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Draw announced for ePL Invitational tournament

21 Apr 2020
ePremier League Invitational: Wilfried Zaha, Raheem Sterling, Todd Cantwell, Trent Alexander-Arnold

See how the 20 competitors were drawn for the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 tournament, which Wolves' Diogo Jota won

The draw for the inaugural ePremier League Invitational tournament has been made as players and celebrity fans from all 20 Premier League clubs prepare to battle for supremacy.

Representatives from each team will go head-to-head in EA SPORTS FIFA 20 throughout this week, and the draw for the knockout competition has thrown up some exciting ties.

See: Watch all the ePL Invitational matches on YouTube

On day 1, eight contestants fought for a place in the last 16, with Neal Maupay (BHA), Josh Franceschi (ARS), Dwight McNeil (BUR) and Philip Billing (BOU) going through to the last 16, when the remaining 12 club representatives entered the competition.

Raheem Sterling (MCI), Andre Gomes (EVE), Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV) and Christian Atsu (NEW) were the winners on Day 2, becoming the first four players to reach the quarter-finals.

Diogo Jota (WOL), Lys Mousset (SHU), Maupay and McNeil joined them in the last eight with victories on Day 3.

In the quarter-finals on Day 4, Alexander-Arnold and Sterling triumphed to set up a semi-final between the Premier League's top two clubs, while Jota and McNeil progressed and met each other in the last four.

Jota was crowned champion on Day 5, beating Alexander-Arnold on a Golden Goal in the final following a 1-1 draw in 90 minutes.

Alexander-Arnold won with a Golden Goal of his own in his semi-final against Sterling, before Jota triumphed 4-1 versus McNeil.

ePL Invitational draw

Round 1 results
21 April
John McGinn (AVL) 1-6 Neal Maupay (BHA) | Report and highlights
Josh Franceschi (ARS) 4-3 Nathaniel Chalobah (WAT) | Report and highlights
Dwight McNeil (BUR) 3-2 Ryan Fredericks (WHU) | Report and highlights
Philip Billing (BOU) 4-0 Angus Gunn (SOU) | Report and highlights

See: Day 1 review: Brighton's Maupay sets the pace

Last 16 results
22 April
Raheem Sterling (MCI) 5-4 Wilfried Zaha (CRY) | Report and highlights
Tom Grennan (MUN) 1-5 Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV) | Report and highlights
Reece James (CHE) 0-8 Andre Gomes (EVE) | Report and highlights
Moussa Sissoko (TOT) 1-2 Christian Atsu (NEW) | Report and highlights

See: Day 2 review: Impressive Gomes sets up tie with Sterling

23 April
Diogo Jota (WOL) 8-2 Wilfred Ndidi (LEI) | Report and highlights
Todd Cantwell (NOR) 2-6 Lys Mousset (SHU) | Report and highlights
Neal Maupay (BHA) 4-2 Philip Billing (BOU) | Report and highlights
Josh Franceschi (ARS) 1-3 Dwight McNeil (BUR) | Report and highlights

See: Day 3 review: Shock win earns Mousset quarter-final with Jota

Quarter-final results
Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV)
4-1 Christian Atsu (NEW) | Report and highlights
Diogo Jota (WOL) 5-2 Lys Mousset (SHU) | Report and highlights
Andre Gomes (EVE) 2-4 Raheem Sterling (MCI) | Report and highlights
Neal Maupay (BHA) 0-1 Dwight McNeil (BUR)* | Report and highlights
*Golden Goal

See: Day 4 review: Liverpool and Man City to meet in semi-finals

Semi-finals/Final
25 April (from 15:00 BST)
Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV) 3-2 Raheem Sterling (MCI)* | Report and highlights
Diogo Jota (WOL) 4-1 Dwight McNeil (BUR) | Report and highlights
Final Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV) 1-2 Diogo Jota (WOL)* | Report and highlights
*Golden Goal

Prize fund to NHS

The prize fund is being donated to the #PlayersTogether initiative, created by Premier League players as a collective way of generating funds for the National Health Service and distributing them where they are needed most.

The tournament will also continue to urge everyone to follow official advice by staying home and saving lives.

Match replays

Fans can relive the action from all the ePL Invitational matches on the Premier League's YouTube channel.

We would also ask anyone inspired to play FIFA 20 to take regular breaks from gaming, every 45 minutes.

The semi-finals and final will be televised live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League in the UK at 15:00 BST on Saturday 25 April.

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