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Burnley versus Manchester United

Minute-by-minute report: Join Michael Butler for updates as bottom club look to anger Ralf Rangnick's men (Author: Gardener)

BurnleyHuge men doing huge things. Big Sam throws Chris Samba up for the last five minutes. Chris Sutton, Gary Doherty and Dion Dublin move seamlessly between centre-backs and forwards. Welcome to the Premier League. Burnley are bottom of the table but just three points behind 17th-placed Norwich. But things are not all doom and gloom, Maxwel Cornet is back from the Africa Cup of Nations and the Clarets have many games on their hands against their relegation rivals as some of their games have been postponed due to Covid. Manchester United have had a turbulent couple of weeks, owing to the Mason-Greenwood saga and an FA Cup defeat at home to Middlesbrough, but remain very much in the running for Champions League qualification. Their recent record at Turf Moor has been excellent, winning their last five visits, the last game being decided by a fabulous Paul Pogba volley. Kick-off is at 8pm and this is the third best spot to keep up with the action after Turf Moor itself and The Royal Dyche. We'll also try to catch you on all the other Premier League goals in two more kick-off games at 19:45: Newcastle v Everton and West Ham v Watford. The Royal Dyche pub in Burnley. Photo: David Blunsden/Action Plus/Shutterstock

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Everyone is blown away by how incredible the camera footage looked during Barcelona vs Atletico

Aside from being a hugely entertaining football game, Barcelona's 4-2 win over Atletico Madrid on Sunday also blew fans away with the quality of the camerawork on display. Barça secured all three points and moved up to fourth place in the La Liga table, ahead of Atletico. Yannick Carrasco gave Atleti an eight-minute lead […] (Author: Gardener)

AtleticoAside from being a hugely entertaining football game, Barcelona's 4-2 win over Atletico Madrid on Sunday also blew fans away with the quality of the camerawork on display. Barça secured all three points and moved up to fourth place in the La Liga table, ahead of Atletico. Yannick Carrasco gave Atleti an eight-minute lead at the Camp Nou but goals from Jordi Alba, Gavi and Ronald Araujo gave the hosts a 3-1 lead at half-time. Veteran full-back Dani Alves, who turns 39 in May, scored a fourth goal for Barça just after half-time. The Brazil international was then sent off with 20 minutes remaining after Luis Suarez pulled a goal back against his former employer. We've also spotted Adama Traore and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in Barcelona shirts after moving from Wolves and Arsenal respectively. And the quality of the live broadcast to an international audience amazed many football fans. Check out this footage as the players walked onto the field: I need this 8K camera for the Premier League pic.twitter.com/UfpWOZ0JEC - dan (@hardmandesign) February 6, 2022 And how about this high quality one Video of Aubameyang coming in for Adama: Aubameyang comes on for Adama. #barcaatleti #LaLigaSantander pic.twitter.com/jpWw8VJSfh – AmadSzn (@Upthereddss) February 6, 2022 Meanwhile, this footage of Alves celebrating his goal looked incredibly cinematic: it looks pretty incredible, doesn't it? doesn't look real it's crazy pic.twitter.com/0zYZD3G235 - yoli (@yolanieli) February 7, 2022 Well, there's a suggestion that this footage was shot with an "8k camera" - but that's not accurate . The camera (at least in most cases) is a Sony a7R IV paired with an FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens and mounted on a DJI Ronin-S gimbal - it's also known as a Megalodon. When the cameraman focuses on the player or a group of players, the background becomes blurry. The camera is connected to the live broadcast via a wireless connection, resulting in viewers feeling closer to the action. La Liga first introduced this technology in the 2020/21 season and it is clearly very popular with viewers. “At LaLiga we are constantly researching innovative innovations and technological solutions that allow us to offer the best audiovisual product. To this end, we will continue to develop and optimize this new system in order to improve the visual experience for our fans," said Melcior Soler, director of LaLiga's audiovisual department, when announcing the technology.

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How it happened, what it means, what's next

Purdue beat Michigan 82-76 at Mackey Arena on Saturday (Author: Gardener)

MichiganWEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue's milestone win came with the usual stress and on-track uncertainty that has accompanied most of his games this season. In the end, the third-placed Boilermakers prevailed, scoring an 82-76 win at Mackey Arena on Saturday afternoon. Purdue snaps a five-game losing streak against the Wolverines. The victory on Saturday was the 1,000. Program Big Ten win in the regular season. Coach Matt Painter also won his 400th career win at 375, which came with the Boilermakers. Jaden Ivey had 23 points and Trevion Williams and Zach Edey combined for 32 points and 17 rebounds. Michigan's Hunter Dickinson kept the Wolverines close all day with 28 points on 12 of 17 shots. "It's Big Ten basketball, man," Dickinson said. "That's why I signed up in this league, to play the best bigs in the league and the country. The win sets up Tuesday's showdown against Illinois, who are 10-2 in the Big Ten after Saturday's win in Indiana. The Boilermakers won six points clear at halftime, and after teams went back and forth for the first five minutes, Purdue used a 10-0 run to extend his lead to 55-44 with an 11-49 lead. The Boilermakers kept that Lead thanks to a combination of Ivey and Williams. But the Wolverines unleashed their full-court press, making Purdue uncomfortable. Eric Hunter Jr. broke a string of eight straight misses from within 3-point range from the Boilermakers with 10:06 to play. Purdue had some trouble with the press but held up to the aggressive style of the Wolverines, who cut the lead to 4 at 2:16. After a slow start, Purdue and Michigan put on a show that saw the top two scoring teams in the Big Ten in conference games reflected The Boilermakers sinking three 3-pointers and scoring 13 points during a more than three-minute stretch to establish a 20-8 lead with 12:33 on the clock. But Eli Brooks brought the Wolverines back and Dickinson kept his team within reach, including a pair of 3-pointers that cut Purdue's lead to 32-31. Missing five straight 3-pointers against Michigan's zone didn't help the Boilermakers. The Wolverines started in Zone, switched to Man, and ended the first half in Zone. Purdue ended the first half with two baskets from Williams and a putback from Gillis extended the lead to 39-33 at halftime. Dickinson had 14 points on 5 of 7 shots in the first half, but the rest of the team was a combined 9 of 23, including 3 of 10 from 3-point range. Ivey: Arguably the best game of the second year as Boilermaker from an offensive perspective. He attacked Michigan's defenses, zone or man, and lived in the color all day. He finished with 23 points. Williams: The senior center found his touch and made big baskets after Purdue broke the press in the second half. Williams totaled 19 points and eight rebounds, making 7 of 8 from the field. Free throws: Purdue made eight straight shots early in the second half to finish 17 of 21. 3-point goals - Michigan 8-18 (Dickinson 2-3, Jones 1-1, Houston 2-6, Brooks 1- 3, Williams II 0-1, Collins 0-2, Bufkin 1-1, Johns Jr 1 -1), Purdue 5-18 (Gillis 2-5, Hunter Jr 1-2, Ivey 0-6, Stefanovic 1 -3, Williams 1-1, Furst 0-0, Morton 0-1). Rebounds - Michigan 22 (Jones 4), Purdue 32 (Edey 9, Williams 8). Total fouls - Michigan 17, Purdue 10. Assists - Michigan 17 (Jones 4), Purdue 17 (Ivey 7). Steal - Michigan 3 (Diabate, Brooks, Johns Jr.), Purdue 7 (Williams 4). Blocked Shots - Michigan 3 (Dickinson 2), Purdue 3 (Ivey, Stefanovic, Williams). Turnovers - Michigan 11 (Dickinson 4), Purdue 7 (Edey 2, Hunter Jr. 2, Ivey 2). Points per possession - Michigan 1,188, Purdue 1,344. Non-Turnover Points - Michigan 4, Purdue 16. Points in Paint - Michigan 26, Purdue 44. Second Chance Points - Michigan 2, Purdue 10. Point Percentage - Michigan 53.1 (34-64), Purdue 62.3 ( 38-61) . Biggest Lead - Michigan 0, Purdue 12 (1st 12:33). Time in the lead - Michigan 00:00, Purdue 38:53

