Sports Wrap-Up: 49 Days to Russia 2018
FIFA World CUP 2018
Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel said the team will not look ordinary when they play against the Three Lions of England at the Wembley Stadium on June 2. The international friendly is the last warm up match for both sides before they hit Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
“The match comes up only two weeks before our first match at the FIFA World Cup,” Mikel told NFF website.
It will be a big occasion and a big match for both teams as they both look forward to our respective first matches in Russia.
Real Madrid remain on course for a third straight Champions League crown after Marcelo and Marco Asensio secured a 2-1 win at Bayern Munich.
Marco Asensio’s half-time introduction proved decisive as Real Madrid pickpocketed a 2-1 win at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Mohamed Salah produced a dazzling display as Liverpool beat Roma 5-2, although two late away goals could change the semi-final tie.
Liverpool seized control of their Champions League semi-final tie against Roma with a 5-2 first-leg win, although a late revival from the Italian side offers hope of a second-leg comeback.
Mohamed Salah scored twice and set up goals for Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, who added another to make it 5-0, before Edin Dzeko and Diego Perotti struck in the space of four minutes late on.
The NBA Playoffs just keeps getting hotter and hotter. There has been a whole lot of surprises this season.
After Game 5 we have just the Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans and Philadelphia 76ers as the only teams to have qualified for the next stage of the tie.
This is how it stands after 5 games:
Toronto Raptors 3-2 Washington Wizards
Game 1: Wizards 106-114 Raptors
Game 2: Raptors 130-119 Wizards
Game 3: Raptors 103-122 Wizards
Game 4: Wizards 106-98 Raptors
Game 5: Raptors 108-98 Wizards
*Game 6: April 27 in Washington TBC
*Game 7: April 29 in Toronto TBC
Boston Celtics 3-2 Milwaukee Bucks
Game 1: Bucks 107-113 Celtics
Game 2: Celtics 120-106 Bucks
Game 3: Celtics 92-116 Bucks
Game 4: Bucks 104-102 Celtics
Game 5: Celtics 92-87 Bucks
*Game 6: April 27 in Milwauke TBC
*Game 7: April 29 in Boston TBC
Philadelphia 76ers 4-1 Miami Heat (76ers win)
Game 1: Heat 103-130 76ers
Game 2: Heat 113-103 76ers
Game 3: Heat 108-128 76ers
Game 4: Heat 102-106 76ers
Game 5: 76ers 104-91 Heat
Cleveland Cavaliers 3-2 Indiana Pacers
Game 1: Pacers 98-80 Cavs
Game 2: Cleveland 100-97 Pacers
Game 3: Pacers 92-90 Cavs
Game 4: Pacers 100-104 Cavs
Game 5: Cavs 98-95 Pacers
*Game 6: April 27 in Indiana TBD
*Game 7: April 29 in Cleveland TBD
Houston Rockets 4-1 Minnesota Timberwolves (Rockets win)
Game 1: Timberwolves 101-104 Rockets
Game 2: Rockets 102-82 Timberwolves
Game 3: Rockets 105-121 Timberwolves
Game 4: Timberwolves 100-119 Rockets
Game 5: Timberwolves 104-122 Rockets
Golden State Warriors 4-1 San Antonio Spurs (Warriors win)
Game 1: Spurs 92-113 Warriors
Game 2: Spurs 101-116 Warriors
Game 3: Spurs 97-110 Warriors
Game 4: Spurs 103-90 Warriors
Game 5: Spurs 91-99 Warriors
Portland Trail Blazers 0-4 New Orleans Pelicans (Pelicans win)
Game 1: Pelicans 97-95 Trail Blazers
Game 2: Trail Blazers 102-111 Pelicans
Game 3: Pelicans 119-102 Trail Blazers
Game 4: Blazers 123-131 Pelicans
Oklahoma City Thunder 2-3 Utah Jazz
Game 1: Utah 108-116 OKC
Game 2: Utah 102-95 OKC
Game 3: OKC 102-115 Utah
Game 4: OKC 96-113 Utah
Game 5: Utah 99-107 OKC
*Game 6: April 27 in Utah, TBD
*Game 7: April 29 in Oklahoma City, TBD