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And so concludes the action...

2021-04-18T21:20:22Z

And so concludes another eventful day of football.

PSG dramatically remained in the Ligue 1 title race thanks to an injury-time goal against Saint-Etienne, while Man Utd also left it late against Burnley.

Leicester, meanwhile, moved into their first FA Cup final since 1969.

Real Madrid weren't so lucky, though, as they lost ground to Atletico Madrid with a 0-0 draw against Getafe. Earlier, Atleti had won 5-0.

Ligue 1 remains a four-horse race

2021-04-18T20:56:49Z

With five matches of the season to go, the top four in Ligue 1 are split by three points after Lyon win 2-1 in Nantes.

Chicharito squares the game for LA Galaxy

2021-04-18T20:49:01Z

https://twitter.com/MLS/status/1383884725547257857

Half an hour for Real Madrid to find a winner

2021-04-18T20:22:53Z

It's still 0-0 in Getafe, with Zinedine Zidane's men seeking to close the gap at the top of La Liga.

Nantes get one back against Lyon

2021-04-18T20:20:25Z

British PM speaks out against Super League

2021-04-18T19:51:07Z

Lineker celebrates Leicester's success

2021-04-18T19:43:43Z

Still all square in Getafe

2021-04-18T19:31:38Z

Not much to report from Getafe, where Real Madrid are still scoreless as they attempt to respond to Atletico Madrid's 5-0 win earlier today.

Back in the summer of '69 for Leicester

2021-04-18T19:27:18Z

Leicester are into their first FA Cup final since 1969.

Napoli take the lead against Inter

2021-04-18T19:26:23Z

With 10 minutes to go before the break, a Stefan de Vrij own goal has given Napoli the lead in Serie A's big Sunday match.

Leicester into FA Cup final!

2021-04-18T19:23:24Z

It's all over Wembley, with Kelechi Iheanacho's goal the difference between the two teams.

The Foxes will face Chelsea on May 15!

 

Napoli take on Inter

2021-04-18T18:56:15Z

We are also under way in Naples as Serie A leaders take on Napoli looking for a win that will edge them ever closer to a first title in a decade.

Updates coming up!

Close!

2021-04-18T18:52:35Z

That's much better from Southampton, though it has taken going a goal down to spark them into life.

Ibrahima Diallo shows great technique to fire in a snap-shot from the edge of the area that goes just wide. Kasper Schmeichel was unmoved!

Goal for Leicester!

2021-04-18T18:43:34Z

Kelechi Iheanacho does it again! He just cannot stop scoring at the moment!

Wonderful build-up play from Jamie Vardy, who spins away from his marker down the left before bursting into the area and teeing up Iheanacho, whose fires past Fraser Forster at the second attempt.

Ten goals in seven matches now for the Nigeria international.

Arteta provides Lacazette update

2021-04-18T18:38:05Z

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has confirmed that forward Alexandre Lacazette sustained a hamstring injury against Fulham and believes the fact he has played three games in the space of seven days may have played a role.

He said to Sky Sports: "He felt his hamstring so we don't know. We have to rotate players, we have players who didn't recover from the game on Thursday. That is the risk.

"You cannot change those players every game."

Read all the details here.

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We go again

2021-04-18T18:36:29Z

Southampton get the second half started at Wembley.

Who can make themselves a hero and fire their side to the final??

HT: Leicester 0-0 Southampton

2021-04-18T18:18:41Z

It's all-square at the break.

Leicester have perhaps shaded things, going close once through Jamie Vardy, but it has not been a classic so far.

Super League? Battle to beat Burnley suggests Man Utd are far from Europe's elite

2021-04-18T18:13:50Z

Goal's Manchester United correspondent Charlotte Duncker is equally disparaging of the European Super League plans. 

"These plans are about pure greed from those clubs at the top of the game, and the consequences that have been threatened by UEFA, the Football Association and the Premier League mean clashes against Burnley could become a thing of the past should the 'elite' continue to push ahead.

United probably would not miss playing against Burnley given they always seem to make such heavy work of beating them.

Joking aside, these are the games that the fans pay their season ticket money for, the bread and butter of the season. It may not always feel 'super', but it is the foundation of what the club fights for."

Read the rest of Charlotte's reaction here.

