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So who makes Valverde’s 4-3-3 to face Inter Milan?

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He was taken to hospital where x-rays revealed he has a fractured arm, keeping him out of action for at least three weeks. Sevilla were not finished, however, and added a second in the first minute of additional time when substitute Luis Muriel picked out the far corner with a curling effort. Read More »

Chelsea should sack assistant coach Marco Ianni, says Phil Neville

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The Blues secured a 2-2 draw with a late equaliser at Stamford Bridge - a moment Chelsea coach Marco Ianni celebrated directly in front of the opposition dugout. "I'm happy here. I'm happy to see out my contract", said Mourinho, whose current deal is to the end of June 2020, with the option to extend it for a further season. Read More »

What did their ALCS win teach us about this Red Sox team?

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Through the first five games of the series, to the surprise of many, the Milwaukee Brewers were led by their starting rotation while the offense struggled to get on base and produce runs. Some timely hitting by Aguilar and company produced an early lead, and Corey Knebel and Jeremy Jeffress led the way in another shutdown performance by Milwaukee's tough bullpen. Read More »

Juve's Ronaldo prepared for emotional return to Old Trafford

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However, defensive errors in the second half from Juventus allowed Daniel Bessa to draw Genoa level. Alexis Sanchez will miss Manchester United's Champions League clash with Juventus on Tuesday, Jose Mourinho has confirmed. Talking about the rare feat of Cristiano Ronaldo , the Portugal star is ahead of Argentina's Lionel Messi's tally of 390 goals scored in Europe's main leagues by 10 goals. Read More »

If Madrid sack Lopetegui they should sack us all, says Isco

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The 27-year-old now leads the way at the top of the charts with seven Premier League goal to his name - with Chelsea unbeaten in nine matches this term - and is the early favourite for Player of the Year. Los Blancos are now in 7th having picked up just 14 points from their opening nine games . We've been talking about this all season. But Conte would want a long term contract and Real are not convinced yet on who to appoint in the longer term. Read More »

'He's Special' - Mesut Ozil Delivers On A Huge Night For The German

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Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates after scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 22, 2018 . He was then involved in both of Arsenal's second-half goals, as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to secure all three points. After the break, Arsenal had a big chance as Lacazette's shot pinged around and fell to Henrikh Mkhitaryan whose scissor ... Read More »

The Cowboys Massively Overpaid for Amari Cooper

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Cooper is owed about $14 million for next season, the a year ago of his rookie deal. The Cowboys (3-4) are now tied with the Philadelphia Eagles for second place in the NFC East behind the Washington Redskins (4-2), who beat Dallas 20-17 Sunday at FedEx Field. Read More »

Ohio State drops from No. 2 to No

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Ohio State responded by quickly marching down the field helped by two 15-yard penalties against Purdue's defense before settling for a 24-yard field goal. Hill on fourth-and-goal from the 2-yard line. It was Blough's third straight 300-yard game and his fourth this season. Adrian Martinez hit Stanley Morgan Jr. Read More »

Patriots' Michel heads to locker room with knee injury

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White had 57 yards receiving and two TDs. Also can't forget that Julian Edelman muffed a punt, but recovered his own muff. A special teams unit that had been solid all year - and forced a fumble on a Patterson kickoff return in the first quarter Sunday - suddenly became a disaster, allowing an uncharacteristically undisciplined Patriots side back into the game, and then ahead in it. Read More »

Real Madrid vs. Levante live stream

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Jose Luis Morales put Levante ahead in the 7th minute, after a defensive slip from Rafael Varane. The Blancos tried hard to get back into the game and Marcelo pulled one goal back during the 72nd minute but Levante's defence stood firm and didn't let Julen Lopetegui's team take anything away from the game. Read More »

Champagne on ice for Hamilton as Kimi rolls back years

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But Hamilton could only finish a single place - and three points - ahead of Vettel , meaning the battle for this year's championship will continue in Mexico City next week. "It is the first time we have had this ruling in the wet and you literally have to stop 30 or 40 kilometres per hour which I should do next time". Hamilton pitted for soft tyres during the Virtual Safety Car period on lap 11, and the strategy initially seemed to be working in his favour as he streaked clear of the ... Read More »

Arsenal boss Unai Emery - I wanted to bring Alexandre Lacazette to PSG

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With a home tie against Leicester on Monday, Emery will be confident of extending their winning streak. Also, the people who were working there, they said to us, "This player has the quality to play for PSG" when we were there. " Everything has been going great with the club ", said Ramsey last week " We thought we were in a position where we had agreed a deal but that's no longer the case ". Read More »

FA to decide on action to take after Mourinho touchline brawl

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As the Chelsea staff celebrated on the touchline, assistant coach Marco Ianni ran past the seated Mourinho, at which point the United boss jumped to his feet to confront him and had to be held back by stewards. 20, 2018. "I have seen the match on the bench, and now want to study the second half of the match". "We conceded a goal that we should have stopped but we came back". Read More »

Manchester United's Anthony Martial insists relationship with Jose Mourinho is good

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That caught the attention of the United bench but there was no response until seconds later when Ianni trotted in front of Mourinho again and celebrated with both fists clenched, prompting the latter to try to pursue him down the tunnel. "However, we worked hard and this sort of match enabled us to show that we are a good team". In the second half we managed to transform that on occasions in goals, in ambition, in free-flow play with good intensity, good passing, good quality. Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers 10/19/18, Prediction & Odds

