Legend of the America and current Mexican politician mocked Cruz Azul after the defeat

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The former Valladolid player said that America is better than Pumas, then favorite in the tie

The governor of the state of Morelos, in Mexico, Cuauhtémoc Blanco, mocked Cruz Azul after the defeat he suffered yesterday in the semifinal match against Monterrey when he said that fans of “La Máquina” will be left crying when finishing the game back next Saturday.

The former American player added that it is very likely that “Los Rayados” will eliminate “Los Cementeros”, highlighting their fanaticism for the “Águilas” squad since he was a child.

Cuauhtémoc Blanco was elected governor of Morelos for the period 2018-2024 (Photo: Government of Morelos)

“Maybe Monterrey is going to eliminate it and there will be some of Cruz Azul crying, but we are Americanists and we want our team to pass from the age of six,” said the former mayor of the municipality of Cuernavaca.

As for the tie that the Americas will hold against Pumas in the other semifinal of the 2018 Apertura tournament of Liga MX, Blanco Bravo assured that the Americanist squad is better than the university team and that for this reason, the Coapa team will reach the great end of the tournament.

“America is a better team than Pumas and you are forbidden to lose with them from the basic forces,” the official explained to the press that was present.

Cuauhtémoc Blanco was mayor of the municipality of Cuernavaca from 2015 to 2018 (Photo: City Hall of Cuernavaca)

The holder of the executive power of the state of Morelos mocked two of America’s bitter rivals during an event that was held to give recognition to the U-17 footballer Fatima Arellano , who won the second place in the World Cup a few days ago. the specialty with the Mexican team.

“Los Azulcremas” face “Los Universitarios” on Thursday in the first leg of the tie in Ciudad Universitaria, while the return match will be next Sunday at Estadio Azteca .

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2-1. New Zealand scores the fastest goal of the World and takes the bronze


The New Zealand team managed to score the fastest goal of the Women’s U17 World Cup in Uruguay, thanks to the goal of forwarding Grace Wisnewski in the first minute and managed to get the bronze for the first time after beating Canada 2-1.

The ‘Kiwis’ did not wait much and at 19 seconds forward Grace Wisnewski, 16, scored the first goal of the match.

A minute later, Canada was close to getting a draw from outside the box, but it was cleared by goalkeeper Anna Leat.

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The advantage obtained by the ocean was no excuse to relax and the ‘young football ferns’ continued to press without giving respite to Canada.

The second goal of the New Zealanders did not wait and the 13 minutes Wisnewski took the double with a right that beat the Canadian goalkeeper Anna Karpenko. The goal that was the result of a collective movement of the ocean.

The Americans did not give up and began to move closer and closer to the New Zealand goal, especially the forward and top scorer of the Jordy Huitema team. But none of the shots were fruitful.

After some changes, Canada put all the meat in the spit in the second half, focused on the attacks and after a few minutes tried to get the first goal with a header from captain Huitema, but the keeper ‘kiwi’ broke the attempt.

Wisnewski returned to shoot at goal to get his third goal of the match – fourth of the tournament – but he miscalculated and the ball hit the post.

Canada’s aggressive play came in the 64th minute when Lara Kazandjian scored a tough target after dodging the opposition and firing with the left to the goal.

The entrance of the Americans to the game made the New Zealanders nervous and increased the morale of the Canadians.

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Meanwhile, Caitlin Shaw was close, several times to get the tie, but could never score the desired goal.

– Datasheet:

2. New Zealand: Anna Leat; Mackenzie Barry, Hannah Mackay-Wright, Aneka Mittendorff; Marisa Van Der Meer, Macey Fraser (m.55, Maya Hahn), Gabi Rennie (m.75, Britney Cunningham-Lee), Amelia Abbot, Grace Wisnewski; Maggie Jenkins and Kelli Brown.

Coach: Song Sung Gwon.

1. Canada: Anna Karpenko; Julianne Vallernd (m.46, Ariel Young, m.87, Sonia Walk), Maya Antoine, Jade Rose; Caitlin Shaw, Lara Kazandjian, Jayde Riviere, Wayny Balata; Andersen Williams (m.46, Jessica de Filippo), Jordyn Huitema and Kalia Novak.

