With two games to play, 13th-placed Stoke could still finish as high as eighth in the standings, which would be their highest finish in English football since 1975. "He's a player who never gives up and is always tricky to stop, he's very good in short spaces". In the vent, the Gunners ran out deserved winners after a mostly lifeless first half.
Arsenal haven't lost any of their last eight away league games in May (W5 D3) - the last side to beat them was Stoke in 2011. Arsenal: "Traditionally there is a fierce rivalry and they had always a very direct game against us". Thus, Mark Hughes has some big decisions to make ahead of Saturday's match, particularly in attack where Mame Biram Diouf , Peter Crouch and Jonathan Walters all being enticing options to be the focal point up front.
The. Lewis Hamilton bounced back from his disappointing weekend in Russian Federation to lay down a marker to his rival Sebastian Vettel after he completed a practice double for the Spanish Grand Prix. Despite the encouraging lap times, there were problems for both of the top teams, with Vettel only completing seven laps and stopping in the pit lane late in the session.
Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was third fastest, recovering from a wild slide exiting the chicane on his first Q3 run to ultimately lap 0.173s slower than Vettel with a small improvement on his second run. "It was very close, well done to Lewis", he said. "Maybe they are not flashy or bling but they are working - I'm really happy with how things are going".
If people think we already have the three points against Southampton, for example, then they've not watched them play this season. Yes, he is a good boy, he helps us. Yet though Lallana came close to scoring on the break, and substitute Daniel Sturridge forced a wonderful late save from Gomes in the dying seconds, Liverpool's failure to close out the game nearly cost them.
The game's first three and a half quarters weren't much to remember, as neither team shot the ball particularly well. Fortunately, Bradley Beal connected on three of his first four shots to give the Wizards an early lead. While this game will be remembered for Wall's late three, poor shooting from distance certainly made it closer. I thought we played with great objective and played together.
He's got goals in him and he's unique. It was another demoralising European defeat for Atletico at the hands of Real, who had beaten Diego Simeone's side in two of the competition's last three finals. A pre-match banner caused some consternation at Atletico according to reports in Spain, as Real fans created a display which read "Tell me how it feels", with references to Milan and Lisbon.
The British star, who was thrashed 6-3 6-1 by the Croatian at the Dubai Championships in 2015, performed poorly in the first set and after recovering in the second he then surrendered his serve in the seventh game, giving Coric three break points.
He said: "After the disappointment of the other night, it has been an emotional time and understandably so, and I am no different". Boro made a double substitution in response, Grant Leadbitter and Viktor Fischer coming on, with Agnew's men getting a reprieve soon after as Long missed his spot-kick having been taken out himself by Guzan after being sent through on goal by Ryan Bertrand.
Andrade had moments where she would connect with a solid power shot, but she was never able to hurt Jedrzejczyk enough that she could capitalize. "I'm thankful to the God that there's only one strawweight champion in the world and that's me - Joanna Jedrzejczyk from Poland", said an emotional Jedrzejczyk.
Tottenham's pursuit of Premier League leaders Chelsea was dealt a big blow as Manuel Lanzini's fierce finish earned victory for London rivals West Ham . West Ham's Spanish keeper then frustrated the visitors from the corner for good measure when he kept out Eric Dier's header. Spurs' loss does not change Chelsea's m.o.
Sunderland's 10-year stay in the Premier League ended with defeat against Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland manager David Moyes said: "I hoped it (relegation) would never come around". Hull boosted their hopes of retaining their Premier League status after securing a valuable point against Southampton. On not having enough quality at his disposal: "There's no criticism of the players, of their effort or their commitment".
The offense will get better. Second in the league in scoring, Harden averaged fewer than 19 field goal attempts, scoring more than 1.5 points per shot. A Houston Rockets fan had a tough night, and not because his team lost. We do have some guys. I was trying to be more dominant down there. "We have a lot of improvement to do with the team that we have right now, and so take some time off and get ready (for) camp next season".
Any failure from Liverpool to secure maximum points would give Arsenal the opportunity to rise into the top-four in midweek, as the Gunners are due to play Sunderland before finishing their Premier League campaign at home to Everton. Arsenal can only keep doing what they're doing and, as cliché as it sounds, focus on the next game . "Confidence is at a good level, Arsenal are a good side who have got back on track and have a lot of motivation which will help us make sure we're at ...
A commercial promoting the fight depicts Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and Chavez (50-2-1, 32 KOs) bursting through a border wall like the one proposed by President Donald Trump. On Saturday, still in the ring after beating Chavez Jr., Alvarez was asked who he wanted to fight next. Said Reyes: "He's a great fighter and there's a reason why he's (ranked fourth) in the world".
Washington countered with Beal draining a shot from three-point range and Wall tying the game at 87-all by hitting two free throws with 41 seconds left. "But John stepped up and made a big shot". "We're going to take a few days to figure out our adjustments, and then win Game 7". "It was kind of something that just happened", he said .
Iniesta, a four-time victor of the trophy, says his interest is minimal given that he will not be involved but accepts Juve and Madrid deserve their shot at glory. " Real Madrid returned to training in preparation for their match against Sevilla , which will be played this Sunday (8:00pm CEST) at the Santiago Bernabéu".
