The results put Madrid on course for a double this season as they are set to face Juventus in the final of the UEFA Champions League with Ronaldo now in the best form of his career and on the way to yet another Baloon d'Or. However, three points was not enough as Zinedine Zidane's men defeated Malaga 2 -0 at the La Rosaleda to claim his first La Liga title for the first time as a manager and also for the first time for Real in five years.
Backstrom, Sweden's second shooter in the shootout, beat Canadian goaltender Calvin Pickard low to the stick side and Oliver Ekman-Larsson caught Pickard moving on Sweden's next attempt to go up 2-0. Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said Gibson wants to play in Game 6, but will be re-evaluated. Sean Couturier made sure with an empty net goal. "I wasn't really friends with the puck there in the second period".
Midfielder Saul Niguez put Atletico ahead by smashing a header as early as in the 12th minute of the match before Antoine Griezmann converted a penalty into a goal to double the side's lead. Atletico are well-stocked in Godin's position at centre-back thanks to Gimenez, Hernandez and Stefan Savic and the Uruguayan still has a few more years at the top left in him.
I can guarantee one thing about Tuesday night's Game 4: That won't happen again. It was Boston's first outing since star guard Isaiah Thomas was shut down with a hip injury, and the Celtics showed they're capable counter-punchers. The Celtics believe their defense had a lot to do with that, although James said Boston didn't defend him any differently than when he scored 30 points in just 33 minutes in Game 2 .
On his way to the postgame news conference, the superstar got into an exchange with a fan who heckled him about his rough night. "What did you do?" "In the back of my mind, I thought, 'They can't tie up the series,"' he said. "He's such an unselfish player", Stevens said. He's clearly not going to play. "I won't try to convince him one way or the other. I don't know what to say other than he's a handful".
Wenger said earlier this year that he would make an announcement about his future before the end of the season, but he has repeatedly ducked opportunities to reveal his intentions. While his 2016-17 was interrupted by injury, Coutinho finished the campaign with 13 goals and seven assists to his name and looks forward to replicating these antics as Liverpool return to Europe's showcase tournament.
And unless the injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics manage to overcome tremendous odds in the conference finals, this will indeed be the third year in a row that the Warriors and Cavs will face off for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.
Winger Bobby Ryan scored at 4:59 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game One of the Eastern Conference final at PPG Paints Arena on Saturday. "Those are two separate things". And there were still two periods to play. It remains to be seen what the health ramifications are for Wilson . Wilson isn't hurt, per Mike Sullivan today after a very optional practice.
However, Vidal, his fellow Chilean global, insists that the Gunners forward would be a flawless. Sanchez has been the stand-out player in Arsenal's disappointing campaign with 24 league goals but has no plans to extend his current contract which expires in the summer of 2018.
Football suddenly feels very secondary when, at the time Mourinho was scheduled to speak, thousands of people were gathering for a vigil outside Manchester town hall and, one by one, we were learning more about the people who had died. Dolberg has been pivotal in Ajax's journey to Stockholm in this season's Europa League and scored two vital goals in the semi-final tie against Lyon , in which the Dutch giants scraped through at the end.
Pique was an obvious target as he has a history of acrimony with Real and does not enjoy a good relationship with the Santiago Bernabeu faithful, per Joaquin Maroto of AS. "It was a very closely-fought league and we have been rewarded for all our consistency, hard work and sacrifice during the season", Real captain Sergio Ramos said in an interview with Spanish television.
In Game 3 of the East finals, Marcus Smart , a career 29.1% three-point shooter, hit a Ray Allen-esque seven threes in a game the Celtics won by one possession, a flukey performance that still uncaged some silly takes and overexplanations.
Signings: Champions League exile is an excuse for missing out on top targets, but as Liverpool realised in the summer of 2014, qualification guarantees nothing. "So we just have to be a little bit more precise in those situations and we are going to try". England striker Harry Kane scored his second hat-trick of the week to finish as the clear victor of the Golden Boot with 29 goals from only 30 games.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger talks to Alexis Sanchez during a break in the play during the English Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London, Tuesday. Even if you only had one per cent, you would have to play at totally 100 per cent. "I don't think about the percentages", Wenger said . Arsenal upped things slightly in the second half and they eventually made it count on 72 minutes.
Real needed just a point to wrap up the title and raced into the lead when Ronaldo scored in the second minute, ensuring the champions scored in every league game of the season. Per AS, he said: "Do not worry, the fans of Real Madrid ". He paced himself to arrive at the final stretch at his best, and it showed with key performances both in the Champions League and the Spanish league.
The players and staff held a minute's silence at their Carrington training ground Tuesday. Additional measures had already been put in place following the act of terrorism in Stockholm on April 7, when a stolen beer truck was driven into a flagship department store, killing four shoppers.
