Alexander: Let’s tap the brakes on Walker Buehler-mania for Dodgers

first_img Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies So maybe it’s best not to jump to any conclusions yet.Sign up for our Inside the Dodgers newsletter. Be the best Dodger fan you can be by getting daily intel on your favorite team. Subscribe here.Buehler’s stuff is impressive. He was pumping in four-seam fastballs at 97, 98, 99 miles an hour early on, including a 99 mph heater that completely froze Brian Anderson for a called third strike in the first. Later, he mixed in more two-seam fastballs, curves and sliders, giving the Marlins a different look the second time through the lineup.His command was less efficient. He walked three, including opposing pitcher Jarlin Garcia, and 55 of his 89 pitches went for strikes.“They weren’t bad misses, but they were consistently just missing the strike zone, just a little bit to the glove side,” Roberts said.Asked which of his pitches were working, Buehler said none of them “were really, really good, but I don’t think any of them were really, really bad. I got (J.T.) Realmuto on a changeup, which I don’t throw that often, so that was a good thing.“I threw a lot of two-seam fastballs because I was yanking the four, so that’s another weapon that’s nice to use.”It’s probably worth noting that in his most recent outing, he faced the Marlins’ Triple-A New Orleans club and gave up a run and three hits in four innings and 80 pitches.(And yes, feel free to insert your own punch line here about the relative difficulty of facing Marlins’ Triple-A and major league hitters. But make sure you include the phrase “tanking.”)One unquestioned asset is Buehler’s confidence. You can tell by the way he carries himself that he feels he belongs, and that confidence probably contributed to his ability to get out of trouble.“He just feels that he can make a pitch when he needs to make a pitch, and he doesn’t scare,” Roberts said.Being here last September helped, even though his eight relief appearances were at best uneven.“When you make that flight here a second time, it’s not calling everyone I’ve ever known and telling ’em I’m coming here,” Buehler said. “I’m headed back. I’ve been there before.”Related Articles How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire But Monday night was new territory in another sense. Buehler’s 89 pitches were the most he’d thrown as a professional – in other words, the most he’s thrown since undergoing Tommy John surgery, shortly after the Dodgers drafted him 24th overall in 2015.Given the organization’s proclivity for exercising caution with young pitchers, Buehler fully expects to be treated the way he was a year ago, when he started the year in Class-A Rancho Cucamonga and finished it in Los Angeles but only pitched 98 innings.“I was five starts on, one start off for the whole summer,” he said. “So I’m kind of ready for everything that way. I don’t think it’s going to be a whole lot different.”Roberts had estimated in spring training that Buehler might be ticketed for between 140 and 150 innings at all levels, including the postseason. He backed off of that estimate Monday night, saying “the organization has some thoughts on a number” but declined to elaborate.And maybe that’s best. The hype and the buzz are fun and exciting. But patience, in this case, is definitely a [email protected]@Jim_Alexander on Twitter Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start center_img Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco Walker Buehler strolled to the Dodger Stadium mound shortly before 7:10 Monday night to face the Miami Marlins. He wore No. 21, the number that used to belong to Zack Greinke – and he also carried with him outsized expectations, as much as the Dodgers tried to tamp them down.The verdict? Not great – Buehler made that observation himself – but by all means not bad: Five shutout innings, 89 pitches, five strikeouts and the ability to work out of a bases-loaded jam in the first without damage, in the Dodgers’ 2-1 victory over Miami.The future? As highly regarded as Buehler is, as the organization’s No. 1 prospect, it’s all but certain that he’ll be spending additional time in Oklahoma City this summer. He might receive an additional start this weekend in San Francisco, when the Dodgers play a Saturday doubleheader to make up a rainout from earlier this month.But Manager Dave Roberts said before the game that Monday’s result would have little bearing on the immediate future, and he stuck to that afterward.“Walker did what we hoped he would,” Roberts said. “Obviously, we’ve got to think about the next decision.” LOS ANGELES — Remember the Dodgers’ last Next Big Thing?Two years ago it was Julio Urias, called up for a spot start in New York in late May amid hype and buzz that were, well, Fernando-like.Urias may still turn out to be as advertised, but it won’t happen for a while. He had to have shoulder surgery last year and hasn’t yet thrown off a mound in his recovery. A July return, as projected, seems optimistic.So now we have the next Next Big Thing.last_img read more