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Chance!

2021-04-18T18:05:06Z

What a chance that is for Jamie Vardy!

It's a wonderful through ball by Youri Tielemans into the path on the onrushing Foxes striker, but his chipped effort past Fraser Forster goes over.

Vardy was drawn slightly wide, but it was still a wonderful opportunity.

Neville 'disgusted' with ESL proposals

2021-04-18T17:58:17Z

If you haven't read Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville's response to the European Super League proposals, here is just a taster:

“I'm not against the modernisation of football competition, but to bring forward proposals in the wake of Covid is an absolute scandal. United and the rest of the big six clubs that have signed up to it should be ashamed of themselves.

"Are Arsenal in the league? They've just drawn to Fulham. The six English clubs should have points docked from them this season. It's an absolute joke.

“It’s been damned and rightly so. I’m a Man Utd fan and have been for 40 years. I’m disgusted with Manchester United and Liverpool most.

“Liverpool, they pretend ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, the people’s club, the fans’ club. Man Utd, 100 years born out of workers around here and they’re breaking away into a league without competition, that they can’t be relegated from.

“We have to wrestle back the power in this country from the clubs at the top of this league - and that includes my club. I’ve been calling for 12 months as part of another group for an independent regulator to bring checks in place to stop this happening."

You can read the rest of his extraordinary comments here.

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Tarkowski scores landmark goal against Manchester United

2021-04-18T17:53:42Z

James Tarkowski's goal against Manchester United was a landmark one, as the Red Devils have now conceded 1,000 times in the Premier League.

Tarkowski scored in the 50th minute of Sunday's match, as the defender headed home from close range from an Ashley Westwood corner.

The goal saw Burnley equalise just moments after Man Utd took the lead through Mason Greenwood, although goals from the teenage forward and Edinson Cavani later in the match were enough to seal a 3-1 win for the Red Devils.

Read all the details here.

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Nothing to separate the teams at Wembley

2021-04-18T17:46:01Z

It's been tight and tense in the opening stages at Wembley.

 Ayoze Perez curled an early effort over the bar but there has not been much goalmouth action.

Given Southampton's defensive record in this competition this season that is perhaps not a surprise!

Here we go!

2021-04-18T17:31:37Z

Leicester get the game under way at Wembley!

Sign him up?

2021-04-18T17:20:47Z

‘Deduct points from the teams who signed up for it’

2021-04-18T17:13:14Z

There has been an absolutely furious reaction to reports clubs from across Europe, including six Premier League sides, have agreed to join a European Super League.

Manchester United and England legend Gary Neville has led the angry backlash, going so far as to state that those sides who have signed the proposals should be punished with a points deduction.

Read more on this huge story here.

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1000 up for the Red Devils

2021-04-18T17:11:15Z

Fans are back!

2021-04-18T17:01:35Z

There will be 4,000 spectactors present at Wembley this evening at part of a government coronavirus trial.

A small but welcome step back to normality.

Game over!

2021-04-18T16:50:42Z

3-1 Manchester United and that's a really well worked goal!

Burnley understandably committed men forward in an attempt to grab the equaliser but lost possession and were ruthlessly caught on the counter.

Lovely interplay involving Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood and Donny Van de Beek sets up Edinson Cavani to stroke home from close range.

Remember the name?

2021-04-18T16:49:38Z

Goal for Manchester United!

2021-04-18T16:42:26Z

Manchester United have done it!

Less than six minutes left and they are back in front - though there is a huge slick of luck about it.

Mason Greenwood curls in a shot from the right side of the area that takes a deflection off Jack Cork and completely wrong-foots Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

Tough on the Clarets, that.

FA Cup team news!

2021-04-18T16:29:45Z

The teams are in from Wembley as Southampton and Leicester go head-to-head for the right to face Chelsea in the FA Cup final next month.

Leicester XI: Schmeichel, Castagne, Fofana, Soyuncu, Evans, Ricardo, Ndidi, Tielemans, Perez, Iheanacho, Vardy.

Southampton XI: Forster, Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Bertrand, Diallo, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Djenepo, Redmond, Ings.

Kick-off is at 6.30pm

FT: Atletico Madrid 5-0 Eibar

2021-04-18T16:16:02Z

Full time in Spain and it is a thumping win for Atletico Madrid, who go four points clear at the top.

