France squad play basketball ahead of key Bulgaria clash
10 October, 2017, 00:33 | Author: Phil Peters
Laurent Blanc has challenged the France squad to aim for a place in the RussiaWorld Cup and go ahead to win it.
France were off to a flying start as a flowing team move ended with Antoine Griezmann teeing up Matuidi to blast home from a tight angle on three minutes.
France were held to a shock draw at home to Luxembourg in their last qualifier to leave qualification in the balance - just three days after a superb performance in the 4-0 thrashing of Holland.
France lost N'Golo Kante do an apparent hamstring injury in the 33rd minute, and Hungary almost equalised a few minutes later, only for Hugo Lloris to make a tremendous diving save to deny Georgi Kostadinov.
Juventus midfielder Matuidi lashed home an angled finish after just three minutes in Sofia, which leaves Les Bleus a point clear of Sweden and crucially with fate in their own hands ahead of the visit of Belarus on Tuesday. The Dutch needed a victory in Barysaw to keep alive any hopes of a top-two finish, but despite a third goal in two games from Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Davy Propper, Belarus equalised through Maksim Volodjko. Those results mean the likes of Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland (the latter two face off in a victor takes all meeting on Monday) will be guaranteed a playoff place if they win their final games.
With time running out, Holland took the lead again through a penalty from Arjen Robben on 84 minutes before Memphis Depay made it 3-1 with a free-kick in stoppage time. There's no one player who makes a difference.
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The first booking of the game came in the ninth minute, when Simeon Slavchev was yellow carded for pulling back Kylian Mbappé.
The best eight second-placed teams go through a two-legged playoff. With one match left to play, Bulgaria finds itself seven points from the second spot in Uefa qualifying group A, which offers a spot in the play-off round.
Portugal struggled for long periods in Andorra, needing the rested Cristiano Ronaldo to come on as a half-time substitute and help them stumble to a 2-0 win and set up a winner-takes-all showdown with Switzerland in Lisbon tomorrow.
Portugal is now second in their qualifying group behind leaders Switzerland.
Another game in the same group between two teams with no hope of progress saw Gibraltar lose 6-0 to Estonia after goals from Siim Luts, Mattias Kait, Sergei Zenjov and a 25-minute Joonas Tamm hat trick.
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The injury to Malone led to the Tigers playing with three true freshmen on the offensive line at times, which is a school record . LSU responded on the next drive as Connor Culp split the uprights for a 38-yard field goal with 25 seconds left in the half.
Monday, October 9, Halep will be the 25th first racket of the world in the history of the WTA tour and the first from Romania. In the quarter-finals, she meets the victor between 11th-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and Russian Daria Kasatkina.
Trump on Thursday accused Iran of supporting terrorism and exporting "violence and chaos across the Middle East". The meeting comes as threats toward both Iran and the DPRK from the Trump administration continue to escalate.
Notably, the party's constitution was amended to extend the tenure of the party chief to five years from the existing three years. At a press conference on Wednesday in Agra , Akhilesh said, "Sometimes my age and relation works to my advantage".
Each pill is worth around $20 on the street, totaling the entire contents of the box to be worth around $400,000, they said. Police are reportedly working to trace the botched delivery back to the person in California who sent it.
Match-winner and captain Kane described it as a dream come true after England stumbled to qualification for the World Cup. They don't have Champions League-winning medals throughout this group, they don't have Premier League-winning medals.
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David Price , the starter-turned-reliever with the $217 million contract, pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings for the Red Sox . Boston has a history of manager scapegoats, so anything is possible if the Red Sox get totally embarrassed in the series .
Giants WR Carted Off With Left Ankle Injury
Beckham went down on a pass that fell incomplete with about 4 minutes left in the game, the Giants up 22-20 at the time. The one thing the Giants can't have is Odell Beckham getting hurt, and he got hurt in a bad way on Sunday afternoon.
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Injury Blow For Aussie Skipper Steve Smith
The Australians lost their five-match one-day series against India 4-1 and started a three-match Twenty20 series later Saturday. Australia are likely to hand Jason Behrendorff a T20I debut, while India would gladly welcome Ashish Nehra back to the team .
4th United States service member killed in Niger ambush
And while United States troops largely play a supporting role in Niger, military leaders acknowledge the risks they face. Another soldier from a "partner nation" had also died in the attack, it said - without specifying their nationality.