For good measure, Murray sent down his fastest ever serve of 141mph (226.9km/h) at the end of a set where he allowed Dimitrov just five points on his service. Dimitrov wasn't at his best, but there might not be anyone in the world who would have been able to beat the No. 2 seed Monday night. Earlier this year, he was on the brink of retirement after undergoing three wrist surgeries.
However, England were unable to sustain the pressure as Mohammad Rizwan and the dependable Wasim calmly took the team past the finish line. They lost wickets at regular intervals and even though opener Jason Roy powered his way to 87 and Ben Stokes batted supremely for his 75, England could and should have scored more.
Both defenses showed up more than anyone would have guessed, holding the explosive offenses in check. And the Saints' defense wasn't ideal - they allowed Eli Manning to throw for 368 yards, including a spectacular 34-yard catch by Victor Cruz on third-and-8 to set up the game-winning field goal.
Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in NY. But 10th seed Monfils, who'd reacted angrily to being booed, somehow found his magic and reeled off five games in a row. In what was one of the more weird encounters to unfold on a grand slam court, Monfils was showered with boos one set and cheers the next before exiting Arthur Stadium to a mixture of both.
Lucas added a fifth from range with 23 minutes to go and Jean-Kevin Augustin wrapped up the scoring with a powerful finish from the edge of the area. "We have confidence in Edinson". The hat-trick was completed seven minutes before the break, Cavani slotting in at the near post from another stunning move down the PSG left involving Angel Di Maria, before the striker scored again, finishing off Thomas Mounier's pass to make it a rout.
Palace, who beat Middlesbrough 2-1 in their previous outing, had not secured back-to-back wins in the league since December 2015, but with Townsend and fellow winger Wilfried Zaha providing a constant threat down the wings they look capable of troubling many opponents.