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Half-time: Huddersfield 0 Brentford 0

first_imgBrentford weathered an early storm to go in at half-time level at the John Smith’s Stadium.Huddersfield started brightly, with former Wolves winger Rajiv van la Parra a regular threat.He fired straight at Brentford’s debutant keeper Dan Bentley early on and also shot over the bar three times.Joe Lolley also dragged an effort past the far post as Huddersfield showed a big improvement on the 5-1 home defeat by the Bees on the final day of last season.Brentford tightened up as the half wore on – Scott Hogan had their only real chance after a pass from Lewis Macleod, but Danny Ward made a save.Bentley, one of four summer signings in the Bees’ starting line-up, denied Lolley and held Jack Payne’s effort to keep his side level.Huddersfield: Ward; Lowe, Hudson, Schindler, Smith; Mooy, Hogg; Van La Parra, Payne, Lolley; Kachunga.Subs: Coleman, Cranie, Paurevic, Hefele, Stankovic, Palmer, Scannell.Brentford: Bentley; Clarke, Egan, Dean, Elder; McEachran, Woods; Sawyers, Kerschbaumer, Macleod; Hogan.Subs from: Bonham, Yennaris, Field, Holldack, McCormack, Saunders, Hofmann.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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How do the Warriors compensate for their injured All-Stars?

first_imgOAKLAND – The joy spread across Stephen Curry’s face as he hoisted shots into the basket.During a post-practice shooting workout, Curry swished countless 3-pointers around the perimeter. He then played hackey-sack with NBA Hall-of-Famer and Warriors consultant Steve Nash before making more shots.Those signs made the Warriors feel encouraged about Curry’s progress since missing the past six games with a strained left groin. But it must have frustrated the Warriors, too. Curry will sit out …last_img read more

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Khandu and the art of bike tourism

first_imgAfter months of promoting adventure tourism in his State, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has “walked the talk”.The Chief Minister had taken a helicopter from State capital Itanagar to Upper Siang district headquarters Yingkiong for an official programme on October 12. But he decided to ride a motorcycle on his way back — at least as far as the nearest town — on Sunday.“The CM chose a 650cc Enfield belonging to an acquaintance and rode 122 km from Yingkiong (East Siang district headquarters) to Pasighat,” a spokesperson at the Chief Minister’s office said. He added that Mr. Khandu took two-and-a-half hours to cover the distance.Yingkiong is at 700 ft above sea level and Pasighat at 499 ft.The objective of the bike ride was to showcase Arunachal Pradesh as the perfect destination for a long-distance motorcycle ride and also to promote tourism in the State, the spokesperson said.last_img read more

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Tickets for PH-Japan Fiba World qualifying game in Tokyo sold out

first_imgCPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort View comments Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES “I am so pleased to know fans in Japan pay a great deal of attention to the game against Philippines,” said Michihiro Tanaka, secretary-general of Japan Basketball Association.“I truly hope our team will show their best and start the road to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 with a victory in front of our home fans.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe historical venue, which staged the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, only has a seating capacity of a little under 4,000.After Japan, Gilas Pilipinas, which will be bannered by the returning Andray Blatche, four-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo and Jayson Castro, faces rival Chinese Taipei at home at Smart Araneta Coliseum on Nov. 27. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Read Nextcenter_img Porzingis hits tiebreaking 3, Knicks beat Hornets The Philippines aims to make a good account of itself after a disappointing seventh-place finish in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup three months ago. Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion MOST READ Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Filipino crowd has always been Gilas Pilipinas’ sixth man. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOFor those who are still thinking about watching the Philippines-Japan game in the 2019 Fiba World Cup qualifiers live, don’t bother.As per Fiba.com, the duel set on Nov. 24 at Komazawa Gymnasium in Tokyo has already sold out as early as Monday.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Report: Shakhtar 2 Roma 1

