It ended Ajax's fairytale run in the Champions League , having upstaged holders Real Madrid and Juventus en route to the final four and star defender De Ligt rued what could have been for the Eredivisie side. "Sometimes they don't know what we are behind the scenes". If the Gunners win the Europa League, the Premier League "loses" the position they would have qualified for, so United can not benefit from Arsenal winning it by being bumped up to the group stage.
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri said it was tough for English clubs to reach the end of the season in the sort of shape required to win trophies because they have to play so many more matches than their European rivals. "There is always pressure". "It is going to be a hard game", he said. "We were in trouble three months ago and, here in England , if you're in trouble the level of opponents is very high and it's not easy to overcome difficulties".
City look nearly certain to finish off the job on the south coast but Guardiola, speaking after a nervy 1-0 win against Leicester on Monday, is taking nothing for granted. "In this situation obviously it looks like Wolves and Brighton , they are there, City will win and we will win and at the end City are champions".
For a club of Barca's global stature, their count of five European Cups feels far too small, especially compared to Real Madrid's staggering 13 triumphs, which has been swelled by four wins in the last six seasons. This is football. I am so grateful to be a coach. "Absolutely loving sending our boy all the tweets off Twitter" I am one very proud nana!" "No one believed in us from the beginning of the season", he told a post-match news conference.
But being the gentleman that N'Golo Kante is, he made no fuss about it and went on with his job and by the start of the second half, the World Cup victor was excelling at his new found role. Sarri echoed the views of the England worldwide but warned his players of the danger posed by the German side. "I like English football very much - the atmosphere in the stadiums", he said.
But he insists: " Arsenal have only two European titles in their history; the old Fairs Cup and the Cup-Winners' Cup, neither of which still exist, so I have a lot of ambition to win this title". The star strike-partnership of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette proved vital in last Thursday's win as they scored all three goals.
The Toronto Raptors are opening Scotiabank Arena gates 30 minutes earlier than usual for tonight's playoff game against the Philadelphia 76ers after accepting a suggestion from longtime broadcaster Jack Armstrong. You've got to keep the other guys involved in the game. Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal has a start time of 8 p.m. If you missed any of the action from the Raptors' blowout Game 5 win, we had you covered below.
With him apparently out of the picture, the Lakers' head-coaching search will continue, after they mutually parted ways with Luke Walton on April 12. Lue was a preferred choice of James, but Lue's championship history as a Lakers player - coupled with his successful run as Cavaliers coach - also played a strong role in the Lakers offering him the job.
In short, we have to assume Liverpool will beat Wolves at Anfield and therefore City must also win . Spurs have not made a single signing in either of the last two transfer windows but Pochettino has still led the club to their first Champions League semi-final this season.
The Red Devils are said to have offered a £60 million bumper deal to sign the 19-year-old defensive sensation. "But I think they need more players than just De Ligt ". "He's one of the most in demand stars on the planet". And the main reason for him being so dismissive is because United are no longer the big sell they used to be.
The one blip? Against Mumbai, of course. Mumbai Indians ultimately won the encounter and ended KKR's hopes of qualifying for the playoffs. Since 2013, CSK have lost only four matches at the MA Chidambaram Stadium and three of those losses were against the Paltan.
They also were involved in a bee delay here that got national attention on April 17, 1976. While biologists fear that bee populations are declining at an alarming rate, the pollinators are still plentiful enough in Cincinnati to delay the start of a baseball game.
City will be assured of retaining the title if their result away to Brighton is equal or better to what Liverpool achieve against Wolves at Anfield on Sunday. "Every step in the last four months was significant". It was also however, seen in the match between Manchester City and Liverpool back in January.
While the stakes barn behind Pimlico will not have a Derby champion for the first time in more than two decades, Mott said Country House is a possibility to run in the third leg of the Triple Crown , the Belmont Stakes in NY on June 8. The absence of both Country House and Maximum Security means Improbable, the Bob Baffert-trainee who placed fifth in the Derby, and Code of Honor, the Derby runner-up, figure to be the favorites if they are entered into the Preakness.
Wijnaldum, who replaced Robertson, made an nearly instant impact, making it 2-0 by sweeping home a low cross from Alexander-Arnold. Fellow former Liverpool striker Michael Owen praised Klopp's side for their incredible season which also sees them in with a chance of the Premier League title going into the final game on Sunday.
