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Leicester, Chelsea leapfrog Man City as Arsenal, Tottenham fall further behind

Leicester moved up to second in the Premier League as a 2-0 victory over Arsenal on Saturday further dented the Gunners’ hopes of a top-four finish.

AFP / Oli SCARFF Flying Foxes: Jamie Vardy (left) and James Maddison (right) scored in Leicester’s 2-0 win over Arsenal

Chelsea were also 2-0 victors against Crystal Palace as they too jumped above Manchester City into third.

But it was another woeful afternoon for north London’s big two as Tottenham were held 1-1 at home by Sheffield United to slip to 12th.

League leaders Liverpool host City in a highly-anticipated clash between the champions of Europe and champions of England at Anfield on Sunday.

Leicester and Chelsea took advantage of kicking off a day earlier to move a point ahead of City and close to within five of Liverpool.

The Foxes’ superior goal difference takes them into second as second-half strikes from Jamie Vardy and James Maddison piled more pressure on beleaguered Arsenal boss Unai Emery.

“I’m playing probably the best that I ever have,” said Vardy, one of the heroes of Leicester’s remarkable 2015/16 Premier League title win.

“There’s a lot of momentum round the club and everyone’s enjoying themselves. That enjoyment comes with winning.”

Arsenal are now eight points adrift of the top four and will fall even further behind should City avoid defeat at Anfield.

“We are very ambitious in our target, but we know we need time and patience,” said Emery, who faces an anxious wait to see if his wish will be granted by the Arsenal board with a two-week international break coming up.

AFP / Adrian DENNISChristian Pulisic (centre) celebrates Chelsea’s second goal in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace

Chelsea were equally as impressive with a patient performance to break down a defensively dogged Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge.

Tammy Abraham opened the scoring as the England striker pounced on a deft flick through by Willian seven minutes into the second half.

Christian Pulisic then secured all three points when the American headed home his fifth goal in his last three Premier League games.

– Tottenham down to 12th –

AFP / Ian KINGTONBuoyant Blades: George Baldock celebrates Sheffield United’s equaliser at Tottenham

Tottenham were lucky to even escape with a point as Sheffield United impressed once more to move up to fifth.

“The reality is that for different reasons we are not showing the performances that we expect,” said Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.

“We are not in a good position in the table.”

A rare defensive error from the Blades set up Son Heung-min to open the scoring with his eighth goal of the season just before the hour mark.

David McGoldrick thought he had levelled almost immediately, but after a three-minute delay the goal was ruled out for John Lundstram being millimetres offside in the build-up.

To their credit, Chris Wilder’s men were not downhearted and survived another VAR review when George Baldock’s cross from the right evaded everyone and found the bottom corner.

West Ham’s woes continued as Manuel Pellegrini’s men were beaten 3-0 at Burnley to stretch their winless streak to seven games.

AFP / Paul ELLISAshley Barnes scored the opening goal in Burnley’s 3-0 win over West Ham

Ashley Barnes opened the scoring after 11 minutes as Burnley never looked back.

Chris Wood doubled the hosts’ advantage after earlier having a goal ruled out by VAR for offside and a miserable day for the visitors at Turf Moor was summed up when goalkeeper Roberto punched a corner into his own net.

Everton moved six points clear of the relegation zone thanks to a 2-1 win at Southampton to ease the pressure on Marco Silva.

Tom Davies gave the Toffees the perfect start at St Mary’s before Danny Ings equalised early in the second half.

But Richarlison struck the winner 15 minutes from time to secure Everton’s first away league win since March.

Newcastle are now seven points clear of the drop zone as they came from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1 at St James’ Park thanks to goals from DeAndre Yedlin and Ciaran Clark.

