It also turns the tie on its head, with the red-hot Nick Kyrgios due to take on John Isner next before Saturday's doubles rubber. After losing both singles rubbers on Friday, the U.S. But an Italian win would see the semi-final played in Australia under Cup rules. "I'm looking forward to getting back here and having some home support", Kyrgios said.
Sergio Aguero killed any hopes of a potential revival with a finely taken far-post volley to make it 3-0. Southampton could have levelled after 74 minutes when Maya Yoshida powered a header too close to Bravo, but four minutes later they were out of the game thanks to a brilliant City goal.
Kick off is at 12:30 BST on Saturday April 15. Elsewhere in England, Yohan Cabaye and Christian Beteke helped a resurgent Crystal Palace avoid defeat to visitors, Leicester City who went 2 goals up in the 6th and 52nd minutes through Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy respectively.
The France global has been linked in recent weeks with Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool. L'Equipe's Frederic Hermel (h/t Uche Amako of the Express ) reported as much, with Atletico Madrid's Griezmann identified as a long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
It's a completely different story for Utah. A win would be their first in the playoffs since 2010. That led to the Trail Blazers eliminating the Clippers in six games. Blake Griffin is the top performer in Clippers averaging 21.6 points. There can be a case made that he's in the running for Most Improved and Defensive Player of the Year, both astounding accolades that he could add to his young career.
Since picking up three points in their first away game of the season (2-0 at Swansea City), Hull City have won just two points in 14 Premier League away games since (W0 D2 L12). Despite the result, Guardiola professed himself "honoured" to be in charge of City's players and said quality "in the boxes" had been the only difference between the two teams.
Midfielder Mesut Ozil was also targeted by the vocal group of fans, who accused the Germany global of not doing enough for the cause. Should they unexpectedly win that match, a final against Chelsea or Tottenham would await and an opportunity to end the season on the high of Wenger winning an all-time record seventh FA Cup.
Finland's Valtteri Bottas took his first Formula One pole position in the final qualifying session at the Bahrain Grand Prix to end Mercedes' team mate Lewis Hamilton's bid for a seventh in a row. When I got the time I was a bit down to be honest, because four-tenths was a lot more than I expected, also given how good the lap felt. "It could be his first win, and if it's not he will get a win".
Indeed, in an interview with the Mail on Sunday last week, midfielder Mesut Ozil said: 'It's not just important for me but for the whole club. He continued: 'But we must also accept that modern life has changed a little bit. He did say that his relationship with owner Stan Kroenke had not changed and that any division at boardroom level was nothing to do with him. "I think every club and every player has to make decisions", Wenger said, giving his strongest warning yet against taking the ...
When it was back on the feet it was apparent the stand-up battle was one of skill against power, as Whittaker showcased movement and a clean jab, while Souza winged power shots over the top in hopes to scoring a home run blow. He circles out and then comes in with an uppercut that lands. Whittaker (19-4) fought off a pair of early takedown attempts from Souza, one of the world's most unsafe grapplers, and showed incredible poise to pick the Brazilian apart via strikes without making any ...
That's my first one, guys", Bottas proudly told his team over race radio before adding he is finally starting to feel comfortable with the auto. "Valtteri's been right there with us from the beginning, so nothing changes", Hamilton said. Bottas ended Hamilton's run of six consecutive pole positions after edging out his team-mate by less than a tenth of a second. Carlos Sainz was ninth ahead of his Toro Rosso team-mate Russian Daniil Kvyat.
The marquee matchup of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is an Original Six series between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens. And this may seem unusual when they're playing a team that beefed up as much as the Canadiens did at the trade deadline, but the Rangers are going to have to play some smashmouth hockey here.
The Square is busy on a nightly basis this season with the Toronto Maple Leafs also making the playoffs. Getting back to this season, it's been a back-and-forth debate primarily between Harden and Westbrook. The Bucks have won just 1 of the last 8 meetings between the two teams. But they were schooled by a Bucks squad Saturday that started a pair of rookies in Thon Maker and Malcolm Brogdon and is led by the 22-year-old Antetokounmpo, nicknamed the "Greek Freak".
In four meetings this year, the Clippers won three of them, including the most recent time three weeks ago. Still, the team hasn't had a chance to play together much and that will be a problem against this Clippers team that is playing at a very high level.
Slaven Bilic has shrugged off the speculation surrounding his job as West Ham manager and insisted: "My head is clear". " I go to every board meeting and in the board there have been no discussions over Slaven, he is our manager and we all like him, he is a great guy ".
And Ibrahimovic, 35, has likened himself to the fictional character, played by Brad Pitt in the film of the same title, who gets younger in appearance with age. And that's only because they beat Sunderland on Sunday. We've done everything to win today , we knew that it was not going to be easy. The Black Cats lost Bryan Oviedo to injury in the 37th minute, and Sebastian Larsson in the 43rd minute to a straight red card.
The Atlanta Braves played their first game at the new SunTrust Park on Friday, and it was pretty ideal. The Atlanta Braves' new stadium is ready for its first real unveiling. "Now with 85 down, everyone is taking 285, so that's sort of the main drag for everyone now anyways so I think it would be monumental if they got this in time", said another Braves fan.
