Valencia continued in their quest to land an automatic Champions League when they hosted Atletico Bilbao. Bilbao came into the contest with 5 wins in their last 6 and would certainly provide a tough test for Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.
We pick up the action in the 60th minute. Argentine Rodrigo De Paul is put though following Paco Alcacer’s clever dummy. The winger is able to finish past Gorka Iraizoz in the Bilbao goal to put his team 1 up.
Valencia 1 – Bilbao 1
Great finish from the 20-year-old, grabbing his first La Liga goal.7 minutes from the end Nicolas Otamendi sees red for this rash challenge on defender Mikel San Jose.The referee with no choice but to give the former pas cher Shox VC 3 Porto man his marching orders. Valencia face a nervy final few minutes.And in the 90th minute their nerves cave. The visitors can’t deal with the ball over the top and veteran Aritz Aduriz pounces to put the home side back on level terms right at the death.Cries for offside not heard by the officials. Bilbao Chaussure Nike Blazer now have 17 points from a possible 21.In the standings, Real are trying to keep the pace with the leaders as they are four points behind. Defending champions Atletico are in third place, nine points behind Barca. Valencia on the other hand, now 3 points behind 3rd placed Atletico Madrid.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed reports of a ‘crisis meeting’ at the club’s Cheap Lebron 12 training Nike Zoom HyperRev 2015 ground on Sunday after the 4-1 defeat at Arsenal 24 hours earlier.
It was reported that Rodgers called the meeting at the club’s Melwood training base and accused several stars of not giving their best for him.
Rodgers, addressing the media ahead of Wednesday night’s FA Cup quarter-final replay against Blackburn, insisted those reports were wide of the mark.
"We have lots of meetings here analysing performance and this one was no different," he said.
The defeat left Liverpool seven points behind the top four and with their Champions League hopes all but extinguished.
But Rodgers insisted the Reds would not give up, adding: "The attitude is to go right to the end. It is not a mindset, it is purely mathematical."
The perfect pairing of Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny took the world by storm when they teamed together for a Jordan Brand TV commercial in 1992. The two global icons let Chaussures Air Max 90 the world into their friendship, a friendship that has spanned 23 years, six championships and countless threats from the intergalactic cartoon world.
Today, Jordan Brand friend and sports media legend Ahmad Rashad caught up with Looney Tunes star, Bugs Bunny, to talk about his latest partnership with Jordan and the Jordan Brand. Bugs shed some light on his long-standing relationship with Jordan and detailed some of their most notable adventures.
And that’s all folks…. oh no it isn’t.
In addition to the video interview, Jordan Brand will release two Hare Jordan anniversary products this weekend – the Air Jordan 1 Mid “Hare” and the girl’s Air Jordan 1 Mid “Lola”.
The Air Jordan 1 Mid “Hare” takes a playful nod from the wascally wabbit with a white and silver upper, juxtaposed by the multi-colored tongue inspired by Bugs’ signature carrot. The iconic Hare Jordan graphic adorns the tongue, in addition to the “Hare” wording located on the heel.
The “Lola” version, honors Bugs’ feisty better half by featuring a shimmer and wheat upper with soft pink accents. A decorative Hare Jordan graphic is displayed on the tongue, in addition to pink glaze and mint green color pops.
Both shoes will release this Saturday, April 4, at select retail stores and Jordan.com. Stay tuned to Nike News and @Jumpman23 for Hare Jordan product updates and Nike WMNS Roshe Run Sapatos releases.
Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer was delighted with his side’s performance in the 0-0 draw at Liverpool in the FA Cup quarter-final, although slightly disappointed they could not force a winner.
The mid-table Sky Bet Championship side certainly had the better of the first half, and came close through Alex Baptiste’s header after half time.
They were hanging on towards the end, but Rovers’ defensive organisation saw them through to a replay at Ewood Park.
"Full credit to the players, they were magnificent and restored a bit more pride," he said. "Craig Conway had a fantastic chance and Alex Baptiste’s header brought a fantastic save from Mignolet.
"Aerially we were very dominant and had a couple of opportunities."
The replay will not take Air Huarache place until next month because of Liverpool’s Monday night Premier League commitment at Swansea and an international break, and Bowyer warned them it would be far from plain sailing at a ground where Rovers have already dispatched Swansea and Stoke.
"Our players were pleasantly delighted to see so much grass on the pitch at Anfield," he said.
"At Ewood it is not like that. Brendan was complaining about the pitch here. Wait Nike HyperRev 2015 Zapatos until he sees Ewood. It makes this look like Wembley."
Last Thursday, March 26th marked the release of the Packer Shoes x Ewing Athletics Fame War collaborative collection of the iconic 33 Hi with colorways by Fabolous and Teyana Taylor. The two colorway set, one each by Fab and Teyana, dropped with a special release at Sounds of Brazil NYC with both personalities on hand to meet and greet their fans in attendance to pick up the Gucci-inspired and metallic gold 33 His. If you couldnt make it out to the event but are dying to grab a pair of the collab Ewings, theres some good news: both sneakers will drop again with a special Good Friday release in-store and online from Packer Shoes, each at 12:00 PM EST. For full details on the second launch of the Packer Shoes x Ewing Athletics Fame War collection, visit the Packer Shoes blog.
The latest version of the Nike SB Eric Koston 2 arrives in a minty fresh colorway. The casual-ready Eric Koston 2 Max, complete with a lightweight mesh upper, flexible Free sole and Air Max cushioning in the heel, drops in this Crystal Mint colorway sure to be approved by fans of the classic “Tiffany” Dunks—or pretty much anybody else, for that matter. If you need a new pair of shoes to give your feet a rest after a long day of skating, check in with select Nike SB retailers like Concepts to grab your pair now.