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Man Utd have improved

Ralf Rangnick, acting Manchester United boss, says the club are improving on the pitch despite the shock FA Cup exit at Middlesbrough. (Author: Gardener)

Ralf RangnickRalf Rangnick, acting Manchester United boss, says the club are improving on the pitch despite the shock FA Cup exit at Middlesbrough. It was the fifth time in 11 games under Rangnick that United had failed to win. "I'm absolutely convinced that we're playing at a higher level than we did a few weeks ago," said Rangnick. "Both in possession and in possession by the other team, the team has improved." United have moved up from seventh to fourth in the Premier League table since being taken over by Rangnick. The 63-year-old is philosophical about the immediate prospects for the club, which he will lead until the end of the season before taking on a two-year advisory stint. "Right now we're fourth in the league and everyone at the club, myself included, would be happy if we finish fourth at the end of the season," he said. And ahead of the trip to Burnley, when asked how far United were from winning their first Premier League title since 2013, Rangnick replied: "You just have to look at the table." But it doesn't help us to debate it right now in the middle arrived in the season with me only 10 weeks ago. This is a topic for the end of the season or maybe a few weeks before the end. "If Manchester United haven't won a title in the last 10 years, there must be good reasons." * Our Manchester United coverage is bigger and better than ever - here's everything you need to know to make sure you don't miss a moment

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Burnley versus Manchester United

Minute-by-minute report: Join Michael Butler for updates as bottom club look to anger Ralf Rangnick's men (Author: Gardener)

