Sunday Feb 26, 2017. 20:30
Thank you for joining us today on AfricanFootball.com for what was our LIVE African Stars Watch of players in action on the European continent on Sunday 26 February.
Commentary (AS IT HAPPENED):
All times CAT
20h30 - Eric Bailly's
Manchester United have been crowned English Football League Cup Champions after beating Southampton 3-2.
20h25 - Nabil Bentaleb's
Schalke have drawn 1-1 with Hoffenheim in the German Bundesliga.
20h15 - Eric Bailly's
Manchester United have scored with two minutes left in the game as they lead 3-2 against Southampton in the English Football League Cup final.
20h05 - Nabil Bentaleb's
Schalke have surrendered their lead against Hoffenheim in the German Bundesliga. The game is locked at 1-1 with ten minutes to go.
19h50 - Rachid Ghezzal
played the last 15 minutes for
Olympique Lyon in their 5-0 win over Metz in a French Ligue 1 match.
Southampton have scored a second goal against Eric Bailly's
Manchester United. The English Football League Cup final is locked at 2-2.
19h37 - Fallou Diagne, Cheick Doukoure and Georges Mandjeck
see their Metz side trailing 4-0 in the French Ligue 1 against Lyon after two quick goals. There are ten minutes left in the match.
19h35 - Hakim Ziyech, Bertrand Traore and Andre Onana's
Ajax side have beaten Heracles 4-1 in the Dutch Eredivisie with Traore
grabbing the last goal.
Southampton have pulled a goal back, but Eric Bailly's
Manchester United still lead 2-1 in the English Football League Cup final.
19h15 - Fallou Diagne, Cheick Doukoure and Georges Mandjeck
see their Metz side trailing 2-0 in the French Ligue 1 against Lyon ten minutes into the second half.
19h12 - Eric Bailly's
Manchester United have taken a 2-0 lead against Southampton in the English Football League Cup final.
19h10 - Hakim Ziyech, Bertrand Traore and Andre Onana's
Ajax side have scored against and now lead 3-1 against Heracles in the Dutch Eredivisie.
19h05 - Hakim Ziyech, Bertrand Traore and Andre Onana's
Ajax side have taken a 2-1 lead against Heracles in the Dutch Eredivisie.
Barcelona have scored a late goal to beat Thomas'
Ateltico Madrid 2-1 in the Spanish La Liga.
18h50 - Eric Bailly's
Manchester United have taken a 1-0 lead against Southampton in the English Football League Cup final.
18h45 - Fallou Diagne, Cheick Doukoure and Georges Mandjeck
see their Metz side trailing 1-0 in the French Ligue 1 against Lyon at half time.
18h43 - Thomas'
Ateltico Madrid have equalised against Barcelona in the Spanish La Liga, 1-1.
18h40 - Nabil Bentaleb's
Schalke have taken a 1-0 lead against Hoffenheim in the German Bundesliga.
Barcelona have taken a 1-0 lead against Thomas'
Ateltico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga.
18h30 - Ivorian Eric Bailly
is in the starting XI for Manchester United against Southampton in the English Football League Cup final.
18h25 - Algerian Nabil Bentaleb
is in the starting line-up for Schalke who kick-off their German Bundesliga match against Hoffenheim at 18h30.
In the German Bundelsiga, it is full time between Ingolstadt and Borussia Monchengladbach. Unfortunately for Cameroonian Marvin Matip and DR Congo's Marcel Tisserand
their Ingolstadt side were on the losing end after going down 2-0.
Ajax have quickly surrendered their lead as goalkeeper Andre Onana
let's one past as Heracles draw level in the Dutch Eredivisie, 1-1.
Over in Holland, Hakim Ziyech, Bertrand Traore and Andre Onana
see their Ajax side take a 1-0 lead against Heracles.
It is half time in the La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. Ghanaian Thomas
sees his Atletcio side holding Barcelona at 0-0.
It's time for the second Ligue 1 match of the day, which sees Fallou Diagne, Cheick Doukoure
and Georges Mandjeck
start for Metz away to Olympique Lyon.
Done and dusted in the early Ligue 1 and Serie A games. Caen won 1-0 at Saint-Etienne, while Alfred Duncan's
Sassuolo went down 1-0 at home to AC Milan. Here are the other full time results from Serie A: Chievo 2-0 Pescara, Crotone 1-2 Cagliari, Genoa 1-1 Bologna and Lazio 1-0 Udinese.
17h50 - Marvin Matip's
Ingolstadt have gone 1-0 down at home to Monchengladbach in the second half of their Bundesliga match.
Approaching full time in both Italy and France, Keita Balde's
Lazio are on course for a key win over Udinese as they lead 1-0.
There will be more action out of England in just over an hour when Eric Bailly's
Manchester United face Sofiane Boufal's
Southampton in the League Cup final at Wembley.
Done and dusted in the Premier League, where Victor Wanyama's
Tottenham Hotspur cruised to a 4-0 win over Ramadan Sobhi's
Half time in the Bundesliga, where Marvin Matip
and Marcel Tisserand's
Ingolstadt are holding Monchengladbach 0-0.
Kicking off in 10 minutes we'll have a huge La Liga clash which sees Atletico Madrid - who have Thomas Partey
on their bench - hosting Barcelona.
Half time in France and Italy, here are the scores from the latter: Chievo 1-0 Pescara, Crotone 1-1 Cagliari, Genoa 0-0 Bologna, Lazio 0-0 Udinese and Sassuolo 0-1 AC Milan. In England, we're past the hour mark and Victor Wanyama's
Spurs continue to lead Stoke 4-0.
In France, Jordan Adeoti's
Caen have a 1-0 lead away to Saint-Etienne.
Kicking off now we have the first Bundesliga match of the day, which sees Ingolstadt host Borussia Monchengladbach. Marvin Matip
and Marcel Tisserand
start for the former.
Half time in the Premier League, where Victor Wanyama's
Spurs are now 4-0 up against Stoke. Looks like a long afternoon for Ramadan Sobhi
and his Potters teammates.
16h10 - Victor Wanyama's
Spurs are now 3-0 up against Stoke, with a hat-trick from Harry Kane. In Italy, we're 15 minutes into five Serie A matches: Ahmad Benali
has started for Pescara away to Chievo, Djamel Mesbah
is on the bench for Crotone at home to Cagliari, Saphir Taider
features for Bologna away to Genoa, Lazio v Udinese sees Keita Balde
come up against Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu
, and Alfred Duncan
has started for Sassuolo at home to AC Milan.
We're also five minutes into the first Ligue 1 match of the day, which sees Henri Saivet
starting for Saint-Etienne at home to Caen, who feature Jordan Adeoti
and Alaeddine Yahia
in their XI.
We begin with news that Victor Wanyama
is currently featuring for Tottenham in their Premier League clash against Ramadan Sobhi's
Stoke City. Spurs lead 1-0 after 30 minutes of the first half.