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by | June 26, 2018 | 23:37

Although chances are slim, Shin said they will go for their chances. Mexico , though, stunned holders Germany by the same scoreline in Moscow, leaving El Tri in a position of strength ahead of the clash at Rostov Arena. "I thought about these players quite a lot". Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how defending champions Germany got their title defence off to a losing start after bowing to Mexico in their opening Group F encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium .

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:25

Manchester City ace Sergio Aguero cut short an interview after Argentina's shock World Cup defeat to Croatia . When his teammates witness his reaction after a setback, they infer he's lost faith the team, in them. "I think that match was complicated for Leo , the structure of the game did not favor him", Sampaoli told reporters during a pre-match press conference in Saint Petersburg.

by | June 25, 2018 | 10:43

What can be guessed is that Russian Federation and Uruguay will be on the theoretically easier side of the draw, although they will have to beat Spain or Portugal in the Round of 16 to get there unless Iran spring a surprise. Germany need to defeat South Korea and hope that their goal difference is better than Sweden and/or Mexico at the end. A win would take Serbia through and a draw could be enough if Switzerland lose by two.

by | June 25, 2018 | 10:25

Colombia's win resurrects their World Cup campaign after defeat in their opener against Japan threatened an early exit. Four years after Radamel Falcao was supposed to lead Colombia at the World Cup , he's doing just that. Yerry Mina scored the first goal in the 40th minute while Juan Cuadrado completed the win in the 75th after a brilliant pass from James Rodriguez .

by | June 25, 2018 | 10:11

Eiji Kawashima was slow to react to Juan Quintero's goal for Colombia in Japan's opening 2-1 win and the goalkeeper was again at fault for Sadio Mane's early opener, punching against the forward's leg when it looked easier to catch. "Hopefully he will be feeling better in his shoes, as we like to say". Osako possesses a quiet confidence, according to another Germany-based player, attacking midfielder Takashi Usami.

by | June 25, 2018 | 05:38

Kane's hat-trick was completed in weird fashion in the 62nd minute after a Ruben Loftus-Cheek deflected off the English captain's heel into the net. Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku were joint level with four strikes at the beginning of Sunday, however Kane's haul has moved his tally for the tournament to five.

by | June 23, 2018 | 19:28

After a slighly ponderous first half, Brazil cranked up the pressure in the second as Gabriel Jesus´s header crashed against the crossbar and Coutinho was denied by the ever-present Gamboa on the line. Coutinho got the victor in the 91st minute, and Neymar got his goal later in stoppage time as the South Americans move to four points in Group F and have a little breathing room with one match to play.

by | June 21, 2018 | 08:37

Here are Senegalese fans collecting garbage after their match against Poland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow . A number of clips capturing the post-match clean-up, after the majority of fans had left the stadium, were posted and shared on social media, earning the Japanese supporters widespread praise and high fives from the few remaining Colombia supporters, sporting the nation's striking yellow colours.

by | June 21, 2018 | 07:53

Last week, Leonard's camp told reporters that Leonard wants to be traded from the Spurs . Leonard has one year left on his contract before he can become a free agent. Leonard played in only nine games this season, scoring 16.2 points a night, well below his average of 25.5 in 2016-17. Even despite Leonard's reported feelings, it appears Popovich is still trying to fix the relationship, which fractured at some point during last season.

by | June 21, 2018 | 06:35

But ESPN pundit Smith has blasted Leonard - who could also leave via free agency in 12 months' time if he opts out of the a year ago of his current deal - for his actions, accusing him of wrongly dressing up a long-held desire to go to LA.

by | June 21, 2018 | 06:05

The Kings have always been known to make wacky draft decisions, perhaps most notably selecting Georgios Papagiannis at #11 in 2016 and then promptly cutting him only one year later. Top NBA Draft picks Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley surprised many sneakerheads when they made a decision to sign shoe deals with Puma. Yes, as in the ultra-impressive Boston Celtics rookie that took the league by storm last season.

by | June 21, 2018 | 05:25

Saudi Arabia were humbled by the hosts in the tournament's opening match and Uruguay seem an even tougher opponent for Juan Antonio Pizzi's side in Group A on Wednesday. This goal made him the first Uruguay player to score in three FIFA World Cups . They will face each other on Monday in Samara with first place in Group A on the line.

by | June 20, 2018 | 04:27

With Vijay's 12th Test ton, he also became the batsman with most first innings centuries. The visitors had clawed their way back by claiming five wickets in the final session of the first day after an aggressive Indian batting unit dominated contest through centurions Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay .

by | June 20, 2018 | 04:29

David is arguably one of the greatest batsman of the modern era and a winning player. Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft, who was banned for nine months, will join Warner for a limited-overs tournament in Northern Territory in July. However, Warner will now mark a return to the game when he turns out for the Winnipeg Hawks in the inaugural Global T20 tournament in Canada, ESPNcricinfo reported.

by | June 20, 2018 | 04:26

Nakajima - who, like Buemi, is a former F1 driver - put Alonso's number eight vehicle on pole position and the lead see-sawed between it and the number seven machine shared by Briton Mike Conway, Japanese Kamui Kobayashi and Argentine Jose Maria Lopez for much of the first half of the race.

by | June 20, 2018 | 03:30

Uruguay will face Saudi Arabia in their second Group A game on Wednesday while Egypt face a decisive game against hosts Russian Federation on Tuesday night in which Salah will hope to feature. The Egyptians will start with Marwan Mohsen , who plays for domestic side Al Ahly, as the lone out-and-out striker. Anything but a win against Saudi Arabia on Wednesday would be a surprise.

by | June 18, 2018 | 21:14

Andreas Granqvist netted from the penalty spot in the 65th minute after the video assistant referee was called into action to give Sweden a potentially crucial victory even without the retired Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Sweden is now tied for first place in Group F with Mexico, who beat Germany 1-0 on Sunday (Monday NZT). Sweden now have the chance to all but knock Germany out of the tournament on Saturday, while South Korea face Mexico desperately needing a win to maintain their hopes of ...

by | June 18, 2018 | 20:10

The driver said he was the only one in the vehicle, but hours later, a body was found near the crash scene. The former college football star's body was found near a crash site that had been cleared hours earlier. 'Heart and prayers are with the Leiato family right now as well as the Oregon Football Family after hearing of the loss of Fotu Leiato. He was considered a frontrunner to start at the team's " Duck " position, which is a hybrid linebacker/defensive back role.

by | June 17, 2018 | 23:18

On Sunday, Mickelson returned to the 13th green and found a way to make fun of himself. A loophole that some will consider against the general ethos of the game, Mickelson confirmed that there were "multiple times he wanted to do it" before today's incident on the 13th.

by | June 17, 2018 | 21:11

Iran are set to be without the suspended Saeid Ezatolahi, while Mehdi Taremi and Askhan Dejagah are both doubtful with knocks. They enjoyed more possession and began in particularly aggressive fashion, taking the game to their opponents and overloading their right flank as they targeted Hajsafi.

by | June 15, 2018 | 16:40

The Frenchman has netted 24 times for the Red Devils since his move from Monaco in 2015. At that point, there were comparisons with Thierry Henry, and United looked to have one of Europe's outstanding youngsters in their squad. "I think he has done his best over the last three years". Martial, 22, has a year left on his current contract but talks of a renewal remained stagnant over the past few months.

by | June 15, 2018 | 16:36

ITV opened the terrestrial offering of the World Cup yesterday for Russia's 5-0 demolition of Saudi Arabia and it was the Beeb's turn today as Egypt took on Uruguay in Yekaterinburg. For Egypt , Trezeguet (Mahmoud Hassan) had a very good season in Turkey. Egypt are back in the World Cup finals for the first time since 1990 and their progress to the last 16 could hinge on Salah enjoying the form that saw him voted England's Player of the Year by his fellow professionals.

by | June 15, 2018 | 15:57

How did he beat a full field over a mile and a half at the Belmont Stakes? Starting in 2015, American Pharoah captured the hearts of millions as he rode into horse racing immortality by winning Triple Crown. "He's a brilliant, superior horse". From early on, Baffert said it was clear that Justify was special. Once in the stretch, however, Justify continued to roll along, giving no signs of quitting, and Gronkowski had to settle for second, with second choice Hofburg coming on to edge ...

by | June 15, 2018 | 14:31

Griezmann joined Atletico from Real Sociedad in 2014 and has scored 112 goals in all competitions for the club. I have made a decision to stay. Griezmann has been a long-term target for Atletico's La Liga rivals Barcelona and the French worldwide was strongly tipped to make the move to the Nou Camp this summer.

by | June 15, 2018 | 14:20

Tottenham Hotspur have been handed a tricky opening fixture away at Newcastle after the Premier League announced their fixtures for the 2018/19 season. Guardiola will look to retain the Premier League title for the first time since Manchester United in 2008/09. Manchester City are the reigning champions, with promoted sides Wolverhampton Wanderers, Fulham and Cardiff City all returning to the Premier League .