In the most anticipated match in the EFL Cup, Liverpool was taking on Liverpool at Anfield. Both semi-finalists were without some tremendous names in their squads having received the call-ups from their national teams to take part in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Arsenal was without Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Thomas Partey, Mohammed El Nanny, and Nikolas Pepe.
If you're looking for information on the Carabao Cup semi-final matches, Liverpool and Arsenal will be playing each other at Anfield on Wednesday night. Of course, the Gunners were beaten by Jurgen Klopp's side during the 2021-2022 season, so Mikel Arteta's men will undoubtedly play with a high degree of winning spirit against the Reds on Sunday in order to earn a victory at home.
Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson and James Milner suffered knocks in the goalless Carabao Cup draw with Arsenal on Thursday, but are expected to be fit for the Premier League clash. The reds are missing the services of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita who are unavailable for the Reds due to their participation in the Africa Cup of Nations.
LIVERPOOL VS ARSENAL. Liverpool and Arsenal meet at Anfield in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final tie on Thursday in what has the potential to be an entertaining affair. This should be the second leg, but last week’s first leg at the Emirates had to be postponed due to what turned out to be a batch of false positive Covid-19 test results in the Liverpool camp. Both sides have plenty of selection problems and the hosts will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as they have joined up with their nations
Africa Cup of Nations is up and Running in Cameroon and various teams are giving it their all to be crowned the next African Champions, even though football is a team work, there are some members of the team's who are producing marvelous performance worth rewarding and that's why the tournament is identifying such players and rewarding them. The following is a list of players who have produced man of the match performance in the matches that have been played so far; Vincent Aboibakar Vincent was the first player
ARSENAL VS LIVERPOOL. Arsenal entertain Liverpool in the EFL Cup on Thursday and they can build on a positive performance in defeat against Manchester City by seizing the advantage in the first leg of this semi-final tie. The Gunners went down 2-1 to runaway Premier League leaders City but were arguably unlucky not to get anything out of the game.
Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp have a long way to go without their best players currently in the African Cup of Nations. Playing without Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Naby Keita. Their display in the Carabao Cup has shown that the team will miss their services. These have been so instrumental in the team, enabling them to be where they are.
Liverpool is set to miss the services of crucial three attacking players for a couple of weeks. Both Mo Salah and Sadio Mane were released to join their respective national teams participating in the African Cup Of Nations, which will kick off on Sunday 8th January and end on 6th February.
The premier league is set to return this weekend after a break of Carabao and FA cups. This is a time when the African Cup of Nations is going on. Some clubs have released their main players for the African cup. Some may be affected by their absence due to the role they had in their teams. The two most affected teams are: 1. Liverpool. Liverpool will be the most affected. They released three main first-team players. These are Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Naby Keita. These have been so important in the team.
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English Premier League players who are from the countries participating in the African Cup Of Nations (AFCON) went to represent their various countries in the competition that will take place from 9th January to 6th February 2022. This means that the EPL clubs that they play for will be missing them for the next one month.
Manchester City continue to widen the gap in pursuit of the title with 52 points. The Citizens defeated Arsenal 1-0 at Emirates, a match that saw Gabriel Maghalles shown a straight red card. Pep Guardiola's side have won seventeen matches in 21 appearances this season so far.
Liverpool is undoubtedly one of the premier league's title contenders speaking of its squad depth and the current form. The Klopp's men currently sit third on the premier league table with a game in hand against Leeds United. The 2019 league leaders have continually shown their class despite shortcomings in their squad such as Covid outbreaks and injuries among players.
Liverpool football club has formally written to EFL to request that the match between them and Arsenal football club be postponed. This comes as a result of an outbreak of COVID 19 within its members. Liverpool first team members have been hit by the pandemic and as it they do not have enough squad members for the match day.
The Manchester United victory against Burnley at Old Trafford yesterday marked the end of 2021 football fixtures and now the next match will be played on 1st of January 2022. Arsenal will be opening the fixture with an early kick-off clash with the title giants Manchester United from 15:30 hours.
Liverpool manager,Jurgen Klopp was absent during Chelsea clash with Liverpool that ended in draw at Stamford bridge due to suspicion with corona virus related symptoms. Some players such as Joel Matip, Firminho, and Alison Baker together with some staff members also missed the Suday Premier league clash at Chelsea due to suspected positive test.On Tuesday, Liverpool cancelled first team training.
Liverpool are supposed to play agaist Arsenal in the League cup match this Thursday. However, reports have confirmed that Liverpool have formally requested the match to be postponed due to surge of Covid 19 cases in the club. Jurgen klopp missed the match agaist Chelsea last weeked due to Covid 19.
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party leader Raila Odinga has accused Deputy President William Ruto of stealing public funds. Odinga has claimed that Ruto is using the stolen funds to give cash handouts and donations to different churches during his political campaigns. He claimed that the second in command is getting to the government while empty handed but leave while loaded, and use the money to buy vehicles to pastors and give donation to church groups pretending to be more holy.
Chelsea hosted Liverpool in a clash which would have eliminated the loser from title contention. Manchester City’s late win at Arsenal on New Year’s Day put the reigning champions 11 points clear of second place Chelsea, with Liverpool one point further back. Jurgen Klop was welcomed to London as he is self-isolating due to a positive COVID-19 test.
The African cup of nations tournament is scheduled to start in January and end late February next year.It is set to clash with European fixtures that will see some of their key African players leave to represent their countries.Here is a look at European clubs that will be adversely affected by the departure of their African superstars.Top of the list is none other than English club Liverpool.They will see their in form strikers Egypt's Mohammed Salah,Senegal's Sadio Mane and Mali's Nabi Keita leave.Second is London club Arsenal whose leading goalscorer Gabon's Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Ghanaian midfielder Partey will also leave.Third is defending premier league champions Manchester City who will see their in form midfielder Algeria's Riyad Mahrez leave.Champions league winners Chelsea are also not lucky as their number one goalkeeper Senegal's Eduardo Mendy will leave.Italian giants Napoli will see their leading goalscorer this season Nigeria's Victor Osimhen and Senegalese defender Koulibaly leave.Last but not least will be Leicester City whose Nigerian striker Ihenacho and Zambian forward Patson Daka will also leave.