Numerous team's supporters stayed at the plaza long after the squad had left. "You [the media] say things about Cris without knowing the truth", said the World Player of the Year. "That's what Real is, the players know it and so does Zidane". The Frenchman is now looking to make history by becoming the first man to successfully defend the Champions League crown.
There are few better finishers in the Premier League , but with the likes of Sadio Mane , Coutinho and Roberto Firmino automatic starters, Sturridge might still find himself on the bench more often than he'd like. Sanchez also limped off clutching his thigh while Koscielny, who was sent off for a lunge on Enner Valencia , will miss the Wembley showdown through suspension.
Winning a trophy for the first time in his career since joining Chelsea , the Nigeria global was at his usual best as Chelsea rounded off the league season in style; defeating already relegated Sunderland 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Numerous concert-goers were groups of young people, United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May said. BIA, whose real name is Bianca Landrau, was, along with Victoria Monet, part of Grande's support act for her " Dangerous Woman Tour". Ariana Grande , 23, later said on Twitter: "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". Hayley Lunt was staying at a hotel nearby and had taken her 10-year-old daughter Abigail to her first concert at Manchester Arena on ...
FA rules on match fixing state: "Fixing is arranging in advance the result or conduct of a match or competition, or any event within a match or competition". Didier Drogba was carried off by team-mates midway through the first half of his farewell appearance - also against Sunderland on the day Chelsea lifted the Premier League trophy.
James' run of scoring at least 30 points ended at eight straight playoff games. Without Isaiah Thomas in the lineup - usually something that makes them 5.7 points per 100 possessions worse overall - Marcus Smart had the best game of his career, Kelly Olynyk contributed with 15 points off the bench and Jonas Jerebko scored double-figures on a flawless 4-for-4 shooting from the field in 13 minutes of action.
The club could still finish in the top four of the Premier League this season, but that will likely require winning its remaining three games, and would still be dependent on other results going its way. They played 90 minutes, the ones that needed to play, I rested a few people, no injuries. They played from the first minute until the last minute. I have to play them by periods.
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Germany worldwide Shkodran Mustafi is meanwhile also a doubt for the game with a calf injury but Kieran Gibbs is expected to be fit. Arsenal notified season-ticket holders on Monday that they would be given a discount to reflect the team playing in the Europa League.
This past week, the NBA announced that Russell Westbrook , James Harden and Kawhi Leonard will compete of MVP honors, which will be revealed on June 26 at the first-ever NBA Awards. Brogdon was a pleasant surprise for the Bucks. Paul missed a quarter of the season himself, which likely docked him points. He is coming off a stellar individual campaign that saw him join Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson as the only players in league history to average a triple-double for an entire season.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that "he dreamed" of winning the Premier League title after Sunday's final day victory over Sunderland . "We must have our antenna very high and prepare in the right way". Needing a win to make sure of a return to Europe's premier club competition, Jürgen Klopp's side looked edgy early on but the tension was lifted just before halftime when Dutchman Georgino Wijnaldum scored from a clever pass by Roberto Firmino.
We have to make steps and the step for us to be around the best teams in the world because we are one of the best clubs". "We started the season very well, I started well. "I will speak to the board tomorrow and we will make a statement about that", said the Dutchman, whose side finished seventh and will enter the Europa League next season.
May met some of the victims of the attack and the doctors in the Manchester Central University Hospital, in which some of the victims were admitted, including several children. Liverpool's Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, whose daughters were at the Manchester Arena concert, said: "Feel sick to think that people have lost their lives at a gig attended by so many young people.
Recently, however, it had been reported that "No Love" was dealing with back issues, putting his title fight with Dillashaw in serious jeopardy. In the latest episode of Bisping's "Believe You Me" podcast , he confirmed that the UFC is going to book an interim title fight, if he can't fight in July.
The Portuguese coach now needs to prepare his side ahead of Wednesday night's Europa League final against Ajax , as he looks to add to his side's League Cup success earlier this season. "We've no God-given right to win the Europa League ". So I say to myself, if I want to play every game for Manchester United , which is my dream, I have to do something else for the club and the manager.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, bottom center, applauds along with other Pittsburgh Penguins fans as he during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Ottawa Senators , Monday, May 15, 2017, in Pittsburgh .
The only two games in which he didn't score were Real Madrid losses-El Clasico's heartbreaker vs. Barcelona and the Champions League second leg vs. Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has heaped praise on prolific goal-scorer Cristiano Ronaldo saying the Portuguese football superstar always steps up during decisive moments.
Why? Well, Stephen A. took issue with KD telling fans "if you don't like it, don't watch it", when asked about the National Basketball Association playoffs' lopsided series following the Warriors' Game 3 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday and before their Western Conference Finals sweep last night .
