Sevilla made the corridor to Madrid in the Santiago Bernabéu

first_imgSame teams but inverse situation that occurred on May 16, 2006 at Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. That night, Real Madrid was the one who had this detail with Sevilla, who had just won the UEFA Cup against Middlesbrough. The Andalusian team, then led by Juande Ramos, defeated the meringues 4-3. Beckham’s double and Zidane’s goal were not enough to avoid Sevilla’s victory, that came through a double of Saviola, a goal by Jesús Navas and another by Luis Fabiano. As expected in the prolegomen of the meeting, Sevilla waited for Real Madrid to leave the field Y, in a gesture of cordiality, He made the traditional hall. A usual detail that recognizes a team that has just won a title, such as Zidane’s team, what achieved last week in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when rising with the Super Cup of Spain. In this way, the white team went out to a Santiago Bernabéu in which Nervión players were waiting with applause.last_img read more

Djokovic dispatches Raonic and will cross Federer for a place in the final

first_imgSerbian tennis player gets rid of Canadian Raonic 6-4, 6-3 and 7-6Djokovic continues his way to achieve his eighth Australian Open Photo: EFE Tennis player Novak Djokovic qualified on Tuesday for the Australian Open semifinals after beating Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-3 and 7-6. In this way, the Serbian will play the semifinals against Roger Federer, who eliminated Sandgren after saving seven match balls.The Balkan lived a much more placid duel against Raonic. After wasting eight breaking balls and defending against one, the world number two closed the first set to the rest. He also kept his service intact in the second set, where he used another break to get the game on track.Without ‘breaks’ in the third round, everything had to be elucidated in sudden death, where ‘Nole’ ended the contest in 3 hours and 31 minutes. Thus, he continues his way to try to revalidate his title in Melbourne and raise his eighth wound -2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2019-.last_img read more

Official: Atleti enters Canada

first_imgA Canadian league delegation traveled to Madrid to sign the agreement in the Wanda Metropolitano. David Clanachan, president of the CPL, he headed it and welcomed Atlético: “We are very excited about launch the club with one of the most iconic and successful football brands in the world. “Atlético continues like this with their expansion plan, Well, this franchise joins this club in Canada He owns the rojiblanca entity in Mexico, Atlético San Luis, against who already played last summer. And between 2014 and 2017, He also had a franchise in the Indian Super League, Atlético Kolkata. Atlético has announced the agreement reached for the acquisition of a Canadian Premier League license, the Canadian league, which has expanded the number of participants from seven to eight. The headquarters of this new team will be in Ottawa and will start competing on April 11.Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, Managing Director of Atlético, he expressed his joy for the agreement, which is another step in the expansion of the club around the world: “We are very happy to be part of a project as beautiful and exciting as this one, in a league with a very strong structure in a spectacular country. We will work with the CPL to contribute our experience and help in the growth of Canadian football. We want that Ottawa fans can be proud to belong to this great family which is Atlético de Madrid and share our values ​​with them. “last_img read more

Garrido and Choco, between cottons

first_imgThe Sanluqueño finished the match against exhausted Zaragoza, even had to be attended in the final minutes by the rise of the twin. Despite doing the separate training does not seem to be a more serious magazine and everything indicates that it will be incorporated tomorrow with the rest of my classmatesThe good news is that Nano has already touched the ball and has even made some races for the first time next to the retractor. He is not yet recovered and he has work ahead, but now his recovery from the sprained ankle suffered in the match against Racing is approaching.Front problemsNano’s injury, along with the possibility that Choco Lozano does not reach the game against Las Palmas, creates doubts about who will be the goal man that enters the initial eleven. Cádiz has been well reinforced in this position in the winter market, so It seems that Malbasic could be the chosen one. The Serbian debuted on Sunday leaving very good feelings.The other forward that would be available is Álvaro Giménez, last incorporation of the yellow set, but that He hasn’t trained yet. The ilicitano arrives this afternoon in Cádiz and tomorrow will be put under the orders of Álvaro Cervera. Later, At 1:00 p.m., he will be presented with Malbasic in Carranza. LaBiga SmartBank* Data updated as of February 4, 2020 Cádiz began today with training to prepare the next meeting against Las Palmas. The morning has left some doubts about some players. Garrido and Choco Lozano withdrew after the warm up. The Basque showed symptoms of pain while running and abandoned the practice with a slight limp.Choco had to be replaced on Sunday against the zaragocistas due to an injury and, for the moment, will perform recovery exercises, so it is soon to know if it will be available for Saturday.center_img For its part, Perea and Salvi, along with the injured Nano, have not trained with the other teammates. They retired at the beginning to exercise with the recuperators.last_img read more

