But it is not an excuse because I still have to do much better than I did today. "It what I needed after a tough couple of weeks of things that [Mourinho] had said, but I took it really good". "Obviously they are ahead of us, they're playing for the title and, for them, it's important to win this game". "They haven't been playing in Europe this season and they went out from the League Cup early".
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hailed Manchester United's star individuals, but insists his players are "the best in the world". Chelsea's far superior cutting edge means the league leaders are 18 points better off than fifth-placed United, although the west Londoners' turnaround this season should offer Mourinho's side hope.
Beaten 2-1 by Baltimore on Thursday, Toronto lost its sixth straight and eighth in nine outings this season. Outfielder Craig Gentry replaced Castillo, stole second and eventually made it home on two flyouts. "I think it's just a reminder of the challenges physically and the risk taken every night by catchers, umpires and that one, I know Dale had some concussions past year", Orioles manager Buck Showalter said after the game.
It was just a horrendous penalty decision that has cost them the game. The second leg takes place Tuesday in England. "Well, Atletico went to the Bernabeu last week and drew, so I don't think they will be quaking in their boots going to the King Power".
Vincent Kompany marked his return to the Manchester City line-up with a rare goal as his side climbed to third in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Southampton on Saturday. It was another three weeks before he would start again, only to pick up another injury - perhaps the cruellest of the lot, given he collided with Claudio Bravo and landed on his knee - which would rule him out for another two months.
It only took 16 minutes for Tottenham to open the scoring against Eddie Howe's side when Mousa Dembele drilled home his shot following a corner. Inside three minutes, Son Heung-min put the ball through goalkeeper Artur Boruc's legs for his 19th goal of the campaign to become the highest-scoring South Korean in a single European season since Cha Bum-kun for Bayer Leverkusen in 1985-86.
Toronto lost Game 1 to the Bucks this evening, 97-83, in the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs. "We didn't play with any pace, any rhythm, any movement", the stone-faced coach said. Milwaukee went on a 7-2 run, capped off by a Tony Snell three-ball with no one within five week, setting the stage for what would follow. For a awful nine-minute stretch, the Raptors failed to score a field goal while the Bucks built an 85-71 lead.
That's why as good as Milwaukee is as a team, it comes down to one player, and one player only. "We are a little more well-rounded I think", said Ujiri in advance of tomorrow evening's Game 1 against the Milwaukee Bucks. Against a relatively inexperienced Bucks team, jumping out quickly and taking advantage of home court would appear to be a huge edge for the Raptors, but getting Game 1 has been elusive.
Antonio Giovinazzi endured a nightmare Chinese Grand Prix with a weekend full of problems. "It was not his day". Hamilton was left without much of a challenge at the front of the pack after striking lucky with an early safety auto that allowed him to swap from intermediate to dry tyres, with Vettel losing out after stopping under the Virtual Safety vehicle a couple of laps prior.
Here, SunSport reveals all you need to know about the crunch clash... What TV channel is it on? Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1): Hennessey; Ward, Kelly, Sakho, Schlupp (Van Aanholt 67); Cabaye, Milivojevic; Townsend, Puncheon, Zaha (McArthur 84); Benteke.
Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari was joined on the second row by Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull, with their team mates Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen a row further back. "The more drivers we have in the mix, the more intense it gets". By the evening, the heat had dropped off to a more comfortable 30 C (86 F) - similar conditions to Sunday's race, which starts at dusk and ends under floodlights.
With returning captain Steven Davis in a typically creative mood, Southampton caused City frequent problems, moving the ball about sharply, testing Claudio Bravo with floating crosses that he was forced to slap away. Again De Bruyne was at the centre of it, with the Belgian's cross into the box finding Aguero, who made no mistake with his header from close range. City had their killer second 13 minutes from time, hitting their opponents in a counter-attacking move that culminated in De ...
There was a collector's item goal for Mousa Dembele to get Tottenham up and running - his first since January past year - while Son Heung Min, Harry Kane and substitute Vincent Janssen, got the others as the home side wrapped up their seventh successive league win.
The 35-year-old has scored 28 goals in his first season in England, and Conte feels he is playing some of the best football of his illustrious career. Mourinho's first return to Stamford Bridge since he was sacked at the end of 2015 saw United thrashed 4-0 in October its heaviest league defeat since 2011.
Gene Ryan, president of Baltimore's police union, has complained that the union wasn't involved enough in the negotiations, and he supported the Justice Department's request to delay the proceedings. Baltimore's solicitor David Ralph said at a public hearing on Thursday that when the city, police department and federal government negotiated the plan, it was created to fight crime and protect civil rights.
Both played physically and confidently with the puck, and were among the advance stats leaders on the team, along with the fourth line. "I think in [the] playoffs depth that all positions is real important, and we're fortunate that we have some depth there".
Spurs look set to seal Champions League qualification for a second consecutive season and Pochettino admits the challenge is for even the richest and most glamorous clubs to give young British talent a chance. "He's a goalscorer. Right or left foot he can go either way, fantastic technique and I think he is growing in confidence", Kane said. "He is improving his skills and also his character".
