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Serbia coach calls for referee 'to be tried in the Hague'

Serbia coach calls for referee 'to be tried in the Hague' Serbia are the lowest ranked team in Group E but come into this game in pole position after their 1-0 win over Costa Rica , while the Swiss earned a creditable 1-1 draw with joint-favourites Brazil in their opening game. As an independent nation , Serbia now have lost each of the six World Cup matches in which they have conceded. Shaqiri also had Kosovo flag on his right heel. [Full Article...]

Brazil’s win against Costa Rica turns Neymar and Tweeple emotional

Brazil’s win against Costa Rica turns Neymar and Tweeple emotional Coutinho poked the ball past goalkeeper Keylor Navas in the first minute of injury time, and Neymar volleyed in another with virtually the last kick of the game six minutes later. Supporters were in for a surprise on Friday as Brazil and Costa Rica walked out for their World Cup Group E clash in St. Petersburg wearing away colors despite no apparent clash in their home kits. [Full Article...]

Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive

Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive The statement concluded with the entire squad shouting "F-- racism!" before applauding and jogging out to begin their workout. With zero points so far, South Korea have to beat defending champions Germany in their final in Group F game, in addition they need Mexico to beat Sweden and hope for a better goal difference to advance. [Full Article...]

A look at Tuesday's World Cup schedule

A look at Tuesday's World Cup schedule Monday's World Cup results filled in the teams for some of this weekend's Round of 16 matches. If it's a draw then it will be decided by fair play as the teams are now level on goal difference and goals scored. If all these elements are equal then there will be a drawing of lots to decide their final group positions. Before Portugal's 3-3 draw with Spain in their opening game of ... [Full Article...]

Salah reportedly considering early retirement from national team

Salah reportedly considering early retirement from national team Kadyrov, a former rebel who switched his loyalties to Moscow, faces accusations of gross human rights violations, including abductions and killings. Salah, who is expected lead Egypt's attack against Saudi Arabia , netted 34 goals in 58 global appearances. [Full Article...]

Federer moves a step closer to 10th title in Halle

Federer moves a step closer to 10th title in Halle The 36-year-old will now look to continue his momentum when he heads into his quarter-final clash against Ebden later today. Defending champion Roger Federer saved two match points in a final set tie-break before defeating Benoit Paire 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7) in a thrilling contest to reach the Halle Open quarterfinals on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Switzerland awaits Federation Internationale de Football Association judgment on 'provocative' gestures

Switzerland awaits Federation Internationale de Football Association judgment on 'provocative' gestures The incidents came after Xhaka scored the opening goal of the game and after Shaqiri netted a dramatic late victor to earn victory over Serbia in Kaliningrad on Friday (June 22). The FSS itself was further sanctioned with a 54,000 Swiss franc (£41,246) fine for the display of discriminatory banners and messages by Serbia supporters - some of whom wore T-shirts featuring convicted war criminal ... [Full Article...]

Argentina have last shot at World Cup salvation

Argentina have last shot at World Cup salvation While Jorge Sampaoli's side can still qualify to the knockout stages, they do need results to fall in their favour while also beating Nigeria themselves in their final group game on Tuesday. Messi, 31, is yet to score or provide an assist at the showpiece event, while he had a penalty saved during a 1-1 draw with Iceland . TyC Sports had reported that the national team's current general manag... [Full Article...]

Saudis stun Egypt 2-1 in World Cup farewell despite Salah strike

Saudis stun Egypt 2-1 in World Cup farewell despite Salah strike Saudi Arabia and Egypt signed off their 2018 FIFA World Cup ™ participation with an absorbing spectacle at Volgograd Arena that was only settled in the final minute. Brilliant as the save was, El-Hadary wasn't able to duplicate it a few moments later when Salman Alfaraj got a second penalty shot in stoppage time. [Full Article...]

Mexico coach angry after team suffers 24 fouls vs South Korea

Mexico coach angry after team suffers 24 fouls vs South Korea Tunisia, also without a point after two matches having extended their 40-year World Cup winless run to 13 games, are also still in with a theoretical chance of making it on through three points - for a day at least. But just like against Mexico, Germany's usual composure was not there. The Scandinavians, seconds before the final whistle, had the ball but attempted a weak shot at keeper Manuel ... [Full Article...]

