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In the world of football, Everton defeated Liverpool 2-0 at the Goodison Park, to put their Merseyside rivals in a tough spot in regards to winning the Premier League title this season. The Gujarat Super League football tournament is set to begin with its inaugural edition on May 1, wherein six teams will be playing each other for the coveted title. The Billie Jean King Cup will be switched to a knockout format this year with the final set to take place on November 20 in Seville.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.


Everton put massive dent in Liverpool’s Premier League title hopes

Everton defeated their arch-rivals Liverpool 2-0 in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park, with goals from Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Jarrad Branthwaite, to put a massive dent in their chances of securing the Premier League title. With this massive defeat, Liverpool are three points behind Arsenal with four matches remaining in the season, while Manchester City are just a point behind them, but with two matches in hand.

Gujarat Super League football tournament to kick-start on May 1

The inaugural season of the Gujarat Super League (GSL), a six-team tournament in a single round-robin format, is set to begin on May 1, and run until May 12. The top two teams at the end of the league stage will be contesting the final of the GSL, which will be streamed live on FIFA+ and the YouTube channel of Gujarat State Football Association.

Crystal Palace to sell Michael Olise and Eberechi Eze for £60m: Reports

Crystal Palace will reportedly look at offers starting at £60m for their star forwards Michael Olise and Eberechi Eze each after they secured a record 12th season of football in the Premier League. As per the BBC, Crystal Palace do not need to sell either of their two big players in the upcoming summer transfer window, but they accept the bids which are expected to come for them.

Tottenham could move for Brentford’s Ivan Toney if competition is less: Reports

Tottenham could reportedly make a move for Ivan Toney, the Brentford striker if there is a lack of competition among the clubs to sign him. As per the report from GiveMeSport, Tottenham could make an offer of £45m for Ivan Toney to Brentford during the upcoming summer transfer window to bolster their squad with the return to European football next season is highly likely to happen.

Victor Osimhen close to joining Paris Saint-Germain: Reports

Victor Osimhen, the Napoli striker, is reportedly close to joining Paris Saint-Germain in the upcoming summer transfer window despite the interest from Chelsea. As per the report from Il Mattino, the 25-year-old, who is one of the most sought-after strikers in the world of football, has a contract until 2026 with Napoli but he could be looking for a move to play in another European football league soon.

Some major results in football are as under:

Premier League 2023-24

Everton 2-0 Liverpool

Manchester United 4-2 Sheffield United

Coppa Italia SFs 2023-24

Atalanta 4-1 (4-2) Fiorentina

Ligue 1 2023-24

Lorient 1-4 Paris Saint-Germain

Eredivisie 2023-24

Ajax 2-1 Excelsior


Billie Jean King Cup to switch to knockout format this year

The upcoming edition of the Billie Jean King Cup will be played in a knockout format this year, to be held in nine days, with the final taking place in Seville on November 20. Notably, the Billie Jean King Cup was previously played over six, which had 12 teams split into four groups, and the winners qualifying through to the semi-finals.

Rafael Nadal set to play against Darwin Blanch, 16, in first round of Madrid Open

The 22-time Grand Slam champion, Rafael Nadal will begin his Madrid Open 2024 campaign with the first round clash against the 16-year-old Darwin Blanch from the USA. Before the big clash, the teenager talked about facing up to the challenge of Rafael Nadal and said, “I'm really excited, obviously a little bit nervous. But I'm just really happy to be playing against Rafa. I'm ready to go out and just enjoy every moment.”


Nico Hulkenberg to sign for Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber: Reports

Nico Hulkenberg, the German F1 driver, is reportedly set to sign for Audi, which will see him become the new driver for the Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber. As per the report from RacingNews365, the 36-year-old will be becoming the new driver for the Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber in 2025 before the Ingolstadt concern arrives in the year 2026.