BurnleyThis website uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. 85 mins: Rangnick makes his final substitution, Elanga for Rashford. 84 min: Burnley comes forward again, McNeil's cross almost falling on Weghorst but United's defenders get the ball running. 82 mins: Should mention Jesse Lingard, almost left out of Manchester United's Premier League squad for the season, has come on for McTominay. 78 min: Two chances for United! A labyrinthine run from Rashford and a deft backslid almost resulted in a backheel finish from Varane, but Ben Mee showed superb anticipation to block the shot for a corner. From there, the ball goes to Shaw and the left-back plays a pinpoint cross to Ronaldo, but the Portuguese heads under pressure from Mee! 80 min: The camera pans to Sir Alex Ferguson in the stands, who was sitting with his old pal David Gill. Some things never change. 76 mins: Brownhill is auditioning for this Sunday's Superbowl by bringing Pogba down in midfield as the Frenchman breaks past his marker. Pogba throws away his gloves in disgust/frustration. 74 min: The ball and surface are extremely greasy due to the rain. 71 min: A break in the game when Tarkowski takes a hit to the head, repelling another Manchester United attack. This game is a take away game for both sides. He was excellent tonight. 68 min: Substitutions on both sides. Burnley bring on Aaron Lennon for Cornet, who is helped as he hobbles off the field. For the guests, Cristiano Ronaldo (who turned 37 on Saturday) comes in for Cavani. 66 mins: Burnley goes ahead in numbers and a break in the ball sees Rodriguez rush down the right wing, with four attackers to three defenders. But a weak cross from Rodriguez left Cornet with little chance at the back post. 64 mins: An email from David Wall: "This game seems to follow the pattern of United's cup game last Friday - playing fairly well, creating lots of chances but failing to capitalize on their dominance. I wonder what ridiculous way they can throw away the win tonight.” I'd say Maguire did well to almost throw it away with that ridiculous 'challenge'. 62 min: Ooooo, Maguire is one lucky guy. The Manchester United defender misreads the flight of a long Pieters pump (try saying that five times quickly) and brings down Rodriguez with a rugby tackle near the halfway line. Was Rodriguez through with the goal? Maguire was certainly the last man but there is an argument that an outrush from De Gea would have gotten to the ball before the Burnley striker. "Mike, Mike," Maguire says informally to Mike Dean, who is waving a yellow card. Burnley are asking for a red card or at least a VAR review. 59 min: Here comes Ronaldo. He gets ready on United's bench and kisses both shin guards while tucking them under his socks. 57 min: What kind of game do we have ahead of us. The home crowd is right behind their team and while Manchester United dominate possession, Burnley look dangerous. Weghorst dominates both Maguire and Varane and seemingly does it all with one touch. 55 mins: Sancho, who seems to have found his mojo again, leaps past a couple of tackles before hitting Tarkovsky with nutmeg. Fernandes' subsequent shot is deflected back but Burnley clears. 53 min: Pieters catches a volley so sweetly from the corner, but the ball flies five meters past. 52 min: SENSATIONAL save by DE GEA. The Spaniard uses full power to thwart Weghorst, who turns away from his opponent, gets a friendly rebound and lashes a shot into the bottom corner. The ball bounces awkwardly just in front of De Gea but the Manchester United keeper swerves to the right and spins it back! Jay Rodriguez's first league goal in 50 (FIFTY) games! Jay Rodriguez beats De Gea to equalize for the Clarets. Photo: Craig Brough/Reuters Sensational assist from Weghorst, who spun both Maguire and McTominay out of play before bringing Rodriguez in with a clever back pass. Rodriguez drove into the box, got in front of the chasing Maguire and threw a finish into the near post! Burnley didn't snoop all game but came out like a move after the break. And we're back on Turf Moor for the second half. Burnley captain Ben Mee wrote a couple of columns for us last year. Here's an excellent post on concussion and sticking your head in where it hurts, something Mee does so bravely. Related: I don't want to miss a minute of football - but I'm wondering at what cost | Ben Mee 40 mins: The game opens up a bit as Burnley up the pace for the first time. Weghorst falls deep to connect the game, letting go of Cornet, who gets behind Dalot for the first time despite missing the cross. Now United counterattack, with Rashford again denied by Pope at the near post. Another excellent save with Pope's feet. Burnley will be happy not to be trailing 3-0, which could be easy, while United will be happy with their performance so far. 45 min: Two minutes are added here. 44 mins: McTominay does such a good job mopping up behind his teammates. So often he's in the right place at the right time to put a toe in the game or send United back in front. It's an excellent team goal. Pogba has done it again at Turf Moor. Pogba beats Pope to open the scoring. Photo: Dave Howarth - CameraSport/CameraSport/Getty Images 42 mins: Another half-chance for United: Cavani flicks a shot through a pair of bodies but Tarkowski sticks out a leg to parry the shot on target. 37 min: Roberts had a hot time down the right for Burnley. Constantly embarrassed by Sancho and Shaw and not helped at all by McNeil, who offered little with or without the ball. 35 mins: Fernandes finds a gap in the Burnley box, throws Roberts off balance with a shimmy but is only able to poke a shot at Pope at his near post. 33 min: WHAT A NICK POPE SAVE. The Burnley keeper somehow thwarts Cavani at the back post. Shaw (who excelled on United's left) comes to the touchline again, his cross deflected; spooned into the air towards Cavani's forehead, seemingly with a half-open gate he could nod into from two meters away. Time stands still as the ball falls from the sky, but the flight on the ball is such that Pope climbs from post to post and lunges at Cavani, and the striker just heads the ball onto Pope's knee as the keeper sprawls himself. 31 min: McTominay radios a ranged fight high and wide after a deft control from Fernandes. Both the Portuguese and Pogba have shown some nice touches so far. 29 mins: Weghorst, who already has a glow in his left eye, is eyeballed by Maguire. 27 min: There were two own goals at St James' Park in another of today's games. 25 mins: It's been a breathless few minutes and it could easily be 3-0 for Manchester United. As things stand, Burnley is just about in the game. 20 min: Another Manchester United goal is ticked off! It remains 1-0 to the visitors and Burnley are very fortunate! Shaw swings in another cross, this time from deep, and Pogba is judged to foul Pieters at the back post. The ball finds its way to Rashford, who pools a ball back into the box. If there is a mix-up, a combination of Brownhill and Mee shoots the ball into their own net! A brilliant reaction from the visitors who could be slightly dismayed by this VAR decision. Fernandes spreads a wonderful volley at Rashford down the left, Shaw brilliantly laps and puts the ball down the baseline. Shaw cuts the ball back and Pogba comes into the box late to smack the ball into the roof of the net with a lateral foot. It was a wonderfully controlled finish - he had to go high to get the ball through the body forest! Nice goal. 16 min: What a farewell for Burnley. United score from a set piece! Varane celebrates his goal, watched by an unfortunate bee. Photo: Carl Recine/Action Images/Reuters Rangnick is amused but Maguire's block was certainly a calculated block, creating space for Varane to plant a great header back over the goal, past Pop. That would have been the Frenchman's first goal for United but it wasn't to be. Ooooo, Mike Dean goes to the monitor to look at this. Harry Maguire didn't challenge the ball but blocked Jay Rodriguez when Bruno Fernandes' cross entered the box. That could be considered a foul and he also made that block from an offside position... 4 mins: Cavani cleverly shoves Roberts into the box as he tries to latch on to a McTominay header, but the Uruguayan is penalized. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images 8 min: A first save for Pope in goal at Burnley! Rashford finds some space on the right and whips a fierce shot at the near post, but the angle makes it an easy save for his England team-mate. 6 mins: Burnley takes a quick free-kick, Cornet is released down the left and the Ivory Coast international winds deep across the box with a clean cross, but he's behind Rodriguez and Weghorst and is cleared by Shaw on the penalty spot. A dangerous attack for Burnley, although replays show Cornet was ruled offside. 2 min: A rowdy opening. No one's on the ball yet. An email from Peter Oh: "If I were Paul Pogba I'd be unhappy that my manager couldn't come up with anything better than ''because Fred has Covid' when asked why I made the commitment got to start.” The players take their knees. There is a minute's silence as Burnley honors former players and supporters who lost their lives in the past year. Burnley is their famous claret and blue, Manchester United in their modified dark blue stripe with a neon yellow border. Interesting to see Weghorst walking around turning on his Burnley team-mates with a black eye. Already looks like a real leader! The Latest from David Squires starring Ed Woodward and Ralf Rangnick. See also: David Squires on... tears, 'leftists' and style gurus in FA Cup fourth round The wind howls, the rain lashes. THIS IS LAWN MOOR. There's a lot of sprinting today, a lot of fighting for second balls. With Fred testing positive for Covid, it was clear that Paul would start. You can catch up on another big game below, Newcastle vs Everton right here. We have to turn the tight games into wins. It's not that easy against that kind of resistance. Weghorst was great. He's a smart guy and very receptive to what we're trying to do. Some damning stats as far as Burnley is concerned. They are 20th in the league for total shots on goal, shooting accuracy and chances created and 19th for goals. Weghorst and Cornet aside, the sight of Burnley XI written down shows what a great job Dyche did to keep this team in the division. He has an opportunity to impress against the team that sacked him as a youngster. So Paul Pogba starts his first league game since mid-October. Cristiano Ronaldo is only good enough for the bench. Sancho retains his place after scoring against Middlesbrough. Wout Weghorst vs Harry Maguire. Huge men doing huge things. Big Sam throws Chris Samba up for the last five minutes. Burnley are bottom of the table but just three points behind 17th-placed Norwich. But things are not all doom and gloom, Maxwel Cornet is back from the Africa Cup of Nations and the Clarets have many games on their hands against their relegation rivals as some of their games have been postponed due to Covid. Manchester United have had a turbulent couple of weeks, owing to the Mason-Greenwood saga and an FA Cup defeat at home to Middlesbrough, but remain very much in the running for Champions League qualification. Their recent record at Turf Moor has been excellent, winning their last five visits, the last game being decided by a fabulous Paul Pogba volley. Kick-off is at 8pm and this is the third best spot to keep up with the action after Turf Moor itself and The Royal Dyche. We'll also try to catch you on all the other Premier League goals in two more kick-off games at 19:45: Newcastle v Everton and West Ham v Watford. The Royal Dyche pub in Burnley. Photo: David Blunsden/Action Plus/Shutterstock

