BaliPure nabs third place, beats UST

first_imgView comments PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBaliPure turned back University of Santo Tomas anew, 25-23, 25-19, 25-11 to finish in third place in the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Reinforced Conference Monday at Philsports Arena in Pasig.Katherine Morrell propelled the Water Defenders, unloading 24 points, 22 of which coming off spikes on top of 18 excellent digs.ADVERTISEMENT Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 MOST READ EDITORS’ PICK Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes We are young EJ Laure fired 14 points to lead UST while Cherry Rondina finished with 10.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas Dzi Gervacio added nine markers, while Kaylee Manns got eight to help BaliPure sweep the best-of-three series.“Today, we played a lot more solid as a team I think it was obvious that we were the aggressor the whole game,” said Manns.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agent“I think we proved that we got the grasp and got better as a team. We ended the season on a good note.”BaliPure stamped its class with Morrell taking control in all three sets to finish off the sluggish Tigresses in straight sets. Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND McGregor to be a father after historic win, wants UFC equity As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exerciselast_img read more

‘The physicality of the Premier League is like no other!’ – Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers urges for more help in Europe

first_img1 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes the authorities have to do more to help English teams in Europe after another dismal night in the Champions League.Losses for Arsenal, at home to Olympiacos, and Chelsea, at Porto, mean there have been five defeats in six Champions League group matches for Premier League teams this season.With the top-flight’s fourth Champions League place coming under increasing threat as England’s co-efficient worsens, Rodgers thinks greater assistance should be given to help lessen the demands of domestic football.“The competition in the Premier League is like no other if you speak to the players and managers who have worked in Europe and then come here,” he said.“The intensity and physicality of the games is much greater for the English teams than it is for any other team in Europe.“I think we can do more to support teams in Europe. It happens with the other federations in other countries, they really help.“Porto, who played last night, played on Friday so they got permission to move their game which keeps them fresh.”Rodgers thinks the week-to-week competitiveness of the Premier League, plus a packed fixture calendar, works against sides when it comes to taking on continental opponents.“The intensity, the way it is played, the demands on the players – in other countries some of the big teams in European leagues can change five, six or seven players and still win the game and put out a really strong team for the next game,” he added.“It doesn’t happen in this country. The physicality of the Premier League is like no other“I think big teams abroad can win games at 70 per cent and conserve their energy – there is no game in the Premier League where you can do that.“They [European clubs] have a domestic competition less to cope with as well; we have two domestic cup competitions in this country where the others have one.“It all adds up to physically being difficult for Premier League teams.“It is something we have to cope with and we respect that challenge but it means you really have to monitor and get the best out of the players you have available.” Per Mertesacker last_img read more