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Busquets in rare scoring form


Full-time: Barcelona 2-1 Mallorca


BArcelona have secured the win.

Memphis Depay and Sergio Busquets put the home team two goals ahead before Mallorca struck back with a goal in the 79th minute.

Ansu Fati is back


GOAL: Barcelona 2-1 Mallorca


The visitors have pulled a goal back!

Antonio Raillo got the ball inside the Barca box and managed to send it into the bottom corner.

Another Barcelona goal disallowed


Ferran Torres scores for Barcelona!

But the goal has been disallowed.

Memphis Depay was offside before he headed across goal and Torres was there to scramble it into the net after seeing his initial attempt kept out.

GOAL: Barcelona 2-0 Mallorca


Sergio Busquets has doubled Barcelona's lead.

The midfielder fires low into the bottom corner after Ferran Torres' intial shot was blocked.

Chance for Barcelona


Gavi was presented with a good chance against Mallorca, but was kept out.

Barca complained for a free-kick as Memphis was brought down outside the box, but the referee played advantage and let the Catalan side have the opportunity.

Alba the assist king


Pique goes off


Gerard Pique has had to go off just 27 minutes in after suffering an injury.

The centre-back is replaced by Eric Garcia.

GOAL: Barcelona 1-0 Mallorca


Memphis Depay has broken the deadlock.

The Dutchman makes a run inside the full-back to take down a long pass and fires into the net.

Barcelona goal disallowed


Ronald Araujo thought he had given Barcelona the lead.

He got on the end of a ball into the box and headed into the net.

But he was marginally offside and the goal had to be disallowed.

Barca putting pressure on Mallorca


Barca are giving Mallorca a hard time in the first 12 minutes.

They are yet to break the deadlock, but they have had a lively start as they look to carve out a gap in the visitors' defence.

Barca looking to avoid a fourth straight home loss


Rapid Radamel


GOAL: Udinese pull one back against Inter


Udinese have got a goal back against title candidates Inter.

Pussetto is the man to apply the finish and cut the visitors lead to one goal.

Massive points for Arsenal


Full-time: West Ham 1-2 Arsenal


Arsenal are back in fourth place!

The centre-backs were the stars of the show for the Gunners as Rob Holding and Gabriel got the goals to secure three points against West Ham.

Mikel Arteta's team are two points ahead of Tottenham again in the race for a spot in next season's Champions League.

Bowen hits a century


WATCH: Gabriel restores Arsenal lead


Half-time: Udinese 0-2 Inter


Goals from Ivan Perisic and Lautaro Martinez have given Inter a strong lead at Udinese.

A win today would see the Nerazzurri go two points behind AC Milan as the race for the Serie A title heats up.

GOAL: West Ham 1-2 Arsenal


The Gunners are ahead once again.

This time it's Gabriel who gets the goal when he comes rushing into the back post to meet a cross and head in.

Bowen booked for diving


A nervy moment there for Arsenal.

Jarrod Bowen chased down a long pass and Aaron Ramsdale came rushing out with a sliding challenge.

Bowen went down and called for a free-kick, but the referee booked the West Ham man for diving instead.

WATCH: Holding puts Arsenal ahead


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GOAL: West Ham 1-1 Arsenal


West Ham have pulled level on the stroke of half-time.

Jarrod Bowen took down a cross from Vladimir Coufal and sent it beyond Aaron Ramsdale to tie things up.

Great save from Ramsdale


Aaron Ramsdale has just pulled off an excellent save.

The Arsenal goalkeeper got high to slap away an effort from Declan Rice to ensure his side stay in the lead.

GOAL: West Ham 0-1 Arsenal


Arsenal have taken the lead!

Rob Holding gets his first ever Premier League goal when he gets on the end of a corner and heads beyond Lukasz Fabianski.

Rice has a shot


West Ham are increasing the pressure on Arsenal as we pass the half-hour mark.

Declan Rice saw an opening for a shot from just outside the box but his tame effort went straight into the hands of Aaron Ramsdale.

Fornals blasts over the bar


West Ham almost had a chance when Coufal whipped a cross into the Arsenal box.

The Gunners failed to clear the danger and it landed for Fornals who set himself up for a shot but sent it sailing over the bar.

Slow start in London


We are still waiting for the first big chance of the clash between West Ham and Arsenal.

The Gunners have had two shots from distance blocked in the first 19 minutes of the match, while West Ham are yet to have an attempt.

Kick-off: West Ham vs Arsenal


The clash in London is underway!

