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Good morning, everyone.
Are you ready for an action packed 15 minutes of football fun?
You are? That's what I'm talking about.
Here is what is coming up.
We will find out the full story about the Premier League's newest
addition, vanishing spray.
Josh from Union J gives his reaction to Chelsea's flying start, sports
fanatic Amelie is popping in from the CBBC office, two
play our brand-new quiz, the Stat Cave, plus the big motors back come
complete with his new haircut.
The first contenders Stoke City star goalkeeper, Asmir Begovic.
First, there is always my clip of the week.
We are very proud to be a part of the Match Of The Day family.
The programme is a British institution with the public,
and yesterday marked its 50th, yes, 50th, birthday.
You think of it if you listen, that song, it is
the thing that comes immediately to you is Match Of The Day.
As soon as it came on, you dropped what you were doing
and sat down, eyes glued to the TV.
You can see what it means to people.
For me, growing up, no Saturday would be complete without
the instalment of Match Of The Day.
Let's look at the Premier League table.
It usually wouldn't tell us much after one match,
but check out the top four.
Already, Jose Mourinho's Chelsea is leading the way.
Many pundits and fans are tipping them for the title.
I met up with them this week.
One of the biggest names in pop is the band Union J,
and one of the band members is an enormous Chelsea fan.
Let's call him now.
Hey, how are you doing?
Not as well as you.
You must be a happy man.
I am chuffed.
I think our team is looking rather good, and after a good run
against Burnley, it has proven to everyone in the football world that
Chelsea are here and back.
There was a lot of talk about Costa and his injuries during the
World Cup, but he's a great player and he has proven it can think he's
World Cup, but he's a great player and he has proven it. I think he's
going to get 20, 25 goals this season.
They are great players and could add a lot.
We would expecting big things.
Three teams got promoted last stop QPR, Burnley and Leicester.
How will you get on against Leicester?
I'm not sure.
We are at home, this is our first home game, so I think
the players will be up for it, and the new signings will be wanting to
impress in front of the home fans, so it could be another convincing
win. Obviously Leicester put in a couple of goals last weekend, so I
think it's going to be a good win.
I'm going for three or four-nil.
Josh, you're so optimistic.
I love it.
Thanks for having me.
You're a Match Of The Day pundit in the making.
Here are the other Premier League fixtures this weekend.
Crystal Palace play their second London derby in a row.
This time against West Ham.
There is a huge game at Goodison Park, as Everton players Arsenal.
Tomorrow, Louis van Gaal looks for
his first win against Sunderland.
But look at that match on Monday evening.
The top two teams from last season.
That's going to be a cracker.
Let's meet today's studio guest.
She's a huge sports fan all the way from Australia.
Here she is.
CBBC's Amelie Lobo.
You're fresh from Australia.
What sports did you grow up with?
Lots of things.
We had AFL and cricket.
I also played soccer, or, as you guys call it, football.
And I loved it.
Used to get dropped off to school really early at seven o'clock to
play with all the guys, but it's not as big in Australia as it is here.
People get on board when we have a World Cup, everyone is like, we love
football, then it's quite quiet.
But here, it's all the time.
365 days of the year.
You did commentary for CBBC during the World Cup.
How was that?
It was really good, I had so much fun.
You got very excited during Belgian versus Russia.
Just to give the viewers a flavour of how excited you got,
look at this.
What is that all about?
Because I love football, but I love dancing, and I love
seeing people doing a bit bands.
-- a dance. When you had a goal, it's prime opportunity to bust out
choreography, but they weren't doing it, and I was trying to get
through to them that they needed to do their dance routine.
It's one of my favourite things, the celebrations.
You're only as good as your last celebration.
I love that.
Another thing I love on this show is a game.
We need you to get involved.
Are you up for the challenge?
It is now time to enter the Stat Cave.
We find ourselves in the Stat Cave.
It's a bit chilly.
We need to get ourselves out of here.
So this game is going to work, there are three stat-based
questions to which the answers can only be higher or lower.
I can't really stuff this up.
How are you feeling?
I'm feeling confident. I can't go wrong.
You can't go wrong.
You're the very first guest to play this game,
which means you get three questions correct, you walk all with this.
The key of freedom, which is known in local leaders
as the key of destiny.
I've heard of this from Australia.