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2019 NBA PREDICTIONS-Monday, Nov. 11-Saturday, Nov. 16

Monday, Nov. 11

Timberwolves PK 51%
Pistons 49%
Mavericks 36%
Celtics -3.5 64%
Grizzlies 31%
Spurs -5 69%
  8 p.m.
Rockets -2.5 60%
Pelicans 40%
10:30 p.m.
Raptors 14%
Clippers -11 86%
10:30 p.m.
Jazz -9.5 82%
Warriors 18%

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Cavaliers 11%
76ers -13 89%
Thunder 43%
Pacers -1.5 57%
Pistons 18%
Heat -9.5 82%
8 p.m.
Knicks 24%
Bulls -7 76%
9 p.m.
Hawks 7%
Nuggets -15.5 93%
  9 p.m.
Nets 17%
Jazz -10 83%
9 p.m.
Lakers PK 51%
Suns 49%
10 p.m.
Trail Blazers 41%
Kings -2 59%

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Grizzlies 47%
Hornets -0.5 53%
76ers 48%
Magic -0.5 52%
Clippers 32%
Rockets -4.5 68%
7:30 p.m.
Wizards 17%
Celtics -10 84%
8 p.m.
Spurs 22%
Timberwolves -7.5 78%
10 p.m.
Warriors 12%
Lakers -12.5 88%
10 p.m.
Raptors 35%
Trail Blazers -3.5 65%

Thursday, Nov. 14

Heat -2 58%
Cavaliers 42%
Bulls 11%
Bucks -13 89%
Mavericks -6.5 75%
Knicks 25%
8 p.m.
Clippers PK 51%
Pelicans 49%
9 p.m.
Hawks 16%
Suns -10.5 84%
10:30 p.m.
Nets 14%
Nuggets -11.5 86%

Friday, Nov. 15

Pistons -0.5 52%
Hornets 48%
Spurs 25%
Magic -7 75%
Pacers 16%
Rockets -10.5 84%
8 p.m.
76ers -2.5 61%
Thunder 39%
8 p.m.
Jazz -5 68%
Grizzlies 32%
8 p.m.
Wizards 19%
Timberwolves -9 81%
10:30 p.m.
Celtics -5.5 70%
Warriors 30%
10:30 p.m.
Kings 20%
Lakers -9 80%

Saturday, Nov. 16

Nets 40%
Bulls -2.5 60%
Bucks -7 75%
Pacers 25%
Hornets 35%
Knicks -3.5 65%
8 p.m.
Rockets 45%
Timberwolves -1 55%
8 p.m.
Pelicans 30%
Heat -5.5 70%
  8:30 p.m.
Trail Blazers 50%
Spurs PK 50%
8:30 p.m.
Raptors 22%
Mavericks -8 78%
10:30 p.m.
Hawks 9%
Clippers -14 91%
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Week 11

Thursday, Nov. 14

Pittsburgh 49%
Cleveland -0.5 51%

Sunday, Nov. 17

Atlanta 30%
Carolina -6 70%
Buffalo -4.5 65%
Miami 35%
Dallas -2 58%
Detroit 42%
1 p.m.
Denver 17%
Minnesota -11 83%
1 p.m.
Houston 40%
Baltimore -3 60%
1 p.m.
Jacksonville 43%
Indianapolis -2 57%
1 p.m.
New Orleans -8.5 78%
Tampa Bay 22%
1 p.m.
N.Y. Jets 48%
Washington -0.5 52%
4:05 p.m.
Arizona 13%
San Francisco -13 87%
4:25 p.m.
Cincinnati 15%
Oakland -12 85%
4:25 p.m.
New England -2 57%
Philadelphia 43%
8:20 p.m.
Chicago 30%
L.A. Rams -6 70%

Monday, Nov. 18

Kansas City -5.5 69%
L.A. Chargers 31%
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Nadal’s late-season injury jinx strikes again

Rafael Nadal’s vulnerability to late-season injuries resurfaced this weekend as the 19-time Grand Slam champion was forced out of the Paris Masters with an abdominal muscle strain.

The 33-year-old has carved out one of the sport’s greatest-ever careers in spite of persistent injury troubles, a pattern which has continued in 2019.

The latest problem has put his participation at both the ATP Tour Finals and the Davis Cup in doubt.

Nadal, who has never won the title at Bercy or the Tour Finals, also withdrew from the Paris Masters before the quarter-finals on his last appearance in 2017 with a knee problem and missed last year’s tournament with another abdominal injury.

