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by | May 13, 2017 | 09:51

The French manager also thinks that lack of European football might have helped Chelsea and Leicester play in a certain way during the last two seasons. Matic told Chelsea TV: " After every bad game we always recover very quickly, we always respond very well and win ". The PFA Players Player and Football Writers Footballer of the Year missed just his second game of the campaign with the fitness issue but is available again as the Blues hone in on the title.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:53

If Los Blancos can defeat Juventus in the final they will become the first team in the Champions League-era to successfully defend the title. Vardy is not Atletico's only target this summer, however, with Sanchez also in the running for a switch to Spain , while Napoli's Edinson Cavani and Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata are also on Simeone's wanted list.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:28

The marathon was held at the Monza racetrack near Milan, Italy because of its wide, sweeping curves, lack of undulation and cool, low-wind environment. "My own view is that it will be very interesting to see what happens", Bedford told CNN before the race. "I think this is history". It has taken seven good months of preparation and dedication, but I am happy to have done that time.

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:08

I'm not flawless but I'm trying. The veteran Ukrainian beat the count in a bid to prolong the fight, but Joshua was not about to lose his flawless KO record as he unloaded a barrage of heavy artillery that forced referee David Fields to signal the finish.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:10

England and France were drawn to meet in Pool C while Australia and Wales will clash in Pool D . Ireland and Scotland will lock horns in Pool A . "You've got to win seven games to get there and you put your best foot forward on all seven occasions".

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:18

The France global, who is set to win his second top-flight title in as many seasons in England, will be needed at West Brom where Chelsea have won just once in their last five visits. Tomorrow's game is the most important game for us. "In my career I enjoy to have this type of big challenge. I have to say thanks to my players because it is not easy to adapt to a new method, philosophy and work very hard if you compare the work of this season to the past".

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:33

City are undefeated in their last 10 games at the Etihad while ninth-placed Leicester have won just twice on the road this campaign. Guardiola wants to provide competition for Claudio Bravo and sees Valdes as the ideal signing to challenge the Chilean, who has struggled in his first season in the Premier League.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:33

Draymond took exception to Oubre's suspension as well. Kelly Olynyk played 23 minutes for the Celtics and scored 14 points but the 7-footer didn't grab a rebound . "I don't know how he can call anybody dirty ", Thomas said, via ESPN. "Everyone has their own opinion, but I don't agree (with) it", Celtics guard Avery Bradley said when asked for his thoughts on Green's comments.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:44

Washington had a 16-0 spurt to start game one, a 22-0 run in game three and 26-0 burst in game four. The Washington Wizards did everything they could to keep Isaiah Thomas from going off on them Wednesday night. Also notable was his 0-for-4 outing from three. Coming into the season, the Celtics knew they were going to need a consistent second scorer behind Thomas.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:45

Thomas and Avery Bradley had 27 apiece for the Celtics , while the Wizards were led by 33 points from Bradley Beal and 26 from Wall. After Washington went ahead 77-75 on a Bradley Beal basket after an offensive rebound on a free throw miss with less than seven minutes to play, it was a back and forth tussle for the rest of the game.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:59

He passed on good shots, gave the ball up when he had a lane to the rim, and had trouble getting on the same page with the teammates that surrounded him, and for that he credited the Spurs . The same bloviator cited anonymous Hall of Famers who said Harden quit on his team. "They just dominated", Harden acknowledged. The Warriors were 3-1 against the Rockets this season, but history is on the side of the Spurs .

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:13

The Baggies stand in the way of Antonio Conte's men becoming Premier League champions, with an away win confirming the visitors as English football's top team in 2016-17. West Brom manager Tony Pulis was full of praise for Conte - both for his infectious touchline enthusiasm and his ability to alter the tactics when his approach was going wrong.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:06

Four-times victor Nadal twice bounced back to win the first set in a thrilling tiebreak. Nadal , a four-time champion in Madrid, had an easier time in the second set after earning an early break, and closed out the match with another at the end.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:42

The guy never beat me". "So the belt he has over there, it's an imaginary belt". Jones was stripped of his title due to issues outside of the cage, which included a hit-and-run incident. As they faced off in a Las Vegas hotel lobby, Jones pressed his forehead against Cormier's, which led to Cormier shoving Jones by the throat. Jones came out with a replica belt and was heavily booed by a crowd that chanted "DC" with light chants for Jon Jones.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:03

The Red Devils won the tie after a 1-1 draw at home and a 2-1 victory for the overall tie. Jose Mourinho's tongue was planted firmly in cheek as he thanked referee Michael Oliver for sending off Ander Herrera in Manchester United's FA Cup defeat to Chelsea this season.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:55

Andy Murray suffered a loss against Dominic Thiem for the first time as he stumbled in the Barcelona Open. Nadal was not at his best in the early stages against qualifier Hyeon Chung and went a break behind, but the "King of Clay" lived up to his moniker with a 7-6 (7-1) 6-2 victory.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:30

United had looked to be cruising thanks to an early Marouane Fellaini strike, but Facundo Roncaglia equalised on the night on 85 minutes, sparking a insane end to the game, which included two red cards before Guidetti's grand ****-up. Rashford has either scored or assisted each of United's last four goals in the competition, and he nearly added another when he eluded two Celta defenders and drew a fine save from Sergio Alvarez midway through the second half.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:17

Intensive dental work prior to Tuesday's night's Game 2 wasn't about to slow Celtics All-Star? Thomas led the Celtics to a 123-111 win over the Wizards in Game 1. Didn't register their first rebound of the game until the 5:57 mark.Kelly Olynyk has scored in double figures in three of his last four games, after doing so just twice in his first 11 career playoff games.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:04

