KHARKIV, Ukraine -- Bernardo Silva has rounded on the critics who wrote off Manchester City after their shock defeat at Norwich declaring: "We don't need to prove anything to anyone."
Pep Guardiola's side came under fire after the 3-2 loss at Carrow Road before bouncing back with a 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk to kick start their Champions League campaign and after the comprehensive victory in Ukraine, Bernardo hit back at their detractors.
The number of football matches in England and Wales where hate crime incidents were reported increased by 47% in the 2018-19 season, a British government study published on Thursday said.
Although football-related arrests dropped by 10% to 1,381 last season, the number of hate crimes reported increased from incidents in 131 matches the previous season to 193 matches in 2018-19.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2024, the Premier League club said on Thursday.
Hudson-Odoi's previous deal was set to expire at the end of the season and he was heavily linked with German champions Bayern Munich, whose interest in the 18-year-old was rejected by Chelsea earlier this year.
"Callum Hudson-Odoi has committed himself to Chelsea Football Club by signing a new five-year contract," the club said in a statement