Despite a mid-race fightback Rosberg's charge was hampered by a five-second penalty and a Mercedes "stopwatch failure" at the subsequent stop, meaning he had to settle for fourth position behind Hamilton and the Red Bulls. However, it looked like the pendulum was swinging back in Rosberg's favour as he returned home to Hockenheim , having dominated practice and beaten Hamilton to pole position after overcoming an electrical glitch that threatened his session.
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USA women's basketball players Brittney Griner, left, and Maya Moore board a bus at the airport after arriving at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. Because reigning WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne's and Breanna Stewart's positions on this team signal a changing of the guard is coming soon. Griner had 14 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks, while Delle Donne added 11 points, 6 assists and 2 steals of her own.
Those two tries may have come against the run of play but the Warriors looked the more unsafe and clinical outfit for the majority of the game, winning the physical battle against a Titans team that seemed to be feeling the after effects of going 90 minutes with the Sharks six days earlier.
And Lind kept his fly ball fair down the right field line to give Seattle a 3-0 lead. So far on this trip, Price has pitched into the eighth inning twice, Porcello has thrown two strong starts (nine innings, two runs against the Angels) and 23-year-old lefty Eduardo Rodriguez (6- 1/3 innings, one run) pitched his best game of the season.
However, Ibrahimovic - who had had a quiet afternoon until this point - stepped up to head home the victor with less than five minutes remaining to secure the trophy for United. He added of the match: "It was a hard game, we played against a good team, the champions from last season, and you can see it's a very strong team".