We knew they would play well as they have the last weeks. However, after finishing outside the top-4 for the first time in just over two decades, the cup win is nothing but a small band-aid on an open wound. Referee Anthony Taylor consulted the linesman before awarding the goal to Arsenal. "He was a lion at the back in the makeshift back three". But Arsenal continued to threaten on the break and in the 68th minute the momentum tilted yet further in their direction.
Despite having Victor Moses sent off after he received a second yellow card for diving, Chelsea levelled through Diego Costa in the 76th minute, only for Aaron Ramsey to head in Arsenal's winner just three minutes later. "Overall I just want to do well for this club and apart from that it's down to the board members to decide whether I'm the right man to take this club further".
I am out. Sure. "Like Barcelona or Bayern Munich , there you have to win by far". "And I'm hoping we can get maybe one or two players in that can give us a lift for next season because that's important". "But with the 10 minutes of injury time we had at the end, they defended quite well, so congratulations to the team. It is still like he is in pre-season a little bit", Guardiola said.
The shocking events naturally caused a sombre mood in Sweden in the build-up to the final against Ajax , with United cancelling their pre-match news conference. that the Portuguese boss is the man to lead United long-term. A little more than 48 hours after the attack, substitute Wayne Rooney took over the captain's arm band and raised the Europa League trophy at the Friends Arena, the stadium where American Grande began her world tour back on May 8.
He also reportedly also trash talked referees, saying, "Nobody's here to see you". The Compton Magic seemed to enjoy their blowout quite a bit, according to USA TODAY . Halftime also gave us video of LaVar addressing his team, which was getting blown out, even at that point. Coach LaVar, decked out in a "Stay In Yo Lane" shirt and Big Baller Brand flip flops, tried his best to inspire his squad with a halftime speech that drilled home the fact that basketball is entertainment.
Silva was enticed by the opportunity of working under the world's best trainer, but the playmaker is blessed with many qualities that are unteachable. After facing Silva in the Champions League group stage, Tottenham defender Danny Rose warned that City's new addition could be a force in the Premier League next season.
Alonso , a two-time F1 world champion, impressed everybody all month both on and off the track . I'm bummed for the team, man. Thanks for the welcoming. "It was outstanding", Brown said. "I just had to wait for my moment", Sato said. "I was learning so much as the race went on, especially in traffic".
England beat South Africa by two runs in the second one-day worldwide. That became 10 off 10 balls when David Miller (71 not out) struck Jake Ball for a six and a four off successive deliveries. Stokes then took a wicket nearly immediately after coming on to bowl but ended up delivering only three overs, as questions about his fitness lingered.
I don't feel like we're underdogs. "The Celtics and Brad Stevens , the team they have, they throw a lot of different lineups at you and a lot of different stuff on the offensive end, so as far as how they play I think it definitely prepared us for what's ahead", Kevin Love said , discussing how the Celtics prepped the Cavaliers for the next round.
All the players who played today learned a lot, and this is one aspect of the game where they were better than we were. Manchester United will be playing Champions League football next season after beating Ajax 2-0 in the final of the Europa League on Wednesday.
It's one more team that you probably would've thought would've been a contender. But if Games 3 and 4 are any indication, it won't be easy. They were still losing throughout, but the margin was 11 after the first quarter and 16 at halftime.
However, he has never been able to come through with a reputation-making performance in the biggest tournaments. In her 10 French Open appearances, Kerber has only made it to the quarterfinals once in her career. Kvitova quickly showed she had lost none of her aggressive, power-hitting style in those long months away. Makarova continued to be unthreatened on serve as she had a secure service hold to regain the two-game lead.
This was the 13th FA Cup for Arsenal but winning 7th title under the leadership of Wenger . And this explains why for a long time now, Arsenal fans keep wishing that Wenger be sacked or that he resigns at the end of each season. Poor defending from the usually imperious N'golo Kante Arsenal's Olivier Giroud to tee up Ramsey for the winning goal . "It will be very important to analyse this season and our squad for this season, and we reached an incredible target with the players ...
The problem is you're giving LeBron seven free points when there's a long history of his teams stealing one of the first two games on the road to start a playoff series. Maybe the most discouraging thing for Boston - beyond not having a healthy Thomas for this series - was the way Cleveland dominated. Jordan leads James in Most Valuable Player awards 5 to 4 and Jordan is 4th all-time in regular-season scoring with 32,292 points compared to James in 7th on 28,787.
While it was LeBron James or Kyrie Irving who handled the ball almost every possession in the 2016 Finals, Williams brings some welcome relief. The Cavs beat the Celtics 135-102 in game 5 on Thursday to book a 3rd straight NBA Finals clash with the Golden State Warriors.
And the beat is expected to go on for him. "Novak called me about three weeks ago and I said "no" at the start", Agassi said, according to Sky Sports . The British star begins against Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov and could face unsafe Juan Martin del Potro , who is playing Paris for the first time in five years, in the third round.
