The Swansea manager opted to bring on both Luciano Narsingh and top-scorer Fernando Llorente at the break in order to add more bite to his previously toothless attack, but to little effect. However, he insisted that Swansea are still battling, with a long way to go in the relegation battle. "It's a tough league, the best in the world, and if you are not 'at it" every single game, you are not going to win.
He also praised Garcia's great performance developed in the first four rounds of the competition and said that the golfer had written a golden chapter in one of the major championships in men's professional golf. Garcia never has been a favorite of the American golf fans and for good reason. Garcia was low amateur at the Masters that year. Garcia said he thought of the late Seve Ballesteros while overcoming setbacks that would have derailed his less confident self.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals in UEFA competitions when he struck twice as holders Real Madrid came from behind to win 2-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final yesterday. "We would have preferred to have scored another goal", Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane told French TV. "That is his ambition". "We didn't have so much possession and we were missing our usual self-assurance".
Singing, munching Bratwurst sausages and swilling beer, Borussia Dortmund fans put on a show of defiance on Wednesday as they poured into their home stadium for their match against AS Monaco, postponed after an attack on the team bus a day earlier.
The Senators dominated play for long parts of the game, but a couple mistakes in the third cost them as Brad Marchand scored the victor late in the third period. "But then again, it really doesn't matter because you've got to beat them all anyway if you want to win". Im good to go. Part of what made Boston a favourite to win this series and, for some, a sneaky dark horse pick overall, was their ability to generate shots.
Westbrook wrapped up his triple-double with 9:17 left in the third quarter. Following the 10th assist , the crowd erupted into a standing ovation and chanted "MVP". At just 26.1 percent, it's the third-lowest of the year for him, and he's the same player whose 41.7 is going to obliterate the single-season record for that metric (38.7 by Kobe Bryant in 2005-06).
Westbrook almost had his 10th assist with two minutes left in the third quarter but Enes Kanter lost the handle going up for the basket and Westbrook took a seat until the fourth quarter. "I think that's the most important thing". Right now, there is no question that Russell Westbrook is the frontrunner for the MVP award this season.
City remain in fourth place, and on course to qualify for next season's Champions League. "The second goal is the big example of what we would like to be", said Guardiola. He found Raheem Sterling, who crossed and Sergio Aguero tucked in his 10th goal in as many games. 'It's the key. They deserved to win the game. City, who travel to Southampton next, round off the 2016-17 top-flight campaign with matches against Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace , Leicester City and Watford .
Meanwhile, 1997 champion Ken Doherty lost 10-4 to Ben Woollaston , ending his qualification hopes and meaning, more significantly, that he follows another fans' favourite in Jimmy White in losing his tour card for next season. And world number 51 Grace said: "Being a big guy, I might be banging into the furniture". Reanne Evans' bid to become the first female competitor in the World Championship is over for this year .
Plus, the recent travel bans that US president Donald Trump has tried to enact could also work against the CONCACAF joint bid - how will fans, players and officials travel freely between all three countries if they're potentially not allowed to enter the United States? Prior to Monday's announcement that Canada, the usa and Mexico will bid to host the 2026 World Cup , Canada had considered bidding alone.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have won eight of their last 14 games but they will be aiming to bounce back from Friday's 114-100 loss to the Hawks which snapped a four-game win streak. "I had some good conversation with the refs, and, you know, just a few plays that didn't go our way". But players and coaches in that organization are confident that the postseason's regulated schedule (no back-to-backs or insane travel) and ability to hone in on one opponent in a seven-game series will do them good.
Would you have had it any other way? Other than a two hour rain delay, it was another near flawless night on the North Side. Asking a Cubs player if they're excited about getting a World Series ring is like asking a sportswriter if they're into a late-serving bar near the ballpark.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic sparked United into life with a superb opener before Sebastian Larsson was sent off for a risky tackle, leaving space for Henrikh Mkhitaryan and substitute Marcus Rashford to seal the three points after the break. "The fans are used to having Romero in goal in the competition, and that becomes the most important competition for us after winning the League Cup", Mourinho also said to the club's official webpage.
Jose Mourinho says he is not about to field a lesser Manchester United team this weekend. Shaw will also be hoping to feature for Manchester United when they take on Chelsea in their crunch Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
He missed the cut at The Players Championship, his first event after the Masters, and hasn't won since. The 29-year-old pulled off a shock victory 12 months ago following a collapse from Jordan Spieth, giving him his first career win at a major.
This gives you the feeling of impotence, that we have to keep functioning and nothing else matters. The match has been postponed until Wednesday at 1845 (1645 GMT), which Barta will miss, and German daily Bild claim he will be sidelined for the rest of the season.
As for the additional pressure he faces being such a favorite? Asked Tuesday why it's so hard for the favorite in Augusta, Johnson quipped: "I don't know, this is the first time I've ever been the favorite". "Like three-putting from 12 feet". The 23-year-old native of Texas earned the win at the recent AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but missed the cut at last week's Shell Houston Open after failing to crack the top 10 in his three previous outings.
