Monday, June 18, 2018

Jonathan Ledger

    First African goal not enough as Tunisia lose 2-1 to England

First African goal not enough as Tunisia lose 2-1 to England

Tunisia scored the first goal by an African side at the 2018 World Cup but it was not enough to ensure victory as two strikes from Harry Kane helped England to a 2-1 win. [...]

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    Lukaku scores brace as Belgium defeat Panama

Lukaku scores brace as Belgium defeat Panama

Belgium defeated World Cup debutants, Panama 3-0 this afternoon with two goals from Romelu Lukaku, and the opener from Dries Mertens. [...]

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    Switzerland stand firm, deny Neymar and Brazil

Switzerland stand firm, deny Neymar and Brazil

Brazil were surprisingly held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland despite an electrifying first half display which included a magnificent Philip Coutinho curler. [...]

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    Mexico stun World champions, Germany

Mexico stun World champions, Germany

Herving Lonzano's goal in the thirty-fifth minute was enough to hand a shock opening game defeat to defending World Champions, Germany, in their Group F encounter.  [...]

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    Moscow police: Hit and run driver dozed off

Moscow police: Hit and run driver dozed off

The taxi driver who hit and injured eight pedestrians yesterday in Kyrgyz reportedly dozed off on the steering wheels and stepped on gas, according to the Russian capital city’s police. [...]

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    Players’ rating: Who got 1/5 against Croatia?

Players’ rating: Who got 1/5 against Croatia?

In the first-ever meeting between Croatia and Nigeria, the Super Eagles were underwhelming in a 2-0 loss, carrying on the malaise of the friendly games to Russia. [...]

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    Messi, Argentina held by Iceland

Messi, Argentina held by Iceland

Iceland held Argentina to a 1-1 draw this afternoon, with Lionel Messi missing a penalty to put his country ahead. With a dentist as coach, Iceland frustrated the South American giants with a calm display that betrayed the fact that they are in their first ever World Cup. [...]

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    Griezmann scores historic VAR assisted goal in France slim win over Australia

Griezmann scores historic VAR assisted goal in France slim win over Australia

Antoine Griezmann scored the first Video Assistant Referee (VAR) assisted goal in World Cup history during France’s 2-1 Group C win over Australia at the Kazan Arena. [...]

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    Cristiano Ronaldo hattrick rescues Portugal against Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo hattrick rescues Portugal against Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo took centre stage with a well deserved hattrick against Spain in a 3-3 draw. [...]

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    Last-gasp own goal earns Iran dramatic win

Last-gasp own goal earns Iran dramatic win

A stoppage-time own goal by Aziz Bouhaddouz earned Iran a 1-0 win over Morocco – their first victory in the World Cup since 1998.More to follow… [...]

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    Salah watches as Egypt lose to Uruguay

Salah watches as Egypt lose to Uruguay

Uruguay narrowly defeated a Mohamed Salah-less Egypt 1-0 thanks to a late goal by defender Luis Gimenez to give the South Americans a hard-fought three points in their opening game.  [...]

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    UEFA punish Atlético Madrid for fans’ behaviour

UEFA punish Atlético Madrid for fans’ behaviour

European football governing body, UEFA have punished Europa League winners, Atlético Madrid over fans' unsporting conduct at Lyon's Olympic stadium during last month's 3-0 victory over Olympic Marseile in the Europa League final.Rising at a disciplinary meeting today in Nyon, Switzerland, UEFA the Spanish club's fans are guilty for displaying political far right banner during the game.The panel also found [...]

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    Five-star Russia beat S’Arabia in World Cup opener

Five-star Russia beat S’Arabia in World Cup opener

World Cup hosts, Russia, opened the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a scintillating 5-0 win over Asian nation, Saudi Arabia.It was a dream opening game for the first time World Cup hosts who started the Mundial same way they did the Confederations' Cup last year, with a win over a feeble Saudi team. Saudi Arabia's Argentine coach, Juan Antonio Pizzi, [...]

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    Super Eagles player ratings vs. Czech Republic

Super Eagles player ratings vs. Czech Republic

Another friendly and another defeat. However, this latest 1-0 loss to Czech Republic in Austria was an upgrade from Saturday's loss to England at Wembley.There was a more counter attacking approach to this game with both John Ogu and Wilfried Ndidi excelling and Mikel more attack-minded than the setting the tempo in the heart of midfield.Francis Uzoho: Better performance. Although [...]

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    Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles showed their good and bad sides in the 2-1 defeat against England at Wembley stadium. Gernot Rohr's boys went through a shambolic first half but redeemed themselves in the second to half the deficit. World Cup qualifiers hero, Alex Iwobi, was again, particularly impressive despite the defeat.Francis Uzoho: The Deportivo La Coruna reserve keeper looks like the chosen [...]

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    Aftermath of corruption clearance, Platini vows to bounce back

Aftermath of corruption clearance, Platini vows to bounce back

Former UEFA president, Michel Platini, has vowed to return to football following his clearance from corruption allegations by a Swiss court.Platini, 62, who was also FIFA's vice president before his suspension in 2015 for "illegal" payments received from disgraced former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, stated that the decision was “the end of a long nightmare for my family and those [...]

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