Coach: Rhian Wilkinson.

Goals: 1-0, m.1: Grace Wisnewski. 2-0, m.13: Grace Wisnewski. 2-1, m.64: Lara Kazandjian.

Referee: The German Riem Hussein. Aneka Mittendorff (m.33), Mackenzie Barry (m.84) and Kelli Brown (m.91).

Incidences: corresponding match for the third place of the Women’s U17 World Championship that takes place at the Charrúa stadium in Montevideo.

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Humiliation, whistles, and resignation: the 12 worst minutes in the history of the Lakers

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LeBron James and company were booed by their audience at the Staples Center after closing the first quarter with an extremely unfavorable score of 17-42.

LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers are unable to maintain a regular performance so far this season of the NBA after staging a new loss to the Toronto Raptors in their Staples Center. The humiliation suffered in the first quarter of the game was such that his audience did not forgive him.

The Spanish-Congolese Serge Ibaka broke his record of scoring (34 points) and completed one of his most brilliant performances with 10 rebounds and a 15/17 series in the shot so that the Raptors, without Kawhi Leonard, abused the team’s home by Luke Walton for 107-121.

The Canadians drew blood with an overwhelming start that no one could imagine at the Staples Center. They were placed with an advantage of 31 points (10-41) minutes before reaching the end of the first quarter, with an Ibaka print, author of 20 points in an immaculate series of 8/8 in the shot.

The Lakers, on the other hand, seemed like a crude copy of themselves. In fact, never in the history of the franchise, the team finished 25 points below (17-42) after the first 12 minutes.

No speed, no defense, no effort, and no competitive spirit, the team continued sunk (21-50) even without the Raptors on the court. Only the return of “King” James breathed some energy into his own to close the gap, momentarily, to 20 points (36-56).

However, the “Showtime” led by Ibaka returned in style, with stratospheric mates included, to return the 31 lead (38-69) and cause some boos in the pavilion.

And although there were more efforts from James (56-74, 79-96), the Los Angeles blunder from the perimeter (0/8 until well into the third quarter) weighed as much as the slab of Ibaka or the absolute domain of the game by Lowry.

Luke Walton seemed to miss the game and left James on the bench in the final period. The former Cleveland Cavaliers added 18 points and 6 assists in 28 minutes and saw how his team was overwhelmed by visitors.

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Raptors and Celtics win again; the Thunder recover; the Rockets sink

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The dominance of the Toronto Raptors and the Boston Celtics, as leading teams of the Eastern Conference, remained another day in the NBA to get both separate triumphs of locals.

While in the Western Conference, the Oklahoma City Thunder repeated their triumph for the second consecutive game and left behind their losing start, something the Houston Rockets could not do that sank with their fourth straight loss.

Forward Kawhi Leonard got 31 points in 37 minutes of action, and in his return as Raptors starter, he led them to a 129-112 victory over the Philadelphia Sixers.

The Toronto team, with a 7-1 record, marches first in the Atlantic Division and is second in the Eastern Conference, behind only the Milwaukee Bucks, who remain unbeaten so far this season with a 7-0 record. , after last night they beat the Raptors, who played without Leonard having rest.

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The Lithuanian pivot Jonas Valanciunas, who came out of the reserve, emerged as a second highest scorer to get 23 points that left him sixth player of the Raptors.

The Canadian team finished with six players who had double-digit numbers, including the five starters, with point guard Kyle Lowry, who contributed a double-double of 20 points and 12 assists.

The Cameroonian center Joel Embiid contributed double-double of 31 points and 11 rebounds, which left him as the leader of the attack of the Sixers (4-4), who still do not win a game outside their field.

Base Kyrie Irving came up with his best inspirations and led the Celtics in the full-thrilling triumph they won 108-105 against the Detroit Pistons.

After having a partial advantage of 10 points at the end of the third period (81-71), the Celtics depended on the two points and three, respectively, scored by Irving and forward Jayson Tatum, in the 12 seconds of regulation time. ensure the victory after the base Ish Smith, with a triple, put the partial 103-102.

With their third consecutive win, the Celtics (5-2) remain in second place in the Atlantic Division.

