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That said, he is no Chris Paul , a perennial candidate for Most Valuable Player and a future Hall of Famer. San Antonio (61-21) closed the regular season on a four-game losing streak. Jordan might be just as imposing at the rim. Every game is very meaningful. Utah doesn't have a ton of playoff experience among the main cogs of its roster, while the Clippers' core four have years of postseason play under their belt together.
  • Alonso supplies art as Chelsea respond to Spurs

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    After London rivals Tottenham Hotspur thumped Watford 4-0 for their sixth straight league win to cut their lead to four points, Chelsea faced a potentially hard visit to the south coast. "I was very happy because it was the goal which gave us the peace to relax and make the game more comfortable". In the 17 minute, Adam Smith unluckily deflected a shot from Diego Costa into his own goal , giving Chelsea an early (1-0) lead.
  • Yohan Benalouane refuses to accept Leicester's Champions League dream is over

    Yohan Benalouane refuses to accept Leicester's Champions League dream is over

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    Simeone said there were plenty of similarities between his team and Leicester, the Premier League champions who have recovered from a poor start to the season. The trend runs deeper as well, with 29 of last season's 37 victories in all competitions being to nil, that's a 78 per cent trend but one the bookmakers continue to ignore, with a 12/5 being widely available compared to the 11/10 for Atletico just to win the match .
  • Crystal Palace fans react on Twitter to Martin Kelly's Arsenal display

    Crystal Palace fans react on Twitter to Martin Kelly's Arsenal display

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    And Flamini concedes he did not enjoy seeing his former club suffer, adding that fans have a right to be angry because they expect to see more from the team. I think more of them want change. "I just think now it's time for him to go", Hartson told BBC Radio 5 Live. Wenger's future as manager has been the subject of much debate this season, and the defeat at Selhurst Park placed the Frenchman under even more pressure.
  • Masters 2017: Justin Rose & Sergio Garcia share lead after day three

    Masters 2017: Justin Rose & Sergio Garcia share lead after day three

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    Rose and Garcia wound up tied for the lead Saturday on a tense afternoon that set the stage for a Masters finale up for grabs. "That's all you want but really it starts on the back nine (in the final round)", added Rose. I feel good about everything. Perhaps the most daunting name at Augusta National is Jordan Spieth , who began this Masters with a quadruple-bogey 9 on the 15th hole of the opening round and was 10 shots out of the lead when he trudged off the course Thursday.
  • Isco hints at new Real Madrid contract

    Isco hints at new Real Madrid contract

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    He was the kaiser in the defense, and in the last minutes he played as a striker looking for the desperate 2-3, but finally Isco scored the goal in 89th minute. Duje Cop gave Sporting the lead from Mikel Vesga's flicked ball over the top but Isco levelled after good footwork. Bayern Munich face a familiar problem as they travel to old European foes Real Madrid on Tuesday needing to make history to keep faint hopes of Champions League glory alive.
  • As Chelsea wobble, can Spurs surge to Premier League title?

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    He points out Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, and Cesc Fabregas as the players responsible for hinging the season for Chelsea as they continue to challenge for the Premier League title. United played with two up front and with wing-backs who were high up the pitch. We have five days to prepare for this game and then play to win. We gave them double problems.
  • Ferrari to hold Kimi Raikkonen talks after disappointing Chinese Grand Prix?

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    The triple world champion lapped the 5.4-kilometre long circuit in one minute, 31.678 seconds in his Mercedes, edging Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel by 0.186 seconds. The Canadian beached his Williams in the gravel, bringing out the virtual safety auto. Eighteen races remain of the season, and Hamilton and Vettel now lead the championship with 43 points.
  • Morgan on track to face Atletico as Leicester eye another shock

    Morgan on track to face Atletico as Leicester eye another shock

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    The France global and his team-mates limbered up with a volleyed passing game before taking part in stretching exercises in the part of the training session open to the media. But they also possess another major weapon who I believe can play a big role tonight: Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco, whose ability to run with the ball at great speed is ideally suited to the counter-attack.
  • Origi produced 'special performance' for Liverpool - Klopp

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    Only the top four English clubs are guaranteed a place in next season's Champions League and Liverpool are now six points ahead of fifth-placed Manchester United, although their bitter northwest rivals do have two games in hand. Next week we try at Anfield to get 69, and let's carry on. "So, I am very happy with the performance". "I had no idea it has been that long since Liverpool have won [against a Tony Pulis side], but I can imagine it's a hard place".