Valencia Basket is loaded at Barça and assures a new king in Malaga

first_imgThe ‘taronja’ team dethrones the current champion of the competition (78-82) Photo: EFE –OUTCOME: BARÇA, 78 – VALENCIA BASKET, 82 (38-41 at rest).–EQUIPMENT. BARÇA: Delaney (10), Higgins (10), Claver (15), Mirotic (25) and Tomic (6) – initial quintet–; Hanga (3), Abrines (2), Davies (5), Kuric (-) and Oriola (2).VALENCIA BASKET: You live (5), Tailor (2), San Emeterio (8), Ndour (6) and Dubljevic (13) – initial quintet–; Labeyrie (2), Colom (9), Tobey (16), Doornekamp (12) and Abalde (9).–PARTIALS: 18-19, 20-22, 14-23 and 26-18.– ARBITRATORS: Pérez Pizarro, Cortés and Castillo. Without eliminated.–PAVILION: Martin Carpena 9,857 spectators.center_img Thus, between the end of the first quarter and the beginning of the second Barça spent more than seven minutes without scoring and his laziness extended to the defense, shaken mercilessly by Valencia, who scored a staggering 0-20 partial ( 18-32, min. 14) with prominence for his interiors Mike Tobey and Aaron Doornekamp.Mirotic is left alone, the champion meltsSvestislav Pesic turned his finger to Malcolm Delaney, much more clairvoyant than Adam Hanga in the game direction, and Barca reacted to the rhythm that Mirotic, his undisputed thermometer, so feared by Jaume Ponsarnau. After the plug of the omnipresent Claver and triple of Delaney, the Catalan club rebalanced the scoreboard just before the break (38-38, min.20), which both teams arrived exceeding 50% of success in triples.After passing through changing rooms, the Valencia bench completed a huge third quarter again and another large 0-14 partial was scored to let his fans begin to dream (52-64, min.30). Mirotic began to remain very alone on the side ‘culé’ and his step on the bench coincided with another scoring drought exceeding six minutes.So the champion started the last quarter 12 points down and Tobey extended the comeback attempt multiplying under the hoops and doing a lot of damage in the offensive rebound. Everything seemed resolved in the absence of less than three minutes (66-76), but Pesic’s pupils pulled pride for a final startWith more claw than order, they were filing their disadvantage until they were three points down, with possession and 7 seconds left (77-80). However, Labeyrie committed a very smart foul on Cory Higgins to prevent him from getting up from triple and, in the second free throw of the American, Alberto Abalde took the final rebound. The two free throws of the Spanish eaves topped the Barca body.DATA SHEET. The ambitious project of Barça has suffered its wreck after being eliminated at the first exchange in the Copa del Rey in Malaga, where Valencia Basket (78-82) has won a deserved victory by Mike Tobey (16 points) to dethrone an opponent who has not been enough with the talent of Nikola Mirotic (25).After fitting four defeats this season against Barça, Valencia claimed revenge on the day that mattered most to return to the Cup semifinals three seasons later. For its part, the Barca team fits its second loss in the quarterfinals in the last 12 years and gets off the throne after claiming champion in 2018 and 2019.Only Mirotic and Víctor Claver (15 and 20 valuation) met in a club that accused the little contribution of their pivots and especially their bench, which only contributed 12 points for the 48 that added the substitutes ‘taronja’, with Special mention also for Aaron Doornekamp (12).The 84th edition of the Cup began with 24 seconds of silence in memory of Robert Archibald and Kobe Bryant, and it was Claver who imbued himself with the spirit of the ‘Mamba’ with four triples without fail in the first half. Barça hit the first stretch raised on the shoulders of the Valencian (8-0), but Fernando San Emeterio pulled veteran to activate his team and condemned his opponent to go towing during the rest of the afternoon.It was difficult for Mirotic to enter the game, the most stunned in the presentation and returning to the court where he had played his last cupper game, the one he left as MVP six years ago and dressed in white. Good defense of Louis Labeyrie over the Barca star, at times as cold as the rest of his team.last_img read more

