Jordan Henderson says Liverpool were completely bested by Real Madrid

first_img “This Real Madrid team is top class with the best players in the world but that’s who you want to be playing against and testing yourself, always trying to improve ourselves as a team,” explained the England midfielder. Sport EN Upd. at 21:48 “That’s where we want to get to – to be a top team like Madrid playing at the highest level and I think we can do that. 23/10/2014 “The first 20 minutes I felt as though we had a right good go and got in behind them a couple of times. CEST Jordan Henderson says Liverpool were totally outclassed by Real Madrid, after his side went down 3-0 at Anfield. “We had a couple of half-chances to get a goal and then you never know but we just need to be a bit more ruthless in the final third. “Hopefully we can keep improving and work on the things we didn’t do quite so well.” “When you are on top you need to put your chances away.last_img read more

Rafa Benitez: Two points dropped against Atletico

first_imgReal Madrid coach Rafa Benitez has admitted his team dropped two points in the Madrid derby. Asked about Barcelona losing points, he added: “We are only interested in ourselves and winning every game. 05/10/2015 They were leading through Karim Benzema’s first-half header but didn’t add another strike and Luciano Vietto equalised. Upd. at 11:42 “We lacked a second goal. We had chances to make it 2-0.” CEST “In the second-half they played with more intensity, but we had eight chances to counter but weren’t accurate with the final or penultimate pass. “In the first-half we were dominant and controlled the game that we knew they wanted to play,” said the Spaniard. Sport EN “Now we have to hope that there are no problems with the national teams.”last_img read more

Raphael Varane on what Zinedine Zidane has taught him

first_imgRaphael Varane, Real Madrid defender, says he has learned from coach Zinedine Zidane that “a defensive player should play in an attacking way”, because to launch an attack is the best form of keeping danger away from your goal.  CET Upd. at 15:24 Varane added: “He repeats to me that, whoever the opponent, you have to play with the same intention, the same philosophy, always looking forward.” 05/03/2016 “For a start, he explains to you that a defensive player should play offensively, to look forward. The intention should be there from the outset. He made me understand that passing the opposition lines is a protective gesture. You also defend by clearing the danger in a constructive manner,” he told L’Equipe Sport ENlast_img read more

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar and co. put two past Serbia to end group…

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NBA: All Star Jimmy Butler reveals his preferred trade destination

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Canelo Alvarez signs 5-year, 11-fight deal worth minimum $365 million with DAZN

first_imgAdvertisement Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has signed the most lucrative deal in the history of sports, he has signed a 5-year, 11-fight deal which will net him a minimum of $365 Million on newest sports streaming platform DAZN.Advertisement Canelo Alvarez is the biggest star in Boxing right now and his last three fights have netted well over a million buys. His contract with HBO ended earlier this month and both him and Golden Boy have moved their stable to DAZN. Oscar De La Hoya has signed a 10-year deal with them which will allow GBP to put 10 high-quality cards a year.Advertisement It will commence with his move up to super middleweight to challenge secondary world titlist Rocky Fielding on Dec. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York.Alvarez’s deal is the richest athlete contract in sports history, eclipsing the 13-year, $325 million agreement that New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton signed in 2014 when he was with the Miami Marlins.Advertisement “Canelo is the highest-paid athlete in the world. He’s extremely happy,” De La Hoya told ESPN after Alvarez signed.It is also estimated that Canelo Alvarez will make a staggering $120 Million dollars as per profit projection for 2019 according to Sports Center Espanol making him the highest paid athlete in the world.Proyección de ganancias para 2019 💰1- 🇲🇽 Canelo Álvarez (120 MDD)2- 🇦🇷 Lionel Messi (111 MDD)3- 🇵🇹 Cristiano Ronaldo (90 MDD)4- 🇺🇸 LeBron James (90 MDD)5- 🇺🇸 Aaron Rodgers (90 MDD) pic.twitter.com/airWIHViNv— Sportscenter en español (@SportsCenter_nt) October 17, 2018DAZN – owned by the Perform Group – launched in Austria, Germany, Japan, and Switzerland in August 2016 and moved into the US market this year.Anthony Joshua’s defense of his IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles against Alexander Povetkin provided its first boxing event streamed in the US in September.     Advertisementlast_img read more

Fair decision from Cricket Australia to hold bans on Smith, Warner and Bancroft?

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