1. The Europa League is back! In the 1/8 finals of Manchester United outplayed Austrian LASK (2: 1), “Inter” won Getafe are on neutral in Germany (2-0), while Shakhtar defeated “Wolfsburg” (3: 0). Manchester United, Inter, Shakhtar and Copenhagen advanced to the quarterfinals.
2. Transfers. Ufa midfielder Urunov moved to Spartak and took the number Shurrle. CSKA signed Adolfo Gaicha, presented his shots from “Wild Angel”, gave Gogua for rent to Rotor, and Pomazuna sent to the “Ural”. Farfan left “Locomotive”. Man City for £ 41m bought Ake at Bournemouth. Cities moved to Krasnodar from Akhmat. Arda Turan returned in Galatasaray.
3. Stanley Cup. Pittsburgh lost to Montreal (3: 4) in qualifying and is close to relegation (1-2 in the series), Malkin first point in the playoffs, Florida defeated the Islanders (3-2).
4. NBA. Memphis lost to Utah, San Antonio lost to Denver, Oklahoma beat Lakers and other results.
5. The Supervisory Board of RUSADA recommended to the founders consider the dismissal of Yuri Ganus… CEO tweeted “Song of the Petrel” Maxim Gorky and stated: “I am not holding on to the chair – I am defending the organization.” WADA expressed concern in connection with this whole story.
6. Possible transfers. “Spartacus” made an offer by Lester midfielder Adrien Silva, agreed about Googie’s transfer and let go Guliev, Melkadze, Lomovitsky and Timofeev. “Man City” wants to buy 5 more players this summer, the club is interested in Lautaro and Felix. “Dynamo” will sign Croatian midfielder Moro. Real Madrid could sell James to Atlético for 10-15 million euros.
8. Jair Rodriguez will not fight against Zabit Magomedsharipov due to injury. Calvin Kattar can replace the Mexican.
9. Ice Hockey Federation of Belarus supported Alexander Lukashenko with a hashtag # БеларусьОднаНеОтдадим. “Karpyat” signed by Pulyujarvi for another year. He was the 4th overall pick in the NHL in 2016.
10. Figures of the day. Sancho will make money at Manchester United 17.6 million euros per year, in Borussia he gets 6 million. And ex-midfielder of Spartak Jeannot in Rotor will be paid 1 million rubles per month.
11. At the finish of the first stage of the Tour of Poland, Dutch cyclist Fabio Jacobsen was seriously injured in an accident and was put into an artificial coma… It was Dylan Grunevegen who provoked the blockage, pushing the opponent’s bike in the struggle for leadership.
Quotes of the day:
Gazizov about the connection between Spartak and Khimki: “It’s impossible. There are organs that must close the mouth. Everyone knows me as an honest person “
F-1 commentator Murray Walker: “Perhaps Hamilton is better than Senna and Schumacher, he had no controversial incidents in his career.”
Medvedev on rumors about the transition to Plushenko: “Stop the bacchanalia. I found my place in life and my people “
Donald Trump on kneeling during the anthem: “I consider it a shame”
Shamil Gazizov: Spartak respects Zenit, but they have to beat him. “