Tatum got 16 points as the Celtics’ second-highest scorer (5-2) who had five players with double-digit numbers, including backup power forward Marcus Morris who hit 15 and grabbed nine rebounds.

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The Pistons (4-2), after starting the new season with a 4-0 streak, lost the second consecutive game, even though power forward Blake Griffin had a double-double of 24 points and 15 rebounds, which They left the front of the attack and the inner game.

Another tall man, center Andre Drumond also finished with a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds, while guard Reggie Bullock contributed 16 points.

Forward Paul George managed a double-double of 32 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks that allowed the Thunder to easily win 128-110 over the Los Angeles Clippers.

While point guard Russell Westbrook also excelled in the Thunder’s offense by contributing another 32 points, he handed out eight assists, grabbed four rebounds, recovered three balls and was the same he lost.

The Thunder (2-4) added consecutive victories after having started the new season with a 0-4 record and confirmed the improvement they have achieved both in their individual and team games.

Along with George and Westbrook, New Zealander center Steven Adams managed a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Thunder, which had five players with double-digit numbers.

The Clippers (4-3), third in the Pacific Division, had the leadership of Italian power forward Danilo Gallinari, with 27 points.

The combination Damian Lillard base and Bosnian center Jusuf Nurkic, who contributed 22 points each were the leaders of the winning attack of the Portland Trail Blazers that were imposed at home by beating 85-104 to the Rockets.

Nurkic was also a leader in the indoor game by capturing 10 rebounds – nine defensive – and put a stopper in just 25 minutes he was on the field.

Meanwhile, Lillard, who also did not play most of the third period and the entire quarter, handed out seven assists as director of the attack of the Trail Blazers (5-2).

The Rockets (1-5), with baseman Chris Paul of the leading scorer, 17 points, lost the fourth straight game, the second without his star escort James Harden, who suffers a muscle strain in the left leg.

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Having reached the new season as a team with aspirations to fight for the league title, the Rockets have become the big negative surprise by losing the fourth game in their field of Toyota Center with a margin of 17 points.

The Rockets begin their biggest tour of the season with five games that will be played out of their field and there is a possibility that they all play without Harden.

In other results of the day, Charlotte won 125-113 to Miami, Cleveland won 136-114 to Atlanta, in Larry Drew’s debut as interim coach of Cleveland, visiting Sacramento beat 99-197 to Orlando and Memphis topped 107-95. to the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Wozniacki starts in grass and Pliskova suffers to pass in Eastbourne

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The Danish Caroline Wozniacki started her grass tour with a clear victory against the Italian Camila Giorgi in Eastbourne (England) on Monday, while the Czech Karolina Pliskova left a set in her debut against the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

The number two in the world, which had not yet been released on grass this season, deactivated the unpredictability of Giorgi, capable of starting the game 2-0 up as of chaining six games against.

Wozniacki, current champion of the Australian Open, gets in this way in the second round of a tournament that she already won in 2009, when she won the French Virginie Razzano in the final.

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The Danish will seek this year at Wimbledon for the first time in the second round of the London Grand Slam.

For its part, Pliskova, winner of Eastbourne last year, suffered to seal its presence in the round of 16 by leaving a set on the road with Pavlyuchenkova.

The Czech, although her service and her game are perfectly adapted to the grass, will come this year to Wimbledon without ever having passed the second round at the All England Club.

The most positive note of the day was the return to the circuit of the Polish Agnieszka Radwanska, who had not competed for two months.

The current number 31 of the world and finalist of Wimbledon in 2012 defeated Hungarian Timea Babos in two sets and won her first victory in three months.

