FIFA World Cup 2018 : Egypt vs Uruguay Review

first_imgAdvertisement AdvertisementA late winner by defender Jose Gimenez in the 90th minute drowned the Egyptians in their opening match in the FIFA world cup 2018. With Suarez and Cavani coming close to scoring on various occasions, it was defender Jose Gimenez who ensured it was team in blue and white that came out victorious in this match.Although Suarez may have a huge sigh of relief, he squandered many opportunities to fire Uruguay into the lead in the match. He had the chance to score a goal from close range just before the brink of halftime but couldn’t capitalize as he scuffed it into the side netting. The Pharoahs goal keeper was at his brilliant best pulling out inhuman saves on numerous occassions. Cavani’s spectacular effort was saved brilliantly by El-Shenawy, who was a wall behind the Egyptian defense. His heroics went in vain as a surging header from Gimenez broke his resilience.El-Shenawy’s Best save of the match :Egypt vs Uruguay has been such a boring game despite Uruguay’s goal…Egypt’s goalkeeper El – Shenawy with the highlight of the game and putting himself in the shop window with a brilliant save from CavaniCredit to Egypt too for a resolute performance!🔥 pic.twitter.com/KI3V3bnf1M— Steve Trendall (@stevetrendall) June 15, 2018It is quite unfortunate that Egypt had to miss the services of their star player Mohamed Salah on such a big occasion. The absence of Salah could be seen as Egypt looked concise while attacking.A hard fought victory for Uruguay but a bitter and unlucky loss for Egypt.Read also :FIFA World Cup 2018: Morocco vs Iran PreviewFIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 2last_img read more

10 months agoMan City midfielder Sane asks Liverpool: Can you handle the pressure?

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Man City midfielder Sane asks Liverpool: Can you handle the pressure?by Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester City midfielder Leroy Sane has warned Liverpool the pressure is on them after Thursday’s win.Sane has warned manager Jurgen Klopp and his men, chasing the Anfield club’s first domestic championship for 29 years, the heat is on them.”We’ve put more pressure on ­Liverpool,” said the German forward. “We’re just four points behind them — and they know it, too. “They have to keep up, but we do to. It’s now a little bit more ­interesting.“It was one of the ­biggest ­performances since I came here. Liverpool are, at the moment, maybe the best team in Europe or the world, so we’re happy we beat them. The players all felt how ­intense it was, especially given how important the game was. It was ­really tense.“You could see in every tackle, in every pass, everyone was really focused on the game and not to make mistakes. One wrong pass, one mistake, and you could get ­punished.“So it was really important to win against Liverpool. It gives you more confidence to know we are closer and it’s not over. We’re always going to fight until the end, it doesn’t matter what the scoreline is.” last_img read more

Body can adapt to occasional overeating

first_imgOvereating has been found to impair blood sugar (glucose) control and insulin levels but a new study suggests that the duration of a bout of overeating can affect how the body adapts to glucose and insulin processing when calorie intake increases. Obesity and type 2 diabetes have increased significantly worldwide within the past 30 years. Lifestyle factors such as overindulging in high-calorie foods play a large role in the development of these two serious health conditions. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainFor the study, researchers from Deakin University in Australia studied a small group of healthy and lean men with an average age of 22. Volunteers participated in a short-term trial consisting of five days – indicative of humans overeating during festivals and holidays – and a long-term model of chronic overeating lasting 28 days. The “overfeeding” portion of the diet included high-calorie snacks such as chocolate, meal replacement drinks and potato chips to add approximately 1,000 more calories to the men’s normal food consumption each day. Published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, the study suggests that “early adaptations in response to carbohydrate over-feeding are directed at increasing glucose disposal in order to maintain whole-body insulin sensitivity”. “Long-term overindulgence in fatty foods, instead of more nutritionally balanced foods, may be a factor that causes rapid changes in blood sugar control,” the study added.last_img read more

Only 17 water left in Nashik dams

first_imgNashik: Reservoirs in Maharashtra’s Nashik district have only 17 per cent water stock of their total storage capacity as of now, almost nine per cent less compared to last year, officials said on Tuesday.The district administration has deployed over 250 tankers to meet the demand of drinking water across the district, specially in rural areas, they said. State water resources minister Girish Mahajan, who is also the district’s guardian minister, visited some drought- hit areas in Sinnar tehsil on Monday to review the situation. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra SinghHe said there was a need to use tankers for water supply and to start fodder camps for cattle. The district has around 24 dams, of which six have dried up due to deficient rainfall last monsoon, an official in the irrigation department said. “Water shortage is being felt in the first week of May as only 17 per cent stock is remaining in the reservoirs, nearly nine per cent less against last year,” he said. The stock in Gangapur dam, one of the main sources of drinking water supply to the city, has also dipped considerably, he said. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroadNearly 263 tankers have been deployed to supply drinking water to 200 villages and 679 hamlets in the district, an official at the collectorate said. “The situation is likely to remain grim till July and if the monsoon gets delayed, water woes would increase further,” he said. The Nashik Municipal Corporation has urged citizens to use water carefully and warned of stern action against those found wasting it, a civic official said. In some tribal areas of Trimbakeshwar taluka where wells have dried up, the district administration has been ensuring additional water supply to ease the situation, another official said.last_img read more

