Barcelona has won two of the last three games against Madrid at the Bernabeu, including 4-0 in the league two seasons ago. Messi wasn't able to help Barcelona overturn its three-goal deficit against Juventus in the last eight of the Champions League, but he has been having one of his best seasons for the club.
Tianjin would need to make room in their squad for Costa, who has scored 17 goals for Premier League leaders Chelsea this season, with Brazilian duo Junior Moraes or Geuvanio the most likely to make way. Chelsea's hopes of re-signing Lukaku could also be helped by the goal-scoring habit of Tammy Abraham, who's spent this season on loan at Bristol City and is now just a handful of goals shy of his own stated aim of 30 for the season.
It was James' 17th triple-double of his playoff career. The Cavaliers will try to sweep the series Sunday. Paul George did everything he could to get IN back IN the series . James answered with a layup out of a timeout and the Cavs never trailed again. One of the greatest comebacks in National Basketball Association playoff history occurred with LeBron James on the court for every single minute of the second half with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love not seeing a second of playing ...
Gayle fell in the 10th over for 22 off 27 balls. He can probably draw confidence from the fact that he made 74 off 48 balls the last time he came to Bengaluru with RPS . Despite the loss, RCB are confident to face the Rising Pune Supergiant at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on April 16. Virat Kohli: There is nothing the RCB skipper hates more than losing.
The Celtics lost every quarter on their way to defeat. Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points in his team's 106-102 Game 1 home loss to the Chicago Bulls on Easter Sunday, just one day after his young sister, Chyna Thomas , died in a auto accident.
In Tuesday's matchup, the Angels scored four runs in the fifth inning on the way to a 5-2 victory. Loss Angeles Angels starting pitcher J.C. Ramirez reacts after being pulled against the Houston Astros in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday , April 19, 2017, in Houston.
OKC's Westbrook has similar numbers this year with 31.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game for the Thunder , which will face the Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets in their final games of the regular season. With his 10th assist and his record in the books after four tries at that final assist Westbrook took care of the scoring himself the rest of the way.
The Reds' top scorer missed a golden opportunity against Anderlecht on Thursday night and was guilty of giving the ball away on a number of occasions. The 19-year-old scored the opening goal in the 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Sunday and was a constant threat to the Blues defence after being selected up front ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic by Jose Mourinho.
And former Liverpool midfielder Redknapp reckons Klopp must strengthen in squad depth - citing Spurs' Son Heung-min as a prime example. He will have a long break until next season. "They don't have to react like that; they can be disappointed but we will help them more than we help anybody else". Similar with Jordan Henderson .
I'm not too anxious about the Cavs on paper, especially with how well the Big Three have been playing. In addition to James, Kyrie Irving had a game-high 37 points, while Kevin Love had 27 points and 11 rebounds. Enter Games 1 and 2 against the Indiana Pacers . "I thought we lost our composure and got frantic out there", McMillan said of his team's third-quarter meltdown.
Neither did Dwyane Wade . Now, they will play their next two games in front of their own fans, who will undoubtedly be re-energized by the Bulls' unexpected, and nearly unprecedented, series lead. This is uncharted waters for all of us. But what we can do is what we've started to do. When it comes to a playoff series, the team with the best player usually wins.
But Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue sounded the warning about his team's high turnover count, which allowed the Pacers to re-enter the contest. As we see with the constant "LeBron is the General Manager!" stuff, it's hard to get praise when coaching James, but Lue deserves his fair share.
Mark Selby will launch his World Championship title defence today against an opponent who was accused of playing anti-snooker to reach the Crucible . The Masters champion had two centuries and eight further breaks of above 50 against the debutant, but he is reluctant to open up about his matches, and revealed the reason why that is his stance.
While Posey has always been known for his hot bat at the plate, the Giants will likely miss him just as much on the defensive end. Posey got up on his own after being hit but exited the game. The Giants added no insult by losing their home opener. In his second his second start of the season, Tiajuan Walker allowed three runs on five hits, walking four and struck out two in five innings of work.
But just when will the ties be played? The Spanish club will be hosting the first leg against Manchester United with the victor of the winners of semi-final one to be the "home" team in the finals which will take place at the Friends Arena in Stockholm.
But Gerrard still thinks we're in a better position than rivals Arsenal and Manchester United, who now sit in fifth and sixth respectively. So is Guardiola finding the Premier League much harder than his previous posts in Spain and Germany? Hazard scored twice in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Manchester City as Chelsea responded to the defeat to Crystal Palace to maintain a seven-point lead over second-placed Tottenham.
Saturday's clash pits the Premier League's top two clubs against each other and Hazard insists his side are fully prepared for the challenge. "I think if there is one favourite it's Chelsea because they are top of the table, because of the experienced players and the manager that they have", Pochettino, whose Tottenham side lost the 2015 League Cup final to Chelsea , told reporters yesterday.
He won everything, he did everything and we are talking about an England captain, a true leader. Their narrow win against Swansea ended a run of five at home for West Ham featuring at least three goals, and with six of Everton's last seven also going over the 2.5 goals line we should see plenty of chances at the London Stadium.
For whatever reason, the Giants do not host an NFC East team until Week 14 when the Dallas Cowboys visit MetLife Stadium. Although the Bronco's offense may be in flux, hence why they are not higher on the list, this early contest between the Cowboys high-powered offense and Denver's defense led by All-World linebacker Von Miller could be the best barometer as to how well Dallas will play throughout the rest of the season.
Ireland's Jared Payne and Wales' Ross Moriarty were the surprise inclusions, and despite the bumper squad, vast experience from across the British Isles will be left waiting for others' misfortune to get a late place on the plane to New Zealand.
Chicago (40-41) can give second-year coach Fred Hoiberg his first playoff appearance by beating the Nets (20-61). Boston wrapped up the No. 1 seed with a win over Milwaukee. Archie Goodwin scored 20 points for the Nets and KJ McDaniels finished with 15. The Nets were 3-for-33 from 3-point range. Coach Spoelstra definitely got his wish, as his team got a standing ovation from the Heat crowd during the final minute of the fourth quarter.
The Memphis Grizzlies finished the 2016-17 regular season averaging the second most fouls per game in the NBA (22.4), which shouldn't surprise given this roster's re-branding as the basketball-equivalent of The Expendables . Spurs at Grizzlies, San Antonio leads 2-0. Conley, Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph accounted for 21 points. Leonard made sure of that. After criticizing his teammates following the first two games, Indiana's star might have to carry the Pacers himself if they have ...
The Oilers will try and bounce back on Friday night in game two at Rogers Place . San Jose Sharks' Melker Karlsson (68) and Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) vie for the puck during the first period of Game 1 of the first-round playoff series Wednesday in Edmonton, Alberta.
Benjamin Mendy's fierce 25-metre strike was parried by Roman Burki into the path of Mbappe, who coolly slotted home to put the hosts ahead. Our trademark is to try to score goals. They are major underdogs going into the second leg but are back in the hunt after beating Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 on Saturday, with Marco Reus playing the first half.
The San Jose power play had four goals by game's end, feasting on an Oilers team that's been undisciplined from the start. San Jose earned a face-off in the Oiler zone after ten seconds. Kassian also had the game-winning goal, a short-handed strike, in Game 2. Edmonton's deficiencies in the post-season were supposed to be their depth down the middle and the lack of productivity among their bottom nine forwards, but they have shored up their lines and matched up well with the Sharks.