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– Results of the first day in Eastbourne, tournament that takes place on grass and with 729,134 euros in prizes:

Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) to Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) at 7-5 and 6-4

Kaia Kanepi (EST) to Kurumi Nara (JPN) by 6-2 and 6-4

Aryna Sabalenko (BLR) to Sachia Vickery (USA, LL) for 4-6, 6-0 and 6-1

Mihaela Buzanerscu (ROU) to Shuai Peng (CHN) for 5-7, 6-2 and 6-1

Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) to Natalia Vikhlyantseva (RUS, Q) for 7-6 (4) for 6-2

Karolina Pliskova (CZE, 2) to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) for 6-4, 2-6 and 6-3

Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) to Andrea Hlavackova (CZE, Q) for 7-5 and 6-3

Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) by Timea Babos (HUN) for 6-3 and 6-1

Caroline Wozniacki (DEN, 1) by Camila Giorgi (ITA) by 6-3 and 6-1

Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) to Samantha Stosur (AUS) for 5-7, 7-6 (3) and 6-3

Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) to Heather Watson (GBR, WC) for 6-7 (2), 7-5 and 6-3

Harriet Dart (GBR, WC) to Kristina Pliskova (CZE) for 7-5, 3-6 and 6-3.

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Houston Rockets crushed Golden State Warriors and matched the NBA Western Conference finals

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It was from 127 to 105, the series, to the best of seven games, move now to Oakland, where on Sunday the third game will be played and on Tuesday, the fourth

James Harden and Eric Gordon, with 27 points apiece, propelled the Houston Rockets 127-105 win over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, leaving the final series of the NBA Western Conference tied 1-1.Five players of the Texan team scored in double figures, as PJ Turcke r (22), Trevor Ariza (19) and point guard Chris Paul (16), seconded Harden and Gordon, who came off the bench.

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The Warriors were very limited offensively since the star Kevin Durant was the only one that overflowed with 38 points and only another player, Stephen Curry, was able to overcome the barrier of 10, reaching 16.

Houston came out full to take the first quarter 26-21 and the second was even wider by 38-29, thanks to 15 points from Ariza, reaching the intermediate with 64-50 advantage.

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With four and a half minutes left to finish the third quarter, the Rockets were already 16 points ahead (82-66), thanks to a triple by Harden, who had 19 points at the time. The Warriors lost much more ground in the fourth quarter, which yielded by 32-26, to seal a forceful 167-105.

The series, the best of seven games, now moves to Oakland, where on Sunday the third game will be played and on Tuesday, the fourth.

“We were more aggressive, smarter than in the first match, that’s fine, but we’ll have to play better on Sunday because we know it’s never easy to face this team at home,” he warned after the victory Harden.

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The last trick of the analysts of the NBA playoffs astonished everyone and became viral


Former basketball player Kenny Smith was introduced virtually into the field to explain an attack

The spectacular and the show that the NBA proposes for its fans is not limited only to what happens within the game but also to what happens outside, in the debates that take place at the end of each game, in this case, the second encounter between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers.

Nobody could believe what was happening in the “NBA on TNT”, one of the most important basketball programs in the United States, when seeing the former Houston Rockets player, Kenny Smith, inside the screen and analyzing a play.

The ingenuity and virtual availability provided by the chain, allowed the American to enter the play he wanted to explain, almost next to LeBron James. The “magic” occurred when it disappeared from the floor by the back of a huge screen and appeared on the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena.

Moving and interacting with the players, similar in size to him, ” The Jet” Smith analyzed one of the important plays of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 100-97 victory. Subsequently, he vanished from the screen and continued the attack.

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The video, published by the television network on their social networks, was shared more than two thousand times and received 7100 “likes”.

The program conducted by Ernie Johnson Jr., in addition to the presence of Smith, also has renowned panelists such as Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley among others.

LeBron James and company managed to match the series after losing the first game 98-80. Tonight they will face each other for the third game, this time in Indianapolis.

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97-86. Antetokounmpo keeps the Bucks alive and will play the seventh game


The Greek star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo claimed his status as leader and franchise player with a double-double of 31 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 recoveries of the ball with which he guided the Bucks of Milwaukee to the 97-86 victory against the Boston Celtics.

The win in the sixth game of the playoff elimination allows the Bucks to tie 3-3 the series and force the seventh game that will decide the winner to go to the semifinals, which will play with the Philadelphia Sixers, classified by the first time since 2012, after winning the tie 4-1 against the Miami Heat.

The seventh and decisive game will be played on Saturday at the TD Garden Center in Boston and will be the first to play the Bucks since 2010 when they lost in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks.