ATP | Djokovic sweeps Khachanov and maintains the number one

first_imgIn simply 4 video games, the order and unshakable self-discipline of Djokovic, which retains him undefeated this course (16-0), took a volunteer Khachanov out of the recreation, who began with the concept of ​​planting his face, however lastly didn’t have his day or, slightly, the Balkan ruined it. With 14 factors in a row to interrupt it’s a clean kick, he took benefit and then prolonged it to 5-1. He confused himself in his subsequent service, however then sentenced the relaxation. The second spherical was the identical course, with a break of Djokovic for 3-1, once more clean, and one other to shut the recreation. By the method, your afternoon with the left, to border.“I don’t know if it’s for thus lengthy, however I really feel good and I’m enjoying very nicely,” he stated when requested if he’s doing the finest tennis. “I do know that Karen can do higher, he has not had an important day, however I’ve been very strong,” he stated to excuse the position of Muscovite, and clarified that his seriousness will not be at odds with the pleasure of enjoying tennis: “Be focus is critical, however it’s a must to get pleasure from it too. Execute the plan in the very best method, however have enjoyable too. ” “The expertise of enjoying a few years and being calm, one thing that may not all the time be achieved, however I’ve labored quite a bit mentally and emotionally,” he concluded. With that philosophy appears to be thrown for a fifth title in Dubai. In contrast to Nadal, Djokovic doesn’t disguise that the number one is one of his predominant aims, particularly beating the file of weeks at the prime of the rating that Federer has with 310. Properly, the Serbian will add a minimum of three extra, till 282, after sweeping Karen Khachanov (double 6-2 in 67 minutes) and entering into the semifinals of the Dubai ATP 500. Going from the quarterfinals was the indispensable situation to forestall Nadal from taking him again from the throne with a hypothetical closing victory in Acapulco.The battle will proceed in Indian Wells (March 12-22) and it will likely be essential what everybody does from right here to Saturday. This Friday, Djokovic will face a Frenchman, Monfils or Gasquet; whereas Nadal will search this Thursday (05:00, Movistar Deportes) for the penultimate spherical of the Mexican Open towards the Korean Soonwoo Kwon. Now, Nole accumulates 9,900 for the 9,440 Rafa has. last_img read more

Lopetegui: “The VAR broke the show: it must intervene when it is white or black”

first_imgGood meeting “The team competed well, has character and mentality. He played a brave game in every way, at times he played very well. ”Gudelj misses the derby. “In the first part we had four yellow and they none. The fifth of Gudelj? We will look for solutions. ”Rome and derby at home. “We are delighted to play with our fans and that will not change. Now we have to rest and prepare for a tremendously beautiful match like that of Rome. ” Julen Lopetegui, coach of Sevilla, valued the draw against Atlético: “I think we made a very good first part of ours, beautiful for the spectator, the VAR broke the show in the first part and a loss inside cost us 2-1 . The team had the character and the conviction to tie later. The second half was more control, intense but with few goal options for both teams. ”The VAR “I am very respectful of the referees, they have a difficult job. But the VAR has to intervene when it is white or black. If you are three minutes to know it is not so clear. That breaks the pace of the game, a penalty play must be very clear because if you don’t kill the essence of the game. ” LaLiga Santander* Data updated as of March 7, 2020last_img read more

