Alvaro Morata nearly inspired a comeback as a second-half substitute, scoring before setting up a late strike for David Luiz , a goal that came after Cesc Fabregas' removal for a second yellow had seen Chelsea reduced to nine men. "Our fight in the second half was very good". It was to get worse for the champions in the first half though as Vokes made it 3-0 to Burnley in the 42nd minute when the striker headed a wonderful Defour cross into the corner of the net.
The Swedish striker was released by United at the end of last season after he suffered a serious knee injury back in April in the Europa League quarter final tie against Anderlecht. "We are in a position to do quality work better than we did in the first season, so I am convinced - it is not just a hope, I am convinced - that our second season, in terms of the quality of our team, is going to be better".
Chelsea star Willian has revealed that Manchester United were interested in signing him and the Red Devils even held talks with his agent over the possibility of the winger reuniting with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford . The two sides met three times last season- twice in the league and once in the League Cup - with United winning two of those games, although this fixture ended in a 1-1 draw.
She jumped into a 3-1 lead in the second set before allowing Stephens to rally back. Halep saved a match point as she broke for 5-1 in the second set but Svitolina was not to be denied in the next game, sealing her passage through to the final as the former fired a forehand into the net.
It appeared to be a right leg injury. ENGLEWOOD, Colo . - Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe took to social media Saturday to say he "dodged a bullet" with a right ankle injury after he had been carted off the field during practice on Saturday.
All eyes will be on Lukaku today as United's £75million man makes his debut against the Hammers today. Newcastle will feature in the Premier League this season after winning automatic promotion from the Championship at the end of the 2016-17 campaign.
A spokesperson for the LFP said: "The Spanish federation of football has until Thursday night to send the global contract of transfer to the French federation of football, who send it back to the French professional football league, and then Neymar can play with PSG this weekend".
Mourinho insists he is content with the United board's efforts in the market and will not protest if the club are unable to bring in a new addition before the window shuts. It's not something urgent, it's nothing that you are desperate to have it done or not done. United also have the best opening day record of any Premier League team while West Ham have the worst so this should only go one way.
In response, the NHL's Detroit Red Wings issued a statement Saturday condemning the bastardized use of their logo in such a hateful way and threatened legal action. The logo has been altered slightly in the center, and the people holding the signs belong to a group from MI called "The Detroit Right Wings ". With a state of emergency declared in Virginia amid violent protests by white nationalists in Charlottesville, the Detroit Red Wings said Saturday that their logo, displayed on some ...
The Miami Herald ran a story first about the agreement between the group that is headed by Bruce Sherman, a venture capitalist in NY and Loria. The Marlins anticipate major league owners will approve the deal at a September meeting, and closing will take place in early October, shortly after the end of the regular season, Samson said Saturday.
Federer will next face Robin Haase of the Netherlands, who defeated Diego Schwartzman 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 earlier in the day. Federer hammered five aces, made just two double faults and won 81% of his first serve points in the 68-minute centre court match.
Sometimes, it seems he was just galloping in the stadium. Author of a starting poor, the eightfold olympic champion has never really mastered the race and his return was too late to prevent Gatlin of the carry bit. Bolt is keen to bring his experience, despite feeling a little sore after his efforts in the individual event. It's undoubtedly the hardest, most-grueling race to master on the track.
Townsend's old employers Chelsea are the defending champions and he thinks it likely the forthcoming title race will be a showdown between them, Manchester City and Manchester United . Brighton secured a return to the top flight of English football last season after 25 years of absence, and they're starting it with one of the most hard fixtures of the season.
In what was his last major track appearance before retirement later this month, the 34-year-old finished with a time of 13 minutes 33.22 seconds - almost one second behind gold-winner Muktar Edris of Ethiopia. "They worked as a team, the better man won". Farah sat in third entering the final 400 meters, but he visibly struggled with the pace and couldn't overtake the Ethiopian victor.
Los Angeles' City Council have voted unanimously to authorise the signing of a Host City Contract with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. "This new MOU ensures that our City priorities remain front-and-center in LA 2028's preparations for the Games". The IOC has reached a tripartite agreement with the cities of Paris and Los Angeles to forego the usual host city election and give the 2024 edition to Paris followed by LA in 2028.
That move was subsequently followed by another corner-for-receiver deal. The second trade, which was announced by the Bills immediately after the first, sent cornerback Ronald Darby to Philadelphia for receiver Jordan Matthews and a 2018 third-round pick.
Matic featured 35 times in the English league last term, according to WhoScored.com , and he is destined to become a regular at Old Trafford. "There's pressure, but coming for £40 million from Monaco after a great season, the pressure was going to be there regardless", Lampard added.
The NBA and Zignia Live announced Wednesday that NBA Mexico City Games 2017 will feature the Brooklyn Nets playing regular-season games against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, Dec. The event itself is a celebration of the NBA's games in Mexico City. "This is a competitive market, well over 20 million people". Besides Canada, however, this will be the Thunder's first tilt in a foreign country that will be dripping with playoff implications, as all 82 regular season games do.
