Saturday Aug 19, 2017. 17:54
Thank you for joining us on AfricanFootball.com for what was our LIVE African Stars Watch coverage of players in action on the European continent on Saturday, 19 August 2017.
All times CAT
We end with news of the final scores for the afternoon Premier League matches: Sadio Mane's
goal helped Liverpool win 1-0 at home to Crystal Palace, Mario Lemina's
Southampton scored a late penalty to defeat Andre Ayew's
West Ham United 3-2, Ahmed Hegazy's
West Brom won 1-0 at Burnley, Riyad Mahrez
provided an assist in Leicester's 2-0 win over Brighton and Nordin Amrabat's
Watford won 2-0 at Bournemouth.
Half time in the early Ligue 1 game, where Bertrand Traore's
10-man Lyon lead Bordeaux 2-1.
17h40 - Andre Ayew's
West Ham have fought from two goals down to be level at 2-2 away to Southampton. Coming up in 20 minutes there's the first Serie A match of the day, which sees Mehdi Benatia
start for Juventus at home to Cagliari.
Half an hour gone in the early Ligue 1 match, where Bertand Traore's
Lyon lead Bordeaux 2-0. In England, Ahmed Hegazy's
West Brom lead 1-0 at Burnley and Sadio Mane
has scored to put Liverpool 1-0 up at home to Palace!
Done and dusted in the afternoon Bundesliga matches, where Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
scored a goal in Dortmund's 3-0 win at Wolfsburg, Salomon Kalou's
Hertha Berlin claimed a 2-0 win at home to Stuttgart and Lamine Sane's
Werder Bremen went down 1-0 away to Hoffenheim. Leon Balogun
didn't get off the bench in Mainz's 0-1 loss at home to Hannover, while Hamburger beat Augsburg 1-0.
17h20 - Mohamed Salah
has come off the bench for Liverpool, can he help the Reds break the deadlock against Crystal Palace?
has scored from Riyad Mahrez's
corner kick to make it 2-0 to Leicester City at home to Brighton.
17h05 - Leon Balogun
remains on the bench for Mainz, who now find themselves 1-0 down at home to Hannover.
16h55 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
has scored to put Dortmund 3-0 up away to Wolfsburg, while Salomon Kalou's
Hertha lead Stuttgart 2-0.
Half time in the Premier League afternoon matches, where Mario Lemina's
Southampton lead 2-1 at home to West Ham, while Wilfred Ndidi's
Leicester City hold a 1-0 advantage over Brighton. The other matches - Bournemouth v Watford, Burnley v West Brom and Liverpool v Crystal Palace - are goalless.
16h45 - Andre Ayew's
Hammers have pulled a goal back way to the Saints, with Javier Hernandez netting just before the interval.
16h40 - Andre Ayew's
West Ham have been reduced to 10 men following the dismissal of Marko Arnautovic and are now 2-0 down away to Mario Lemina's
Southampton, while Salomon Kalou's
Hertha Berlin have taken the lead against Stuttgart.
Some team news ahead of the early Ligue 1 game in France kicking off at 17h00: Bertrand Traore
starts for Olympique Lyon at home to Girondins de Bordeaux, who have Francois Kamano
and Younousse Sankhare
in their XI.
Half time in the Bundesliga matches, where Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's
Dortmund lead 2-0 at Wolfsburg and Hamburger lead Augsburg 1-0. The other three matches are goalless at the break, including Salomon Kalou's
Hertha Berlin at home to VfB Stuttgart.
16h15 - Mario Lemina's
Southampton lead 1-0 against West Ham thanks to Manolo Gabbiadini's goal.
16h05 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's
Dortmund now lead 2-0 at Wolfsburg, while Riyad Mahrez's
Leicester City have already claimed a 1-0 advantage at home to Brighton thanks to an early goal from Shinji Okazaki.
We are underway in the Premier League's afternoon matches, let's hope for some top performances from our African Stars!
15h55 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's
Dortmund lead 1-0 at Wolfsburg thanks to a goal from Christian Pulisic.
Last but not least, Sadio Mane
and Joel Matip
(with Mohamed Salah
on the bench) feature for Liverpool against Crystal Palace, and Mario Lemina
will come up against Andre Ayew
in the Southampton v West Ham clash.
Further team news from the Premier League, where Wilfred Ndidi
and Riyad Mahrez
start for Leicester City at home to Brighton, while Nordin Amrabat
features for Watford away to Bournemouth.
In 20 minutes we'll have a further five Premier League matches kicking off, one of which sees Ahmed Hegazy
and Allan Nyom
feature in defence for West Brom at Burnley.
There's also good news for fans of Ivorian defender Eric Bailly
, who scored his first goal for Manchester United in the early Premier League match. The Red Devils whipped Swansea City 4-0 in Wales for a second successive big win.
Our LIVE Stars Watch begins with news of the starting line-ups in five Bundesliga matches kicking off now: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
leads the line for Borussia Dortmund in their trip to Wolfsburg; Leon Balogun
is on the bench for Mainz 05 at home to Hannover; Salomon Kalou
features for Hertha Berlin at home to Chadrac Akolo's
VfB Stuttgart; and Lamine Sane
starts for Werder Bremen away to Hoffenheim.