More sports in brief

first_imgBolt to run at London Diamond League LONDON (AP): Usain Bolt said he will run at the London Diamond League meeting in July, weeks before he defends his Olympic titles in Rio de Janeiro. Bolt will run on July 22-23 at the Olympic Stadium, the venue where he won 100, 200 and 4×100-metre gold at the London Games. The Rio Olympics run from August 5-21, with track and field scheduled for August 12-19. Bolt said he is competing in London because “there are a lot of Jamaicans living in the UK and I always get great support. It is like my home away from home.” Bolt took part in the event this year, winning the 100m. He then won another sprint triple at the World Championships in Beijing in August. Gayle plans Test return in 2016 MELBOURNE, Australia (AP): Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle hopes to return to Test cricket next year after a two-year absence. The 36-year-old Gayle told reporters yesterday in Australia, where he is playing in the Twenty20 Big Bash League, that he hopes to be injury-free and able to bolster a struggling West Indies line-up in 2016. He said a back injury had prevented him playing for the West Indies who were mauled by Australia in a Test in Hobart last week, though he continues to play in lucrative Twenty 20 competitions. Gayle said “there’s no way I could have actually been part of that Test team, I’m just coming back from injury. Next year, hopefully, Test cricket is on the agenda.” Australia to add first-class day-night matches MELBOURNE, Australia (AP): Cricket Australia is continuing its push for more day-night Test cricket, scheduling first-class matches under lights at three venues early next year. Australia beat New Zealand last month in the first ever Test match played under lights and with a pink ball, at the Adelaide Oval. Sheffield Shield matches at Adelaide, the Gabba in Brisbane and the WACA ground in Perth will be played under lights in the round starting February 14 to continue refining the equipment.last_img read more

Djokovic survives scare to reach quarter-finals

first_img Six-time champion Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova confirmed their quarter-final date with straight-set wins, ensuring a rematch between last year’s finalists. Williams, a 21-time major winner, had a 55-minute, 6-2, 6-1 win over Margarita Gasparyan to set up a big match against Sharapova, a player she has beaten in 18 of their 20 matches. Fifth-seeded Sharapova had a career-high 21 aces and hit 58 winners in her 7-5, 7-5 win over Belinda Bencic. Sharapova won consecutive matches against Williams in 2004, but has lost all 17 meetings since. It’s a statistic she tries to block from her mind. “I got myself into the quarter-final of a Grand Slam,” the 2008 Australian Open champion said. “There’s no reason I shouldn’t be looking to improve and to getting my game in a better position than any other previous round. It’s only going to be tougher, especially against Serena.” BIG MATCHUP Melbourne, Australia (AP):  Novak Djokovic was looking everywhere for answers, even in the crowd. The top player in tennis, who won 27 of a possible 28 Grand Slam matches in 2015, had the number 100 in the unforced errors column after his 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Gilles Simon at the Australian Open. The win secured his spot in the quarter-finals for the 27th consecutive major, equalling Jimmy Connors at No. 2 in that streak and trailing only Roger Federer’s record of 36. Yet Djokovic still thought it was a forgettable day. He was dissecting the match in an on-court interview yesterday when a burst of laughter from the crowd caught his attention. “Sorry, everybody is laughing. I just want to hear, what did you say?” Djokovic said, looking into the stands. The answer came back loud and clear: “No more drop shots”. “OK, thanks buddy,” Djokovic deadpanned. “I hate to say, but you are absolutely right. “I don’t think I’ve had any number close to 100,” he said. “In terms of the level that I’ve played, it’s the match to forget for me.” He hit 62 winners and won 100 of the 176 rallies of four shots or fewer, but only 48 of the 101 featuring nine shots or more. Federer watched Djokovic’s match, before going out to beat No. 15 David Goffin 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in a match that finished after midnight, and the error toll didn’t bring him any joy. Djokovic will next play No. 7 Kei Nishikori, who beat No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 with a more conventional style of game. Federer, a four-time champion in Australia, secured a quarter-final against No. 6 Tomas Berdych, a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 winner over Roberto Bautista Agut.last_img read more

Morgan calls for support

first_imgReggae Boyz and Leicester City captain Wes Morgan is hoping to continue his finest year in football to date with the Reggae Boyz as he rallies Jamaicans to help the national senior team to victory over Costa Rica next month in their key World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium.The Jamaicans will face off against a strong Costa Rican outfit on Friday, March 25, with the aim of pushing up the table after losing their opener to Panama (0-2) before their close 1-0 win over Haiti.Jamaica sits third in Group B with three points, with Costa Rica leading the way with six, followed by Panama on three and Haiti without a point.”I am asking the Jamaican people to come and support the Reggae Boyz and help us in our conquest to try and qualify for the World Cup,” said Morgan, who has captained Leicester City to the top of the Barclays Premier League.Morgan was speaking via a recording played at the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) secretariat yesterday.”We need you guys to come to the Stadium and make as much noise as possible and give us the drive and determination to perform and give our very best. We need you all there, so the more the merrier. Please come and support us. We need you guys, and, of course, see you guys at the game, and all the very best,” he said.last_img read more