Over to you, Real...

Points deductions for ESL clubs - Neviile

2021-04-18T16:13:54Z

Gary Neville is never one to hold back and he hasn't let us down here.

Closing thoughts from the Emirates

2021-04-18T16:10:44Z

Here is some video reaction from Goal's Arsenal correspondent Charles Watts to Arsenal's last-gasp draw against Fulham.

Goal! Burnley level!

2021-04-18T16:08:37Z

Burnley hit back straight away!

A corner from the Clarets left is met by defender James Tarkowski, who sends a powerful header beyond Dean Henderson.

Game on!

GOAL! Manchester United 1-0 Burnley

2021-04-18T16:06:31Z

We do have a breakthrough! 

It started with a rapid breakaway by Marcus Rashford down the left, his low cross was dummied by Bruno Fernandes and Mason Greenwood was there to fire the ball home!

Goal at Old Trafford!

2021-04-18T16:06:00Z

Ask, and you shall receive...

Under way again at Old Trafford

2021-04-18T16:05:11Z

We are off again at Old Trafford and Manchester United have made change, with Edinson Cavani coming on for Fred.

Will we see a breakthrough??

FT: Rangers 2-0 Celtic

2021-04-18T15:56:06Z

Full time at Ibrox and Rangers' memorable season continues.

Having already secured the title Steven Gerrard's side have now knocked their great rivals Celtic of the Scottish Cup.

An early Steven Davis strike and Jonjoe Kenny's own goal secured the win, with Rangers going through to play St Johnstone in the quarter-finals.

Llorente does it again

2021-04-18T15:51:32Z

It's turning into quite the afternoon for Atletico Madrid -Diego Llorente has scored again to make it 5-0!

The visitors have not had a shot of any description so far.

HT: Manchester United 0-0 Burnley

2021-04-18T15:46:57Z

That's the half at Old Trafford, and this game could go either way.

Chris Wood had a goal ruled out for offside after 14 seconds, while Marcus Rashford drew a smart stop from Bailey Peacock-Farrell at the other end.

Too close to call!

PL and UEFA hit out at European Super League plans

2021-04-18T15:42:24Z

Now to a stunning story that has rapidly gathered pace this afternoon...

The Premier League and UEFA have hit out at plans to create a European Super League, branding them anti-competitive and suggesting they undermine the integrity of the sport.

The strong response comes amid reports a number of European sides have signed up a proposed breakaway league less than 24 hours before UEFA is due to announce reforms to the Champions League format.

Read all the details on this breaking story here.

Missed penalty!

2021-04-18T15:38:14Z

Oh dear, it's just not Celtic's day. They had the chance to get back into the game when Joe Aribo fouled Leigh Griffiths in the area for a penalty.

Odsonne Edouard stepped up, but Allan McGregor palmed his effort away!

Dortmund stroll to win - eventually

2021-04-18T15:34:54Z

It was a comfortable win in the end of Dortmund - though they needed to fight back from a goal down to eventually beat Werder Bremen 4-1.

A double from Erling Haaland, plus strikes from Giovanni Reyna and Mats Hummels sealed the points.

Good save!

2021-04-18T15:30:49Z

That's good goalkeeping from Bailey Peacock-Farrell. Marcus Rashford fired in a dipping shot from the left side of the area that the Burnley stopper did reallt well to tip over.

Minutes later at the other end an early ball found Chris Wood in the area, but his header goes just wide!

Things are warming up at Old Trafford!

And now it's four!

2021-04-18T15:27:40Z

They think it's all over, it is now - it's four! Marcos Llorente is now on the scoresheet for Aleti!

Diego Simeone's side are piling the pressure on Real Madrid ahead of their game against Getafe later.

 

It's three for Atletico!

2021-04-18T15:23:07Z

That should do it! Yannick Carrasco has made at 3-0 to Atletico Madrid, surely that's the points wrapped up?
 

'A horrible afternoon for Arsenal'

2021-04-18T15:18:56Z

Goal's Arsenal correspondent Charles Watts is not holding back in his assessment of the game at the Emirates:

"This was a horrible afternoon for Arsenal.

