When you play Saturday and Tuesday, and the game on Saturday is a derby, playing for big things, the concentration and effort are massive. Speaking in an interview quoted by the Evening Standard , Leno said: "At the end it will be us and I think Tottenham [to finish in the top four] because they have two home games".
As the wait continued for a series members of the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers are eagerly anticipating, there was no bulletin board material being provided by either side. The Raptors made their own big deal when they acquired Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies at the trade deadline and will count on him to try and limit Embiid.
The Jays managed just two hits Wednesday while being shut out for the second time this season, a 4-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants that concluded a two-game series. "I actually pitched to him a couple times (while both were rehabbing injuries in Florida after spring training) and he hit a really hard ball off me", Buchholz said with a laugh.
In the case of this year's NFL Draft , the Patriots' head coach chose to buck a near-two-decades-long trend by using a first-round pick on a wide receiver . Howie Roseman was at it again Thursday night in the first round of the NFL Draft from Nashville, Tennessee. Howie Roseman didn't think Andre Dillard would still be available when the 2019 NFL Draft made its through the late teens and into the early 20s.
Leaders Liverpool achieved their longest winning streak since April 2014 with Sunday's 2-0 success at Cardiff making it nine victories on the trot. Jurgen Klopp's team controlled the ball but struggled to break down a Cardiff side fighting relegation until the 57th minute when Georginio Wijnaldum opened the scoring following a corner.
Four Liverpool players are included but Mohamed Salah - last year's PFA Player of the Year - did not earn a place. Van Dijk was shortlisted alongside teammate Sadio Mane , Manchester City trio Sterling, Sergio Aguero and Bernardo Silva and Chelsea's Eden Hazard for the accolade, and according to the Daily Mail , the former Southampton and Celtic centre-back will be announced as the victor on Friday.