Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 and had three year-long loan spells at Atletico Madrid but returned to the London side in 2015 when Chelsea won the title under former manager Jose Mourinho. Conte wants his players to win the title at The Hawthorns and Courtois added: 'We hope to do it at the first attempt. Over the years we've had good games against them and we've had a few good results at The Hawthorns, so we'll be turning up confident and trying to win the game.
We shook hands before the game, we shook hands after the game. Manchester United's manager Jose Mourinho watches over his team's training session at the team's training complex in Manchester, England Wednesday May 10, 2017 . Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck did the damage in north London on Sunday and Mourinho has accepted United's hopes of a return to UEFA's elite competition via a league position are over.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has fired a warning shot at the Blues' Premier League rivals, suggesting that his charges have plenty of room for improvement. We have the same ambition. "After the fairytale of my Leicester, this splendid Chelsea adventure". It was his first meeting with Roman Abramovich and Michael Emenalo, and he bore a list of players he needed to make Chelsea great again.
Bernardo Silva made it 2-0 on the stroke of half-time and Falcao added his 27th goal of the season in all competitions in 69th minute before Junior Alonso put the ball in his own net in the closing stages. "We have a great collective strength, and you can only enjoy yourself when you're in this team". With third place already guaranteed, this was an inconsequential loss.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met behind closed doors in the afternoon, while an official ceremony to welcome the other participants was scheduled at the Petruzzelli theatre in the evening. However, the U.S. Treasury spokesman said the issue was likely to come up in bilateral talks. US companies now pay tax on income earned outside the country, as well as within, and USA based multi-national corporations say that puts them at a disadvantage with foreign competitors.
And with the pressure firmly on, Jurgen Klopp's side produced one of their most commanding performances of the season in a wholly one-sided affair. I have a contract with Liverpool , there are two games, there are a lot of chances for us to be in the Champions League next year.
Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami, who were out with injuries, will make a comeback and K.L. Rahul will miss out due to injury. Rohit has not played ODI cricket since October a year ago and Shami's time away extends back to the World Cup in 2015.
Russian hockey officials announced that Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin played through injury before Washington was eliminated from the NHL playoffs in the second round by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Evgeni Malkin leads all players in playoff scoring with 19 points; Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby are tied for fourth with 14; Phil Kessel is tied for sixth with Ottawa's leading scorer, Erik Karlsson , at 13.
Toronto was swept in the second round after the Cavs beat the Raptors 109-102 to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Kyle Lowry wants an National Basketball Association ring and seems to be exhausted of waiting. Although the Raptors took a lead when forward Serge Ibaka converted a three-point play, the advantage did not last long, as the Cavaliers went on a 14-2 run and never looked back.
This exclusive Derek Jeter-inspired Air Jordan 11 Navy Suede colorway was on display at the pop-up shop directly across from Yankee Stadium at 880 River Ave on Sunday, May 14. "I got the opportunity to play him the a year ago". McCann will always be able to say he was on deck for Jeter's walk-off single in his final at-bat at Yankee Stadium.
It's seemed for weeks now that Europa League glory is United's best chance for Champions League qualification and, now more than ever, the ability to provide Champions League football tends to be a significant deciding factor for potential signings.
A bit of huff and puff after the midway point sparked a sense of hope, only for a lack of bite in attack to ultimately let them down. "We won't do this". Prem sides Leicester, Southampton, Watford and West Ham could all be in the market for Silva, whose Hull side needed a win to stand a chance of staying up.
St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russian Federation, crashes into Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, and defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14), of Sweden, during the first period in Game 3 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 30, 2017 , in Nashville, Tenn .
Weaver (0-4), a three-time All-Star in 11 seasons with the Angels, has struggled since signing with San Diego over the winter. He had 55 multi-hit games last season, which was tied for seventh in the AL but was just third best on his own team (Adam Eaton & Melky Cabrera , 56).
Three-time champion Hamilton kept pushing to regain his lead, with the pair's cars even touching on lap 38. Hamilton and Vettel are embroiled in a fascinating, two-way battle for the FIA World Championship. "Well done to him". That cut Hamilton's deficit from 7.3 seconds to less than five, but Vettel limited the damage with a stunning passing move on Bottas into Turn One.
An improved contract offer is likely, especially as Inter Milan covet the former Juventus and Italy boss. But the 47-year-old suggested after the title success at The Hawthorns that he wanted to build on the rejuvenation he has led this season.
Sky reporter Geoff Shreeves asked three questions of the United manager and then tried to follow up with a fourth, saying: 'Jose, before you go...' - only for Mourinho to have already darted away from the television cameras at White Hart Lane.