first_imgShakhtar Donetsk 2 Roma 1: Fred stunner seals first-leg comeback Matthew Scott 05:41 22/2/2018 Shakhtar - cropped Twitter (@ChampionsLeague) Facundo Ferreyra and Fred cancelled out Cengiz Under’s latest Roma goal to fire Shakhtar Donetsk to a Champions League win. Shakhtar Donetsk fought back to beat Roma 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday.The Ukrainian side won all three of their group games in Kharkiv and maintained that fine record to win just a third Champions League knockout game in their history – remarkably all have come against the Giallorossi.Eusebio Di Francesco’s side were surprise winners of a group including Chelsea and Atletico Madrid and they impressed in the first half, with Shakhtar perhaps slow to start in just their second game back from a long mid-season break. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Having polished the likes of Mohamed Salah and Miralem Pjanic in recent years, Roma look to have unearthed another gem in Cengiz Under and the 20-year-old Turk put the Giallorossi ahead with his fifth goal in four games shortly before the break.Shakhtar’s first-half attacking efforts had amounted to little, but Facundo Ferreyra dragged them level soon after the break with a fine individual goal and Fred turned the game around with a picture-perfect free-kick.Roma were similarly impressive at the Stadio Olimpico earlier in the competition, keeping clean sheets in each of their group games, and they will hope that helps them turn the tie around on March 13.The moment Fred beat international team-mate Alisson Becker #UCL pic.twitter.com/V4N0w6YVsk— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) February 21, 2018Fred scuffed a back-post chance for Shakhtar and Edin Dzeko saw a bundled effort saved as both teams began at breakneck tempo, though Roma soon began to exert a greater threat on the break.Kostas Manolas ought to have done better than heading wide when unmarked from a corner and Dzeko too faltered when played in by Diego Perotti, failing to aim a weak sidefoot finish out of Andriy Pyatov’s reach.Shakhtar based the bulk of their attacks out wide and, though they regularly found room behind Alessandro Florenzi and Aleksandar Kolarov, the final ball was often lacking and Fred summed up their frustrated efforts just after the half-hour with a wild 25-yard effort after the Serie A side had clogged up the route to goal.Roma slowed the pace to exert more control and took a deserved lead five minutes before the break as Dzeko neatly turned into space and played a piercing ball behind Ismaily, which Under raced onto and finished beyond Pyatov to continue his fine run in front of goal.2 – Cengiz Ünder (20yy, 222dd) is the 2nd youngest goalscorer for @OfficialASRoma in UCL history after Antonio Cassano (20yy, 82dd). Wonder.— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) February 21, 2018Shakhtar hit back less than six minutes into the second half, Ferreyra had been previously starved of service, so took it upon himself to latch onto Yaroslav Rakitskiy’s hopeful punt, nutmeg Manolas and finish calmly beyond Alisson.As Shakhtar surged forwards, the Brazilian goalkeeper had to be on his toes to deny Marlos from close-range before he pulled off a spectacular flying stop when Taison sent a wicked shot arrowing for the top-right corner.But there was absolutely nothing Alisson could do to stop Roma falling behind in the 71st minute as Fred sent a 25-yard set-piece fizzing over the wall and into the net via a pleasing kiss off the crossbar.Shakhtar came within inches of scoring the game’s fourth goal in stoppage time, but Bruno Peres somehow deflected Ferreyra’s effort over the bar while sat on the line – an intervention that could prove to be crucial. read morelast_img read more

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Zidane: We didn’t deserve to lose

first_imgReal Madrid Zidane: Loss against Espanyol wasn’t deserved Rob Lancaster Last updated 1 year ago 07:24 28/2/2018 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Real Madrid Zinédine Zidane Espanyol v Real Madrid Espanyol Primera División Videos Gerard Moreno struck an injury-time winner as a Los Blancos side that badly missed the resting Cristiano Ronaldo were upset on Monday Zinedine Zidane felt Real Madrid did not deserve to lose against Espanyol, despite admitting they were poor in the second half at the RCDE Stadium.The champions saw their five-game winning run in all competitions emphatically ended when Gerard Moreno slammed home a dramatic late winner for lowly Espanyol.The 1-0 defeat will lead to questions over Zidane’s decision to rest Cristiano Ronaldo, while Karim Benzema started the midweek fixture on the bench. Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Benzema did come on as Madrid pushed for a late winner, only to be caught on the counter when Sergio Garcia’s cross allowed Moreno to score in the third minute of added time.”We have missed a bit of everything. We started well and had chances to score, but the second half was worse,” Zidane said.”Espanyol had few opportunities. It is a defeat that hurts and a bad result – I’m sorry for the players.”Sometimes you do not understand football. We had a few moments in the second half, but you have to accept the difficult times. “When time is nearly up and it’s 0-0, things can happen. We always look for victory and today we did not achieve it. 3 – Espanyol are unbeaten in their three La Liga home games against Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico in the same season for the first time since 1997/98. Battling. pic.twitter.com/EQDZC2vX3m — OptaJose (@OptaJose) February 27, 2018 “They also scored a goal in the last minute, but we should not think twice about that. We did not deserve victory, or defeat.” Zidane – who withdrew Gareth Bale with nine minutes remaining when the game was still scoreless – could see his side slip down to fourth in the table, if nearest rivals Valencia win away at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.They will look to get back to winning ways when they host Getafe this weekend, followed by a huge Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain in the French capital next Tuesday.last_img read more

