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by | April 24, 2017 | 17:51

Darko Brasanac's 54th minute header was the difference between the two sides in a game Betis probably deserved to win by more goals. However, Isco's exclusion was questionable after his last-minute victor against Sporting Gijon this month showed what he is capable of.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:41

The team announced Saturday that the five-time All-Star was diagnosed with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe. Griffin had X-rays at the arena that were negative and the Clippers planned to re-evaluate him later Friday night.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:36

But Rangers , who lost for the very first time under leader Pedro Caixinha, never actually looked like mounting a recovery and Celtic - defeated by the Gers in exactly the same period last season - almost had a third when Tom Rogic crashed a late attempt from the post.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:33

The Sens wouldn't have to wait too long in order to respond. The Senators defeated the Bruins 4-3 in game two of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Canadian Tire Centre. He stopped the initial shot, but Matthews hung with it and batted the rebound out of the air to cut the deficit to 2-1. The Senators challenged the goal believing the play was offside, but a lengthy review upheld the goal.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:24

It was a dominant performance by the Oilers and particularly by Kassian, a fourth-line winger. By the end of the second period, the Rogers Place fans were chanting "Kass-ee-ann!" "Everything wasn't there. He took over Edmonton and helped the Oilers get back to the playoffs in just his second year. Kassian scored 42 seconds into the second frame when Pavelski lost control of the puck at the Oilers blue line.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:19

It marked a triumphant return for Vogel in this event after finishing sixth in last year's Olympic final. Australia's Manly tumbled - for a second time - entering the ninth sprint, which Nelson won to narrow the gap to Belgium to three points.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:19

The Ibrox side failed to repeat last season's Scottish Cup semi-final triumph over the Parkhead side, sliding to their fourth defeat of the season to Brendan Rodgers' men. "We knew the last five, 10 minutes they were going to put a lot of pressure on us but we dealt with that really, really well, and could have scored a couple more goals ".

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:16

Cristiano Ronaldo may have dominated the headlines on the pitch as his hat-trick fired the defending European champion to a 6-3 aggregate victory, yet the scenes in the stands at the Bernabeu provided an unfortunate sideshow. President Florentino Perez also approached the Bayern star once after he had scored four goals past his side for Borussia Dortmund in 2012 to praise Lewandowski and wish him the best for the future.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:07

We just gotta rebound". Thomas, who top-scored for the Celtics with 33 points on 10-of-18 shooting from the floor, did not talk to the media after the game but team mate Avery Bradley said the players were proud of their grieving guard. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 15 rebounds for the Bucks. Khris Middleton scored 20 points and Greg Monroe had 18. "I'm not surprised because everybody's so locked in right now", Butler said after scoring 22 points, grabbing eight rebounds and ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:05

And Iain Henderson has done an exceptional job for Ireland. "When I saw Ross' name [in the Lions squad] I was absolutely thrilled for him", said Warburton. "If you are happy when you turn up for training every Monday, if you keep morale up, you are more likely to get more out of the boys on the field. They're different players and if we'd left out Courtney we'd be asked the same questions".

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:02

But now I think you understand more our behaviour against Chelsea (when Spurs had nine players booked and lost Mousa Dembele to a six-game ban). Tottenham striker Harry Kane announced his return to the starting lineup against Bournemouth on Saturday with a goal, taking his season tally to 20 for the third consecutive season.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:54

Substitute James Rodriguez had scored a dramatic late equaliser that looked like it would give Madrid a draw to put them on the brink of a first league crown since 2012, only for Messi to bring up his milestone with the last kick of the game.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:47

Indeed few would have predicted that Mourinho's men would dominate the would-be champions so much on Easter Sunday as Chelsea's lead at the top of the table was cut to just four points. The midfielder added that " we controlled the game " throughout and " created chances " even though it wasn't alot but everybody in the team " can be very happy " with how they performed during so a big game.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:45

I know in English football people say you have to look out for young players, that maybe they say they can play 15 or 20 games, not more. 'I have not been impressed by the way they play . "The fact Man United were struggling to beat a team like Anderlecht proves what kind of season the club is having". " Everton now possess the resources to keep every player, including Lukaku, with a contract for another two years", he included.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:39

Mike Conley set a franchise postseason record with 35 points, and Gasol finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Gasol finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds and four assists; he also committed seven turnovers. Tune in to Game 5 on Tuesday to see if the Memphis Grizzlies can steal one in San Antonio. John Wall tallied 29 points, seven assists and four rebounds for the Wizards.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:19

The 64th minute saw Fabian Delph effectively kill the game with City's third goal, and he also won man of the match. "We've dropped a few points and we needed to get back to winning ways", Sterling said. We work really hard Monday to Friday and when you are selected for the game that's the icing on the cake. Fourth-placed City moved seven points ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal who have two games in hand while Hull remained two points above the bottom three.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:11

The game gave the impression that it was willing to crank up in tempo, Everton working the ball into West Ham's box with guile and West Ham breaking on them at pace. But, despite being called upon recently, it is still believed West Ham are willing to sell the shot-stopper in the next transfer window and a return to his homeland is very possible.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:09

The Liga title is still Real's to lose as they are only behind Barca on their head-to-head record and have a game in hand on their archrivals. The Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid is now lead Barcelona by three points. "It is marvellous for us to win in the 92nd minute". We had many goalscoring chances, but couldn't bring the game under control. "We knew we could win, even at 2-2, and without doing Madrid any injustice, I think we deserved to win".

