Pep Guardiola claimed Sergio Aguero has never been better after the Manchester City striker's hat-trick inspired a 6-1 rout of Huddersfield on Sunday. Silva, who became the third City player after Joe Hart and Richard Dunne to appear in 250 Premier League games for the club, made way for Mahrez after 64 minutes but there was no let-up for the visitors.
It's the fifth time Alabama has entered the season ranked No. 1 under Coach Nick Saban, though past year was the only one of those seasons in which the Tide won the national title. The AP released its preseason top 25 Monday morning and OU is ranked No. 7. Oklahoma State is the top Big 12 team among those receiving votes with 51 points (29th overall).
Ian Snook's charges are placed second in the standings with 17 points, three behind leaders Namibia and will have to win the tie at all costs to qualify automatically for next year's World Cup in Japan. Dalmus Chituyi, whose two tries against Zimbabwe powered the Simbas to a crucial victory in Nairobi, returns to the national team fold alongside Felix Ayange and Curtis Lilako who missed the win over Tunisia.
The Crimson Tide has now been ranked No. 1 in the AP poll at least once in the last 11 seasons, the longest such streak in the history of the wire service's rankings. Oklahoma State is the top Big 12 team among those receiving votes with 51 points (29th overall). Alabama and Clemson are seen by many as the top two teams in the country and most preseason polls (and projection systems) fall in line with that thinking.
Enter Peterson , who split last season between the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals . Citing multiple sources, Fox Sports said Washington signed the 33-year-old running back as the team looks to add depth at the position following several key injuries, including a season-ending injury to 2018 second round draft pick Derrius Guice .
Djokovic, who beat 2016 victor Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to earn his place in the final, leads a rivalry with Federer by a thin 23-22 margin with the Serb winning three of their last four meetings. I think we're all a bit mentally and maybe physically exhausted but I'm looking forward to this final. In the women's bracket, the top-ranked Simona Halep beat Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-4 early in the afternoon to reach the quarterfinals, then returned a few hours later and knocked off Lesia ...
Last season, Salah had 10 goals in 13 UCL caps and 32 goals in 36 Premier League appearances for Liverpool . All three players competed in the Champions League final in Kiev , which saw Ronaldo and Modric both emerge victorious with Real .
Saturday was the school's "Night with the White Sox" and Sobieck was given the ball for the ceremonial first pitch before the game against the Kansas City Royals. "She threw a ideal pitch". Sobie comes from a large athletic family, according to an article published in 2008 by The Times of Northwest Indiana .
Arsenal are reportedly "confident" of keeping hold of key midfielder Aaron Ramsey , despite the Welsh global emerging as the subject of "big money offers from abroad". The Sun says the Gunners have still not made any progress with Ramsey's new contract sparking fears over his future. The 27-year-old, who now earns £110,000-a-week, wants closer to the £300,000-a-week deal that top earner Mesut Ozil takes home.
David Goffin's semi-final retirement set the pair up for a fourth final match-up in OH, the Belgian forced to withdraw due to arm and shoulder discomfort having trailed by one set. The Serbian is a five-time losing finalist in Cincinnati , Federer getting the better of him in the decider in 2009, 2012 and 2015. He was not at his best in a match that stretched for two hours and 32 minutes but came through on the big points.
Pogba converted from the spot for the second successive game but it came all too late to significantly impact the proceedings. However, there was little sign of Pogba leading United out of the mire as he and summer signing Fred, who cost a reported Â£52.5 million (57.9 million euros, $66.3 million) struggled to control the game in midfield.
Among active Premier League players, Chelsea's Victor Moses has done so with the fewest total goals - 20, beaten only by Routledge and the late former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu (19). The 26-year-old had impressed on Tottenham's pre-season tour, having found his first-team chances limited last season after joining the club in a transfer from Paris Saint-Germain in January.
On his first taste of the Premier League , Kovacic added: "Well, the tempo is higher, there is more space, but as I said it's not hard to adapt when you are surrounded by great players". "I am going to stop, just for one or two years, then I will start again". I will not leave [this year]. "We did very well for 75 minutes of the 90, but inside there were 15 minutes [that were] frightful", he said.
World Player of the Year Barrett came in with queries over his form after a subdued finish to the Super Rugby season with the Wellington Hurricanes. "The guy we're pretty keen on is Aso, we're trying to get an update on his about how his wrist is", he told reporters.
Brazil have announced their squad for their upcoming worldwide friendlies next month, and a few big names were left out. Tite said Brazil's World Cup elimination left a "bad taste" and defended star forward Neymar , who has been heavily criticized for apparent play-acting during the tournament.
Winx defeated Invictus Prince and D'Argento as trainer Chris Waller sets his sights on winning a fourth Cox Plate with the champion racemare. Four months after winning the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at the same racecourse, the bay mare's triumphant return to the track left Waller choking back tears.
If we press very high we are able to do well. Otherwise, for us it is maybe a problem. "We have good players, we can do something magic, so it's good to have this kind of manager". Hazard started the game against Arsenal from the subs bench following his exertions at this summers World Cup but made an instant impact following his 61st-minute introduction.
Wickens connected with Ryan Hunter-Reay and shot into a 360-degree spin into the fence. Wickens, who still lists Guelph as his home, was attempting to pass Ryan Hunter-Reay when the two cars touched. "I took my hands off the wheel when I went backward, and I think some piece of debris came in as I was holding them (my hands) in, kind of just smacked the top of them, so I took a bit of a beating, but nothing is broken just some swelling and some cuts".
Substitute Philippe Coutinho added a well-taken late third before another fine bit of individual skill from Messi wrapped things up in stoppage time . Gerard Moreno, Villarreal's biggest off-season signing, put the hosts ahead in the 16th before Sociedad came back with goals by Willian Jose in the 40th and Juanmi in the 71st.
We will look back on it, I didn't feel he needed to follow through". I don't like to talk about individual players every time . They were great and very lively in front of goal. Our board is working on that situation and we will see if we have some more updates in the next few days". "I can tell you Mina is not available for the match".
The CDC is an independent body so Bayliss will not be involved in the process and he said it was "business as usual" while that takes shape. "I'm happy for Ben and glad it's all over". "Whether it's Ben or someone else". "On this occasion he's unfortunate to miss out", Root added, "but what he's done so far has been nothing short of high class".
How could you possibly be mad about your team signing LeBron James , especially considering it's the Lakers , who have a rich history of stars suiting up to play for them? Top three players of all time. Simmons, in his first official NBA season, was named NBA Rookie of the Year for his unbelievable season at point guard, finishing third in the league in triple-doubles (12) and was second all-time in triple-doubles by a rookie.
Lindelof was guilty of failing to track Murray for Brighton's first goal and Bailly brought down Gross for the penalty. Then from the re-start, Eric Bailly gave away a needless corner and some penalty box pinball ended with Shane Duffy scoring a second after expertly controlling Anthony Knockaert's miscued shot.
City swarmed around the Huddersfield area in the opening moments, Aguero having a shot blocked and the visitors' Steve Mounie miscuing a clearance onto the top of his own bar inside three minutes. Midfielder Silva missed eight Premier League games after Christmas in the previous campaign while his son was fighting for his life in Spain . As for Huddersfield, they fell to a 3-0 defeat to Chelsea in their season opener.
India back on track and critical times begin for England . Virat Kohli made a superb 97 and Ajinkya Rahane 81 to help the visitors to 307-6 after England won the toss. Things looked to be going smoothly despite these twin blows before Pujara's indiscretion could have cost India dearly but Kohli and Rahane were equal to the task.