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PARIS -- The Latest from soccers European Championship (all times local):---8:20 p. Wholesale NFL Jerseys Online .m.Polands pace is the main concern for Portugal coach Fernando Santos heading into their quarterfinal match in Marseille on Thursday.With its main striker Robert Lewandowski failing to score so far, Poland has relied on its defense and quick counter-attacks to carry the team into the last eight.Santos says he has warned his side of Polands ability to go from defense to attack every fast.They are a very balanced team. I dont think they resemble any team we have played so far, Santos says. We will have the ball and try our best to make use of our stronger points. We want to have possession in order to score.---7:40 p.m.Belgium coach Marc Wilmots says Michy Batshuayi was allowed to leave the teams training camp just outside Bordeaux on Wednesday to undergo a medical examination at a nearby hospital.The Marseille striker has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea in the English Premier League.Wilmots said Marseille requested that Batshuayi was freed for two hours to have a medical, adding: I just ordered the taxi.Batshuayi scored for Belgium with his first touch of the ball after coming on as a substitute in the 4-0 win over Hungary in the round of 16.---7:25 p.m.France left back Patrice Evra had an injury scare in training, when hurting his left hand after a collision with midfielder Moussa Sissoko.The injury appeared to happen as Evra fell to the ground and the teams medical staff quickly applied ice and bandaged his hand.The 35-year-old Evra then did some stretching, but did not join in with his teammates for the remaining 10 minutes of the evening session.---6:55 p.m.Poland striker Arkadiusz Milik is looking forward to meeting one of his footballing heroes in his teams quarterfinal on Thursday: Cristiano Ronaldo.The 22-year-old Ajax striker, who has found the net once at Euro 2016 but has also squandered plenty of chances, says the Portugal star is a source of inspiration.Speaking through an interpreter, Milik says Ronaldo is an example of hard work. Its not just talent, you need to work hard -- hes a great example of that.Milik says it will be great to meet Ronaldo on the pitch, but, of course, I will try to focus on me and my team and not look up at him.Ronaldo will meanwhile be hoping to add to his list of records. He needs one goal to equal Michel Platinis record of nine goals at European Championships.---6:10 p.m.Poland coach Adam Nawalka is calling on referees to protect struggling striker Robert Lewandowski in the teams quarterfinal against Portugal on Thursday.Still without a goal at the European Championship, Lewandowski has been on the receiving end of 16 fouls through four matches -- more than any other player at the tournament.Nawalka says Lewandowski is marked very tight... double, triple marked and they try to attack him on the border of a foul every time.The manager adds that referees should be paying attention to brutal fouls in football in general when an opponent is trying to eliminate a player at any cost.---6:00 p.m.Four years after Italy beat Germany in the semifinals of Euro 2012, the defeat still haunts the world champions.We still have a score to settle with the Italians. We have enough players here who were there in 2012, Germanys goalkeeping coach Andreas Koepke said ahead of Saturdays quarterfinal between the two sides. Weve become more experienced and savvy... Well have to deliver our top performance but were ready to re-write this story.Germany has yet to concede a goal in four games at the tournament and defender Mats Hummels is confident about the back lines ability to deal with Italy at the Stade de Bordeaux.There isnt a big area for improvements, Hummels said. Everything is already fine.---5:25 p.m.Germany is hoping that left back Jonas Hector quickly recovers from a cold as the world champions prepare for Saturdays quarterfinal against Italy.The 26-year-old Hector was the only member of Germanys squad to miss training at its tournament base at Evian-les-Bains on Wednesday, though he is expected to be fit for the game in Bordeaux.We dont think its anything more serious, said Germany goalkeeping coach Andreas Koepke, who added that the other 22 squad players had a particularly intensive training session at the Stade Camille Fournier.Defenders Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels, midfielder Sami Khedira and winger Julian Draxler all trained normally after overcoming slight knocks picked up in Sundays 3-0 win over Slovakia in the round of 16.---4:05 p.m.Four France players underwent an early morning anti-doping test at the teams Clairefontaine training camp on the outskirts of Paris on Wednesday.Left back Patrice Evra, midfielders Blaise Matuidi and Moussa Sissoko, and winger Kingsley Coman were all tested at around 7:30 a.m.The French Football Federation said on its website that the four players had urine and blood samples taken by two UEFA officials.---2:50 p.m.Icelands co-coach Lars Lagerback is not letting standards slip in the wake of his teams 2-1 victory over England, and has even criticized some of his players for turning up late for dinner.At the teams tournament base in southeastern French city of Annecy, Lagerback said it was a little sloppy yesterday in that a few of the guys were late to dinner. Its not a big thing. Normally we dont care if its not a very long time, were quite flexible.Lagerback said his team has to keep the focus and not get carried away by Mondays win over England, which ranks as one of the biggest surprises in European Championship history.Iceland meets France in a quarterfinal on Sunday at the Stade de France.Heimir Hallgrimsson, the other joint-coach, acknowledged his side faced a huge challenge against a team with more technical ability and the resilience to always keep going.We have raised the standard of Icelandic football and we will maintain that standard and keep pushing forward, Hallgrimsson said.---1:45 p.m.Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi has missed a second successive training, raising questions over his fitness for Saturdays European Championship quarterfinal against Germany.De Rossi limped off in the 54th minute of Italys 2-0 win over Spain in the round of 16 on Monday, after taking a knock to his right thigh.His replacement, Thiago Motta, was shown a second yellow card of the tournament and is suspended for the match against the world champion.Italy coach Antonio Conte is already without winger Antonio Candreva, who has missed the past two matches with a groin injury.Italys medical staff will provide more information Wednesday on whether De Rossi or Candreva will be able to play some part in the quarterfinal-match in Bordeaux.