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New Year’s Eve, 31st Eve, MU, Lukaku, NBA, Giannis, Liga, Covid, Grand Récit: the news on a plate

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1. Basketball – NBA: Brooklyn loses despite Durant’s return, Golden State game postponed, Giannis shines

The Brooklyn Nets lost on their floor to the Philadelphia Sixers (102-110) on Thursday despite the return of their superstar Kevin Durant, while the game between Denver and Golden State was postponed due to the inability of the Nuggets, decimated by injuries and positive Covid cases, to field eight players on the field.


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Still in the East, Milwaukee made short work of Orlando (136-118) thanks to a great Giannis Antetokounmpo author of 33 points and 12 rebounds. Washington won at home against Cleveland (110-93) for the return of Bradley Beal who scored 29 points and delivered 10 assists.

2. Football – Premier League: MU gets back to the place

Manchester United quickly returned to the front line. Hanging on to Newcastle (1-1) three days ago, the Red Devils easily won against Burnley (3-1) on Thursday night. Scorer, Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates even led 3-0 after 35 minutes and then managed their advantage seriously. With this success, the Mancunian formation rose to 6th place, up to West Ham (5th).

3. Football – Premier League: Lukaku sets Chelsea on fire

Romelu Lukaku is not satisfied with his situation at Chelsea, where he has lost his starting place in recent weeks. Decisive during his last two outings, the Belgian, transferred this summer for 115 million euros, expressed his frustration during an interview with Sky Sport Italia and mentioned his departure to Inter Milan, where he hopes to return.

Romelu Lukaku

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Football – Portuguese Liga: FC Porto dominated Benfica Lisbon (3-1) on Thursday thanks to goals from Fabio Vieira, Pepê and Mehdi Taremi, while Roman Yaremchuk closed the gap for the Eagles. Sergio Conceiçao’s men took the opportunity to take the reins of the standings, neck and neck with Sporting.
Football – Ligue 1: According to several media (AFP, L’Equipe, RMC), Monaco has decided to end its collaboration with Niko Kovac. The Principality’s club leaders would have received the Croatian technician on Thursday to announce their decision to him while the ASM is in 6th place in the standings
Football – French Cup : Twenty-one Girondins de Bordeaux players “are unavailable for reasons related to Covid” for the round of 16 of the Coupe de France scheduled for Sunday in Brest, the Bordeaux club said on Thursday. The Girondins ask for the postponement of the meeting and are surprised at the lack of “flexibility” of the FFF. But Brest “is preparing to play”.

Football – CAN : Four players from the Cameroonian selection tested positive for Covid-19 and were placed in solitary confinement, ten days before the start of the CAN (January 9-February 6) organized in Cameroon, an official of the Federation announced on Thursday. .

Football : Three football coaches have been charged in Gabon with “rape of a minor“, “sexual assault” and “endangering the life of others“A fortnight after revelations in the press of cases of pedophilia in Gabonese sport, the public prosecutor of Libreville announced on Thursday.

Ski jumping – 4 springboards tour: Japan’s Ryoyu Kobayashi won the first stage of the Four Hills Tour on Wednesday in Oberstdorf (Germany) with 302 points, ahead of Norwegians Halvor Egner Granerud (299.2) and Robert Johansson (298.6). Author of a triumph in 2019 (victory on the four stages of the Tour), the 25-year-old Japanese already signs his 4th victory of the season.

A monstrous jump to knock them all out. : Kobayashi takes the lead of the Tour

The Great Stories

On December 31, 1988, Chicago received Philadelphia for a playoff game under high tension because of the liabilities between the two coaches, Mike Ditka and Buddy Ryan. The whole NFL was watching this duel, but no one imagined that the meeting would be transported to another dimension. Blame it on a micro-climate which let the fog invade the stadium.

The Fog Bowl, a game in the 4th dimension.

Credit: Eurosport


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1. Football – Liga: Valencia opens matchday 19 (4:15 p.m.)

Fighting for a place in the Champions League, Valencia CF receives Espanyol at the opening of the 19th day at Mestalla in a complicated Covid context in La Liga. Three players will miss the call for the locals, while the Barcelona have five absent.

2. Basketball – NBA: The Celtics and the Bulls on the bridge

Two meetings to follow in the regular season before the transition to 2022 on the American courts.

  • 19h00 : Boston Celtics – Phoenix Suns
  • 21h00 : Indiana Pacers – Chicago Bulls

3. Football – Round of 16 of the Coupe de France

It’s the Coupe de France weekend on Eurosport and the Eurosport app. See you on Sunday for the start of the round of 16. Follow all the news of the competition while waiting for the start of the meetings.

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