Tony Romo Was A Good QB In An Era Of Great Ones

Quarterbacks with the most career pass yardage who entered the league between 1998 and 2005 and who were active last year. (With the exception of Peyton Manning, who is included for context.)Source: Pro-Football-Reference.com Tom Brady2356252212 Peyton Manning26572K25714 Romo’s career totals aren’t as impressive as his peers’ Carson Palmer4.702.986.2488.0 Drew Brees2326610110 PLAYERTD RATEINT RATEADJ. NET YARDS/ ATTEMPTNFL PASS EFFICIENCY RATING Philip Rivers176460006 Ben Roethlisberger183472005 Aaron Rodgers135371226 Drew Brees5.302.516.9196.3 Tony Romo127340004 Carson Palmer174440003 Of this nine-player cohort of Romo and his contemporaries, Romo ranks last in games started and last in career passing yards. He’s one of just three with no Super Bowl championships, MVP awards or First Team All-Pro nods, and is tied for second-fewest Pro Bowl appearances. Unlike a Dan Marino or Dan Fouts, Romo doesn’t boast eye-popping production to counter his lack of a championship; he threw for fewer total yards than Jim Everett or Matt Hasselbeck despite being a player during nine of the NFL’s top 10 pass-happiest seasons.The seven active quarterbacks in this group are all slated to turn in at least another full season of stats, which will drop Romo even further behind his contemporaries. Worse yet, players like Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco — drafted in 2008 — are already eclipsing some of Romo’s totals.But things get more complicated when you look at Romo’s rate stats. Within that same elite group, Romo is fourth in adjusted net yards per attempt and tied for second in touchdown rate. His career NFL passer efficiency rating is 97.1, just a tenth of a point shy of Brady’s. Ben Roethlisberger5.102.706.6794.1 Aaron Rodgers6.40%1.55%7.48104.1 Tony Romo entered the NFL as a humble undrafted free agent from Eastern Illinois and leaves a superstar. With his release from the Cowboys on Tuesday and the announcement that he’s joining CBS as an analyst, Romo has completed an incredible, and perplexing, career arc.He started more games for the Cowboys than any quarterback not named Troy Aikman, went to four Pro Bowls and won the Cowboys three NFC East titles. Yet he never quite vaulted above the best QBs of his generation, and his lack of durability and postseason success complicate his legacy.Romo’s undrafted status is often dropped as a did-you-know trivia nugget, but it’s worth pointing out how rarely a talented quarterback slips entirely through the cracks in the draft-industrial complex. Of the 43 quarterbacks who made the Pro Bowl during Romo’s career, only three other than Romo weren’t drafted. Among all four, Romo was the only one with multiple appearances. In fact, Romo is the highest-rated undrafted passer of all time.1For quarterbacks who started at least 50 games. The only two whose totals and rate stats even compare are Warren Moon and Kurt Warner — both of whom have already been enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.But Romo’s résumé may not be enough for the Hall. Because the Hall of Fame’s selection committee winnows potential candidates over the course of a year’s selection cycle, players are often compared with others from their era who played the same position. And Romo’s career stats don’t stack up well against his contemporaries’.Romo was signed by the Cowboys in 2003 and spent three seasons waiting for an opportunity to play. When he finally did, he took over a 3-3 Cowboys team yet went 6-4 down the stretch, led the Cowboys to their first postseason appearance since 2003 and even made the Pro Bowl. He completed 65.3 percent of his passes, led the NFL in net and raw average yards per attempt and posted an NFL passer efficiency rating of 95.1.That 2006 season would be a microcosm of Romo’s career: a long time spent on the bench, statistical output that rivals the best of his generation, and eventually an underwhelming end. In the playoffs, Romo bobbled the snap on a game-winning field-goal attempt during a wild card game against the Seattle Seahawks, a moment that began a run of playoff futility that none of his peers experienced.Romo’s postseason record, 2-4, matches that of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith’s — and the lightly regarded Smith will not receive any Hall of Fame consideration. Yet in the playoffs, Smith has a better touchdown rate, interception rate, passer rating and adjusted net yards per attempt than Romo.To compare Romo to his competition, I looked at all other quarterbacks who were active last season and who entered the league between 1998 — when Peyton Manning was drafted — and 2005 — two years after Romo was signed. To find the top-tier within that crowd, I then sorted them by career pass yard totals. There are plenty who passed for more yards and won more accolades than Romo. (Although Manning retired before last season, I kept him in for comparison.) Tony Romo5.702.707.0397.1 Tom Brady5.501.857.0997.2 Eli Manning199482004 In the end, Romo spent a decade in the conversation as one of the league’s best quarterbacks. But he was never quite the best — and thanks to the three years he spent on the bench at the beginning of his career and the 27 starts he missed from 2007 to 2015, his passing totals are perilously low to make the Hall of Fame.Unless voters go deep into what Romo did on the field, and look past how many years he wasn’t on it, he may be remembered as good, but not great. Philip Rivers5.302.646.8494.7 NAMESTARTSYARDSSUPER BOWL WINSMVP AWARDS1ST TEAM ALL-PROPRO BOWLS Quarterbacks with the most career pass yardage who entered the league between 1998 and 2005 and who were active last season. (With the exception of Peyton Manning, who is included for context.)Source: Pro-Football-Reference.com Romo’s rate stats aren’t so bad, though Eli Manning4.703.155.9683.7 Peyton Manning5.702.687.1796.5 read more