---1:10 p.m.Belgium wont be lacking for support when it takes on Wales in the quarterfinals of the European Championship as it tries to make the final four in a major competition for the first time since the 1986 World Cup.The game on Friday takes place in the northern French city of Lille, which is just 10 kilometers or so from the Belgian border. Fans of the team have already turned up in droves in the city for Euro 2016 games in Lille, and nearby Lens.Local fans should also swell their ranks both in and out of the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. For two of the Belgiums players, Eden Hazard and Divock Origi, it will be homecoming of sorts. Both started their professional careers at the local club Lille.Wales boisterous fans will do their best to compensate, no doubt. Wales is looking to go one further than its previous best appearance in a major tournament. Back in 1958, it lost its quarterfinal match to Brazil to a solitary goal from a young Pele. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale .B. - Sebastien Auger made 44 saves as the Saint John Sea Dogs edged the visiting Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2-1 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Cheap Jerseys Authentic . It is a cliché dragged out by fans and pundits regularly when discussions take place around which teams are better than others. . -- For the first time in two months, an opponent was standing up to Alabama. MIAMI -- Jose Fernandez looked more like himself Friday night.Fernandez bounced back from allowing a career-high nine runs, six earned, in a loss at Atlanta to pitch seven innings allowing just an unearned run to help the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds to begin the final series before the All-Star break.Obviously there was a lot of things to work on from last start and a lot of adjustments to be made, Fernandez said. I think we made a couple, but theres still a lot of work to be done.Fernandez (11-4) struck out eight and did not walk a batter while allowing six hits, lowering his first-half ERA to 2.52. The Reds scored the unearned run with two errors committed by Marlins outfielders.Its a different element when you can strike people out, Reds manager Bryan Price said. When he needed a strikeout he was able to go get it. He has a different gear when he needs an out. Thats what makes great pitchers special.Christian Yelich homered and drove in two runs and Derek Dietrich also knocked in a run for the Marlins, who returned home after a 3-6 road trip.Miamis All-Star relievers both pitched one inning, Fernando Rodney in the eighth and A.J.Ramos in the ninth for his 26th save in 27 chances.The game took only 2 hours and 16 minutes.Thats pretty good, Marlins manager Don Mattingly said. That will help our pace of play report when it comes out.The win assured the Marlins (45-41) of a winning record in the first half for the first time since 2009 when they went 46-44 before the break.I know everybody is excited, but were four games over and four games over is not going to get it done, Mattingly said. Weve got a ways to go. Were getting better. Were capable of more. Weve got a lot of talent here and this second half should be fun. If we play the type of baseball were capable of, weve got a chance to do something special.Dan Straily (4-6) allowed three runs and six hits in six innings for the Reds.I thought I pitched well but not good enough, Straily said. Certain nights you have to go out there and win a ballgame 1-0. I wasnt able to get that done tonight.Cincinnati second baseman Brandon Phillips left the game after being hit by a pitch on the left hand in the seventh inning. X-rays revealed a hairline fracture.It wasnt good enough to stay in the game, Price said. It was real sore. Well have to see where he is ttomorrow with a lot of ice and time to sleep and get the swelling down. NBA Jerseys China. Yelichs RBI double in the first gave the Marlins the lead.To me Yelly is one of the best hitters in the game and hes starting to show it more and we still feel theres room for improvement with him, Mattingly said.Adam Duvalls single tied the game in the top of the fourth before Dietrichs base hit put the Marlins ahead 2-1 in the bottom of the inning.Yelich hit a solo homer in the sixth for a 3-1 lead. It was his seventh of the season after hitting seven in 126 games last season.Theres room for improvement I think for myself and as a team weve played well in the first half, but weve let a few get away, Yelich said. Its important to finish up this last series strong and take that momentum into the second half.MARLINS DROP FIFTH STARTERMiami optioned starting pitcher Justin Nicolino to Triple-A New Orleans on Friday and recalled catcher Tomas Telis with the plan of going with a four-man rotation until a fifth starter would be needed on July 19, at Philadelphia.Nicolino, who is 2-5 with a 5.57 ERA in 12 starts this season, might not get the nod against the Phillies.Were looking for the best alternative, Mattingly said. Were not committed to Nico getting the next start. We dont have to make that decision right now.TRAINERS ROOMReds: CF Billy Hamilton (right knee) made a leaping catch up against the wall in center field in the fifth inning, but stayed in the game and had ice on his knee after the game. Its fine and everything should be good, Hamilton said. ... RHP Homer Bailey (right elbow) made his third rehab start on Thursday and will make at least two more before returning to the big league club. It sounds like he felt pretty good, threw the ball over the plate, gave up a few hits and a couple of runs, but thats a distant second to how he felt, Price said. It sounds like things are getting better.UP NEXTReds: LHP John Lamb (1-5, 5.43 ERA) will start Saturdays game against the Marlins after allowing eight runs over 4 1/3 innings in his last start at Washington.Marlins: LHP Adam Conley (5-5, 3.65) will take the mound looking to continue his positive stretch, which includes a 2-1 mark and 2.25 ERA over his past four starts. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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