Arsenal hope to take fourth place back from Tottenham with a positive result against the Hammers.

Full-time: Everton 1-0 Chelsea


Everton have beaten Chelsea to significantly boost their survival hopes!

Richarlison struck the decisive goal in the 46th minute, finishing well after forcing a mistake from Azpilicueta.

Everton are now just two points behind Burnley and Leeds with a game in hand, while Chelsea will be just three points ahead of Arsenal in third if the Gunners beat West Ham later.

Full-time: Milan 1-0 Fiorentina


Leao's late winner has ensured that Milan move four points clear of Inter at the top of Serie A!

Full-time: Spurs 3-1 Leicester


Spurs have picked up all three points despite Iheanacho's late goal!

A Harry Kane opener and a brace from Son have ended up securing a 3-1 home win for Conte's side, who are now sitting fourth in the table, one ahead of Arsenal before their rivals' clash with West Ham.

Will Spurs be returning to the Champions League?

GOAL: Spurs 3-1 Leicester (Iheanacho)


Kelechi Iheanacho has pulled one back for the Foxes with a fine low strike, but it will likely prove to be nothing more than a consolation.

Seven minutes added on at Goodison!


The assistant referee has added on a generous seven minutes for Chelsea as they seek an equaliser.

Nervy moments for the Toffees1

GOAL: Milan 1-0 Fiorentina (Leao)


Huge goal in the Serie A title race!

It's a superb effort from Rafael Leao, who dribbles into the box before firing low past the opposition goalkeeper at his near post.

GOAL: Spurs 3-0 Leicester (Son)


Son has his second and Tottenham are now surely out of sight!

It's the pick of the bunch so far too, with the forward curling a sublime shot into the top left-hand corner after picking the ball up just outside the box.

Spurs going fourth!

Arsenal team news: Tomiyasu, Holding & Martinelli in for West Ham clash


Son's left-foot magic


Double change for Chelsea


GOAL: Spurs 2-0 Leicester (Son)


Son doubles Tottenham's lead!

Substitute Kulusevski breaks forward towards the box before playing it through to Son, who swivels before slotting past Kasper Schmeichel in expert fashion.

Long way back for Leicester!

Mount hits the woodwork!


Mason Mount has hit the post for Chelsea! his fierce strike strikes the inside of the woodwork before bouncing out to Azpilicueta, and his shot is then kept out in brilliant fashion by Jordan Pickford.

WATCH: Richarlison's opener for Everton


GOAL: Everton 1-0 Chelsea (Richarlison)


Everton are in front!!

Richarlison has sent the home crowd into raptures after firing past Edouard Mendy!

The Brazilian robbed Cรฉsar Azpilicueta of possession just outside the Chelsea box and played a one-two with Demarai Gray before finishing well into the back of the net.

HUGE goal for the hosts.

Second half begins at Goodison


Chelsea have kicked us off for the second half at Goodison Park. Will Everton be able to find a winner to boost their survival hopes? or will the Blues break their hearts?

Milan and Fiorentina are also back underway at San Siro.

Second half kick-off: Spurs vs Leicester


We are back underway again at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium!

Half-time: Everton holding Chelsea, Spurs in front against Foxes


Everton and Chelsea head in level at the break, while Spurs are 1-0 up against Leicester thanks to a Kane header.

In Serie A, meanwhile, Milan and Fiorentina are goalless after a cagey opening 45 minutes.

Everton fighting for their lives


Tension rising at Goodison


Chelsea and Everton are both struggling to maintain discipline in this one, with four yellow cards having already been shared between them.

Cesar Azpilicueta and Seamus Coleman were both booked after an angry exchange while reacting to a collision between Yerry Mina and Mason Mount, and if tempers continue to flare then we may end up seeing a red card today.

Kane improves impressive record vs Leicester


GOAL: Spurs 1-0 Leicester (Kane)


Kane puts Spurs in front!

The English striker has combined with Son Heung-min once again, rising highest to nod home a corner from the South Korean.

Tottenham into the top four as it stands!

Chelsea & Everton cancelling eachother out


Chelsea have carried the biggest threat going forward in the opening ten minutes at Goodison Park, but Everton are clearly up for this.

The hosts have also had two free-kicks in dangerous areas, but Anthony Gordon was unable to make anything of either.

Finely poised contest as it stands!

Milan vs Fiorentina also underway


Milan and Fiorentina have also kicked off at San Siro, with the former looking for three points to extend their lead at the top of Serie A.

