Posts Tagged ‘World Cup’

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 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...

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...

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...