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Welcome to our live football blog: Nottingham Forest v West Ham (2pm), Chelsea v Tottenham (4:30pm), Bayern v Wolfsburg (4:30pm), Fiorentina v Cremonese (5:30pm).

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13:00

Welcome to our Sunday football live blog. My name is Jidechi Chidiezie.

13:10

In the Premier League today

13:13

On today's Bundesliga menu, Sadio Mane makes his first appearance at the Allianz Arena in Bayern Munich red! 🔥

Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (5:30 pm))
Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (5:30 pm))
13:25

Let's start off with the Premier League where Nottingham Forest are ready for their first home game of the season against West Ham United 🔴 🆚 ⚒️

13:30

Nottingham Forest XI vs West Ham: Henderson, Worrall (c), Mangala, Williams, Awoniyi, Lingard, O'Brien, Toffolo, Niakhate, Johnson, McKenna

Jesse Lingard starts for Forest and would come up against West Ham where he spent some time on loan two seasons ago
Jesse Lingard starts for Forest and would come up against West Ham where he spent some time on loan two seasons ago
13:32

West Ham XI vs Nottingham Forest: Fabianski, Coufal, Zouma, Johnson, Cresswell, Rice (c), Soucek, Fornals, Benrahma, Bowen, Antonio

West Ham's new striker Gianluca Scamacca to start from the bench as Antonio lead the attack against Forest
West Ham's new striker Gianluca Scamacca to start from the bench as Antonio lead the attack against Forest
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13:40

H-2-H

The last time these sides met - in an FA Cup clash in 2014 - Nottingham Forest demolished West Ham by 5 unreplied goals. Can we see a repeat today?

14:00

KICKOFF!

We're underway at City Ground

14:30

Half an hour gone, and it's still level here

Goal attempts: 6-6

On Target: 1-2

Free kicks: 5-6

Corners: 2-2

Fouls: 5-5

Yellow Cards: 0-1

35' Nottingham Forest 0-0 West Ham
35' Nottingham Forest 0-0 West Ham
14:42

GOAL! Mohamed Said Benrahma connects with a pass inside the box and slams home into the bottom right corner for West Ham, leaving Henderson was helpless. Will the referee review that one?

14:43

Of course he does! Referee Robert Jones has indicated he is going to review the West Ham goal using VAR. It’s probably to see if there was a foul in the build-up as Antonio brought down a West Ham defender

14:44

Goal disallowed! We're back at 0-0

14:47

GOAL! Awoniyiiiiiiiiiiiiii. Taiwo Awoniyi pounces on a loose ball inside the box and beats the goalkeeper with a shot into the bottom left corner. He makes it 1️⃣-0️⃣

It's Taiwo Awoniyi first Premier League goal. He scored 15 in the Bundesliga last season
It's Taiwo Awoniyi first Premier League goal. He scored 15 in the Bundesliga last season
14:48

HALF-TIME!

And that's where we would be taking a break.

Nottingham Forest 1️⃣-0️⃣ West Ham

15:04

46' The second half is underway at the City Ground and Nottingham Forest lead West Ham 1-0

15:06

OFF THE BAR! Pablo Fornals unleashes a thunderous effort from the edge of the box and the ball crashes off the woodwork. That should have been the leveller for West Ham! 😳

15:09

Who wins it? Forest or West Ham?

Who we be seeing three goals or more in this?

Both teams to score, or not?

You can make some quick cash off this game

50'  Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham
50' Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham
15:13

GOAL! Brennan Johnson for 2-0!!! The Forest man has acres of space after latching on to a precise pass into the box and doesn't hesitate to unleash a great effort into the back of the post.

15:14

Here comes the VAR verdict as the Nottingham Forest players halt their celebrations. Looks like their was an offside in the buildup.

15:15

NO GOAL! The referee rules Brennan Johnson's goal off. Still 1-0

15:19

An hour gone on the clock, still 1-0 with West Ham pressing hard for an equalizer

Goal attempts: 12-13

On Target: 5-3

Free kicks: 8-8

Corners: 5-4

Fouls: 8-8

Yellow Cards: 0-1

60'  Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham
60' Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham
15:23

Referee Robert Jones does the VAR signal and is going to check whether it’s a penalty for West Ham.

15:24

PENALTY TO WEST HAM!

15:25

PENALTY SAVED! Dean Henderson anticipates the direction of the penalty by Declan Rice and denies West Ham an equalizer

15:49

There will be 7 massive minutes of stoppage time. Let's see how this goes

90+2' Still Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham
90+2' Still Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham
15:57

FULL-TIME!

