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Portugal vs Morocco | 20 Jun 2018

It was acknowledged by the AC Milan forward in a press conference ahead of the Morocco game on Wednesday. Silva believes the 33-year-old can always be relied upon to produce the goods and is hoping to be handed a starting berth alongside him against Morocco on Tuesday after joining the action against Spain off the bench. [Full Article...]

Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia That's football, that's the referee. "But he's certainly a leader, on and off the pitch, and he's shown a real intelligence in that role and he's got great drive in him". Ultimately, they won, and aside from the three points that came with the result, they will also benefit from not having to live under a cloud for the next five days. [Full Article...]

VAR not an excuse for Brazil draw, says Marcelo

VAR not an excuse for Brazil draw, says Marcelo Steven Zuber headed the Swiss back level five minutes after the restart. Cesar Ramos, one of the match's referees, dismissed complaints that Zuber had shoved Brazilian defender Miranda before getting to the corner from Xherdan Shaqiri . [Full Article...]

M’Baye Niang pounces to secure Senegal victory after Poland mix-up

M’Baye Niang pounces to secure Senegal victory after Poland mix-up Krychowiak's late header gave Poland hope, but they failed to carve out another chance to force an undeserved draw. After Japan had registered a surprise 2-1 victory over Colombia earlier on Tuesday, both teams were aware that Group H was wide open but neither side showed much ambition during the opening stages of the contest. [Full Article...]

No pressure on 'Golden Generation' - Croatia captain Modric

No pressure on 'Golden Generation' - Croatia captain Modric But Hannes Halldorsson guessed correctly and palmed away the Argentine skipper's side-footed effort and, despite intense pressure, Iceland held on for a famous draw in their debut at a World Cup finals. Messi knew he had to find something special to match the Portuguese on Saturday but ended up squandering a golden chance to write his own headlines as he failed to convert from the penalty spot... [Full Article...]

Arsenal on verge of signing Bernd Leno - Premier League 2018

Leno has been strongly linked with a move to north London in recent weeks with widespread speculation suggesting we've been in talks over a deal. A number of European clubs have been linked with Germany global Leno but it appears that the 26-year-old has chosen to become the new number one at the North London outfit. [Full Article...]

(Updated) Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win

(Updated) Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win Panama's Luis Tejada, right is faulted by Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne during the group G match between Belgium and Panama . The back three will likely continue to be flanked by Tottenham duo Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen, with the central berth between the two likely to be occupied by Dedryck Boyata in place of the injured Vincent Kompany. [Full Article...]

Mexican soccer fans cause "artificial earthquake" when teams scores against Germany

Mexican soccer fans cause Soccer fans took to social media with pride following the quake detection. Two monitoring stations in Mexico City picked up the temblor the same time Lozano scored, 35 minutes into the match . Youngster Julian Brandt almost saved Loew's night in the final minutes when he blasted a shot past Ochoa's right post. While Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup , and last week won a joint bid with... [Full Article...]

Fire drama on Saudi Arabian team flight

Fire drama on Saudi Arabian team flight No one was hurt in the terrifying incident earlier this evening. They said the fire was "merely an accident" and were quick to clarify that the plane was not owned by the team and was provided to them by the International Air Transport Association. [Full Article...]

England have discussed prospect of racism in Russian Federation, says Ashley Young

England have discussed prospect of racism in Russian Federation, says Ashley Young It was alleged France players were subjected to monkey chants during the match at Krestovsky Stadium in St Petersburg, which is one of the host venues for the World Cup . We've mixed it against them and I think there's definitely going to be a good tournament from this England squad. "Going into the tournament, we're full of confidence, especially with the friendlies we've played against so... [Full Article...]

Belgium set to keep Kompany in the squad

Belgium set to keep Kompany in the squad Ultimately it was a comfortable victory for Roberto Martinez's Belgian side - but what did we learn about England's upcoming opponents? Earlier, Dries Mertens volleyed home a belting opening goal for the Belgians, followed by his traditional celebration where he forms a heart with his hands to symbolise his support of numerous charities, from the homeless community where he plays in Napl... [Full Article...]

