by | June 26, 2018 | 18:42

Reports of discord within the camp emerged after the reigning champions lost their opening Group F match against Mexico, and they appeared to be heading for the brink of elimination when drawing against Sweden . Toni Kroos said his last-gasp victor made amends for his earlier mistake and kept the holder's World Cup dreams alive. The Borussia Dortmund forward missed Brazil 2014 with torn ankle ligaments, Euro 2016 with a groin problem and Germany's 2017 Confederations Cup triumph with ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 18:38

The Taeguk Warriors are in dire need of a win if they are to remain in contention for the last 16, having lost 1-0 to Sweden in their tournament opener in Nizhny Novgorod. 66' GOAL! Hernandez strikes from Lozano's swift counter-attack and ensuing cross from the right wing. "We're not qualified, they don't give you more points for beating Germany and our worst enemy could be ourselves if we think the win has any extra value".

by | June 26, 2018 | 16:59

The Barca skipper has come under fire in Russian Federation, where the Jorge Sampaoli coached outfit is in danger of making a group-stage exit after drawing 1-1 with Iceland and losing 3-0 to Croatia. The team were completely disjointed, discribed by Cesc Fabregas as having five attackers and five defenders with no midfield as Modric controlled the game.

by | June 26, 2018 | 16:51

According to Hoops Hype , James will make a little over $35 million if he signs a max deal. If George re-signs with the Thunder, the Lakers may consider engaging in a blockbuster trade with the San Antonio Spurs to acquire Kawhi Leonard .

by | June 26, 2018 | 15:06

The Liverpool forward put Egypt ahead but wasted a golden opportunity to double the lead, giving Saudi Arabia the chance to claw their way back into the game that was settled by a 95th-minute victor by midfielder Salem Al-Dawsari. He also dismissed suggestions Salah could retire from global football because he is unhappy about being over-used for publicity purposes. It was Egypt who broke the deadlock on 21 minutes as Salah latched onto a long ball before lobbing the on-rushing Yasser ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 14:42

Under Morey's direction, the Rockets acquired All-Star guard Chris Paul from the Clippers to team up with Harden and rising big man Capela. "I'd like to thank my family to start off with". Plus, Harden was consistently impressive all season long, pushing the Rockets to the best record in the National Basketball Association. His antitrust case against the National Basketball Association also ushered in free agency for players, which Robertson said was his most important assist.

by | June 25, 2018 | 03:46

I had a little tougher match (against) Sam (Querrey ), a lot of movement maybe, just putting a bit more pressure on my foot and things like that. A rampant Djokovic conceded just one point on his first serve during the second set and looked favourite to close out the contest in the ninth game but Cilic responded with a booming serve out wide to save match point.

by | June 25, 2018 | 01:43

Uruguay defeated Egypt 1-0 in their first match, while Saudi Arabia lost to host Russian Federation 0-5. The result, though, had a domino effect in Group A. The Barcelona striker seems to have learnt his lesson hard after missing a slew of easy chances to score in their opening fixture, making a narrow escape against Egypt by a goal.

by | June 25, 2018 | 00:09

Kane's three goals moved him into the lead with five at this year's tournament, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku after two games. The goal - Panama's first at World Cup level - triggered an extremely emotional response in the stands. England will now play Belgium in Kaliningrad on Thursday with the victor of that match advancing from the group in first place.

by | June 23, 2018 | 10:58

No matter what happens, the runner up in Group D will meet the victor of Group C, which is likely to be France, in the Round of 16. We have told ourselves some home truths and the players have promised to play their hearts out on Friday, " Rohr was quoted to have said by Sportinglife.

by | June 23, 2018 | 06:49

Southgate had his arm in a sling as he addressed his players at their nightly team briefing at their World Cup base in Repino alongside the Baltic coast. It's part and parcel of the game really. He's just happy that he was the one to take the blow, and not one of his players. England are a bit more direct than Belgium.

by | June 23, 2018 | 04:28

Shaqiri also played in boots marked with the flags of Switzerland and Kosovo - the breakaway region that is not recognized as independent by Serbia or Russian Federation. "I don't have any comments", Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic said. The Stoke City midfielder wore boots with the flags of Switzerland and Kosovo.

by | June 22, 2018 | 18:30

He was visibly in pain after he tried to intercept a ball with his right foot while at the center of the keep-away circle. "He was feeling pain thanks to the large number of fouls he suffered in the Switzerland game", a spokesman told reporters.

by | June 22, 2018 | 16:07

Chelsea has had a disastrous defence to their Premier League title as the West London club finished fifth on the League table and unable to secure a Champions League spot for next campaign. With Pedro's Chelsea future uncertain as well, the need to bolster attack is urgent, with Mertens a possible solution on the right side of attack, where he will be able to link up with global teammate Eden Hazard.

by | June 21, 2018 | 22:13

It's one of his biggest desires. "We are here to help him every moment, and of course we will be at his side", Dybala added. 'He is the first who wants to bring the Cup with him. Messi is bearing the weight of expectations as Argentina seek a first World Cup trophy since 1986, desperate to crown his glittering career with a major worldwide tournament success.

by | June 21, 2018 | 21:40

Hugo Lloris , who will receive his 100th cap for France , will remain in goal. Chances were flowing for France , Raphael Varane missing with a header before Gallese saved with his legs to deny Griezmann after Giroud found his strike partner with a headed pass.

by | June 21, 2018 | 20:19

Despite having just watched their team get off to a winning start at the World Cup, many Senegal fans put their celebrations on hold in the aftermath of the 2-1 victory over Poland. Coming in the third minute, it was the second fastest red card in World Cup history and the first of this year's tournament. Senegal are tied for the group lead with Japan.Both have three points.

by | June 21, 2018 | 19:50

But they are unrivaled fans of the lovely game, for sure, considering that they snapped up some 40,000 tickets to the World Cup matches, not counting those who happened to buy 3,500 fake ones from a swindler of a Russian firm. National senior women's football team assistant coach Andrew Price has labelled host country Russian Federation as the most impressive team six days into the FIFA World Cup.

by | June 21, 2018 | 19:38

Dwight Howard is on the move again. Doing so could allow Brooklyn to have two max contract slots at their disposal next summer, giving the Nets a chance to jump into free agency in a big way during a summer in which several all-stars should be available.

by | June 20, 2018 | 00:38

Unai Emery has been handed the toughest possible start to his tenure at Arsenal: A match against English Premier League champion Manchester City . Four rounds of Premier League fixtures are scheduled before the first global break, which is on the weekend of 8-9 September. However, the subsequent three will see United travel to the Etihad to take on champions Man City, St Mary's to take on Southampton and Anfield to face Liverpool .