The world number two, who will usurp Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings next week, has still only won two ATP titles indoors, a figure at least partly down to his November injury woes.

He had been due to play Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov in the semis with a final against Djokovic at stake, but announced he was pulling out just minutes before the scheduled start of the match on Saturday.

But Nadal insisted it was not worth the risk, having also suffered with a similar injury 10 years ago.

“I had this issue in the US Open 2009 with a bad experience,” he said. “Because I started the tournament with, if I remember, around six, seven, millimetres of strain and I keep playing, I keep playing.

“I finished the tournament with (a) 28-millimetre strain, so have been a big, big thing after that.

“I remember (it) well because I couldn’t play semi-finals of the Davis Cup against Israel… So for me, I took almost a month outside of the tennis court, so we don’t want to repeat that.”

– Long injury history –

Nadal’s first injury-enforced absence from the ATP Tour came as a 16-year-old in 2003 when he hurt his elbow in a fall during training and had to miss the French Open — an event he has gone on to win a record-breaking 12 times.

He has missed at least one tournament in every year of his career since.

Nadal has enjoyed a fantastic 2019, winning both Roland Garros and the US Open to move to within one of great rival Roger Federer on the list for most Grand Slam titles.

But he has been far from an ever-present on tour.

The Spaniard handed Federer a walkover when they were set to meet in the Indian Wells semi-finals before pulling out of the following Miami Open with the same right knee issue.

A left wrist problem forced him to end his Laver Cup halfway through the event in September, and Paris was his first appearance since.

Many pundits consistently predicted Nadal would struggle to enjoy a long career due to his gruelling style of play and he has proved them wrong time and again since.

And he says his latest injury is not due to anything technical.

“I have been serving like this during the whole season. It was not a different movement at all.

“No, that’s not an issue.”

Nadal said he would fight to be fit for the season-ending championships in London, which start on November 10, until it is “impossible”, but will first head home to Mallorca to start his recovery.

Should he miss London, Davis Cup organisers, including Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique, will be desperate for Nadal to be ready for the inaugural finals of the team event, with Federer and Djokovic both skipping that week in Madrid.

It will also be a busy 2020, though, for Nadal, with the Tokyo Olympics wedged between Wimbledon and the US Open.

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Warriors woe as Curry suffers broken hand

Golden State Warrior star Stephen Curry grimaces after he was injured in the second half of their 121-110 loss to the Phoenix Suns at Chase Center arena

The Golden State Warriors crumbling dynasty was dealt another jackhammer blow on Wednesday when superstar Stephen Curry suffered a broken hand against the Phoenix Suns.

Curry sustained the injury with 8:31 left in the third quarter as he drove to the rim and collided with Suns Aron Baynes in a one-sided 121-110 loss to Phoenix.

“Stephen Curry has a broken hand,” the Warrior public relations department confirmed in a tweet.

Baynes ended up landing awkwardly on top of Curry, who stayed on the ground for a few moments holding his wrist and then got up and tried to shake off the pain.

He attempted to stay in the game before the Warriors called a timeout and Curry walked over to the bench and left for the locker room with the Suns dominating on the scoreboard.

The loss of Curry for an extended period now leaves the Warriors as a shadow of their recent championship teams.

A mix of superstars, supporting cast, coaching and championship experience had made the Warriors the strong pre-season favourites for the past several seasons.

Even before Curry got hurt, Golden State was already without departed Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, who is injured and likely out for the entire season.

Their bid for a third straight championship and fourth in five years was dashed last season when they lost in the NBA finals in six games to the Toronto Raptors.

On Wednesday, Phoenix led 43-14 at the end of the first quarter and 72-46 at halftime.

Curry finished with nine points and six assists in 21 minutes of playing time.

Devin Booker scored a game-high 31 points and Baynes finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds for the surprising Suns who are off to a an impressive 3-2 start to the season.

Eric Paschall led the Warriors with 20 points.

