He told TyC Sports: "It would be awful, because of everything he means to Barcelona ". The Portugal global has had a hand in Real Madrid's last three Champions League trophy wins. When asked if he was open to a move from Barca after playing for the senior team for 14 long years, Messi said, "I am not tempted to leave Barcelona".
Atletico Madrid had former Chelsea striker Diego Costa to thank for getting them to their third Europa League final , as the Spainard scored the decisive victor in first half stoppage time against Arsenal . Simeone needs to improve on his record in finals, but his approach will be difference because the expectation is now on his shoulders. Florian Thauvin might be Marseille's main goal threat this season - he scored their opener in the first leg of the semi-final against Salzburg ...
The key on such small grounds is to keep going for the big hits even if wickets fall - as Kolkata did successfully - and for that to happen, the teams will need the others to step up. However, Punjab managed to reach 214/8, falling short by 31 runs. They lost four wickets totally. Stoinis was new to the crease and Chahal made a decision to throw in a googly to him.
After the game, Smith said that he agreed with the initial flagrant foul call, which was followed by an expletive-laden chant from the Celtics' home crowd. "You've got to stand up and that's what I tried to do". Smart plays basketball like he's trying out to be Bill Belichick's favorite special teams gunner.
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals at the Amalie Arena on May 13, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. Which power-play blast did Cooper like better? A lone bright spot in the poor homestand was captain Steven Stamkos appearing to heat up [VIDEO ]after a slow start to the playoffs, and Stamkos and the rest of the Lightning's marquee names all came through huge in game three.
Entering this year, Cano was putting together a career worthy of first-ballot induction into the Hall of Fame. Gordon was suspended 80 games during the 2016 season. Furthermore, a source told ESPN that Cano's positive test occurred prior to the season at which point the veteran second baseman appealed. Cano was trending toward becoming one of the few current players with a chance to reach 3,000 hits in his career and has been a consummate defensive standout.
Manchester City left it late to seal a 100-point Premier League season but Gabriel Jesus was the champions' final day hero as he snatched a 1-0 win deep into stoppage time at Southampton on Sunday. The sound of the final whistle was lost amid the din of City's celebrations. "The team is very good together and that's why it's been so special". Burnley finished a remarkable seventh given their relative lack of financial spending power, behind Chelsea , whose title defence never really ...
Wednesday's 1-1 draw against Huddersfield at the Stamford Bridge further cast doubts on their chance of moving into the four. Benitez said: "The way that he has been behaving and playing during the season, especially at the end of the season, I think he is a different kind of midfielder so I am sure he will be in consideration".
This will be music to the ears of Everton supporters who for one reason or another do not believe the one-time England boss is good enough for them. A statement from the club at the time blamed an "unwarranted approach by a Premier League rival" for Silva as being the catalyst for the destabilisation of his tenure.
It's the second time teh Ducks, who won the Pac-12 title for the fifth time in six seasons, received the top seed (2014). Should Mississippi State lose to North Dakota State, the Bulldogs will get the loser of the Arizona and St. Kentucky (31-19) enters NCAA Championship play after losing in its first game of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championship tournament, 3-1 to Arkansas, in Columbia, Missouri.
Nunes was consistently able to use her long reach and power advantage to do damage to her opponent. "Unfortunately, tonight (the cornerman) failed", the Brazilian added. "I respect those girls so much". What do you make of Raquel Pennington's corner sending her out to fight despite not wanting to head into the fifth round? But I had to defend the belt.
Though several of Stevens' former players, including Evan Turner and Isaiah Thomas , were outraged on Stevens' behalf, the coach himself was unsurprisingly short on outrage. "I think it's been a little overblown this year because of the names that's been out, obviously, with Kyrie and Gordon and the injuries with those two big guys", James said.
Manolo Gabbiadini's 72nd-minute victor - four minutes after the Italian striker had come on as a substitute - pushed Swansea towards the Premier League trapdoor and confirmed West Brom's relegation. After an initial upturn in form, results have collapsed. "I always look myself in the mirror". However, Roberts believes that Carvalhal has not been helped by the calibre of the squad at his disposal.
The Rockets are the Warriors most formidable rival they have faced in the last four seasons. Houston is a 2-point favorite in Game 1 of the series, which is slated for Monday. Their least amount of points scored was 100, a win while holding Utah to 87 in Game 4 . "To me, the hardest championship is the first one, as an individual player and as a team, because you don't know-you don't quite know if you can do it", he said.
Footage from the incident shows brown liquid spilled all over the road, blocking the way for drivers. It caused a huge traffic jam and the clean-up was time consuming, the chocolate was reportedly more hard to remove than oil. How do you clear 24 tonnes of chocolate from a road? Before the highway was closed, some vehicles drove through the mess, spreading the chocolate further down the motorway.
