Alexandre Lacazette reacts to ending Arsenal goal drought in Newcastle United thrashing

first_imgAdvertisement Metro Sport ReporterMonday 17 Feb 2020 10:25 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.8kShares Comment Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Mikel Arteta press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:05FullscreenArsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Mikel Arteta press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Spanish boss Mikel Arteta, meanwhile, said the Frenchman’s confidence would be massively boosted by ending his drought.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe told BBC Sport: ‘I’m so pleased for Laca – the reaction of the players and staff towards him.‘He fights hard for everyone. He’s been unlucky. He will gain confidence from this and knows how everyone appreciates him.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArsenal face a tough trip to Athens on Thursday night where they take on Olympiacos in the knockout stages of the Europa League.Then they play Carlo Ancelloti’s reinvigorated Everton side back at the Emirates on Sunday.So both Lacazette and Nketiah, whose season-long loan spell at Leeds United was cut short, will get plenty of game-time leading the line for the Gunners.MORE: Dani Ceballos reacts to long-awaited Arsenal return as Mikel Arteta rates his performanceMORE: Ian Wright rates Arsenal’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League after Newcastle win Alexandre Lacazette reacts to ending Arsenal goal drought in Newcastle United thrashing Lacazette looked like a player that’s had a weight lifted off his shoulders (Picture: Getty Images)Alexandre Lacazette thanked Arsenal fans for sticking by him as he ended a run of nine games without a goal in the emphatic 4-0 win over Newcastle on Sunday.The 28-year-old was left on the bench in place of youngster Eddie Nketiah, but came on with five minutes left and notched his team’s fourth goal with a scruffy finish.After the game, Lacazette posted on Twitter: ‘Missed that scoring feeling. Thank you to everyone for your support and celebrations, feels so good to [be] back.’ Advertisementlast_img read more

Bravo injury hands TKR captaincy to Pollard

first_imgTHE Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) have appointed Kieron Pollard captain for the 2019 Hero CPL season. They came to the decision after Dwayne Bravo injured his finger during practice and could miss a significant part of the season.Pollard was picked in the 2019 Player Draft as TKR’s marquee player and the Trinidadian is set to represent his home franchise for the first time in the CPL.Venky Mysore, Director of TKR said,“It’s a very unfortunate injury and Dwayne Bravo will be greatly missed. However, we are fortunate to have someone of the calibre of Kieron Pollard to take over the reins from Bravo,” said Director of TKR Venky Mysore.“His leadership abilities are well proven and, like Bravo, will bring a very aggressive style as captain in TKR’s quest for a third championship in a row”.Pollard said he was happy to be able to stand in for the mercurial captain of the three-time champions.“I am standing in the shoes of the entertainer, Dwayne Bravo. I have been waiting for a long time to be made a part of this special team and I am happy to finally be here,” Pollard said.“This year, a couple of new guys like me have been given the opportunity to be a part of this great franchise. We are looking forward to putting in our best and lifting the title once again in 2019.”The Trinbago Knight Riders will start their campaign with a home game against St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots on Wednesday, September 4.(Sportsmax)last_img read more

Angels vs. Indians: Thursday game time, TV channel, starting pitchers

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Loves to face: First gameINDIANS RHP DANNY SALAZAR (5-6, 4.52)vs. Angels: 1-1, 3.74At Angel Stadium: 1-0, 1.59Hates to face: Kole Calhoun, 3 for 9 (.333), 2 HRsLoves to face: Justin Upton, 0 for 6 (.000) THE PITCHERSANGELS RHP PARKER BRIDWELL (8-2, 3.71)vs. Indians: First gameAt Angel Stadium: 4-2, 4.11Hates to face: First gamecenter_img INDIANS at ANGELSWhen: 1 p.m.Where: Angel StadiumTV: Fox Sports Westlast_img