Swansea boss Paul Clement said: "I'm very proud of my players today". Swansea , who have righted the ship a little in taking four points from their last two games after a return of just a single point in the previous six, trail fourth from bottom Hull by two points with three matches remaining.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr did not travel to Salt Lake City in advance of today's Game 3 against the Utah Jazz and instead saw a specialist at Duke University on Friday as he remains away from the bench due to back pain. Toronto led by three points at halftime but the Cavaliers kept pressing in the third and seized command in the fourth. He scored 35 points, 13 in a powerful stretch to open the deciding fourth quarter, to go with eight rebounds and seven assists.
Turris scored 6:28 into overtime to lift the Senators to 5-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday for a 3-2 series lead in their second-round series. Holden's came with 5:56 remaining in the first period. "We have to have the urgency, the battle level that we normally have", coach Guy Boucher said.
We were talking about Stoke fans getting frustrated again on Soccer Saturday but what do they want? "I know we can go forward and score goals ". Whether that actually means anything or not it was still a nice sight to see after a few games seeing the subject of so many transfer rumours take charge of a game after a while.
And Coutinho clearly enjoys his trips to the capital as the two previous occasions he has scored twice in a Premier League game have come while he has been in London . "We were nowhere near close enough to them when they had the ball and when you give players like that space they will kill you". But Jurgen Klopp's men took a vital lead for their Champions League ambitions, when Philippe Coutinho delivered a sublime pass to Daniel Sturrdige for the talented forward to finish around Adrian in ...
But Brown said that with Alonso having failed to make the start of the Russian Grand Prix two weeks ago, it was incredible that his home event got off to such a bad start. Fernando Alonso is turning his attention to the challenge awaiting him at the Indy 500 after fading to 12th place in the Spanish Grand Prix . "Running in the ovals maybe I learned to go quick on the straights as well", he said.
This battle was much closer as Nadal pulled off a 7-6 6-4 win where Thiem managed to save two Championship points at 5-4 in the second set. If I'm at my best and he's at his best on clay, he's probably the better player. "I think it was a good fight out there ", Thiem said after the match . It doesn't seem like anybody who's been playing in these tournaments can beat Nadal , in fact, he's only lost two sets in the three tournaments that he's won.
The Frenchman says he is not concerned with the discontent, however, only targeting a Champions League spot for next season. "Look, I am paid to do my job for the club I love and I will do that as long as I'm here with full commitment". Wenger also hailed his side's performance against Stoke , telling Sky Sports: "We were efficient up front and defensively were compact and defended well from the front".
On Saturday, Theo scored Madrid's second goal in a 6-3 victory over Aluche. Real Madrid survived an early Atletico Madrid onslaught to reach the Champions League final 4-2 on aggregate on Wednesday and set up a mouth-watering clash against Juventus.
That's how it is, part of this life is to handle pressure. It has been a good last few weeks for us, but we probably have not got as many points as we should. "We want this Champions League position". "His paced troubles teams and I thought his timing was brilliant". The home side had the chance to hit back immediately, when a corner fell to Andre Ayew, who somehow managed to hit the post when it looked easier to score from a yard out.
Along with retiring his number and putting a plaque in Monument park in his honor, the Yankees gave him framed replicas of both, plus a 14-karat white gold ring that listed his accomplishments. To fete the legacy of legendary Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and the retirement of his jersey this weekend, Major League Baseball sponsor Budweiser is out with what it called an "emotive new video", This Bud's for 2, which went live Friday (May 12).
And to celebrate, his players soaked their manager with champagne in the dressing room. "I think that we have also another target to try to reach because we worked very hard to reach the final of the FA Cup and then it's important to prepare in the right way for next season".
It was Spurs' 14th successive home league win - equalling the club record, set over two seasons in 1987 - and confirmed they will end the season in second place, their highest placing since a runners-up finish in 1963. Tottenham will finish in second place behind Premier League champions Chelsea this season after another impressive season of progress under Mauricio Pochettino.
Hamilton took note of Alonso's improvement, saying "It's fantastic for McLaren and Honda to get into the top 10". On expiry of his contract by the end of 2017, the Spaniard said: "I am hopeful that things will improve, but from September or October I will be open to any kind of negotiation, whether with McLaren or any other team".
The formation sees the Germany worldwide and Alexis Sanchez line up behind a lone striker, Olivier Giroud playing the role against Stoke , and the trio combined to score all four of Arsenal's goals at the bet365 Stadium. Gunners defender Rob Holding echoed Bellerin as he praised the way they stood up to a high-pressure situation. The decisive third Sanchez goal was all the more important given that the Chilean appeared about to be replaced due to injury.
Washington is 0-7 at home when facing elimination since 1988, not that such a stat really matters given all but three of the players on their current roster were born after 1988. Stevens also unveiled a few new offensive wrinkles with Thomas and Al Horford running the pick-and-roll with Horford as the ball-handler. Thomas scored 18 points - a total that was equaled or surpassed by three of his fellow starters - during Boston's Game 5 win.
Jeter, who played his final season in 2014 after a 20-year career in NY, became the 22nd player in franchise history to have his number retired. The new place does not hold the noise the way the old place did, everybody knows that. The Yankees started celebrating even before ceremonies to retire Derek Jeter's No. 2. Jeter was the star of all of them. While Jeter's exact net worth is unknown, he earned more than $266 million in salary over the course of his career, via Spotrac .