Well, as it turns out, the Mets were caught batting out of order, apparently because they turned in the wrong lineup card. "It's frustrating", Callaway said. Teams bat out of turn with alarming regularity . Following the first inning screw up, the lineup reverts back to the official batting order, so Cabrera bats second and Flores third.
Blaise Matuidi was fortunate not to score an own goal, slicing a cross against the woodwork, but luck deserted Kalinic at the other end, his header glancing past Donnarumma to round out a thoroughly miserable evening for Milan . Juventus added a fourth thanks to an own goal from Nikola Kalinic on a thoroughly miserable night for Donnarumma and Milan . We'll do this with Juventus administration.
Yates added: "It was a insane day with lots of attacks going at the beginning". In the final, I saw a moment there where I had a small gap. At 1.5km out, he rocketed away from 2017 race victor Dumoulin, Froome and other favourites. After catching Chaves, Yates allowed his team-mate to take the stage win, even though it will cost him four bonus seconds which could prove expensive down the line.
Jose Mourinho has made eight changes for Manchester United's match at West Ham on Thursday, leaving out Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial with Jesse Lingard and Alexis Sanchez leading the attack . 'The Intertoto Cup may not have been the most prestigious of tournaments but I was still so proud to lift a trophy as West Ham captain. "I think Michael can be very positive for us".
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham Hotspur can not continue to celebrate top-four finishes when they move to their new stadium next season. Frustrated fans, in their penultimate game at their temporary Wembley home, were quick to voice their displeasure at Spurs' performance.
There are senior members of Everton's hierarchy who would like Rooney to stay - including chairman Bill Kenwright, who stated as much during an address at the club's season awards last week. Although Rooney has a year left on his current Everton deal, his starts are being rationed by boss Sam Allardyce , with the former England skipper keen to play more.
The matches will be held in Dublin on June 27th and 29th. He is very keen to do extremely well in english condition. The best batsman in the side giving himself the best chance to succeed in England, or playing in one Test against Afghanistan? A few notable selections have been made for the fixtures with Rahane, who is captaining the Test squad being dropped from the shorter format.
The visitors took the lead through Laurent Depoitre five minutes after half-time, but Chelsea equalised somewhat fortuitously through Marcos Alonso . With the win, City reached 97 points on the season, breaking Chelsea's record from 2004-05 for the most in a Premier League season. Conte's side are two points behind Tottenham and three adrift of Liverpool with two games to play.
Barrett in Columbus. Burrow passed for 238 yards and two touchdowns in the spring game on April 14, and his last pass at Ohio Stadium was a Hail Mary for a touchdown on an untimed down. By leaving Ohio State, Burrow can not play for a division one aka FBS school this fall. Haskins still has to fend off redshirt freshman Tate Martell to officially win the job.
Almost two weeks after the initial charges, Foster's ex-girlfriend, Elissa Ennis, recanted her accusations that Foster struck her eight-to-10 times in the head, rupturing her eardrum. He added that there is a strong possibility that Ennis could appear in court to absolve Foster, as she did in her retraction stating that she fabricated the assault as retaliation for their pending breakup.
My brain demands work and is active. I have a huge experience of management and people management. So overall I will work. "I don't know what to say because football always changes". "I am not involved anymore in contract negotiations but, of course, I'm still in touch with Jack and if he wants my advice I will give it to him". Sky sources understand Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri and former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique are the frontrunners to replace Wenger.
The Yankees host the Red Sox this week in a three-game series. The rivalry between two of the sport's most successful teams stretches back more than a century and is widely regarded as the most passionate in baseball. Mr Khan has said he wants to make London the sporting capital of the world. London has oftentimes played host to middling or low-level teams for its NFL and NBA games, but MLB appears to be going all in by showcasing its premier rivalry in the form of the Yankees ...
Gleyber Torres got NY on the board first with his first career home run - a three-run shot to left center field. The Yankees won Saturday by taking advantage of mistakes. Bauer entered the fifth inning Saturday with a 1-0 lead and a flawless game. Austin Romine doubles to deep right center field. "He hit that wall pretty hard".
It was an emotional night for Bellew , who broke out in tears on winning the rematch as he begun to come to terms with a hard year in which he lost his brother-in-law. "I left an empty seat at ringside, and they're not cheap", said Everton fan Bellew , who had his Liverpool supporting pal's name on his shorts. Haye slid down the ropes to the canvas, and when he got up, he was on spaghetti legs.
Chelsea slowly grew into the game but Liverpool maintained a threat on the break with Sadio Mane particularly lively coming in from the left. Liverpool's Egyptian forward will be particularly desperate for three points this time out, having been sold by Chelsea earlier in his career without ever being given much of a chance in the first team .