The second leg takes place on January 25. Nevertheless Barca controlled most of the ball in the first half with Leo Messi looking to lead his side' s attacks, although the visitors failed to carve out many clear chances. They have waited from deep and closed the inside spaces, it was hard for us, but we had the match under control and the goal chances were coming. Undefeated in La Liga championship, FC Barcelona will need one goal to overcome the deficit suffered in the derby.
They've been more stout of late, but have still looked vulnerable to the kind of cutting runs favored by Jurgen Klopp's tactics, making Arsene Wenger's game planning a truly hard endeavor. "At the start of the season we had four players with one year to go and I wanted him to extend his contract". "We need to play it a bit tighter and keep the ball a bit longer rather than trying to break all the time ".
Neymar stole the show from that point on, scoring four goals as PSG rolled to an 8-0 triumph, with Kylian Mbappe also on the scoresheet. Neymar also had two assists in the victory. Neymar allowed Cavani to take over free kick duties shortly after the hour mark and the striker - now in search of the outright record - nearly took full advantage with an effort which flew narrowly over the crossbar.
Joshua's height advantage was evident when the pair squared off for a stare-down but it didn't stop the team of Parker (24-0) continuing to taunt the Englishman (20-0). He says the key will be his two-month build-up camp in Las Vegas with trainer Kevin Barry. Watch Iain Lee talk about what really went down on I'm A Celebrity, the ups and downs of his career, and his challenges with mental health only on Unfiltered with James O'Brien.
Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo , in San Juan, posted a video on Facebook of schoolchildren and staff alike screaming in delight as the lights turned back on at their school. The official death toll stands at 64, although there are fears the real number of hurricane-related deaths could be as high as 1,000. While some areas have gradually started getting power again, at least 17 percent of the island is still without electricity, according to government data .
PSG were comfortably ahead by the time Neymar got rolling, with Angel Di Maria's double and an Edinson Cavani strike pushing the league leaders into a 3-0 lead after 21 minutes. Neymar added a superb free-kick to make it four before the break as ruthless PSG punished every error. Five minutes later, Neymar spotted the run of Kylian Mbappe , who somehow squeezed his strike home at the near post past goalkeeper Baptiste Reynet , 7-0.
However, things turned sour in the summer, when the club failed to sign some of Conte's biggest targets and also sold a number of key players. While Chelsea faced a massive injury problem in the first half of the season, with the likes of likes of Victor Moses, David Luiz and both N'Golo Kante and Tiemoue Bakayoko out injured.
Things looked dire for Johnson in the immediate aftermath of his descent, too; luckily, X-rays came back negative, and his return's now expected to come in a matter of days, not week . A second-round pick out of Oregon, Bell came to the Warriors with a reputation as an athletic, do-everything player who would fit well within their positionless culture.
Shurmur is among the five candidates the Cardinals couldn't interview a second time until January 22, at the earliest, because their teams are still in the playoffs. Aside from the difference in pay going from offensive line coach to head coach, there's comfort in remaining on Mike Tomlin's staff for a bit longer.
These are the Patriots , after all. Blake Bortles is the starting quarterback for Jacksonville , and looking to reach his first ever Super Bowl . The Jaguars stymied much of their opposition on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second in points allowed per game (16.8) and yards allowed per game (286.1).
It would seem that Trump's approval ratings quote is a spin based on a recent Breitbart piece that positively compares his 2016 vote share to his approval ratings. In contrast, 43 percent of Republicans give him an A while 4 percent of Democrats do the same. Brownstein noticed that Trump's approval among African American men is double his rating among black women, though a 2016 vote share of 13 percent is not a particularly hard number to improve upon.
England head coach Eddie Jones has extended his contract with the side until August 2021. The new coach would then lead England into the 2023 Rugby World Cup . But it is a role that Jones admitted previous year would interest him, even if his old adversary Warren Gatland fancies one more tour to complete the set after leading the touring side to a series win over Australia and historic draw with the All Blacks last summer.
The new leader of South Africa's ruling party and the country's likely next president is making his first speech as he tries to reunite the African National Congress at its weakest point since taking power at the end of apartheid. She and Zuma have four children and divorced in 1998. Said AMCU: "The reaction of the markets demonstrates how big capital, domestic and foreign, perceive the new leader of the ANC as the gatekeeper to their interests".
They're donating to Jaguars QB Blake Bortles' foundation BB5 for knocking their rival Steelers out of the playoffs. The almost $5,000 in contributions donated so far started to come in after the Jaguars beat the Bengals' rival, the Steelers, 45-42.
It would be very interesting to see how both the player and the crowd reacts were he to score when Everton visit the Emirates in just over two weeks' time. He only scored more than 10 league goals in one of his 11 full seasons at Arsenal , finishing with 14 in 2012-13. Everton have won the league title nine times but not since 1987 and their last major trophy was their fifth FA Cup in 1995.
Mitchell has been on the injured reserve all season with a knee injury, before he returned to practice in Week 17 as the second player designated to return off IR. Rex Burkhead and Mike Gillislee were limited. The report said X-rays showed no structural damage after Brady jammed his hand. Further information about what's ailing the 40-year-old Super Bowl champion was not released.
There was also a further rejoinder from Starc about England's suggestions, made first to the umpires in Brisbane and this week raised again in a column by the former captain Mike Atherton, that the umpires needed to consider the number of short-pitched deliveries they were allowing the Australian pacemen to bowl at the touring tail, relative to the game's laws about risky bowling.
Russian Federation has been banned from taking part at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea due to this widespread doping. However, athletes with clean history of non-doping will be able to take part in the Olympics as neutrals.
De Villiers will be making his return to Test cricket after a gap of nearly two years in the one-off Test. Masakadza provided the foundation of the Zimbabwe innings, scoring more than half the runs in the first 50 overs that saw his side reach 134/5 with 48 overs still left in the evening.
Spurs general manager R.C. Buford tried to put a positive spin on Leonard's rehab in the team statement saying: "Kawhi has made significant progress and continues to move forward in his rehabilitation". In addition to his ailing right quad, the 27-year old forward also sustained a partial tear in his left shoulder a week ago, though the decision to shut him down indefinitely stems exclusively from quad injury.
South Korean officials said on Wednesday that the North's delegation would include at least 550 people, including about 150 to the Paralympic Games in March. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said the country's talks with North Korea are a "significant first step toward restoring inter-Korean relations".
The 2018 College Football Playoff semifinals will be played at the Cotton and Orange Bowls on December 29. He has been serving as OU's athletics director since 1998. He is now a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area. He previously served as the AD at Oregon State (2015-16) and UCF (2012-15). He has also worked as AD at Central Florida and Oregon State.
Following a visit last week by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the president allegedly told lawmakers in a private meeting that the USA should accept more people from Norway instead of "shithole countries" in Latin America and Africa.
In fact, in 2013, the Tigers led the SEC in rushing by averaging over 328 yards per game on the ground. Grimes coached future NFL Draft picks Greg Robinson and Shon Coleman along with Rimington Award victor Reese Dismukes during his three-year stint at Auburn.
To gauge the operational capability and preparedness of the defence forces, the Defence Minister has been visiting various establishments of the Armed Forces. Earlier this month, Sitharaman reviewed the prowess of the Indian Navy by going onboard INS Kolkata, an indigenous Kolkata-class destroyer, and INS Vikramaditya, an aircraft carrier.