by | June 26, 2018 | 19:45

Javier Mascherano was said to have been the leader of the attempt to force out Sampaoli. "Tomorrow, I am sure that they will see the best version of Argentina at this World Cup ". It could go right down to the wire before we find out who will join Croatia in the Round of 16 from a very competitive Group D. "Tomorrow we need to play with a lot of heart, with strong structure".

by | June 26, 2018 | 19:19

Jurgen Klopp is a known admirer of Fekir and the player even conducted an interview with Liverpool's club website before the deal hit a stumbling block. I have always listened in priority the players who are, on a relationship level, for me my kids, sons. "At (one) stage it was foreseen he would go to Liverpool , I had given it the green light for it to go ahead", Aulas told RT France .

by | June 26, 2018 | 18:34

When Osorio was told about those comments, he said: "We hadn't actually thought about it that way but that would be a very good thing if it plays in our favour". "I believe that we have played very well", he said at his press conference. Mexico relied on keeping possession and long-range shots, with a powerful attempt from Guardado forcing an athletic save from Jo in the second half.

by | June 26, 2018 | 17:48

Williams, a seven-time victor of the Wimbledon singles title, could miss out on being named as one of the 32 seeds after she took maternity leave for the birth of her first child . Williams returned to action at the French Open. The move ahead of the French Open sparked outrage. Williams has won six U.S. Open titles in 17 appearances.

by | June 26, 2018 | 15:29

It wasn't to be for the African nation though as Iago Aspas scored an equaliser in injury-time. "I'm going to repeat that our initial goal was to be at the top of the group and we've reached that goal". "It's 20 years since we went to a World Cup and we need some experience to progress. The World Cup was a magical moment". However, Sergio Ramos committed a disgusting error as the last man of defence after being dispossessed by Khalid Boutaïb, who raced clear to give Morocco a ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 14:29

Here si how Messi's wife wished him. And then seeing the emotion that goes with it. "Tomorrow the World Cup starts for Argentina ". "Tomorrow will be the first final", said the defiant coach on the eve of the game in Saint Petersburg .

by | June 26, 2018 | 14:02

The controversy stems from a photo that surfaced before the tournament began of Salah locking hands with Chechen Republic leader Ramzan Kadyrov . " Mohamed Salah is an honorary citizen of the Chechen Republic!" The Egyptian soccer federation maintains that Salah has not complained.

by | June 26, 2018 | 11:57

In the 33 games he played without Cousins, Davis averaged 30.2 points, 11.9 rebounds, two steals and 3.2 blocks while shooting 51.4 percent from the field. Harden was accompanied by his mother in accepting the award from National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver. "We only get one life and I'm happy she's my mom", said Harden.

by | June 26, 2018 | 11:03

However, the Al-Taawoun goalkeeper could not reproduce his heroics minutes later when Ahmed Fathi sent him the wrong way to score Saudi Arabia's first goal at this year's World Cup . No sooner had the veteran goalkeeper finished celebrating and he was facing another spot-kick, this time given after the lightest of shirt tugs by Ali Gabr on Al Muwallad.

by | June 26, 2018 | 10:31

The four-time world champions must win by a margin of two goals against South Korea in Kazan to be absolutely sure of progressing. After coming on as a substitute, Durmaz gave away the free kick that led to Toni Kroos curling in an injury-time victor in Saturday's group game.

by | June 26, 2018 | 10:15

The first was beautifully placed by Philippe Coutinho and the second by Neymar Jr. As he lay down on the floor, starfish-like, the referee appeared to buy the appeal. "Things were never easy in my life, so why would they be now?" With their first win of the tournament, Brazil now have four points from two matches they have played, and are nearly certain to qualify into the next round.

by | June 26, 2018 | 08:44

The South Americans were abject in their first two games in Russian Federation, drawing with Iceland and being comprehensively beaten by Croatia to leave themselves teetering on the brink. "There's only one option for us, (which) is that he plays his last game in St. Petersburg". The loss to Croatia , Argentina's heaviest in a World Cup group stage match since 1958, put the 2014 runners-up in serious danger of a first round exit before Nigeria's 2-0 win over Iceland gave them a ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 05:46

Portugal were on course to qualify as group winners going into added time after Ricardo Quaresma's stunning first-half goal had given them the lead over Iran . "We can improve, and I hope we will keep winning while we do so, but nobody is giving anything away easily". Ansarifard converted the penalty to make it 1-1, pushing Portugal to second spot in the group behind Spain .

by | June 24, 2018 | 22:01

Moscow police opened an investigation into suspected theft on Tuesday, both RBC and Interfax said, quoting a source as saying he had been staying at the Four Seasons Hotel near the Kremlin. The day's other two matches were equally noteworthy, as Japan and Senegal became the first countries from their confederations, AFC and CAF respectively, to record wins at this World Cup.

by | June 24, 2018 | 21:15

John Stones also scored twice while Jesse Lingard sent in a fine curler, and Kane gave credit to his teammates rather than celebrating the first World Cup hat trick for an England player since Gary Lineker did it in 1986. The Manchester United forward played a 1-2 with Ashley Young and exchanged passes with Raheem Sterling before shifting the ball across and bending it into the top corner.

by | June 24, 2018 | 20:45

A win gave Mexico six points in Group F - and it's looking likely that Mexico can emerge as the victor of the group and avoid a Round of 16 showdown with Brazil. El Tri may not have been completely clinical, but in terms of sheer grit and hard work in hot and humid temperatures - it was 33 degrees Celsius at kick-off (91 F) - against a South Korea side unafraid to break up play with tactical fouls.

by | June 24, 2018 | 20:26

So the 31-year-old's 7-6 (7/5, ) 6-4 victory over France's Jeremy Chardy in the semi-finals meant a lot to the Serb. Indeed Wawrinka - who has won just two of his last nine ATP Tour matches - reflected on his own experience when commenting on Murray earlier this week after he too exited at Queen's.

by | June 24, 2018 | 19:55

Tunisia pulled a goal back from a free kick, but Lukaku scored a crushing goal in the final minute of first half stoppage time to give Belgium all the momentum heading into the locker room. "I'm delighted for Eden to come to the forefront as well because we need players like him to perform". While most of these records look unbeatable, the expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 could once again see epic mismatches to threaten the record books.

by | June 24, 2018 | 19:29

The Tottenham midfielder has been on the treatment table since then and his manager said he is making a good recovery, but will miss the match with Panama on Sunday. "If you guys just try and keep it to yourself and don't bring it out, because it's not going to help us", Walker added. Sterling's time may still come but it appears as if Rashford is set to be given the nod by Southgate and he surely won't let anyone down, particularly against a Panama side that are arguably the worst team at ...

by | June 24, 2018 | 18:36

Atletico are one of the three teams participating in this year's International Champions Cup (ICC) Singapore tournament and will play English Premier League club Arsenal on July 26 at the National Stadium. "Never before. There was a lack of spirit and it's very unusual to see". Nigeria's result against Iceland means that Argentina now sit in third position in Group D.