Lue said didn't deliver any inspiring speech to his players before practice. The Cavaliers lead the series 3-1, and only nine teams in the history of the NBA Playoffs have been able to come back from that deficit. While this may be unprecedented in the National Basketball Association, it has happened once in each of the three other US major team sports with matchups that included some of those sports' biggest stars.
The 31st-seeded Vinci, most famous for ending Serena Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows in 2015, lost to Rio Olympics gold medallist Monica Puig 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Still ranked No16, Kvitova was only just recovering from a stress fracture in her foot when she was attacked in her home and stabbed in her playing hand in December.
The Cavs annihilated the Celtics 135-102 in Boston to reach their third consecutive NBA Finals , and LeBron became the NBA's all-time leader in postseason points scored. "I'm a guy who always got happy and excited seeing my team successful, seeing my individual teammates be successful and that's how I felt in Game 4 with Kyrie [Irving ] doing what he did".
James posted 35 points to go with eight rebounds and eight assists on Thursday, in the process usurping Michael Jordan as the top scorer in National Basketball Association playoffs history. Before the game was over, James had broken the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list - racking up a career postseason total of 5,995 points and bumping His Airness Michael Jordan down to No.
They were enjoying batting alongside each other. The two will meet again this summer after being drawn with Australia and Bangladesh in Group A - and Williamson is adamant his side will repeat the attacking brand of cricket it displayed when last on English soil.
I feel like if we weren't, there would be a problem", he said. There's also the irony that Brown, the first coach who took James to an NBA Finals in 2007 - Cleveland was swept by San Antonio - will now coach against him, likely in the same leading role he's had for Golden State since head coach Steve Kerr was forced to take a break because of continued problems with his surgically repaired back.
Now they have agreed to collaborate on a temporary basis for the French Open , where Djokovic , 30, is on course to meet Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals after yesterday's draw. Now I have to play well here. "Beating Novak, no doubt has been a huge confidence-booster", he informed. "Their level of tennis is quite fantastic".
Langer earned his ninth senior major title, passing Jack Nicklaus' record total. He tied Nicklaus last week with a five-shot victory at the Regions Tradition. Bob Estes, who had a five-under 67, is in fourth, five strokes behind. Singh shot 15-under through three rounds. When play resumed after the delay, Langer grinded out three straight pars in the teeth of the wind before starting his birdie run.
Julien Leparoux , aboard Classic Empire , was not willing to wait. "It just seems like he's won every race but the Derby and Preakness , really", Brown said. A lot of teamwork. Coming by the wire the first time I was a little bit concerned. One of the reasons that Castellano is so successful is that he is a "thinking man's" jockey.
Takuma Sato of Japan, driver of the #26 Andretti Autosport Honda, celebrates after winning the 101st Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis , Indiana. "It's a shame, I think we deserved at least to finish the race. They had come to us and said, 'We can give you a little less reliable engine and it would have more power, ' so of course we said, 'Let's go for the power.' And when we did that, obviously, we knew there was going to be some sad faces".
This was indeed the case, and Daniel Ricciardo drove an excellent race to finish on the podium, and in a much better mood than he was past year. "We can always say "If" as much as we want but it doesn't change things", Raikkonen said, shrugging his shoulders.
United eventually finished sixth - 24 points behind champions Chelsea - but in winning the EFL Cup and Europa League they have ended the season with two pieces of silverware and ensured Champions League qualification. It also means United will return to the Champions League next season but, more than anything perhaps, it also presented an opportunity to dedicate the prize to their city.
This proved crucial when he eventually pitted, as the German returned to the track ahead of Raikkonen. Early suggestions are that Ferrari could be on the verge of a new one. 1 driver so they will be pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will maximize all of his weekends", Hamilton said. "In strategy, that [Vettel's victory] doesn't happen".
Rediscovering his sensational form of 2016, Noren shot a course-record 10-under 62 at Wentworth and came from seven strokes back in the final round to win the signature event on the European Tour against the odds. Noren, who came into this event as the world number 13, has now won nine European Tour titles, but this latest success - in the first event of the inaugural Rolex Series - represents his most significant triumph to date.
It means going back to the Champions League and playing in the European Super Cup next August. When asked after the Europa League final whether he's decided on his future, Rooney said, "more or less, yeah". He told the Guardian , "I've played for two Premier League clubs ( Everton and Man Utd ) and they're the only two Premier League clubs I'll play for".
Henrik Larsson and Lubomir Moravcik have selected their top teams who will play to raise funds for the Celtic FC Foundation. I didn't know there was a lightning bolt just as I scored. It was the Dons' sixth defeat of the season to Celtic but they more than played their part in a compelling match, only to find again that the Parkhead club this season are irresistible.
The Nashville netminder had a rough outing in Game 2, surrendering four goals on Anaheim's first 16 shots through two periods. Forsberg has six goals and five assists in 13 playoff contests. I thought that we created a lot, and eventually we were going to get one by him. After sweeping the Chicago Blackhawks and defeating the St. Louis Blues in stride, the Nashville Predators continue their battle to the top against the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Finals.
