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Sunday Ticker: Kepa disregards Sarri’s decision in final, Mourinho eyeing summer return, and more


Maurizio Sarri suffered his first cup final loss with Chelsea after the Blues fell 4-3 in a penalty shootout of the EFL Cup at Wembley Stadium.

Prior to the start of the shootout, Sarri planned on substituting off goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga but the Spaniard disregarded his boss’ wishes and remained on the pitch.

Sarri was livid on the sidelines after his keeper remained on the pitch but admitted after the match that it was a misunderstanding. (REPORT)

Jose Mourinho eyes a return to coaching in June after being sacked by Manchester United earlier this season. (REPORT)

Leicester City sacked manager Claude Puel after the club failed to win in their last seven matches. (REPORT)

Liverpool dropped points on Sunday after being held to a scoreless draw at Manchester United. (REPORT)

Gareth Bale scored to help Real Madrid down Levante 2-1 away from home, cutting Los Blancos deficit to nine points of first place. (REPORT)

Arsenal jumped back into the top four with a 2-0 home success over Southampton. (REPORT)

Current Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers played down a return to the Premier League after being linked to Leicester City. (REPORT)

Pep Guardiola admitted Aymeric Laporte and Fernandinho are both out for weeks after suffering injuries in Sunday’s EFL Cup. (REPORT)

Alvaro Morata is relieved to end his recent goal drought after scoring in Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 victory over Villarreal. (REPORT)

Weekend Rewind

Gboly Ariyibi scored his first goal for Motherwell while John Brooks and DeAndre Yedlin also shined. (READ)

The U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team learned their fate for this summer’s U-20 World Cup. (READ)

The Philadelphia Union will look to build off of their best season in club history. (READ)

After hiring a new manager and adding some new players, the San Jose Earthquakes will look to bounce back in 2019. (READ)

C.J. Sapong was traded to the Chicago Fire on Saturday for up to $450,000 in Allocation Money. (READ)

Andrew Wooten bagged his eighth league goal of the season for Sandhausen. (READ)







  1. Kepa acts like these jerks out here in the Bay area in California and some of the posters that comments on this site. They think they know everything and never listen and when karma comes to strike it does not end well. When in the end all you had to do was listen and be rational. Smh


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