Returning after two back operations to play competitive golf for the first time since August 2015, the 14-time major winner had had a mixed first round on Thursday, making a superb start before some slip-ups left him with a one-over score of 73. Things went much more smoothly for Woods on Friday as he carded seven birdies - including four in his last eight holes - in a bogey-free round.
Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend accused his players of lacking effort following the defeat by Munster. Munster led 13-3 before Warriors got going; leading briefly before a late Ian Keatley drop-goal gave the visitors the 16-15 Pro12 win at Scotstoun. A missed conversion proved crucial as Keatley put the ball through the posts in the final five minutes, leaving Warriors fifth in the league table before Saturday's matches.
Aston Villa chairman Dr Tony Xia believes the club can reach the pinnacle of European football within a decade and has warned the likes of Manchester United they need to adapt to modern football or be left behind. The Chinese businessman's Recon Group bought the Championship club from American Randy Lerner back in June and he is already onto his second manager, having sacked Roberto Di Matteo in October and replaced him with Steve Bruce.
West Ham are preparing a surprising swoop for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, reports say. The Hammers are languishing down at the bottom of the Premier League table and sit just one point above the relegation zone. Klopp insisted that he would be going nowhere but West Ham are still set to try and bring him to London, according to the Daily Star.
"It felt great to score in the week as I've not played that regularly of late. "But we've worked really hard to improve our efficiency and effectiveness in front of goal and hopefully that will pay off." Get all the latest Manchester United news first with our new app.
The injury will also rule the 28-year-old out of the Ospreys' remaining European Challenge Cup group games and the Pro12 Christmas derbies. "It's not great, there's definitely some ligament damage," Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy told BBC Wales Sport. Lydiate was stretchered off during Wales's 27-13 autumn series win against South Africa on 26 November.
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Pedro, who has dazzled for Chelsea this season - leading to a nomination for the Premier League Player of the Month for November, is set to start for the Blues against his former manager Guardiola, who played an important role in helping the Spaniard cement his spot in Barcelona's first team.
Scott Sinclair will again be absent from the Celtic squad for Saturday's Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Motherwell at Fir Park. The Hoops midfielder will be out for a couple of weeks with a hamstring complaint which led to him missing the Betfred Cup final win over Aberdeen last weekend. Provisional squad: Gordon, Lustig, Gamboa, Sviatchenko, Simunovic, O'Connell, Brown, Bitton, Armstrong, Forrest, Roberts, Dembele, Ciftci, Griffiths, Izaguirre, Christie, Rogic, McGregor, Mackay-Steven, De Vries.
Slaven Bilic is facing up to the prospect of being without Aaron Cresswell and Michail Antonio on Saturday after the West Ham pair both picked up groin injuries in the EFL Cup defeat at Manchester United on Wednesday. Arsenal's last nine Premier League goals against West Ham have all been scored by different players (Koscielny, Sanchez, Ozil, Flamini, Ramsey, Giroud, Welbeck, Cazorla and Podolski).
The first Clasico of the season will be played at the home of Barcelona, the Nou Camp - or the Camp Nou if you would like to be pedantic about it. "The Barcelona and Real Madrid game will be played on Saturday at 4:15 p.m [Spanish time]. The game will not be aired in England because of the TV embargo that is placed at that time," La Liga president Javier Tebas told Spanish radio station, Cadena Ser.
Arsenal are ready to make a January bid for Dimitri Payet, if West Ham's struggles continue in the Premier League. As the two clubs prepare to meet on Saturday, both will be desperately targeting three points, with West Ham potentially falling into the bottom three should they fail to win.