"It was one that started full of optimism following the high of Thursday night’s excellent 4-0 win in Prague which booked Mikel Arteta’s side a spot in the Europa League semi-finals.

"​But it ended in the latest of a series of lows that have littered this awful season."

Read the rest of his verdict from the Fulham game here.

Solskjaer: Man Utd ready to go 🗣

2021-04-18T14:56:28Z

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to MUTV: "That's the name of the game, that we always start every game fresh and as bright as we can. A few players were suspended on Thursday, Marcus [Rashford] was rested, so we should be ready to go from the start."

Full-time: Atalanta 1-0 Juventus

2021-04-18T14:51:03Z

Atalanta move up to third in Serie A after snatching victory at the death against Juventus. Ruslan Malinovskyi is the man of the moment for the Bergamo side - his deflected shot ricocheted off Alex Sandro and into the back of the net. 

Juve are now 12 points behind league leaders Inter and defeat today has set back their hopes of securing second place, since they are now four points adrift of AC Milan and two behind Atalanta. It's not looking good for the Bianconeri.

Half-time: Rangers 2-0 Celtic

2021-04-18T14:49:56Z

Rangers are enjoying themselves in this Old Firm so far, having gone 2-0 up thanks to a Jonjoe Kenny own goal. The on-loan Everton full-back turned in a cross from Joe Aribo to compound the Bhoys' misery. It could be a long second half for the green half of Glasgow.

Disaster for Juve!

2021-04-18T14:46:54Z

Atalanta have taken the lead against Juventus in the dying moments of the game! Ruslan Malinovskyi with the goal!

If it remains this way, Atalanta will leapfrog the Bianconeri into third place.

'Patient' Nketiah 'happy' with rescue act

2021-04-18T14:42:52Z

Eddie Nketiah stepped into the breach for the injured Alexandre Lacazette against Fulham and he rewarded Mikel Arteta's faith by scoring a very late equaliser to salvage a point.

"Firstly I wish Laca a speedy recovery - he's important to the team and hopefully will be back as soon as possible," the striker told Sky Sports after scoring the crucial equaliser for the Gunners in their 1-1 draw.

"For me I stay patient and I'm happy to get the chance to play and I will be ready to help the team if I'm called upon."

Sums it up for Fulham 👎

2021-04-18T14:38:27Z

Full-time: Arsenal 1-1 Fulham

2021-04-18T14:29:10Z

Substitute Eddie Nketiah was the saviour for Arsenal after his 97th-minute strike prevented what would have been a devastating defeat to Fulham. The Cottagers looked set for victory having gone ahead in the second half thanks to a Josh Maja penalty, but Mikel Arteta's side never gave up and Nketiah prodded home in the final moments.

There may well be a massive sense of relief among the Arsenal players, but it remains a bitterly disappointing result and if results elsewhere go against them they could now easily slip into the bottom half of the table. 😬

NKETIAH EQUALISES!

2021-04-18T14:28:24Z

In the seventh minute of added time! Super-sub Eddie Nketiah has scored!

Rangers go ahead!

2021-04-18T14:18:30Z

Steven Davis' overhead kick has put Rangers in front in the Scottish Cup fourth round! Celtic have just not managed to get to grips with Steven Gerrard's side this season at all.

It's 1-0 at Ibrox.

Sensational turnaround for Dortmund 😮

2021-04-18T14:15:55Z

Borussia Dortmund have carried off a remarkable comeback against Werder Bremen after going a goal down. Giovanni Reyna and Erling Haaland (who else?!) have masterminded the first-half turnaround. It's 3-1 to BVB.

The teams are in for Man Utd vs Burnley...

2021-04-18T14:08:59Z

Man Utd XI: Henderson, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Pogba, McTominay, B. Fernandes, Rashford, Greenwood.

Burnley XI: Peacock-Farrell, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, McNeil, Westwood, Brownhill, Cork, Gudmundsson, Wood.

Game kicks off at 4pm.

Gunners denied! ❌

2021-04-18T14:06:33Z

Just over 10 minutes are left on the clock - Arsenal will be looking for a PSG-style turnaround!

More bad news for Arsenal - Laca's injured 🤕

2021-04-18T13:59:20Z

Alexandre Lacazette has done his hamstring and has been forced off. The France international's been replaced by Eddie Nketiah and Gunners fans will be hopeful that the 21-year-old can step up to the mark.