There's no sugarcoating it. Wednesday was a must-win for Washington , because 83% of teams in a 2-2 situation, who won Game 5 would go on to win the series . With under a minute remaining, Wall drove and spun past Kelly Olynyk for 2 of his 13 points in the quarter as the Wizards trimmed the deficit to three, 69-66 entering the fourth quarter.
DeRozan scored one point in the fourth quarter. Joseph replaced Lowry in the starting lineup, and after a strong offensive showing in Game 2 , Jonas Valanciunas was re-inserted into the starting lineup. The Cleveland Cavaliers have jolted the Toronto Raptors thus far in their Eastern Conference Semifinals game of the 2017 NBA Playoffs series. They opened the playoffs with a 7-0 record in 1949 and did it again in 1950.
He was conscious and alert throughout. Logano and Patrick were treated and released from the Infield Care Center. I just hope Aric's alright. "Something broke in the auto, I don't know what it was", said Logano. Almirola was running about 10 spots behind Logano and Patrick when the crash occurred. Logano's Ford then turned hard left and went straight into the left rear of Patrick's No.
Avery Bradley No.0 of the Boston Celtics dunks against the Washington Wizards during the first half of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at TD Garden on Thursday in Boston , Massachusetts. But their three stars (John Wall , Bradley Beal and Marcin Gortat) played in two of those seven losses, which both just so happened to be a Game 6. He spoke about it after the game, saying he didn't need to force shots to keep the offense flowing because he sees the game differently at ...
AJ Allmendinger made contact with Chase Elliott, sending Elliott airborne and Allmendinger onto his roof. In all, 18 drivers were involved in the accident and the race was red-flagged. "I just didn't have enough momentum to get back to him, Unfortunately circumstances didn't quite go our way". Busch was third at the end of the stage.
Teams may be waiting until next year which will allow others to make a great pick as an investment. Though the players are late round picks, don't think that means they're any less important than the people drafted before them. Middle-of-the-road teams can seek to fill some of their more glaring needs, while teams near the top of the draft may just be searching for the best talent available.
In addition to the turnovers that have kept the Celtics from getting into an offensive rhythm and prevented them from setting up defensively in the halfcourt, the ability to score when Isaiah Thomas isn't dominating has been a major question mark.
The 2017 NHL Western Conference finals feature a rematch of a thrilling seven-game series from a year ago, with the Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators vying for a berth in the Stanley Cup Final . They had a few good chances, putting the Nashville PK on their heels at points but the Predators managed to kill it. Four minutes later a couple of bad plays by Vermette lead to the Predators getting a tying goal off a deflection in front.
With 76 live hours of coverage beginning Sunday, April 23, an extensive talent roster of analysts, reporters and college coaches, 20 draft war room cameras providing behind-the-scenes access, and powerful features on draft prospects NFL Network , NFL.com, NFL Mobile from Verizon and NFL Now descend upon the city of Philadelphia for the 2017 NFL Draft.
Alvarez disappointed boxing fans a year ago by surrendering his World Boxing Council middleweight belt to three-belt champion Golovkin rather than fight him. With the surprise announcement, Canelo's fight with Chavez may have been nothing more than an appetizer. Chavez Jr. could barely land a punch, while Alvarez could barely miss one.
The 22-year-old joined Marc Skinner's revolution in February, ahead of the FA WSL 1 Spring Series , after spending two years on the Continent. Birmingham City's key to success is their rock solid defence. "I know the club have been really going after this for the last four years since they've been a part of this league and it's very special to them", Lloyd said.
However you slice it, it's a huge chunk of change for one of the league's most valuable players. There's probably a slim chance that they're able to buy out any of Harper's free agent years, but at least there's a good working relationship in place and a window for exclusive negotiation.
Antonia Casale , director of Colombian show " En La Jugada " has reported that James' agent Jorge Mendes (who is also Jose Mourihno's agent) has met with Madrid President Florentino Perez to discuss the move but added that no deal will be officially done until the Champions League Final has been played.
One one hand, Romero has played well, really well at times, and there is a confidence that if he plays in the final he won't be the reason United fail to win if Ajax cause an upset. And if we win the trophy, David wins the trophy because he played two matches against Feyenoord and against Fenerbahce. "In my personal analysis, I don't think that way".
Krygios appeared to lose interest when the first set got away from him at 2-3 and Nadal took full advantage. Nadal needed two match points to seal the victory 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4. "It's been feeling good, better than I expected", Nishikori told the media in Madrid . Fognini had three career wins over Nadal , including one in the 2015 U.S.
After a tiresome first half at St. Mary's Stadium here on Wednesday, Sanchez received the ball in the area from Mesut Özil and blasted the ball past Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster to put Arsenal 1-0 up in the 55th minute. "But now we have three games and we have to give everything to try and get everything out of all the games ". The defeat for Southampton leaves Claude Puel's side in mid-table and marks a third successive game without a goal for Saints.
We won this title together". He also stressed that it was not easy to find solutions to the team's problems following a disappointing last campaign, in which Chelsea finished 10th in the league. "I think Chelsea will back him in the summer as he needs that support", he added. 20 Diego Costa's goal tally, making him the Premier League's third-highest scorer.
A three-time all star, Bishop led the National Hockey League with a 2.06 goals against average last season. "As I stated previously, Ben is an elite goaltender in this league and we're thrilled to be adding him to our mix", Nill said. "We are excited to have him under contract for the next six seasons". Bishop played as an 18-year-old in the NAHL during the 2004-05 season for the Texas Tornado.