The first goal of the 2017 Confederations Cup belongs to the hosts. Russian Federation kicked off their Confederations Cup Group A campaign in style as they cruised to a 2-0 victory over New Zealand in St Petersburg . Moscow: Alexis Sanchez has sprained his ankle in training and may miss Chile's Confederations Cup opener against Cameroon. "We are slightly deflated", the Englishman said in the post-match press conference.
All three were gone after nine overs, five of them fierce seam bowling by Mohammad Amir , who was passed fit to play after missing the surprise semifinal victory over England because of a back spasm. Along with senior pro Azhar Ali (58 off 71 balls), Zaman set the platform with a 128-run partnership for the opening wicket and consolidated it further with a whirlwind 72 off 63 balls with Babar Azam (46 off 52).
He coached previously at SC Cambuur, where he also spent most of a playing career that started with four appearances for Ajax's first team in the 1987-88 season. "It's appropriate for Ajax to look internally for a replacement, in the past many coaches have been appointed from within their own club". Keizer took Jong Ajax to second place in the second tier of Dutch football last term, while also boasting previous experience with five other clubs during his decade in management.
Team New Zealand lead 3-1 in the first-to five contest. Sweden's Team Artemis completed its remarkable comeback to eliminate SoftBank Team Japan from the America's Cup Challenger semifinal series on Friday and set up a showdown with Emirates Team New Zealand.
The 26-year-old told the official Confederations Cup website: "It goes without saying that he's a great player but we're a great side too, and I'm sure we can stop him". Head coach Fernando Santos insisted he has total faith in his captain to deliver but Osorio feels it would be risky to ignore the other attacking talent at Portugal's disposal.
Patrick Reed posted an astonishing eight birdies - and didn't even lead the field. Tied with Thomas at 11 under are Brooks Koepka - a graduate of West Palm Beach's Cardinal Newman High School - and Tommy Fleetwood . He bogeyed the 10 hole when he hit a bad second shot right of the green. While it's true that he did not make it home, all-in-all not a bad way to go out.
Mexico will now turn their attention to New Zealand for their match on Wednesday in Sochi. "But we are not anxious, there are two games left, we still have chances". Ronaldo carried the ball into the area but was surrounded by three defenders and he passed it to Quaresma, who was free from markers on the far side of the box.
Overnight leader Rickie Fowler went 28 holes in a row without a bogey and then had three in a row, and this has really made the tournament very interesting. With a significant lead going into the final two holes, the two easiest on the course, Koepka admitted to watching the leaderboard, but the sight didn't slow him down.
What if Conor McGregor , who will be making his professional debut, actually finds a way to beat all-time boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. when they meet in Las Vegas on August 26? "The handsome thing about the disaster that was that fight , was that I think everybody learned from it, and it won't happen again.
It has been one-way traffic, with Team NZ following the blueprint of the opening two races in dominating races three and four on Monday (NZT). Spithill is no stranger to adversity as he and his team made one of the biggest-ever comebacks in sporting history when they rallied from 8-1 down against New Zealand to win the "Auld Mug" in San Francisco in 2013 when the victor was the first to nine.
Ronaldo's superb volley looked to have helped Portugal take the lead, but the video assistant referee came to Mexico's rescue after Nani had put the ball in the net. Both these teams are expected to make it to the next round of the tournament. Hernandez scores - A awful error from Raphael gives Vela the ball on the right-hand side, in the box.
Dhawan fell for 68, picking out cow corner off a full toss from Shadab. Azhar Ali's 50 was the only positive but Umesh's 3 wickets and Bhuvi's first break through ripped Pakistan apart before Pandya and Jadeja's 2 a-piece gave India a mammoth 124 run win.
That doesn't mean, however, that this victory was without controversy. Given many, if not most, fans thought Kovalev won the first fight, he pursued an immediate rematch and received it. Also added prior to the start of the fight: no rematch clause in the contract. While still grimacing from the gut shot, Kovalev tried in vain to keep Ward away, but "SOG" drilled the former world champion with a murderous right to the jaw, a punch that would have flattened a lesser man.
In other races, Land Rover BAR beat Team Japan and Artemis Racing beat Groupama Team France, which was eliminated Friday. Round robin: Oracle Team USA won the round and its bonus point, meaning it will start the America's Cup finals on June 17 ahead 1-0.
Casey was the only golfer who went in the morning. Schauffele had a chance to tie Fowler for the lead until his 12-foot birdie putt on the par-three ninth slid by on the right. South Korea's Kim Si-Woo was one behind Fowler on nine under after also shooting 68, while three players - Patrick Reed , Russell Henley and Charley Hoffman were on eight under.
It was all a far cry from the Asian giants' opening group match at Edgbaston on June 4 where Pakistan slumped to 164 all out in a thumping 124-run defeat by India . Pakistan added 91 runs to their total in the last 10 overs to set India a target that had never been achieved in the final of an ICC tournament.
Shah Rukh Khan , who is at present gearing up for forthcoming flick " Jab Harry Met Sejal " has released a short clip on Sunday which will double your interest on Imtiaz Ali's next. Set in what looks like a hotel room, Harry reveals to Sejal that he has looked at women with lustful eyes all his life and that that makes him a man of cheap, questionable character.
Ronaldo's staff did not immediately respond to messages asking for a comment. They cite sources who claim Ronaldo is "deeply disillusioned" after it was claimed he had defrauded Spanish tax authorities out of 14.7million euros and that he feels he is "a victim of persecution".
With the win, the Men in Blue have entered their fourth Champions Trophy final (twice in 2002, 2013 and 2017). No team has the guarantee to win. "They have showed faith in us and we would like them to support us during the final too", the soft-spoken Pakistan skipper said in a hurried tone.
I birdied four of the last six - I probably could have birdied all of the last six. They were three shots clear of anyone else. He won't play again until the British Open. Amateur Cameron Champ is on an identical score after another under-par round for the 22-year-old, while Si Woo Kim , Xander Schauffele and Brandt Snedeker are also two shots back and well placed.
Alas, the story Saturday remained much the same as it was over the first two rounds. Thomas finished in style, and it had nothing to do with his hot pink trousers. "I've never done this before", Fleetwood said. "I hadn't been out of position all day and suddenly I was staring double bogey in the face". I drove the ball well, my irons were good.
As for his current unhappiness, former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon told BBC Radio 5 that he doesn't know why Cristiano Ronaldo is seeking to leave the club , but he thinks it could be hard to change his mind. Ronaldo has incredibly won the Champions League three times in four seasons, while he also picked up the La Liga title this past year too as he continues to achieve all that he can in Madrid .
Liverpool had reportedly offered around £28.5 million, noticeably less than Roma's £35-40 million valuation. It is understood that the Reds and Roma have now agreed a deal over a transfer for the Egypt worldwide after initial talks failed.
So when Steve Elkington, a 54-year-old one-time major victor (1995 PGA Championship ) out of Australia who never finished better than T21 at the U.S. Following his meagre display at Erin Hills, McIlroy will be hoping to rediscover top form when he takes on the Travelers Championship before heading back to Europe for the build-up to The Open.
The Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has been saying the usual sort of stuff about being confident that his star player will decide to stay with his current club but just about everything else is pointing to the opposite. Perez has struggled for game time at the Gunners following his arrivial from Deportivo La Coronia last summer. If they can do that with Lacazette, there's no reason they can't do it with nearly anyone, right? The France global came up through Lyon's academy and has had ...