Rookie Christian Hackenberg, a second-round pick who has been inactive for every regular-season game, will be in uniform for the first time, but is only expected to play if Fitzpatrick is injured. If I'm Jason Garrett and the coaching staff, I'm keeping a close eye on how the protection is holding up for #4 and whether or not he is taking unnecessary hits.
Clyne has played every minute in the Premier League this season and Milner will also start against his former club. "It is nice to think about what you can do in the game and what you want". There have been the wins over United and lately Arsenal, but the defeats by Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea exposed a soft underbelly, and shone a light on the glaring inadequacies Guardiola is trying to smooth over in his first season on the job.
Heading into this one, Mourinho's men have found their form, winning all of their last four Premier League matches , and it's clear the boss is enjoying the style with which they're operating. "For 90 minutes, he and I want to win and that is it". So we are going to think about Middlesbrough and try to choose the team that gives us guarantees and chances to win the match .
The two coaches met on eight occasions in Germany where Guardiola was manager of Bayern Munich and Klopp of Borussia Dortmund, finishing with four wins apiece. That's a staggering 34 goals that they have been involved in! If City are hopeful to compete with Chelsea for the title, then this game is a must-win fixture.
The experienced 31-year-old frontman scored 27 goals in 92 games in Turin and has six in 15 for the Swans since signing a two-year deal with the club when joining from Sevilla in August. "When I was a young lad at Chelsea and Sparky was a senior pro, he didn't say much off the pitch but when he did it had such an impact", he added.
It took Tech three plays for Evans to score a 4-yard touchdown to trim the lead to 24-7. Zach Jacobs was named tournament MVP after scoring 31 points in the final. The two highest comebacks in bowl games were by 31 points, in last year's Alamo Bowl by TCU over OR, and Texas Tech over Minnesota in the 2006 Insight Bowl.
For what it's worth, Taylor had a "veteran day off" from practice today because Lynn said he wanted the league's 25th-ranked passer to "be off his feet", but it's not hard to see the bigger picture looming large. Lynn said on Wednesday that Manuel was the "next man up" behind Taylor, and gave an example of Taylor having a hamstring injury. I can't speak for the GM.
The Germany worldwide has missed three games for the Gunners since picking up that knock, a period coinciding with Arsenal's worst run of form this season. "I don't think Kieran Gibbs will be available". "Alex [Oxlade-Chamberlain] looks like he could join in normal training on Saturday", Arsene Wenger told the club's official website .
The Spaniard is now being linked with a January return, but Las Palmas chief Ramirez has suggested that whilst the winger wants to join his side, they can't afford his wages, before naming Liverpool as one of the teams interested in signing Jese.
So, should Redskins fans be anxious about a potential Farce of Ford Field? After the Monday night loss to the Panthers, all looked lost for the team. But for their part, they still control their destiny, despite the loss. A similar thing happened during the 1982 World Cup , when West Germany faced Austria on the final day of the group stage knowing that a 1-0 win by West Germany would guarantee that both teams advanced to the knockout stage.
Jae Crowder, however, missed a wide-open three pointer and Richard Jefferson drilled two freebies for insurance with 8.5 left in the game. He and Gasol both grabbed eight rebounds. DeRozan and Kyle Lowry scored 24 points apiece for the Raptors ( see full recap ). Thompson missed a double-double of his own by just a single rebound.
Nonetheless, it has been a decent year for Wenger's men, who overtook Tottenham on the final day of the season back in May to finish second in the Premier League, their highest finish since 2005. "There's more in the league than what we produced", Wenger said. "I think Mkhitaryan is the long-term replacement for Wayne Rooney". The Premier League is the arena for some of the best offensive players in the world.
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri says that he will hand a recall to Riyad Mahrez for the Premier League clash with West Ham United. Schmeichel and the Foxes has so far endured a hard season as they sit in 16th and just three points off the relegation zone.
Washington at a glance: The Huskies have truly returned to a level of prominence not seen since the days of Don James, qualifying for the four-team College Football Playoff in a season in which their only loss came to a red-hot USC team. This just might be Saban's best defense ever. A couple of ESPN scouts have made their national title game prediction. . "I don't know what to tell them", Robinson said.
Assistant coaches Alan Curtis and Paul Williams will take charge of Swansea City, while the club searches for a new permanent manager. On Tuesday, Swansea announced that Bradley had been relieved of his duties, just one day after a 4-1 defeat to West Ham United.
The game is a matchup of former Big Eight and Big 12 rivals and the Alamo Bowl will be their first meeting since Colorado joined the Pac-12 before the 2011 season. The Cowboys came into the game ranking 108th nationally in total defense and 98th in pass defense. Colorado had barely accepted its bowl bid when the former Buffaloes running back and 1994 Heisman Trophy victor was found dead in a park near the school on December 5.
In the AFC, all six qualifiers are set. The Packers are working on a five-game winning streak while the Lions are coming off a porous performance on Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys, the team's second straight loss. Now when it comes to the North, the victor of Detroit/Green Bay takes the division and the loser goes bye-bye. If Washington wins earlier in the day, the Packers and Lions will know that the loser doesn't make the playoffs.
Jose Mourinho has hailed the team spirit in the Manchester United camp as they seek to revive their 2016/17 Premier League fortunes. The 22-year-old also explained that he would love to work continue working with the tactician because he has settled at Old Trafford since he arrived from Villarreal in June in a deal reportedly worth £30million and has made 11 appearances this season.
Enjoying a slim opening-run lead, the American made several mistakes and was 0.33 seconds off the lead at the final split time before accelerating to win the race by 0.64 ahead of Veronika Velez Zuzulova of Slovakia. "It would be nice to repeat it at a new venue, but it's definitely nice to feel like I can ski free for four runs in a row". Shiffrin's feat of winning three races in three days is not unique.
