To us, this isn't a good question, because this strategy is much easier said than done. The Jazz ended up hanging tough, grinding out possession by possession, ending with playoff heroics from one of the most prolific one-on-one scorers of his generation, 16-year veteran "Iso" Joe Johnson .
Michy Batshuayi and Willian replaced Diego Costa and Eden Hazard, who started on the bench. "It is part of the season, whenever we play any game, it is important to have a player in your mind and make a decision", Conte said . Then Chelsea's return trip to Wembley for the final next month was secured by Matic in spectacular fashion, with Conte's side asserting its strength over Tottenham .
Cleveland notable: Through the first two games of this series , the Cavs are shooting a combined.545 (84-154) from the field, including.407 (24-59) from the three-point line. He's being double-teamed and trapped. "Everybody knows we (Stephenson and I) have a strong relationship". "We thought that before we got here, and I think that's evident".
Los Angeles' big 3 (Jordan, Griffin, Paul), combined for 10-13 for shooting and six rebounds just in the first quarter alone. Despite the Jazz losing center and leading rebounder Rudy Gobert in the opening 20 seconds of the Saturday game, they were able to dictate the tempo and prevail 97-95 on Joe Johnson's game-winning shot as time expired, ending the Clippers' seven-game winning streak.
He said a lot of good plays preceded his shot into a wide-open cage. Acciari muscled the puck into the net but the call on the ice was no goal. "You don't get many of those, but hey, it bounced on my stick tonight and happy that it did". The B's celebrated like they had won the game, but after a lengthy review (aren't they all lengthy?), the officials ruled that the goal did not count.
The event, the only Masters Murray has yet to make the finals, was his first after skipping Miami with a right elbow injury. Ramos-Vinolas moves on to play fifth-seed Marin Cilic, who knocked off Tomas Berdych 6-2, 7-6 (0) on Thursday. "I still had a bunch of chances, I guess both of us did really", Murray said. I need to decide now whether I go and try to get matches or whether I try to get myself in better shape physically, put as much work in as I can.
In his 50th City game, Guardiola picked an unchanged side for the first time and they were the more threatening in a boring first half despite having to replace the injured David Silva with Raheem Sterling . Arsenal will be aiming for their 13 FA Cup crown in May. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is nearly at the same level as Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
And Langley said on Chelsea TV, when referring to those who say it could be squeeky bum time for the Blues: "I haven't got squeaky bum time [for Chelsea ], Spurs have got squeaky bum time". "We got the first two goals and then the third just after half-time, and that killed the game off. But we can't control what Chelsea do". There are only five matches left in the Premier League and it looks like it's going to be a thrilling end to the season.
Nevertheless, they're still in a strong position to finish in the top four while they're still on course in the Europa League, and so it may yet be a very positive season for all concerned at Old Trafford . "I was convinced even before the Cup game that controlling the two players [Hazard and Pedro] who play behind Diego Costa. would create lots of problems [for Chelsea] and I repeat the same".
The two were injured against Anderlecht. Daley Blind took over from Rojo, but Mourinho has fewer options in central defence, with Chris Smalling and Phil Jones both now sidelined. "He could by age, so when you reach a certain level - and he's reached that level for a long time - I don't think it makes sense, but the power is in their hands".
In the first two quarters, they shot 56.8 percent from the field, 58.8 percent from 3-point range as they took a 74-49 lead. No team had ever come back from a halftime deficit that large in playoff history , and the Cavs certainly didn't look as though they would become the first.
The Spurs made all 17 of their free throws, a tremendous improvement from Game 3 when they were 16 of 28 from the line. Golden State was without Kevin Durant, who was sitting for a second straight game cause of a left calf strain, and coach Steve Kerr remained at the team hotel because of illness.
The goals against both Frankfurt and Monaco came from open play, whilst he hit the mark from the penalty spot against Monchengladbach, but Reus' reinsertion into Thomas Tuchel's lineup has certainly helped revamp Dortmund's spirits after a hard two and half weeks; the 4-1 loss to Bayern Munich on April 8th and the bus attack just four days later.
Diego Simeone's side sit three points ahead of fourth-placed Sevilla on 68 points, while Espanyol remain ninth with 49. The France international's adviser Eric Olhats said that his client is willing to speak to both clubs, but is happy with at his current employers.
Kerr still experiences lingering symptoms from complications following two back surgeries after the franchise's run to the 2015 championship. He missed a good chunk of the start of a year ago, as Luke Walton coached the Warriors while Kerr dealt with a back problem.
So switching back to his favourite 4-2-3-1 formation would be a big call for Wenger as his side pursue their last chance of silverware. Under fire Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger sprang a surprise in the away match against Middlesbrough , by opting for a back three for the first time since his early days in charge in 1996.
Neymar served his automatic ban in Barca's 3-2 win over Real Sociedad, but the club appealed against the additional punishment to the Spanish Football Federation before escalating the issue once that appeal was rejected. The aforementioned sees Real Madrid head into the clash at marginally odds-against, with Luis Enrique's men top priced at 12/5. Since the 2008-09 season in LaLiga, Barcelona happen to be granted 76 penalties - more than any side, barring Real Madrid with 81.
The Warriors needed everybody on their bench during Durant's recent 19-game absence, and again Wednesday night in a commanding playoff victory against the Trail Blazers as KD sat out with a strained calf. The Warriors who took the floor Saturday night were not vulnerable, just slightly less invincible than usual. Energized by a raucous home crowd, Portland jumped out to an early 17-9 lead on Vonleh's dunk.
