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Sports Urgent changes needed at Manchester United - Ferdinand
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Comparing the health of the two clubs to a house, he said: "It's not just about the money they spent in the summer, it's about many things". LIVERPOOL, Dec 15 ― England's two most successful clubs Liverpool and Manchester United head into their first meeting of the season tomorrow at Anfield in very different form after wildly contrasting campaigns to date.

Sports Man City boss Guardiola hails Sane, Foden for Hoffenheim win
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola hails Sane, Foden for Hoffenheim win

Nicolas Otamendi also hit the woodwork with a glancing header from a Gundogan free-kick. "The managers are so good and the best teams in Europe are here", the City manager said. With only Baumann to beat, Sterling squared the ball to Sane, who opted to pass inside to Bernardo Silva instead of shooting and the chance was squandered.

Sports UEFA Champions League Report: Young Boys v Juventus 12 December 2018
Author: 0 UEFA Champions League Report: Young Boys v Juventus 12 December 2018

While talking about their defeat against the Young Boys , Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri told Rai Sport, "We achieved our objective by winning the group, even on a night where everything seemed to go wrong", and added "We missed so many opportunities and gifted a penalty, so at the end of the day it was only right that we lost".

Sports Trophies matter, insists Jose Mourinho ahead of Liverpool clash
Author: 0 Trophies matter, insists Jose Mourinho ahead of Liverpool clash

But while it has been an very bad start to the season for Mourinho, he can at least boast a League Cup and a Europa League win since taking over at Old Trafford three years ago. Victor Lindelof and Alexis Sanchez have already been ruled out and there are doubts over Chris Smalling , Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo , Matteo Darmian , Scott McTominay, Anthony Martial and Dalot.

Sports Champions League: Real Madrid thrashed at home by CSKA Moscow
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The red cards were part of a thrilling 3-3 draw that was a strong contender for the most entertaining of this season's Champions League group stage. "Both red cards correct". In the group's other match, Benfica beat AEK Athens 1-0. Despite their historic win, CSKA were denied third spot in the group as Viktoria Plzen defeated Roma 2-1, meaning the Czechs progressed because of a better head-to-head record.

Sports Joe Schmidt turned down All Blacks
Author: 0 Joe Schmidt turned down All Blacks

Schmidt opted, instead, to sign a contract extension with the IRFU to take him up to the end of the 2019 World Cup. "For me that's 11 months [through to the World Cup] and I'm not looking any more forward than that". Like Henry, he previously served as head coach for Wales and was in the red coaching box against his country of birth for the 2003 World Cup match, which John Mitchell's All Blacks won.

Sports Valencia vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Valencia vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report

In Valencia , Marcus Rashford scored a late consolation in answer to Carlos Soler's opener and Jones' own goal. United sit sixth in the league, eight points adrift of the top four, sixteen off Liverpool , and Mourinho's constantly changing back four have already conceded 26 goals this campaign.

Sports How Much Would Eric Berry’s Return Impact Chargers-Chiefs?
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For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. "So we have to find ways to get that done". Ain't no differences. We beat ourselves. "We're familiar with this group, but they do so many things". "So to me it was a no-brainer", said Lynn, whose team became the first since Minnesota in Week 15 of the 2002 season to win with a 2-point conversion in the final 10 seconds of regulation.

Sports Butler responds to 76ers star Joel Embiid’s comments
Author: 0 Butler responds to 76ers star Joel Embiid’s comments

A lot of times with the way our plays are set up I tend to spend a lot of time on the perimeter. Following the victory, Butler sounded off on Griffin's antics, brushing them off as the slam-dunk contest victor just "trying to be tough".

Sports Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto taken to hospital during winter meetings
Author: 0 Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto taken to hospital during winter meetings

He leads the major leagues in home runs and RBI since 2012. Seattle had acquired Santana from the Phillies earlier this offseason, and Dipoto also has made noteworthy trades with the Mets and Yankees as the Mariners enter rebuilding mode. Diaz played in 39 games for Cleveland last season, finishing with a.375 on-base percentage, .422 slugging percentage, one home run, and 15 RBIs. His bat flip on a walk-off home run against the Yankees on June 24 gave Rays fans a glimpse of what they hoped ...

Sports Slap on Monk was 'tap of endearment': Jordan
Author: 0 Slap on Monk was 'tap of endearment': Jordan

Replays showed Malik Monk and later Bismack Biyombo had come off the bench and run several yards onto the floor in anticipation of Lamb making the shot at the other end. Kemba Walker finished with a game-high 31 points and had nine assists and eight rebounds for the Hornets , who won their third straight and moved into sixth place in the Eastern Conference - a half-game ahead of Detroit.

Sports European defeats for Pochettino suitors shows Tottenham can keep him this summer
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He had conceded 26 goals in 16 games whereas last season he let in only 28 in 37 appearances. Instead, Alisson was the hero, on a night when Liverpool had plenty. Fair enough, you'd say. In an interview with Sky Italia , Koulibaly said: "It was an important game, we knew they had to win". "But we have time to think about it, now we must think about tonight".

Sports Buoyant India keen to carry winning momentum on to Perth
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The rest of the team will largely remain unchanged with Murali Vijay and K.L Rahul opening followed by Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajyinke Rahane and Rishabh Pant making up the middle order. "But from seeing the Indian attack at Adelaide Oval , I would think Bumrah, Shami and Sharma will be going to bed tonight thinking, "Thank you, we'll out bowl them on this one".