Here's a stat for you

2021-04-18T13:55:36Z

That's just the 87 penalties.

FULHAM TAKE THE LEAD!

2021-04-18T13:52:01Z

Josh Maja has fired Fulham in front from the penalty spot! 

A bit of controversy in the decision, with the referee not sure about the foul, but it was given after a VAR check.

That's a major blow to Mikel Arteta's side, but what a boost for the Cottagers, who are fighting for their survival in the Premier League.

Half-time: Atalanta 0-0 Juventus

2021-04-18T13:48:38Z

There was some drama early on when Luis Muriel had claims for a penalty denied, but Juventus have been on top for much of the first half. Juan Cuadrado had a shot denied mid-way through the half and Alvaro Morata probably should have done much better when gifted an opportunity inside the box by Joakim Maehle. If it stays this way Juve will be three points adrift of second-placed AC Milan, who won earlier today.

OFF THE LINE!

2021-04-18T13:35:35Z

Juventus have missed a chance to take the lead!

Alvaro Morata did well to win the ball in the box, but the execution of the finish - an attempted chip - was far too weak and Atalanta managed to clear it off the line to safety.

Still 0-0 in Bergamo with 10 minutes to go in the first half.

Right call? 😬

2021-04-18T13:27:51Z

Half-time: Arsenal 0-0 Fulham

2021-04-18T13:19:44Z

Arsenal were left disappointed just before the half-time interval when Dani Ceballos' header was disallowed by VAR for offside and they had it in the net again only for Emile Smith Rowe to have been called offside. A deflating end to the half, but there have been plenty of positives for the Gunners, not least the contributions of Gabriel Martinelli. Big 45 minutes ahead!

VAR says 'no goal' for Arsenal ❌

2021-04-18T13:16:07Z

The Gunners get the ball in the back of the net, but it's ruled out.

Rangers vs Celtic - Teams are in!

2021-04-18T13:12:00Z

We have an Old Firm (or Glasgow Derby, depending on who you ask!) to look forward to today too.

Here are the teams for the Scottish Cup fourth round.

Rangers XI: McGregor, Patterson, Goldson, Helander, Barisic, Davis, Kamara, Arfield, Aribo, Kent, Morelos.

Celtic XI: Bain, Kenny, Welsh, Ajer, Laxalt, Brown, Turnbull, McGregor Christie, Elyounoussi, Edouard.

Kick-off at 3pm.

Patience key for Gunners ⏳

2021-04-18T13:06:43Z

It's 0-0 at the Emirates approaching half-time and Goal's Arsenal correspondent Charles Watts believes the Gunners just need to remain focused.

"Arsenal just need to stay a little patient here. They’ve been well on top and they will feel they should be in front after Martinelli’s early chances," Watts says. "It feels like they are starting to get a bit frustrated and that has allowed to Fulham to get themselves back into the game a little.

"Martinelli looks lively whenever he gets on the ball, but not having a full-back behind him who is willing to go on the overlap is leaving him a little isolated at times, he’s having to do most of his work on his own over there.

"That’s always going to be the issue of having Granit Xhaka at left-back. He does a job for Arsenal there, but it really does limit them in an attacking sense on the left flank. Kieran Tierney can’t return soon enough."

Mbappe: People think it's easy to win

2021-04-18T13:01:57Z

Kylian Mbappe was furious when it looked like PSG might drop points after his goalscoring heroics, but was relieved when Mauro Icardi's goal secured victory.

"People think it's easy to win, it isn't," the World Cup winner told Canal+ after the 3-2 win against Saint-Etienne. "This season there is a tough race for the title. We must continue to give our all."

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Full-time: PSG 3-2 Saint-Etienne

2021-04-18T12:54:54Z

An absolutely INCREDIBLE end to the game at Parc des Princes, with five goals scored in the final 15 minutes of the game. Saint-Etienne took the lead on 77 minutes thanks to Denis Bouanga, but Kylian Mbappe hit back immediately to restore parity. The France international found the net again soon afterwards from the penalty spot and looked to have wrapped up maximum points before Romain Hamouma struck three minutes into added time.

