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by | June 03, 2017 | 13:06

Lindelof was rumoured to be on the cusp of joining United in the January transfer window, but that move did not come to. He will, after all, play Champions League football next season for a Benfica side that simply doesn't understand losing in the comparatively slower Primera Liga.

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:15

Just like last season, BT Sport are showcasing both the Europa League and Champions League finals on YouTube, for United Kingdom viewers. If any European club is going to be the first to win consecutive Champions League titles, it seems likely to be them.

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:38

Paulo Dybala - The Argentinean has really turned himself into a fantastic player and is one of Juventus' best players and they will be looking to him to produce the goods in the final as he has done in the previous rounds. "Zidane intelligently managed the squad". Zidane was less keen to say whether in-form playmaker Isco or fit-again winger Gareth Bale would start the game, but did say that being in peak physical condition was an important consideration at this stage of the campaign.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:52

He sat out Game 5, allowing the Cavs to rally. That gives Tyronn Lue and the Cavaliers a couple days to come up with answers. Usually I'm not the type to overreact to game one of the series , as we've seen series change dramatically after the first game and LeBron doesn't have a good history of winning game one of the NBA Finals anyway.

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:13

Who cares? You lost the Super Bowl. The Cavaliers must live with several unfavorable realities in this NBA Finals matchup with Golden State. She might not have been playing on the court, but Rihanna definitely had her head in the game at the Warriors/Cavaliers game on Thursday, June 1.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:58

Alves is the second-most decorated footballer of all time in European competitions with nine winners' medals - one behind former AC Milan great Paolo Maldini on the all-time list. It looked like things could go Atletico's way until Karim Benzema found a way to get past three Atletico defenders and set up a crucial away goal for Francisco " Isco " Alarcon just before halftime.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:34

They need to prove that they are a serious rugby side as worthy of respect as any of their component nations. The focus is likely to be on whether loose forward enforcer Jerome Kaino has recovered from a knee surgery in April, while his team mates will also have travelled back from Samoa after facing the Queensland Reds in Apia on June 2.

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:02

Of course they do but they have to win 3 of the next four games. Rinne went into the final with the stingiest numbers in net this postseason. He had five goals, including two game-winners, in a first-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:42

Talking about the valuable bounce on wicket and the right way to bat, Karthik added: "You have to be aware of the conditions". "I think when the game starts it looks quite normal". India took on Pakistan in a do or die Pool C match at Edgbaston. The middle order looks compact and well settled with experience in the form of Mushfiqur Rahim and ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hassan.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:27

The game was tied at 1-1 through two tight periods on goals by Pontus Aberg and Guentzel, but it took just 10 seconds of the third for Guentzel - who scored the victor in Game One - to get his second of the night and 12th of the playoffs.

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:27

Proteas skipper AB de Villiers has declared that he is happy with his team's preparation for the ICC Champions despite the series loss to England ahead of the tournament. They win nearly everything and they are a very strong team at home. "They want us to take the trophy home", he said with a smile on his face. England have registered victories in eight of their last 10 ODI matches at the Oval; also, they claimed a 10-wicket win in the only previous such encounter against Bangladesh ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:54

First they played each other virtually to a standstill in a pulsating battle for Olympic gold in Rio. And I told him to think about his family, his baby. "Andy has had a rough year from a results point-of-view but also because his health has not been good at all", Jamie said. "But things can turn around fast".

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:39

But Ronaldo even has experience with that. However, he has gradually proved his critics wrong, culminating in a man-of-the-match performance in the second leg of the semifinal against Monaco , scoring one goal and making the other. The Argentine, who has drawn inevitable comparisons with Lionel Messi, has scored four goals in 10 European appearances this season. I hope he stays for a long time , for us he is crucial.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:20

The Cavaliers had a whole week to prepare for Golden State , but as LeBron learned in Game 1 , practice is never as intense as a Finals game, per Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver . "You take away those transition buckets and them having 20 more shots than us, take those away and it's a different game". There were a handful of times Cleveland was more focused on Curry and the 3-point shooters, but Durant made them pay with six first-half dunks.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:45

They passed their target with 21 balls to spare, with Marlon Samuels (35) and Evin Lewis (26) flourishing. The West Indies notched 50 runs in the first 5.2 overs and clinched the match in the 17th over. "We played some poor shots", he said. "Their tail held us up a bit and I thought we lost too many wickets, but generally it was a satisfying effort".

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:32

While LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are leading the way for the Cavs in the playoffs with 32.5 and 24.5 points per game respectively, the key to Cleveland's success as of late has been the recent play of Kevin Love . I thought the Warriors were the better team past year, and they added Kevin Durant. "I will own a team someday", James said . "Both teams are better than last year's teams".