Exhaustion and astonishment soon gave way to jubilant celebration and some very dodgy dancing as Liverpool's players celebrated their sensational win over Barcelona in the dressing room at Anfield. Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring their third goal with Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold. Divock Origi scores Liverpool's decisive fourth goal.
As Californian Homa (28) fired a four-under 67in a weather-delayed final round to win by three from Dahmen on 15-under-under, McIlroy endured another final day disappointment, carding a two-over 73 to finish tied eighth, eight shots behind the victor on seven-under-par.
He's smiling at them (the players), they're that bad. "The meek may inherit the earth but they also end up in the Europa League". "Who is signing the players this summer?" Huddersfield will finish the season bottom despite picking up a point against United.
The Bucks have won three straight since losing the opener of the best-of-seven series at home and can eliminate the Celtics in Game 5 at home on Wednesday night. To understand the significance of that run, one must understand that third quarters have been big this series. I mean, he shot 22 on the game. It's beyond question that he's prepared himself but, over the course of Games 2-4, his shots just haven't been falling.
Pep Guardiola is proud of the way Manchester City have engaged in a seemingly relentless battle with Liverpool this season but acknowledges it will mean little if they do not retain the Premier League title. Always I was sad I could not use him a lot but this club is what it is because of people like Vincent. "This club is where it is thanks to guys like Vincent".
The bus was created to celebrate their Championship success and emblazoned with the phrase "We Are Premier League ". The Canaries clinched the title courtesy of a 2-1 win at Villa Park on Sunday, with the hosts forming a guard of honour for Daniel Farke's team as they went to collect the trophy after the game.
Here's a look into which free agents are worth targeting for the Chicago Bulls among current Golden State Warriors rostered players come the 2019 National Basketball Association off-season. They're moving into a state-of-the-art new facility. In other words, offer Klay Thompson every penny that you can. The Warriors do have three legitimate stars (and one superstar) hitting the free agent market this summer if they don't re-sign.
Barry Stiltz, a Lexington attorney representing the owners of Maximum Security , filed an appeal with the commission just hours before it was denied. That touched off a firestorm of controversy that was further stoked by West, who declared that he would appeal the stewards' ruling even though KHRC rules provide no such avenue to overturn a ruling of a racing disqualification.
Goals from Virgil van Dijk, Salah and Divock Origi wrapped up the three points for Jurgen Klopp's men as they moved back to the top of the Premier League table ahead of Manchester City's clash with Leicester City at The Etihad on Monday night.
With Vardy leading the line, even though the game will be played at City's Etihad stomping ground, Guardiola has every reason to be wary of "an incredible striker with his movement, finishing, fighting". He remains the only player to have scored a hat-trick against a Guardiola-managed side in a 4-2 humiliation of City at the King Power Stadium in December 2016.
In what was one of the most important Raptors game in the history of the franchise, Nurse coaxed and prodded and mixed and matched his team to a huge victory. Following a turnover, Embiid missed a layup. So much is riding on this series, including Leonard's future in Toronto. Danny Green made four free throws in the final minute to ice it.
The pair are one ahead of a group of five players but defending champion, Jason Day , is just two off the lead after he too finished strongly with a closing nine of 32 for a round of 68 to share 8th place with amongst others, his fellow Queenslander John Senden.
AS have now interviewed Paul Pogba's brother Florentin Pogba and asked would it be impossible for the midfielder to continue with the English club without Champions League football. Real Madrid forward Mariano Diaz was asked about his future after scoring twice in Sunday's 3-2 LaLiga win over Villarreal . However, since Zidane needs to secure more players, he might utilize his key players in order to sign his compatriot.
Having first made the request that the Spanish giants sign Hazard in 2012, Zidane will now coach the player that Jose Mourinho didn't want in Madrid, and he shall be the first piece of Los Blancos' summer restructuring. And sure enough Hazard sold the look for a man sure to be a part of Chelsea's dream on the cover, boldly depicted staring confidently ahead to a new start and bright future at Stamford Bridge next season.
That is the problem. Of course it's disappointing, we should have and could have played better. However, he made amends on the hour mark when he launched a long ball upfield - following a poor United corner - which Luke Shaw failed to intercept and Isaac Mbenza coolly slotted past David De Gea .