#WorldCupQualifiers

.London, UK
Since a ban was not imposed, Liverpool can play Brazilian players like Allison and Roberto Firmino against Leeds on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@premierleague)

  • Some Premier League clubs had prevented their players from travelling for World Cup qualifiers 
  • Clubs prevented players from travelling to Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Paraguay, all listed in the UK's red list for COVID-19
  • Those countries had the right to invoke a ban under FIFA’s Article 5, preventing clubs from selecting those players

.Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lionel Messi is Argentina's all-time leading goal-scorer. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Argentina)

  • Lionel Messi overtook Brazil legend Pele for most international goals by a South American
  • Messi scored his 77th, 78th and 79th goals for Argentina in the 3-0 win 
  • Pele had scored 77 goals in 92 games for Brazil

.Honduras
The United States Men’s National Team will face Jamaica next after beating Honduras in World Cup qualifiers. (Photo credit: Twitter/@USMNT).

  • The USMNT beat Honduras 4-1
  • Honduras took the lead in the 27th minute
  • The US fired back with four goals in the second half