Month: May 2020

Another Late Winner Lifts No. 7 Stephen F. Austin Over Host Lamar

first_imgWSOC: Termini goal unassisted, @SFA_Soccer takes 1-0 lead over @LamarWSoccer with 20:21 expired. Winner advances to Sunday’s final vs. @ACU_Soccer.Watch on Southland Digital Network.?? https://t.co/5dEr6sBNqX???? Southland Conference apps pic.twitter.com/jiN1qBOoA6— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 3, 2018In the 32nd minute, the Cardinals answered as a diving Kelso Peskin found herself in the right spot at the right time on the end of a Lucy Ashworth cross. Box Score | Photo GalleryBEAUMONT, Texas – The Cinderella story rolls on for No. 7 Stephen F. Austin, who toppled host institution and defending Southland Conference champion Lamar 2-1 on Friday night at the LU Soccer Complex. The win seals the Ladyjacks’ third-straight trip to the league’s championship match.With SFA keeping the ball primarily in Lamar’s half, sophomore Katelyn Termini collected a loose ball and fired one past the right side of Sandra Nygard to put the Ladyjacks on the board in the 21st minute with her second goal of the tournament. WSOC: Peskin header ties this semifinal match up, 1-1. Ashworth with assist. @LamarWSoccer and @SFA_Soccer all square 32:40 deep.Watch on Southland Digital Network.?? https://t.co/5dEr6sBNqX???? Southland Conference apps pic.twitter.com/u36iyD3GGD— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 3, 2018Just moments into the second half, SFA’s Sophia Fondren nearly put the Ladyjacks back on top with a shot off the bar and a rocket that was deflected away by Nygard. Over the next 12 minutes, three more attempts off the foot of Fondren found their way into Nygard’s arms.On SFA’s 10th attempt of the half, Carli Arthurs registered just her second goal of the season, heading in a cross from Fondren to go ahead 2-1 in the 83rd minute.center_img WSOC: @SFA_Soccer goes up 2-1 on @Lamarwsoccer with just over 7 min remaining. Arthurs scores on header, assist by Fondren.Winner advances to Sunday’s championship vs. ACU.Watch NOW on Southland Digital Network.?? https://t.co/5dEr6sBNqX???? Southland Conference apps pic.twitter.com/uHjDhz0586— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 3, 2018The Ladyjacks (7-8-3) will face No. 5 Abilene Christian in Sunday’s Southland Conference Championship Match, the highest combination of seeds in the title game in league history. Sunday’s championship match can be seen on ESPN+, available via ESPN apps and ESPNPlus.com. David Saltzman and former SFA student-athlete Laura Sadler on the call.last_img read more

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Fit-again Read and Ioane to start against Lions

first_imgRead has not played since April due a broken thumb, but the All Blacks skipper has recovered in time to feature against Warren Gatland’s men in Auckland.Ardie Savea drops to the bench to accommodate Read at number eight, while Ioane gets his first start on the left wing as Julian Savea misses out completely.Centre Ryan Crotty also returns from injury to take his place in Steve Hansen’s team, so Anton Lienert-Brown is among the replacements for the opening Test of three.Iaone, 20, has already faced the Lions twice, impressing in a victory for the Blues and featuring in the Maori All Blacks’ loss last weekend, and is a surprise inclusion in the line-up.Julian Savea is only three tries short of becoming the joint-leading New Zealand Test try-scorer, but he will not be getting any closer to Doug Howlett’s tally of 49 this weekend.Hansen will announce on Thursday whether Aaron Cruden or Lima Sopoaga will take a place on the bench as cover for fly-half Beauden Barrett.All Blacks head coach Hansen said: “This was a really tough team to pick because there were a number of players in great form vying for positions. But in the end the three selectors felt this was the best combination to take on the Lions in the first Test.”There’s a real understanding that this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The players are well aware of the history of the All Blacks and the Lions and are determined to respect that history with their performances.” New Zealand team:  Ben Smith, Israel Dagg, Ryan Crotty, Sonny Bill Williams, Rieko Ioane, Beauden Barrett, Aaron Smith; Joe Moody, Codie Taylor, Owen Franks, Brodie Retallick, Sam Whitelock, Jerome Kaino, Sam Cane, Kieran Read (captain).Replacements: Nathan Harris, Wyatt Crockett, Charlie Faumuina, Scott Barrett, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara, Aaron Cruden/Lima Sopoaga, Anton Lienert-Brown.last_img read more

