This Week in Sport: 13th February − 19th February 2023

Jack Grealish playing for Manchester City against Bukayo Saka of Arsenal in the FA Cup Fourth Round

After a thrilling end to the NFL season, the top picks for sport this week turn to the cricket and footballing worlds. In the Premier League, Monday sees a Merseyside matchup between Liverpool and Everton, and Wednesday sees a top of the league clash between Arsenal and Manchester City. On Tuesday, Paris St Germain meet Bayern Munich in the return of the UEFA Champions League.

On Thursday, the England cricket team take on New Zealand in their first Test match of a two Test series and Friday sees Australia face India in the second Test match of their series. The Women’s T20 World Cup continues on Saturday with England playing India, and on Sunday, the top Men’s Slalom skiers assemble in Courchevel for the Slalom competition.

Premier League: Liverpool v Everton

Monday 13th February 8:00PM GMT/8:00PM Local Time

Anfield, Liverpool

In this Merseyside derby, Everton head to Anfield to play Liverpool. Their first encounter of the 2022/23 season ended in a 0-0 draw, but with Everton dancing around the relegation zone, and Liverpool sitting much lower in the league than previous seasons, both teams know that this is a vital game to win.

UEFA Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain v Bayern Munich

Tuesday 14th February 8:00PM GMT/9:00PM Local Time

Parc des Princes, Paris

This is the first leg of the Round of 16 match in the UEFA Champions League between these two teams. The second leg when PSG travel to the Allianz Arena is on the 8th March. Which side will put themselves in a great position to reach the Quarterfinals?

Premier League: Arsenal v Manchester City

Wednesday 15th February 7:30PM GMT/7:30PM Local Time

Emirates Stadium, London

Whilst Arsenal might still have a slight edge in the Premier League, the Gunners will have a point to prove after losing to Manchester City in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup recently. Similarly, Arsenal have lost their last ten Premier League games against Manchester City. Can they turn around this statistic and beat City at home?

Cricket in New Zealand: New Zealand v England (1st Test) Day 1

Thursday 16th February 1:00AM GMT/2:00PM Local Time

Bay Oval, Tauranga

For the first match of this two Test series, England, captained by Ben Stokes, will head to Tauranga, close to Hamilton. Currently it looks like there is some extremely unsettled weather in the area so perhaps the timings of the match with be impacted. The second Test will take place between 23rd to 28th February in Wellington.

Cricket in India: India v Australia (2nd Test) Day 1

Friday 17th February 4:00AM GMT/9:30AM Local Time

Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi

After an impressive win by an innings and 132 runs, India will have confidence going into the second Test. On the contrary, Australia, bowled out for their lowest ever score in India, will be desperate for a strong reaction to their poor performance last week.

Women's T20 World Cup: England Women v India Women

Saturday 18th February 1:00PM GMT/3:00PM Local Time

St George's Park, Gqeberha

The Women’s T20 World Cup continues with its Group Stage matches. The result of this Group B match between England and India could be integral to final Group positions, and therefore potential Semi-final matches. Semifinals start on 23rd February with the final being played on Sunday 26th February.

Alpine Skiing World Championships: Slalom Men

Sunday 5th February 9:00AM GMT/10:00AM Local Time


Sunday sees the end of the Alpine Skiing World Championships with the Men’s Slalom competition. Qualifications will take place on Saturday before the final on Sunday. Following the slalom, the Alpine Skiing World Championships will host its closing ceremony in Courchevel, Le Praz.

Photo by:  Manchester City

Written and information correct on 12th February 2023 at 10pm GMT.

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