If you were patient enough, though, Rafa Cabrera Bello made it all worth it with a historic shot on the par-5 16th. Cabrera Bello finished the tournament tied for fourth on six under par, four shots behind victor Kim Si-woo and his best finish on the PGA Tour this season.
Mark McCall's men also remain on course for a remarkable feat of winning the Premiership and Champions Cup double for the second successive season. "We weren't able to reverse the pressure". Billy Vunipola has taken his ball-carrying game to a new level, although his desire to bring more "edge" to his play has seen him screaming in the faces of opponents and being told to calm down by referees.
An unerring knack to draw matches they have dominated has cost United, with their top-four hopes extinguished once and for all on Sunday. Nerves were shredded at the final whistle but Mourinho's men held on by the skin of their teeth and no one will worry about that before the final in Sweden in 12 days' time.
But it is something I understood when I signed here. "We agreed we are not using Tottenham as a platform to sell ourselves". "It's important to be honest with the person that signed you three years ago and invited you to a good project that you agreed to".
I think that showed, that little bit of more confidence and quality on their side. It was the last north London derby at the Lane and that's so special for so many people. "Well done to them, but when you start a championship, the target is not to finish above Spurs - it's to win the championship", he said post-match.
He also stressed how the Europa League presents United with the opportunity to win two European trophies. "I think in all the games he's played until now, he's shown intelligence, composure on the ball". Everything was completely different about Sunday's game at Emirates Stadium , and it summed up where both teams are at right now. "We are giving everything we can, the players, myself, everyone, we are giving everything so when you give everything, no problem".
That fight could finally happen in September, if the 26-year-old Alvarez can solve the unpredictable Chavez, a former middleweight champ. "Triple-G, you are next my friend", the Mexican said . The prediction here is that Alvarez wins by easy decision. "I'll be at that one too!" "The era of Canelo is the best because I fought the best". And Alvarez left no doubt.
As a player, he won 15 major honours at Juventus, including three consecutive Italian crowns with the Old Lady and although the 47-year-old did not enjoy the same level of success in charge of the Italian national team, don't be surprised if he wraps up the Double in his debut season in SW6.
He charged at Olynyk after the play, earning himself a suspension for Game 4. Forward Kelly Oubre Jr. of the Washington Wizards has been suspended for Sunday's Game 4 against the Boston Celtics after being ejected for knocking a player to the floor, the National Basketball Association announced on Saturday.
Training from Monday to Wednesday was hard. Tottenham bid a victorious farewell to White Hart Lane after 118 years as Mauricio Pochettino's side outmanoeuvred Manchester United . Wanyama was a dominant presence in the Spurs midfield, running the game having opened the scoring with a thundering header inside six minutes. Carrick left White Hart Lane for United in 2006 in a £19million deal and has won 16 major honours in over 450 appearances for the club.
World number one Andy Murray crashed out of the Madrid Open in the third round on Thursday to 20-year-old Borna Coric in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. A tidy win sends Djokovic into the quarterfinals against Kei Nishikori , who denied David Ferrer his 700th career victory with a clinical 6-4, 6-3, conquest that spanned 85 minutes.
The summer signing has been something of a Europa League specialist for Manchester United so far this season and will be hoping to help his team reach the final in Stockholm. Mourinho's men have just one more chance to make amends this season, when they take on Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Sunday. He also stressed how the Europa League presents United with the opportunity to win two European trophies.
I'm not one to believe in curses, so I'm ready to take the challenge head on like always! I've been Green Bay , because I like that offense. Finally, EA Sports has declared that it will be leaving the last generation of consoles behind in favor of supporting current-gen systems, with Madden NFL 18 only releasing for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Those games are against Stoke, Sunderland and Everton , teams who have little left to play for. "We have to play to win the games". "We had some chances as well in the first half, but it was a very even game". Southampton manager Claude Puel , whose side remain 10th, felt his players deserved to take more from the game. "We can not find the good clinical edge", said beaten manager Claude Puel .
The reds made two changes for this game, with Adam Lallana ready to make his first start in nearly 2 months and Daniel Sturridge in for the injured Roberto Firmino. 'We have to be honest about it. We wanted to avoid that factor of complacency, but obviously, it was there subconsciously. Coutinho added two to the tally against a crumbling home side and Divock Origi closed the account with Liverpool's fourth.
Capital football club Chelsea grabbed their second English Premier League (EPL) title in three seasons with a 1-0 victory here over West Bromwich Albion as they took an unassailable 10-point lead over second-placed Tottenham Hotspur. It's a great squad of players they've got there. Aware that the unhappiness of players like Diego Costa , Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas had sowed the seeds of discontent at Chelsea , Conte hatched a plan to win over his collection of multi-millionaire ...