In his last 12 games, totaling 10.2 innings, he's walked 10 batters. The Red Sox have called up one of their top prospects in an effort to give their offense a boost. After recording the first out, Moreland hit a sacrifice fly to left field that scored Bogaerts thanks to aggressive base running, but also cost them another out at third base thanks to aggressive base running.
After a deadly bombing at a concert in Manchester, UEFA said Tuesday it has "no specific intelligence" that the Europa League final featuring Manchester United will be a target. United's players earlier held a minute's silence in memory of the victims, while the club's Old Trafford stadium has been placed in lockdown after the atrocity.
Following the attack, Grande tweeted: "Broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". Everyone started screaming and we almost got trampled on. "I got the teens to run with me". Any questions should be directed to the Manchester Police Department. "The whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury in Manchester last night of so many people, adults and children, who had just been enjoying a concert", the statement read.
Winning a trophy for the first time in his career since joining Chelsea , the Nigeria worldwide was at his usual best as Chelsea rounded off the league season in style; defeating already relegated Sunderland 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
The move is procedural. On Monday, Smith was waived with an injury designation, closing the book on two disappointing years in NY. If Smith clears waivers, he will revert back to the team's injured reserve list. "It's bad luck and bad timing because the kid worked so hard to get back", coach Todd Bowles said following the injury, via the team's official website .
While Chelsea's run towards the Premier League crown was relentless, Mauricio Pochettino's squad were also gathering a head of steam which in any other season would probably have seen Spurs finish as champions. It was the flawless prelude to the lifting of the trophy after the match and for Chelsea's FA Cup final against Arsenal on Saturday. They should be challenging for titles and have qualified for the Champions League consistently under Wenger but they're going backwards - ...
Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Murray , right, makes a save on Ottawa Senators' Mike Hoffman (68) during the third period of Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017 , in Pittsburgh . Daley scored Pittsburgh's third power-play goal at 8:40 of the third for a 7-0 lead. Olli Maatta and Scott Wilson also beat Anderson in the first period.
However, the England worldwide did recover from a hip injury to appear in six of Liverpool's last seven matches of the Premier League season and help them secure a top-four spot. Speaking to ESPN Brasil after the game, however, Coutinho was forced to address speculation over a possible move to Barcelona. "It felt like we had half of the season without lots of key players".
Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III has plans to appeal the abatement ruling, noting that he's even willing to take the case to the Massachusetts Supreme Court. An attorney in Hernandezs criminal case filed court papers last month that said his estate is now worth zero.. Prosecutors say they will appeal to try to get Hernandez's conviction reinstated.
Radamel Falcao has admitted that his side were not clinical enough over the two legs of their Champions League semi-final with Juventus . Waiting in the final will be either Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid, with the former taking a commanding 3-0 lead into the second leg after Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick at home last week .
He had scored at least 30 points in eight straight playoff games and imposed his will in the first two games. "We were getting good shots on offense and playing with great objective, and on defense I thought we were much better than the score indicated".
The Penguins lead the Eastern Conference final 3-2 and can return to the Stanley Cup Final with a win. Rust watched Games 3 and 4 while recovering from a concussion suffered during an open-ice collision with Dion Phaneuf in Game 2. Boucher said there is a 50-50 chance Ottawa will play seven defensemen and 11 forwards again. Condon was in net for the start of the second, and he was greeted by Matt Cullen's tip-in of a pass from Mark Streit at 1:54 for a 5-0 Penguins lead.
Nashville had tied the score 1-1 on Wilson's power-play goal, his second goal of the playoffs, at 19:19 of the second period. In Game 4, they forced overtime with a pair of goals, including one in the final minute of regulation. He was actually taking into concussion protocol after the goal was scored. The Nashville Predators don't have their top center, and their captain remains day to day.
Terry , making his 716th Chelsea appearance, put his side ahead in the 22nd minute at Stamford Bridge , but it was from the 36-year-old's loose header that Etienne Capoue equalised two minutes later. I have made a lot of progress. At a club accustomed to buying the best talent available on the global market, Terry struck a chord with fans as a hard-working local lad who reached the very top of the game.
Outside of our in-person conversations today with Bungie , a FAQ on Blizzard.com is likewise non-committal about a release date. First, instead of living on Steam like the majority of PC games , Destiny 2 will only be available on Battle.net .
When the two teams left Boston after Game Two, the Cavs had beaten the Celtics by 44 points for the most lopsided win in Eastern finals history, a defeat that both stung and inspired Stevens' side. James took eight of his 13 field goal attempts (60.3 percent) with a defender within four feet, which is in line with his shot mix during this entire playoff run (134 of 222, 61.5 percent).