NBA Draft 2018 Luka Doncic supermodel mum steals show

NBA Draft 2018 Luka Doncic supermodel mum steals show Andrea Bargnani went No. 1 overall in 2006; the last top-five to come from an worldwide roster was Dragan Bender, who went No. 4 to Phoenix in 2016. "They were very nice to me, and I think we had a very good relationship". In doing so he averaged 14.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists in 25 minutes over 61 total games. [Full Article...]

Sixers trade the 39th pick to Lakers

Sixers trade the 39th pick to Lakers Moe Wagner would look good in purple and gold. "There were times in the (NCAA) tournament this year where he was guarding great players like Marvin Bagley and not backing down from him". Newman will join Kansas teammate Svi Mykhailiuk with the Lakers, selected 47th overall in Thursday's draft. "We're sticking to those core principles, which are guys that are high-IQ basketball players, that play ... [Full Article...]

Colombia's Rodriguez not confirmed for World Cup opener

Colombia's Rodriguez not confirmed for World Cup opener Senegal have a chance to make it out of group stages for the first time since their last World Cup bid in 2002. The World Cup is always an opportunity for nations to share their own unique approach to the lovely game, celebration in victory and the grief of defeat. [Full Article...]

Chelsea ace Hazard heaps praise on 2-goal Lukaku after previous rap

Chelsea ace Hazard heaps praise on 2-goal Lukaku after previous rap He was fantastic, scored two goals. Argentina went on to beat Germany in the final, 3-2. "Football has got a unusual knack of punishing you when you don't treat things professionally", he said . "The whole of Belgium should celebrate". The Belgians would be wise to remind themselves of Euro 2016 when they reached the quarter-finals but surprisingly crashed out to underdogs Wales, with their... [Full Article...]

Chelsea Star Cesc Fabregas Questions Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup Performance

Chelsea Star Cesc Fabregas Questions Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup Performance Argentina's downfall against Croatia happened when Rebic made the most of a goalkeeping error, Modric fired home a superb long range effort and Rakitic completed the rout to leave the hopes of twice world champions Argentina hanging by a thread with one last chance to salvage their campaign. [Full Article...]

Tottenham fans react as Paulinho shines for Brazil

Tottenham fans react as Paulinho shines for Brazil And Brazil coach Tite admitted the Paris Saint-Germain star is still not fully match-fit. Despite Brazil having one of the most talented squads in the World Cup , few would argue Willian's place in the starting XI. Brazil were camped in the Costa Rica half, but Thiago Silva had to be alert at the other end when Ruiz threaded a unsafe ball towards Marco Urena. [Full Article...]

Tunisia seal exit after 5-2 loss to Belgium

Tunisia seal exit after 5-2 loss to Belgium We will assess them. Belgium's manger said Lukaku had damaged an "external ankle ligament". 'I want him to try to get more involved in the game, especially during the first half - as we know what he can do'. Belgium made it 4-1 shortly after the restart when Eden Hazard scored his second of the game. Belgium and Russian Federation are the joint top scorers on eight goals from their tw... [Full Article...]

Gisele was pretty pumped for Brazil’s dramatic World Cup win

Gisele was pretty pumped for Brazil’s dramatic World Cup win Brazil left it late to get a win against Costa Rica in the World Cup on Friday, but it only made the celebration more sweet for Gisele Bündchen. Lasmar expects Costa him to return at some point during the World Cup, but his injury is more serious than that of Danilo, who injured his right thigh in training earlier this week and also will not travel to Moscow. [Full Article...]

Dramatic late goal saves Germany; Mexico and Belgium victorious

Mexico leads Group F with six points, and Germany and Sweden both have three. We round up our coverage of today's World Cup matches with the Group F match between Germany and Sweden. They played the final 10 minutes without Boateng. Sweden had exhausted from their enormous defensive effort, but substitute John Guidetti should have done better than a lame shot, oblivious to the unmarked Emil Fo... [Full Article...]

After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team But the England manager was not happy with the press who snapped the photo. England have made a habit of struggling in the group stage at recent World Cups . England have been practising how to combat that in training but Southgate has also stressed the importance of not giving away free-kicks in unsafe areas, noting the number of set-piece goals so far. [Full Article...]


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