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by | October 09, 2018 | 09:25

However, City have performed better in their eight games this season than they did in the equivalent fixtures in 2017-18, Gracenote's analysis suggests. The title race isn't a two horse race. Yes, Chelsea are still unbeaten and Sarri has made an impressive start, but they are still a work in progress compared to City and Liverpool, who remain the teams to beat.

by | October 09, 2018 | 08:45

It is my dream since I was a kid. I don't want to say that I am not talking with the club or the owner. We will see. I don't want to speak about it all the time. It is a hard decision. "I am 27 and I will turn 28 in January". SPORTbible recently had the opportunity to speak with Hazard , who praised the influence of Chelsea teammate N'Golo Kanté.

by | October 09, 2018 | 05:00

The manager also expressed his disappointment with the board's failure to address what he saw as weaknesses in his squad, particularly at centre-back. The former Real Madrid boss has been linked with succeeding Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford in recent weeks. "(Here) I'm losing 2-0 at home in a very important match, the fans were wonderful, I'm grateful for that".

by | October 08, 2018 | 22:58

However, they managed to score another two goals in the last 20 minutes to end their 4-game winless streak. In his post-match press conference after the win over Newcastle , Mourinho addressed the speculation spoke out against a perceived "manhunt" against him.

by | October 08, 2018 | 22:39

Sevastova, who eliminated US Open champion Naomi Osaka of Japan from the semifinal, did not make it easy and fought to win the final, but Wozniacki managed to snatch her 22nd trophy on hard courts. Sevastova, now ranked 20th in the world, was so sick of getting injured - she had particular problems with her back - that she quit tennis in May 2013 and studied leisure management.

by | October 08, 2018 | 22:27

Terry also won both a Champions League and Europa League winners' medal although he did not appear in either final, having been suspended for the 2012 European Cup triumph and injured for the Europa League success the following year. The long-serving Chelsea defender has hung up his boots at the age of 37 and is believed to be primed for a quick return to Aston Villa . Aston Villa are understood to have earmarked Rodgers as a candidate to replace Steve Bruce, and the Celtic boss ...

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:43

Coming into the game with the 118th-ranked offense out of 130 FBS teams and facing the No. 2 defense according to Pro Football Focus, Arkansas scored 14 points on 236 yards in the first half. But Smith's teammate, Henry Ruggs III, was there to pick it up at the 12 and took it in for the touchdown. This time, the drive was a bit longer, as it lasted eight plays, which ended with Josh Jacobs' 1-yard plunge into the end zone.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:25

Benzema's inclusion comes as something of a surprise, the 30-year-old having scored just five LaLiga goals throughout last season as Madrid finished 17 points behind champions Barcelona. Courtois is included after a season in which he won the FA Cup with Chelsea and came third at the World Cup with Belgium - winning the Golden Glove - before he moved to Real Madrid .

by | October 08, 2018 | 20:58

The global break now arrives for Liverpool following a run of seven fixtures in 23 days that included encounters with City, Paris Saint-Germain, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Napoli. Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty as Liverpool and Manchester City fought out a goalless draw at Anfield . Both managers approached the game as if it was an important one in the title race.

by | October 08, 2018 | 20:22

The France global scored four of the five goals in a wild 14-minute second half spell after Neymar had opened the scoring with a first half penalty and both sides had been reduced to 10 men before half-time. Lyon's Lucas Tousart was also given his marching order for a second bookable offence after committing a foul on Mbappe. Mbappe scores - Neymar skips into the box, has a shot blocked by a defender, and the ball rolls back for Mbappe.

by | October 08, 2018 | 19:42

After the report was released, multiple pundits - including former Manchester United defender Gary Neville - criticized Manchester United not for the decision to fire Mourinho but for leaking it the day before the match, theoretically undermining his standing and leaving him as a lame duck manager.

