by | January 20, 2019 | 22:53

Yet even so, Guardiola is happy with the idea of playing lots of matches if it brings plenty of trophies, and is not anxious that Premier League leaders Liverpool might benefit from a lighter schedule. Sterling, who had a strong penalty appeal turned down in the first half, scored the second when he dived to head in a cross from Sane in the 54th. And while Manchester City might not be in the situation where they have games in hand on the Reds yet, they have effectively been playing often ...

by | January 20, 2019 | 22:01

He carved out a reputation as one of the Premier League's top midfield players over the years, although was significantly held back by injuries, particularly over the last couple of seasons. You always feel this, because you have a long period at a club, you have a lot of love for the club, but sometimes you separate in a bad way and I don't feel that way.

by | January 20, 2019 | 21:53

Kvitova broke twice in the first set and three times in the second to win 6-2 6-1 in a flawless performance. Sharapova was booed after taking a seven-minute toilet break at the end of the second set - but the pause did not help the 30th seed, who lost the next four games.

by | January 20, 2019 | 19:34

The article even claims that Higuain could be set to feature against Spurs, especially given his fine record against the north London club. Speaking in a press conference , Gattuso said: "I want to be honest with you all". You need to play a few games in a row to be competitive, so that's what's a bit hard in this last month. Eden Hazard cut a forlorn figure when selected once again as the Blues' central attacker - a role Higuain is expected to step straight into with Sarri seemingly ...

by | January 20, 2019 | 19:14

Defending champion Roger Federer's strong run against qualifiers at Grand Slam tournaments continued with a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3), 6-3 win over Daniel Evans in the second round at the Australian Open . She was always going to have a really tricky opponent in France's Alize Cornet in the second round and it proved to be just that. Meanwhile, Canadian Milos Raonic unleashed a "scary" display of ruthless serving to break the hearts of home fans and dismantle an ailing Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 7-6 ...

by | January 20, 2019 | 18:10

Williams went up 3-0 in the first set before her Canadian counterpart earned her first point. "This tournament especially. He's played five grand slam finals here which is a remarkable achievement really". She absolutely slaughtered Tatiana Marja 6-0 and 6-2 during their match on Monday, and moves on to compete again on Wednesday. Court's record now sits at 24, a record she set during her career between 1960-1977.

by | January 20, 2019 | 18:10

All of 17, never the victor of a Grand Slam match until this week, Amanda Anisimova is making quite a first impression at the Australian Open . Next for Sharapova is a matchup against Australia's Ashleigh Barty , who beat Maria Sakkari 7-5, 6-1 to equal her best showing at any major tournament.

by | January 20, 2019 | 16:00

UFC Fight Night 143 is scheduled for Saturday at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN +. White went on to defend Hardy, saying he deserves to have the chance to fight because he has "paid his dues". "When the whole Greg Hardy incident popped up and flooded my phone and my life, it was weighing heavy on my heart that I've gotta reach out to this guy", she explained.

by | January 20, 2019 | 14:55

He will play Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut , who beat Croatian sixth seed Marin Cilic in five sets, in the last eight. Nadal has a 19-4 head-to-head advantage, but Berdych will hope for a repeat of his Melbourne quarter-final win in 2015.

by | January 20, 2019 | 14:43

They defeated the Seattle Seahawks , 24-22, in the wild-card round before falling to the Los Angeles Rams , 30 -22, in last Saturday's NFC Divisional playoff game. The Cowboys struggled in the passing game, going with a by-committee approach to replace receiver Dez Bryant and tight end Jason Witten . The 2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year regressed in the season and a half following that honor before his efficiency improved after the addition of Cooper.

by | January 20, 2019 | 14:39

While play began on time at the three main show courts - Roger Federer, Ashleigh Barty and Stafanos Tsitsipas were early winners there- the rain left numerous outdoor courts flooded with water. Over at adjoining Margaret Court Arena, Tsitsipas took the opening set 6-3 against Nikoloz Basilashvili but the Georgian player won the second by the same score.

by | January 20, 2019 | 14:12

Do you agree with Sarri's comments about Chelsea players? "Yet it seems to me that we find it very hard to be truly motivated for these games". "We did not play our own football in the sense that, for example, our defending ended up with us running backwards rather than going and pressing higher up the pitch".

by | January 20, 2019 | 13:41

For more information and to stay updated in the build up to the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards , visit and follow #Laureus19 on social media platforms. Hamilton and Mercedes are the latest F1 representatives at the Laureus Awards, with the sport enjoying success in years gone by. Trailblazing Spaniard Ana Carrasco , the first woman to have secured a motor cycling world title, is nominated for the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year .

by | January 20, 2019 | 12:32

Tiafoe broke down in tears as he was interviewed on court post-match, speaking of the disbelief he felt over his rapid rise past two years after the 7-5 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (1-7) 7-5 triumph. Berdych took altogether too long to hit his stride, impressing in the third set after failing to challenge Nadal at all beforehand. Just like many times before throughout his career, Berdych failed to deliver his "A game" against the rivals from the top and he couldn't find the solution how to take away the ...

by | January 20, 2019 | 12:15

It was a stuttering start for both Halep and WIlilams in the second set, with both losing their first service games, however it was Halep who broke again to go 4-3 up, then again in Williams' next service game to take the set 6-3 and the match.

by | January 20, 2019 | 11:25

Her ranking was languishing in the 200s when she chose to take an indefinite break from tennis in late 2014 and she used some of the time away from the game to follow another sporting interest, playing cricket for Brisbane Heat in the Women's Big Bash League .

by | January 20, 2019 | 10:58

The former Real Madrid man rose to the occasion as expected and headed home the Bianconeri's only goal on the night to help the Italian giants claim their first bit of silverware for the season. "We are top of the table, but it's a very long tournament and it's going to be tough, so we need to keep working ". He has scored only six goals in 15 Serie A appearances this season, after netting 24 and 16 in his two seasons in Turin.

by | January 20, 2019 | 10:52

Dinwiddie scored 25 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and overtime and the Nets spoiled Harden's night with a 145-142 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. "A little bit", he said. The Rockets new lineup didn't start the game well on the defensive end of the ball. The Rockets won the first meeting at Barclays Center on November 2, erasing a 14-point deficit before getting a 119-111 victory.

by | January 20, 2019 | 09:38

The New England Patriots are headed to their 8th straight AFC Championship game . Standing in the way of a fourth Super Bowl appearance in 5 years are Patrick Mahomes , Tyreek Hill , Travis Kelce and the high-powered Kansas City Chiefs .

by | January 20, 2019 | 09:03

If this was his last match, then even with a loss, this was some way to go out if you were him. At some point when you feel like you're never going to get back to 100 per cent, you've had the success that Andy has had, you can only understand the decision.