World Cup standings after Tuesday’s 18000 GMT Group A match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Group A Russia 2 2 0 0 8 1 6 Uruguay 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 Egypt 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 1 […]
Host nation Russia have one foot in the last 16 of the World Cup after a resounding 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday despite the return from injury of Mohamed Salah. After a tight first half in a rain-drenched Saint Petersburg, Egypt captain Ahmed Fathy scored an own goal before goals from Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba sealed a […]
Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday. Here are photos of the exciting game.
Mohamed Salah is in Egypt’s starting line-up for their World Cup match against Russia on Tuesday, the African team announced on their official Twitter feed. Liverpool wizard Salah missed his side’s 1-0 defeat by Uruguay on Friday as he struggled to recover from the shoulder injury he sustained during last month’s Champions League final. READ […]
Iceland’s footballers have received a surprise morale-boosting visit in Russia by a quartet of comedians from back home, an official from the Nordic team’s camp told AFP Tuesday. The funnymen made their flying visit to the team’s Black Sea coast training base near Gelendzhik for an impromptu performance late-Monday. “We were asked if we would […]
Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup. Osako’s 73rd-minute winner meant the Japanese avenged their 4-1 mauling in the group stages of Brazil 2014 as Colombia played with a man […]
Cristiano Ronaldo will attempt to follow up his World Cup opening game heroics for Portugal against a Morocco side licking their wounds after a crushing last-gasp defeat. A hat-trick from the five-time world player of the year snatched a thrilling 3-3 draw for the European champions against Spain in a heavyweight Group B showdown in […]
Diego Maradona has warned the Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli, to step up his game at the World Cup or forget about coming back to Argentina. Maradona was incensed by what he saw as a lack of preparation in his nation’s disappointing draw against Iceland and blamed the coach, reports Goal.com Diego Maradona suggested that Argentina […]
Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez on Tuesday became the first player to be sent off at the World Cup in Russia when he was dismissed for handball in the match against Japan.
Japan’s Shinji Kagawa scored from the resulting penalty in the sixth m…
Spanish playmaker, Isco, says Wednesday’s match against Iran will determine their World Cup destiny as they seek to register their first win in Russia following a gripping 3-3 draw against Portugal. Champions in 2010 and among the favourites this year, Spain’s World Cup ambitions were kept in check, almost single-handedly, by a stunning Cristiano Ronaldo […]