The Spaniard was brought on as a substitute during the Community Shield against Arsenal , missing his penalty in a shootout that the Premier League champions subsequently lost. Meanwhile, Chelsea defender Gary Cahill admits the squad needs to be held accountable for the performance against Watford . After playing the Catalan giants in the last-16 of the Champions League, Chelsea will play Manchester United and Manchester City and clash with Barca in the 2nd leg of the round of 16 tie.
Sadio Mane, Liverpool: The Senegalese winger has scored only two goals in 11 matches in all competitions since December 11. The former Paris-Saint Germain winger, who joined Spurs on deadline day, has been working hard to regain his fitness and is in contention to feature on Saturday afternoon.
Mark Lawrenson is backing Tottenham Hotspur to secure a comfortable 2-0 win against Arsenal at Wembley on Saturday afternoon. You need to be 18+ to gamble. He is starting to feel his legs. Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech is a doubt having been forced off with a calf injury in the win over Everton last week.
Her team mate Kim Boutin also cruised to the 500m quarter-finals by winning her heat with 43.634 seconds. Although Lim never received much spotlight until joining the national team, the newcomer won both the 1,000-meter and 1,500-meter titles at the first World Cup in Budapest previous year.
Cleveland completely changed its look - and perhaps its chances of winning an National Basketball Association title this season - on Thursday with a stunning sequence of trades before the deadline, a person with direct knowledge of the deals told The Associated Press.
Another trade saw veteran guard Wade return to the Miami Heat in exchange for a protected 2024 second-round draft pick. The Lakers, of course, already played the Celtics in Boston back on November 8, which likely means (barring a second trade before the 3 p.m.
We added some more shooting as well. "Hey, we had to do this deal for now and the future of the Lakers", Johnson said. Isaiah Thomas is coming to the Los Angeles Lakers in an unexpected trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers , sources tell ESPN .
Someone sure dropped the coin on this one. We've grown up watching the Olympics and we're always like, "Who's going to be carrying the flag?' To actually be that person is insane". "I don't think the word proud ..." "That would've been really cool". His Twitter account has since been locked. After the coin-toss decision, Davis tweeted: I am an American and when I won the 1000m in 2010 I became the first American to 2-peat in that event.
The US vice president is in Pyeongchang at the same time as a high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, and nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam. The discussions from Saturday's meeting weren't immediately released. The South Korea-hosted winter sports event helped Moon's support rating run high as athletes of South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) planned to march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony ...
Her presence overshadowed the nominal head of the delegation, Kim Yong Nam, the aging head of the North Korean Parliament. US Vice-President Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, US officials said.
By adding some younger, more athletic players in the backcourt around LeBron James , the Cavaliers might have gained the type of boost they needed to win the conference. Wade returned to Miami, mending fences with Pat Riley and finding a soft landing in a place where he won three championships following the fallout in Cleveland.
Wales opened up their championship with an impressive 34-7 victory over Scotland in Cardiff last week, and are unchanged heading to Twickenham . To my mind there is very little in that incident, and I am extremely surprised the England head coach has said what he has. Seth loves sport, so I spend my weekends driving him from match to match, so it was a change of pace for him to sit and watch a game for once.
A rising wage bill for players has cut into the latest quarterly profits from Manchester United . The Magpies will attempt to avoid extending their run without a home Premier League win to nine games, a sequence which has illustrated their relative lack of firepower.
The first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 is on Tuesday February 13. He scored four goals in four games against lilywhites while playing for Dortmund. He combined with another new boy, Henrikh Mkhitaryan , who looks revitalised after leaving Manchester United. Arsenal's attacking might prevailed as they overcame a spirited Tottenham in a nine-goal thriller that saw nine different players finding the back of the net.
For the first time in the history of the Winter Olympics , teams from Malaysia, Singapore, Ecuador, Eritrea, Kosovo and Nigeria will participate. No problem. Alas, they were forced to take their diplomacy off-premises. The oiled-up Taufatofua, due to compete in cross-country skiing, entered the arena in a similar manner to the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 despite the freezing temperature.
The Cavs traded six players, including Isaiah Thomas , Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose , and two future draft picks in moves created to not only help them in the short term but could potentially help keep LeBron James beyond this season.
Despite the BCCI's attempts at facilitation, the ICC board remains wary of exposing itself to what some officials calculate could be losses of $100-125 million if the Indian government fails to provide tax exemption for the Champions Trophy and the 2023 World Cup.
The women's 15km skiathlon - an event in which athletes have to race 7.5km routes back-to-back with the first half using classical technique and the latter half using freestyle - was the first gold medal event at the PyeongChang Olympics, which kicked off on Friday.
Plus, this year, the Koreas are competing on the same team in certain sports, setting aside political tensions in a symbolic show of unity . South Korea is ranked 22nd, and North Korea is 25th. When they were greeted by the South's unification minister in an airport reception room, the older diplomat sought to defer to his young colleague, motioning to her to sit down first.
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With nods to the country's landmarks and ancient culture as well as its potential to lead the world in future technological innovations, the opening ceremony at Olympic Stadium featured athletes from 91 countries, including a delegation from North Korea that marched into Olympic Stadium with athletes from South Korea.
The Eagles did manage to respond with another touchdown but that was then followed by two other Patriot touchdowns including another pass to Gronkowski to put the Patriots in the lead 33-32 with 9:22 remaining in the game. However, it was a bit surprising to see he had gone all out in honor of the job Foles did for the city of Philadelphia . It was his recovery from surgery for a torn ACL in his left knee that provided the first time Wentz mentioned his girlfriend and now fiancee on ...
Barcelona will be looking to continue the brilliant run in the competition when they face Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final in May. Next up for Barça in the April 21 Copa del Rey championship match will be Sevilla, which advanced with a 3-1 victory on aggregate over Leganes on Wednesday.
The IOC had made it clear CAS' decision announced on Thursday does not automatically clear them to attend Pyeongchang, which opens Friday. The IOC in December banned 43 Russian athletes for life from the Olympics, but CAS overturned the suspensions of 28 athletes and partially upheld 11 other appeals.
The recruitment team led by transfer tsarina Maria Granovskaia and whoever will be manager next season; be it current manager Antonio Conte or one of the many rumoured candidates like Luis Enrique, will need to follow the example of Manchester City by being prepared to meet the asking price for some of Europe & the world's best young attacking talents as they offer immeasurable long-term value and are resell-able assets.