Memphis has rebounded with big performances from Gasol and Mike Conley , playing their trademark "grit-and-grind" style of offense and defense, taking the Spurs out of their comfort zone. However, that was as close as they would get as the Spurs won 96-82 to take a 2-0 series lead. However, don't expect San Antonio to come out flat like it did in the second half of Game 3 , especially with Popovich hounding them.
The four-time Ballon d'Or victor netted a decisive hat-trick as 10-man Bayern were dispatched 4-2 on the night and 6-3 on aggregate, taking his tally over the course of the tie to five. But Zinedine Zidane will be boosted by the sight of the 27-year-old returning to training today. "It is another important game". Indeed just seven days later, at the end of a week that saw a two-goal lead thrown away to draw 2-2 against Borussia Dortmund and relinquish top spot in their Champions League ...
The FA Cup remains Guardiola's only hope of ending his first season in English football with silverware to add to his considerable collection and he admits that the club's owners may not be satisfied if he fails to win the competition. A win would also boost the team's confidence ahead of next weekend's North London derby at Tottenham - and possibly set up a dream final between the two rivals.
It was a third straight game with a goal for Matthews, who went pointless in the first two games of the series. This wasn't the series anyone predicted. Every game in this series has been decided by just one goal while four of the five games have gone to OT. Shots were 27-25 at the end of regulation. The biggest thing Washington has done to Toronto's power play is stuff them through the neutral zone and at the blueline.
But sitting here, being 4-Love up in the third, I haven't lost many matches like that in my career. "I played more aggressive, I played with a very high intensity from the beginning", Nadal said. 13 Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain; Zverev and Ramos-Vinolas. In five previous matches between the two, Djokovic has won all of them, while dropping just one set in all of those contests.
Victor Moses went down under the challenge of Son Heung-min inside the penalty area and, while the South Korean was ill-judged to go to ground, replays suggested that Moses was on his way down before the tackle arrived. I feel proud, we were fantastic in the way we played and in our philosophy. Willian played in my position and scored two goals , so they deserved to play.
The Warriors have officially listed Kevin Durant as questionable for Game 2 with a strained left calf. "I'm not sure if he felt it at the end of the game or if he felt it after", Kerr said . By the time the buzzer sounded for intermission, McGee had gone 6-of-6 for 13 points, with three blocks. Many fans are anxiously awaiting Game 3 on Saturday at Portland.
He gave a brilliant assist to Morata in the second goal for Los Blancos and he nearly scored in the 61st minute from a header. Morata rose the highest in the box to head home a Danilo cross from the right-hand side, and power his header back across goal.
In March, militants entered the Afghan army's main hospital in Kabul, the capital, and killed more than 50 people in a siege that lasted almost seven hours and was claimed by the Islamic State group (ISIS). Afghan security forces' casualties have risen recently as they struggle against a surge in attacks across the country. "Uzbeki facilitated the movement of ISIS foreign terror fighters and funds", the Centcom spokesman said, noting the deceased terrorists had played a key role in ISIS's ...
With the support of our fans we will have a good reaction", he added. Ancoletti guided Real Madrid to their historical 10th champions league making history as they became first team to do so and the Bale grabbed the victor after Ramos equalized in the last minute of the regular injury time against their arch rival Atletico Madrid.
It means that Ibrahimovic may have now played his last game for United with the Swede's contract due to expire at the end of the season. But victory came at a cost as increasingly important defender Rojo was stretchered off in the first half, before top scorer Ibrahimovic's knee buckled after landing awkwardly just before extra-time.
Will Daboll bring a pro-style offense? One of Kiffin's most memorable moments during his time in Tuscaloosa, aside from the "ass-chewings" he got from Nick Saban, was the time when Bama's team busses left him - twice. The issue, then, was one most people recognized. "We haven't banged him around a lot, and there is no sense in doing that", Saban said. Hurts saw his first action coming off the bench for Blake Barnett, then won the job permanently while evolving into one of the ...
Grizzlies coach David Fizdale was quite candid about San Antonio Spurs guard Kawhi Leonard's electric performance in Memphis' 110-108 overtime victory in Game 4 on Saturday. I knew he was in the gym, and I knew he was working on his game . One of his lines about the free-throw disparity - "Take that for data" - inspired T-shirts seen around FedExForum.
The final score for the Jays was 8-7. Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak follows through on a two-run double during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday, April 21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Both teams reloaded their bullpens after they combined to use 15 pitchers in Friday night's 13-inning game. Simmons cleared the bases in the third inning off Casey Lawrence (0-2) for his second career grand slam, helping the Angels snap a three-game losing ...
At this point into his tenure, we've become incredibly familiar with the tendencies and stylings of Bucks head coach Jason Kidd. "He's just starting. Guess they really are done getting rooked. The reason for that is Antetokounmpo. With the Bradley Center set up to be in a black out for game three tonight, the Bucks are hoping that the Raptors will be fearing the deer by night's end.
On Tuesday, Dom Fifield , usually a reliable source for Chelsea news and on other London sides in the Premier League, has revealed that the Blues were hit with a bug that affected a number of key players. " Chelsea is one of the best teams in the league this year, they play great and Eden (Hazard) is obviously a very special player, but we've played him and Chelsea this season and we won".
Arsenal to continue with a three-back? "I am happy that we have made some progress this season but I can not expect the owners to feel the same way", the City manager says with disarming frankness. They were runners-up for the fifth time in 2013. We were able to win the first Champions League when Ronald Koeman made a fantastic goal against the Sampdoria of (Roberto) Mancini.