For the first time in 23 years, Nottingham Forest wins a game in the Premier League. They. Are. Back. It ends Forest 1️⃣-0️⃣West Ham

16:00

And unto our next coverage for the day:

Chelsea vs Tottenham 🔵🆚🐔

Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg 🔴🆚🟢

16:02

Chelsea XI vs Tottenham: Mendy, James, Thiago Silva, Koulibaly, Loftus-Cheek, Kante, Jorginho (c), Cucurella, Mount, Havertz, Sterling

Home debuts await for Marc Cucurella and Raheem Sterling
Home debuts await for Marc Cucurella and Raheem Sterling
16:04

Tottenham XI vs Chelsea: Lloris (c), Royal, Romero, Dier, Davies, Sessegnon, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Kulusevski, Son, Kane

What magic does Antonio Conte have up his sleeves today after that emphatic opening day victory
What magic does Antonio Conte have up his sleeves today after that emphatic opening day victory
16:06

Bayern XI vs Wolfsburg: Neuer (c), Upamecano, Pavard, Kimmich, Gnabry, Mane, Sabitzer, Davies, Hernadez, Mueller, Musiala

After that emphatic 6-1 opening day against Eintracht Frankfurt, will the Bayern fans get to watch Sadio Mane score on his home debut?
After that emphatic 6-1 opening day against Eintracht Frankfurt, will the Bayern fans get to watch Sadio Mane score on his home debut?
16:08

Wolfsburg XI vs Bayern: Casteels, Bornauw, Lacroix, Van de Ven, Nmecha, Baku, Arnold (c), Guilavogui, Svanberg, Marmoush, Wimmer

Wolfsburg drew 2-2 with Werder Bremen in their first game of the season
Wolfsburg drew 2-2 with Werder Bremen in their first game of the season
16:20

Here's some stat you could find exciting:

Chelseafound the back of the net in 18 (95%) of their Premier League home matches last season. Would they be scoring Tottenham at home today?

16:30

1' KICKOFF in London!

16:33

1' KICKOFF! We're underway in Munich

16:49

GOAL! Marc Cucurella produces a cross from the resulting corner and finds Kalidou Koulibaly inside the box, as the defender sends the ball inside the right post. Great finish. Chelsea lead 1️⃣-0️⃣

16:53

GOAL! Sadio Mane scores for Bayern as he receives the ball inside the box, and quickly fires the ball into the back of the net.

16:54

Looks like the referee is going to review that one for a possible offside

16:55

NO GOAL! It's an offside for Bayern Munich, and Mane's goal has been chalked off. Still 0-0 here in Munich

Proving his worth, Kalidou Koulibaly
Proving his worth, Kalidou Koulibaly
17:00

30 minutes gone at the Bridge. Chelsea still lead 1-0

Goal attempts: 7-2

On Target: 2-1

Free kicks: 2-3

Corners: 2-0

Fouls: 2-4

Yellow Cards: 0-0

17:03

30 minutes gone at the Allianz Arena. Still 0-0

Goal attempts: 2-2

On Target: 0-0

Free kicks: 4-4

Corners: 2-3

Fouls: 3-4

Yellow Cards: 2-0

17:05

GOAL! Jamal Musiala put the Mia San ahead. He unleashes a magnificent effort from the edge of the box into the bottom left corner. It's Bayern Munich 1️⃣-0️⃣ Wolfsburg

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17:15

There will be three additional minutes in Chelsea's game with Tottenham

17:16

GOAL! It's number 2 for Bayern. Thomas Mueller finds the back of Wolfsburg's net for the German champions. Bayern lead 2️⃣-0️⃣

17:18

HALF-TIME!

The Blues lead at the break.

Chelsea 1-0 Tottenham

17:18

There will be three additional minutes in Bayern's game with Wolfsburg

17:21

HALF-TIME!

Bayern Munich 2-0 Wolfsburg

17:25

Let's cue in the Serie A too, shall we?

Upcoming at 5:30 pm is Fionretina vs Cremonese 🟣🆚🔴

17:26

Fiorentina XI vs Cremonese: Gollini, Biraghi (c), Quarta, Milenkovic, Benassi, Amrabat, Maleh, Bonaventura, Sottil, Kouame, Jovic

It's the start of the Serie A season for Fiorentina
It's the start of the Serie A season for Fiorentina
17:27

Cremonese XI vs Fiorentina: Radu, Vasquez, Pickel, Bianchetti, Sernicola, Ghiglione, Chiriches, Escalante, Okereke, Dessers, Zanimacchia

Nigeria's duo of Cyriel Dessers and  David Okereke will lead the attack for Serie A new comers Cremonese
Nigeria's duo of Cyriel Dessers and David Okereke will lead the attack for Serie A new comers Cremonese
17:30

KICKOFF!

And we're underway in Italy. Fiorentina 0-0 Cremonese

17:35

46' Second half underway in London

Chelsea 1-0 Tottenham

17:37

46' We return with the second half of our Bundesliga coverage.

