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In many ways the tournament starts for real in the last 16, because this is such a step up in class, but Klopp's side will be switched on and ready for the task ahead. Few would have predicted a 0-0 with both side's defensive frailties and injury list but the visitors' backline was brilliant, especially Kimmich and Hummels.
  • Kuchar vows to make it right with Mayakoba caddie

    Kuchar vows to make it right with Mayakoba caddie

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    Kuchar will also make a donation to the Mayakoba Classic "for philanthropic causes". In response to situation as well as the heavy backlash that followed, Kuchar released a statement on Friday saying that he will pay the caddie, David Giral Ortiz, his requested amount.
  • Is it time for Real Madrid to say goodbye to Brazilian Marcelo?

    Is it time for Real Madrid to say goodbye to Brazilian Marcelo?

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    Just when Real needed a calm head from their captain, he received second-half bookings for deliberate handball in the penalty area and a wild, unsafe overhead kick. However, Real began to up the tempo and their opening goal arrived in the 25th minute through Casemiro , who rose above the Girona backline to meet Toni Kroos's cross and send a header into the bottom corner from 10 yards out.
  • Elise Mertens shocks Simona Halep to claim Qatar Open title

    Elise Mertens shocks Simona Halep to claim Qatar Open title

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    Halep reached the semis in Qatar a year ago before she was forced to withdraw, but went one better with a 6-3 3-6 6-4 victory over Svitolina on Friday. Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Angelique Kerber to win this match. "I had some fantastic days of tennis last week and this week".
  • Fury signs ESPN fight deal worth £80m

    Fury signs ESPN fight deal worth £80m

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    The Hall-of-Fame promoter just needs to know how willing those that work with Deontay Wilder will be to work with his company and ESPN to make that immediate rematch happen. Top Rank did, however, recently sign former world title challenger Kubrat Pulev. But his much-publicized downward spiral into depression, drug abuse and obesity saw him vacate his trio of world titles.
  • Phillies favourites for Harper as market intensifies

    Phillies favourites for Harper as market intensifies

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    Jon Heyman of MLB Network dished the latest on Monday morning in an apperance on "Joe, Lo & Dibs". Looking at the ledger, Heyman suggested that Harper likes the West Coast and the city of San Francisco, but pointed out that the cavernous ballpark is not a pro.
  • Pogba insists Manchester United players 'trust' Solskjaer after 'beautiful' Chelsea win

    Pogba insists Manchester United players 'trust' Solskjaer after 'beautiful' Chelsea win

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    Over the weekend, the Daily Mail reported that Chelsea's players believe a change is in the offing following a recent poor run of results, which included a 6-0 hammering at Manchester City . Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has been linked with a return to English football almost one year after resigning as the Whites' boss, just days after winning his third successive Champions League at the helm.
  • Giggs backs Solskjaer as permanent Man United manager

    Giggs backs Solskjaer as permanent Man United manager

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    Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson summed up Sanchez's struggles, saying on Sky Sports: "I hope we see the old Sanchez, but I don't see the confidence or the hunger in his eyes any more". Although he suffered his first defeat as interim boss at home to PSG in the Champions League last week, Solskjaer appears increasingly likely to get the job ahead of other candidates.
  • Embuldeniya bags five as Sri Lanka are set 304 for victory

    Embuldeniya bags five as Sri Lanka are set 304 for victory

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    Dickwella c and b Steyn 0; D.de Silva lbw b Maharaj 48; S. Lakmal c Du Plessis b Maharaj 0; L. Embuldeniya c Markram b Olivier 4; K. Rajitha lbw b Maharaj 1; V. "Well played to Sri Lanka , Perera was unbelievable; he deserves all the accolades that will come to him". Faf du Plessis hits through the offside during his innings of 90 for the Proteas against Sri Lanka .
  • Pep Guardiola lauds 'fantastic' David Silva's fight following FA Cup win

    Pep Guardiola lauds 'fantastic' David Silva's fight following FA Cup win

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    He is 33 years old, fights, wins duels. "Sometimes it's easier to play against Arsenal and Chelsea and in the Champions League ". Could this be the year City reach the final and, dare we say it, win the elusive UEFA Champions League? "That's the main one, so we'll see if we can get a result in that".
  • Former Wahoo Joe Harris Wins NBA Three-Point Shootout

    Former Wahoo Joe Harris Wins NBA Three-Point Shootout

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    The original photograph was taken in 1992 when Stephen sat courtside with his father Dell Curry, a former sharpshooter for the Charlotte Hornets who had also just participated in the 3-point contest. This is the second time Curry has lost the coveted 3-point contest. Sacramento Kings gunner Buddy Hield then came in at 2nd after the first round, scoring 26 points while Harris had 25 to complete the finals cast.
  • Sebastian Vettel says things feel 'different' at Ferrari in F1 2019

    Sebastian Vettel says things feel 'different' at Ferrari in F1 2019

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    While all three insisted this was not a "revolution", claiming the new-look outfit would be aiming to build on the improvements of the previous two seasons, Vettel also admitted he has been impressed by the changes. "The key will be to work all together but I'm sure we will make it". "It is a very proud day for me". But Louis Camilleri , Ferrari's chief executive, was confident in his senior driver's motivation.
  • Nothing personal in Bayern Munich clash for Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp

    Nothing personal in Bayern Munich clash for Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp

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    There were some unusual absentees in the Bayern Munich squad that traveled to England on Monday. We can not have the same target as Bayern because they are six times in a row the champions, they want to make history with a seventh. "When you're playing against Liverpool , a team that has so many good players, anything can happen. We have to go full on in both these games", Hyppia added.
  • Scott co-leads rain-soaked PGA event in LA

    Scott co-leads rain-soaked PGA event in LA

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    Mickelson apparently could see just fine, so while Spieth and Xander Schauffele marked their balls, Mickelson chose to finish the hole. After Scott, John Senden (through 12 holes), Aaron Baddeley (seven holes) and Marc Leishman (69) are the next best of the Australians and are all sitting at two under.
  • Chris Gayle To Retire From ODIs

    Chris Gayle To Retire From ODIs

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    CWI (Cricket West Indies) revealed that Gayle made this announcement before One-day series practice against England. Looking forward to a fairy-tale swansong by winning the May 30 to July 14 showpiece event, the 39-year-old said that it is time to give opportunities to youngsters to come forward and show their talent.
  • Bayern Munich defender ruled out of clash against Liverpool

    Bayern Munich defender ruled out of clash against Liverpool

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    Bayern Munich will be without Germany defender Jerome Boateng when they face Liverpool in the Champions League at Anfield on Tuesday. "They've lost one league game all season and have let in only 15 goals . Liverpool are tied for the lead with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League and have conceded the least number of goals, losing only once in 26 games.