Allegri defended Dybala

first_imgPaulo Dybala was sent off during his team’s game against Real Madrid and he complicated the situation for the home team that lost the match 3-0 in the end – but Massimiliano Allegri defended his side’s young striker.The Argentinian caused a lot of troubles for Juventus but his coach insisted that he was great against Real Madrid and he doesn’t deserve to be criticized that much.The Italian manager spoke about Dybala’s form and his team selection as he said, according to Football Italia:“Dybala? Contrary to what’s been said, Dybala had a good game against Real.”Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“Unfortunately, the red card affected his performance, but he had one of his best games in my opinion. I think he’s growing, especially at European level.”“If Bentancur, a lad born in 1997, with excellent qualities with a great future ahead of him, didn’t have these characteristics, he wouldn’t have played against Barcelona and Real Madrid.”“Higuain? I still have to decide my team, but it’s likely he’ll be out.”last_img read more

Mourinho Man Utd were good enough

first_imgJose Mourinho admits that Manchester United were “not phenomenal but good enough” in Wednesday’s 3-0 win at BSC Young Boys in the Champions LeagueA brace from Paul Pogba and another from Anthony Martial secured United all three points in their opening game of Group H.Although it did take some time for Red Devils to take control of the game on an artificial pitch.“Job done. It wasn’t phenomenal, but good enough. I’m happy. I can understand the reasons why we didn’t start well, why we took 25 minutes to be in control, I can see why Young Boys forced it a little in the beginning,” Mourinho said on the club website.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.“They did the same against Dinamo Zagreb too. They know how difficult it is for opponents on this pitch, so they forced it a little and created problems. The goal changed this and then we were in control. It’s important to start with a victory.”He added: “It was important for us to win, because probably, I just said probably, every team is going to make six points against Young Boys.“So, it was important for us not to waste points today, but now we have three consecutive matches, two against Juventus and one against Valencia and it is in these matches where we must get the points to qualify and of course, they are two very good opponents.”United now led Group H on goal difference from Juventus, who defeated Valencia 2-0 at the Mestalla.last_img read more

Zamorano compares his Inter to todays team

first_imgThe former Nerazzurri striker sees some similarities between the squad he played for and the current Lega Serie A teamFormer Chilean footballer Ivan Zamorano won the UEFA Cup once with Internazionale Milan in the 1997-1998 season.And now the Nerazzurri is behind Juventus in the Italian Lega Serie A.Zamorano admitted to Football Italia how this team and the one he played for share some similarities.“I see similarities between the two groups. Mine was fantastic, Internazionale at the core,” he commented.Romelu Lukaku, Serie A, Inter MilanCapello calls Lukaku “a modern striker” Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 The former Italian manager believes Romelu Lukaku is perfectly suited for Antonio Conte’s Internazionale Milan in the Serie A.“Today’s is still being born and the first two Champions League games, won with a comeback, have a decisive weight.”“This Inter is now aware that it can win and that awareness is being transmitted. On the night of the derby at San Siro, there was a clear sensation, you could breathe it: Inter were going to win,” he added.“As I was leaving the stadium I said I hadn’t seen a side I liked so much in many years.”“If you play for Inter you need to have that belief, it was the same in my day and it’s like that now because battling with Juventus isn’t just a duty, it’s a pleasure,” he explained.“Inter have to keep doing that without saying so though, with their feet on the ground.”last_img read more

TCI PDM Chairman Blows Harder

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#TurksandCaicos, January 4, 2018 – Providenciales – In a shameless effort to distract from the real matter at hand which is the New Years Day incident at Taylor Bay, one must remind the PDM and its Chairman that they have control of the reins of government!  How foolish do you have to be to blame the PNP for your very own unofficial/official public relations officer running with a false story about the Second All Island Elected Member joining the PNP?   Nice to see you remember she is on your team.  We of course would welcome Hon. Connolly and others back home with open arms, as the PNP is the only Big Tent Party in the Turks and Caicos Islands.We have now heard from the Minister of Tourism, and latterly from the Member for Cheshire Hall.   What has happened to the Premier and Minister of Finance at whose desk the buck stops?   Has the “BEST MAN FOR THE JOB” gone into hiding or is it because the offender is a dear friend of her favourite Ministerial Colleague? Premier, it is your responsibility to govern and not just make excuses for your lack of ability.You all are being paid handsomely to do the country’s business, so please put your shoulders to the wheel and execute.   If you need help, just ask, since you are still seem dumfounded as to what to do except play the blame game.   Otherwise, as the saying goes, “if you cant do it then get up off the pot”!Royal S. RobinsonChairman, PNP4.1.17 Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:last_img read more