Staring into the possibility of two dropped points at home, PSG were saved by Mauro Icardi. The Argentine's goal means that there is only a point between the Parisians and Lille. It could well be a massive moment in the race for the title! 🏆

ANOTHER GOAL IN PARIS! 👀

2021-04-18T12:53:47Z

Mauro Icardi has clinched what should be the winner for PSG! Five minutes into added time. That is a BIG goal.

Saint-Etienne equalise!

2021-04-18T12:50:16Z

It's 2-2, two minutes into stoppage time! Romain Hamouma with the goal! Nightmare stuff for the Parisians after taking the lead.

Penalty to PSG!

2021-04-18T12:45:57Z

Scored by Kylian Mbappe! His second goal of the game ⚽️ ⚽️

After going behind just before the 80th minutes PSG are leading 2-1 heading into the final stages of the game. Incredible turnaround.

Mbappe!!! ⚽️

2021-04-18T12:38:06Z

That didn't last long! It's 1-1. Less than a minute after going behind, Kylian Mbappe has hauled PSG level against Saint-Etienne.

Ten minutes to go!

Saint-Etienne take the lead!

2021-04-18T12:37:27Z

GOAL!

The visitors go in front in Paris! Bouanga fires Saint-Etienne ahead.

Full-time: AC Milan 2-1 Genoa

2021-04-18T12:22:41Z

AC Milan survive a late scare to close the gap to Inter to eight points. It's a big win for Stefano Piolo's side and keeps some distance between them and Juventus as well. Ante Rebic fired the Rossoneri ahead with a wonderful half-volley, but Mattia Destro - a player who seems to love scoring against Milan - hauled Genoa level before half-time. A slice of luck came to the hosts 20 minutes before the end of the game when Gianluca Scamacca turned the ball past his own 'keeper.

Mbappe goes close!

2021-04-18T12:21:29Z

Still 0-0 after the hour mark in Paris. Kylian Mbappe has gone close to opening the scoring, but things remain locked level with Saint-Etienne.

TWO SHOTS OFF THE LINE!

2021-04-18T12:15:53Z

WOW!

Simon Kjaer and Fikayo Tomori keep Genoa out! A brilliant display of defending from the AC Milan duo to make sure Milan stay in front. First Kjaer cleared a rasping shot off the line and Tomori was on hand to blast the follow-up away. 

It remains 2-1 with 2 minutes left on the clock.

The Juventus team is in ⚪️ ⚫️

2021-04-18T12:00:49Z

Cristiano Ronaldo is, of course, out of the game with a thigh issue.

Juventus XI: Szczesny, Cuadrado, De Ligt, Chiellini, Alex Sandro, McKennie, Bentancur, Rabiot, Chiesa, Dybala, Morata.

Atalanta XI: Gollini, Toloi, Palomino, Djimsiti, Maehle, Freuler, De Roon, Gosens, Pessina, Muriel, Zapata.

AC Milan back in front! ⚽️

2021-04-18T11:56:45Z

Gooooaaal for AC Milan!

And it's a fortunate one for the hosts as a corner kick bounces off Gianluca Scamacca's back and past his own goalkeeper.

It's 2-1 with 20 minutes left on the clock.

Half-time: PSG 0-0 Saint-Etienne

2021-04-18T11:45:58Z

Frustration for Paris Saint-Germain at Parc des Princes as they fail to break the deadlock against Saint-Etienne. Pablo Sarabia crashed the ball off the woodwork around the half-hour mark from a wonderfully struck free kick, but it remains 0-0.

What about Neymar's coat? 😎

2021-04-18T11:35:48Z

Little to report other than frustration for PSG in their game against Saint-Etienne, but Neymar is cheering on from the stands...and looking stylish while doing so.

Arsenal team is in 👀

2021-04-18T11:32:57Z

Arsenal XI: Ryan, Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Xhaka, Elneny, Ceballos, Saka, Smith Rowe, Martinelli, Lacazette.

Fulham XI: Areola, Andersen, De Cordova-Reid, Adarabioyo, Cavaleiro, Lemina, Lookman, Maja, Anguissa, Robinson, Aina.

Half-time: AC Milan 1-1 Genoa

2021-04-18T11:19:06Z

Well... AC Milan won't be happy after forfeiting the lead just before the break. With Juventus and Atalanta breathing down their necks, they desperately need to continue winning matches.

