Liverpool held by 10-man Arsenal in Carabao Cup semi-final

Liverpool were left frustrated by 10-man Arsenal in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final at Anfield. Granit Xhaka was dismissed after 24 minutes for denying a goalscoring opportunity. The Swiss midfielder caught Diogo Jota with a high challenge on the edge of his penalty area as he attempted to cut out Andrew Robertson’s pass. Trent Alexander-Arnold could not punish Arsenal…

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Javier Mascherano takes over as Argentina Under-20 boss

Former Barcelona and Liverpool player Javier Mascherano will take on his first coaching role when he takes over as Argentina Under-20 boss in January. The 37-year-old, who won 147 caps for Argentina and served as his country’s captain, will replace Fernando Batista. Javier Mascherano called time on his playing career in 2020 having last played for Estudiantes. A versatile defensive…

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