Confederations Cup 2017: Fixtures, results, teams, TV & guide to the World Cup warm-up

Cristiano Ronaldo and Alexis Sanchez will extend already lengthy seasons even further when they participate in the summer showpiece in Russia Russia will continue their preparations for next year’s World Cup by hosting the Confederations Cup this summer. The eight-team tournament is held the year before each World Cup to give the host country an opportunity to test their facilities and provisions ahead of the main event. It features the champions of each confederation – decided through competitions such as the European Championship and Copa America – as well as the World Cup hosts and the reigning world …

Montreal Impact 4 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 (5-4 agg): Piatti scores two as Impact advance to Canadian Championship final

The MLS sides played a back-and-forth semifinal second leg, but the Impact’s experience ultimately prevailed The Montreal Impact rode a dominant first half to dispatch the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps 4-2 in the second leg of the Canadian Championship semifinals at Stade Saputo on Tuesday night, winning 5-4 on aggregate. Mauro Biello employed a starting XI that was close to his first choice-side, and in the opening 45 minutes the Impact looked very much like the more experienced team against a Whitecaps lineup full of youth and lesser-used…

Ramsey believes Wenger will stay at Arsenal

After scoring his second winning goal in an FA Cup final, the Gunners midfielder said “of course” the long-time manager will stay at the club Aaron Ramsey said Arsene Wenger will stay at Arsenal after the midfielder scored the winner in Saturday’s 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Chelsea at Wembley. Ramsey stooped to head home a sublime Olivier Giroud centre to give Wenger his seventh FA Cup success and ensure Arsenal won the competition for a record 13th time. Time to show Wenger some respect The Wales international credited Wenger’s decision to switch to …

Manchester United vs. Ajax live stream info, TV channel, start time: How to watch Europa League final 2017

Manchester United and Ajax will battle in Stockholm, Sweden on Wednesday in the Europa League final. The Red Devils and Dutch side enter the match failing to meet expectations domestically, with United finishing sixth in the Premier League and Ajax ending up second in the Eredivisie.  But this is their chance to make a statement, as the winner takes home the trophy and earns a spot in the 2017-18 Champions League group stage. More is on the line for United, as Ajax is already qualified for the UCL third qualifying round since it finished second in the league.  Here’s how you can watch the match and what to know: How to watch When: …

AFC Cup 2017: Zonal Semifinals Roundup: Al Wahda in command; Global FC held at home

Al Wahda won big in the first leg of their bout with Al Wehdat while Global FC found themselves held by Home United Tueday witnessed the first legs of the first semifinal in the West and ASEAN Zones get underway. In case you missed what happened, we have a recap right here:  WEST ZONE SF 1ST LEG: AL WAHDA 4-1 AL WEHDAT [Al Hasan 14′ Al Ghabbash 74′ Rafe 77′, 85′ – Abu Amara 32′] Syrian side Al Wahda took command of their West Zone semifinal two-legged tie against Jordan’s Al Wehdat after a 4-1 win at home…

Barcelona 4-1 Villarreal: Messi, Neymar and Suarez score to keep Barca in first

Barcelona remained in first place in La Liga on Saturday with a dominant display against Villarreal, winning 4-1 behind two goals from Lionel Messi and one each from Neymar and Luis Suarez. Entering the day level with rival Real Madrid on points with 81, Barca moved to 84 points with Messi scoring the winner late in the first half.  Let’s look at the highlights. Neymar made it 1-0 with a close-range goal on 21 minutes: But Villarreal battled back just over 10 minutes later, with Cedric Bakambu making it 1-1 with a long run and finish near post: But Messi would get the winner late in the first half with a low strike after leaving a defender in the dust: Suarez then made it 3-1 just before the 70…

Bloodied and battered, Messi reminds us he’s still the best in El Clasico win over Ronaldo and Real Madrid

Lionel Messi’s first half hour in El Clasico was one he won’t care to remember. It wasn’t even going that great heading into halftime. He had a black eye from a previous match, as did Barcelona’s season having won just one of its previous four matches, including a Champions League elimination at the hands of Juventus. And he got roughed up once the game started. Barca was three points back of Real Madrid, who had a game in hand entering the match. A …

You Oughta Know: RBC lead is precarious

Jason Dufner leads the RBC Heritage by one shot after three rounds, but he might not want to start thinking about how he would spend the winner’s check just yet. Each of the previous four winners at Hilton Head was at least three shots back going into the final round. That’s just one of the things You Oughta Know about what’s happening at Harbour Town. * Here’s where each of the previous four winners stood after 54 holes: 2016: Branden Grace was three shots back. 2015: Jim Furyk was four shots back. 2014: Matt Kuchar was four shots back. 2013: Graeme McDowell was four shots back. * On the other hand … 62.5 percent of Hilton Head winners all-time have held …

NHL playoffs: First-round predictions; Capitals, Blackhawks get set up nicely

It’s time for Playoff hockey. All but one of the NHL’s Original Six are among 16 still standing. The defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins are in the mix and the back-to-back Presidents’ Trophy-winning Washington Capitals coast into the postseason atop the Eastern Conference with dreams of that ever-elusive title. But what is playoff hockey without some playoff hockey predictions? With action kicking off Wednesday night, let’s project the winner of each first-round series : Eastern Conference SERIES PREDICTED WINNER/SERIES RESULTS Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Capitals, 4-1 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Blue Jackets, 4-3 Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers Canadiens, 4-3 Ottawa Senators vs. Boston Bruins Bruins, 4-1 Calling the Caps’ waltz past the Maple …

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