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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...

Brazil avoids Argentina’s shameful scenario, wins 2-0 over Costa Rica

  • 23 June 2018 - 09:44
Brazil avoids Argentina’s shameful scenario, wins 2-0 over Costa Rica

A dramatic added-time double from Philippe Coutinho and Neymar claimed a 2-0 win for Brazil in their Group E clash with Costa Rica in St. Petersburg that moved the PSG striker to tears upon the final whistle. One day after Lionel Messi, another of the tournament’s potential stars, found...

Saudi Arabia beaten 0-1 by Uruguay at its second game of World Cup 2018

  • 20 June 2018 - 22:27
Saudi Arabia beaten 0-1 by Uruguay at its second game of World Cup 2018

Saudi Arabia avoided another embarrassing shellacking but lost to Uruguay, 1-0, Wednesday in Rostov, Russia. The result eliminated both Saudi Arabia and Egypt from the World Cup. The Saudis had been whipped, 5-0, by host Russia in their opener but started more brightly here. But in the 23rd...

Morocco loses 0-1 to Portugal nears exist from World Cup 2018

  • 20 June 2018 - 22:25
Morocco loses 0-1 to Portugal nears exist from World Cup 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to become the second-highest goalscorer in men's international football and, in the process, earn Portugal a nervy 1-0 win over Morocco. The Real Madrid star followed up his hattrick against Spain on Friday with a fourth-minute header...

Spain wins tough pre-World-Cup friendly 1-0 over Tunisia

  • 10 June 2018 - 17:29
Spain wins tough pre-World-Cup friendly 1-0 over Tunisia

Tunisia pushed Spain all the way in a warm-up friendly before losing to a late Iago Aspas goal in Krasnador. The Three Lions will be favourites to win their first Group G game in Russia but Tunisia showed they will be no pushover when the pair meet in Volvograd on June 18. Nabil Maaloul's...