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Premier League result, full time standings and reaction tonight

Follow the latest updates from Turf Moor (Author: Gardener)

tonightFollow all the action as Burnley host Manchester United at Turf Moor in the Premier League tonight. Engaged in a relegation battle, Sean Dyche's side are currently bottom of the table despite playing at least two games fewer than their closest rivals. Burnley missed a chance to start their bid for survival in a disappointing 0-0 draw with fellow side Watford last weekend when Wout Weghorst, signed in January, made his debut on offense. However, the Clarets are still just three points adrift of safety and Dyche is hoping the club can capitalize on the disruption and disharmony at United. Ralf Rangnick's squad has been rocked by the arrest of Mason Greenwood, while Jesse Lingard has publicly questioned the head coach's claim that he asked for time off after being denied a move to Newcastle on deadline day. United were then knocked out of the FA Cup on penalties in the fourth round in a disjointed performance by Middlesbrough last weekend. United still have high hopes of securing a place in the Champions League this season and are currently fourth despite both Arsenal and Tottenham having games in hand. 86 mins: Burnley haven't given up on winning. They put in Roberts on the right but his attempts to cross the ball into the box were blocked by Shaw. Anthony Elanga replaces Marcus Rashford for Manchester United. What a story it would be if he scored the winning goal after missing his penalty against Middlesbrough in last Friday's FA Cup. 83 min: Ralf Rangnick wants to win. We're at Turf Moor with the last 10 minutes, can United force a win, will Burnley hold or draw or can the Clarets score another? Shaw brings the ball to the left and plays it inside to Fernandes. Lingard leaves it to Dalot, but his cross back into the box is rolled over and goes out for a throw-in. 80 mins: Free-kick leads to another Man Utd corner which Shaw whips into the box. Pieters is at the near post to save again, but Fernandes quickly regains the ball. He passes it to Rashford on the left wing, who drives into the pits and squares it to Varane. 77 mins: Rashford wins a corner which Sancho decides to punch Fernandes short. His cross is lashed into the box but Pieters is up early to parry it. Manchester United are just stepping back on the front foot after Burnley dominated the second half. Pogba carries the ball through midfield and is grabbed by Brownhill. He does his best to stay on his feet and waits for the whistle to give United a free-kick. 74 mins: Pieters picks up a yellow card for holding off Rashford as he tries to push past him on the right wing. Fernandes swings the resulting free kick into the penalty area. It's another decent delivery but a slight deflection takes the ball away from everyone and to the other side of the box. 71 minutes: Cristiano Ronaldo is introduced by Ralf Rangnick with just over 20 minutes of play at Turf Moor. Manchester United need a bit of inspiration as Luke Shaw gives a free kick down the right wing. He tries to volley on goal but is blocked by Fernandes. Maguire fails to clear his lines and Burnley charged forward with a three-a-side two man advantage. Westwood flicks the ball to Cornet, who heads it back to the center of the box. United tries to kick the ball out of the box but the ball lands on Roberts who shoots it over the bar! 65 minutes: United counterattacks and feeds Sancho into the right side of the box. He finds Fernandes in front of him and gives him the ball. Cristiano Ronaldo preparing to come on for Man Utd. 62 minutes: Weghorst bullies past Shaw on the right side of the box and puts an attempt into the side netting. He's had a great game for Burnley so far and would cap off a fine night if he could score. Harry Maguire is shown a yellow card for pinning Jay Rodriguez when a long ball went over the top. The Burnley fans chanted 'off, off, off' as Maguire was the last defender as the referee pulled out the smaller of the two cards. 59 mins: Sancho intercepts a loose pass from Brownhill and sends Cavani onto the left wing. He carries the ball up the pitch before playing it inside to Pogba. Pogba threads it to Fernandes, who tries to drive a pass into the box for Sancho but sees the ball cleared by Tarkowski. He brings the ball down the left wing and leaps past Tarkowski before snaking past Roberts and putting in a pass to Fernandes. He shoots straight from the box and wins a corner when the shot deflects behind a Burnley defender. Burnley got off to a brilliant start in the second half. The noise level in Turf Moor has increased significantly. Wout Weghorst is causing problems for the Manchester United defence. He slams the ball into Jadon Sancho and chases the deflection as the ball heads towards the visitors' penalty area. The ball bounces nice and Weghorst volleys on goal and almost hits David De Gea, who leaps to the right and shoots the ball wide of the post! 50 min: Manchester United must now refill again. They win a free kick from inside right deep in Burnley's half. Fernandes takes a teasing free-kick into the six-yard box but none of his team-mates can get there and the ball bounces back for a goal kick. 47 min: What a start to the second half! Jadon Sancho puts the ball in the Burnley box and lays it down to Bruno Fernandes, who loses the ball to a sliding Josh Brownhill. Burnley then charged forward on the break and worked the ball to Wout Weghorst. Harry Maguire tries to attack him, but Weghorst turns away from the tackle and slides the ball inside for Jay Rodriguez. He takes it to David De Gea and then shoves it past the Manchester United goalkeeper to equalize again for Burnley! Kickoff: Recently, Manchester United have tended to drift in games, especially when they are in the lead. Burnley restarts the game and attacks on the left flank. Pieters hits the ball into the penalty area but is well defended by Luke Shaw. There are also two other Premier League games going on at the moment. These games started at 7.45pm and have just kicked off the second half. Paul Pogba's opener is the only difference between the teams at Turf Moor. 45+2 mins: It was an exciting first half at Turf Moor. Manchester United found the net three times, but only one goal was counted. Paul Pogba then struck on his Premier League return before giving away a foul himself to rule out Ben Mee's own goal. The visitors were the better, more dominant team but Burnley have shown a little bit of promise and are not out of this game yet. If Man Utd score they should win the game. If it comes to Burnley, all three results are back on the table. 45 mins: Two minutes are added at the end of the first half. Manchester United in possession of the ball on the right. Fernandes checks inside and is cut off by Pieters on the center line. The free-kick is taken quickly, United tries to run the clock into the break. They operate in and around Manchester United's penalty kicks and excite home fans. The best move sees McNeil slide and pass to the right side of the area for Connor Roberts to collect. He slices it back to the center of the box but fails to pick a teammate and United clear their lines. 39 mins: Bruno Fernandes laces the ball onto the field to sprint Marcus Rashford forward on a counterattack. Burnley is quickly back on his defensive form and Rashford is forced to hit it back to Paul Pogba. Man Utd passes him around midfield for a spell before moving the ball down the left flank. Jadon Sancho puts it in the box and shoots, but a deflection shoves the ball to Rashford on the right. He takes a touch and drills another shot on goal but Nick Pope is up to the challenge and holds it off. 36 mins: Burnley is yet to register a shot in this game. They moved the ball into some decent areas but didn't put any pressure on David De Gea. Everything is a bit too easy for Manchester United at the moment. Diogo Dalot goes for a driver run from the right wing. He puts the ball in the middle of the box and sets up Bruno Fernandes. Fernandes tries to open the back bottom corner but can only shoot directly at Nick Pope. Fernandes sweeps the ball down the left wing to Sancho. He puts the ball into the box and slips into Shaw, who makes an underlapping run into the box. He nods the ball towards the near post, but Pope scurries over his line and jumps in front of the header to keep the ball out! 30 mins: Man Utd attempt to put the ball in from the left with short passes between McTominay, Pogba and Rashford. They are unsuccessful and have to release the ball to Fernandes who is immediately put under pressure by the Burnley defenders. He bangs it back to Varane, who tries to find Sancho on the left wing but misses the chipped pass, knocking him out of the game. 27 mins: Pogba and Rodriguez both go for a bouncing ball in midfield and Rodriguez nods to Cornet. He brings it further inside before shoving a pass to McNeil on the inside right. McNeil throws a cross into the box towards Weghorst but Varane leaps in front of the tall striker and heads the ball to Pogba, who clears Man Utd's lines. 24 mins: Fine defense by James Tarkowski. Harry Maguire sends a long ball down the center of the field and selects Marcus Rashford. He controls the ball and carries it into the penalty area. Tarkowski adapts it step by step and then shoulders Rashford off the ball and his team wins with a goal kick. 21 minutes: Unrecognized goal! Sancho takes the ball down the left wing and gets into trouble. He hits it back to Shaw, who swings a decent cross into the other side of the box. Pogba and Mee grapple with each other as they try to win the aerial ball but it falls over them both and gets to Rashford. He pulls it back into the five yard area where the ball hits Mee and crosses the line! Fernandes plays the ball to Rashford on the left side of the field. He carries the ball into the penalty area and lays it down on the overlap to Luke Shaw. Shaw slices the ball across the box to Pogba who leads it to the top right corner! Manchester United take the lead. Dwight McNeil drifts in from his position on the wing and collects the ball. Maxwel Cornet runs in from behind Diogo Dalot while McNeil threads the ball through the United backline. However, the pass is difficult and Cornet is unable to get hold of it before it's out of play. Harry Maguire was caught offside when Bruno Fernandes crossed the free-kick into the box. Maguire then came back on the side and prevented Jay Rodriguez from reaching Raphael Varane's run. Maguire interfered in the game from an offside position and so the referee ruled out Man Utd's opener. 