The crash happened shortly after 11 a.m. during Veterans Appreciation Day at the airport, Ashland County Sheriff Chief Deputy Carl Richert said. The plane broke apart in the crash, with part of it caught in a tree, Undersheriff Bevier said.
One year later and Aguayo looks like he's in similar form after he shanked yet another extra point in the Bucs first preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday. I want to change this. You just have to keep your head up and move onto the next day. Obviously, not up to the standards that I want. Asked if he thought he may have cost himself a job with Friday's performance, Aguayo said, "You wanted to come out and be ideal".
The new Palace manager has taken over from Sam Allardyce with a dream of revolutionising their style of play. If Palace were providing the latest demonstration of poor defending already regularly seen in the opening weekend of the new Premier League season, they were also showing why they struggled against relegation during the last.
Everton manager Koeman believes Barkley will leave Goodison Park this summer but insists the club will not be hostage to a deliberately late, undervalued offer for the midfielder. Stoke's only Premier League opening day victory came in 2009, seeing off newly promoted Burnley (D3 L5). The enthusiasm of early summer has given way to anxiety at Everton .
Arsenal looked a beaten team when Leicester led 3-2 early in the second half after Vardy grabbed his second goal before the substitutions gave them new vigour in attack. Once they are back and available, Welbeck is hopeful that future results can be earned in less trying circumstances. Shinji Okazaki scored another header to make it 1-1 three minutes later, as the Japanese forward latched on to a Harry Maguire flick-on from Marc Albrighton's cross.
Arsenal got off to a quick start in this one, with Alexandre Lacazette scoring just a little over a minute into the game to give himself his first-ever Premier League goal of his career. Wenger also stated that lack of focus on the part of his defenders cost Arsenal the first two goals they conceded. But the home side's pressure in the final half hour turned the game back their way and Ramsey equalised with a shot from close range with seven minutes remaining.
Will the Gunners be able to challenge for the title this season? We've been courageous to the end and thank God we won the game. The Arsenal subs proved super subs as they inflicted defeat on Leicester . The response, however, was exactly what manager Craig Shakespeare would have been hoping for. Benjamin Mendy and Ilkay Gundogan are on the road to recovery but neither will be available for Manchester City's first game of the season at Brighton this weekend.
The statement read, "We wish to offer clarity as regards our position on a possible transfer of Philippe Coutinho ". The Reds boss has said that the "timing" of Coutinho's request to leave Liverpool makes it even more out of the question, adding that it's impossible to put a price on the Brazil worldwide because it's too late in the window to try to replace him.
He believes that night was a crucial juncture in his career and one of the main reasons he is now a City player. "If the club decides [I am] not able, we are going to take a solution". "But it is going to finish, it is unsustainable ". City have spent around £200 million on new signings this summer after finishing 15 points behind champions Chelsea in the Premier League last season.
Tottenham will be without injured full-back Kieran Trippier, after he suffered an ankle injury in last weekend's friendly win over Juventus, while Danny Rose and Erik Lamela are still missing with long-term injuries. "I don't understand why now it's a big issue when before it wasn't". "When you see the market it is a price that can surprise us", said Pochettino.
Zidane's side are eager to avoid falling victim to a similar coup like their rivals Barcelona , with Isco's huge release-clause soon expected to become common practice among the big sides. With my history with this club, it is not about money or contract or anything like that. "Maybe in a year's time, you could be gone". However, Iniesta allayed any fears on Friday after being pictured back in training as the Catalans continue their preparations for the visit of Real Madrid .
Former England and Newcastle striker Shearer is tipping Manchester United to win the Premier League title for the first time since 2013. Guardiola's reported desire to bring Alexis Sanchez to the Etihad Stadium and his previously reserved praise of Aguero means the Argentina star's future at City remains a matter of intrigue.
The first all Premier League clash in the country belonged to the Manchester club, with goals from Gabriel Jesus , Sergio Agüero and Raheem Sterling giving them a comfortable 3-0 victory and they will be hopeful to take that form into the start of the league campaign.
Manuel Lanzini will be our most important player - should we hold onto him - and Michail Antonio, Arnautovic and Hernandez should all benefit from this creativity! The diminutive Mexican is in line to make his debut against his former club this Sunday in United's Premier League opener.
While some of the teams in Irving's list like the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat are a tough fit due to the lack of necessary assets, the Clippers reportedly had made an effort to acquire the 25-year-old star. Former Cavs forward, James Jones, was hired as the VP of basketball operations by Phoenix this Summer and he has firsthand experience of what Kyrie Irving can be like behind the scenes, which reportedly includes going days without talking to his teammates during their playoff ...
Iheanacho, who recently joined the Foxes from Manchester City , had his first run out in Leicester shirt in a brief appearance in their friendly match against Bundesliga side, Borussia Monchengladbach , last week. He's sharp and quick and he's definitely got an eye for goal, " Morgan is quoted to say by Daily Mail . 'Hopefully in 12 months we will be sitting here and he has got a hatful of goals and he has been a team player.
Victor can play right-back and central midfield. Finally Kevin Kilbane reckons: "If you look at it from a negative point of view then, defensively, City might be a little wide open at times but it is made up for by the fact that they are a brilliant attacking side that is going to go out and play exciting football".