Mohamed Salah fit to play barring last fitness test Egypt say

Mohamed Salah fit to play barring last fitness test Egypt say He is a team player and that at least for me is extremely important now. "Salah is an exceptional player, but he is not a world-class football star, who can compete for the Golden Boot", Cheryshev told the media, as quoted by KingFut . Salah has been working his way back towards full fitness after having picked up a shoulder injury in the first half of the Champions League final against Real Ma... [Full Article...]

England beat Tunisia 2-1 in their World Cup opener

England beat Tunisia 2-1 in their World Cup opener Manager Gareth Southgate has instilled a feel-good factor in the side since taking over in November 2016 and England's youngest team at a World Cup since 1958 showed flashes of thrilling attacking football, although poor finishing nearly proved costly. [Full Article...]

Jesse Lingard: Gareth Southgate told us to play without fear

Jesse Lingard: Gareth Southgate told us to play without fear His wife, Natalie, is due on June 30, two days after England play Belgium in their last group game in Kaliningrad. "I think that's how we've wanted to make it as a team", striker Jamie Vardy said, "nice and relaxed and enjoyable, where we can have a laugh and a giggle". [Full Article...]

Fans flood National City streets to celebrate Mexico’s World Cup win

Fans flood National City streets to celebrate Mexico’s World Cup win Hirving Lozano will be one player to watch for Mexico in the tournament. "We have two matches and ample opportunities to correct this result". Matthaeus said Marco Reus, Germany's most unsafe player, who only played the last 30 minutes, must start against Sweden . [Full Article...]

Midges annoy players from England and Tunisia in Volgograd

Midges annoy players from England and Tunisia in Volgograd His last gasp injury time header sealed a 2-1 victory for the Three Lions, following up his first half strike. "It would have been so hard for them if they didn't get the win". "When I got off the plane I was still a little bit nervous but as soon as I got into town and walking down in the fan fest, people coming up hugging you, taking photographs". [Full Article...]

Jubilant Mexicans jump so hard they trigger earthquake sensors

Jubilant Mexicans jump so hard they trigger earthquake sensors Brazil , and their star Neymar, made their bow in Russian Federation in Rostov-on-Don but gutsy Switzerland battled back to cancel out a Philippe Coutinho strike midway through the first half of the Group E tie. Loew threw on Marco Reus in place of Sami Khedira and, with 10 minutes to go, yet another striker in Mario Gomez, to reinforce Timo Werner, who had failed to make much of a mark. [Full Article...]

Toyota wins Le Mans with double F1 champion Alonso

Toyota wins Le Mans with double F1 champion Alonso The sister TS050 finished second - in formation as they crossed the line - driven by Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez. It was Toyota's first victory at the 20th attempt, and the first win for a Japanese manufacturer since Mazda's success in 1991. [Full Article...]

Mexico's shock win over Germany result of six months' work: Osorio

Mexico's shock win over Germany result of six months' work: Osorio It was from one such break that Hirving "Chucky" Lozano scored the winning goal, superbly cutting inside before firing low past a helpless Manuel Neuer. Confident Mexican fans chanted "Ole!" after each completed pass, like they usually do against CONCACAF rivals. Germany will definitely try to defend their title but it will be a little tough to cope up with the hopes of the fans as several exper... [Full Article...]

Iran scratches out World Cup victory against Morocco with own goal

Iran scratches out World Cup victory against Morocco with own goal Iran clinched the match against Morocco's team at the 64,000-seater St. Petersburg Stadium. However, they have never reached the knockout stages, winning only one of their 12 games (D3 L8) - against US on 21 June 1998 (2-1). A couple of teams don't want to play against us. Iran had not tasted a win at a World Cup since France 98 but secured a 1-0 success in St Petersburg courtesy of Bou... [Full Article...]


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