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Alonso could have had no complaints had he been shown a second yellow, but Conte was not prepared to take any chances with Chelsea due to face Manchester City at Stamford Bridge next Saturday. Jose Mourinho's team scored 30 percent of last season's goals in these five matches. Yet, now we have stronger cases of putting them right in the mix.
  • Mourinho cautious despite fast Man Utd start

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    Lukaku's goal at St Mary's settled a rather underwhelming contest to keep United apace with neighbours City at the top of the Premier League , and extended his fantastic start since switching from Everton in July. "I don't know", he said. Had Andreas Pereira stayed at Manchester United instead of going on loan to Valencia, perhaps he would be another player to compete for those positions.
  • Decision on Pogba surgery next week, reveals surgeon

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    It remains unclear when Pogba will return with manager Jose Mourinho noting that he is not "counting the days" and that he has "no idea [when he will come back]". "I'm not going to cry or count the days for Pogba to return", stated Mourinho. "Until then, I trust my people". Pogba underwent scans at Carrington a day after he suffered the injury at Basel but the results were inconclusive.
  • Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Is New York Close To Making A Deal?

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    That pick was bundled with Thomas, Jae Crowder, and Ante Zizic during the blockbuster Cavs-Celtics trade and the Knicks eyeing that as part of a return for Anthony ideally would help NY rebuild for the future. Before the Cavaliers , who could use Anthony's services, even consider the 10-time All-Star, they must first set their borders. "New York is not interested in a deal in which it takes back significant money in the 2019-20 season".
  • Virender Sehwag says India will whitewash Australia 5-0

    Virender Sehwag says India will whitewash Australia 5-0

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    And the dark clouds are expected to hover over the stadium when the two teams meet in the second of the five-match ODI series . The 38-year-old also believes that the current Indian side is as strong as the Australian teams captained by Steve Waugh or Ricky Ponting but admitted that the middle-order needs to be looked at ahead of the third ODI at Indore .
  • United States police shoot deaf man 'ignoring commands'

    United States police shoot deaf man 'ignoring commands'

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    Investigators said his father was involved in the accident. He added that he gives condolences to the Sanchez family. He said Sanchez was holding a metal pipe that was approximately 2 feet (0.6 meters) long and that had a leather loop on one end for wrapping around one's wrist.
  • Cleveland Browns vs Indianapolis Colts

    Cleveland Browns vs Indianapolis Colts

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    Brissett's starting debut in Indy was good enough for this team to earn a victory. The 31-year-old is in his sixth year with Indianapolis . That by itself doesn't mean much, but if he can continue to put up nice lines like the one he managed last week , he can be a factor for receiver-hungry teams.
  • Road to the Olympic Games: Berlin Marathon

    Road to the Olympic Games: Berlin Marathon

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    He is, after all, the reigining Olympic marathon champion and ran 2:00:25 at the Nike Breaking2 project in Monza, Italy in May, a non-record-eligible environment. Sunday's victory was Kipchoge's second in Berlin , and eighth of his career within a sanctioned marathon. Bekele, who had targeted the world record , dropped off the lead group just after the halfway mark with laboured running and eventually failed to finish.
  • Celtic stroll to win over Rangers to extend unbeaten run

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    The disaster first goal, there were two or three good chances to clear, then they win the second ball and score. At this point the movement of Celtic's attacking players was causing Rangers all sorts of problems, pulling their defenders all over the place.
  • Man City worsen Palace woes, Chelsea thrash Stoke as Everton fight back

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    Saturday's hat-trick crowned an impressive all-round performance in which Morata held the ball up well, showed excellent control and took his goals clinically. During the Stoke game, Chelsea fans unveiled their new Alvaro Morata song. For every player, for every single player, the past stays there. Morata has now scored six times in the Premier League and Chelsea's club-record signing from Real Madrid is buoyed by his link-up play with his Spanish team-mate.
  • Conte reacts to Chelsea win at Stoke and Morata display

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    Cesc Fabregas is also made to start the game among the substitutes as summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko comes into the midfield alongside Victor Moses , N'Golo Kante and Marcos Alonso following his run-out against Forest. Still, Alonso nearly fell afoul of Dean seconds before being replaced, with the defender foolishly taking a throw-in when the referee had already signalled it as a Stoke ball.
  • Magic Morata hits hat-trick in Chelsea rout

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    If Stoke wish to push on, or even avoid a relegation fight, they must fill their squad with more players are able to perform consistently. They've got goals from all over the pitch this season. "I'm pleased for Eden [Hazard] because in the last game he played very well but I think he played with good intensity, now his injury is overcome", Conte said in his press conference.