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by | August 13, 2017 | 16:12

Giroud's compatriot Alexandre Lacazette marked his league debut with a goal in just 94 seconds, only for Shinji Okazaki to level for the Foxes less than three minutes later. Wenger has always been desperate to keep Giroud because he offers something so different with his aerial presence but was also willing to let him leave if he felt that he needed a guarantee that he would start more regularly in this World Cup season.

by | August 13, 2017 | 15:19

They have weakened their own team and strengthened Manchester United , who now have a better chance of winning the Premier League than Chelsea . However, the English champions are looking short on options in midfield following Matic's controversial move to Manchester United .

by | August 13, 2017 | 14:56

He has a little abdominal strain that he caught on Sunday morning in training, before he came to Wembley. "Yes", Wenger said in July, as quoted by The Daily Telegraph . If it is, no matter - here are 11 things you might have forgotten from the end of last season, starting with... "Manchester came to me, they talked with my agent, but nothing happened, because Chelsea would not negotiate me in any way and I'm very happy at Chelsea ".

by | August 13, 2017 | 14:47

Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav was the only change for the touring side, called up as a replacement for suspended left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja . The pitch deteriorated quickly this session, and it will be interesting to see how it behaves for the remainder of the match. India now have two new batters at the crease, exactly what Sri Lanka would have wanted.

by | August 13, 2017 | 12:32

Wenger said the Chile global would miss Arsenal's home fixture against Leicester City on Friday as well as the trip to Stoke City on August 19. 'I have sympathy for him. He had a scan two days ago and he's out for a while. Why hasn't he just said I'm staying for one more season? "I rate him as a player, but we have similar types with Alex Iwobi , Jack Wilshere back, Mesut Ozil .

by | August 13, 2017 | 12:11

World No.3 Federer secured the decisive first break against Bautista Agut in the ninth game of the opening set and then served out to take control of the match. In another round-of-16 action, 18-year-old Canadian rising star Denis Shapovalov stunned world No. 2 Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) and stymied the Spaniard's hopes of regaining the No.1 ranking this week.

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:59

Arsenal have reportedly offered Alexis Sanchez a new deal worth £300,000 a week, according to the Daily Mail . "He had an abdominal strain and could be out for one or two weeks". The Frenchman also dismissed media reports linking Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with rival Chelsea . "He's very conscious of his qualities, he was not always".

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:57

With RHP Brandon Kintzler traded, the Twins don't have a set closer, so Molitor said Minnesota will continue to mix and match at the end of games. Matt Belisle did what he could, but it was not enough. After two relatively easy innings, when he threw 20 strikes out of 25 pitches, he walked No. 9 hitter Jason Castro with one out in the third. Miguel Cabrera came out of the game after he singled in the fifth inning, complaining of lower back stiffness.

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:54

An admiring Wenger said Giroud was "in his prime" and "at the top of his game". "Lacazette can integrate well into the game we want to play with his movement, combination, technical quality and efficiency", Wenger told Sky Sports . Granit Xhaka's sloppy pass was picked up by Albrighton and he forged down the left flank before bending a sublime cross into the danger area that Vardy converted.

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:52

Regardless, the Paris 2024 Olympics is still years from now so there's plenty of time for the International Olympic Committee to determine if eSports truly has a place in the world's most prestigious sporting event. ESports continues to grow, however, and inclusion in the 2024 Olympics would deliver a great deal of authentication to it being an actual sport.

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:34

The announcement comes as federal, provincial and municipal authorities struggle to handle a surge in people crossing from NY state to Quebec at unofficial crossings to take advantage of a legal loophole that allows them to claim asylum in Canada.

