MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Veteran striker Edinson Cavani said he feels “sad and upset” for missing the upcoming three rounds of World Cup qualifiers with Uruguay. He and other South American players in the Premier League were pressured by their clubs not to travel to the region due to COVID-19 protocols of the British government.
Coronavirus restrictions are causing issues for clubs in the Premier League ahead of the first round of games.
Everton is the most affected, with manager Rafa Benitez without five players for the match against Southampton on Saturday because they are in isolation.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two penalty shootout saves by goalkeeper David Ospina put Colombia in the semifinals of Copa America on Saturday after a 0-0 draw with Uruguay in regular time and kept alive its hopes of a first Copa title since 2001.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has agreed to stay another season.
The 34-year-old Uruguayan has 15 goals in his first season, helping United to second in the English Premier League and to the final of the Europa League...
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Manchester United delayed fierce rival Manchester City’s coronation as Premier League champion by rallying to beat Aston Villa 3-1 on Sunday.
City would have clinched the title if second-place United lost, and that scenario was on when Bertrand Traore put Villa into the lead in the 24th minute...
The English Football Association panel banned Edinson Cavani for three matches despite accepting the Manchester United striker was not racist and had not known his language was offensive...