The Mill mentions all this because the Sun says Zinedine Zidane has called Mourinho to reassure the Portuguese that he is not lobbying for his job, through letters or any other medium. "Sarri is giving us a lot of happiness to play football", Luiz told ChelseaTV. Former Chelsea forward Sturridge's 50th league goal for Liverpool came in the 89th minute and ensured the Reds remained undefeated in the league ahead of next weekend's clash with Premier League champions Manchester City.
The match is the first of two consecutive Champions League home games for United with Juventus visiting Old Trafford on 23 October. That the Chilean was deemed not good enough to make Jose Mourinho's 18-man squad for such a shambolic display at the London Stadium speaks volumes for Sanchez's slide since joining United in January.
Mourinho's side are in the midst of a hard three-match winless run as they prepare to face Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday night, when Matic says the team need to step up. 'I'm not asking you who did you speak with this morning, who was your last phone call, that's a private matter'. We're the ones who go on the pitch.
In the end we outlined a plan together. "It feels great but it's not about me", he said. Tiger Woods , golf's biggest superstar, surrendered four points out of four to a merciless Europe over the weekend and was powerless to prevent the Ryder Cup trophy from changing hands.
Two teams are tied atop the NL Central and the NL West, meaning for the first time in NL history two tiebreak games are necessary to set the postseason schedule. The AL playoff scenario is set. For the sixth consecutive year, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to take part in October baseball, extending the team's MLB-leading streak.
Thomas has voiced his displeasure over his contract, which is in its final year and includes an $8.5 million salary. It comes after a tumultuous few months between Thomas and the Seahawks . Thomas presumably was directing his ire towards Pete Carroll. A holdout through the preseason, Thomas has expressed concern about playing through the end of his contract with no long-term security.
Not only have United just managed to get knocked out of the Carabao Cup at home to Derby of the Championship, on Saturday they contrived to make West Ham look like world-beaters , which must have been a bigger surprise to Manuel Pellegrini than the goals gifted to his side at Goodison on his 65th birthday.
Le'Veon Bell remains away from the Pittsburgh Steelers , who are taking on the Baltimore Ravens on NBC's Sunday Night Football this evening. If asked for an opportunity to speak with Bell prior to consummation of a trade, sources said the Steelers would likely grant it.
While Los Angeles did their part in a rout of the Giants, the Rockies held suit against the Washington Nationals . Both the Dodgers and Rockies jumped out to big early leads. Charlie Blackmon hit for the cycle with a triple in the first inning, a homer in the third, a single in the fifth and a double in the eighth. It set the stage for a Game 163 at Dodger Stadium on Monday afternoon .
While it seemed like the Seahawks came close to trading him to Dallas this off-season, no deal was completed and Thomas ended his holdout to return to the team's lineup in week one. This is Thomas' last contracted year with the Seahawks. But he was so poised and giving back to the players and all of us. On Monday, head coach Steve Wilks named the rookie as the starting quarterback for the team's Week 4 matchup against Seattle.
It's disappointing and a very, very bad day for us". Marcelino Garcia's side have plenty of attacking strength in Rodrigo, Guedes, Michy Batshuayi and Kevin Gameiro, and they are more than capable of avoiding defeat at Old Trafford. "We continued playing in the same way and improving because without believing in your performance it's very hard to be a good team". Midfielder Juan Mata figures it is best to remained fairly tight-lipped ahead of the Champions League resuming on Tuesday ...
The first big week of the season, with games against Sevilla and Atletico , has left doubts after Real only added a point and didn't score a single goal . The Spanish defender was livid with the scoreless result against Diego Simeone's defensive-minded Atletico Madrid yesterday. Real Madrid landed in Russian Federation on Sunday to continue the marathon of matches that started two weeks ago, but they do so without some of their best players, making life hard for Julen Lopetegui .
The 35-year-old had never won a full point from his two previous Ryder Cup appearances in 2010 and 2012, but he has now been part of three winning teams, and he said this was the best outfit of the lot. 1 Dustin Johnson to extend his exquisite singles record to 5-0-1. US hopes were high after their victory on home soil two years ago, but it turned into the same old story for the visitors as they succumbed amid a series of errant drives and missed putts.
Lazio will also be confident heading into this weekend's capital derby against Roma after recording a fifth consecutive victory with a 2-1 win at Udinese . They are very strong, but we are focused and will go there to win. Roma are tenth with eight points, with Frosinone second from bottom. Lazio had to cling on, however, after Bram Nuytinck pulled one back with an overhead kick with 10 minutes left.
Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon became the fourth player to hit for the cycle this season. 1 seed. "All the teams in the playoffs are really good". The veteran left-hander is 6-2 with a 1.60 ERA in 10 career starts against Milwaukee . Walker Buehler was set to start for the Dodgers (91-71) as the defending NL champions try for a sixth straight West title.
Nabil El Zhar scored the equaliser for the hosts with a fantastic header before Real Madrid's loaned player to Leganes, Oscar Rodriguez got the victor. Leganes, however, will draw positives from the match as they will hoping to get out of the bottom three on the La Liga table. They want to show up, they want to show that they can be on the same level.
The home team was looking for another strong showing from Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari , who became the first European duo ever to win all four of their matches in fourballs and foursomes. "Obviously so thankful for Thomas to pick me, and believe in me, and so happy to get the Cup back here in Paris ". Tiger Woods of the United States during practice prior to the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National on September 27, 2018 in Paris , France .
