• EPL: Sarri singles out Chelsea player in 3-0 win over Southampton
EPL: Sarri singles out Chelsea player in 3-0 win over Southampton

The defence was, however, necessary as Chelsea bagged a total of 10 corners in the first half, constantly pressing and constantly looking unsafe against an extremely passive Southampton . - Barkley became the first Englishman to score and assist in a Premier League game for Chelsea since Frank Lampard in December 2013. Having previously tr...

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  • Hamilton storms to 80th pole in Japan, Vettel eighth
Hamilton storms to 80th pole in Japan, Vettel eighth

Finland's Valtteri Bottas secured the Mercedes one-two with second place while Verstappen finished third. If Hamilton wins the next race, the US Grand Prix in Austin and one of his favourite tracks, the 33-year-old will be champion with three races to spare in case Vettel finishes lower than second.

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  • Guardiola tells Man City players: Blame me for Liverpool pen
Guardiola tells Man City players: Blame me for Liverpool pen

Jesus was preparing to take the 85th-minute penalty until Guardiola told Benjamin Mendy to inform him that summer signing Mahrez would be taking the kick. 'Now I have to look forward. Aguero is City's usual penalty-taker, but he had been substituted , leading to an on-field discussion as to who would take it.

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  • Rafa Benitez reacts to Newcastle's agonising defeat to Man United
Rafa Benitez reacts to Newcastle's agonising defeat to Man United

United's attack did the defence no favours in the 50th minute, with Pogba denied by Newcastle Martin Dubravka from 25 yards despite a deflection and Matic missing the second chance, on an open net, by sending his attempt over the crossbar.

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  • Pep Guardiola up for sixth Premier League Manager of the Month award
Pep Guardiola up for sixth Premier League Manager of the Month award

The biggest match of the Premier League season so far sees the top two teams, who are separated only by goal difference, face each other at Anfield. Will they be against City? Yes, the winning goal from Lorenzo Insigne came agonisingly late, but it was just reward for a team that punished a surprisingly anxious and disjointed Liverpool display.

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  • Teenager Shaw becomes India's youngest debut century-maker
Teenager Shaw becomes India's youngest debut century-maker

He achieved the feat during the ongoing first Test against West Indies at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot . Highlights, India vs West Indies 2018, 1st Test Day 1 at Rajkot: India win toss, opt to bat. Smith, who is serving a one-year ball tampering ban, has 23 tons in 64 Tests. Gabriel was clocking in the higher 140kph...

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  • Tiebreak games needed to settle NL Central, NL West races
Tiebreak games needed to settle NL Central, NL West races

Of course we'd prefer the other route", manager Joe Maddon said. They'll be back at the old ballpark again, trying to eliminate Colorado after the Rockies dropped a tiebreaker for the NL West to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2. The first two games will be televised on FS1 and the third game on MLB Network. At Wrigley, lefty Jose Quintana is s...

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  • Teenager Shaw's debut ton puts India on top
Teenager Shaw's debut ton puts India on top

Aiming to maintain their top spot in ICC Test rankings, India will take on West Indies in 1st Test played at Rajkot . Youngsters like Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal have been given a chance in the Test squad to prove their worth. He is still young and with time will mature as a batsman and as a cricketer so it is important that India gi...

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  • Yankees set all-time HR record
Yankees set all-time HR record

The Red Sox enter the matchup with a seven-game lead over the Yankees in the AL East. "They joke with me, but, no, I've always felt that I've had a little bit in the tank, and I'm not going to hit a ton of home runs, but I can drive the ball whenever I get a good pitch and put a good swing on it".

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  • Pochettino: Lloris error, not Messi performance, led to Spurs loss
Pochettino: Lloris error, not Messi performance, led to Spurs loss

Tottenham were handicapped by injuries to Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen, Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen but Pochettino said: 'When you concede in less than two minutes, it changes completely everything. Messi would not miss again, though, sending Alba clear down the left with a trademark curling pass and timing his run into the box perfectly to ...

