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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette cannot hide frustration during Arsenal lap of honour

first_img About Connatix V67539 The attacking pair were also spotted during lap honour begun, with cameras again catching them looking crushed with the result.While Arsenal’s biggest stars dealt with the blow of the result, Unai Emery believes his team deserved a win.‘We deserved to win but we know they are defensively very strong and played very well,’ he said. Full Screen Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Arsenal conducted a lap of honour after the draw (Picture: Getty) AdvertisementAdvertisementDespite the demoralising result, the players were required to stay behind for the traditional lap of honour.Departing Gunners Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech and Danny Welbeck were all honoured after the final whistle, but the cameras panned to a devastated Arsenal team just before the lap of honour.Strike duo Lacazette and Aubameyang were visibly miserable alongside the rest of the first-team as they waited for the lap of honour celebrations to begin. SPONSORED Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette cannot hide frustration during Arsenal lap of honour Video Settings Aubameyang had put Arsenal in front (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette cut dejected figures on the Arsenal bench as the Gunners waited to complete their lap of honour at the Emirates on Sunday.Arsenal’s final Premier League home game of the season ended with a 1-1 draw with Brighton as Glenn Murray hit back for the visitors after Aubameyang put the Gunners in front in the first half.The result is set to be the killer blow to Arsenal’s top four chances, as Tottenham have now all but secured Champions League qualification.Arsenal need a miracle on the final day of the season with Tottenham three points ahead of them in fourth spot and boasting an eight-goal better goal difference.ADVERTISEMENT (Picture: Getty)‘We had our chances to score, the first half was probably the difference in the result.‘And in the second half after their goal we had chances but they defended very well, congratulations to them for their work.‘We fight and try to win each match in the Premier League but every match is difficult and today is an example of that.’MORE: Jan Vertonghen responds to Arsenal’s draw with Brighton: I’ll take that by Metro Read More Read More Comment Read More PLAY Coming Next Skip Read More Top articles Metro Sport ReporterSunday 5 May 2019 8:10 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link843Shares Skip Ad / Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE 1/1 1 min. story Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more


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New South Wales offers to host Australian Open as Melbourne battles COVID-19 spike

first_imgNew South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro says his state will be willing to act as a temporary host for major sports events such as the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam.Barilaro said on Friday however that this should be if those events cannot be held in neighbouring Victoria due to COVID-19. He said he had written to sports bodies and officials in Victoria offering help to stage the events, which he said held national significance.“Some of these events down in Victoria are national events hosted in Victoria,” Barilaro told 2GB radio in Australia.“It’s important for the economy, important for the Australian psyche when it comes to sport.“Absolutely we should be able to work with Victorians to find ways to make sure these all happen. These events are far too important in this crisis to not have.”Victoria is undergoing a second lockdown and has nearly 8,000 active COVID-19 cases, while NSW has about 800. The Australian Open, which has been held in Melbourne since 1972, is due to start in January.However, Tennis Australia said organisers had so far not drawn up contingency plans for the tournament to be moved out of Victoria.“Our focus is to get through the next few weeks and our team is in full planning mode to deliver a great Australian Open in Melbourne,” TA Chief Executive Craig Tiley said in a statement emailed to Reuters on Friday.“We obviously have great facilities in Melbourne and the AO is contracted and committed to Melbourne Park.”Melbourne is also home to the Australian Football League’s title-deciding Grand Final, scheduled for October. AFL Chief Executive Gillon McLachlan told reporters the Grand Final, which draws a capacity crowd to the 100,000-seat Melbourne Cricket Ground, was contracted to the stadium.He added it was “not appropriate” to look at alternative venues.The state capital also hosts the Spring Racing Carnival, the country’s biggest horse racing programme, from October to November.Racing Victoria said in a statement it had no intention of relocating marquee races such as the Nov. 3 Melbourne Cup.RelatedPosts Federer out of tennis until 2021 Nadal switches attention to 2021 season Aussie Open: Djokovic claims 17th Grand Slam title Victoria’s sports minister did not provide immediate comment.Reuters/NAN.—Tags: Australian OpenJohn BarilaroSouth Waleslast_img read more


