Ruthless Warriors, Les Bleues in Wales, Bardet in final: the news on a set from Friday 22 April

What you may have missed between last night and this morning

  • 1. Football – La Liga: Barça and Sevilla delay Real coronation
Like Wednesday night in France, the Spanish Championship leader (Real Madrid) could be crowned before Thursday if his pursuers fared less well than him on this day. But FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC both won on this 33rd day. The Andalusians of striker Jules Koundé won against Levante (3-2), while the Blaugrana on the lawn of Real Sociedad (1-0) ensured a precious success and kept their second place. Karim Benzema’s Real Madrid get another chance to be officially crowned the next day.


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  • 2. Basketball – NBA: Relentless Golden State, Dallas and Memphis Steal a Win

The Golden State Warriors are nearing a sweep against the Nuggets, after a third win in as many games, including the last on the Denver floor (118-113). After being surprised on their floor in Game 1, the Grizzlies and Mavericks corrected the situation on the outside to take the lead in their respective series. Memphis dominated Minnesota on their floor (104-95) and Dallas blew up Utah (126-118), enough to make their series “tie” for game 4. Rudy Gobert unfortunately won the dunk of the night for him against Spencer Dinwiddie.

  • 3. Handball – Coupe de France: PSG in the last four, Vincent Gérard disgusting
In a gala quarterfinal against Montpellier, the Parisians left nothing to the Héraultais in a white-hot hall. After an exceptional Vincent Gérard (19/39) and a formidable attack, PSG easily dominated MHB (41-24) in what became a demonstration of handball. As a result, Nikola Karabatic’s partners climb to the semi-finals of the Coupe de France, humiliating their main rival in France in recent years. They find Toulouse, Chartres and Nantes in the last four of the competition.

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Rugby – Pro D2 : Aviron Bayonnais cemented his 2nd place behind Mont-de-Marsan thanks to the success at Vannes last night (22-17), which put Oyonnax under pressure, also in the race for second place.

Football – Ligue 1 : According to L’Equipe, several offers have been sent to OL to buy shares in the club. A statement from the club could be expected today.

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What you will definitely follow today

  • 1. Cycling – Tour of the Alps: The final explanation promises to be tough!
After the frustration of Thibaut Pinot yesterday on the 4th stage, the Tour of the Alps will make its final verdict this Friday and could burst a tricolor satisfaction. Romain Bardet (DSM) is only two seconds behind leader Pello Bilbao (Bahrain-Victorious), while Pavel Sivakov (INEOS Grenadiers) and Mikel Landa are also on the lookout. On this last short stage, but riddled with great difficulties, the ground will be perfect for a statement between leaders and attacks galore. A final step will follow from 2 p.m. on Eurosport!

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  • 2. Rugby – Women’s VI Nations Tournament: France wants to continue clear

After three victories in as many matches, the Bleues want to continue their good streak during this 4th match day against Wales (9 p.m.). With the same perfect track record as the English, the French can hope for a decisive “final” against the XV de la Rose on the 5th and final day of this tournament in 2022. This will require putting the Welsh on their turf. beat this evening.

  • 3. Tennis – The final table is getting clearer in Barcelona
Start of today’s round of 16 at the Barcelona tournament, with several tempting posters throughout the day. The duel between Carlos Alcaraz and his compatriot Munar will be worth a detour, as will the North American duel between Frances Tiafoe and Félix Auger-Aliassime. Finally, the Dimitrov-Tsitsipas shock will close out a big tennis day in Catalonia. On the side of Belgrade, another tournament of the week following Eurosport, Andrey Rublev will try to secure a place in the semi-finals against Japan’s Taro Daniel, the day after his accusations against the Wimbledon ban in which Russian players are on his feet. tournament.

Andrey Rublev

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  • 4. Basketball – EuroLeague: Monaco must correct the situation

Faced with the ogre Olympiakos, placed at number 2 in the EuroLeague play-offs, Monaco must catch up after a failed first game against the Greeks (71-54). Once again on the other floor, Team Roca has to put in a performance this Friday (6pm), at the risk of seriously complicating the task in this round of 16.

  • 5. Football – Ligue 2: In the shadow of Téfécé, the contenders for the emergence clash

Toulouse won’t play until Monday, but will know from tonight what result it needs to get to officially validate its Ligue 1 appearance against Niort. Between Auxerre, Ajaccio, Sochaux and Paris FC, the race for 2nd place promises to be very tight and tough, while bottom of the rankings AS Nancy-Lorraine could confirm its relegation to National this Friday.


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