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  • Dodgers clinch playoff berth as NL division races come down to wire
Dodgers clinch playoff berth as NL division races come down to wire

So manager Dave Roberts switched from Buehler to Hill (11-5), who delivered. The wild-card game will be hosted by the NL Central runner-up - the Chicago Cubs or Milwaukee . Andrew Suarez will make the start for the Giants in the season finale, and he will be opposed by Walker Buehler of the Dodgers . For the sixth consecutive year, the...

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  • Napoli v Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp dismisses Carlo Ancelotti praise as 'tactics'
Napoli v Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp dismisses Carlo Ancelotti praise as 'tactics'

Even more so if the hosts play as they did in the first 25 minutes at Juventus when they produced some unbelievable attacking football with great combinations and intensity against a well-organised team, who were made to suffer as a result.

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  • Paul Scholes on ’embarrassing’ Jose Mourinho: Manchester United legend’s tirade in full
Paul Scholes on ’embarrassing’ Jose Mourinho: Manchester United legend’s tirade in full

He then went on to talk about the performance, questioning the ability of his defence in what could be interpreted as a dig at the club's failure to buy a central defender during the summer. One of Mourinho's fiercest critics has proved to be Paul Scholes , who said on BT Sport before the game that Mourinho was embarrassing the club and was lu...

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  • Messi's relationship with Gerard Pique at Barcelona breakdown
Messi's relationship with Gerard Pique at Barcelona breakdown

Tottenham are facing a number of injury worries ahead of their Champions League game against Barcelona with Christian Eriksen, Jan Vertonghen, Mousa Dembele and Serge Aurier all missing training on Tuesday. Last season Tottenham ensured qualification for the knockout stage with a memorable 3-1 win over Real Madrid at Wembley but Pochettino...

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  • Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash
Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash

Jose Mourinho's side face Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday after a dismal sequence that has seen them draw with Wolves, exit the Carabao Cup to Derby County and lose to West Ham . "Sometimes it can help, but the most important is on the pitch". United head to the game following a 3-1 defeat against West Ham United in the Premier...

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  • Rockies Cubs NL Wild Card Game free live stream, watch
Rockies Cubs NL Wild Card Game free live stream, watch

We will see you Tuesday night. "We're not dead in the water", Maddon said. The general manager of a Chicago bar that caters to Wisconsin teams described the tension between Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs fans as a sibling rivalry, and there were plenty of fans in and around Wrigley Field Monday, Oct.

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  • Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals
Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals

The 29-year-old sat out training camp and missed three practice sessions in recent weeks. This was an earth-shattering moment for the kid. "We play a very, very emotional game", Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner said. Thomas held out the entire preseason as he tried to land a new contract with the Seahawks. "This is the business of football and...

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  • Manchester City v Brighton: Seagulls may limit the extent of their defeat
Manchester City v Brighton: Seagulls may limit the extent of their defeat

I know how they fight. Star playmaker Ilkay Gundogan was the star of the show during Man City's win over Cardiff City last weekend. And their fans were relaxed enough for a cheeky chant of "Jose Mourinho.we want you stay" in a dig at rivals Manchester United .

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  • Manuel Pellegrini sends message to West Ham United fans on Twitter
Manuel Pellegrini sends message to West Ham United fans on Twitter

Luke Shaw has described Manchester United's defeat at West Ham United as "honestly horrendous" and "awful", conceding the team performed like it didn't deserve to play for the club in a result that piled more pressure on manager Jose Mourinho .

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  • Barcelona player ratings vs Leganes: Messi and Co. shocked by the hosts
Barcelona player ratings vs Leganes: Messi and Co. shocked by the hosts

Messi's arrival changed the game in Barcelona's favour but Ernesto Valverde will rue more points dropped in La Liga as he switches attention to the midweek clash with Tottenham in the Champions League . It's the first time in two years Barcelona hasn't won in three consecutive league matches. We have to be winning before they come on'. ...

