Santiago Solari confirms Karim Benzema injury

first_imgReal Madrid manager Santiago Solari has confirmed that Karim Benzema fractured his finger during the win over Real Betis, according to FourFourTwo.The Frenchman picked up the injury during Sunday’s 2-1 victory at the Benito Villamarin, which was sealed by a late free-kick from former Betis star Dani Ceballos.Benzema landed heavily on his right hand and was in obvious discomfort as he was taken off shortly before the end of the first-half.The former France international did not return for the second half with youngster, Cristo Gonzalez coming on in his place for his LaLiga debut.Sergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.Solari confirmed Benzema fractured his finger during his post-match conference but gave no timescale on the striker’s expected time out on the sidelines.Madrid find themselves in a mini-injury crisis with forwards Gareth Bale and Mariano Diaz both injured while midfielders Toni Kroos, Marco Asensio and Marcos Llorente all missed the trip to Betis.The European champions are in Copa del Rey action away to Leganes on Wednesday, after winning the first leg 3–0 last week.Los Blancos then host third placed Sevilla at the Santiago Bernabeu next weekend, looking to overtake them in the league standings.last_img read more

Bubba Watson roars back to claim victory

first_imgMasters champion Bubba Watson roared back to beat Tim Clark in a playoff after seemingly blowing his chances down the back nine of the WGC-HSBC Champions on a super Sunday in Shanghai. Watson  punched the air after holing an outrageous 20-yard bunker shot for eagle at the 18th to get into a playoff with South Africa’s Clark at 11-under. The left-hander then rolled in a lightning quick 20-foot putt down the hill on the same hole for the winning birdie, sparking wild celebrations for his first world golf championships event win and his first victory of any kind outside of US. Leading at 12-under par with three holes to play, Watson had seemingly imploded with a bogey followed by a double-bogey at the 16th and 17th to fall to nine under. At that point five players were a shot ahead of him, until his magic from the sand saw him finish 11-under for the tournament. Clark, playing alongside Watson, holed out for birdie from six feet at 18 to also get to 11 under as Rickie Fowler’s chance disappeared into the greenside water. The final group of overnight leader Graeme McDowell, Martin Kaymer and Japan’s Hiroshi Iwata then all failed to get the birdie they needed to join the extra-holes shootout.  Also Read – Khel Ratna for Deepa and Bajrang, Arjuna for JadejaWatson turned up the heat in the front nine with a hat-trick of birdies from the sixth to lead at the turn by one from McDowell and Kaymer. Watson put his drive into the water at 13 and dropped a shot to slip back alongside McDowell, one ahead now of Kaymer who dropped a shot at the 11th after finding sand twice. Watson then birdied the par-five 14th from 15 feet to put himself alone in froant. Iwata, who was hanging on grimly after a two-over par outward half, finally nailed his first birdie at 11th and clawed his way back into contention with a fine back nine before Watson’s stunning finish.last_img read more

TET exam to be held after finding exact no of vacancies

first_imgKolkata: The Bengal government will take a call on conducting primary Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) after finding the exact number of vacancies in state-run and state-aided primary schools, state Education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Saturday. Besides, the student-teacher ratio in every primary school would be examined, he said. “After calculating these figures, we will arrive at the actual vacancy figure (in primary schools) and conduct the TET examination accordingly,” Chatterjee said.last_img read more