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Sevilla’s defense is from the Champions League

first_imgAs if that were not enough, defenses like Diego Carlos or Reguilón have scored points with their goals, while Koundé made it possible to pass in the Copa del Rey against Bergantiños. If for his defense it were, Sevilla would practically have secured the Champions League. The statistics of the first round have been in charge of confirming that Monchi’s work in signing pieces for the rearguard, together with Lopetegui’s hand to assemble the defensive system of Seville, has been outstanding. And it is that the defense of Seville is worthy of qualifying for the Champions League as evidenced by the fact that it is the fourth team that has most often left its goal to zero in the 19 rounds that have been played in LaLiga.There have been eight occasions when Vaclik has gone home without having to collect the ball from his goal. The leader of this statistic is Real Madrid with 10 goals to zero, followed by Atlético de Madrid and Athletic with nine. Sevilla, meanwhile, tied eight goals to zero with Granada, although it is above because Lopetegui have conceded a total of 18 goals, while the Nasrids have received 25. In the overall calculation of conceded goals , Sevilla is also in fourth position only behind the aforementioned Real Madrid, Atlético and Athletic.last_img read more

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Muguruza, one step in Melbourne from the triple crown

first_imgThis must overcome in the last this Saturday (09:30, Eurosport), probably coated as a result of rains are introduced and a drastic drop in temperature, to the American Sofia Kenin, a primary in these lides that has nothing to lose and that the coronary heart broke on Thursday when followers eradicated the large favourite, native idol and world quantity one, Ashleigh Barty. Will probably be the fourth last of Muguruza (he misplaced to Serena Williams that of Wimbledon in 2015). A facet that offers it some benefit, however in girls’s tennis, so open and unpredictable, that’s not too clear. In truth, in the final 11 Slams seven champions premiered. In Australia, since Azarenka did it in 2012 and 2013, no one revalidates his title. Since 2017, no one wins two large in the identical 12 months, to offer some examples. As well as, the solely earlier match between them was gained by the American born in Moscow, the youngest finalist (21 years and 80 days) in the event since her beloved Maria Sharapova in 2008, who arrived and gained in 2008 with 20 and 283. It was in Beijing final 12 months, though it’s true that the Caracas was not at its finest and now has recovered the sport and the want. “The extra you understand, the extra you consider what I’ll attempt to make the expertise play in my favor to arrange the sport. After we are already competing, we every have a 50% likelihood and there we are able to solely let the racket converse,” he mentioned Friday Muguruza in statements to Eurosport.Garbiñe, who’s already 16th in the rating, would just about rise to 12th place if he defeats Kenin. Keep in mind that you got here to Melbourne with out being seeded for the first time in a serious since Roland Garros 2014, and if she succeeds, she can be the third participant in the Open Period (since 1969) to win the Australian Open with out being one of the 32 favorites, after Chris O’Neil (1978) and Serena (2007).Finest in direct servesThe 2 finalists arrive with even numbers. Muguruza is clearly higher in direct serves (33-8). She is the second participant who has contributed the most to elevating funds for these affected by the fires after Ashleigh Barty and her 37 aces (for every one, the group contributes to the trigger with 100 {dollars}, about 90 euros). In the remainder of the sections associated to the service, there’s a variety of equality between the two. “Kenin is a participant who’s bettering loads. It has a superb development, it’s aggressive and it hits the ball very arduous, it comes out simply from the racket, it strikes fairly nicely ”, explains Conchita, which has the recipe in order that Garbiñe can together with her: “It’s important to be affected person, however at the identical time take the initiative and be the participant who instructions, though generally you’ll be able to’t. Ideally, Garbiñe will play free and in command as a lot as attainable. ”Encased in a bubble (this Friday she educated to cowl to flee the warmth), with out having barely made tourism as a result of she arrived sick in the metropolis, the Spanish has devoted herself to relaxation as a lot as attainable, has moderated her celebrations and her phrases on the wheels Press “It was an unbelievable development seeing how unhealthy I actually was in the first match of the event. My solely concern was to have the ability to get out of that scenario and little by little with the relaxation days with my staff I’ll get well as quickly as attainable. “Very restrained, his energy has been focus and a tireless combative perspective. He has one final effort to Turn into a legend of Spanish tennis. When nearly no one anticipated it, at the starting of a brand new season, simply two months after renewing its work staff with the return of Conchita Martínez as a coach, Garbiñe Muguruza is one step away from making historical past for nationwide and world tennis at Open de Australia. In the first case, as a result of with a victory it will be the first Spanish to win three totally different Grand Slams, one thing that neither Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, 3 times champion in Roland Garros, one in the US Open and finalist in Australia and Wimbledon couldn’t obtain; not even Conchita herself, who achieved glory in London and stayed for a victory in Melbourne and Paris. In the worldwide area, if Garbiñe lifts the trophy, she could be the first tennis participant, amongst women and men, to win her first three majors on three totally different surfaces, together with Serena Williams and Hana Mandlikova. He already gained in the French land (2016) and in the British grass (2017) and would now do it on the arduous monitor aussie, the place solely a Spaniard, the nice Rafa Nadal (2009), ‘champion’.last_img read more

