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Bilic knows no Premier League keeper enjoys playing against Everton hit-man Romelu Lukaku . Adrian, despite the low number of Premier League starts this season, has been in goal for four of the Hammers eight Premier League clean sheets, the same number as the player who replaced him as the starter, Ireland worldwide keeper Darren Randolph.
  • Messi brace pulls Barcelona even in La Liga after thrilling Clasico win

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    Real Madrid might have drawn first blood but you don't keep champions like Messi down for too long. By finding the net Messi ended the worst goal drought in his Clasico career. "The 2-2 (goal) was a awful blow but players were able to come back in the last breath - the happy ending that we all wanted at Barcelona ". That's what made Messi's goals all the more crucial, as his late victor left the teams tied at the top of the standings with six weeks left to go.
  • Slaven Bilic hails 'amazing' West Ham defence for stopping Romelu Lukaku

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    With Slaven Bilic's side set up in a 5-3-2 formation, Everton struggled to find their attacking rhythm with the home side's defence paying close attention to leading Premier League marksman Romelu Lukaku, who went into the game with an impressive record of scoring in nine consecutive games against the Hammers.
  • Boston' Matt Barnes ejected after pitch sails behind Manny Machado

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    Just when it appeared Steven Wright had finally gained command of his fluttering knuckleball, the Baltimore Orioles found their groove. Once again, they were playing short-handed. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Carlos Beltran hit a home run for the second day in a row as Houston beat Tampa Bay. Machado pointed to his head, making clear that Barnes was out of bounds.
  • Mixed emotions for Arsenal fans after semi-final win

    Mixed emotions for Arsenal fans after semi-final win

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    The teams finished deadlocked after 90 minutes and it took an extra-time Alexis Sanchez goal to send the north London side through to a clash with local rivals Chelsea. People questioned us. In these times you can be divided or united, and we have shown the right response'. And at some stage you need to focus on something for the players which creates some confidence.
  • MacArthur converts on OT power play to send Senators into next round

    MacArthur converts on OT power play to send Senators into next round

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    Tuukka Rask made 26 saves for the Bruins, who got goals from Drew Stafford and Patrice Bergeron. This one is a 3 pm start, the second matinee in the series in just over a week, with Ottawa taking the first one 4-3 in OT on home ice after overcoming a 3-1 deficit in the third period, an answer to the opening game loss to the Bruins.
  • Kawhi Leonard and Mike Conley Go Crazy During Fourth Quarter and OT

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    Leonard scored 43 points on Saturday night for the Spurs. But Conley, who had 11 points in the fourth, answered with a floater in the lane with 4.5 seconds left to tie the game at 96. “It definitely got personal now, ” he replied, before offering some unsolicited advice to Morris: “Take his loss and go back to the hotel, be ready for the next game.”.
  • Nastase suspended by ITF for hurling abuse during Fed Cup

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    Nastase was sent off for using foul and abuse language as he swore at Johanna Konta and coach Anne Keothavong during the former's Fed Cup match against Sorana Cirstea. Nastase, who had received two official warnings before finally getting the boot, first took a seat in the stands before being escorted to the locker room and then being removed from the stadium grounds.
  • James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers

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    After the Pacers took a 102-100 lead with 1:31 remaining, Cleveland allowed just one shot attempt, a brick from George, and forced two Pacers turnovers. Indiana's best player has performed like a superstar, averaging 32.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 7.7 assists per game. Jeff Teague , Lance Stephenson and Thaddeus Young combined for 45.0 points per game, getting a lot of their shots in close to the basket.
  • Braves 5, Padres 2: Friars fail to spoil Atlanta's day

    Braves 5, Padres 2: Friars fail to spoil Atlanta's day

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    The center fielder also recorded the first out, had the first hit and scored the first run at SunTrust Park, ensuring he'll be the answer to a lot of trivia questions. But Chacin and Manuel Margot had two-out RBI singles in the second to tie the game for the Padres (5-6) as Teheran's streak of not allowing an earned run came to an end at 23 2/3 innings dating to last season.
  • Sanchez sends Arsenal into FA Cup final with win over City

    Sanchez sends Arsenal into FA Cup final with win over City

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    There is not the animosity between these two that Wenger has shared with other managers, but Guardiola knocked Arsenal out of the Champions League three times in five years with Barcelona and Bayern Munich, in 2010, 2011 and 2014. "No matter what you do, even if you get it right at some stage, people say 'why didn't you do it earlier?" It left Arsenal victorious and Wenger aiming for a record seventh FA Cup triumph.