It's been a bright enough performance for the Rossoneri though and Ante Rebic's opener was simply spectacular, but Fikayo Tomori might be disappointed with his marking after losing Mattia Destro for the equaliser. Big 45 minutes coming up at San Siro.

Genoa equalise!

2021-04-18T11:09:44Z

Mattia Destro continues his great record against AC Milan by heading an equaliser past Gianluigi Donnarumma. He's got four goals in his last five games against the Rossoneri now. It's 1-1.

Scenes from the Emirates 🏟 ☀️

2021-04-18T11:03:18Z

REBIC! 🚀

2021-04-18T10:47:09Z

Ante Rebic fires AC Milan ahead with a delightful half-volley from the edge of the box!

That's his seventh Serie A goal this season ⭐️

It's 1-0 at San Siro!

Big task ahead for Fulham

2021-04-18T10:40:57Z

Arsenal take on Fulham later (1:30pm kick-off) and a win for the Gunners would serve to compound the Cottagers' woes as they fight against relegation.

Sheffield United became the first team to be relegated from the Premier League this season following their loss to Wolves yesterday and Fulham are desperate to avoid following them down to the Championship. There is huge gap to bridge though - seven points heading into today's match - so they really need to start winning. Unfortunately for them, the form table is not pretty as they've lost their last four games on the bounce.

It's also a crucial game for Arsenal, with the Gunners' hopes of securing continental football looking increasingly slim as they languish in ninth. They've scored seven goals in their last two outings though, so Mikel Arteta's side will be full of confidence.

Things are heating up in Serie A 🔥

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AC Milan are 11 points behind Serie A leaders Inter, but they are only a point ahead of Juventus and will be desperate to secure three points as they fight for Champions League qualification. The Rossoneri won 3-1 last time out, overcoming Parma, while Genoa - who find themselves at the other end of the table - suffered a 3-1 loss against Juventus.

Of course, Milan are without the talismanic force of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who received a red card in the previous match, but they will be hoping that Rafael Leao can fill the Swede's considerably sized boots!

PSG team for Saint-Etienne clash

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PSG XI: Rico, Bakker, Kimpembe, Kehrer, Florenzi, Herrera, Danilo, Kean, Rafinha, Sarabia, Mbappe.

Saint-Etienne XI: Green, Debucy, Cisse, Moukoudi, Trauco, Camara, Youssouf, Neyou, Hamouma, Monnet-Paquet, Khazri.

Paris Saint-Germain may be flying in the Champions League, but things have been a little off-pace on the domestic front. Maurcio Pochettino's side are second in Ligue 1 and they trail Lille by four points. That gap can be reduced to just one point with a win today.

AC Milan team is in!

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AC Milan XI: G. Donnarumma, Kalulu, Kjaer, Tomori, Hernandez, Bennacer, Kessie, Saelemaekers, Calhanoglu, Rebic, Leao.

Genoa XI: Perin, Masiello, Radovanovic, Goldaniga, Cassata, Strootman, Badelj, Sajc, Ghiglione, Destro, Scamacca.

Game kicks off at 11:30am UK time.

Which games are on today? 📅

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There's action from the Premier League, La Liga & more!

Here's a handy run-down of the biggest games to look forward to with us today.

⚽️  11:30am - AC Milan vs Genoa

⚽️  12 noon - PSG vs Saint-Etienne

⚽️  1:30pm - Arsenal vs Fulham

⚽️  2pm - Atalanta vs Juventus

⚽️  3pm - Celtic vs Rangers

⚽️  3:15pm - Atletico Madrid vs Eibar

⚽️  4pm - Manchester United vs Burnley

⚽️  6:30pm - Leicester City vs Southampton

⚽️  7:45pm - Napoli vs Inter

⚽️  8pm - Getafe vs Real Madrid

All times BST

It's matchday! ⚽️ 🤩 🎉

2021-04-18T09:48:46Z

Welcome to Goal's live matchday blog!

We'll be bringing you all the latest from the biggest games today, so stay tuned for updates. 🚨

Team news, goals and all the incidents from action as it happens in England, France, Spain, Germany, Italy and more! 💪