Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has described the new Spanish Super Cup format as a "bit strange". "It was the better offer [for the Super Cup] because it will be paid with money taken from European soccer". "We need to get some rest before we start preparing for the final". Federation members approved expanding the competition's format from two teams to four, switching the date from August to January and transplanting it overseas.
Will Leach be able to achieve the same success at Mississippi State? Leach is one of the most engaging and polarizing characters in the game, as he speaks his mind freely about everything from his controversial dismissal at Texas Tech to politics to mascot battles.
A dybala type of player, that can take Kane's place when and if needed. Premier League fantasy: Sign up now! Although England may concede more often on average with Kane on the pitch, they are a much better side going forward when they can count on their captain, winning 64.4 per cent of matches with him compared to 50 per cent without.
While conditions have eased up compared to Monday, when Melbourne's air quality was classified as very poor (150-200) after being blanketed by haze, authorities have yet to contain the blazes in the Gippsland region to the east of the city.
Meanwhile, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki teamed to win a first-round doubles match. That preparation starts this week, where she faces two time grand slam victor Svetlana Kuznetsova in a tough first round. She was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis shortly after winning at Melbourne Park in 2018 and has chose to make the Australian Open her last professional tournament before retirement.
Nadal has been warming up for the Australian Open playing for Spain at the ATP Cup , winning both his singles matches so far easily - maintaining the form that saw him lead his country to the Davis Cup title in November. Obviously, he played some good games. "It was definitely one of the most humid conditions I've ever had in my career". He is a great fighter and a great friend of mine.