by | July 14, 2018 | 05:00

Perhaps the most interesting decision, though, relates to six-goal striker Harry Kane , who leads the Golden Boot race and was among eight changes when England's reserves lost 1-0 to Belgium's back-ups in the Group G finale last month.

by | July 13, 2018 | 06:46

Jorginho was a key player in Sarri's Napoli team, but De Laurentiis said that he "wasn't essential" for Ancelotti. De Laurentiis, speaking at a press conference on Wednesday to unveil new coach Ancelotti, said: "The Sarri affair is almost at its conclusion, it all depends on him".

by | July 13, 2018 | 05:59

Mind you, the match got stretched only because of debutant Jake Ball's horror last over that went for 22. It will be optimistic to expect of Hardik to come good every time. Alex Hales was dismissed in the same fashion as Jason Roy when he tickled the last ball of Pandya's second over to Dhoni . Though the strategy looked ordinary when England openers blasted bowlers all around the park.

by | July 13, 2018 | 04:59

Having gone into extra time and penalties in their previous two games ahead of Wednesday's semi-final, Modric said there was an assumption that the Croatian team would be exhausted, giving England the advantage. The ball found Mandzukic in stride and he drove a left-footed shot past diving English goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. Liverpool 's Lovren is set to come up against Tottenham Hotspur 's Harry Kane when Croatia and England meet on Wednesday.

by | July 13, 2018 | 00:51

But once you're here and played as well as we did, you want to take those opportunities in life". Of course, the statistics don't give a true reflection of the challenges involved in a World Cup run, which can be affected by player availability, refereeing decisions, weather, and of course luck.

by | July 11, 2018 | 06:03

The 19-year-old was under pressure to deliver as France took on Belgium in Saint Petersburg for a place in the World Cup final . "It has been a shared effort, that has been the key of our world cup campaign". After a poor outing against the U.S. in the final tune-up, Giroud, 31, did not start the opener against Australia, but when France struggled against the Socceroos, head coach Didier Deschamps brought on Giroud, who was involved in the buildup that led to the winning goal ...

by | July 11, 2018 | 05:59

But in the aftermath of pure tragedy, Renard's family memorialized his life at his wake by displaying him in position doing what he loved most: Playing NBA2K and cheering for his Celtics . With the burial scheduled for Tuesday, hopefully close friends and family members of Renard were able to visit him over the weekend, as his life was celebrated in distinct fashion.

by | July 11, 2018 | 05:39

We're starting to see through the age groups some success because of that. "He was a constant threat to Sweden, of course he hasn't scored the goals he would have liked to have scored but for myself and the players he has been a crucial part of the way that we have been playing", he said.

by | July 11, 2018 | 01:08

Hamilton's team mate Valtteri Bottas led and might have won but for a second safety auto, after Renault's Carlos Sainz and Haas's Romain Grosjean collided, that kept the front four nose to tail and only fractions apart. Vettel snatched the advantage from Lewis Hamilton at the start of the race and kept a buffer over Bottas until the Safety Car was deployed following a crash for Marcus Ericsson.

by | July 09, 2018 | 04:48

That is down to desire, they wanted to make it happen. "You have to accept that Brazil have finesse and they will break you down but we did not accept it". Argentina was eliminated from World Cup contention in the first of the knockout rounds. "It's very hard to be here". The squad left Kazan on Saturday without talking to reporters.

by | July 07, 2018 | 02:08

Griezmann didn't celebrate what was his third goal of the tournament. "Brazil have the best depth to their squad and have lots of options, and for that reason I think they will win it", he said. Cavani scored both goals in the 2-0 win over Portugal in the round of 16, but he sat on the bench with an injured left calf he picked up in that match .

by | July 07, 2018 | 00:06

Tenth seed Keys, who had made at least the quarter-finals of her last three majors, lost in the third round 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 to Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina , ranked 120th in the world. Nadal won only 64 per cent of points on his first serve and faced 13 break points - including three in the first game of the match - but he saved 11 of them and converted five of his own to wrap up the win in under 2 1/2 hours on Centre Court .

by | July 06, 2018 | 23:16

The Ferraris are really fast. I don't see the necessity to decide every time. "There's a very small lap time gain in having it open just through Turn 1", Hartley said . "It's one of the best tracks because it's so physical". I feel I have the best strategy team behind me. It has a fantastic atmosphere and great fun to drive on this track because it's so fast, the fastest it has ever been.

by | July 05, 2018 | 06:48

Having started the season with back-to-back wins and adding another victory in Montreal, Vettel recovered well from suffering a second serious setback in as many weeks on Saturday. In what became a disaster for the Brit, his next set of tyres blistered and he required another pit stop and then just when he could see his championship lead evaporate a loss of power ended his race early.

by | July 05, 2018 | 04:45

But England boss Gareth Southgate had different ideas. Falcao also said that Geiger only spoke in English during the match, which England won 4-3 in penalties after the teams remained drawn 1-1 after regulation. The vibrant Colombia fans belted out their national anthem and bounced in unison, swinging scarves above their heads. England have yet to keep a clean-sheet in Russian Federation and, in what is likely to be a closely-fought contest, finding the right balance could be key.

by | July 05, 2018 | 04:20

And the Warriors went on to win Games 6 and 7. Paul, James Harden and Co. should be one of the league's two to three best teams in 2018-19. The 33-year-old reportedly never considered leaving, despite the odd rumour that he could look to link up with longtime friend LeBron James elsewhere.

by | July 05, 2018 | 03:50

Eric Dier's spot-kick gave England their first-ever win on penalties at a World Cup at the fourth attempt - ending the jinx that has dogged them for so long. Former England forward Alan Shearer called Neymar's behavior "absolutely pathetic" in a British broadcast Monday. With Real Madrid's Casemiro suspended, Brazil coach Tite is hoping to call upon Barcelona's Paulinho in his place, though those plans could be left in tatters as he was forced to sit out the last few training ...

by | July 05, 2018 | 03:04

Kane has yet to be given the chance to run into space and onto a killer pass from a teammate but, as England go deeper into the tournament, they can not rely on set-pieces to continue to bail them out. We know what to expect from the hosts - although their win over Spain on penalties was one of the results of the tournament, they basically played anti-football to get it.

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:28

Neil deGrasse Tyson couldn't find a universe in which George worth an average of $34.25 million a year. Of course, for numerous big names, free agency will mostly be a formality as they promptly re-sign with their current teams. He had expressed interest in the Lakers for an entire season, however he didn't even give them a chance to speak with him. According to Lawrence George of Fansided's Thunderous Intentions , the Thunder could try offering Carmelo Anthony to the Houston ...

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:21

This one fan seems to have acted alone, although supervision clearly was necessary. The move ends months of speculation over the future of the fourteen-time NBA All Star, who will now leave his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers , for the second time.