The attacking midfielder has been threatening the previously assumed attacking pecking-order at Madrid, with the "BBC" trio of Bale, Benzema and Ronaldo no longer certain after an indifferent first half of the season. "They are playing very well at the moment". "We have improved and we played fantastically well". Zidane opted for a rotated line-up after his side's midweek victory in the Champions League and it looked to have cost him dearly - but his players seemed determined to avoid another upset.
The 45-year-old acknowledges there will come a time when the club will want to make a change, but does not see that happening anytime soon. It was uncharacteristically poor defending from the Spaniard, who has been a standout performer in an otherwise porous defensive line.
U.S. official warns of growing threat from North Korea
It is truly unfortunate that the United States is renewing its attention to its nuclear arsenal, after eight years. In November it tested the Hwasong-15, believed to be capable of reaching the continental United States.
More snow nixes flights at Chicago airports
Meanwhile, the snow won't end until sometime today , the National Weather Service Northern Indiana says on its website. This is our main concern tonight , as bridges, overpasses and some roads will become icy.
Cubs sign Yu Darvish to six-year, $126 million contract
The following season, he got his second All-Star Game nod and was second in voting for Cy Young behind Max Scherzer . The choice to give Darvish a sixth guaranteed year undoubtedly went a long way toward the Cubs' winning the bidding.
Kuwait-based fund pledges 1.5 billion to Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi also told the meeting that his government had managed to repatriate half of the displaced. Iraq needed far more donations on Wednesday, the last day of an appeal for funding to come forward at the Kuwait conference.
Boston Red Sox: JD Martinez and Sox finally have a deal
His overall season stats included a slash line of.303/.376/.690 with 45 home runs, 104 RBI, 85 runs and a bWAR of 4.1. Despite winning the AL East a year ago , the Red Sox hit the fewest home runs in the American League last season.
US Kills Hundreds Of Russian Mercenaries In Syria
Lavrov also reiterated that Russian Federation remains in favor of Kurdish participation in the Syrian peace process. Two Russians familiar with the matter said more than 200 pro-government soldiers were killed in the conflict.
Clemson projected as No. 3 seed in NCAA tournament
Virginia leads the ACC race by two games in the loss column over Clemson (9-3) and resumes league competition Tuesday at Miami. Auburn's only losses this season have come against teams rated 17th (Texas A&M), 33rd (Alabama) and 39th in the RPI (Temple).