Daily Review starts with the news from football, and football club Roma today sacked head coach Rudi Garcia. He was on the bench of Roma from 12th June 2013, and the Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport announced that Garcia on the bench Rome most likely replace Luciano Spalletti, who has led the Club from Rome in the period from 2005 to 2009.
Today was played seven matches of the 21st round of the English Premier League, where Chelsea was once again disappointed at their stadium and played a draw with WBA with the score of 2:2. Manchester City as the host played the match without goals with Everton, Southampton at home beat Watford with 2:0, Stoke on home ground beat Norwich with 3:1, Swansea at home was defeated by Sunderland with 4:2, Tottenham in front of their supporters suffered defeat by Leicester with 1: 0, while in the derby match home Liverpool and Arsenal drew with the score 3:3.
In France today on program were three quarterfinal matches of Coupe de la Ligue and home Toulouse after overtime beat Marseille 2:1, Lille after penalty shootout beat home Guingamp with 4: 2 (a regular part ended without goals), while PSG in front of their fans beat Lyon with 1: 0.
AC Milan at their stadium beat Carpi with a 2: 1 in the match of the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia.
The second leg matches were played in the round of sixteen of the Spanish Copa del Rey, in which Celta at home beat Cadiz with 2:0 and with a total score of 5:0 passed away. Villareal was at their stadium defeated by Athletic Bilbao by 1:0, and guests with an overall score 4:2 are passed. Barcelona beat Espanyol at home with 2:0 and with a total score of 6:1 passed to the quarterfinals. Las Palmas at home beat Eibar with 3:2 and with an overall score 6:4 achieved a further placement.
Today was continued the contest in the Top 32 phase of Eurocup, and the following results were achieved: Neptunas at home beat Alba with 73:65, Nizhny Novgorod at the home court was defeated by Maccabi Tel Aviv with 87:83, Trabzon at home beat Trento with 92:70, Zenit Petersburg at home beat Ludwigsburg with 83:80, Zielona Gora at home was defeated by Venezia with 92:83, Hapoel Jerusalem in front of their fans suffered a defeat by Gran Canaria with 75:64, Bayern in the German duel on their court beat Ulm with 83:69, Valencia on away overrun Oldenburg with 108:89, Reggiana at home defeated the Turkish team Pinar Karsiyaka with the score 88:81, Dinamo Sassari on its court beat Galatasaray with 79:74 Unics on away defeated Union Olimpija with 89 83, Spanish Bilbao at home was defeated by the Turkish Banvit with 85:76, Zaragoza has in front of their fans without major problems mastered Szolnoki Olay with 88:60, while in the last match Strasbourg at home beat Saratov with 77:74.
The legendary Lithuanian point guard Sarunas Jasikevicius is the new coach of Zalgiris. He has so far been an assistant to Gintaras Krapikas, who was fired after Zalgiris suffered a debacle in the previous round of the Euroleague, when they were beaten by Brose Baskets with 96:63.
In the night between Tuesday and Wednesday were played 8 matches in the NBA, and the following results were achieved:
Indiana Pacers – Phoenix Suns 116:97
Detroit Pistons – San Antonio Spurs 99:109
New York Knicks – Boston Celtics 120:114
Memphis Grizzlies – Houston Rockets 91:107
Milwaukee Bucks – Chicago Bulls 106:101
Minnesota Timberwolves – Oklahoma City Thunder 96:101
Dallas Mavericks – Cleveland Cavaliers 107:110 (OT)
Los Angeles Lakers – New Orleans Pelicans 95:91
At the European Water Polo Championship which is held in Belgrade, today were in the men’s competition played matches in groups C and D. In the first match of the Group C, Germany defeated Georgia with 11:9, and Italy without any difficulty achieved a triumph over the selection of Romania with the result 11:5. Greece overran Turkey with 21:6 in the group D, while Hungary was better than Russia with the result 12:6.
Today were played three matches in the women’s competition, and the Serbian water polo team within the Group B overcame Croatia with 8:4. Spanish women have in the same group outclassed France with 21:2, and the water polo team of Germany experienced a debacle and was defeated by Italian team with 22:3.