You don't know how much I've been chasing this.
This is your opportunity.
Question number one.
This summer's World Cup final in Brazil, the stadium was filled
with 74,738 people.
This, you might recognise, is the Melbourne Cricket Ground
in Australia, which last year broke the record
attendance for a cricket match.
The question is, was the crowd here higher or lower than the 74,738?
I'm probably in that picture somewhere because I was there.
So you have to get this right.
It's definitely higher.
It was about 92,000.
you are going higher.
The answer is higher.
One out of one.
The key is still in sight.
Question number two.
Since 1992, 44 players from your home country have played in
the Premier League, but what about your rival country New Zealand?
They are facing off there.
Have they produced a higher or lower number than 44 players?
Higher or lower?
I'm going to say we are better at football.
I reckon they are lower.
The answer is lower.
You're just one question away.
Third and final question.
Wayne Rooney, our football superstar has scored 40
international goals for England.
Here is your superstar from Australia.
But has he scored higher or lower than that for international goals
Let's face it, we always lose.
Even after his belt in the World Cup?
The answer is lower.
It's 34, straight up top.
Not only do you get to escape the Stack Cave, but you get to having
your mantelpiece the key of freedom. -- Stat Cave.
That's going around my neck. I'm wearing it forever.
Thank you so much for coming in.
Thanks for having me.
I've got one more question.
What do you think this is?
It made its Premier League debut last week.
Let's find out the story behind it.
I come from a city in Brazil.
I started playing when I was 11 years old.
I took part in amateur Championships.
I used to be a centre forward. I loved playing.
Sometimes I would play for five hours in a row and I
So football was always a passion.
I spent a lot of time thinking about the game, and had a clearer
understanding of the rules.
Then one day I heard a football commentator on television
after a free kick, saying how angry he was that no one could
keep the wall in place.
It is taking the referee a long time to get these free kicks taken.
I thought we needed some sort of temporary line on the ground,
and thought about shaving foam.
What if the referee had a spray he could use to draw lines on the grass
at the time a foul was called?
There is a rule that says no additional
markings are allowed on the pitch, but my spray would be temporarily.
I was at the stadium in Sao Paulo, and the film was playing in my mind.
I stayed in a corner, in an isolated area, and kept thinking
about my story, how this was a project that had taken 14 years.
It was surreal.
You were probably 3 billion people watching the match, and finally I
had confirmation I was not mad.
There is the first use of the vanishing spray.
My relatives in France started texting and calling me.
That was a touching moment.
Is emotional charge just exploded and I burst into tears.
I thought to myself, mission accomplished.
I'm sure you've all seen our very own Robbie Savage has had a
haircut, which has made me have to do a bit of maintenance work, which
is a little bit rough and ready, but if he grows it back, we are ripping
it down and we'll be back in the game.
And we've wiped the leader board clean for a brand-new season.
There was a proposed changing the rules.
There was a proposed change in the rules.
After the debate, and the team banging their heads
together, and by popular demand, we have changed our minds can't
together, and by popular demand, we have changed our minds and
going back to the original plan.
Always the same.
Two metres, 20 seconds to score as many as you can.
Time to meet our first contender.
I scored a goal from my half.
It is always cold and windy here.
Earlier it was pouring with rain.
Two metres, 20 seconds.
Try to beat my scored.
Try to beat my score.
So I got three in the end, which is pretty good, I think.
I had a lot of fun.
Not sure about the haircut he has got going on these days.
I hope he gets it sorted out very soon.
What a great sport.
So Asmir Begovic gets himself three, which also means he gets him
So Asmir Begovic gets himself three, which also means
he's the currently directs!
And he's been a very busy man this week, also taking part in
the iced bucket challenge, a craze which is sweeping the world and
He's not the only top footballer to do it.
Everyone loves watching people tip cold water on their head, right?
I certainly do.
Here's some more for you.
Here we go.
Here we go.
Please don't try that at home unless you have
a parent or guardian with the.
a parent or guardian with you.
Too much ice can actually be more dangerous than funny.
That is just about all we've got time for this week.
Enjoy the bank holiday and enjoy Man City versus Liverpool.
This has the feel of one of English football's great occasions.
He keeps his cool!
Manchester City back in the game.
He can't keep it out.
Manchester City have pulled it back.
Liverpool have their lead back!
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