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  • Germany crashes out of World Cup with loss to South Korea
Germany crashes out of World Cup with loss to South Korea

Nervous Germany increased the pressure after the break and poured forward but despite dominating the second half, they could not find the back of the net before South Korea's last-gasp brace. Germany needed victory against the lightly regarded Koreans to give themselves a chance of progressing, but became the fourth champions in five World Cup...

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  • Portugal-Uruguay clash more than Ronaldo, Suarez - Alves
Portugal-Uruguay clash more than Ronaldo, Suarez - Alves

Two-time winners Uruguay cruised through Group A, winning all three games, scoring five times and not conceding any, with a 3-0 win over Russian Federation securing top spot. "Players like Messi and Ronaldo want to be the best and refuse to fail, but when they fail, they get very upset", the Portuguese coach added. Portugal will not change th...

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  • Korea 'won't be drunk with success' after beating Germany
Korea 'won't be drunk with success' after beating Germany

We got what we deserved. Under Low's leadership, Germany reached the final of EURO 2008, as well as the last four at the following European Championships and the 2010 FIFA World Cup . Now, Germany looks to be entering into a rebuilding period, or perhaps more accurately a retooling period, something the country's history - Germany has won ...

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  • How England's World Cup progress has helped Norwich City fans
How England's World Cup progress has helped Norwich City fans

We continue our World Cup player profiles with a look at City's talented centre-half John Stones... Colombia completed the first round with a 1-0 victory over Senegal that sent them into the last 16 as Group H winners and dumped the African side out of the tournament in a thrilling finale.

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  • Sweden humbles Mexico to book last 16 berth
Sweden humbles Mexico to book last 16 berth

With that, Germany have officially succumbed to the champions curse. The tweet is going viral after Germany's embarrassing exit at the hands of South Korea yesterday. Few had given the Koreans any chance of winning, with some bookmakers offering odds of 100-1 on a 2-0 win, but two stoppage-time goals from Kim Young-gwon and Son Heung-min ...

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  • France vs Argentina | 30 Jun 2018
France vs Argentina | 30 Jun 2018

Sampaoli, though, is focusing on ensuring Argentina are set up so "shining light" Messi can make the difference in Kazan. The Round of 16 matches will kick-off at 10 a.m. He is the last Argentinean player to score against France , back in February 2009 in a friendly (2-0). The last South American team to beat France at the World Cup we...

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  • England arrive in Kaliningrad ahead of Belgium clash
England arrive in Kaliningrad ahead of Belgium clash

England fans were brimming with confidence ahead of the Three Lions' World Cup group decider against Belgium , whose fans feared the threat of Harry Kane. Jamie Vardy's going to start this one, and England are going to win by two goals to nil. That is the reality, we have put ourselves in this situation, we wanted to qualify and we have done ...

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  • Lakers Receiving Pressure To Trade For Kawhi Leonard Because of LeBron
Lakers Receiving Pressure To Trade For Kawhi Leonard Because of LeBron

And, why not? It makes complete sense because the Sixers would be able to afford putting together a monster team alongside Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. Each team listed above has a very real chance of landing Leonard. However, if Leonard truly is set on heading to Los Angeles after next season, a trade with the Spurs may not be worth it to any of...

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  • Coutinho-Paulinho connection carries Brazil into the last 16
Coutinho-Paulinho connection carries Brazil into the last 16

Jesus proved lively with runs in behind the Serbia defence and his endeavour created a chance for Neymar , whose cross-goal strike was pushed away by Stojkovic. Paulinho opened the scoring with a little loop over the head of Serbian goalkeeper in the first half before Thiago put the game beyond the reach of the Serbians in the second with a pow...

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  • Javier Hernandez: Mexico can't get caught up in group-stage success
Javier Hernandez: Mexico can't get caught up in group-stage success

The goal was Hernandez's fourth at a World Cup , taking him to the same level as Luis Hernandez as Mexico's most prolific goal scorer at the premier worldwide soccer tournament. Hirving Lozano, who scored the lone goal against Germany, fired one high over the target in the 43rd minute. "And we can play entertaining football and hopefully g...

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  • Nigeria vs Argentina will be the first final - Sampaoli
Nigeria vs Argentina will be the first final - Sampaoli

Sergio Aguero will make sure the right music is there for everyone. Which Nigerian player do you expect to shine at the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup? This team has lost the past three finals they have played. "So obviously I think we could work together", said Dybala last week, as per FourFourTwo . Those three will play a crucial role ...

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  • Oklahoma State’s Jeffrey Carroll signs with Los Angeles Lakers
Oklahoma State’s Jeffrey Carroll signs with Los Angeles Lakers

Wagner was an All-Big Ten selection after averaging 14.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Wagner worked out twice for the Lakers and general manager Rob Pelinka , a fellow MI man. Free agency may be where the Lakers are investing the most resources, but the Lakers still had draft picks, including the No. 25 pick they received in a trade with ...

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  • Egypt's Essam El-Hadary now World Cup's oldest player saves penalty
Egypt's Essam El-Hadary now World Cup's oldest player saves penalty

Although he gave up the two goals, he also saved a penalty in the first half. Mohamed Salah , playing for the second time since injuring his left shoulder in last month's Champions League final, had put Egypt ahead in the 22nd minute after deftly controlling a long ball from Abdalla Said and then lobbing goalkeeper Yasser Almosailem.

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  • Rockets' Harden wins Most Valuable Player Award
Rockets' Harden wins Most Valuable Player Award

Tonight, awards will be handed out to the league's best ballers, including MVP, Defensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year. Meanwhile, the battle for the Rookie of the Year award is between Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons and the Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell.

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  • Marin Cilic stuns Novak Djokovic to take Queen's title
Marin Cilic stuns Novak Djokovic to take Queen's title

Slowly, reminiscent of the Djokovic of old, the Serb began to tug the match back towards him, although his forehand lacked the penetration of his opponent. He needed an ace to save break point in the eighth game, could do little about the angled forehand around the net that gave Cilic another chance and then dumped a tired forehand.

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  • Luis Suarez seeks World Cup redemption as he reaches 100 caps
Luis Suarez seeks World Cup redemption as he reaches 100 caps

Suarez stopped the goal of Ghana in the last moments due to which the red card was shown by the refree to him. Uruguay as a team weren't particularly impressive, either, as their play was often slow and lacking in spark or intensity. This is Saudi Arabia's 15th game at the World Cup but their first against a South American side. "We still hav...

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  • England advances at World Cup after rout of Panama
England advances at World Cup after rout of Panama

England fans have been reacting with glee and surprise as the national team thrashed Panama 6-1 in the World Cup . It was also only the fifth time in World Cup history that a team has scored five or more goals in the first half. Manchester United star Jesse Lingard started and scored for England in their second match in the World Cup ...

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  • Iceland coach confident in their chances of beating familiar foe Croatia
Iceland coach confident in their chances of beating familiar foe Croatia

With no points, Nigeria needs at worst a draw against Iceland or they might as well start packing their bags. Ahmed Musa of Nigeria celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Iceland in Volgograd . Musa added a second in the 75th after singlehandedly breaking down Iceland's last line of defense. Rohr also played midfi...

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  • Dele Alli to return to England training ahead of Panama game
Dele Alli to return to England training ahead of Panama game

Sterling has not scored for England since October 2015 and, speaking after the game in Volgograd, the England manager said: "No (I am not concerned about that record)". "We always talk about games and how we can improve and what he thinks in those situations because he's done it so many times". The direct Central Americans were well-beaten b...

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