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Barça decides on Tuesday whether to replace Dembélé

first_imgEI Barça will not wait any longer to decide whether or not to cover the long-term withdrawal of Ousmane Dembélé. This Tuesday will make a final decision in this regard. In principle, there is a quorum between Setién and the technical secretariat, commanded by Eric Abidal and Ramon Planes. Everyone agrees to sign, but Barça’s economic straits and the special characteristics of the signing (a player who can only be from LaLiga and who cannot play Champions) condition the decision. What none of the parties involved want is for the decision to take longer. Setién has said that it is “preferable” to sign because another injury would leave Barça in the open. But he has also urged the staff of the technical secretariat to rush into the decision.According to Mundo Deportivo yesterday, Martin Braithwaite, Leganés striker, is another of the strikers that interest. International with Denmark on 39 occasions, the very fast tip joins a list in which Angel, Roger, Budimir, Loren and Lucas Pérez were already. Its clause is 20 million euros. The Leganés, after the sale of En Nesiry, is not willing to release the player, so he would refer to the clause. Braithwaite’s agent, Ali Dursun, is already in Barcelona in case the operation is given a green light. Barça has also contacted Ángel Torres, president of Getafe, to inform him that Ángel is one of the options they handle. The environment of Lucas Pérez (Alavés) sees precisely the Canary as a favorite. But in Barça the secrecy reigns. A week after operating at Dembélé, the name of the replacement is unknown and that allows feeding the rumorology. Budimir, Roger, Loren, Gameiro. Even Munir or Carlos Fernández have been on the radar. But first you have to decide whether or not there is signing. And the blue and grana smoke will be today.last_img read more

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“Haaland? It’s what was expected of someone who was conceived in the Leeds locker room”

first_imgOn July 21, 2000, the man of the momengo, Erling Braut Haaland, was born in Leeds. Borussia Dortmund striker began to surprise at the beginning of the year in Salzburg and in his jump to German football he is being able to raise his level further as he showed with his goals to Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the round of 16.Precisely, after this new performance, Jan-Aage Fjortoft, former partner of Alf-Inge Haaland, father of the striker, wanted to highlight his city of birth, Leeds, as a great reason for this level. “What did you expect from someone who was conceived in the Leeds locker room?” Said the former Norwegian footballer from Boro, Sheffield or Eintracht in Frankfurt, among others. 17 The 19-year-old forward was born in Leeds while his father and now representative, Alf-Inge Haaland, played for Leeds United, famous Yorkshire team that now plays in the Championship (English Second Division).Alf-Inge Haaland played from 1989 to 2013. The midfielder started in the lower categories of the Norwegian Bryne, where he debuted as a professional in 1989. There he was playing until 1994, when he signed for Nottingham Forest. In 1997 he arrived at Leeds, where he played until 2000. In July of that same year, Alf Inge was already a Manchester City player but still, Erling was born in Yorkshire County.center_img In 2003, he temporarily left football because of a serious injury caused by Roy Keane and in 2011 he tried again in Norway playing briefly for Rosseland. Now, he is focused on his son’s career. Alf-Inge was key to the arrival of his son in Dortmund and collaborated closely with Mino Raiola in the transfer.last_img read more