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Brandt’s quick-fire double gives Dortmund German Cup win over Moenchengladbach

RB Leipzig are looking to return to the German Cup final after finishing as runners-up to Bayern Munich last season

Julian Brandt scored two goals in three minutes to propel Borussia Dortmund into the German Cup last 16 with a 2-1 comeback victory over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday.

After a dour opening, the game came to life in the 71st minute when Gladbach’s Marcus Thuram headed home from close range to put the visitors 1-0 up.

Discovering a sudden urgency, Dortmund went on the attack, equalising in the 77th minute after a shot from Brandt was deflected past Gladbach keeper Yann Sommer.

The home side scored the winner just three minutes later, with Brandt heading a cross from Thorgan Hazard into the bottom left of the net.

RB Leipzig demolished Wolfsburg 6-1 after a second-half exhibition featuring four goals in 13 minutes from the visiting side.

Leipzig trail Wolfsburg by two points in the Bundesliga but grabbed the lead on 13 minutes in their last-32 tie courtesy of an own goal by Dutch defender Jeffrey Bruma.

Marcel Sabitzer scored Leipzig’s second in the 55th minute and opened the floodgates, with goals from Emil Forsberg, Konrad Laimer and Timo Werner padding the score out to 5-0.

Germany forward Werner struck again in the 88th minute before Wolfsburg got a consolation goal from Wout Weghorst.

Elsewhere, Werder Bremen dominated second division side Heidenheim, winning 4-1.

Milot Rashica scored after just six minutes, with Leonardo Bittencourt and Davy Klaassen adding two more before the game had reached 20 minutes.

Austrian defender Marco Friedl added a fourth in the 41st minute, before Heidenheim’s Marc Schnatterer converted a penalty in first-half injury time.

Amateur side SC Verl continued their miraculous German Cup run, advancing to the last 16 after defeating second-division Holsten Kiel 8-7 in a penalty shootout.

Home side Verl, who play in the fourth division of German football, equalised in the 45th minute through Nico Hecker after Kiel opened the scoring in the 13th minute through Janni Luca Serra.

Both sides converted each of their five penalties, with the shootout eventually going to its ninth round. Verl’s Zlatko Janjic scored from the spot, before Kiel’s Phil Neumann failed to convert to send the minnows through.

Verl had defeated Bundesliga side Augsburg in their first-round fixture.

In another match decided by a penalty shootout, two-time German Cup winners Kaiserslauten won 6-5 over Nuremberg, after the score finished 2-2 following extra time.

In the final match of the day, Hertha Berlin defeated Dynamo Dresden 5-4 on penalties after the two sides had been locked at 3-3 at the end of extra-time.


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Ronaldo hits late Juventus winner as Napoli rage at referee

Cristiano Ronaldo converted a 96th-minute penalty as Juventus defeated Thiago Motta’s Genoa 2-1 to reclaim top spot in Serie A on Wednesday, while Napoli were left seething after conceding a disputed late equaliser against Atalanta.

Ronaldo sat out the 1-1 draw at Lecce over the weekend but Juve looked set to drop more points on his return in Turin as Christian Kouame’s fluke equaliser cancelled out a header from Leonardo Bonucci.

The Portuguese forward saw a stoppage-time strike ruled out by VAR for offside before he won a last-gasp penalty after he was fouled by Toni Sanabria.

Ronaldo drilled the spot-kick low beyond Ionut Radu for his fifth league goal of the season to send Maurizio Sarri’s Juve back above Inter Milan at the summit.

Genoa, in their second game under Motta, played most of the second half with 10 men after Francesco Cassata was sent off, while Juve substitute Adrien Rabiot was dismissed late on for two bookable offences.

Atalanta twice fought back from a goal behind to hold Napoli to a 2-2 draw at the San Paolo, where a fiery ending resulted in red cards for Carlo Ancelotti and his assistant.

Josip Ilicic struck a contentious 86th-minute equaliser that was upheld following a lengthy VAR review, as Napoli appealed for a penalty.

Napoli forward Fernando Llorente tumbled to the ground after jostling with Simon Kjaer in the Atalanta area before the visitors countered and scored through Ilicic.

