Liverpool's lead at the top of the league lasted only during the worldwide break as their 0-0 draw with Southampton saw Chelsea climb above them with a victory over Middlesbrough. We will not underestimate them, 100 percent not. Klopp is again set to be without midfielder Adam Lallana, who is still struggling with the groin injury he picked up on global duty with England .
Perhaps the early kick-off had caught Watford napping, but Stoke showed more goal from the first whistle and Gomes was straight into the action, saving from Bruno Martins Indi and puching Xherdan Shaqiri's follow-up clear. Yet the Hornets picked up more yellow cards than shots on target - long range efforts from Daryl Janmaat and Etienne Capoue easily dealt with by Lee Grant.
But, they did manage to navigate through a brutal Pac-12 slate with only one loss. The victor of this clash has a confirmed spot in the Pac-12 title game. On the day, Browning completed 21 of 29 attempts for 292 yards and three touchdowns with zero interceptions. Not only can they deny their in-state rival a potential playoff berth, they can also win the Pac 12 North title and earn a spot in the conference championship game.
He made all five 3-pointers he attempted, helping Kansas shoot 62.3 percent from the field. Hallie Thome had 14 points, six rebounds and four assists for MI (5-0), which never trailed. The Bears were behind at halftime in both games of the tournament. Louisville got a combined 31 points from their backcourt with Queintin Snyder's 17 and Donovan Mitchell's 14.
They clamped down in the red zone, holding the Utes to three short field goals, and with a four-point lead in the fourth quarter, they got a 10-yard fumble return by Kenneth Olugbode that proved to be the difference. The Joe Williams of past returned as the Buffs stripped him of the ball, and they returned it for a 10 yard touchdown to make their lead 27-16. Both teams feature some of the most stingy and physical defenses in the Pac-12, and it showed early on.
This will be the All Whites' fourth trip to a Confederations Cup, with their three previous appearances all ending in the group stages at Mexico 1999, France 2003 and South Africa 2009. "We'll look to play at least one more preparation game after the Saudi game knowing we've got that 10-day window". The African country will be the victor of the African Cup of Nations, which takes place in January and February 2017.