Southampton looks to put icing on its incredible rise to the Premier League with an EFL Cup Final win on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. Standing in their way? PL giants Manchester United, who could give Jose Mourinho his first full tournament title as Red Devils boss. Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts up top for United, with Wayne Rooney and Marcus Rashford on the bench. New Saints signing Martin Caceres makes the bench along with EFL Cup Team of the Tournament midfielder Sofiane Boufal, while Manolo Gabbiadini and Nathan Redmond will be trusted in the Starting XI. LINEUPS Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Bailly, Smalling, Rojo; Herrera, Pogba, Lingard, Mata, Martial; Ibrahimovic. Subs: Romero, Blind,
Ronaldo and Real Madrid escaped with all three points. (Reuters) So far this La Liga season, Villarreal’s Yellow Submarine had tied Real Madrid away, beaten Atletico Madrid at home and tied Barcelona at home. In the sixth-place side’s first game against
Jürgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager, says the idea of ‘player power’ is exaggerated and claims only the Leicester City board, not the dressing room, should be held responsible for Claudio Ranieri’s sacking last week. The debate regarding the circumstances of Ranieri’s dismissal continues, but Klopp – who takes his side to the King Power Stadium tonight – rejected the accusation players force owners to act. The players need to be powerful but not in sacking managers.