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:22

Scans following the match on Thursday evening revealed the extent of his injury, which could also make him a doubt for the start of the Test series against South Africa which begins on July 6. He said: "I may not have eaten well enough before the game". England have so many batsmen who are capable of smashing big hits, but a batsman was needed who could play a settled innings, stay till the end and Joe Root's unbeaten 133 showed that maturity and class which took England to the ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:37

In Game 2 , Murray preserved a 1-1 tie by repelling a flurry of Predators' shots in the final minute of the first period. If Murray finishes out this series and leads the Penguins to two more victories , he will become the franchise's all-time winningest goalie in the Stanley Cup Finals.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:53

In Game 1 , Pittsburgh went an astounding 37 minutes without a shot on goal with the game tied 3-3. The Penguins scored three times in the first 3:28 of that period, and again, not all of that is on Rinne. Asked twice afterward if he was committed to starting Rinne on Saturday , Laviolette stressed Rinne has been "terrific", adding there are plenty of things the Predators can do better in front of him like stopping the odd-man rushes that allowed the Penguins to take charge.

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:10

Even with Sunday's win, the Indians are 9-13 at home, the worst home record in the American League. The eight-game homestand continues against the Athletics on Memorial Day at 4:10 p.m. Not only did his two-run double in the eighth inning give the Royals a 6-4 victory, the clutch hit came off relief ace Andrew Miller . It was Tomlin's fifth career complete game, the first since September 15, 2015, also against the Royals.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:39

The question is: how do both teams match up? "But we're here and we're going to try to do everything possible to win". This year is different. He will be hoping to pick up his first Champions League winner's medal against Real Madrid tomorrow.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:26

Juve have shipped just three goals and haven't been short of them at the other end which could spell problems for a porous Real Madrid side. "We hope we have success as long as possible". "But at the same time, I want to play this game without regrets and without thinking of these issues. I don't know about the best team ever but they have very good offensive players".

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:47

That prompted Del Potro to take the unusual step of climbing over the net to go and console his opponent, who he has known since they were both juniors. He now faces World no.1 Andy Murray in the Round of 32. It's not a source of concern'. "I don't feel good enough after this sadness situation".

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:15

Kwadwo Asamoah will be become the sixth Ghanaian player to win the competition after Abedi Pele (Marseille), Ibrahim Tanko (Dortmund), Michael Essien ( Chelsea ), Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan) and Sammy Osei Kuffour (Bayern Munich). Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has only one selection dilemma for tomorrow morning's Champions League final - whether to play Gareth Bale or Isco .

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:15

Despite a less than packed arena, the Senators rallied against the Penguins in game 6 on home ice and forced a game 7 with a much-needed 2-1 win. Pittsburgh Penguins' Carter Rowney (37) celebrates assisting on a goal by Penguins' Scott Wilson during the first period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Pittsburgh , Sunday, .

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:10

In the bottom of the first inning, Schwarber launched a 3-2 pitch from the San Francisco Giants ace onto Sheffield Avenue. The three-time All-Star and 2009 AL Cy Young Award victor went 13-7 with a 4.37 ERA in his abbreviated first season with the Diamondbacks.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:03

He delivered an All-Star guarantee for Saturday night. They played very well in the first two games out-chancing the Penguins by 27 but they have nothing to show for it in large part due to poor goaltending from Pekka Rinne . The first period Nashville got the upper-hand with a beauty of a goal by Pontus Aberg on Pittsburgh's Matt Murray , who went down early expecting a quick shot, but Aberg was patient and shot late right over Murray.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:46

He's been heavily linked with a move to AC Milan as Morata was thought to be leaning towards a move back to Italy. However, it's understood Manchester United remain interested in Morata after they abandoned their plans to secure a deal for Antoine Griezmann.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:04

In the five-game Boston series , Love shot 53.5 percent from three-point range and averaged almost 13 rebounds a game. Let's not count the Cavs out just yet, however. He is averaging 32.5 points a game - 6.2 points a game better than previous year - along with eight rebounds and seven assists. Golden State Warriors' JaVale McGee dribbles during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland , Calif.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:40

Coming out to bat, though England lost an early wicket of Jason Roy, the partnership between Alex Hales and Joe Root of 159 runs took the game completely away from the Bangla bowlers. Stokes has been struggling with a knee injury and was forced to sit out the final one-day global against South Africa on Monday. "But if there's a bit of cloud cover, the bowler gets the upper hand".

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:09

Then he played great for two sets. Former French Open champion Stan Wawrinka posted yet another solid performance to reach the third round at the French Open . Kyrgios argued with the umpire in the second set when a key call went against him when he had a break point for 5-4, but he regained his focus to take the tiebreaker with an ace, on his third set point.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:39

Now it's time to pick a side. "But you can never bet against LeBron ". Referring to an infamous hate crime, James spoke about the decision by Emmett Till's mother to hold an open-casket funeral so there would be witnesses to the racist brutality her son suffered.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:46

Mladenovic is arguably France's top hope in either singles draw, having reached finals in Stuttgart and Madrid. Basilashvili had to wait 11 games to win his first. In women's play, defending champion Garbine Muguruza Blanco came from a set and a break down to advance over Anett Kontaveit 6-7 (7-4), 6-4, 6-2.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:07

In the context of the tournament, that sort of game is much more beneficial to England than if they rolled Bangladesh for 120 then chased them down in 20 overs. Hales was then joined by Joe Root who both put on 159 runs for the 2nd wicket before Hales was dismissed in the 90s. "I don't think there's anything to be too anxious about".

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:36

All of which added up to a 12.4 metered market result for the primetime game . The Warriors are even better than last year's team after adding Kevin Durant , and they might ultimately prove to be too much for LeBron James and the Cavaliers .