City's array of attacking talents had been well-marshalled by Southampton until Leroy Sane, unlucky to have a first-half penalty appeal waved away, converted Kevin de Bruyne's pass to finish a superb counter attack in the 77th minute. One English star who could be on his way of City, though, is Joe Hart . Kompany was making just his fifth Premier League appearance of the season but it was as if he had never been away, with the Belgium worldwide keeping Southampton's attackers in check.
Some brilliant soccer skills from Franco Sabato brought Argentina level at the break though, after he broke away to score from 60 metres out. Like Mark, my goal will be to provide a base of support to the team heading into this important competition and to try to minimize any disruption arising from losing their coach late in the campaign.
They were bounced from the conference finals in 2013 and 2014 by James' Miami Heat teams. Kawhi Leonard is better, the Spurs overall are better. These teams tied the season series 2-2. The Hawks keep people guessing as to their identity in this league. An 11-0 Pacers run had Cleveland on the ropes, but the Cavaliers' much-maligned defense clamped down just enough to get the win, with Kyrie Irving making several key defensive plays.
Rask was anything but lonely at the Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday night, where he was instrumental in Boston skating off with a 2-1 win, in a game the Senators are ruing they let slip through their fingers. "We have to learn from our third period and that's what playoffs are about". With two of the B's top defensemen already out with injuries, just signed 19-year old Charlie McAvoy was on the ice to start the game and looked poised.
Barcelona have been rocked by the news that Brazilian forward Neymar will miss this month's El Clasico against Real Madrid after being handed a three-match suspension. Neymar will now miss Saturday's visit from Real Sociedad as well as the trip to the Bernabeu on April 23 and the visit from Osasuna. The front page of Barcelona-based sports daily Sport on Sunday summed up the incredulity of Barcelona's supporters by splashing the headline "UNFORGIVABLE" over a photo of Manzano showing ...
But Tuchel claimed the club was informed of UEFA's decision by text message and they were left feeling powerless. Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel (R) and players react after the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 12, 2017.
If more than one player can reach 20 goals this season, it will really help the team. Captain Troy Deeney was among the substitutes , with manager Walter Mazzarri claiming the forward is tired. A move away would surely be tempting for Trippier, who has played just 35 times for Tottenham in nearly two years at the North London club. "Many things have happened in almost three years [since I joined Spurs]", he added.
The 42-year-old made his Test debut in 2001 and became skipper in 2010, leading Pakistan as their most successful captain with 24 wins in 53 Tests. Jason Mohammed scored an unbeaten 91 off 58 balls as West Indies recorded their highest successful one-day worldwide run chase to beat Pakistan in the first of a three-game series on Friday.
That's the goal: To go to a team, have success and be able to sign a big second deal. I was hoping he would be out of Tennessee a couple years ago just to experience something different. "I'm excited for him". The Patriots mulled over a potential trade for Jason McCourty in the past, so the rumors are warranted. It wouldn't be the first time Jason and Devin played on the same field.
However the Cavaliers outscored the Pacers, 6-3 over the final three minutes to close out the win. IN has been in playoff mode for weeks and George carried the Pacers down the stretch go to get them into the postseason by averaging 32.8 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists during a 5-1 April.
City were in command by that stage, with Ahmed Elmohamady's own goal followed in the second half by strikes from Sergio Aguero and Fabian Delph. Hull had looked unsafe on the break but Sergio Aguero added a second shortly after half-time, scoring from close range after fantastic work from Raheem Sterling in the build-up, and from there it was plain sailing.
Hitchcock replaces Lindy Ruff , who was sacked Monday after four seasons in Dallas . "I want to be a No. 1 centre and also a two-way guy", Seguin said. "I saw the reckless energy and I saw the spirit that this team played with, and I thought I could really help". Only two players, Seguin and rookie Devin Shore , played all 82 games.
Is that all because of rest and trying to get ready to turn the switch on, as people say they're waiting to do? Can the Boston Celtics ride their success to the Second Round? Fans are hopeful the 2017 Finals will be as good as last year's, when the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the powerhouse Golden State Warriors in seven games .
The Swede has already played 44 games (40 starts) for United this season, scoring 28 goals and chipping in with nine assists. "It's a bit hard, especially for some players", he said. "We analyse matches, we analyse opponents but to work on the pitch, with dynamism and intensity, at this moment is impossible". "It does not give us anything, this record".
The protests were scheduled in almost 150 cities on what's traditionally known as Tax Day, according to the Associated Press. Colorado residents rallied on Saturday as part of a national movement demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns.
I will support Arsenal when I'm not here any more exactly the same (as I do now). Campbell was in the last Arsenal team to win the Premier League, when they went undefeated throughout the 2003/04 season, and he said Wenger - who has divided opinion among Arsenal fans during the club's recent poor form - deserved respect for consistently guiding the Gunners into the Champions League.
Premier League leaders Chelsea travel to Old Trafford on Sunday to take on Manchester United and their two-time former manager Jose Mourinho. Didier Drogba was sent off in extra time and in a thrilling penalty shoot-out, John Terry missed the chance to seal victory for Chelsea before Edwin van der Sar saved from Nicolas Anelka to secure United's win.
Son Heung-min matched a 31-year South Korean scoring record as Tottenham beat Bournemouth 4-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Bournemouth never looked like securing a first league success on their travels in 2017 and remain just seven points clear of the dropzone.