It has added to a frustration that Oxlade-Chamberlain has not been played in one position in... "When [the injury] happened I thought, "Oh no, here we go again". 'The season's been an odd one, ' Oxlade-Chamberlain said. I look at their starting positions and positions out of possession. But, you know, we've given ourselves an opportunity to win a trophy and when you're in football winning trophies is what it's all about.
The New York Times outraged British police and government officials on Wednesday (Thursday NZT) when it published photos appearing to show debris from the attack. British officials have declined to confirm the details released by French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, who said the information had come from British investigators.
The former Formula One driver made up for that Sunday with his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory. It just wasn't Fernando Alonso . INDIANAPOLIS (AP ) - Surrounded by cameras and flashing cellphones, Fernando Alonso picked up a carton of milk and took a huge swig.
The performer sang the song from the 1997 film Titanic to mark the 20th anniversary of the film that made her a real star of the world class. Even Drake noticed her, saying she looked "incredible". The singer attended the ceremony after turning 71 on Saturday, and showed off her age-defying figure in a revealing silver dress and nipple pasties.
Engine failure also took 2014 Indy 500 victor Ryan Hunter-Reay out of the race with 64 laps to go, and he finished 27th. On lap 137, Hunter-Reay's Honda engine expired while he was leading the race. Michael Andretti ran down pit lane to reach Sato's crew, then rushed to hug his driver . Sato, 40, avoided it all to seize the historic victory that eluded him in 2012 - when his last-lap bid to pass Dario Franchitti for the lead ended with a spin into the wall.
For most of the game, Isco was at his effervescent best in attacking midfield, but the little Andalusian does not often play two consecutive matches for Zidane and perhaps could be left out against his former club on Sunday. Bale hasn't featured since Real's 2-3 loss against Barcelona in April and Zidane said, "He's much better and has already been out training on the field, but not with the team".
Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds and was a plus-43 and Deron Williams added 14 points in 17 minutes off the bench in the win that made Cleveland 12-1 in the postseason. Thomas initially injured his hip in March and played the final two months of the regular season before aggravating it during the playoffs. The problem is you're giving LeBron seven free points when there's a long history of his teams stealing one of the first two games on the road to start a playoff series.
The Boston Celtics are 12-3 against the spread in their last 15 games as a double-digit underdog and 2-1 straight up in their last three instances as one. Led by its Big Three, Cleveland quickly built a 21-point lead in the first quarter, while getting lots of contributions from their teammates. "Past it", James said after Cavs shootaround Tuesday.
From left, Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland and the Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Sebastian Vettel of Germany greet the crowd after the qualifying session for the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco . I feel awful for Lewis, he certainly knows how to drive around Monte Carlo, so it is not his fault. We stand together. And tomorrow I will try everything I can to get up as high as possible.
Just two wins away from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Final , the Predators now must figure out how to beat a playoff-tested opponent with no help from their top playmaker " and perhaps without captain Mike Fisher , another possibly injured center.
The lead lasted last than three minutes before Theo Hernandez equalised with a free kick from outside the box into the far corner which Barca goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen maybe could have done more to stop. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor turned in another masterclass against Alaves on Saturday night to show that, even with Luis Enrique leaving, this golden age can continue for Barcelona .
McCullers labored in his first two innings, throwing 49 pitches while surrendering three runs. Miley also yielded a two-run homer to Springer in the fourth that ended up being the difference in the game. But manager Buck Showalter said he was feeling better and that he expects him to return on Monday. "But we've been challenged to try and figure out a way to get a little deeper in some of the games, and it doesn't really matter who we've got in the bullpen if we don't".
The Warriors have been much more dominant in the playoffs since adding Durant, though. Finals scheduled to begin - Game 1 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors . Currently, Golden Sate is 12-0 in the playoffs - the first team ever to reach the Finals undefeated - and are winning games by an average margin of 16.3 points per game, the best mark in National Basketball Association history.
However, James' opponents in The Finals have been tougher than Jordan's matchups. After the team returned from Boston in the wee hours Friday morning, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue didn't go to bed and immediately began working on a game plan to stifle Golden State's powerful, multi-faceted offense.
Whenever you're defending a total like that, the first thing you've to do is believe. It was about giving freedom to them because they´re the masters and they´ve done it before. " We had to twist our bowling attack based on Bum's bowling at the back end". Last season, he took 23 wickets in 17 matches to become the leading wicket-taker.
It's different for them. "The atmosphere around us is built in a way that that becomes like a life or death kind of series, especially for sub-continent cricketers which I don't understand why", he said. If not, your chances go down pretty soon. Team India will also be playing two warm-up matches against New Zealand (May 28) and Bangladesh (May 30) to acclimatise themselves to England conditions.
Fabregas had been introduced in place of Nemanja Matic just after the hour mark, with the Spain global unhappy to have been given a watching brief beforehand. "If the club want to sell me, there's one club I'd move to", he was quoted as saying, agreeing that it was Atletico, who he left three years ago to join Chelsea.