Zidane told me apart from Messi, I'm the best left footer - Asensio
Sep 13, 2017, 00:19
"The same thing happened last year, so we're not anxious at all", said Zidane, who is the first coach to retain the Champions League in its modern format and has won seven trophies since taking charge of Real in January last year.
The Portuguese superstar was given a five-game ban for pushing the referee in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona last month after being sent off, leading him to miss the second leg, Real's first three LaLiga games and next week's trip to Real Sociedad.
Madrid went on to win its first league game of the season in his absence, but that was followed by successive home draws with Valencia and Levante.
"Looking at our squad, we may be missing a number nine", Zidane said ahead of the Champions League clash with APOEL.
Zidane was quick to insist there is more to his team than the Ballon d'Or victor, although he is relieved to have Ronaldo back for this game. "We can not talk about a dependency, but I always want him to be with us.
When Horacio called me and told me Real Madrid were interested, I said I just wanted to play there". He is a leader, who always wants to win, and transmits that to all the others.
"Cristiano is very good, very focused on what he has to do", Zidane said.
Spurs were forced to play their European games at Wembley last season although they will now play every home fixture this term - including Premier League - at the national stadium.
"And we are happy too, because he is mentally very well, physically very fine".
Asked whether recently arrived defenders Serge Aurier and Davinson Sanchez, signed from Paris Saint-Germain and Ajax respectively, would play against Dortmund, Pochettino answered "maybe" in both cases.
Afghanistan has been pressing for greater Indian assistance in defence supplies and capacity building for a long time. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani in Delhi on Monday.
Elliott was ruled eligible for Week 1 before his suspension was upheld because of the league's standard for competitive advantage. Elliott was handed a six-game suspension on August 11, which was supposed to start during week two of the season.
This death should set an example for strict monitoring of schools and their responsibilities and duties, he said. Police then resorted to lathicharge to bring the situation under control and disperse the protesters.
Prosise gained 4 yards to move the chains, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll called a timeout with 30 seconds left - and it worked. The Seahawks had three plays from the 3, but couldn't get it in, with Daniels' hit on Wilson forcing a third-down incompletion.
Mourinho was offered the United job in May a year ago , six months after Chelsea sacked the Premier League's champion manager. Both he and United also have reason to be wary of their first Group A opponents Basel, who visit Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Security forces were exchanging fire with militants near the explosion site and managed to kill several of them, MENA said. Monday's attack came a day after authorities said they had busted an extremist cell planning attacks in Cairo .
Clinton pulled no punches. "Trump was behaving in a deplorable manner", she said, citing the Access Hollywood tape . Clinton might have benefited by speaking to Pauley while standing in a pouring rain and wearing a slicker.
As fans saw on Sunday night, Selfie Queen/Met Gala Glamazon Kylie took a break to shift her focus from fame to philanthropy. With Kylie's self-esteem at an all-time low, she decided she would do anything to get fuller lips.
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The Michigan Army National Guard is sending more than 1,000 soldiers to the South to help people affected by Hurricane Irma . Bartman said OH soldiers will head to Florida beginning next week and will be available for as many as 30 days.
S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test
But Putin said he hopes to find compromises with US President Donald Trump on worldwide issues such as the North Korea crisis. The U.S. and South Korea should "immediately stop the deployment process and withdraw relevant equipment", Geng said.