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by | May 15, 2017 | 05:57

They are important. But we have one that is more important than others. "It would be fantastic", declared Mourinho, as he was asked whether he was one win away from a successful first season at United. He added: "We won a League Cup". In one of our three remaining matches I am going to play him. "Celta were completely free of responsibility and gave us a very hard match.

by | May 15, 2017 | 06:10

I think I'm stating the obvious when I say that. It was unbelievable. In all the small spaces he was creating his own space, his own chances. "So, obviously, you can't say I played great". After Evgeni Malkin scored to tie Saturday's game 1-1 with 5:35 remaining in regulation, Penguins fans were on their feet and in full voice. The Penguins find themselves chasing - a position they managed to avoid in series victories over Columbus and Washington.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:50

Joel Matip says he and his Liverpool teammates are enjoying the pressure of battling for Champions League qualification. "Roberto is a real mentality player, he wants always to be involved and we need to make decisions for him". "It was hard work", Klopp told a news conference. "If we win we deserve to be in the Champions League ". If the unit can continue to play as they have been, it will be vast for the Reds .

by | May 15, 2017 | 05:59

The Russian president played the melody of the song "Moscow Windows" and "The City Over the Free Neva" as he was waiting for his meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping . The conference focuses on the massive One Belt, One Road (OBOR) trade initiative, which takes its inspiration from the ancient Silk Road trading route.

by | May 15, 2017 | 05:03

Ryan saved it for the biggest stage of his career, his first appearance in an Eastern Conference final. "If we traded (Fleury), we wouldn't be in this room right now", Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford said of the veteran, who was the subject of trade rumors throughout the season.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:56

Wallace, who carded 10 birdies in a flawless opening 63, enjoyed a five-shot advantage at halfway after completing an error-free 66 when the delayed second round was completed on Saturday. However, his dropped shot on 17 saw the pressure released. "I never envisioned standing here", Wallace said. He picked up successive shots at the par four 12th and par five 13th and went "out" in 33 after another birdie on the par five 16th.

by | May 15, 2017 | 06:03

Again leading the line in the absence of injured top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the 19-year-old followed up his extra-time quarter-final strike against Anderlecht with a fine second-half free-kick in Vigo. " We tried to win the match but we missed chances ". "When he took that free-kick, he told me he was going to score and he put it in so that's the most important thing".

by | May 15, 2017 | 05:26

For me football is pretty much the same everywhere, the ball is round'. "After that we lost boys who were good alternatives... when we lost these players in a period of 17 matches in 7 weeks, it was the impossible job". "But If we don't qualify for the Champions League, it's because we're not good enough". It's the first time. I left Highbury, they were crying, I left Emirates Stadium , they were crying.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:42

President Trump also imparted some conventional commencement speech rhetoric, such as embarking on an adventure and the like. Trump kept to a largely upbeat message during the roughly 30-minute speech at the private Christian school in southwest Virginia.

by | May 15, 2017 | 05:15

Lovullo, speaking Saturday before the Diamondbacks and Pirates met in the third game of a four-game series, said Iannetta returned to the ballpark from the hospital at 1:15 a.m. In this home stand, Drury, Goldschmidt and the offense received a boot from David Peralta, who chipped in with a 3-for-5 night Friday and now sports a.308 season batting average.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:11

Nadal won the first set in 40 minutes. Nadal will look to seal his fifth title in Madrid in Sunday's final against Austrian Dominic Thiem in a repeat of the Barcelona Open final Nadal won 6-4, 6-1 two weeks ago. "It will be a very hard match against one of the best sportsmen this sport has ever had, and to have a chance I'll have to be at my very best", Nadal said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:29

And Mourinho has now confirmed that the Argentine number one will retain his spot in goal for the showpiece in just under two weeks' time . "I think you, the media, have the right to say (that) and I think it makes sense to say", he told reporters after United completed a 2-1 aggregate win over Celta Vigo in the semi-finals on Thursday.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:57

When Gael Clichy felled Mahrez in the box and the playmaker converted from the spot, it looked like the Foxes had drawn level. Mahrez stepped up to take, but slipped as he took it, so although it found the back of the net, it was instantly disallowed since he'd taken two touches in the process, which basically summed up Leicester's luck in the game, as it finished 2-1.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:21

The 39-year-old Macron replaced President Francois Hollande whose five year long stint was marred by unemployment and terror attacks. The two met in the president's office before Mr Hollande's departure, taking a last few minutes to discuss the most sensitive issues facing France, including the country's nuclear codes.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:09

MAROUANE FELLAINI was Jose Mourinho's unlikely hero last night as Manchester United battled their way into the Europa League final after a dramatic finish at Old Trafford . Sometimes, you get into big clubs in difficult moments and the work is harder than when you get to smaller clubs in a moment of positive explosion. "I don't know about it [the incident against Celta Vigo]", Mourinho said .

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:24

Kim put early pressure on the leaders when he rolled in a 15-foot putt for birdie on the opening green, and he did well to scramble pars at the third, fourth and fifth holes as he suddenly found himself in a tie at the top. Holmes, and it was a horror show for the Kentuckian. Kim led the field in the statistical category on Sunday, picking up more than three shots on the field with the putter - despite hitting only eight greens.

by | May 15, 2017 | 03:29

I don't think we can finish seventh and I don't think we can finish fourth. "I don't want to see now, maybe Friday". "I'm not upset, because we had to make that decision". I think our opponents wanted to break up our fluidity". I have to play them by periods and I don't have another solution. It's seemed for weeks now that Europa League glory is United's best chance for Champions League qualification and, now more than ever, the ability to provide Champions League football tends ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 03:45

With 2.7 seconds left, the team inbounded the ball to center Kelly Olynyk , who was fouled by Kelly Oubre Jr. and an entire second came off the clock. The Celtics had a chance to eliminate the Wizards and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, but the Wizards had different plans. They had the Wizards on the brink, and they needed an improbable shot to keep their season alive.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:41

Cape Town - Fernando Alonso will not have much time to reflect on the Spanish Grand Prix as he takes a private jet to Indianapolis for an early practice session on Monday. "We've seen other engine manufacturers make significant progress over the season, as you saw with Renault a couple of years ago, where they started and where they ended up".

