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Day 3 review: Winning double for Leicester's Maddison

7 May 2020
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See reports, highlights and reaction from the FIFA 20 tournament as James Maddison won twice to complete the line-up for Friday's quarter-finals

Day 3 of the ePremier League Invitational concluded with Leicester City's James Maddison earning a 3-2 win over Crystal Palace's Max Meyer on EA SPORTS FIFA 20. 

Ayoze Perez struck the winner as Maddison came from 2-1 down before Kasper Schmeichel made a stunning stoppage-time save to give him a quarter-final place.

It was the second match of Maddison's shown on Thursday, with the midfielder also securing an impressive 8-1 victory over AFC Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson.

Due to technical difficulties, that first-round tie was pre-recorded on Wednesday night off-air, and was shown in full as the day's first encounter.

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Elsewhere, John Egan claimed an extraordinary 4-3 win over Manchester United fan and England cricketer Jofra Archer to take Sheffield United through to the quarter-finals.

In a frantic finale the Blades defender scored on 89 minutes with David McGoldrick, before Archer hit the crossbar as he was denied a last-gasp equaliser.

Earlier in the day, Norwich City defender Max Aarons reached the last eight with a 4-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur's Ryan Sessegnon.

Charlie Taylor is also through to the last eight after beating Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden 4-3.

The Burnley defender scored twice with the in-game character of midfielder Jack Cork, as he edged out Foden despite Sergio Aguero's double.

Day 3 matches

James Maddison (LEI) 8-1 Callum Wilson (BOU) | Report and highlights
Max Aarons (NOR) 4-1 Ryan Sessegnon (TOT) | Report and highlights
Phil Foden (MCI) 3-4 Charlie Taylor (BUR) | Report and highlights
John Egan (SHU) 4-3 Jofra Archer (MUN) | Report and highlights
James Maddison (LEI) 3-2 Max Meyer (CRY) | Report and highlights

Day 4 matches

James Maddison (LEI) 4-3 Michael Obafemi (SOU)* | Report and highlights
Charlie Taylor (BUR) 1-8 Keinan Davis (AVL) | Report and highlights
John Egan (SHU) 4-2 Aaron Connolly (BHA) | Report and highlights
Max Aarons (NOR) 3-1 Emerson (CHE) | Report and highlights
*Golden Goal

Route to the ePL Invitational final
ePL Invitational: Route to the final

See: ePL Invitational draw
See: ePL Day 2 recap
See: ePL Day 1 recap 

How to watch the tournament

Fans can watch all the action on the Premier League's digital channels as well as on the Sky Sports YouTube and Twitch channels, BBC Sport website and iPlayer.

Finals Day will also be shown live in the UK on Sky Sports' Premier League and Main Event channels, with the tournament again being televised around the world by the Premier League's international broadcast partners.

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

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

See: More details on ePL Invitational

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