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    March 12, 2019 5:55 AM PDT

    The A-League has its early title favourites, now the long wait is on for a blockbuster round 10 clash when Melbourne City and Sydney FC meet to decide whose case is stronger. Adidas Superstar Australia Sale .No other side has neared the class and utter ruthlessness displayed by the two glamour clubs in the opening two rounds.Sydneys back-to-back 4-0 floggings of Western Sydney and Central Coast have them at the top of the table on goal difference from second-placed City, whose 4-1 Melbourne derby whitewash has to be seen to be believed in much the same fashion as Tim Cahills preposterous goal.There was only a slim possibility that Cahill, the figurehead of Football Federation Australias marketing campaign, could match the enormous expectations surrounding his long-awaited debut in the league.That the Socceroos all-time leading scorer exceeded them has already gone along way toward paying for the mega-money investment, the 36-year-old describing his audacious 35m half-volley as being up there with the best goals of his career.It sets up the seasons first clash between Sydney FC and Melbourne City, at ANZ Stadium on Friday, December 9, as a mouth-watering encounter, though both sides have been keen to keep a lid on expectations.City midfielder and man of the match Luke Brattan agreed with coach John van `t Schips assessment that championships are not won in the first two games.Yet he was not surprised at the way his team ripped crosstown rivals Melbourne Victory to shred in a performance coach Kevin Muscat labelled an embarrassment.If you look at our squad and the pre-season weve had, were very confident in ourselves, said Brattan, who scored Citys third goal.Weve got lots of talented players, were extremely fit and I think that showed.The Sky Blues were up against lesser opposition in the battling Mariners, yet the ease with which Graham Arnolds men disposed of them suggested they could comfortably lift several more notches when required.I dont think it was our best performance, but to still win pretty comfortably when youre not playing your best was a good sign, right-back Rhyan Grant said.Its early doors but we can be pretty happy with our start to the season.Paul Okons reinvented Mariners dominated possession but spent most of it dallying inside their own half, a smattering of schoolboys errors soon leading to self-destruction.Last seasons wooden-spooners have just a point to show for their first two games, but there is promise that more improvement will come as the team familiarise themselves with Okons fluid game philosophy.The Wanderers, humiliated by their record Sydney derby drubbing, picked themselves off the floor to beat reigning champions Adelaide United in Friday nights grand-final rematch.Brendon Santalab came off the bench to bag a brace, including an injury-time winner minutes after laying a crunching challenge on Reds midfielder James Holland for which the super-sub was lucky not to be sent off.Newcastle stunned perennial powerhouse Brisbane 4-0 on Sunday to climb to third on the table, before Perth dismantled Wellington at home 2-0. Adidas Superstar Clearance Sale . Traditional contenders Brazil, Greece and Turkey drew the other three spots to complete the 24-team field for this summers tournament in Spain, basketball governing body FIBA announced Saturday at its meeting in Barcelona. Buy Adidas Superstar Australia . -- There were a lot of firsts for the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. . Los Angeles star goalie survived those perilous gymnastics with no problem, and he eventually backstopped the Kings to a skid-snapping win. Quick stopped 27 shots in his return from a 24-game injury absence, Jeff Carter scored the tiebreaking goal with 7:55 to play, and the Kings snapped their five-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Injuries heading into Week 11:TE Rob Gronkowski -- lung (not expected to play)RB Theo Riddick -- ankleWR DeSean Jackson -- shoulderWR Jeremy Maclin -- groinNews:WR Percy Harvin -- expected to start for the BillsWR Marvin Jones -- expected to have big games down the stretchRB Christine Michael -- is now a Green Bay PackerRB C.J. Prosise -- will be the lead back for the Seahawks in Week 11Plus, Week 11 has four teams with players on bye weeks: Falcons, Broncos, Jets and Chargers.LocksQB?Ben Roethlisberger @ ClevelandRoethlisberger has a juicy matchup against the Browns this week, so Big Ben owners, rejoice! Cleveland has allowed three touchdown passes in each of its past two games and six times total this season. The Dog Pound also has given up the most fantasy points to quarterbacks in 2016. Love the Roethlisberger-to-Antonio Brown stack in daily fantasy this week.