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Real Madrid, pending the Games due to the coronavirus

first_imgTo these names we must add those of Toni Kroos (30) or Varane (26). This summer Germany and France will play a tournament unknown to both of them and, following the example of Ramos and without the Euro Cup involved, perhaps their interest in the Games will grow … 4 With the Eurocup this summer, designed to be held from June 12 to July 12, In the face of postponement due to the coronavirus, the Games change their role in these months. While UEFA has set a meeting for Tuesday in which it will discuss whether its great national team event is going to 2021 or trying to square it this December, the signals sent by the Olympic universe are quite different. The IOC has been insisting, despite the development of events in this universal health crisis, that Tokyo 2020 will take place. That stream was forcefully added on Saturday Shinzo Abe, Japanese Prime Minister: “We are going to beat the contagion and celebrate the Olympics.” And Madrid is following very attentively this dance of competitions and dates. At the Bernabéu you see Tokyo 2020 (soccer, from July 24 to August 9) as a difficult inconvenience to avoid. It is recognized that many players want to feel Olympic, especially since they do not have opportunities to do so during their careers, but it is also pointed out that It totally contravenes the preparation for the following season. Footballers traveling to Japan would miss the preseason and, with high probability, the start of the course. If there were no Euro Cup, the Games would become even more attractive and Madrid would have to work around three groups of up to 19 players.In Madrid and in selectable ageHere the madridistas enter born from 1997 onwards and whose selections have been classified for the Games: Militao (1998), Vinicius (2000), Rodrygo (2001), Reinier (2002) and Brahim (1999). They are all in the prelists and in the case of the Brazilians, although they will stick to what the club dictates, they have already communicated to the coach, Andre Jardine, his predisposition to be among the final selected. Vinicius was called in the last call, a message from the CBF about his presence in Tokyo, since Madrid is not obliged to yield to its players. This does not happen, however, in Spain, where the teams have to release the nationals if requested by the RFEF. Loaned with real call optionsOn loan in different destinations, for their years of birth and having obtained their countries the ticket for the Games, they could be summoned Jesús Vallejo (Granada; 1997), Borja Mayoral (Levante; 1997) and Take Kubo (Mallorca, 2001). The two Spaniards are in the prelist of Luis de la Fuente and they have many options to go, while the Japanese is also in Japan and the tournament is very exciting. Ceballos (Arsenal; 1996) ‘is passed’ by age, but aims to get into the three ‘older’ that can be included in the citations. 26 Born before 1997 with the possibility of being calledIn addition to footballers born in 1997 or later, each selection can include up to three players in their ranks based on sporting criteria, regardless of their ages. At least eight men from Zidane fit this scenario: Sergio Ramos (33 years old; he wants but, as AS said, he has it almost impossible), Nacho (30), Carvajal (28), Lucas Vázquez (28), Isco (27) Asensio (24), Marcelo (31) and Casemiro (28). All are in the respective pre-calls, from De la Fuente and Jardine, although none of the Spaniards among the chosen is expected.last_img read more

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La Peña Ramón Mendoza donates 5,000 euros against COVID-19

first_imgAs this newspaper reported, the agreement between the Madrid supporters clubs and the club’s Foundation is being a success, given that donations are being numerous (each within its possibilities), which is reflecting the solidarity spirit of the supporters and the eagerness to help obtain sanitary material and reinforce the infrastructures in the logistics necessary to fight against the coronavirus.The effort of the Peña Ramón Mendoza, famous for welcoming first-team or recently retired players on each anniversary (Raúl, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Keylor Navas, Nacho, Roberto Carlos passed by), He has done his bit in this battle that involves us all. The Peña Madridista Ramón Mendoza, located in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), has donated 5,000 euros to Real Madrid, through its Foundation, to help in the fight against the coronavirus. Your president, Efigenio Albaladejo, received medical discharge two days ago after being two weeks joined IFEMA because of COVID-19. “I have had a terrible time and this disease is terrible, which has further fueled my supporters desire to help this campaign started by the club to help in the fight against this pandemic, “Efigenio explained to AS.last_img read more

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