Good spirits (until the end for Chelsea, at least). Warm weather. Mosquitoes. Baku.
Wednesday’s Europa League final, beyond the pre-match controversy and the hours of travel, is just
N’Golo Kante’s Night Went Short…
First up, Chelsea. And we might as well bring you the latest on the darling Frenchman. He’s been struggling with a knee injury over the last few days and Maurizio Sarri rated him at 50/50 to feature in the match prior to training.
We May Have Had a Look Into Sarri’s Starting Lineup, Y’Know
Ok, he didn’t miss every one, but don’t let that stand in the way of a fun narrative.
David Luiz and Gonzalo Higuain’s Bust Up, and Sarri’s Hat Throwing, Got Caught by the Cameras
That fun narrative? Well, it ceased at the end of the session for Chelsea. Higuain – possibly annoyed by having to wear a bib or, as mentioned, missing the target a lot – and David Luiz had a quite the tiff. Maurizio was not impressed.
It’s all on video below. Not what you want really…
Tempers fraying in the Chelsea camp?
Higuain and Luiz come together in training and Maurizio Sarri is furious! pic.twitter.com/obSZ51KGGd
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) May 28, 2019
Laca Needs More Practice on Those Penalties
Both teams practiced penalties. It could go that far tomorrow, but Arsenal’s usually stone-cold Alexandre Lacazette can’t afford to repeat this on the big stage…
Elneny & Bellerin Have a Future Career in Mind?
Good to know that when Mohamed Elneny and Hector Bellerin say goodbye to their days on the pitch, there’s another career path waiting for them to tread down that they’re absolute naturals at.
Photography? Well, maybe not for Elneny, who doesn’t know which way to hold a camera…
We’re just one day away now. Stick with us at 90min for live coverage of the Europa and Champions League finals over the coming days.