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Right-hander Brandon Woodruff replaced Miley and is pitching for the Brewers . "Did Craig Counsell just take a page from Bucky Harris in the 1924 World Series?" The left-hander exited in the second inning with a sprained left ankle. All hands will be on deck for the Brewers as far is this game goes. Manager Craig Counsell started Miley for one hitter in Game 5 before hooking him for reliever Brandon Woodruff , a move created to deceive Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts into stacking his ... Read More »

Michael Vaughan would 'poop his pants' facing Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas

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Labuschagne combined with Mitchell Starc (28) for a defiant 67-run partnership before the paceman was trapped in front by legspinner Yasir Shah, who cleaned up the tail with the wickets of Peter Siddle and Jon Holland. "Abbas is so accurate with the ball, and obviously our preparation was more spin-orientated so we've been taken by surprise by the pacer", Saker was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo. Read More »

LeBron James Takes Flight, Dunks Powerfully For First Points As Laker

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Ball came off the bench in the only preseason game the Lakers were at full strength which coincided with his return to the court from off-season knee surgery. I liked the way we competed at times. Second year guard Lonzo Ball echoed James's sentiments. "I think that's going to create a lot of turmoil". Josh Hart had 20 points for the Lakers, who got 13 points and 11 assists from Rajon Rondo in his team debut. Read More »

Alex Cora leads Red Sox back to World Series

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In his 12th try, the 33-year-old finally conquered his October demon, to win his first career postseason start. Boston is a flawless 5-0 in road games this postseason, with two wins in NY in the ALDS and three in Houston in the ALCS. "I don't know the inner workings of his team, but it's not easy to take over a team in that market in that setting and see the things that happen to that team and still come out with all the wins that he did", Astros manager A.J. Read More »

Klopp dismisses Van Dijk injury - 'he has no problems'

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On defender Virgil Van Dijk , who was ruled out of Holland's friendly with Belgium , Klopp added: 'You saw when he went off - everybody saw when he went off - in the home game against Southampton , Virg would not leave the pitch without any major problems. Read More »

Manchester United Fined, Jose Mourinho Warned By UEFA

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At the moment. While the focus has been on United's poor form and the duel at the top between Manchester City and Liverpool , Chelsea have quietly amassed 20 points from their first eight games to sit second. Mourinho said: 'The results speak by themselves. "I've got to go with Chelsea , I think they will be too strong for United ". Mourinho has asked for more time before responding to his FA charge of using foul and abusive language following United's 3-2 win over ... Read More »

Pakistan's Azhar sees lighter side of brain-fade run-out

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In freakish scenes early on day three in Abu Dhabi, Azhar convened mid-pitch with Asad Shafiq after an edge to Peter Siddle which flew past gully and seemed destined for the boundary. "No, I don't think it was bad sportsmanship [by Australia ]". No team has ever chased more than 418-7 to win a Test, made by the West Indies against Australia at Antigua in 2003. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather's $280m bombshell in Khabib mega-fight

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Khabib's challange drew interest from Mayweather, at least from his bank account. "He called me out". "Oh, we're fighting", Mayweather told TMZ Sports . The undefeated UFC lightweight champion had previously pushed for the bout to take place in any location other than Las Vegas because of his ongoing issues with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Read More »

Curry, Durant lead Warriors in NBA opener

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Curry, who hit 11 of 20 shots and 5 of 9 3-point attempts, also found time for nine assists and eight rebounds. 2017-18: Played exhausted and uninspired basketball, barely dragging through an injury-plagued and malaise-filled regular season, only to romp through the first two rounds, come back from down 3-2 to the Rockets when - you guessed it - injuries struck, then they completely annihilated the Cavaliers. Read More »

Boston Red Sox Stifle Houston Astros' Bats, Return To The World Series

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Put another way, just two of the Red Sox's top 12 performers (per Baseball-Reference's WAR) have performed in the World Series before. Sale was admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital on Sunday night due to a stomach illness, and was scratched from his scheduled Game 5 American League Championship Series start as a result. Read More »

NBA Preview: It's the Warriors, and then everyone else

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Brandon Ingram took a big leap in his sophomore campaign with the Los Angeles Lakers , almost doubling his scoring and assist average from his rookie season. The previous two have not gone well, with San Antonio and Houston ruining ring-ceremony night with stunning wins the last two years. SPEAKING OF THE ROCKETS: They added a likely future Hall of Famer to a team that just won a league-high 65 games, but it's hard to know just how much Carmelo Anthony will help the Rockets - or if he ... Read More »

Newcomer Leonard scores 24 as Raptors beat Cavaliers 116-104

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He said it means playing an up-tempo game. Everybody's saying we're the best team in the East and all that stuff, but we've still got to prove it when we step between the lines, so it's good to start off like this. For the last few years, Love has deferred to the likes of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving . Pluto says having Nance Jr. signed to the contract extension will really help a team that is starting fresh without superstar LeBron James . Read More »

Bellinger hitting leadoff for Dodgers vs Brewers in Game 5

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Clayton Kershaw will be the Dodgers starting pitcher, seeking to rebound from his shortest postseason start, facing fellow left-hander Wade Miley . Orlando Arcia flied out to left, with Chris Taylor and Bellinger almost colliding before Taylor made a sliding catch. But when Barnes stepped to the plate with Chris Taylor on third base and one out in the fourth inning, the utilityman came through as he grounded a single up the middle to tie the game. Read More »