Despite what you might have heard, no one has been cruel to the Washington Huskies in their media sessions this week. It's that combination. That's what makes them really good. As insane as it may sound, freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts may not be one of those super stars when it comes to the National Football League or even one of the 20 that makes an National Football League team.
Based on the responses that McMurphy received, the divide exists between those optimistic that they can crash the Power Five's playoff party, and those who have accepted the current situation they find themselves in. Last year it was AAC champion Houston against Florida State, and the year before it was Boise State taking on Arizona in the Fiesta Bowl. We are only in the third year of the College Football Playoff at the FBS level, but so far it has only consisted of teams from the power ...
According to Cruz, this instance might even be worse considering Garbrandt hails from the same gym in Sacramento that he's been feuding with for the past few years and no one at Team Alpha Male has wrestled the title away from him yet. TJ Dillashaw has made it abundantly clear he's unhappy with the UFC's decision to hand Cody Garbrandt a title shot, but the former champ doesn't think the latter's going to win it on Friday.
Virginia Tech looked out of sorts at the start, which Arkansas was happy to take advantage of with touchdowns on three consecutive drives. Quinton Flowers ran for three touchdowns and threw for two more to lead No. Arkansas' previous record for largest blown lead was 21 points in a 34-31 overtime loss to Louisiana-Monroe in 2012. Arkansas 17, Virginia Tech 0: Arkansas' Austin Allen completed to Cheyenne O'Grady for a 28-yard touchdown.
Penn State will be without two former Shore Conference standouts when it takes the field against USC in Rose Bowl on January 2. We'll know more tomorrow, when players and coaches from both teams participate in media day interviews. A sophomore, Barkley had a spectacular freshman season in 2015 but didn't get much attention for it due to Penn State's struggles. "It's our mindset really", linebacker Brandon Bell said of how the Nittany Lions became a second-half power.
The Miami Heat and Charlotte Hornets meet Thursday night in National Basketball Association action at the Spectrum Center. France's Batum on Thursday scored 16 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and handed out eight assists. The Heat regained the lead shortly after that, but the Hornets answered with a pivotal 11-0 run. The Hornets outscored the Heat 31-17 in the third period after outscoring the Orlando Magic 35-13 in the third quarter a night earlier.
Lattimore has a history with injuries, so he'll likely leave while his stock is high and he's healthy. OSU defeated No. 7 Oklahoma by 21 points on the road in September; it defeated No. But the matchup that appears to grab everyone's attention is Clemson's receivers vs. Ohio State's secondary. Their showdown pits the Tigers' mostly aerial attack against a Buckeyes offense that dominates with a punishing ground game and the run-pass option.
Lost amid the holiday shuffle, college bowl games and the National Football League playoffs taking shape is the Thunder running off four-straight wins and looking to pass the Clippers for fourth place in the West before 2017 rolls around. His injury did not appear to be serious. The Cavs led by 20 points in the third and 17 early in the fourth but couldn't close out the Celtics, who pulled within one point three times in the final two minutes.
Detroit will now take on Green Bay on New Years Day in a victor take all match-up. If the Lions beat the Packers, then they would win the division and host a playoff game, so Detroit has incentive to play to win. In a best-case scenario, Detroit can still gain a first-round bye in the NFC playoffs if they win and both Atlanta and Seattle lose this weekend.
That 10th rebound was earned by an intentionally missed foul shot from Derek Willis. We've already seen Malik Monk rain down a barrage of 3-pointers and throw down some big dunks this season. "(Briscoe) is a tenacious competitor". For the third year in a row, Ole Miss had to open up SEC play against No. 8 Kentucky. Kentucky led 60-39 at the half, capped by a Monk buzzer beating bomb.
The Swans have had a bad run in the Premier League this season, which saw American Bradley replacing Francesco Guidolin on October 3. In a statement, the club's chairman, Huw Jenkins, said: "We felt we had to make the change with half the Premier League season remaining".
Nathan Redmond was then sent off just before the hour by referee Mike Dean for denying Alli a goalscoring opportunity only for Kane to blaze the spot-kick over the bar. Harry Kane refuses to accept Tottenham are out of the Premier League title race despite a 10-point gap to Chelsea. 'We have to try to win every game and hope Chelsea and the teams above us drop points.
The Liverpool boss admits that Aguero is a top striker and his side's defence will have to be at the top of their game to face a Manchester City attack led by the talismanic Argentine. "They will not play like past year, it's really exciting". Liverpool , he insists , must be prepared for all possibilities at Anfield. "Every team in the Premier League has more confidence at home", Wijnaldum said.
Oh, fullbacks can just run the ball you say? Virginia Tech: The 18th-ranked Hokies won the ACC Coastal Division in the first year of the post-Frank Beamer era. The game will be played on December 29, 2016. The Razorbacks got solid performances out of quarterback Austin Allen and running back Rawleigh Williams III, but really struggled defensively against better opponents.
Swansea City have begun talks with the Wales FA to hire Chris Coleman as their next manager, Sky Sports reports. Swansea is also his hometown club, which means the 46-year-old would be a popular choice with the supporters, and his reputation in the game is high on the back of leading Wales to the European Championship semi-finals in the summer.
The Spaniard kept a clean sheet and turned in an impressive display as Everton beat the Premier League champions 2-0 at the King Power Stadium, including creating the visitors' opening goal for Kevin Mirallas . I thought Hull were going alright against Man City until they gave away the penalty. Back them to win to nil. I don't think Hull can live with Romelu Lukaku at the back.