Damian Lillard finished with 30 points on 10-of-23 shooting from the field and 2-of-9 shooting from three, four rebounds, four assists and three steals in 36 minutes. "It's our choice either to hang on to those, or it's our choice to stay present and focus our energy and time on what we can do to get better". Finally, in a hostile environment, this young Lakers group knows how that feels.
The 14-time grand slam victor said on Thursday he was happy and proud to have reached the summit of the game for a fourth separate spell, but reckoned he had no time to properly reflect on it while he was seeking another triumph at the Paris Masters .
Yet they turned round a mere 8-6 in front, having scored the game's only try through wing Sbu Nkosi, with fly-half Handre Pollard kicking a penalty to two from England counterpart Farrell. Elliot Daly landed England's other penalty from 50 metres, something he has consistently done for club side Wasps as Eddie Jones' men claimed back-to-back wins against the Springboks.
He may not have the individual accolades and statistics of that calibre, of player, but in terms of attitude, work rate, leadership and professionalism, Milner will go down as one of the most consummate professionals to have laced up their boots in this league.
Maybe today we are more near those teams. "Every player feels that, and there was this feeling after the 1-0 we could still win the match ". But at the beginning of the season, you had the feeling the fans become very uneasy, but the fans immediately pushed us forward.
If you look at the top of the table, City only conceded three and Liverpool four. If you wish people well you shouldn't really wish for them to be dropped from the team, but I'll be happy to see him, happy to see Ross Barkley, and happy to see Gary Cahill, who even captained England during my time there.