Neymar's first yellow card was for obstructing the taking of a free-kick by tying his laces, with his second booking as a effect of a late challenge on Malaga's Roberto Rosales . This could result in up to three matches being added to Neymar's suspension. "Other players have done the same and have only had a one-game ban", the Argentina global said in a news conference in Turin ahead of Tuesday's Champions League quarterfinal first leg against Juventus.
He also praised Garcia's great performance developed in the first four rounds of the competition and said that the golfer had written a golden chapter in one of the major championships in men's professional golf. "I guess I'm now the best player to only have won one major", Garcia said. "I was much calmer than I've felt probably in any major championship on Sunday".
Dele Ali and Eric Dier were also on target, while Harry Kane made an appearance off the bench following an injury lay-off. "When you've played like that it gives the team a huge boost". Janssen's first opportunity came after just nine minutes when he turned Watford centre-back Craig Cathcart by the penalty spot and shot against the legs of goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes .
Borussia Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel is angry at UEFA for making them play AS Monaco less than a full day after their team bus was targeted in a bomb attack. "While there has been no specific intelligence regarding any threat to tonight's matches, we would like to assure teams, officials and supporters that UEFA always insists upon the highest standards of safety and security arrangements for competition matches, and that the safety of everyone attending UEFA's matches is our highest ...
Heading to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday for the game against Pep Guardiola's side, Hull came out with a three one defeat and Andrea Ranocchia's late strike was nothing more than a consolation. But that was the only downside after a positive display from Pep Guardiola's team. "We have had three games in seven days and got six points", said goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic.
Zlatan did that. We felt the game was in our pocket. "I think it's as hard as finishing fourth but it's the only competition we can win now". It was vitally important to get those three points, too, after Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Liverpool all secured wins on Saturday.
According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Cubs' rings will come with some hefty, and numerically significant, bling. The ring ceremony for the team will be Wednesday. "We worked hard for that championship, we worked hard during the World Series, we worked hard all of spring training", shortstop Addison Russell said.
Heyward was not in the lineup Saturday night. "We got some balls to fall in there", Maddon said. "I realize this is part of being a big leaguer, dealing with the 0-for-12s, the 0-for-13s, the bad stretches but knowing it's going to turn around because it always does", Bryant said.
However, the home side's hopes of a revival were all but ended two minutes before the break when Larsson was sent off for a unsafe lunging challenge on Ander Herrera. "Mourinho has been in charge of big teams and won trophies in different countries so he has experience and I believe he knows what he is doing". Bailly believes United are lucky to have the 35-year-old spearheading their attack.
The crowd gave Westbrook a standing ovation after he broke Robertson's record with his 10th assist with 4:17 remaining. Tonight, he managed to break a record that has stood since 1962 when he recorded his 42nd "Triple Double" of the season.
However, Babcock announced Sunday morning that even though Andersen was not experiencing any concussion symptoms, the No. 1 goalie will not dress against the Blue Jackets. Columbus Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson, centre left, celebrates after scoring against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto, on Sunday, April 9, 2017.
The Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder but Karl-Anthony Towns still made history, while the Atlanta Hawks extended their winning streak. The Rockets led by 13 early, but the Timberwolves had tied it at 60-all by halftime. Shabazz Muhammad had 22 points. G Ricky Rubio contributed 14 points and 10 assists in the Wolves' loss to the Thunder on Tuesday.
Now the defending Masters champion is just hoping he won't become toast. This year, he has three top-10 finishes and one win in his nine PGA Tour starts. "It has not, ever since the boy beat the old man as a six-year-old". While the Masters story of 2016 was of Danny Willett's unlikely victory and Jordan Spieth's demise, another native of Sheffield was tearing up the course with a final-round 67.
Lewis Hamilton powered to victory in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, gaining revenge for his defeat by Sebastian Vettel in the Formula One season opener in Melbourne. Two lap later proper safety auto was out after Antonio Giovinazzi suffered his second heavy crash. By then Hamilton was some seven seconds clear of the Ferrari.
Atletico coach Diego Simeone recognised the difficulties of playing at the King Power and said he expects a raucous atmosphere in Leicester . Atletico Madrid again started the second half strongly but it was Leicester who had their best chance of the night on 56 minutes when Danny Simpson's miscued effort nearly dropped to Huth in the area before Mahrez curled an effort just over from 20 yards.
Kevin Durant looked like he hadn't missing a game, as the former MVP scored 29 points in 27 minutes to go along with eight rebounds and five assists. Just as there is a definite case to be made for several players for the league's Most Valuable Player award, the same can be said for its Defensive Player of the Year, with standouts like the Spurs' Kawhi Leonard , Utah's Rudy Gobert and the Warriors' very own Draymond Green the likely leading candidates.
Clearly missing Bartra in defence and possibly still shocked by the attack on their bus, Dortmund conceded two goals in the first 35 minutes. The 18-year-old latched onto Thomas Lemar's pinpoint cross and drove the ball in from close range to open the scoring, although replays showed he had been in an offside position.
From a corner, Thiago Alcantara sent a cross inside the penalty area towards Arturo Vidal who thumped in a stunning header that gave Keylor Navas no chance. But Bayern were outplayed in the second-half and most of Real's 23 shots on goal came after the break. The four-time Ballon d'Or victor ended his first European goals since September with the 47th-minute equaliser before putting Madrid in the box seat 13 minutes from time .