Kyle Single inbounded the ball to Steven Adams, who fed Westbrook for the victor. The Atlanta Hawks topped their stunning short-handed victory in Cleveland on Friday with a 26-point fourth-quarter comeback on Sunday to shock the Cavaliers in overtime.
This result will only heap more pressure on the beleaguered Frenchman, who was already facing increasing calls from supporters to step down when his contract expires at the end of the campaign. The Gunners have lost four consecutive Premier League away matches for the first time under Arsene Wenger . "It's a big worry". Look, I face questions about my future all the time but tonight I'm not in the mood to speak about it.
FILE-In this October 21, 2002 photo shows Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney , left, visiting with former Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw during a halftime welcome home ceremony for Bradshaw, in Pi. Under Rooney's leadership he oversaw six NFL Championships. Mr. Rooney was a champion and a true Pittsburgh icon. "I extend my heartfelt sympathy to Patricia, their children, and all of the Rooney family that God grant Dan eternal rest".
Conversely, defense attorney Ronald Sullivan Jr. praised the jury for seeing past the "smoke and mirrors" of the prosecution's case. In retaliation, Hernandez allegedly opened fire on an automobile containing the man responsible and others.
Fernando Alonso: "I think the interest is very clear: It's one of the best races in the world and one of the most prestigious races in the world". McLaren announced earlier in the week that two-time world champion Alonso would compete at Indianapolis with a auto run by Andretti Autosport, last year's winners.
But the 2013 PGA Championship victor quickly closed that deficit with eagles on both front-nine par-five holes at Nos. "But I felt like I just kept giving myself chances", Delaet said. Dufner, the 2013 PGA Championship victor, collected eagles on the par-five second and fifth holes, then struck for birdies at the 14th through 16th holes for a round of six-under 65 at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.
Last Sunday the Mercedes driver was downcast after spinning behind the safety auto in a race won by triple champion team mate Lewis Hamilton , the 54th victory for the Briton from his 63rd pole. That's always a good feeling and for sure it always takes a bit of time to get there. Hopefully that's going to help us tomorrow. "This is not an easy track on which to get everything right.
The Finn earned his maiden F1 pole with a superb flying lap of one minute 28.769 seconds to edge Hamilton by a mere 0.023secs and end the Briton's run of six straight poles dating back to last season. I was quite safe to the cars behind, I was confident, the vehicle felt good so I tried a bit harder. "We will only be celebrating for a short time tonight".
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas was fourth ahead of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen. "It's credit to the team as we are both starting in the front row". It's easy to lock up or miss apex slightly but hopefully if I can concentrate it will be alright tomorrow.
Real were level two minutes after the break when Carvajal found space on the right and fired in a cross which Ronaldo volleyed past Neuer. Bayern played the last half an hour a man down after centre-back Javi Martinez was sent off for two fouls on Ronaldo within three minutes.
The Caps got the best player available at the trade deadline in defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. But dwelling on what might have been for Toronto stopped the second the final buzzer hit zero. "They're the young, up-and-coming team and they've played very, very well and deserve to be in the playoffs". The Toronto Maple Leafs' win then knocked them out, along with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The missile launched earlier this month flew about 60 kilometres, but what U.S. officials said appeared to be a liquid-fuelled, extended-range Scud missile only travelled a fraction of its range before spinning out of control. As hostilities in the region surge Trump has sent an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula to press his point, while the North has launched a flurry of rockets.
We have some AL East action on Sunday afternoon, as the Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays wrap up their 4-game set at the Rogers Centre. The 30-year-old native of Louisiana allowed just one hit and struck out five in five scoreless innings but matched his career high by issuing seven walks and did not factor in the decision.
Miles missed a 14-foot jumper just before the horn. Cleveland had a foul to give when the Pacers regained possession with 20 seconds left, forcing the ball from George on a double team when Richard Jefferson committed the foul to reset the Pacers .
It was a good show for the (long-suffering) fans in the Bronx, who have plenty to look forward to, but probably shouldn't expect Pineda to look that sharp all season. "It's mechanical", Girardi said. The manager was pleased with the focus and mentality, More so it was the Michael Pineda the Yankees have come to expect and on this day it was more.
Real Madrid President Florentino Perez is a proud man. It's a huge honour to score one hundred goals in Europe. The Majorcan is growing as a player and he can a be a very important player in Real Madrid's future. Madrid, winners of the competition in two of the past three seasons, welcome Bayern to the Bernabeu for the return meeting next Tuesday. But Ronaldo - who admitted on Wednesday that he has altered his training programme to reduce the risk of injury - is confident that the ...
Ricky Burns said he lost to the better man in his clash with Julius Indongo but said he will come again. Burns (41-6-1, 14 KOs), who turned 34 two days before the fight, became Scotland's first three-weight world champion past year but he never looked like he would make more history by unifying the titles as he failed to offer much in reply to Indongo's composed assault.
United emerged successful from the first all-English Champions League final in Moscow. As for the visitors, Antonio Conte's Chelsea side get themselves top of the division with 75 points from 31 matches this year, boasting five wins from their last six.