ePL Invitational

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8 May 2020
ePL Invitational: Max Aarons 3-1 Emerson

Canaries' right-back scores three goals after the break to beat Emerson 3-1 to reach ePL Finals Day

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Norwich City's Max Aarons completed the line-up for the ePremier League Invitational Finals Day as he beat Chelsea defender Emerson 3-1 to reach the last four.

After a goalless first half Aarons scored three times through Teemu PukkiKenny McClean and Emiliano Buendia.

A late mistake by Tim Krul allowed Olivier Giroud to tap in a Chelsea goal but it was only a consolation.

In the semi-finals the Norwich right-back will face Sheffield United's John Egan, who beat Brighton & Hove Albion striker Aaron Connolly 4-2 in the penultimate quarter-final.

Aarons said he was delighted to qualify for Finals Day and said he plans to call team-mate Todd Cantwell, who was knocked out at the last-16 stage of the inaugural competition.

“I’ll probably give him stick now because obviously I have got further than him!" Aarons joked.

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)
*Golden Goal 

See: ePL Day 4 recap
See: ePL Day 3 recap
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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