12 minutes: Manchester United takes the lead! The visitors win a free-kick on the inside right after Wout Weghorst fouls Paul Pogba. Bruno Fernandes takes the free kick and brings a nice cross to the other side of the box. Harry Maguire blocks Jay Rodriguez while Raphael Varane makes his run. Varane jumps in the air, hits the ball and nods it into the bottom corner! Nice game by Man Utd after they won the ball in midfield. It comes to Cavani, who puts the ball on Bruno Fernandes. He threads it to Jadon Sancho, then runs into the penalty area and receives the back pass. Fernandes' cross is deflected away by Pieters but Diogo Dalot retrieves it well. He slides the ball into the right side of the box and takes out Marcus Rashford. Rashford turns and drills one on goal but Nick Pope shoves it past the near post. 6 mins: Manchester United wins the first corner of the game and whips it into the center of the box. Harry Maguire wins the first header and nods to Raphael Varane. He flicks to Edinson Cavani, who is leaning on Connor Roberts and trying to turn the ball towards goal. However, the whistle blows and Burnley is awarded a free-kick after Cavani's jab at Roberts. 3 mins: Another air pass from Maguire almost finds Jadon Sancho behind James Tarkowski but the Burnley centre-back wins the header. The ball comes down the left inner channel to Paul Pogba. He brings it in and levitates a cross into the other side of the box. Rashford makes a run but Erik Pieters has it covered and wins the ball in the air before clearing the dnager for the home side. Kick-off: Manchester United get the ball rolling at Turf Moor. Harry Maguire sends a diagonal pass down the right wing towards Marcus Rashford. It's back to center court where Josh Brownhill and Luke Shaw are both chasing the loose ball. Shaw gets there first, but takes no chances and throws it onto the field into the empty space. Manchester United can hold onto fourth place if they win tonight. Burnley can get out of the relegation zone if they collect three points. Manchester United are aiming to win consecutive away games in all competitions for the first time this season. They have scored in all eleven Premier League away games this season. Burnley manager Sean Dyche intends to make Manchester United's visit to Turf Moor an awkward experience as he seeks to end his side's long winless run. The Premier League's bottom team haven't picked up three points since the end of October, but back-to-back goals conceded in goalless draws with Arsenal and fellow contenders Watford have boosted confidence. Dyche's side, who have at least a couple of games under their belt against their main rivals, are one win away from breaking out of the last three, but with United and then Liverpool visiting this week is where the real challenge lies in keeping things moving in the right direction. Sean Dyche intends to make Manchester United's visit to Burnley awkward. Sean Dyche spoke about what he expects from tonight's game against Manchester United and how he hopes his team will play positively against the visitors of Turf Moor. Their 13 points from 19 games is Burnley's second-lowest total at half-time in a Premier League season. They also have a Premier League record of 112 straight games without a red card and would happily give that up for three points tonight. Tonight is Burnley's 5,000th professional league game. Ralf Rangnick has admitted he would prefer his Manchester United players to address disagreements privately rather than on social media within a month after public disputes involving two players. Lingard's comments followed those of team-mate Anthony Martial, who hit back last month when Rangnick suggested the France international had refused to join the squad to play Aston Villa. Burnley are unbeaten in five Premier League home games but have won just once in 18 games at Turf Moor. Manchester United have taken 21 points from their last 10 league games since the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. United also won 34 of their 56 Premier League games played on Tuesday, more than any other side. Paul Pogba returned from a long spell on the touchline to start against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup last Friday and although he didn't last the whole game, Ralf Rangnick was impressed with what he saw from the midfielder. It has been nine Premier League games without a win for Burnley, who have scored just two goals in their last seven games. Their only win in 22 league games came against Brentford in October. During that run, they have drawn 10 and lost 11 games. Ralf Rangnick has told all players looking to leave Manchester United that it is in their interest to perform well for the remainder of the season. And the German, who has been appointed interim manager until the end of the season, admits he would be delighted if that takes fourth place in the Premier League. Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Edinson Cavani and Juan Mata are all in the final months of their contracts and could move on in the summer. Burnley have lost their last five home Premier League games to Manchester United without a goal. United's only defeat in this game, home or away, in their last 14 meetings came at Old Trafford in January 2020 (they have won nine and drawn four in that run). Manchester United have picked up more points at Turf Moor than they did in Premier League games against the Clarets at Old Trafford. Just one of Burnley's 10 Premier League goals against United has been scored at home, a Robbie Blake winner in August 2009. Sean Dyche makes two changes from the Burnley side, who drew with Watford at the weekend. Ralf Rangnick has benched Cristiano Ronaldo in one of two substitutions from the side that lost to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup last Friday. It's a way of breaking up Manchester United's FA Cup fourth round elimination at Middlesbrough, which should be seen as at least somewhat unfortunate. Manchester United luck leaves Ralf Rangnick with mixed results Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick spoke about last Friday's FA Cup fourth round result against Middlesbrough, where the Red Devils lost on penalties. The game should never have reached that point as United created - and squandered - plenty of opportunities to take the game past the Championship Club. Burnley boss Sean Dyche wants to build on his team's last two Premier League results - which saw the Clarets draw 0-0 with Arsenal and Watford respectively - and improve their performances so they start winning games. The Burnley manager said: Police are investigating after Manchester United's Anthony Elanga was racially abused online following last week's FA Cup defeat to Middlesbrough Elanga on Friday at Old Trafford. Burnley are bottom of the Premier League with 13 points from 19 games, having won just once in the league this season. They have two games against Newcastle and Watford (who sit directly above them) and three against Norwich, who are 17th. Manchester United can close the gap on third-placed Chelsea while also taking a four-point lead over West Ham (5th) if they beat Clarets tonight. They have had some good results under caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick but have yet to produce a performance that would signal a turnaround in their shaky form. Burnley have yet to win a game in 2022. They lost 3-1 to Leeds in their first Premier League game of the new year before suffering a humiliating 2-1 loss to Championship side Huddersfield Town in the third round of the FA Cup despite winning the lead in the first half of this game. More recently they have picked up two points from back-to-back goalless draws - against Arsenal and Watford - in the Premier League and are still looking for their second league win of the season. Manchester United responded well to a 1-0 defeat by Wolves on January 3rd. They have won three of their four games and played the other 2-2 against Aston Villa in the Premier League before meeting Middlesbrough in the fourth round of the FA Cup last Friday. This game was a disappointment for Ralf Rangnick's men. They should have brought the game against the Championship Club in the first half but missed their best chances, including a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty. United did manage to take a one-goal lead, but Boro equalized in the second half, taking the game to penalties and then winning 8-7 in a penalty shootout when Anthony Elanga's penalty went over the bar. Josh Brownhill is returning from a suspension for Burnley and Charlie Taylor, who has recovered from a foot injury, is being examined before kick-off. Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane are expected to overcome the blows they suffered against Middlesbrough but there are still doubts about Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly. Welcome to The Independent's live coverage as Burnley host Manchester United in the Premier League. It's a game no side can afford to lose as Burnley are currently bottom of the table after drawing 0-0 with relegation rivals Watford last weekend. United returned to action in the FA Cup last weekend but suffered a humiliating exit when Middlesbrough triumphed on penalties.

