup from 2021.The 24-team tournament is set for the Far East and will replace the Confederations Cup in the football calendar, according to the New York Times. getty images Chelsea and Liverpool will both participate in the first edition of the new-look FIFA Club World Cup in 2021 They claim the decision to award the hosting rights to China will be announced this Friday in Shanghai. Europe will have eight competitors in the competition, more than FIFA’s other five regional confederations. The winners of the two elite European club competitions – the Champions League and the Europa League – over a four-year period would make up the eight UEFA teams involved.
Gameweek nine is all but done with just Arsenal and Sheffield United to play on Monday night.Liverpool’s lead at the top of the Premier League was cut to six points with their draw at Manchester United on Sunday. Getty Images - Getty Jack Grealish had another excellent game for Aston Villa Leicester and Chelsea continue their good starts to the season and currently occupy the Champions League places while Tottenham’s woes continue as they scraped a draw against bottom of the table Watford. Marco Silva’s job was saved, for now, with a vital 2-0 victory against West Ham. Here at talkSPORT.com, we have selected our best XI of the weekend games so far. Buildlineup.com talkSPORT’s team of the weekend from week nine Gabriel Jesu
Callum Hudson-Odoi scored two brilliant goals for the England Under-21s as they thrashed Austria 5-1 in their European Championship qualifier in Milton Keynes.Arsenal youngster Eddie Nketiah, who is on loan at Leeds, also netted a hat-trick at Stadium MK but missed a late penalty to add a fourth. Hudson-Odoi was making his first competitive start for the Young Lions and it may be his last as he scored two scintillating first-half goals. Getty Images - Getty Callum Hudson-Odoi starred for the England Under-21s The 18-year-old Chelsea star was involved with Aidy Boothroyd’s side as part of his rehab following an Achilles injury, but it was clear he was a step above this level and seems certain to be back with the senior squad for next month’s Euro 2020 quali