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  • Germany Overcome Turkey In Bid To Host 2024 European Championships
Germany Overcome Turkey In Bid To Host 2024 European Championships

This was the fourth time that Turkey has been unsucessful in a bid to host a European Championship, after having sought to win the right to host the 2008, 2012 and 2016 tournaments. "They [Turkey] were beaten by a slightly stronger bid, " said David Gill, a UEFA vice president who also chairs the body's finance committee. After the World Cup deba...

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  • Welbeck makes case for Premier League start after brace against Brentford
Welbeck makes case for Premier League start after brace against Brentford

The Englishman grabbed a brace before half-time in the Carabao Cup clash but is yet to feature in the Premier League . And following the 3-1 win, it prompted Arsenal fans to make a sly dig at Alexis Sanchez. "I know they are in the a year ago and are speaking with the club". 'Every competition there is one important thing - for us it is th...

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  • Man Utd stars 'angry and frustrated' at Mourinho
Man Utd stars 'angry and frustrated' at Mourinho

Will it be Pogba or Mourinho who is first to buckle? The former Chelsea manager suffered his biggest humiliation of the season so far this past Tuesday night, losing on penalties against Championship club, Derby County . Pogba had criticised the tactical approach of the coach in the game against Wolves that ended with a 1-1 draw. Seni...

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  • Jimmy Butler Rumored To Prefer Miami As Trade Destination
Jimmy Butler Rumored To Prefer Miami As Trade Destination

The New York Times' Mark Stein tweeted Wednesday morning that Butler and his agent "have informed Wolves ownership that Miami is Butler's preferred trade destination ". Thibodeau has expressed interest in keeping Butler, but the feeling reportedly is not mutual. Just how high was the asking price? The Heat enter '18-19 with a almost identical...

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  • Osaka’s winning streak comes to an end in loss to Pliskova
Osaka’s winning streak comes to an end in loss to Pliskova

A weary-looking Pliskova dug deep in the decider and the quality of her superior hitting eventually told as she broke Vekic's resolve with a strong start to the third set. "I think that we have two completely different games, and mine just happened to win today", Osaka said after the match. "I have my weapons, she also has some.

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  • Lovren and Mignolet to return to action for Liverpool
Lovren and Mignolet to return to action for Liverpool

Fabinho made a combined 39 appearances in Ligue 1 and the Champions League during his final season at Monaco. But World Cup-winner Giroud believes Chelsea have a ideal chance to show where they are really at when they go head-to-head with Liverpool twice this week - insisting the plan is to give Jurgen Klopp's side a hard evening's work....

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  • Djokovic hits Federer, pair lose in doubles at Laver Cup
Djokovic hits Federer, pair lose in doubles at Laver Cup

After the game, the duo sat on the bench during the break and had a light time discussing the moment and Federer was quick to say that this is why they don't play doubles as both laughed it off. Federer has won a record 20 Grand Slam singles titles but clay has been his least favourite surface. "It was an wonderful atmosphere", Goffin said.

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  • Kawhi Leonard Says He Came To Toronto With 'An Open Mind'
Kawhi Leonard Says He Came To Toronto With 'An Open Mind'

As a Raptors fan, it's disappointing, I don't mind the team going with black-gold as an alternate colour scheme but once again, the team does not have a uniform with the name of their hometown on it. He was named NBA Finals MVP in 2014, when he helped the Spurs defeat LeBron James and the Miami Heat. The discord grew between Leonard and the Spu...

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  • Manchester United star Paul Pogba defends Alexis Sanchez's struggles
Manchester United star Paul Pogba defends Alexis Sanchez's struggles

The Red Devils' fans were disappointed on Saturday, September 22, when their team were forced to a 1-1 draw in a Premier League tie United should have won. Having already lost to Brighton and Tottenham prior to the last worldwide break, they are now eight points off league leaders Liverpool after six games.