A five-minute interruption followed before the referee awarded the goal without reviewing the incident on the touchline monitor.

“I consider what happened an attack on my professionalism, my players and my club,” Ancelotti said.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis was livid with the officiating.

“If there is VAR it’s pointless creating eight minutes of additional time because all that happens is pushing and shouting,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“And what is this buffoonery from the referee who kicks out a gentleman like Ancelotti?

“We’re fed up. Without us the referees would be peeling potatoes. We’re tired of paying for this standard of refereeing.”

– Roma, Lazio move above Napoli –

Nikola Maksimovic had headed Napoli into the lead on 16 minutes, but Remo Freuler levelled just before half-time when his shot squirmed through goalkeeper Alex Meret.

Polish striker Arkadiusz Milik hit the post and crossbar before putting Napoli back on top on 71 minutes when he raced onto a Fabian Ruiz pass and rounded Pierluigi Gollini.

However, Ilicic levelled and nearly grabbed a winner in stoppage time for Atalanta, who stayed third but now trail leaders Juve by five points.

“From the pitch, I thought it was a penalty. Then, seeing the images, I saw a big elbow to Kjaer’s face,” Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini said of the passage of play that led to his team’s controversial equaliser.

“The images are very clear. Whoever was in the VAR booth confirmed what the referee saw, but I’m rightly biased.”

Roma climbed above Napoli into fourth after a 4-0 rout of Udinese despite losing Federico Fazio to a red card on 31 minutes.

Nicolo Zaniolo opened the scoring before the dismissal of Fazio for a foul as the last defender.

Chris Smalling doubled Roma’s lead early in the second half with a Justin Kluivert goal and Aleksandar Kolarov penalty wrapping up victory.

Ciro Immobile struck twice to take his league-leading tally to 12 goals as Lazio swept Torino aside 4-0.

Cagliari extended their unbeaten run to eight games with a 3-2 win over Bologna while Fiorentina came from behind to defeat Sassuolo 2-1.

Sampdoria remain rooted to the foot of the table despite Gaston Ramirez salvaging a 1-1 draw with an injury-time equaliser at home to Lecce.

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Liverpool edge Arsenal on penalties after 10-goal thriller

LIVERPOOL, England – Anfield debutant Curtis Jones scored the winning spot-kick as Liverpool beat Arsenal on penalties after an astonishing 5-5 draw to reach the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday. 

Soccer Football – Carabao Cup – Fourth Round – Liverpool v Arsenal – Anfield, Liverpool, Britain – October 30, 2019 Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka in action with Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster REUTERS/Andrew Yates

The 18-year-old kept his cool in front of the Kop to send Liverpool through after the hosts has trailed 3-1, 4-2 and 5-4 before a stoppage-time equaliser by Divock Origi.

On a crazy evening it had appeared as though Joe Willock’s screamer had earned Arsenal victory, but Liverpool proved irrepressible as their barnstorming season continued.

Both Juergen Klopp and Unai Emery changed their entire lineups from the weekend’s Premier League action.

Liverpool took the lead in the sixth minute as Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi scored a comical own goal.

Arsenal levelled after 19 minutes when Mesut Ozil, given a rare start by Emery, picked out Bukayo Saka in space and after his shot was saved, Lucas Torreira tapped home.

Brazilian teenager Gabriel Martinelli scored his first goal of the night seven minutes later to put Arsenal ahead, scooping in from close range after a save by keeper Caoimhin Kelleher.

Liverpool self-destructed as Harvey Elliott’s poor pass went to Ozil who played in Saka to square for Martinelli to make it 3-1, but in the 43rd minute Elliott tumbled in the box at the other end and James Milner tucked away a penalty.

Milner’s dreadful back pass allowed Ainsley Maitland-Niles to make it 4-2 but Arsenal old boy Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain crashed home a beauty shortly after to close the gap.

Liverpool equalised in the 62nd minute when Jones played in Origi who turned superbly to fire into the roof of the net.

Willock’s goal sent Arsenal’s fans into raptures again but Origi scored with almost the last kick of the game.

Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Toby Davis

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