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The forward Khris Middleton and the guard Malcolm Brogdon contributed 16 points each and completed the list of the six players of the Bucks who had double-digit numbers.

Brogdon, with a triple and 5:22 minutes to play, put the Bucks with a partial 84-78 that would be decisive because the Celtics could not react in the fight for the comeback.

The Celtics had no inspiration with the shots from outside the perimeter to score just 10 of 36 attempts to leave a 28 percent success that was not enough.

Neither of the paint had the best opportunities because the Bucks imposed their greatest power, while in the offensive Antetokounmpo punished without compassion to the defense of the Celtics.

After the base Eric Bledsoe stole a ball from rookie forward Jayson Tatum, who had tried to take out, Antetokounmpo converted an offensive rebound in the basket and the Bucks placed the partial score at 89-81 with 3:08 minutes remaining and consolidated an 11-3 run that gave them the opportunity to increase the advantage to 10 points.

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Given the possibility of having been eliminated, the Bucks played a more aggressive offensive basketball than in the fifth game, which they lost in Boston.

Especially Antetokounmpo, who this time claimed his status as a player twice named to the All-Star Game and saved the Bucks after scoring 20 of his 34 points in the second half when he hit 8 of 14 field goals.

Tatum emerged as the Celtics’ leading scorer with 22 points, three rebounds, three assists, recovered two balls and lost another three.

The base Terry Rozier reached 18 points as the second highest scorer of the Celtics, who after having dominated in the indoor game in previous games, this time they did not capture 39 rebounds for 48 of the Bucks.

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Along with Tatum and Rozier, three other Celtics players had double-digit numbers, such as guard Jaylen Brown and backup power forward Marcus Morris, who scored 14 points apiece.

While the center pivot Al Horford could not be a winning factor for the Celtics but contributed a double-double of 10 points after playing 33 minutes.

Horford scored 4 of 8 field goals, including 2 of 4 triples, and did not go to the personnel line.

The Dominican international captured eight defensive rebounds, gave four assists, put two blocks and lost two balls.

The game, which was played at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, with a full in the stands, had a guest of honor to the former US President Bill Clinton, who gave the hand to the guard Marcus Smart of the Celtics.

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2-0. Morata and Giroud cite Chelsea with United in the FA Cup final


Chelsea qualified for their second consecutive FA Cup final after beating at Wembley Stadium in a hard-fought match at Southampton 2-0 thanks to goals from France’s Olivier Giroud and Spain’s Álvaro Morata

The men of Antonio Conte, fifth in the Premier League and eliminated months ago in the Champions League, will compete for the only title in play in England on May 19 on this same stage with Manchester United, executioner on Saturday of Tottenham Hotspur (2-1).

The second semifinal, a priori the most unbalanced of the two, measured a Chelsea who had recovered sensations in recent weeks and still dreamed of finishing the league between the first four with a needy Southampton, engaged in the battle to avoid the decline and that he did not win a game in the Premier since February 17.

The finalist of last year -came in the final against Arsenal- came out with surprises in his ‘eleven’. With Courtois ‘touched’ and Marcos Alonso sanctioned, Conte opted for the Argentine Willy Caballero in the goal and Emerson on the left side, in a 3-4-3 system with Giroud as the most advanced player instead of the usual Morata.

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In the ‘Saints’, Mark Hughes changed the scheme and bet start with a 3-5-2, with the Long and Austin rapids up, and the Lemina muscle in the ruffle line instead of the creation of Ward-Prowse.

The first half was balanced, with Hazard, named the best footballer of the game, taking the handle of the attack of the ‘Blues’ and Southampton folded back looking for the ‘contras’ with their two bullets up.

The best chance of the first 45 minutes was had, however, the Brazilian Willian -was replaced in the second half and left visibly angry- after a loss of Oriol Romeu in his field and a great counterattack led by Hazard that the ‘ 22 ‘did not finish. His good shot with the left side repelled the crossbar before a Gentleman who remained still.

Giroud was in charge of breaking the parity, which responded to Conte’s trust in the best way possible. A minute after the interval, the seasoned Frenchman picked up a pass from Hazard and, in a great move, was dribbling rivals until Lemina, Yoshida, Cedric, and Bednarek were seated, misled the goalkeeper McCarthy and defined a soft right.

