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Obafemi earns big win to knock out boxer Bellew

6 May 2020
Everton 0-7 Southampton, ePL

Southampton forward scores five times with his in-game player on FIFA 20 to reach quarter-finals at expense of Everton

Southampton's Michael Obafemi scored five goals with his in-game player to book his place in the last eight of the second ePremier League Invitational tournament with a 7-0 win over Everton, represented by former boxer Tony Bellew.

Obafemi took just 17 minutes of the FIFA 20 match to complete a hat-trick with himself as Southampton went into the break 5-0 up, with Danny Ings also scoring.

Although Bellew, the former WBC crusierweight champion, looked more dangerous in the second half, he conceded twice more as Obafemi and Ings sealed the Saints win that knocked him out of ePL.

After his loss, Bellew admitted Obafemi could go on to win the whole tournament.

“The only thing that is going to keep me sane is that I have probably just lost to the winner,” said Bellew.

“At least there is no shame in losing to the champion.”

Day 2 matches

Jose Enrique (LIV) 1-6 Keinan Davis (AVL) Report and highlights
Morgan Gibbs-White (WOL) 0-3 Aaron Connolly (BHA) Report and highlights
Tony Bellew (EVE) 0-7 Michael Obafemi (SOU)
Emerson (CHE) 4-2 Andre Gray (WAT) | Report and highlights

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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