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Motivation Monday: How to train like an Olympian

Choose your sport, find your focus and be specific in your training (Author: Gardener)

MondayThe Winter Olympics will soon be streaming on NBC and other NBC channels. If you're excited to compete, maybe it's time to train like an Olympian and not just watch from the sidelines. Winter days are long and inspiration is right in front of you! Olympians train smart, long and hard for two to four years. You might want a shorter time goal, but you can still train like an Olympian. Remember, your workout should include a goal that is fun. Choose a sport that you are very fond of because you will spend some time training like you mean it! Is it finished, or is there a certain end time to be reached? Is your goal survival or excellence? Find out about training strategies. Train for the distance. Train at the time of day the race is taking place. Create a schedule for training days. Find a partner to train with. Limit your fat intake, increase your lean protein intake, and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. If you think of food as fuel, you will neither undereat nor overeat. Cut out junk foods, empty carbs and sugar. Get 7-8 hours of sleep a night, limit alcohol consumption and remember YOU ARE AN OLYMPIAN. So if you want to feel like you're keeping up with the Olympians and can't travel to China to be there, you can implement your own Olympic training program. Just choose your sport, find your focus, be specific in your training, fuel up for peak performance, keep track of your form and train regularly with rest and recovery between workouts. Of course, the best motivation every Monday is a Saints win on Sunday, but the NFL season only lasts that long. Motivation Monday will be a year-round feature on NewOrleansSaints.com as the Saints and Ochsner recognize that we have all been through a lot over the past two years and we want to do our part to improve the health and well-being of our Saints family . If you have ideas or questions for our experts, we want to hear them. You can email us at [email protected]