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He moved the bench Hughes then looking for more depth and entered the ends Tadic and Redmond by Hojbjerg and Long, respectively. They improved those of the south of England, who was about to equal the collision with a Redmond shot that Caballero, from the ground, managed to clear a corner kick.

Chelsea reacted well and gave the lace to the ‘Saints’ in the absence of eight minutes to go. Morata, who had replaced Giroud three minutes earlier, received a millimetric center from his best partner, Azpilicueta, won the jump to Hoedt and poked with the head the ball out of the reach of a McCarthy who made the statue.

He did not touch the Wembley light again and Chelsea finished with a deserved win that puts them in their second consecutive Cup of England Cup final.

Conte will seek revenge for the disappointment of last year on May 19 against Manchester United, which will be a reissue of the 2007 FA Cup final, the first that played in the new Wembley and fell on the side of the Londoners 1-0 thanks to a goal from Didier Drogba in extra time.

– Datasheet:

2 – Chelsea: Knight; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rüdiger; Moses, Kanté, Fàbregas (Pedro, m.75), Emerson; Willian (Bakayoko, m.63), Hazard and Giroud (Morata, m.79).

0 – Southampton: McCarthy; Soares, Hoedt, Yoshida, Bednarek (Gabbiadini, m.78), Bertrand; Romeu, Hojbjerg (Tadic, m.63), Lemina; Austin and Long (Redmond, m.63).

Goals: 1-0, m.46: Giroud. 2-0, m.82: Morata.

Referee: Martin Atkinson (ENG). He admonished Yoshida (m.40), Romeu (m.50), Lemina (m.54) and Hoedt (m.65), from Southampton.

Incidents: the second semifinal of the FA Cup (Cup of England), disputed in the stadium of Wembley (London), before 73,416 spectators. Chelsea will face off on May 19 with Manchester United in the final.

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Rubio is ready for the playoffs; Willy takes advantage of the last minutes of the league

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Base Ricky Rubio maintained his good form in the face of reaching the playoffs in full form and was again decisive in another victory that got his team from the Utah Jazz, as well as being the best Spanish player in the day of the NBA.

Rubio was commissioned to be part of the winning attack of the Jazz, who won by beating 119-79 to the Golden State Warriors after playing 20 minutes and contributing 13 points.

The player of El Masnou was present in the attack of the Jazz to score 5 of 10 field goals, although he failed four of the five triple attempts, and hit 2-2 from the personnel line.

Rubio also captured five rebounds, including three defensive ones, and distributed five assists, without losing any ball or pointing out personal fouls.

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Again he was decisive at the start of the game when the Jazz broke the score in his favor with a great team game that had the Spanish international base as the protagonist.

The Jazz dominated both sides of the field during the first quarter with an 18-3 run that left them with the advantage of 24-9 and Rubio returned to be the leader who stole a ball with a basket penetration, followed by the wing -pivot Derrick Favors, who got two more mates baskets that opened the way to victory.

Also enjoyed the triumph the center Willy Hernangómez, who played as a reserve with the Charlotte Hornets and won at home 93-119 against the Indiana Pacers in what was the last game of the regular season for his team.

Hernangómez played 21 minutes in which he contributed six points and returned to become the second best of the team in the paint to capture 10 rebounds, only surpassed by the 17 that got the owner Dwight Howard.

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The Madrid player scored 2 of 7 field goals and hit 2 of 3 from the personnel line, in addition to capturing seven defensive rebounds, while he recovered one ball, lost another two and committed a personal foul.

Despite the victory the Hornets (36-46) are already eliminated from the competition of the final phase and Hernangómez already began to enjoy the anticipated vacations at the end of what was his second season in the NBA, which began with the Knicks of New York to be transferred at the beginning of last February to the team of Charlotte, owned by the legendary Michael Jordan.

Hernangómez, 23, finished the season with averages of 5.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in the 48 games he played, 26 with the Knicks and 22 with the Hornets, where he had more minutes and came close to his game. the first rookie season when in 72 games he averaged 8.2 goals and 7.0 balls collected under the hoops.

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