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‘Nobody knows what is inside’ – Xhaka defends Arsenal

first_imgArsenal ‘Nobody knows what is inside’ – Xhaka launches Arsenal defence after Milan victory Robin Bairner 16:41 9/3/2018 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Granit Xhaka Getty Arsenal UEFA Europa League Milan v Arsenal Milan The Switzerland international hit back at critics, who questioned the team’s character after a run of four successive losses Arsenal took a big step towards the quarter-finals of the Europa League on Thursday thanks to a 2-0 win over AC Milan, prompting a defence of the club by midfielder Granit Xhaka.The Gunners have toiled this season and find themselves languishing in sixth in the Premier League. With a top-four finish unlikely, the Europa League is their likeliest route back into the Champions League next season and as such there is pressure on the team to perform in that competition.Goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Aaron Ramsey have them in the driving seat against the Italians, arresting, temporarily at least, a poor run of form that had seen them lose four successive matches. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Such a sequence of negative results had seen the spotlight turn towards the team and manager Arsene Wenger, and Xhaka believes the Gunners have started to answer critics who had questioned their heart.“A lot of people spoke about us from the outside, but nobody knows what is inside the team,” the 25-year-old told the club’s official website.“We showed togetherness today, we showed spirit and a lot of character.“Everyone knows that we lost the last four games and that was difficult for us. It was important to be together and to show the people on the outside that we are a team. We showed a good game today.”With a two-goal cushion to protect at the Emirates next week, the Switzerland international is confident the Gunners can win through.“At the start it was a little bit difficult for us, but after that we made it our game and we scored,” he said. “I think 2-0 here in Milan is a good result for the first leg.“Now we want to finish the second leg and to win as well again at home.”last_img read more

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Red Bulls teenager Ben Mines shines in MLS debut

