Manager Antonio Conte and his club now sit fourth in England's top flight, and with a 19-point gap separating the Blues from leaders Manchester City, the Italian boss can turn his attention to the UEFA Champions League - which picks back up for the London side on Tuesday. Another thing Conte's men can take pride from is the fact that Lionel Messi has failed to score against them during any of the previous eight encounters he's taken part in; this is the Argentine maestro's worst record against any single club in football.
Conte explained: 'We have been analysing this team for a long time.
"On one hand you know this team are one of the best in the world - maybe they are favorites' to win this competition", Conte told reporters. We are talking about one of the best players in the world, but we for sure will work together, work with the team, but not just to try to stop him: "if we focus on just man-marking Messi, it can be very unsafe".
Fabregas is quoted as saying by the Daily Express: "They try to put the first pressure very high, always work towards the ball".
The player has also made it very clear he wants to go back to Real Madrid at some point in his career, and has said that while he is happy at Chelsea he wants to make sure the sky is the limit when it comes to his career, and that a return one day could be on the cards.
Chelsea FC head into the game fresh from having booked their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 4-0 victory over Hull City at Stamford Bridge.
Luis Enrique is the favourite to succeed Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge with the Italian's future at the club in the balance. "Because I think that when we feel this type of challenge to man-mark [a player], Messi can become very risky", Conte said. "I can count on the players to show me great commitment, great behaviour and for this reason I must be positive".
His bail has been set at $5 million, according to booking records. "That couldn't have been easy for her to do". Everett Police say the writings in an 18-year-old's journal are the words of a would-be killer.
NASA could stop funding to the International Space Station after 2024, at which point a commercial venture could take over. These commercial flights will represent the first astronaut launches from US soil since NASA's shuttles stopped flying.
Excluding volatile food and energy costs, the so-called core gauge increased 0.3 percent, also above forecasts for 0.2 percent. The Retail Prices Index (RPI), a separate measure of inflation, edged lower to 4.0% last month from 4.1% in December.
This doesn't necessarily mean the other candidates are definitely not exoplanets, just that more evidence is needed to confirm. Astronomers may be able to even glean information about its atmosphere, as they have done for TRAPPIST-1 planets.
She was apparently concerned about leaving her handbag unattended in the scanner, so went in after it, the report said. The CCTV footage shows that she placed her purse on the conveyor belt before she climbed on it herself.
According to Delhi Police, Ariz Khan alias Junaid, is an "expert bomb maker, conspirator, and executioner". The Delhi Police's special cell arrested top Indian Mujahideen militant Ariz Khan from Nepal on Tuesday.
Earlier in the day, Iran President Hassan Rouhani was today accorded a Ceremonial Reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The Indian move will hugely help the Iranian economy as it will draw in more Indian investment into Iran.
Asma's sudden death is a loss not just for Pakistan , or for South Asia, but for the human rights movement globally. As a team consisting of lawyers and young feminists, we stand on Asma's shoulders and tread the path blazed by her.
The project is still in very early stages of development, and not much is known about it, other than the fact that it exists. The app is now only being offered to Android users as part of a test, which select people have been invited to.
Then, Spencer Gallagher and Ross Chastain got together coming off Turns 1 and 2 to send the season-opener into triple overtime. The second overtime attempt resulted in an 18-car wreck that took out top contenders Kyle Larson and Joey Logano among others.
On February 14, a gunman entered shot dead 17 people in a Florida high school. "My friends are dead", one student said. Florida already allows people to buy firearms without a permit or license, and does not require guns to be registered.
Experts said that people who ate quickly did not allow time for the brain to read cues from the gut that it was no longer empty. Reducing the eating speed also seems to act as a protective factor against non-communicable disease like type 2 diabetes .
Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury
As a team, Auburn grabbed 15 offensive rebounds in the second half and outrebounded the Gamecocks, 30-17, after halftime. McLemore will fly back with the team Saturday night and is expected to have surgery on his ankle Sunday morning.
Quotes From President Cyril Ramaphosa's SONA
Parliament is set to elect a new president Thursday afternoon. What SA wants is how we use tax to influence manufacturing. Yet we are bound together by a common destiny, ' he said.
Kraft Heinz (KHC) Misses on Q4 Earnings & Revenue Estimates
The stock analysts put their best efforts to measure the future activity of a trading system, investment sector or stock market. Anthony Vernon holds 199,548 (0.02% of shares outstanding) and Georges El-Zoghbi holds 170,923 (0.01% of shares outstanding).
What the Technicals Say About Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
HSBC set a $80.00 target price on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. Genesee Valley Trust Company increased Fpa New Income (FPNIX) stake by 1.13 million shares to 5.45M valued at $54.80M in 2017Q3.
Saratov Airlines plane crashes near Moscow, 71 people dead
Another Russian operator that uses the plane, Angara, based in Irkutsk in eastern Siberia, said it will keep flying them. Instead of taking warning, he boarded the tragic jet liner and was killed when the AN-148 plane "exploded" in mid-air.
Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors
About 200 remaining Purdue salespeople will focus on promoting the company's drug to treat opioid-induced constipation, Symproic. He said Purdue's decision is helpful, but it won't make a major difference unless other opioid drug companies do the same.