Higgins predicted before this contest that Selby could be the only player capable of challenging Stephen Hendry's record of seven world titles - but it was the Wishaw ace attempting to get close to his former rivals, with a fifth crown in his sights.
But proving more Lionheart Messi than Lionel, ten minutes later the number ten netted to equalise after Casemeiro had given Real Madrid the lead. "It is marvelous for us to win in the 92nd minute. Real are a better side when Ramos is playing, so it is little surprise they are attempting to get him off his punishment. "We have to try to keep up with him as much as possible so we can all play well and stay in contention in La Liga, which is wide open".
There were probably a lot of National Basketball Association fans, even casual ones, rooting for the Clippers to win and play their hated rivals, the Golden State Warriors, in the Western Conference semifinals. Point guard Chris Paul registered 29 points and eight assists in Friday's 98-93 do-or-die victory at Utah to even the series. "I'm sure it's probably clubs, but I've never been to one in Utah", Durant said.
I am happy for them. I leave the Emirates, and they were crying, walking the streets with heads low . There has been a clamour for tickets after it was announced United's allocation would stand at just 10,000 should they reach the final on May 24.
Lowry , who suffered a sprained left ankle in the second half of Game 2 Wednesday, was listed as questionable for Saturday's game. After getting treatment nearly all of Thursday and most of Friday, Lowry tried to go through the pre-game layup line but left after just a few minutes.
The club have also developed a reputation for recruiting extremely well in terms of players and managers, with Jurgen Klopp achieving notable success with Dortmund before moving to Liverpool. Arsenal travel to Southampton on Wednesday night, requiring a win to keep alive any realistic hope of continuing 20 years of consecutive Champions League qualification.
The youngster earned rave reviews from Jose Mourinho after the Arsenal game, with the manager telling Sky Sports: "I think he did an wonderful job". "Finally today they sing, they (wave) their scarves". Liverpool had to settle for a goalless draw against Southampton on home soil on Sunday, while Pep Guardiola's side thrashed relegation-threatened Crystal Palace 5-0 the day before.
The Gunners took full advantage of the lack of match fitness in some of the United players, and deservedly picked up three points on the day. City has a game in hand on Liverpool and can go back into third if it wins that. He added that there were no problems with Wenger this time round as the pair have clashed on the touchline previously, although he did complain about the Frenchman constantly pressurising the fourth official.
Utah is known for their defense, and they'll have to slow down the pace in order to have any chance of beating the Warriors on their home floor. Salt Lake City leaders and tourism officials playfully jabbed back at Golden State Warriors players who bemoaned the lack of nightlife in Utah, hoping to combat the predominantly Mormon state's reputation as a boring place where it's tough to get a drink.
You think I enjoy that a big club like Arsenal is not winning big trophies? It also demonstrates to people that I can play and the lads have more trust in me, so it is a good feeling. Jamie Carragher thinks Manchester United's record away from home against top-six sides has been "embarrassing" this season. Neville told BBC's Match of the Day 3 : "I think there's a lack of quality".
May. Barry Trotz's blue-line emphasis, a key in the Capitals' Game 5 victory, proved vital to Washington's success once more on Monday. It's awesome it's taken this long to bring up this fact, but it's so well-known, so much part of the fabric, that it's just assumed as common knowledge: Alex Ovechkin's Capitals have never advanced past the second round of the playoffs.
The big-punching rivals will meet in the ring at Wembley Stadium, with capacity for the first extended to allow 90,000 to be there to witness it. Even if he is too old, which I think he is, he's in a good place mentally and that's a risky fighter.
Mourinho said: "I think he did an awesome job and I think Alexis Sanchez knows his name because the kid played very well". So finally today they sing, they wave their scarves. He is a big manager. Do we need more players? We shook hands before the game, we shook hands after the game. A top four spot has been there for the taking, but Mourinho and United seemed to voluntarily opt out; instead of playing until the end and being eliminated.
Hull know their strong home form is crucial to them staying up and they know they can not afford to drop any points at the KCOM Stadium . Hull manager Marco Silva: "Of course it is not a good moment but this is a moment to be calm because, for me, it is clear our players don't play calm".
They've lost by an average of 24.2 points. The Cavs went on to clinch the series in six games en route to winning the National Basketball Association championship. "Mostly it's the player, the player knows his pain tolerance". At 32, James is also the Cavs' oldest starter. "When we're getting stops, we're a unsafe team, " Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said.
Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 26 points while power forward Derrick Favours offered 15 points and 11 rebounds. - Utah is moving on to the Western Conference semifinals after a convincing, series-clinching victory at Los Angeles. "Obviously, you take your best scorer, your second best rebounder, your second best passer off a team", Clippers coach Doc Rivers said postgame. It was the second cross-country trip for him since Chyna Thomas died in a auto accident last month, the day ...
The Celtics were able to whittle down the Wizards lead just before halftime, heading into the break down just 3 points. In Game 2, he wasn't the only one needing medical attention: Washington's Otto Porter Jr. The Celtics became the first team this playoff season and the eighth ever to hit at least 15 treys in back-to-back games - nothing unusual for a team that lives and dies with the 3-pointer.
Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will lead the attempt on Saturday at the Formula One track in Monza, along with two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Eritrean half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese. Denis Kimetto's World Record time from the Berlin Marathon in 2014 of 2:02:57 was easily broken, by over two-and-a-half minutes. The Kenyan is joined by Lelisa Desisa , two-time victor of the Boston marathon, and Zersanay Tadese , the current half-marathon ...
The Spurs are still more than capable of finishing the series with the Houston Rockets in five games. Parker had to be carried off the court during Wednesday's Game 2 win over the Houston Rockets when he landed awkwardly on a shot inside the paint.
The station noted that it had received Oher's booking photo on Tuesday morning, but that it was unclear exactly when the tackle turned himself in. The Tennessean reports Oher - the former Ole Miss standout - was booked by police on a misdemeanor assault charge after he got into a dispute with the Uber driver over the fare.
Wilson likes that the NFL is a passing league and likes to go get the ball when it's in the air. You could argue that an elite quarterback will elevate a team to the same level but my counter argument is take a look at the Colts and Andrew luck.
As far as which one of the Premier's League's top hitmen will decide the outcome of today's clash is concerned, Conte is backing Costa - a striker he considers "the best in the world". "But I think this is a great achievement for N'Golo and also for Eden. I think that Eden is starting to do this step". "For us it is very important to look at ourselves, to prepare very well for this type of game".
Arsenal beat United 2-0 at Emirates Stadium, Granit Xhaka's deflected strike quickly followed by a header from Danny Welbeck in the second half to give the hosts three crucial points in the race for a top-four finish. "The kid [Axel Tuanzebe] was the same". "I don't think the others playing one match a week are going to lose". Wayne [Rooney] was unbelievable, [Michael] Carrick was giving experience and [Anthony] Martial gave great effort and had a quality game.
After a particularly frenetic start which saw each side waste good opportunities, Arsenal looked the more purposeful going forward and spent long periods probing a stubborn United defence which included Premier League debutant Axel Tuanzebe.
Cedric Bakambu fired Villarreal level in the 32nd minute after beating the offside trap to latch on to a clever through ball from Roberto Soldado. Neymar may have contributed the least amount of goals (16) to MSN's century goal haul this term (it's now 101 to be precise) - the third consecutive season they have achieved such a feat - but that doesn't suggest he is the least effective of the three world-class talents.
The Ducks took a hostile crowd out of the game early and took the Oilers out of it late by scoring three goals in the first period and three goals down the stretch en route to a convincing 6-3 Game 3 victory at Rogers Place. Maroon was in the penalty box for knocking down Gibson when Getzlaf beat Talbot with a wrist shot from the hashmarks at 11:51. "So we've got to initiate much better".
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network first reported the news, saying Gutekunst is "highly regarded". Throughout the search the organization holds, which is expected to include the input of head coach Sean McDermott, BDN Bills beat reporter Nick Wojton will report all rumors and updates on the search for the next GM of the Bills.
The result coupled with Hull City's draw at Southampton means David Moyes' side are 14 points from safety with four games left. Sections of the supporters at the Stadium of Light, called for Moyes to be dismissed, but he told the BBC: "I'd like to make sure we get Sunderland back in the Premier League".
He did, relentlessly, at both ends of the pitch. His timing for the second, not as easy as it looked, was ideal, and he may well have sent Juve to Cardiff. There were surprises on the team sheet, with Monaco fielding natural winger Nabil Dirar at right-back while Alves, a career full-back, was preferred to Juan Cuadrado on Juve's right flank.
Real have also scored in each of their last 60 games in all competitions, increasing the likelihood of an away goal which would oblige Atletico to win by four goals to reach the final. Atletico is trying to avoid losing to Madrid for the fourth straight season in the Champions League. A 3-0 win by Atletico on Wednesday would send the game into extra time and, possibly, a penalty shootout.
But whether his legs are fresher from four full weeks off or if the old warhorse is just elevating his game for the postseason, he has played some great hockey since returning in Game 1 versus Washington . Just two years ago, Kuznetsov's deployment was mostly sheltered to the offensive zone because Trotz didn't trust him yet. The team from Pittsburgh couldn't finish, however.
Toronto will be looking for revenge after Cleveland took them out in the Eastern Conference Finals previous year, en route to their first National Basketball Association championship. Lowry had little to say about the back stiffness that affected him during Game 5. The Bucks tried throwing 6-foot-11 centre John Henson at Toronto - a guy who had played a total of eight minutes in the series to that point.
So, with the build-up well underway ahead of Thursday's clash, we at Shoot! have selected our ultimate City-United five-a-side team from those players available for selection at the Etihad on Thursday... However, his season and possibly his career at United have been cut short, with the Swede been taking off just towards the end of normal time in the 2-1 win over Anderlecht.
He has shown it in different seasons and scored a lot of goals . Some reports have claimed Chelsea might have to pay a world record £100million to take him back to Stamford Bridge . 'I think also Eden is very happy to stay in Chelsea , to stay with us and work with us. When you have to play with this target, yes, it's not simple.
But we need to do another little step and win another game", Conte told reporters after Monday's match, which condemned Middlesbrough to relegation. We have two games to go. Chelsea won the 2014-15 title under Mourinho but imploded and finished 10th last term as Leicester won the title. Now Conte is on course for a double, with the Blues facing Arsenal in the FA Cup final on May 27.