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Acheson say Tipp footballers don’t fear anybody

first_imgThe Moyle Rovers man made his comments as Tipp continue their preparations for Sunday’s Munster Senior Football Championship Semi-Final against Cork.Liam Kearns’ side face the 37-times provincial champions at Semple Stadium.His skipper believes there’s been a huge change in attitude during his time on the panel. Tipp FM’s live coverage of the match gets underway just after 3 o’clock on Sunday.We’ll also bring you updates on the Munster Junior Football Championship Semi-Final between Tipperary and Cork, which throws-in on Sunday at 1.30pm.last_img


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Women’s World Cup 2019: Ali Krieger gets called up at halftime, replaces Kelley O’Hara after injury

first_imgO’Hara wasn’t doing well after the incident, coach Jill Ellis told the Fox broadcast at the half, and the U.S. made the decision to bring in Krieger, who until this point had been dormant in the team’s World Cup campaign. Fox later reported O’Hara was showing symptoms of a concussion after being evaluated by the team’s medical staff in the locker room.Start of the second half, Kelley O’Hara has been replaced by Ali Krieger after this nasty clash of heads.(via @TelemundoSports) pic.twitter.com/QcefzAOkJN— The18 (@the18com) July 7, 2019Krieger played in the 2015 cup, where the USWNT won its third world title, and the 2019 Olympics. But since then, she has been absent from the international team.In 2017, Krieger received limited call-ups and only appeared in two games. Then, after not receiving a call-up for 18 months, she was included on the USWNT roster for friendlies against Australia and Belgium as the team prepared for this year’s cup. Ali Krieger got called up in the United States women’s national team’s biggest moment Sunday.The experienced international player replaced Kelley O’Hara in the backfield after O’Hara was at the receiving end of a nasty head-to-head collision just before the half. Ellis and company made the decision to bring the veteran, with 102 caps, on board despite making just one international appearance in the past 25 months.Krieger was named to the final 23-player squad which marked her third World Cup appearance.last_img read more


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MLB wrap: Cardinals hit 4 home runs to topple Reds in landslide

first_imgSt. Louis was sensational at the plate on Friday in its 13-4 victory over Cincinnati.The Cardinals got home runs from four different players, as Dexter Fowler, Paul Goldschmidt, Kolten Wong and Paul DeJong all went yard once. Cubs bring back Addison Russell, send Albert Almora to minors Fernando Tatis Jr. injury update: Padres’ star rookie (back) likely done for season, manager says Nothing Wong with that! 🚨 pic.twitter.com/qlk3vYcQ4t— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) August 17, 2019St. Louis finished with 18 hits to Cincinnati’s seven on the night.On the bright side for Cincinnati, Aristides Aquino became MLB’s fastest player to 10 home runs ever. The 25-year-old recorded his team’s only home run in the contest. It was his 10th in 16 career games. Related Newscenter_img Francisco Lindor went 0 for 4 in the Indians’ 3-2 loss to the Yankees.HighlightDetroit’s Niko Goodrum made a great play on this ball and showcased his arm strength.𝗢 and we can’t stress this part enough 𝗠 𝗚 😱 pic.twitter.com/cPePQZv8FG— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 17, 2019What’s Next?Dodgers (82-42) at Braves (72-52) 7:20 p.m. ET — Los Angeles and Atlanta both sit atop their respective divisions but the Dodgers were triumphant Friday. Saturday could make for a good matchup between two of MLB’s top World Series contenders. Aristides Aquino is the fastest player (16 games) in @MLB history to reach 10 career HR. pic.twitter.com/Y6wpbakzOk— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) August 17, 2019The Cardinals are now 64-56 and sit atop the NL Central while the Reds are 57-64 and remain in fourth.Studs of the NightJoe Musgrove notched nine strikeouts against the Cubs in Pittsburgh’s 3-2 victory.Andrew Benintendi went 3 for 4 as the Red Sox took down the Orioles 9-1.Charlie Morton tallied 10 strikeouts in seven innings of work in the Rays’ 2-1 loss to the Tigers.Duds of the NightBo Bichette was hitless in four at-bats but the Blue Jays topped the Mariners 7-3.last_img read more