West Ham had only won one of their previous 19 Premier League matches against United but an early strike from Felipe Anderson and a Victor Lindelof own goal shortly before half-time left the disjointed visitors with a mountain to climb.
Former Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty has urged the club to "let Paul Pogba go" in order to put an end to their mounting problems. The club's executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, had publicly stated that he will not make knee-jerk decisions and Mourinho will not walk away from a £15million-a-year contract.
Others, though, will be happy that Europe's crowds are beginning to match their American counterparts for creating a hostile atmosphere, even if it did get personal on occasion. "I don't even think I can quantify to let you guys know how much it means", Ian Poulter told NBC after he got Europe to 13.5 points. His 12 team members played well'.
Haskins hit K.J. Hill with a quick pass to the outside and the receiver picked up a couple of blocks, broke a tackle and went in for a 24-yard score that made it 27-26 with 2:03 left. Did a late defeat to Ohio State hurt the Nittany Lions' biggest hopes for the year? The teams traded three and outs after that, until Garrett Taylor intercepted a Haskins pass and returned it 45 yards to the Ohio State 28.
Wozniacki lost to Olympic champion Monica Puig 7-6 (10), 7-5, while Wimbledon champion Kerber was upset by Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-1. Pavlyuchenkova also had the edge in the third set, serving with a 3-2 lead but was immediately broken back as the Queenslander secured four of the next five games to take the match.
The Ex Germany global is expected to return to Emery's starting eleven. However, the German will get more chances to shine, with Emery saying Cech is expected to be out for two to three weeks. It was Arsenal's seventh consecutive win in all competitions, and second straight 2-0 win in the Premier League after beating Everton by the same score last weekend.
Guardiola added that Mendy was having treatment every day but did not say when the defender will return. "I spoke with him", Guardiola told reporters on Friday (Sept 28). Guardiola would obviously prefer to keep Mendy, who has the potential to become Europe's best left-back, but he may need to consider his options unless the player's attitude improves.
That said , he will be a Ryder Cup rookie, and that is a massive step up for someone who has yet to close out a major tournament. Finau is of Samoan and Tongan heritage and made a decision to celebrate his Ryder Cup selection at an event in aid of the Tony Finau Foundation.
Europe has lost only three times over the last 25 years. "So hopefully, that will change this week, as well". Taking place every two years, the Ryder Cup sees teams from Europe and the U.S. US captain Jim Furyk has tried to tone down the hype, though it was hard to ignore that it was a "boost for everyone, and I think for Tiger in general, it's cool".
Liverpool , who had two efforts kept out on the line prior to their late leveller, drop points for the first time this season but remain unbeaten after seven games. Chelsea have secured the win on 20 occasions, compared to Liverpool's 19. Was found again by Luiz in the second-half and despite still fashioning an opportunity for himself with good footwork, the initial chance was far more presentable.
Once again too many United States players were too loose off the tee and too aggressive with their approaches, captain Jim Furyk looking on in blank-faced disbelief as his team of star names and major winners failed to cope with the challenging but never vindictive course set-up.
Today's clash represents the 180th competitive meeting between the two clubs, with Liverpool registering 77 victories in comparison to 62 wins for Chelsea . If Klopp selects a "weakened" XI on Wednesday against Chelsea in their third-round tie, it shouldn't be seen as him glibly throwing away a chance of silverware.
McVay's second priority has got to be finding a way to get Gurley past the bulls on Minnesota's defensive line, and once he does, then finding ways to get away from linebacker Anthony Barr . "Any team can be beat right now, but, nah, we can't be beat right now". Goff found Kupp with two lovely TD throws in the first half, the first hitting Kupp in stride on that 70-yard sprint, and the second eluding two Vikings and dropping into Kupp's hands deep in the end zone.
Deeney has played a prominent role in Watford's impressive start to the season with the Hornets now in fourth place, two places and a point ahead of the Gunners who they meet on Saturday at the Emirates Stadium. "That is our responsibility, it is not to blame the venue or the fans or the chairman". "When you sign players and you have 24 players in your squad, you need to respect all the players".
Asked about his decision to strip Pogba of his captaincy role, Mourinho added: "I explained in detail to the people that have to know, which is the squad and especially Paul ". Mourinho's feud with Pogba has served only to exacerbate existing tensions and there is a throng of players who are close with the Frenchman and who, like the club's record £89 million signing, have all -endured run-ins, many of them public, with the manager.
Finau and Koepka secured a point for the U.S. after Rose and Rahm faltered on the 18th hole after having led for most of their four-ball match. Europe will now carry a boatload of momentum into Saturday morning's fourball session , and the US trails in its attempt to win the Ryder Cup on European soil for the first time in 25 years.
Each tie consists of two singles and one doubles match over a best-of-three set format, with the six group winners and two best second-placed teams qualifying for the quarter-finals. The qualifying matches in February, in the week after the end of the Australian Open, break with tradition in several ways. 'Whilst we will miss having a Davis Cup home tie in 2019, we will be ensuring that we bring other exciting opportunities to watch top class tennis in Britain'.
And, much to Guardiola's frustration, the City manager admitted Mendy, who has played just 13 games for the club since joining from Monaco a year ago, arrived late for treatment and training on Sunday. "He arrived late, that happens sometimes, in the last period a lot have arrived late because of the traffic". "I expect him back when he's fit". "He's injured and when he's OK he's coming back and when he decides to play he's going to play".