Kick-off at Goodison Park & the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium


Chelsea's clash with Everton and Spurs' encounter against Leicester are both now underway!

Pressure building on Lampard at Everton


Frank Lampard will come up against his former club when Chelsea arrive at Goodison Park today, with Everton in dire need of three points after Burnley's win over Watford on Saturday.

The Toffees are now five points behind Burnley and Leeds in 18th, and defeat against the Blues would leave them on the brink of relegation with only five fixtures left to play thereafter.

Frank Lampard Everton 2021-22

Conte brings up Premier League ton


Antonio Conte is set to appear on the touchline for his 100th Premier League game this afternoon, having previously taken in a title-winning spell at Chelsea.

The Italian tactician is the fourth man to reach that milestone in 2021-22 after Ralph Hasenhรผttl, Graham Potter and Dean Smith, all of whom marked the occasion with losses.

Antonio Conte Tottenham 2021-22

Watch: Sakala equalises for Rangers vs Celtic


Juventus seal Venezia win


Juventus have picked up a hard-fought home win over Serie A's bottom club Venezia, and now sit five points behind leaders Milan.

Bonucci opened the scoring in the first half but the visitors found an equaliser through Mattia Aramu in the 71st minute to silence the home crowd.

Juve had the last word, though, with Bonucci bundling home his second of the game five minutes later.

Everton fans set off fireworks outside Chelsea hotel


Everton fans are doing their best to aid the clubโ€™s bid for Premier League survival, with fans letting off early-morning fireworks outside Chelseaโ€™s hotel before greeting the Toffeesโ€™ team bus to Goodison Park with a passionate display of support.

Followers of the Merseyside outfit gathered outside their stadium hours before kick-off on Sunday, with it decided that a show of unity was required in order to try and inspire those that have to take to the field.

Thomas Tuchelโ€™s visitors could be forgiven for feeling a little bleary-eyed when they lock horns with a club stuck inside the top-flight drop zone, with the Blues struggling to get a good nightโ€™s sleep while out on the road.

You can watch a video of the scenes outside Chelsea's hotel here.

Conte explains decision to drop Kulusevski


Kulusevski is a surprise absentee from Tottenham's starting XI today given his form since joining the club on loan from Juventus in January, but Conte has insisted he has not been dropped based on performance.

"It's rotation. When you have the possibility to change good players, you do. It is a normal rotation," the Spurs boss told reporters ahead of kick-off.

Conte added on Tottenham's failure to register a shot on target in their last two games: "We try to work because we have not had a shot on target, usually we are able to score goals and create chances."

Dejan Kulusevski Tottenham 2021-22

Spurs team news: Conte starts Moura over Kulusevski


Team news: Loftus-Cheek in for Kante for Chelsea's trip to Everton


Watch: Jota gives Celtic half-time lead over Rangers


Juventus leading Venezia in early Serie A kick-off


Juventus still have faint hopes of winning the Serie A title, and will move to within five points of leaders Milan if they beat Venezia today, at least until their rivals play later.

The Turin outfit are well on their way to three points heading into the final 20 minutes of the game, with a seventh-minute goal from Leandro Bonucci proving to the difference between the two sides at the Allianz Stadium so far.

Top-four race heats up


Arsenal begin the day sitting in the final Champions League spot on 60 points, six behind third-placed Chelsea and just two ahead of arch-rivals Tottenham.

Spurs will move into the top four if they beat Leicester and put real pressure on the Gunners before their meeting with West Ham, who can move up to sixth if they win the London derby clash.

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Football on today

Here are the main fixtures taking place on Sunday, May 1 (UK kick-off times):

Premier League

Everton vs Chelsea (14:00)

Spurs vs Leicester (14:00)

West Ham vs Arsenal (16:30)

Serie A

Milan vs Fiorentina (14:00)

Udinese vs Inter (17:00)

La Liga

Barcelona vs Inter (20:00)

Which game are you looking forward to most?

Welcome to GOAL's live matchday blog! โšฝ๏ธ


Good afternoon and welcome to GOAL's live matchday blog! brace yourselves for another day of exciting action from the Premier League and the rest of Europe as we provide you with up-to-the-minute news and talking points through to the evening.

Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham are all due to play in the English top-flight with the top-four race now nearing its conclusion, while the battle for the Serie A title race will also continue with Inter and Milan both facing crucial fixtures.

Barcelona will complete the day's action later on, with Xavi looking to get his side back on track after a surprise defeat to Rayo Vallecano last time out.

Stay tuned!