Saturday, January 19, 2019

Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

SOCHI: Croatia ended Russia's unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts after a dramatic quarter-final ended...

Uruguay’s immoveable defense ready for unstoppable Mbappe

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD: The build-up to today's quarter-final clash between France and Uruguay has been dominated by individuals, but it may be the South Americans'...

Brazil seek to temper hopes of Belgium’s ‘Golden Generation’

KAZAN: Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has admitted he has no secrets as he plots to end Brazil's bid for a record-extending sixth World Cup...

World Cup big guns primed for last-eight battles

MOSCOW: England became the last team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals after a dramatic penalty shootout as favourites Brazil and fancied France...

England edge Colombia in shootout

Book quarter-final clash against Sweden at World Cup   MOSCOW: England edged Colombia 4-3 on penalties to halt a run of five successive shootout defeats at...

Scrappy Swedes edge Swiss to reach q-finals

ST PETERSBURG: A deflected shot from Emil Forsberg gave Sweden a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a scrappy round of 16 match yesterday, sending...

Belgium snatch 3-2 win over Japan to set up Brazil clash

ROSTOV-ON-DON: Belgium threw caution to the wind to reach the World Cup quarter-finals as substitute Nacer Chadli scored in the dying seconds against Japan...

Brazil cruise into quarter-finals

Stylish Neymar and Firmino on target SAMARA: Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals of the World Cup yesterday as goals from Neymar and substitute Roberto Firmino...

Spain blame game begins after WCup penalty heartache

SAINT PETERSBURG: Spain's World Cup roller-coaster ride finally ground to a halt on Sunday and the finger-pointing began after their third consecutive failure at...

Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

NIZHNY NOVGOROD: Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a...

Russia stun Spain on penalties

Akinfeev saves two penalties in a dramatic shootout MOSCOW: Russia captain Igor Akinfeev saved two penalties in a dramatic shootout as the World Cup hosts...

Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup KO

European champions could look to the future with confidence. SOCHI: Cristiano Ronaldo saw his World Cup dreams slip away once again on Saturday but gave...

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