Latest in Tag: World Cup Highlight

Latest in Tag: World Cup


World Cup 2018: Belgium seal incredible comeback win over Japan

In an enthralling contest, Belgium have come from three goals down to defeat Japan 3-2. Nacer Chadli scored the winner with the last kick of the game, sending the Red Devils into the quarterfinals and Japan crashing out.Belgium 3 – 2 Japan — Round of 16 (Haraguchi 48′, Inui 52′ – Vertonghen 69′, Fellaini 74′, …

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World Cup 2018: Neymar leads Brazil past Mexico and into quarterfinals

Neymar scored a goal and set up another as Brazil dispatched Mexico in the Round of 16. The five-time World Cup champions await either Belgium or Japan in the quarterfinals.+++Refresh the page for live updates (all times in CEST)+++ Brazil 2-0 Mexico — Round of 16 (Neymar 51′, Firmino 88′) Brazil reached their seventh consecutive …

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World Cup 2018: England dare to believe ahead of Colombia showdown

England face Colombia in a bid to reach a first World Cup quarterfinal in 12 years, with the South American side buoyed by the news James Rodriguez is fit to play. Tuesday also sees Sweden take on Switzerland.Football’s coming home. Or at least that’s what England fans are daring to believe as the Three Lions …

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World Cup 2018: Hosts Russia eliminate Spain on penalties

Russia are through to the quarterfinals of their own World Cup after eliminating 2010 winners Spain on penalties. The game finished 1-1 after Spain struggled to break down the resolute hosts.Spain 1 – 1 Russia (Russia win 4-3 on penalties), Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow (Ignashevich og 11′ – Dzyuba 41) It didn’t quite have the thrill-a-minute …

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World Cup 2018: Classy Cavani strikes send Uruguay through

Goals either side of half time from Edinson Cavani carried Uruguay to the last eight and ended Portugal’s chances of winning consecutive major tournaments. But a late injury to Cavani may be a blow to Uruguay’s hopes.Portugal 1-2 Uruguay, Fisht Stadium, Sochi (Pepe 55′ – Cavani 7′, 62′) He started the tournament with a spectacular …

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World Cup 2018: Brazil hitting form in time for Mexico showdown

Brazil and Belgium are the headline acts as the round of 16 continues on Monday. All eyes are on Neymar as Brazil take on Mexico, but the star man for Brazil has been Philipp Coutinho.Like many of the favorites, we’re yet to see the best of Brazil at this World Cup. Two pedestrian performances against …

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World Cup 2018: Ronaldo and Suarez set for round of 16 shootout

European champions Portugal take on two-time World Cup winners Uruguay, but all eyes will be on two players in particular when the sides meet on Saturday: Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez.Cristiano Ronaldo has four goals so far after scoring a hat trick against Spain and the winner against Morocco, while Luis Suarez scored twice while …

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World Cup spat turns deadly in Lebanon as fan killed after Germany match

Deeply divided when it comes to fans’ favorite teams, Lebanon’s football mania took a nasty turn when one fan was stabbed for criticizing Germany’s losing performance in the World Cup. Anchal Vohra reports from Beirut.When Pele popularized football as “the beautiful game,” neither he nor anyone else could have imagined how far fans’ passion would …

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World Cup 2018: Five lessons learned from the group stage

From shocking upsets to unfathomable goals, the 2018 World Cup has had football fans around the world on the edge of their seats during the group stage. But what have we learned so far?The big teams aren’t invincible Germany got knocked out at the group stage for the first time in a World Cup as …

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Neivin Mamdouh, organizer in World Cup

Meet this female Egyptian World Cup organiser

The role of an Egyptian woman in the World Cup has not been limited to rooting for and supporting her national team, but it extended to include a role in organizing. Daily News Egypt spoke with the only female organiser of the host city volunteers (in Rostov-on-Don), whose name is Neivin Mamdouh. Mamdouh graduated from …

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World Cup 2018: How Germany’s players rated

Joachim Löw used all but one of his outfield options as he struggled to fit the pieces of his World Cup puzzle together. Few enhanced their reputations but here’s how the coach and his players rated in Russia.Joachim Löw – 2 It’s difficult to think of anything Löw got right. His substitutions were always late …

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World Cup 2018: Tunisia looking to end victory drought

The Eagles of Carthage will be playing for more than just pride when they meet Panama in Saransk on Thursday. Their hopes of the last 16 may be gone but they still have the chance to end a long barren spell.You have to go all the way back to Argentina and 1978 to find the …

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Elimination of World Cup’s Arab teams leaves fans disappointed

With four Arab teams at the World Cup, hopes were high one would reach the round of 16. Instead, all four are headed home after the group stage. Meanwhile Egyptian star Mohamed Salah has sparked controversy in Chechnya.The 2018 World Cup marked high hopes for the Arab world. It was the first time four teams …

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World Cup 2018: Late Marcos Rojo winner keeps Argentina alive

Lionel Messi and Marcos Rojo produce moments of magic as Argentina book their place in the Round of 16 with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Nigeria. Elsewhere, Croatia top Group D with a win over Iceland.Nigeria 1-2 Argentina, Saint-Petersburg stadium (Moses pen 51′ — Messi 14′, Rojo 86′) Marcos Rojo was the hero as his …

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World Cup: I sublet my Moscow apartment to football fans

Around 2 million foreign fans have come to the Russian capital for the World Cup. DW correspondent Yulia Vishnevetskaya shares her experience of renting out her central Moscow apartment.The soccer World Cup 2018 has already brought to Moscow around 2 million foreign visitors, and all of them need a place to stay. In one of …

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Egypt exits 2018 World Cup empty-handed, Uruguay, Russia to last-16

Volgograd, Russia – It was a frustrating and disappointing end for Egypt’s campaign in the 2018 World Cup as they failed to achieve any positive results in the tournament and exited from the group stage after losing to Uruguay, Russia, and Saudi Arabia. Egypt was the first of four participating Arab teams to make their …

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Egypt looking for first World Cup win in Saudi Arabia clash

The Egyptian national football team will end their 2018 World Cup campaign on Monday when they play against Saudi Arabia at the Volgograd Arena in the last round of the tournament’s group stage. Egypt and Saudi Arabia have already exited the World Cup after failing to gain any points from their previous games in Group …

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