by | October 08, 2018 | 17:42

They then meet England at Twickenham on November 10. All Black flanker Sam Cane broke a vertebra in his neck during New Zealand's dramatic win over South Africa but is expected to make a full recovery, the team said Monday. A former Springboks coach says the All Blacks "cleaned past the ball" in the leadup to their two match-winning tries in Pretoria - but cleverly avoided any risk of an obstruction call.

by | October 08, 2018 | 15:27

The first Test between Pakistan and Australia will be live on Sony ESPN and live streaming on Sony Liv app. Mohammad Hafeez scored a century and Imamul Haq made a half-century as Pakistan went for tea at 199/0 on the first day of the Dubai Test on Sunday.

by | October 08, 2018 | 12:43

The Red Sox will hand the ball to Nathan Eovaldi in Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Monday night. "You know he's capable of that". "No excuses. I just didn't get it done". The right-handed Porcello had been slated to start Game 3 before he threw two-thirds of an inning of relief in Friday's Game 1 victory.

by | October 08, 2018 | 12:28

Fraser will play his second round at St Andrews tomorrow before tackling Kingsbarns on Saturday ahead of the 54 hole cut. There was a terrible moment for Hatton as his tee shot at the 15th struck a spectator in the head, although she was pictured smiling and hugging the Englishman after receiving treatment.

by | October 08, 2018 | 12:29

Taking on a big challenge. Canelo Alvarez, fresh from his huge majority decision victory over Gennady Golovkin to win the unified middleweight world title in their September 15 rematch, will be back in the ring before the end of the year and in a new weight division trying to win another belt.

by | October 08, 2018 | 11:19

It's part of football - sometimes you score, sometimes you miss. WORST PLAYER - It's harsh because Van Dijk hadn't done too much wrong in the match up until the penalty, but it was a awful decision to bring down Leroy Sane , one that could have cost his side the game.

by | October 08, 2018 | 09:42

But they rallied to score three goals inside the final 20 minutes, with Juan Mata and Anthony Martial netting before Alexis Sanchez headed in a 90th-minute victor. I understand things in the human nature nowadays and in the industry where I work, I used to love it, I still love it is but it is different. "For big boys like me, it's no problem but for younger people, I think it's a problem and the first half showed that".

by | October 08, 2018 | 08:29

There's a positive mood among the Stamford Bridge faithful thanks to the attractive brand of football brought in by Maurizio Sarri , but there's a worry they're becoming over reliant on star man Eden Hazard . "I've been very happy for the last four years and a half". Anticipated opportunities to win the ball and made some telling passes including a slide-rule assist for Hazard to score before going one better and rippling Southampton's net himself for his first Blues goal.

by | October 08, 2018 | 07:56

The Packers have removed quarterback Aaron Rodgers and cornerback Kevin King from their injury list. Mason Crosby missed four field goals for the first time in his career - three of them in the first half (the second-half miss came from 56 yards).

by | October 08, 2018 | 05:51

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel , the Briton's closest rival, finished only sixth after an early collision with Red Bull's Max Verstappen left the German fighting back from 19th place in a damaged vehicle. And on Mercedes' current form that looks very achievable indeed. Reports suggested that perhaps there was a sense of frustration in Vettel's mind after learning that he wasn't being provided with the kind of auto that would be competitive enough to win a World Championship.

by | October 08, 2018 | 03:27

Lewis Hamilton had a lot of sympathy for Bottas as well as he was seen consoling his teammate after the race and at the podium. "I don't arrive here thinking that Valtteri has to work for me", he continued. "This is the most unusual sport in the sense that you have the drivers' and constructors' championships". It's a hard dynamic because the team works together to win the championship, but then they also want to win the drivers' championship, but only one of you can win, so they're ...

by | October 08, 2018 | 03:07

But his mistake on special teams, where he allowed a punt to carom off his leg, leading to a Carolina touchdown, was one he'd like to have back. His previous career-long was a 59-yarder he hit in 2011 when he was with the Redskins. He said things had built up inside of him for several weeks and that his comments "came out the wrong way". Pat Shurmur's offense is averaging just 18.2 points per game and looks eerily similar to former head coach Ben McAdoo's offense through four games.

by | October 07, 2018 | 23:01

Levein said: "We're in good form and I feel we are ready and capable of going through to Glasgow and getting points". Guardiola guided Manchester City to the Premier League title last season as they became first team in English top-flight history to reach 100 points.

