THE BALL – The day of decisions: follow the fight for the title (and not only) until the minute (England)

‘D-Day’ has arrived for the awarding of the Premier League title. From 4:00 p.m., Manchester City and Liverpool come into play to decide who will lift the Champions Cup. At the Etihad, Pep Guardiola’s team receives a visit from Aston Villa (guided by Steven Gerrard, legend of Liverpool…), while Jurgen Klopp’s team faces Bruno Lage’s Wolverhampton at Anfield.

With a one-point lead (and a six-point lead), Manchester City know they only have to win to become twice champions, while Liverpool must win and wait for their rivals to slip.


46′: The matches resume. Zinchenko joins Manchester City to replace Fernandinho. Stones will team up with Laporte, Cancelo moves to the right. At Anfield, José Sá was injured at Wolverhampton.

45′: Interval. Manchester City are still champions at this point, with an explosive 45 minutes expected in the second half of games.

45+3′: Everton score at Emirates, 2-1 at Arsenal.

38′: Crystal Palace scores against Manchester United and West Ham in Brighton. Red Devils in the Conference League.

37′: ASTON VILLA GOAL IN THE ETIHAD! In the box, Cash appears behind Cancelo and heads for the back of the net after a cross from Digne. Dramatic moments during the last trip! At the moment, Guardiola’s side are champions thanks to the better goal difference.

36′: Manchester City still can’t create a great danger near Robin Olsen’s goal…

32′: At the same time, Arsenal and Tottenham score and widen their lead. There doesn’t seem to be much to do and that will be the spurs to secure fourth place and access the Champions League.

27′: Arsenal score from the penalty spot against Everton.

24′: Draw Liverpool, goal by Sadio Mané! What detail from Thiago to assist the Senegalese…

20′: Pedro Neto is injured and replaced by Hwang Hee-Chan.

19′: Leeds see the goal disallowed by the VAR, but Newcastle win ahead of Burnley who, with this combination of results, go down in the Championship.

16 ‘: Goal of Tottenham (Dejan Kulusevski) in Norwich, the team of the foot and a half of Antonio Conte in the Champions League.

14 ‘: Manchester City with more ball but, for the moment, without creating danger.

3′: Go Wolverhampton to Anfield! Pedro Neto surprises and places Bruno Lage’s team in front of the scorer! José Sá launched a long shot, Konaté missed the cut and Jiménez served the Portuguese international, who in the heart of the box was limited to pushing into the back of the net.

4 p.m.: Start of matches at Etihad and Anfield!

3:55 p.m.: The start time of the 10 matches is approaching.

3.40pm: Good morning and welcome to All England Decisions Day. Follow, step by step, the matches of Manchester City and Liverpool but also all the decisions regarding qualification for the Champions League, the Europa League and the Conference League, as well as relegation to the Championship.

Manchester City: Ederson, Stones, Fernandinho, Laporte, João Cancelo, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Mahrez, Foden and Gabriel Jesus

AstonVilla: Olsen, Cash, Chambers, Mings, Worthy, McGinn, Douglas Luiz, Ramsey, Buendía, Coutinho and Watkins

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Konaté, Robertson, Henderson, Thiago, Keita, Jota, Luis Díaz and Mané

Wolverhampton: Jose Sa; Boly, Coady, Toti, Jonny, Dendoncker, Rúben Neves, João Moutinho, Ait-Nouri, Pedro Neto and Jiménez.

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