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  • Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins Federation Internationale de Football Association goal of the year award
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins Federation Internationale de Football Association goal of the year award

He was instrumental in winning Real Madrid's third Champions League title in as many seasons, while he captained Croatia to their first World Cup final, winning the Golden Ball at the tournament. The Egyptian striker received the award from musician and Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher and striker Didier Drogba, after his goal against Evert...

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  • Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship
Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship

England's Justin Rose lost his world number one ranking as a result of finishing tied fourth but still secured the overall FedEx Cup which determines the season-long PGA Tour champion, and with it a £7.6m bonus. Woods was also in a relationship with Kristin Smith from 2015 to 2017. If he can find a way to win three more, he'll pass Sam Snead who ...

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  • 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo crusher is now reality
49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo crusher is now reality

Garoppolo, who was near the sideline, saw his knee buckle as he braced for a hit from Chiefs cornerback Steven Nelson . Garoppolo appeared to sustain the injury prior to the collision. The Niners are fearing the worst about Jimmy G's knee , and Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston can only blame one man for the terrible development. Garoppolo ...

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  • Wolves could trade Butler if owner has way
Wolves could trade Butler if owner has way

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is open to trading superstar Jimmy Butler according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . Heat president Pat Riley and coach Erik Spoelstra always have admired Butler , not only because of his offensive game, but because of his competitive nature and strong defensive skills, which resulted in him being nam...

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  • Injured Griffen isn't at Vikings' loss against Bills because of
Injured Griffen isn't at Vikings' loss against Bills because of "personal matter"

Certainly, playing without RB Dalvin Cook and DE Everson Griffen made the Vikings a weaker team on this day. He settled nearly exclusively for safe underneath or sideline throws, but took advantage of several broken coverages by the Vikings for chain-moving gains.

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  • Giroud reveals why Liverpool doubleheader is crucial for Chelsea
Giroud reveals why Liverpool doubleheader is crucial for Chelsea

In the absence of Marko Arnautovic, Michail Antonio and Andriy Yarmolenko squandered golden opportunities to turn one point into three in the 0-0 draw at London Stadium. "It's always hard to score". "Now we're starting to gel". "It feels a bit like two points dropped, but a draw is better than a loss". "A good point in a very close game", h...

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  • #OnePride Twitter reacts to Lions' 26-10 win over Patriots
#OnePride Twitter reacts to Lions' 26-10 win over Patriots

Johnson finished with 16 carries for 101 yards after passing the mark late in the fourth quarter. Not the worst thing in the world if he doesn't appear until then. The play-calling on the offensive side of the ball was vanilla as well. The line blocked well in the running game and allowed only one sack. The Patriots displayed none of the urgency th...

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  • Chelsea boss Sarri: Premier League must do better
Chelsea boss Sarri: Premier League must do better

Michail Antonio was drafted in to lead the line with Andriy Yamolenko. Chelsea should have gone in front shortly afterwards when David Luiz lost Declan Rice at a corner, but the Brazilian sent a free header high over Fabianski's crossbar.

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  • Tiger leads entering final round at East Lake
Tiger leads entering final round at East Lake

But it was on Saturday's front nine that Woods played with a brilliance rarely seen from him in years, birdieing six of the first seven holes to sprint to 13 under, turning his tie with Rose to a three-stroke advantage before the pair even graced the third tee box.

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  • Family 'heart-broken' over death of star golfer
Family 'heart-broken' over death of star golfer

There were already plans in place to honor Barquin Arozamenz as the 2018 Cyclone Female Athlete of the Year at halftime of Iowa State's football game against Akron on Saturday, prior to Monday's tragedy. That man told investigators Richards had said recently he had "an urge to rape and kill a woman" while they were walking near the course, the comp...

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  • Sergio Aguero signs Manchester City contract extension to 2021
Sergio Aguero signs Manchester City contract extension to 2021

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admits he does not know when injury-plagued French worldwide fullback Benjamin Mendy will be back in action after he suffered a metatarsal injury. "They have been completely ignored and I think it is discourteous that he is not here so we can talk to him about it". Afterward, the City boss was unhappy with t...

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