Sports James wins final duel with Wade as Lakers roll on
Author: 0 James wins final duel with Wade as Lakers roll on

James put the clamps on Wade as time ran out in the Lakers' 108-105 win against the visiting Miami Heat . "He's a great role model, not just me, but everyone". They have played against each other 30 times and have claimed 15 victories apiece. James and Wade swapped jerseys after the final buzzer, their bittersweet emotions overshadowed by the excitement of the moment and the possibilities of the future.

Sports Australia v India: Tourists claim first Test win in Australia since 2008
Author: 0 Australia v India: Tourists claim first Test win in Australia since 2008

Cheteshwar Pujara was the top performer with the bat in both innings while the bowlers performed brilliantly as the visitors were able to clinch the match by 31 runs on Day 5. "No doubt - I'm fine", he said. Regular wickets across various intervals were the only thing that kept India in the game, and Virat Kohli the skipper would easily have anxious, if one or more partnerships had made twenty-or-so more runs than what they already did.

Sports Laurent Koscielny to make Arsenal return in Europa League against Qarabag
Author: 0 Laurent Koscielny to make Arsenal return in Europa League against Qarabag

Koscielny will make his long-awaited return in the Europa League after a ruptured Achilles robbed him of a place in France's World Cup-winning campaign. "Tomorrow is a good day for a lot of players - in the group we are first but we want to win, and also with a good performance". We have been led to believe that under the new regime at Arsenal it is Sven and Raul who deal with all the incoming players, but according to Lucas Torreira, it was Unai who sealed the deal.

Sports Oakland sues Raiders, NFL over 'illegal move' to Las Vegas
Author: 0 Oakland sues Raiders, NFL over 'illegal move' to Las Vegas

The Raiders owner, Mark Davis, told ESPN on Tuesday that the suit is "meritless and malicious". Raiders president Marc Badain said that $7.5m lease proposal for one final season in the Oakland Coliseum has been taken off the table in the wake of the lawsuit.

Sports Phoenix City Council delays vote on $230 million Suns arena renovation
Author: 0 Phoenix City Council delays vote on $230 million Suns arena renovation

Still, the arena deal reportedly had three confirmed "no" votes, with one more dissenting vote set to scuttle the project. "I want to make sure the community understands the economic impact of the arena, the responsibility the city has to the arena owner, what renovations are needed to continue operating the arena and the source of the funds that would be used for renovations".

Sports Alisson heroics send Liverpool into Champions League knockout stages
Author: 0 Alisson heroics send Liverpool into Champions League knockout stages

Will Alisson's save prove to be as pivotal as Gerrard's goal? The tenacity with which they play with is unrivalled in Europe at the moment. On that occasion, Loris Karius' failure to hold onto Gareth Bale's long-range strike in the final against Real Madrid in Kiev put the Spanish team 3-1 ahead and out of reach.

Sports UFC 231: Max Holloway stops Brian Ortega via TKO
Author: 0 UFC 231: Max Holloway stops Brian Ortega via TKO

And if it was ever possible to win in defeat, you did it last night. Coming off a year-long absence due to a variety of ailments, Holloway silenced any doubters with a masterful striking performance Saturday night before a soldout Scotiabank Arena crowd of 19,039.

Sports Bale snaps drought as Real edge past struggling Huesca
Author: 0 Bale snaps drought as Real edge past struggling Huesca

Toni Villa and Antonito were on target as Real Valladolid won 2-1 at Real Sociedad . Victory gives Solari his eighth win in nine games as Real boss, though Huesca can take many positives from their display against the European champions despite their relegation plight.

Sports Vikings relieve offensive coordinator John DeFilippo of his duties
Author: 0 Vikings relieve offensive coordinator John DeFilippo of his duties

Perhaps the move to Stefanski is one that could not only save the Vikings' current season, but the 2019 season as well (assuming he gets the interim tag removed). Zimmer publicly questioned DeFilippo's decision-making a few times over the past month, stressing his interest in more of a run-pass balance and chiding him at one point for essentially trying to trick too many teams rather than relying on the offense's strengths.

Sports Joel Matip Plays - Liverpool Team vs Napoli Confirmed
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And in qualifying for the last 16, Van Dijk feels his side showed their quality in the home matches and feels they could have scored more against the side now second in Serie A. He is the sort of manager who sees his squad as people, not just players, and it is paying off. Assailed by doubters who claimed he has lost his love of the game, Mohamed Salah produced the ideal response as he fired Liverpool into the last 16 with a virtuoso strike that recalled the best days of his debut ...

Sports River win Copa Libertadores by beating Boca 3-1
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Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez, who is now serving the second year of his two-year loan spell from Real Madrid, returned to Santiago Bernabeu to watch the finale of South America's most prestigious competition. I thought a lot with my family, with my representative. The second leg of the crunch tie was moved to Madrid after it was twice postponed in Argentina over fan violence.

Sports Watch Vasiliy Lomachenko Eat Jose Pedraza Alive in Spectacular 11th Round
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Vasiliy Lomachenko punches Jorge Linares during their WBA lightweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2018 in New York City. Now I have two belts, but I want two more, and maybe next year we can organize a fight with Mikey Garcia , "said Basil, giving the Express a comment directly on the ring ".