Coronavirus What happened on a day without football
We know that there are some things more important than football, and that the coronavirus shutdown is for the greater good. But that still doesn’t alleviate the boredom of a Saturday with a blank fixture list, does it? There were, though, some clubs and players that did their best to entertain us. The Football Manager simulation Given the amount of football-related video games there are, it was inevitable that someone would simulate their fixture. Step forward Watford, who had their home match with Leicester City played out on Football Manager. Despite playing most of the match with 10 men after a horrible challenge by Etienne Capoue on Dennis Praet, the Hornets earned a creditable point. Marc Albrighton’s rasping left-footed finish was cancelled out late on by Roberto Pereyra’s long-range stunner, which sent Vicarage Road wild.