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:57

Sancho has netted once in the Bundesliga this season, while Chelsea-owned Mount has struck three times for Derby County in the Championship and Leicester City's Maddison's 15 chances created are the most among Englishmen in the Premier League .

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:44

That proved to be the trend for the rest stanza, as the sides went into the break scoreless, while Alaves failed to provide any real attacking threat. Lopetegui was forced to take early action in the second half due to an injury to Karim Benzema, bringing on centre forward Mariano Diaz which briefly led to Real playing a more direct game.

by | October 07, 2018 | 20:58

Wales global Ramsey looks set to leave the club at the end of the season after contract negotiations broke down but he finished off a sweeping Gunners attack, full of flicks and tricks, just 38 seconds after coming off the bench. 'My observation is mixed, ' he said. It was Arsenal who nearly regained the lead less than three minutes into the second half but Bettinelli pulled off a great save to deny Bellerin from the edge of the box.

by | October 07, 2018 | 20:11

Jurgen Klopp seems to have identified loopholes in Pep Guardiola style of play and he is ready to use it against Man City latter today. The biggest news this week is that Kevin De Bruyne returned to full training this week, over a month earlier than had been previously expected.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:40

Hamilton starts the weekend in Japan with a 50-point championship lead, and can win the title by finishing second in all the remaining races, and third in a couple, even if Vettel wins them all. "So I wasn't expecting that", Hamilton said after the day's action. Channel 4 will also show the race live, but if you do not fancy getting up ay the crack of dawn then a full race replay will be broadcast from 12.30pm.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:28

The win was our second Europa League win in a row, and our eighth consecutive win in all competitions under Unai Emery and with Fulham up next and the return of Mikki, things are looking up at The Emirates. The Gunners stay atop Group E over Sporting CP based on goal difference, with six points each after two rounds. 'It shows that he wants to play the youngsters and England are changing their way of playing, ' said Smith Rowe.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:01

It was nice sharing the dressing room with players who have played worldwide cricket for more than five years. That was the only moment of success in the first session for the touring side, who face the stiff task of likely having to bat last against India's spin-heavy attack on a pitch already offering some turn.

by | October 07, 2018 | 16:26

On the key to competing for the Premier League title, Van Dijk continued: "We've had a good start to the season". "That's not discarding Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester United , Arsenal or whoever else is going to be up there, but we're both going into the game undefeated and hopefully we can come out on top".

by | October 07, 2018 | 16:14

Even so, confidence and a state of presumption carried the day. Yankees manager Aaron Boone told ESPN before the game he believed NY were finally healthy heading into the postseason. Short on options, A's managed Bob Melvin opted for baseball's latest fad: starting a reliever. "All it means is I'm relieving in the first inning", Hendriks said.

by | October 07, 2018 | 15:59

Manchester United beat Benitez's side 3-2 yesterday thanks to a 90th-minute victor from substitute Alexis Sanchez . We think the fans deserve better. "As a team, we did so well", said Benitez . "We know that our opponent needs points too, Rafa is brilliant at analysing the qualities of his opponents ad trying to beat them", Mourinho added of his rival.

by | October 07, 2018 | 14:40

The tourists were all out for 181 in their first innings and managed only a slight improvement as they scored 196 the second time round. For India, the game will be best remembered for the emergence of Prithvi Shaw , who announced his arrival in worldwide cricket with a classy hundred on debut, becoming the youngest from the country to do so in Tests.