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:00

Back at the stadium where she landed Olympic gold in 2012, Pearson shocked her American challengers, including world record holder Kendra Harrison , to take victory in 12.59 seconds. "I can not believe it, it's insane", said Dutkiewicz. I had a flow. "On the finish line I thought I had finished fourth - madness!" In contrast to the experience of Pearson and Harper-Nelson, this is just Dutkiewicz's second senior medal, though the German will be confident heading into the European ...

by | August 13, 2017 | 10:42

The injury occurred when Harper attempted to beat out a groundball to the first baseman. His status will be updated when the team makes a formal announcement as to the exact nature of the injury. The series opener Friday was postponed after a lengthy rain delay and is set to be a part of a day-night doubleheader Sunday. Andrew Stevenson took over in center field and Brian Goodwin moved to right field.

by | August 13, 2017 | 09:45

It brings him level with former Arsenal favourite Kevin Campbell, who breached Manchester City swiftly at Highbury in 1994, while Colombia great Faustino Asprilla also punished Sheffield Wednesday in the second minute of the 1997-98 campaign while at Newcastle United.

by | August 13, 2017 | 08:52

Christian Hackenberg , a second-round pick in 2016, took over for McCown and played until late in the third quarter. Bryce Petty came into game with 1:01 remaining in the third quarter. From everyone here at The Jet Press, we hope you enjoy our coverage of tonight's first game of the preseason for the Jets. McCown finished 3-of-4 for 72 yards and the touchdown.

by | August 13, 2017 | 08:05

In his first three seasons in Washington , Murphy appeared in 47 regular-season games with 22 starts, registering 112 tackles along with 15 sacks, six forced fumbles and four fumbles recovered. A former college star will be out for the upcoming National Football League season. According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo , Murphy will serve his four game suspension while on Injured Reserve.

by | August 13, 2017 | 07:54

Ezekiel Elliott will not play tonight in the Cowboys preseason game against the Rams. With Dak Prescott being the starting quarterback, always remember he was the third-string option last season at the start of training camp. Elliott is appealing the suspension and could pursue other legal measures to get it reduced or overturned. Elliott was seen on the field doing pregame sprints, and did not look to be injured.

by | August 13, 2017 | 07:19

But this time Denis Shapovalov didn't get the win. Shapovalov became the youngest player to reach the tournament's quarterfinals since Bjorn Borg in 1974. On track for a third Rogers Cup triumph, the Swiss great will meet Haase, who recovered from dropping the first set against Schwartzman to book his first ATP 1000 semi-final berth.

by | August 13, 2017 | 07:07

Crespo is also backing Wayne Rooney to be player of the season, thanks to the "romantic story" of the return to his boyhood club Everton . In the past two seasons, Chelsea and Leicester City have both sacked their managers less than a year after winning the title.

by | August 13, 2017 | 06:57

Giroud's clever header in the 85th minute secured the points after Lacazette had taken just 94 seconds to make his mark with a header from Mohamed Elneny's curling cross, equaling the record for the fastest opening goal in a Premier League season.

by | August 13, 2017 | 05:16

Despite an injury-hit debut season with City following his January move from Palmeiras, Jesus still scored seven times and produced four assists in his 10 Premier League games. West Ham United is a +1100 underdog versus Manchester United (-333) with a draw at +475. "He didn't say anything - Jose just gave him a nod and Adedeji said thank you".

by | August 13, 2017 | 05:13

Guardiola wouldn't have imagined that after bringing Claudio Bravo to the Etihad last season , he would already be looking for a replacement in less than a year due to the Chilean shot stopper's abysmal performances last term. I assure you that. But probably the first moment you allow yourselves to get really stretched as a team they capitalised. Hughton, who will assess Chelsea loanee Izzy Brown's hamstring injury on Sunday, bemoaned his side relinquishing possession too easily, but ...

by | August 13, 2017 | 05:05

However, manager Conte turned to Morata in the 59th minute with the west London side trailing 3-0 to Burnley at Stamford Bridge following Gary Cahill's sending off. You are not satisfied with my starting XI? Brighton even looked the more likely to score 10 minutes after the break when City's goalkeeping woes appeared to rear their head once more.

by | August 13, 2017 | 04:51

Merson says he believes they will not have a happy return, arguing that Pep Guardiola's Manchester City will teach them a harsh lesson. And the Manchester United boss soon turned his focus to Sunday's Premier League opener, where his expensively-assembled side welcome West Ham to Old Trafford .

by | August 13, 2017 | 04:37

Zlatan Ibrahimovic got 17 as part of 28 in all competitions before his campaign was ended early by a knee ligament injury. Mourinho has sought to strengthen his squad over the summer, bringing in Nemanja Matic , Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku for a combined fee of more than £145million.