Neymar’s last-gasp saves PSG

first_imgRelatedPosts Neymar bags two-match ban Neymar risks seven-game ban, Gonzalez 10 Neymar, four others sent off as Marseille grab rare win at PSG Neymar marked his return to action for Paris Saint-Germain for the first time in four months with a stunning overhead kick in injury time that gave his team a 1-0 win over Strasbourg on Saturday. The world’s most expensive player, resigned to another season in France after failing to get the move back to Barcelona he so desired, had been given a hostile reception by angry PSG fans throughout the match at the Parc des Princes. However, his acrobatic effort in the 92nd minute broke the deadlock and gave PSG a 1-0 win as they stay top of the Ligue 1 table. In an earlier match on Friday, Lyon slipped to a 2-2 draw at Amiens despite Moussa Dembele’s double as Mathieu Bodmer grabbed a late equaliser for the hosts. Sylvinho’s side have now managed just two points in their last three games. Lyon, who were considered PSG’s likeliest challengers for the title at the start of the season, host Thomas Tuchel’s men next weekend. They fell behind in only the seventh minute on Friday, as veteran former Lyon defender Christophe Jallet’s left-wing free-kick found its way into the far corner of the net to put Amiens ahead. But Dembele volleyed in an equaliser only two minutes later before producing an acrobatic effort to divert home Bertrand Traore’s cross in the 34th minute and make it five goals in as many league matches this term. Lyon suffered as Amiens struck in injury time. Substitute Bodmer, 36, diverted the ball into the bottom corner to snatch the home side a point. On Friday, Nigerian youngster Victor Osimhen also scored his fifth Ligue 1 goal of the season as Lille claimed a 2-1 win over Angers. The 20-year-old Osimhen netted the opener six minutes before half-time. Luiz Araujo’s fine individual strike in the 53rd minute doubled the lead for last season’s runners-up, who held on to take their third victory of the new campaign despite a late goal from Angers forward Stephane Bahoken. Osimhen, who scored doubles in previous home victories over Saint-Etienne and Nantes, took advantage of a dreadful error by visiting goalkeeper Ludovic Butelle to grab his goal.Tags: NeymarParc des PrincesParis Saint-GermainStrasbourglast_img read more

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The BiH Basketball Team’s resounding Victory over Slovakia’s

first_imgThe basketball national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina last night defeated Slovakia at the prequalification round for the World Championship and kept a chance to enter the next round of qualifications. The final result was 84:71.The BiH team began the match at home in the Mirza Delibasic Hall in Sarajevo. The fantastic Dzenan Musa played in a virtual trance, all of his shots going into the hoop. That was his quarter to remember, his best moments in the dress of the senior national team of BiH. However, the Slovaks were strong and were able to keep the results connection for a long while, almost until the end of the first halftime.The first halftime ended with the BiH team leading 38:33. But that wasn’t a determinant lead so trainer Dusko Vujosevic had to go in even harder later on in the match so that the results would be significant.A lighter injury of our best player Musa didn’t disrupt the Dragons so they, led by the young ace, continue playing a good match and finally won in Mirza Delibasic Hall in Sarajevo.As the time passed, it became clear that the BiH national team was going towards its first victory and, at that, with a convincing result. The final result was a reflection of the relation of power on the floor last night. The match gave us hope for final result in the prequalification round. The best BiH player last night was Dzenan Musa with 32 points, while Rancik with 14 points was the best Slovak player.BiH will play the next match at home against Armenia on Wednesday at 8 p.m.(Source: N1)last_img read more

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Dame time: Lillard’s 3 gives Trail Blazers 113-110 win over Lakers

first_imgNance was hurt late in the third quarter and went to the locker room. He did not play the rest of the way. Nance was averaging 11.1 points and 7.9 rebounds for the Lakers.Afterward, the Lakers confirmed Nance broke a bone in his hand.“Obviously, I feel terrible for him. He’s been playing so solid for us,” coach Luke Walton said. “It’s tough but that’s what team sports are about, and someone else has to step up.”Portland took a 106-105 lead on Lillard’s free throws with 1:56 left. Kuzma made a hook shot on the other end, but Lillard answered with a layup before Nurkic made free throws for a 110-107 lead. The standing crowd chanted “Beat LA! Beat LA!”But Kentavious Caldwell-Pope quieted the fans with a 3-pointer off an assist from Ball to tie it with 15.5 seconds left. Lillard hit the winner over the outstretched arm of Brandon Ingram.ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene UP NEXTLakers: Host the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.Trail Blazers: Host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. 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(AP Photo/Steve Dykes)PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard didn’t really need to gesture to his wrist. The crowd already knew it was Lillard Time.The star guard made a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak over the Los Angeles Lakers to 13 games with a 113-110 victory Thursday night.ADVERTISEMENT Lillard finished with 32 points, and Portland snapped a two-game skid. Jusuf Nurkic added 28 points.Lillard was 1 of 5 from 3-point range before the game-winner. The crowd roared when the shot fell, andLillard nodded and pointed to his wrist.“I felt good. The ball was coming off my hands good all night, even the ones that I didn’t make. In thosemoments, you don’t think about what happened before. It’s a chance to rise to the occasion. You’re 0 for 0 in that moment,” Lillard said. “I go back to my very first game-winner against New Orleans my rookie year. I had a terrible shooting game but I was able to block that out. All that mattered was that moment. No different tonight.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogBrook Lopez had 27 points and rookie Kyle Kuzma added a season-high 22 for the Lakers, who were short-handed after Larry Nance Jr. broke his left hand in the second half. Fellow rookie Lonzo Ball was 0 for 2 from the field with no points, four assists and three rebounds.There were a few fans in the crowd wearing Ball’s No. 2 jersey for his first appearance in Portland. But most fans booed him heartily during player introductions. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Kuzma took the final shot, a missed 3-pointer from 28 feet out at the buzzer that would have tied it.Lillard had missed a 3 the night before at the end of regulation in Portland’s 112-103 overtime loss at Utah.“He made a good read last night and (Rudy) Gobert made a great play,” Blazers coach Terry Stotts said. “Tonight I think he had his mind made up to take the shot. It’s what great players do.”The Blazers were without Al-Farouq Aminu, who injured his right ankle Wednesday against the Jazz. The team posted a photo of the 6-foot-9 forward on crutches before Thursday’s game.Aminu was averaging 9.4 points and 8.1 rebounds this season. Noah Vonleh, who returned the night before following a shoulder injury in camp, started in his place.Portland led by 18 in the first half but the Lakers closed the gap to 66-62 at halftime. It was tight the rest of the way.“We have the game against Toronto, then you have a tough one last night against Utah. Maybe if we come back and have a blowout, maybe we don’t have to look at ourselves as much,” Lillard said. “We come in here tonight and we had a dogfight on our hands. We really had to look at ourselves and make it happen. We had to trust ourselves and trust each other to get it done.“So I think a game like this and having to pull out a game like this does more for our team, character-wise.”TIP-INSLakers: Los Angeles was 0 for 9 from 3-point range in the first half. … The Lakers were coming off a 113-93 victory at home against the Pistons on Tuesday night.Trail Blazers: Rookie big man Zach Collins started the second half in place of Vonleh, who had four fouls. Collins, a 7-footer out of Gonzaga, was acquired by the Blazers in a draft-day deal with Sacramento.ON BALL“I thought he was a little too passive tonight,” Walton said about his rookie point guard. “The hardest thing for young players is consistency. He’s so unselfish that sometimes we want him to be more aggressive with attacking the defenses.”Ball, for his part, recognized that.“I definitely could have been more aggressive,” he said. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View commentslast_img read more

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