• Lukaku, Hazard lead Belgium's rout of Tunisia
Lukaku, Hazard lead Belgium's rout of Tunisia

Tunisia , meanwhile, valiantly held England to what appeared to be a draw, but a late Harry Kane header snatched away the point from the Eagles of Carthage, who find themselves in a tough spot fighting for their tournament survival. Ronaldo has scored four goals in Portugal's first two games. Substitute Batshuayi missed a hat-trick of fantastic...

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  • Senegal beat Poland to earn Africa first point
Senegal beat Poland to earn Africa first point

The 29-year-old is finally reproducing his prolific club form at worldwide level, setting a European qualification record with 16 goals in 10 matches to secure Poland's place in Russia.Lewandowski said he was entering the tournament in a different frame of mind from 2016.

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  • Belgium v Tunisia 23 June 2018
Belgium v Tunisia 23 June 2018

An inch-perfect Kevin de Bruyne pass sent Hazard clear for his second six minutes after the restart, the midfielder showing superb balance and skill to round keeper Farouk Ben Mustapha. Belgium keeping the ball well now but Tunisia challenging on the counter. FIFA World Cup 2018 Live, Belgium vs Tunisia: Tunisia team in training ahead ...

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  • Osako's header snatches 2-1 win for Japan — FIFA WC
Osako's header snatches 2-1 win for Japan — FIFA WC

Not only did these teams impress World Cup viewers - their fans did, too. However, Russia's participation in the knockout stage is yet under question. After less than 200 seconds of their opening match, Colombia were down to ten men when Carlos Sanchez handled Shinji Kagawa's goal-bound effort and was not only sent off, but conceded a penalty fro...

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  • Ahmed Musa scores twice to give Nigeria 2-0 win over Iceland
Ahmed Musa scores twice to give Nigeria 2-0 win over Iceland

Nigeria's victory lifted them second in the group, behind Croatia , who have already qualified for the second round. Coach Gernot Rohr has rated as high the Super Eagles chances of beating Argentina to qualify for the knockout rounds of the World Cup .

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  • Talking Points As Nigeria Soar Past Iceland
Talking Points As Nigeria Soar Past Iceland

Bullish Iceland boss Heimir Hallgrimsson insists he expects nothing less than victory against Nigeria . And another win-at last-for an African team so we could potentially have two African teams, Senegal and Nigeria , now on the threshold of moving on if another result goes their way.

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  • Luis Suarez makes history with victor over Saudi Arabia as Uruguay progress
Luis Suarez makes history with victor over Saudi Arabia as Uruguay progress

Things won't likely be any easier against Uruguay , a team with two of the best forwards in the game in Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani . Uruguay has now reached the second round in three straight World Cups under the 71-year-old Tabarez.

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  • Switzerland, Serbia coaches don't want to talk about Kosovo
Switzerland, Serbia coaches don't want to talk about Kosovo

Costa Rica, who lost to Brazil earlier on Friday, have been eliminated after back-to-back defeats, but with Brazil and Switzerland on four points and Serbia one further back, it means it's all to play for on matchday 3. Stoke midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is expected to continue to wear footwear which will have the Kosovo flag on his right heel ...

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  • Alli remains a doubt for Panama clash
Alli remains a doubt for Panama clash

Thankfully for those interested in England's selection issues, a window appears to have opened into Southgate's frame of mind thanks to some opportunistic photography at their latest training session in Repino. "Certainly against us they were very physical and didn't really worry too much about the safer side of the game - if you want to put it p...

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  • Malik Newman signs two-way contract with Lakers
Malik Newman signs two-way contract with Lakers

Other than Newman, the Lakers also got Mo Wagner of MI and Newman's teammate in Kansas, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk . On Thursday, one Lakers source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that the San Antonio Spurs "basically shut the door on us" when the Lakers contacted the Spurs following multiple reports last week that Kawhi Leonard wants to be trad...

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  • Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0
Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0

Iceland gutted out a draw against heavily favored Argentina in Round 1 of Group D play . Nigeria captain Mikel Obi says the Super Eagles are focussed on reaching the second round of the 2018 World Cup despite their poor start to their campaign in Russian Federation.

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  • Conservative writer Charles Krauthammer dies at 68
Conservative writer Charles Krauthammer dies at 68

The Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author was a longtime Fox News contributor and Washington Post columnist. In recent years, Krauthammer was best known for his nightly appearance as a panelist on Fox News' " Special Report with Bret Baier " and as a commentator on various Fox news shows.

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  • Neymar picks up injury during Brazil's training ahead of Costa Rica match
Neymar picks up injury during Brazil's training ahead of Costa Rica match

Nigeria dropped its first group match 2-0 to Croatia and is considered so far to be one of the underperforming teams of the tournament. A win for Iceland would take Argentina's fate out of their hands. Switzerland came out with an impressive draw against Brazil and will look to keep the momentum going against Serbia. Switzerland used a strong def...

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  • Australia slump to heaviest loss after England record 481
Australia slump to heaviest loss after England record 481

England might even have scored 500 had not Hales and Morgan been dismissed off successive balls to leave them 459 for five off 47.3 overs. With Tuesday's victory, England have now taken an unassailable 3-0 lead in the ongoing 5-match ODI series .

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  • France seal last-16 spot as Mbappe earns victory over Peru
France seal last-16 spot as Mbappe earns victory over Peru

Kylian Mbappe's first World Cup goal put France into the round of 16. Peru , who lost to Denmark on Saturday, face being eliminated if they lose to France but forward Raul Ruidiaz is aware of what the World Cup means to his countrymen.

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  • A Baseball Fan Was Injured By a Flying Hot Dog
A Baseball Fan Was Injured By a Flying Hot Dog

Except McVay told ABC 6 that she couldn't catch the hot dog or knock it out of the air because of a shoulder injury that she is having surgery on next week. She also expressed an understanding of the potential humor to be found in her plight, despite her injuries. The Phanatic, naturally, felt bad about what happened, and the team reached out t...

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  • Napoli defender Koulibaly tells Chelsea: You must give Sarri time
Napoli defender Koulibaly tells Chelsea: You must give Sarri time

Reports have suggested that part of the deal that will allow Sarri to leave Napoli will prevent Chelsea from activating any of their players' release clauses this summer. " When a person like this comes to a new club, he needs time ". "At Napoli, we enjoyed it so much and the supporters enjoyed it so much, too. At Chelsea I think it will be t...

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  • Argentina must understand the big difference between Messi and Maradona, says Crespo
Argentina must understand the big difference between Messi and Maradona, says Crespo

Of course we expect more from him, but here the talk is broadened. "I still think we can improve in all aspects". As a effect of that pressure we are stronger now, this qualification will make us stronger to face the future. "We need to take advantage of that". Sergio Ramos has hit back at Diego Maradona by claiming that Lionel Messi is b...

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  • Coutinho: Brazil team not just about Neymar
Coutinho: Brazil team not just about Neymar

Brazil were not just unhappy with the treatment meted out to Neymar, but also Switzerland's equaliser when the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system failed to rule out Steven Zuber's equaliser for a slight push on Miranda. We have seen footage of Costa Rica although the important thing is to play our football". "We spoke about the possibilities an...

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  • Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia
Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia

An Argentine TV channel showed Senegalese fans to fanning out on the stands and picking up trash and putting it in a pile following their win at the Spartak stadium in Moscow . "We are Senegal but I can guarantee the whole of Africa is supporting the Senegal team". After Senegal's win, the team's fans were also seen collecting their trash.

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