But, with the possible additional exceptions of Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford , it appears unlikely that any of the starters from Ashton Gate will retain their starting positions on Saturday. The draw is another commendable result for Burnley on the road this season, with Sean Dyche's side having beaten Chelsea and Everton and taken points away at Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, but they - just like United - are unlikely to celebrate with much gusto.
Liverpool doubled their lead in the 52nd minute through Firmino who volleyed home from a Coutinho free kick. Liverpool have regained fourth position in the Premier League table courtesy of a 5-0 win over Swansea City at Anfield in Tuesday's late kickoff.
Ross Taylor (47 not out) struck three boundaries in the 14th over to inject some momentum into the innings but when New Zealand reached 83 for three after 19 overs, rain intervened and interrupted play for nearly five hours. It was to nice get back out after the rain delay. "The way the boys came out and did the job with the ball was outstanding", he said. He may be in the latter stages of his cricket career, but there's no end in sight to Ross Taylor's limited overs form.
Eboue, now unable to play football because of ill-health, says he has been pushed to the brink. Eboue's is a tragic situation which, despite the glamour and undreamed riches available at the top tier of English football, is a heart-breaking and salutatory tale for those in charge of the Premier League .
The second-year player out of Duke, who was the second pick in the 2016 draft, is averaging 16.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists on 45% from the field and 34% from three. With Butler and Towns, Minnesota should have more than enough star power to handle the shorthanded Lakers and cover the five-point spread as road favorites.
For him, it's well deserved. "If we want to fight at the end for big things we must try to be consistent". "It was so important to us to perform how we did, to recover our feeling and level. It was massive for us. Harry wants to share that happiness with everyone. Nobody has ever got close to Shearer's tally, which does not include the 23 top-flight goals he scored for Southampton before the Premier League was formed in 1992.
Hamilton subsequently deleted the video before posting an apology on Twitter. "Look at my nephew", the British driver wrote. In this Lewis Hamilton video, he tells his nephew that "Boys don't wear princess dresses!" The 32-year-old was celebrating the festive period overseas and ended his video by controversially claiming: 'Boys don't wear princess dresses!' "Is this what you got for Christmas?" he asks, as the boy happily nods.
He has been leading the side since October 2016 and in that time has engineered a return for the country's top batsman Brendan Taylor and their primary seamer Kyle Jarvis, who had previously committed their futures to county cricket in England .
Outside of all the playoff-related action, upsets, and non-Kelvin Benjamin catches, what happened in some of the lesser-known matchups around the league in Week 16 of the 2017 season? The Steelers played the Patriots , Jaguars and Chiefs this past season.
Messi lost his boot as he rode the challenge of Marcelo, before he crossed with his left foot, as Vidal added some gloss to a convincing scoreline. After finishing second to Cristiano Ronaldo last year he reclaims first place in the Guardian's top 100 male footballers list for 2017.
Kane's 22nd minute header put Spurs ahead and saw him move in front of Alan Shearer to become the player with the most Premier League goals in a calendar year. 8 - He now has eight Premier League hat-tricks, as many as Thierry Henry and Michael Owen - only Shearer (11) and Robbie Fowler (nine) have more in the competition.
A minor league baseball player for the Arizona Diamondbacks went above and beyond to thank his parents for Christmas. Our home is finally all YOURS. The video is just lovely all around, from Smith's mother's tears to her son's proud smile. "Because of all the sacrifices you made to get me where I am".
Palm Beach Gardens Community High School graduate Pavin Smith tweeted a video Monday that showed the emotional moment his parents learned that he had paid off the mortgage of their Jupiter home. Our home is finally all YOURS. He received a more than $5 million signing bonus after he was drafted. The objective of Smith's Christmas Day letter was to inform his family, in heartfelt fashion, he had paid off the mortgage on their home.
Burnley could be without top scorer Chris Wood for their trip to Manchester United after the striker limped off during the first half of Saturday's 3-0 loss to Tottenham. The France global struggled to impress in his first season back at Old Trafford following an underwhelming return of five goals and four assists last term.
Even though Swansea are at the foot of the table, Klopp does not want his players to assume the result will be a foregone conclusion. The Daily Express says Klopp plans talks with Mignolet before Liverpool's Boxing Day clash with Swansea tonight.
Now, following the player being left out of the lineup for Southampton when they took on Huddersfield, there is a growing rumble that a Van Dijk deal is indeed almost done. "Van Dijk's future? We have to wait". His official story was that he wanted to wait until he was healthy to switch teams (much to his old team's chagrin, who were ready to collect a hefty transfer fee), but chances are that his real reason was that instead of Chelsea, he wanted to join Spurs, but with whom Everton chose ...
The Raiders did their homework over the course of the week and, like the Giants, used the slant-and-go, or "sluggo", route to their advantage. After a 19-10 win Monday night, the Eagles assured themselves a hosting role in a potential NFC Championship as the No.
Shami last played in the 50-over format for India in the ODI series against Australia in September this year. Virat Kohli , who who was rested from the team's most recent limited-overs assignment, against Sri Lanka, returns as captain of the 17-member touring party.
The over is also 4-0 in the Texans' last four home games versus a team with a winning road record, is 6-2 in their last eight games when facing an opponent with a winning record, and is 29-12 in their last 41 games after allowing more than 250 yards passing in their previous game.
Arsenal youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles has said that the Gunners are unhappy with their 3-3 draw with Liverpool, despite overturning a two-goal deficit at the Emirates Stadium. "There are times in the game when you've got to tighten up and not make those mistakes for five minutes". All the goals were our fault, really, and that's something we have to learn from and we need to do it quickly, because it seems to be a thing for us this year.
It is the third consecutive year the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State will meet on Christmas Day and the game is a repeat of June's National Basketball Association finals , which the Warriors won. "He brings an energy to the game that was lacking last game". Now that Cleveland has more fire power to combat Golden State's bench unit when James is on the bench, the matchups and dynamics will be fresh.
We played the better football, created a couple of chances and luckily we've got on level terms. All the goals were our fault and that's something we need to learn from because it seems to be a theme for us this year. There was one last plot twist as Firmino bagged Liverpool's equaliser to cap a breath-taking clash that was nearly as memorable as the Reds' 4-3 victory over Arsenal in the corresponding fixture last season.
Since then Salah has been unstoppable, scoring an incredible 15 Premier League goals at the halfway stage of the season. But a lot of Liverpool fans were not happy with one player's performance in the game on Friday. The equalizer from Xhaka was as much due to an optimistic yet blistering strike from the Swiss as it was due to Simon Mignolet's erroneous shotstopping.
Jose Mourinho's side trailed in the 27th minute when Jamie Vardy slotted home for Leicester . The goal was Aguero's 100th at the Etihad Stadium . Second-placed Manchester United can reduce the deficit if they beat Leicester City at the King Power Stadium late on Saturday, but even if the Red Devils eke out a win, they will still be trailing their derby rivals by 11 points.
Sessegnon is regarded along with Manchester City's Phil Foden as the most exciting player of his generation and has already scored nine senior goals, unprecedented for a left-back who doesn't turn 18 until May. Sessegnon signed a professional contract with the West London side last summer and has emerged as one of the brightest young English talents in the game over the past year, netting a hat-trick against Sheffield United last month.