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France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

  • 16 July 2018 - 11:21
France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

20 years after their first triumph, the French national football team are again world champions. Their 4-2 victory over Croatia in Moscow ended a World Cup that turned out to be perhaps the most gripping in a generation. The 2018 World Cup was richer in drama than it was in elite standard...

Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

  • 14 July 2018 - 18:19
Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

It was a match that at times lacked effort, but two beautiful moments from Belgium gave one of the most likable teams of the tournament third place. The third-place match is always a strange game, as it usually features two teams that have no interest in being there. At times this match felt that...

Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

  • 12 July 2018 - 12:11
Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

Jubilant Croatian fans honked their car horns and let off fireworks while England fans sobbed and looked to the future with confidence after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time winner took Croatia to its first World Cup final. Mandzukic's goal in Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Wednesday sealed Croatia's...

England reaches World Cup semifinal after beating Sweden 2-0

  • 7 July 2018 - 21:47
England reaches World Cup semifinal after beating Sweden 2-0

England reached the World Cup semi-final for the first time since Italia 90 as Harry Maguire and Dele Alli struck either side of the interval to beat Sweden in Samara. Gareth Southgate's side will now face either Croatia or hosts Russia in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday after overcoming a...

England through to World Cup quarterfinals after beating Colombia on penalties

  • 3 July 2018 - 23:00
England through to World Cup quarterfinals after beating Colombia on penalties

England won against Colombia on penalties 4-3 after drawing 1-1 at the final match of the World Cup 2018 round of 16.  The English will play Sweden at the World Cup quarterfinals next Saturday. Sweden beat Switzerland 1-0 and moved through to the quarterfinals this...

Uruguay knocks out Portugal from World Cup with 2-1 win

  • 1 July 2018 - 08:39
Uruguay knocks out Portugal from World Cup with 2-1 win

Edinson Cavani scored two superb goals as Uruguay beat Portugal to set up a World Cup quarter-final meeting with France. Defeat for the European champions finished Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of success in Russia just hours after Lionel Messi and Argentina were knocked out, beaten 4-3 by Les...

France knocks Argentina out of World Cup by 4-3 victory

  • 1 July 2018 - 08:29
France knocks Argentina out of World Cup by 4-3 victory

France are through to the Quarter Finals after a 4-3 victory over Argentina. In one of the games of the tournament so far France took the lead through an Antoine Griezmann penalty after Kylian Mbappe raced past Marcus Rojo and the Argentinian dragged him down. Argentina weren't really in...

Germany knocked out of World Cup 2018 in first round

  • 27 June 2018 - 19:58
Germany knocked out of World Cup 2018 in first round

Holders Germany crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage on Wednesday in one of the biggest shocks in the tournament's history - failing to make it past the opening round for the first time since 1938. The four-time winners came to Russia as one of the favourites but became the...

Argentina escapes humiliating first-round exit by 2-1 win over Nigeria

  • 26 June 2018 - 23:10
Argentina escapes humiliating first-round exit by 2-1 win over Nigeria

Argentina escaped a humiliating first-round exit from the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday, stunning Nigeria, 2-1, with a goal by defender Marcos Rojo in the 86th minute. Lionel Messi, the Argentine star who was counted on to save his nation’s pride, delivered an early goal and seemingly willed his...

Belgium finishes Tunisia’s World Cup Russia dreams with 5-2 win

  • 23 June 2018 - 16:51
Belgium finishes Tunisia’s World Cup Russia dreams with 5-2 win

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard both scored twice as Belgium strengthened their lead above England at the top of Group G by crushing Tunisia with a devastating attacking display. While Roberto Martinez's side are not through to the last 16 yet, a win for England over Panama in Nizhny Novgorod on...