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Mitchell makes 32 nets, collects Jazz past Knicks for the 3rd straight year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Donovan Mitchell had 32 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-104 win over the New York Knicks Monday night. Mitchell also had four steals to help the Jazz to their third straight win. But Mitchell rushed straight to the... (Author: Gardener)

MitchellUtah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots while New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Donovan Mitchell had 32 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-104 win over the New York Knicks Monday night. Mitchell also had four steals to help the Jazz to their third straight win. He played 36 minutes and felt exhausted by the end of the game, playing back in only his second game after eight games in the concussion record. But Mitchell pushed to the end to open a tight game. New York Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (right) defends against Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. "Honestly, when you're out there, you can see a lot of different things — what's needed, what we can do better, what's going wrong," Mitchell said. "For me, (I) find ways that I can affect the game outside of the goals, off of offense — or even if it's offense, small things." New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett (9) shoots while Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley, right, defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City. Bojan Bogdanovic finished with 20 points for jazz. Mike Conley had 18 points and seven assists and Jordan Clarkson had 16. Julius Randle had 30 points to lead New York. Mitchell Robinson added a season-high 19 points, a career-high 21 rebounds and three blocks. Barrett had 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and Evan Fournier had 16 points as the Knicks lost their third straight game. New York lost a total of nine out of eleven. The Knicks lost down the road after taking a lead for the third time this season to start the fourth quarter. New York shot 5 of 20 in the last 12 minutes, committing six turnovers in the process. "Your margin for error on the road is much smaller," said Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau. The Jazz bounced twice from 12-point deficits and opened the fourth quarter on a 16-6 run to take a 98-92 lead. Royce O'Neale hit back-to-back 3-pointers - his first baskets of the game - to cap the run. New York reduced the deficit to 98-97 after a three-point game by Alec Burks. Mitchell basketed Udoka Azubuike and Bogdanovic to maintain the lead for the Jazz. He grabbed an offensive rebound to set up the first and stole the ball to set up the second. He finished a 7-0 run with a three-point game to take Utah to 105-97 with 1:08 to go. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, back, goes to the basket while New York Knicks forward Julius Randle ( 30) in the second half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City. "We know what he can do offensively," said Conley. We're very excited about how he approached and finished the game tonight.” The Jazz built a 10-point lead early in the third quarter as Azubuike dived to put Utah 68-58 ahead. Then the Jazz went cold on offense, scoring a single basket over a six-minute span. Utah missed 13 of 14 shots and made five turnovers in that span, giving the Knicks a run. New York Knicks guard Alec Burks (18) reacts after being called for a foul against the Utah Jazz in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City. New York stormed forward after a 24-2 breakout. Randle ended the run with back-to-back baskets that gave the Knicks an 82-70 lead. He scored 15 points in the quarter. Utah partially recovered, conceding just six total goals in the last 15 minutes. "It's hard to level up, especially in a game that's so physical," said jazz coach Quin Snyder. "But I thought our level of competition just kept rising as the game went on." New York Knicks forward Julius Randle walks away after their NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City Place. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) dunks against the New York Knicks in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. ... Robinson finished with at least 20 rebounds for the second time in his NBA career. … New York only had 11 bank points. New York Knicks guard Alec Burks (18) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City while Utah Jazz Center Hassan Whiteside defends. Jazz: Rudy Gay (right knee) and Rudy Gobert (left calf strain) did not play. ... Azubuike is averaging 11.7 rebounds in his last three games. He finished the game with a career-high 14 boards against New York and added a career-high three blocks. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) goes to the basket while New York Knicks guard Alec Burks (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

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Virginia messes up the No. 7 Duke men's basketball despite the Blue Devils surge in the second half

No. 7 Duke had his hands full with ACC foe Virginia on Monday night, falling 69-68 after falling behind early in the first half. (Author: Gardener)