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:42

Alvarez dumped his World Boxing Council middleweight world belt a year ago when he failed to meet a 15-day window to make a fight with undefeated Golovkin , now owner of the WBC, World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation middleweight world titles.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:59

Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham should be given more credit for challenging Chelsea for the title given the greater financial muscle of their Premier League rivals. "It's hard when you sign for a club like Chelsea and you have the pressure to win and you spend the money that they spent on David Luiz, Marcos Alonso, Batshuayi and [N'Golo] Kante".

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:23

In a postseason full of blown multi-goal leads, the Capitals rallied on goals by Ovechkin late in the second and Evgeny Kuznetsov early in the third. The Washington Capitals will keep Vezina Trophy victor Braden Holtby as the starter in net when they face the Pittsburgh Penguins for Monday's Game 3, coach Barry Trotz announced Sunday.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:09

The Penguins punched their ticket to the finals in a thrilling game seven in Washington DC, where goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, 32, was the true hero with 29 saves, shutting out the Caps 2-0. By the end they had outplayed the champs, and Ryan got to grin some more. Although the injuries prevented the three-time MVP from traveling to Europe to represent Russian Federation in the 2017 IIHF World Championship this month, all signs point to a full recovery before the start of next season.

by | May 15, 2017 | 03:00

For much of the fifth round of the championship here in Barcelona it looked as though it was going to be Vettel who would extend his title lead to 20 points after executing the ideal start to leapfrog his championship rival . Vettel said he had been surprised to see Hamilton alongside him when he came out of the pits following his stop a lap after Hamilton's because the German had had an eight-second lead before the stops.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:37

Last season it was Chelsea who finished Tottenham off, in a 2-2 draw that was marred by numerous ugly incidents and disturbing physical altercations. Its another big game on Sunday and we want to replicate what we did against Tottenham . " Spurs only created a couple of chances and looked a bit flat, I don't know why", Gale claimed on Sky Sports .

by | May 15, 2017 | 03:43

The English Premier League (EPL) announced on its website that Son beat out his teammates Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen, Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard, Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero and Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke to win the accolade, which was based on votes from a panel of experts, EPL captains and fans.

by | May 15, 2017 | 03:29

Nadal overpowered Djokovic, and converted on his third match point to earn his first victory against the second-ranked Serb since the 2014 French Open final. Djokovic hasn't reached a final since winning his first tournament of the year in Doha in January. "I was much, much better and much closer than in Barcelona", Thiem said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:20

Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco left Sunday afternoon's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth inning due to left hamstring discomfort. The Pirates are now 15-22 overall and 7-15 on the road while Arizona is 21-17 overall and 15-7 at home. Two singles and a walk loaded the bases. Taijuan Walker lasted six innings, but allowed three runs and eight hits to take his third loss of the season.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:44

Masuaku has won a place in the West Ham side of late and has put in some excellent performances for the Irons, relegating Aaron Cresswell to the bench. Wing back Sam Byram nearly gave West Ham an early lead when he shot inches wide before Liverpool wasted a chance of its own as Joel Matip headed Coutinho's corner onto the crossbar.

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:55

No kidding, although as Fowler said Sunday morning when asked if the harsh loss in Anaheim by the Oilers would carry over to Game 6, it's only one game in a daffy-Duck series. The 21-year-old went above and beyond to play a solid game, and did everything he could to play the hero. "They're totally hooked and I can't give up the season tickets", Richens said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:32

A video posted on Chelsea's official Twitter account showed reserve goalkeeper Asmir Begovic tipping an ice bucket over Conte as he entered the changing room while Diego Costa sprayed him with champagne. "I'm living great emotion at this moment". "For this, I want to say thanks to my players; they trust in a new work, in a new philosophy, a new football, new analysis, the mistakes, the positive and negative situations".

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:55

They improved to 5-1 on their nine-game homestand after going 3-7 on their previous one. "I got that first hit and it took the stress off. I think you just enjoy it while it's happening". Blach entered with a 2.55 ERA but threw fluff at the belt against a hot lineup in a hitter's yard. No aerosol could cover left-hander Ty Blach , who became the first Giants pitcher in more than a decade to give up 10 runs in a start.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:45

He added: "The mindset of the players, the coaching staff and of the club is to go after the two titles we are still involved in". Barcelona have not lost in the top-flight against Las Palmas since February 1986. But Real have a game in hand as they travel to Celta Vigo on Wednesday before the final round of matches next weekend. His second of the night came as he headed home Ivan Rakitic's cross at the back post, the 25-year-old grateful Suarez's lunge at the ball from an offside ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:39

The final whistle was blown moments later and Celta's players slumped to the ground, some of them holding their heads in their hands and others in tears. His Madrid side do not win finals through calculation alone. Jones, whose whole United career has been blighted by injuries, has actually looked better this season than at any other point in his United career, barring perhaps his debut campaign.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:11

Their status has never changed since the day Kevin Durant announced his intention to join an already-dominant group: favorites, possibly big ones, and possibly one of the most loaded rosters of all time . The game was off to a slow start until the Warriors scored nearly two minutes into the game on a Steph Curry cut to the basket for an easy layup.