Mumbai, May 7 : The second edition of ePremier League invitational tournament, returns, after a successful inaugural edition, where Wolves' Diogo Jota triumphed beating Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool. The second edition which began on Tuesday, has an interesting mix of participants including PL stars, cricket stars and celebrity fans representing the 20 Premier League clubs.
The quarter finals will be aired with a delay on Friday with the semi-finals and finals to be telecast on Saturday on Star Sports Select 1/ HD. Representatives include England fast bowler Jofra Archer (Manchester United), PL players like Phil Foden (Manchester City), Ryan Sessegnon (Tottenham Hotspur), James Maddison (Leicester City). Special guests include Top Boy actor Micheal Ward (Arsenal), boxer Tony Bellew (Everton), West Ham United fan and YouTube personality Spencer Owen (West Ham). Day 1 and 2 of the league saw the stars battling it out to enter the final stages of the tournament.
On Day 1, England cricketer Jofra Archer beat Newcastle United's Rolando Aarons 4-1 while Burnley faced Arsenal with defender Charlie Taylor earning a 2-1 victory over the Gunners' Micheal Ward. On Day 2, Liverpool defender José Enrique got thrashed by Keinan Davis (Aston Villa F.C) 1-6 as he entered the quarter finals while Michael Obafemi (Southampton FC) beat professional boxer Tony Bellew 7-0 representing Everton FC fixing his spot in the final 8. Chelsea’s Emerson beat Andre Gray from Watford setting up a probable North- West London Derby quarter final with Ryan Sessegnon (Tottenham Hotspur FC) if he wins against Max Aarons from Norwich City FC in the round of 16. England seamer Jofra Archer (Manchester United) will be hoping to make it to the quarter finals as he takes on John Egan from Sheffield United. Manchester City’s Phil Foden will be looking to wipe out Charlie Taylor from Burnley FC to set up a battle against Keinan Davis (Aston Villa FC) in the final 8. (UNI)