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Author: 0 Guardiola: Win Vs Chelsea So Important, It's In Our Hands Now

Bernardo Silva scored the only goal of the game, turning home David Silva's cross one minute into the second half. Sky Sports pundits Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville lambasted Conte for Chelsea's approach. City's hunger and desire are that strong. "In this moment, you have to accept every criticism". Whether he plays a 3-4-3, 3-5-2, or 4-4-2, he seems to have been found out in his deployment of the players at his disposal.

Sports Birmingham sack Cotterill after Forest defeat
Author: 0 Birmingham sack Cotterill after Forest defeat

Monk was sacked by Middlesbrough in December, after only taking charge of the club in the summer - but sources have confirmed to me that he has agreed a new role with Birmingham . Cotterill last week publicly passed on the blame to Blues' Chinese-run board for him not getting any new players in during the January window. Monk was appointed Swansea manager in February 2014, when he replaced Michael Laudrup.

Author: 0 Man City defeat Chelsea 1-0, strengthen grip on EPL top spot

Statistics often don't tell the whole story but some figures from Manchester City's dominant 1-0 win over Chelsea further highlighted the gulf in class between the Premier League leaders and the rest. "I was critical of Newcastle before Christmas because I thought in the first half hour of that game, the intent was really poor". We needed in this position two players with quality and to run defensively.

Author: 0 Manchester City break passing records in 1-0 win over Chelsea

Chelsea succumbed to yet another defeat in Manchester at the hands of league leaders City at the Etihad Stadium . Chelsea had frustrated City in the first half but the game was won by a Bernardo Silva strike in the first minute after the break.

Sports Isaiah Thomas calls Lonzo Ball 'a poised you man' after Lakers-Spurs
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas calls Lonzo Ball 'a poised you man' after Lakers-Spurs

Ball sparked the rally by nailing 3 of 4 three-pointers in the fourth period. "He's not always gonna hit threes like that, but he took it with confidence", Thomas said. Julius Randle continued to impress with 25 points, while Isaiah Thomas played his best game all season, dropping in 29 points and dishing out six assists off the bench.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte admits he has ambition but needs more money

STATISTICS often don't tell the whole story but some figures from Manchester City's dominant 1-0 win over Chelsea further highlighted the gulf in class between the Premier League leaders and the rest - including the reigning champions.

Sports Loyola-Chicago downs Illinois State 65-49 for MVC title
Author: 0 Loyola-Chicago downs Illinois State 65-49 for MVC title

Inconsistent offense, however, prevented the Panthers from extending their season Friday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. "We had a great November/December, and that was fun", Jacobson said. Donte Ingram led the Ramblers with 18 points, with freshman Cameron Krutwig adding 11.

Sports Markram, de Bruyn lead South Africa's fight
Author: 0 Markram, de Bruyn lead South Africa's fight

A confident pull shot through mid-wicket toward the north-western grass bank brought up Bancroft's milestone in a knock that could well lay the foundation for the remainder of his campaign. It was more of a lapse in concentration on the left-handers part and a brilliant decision by Smith than anything else. Markram hit 11 fours in his half-century and found support from de Bruyn, who made 36 and visibly irritated Starc during one spell, prompting a series of verbal exchanges between the two.

Sports It's very important Firmino extends his stay with us, says Klopp
Author: 0 It's very important Firmino extends his stay with us, says Klopp

The talented midfielder has now fully recovered however, and is starting to put in the type of classy midfield displays that made him so highly sought after just a couple of seasons ago. But he accepted the situation. "He was a long time the number one and now he is the number two but it doesn't change his attitude in training which is all good".

Sports Katarina Johnson-Thompson finally comes good on world stage
Author: 0 Katarina Johnson-Thompson finally comes good on world stage

Her best effort of 6.50m saw the Liverpool athlete take the lead again by 33 points. The fastest time came in the seventh and final heat, American Ronnie Baker stormed to victory in 6.57 ahead of Saudi Arabian Abdullah Abkar Mohammed (6.62) and Mauritian Jean-Yann De Grace (6.78).

