La Soirée de gala des Best FIFA Football Awards se tiendra ce lundi soir à la Scala de Milan. Les Diables Rouges Eden Hazard et Kevin De Bruyne sont nommés pour intégrer le Onze de l’année 2019. La FIFA, fédération internationale de football, a dévoilé le 5 septembre une liste de 55 candidats au FIFA FIFPro World 11. Cette équipe de l’année est composée suite aux votes des footballeurs professionnels du monde entier.
The Crimson Tide might be getting used to good results now that the squad has three wins in a row. They put the hurt on South Carolina with a sharp 47-23 victory. QB Tua Tagovailoa did work as he passed for 444 yards and five touchdowns. Near the top of the highlight reel was Tagovailoa’s 81-yard TD bomb to WR Henry Ruggs III in the first quarter.
Meanwhile, their game two weeks ago wasn’t at all kind to So. Miss, but their most recent matchup may have softened the blow. They snuck past Troy with a 47-42 win. For So. Miss, this is just revenge for the 37-31 defeat they suffered against Troy the last time they faced one another Sept. 17 of 2016.
Their wins bumped the Crimson Tide to 3-0 and the Golden Eagles to 2-1. Two defensive numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: The Crimson Tide have yet to allow a single rushing touchdown. As for the Golden Eagles, they rank ninth in the league when it comes to sacks, with 12 on the season. We’ll find out if either of these strengths ends up making the difference in the contest.
labama has won its first three game of the season but coach Nick Saban is taking nothing for granted ahead of the game against Southern Mississippi on Saturday.
The Crimson Tide won 47-23 on the road against South Carolina last week but gave up 324 yards through the air.
The figure was much higher than Alabama’s average of 194 passing yards per game and put the Crimson Tide on alert ahead of the weekend, when it welcomes the 12th-best passing offense in the country.
The Golden Eagles won 47-42 on the road against Troy last weekend to improve to 2-1. Southern Mississippi has three receivers who have accumulated over 200 yards through the air in the first three games of the season, while quarterback Jack Abraham has thrown for 990 yards with a 71.1 percent completion rate.
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Saban suggested simplicity was crucial to Southern Mississippi’s offensive production.
« It’s because they’ve got good skill players and got a good scheme, » he was quoted as saying by Reuters. « They throw the ball all over the perimeter and make you play in space all the time. »
Alabama will be without star pass rusher LaBryan Ray on Saturday and Saban admitted the length of his absence was still to be determined.
« We’re doing some further testing to see what the situation is with his foot, » he explained.
« But it is undetermined right now how long he will be out. »
If the Crimson Tide has some mild defensive concerns, the picture is a lot rosier on the offensive side of the ball.
Tua Tagovailoa threw for a career-best 444 yards and five touchdowns against South Carolina and has already racked up 1,007 yards with 12 touchdowns and zero interceptions.