Bayern Munich 2-0 Wolfsburg

55' Chelsea vs Tottenham
55' Chelsea vs Tottenham
17:47

And here's the live odds for Wolfsburg to get a goal against Bayern Munich in Germany

55' Bayern Munich 2-0 Wolfsburg
55' Bayern Munich 2-0 Wolfsburg
17:51

GOAL! Fiorentina takes the lead as Cristian Kouame shoots from close range into the left side of the goal, leaving the goalkeeper helpless. Fiorentina leads 1️⃣-0️⃣ in Italy

17:53

GOAL! What a quick response by Cremonese. David Okereke heads the ball inside the right post after a splendid cross. We're level in Italy.

Fiorentina 1️⃣-1️⃣ Cremonese

25' 1-1. What a game we're having in Fiorentina
25' 1-1. What a game we're having in Fiorentina
17:57

GOAL! Tottemham levels as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg collects a pass and without hesitation and fires past Mendy in Chelsea's goal. 1️⃣-1️⃣ in London

18:00

75' Premier League: Chelsea 1️⃣1️⃣ Tottenham

70' Bundesliga: Bayern 2️⃣-0️⃣ Wolfsburg

30' Serie A: Fiorentina 1️⃣-1️⃣ Cremonese

18:06

GOAL! Drama in England as Chelsea are swiftly back in front. Reece James receives a pass in box and coolly puts it past Lloris. Chelsea 2️⃣-1️⃣ Tottenham

18:07

Bayern Munich score a third goal, but the referee checks the VAR to confirm if the goal can stand.

18:08

The referee looks satisfied after his VAR review rules Sadio Mane's goal out for offside. Still 2-0 in Germany

18:08

GOAL! Fiorentina are ahead again. Luka Jovic receives the ball inside the box, reacts quickly and without any problems stabs the ball inside the left post. 2️⃣-1️⃣ in Italy

82' Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur
82' Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur
18:17

Cremonese are down to 10 men as Gonzalo Escalante receives a red card just before half-time.

18:18

Four minutes of added time in the Serie A game between Fiorentina and Cremonese

18:19

Six minutes added time in the Premier League game between Chelsea and Tottenham

18:23

HALF-TIME in Italy!

Fiorentina 2️⃣-1️⃣ Cremonese

18:23

Five minutes added time in the Bundesliga game between Bayern and Wolfsburg

18:25

GOAL! Tottenham are level again! Harry Kane jumps highest to meet the corner and head into the bottom left corner. It's 2️⃣-2️⃣ in London.

18:27

FULL-TIME in England!

What a great comeback by Spurs in the London derby. It ends Chelsea 2️⃣-2️⃣ Tottenham

18:28

FULL-TIME in Germany!

Sadio Mane denied a goal twice by VAR on his home debut. It ends Bayern Munich 2️⃣-0️⃣ Wolfsburg

Easy win for Bayern Munich at home thanks to Jamal Musialand Thomas Mueller
Easy win for Bayern Munich at home thanks to Jamal Musialand Thomas Mueller
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18:30

What a game that was in London, lol

Both Chelsea managers Thomas Tuchel and Tottenham manager Antonio Conte received red cards at full-time
Both Chelsea managers Thomas Tuchel and Tottenham manager Antonio Conte received red cards at full-time
18:40

46' Underway with the second half in Italy. Fiorentina 2-1 Cremonese

50' Still Fiorentina 2-1 Cremonese
50' Still Fiorentina 2-1 Cremonese
18:57

A hour gone in Fiorentina. Still 2-1

Goal attempts: 15-9

On Target: 5-3

Free kicks: 14-8

Corners: 7-3

Fouls: 7-12

Yellow Cards: 0-2

Red Cards: 0-1

19:05

GOAL! Cremonese have drawn level as Matteo Bianchetti finds the back of the net directly from a corner kick! Game on. 2️⃣-2️⃣ says the scoreboard

19:15

Less than 10 minutes to go now, how does this game end? Can Cremonese with 10 pull up something spectacular for a big win?

Live odds at 81 minutes. Fiorentina 2-2 Cremonese
Live odds at 81 minutes. Fiorentina 2-2 Cremonese
19:22

There will be 6 minutes of added time in this game between Fiorentina and Cremonese

19:33

GOAL! What a stopppage time goal. Ionut Radu slots the ball inside the back of his own the net after a crazy goal mouth scramble and alters the score very late in the game. It's now Fiorentina 3️⃣-2️⃣ Cremonese

19:35

FULL-TIME!

What a game that was. Promoted Cremonese with 10-men almost forced a share of the spoils, but not on Fiorentina's watch. It ends 3️⃣-2️⃣

FT: Fiorentina 3️⃣-2️⃣ Cremonese
FT: Fiorentina 3️⃣-2️⃣ Cremonese
19:36

Nottingham Forest 1️⃣-0️⃣ West Ham

Chelsea 2️⃣-2️⃣ Tottenham Hotspur

Bayern Munich 2️⃣-0️⃣ Wolfsburg

Fiorentina 3️⃣-2️⃣ Cremonese

AND THAT IS IT FOR OUR COVERAGE TODAY. HAVE A SPLENDID WEEK 🙋‍♂️

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