VirginiaAt the height of Saturday's monstrous victory at Chapel Hill, Duke came into full swing Monday night. No. 7 Duke had his hands full with ACC foe Virginia on Monday night, falling 69-68 after falling behind early in the first half. The Blue Devils made several runs in the second half that ultimately came close as the Cavaliers capitalized on a game-winning shot from second-year guard Reece Beekman and outstanding performances from Jayden Gardner and Kadin Shedrick to secure the win in the game's thrilling closing sequence to gain. Duke received a spirited try from sophomore Mark Williams, but Virginia kept the Blue Devils at bay and exited Cameron Indoor Stadium with the win after 40 minutes of play. "It's a tough defeat because of the end," said Krzyzewski. With Duke leading 66-64 and less than two minutes to play, Beekman stole the ball and set it up to tie the game at crunch time. But after two free throws from freshman guard Trevor Keels and about a minute of scoreless basketball, the Cavaliers went into final possession of the game two points down. Playing a jump ball in 7.2 seconds gave the visiting team the ball under the rim with a chance of a win or a draw. Moments later, Beekman drilled the go-ahead triple out of the corner with about a second remaining. After an exciting back and forth in the last few minutes, it was Virginia who had the last laugh. "Reece [Beekman] hit it big," Keels said. He stepped forward and hit a big throw. "I'm glad we were 2 of 12 of three instead of 1 of 12," Virginia head coach Tony Bennett said. With time becoming a factor in the second half and Duke trailing 63-59, junior forward Wendell Moore Jr. nailed a three-pointer to make it a one-point affair. A defensive stop later, sophomore guard Jeremy Roach's call-up gave the Blue Devils their first lead since the start of the first half. Near the middle of the second half and still down 45-39, the Blue Devils ignited another of their many runs, with a layup by Moore and 6-foot-9 grad Theo John resulting in a back-to-back bucket by Keels to reduce the Cavalier lead to 51-50. "We gave ourselves a chance," Williams said. "In the first half we didn't fight, in the second half we gave ourselves a chance." Williams, playing with four fouls, refused to remain calm, rejoining the game at the 9:47 mark and driving continued to speed up Duke on offense in one last gasp to stage a late-game comeback. This time, the Blue Devils (19-4, 9-3 in ACC) finally caught up with their ACC rivals and set the game's stunning closing sequence. Duke entered the second half with the same zone defense he played on points in the first and a smothering pressing scheme, taking out the Cavaliers (15-9, 9-5) at full court. Results showed almost immediately as the Blue Devils maintained their momentum from the end of the first half, forcing Virginia back on their heels with a couple of big baskets that stayed in play after an early third foul. The second big man and defensive anchor scored eight points in the first four minutes of the half and kept the home side within reach of the Cavaliers. Still, Virginia maintained its lead over time. But the decision to keep Williams on the court turned into a costly one when the Virginia native picked up an offensive foul for his fourth staffer with more than 15 minutes left. "I took fourth pretty early but Theo [John] came in and did a great job protecting the rim really well and was struggling on the glass," Williams said. With the contest tied at 17 about halfway through the first 20 minutes of the game, the Blue Devils went cold and went scoreless for nearly five minutes while Virginia continued to pick them apart inside the arc without needing the 3-point line . Graduated transfer forward Bates Jones momentarily stopped the bleeding with a timely 3rd corner, but Virginia continued the run and eventually took a 32-20 lead at half-time with just over two minutes to play. But before the first-half buzzer, Duke's offense seemed to be waking up: Moore's one-layup sparked a 9-2 run with threes from Paolo Banchero and Jones, and the Blue Devils were able to cut the lead to 34-29 at the halfway point. Still, head coach Mike Krzyzewski's side had their biggest halftime deficit of the season, falling only with a win against Virginia Tech on December 22. Both teams got off to a slow start in the opening minutes, but it was Virginia who took the lead in the early stages. Led by junior guard Armaan Franklin, who scored the Cavaliers' first four points, the away team took an early 8-2 lead as the Blue Devils struggled to convert off the field against Virginia's vaunted packline defense. We struggled in the end, but [Virginia's] are a great team and it's hard to fight teams like that because they're always going to keep going.” Duke's slow start prompted Krzyzewski to an early timeout and the Blue Devils emerged seemingly wide awake back the ground, halving the lead with a Roach triple and riding Williams' two-way game to close the early deficit. After Duke took his first lead 9-8 on a skillful drive from Banchero, Williams helped maintain that lead with a hard block from Virginia's Reece Beekman at the other end. A large part of Duke's halftime deficit had to do with the offensive end of the floor, where the Blue Devils struggled to get the ball through the hoop for large portions of the half. Freshman forward AJ Griffin, fresh off a career-best against North Carolina, went scoreless on five shot attempts for 20 minutes, Banchero missed some open attempts on the rim and Duke as a team previously shot just 37% from the field en route to the dressing room. “[Krzyzewski] talked to us at half-time. You have to beat human nature," Williams said. “You just beat a Carolina team on the road at 20 and you have to come here on a Monday just two days later and beat another strong team. The Blue Devils headed out again Thursday for a rematch with Clemson. Editor's note: A previous version of this article cited Mark Williams as the author of the quote, which ended by calling Reece Beekman "a great player." Trevor Keels was the author of this quote and the article has been updated to reflect this.

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Mitchell makes 32 nets, collects Jazz past Knicks for the 3rd straight year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Donovan Mitchell had 32 points, seven rebounds and six assists ... (Author: Gardener)

MitchellUtah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots while New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. New York Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (right) defends against Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett (9) shoots while Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley, right, defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, rear, goes to the basket while New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. New York Knicks guard Alec Burks (18) reacts after being called for a foul against the Utah Jazz in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City. New York Knicks forward Julius Randle walks off after their NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) dunks against the New York Knicks in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. New York Knicks guard Alec Burks (18) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022 in Salt Lake City while Utah Jazz Center Hassan Whiteside defends. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) goes to the basket while New York Knicks guard Alec Burks (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, February 7, 2022, in Salt Lake City. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Donovan Mitchell had 32 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-104 win over the New York Knicks Monday night. Mitchell also had four steals to help the Jazz to their third straight win. But Mitchell pushed to the end to open a tight game. "Honestly, when you're out there, you can see a lot of different things — what's needed, what we can do better, what's going wrong," Mitchell said. Bojan Bogdanovic finished with 20 points for jazz. Mike Conley had 18 points and seven assists and Jordan Clarkson had 16. Julius Randle had 30 points to lead New York. Mitchell Robinson added a season-high 19 points, a career-high 21 rebounds and three blocks. Barrett had 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and Evan Fournier had 16 points as the Knicks lost their third straight game. New York lost a total of nine out of eleven. The Knicks lost down the road after taking a lead for the third time this season to start the fourth quarter. New York shot 5 of 20 in the last 12 minutes, committing six turnovers in the process. "Your margin for error on the road is much smaller," said Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau. The Jazz bounced twice from 12-point deficits and opened the fourth quarter on a 16-6 run to take a 98-92 lead. Royce O'Neale hit back-to-back 3-pointers - his first baskets of the game - to cap the run. New York reduced the deficit to 98-97 after a three-point game by Alec Burks. Mitchell basketed Udoka Azubuike and Bogdanovic to maintain the lead for the Jazz. He finished a 7-0 run with a three-point game and took Utah to 105-97 with 1:08 to go. "We know what he's capable of offensively," Conley said. We're very excited about how he approached and finished the game tonight.” The Jazz built a 10-point lead early in the third quarter as Azubuike dived to put Utah 68-58 ahead. Then the Jazz went cold on offense, scoring a single basket over a six-minute span. Utah missed 13 of 14 shots and made five turnovers in that span, giving the Knicks a run. Randle ended the run with back-to-back baskets that gave the Knicks an 82-70 lead. He scored 15 points in the quarter. Utah partially recovered, conceding just six total goals in the last 15 minutes. "It's hard to level up, especially in a game that's so physical," said jazz coach Quin Snyder. "But I thought our level of competition just kept rising as the game went on." ...Robinson finished with at least 20 rebounds for the second time in his NBA career. … New York only had 11 bank points. ... Azubuike is averaging 11.7 rebounds in his last three games. He finished the game with a career-high 14 boards against New York and added a career-high three blocks.

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