With a 4-0 lead on aggregate into the locker room, Juventus has one foot into the final. "I think maybe he had gone a bit stale at Barcelona". This season's final is to be held at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, to which I can attest is a fantastic venue, one of the best stadiums I have been in worldwide.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:49

Even if the Blues confirm their victory tonight, fans will not get to see them lift the trophy. Speaking before the match, Cahill said: "It's a motivation we have had - tasting disappointment previous year and not wanting to be anywhere near that again", he says.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:33

The Brazilian defender put in a top-class performance in the second leg of Juventus 4-1 aggregate win over Monaco to advance to the Champions League final, scoring a brilliant goal in the process. However, after suffering heartbreak against Barcelona in the 2015 final as the Bianconeri lost 3-1, the 39-year-old confessed that he doubted whether he would reach this stage again.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:51

And with a view to the final against Ajax, the Portuguese has vowed to make "a lot" of changes for his side's final top-flight match of the season on May 21, a home clash with Crystal Palace. "They [Ajax] will have 12 days to prepare for the final and we will have three matches in the Premier League to play with a group of 15-16 players after a insane season with so many matches", he said .

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:00

The opening goal was scored by Marouane Fellaini at the 17th minute, and the guests scored near the end of the game. In the game's last attack and with Celta needing one goal to go through on away goals, Claudio Beauvue chose to cross the ball instead of shooting from close range with only the goalkeeper to beat.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:06

Norman Powell made Toronto's first 3-pointer with 3:09 in the third quarter - the Raptors were 0-of-12 up to that point. The lead continued to stretch, as the Cavs locked down the Raptors on defense and the lead continued to grow, slowly ballooning from a 2 point lead to a game-high 23 point lead as the quarter progressed and quickly put the game out of reach for the Raptors.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:54

On the go-ahead goal, Jaden Schwartz led the rush and initially tried to pass it to Joel Edmundson , but the pass was off the mark and Edmundson kicked it right to Tarasenko's stick. the Blues, when even blueliners like Ellis and Roman Josi had a hand in putting pucks past Allen. Music, barbeque sauces and local candies are at stake in the Western Conference semifinal between the St.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:01

Mourinho hailed a solid overall performance from United that takes them closer to a return to the Champions League next season should they go onto win the competition for the first time. We are not going to Arsenal to say "beat us" or 'beat us 5-0 or 6-0.' We are going there to fight for a result . "We are going to have to go there and score goals, as we did other times", Celta coach Eduardo Berizzo said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:35

The Liberals would be left with 40. As of now and until B.C. returns to the polls at some unspecified time, the province stands to be in permanent campaign mode. Clark remained confident the Liberals would maintain their lead. But they will probably win 43 seats in the B.C. legislature, down from 47 when the election was called.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:30

The next step for him is continuing to develop so he can maximize his exceptional potential", head coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a press release. The consensus early feeling was that Jackson was only entering the draft process to get feedback, that he was surely going to be back for his sophomore season.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:14

However, even when the bricks and mortar are in place, replacing the emotional tide with which the Calderon has carried Atletico to 18 wins in 22 Champions League games over the past four years is a different challenge. "The club has been growing tremendously in the last 5 1/2 years". The Ballon d'Or victor fired Real Madrid into a virtually unassailable 3-0 lead with a hat-trick at the Bernabeu last week.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:54

Well, for now, let's just file that as a false alarm. In Game 5 between the Wizards and Celtics, there was one point where the game was tied, and one point where there was a lead change. "Avery was on fire, Al was terrific". "We were letting guys cut through the lane without touching them", Morris said. Bradley went on to shoot 4-of-5 from the field during the second quarter, tacking on another 11 points to put his scoring total at 25 by halftime.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:16

Golf's top player Johnson is a stroke further back after recording an eagle, two birdies and three bogeys in a mixed bag for the U.S. Open champion, who has won three of eight events this season. I'm going to go get an MRI on Monday and might have to rest for a week or two. "But it just didn't cut". Alex Noren (68), Jon Rahm (68) and Lee Westwood (70) did not make bogey either.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:09

The oldest candidate is 72; the youngest is 24. The slate also adheres to an often-ignored parity law of 50 percent women and 50 percent men. The remaining 148 candidates will be announced before the final deadline of May 19th. The list also included Francis Giudici, a mayor in Corsica who was one of the first to bring in the controversial burkini bans last summer. Her sister, Djamila, was among the 130 killed in the November 13, 2015, Paris attacks.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:13

Substitute Nacer Chadli shot wide at the end of another break as Chelsea looked uncharacteristically vulnerable, but any concerns were put to bed as Azpilicueta made the most of Cahill's wayward effort to find Batshuayi, who picked the flawless time to score his first Premier League goal since August and get the Blues' title celebrations under way in earnest.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:12

Jose Mourinho says that defeat in the Europa League final will not determine the success of Man United's season. "I think, when you analyse it in the cold light of day, it will confirm what I thought about my team all season". However, before travelling to Stockholm, United face games against Tottenham , Southampton and Crystal Palace. Qualification for the Champions League and two trophies would have to be viewed as success of sorts for United, even if serial victor Keane suggests his ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:28

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens calls to his players during the second quarter against the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series , in Boston, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Heading into the final 12 minutes of the game, Boston's lead got boosted back up to 17. Wall had 21 points, but just four assists. One major difference in Game 5 for the Celtics was a much better start .