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:04

It was the 115th career home run for the 43-year-old Miami Marlins outfielder and the first against his former team. Hernandez (2-1) wasn't sharp. Hernandez was far from his best, giving four hits - all singles - on the first six pitches of the game.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:04

Eric Gordon and Lou Williams added 18 points each, while Trevor Ariza added 14 points, 5 rebounds as Houston leaned on their role players to get across the line. Houston's bench outscored Oklahoma City's reserves 64-22. In Salt Lake City, Los Angeles point guard Chris Paul scored 24 of his 34 points in the second half as Clippers rallied for a 111-106 victory over Utah Jazz.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:02

Minus slugger Yoenis Cespedes and three other injured regulars, NY (8-11) has lost four in a row and eight of nine to fall 5 1/2 games behind the Nationals, who own the best record in the majors at 13-5. This is obviously important, but it's also important to remember that we aren't almost as good at seeing into the future as we think we are. Harper's best is otherworldly right now.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:56

Manchester United's victory over Burnley on Sunday once again put them in a prime position to secure Champions League qualification, as it left them just a point behind Manchester City, who they face on Thursday night. Rojo's injury is also a serious body blow to United's depleted resources at the back, with both England global central defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling expected to be out till mid-May.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:54

Gary Neville has urged Antony Martial to prove himself at Manchester United after being publically questioned by Jose Mourinho. Rooney has not seen any competitive action since April 1, in a 0-0 draw with West Brom. Marcus Rojo, who is also suffering with a knee problem picked up on Thursday against Anderlecht, could also be out for the rest of the campaign. The loss of Rojo leaves manager Jose Mourinho short of cover at the back as the Argentina international's fellow central defenders ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:44

He said: "We started well with one or two risky moves where we found some space and then conceded an unlucky goal". Twice European champion Juventus lacked the spark and power of its thrilling first-leg victory in Turin, but there was rarely any doubt it would exact revenge for its defeat to Barcelona in the 2015 Champions League final by reaching a 12th semi-final.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:43

On paper at least, this was the toughest remaining fixture for a Liverpool side who face Crystal Palace, Watford, Southampton, West Ham and Middlesbrough in their last five games. He drifts into the right of the area and picks out Milner at the far post, but the full back volleys over the top despite being unmarked. A minute later, Coutinho sent a hard volley wide from the left-hand side of the penalty area, but another opening went begging for the home side as Robson-Kanu fired tamely at ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:38

A pair of fine goals by Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil allowed Arsenal to halt its streak of consecutive away losses at four with a 2-1 victory over relegation-bound Middlesbrough. We needed to go back to the basics and that's making sure our commitment levels are right to play for this football club. Even more significantly, the Frenchman went with a three-man backline, a formation he last used in 1997.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:37

But Carragher believes that Walcott only came out to save face for himself and that this type of performance is typical of Arsenal's players. The possession advantage mattered for little as the hosts broke quickly on the counter-attack, exploiting space down the flanks and taking their chances clinically.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:32

But now it has been decided not to attempt to rush him back for Tuesday's second leg against Bayern in order to give him the best chance of being fit for El Clasico next Sunday. Real defender Sergio Ramos had the ball in the Bayern net with time running out, but the goal was ruled offside but the Spaniards have the upper hand for the second leg at home next Tuesday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:21

Late goals from Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matric settled a rip-roaring FA Cup semi-final 4-2 in Chelsea's favour over title rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Saturday. "I must be pleased because I think that in this game I involved all my players in our idea and in our football". "You hope the decision is good".

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:20

However, he struggled late in games in both of those two contests, meaning the Clippers heavily relied on Chris Paul to split the series at 1-1 after their homestand. The Cavs have outscored the Pacers by only 12 points in this series, but James - who has a personal 20-game first-round winning streak going back to his Miami days, and is a ridiculous 47-7 all-time in that round - finds ways to get it done.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:07

Mike Brown will serve as acting coach. Afterward, Curry said he gave the game ball to general Manager Bob Myers to give to Kerr, who stayed back at the team hotel because of illness. KEEP AN EYE ON: John Wall vs. Dennis Schroder. Leading 100-98, the Warriors scored eight of the game's next 10 points, four on a pair of Andre Iguodala dunks in transition, to go ahead 108-100.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:04

The Browns chose former Baylor University wide receiver Corey Coleman after the series of trades, while the Eagles drafted former North Dakota State University quarterback Carson Wentz. 12 - and although he wouldn't confirm it, the target is presumably quarterback Mitch Trubisky". But in that same report it's indicated that, if they do have to use that selection rather than trading it away, Trubisky would be their guy.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:01

San Jose isn't exactly a hockey hotbed. The teams are now tied in the series, with two wins each. "In one-goal games, it can go either way". The five-hole score would be Pavelski's second goal on the night, putting the Sharks up 6-0. NOTES: Edmonton last had back-to-back playoff shutouts in the final two games of a first-round series against Colorado in 1998. The Oilers bounced back from a lukewarm start and responded with a near-perfect effort, winning a chess-like affair by capitalizing ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:48

Freaky stuff. All three missed various amount of time on the court through four games, with Blake Griffin ruled out for the rest of the playoffs. Following Gordon Hayward exiting the game with food poisoning at the 9:10 mark in the fourth quarter, it was Johnson who took over.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:39

Burnley has one of the strongest home records in the league and Mourinho made eight changes to the team that beat Anderlecht 2-1, making the prospect of an upset somewhat likelier. "And let's see what we can do". We have a 25 per cent chance to win the Europa League. "But as I was saying, if he can not play Thursday he can not play Thursday".