by | June 27, 2018 | 19:34

And his career record for his various clubs is a little better, missing just 15 out of 111 penalties or around 14%. It took an own goal from Morocco to secure victory in their opener and a penalty to grab the equaliser against Portugal .

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:00

Brazil's last-gasp win over Costa Rica took them alongside Switzerland on four points, with Serbia on three. Two days of high-octane drama have seen Portugal go from winning the group to coming within inches of being knocked out, while Argentina needed a center-back to score four minutes from time to extend their stay in Russian Federation.

by | June 27, 2018 | 16:15

It wouldn't be June without NBA trade season kicking off, and less than a week after the 2018 NBA Draft, it's time for the first batch of NBA Trade Grades heading into free agency. During Gortat's run, he helped the Wizards advance to the playoffs in four of his five seasons. The 34-year-old big man averaged 8.4 points and 7.6 rebounds for Washington last season.

by | June 27, 2018 | 13:36

Daniel Ricciardo was second for Red Bull, three quarters of a second behind the Mercedes , with his team-mate Max Verstappen third. "It feels great to be back here in France". Behind the top three teams, Sainz took seventh for Renault, Leclerc did well to take eighth for Sauber, Magnussen's Haas starts in ninth and Grosjean get tenth after bending his auto.

by | June 27, 2018 | 08:29

However, a second yellow card for Jerome Boateng resulted Germany going down a man in the 82nd minute of the match, and Sweden had a chance to win. In the aftermath to one of the most memorable victories in Germany's long history of success, Toni Kroos and Marco Reus had a message for the critics back home waiting to see them fail.

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:54

As the F1 Grand Prix Circus returns to France for the first time in a decade, it's Lewis Hamilton on pole after qualifying, alongside team mate Bottas. Ferrari responded by going out on ultra-softs -- Mercedes were on super-softs -- and Vettel jumped to second, Raikkonen to third as the rain relented and the track became faster in the final dramatic minutes of Q2.

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:12

Werner was asked about the upcoming game and urged his side not to underestimate South Korea , before declaring that he believes Son is one of the best forwards in world football. Wins for Germany and Sweden would mean three teams would finish with six points, sending it to tiebreakers. My belief that Germany can win this tournament hasn't wavered, despite their brush with disaster.

by | June 27, 2018 | 06:42

Croatia claimed top spot in Group D of the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation courtesy of a 2-1 win over tournament debutants Iceland at the Rostov Arena this evening. The chance was to prove a signifier for an improved Croatia who came back just a few minutes later to finally break the deadlock. We left everything behind on the pitch, there's no percentage left in the batteries in the dying minutes.

by | June 27, 2018 | 06:31

Xhaka and Shaqiri are both of Kosovan-Albanian descent, and Shaqiri also played in boots marked with the Swiss and Kosovan flag during the match. Both players are ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, where a Serbian crackdown on the Albanian population only ended with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military intervention in 1999.

by | June 27, 2018 | 00:40

Messi magic finally arrives at the World Cup and Diego's on a big one in Russian Federation. Peru are already out but performed well enough in narrow defeats against Denmark and France to ensure that the Australians will not be taking them lightly.

by | June 26, 2018 | 23:29

Paolo Guerrero teed up Peru's first World Cup goal in 36 years and then scored the second himself as Ricardo Gareca's side ended Australia's qualification hopes with a 2-0 victory. Australia leaves consoled by decent performances even though it didn't get the points to show for it. As far as generating scoring chances, Australia has been more reliable than the Peruvians so far in the tournament.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:30

The Spaniard disarmed his 9th-ranked opponent, whose favourite surface is not grass, and began the defence of his title on a good note. Andy Murray said he was feeling "decent" after finally making his comeback following 11 months on the sidelines, but has not ruled out missing Wimbledon.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:28

Argentina must win against Nigeria to have any chance of progressing to the last 16. According to 1986 World Cup victor, Ricardo Giusti, Burruchaga has confirmed that the coach has been stripped of his effective power ahead of the Nigeria game.Giusti said: "The players will decide the team, that's a fact".

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:16

They took a quick kick-off and were preparing a shot when the referee spoiled the fun by enforcing a Federation Internationale de Football Association rule that dictates, "All players must be in their own half of the field of play" when a kick-off is taken.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:14

Jorge Sampaoli's men are facing a group-stage exit in Russian Federation after collecting just one point from their opening two games. That distress eased only slightly Friday when Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0. First-choice goalkeeper Sergio Romero was injured before the tournament and backup Willy Caballero has paid the price for his embarrassing error that led to the first goal conceded against Croatia .

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:02

Argentina's struggles in Russian Federation come after their pre-tournament preparations were wrecked by controversy and poor form, coupled with a reliance on a top-heavy, limited squad. "If you like football you love to see Messi". The FC crew lay into Jorge Sampaoli and inspect Lionel Messi's negative demeanour after Argentina's embarrassing defeat to Croatia.

by | June 26, 2018 | 21:31

On Thursday evening he had returned home with a jersey of Messi to watch the Argentina-Croatia match. Argentina suffered a 3-0 loss at the hands of Croatia and is on the verge of facing a humiliation of a group-stage exit at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

by | June 26, 2018 | 20:58

Rybarikova pulled one break back but she got broken again immediately in game five, having to serve to stay in the match at 1-5. In the tournament's 38-year history, only King, Shriver, Navratilova, Zina Garrison, Natalie Tauziat and Sharapova have won the tournament twice.

by | June 26, 2018 | 20:17

Doncic is better at 19 years old than any of them were at his age. She also posted a selfie from Barclays Center on Thursday night. Doncic arrived in NY on Wednesday after helping Spain's Real Madrid win its league championship after he won Euroleague MVP and Final Four MVP honours when they won that title this year.

by | June 26, 2018 | 19:50

On the other side of the coin, France looks like a team that is not playing well. They are the better side and should do enough to get all three points. "We are not going to give them a helping hand". "We saw it in different phases during our last game but we can do better". Griezmann scored six goals as France finished runners-up to Portugal at the European Championship, clicking into gear as the competition progressed and netting five times in the knockout stages.