Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 17 January 2020

The sporting week in pictures, including Sadio Mane, Sam Curran and Tom Brady

We pick out some of the key images of the last seven days taken from the likes of Premier League football, Test match cricket and the darts World Championship

In Premier League football, Liverpool started the New Year in the same way as they spent most of the previous 12 months: by winning matches.

Their 2-0 win over Sheffield United meant Jurgen Klopp's side completed a remarkable full calendar year without defeat.

Last week also saw one of the goals of the season during during Brighton & Hove Albion's draw with Chelsea, when Alireza Jahanbakhsh produced a spectacular overhead kick to earn his side a point.

South Africa and Australai both ran out comfortable winners in their respective Boxing Day Test matches against virus-ravaged England and New Zealand, respectively.

The Proteas completed a 107-run victory in the opener at SuperSport Park, while Tim Paine's Australia hammered the Black Caps by 247 runs in Melbourne to claim the second Test and series.

You can see a selection of the best images from the action in the photo gallery above.

To move on to the next image, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

Updated: January 3, 2020 10:27 AM

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