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Sport Lionel Messi made Ernesto Valverde change his team for Leganes win
Author: 0 Lionel Messi made Ernesto Valverde change his team for Leganes win

Alexander Szymanowski went close to equalising on 35 minutes with a right-foot effort from the left side of the area but Marc-Andre ter Stegen denied him with a fine save as he pushed the ball wide of the far corner at full stretch. "I wasn't anxious about scoring, I was just trying to feel good", he said after the game. First-choice central defenders Gerard Pique and Samuel Umtiti are both just one yellow card away from being suspended for the trip to Valencia next weekend.

Sport Expected Chelsea line up to face West Brom
Author: 0 Expected Chelsea line up to face West Brom

I think he's a smashing manager and winning the title past year was fabulous. "Yes, we're on a bad run and everything is determined by the next game - no one ever looks back and sees there was Samaras, Varela, Pocognoli, Gamboa - 11 players were bought that summer [before he took over mid-season] and not one made a profit".

Author: 0 Atletico, Real light up Madrid — Laliga

However, the young Spaniard may well get his chance once again, and be well and truly thrown into the lion's den, as Real travel to Atleti's new Wanda Metropolitano for the first time on Saturday for what is expected to be a classic. Zidane said he did not want to discuss the fact that Madrid players including Ramos and Casemiro had welcomed the idea of Neymar swapping Paris Saint-Germain for the Bernabeu when talking to media during the international break.

Sport Macau: TT Privateer champion Dan Hegarty has died
Author: 0 Macau: TT Privateer champion Dan Hegarty has died

The race was immediately stopped and Daniel was transferred to hospital. Dan Hegarty has sadly been killed following a crash at the Macau Grand Prix. Broadcaster TDM said the last time a rider died at the Macau race was in 2012 when Portuguese Luis Carreira crashed at the same bend. Northern Ireland's Glenn Irwin was announced the victor after the race was stopped on the sixth lap.

Sport Dejan Lovren Starts - Liverpool Team vs Southampton Confirmed
Author: 0 Dejan Lovren Starts - Liverpool Team vs Southampton Confirmed

The Liverpool manager, who only returned to training on Thursday, has laughed off his health scare and insists that all is well. "I am 50 now - maybe I need to get used to it but I've been twice already in a British hospital", he said . It is not that someone should think I have to go back in to hospital tomorrow. To tackle the Saints, Klopp picks Simon Mignolet in goal, while in defence he selects Dejan Lovren and Ragnar Klavan as the centre-back pairing.

Sport Jack Sock stuns Zverev to join Federer in semi-finals
Author: 0 Jack Sock stuns Zverev to join Federer in semi-finals

A code of conduct point deduction for Sock for belting a ball up into the crowd and it looked as though the young American had lost his head. That has already earned him £578,220 - with a semi-final and potentially a final still to come. Grigor Dimitrov and Jack Sock meet in the other semifinal. Cilic, eliminated after two three-set losses, was hoping to end his year on a high in the city where his Wimbledon dream was ended in this year's final by Federer - the Croatian sobbing on court ...

Sport Justin Rose on the charge for Race to Dubai
Author: 0 Justin Rose on the charge for Race to Dubai

Fitzpatrick carded a second consecutive 67 at Jumeirah Golf Estates to reach 10 under par, a shot ahead of the man he beat into second place past year, English compatriot Tyrrell Hatton. "Yesterday, I was really unhappy with how I reacted early on". "I was on the putting green till dark last night". You've just got to be really sort of careful.

Sport Kyrie Irving gives away jersey, shoes to military veterans following Celtics win
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving gives away jersey, shoes to military veterans following Celtics win

Following their battle with Golden State, the Celtics hit the road for a three-game road trip with stops in Atlanta, Dallas, and Miami. But the point guard was forced to endure the discomfort because of a fracture below his left eye he suffered when he was elbowed by team-mate Aron Baynes last Friday in the first quarter of a win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Sport Andy Murray announces split with coach Ivan Lendl ahead of 2018 return
Author: 0 Andy Murray announces split with coach Ivan Lendl ahead of 2018 return

Murray and Lendl have spent very little time in each other's company this season as injury has forced the former world number one to spend so much time on the sidelines. Lendl, meanwhile, paid tribute to Murray following his departure. "My focus now is on getting ready for Australia with the team I have in place and getting back to competing".

Sport Andhra Pradesh: Transform farming like business, Bill Gates advises
Author: 0 Andhra Pradesh: Transform farming like business, Bill Gates advises

Agricultural production must increase to improve the lives of small and marginal farmers in the country, Microsoft Corp.co-founder Bill Gates said on Friday. Naidu recounted how 20 years ago he got an appointment with Gates with great difficulty and was allotted 10 minutes. Over the last three years, the Chandrababu Naidu government has been laying special focus on agriculture and horticulture expansion in terms of area and productivity.

