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Connolly to face Gibbs-White in ePL Invitational

Albion striker will take on Wolves midfielder on Wednesday afternoon.

By Alex Stedman • 04 May 2020

By Paul Hazlewood
Aaron Connolly celebrates the first of his two goals against Tottenham Hotspur.

Aaron Connolly will take on Wolves midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White at 4pm on Wednesday in the Premier League’s second ePremier League Invitational that gets underway this week.

Neal Maupay represented Albion last time out and got to the quarter-finals before defeat to Dwight McNeil of Burnley, and now it’s the turn of fellow Albion striker Connolly, as the Irishman attempts to go one better and reach finals day next Saturday 9th May.

Fans can watch all the action on our club social media channels, Premier League digital channels and 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 Leagues international broadcast partners.

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

The draw for the ePremier League invitational in full is below: 

Tuesday 5th May – Round 1:

1500 - West Ham vs Spurs (Spencer Owen v Ryan Sessegnon)

1600 - Burnley vs Arsenal (Charlie Taylor v Arsenal)

1700 - Newcastle vs Man Utd (Rolando Aarons v Jofra Archer)

1800 - Leicester vs Bournemouth (James Maddison v Callum Wilson)

Wednesday 6th May – Last 16: 

1500 - Liverpool vs Aston Villa (Jose Enrique v Keinan Davis)

1600 - Wolves vs Brighton (Morgan Gibbs-White v Aaron Connolly)

1700 - Everton vs Southampton (Tony Bellew v Michael Obafemi)

1800 - Chelsea vs Watford (Billy Gilmour v Andre Gray) 

Thursday 7th May – Last 16 (Times tbc) 

West Ham/Tottenham v Norwich (Spencer Owen/Ryan Sessegnon v Max Aarons)

Newcastle/Man United v Sheffield Utd (Rolando Aarons/Jofra Archer v John Egan)

Burnley/Arsenal v Man City (Charlie Taylor/Arsenal v Phil Foden)

Leicester/Bournemouth v Crystal Palace (James Maddison/Callum Wilson v Crystal Palace)

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