first_imgMLS Red Bulls teenager Ben Mines shines in MLS debut Ives Galarcep Last updated 1 year ago 13:27 11/3/2018 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Ben Mines New York Red Bulls MLS Vincent Carchietta MLS New York RB v Portland Timbers New York RB Portland Timbers The 17-year-old winger scored a goal in his first MLS match, drawing raves for his performance in Saturday’s 4-0 win against the Portland Timbers HARRISON, N.J. — Ever since he joined the New York Red Bulls academy and began taking the trips from Ridgefield, Connecticut to New Jersey in pursuit of his professional soccer dream, Ben Mines envisioned taking the field at Red Bull Arena and hearing the roar of the crowd.From his time with the Red Bulls U-15s, when Jesse Marsch got his first glimpse of the promising winger, to his time with the Red Bulls USL affiliate last year, Mines made the same climb up the ladder that Matt Miazga and Tyler Adams made. He took the biggest step to date on Saturday, enjoying an MLS debut that couldn’t have gone much better. Mines earned a start, scored the opening goal and earned man of the match honors in the Red Bulls’ 4-0 thrashing of the Portland Timbers.”It’s amazing, just coming up through the academy is an incredible experience, with great coaches and great players,” Mines told Goal. “It’s the dream to play for the first team and that dream came true tonight.” Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Mines was one of several Red Bulls reserves who were handed starts on Saturday as Marsh prepared his team for Tuesday’s crucial CONCACAF Champions League decider against Club Tijuana. Though he was the youngest player on the field, Mines was a player Marsch fully believed was ready for the opportunity. So much so, in fact, that he predicted Mines would score a goal.”It was easy decision to put him on the field tonight,” Marsch said. “I knew it going into last week that Ben Mines was playing tonight, and I was pretty confident that he was going to play well. “For a 17-year-old in a man’s world, he’s fit right in,” Marsch added. “He’s not intimidated. He’s ready for this challenge.”Marsch’s confidence in Mines was a byproduct of the outstanding preseason the teenager enjoyed, a stretch where he was easily one of the team’s best players.”Just coming into preseason, and playing with these guys, everybody gave me confidence to be me and do my thing,” Mines said. “I just came out here tonight and did the same thing.”A native of Ridgefield, Connecticut, Mines joined the Red Bulls academy as a high school freshman. Current Red Bulls standout and U.S. national team midfielder Tyler Adams first saw Mines when the two were teamed up on a Red Bulls academy select team for a tournament in Salzburg, Austria. Adams came away from that trip impressed with Mines, who is two years yonger than he is, and he was left convinced that the two could be teammates with the first team one day.Not long after that, Mines caught the eye of his future coach.”I remember seeing Ben Mines play – in 2016 was the first time that I watched him – and I think that he was on the U15 team then,” Marsch said. “He would play out on the right wing and he was so aggressive and when he got the ball, he was so aggressive to go at guys and make plays. And, you know, you could see that he was still trying to figure out the defensive responsibility part, but you could see how gifted he was just with the ball on the move.”Ben Mines New York Red Bulls MLSWhat Marsch first glimpsed two years ago was there for all to see on Saturday, as the teenager showed off his aggressive and confident game against the Timbers. Defensively, he helped Kyle Duncan deal with the dangerous Sebastian Blanco and offensively he made his mark in the 18th minute when his smart run put him in position for an easy finish off an excellent pass from Alejandro Romero Gamarra.”It was an incredible feeling,” Mines told Goal. “I just saw Kaku coming down the line, and made a run to the back post and finished it. Just hearing the roar of the fans after that, it was everything I imagined it being.”What were you doing at 17? Probably not scoring goals like @bmines10 is. #RBNYvPOR pic.twitter.com/w871qWV7RU — Major League Soccer (@MLS) March 11, 2018 Now, at an age when most young American players are deciding on what college to go to, Mines has seen his professional career get off to a perfect start. This after Mines passed up a chance to play for reigning NCAA champion Stanford in order to sign with the Red Bulls.”It was a hard decision, and I really took my time with it,” Mines told Goal. “This is where I am right now and I’m happy with my decision.”After his impressive preseason, and unforgettable MLS debut, Mines will now have to focus on fighting for more minutes with the Red Bulls, and trying to turn more of his dreams into reality.last_img read more

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In-form Ronaldo returns to Portugal fold

first_imgCristiano Ronaldo Ronaldo returns to Portugal fold amid dazzling run of Real Madrid form Peter Hanson 21:45 15/3/2018 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) cristianoronaldo - Cropped Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal Real Madrid Friendlies Fernando Santos has welcomed his talismanic skipper back into the squad, but Nani misses out for the Euro 2016 winners against Egypt and Netherlands Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Portugal’s squad for upcoming friendlies against Egypt and Netherlands.The Real Madrid superstar was rested from the European champions’ last selection in November.However, the captain and record goalscorer is part of the 25-man group, while Ricardo Quaresma also returns to the party, but fellow veteran Pepe misses out with a fractured toe and Nani is omitted. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Striker Andre Silva keeps his place despite a difficult first season at AC Milan that has seen him score just one Serie A goal, but Monaco’s in-form forward Rony Lopes failed to earn a call-up from Fernando Santos.”We try to make the group resemble the selection with who we go to the World Cup as much as possible,” said Santos. “I keep an eye on about 40 players, but they have to do more than just play well, they also have to adapt to our philosophy.”The players who were with us in November and not now are still in the picture for the World Cup.”Portugal squad in full:Goalkeepers: Beto (Goztepe), Anthony Lopes (Lyon), Rui Patricio (Sporting CP)Defenders: Bruno Alves (Rangers), Joao Cancelo (Inter), Fabio Coentrao (Sporting CP), Ruben Dias (Benfica), Jose Fonte (Dalian Yifang), Raphael Guerreiro (Dortmund), Rolando (Marseille), Cedric Soares (Southampton)Midfielders: William Carvalho (Sporting CP), Bruno Fernandes (Sporting), Manuel Fernandes (Lokomotiv), Andre Gomes (Barcelona), Joao Mario (West Ham), Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Ruben Neves (Wolves), Adrien Silva (Leicester), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)Forwards: Goncalo Guedes (Valencia), Gelson Martins (Sporting), Ricardo Quaresma (Besiktas), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Andre Silva (AC Milan)last_img read more

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