Sport Javier Hernandez could miss two weeks - West Ham boss David Moyes
Author: 0 Javier Hernandez could miss two weeks - West Ham boss David Moyes

West Ham's defensive stocks appeared short without Reid in the mix and on Friday (NZT Saturday), Moyes admitted he may be forced to play the 29-year-old New Zealander, against his wishes. He needs to be a team player. "I have said to the players, "Don't come whinging to me if we are harder with you and we are asking you to run, because the stats don't lie", Moyes added.

Sport Nigerian Ladies Excited After Historic Qualification For Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Nigerian Ladies Excited After Historic Qualification For Winter Olympics

The success of this bobsled team will positively affect millions of people all over the world and will represent monumental global advancements in social, athletic, and economic statuses. Without access to proper training equipment or valuable ice time to flawless their skills, the members of the Nigerian Women's Bobsleigh Team started their journey on the snow-less grounds of Houston, Texas, in a wooden sled they nicknamed "The Maeflower".

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Author: 0 Silvio Berlusconi: "Tavecchio should resign, Ancelotti right man for Italy"

His potential successor Ancelotti is yet to manage at worldwide level having taken charge of eight different clubs during his 22-year managerial career, winning the Champions League three times. 'My objective is to win the Russian league title'. FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio confirmed on Wednesday the dismissal of the 69-year-old Ventura after a meeting with the members of the federation in Rome, Efe news reported.

Sport Jaylen Brown played game in honor of late best friend
Author: 0 Jaylen Brown played game in honor of late best friend

Brown didn't have any friends at Wheeler and was sitting alone at lunch. Though not known as a pure shooter, Brown has worked on his shot, leading to a more fluid stroke and more complete offensive game overall. Golden State had led by as many as 17, but had to lean heavily on its reserves as Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Durant struggled offensively. Curry, who returned to action after missing a game with a bruised right thigh, was the most ineffective.

Sport See Danica Patrick emotionally announce it's her last full-time NASCAR season
Author: 0 See Danica Patrick emotionally announce it's her last full-time NASCAR season

Patrick began racing in NASCAR on a part-time basis in 2010 with much fanfare after becoming the highest-finishing female driver in the Indianapolis 500 (third, 2009) and the first to win an IndyCar race. While she has never won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in her five years, she has picked up seven top 10 finishes and a pole to her credit. Chip Ganassi Racing is said to be the top candidate for Indy, which raises the obvious question of whether Ganassi would field a third auto for ...

Sport National Football League investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly groping an Uber driver
Author: 0 National Football League investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly groping an Uber driver

While waiting in the drive-thru line at Los Betos Mexican Food, the driver said , "He reached over and he just grabbed my crotch" for 3 to 5 seconds. According to the BuzzFeed report , Kate claims she isn't seeking money and that she only came forward because she wanted to tell the truth. She went on to say that she did not believe Winston was safe for other drivers.

Sport I'm surprised anyone would reject Everton manager role - David Unsworth
Author: 0 I'm surprised anyone would reject Everton manager role - David Unsworth

The Toffees' pursuit of a replacement for Ronald Koeman , who was sacked three and a half weeks ago, was expected to have at least gained some momentum, if not actually been sorted, by the end of the worldwide break. "This is an unbelievable club with, in my opinion, the best fans - you saw that in the last game at Everton ". However, number one target Marco Silva is looking increasingly likely to stay with Watford, whilst Sam Allardyce ruled himself out of contention on Wednesday, ...

Sport Aubameyang: Dortmund Drop Striker For Disciplinary Reasons
Author: 0 Aubameyang: Dortmund Drop Striker For Disciplinary Reasons

But his future at the club has been brought into disrepute after Dortmund revealed via their Twitter account he had been dropped from the squad to face Stuttgart on Friday. This time I can't understand the clubs action. According to a report, the newest trip took place with the clubs permission. Aubameyang has made 17 appearances this season, scoring 15 goals and assisting one further strike.

Sport Willian wonders Loftus-Cheek departure to Palace
Author: 0 Willian wonders Loftus-Cheek departure to Palace

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has again defended the club's loan policy by stressing that Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham still have a Stamford Bridge future. However, the 21-year-old came off injured in the first half against Brazil on Tuesday with a back problem. "It's the same path as [Andreas] Christensen".

Sport Wenger speaks on life after Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger speaks on life after Arsenal

Wenger had spoken on Tuesday about the possibility of managing an global side in the future, possibly looking as far down the road as Qatar 2022, despite the fact he will turn 69 next October. "I already said I would meet the senior club officials at the end of each season and see how it goes - but things are not always the same", Wenger told Soccerway .

Sport Chris Coleman leaves Wales role for Sunderland job
Author: 0 Chris Coleman leaves Wales role for Sunderland job

Coleman is believed to be giving serious consideration to ending his time at the helm of Wales after he failed to take the Red Dragons to their first World Cup since the 1958 tournament in Sweden. Coleman will succeed Simon Grayson , who was sacked after 18 games in charge. Caretaker Robbie Stockdale will remain in charge for the Black Cats as they face Millwall at home.