(Other: Matthew Stafford vs. Jacksonville)WR?Mike Evans @ Kansas CityEvans is a target monster this season. I believe the Bucs will be playing from behind and will have to air it out against the Chiefs in the fourth quarter to try and win this matchup (aka, barn burner!). Kansas City has given up the fourth-most fantasy points to wide receivers this season.(Others: Allen Robinson @ Detroit, Terrelle Pryor Sr. vs. Pittsburgh, Steve Smith Sr. @ Dallas, T.Y. Hilton vs. Tennessee)RB?LeGarrette Blount @ San FranciscoBlount scored three rushing touchdowns last week, and he now leads the league with 12 rushing scores. The 49ers have allowed the most rushing yards and fantasy points to ball carriers this season. In fact, running backs have scored 13 rushing touchdowns against San Francisco this season. Blount will be a fantasy beast come Sunday.(Others: Spencer Ware vs. Tampa Bay, Theo Riddick vs. Jacksonville)TE?Delanie Walker @ IndianapolisWill history repeat itself for Walker against the Colts in Week 11? Well find out. The Colts gave up 84 yards and a touchdown to Walker a few weeks ago, and Indianapolis has given up the fifth-most fantasy points to tight ends this season.(Others: Martellus Bennett @ San Francisco, Travis Kelce vs. Tampa Bay)FlopsQB?Carson Palmer @ MinnesotaPalmer has had more interceptions than touchdowns over his past six games. This week, the Birds head to Minnesota to face a Vikings unit that ranks sixth in passing defense. Minnesota has given up the fourth-fewest fantasy points to quarterbacks this season.WR?Stefon Diggs vs. ArizonaIts evident Diggs has become Sam Bradfords go-to guy, but this week he has a not-so-hot date with Patrick Peterson. Arizonas secondary ranks second against the pass, allowing only 195 yards per game, aand the Cards have given up the fourth-fewest fantasy points to wide receivers this season. Adidas Superstar Australia Cheap. RB?Jordan Howard @ New York GiantsHoward finally admitted that he is dealing with an Achilles issue. Hes also taking on a Giants defense that has gotten better over the past few weeks and has been fantastic against the run. Defensive lineman Damon Harrison will be eatin on Sunday.TE?Zach Ertz @ SeattleErtz has become a larger part of the Eagles offense of late, but this week hes on the road to take on the Seahawks and the 12th man. Seattle has given up the seventh-fewest fantasy points to tight ends this season. Ertz is not in my top 12 this week -- there are better options to fly with.SleepersQB?Blake Bortles @ DetroitBortles is having a horrible NFL season but continues to deliver in fantasy. Go figure. This week, the Jags are in the Motor City and take on a Lions team that has allowed the second-most fantasy points per game to opposing gunslingers this season. If you are losing Matt Ryan or Philip Rivers this week due to the bye, Bortles is a nice streamer.(Honorable mentions: Kirk Cousins vs. Green Bay, Tyrod Taylor @ Cincinnati)WR?Davante Adams vs. WashingtonAdams had six receptions for 156 yards last week to bring his four-week total up to 621 receiving yards and six touchdowns -- nice! With Josh Norman expected to shadow Jordy Nelson, that leaves Adams with a much easier Sunday evening. Adams is a solid WR2 in Week 11.(Honorable mentions: Allen Hurns vs. Detroit, Golden Tate and Marvin Jones vs. Jacksonville, Rishard Matthews @ Indianapolis, Tyreek Hill vs. Tampa Bay)RB?Rashad Jennings vs. ChicagoJennings came through big time for the G-Men on Monday Night Football. He helped seal a win for the Giants fourth straight victory. Head coach Ben McAdoo is loyal to those who produce, so plan for Jennings to get the bulk of the carries against the Bears come Sunday. Chicago has a good defense against the run, but with a heavy workload, Jennings has a chance to wear them down. Jennings is an RB2 for me this week.(Honorable mentions: Isaiah Crowell vs. Pit, C.J. Prosise vs. Philadelphia)TE?Eric Ebron vs. JacksonvilleThis is Ebrons third season, and he has really come alive for the Lions -- 14 catches for 171 yards in his past two games. Jacksonville has given up the eighth-fewest fantasy points to tight ends this season, but I still believe Ebron delivers for fantasy owners. Ebron is in my top 12 come Sunday.(Honorable mentions: Ladarius Green @ Cleveland, Dennis Pitta @ Dallas) ' ' '