Sports Wenger's nightmare continues as Arsenal lose away to Brighton
Author: 0 Wenger's nightmare continues as Arsenal lose away to Brighton

Wenger made his admission as Arsenal prepare for this afternoon's Premier League visit to Brighton , having twice been humiliated by Manchester City last week. "So maybe people are thinking okay, Arsenal have been out of the Champions League and is that maybe the equation for someone like myself". Koscielny is rumoured to be the player who momentarily broke down in frustration at Arsenal's current state of affairs during a players team meeting.

Sports Mueller probing if Jared Kushner's business talks affected U.S. policy
Author: 0 Mueller probing if Jared Kushner's business talks affected U.S. policy

Reince Priebus , Trump's former chief of staff, said on the same program that he agreed with most of what Christie said. Mueller's office declined to comment to NBC News for its story. The goal of the alleged meetings for Kushner Companies was to secure funding for 666 Fifth Avenue, the company's flagship property that is estimated to be nearly $1.5bn in debt.

Sports Saturday's winners, losers at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine
Author: 0 Saturday's winners, losers at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

Barkley said he is a versatile player, he can run the ball, run in between tackles, outside tackles, catch the ball through the back field, pass block, and even play some special teams. "That would be awesome", he said. In Peter Schrager's mock for NFL.com , he has the team taking USC LB Uchenna Nwosu in the first. He did not undergo any testing or timing prior to the 1987 NFL Draft because he was playing baseball with the Kansas City Royals at that time.

Sports Rockets look to get revenge against Celtics
Author: 0 Rockets look to get revenge against Celtics

In the end, Houston was up by three when Marcus Smart took a desperation three-pointer at the buzzer, but he missed. "Defense (is) what it boiled down to", Gordon said. The loss drops the Celtics to 44-20, three games behind the Toronto Raptors in the loss column for the best record in the East. Elsewhere, Gary Harris scored 32 points, Will Barton added 23 and the Denver Nuggets did most of their damage behind the three-point line in a 126-117 win over LeBron James and the Cleveland ...

Sports Vikings a 'final four' team bidding for Kirk Cousins
Author: 0 Vikings a 'final four' team bidding for Kirk Cousins

He listed four teams that were expected to make a play for the quarterback this spring. Cousins is reportedly flexibile when it comes to his next contract because he was so well-paid the last two seasons in Washington . Then yesterday he runs into Larry Fitzgerald at the Atlanta airport and even he's hopping on the recruiting trail. The Raiders lost their coin toss on Friday, and will now have the tenth overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft .

Sports Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar faces three months out after foot surgery
Author: 0 Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar faces three months out after foot surgery

The world's most expensive player was operated on by the Brazil national team doctor in Belo Horizonte to fix the fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle he suffered in last weekend's French league match against Olympique Marseille. With PSG boasting a 14-point lead at the top of Ligue 1, they can afford to do without Neymar for domestic duties, but he was prised from Barcelona for a world record 222 million euros ($264 million) to help the Qatari-owned Parisians win a first Champions League ...

Sports Russia's Olympic Committee Reinstated After Doping Scandal
Author: 0 Russia's Olympic Committee Reinstated After Doping Scandal

They have pointed out that Russia has still not formally accepted the key finding of the various investigations into their cheating, namely that their cheating was state-directed, or made all the stored samples they have from Russian athletes available for re-analysis.

Sports Ovechkin scores 40th as Caps rip Leafs for outdoor win
Author: 0 Ovechkin scores 40th as Caps rip Leafs for outdoor win

This was the first game the Caps have played in the state of Maryland since closing the Capital Centre (Landover) in 1997. "40 is nice, but 50 is better". With AP Photos. Alex Ovechkin moved closer to 600 career goals and the Washington Capitals put on an offensive showcase in beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 outdoors at the U.S.

Sports Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel
Author: 0 Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel

He previously spent eight years at AC Milan after coming through the youth system. The Fiorentina staff became anxious when Astori did not join his team mates for breakfast at around 9.30 am local time, local media reported. "I can't think of the derby after a tragedy like that", he said on Twitter. Genoa-Cagliari is due to kick off at 11.30 GMT and news of Astori's death arrived at Marassi during the warm-up, the players visibly in shock.