by | June 19, 2018 | 23:30

For him the culprits were "a lack of accuracy and quality", "unnecessary mistakes" and failing to match Senegal's "aggression". On whether this win meant Senegal were now carrying Africa's hopes in this tournament, as they had done 16 years ago, Cisse said: "Absolutely, today Senegal represents the whole continent".

by | June 19, 2018 | 23:14

The Cavaliers have struggled to build a team around James that can take on the Warriors, having been dominated in the NBA Finals for two straight years. In that scenario, assuming James and George signed as free agents, Los Angeles would only have them, Leonard , and Deng under contract. "And wouldn't you know, there are the Lakers, semi-functional for the first time in years, with the assets to piece together an interesting trade package".

by | June 19, 2018 | 22:27

Bayer Leverkusen have confirmed that their goalkeeper Bernd Leno has left the club to join Arsenal . Bernd is a goalkeeper of high quality and experience. It is a big boost of confidence for the right-back, who has been a target for Juventus and Barcelona and Manchester United. "We thank them for all their hard work and wish them all the best for the future".

by | June 19, 2018 | 21:01

Salah, the Premier League's player of the season, is recovering from injuring his shoulder while playing for Liverpool in last month's Champions League final. Entering this World Cup, the fitness of Liverpool and Egypt star Mo Salah was news topic 1A (1b was the Spain manager upheaval and subsequent drama).

by | June 19, 2018 | 20:08

Quintero scored Colombia's goal in the 39th minute after a low free kick that beat Japan goalie Eiji Kawashima . Japan wasn't going to be an easy win for Colombia in Group H of the World Cup . His sending-off in the third minute, for a deliberate handball, was the second fastest in World Cup history after Uruguay's Jose Batista was dismissed after 55 seconds against Scotland in 1986.

by | June 19, 2018 | 18:35

World soccer's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association has opened a disciplinary procedure against Mexico after alleged homophobic chants by Mexican fans during their World Cup win over Germany on Sunday. While Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup , and last week won a joint bid with the USA and Canada for the 2026 games, its team has never progressed beyond quarterfinals showings in 1970 and 1986.

by | June 19, 2018 | 16:23

As if to prove that point, Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead with an absolutely exquisite goal in the 20th minute, collecting the ball on the left corner of the penalty area and whipping a ideal shot off the far post and into the net.

by | June 19, 2018 | 16:16

Japan has not had the best of preparations for the World Cup in Russian Federation, and news of an quake back home added to their worries on Monday, while a false hotel alarm a day before their opener against Colombia did little to help settle the team.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:52

France reclaimed the lead in fortuitous circumstances later on, a deflection off Aziz Behich taking Paul Pogba's touch over the line via the underside of the Australian crossbar. "It was a hard match, it was complicated and the Australian team were very good". France's Paul Pogba challenges for the ball with Australia's Jackson Irvine during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan , Russia, Saturday, June 16.

by | June 19, 2018 | 13:00

About 35 percent of respondents told researchers that they meant to watch only the games with the Russian national team but 29 percent said that they planned to regularly watch all games in the World Cup. Shocking footage shows bright orange flames billowing from the 12-year-old jet's engines as it approached Rostov airport - where the team will take on Uruguay on Wednesday.

by | June 19, 2018 | 12:45

Of all the Panama players, it was captain and national hero Roman Torres who nearly gifted Belgium an early goal when he miscued a backpass into the path of Eden Hazard , who could only find the side netting. Panama , on the other hand, have an uphill battle on their hands to prove they could upset some of the well-established teams in their group and try as hard as possible to advance.

by | June 19, 2018 | 09:33

If England can get anywhere near those levels, they should kick off a major tournament with victory for the first time since 2006. There have been no broken metatarsals, no stolen jewellery, and the players haven't even been roped in to lend their vocals to a second-rate World Cup song.

by | June 19, 2018 | 08:16

Thousands gathered to view the match on a big TV screen in the central Zocalo square, and celebrated Mexico's win parading around the iconic Angel of Independence monument waving Mexico flags and wearing traditional "sombrero" hats. Mexican football fans from all over the capital gathered together to watch Mexico's shocking 1-0 victory against World Cup holders Germany . Germany , a tournament co-favorite with Brazil , must earn at least four points from the last two group matches ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 05:28

The San Antonio brewing company originally offered it to Leonard if he came back and played in San Antonio for the next season and beyond. Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter (11) drives to the basket between San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) and guard Danny Green (14) during the third quarter in game six of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

by | June 19, 2018 | 04:39

Harry Kane scored a dramatic late victor for England against Tunisia in the Three Lions' World Cup opener. HARRY MAGUIRE expects the nation to come to a standstill during England's World Cup opener against Tunisia tonight and insists the team are ready to deliver.

by | June 19, 2018 | 01:17

England and Belgium are the favourites in Group G, and both are expected to win their openers. Sweden is back at the World Cup for the first time since 2006, and its most famous player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, retired from worldwide competition after the European Championship.

by | June 19, 2018 | 01:01

He did the same thing against Brazil and England, saying he wasn't ready, and for yesterday's training session too. "I have calmly accepted that, and since I need my players fit and ready to play, I have made this decision", explained Dalic.

by | June 19, 2018 | 00:35

More seriously, Maaloul would like his "Eagles of Carthage" to cut Alli off from his Spurs companion and England team captain, striker Harry Kane . Maybe it was a bit of justice to score at the back post at the end. With Kane twice being denied a penalty after being fouled in the Tunisia area, England looked set to be denied by bad finishing and poor refereeing.

by | June 18, 2018 | 23:51

On the 18th hole in the second round, Triplett stuck his putter in the ground as a backstop when his ball was headed back down from the hole. Mickelson's tee shot hit the fairway, but he missed the green with his next two approach shots. The five-time major victor was subsequently penalised two shots under Rule 14-5 which prohibits "making a stroke at a moving ball". Mickelson is no stranger to controversy and caused significant ructions at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles when he ...

by | June 18, 2018 | 21:13

Referee Joel Aguilar did not grant the penalty after a tackle by Kim Min-Woo on Viktor Claesson , but after the review and the decision, Granqvist finished into the lower right corner with Jo Hyeon-Woo diving the opposite way. Still, South Korea seemed unfazed by the incident. Follow the blog to get all the latest updates from Sweden's Group F Opener! Sweden marked their first appearance in the World Cup for 12 years by beating South Korea thanks to a penalty from captain Andreas ...

by | June 18, 2018 | 19:27

According to KEZI, a woman in the area called police about 7 a.m. when she saw a hand near the scene of the accident, and Leiato's body was discovered. He had three sacks in the spring game and was expected to contend for a starting outside linebacker job this coming season. He was dismissed from the team in April following an arrest for removing a parking boot from his auto.

by | June 18, 2018 | 17:49

Midfielder Christian Cueva missed a penalty for Los Incas to compound their misery. "We believe in ourselves, and I hope we will prove those epithets (of being called golden generation) right, and show some good football", the Real Madrid's midfielder said.

by | June 18, 2018 | 16:52

In what seemed to be one of only a few decent deliveries just one minute before conclusion of the match, Iran's Ehsan Haji Safi curled a last-moment free-kick, only to be met by the Moroccan forward, who dashed across to send the ball right into the gate.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:43

It is expected that Tite will stick to this policy of not committing to one captain for the duration of the tournament, in which Brazil are one of the favourites to lift the trophy. "There was a lot of pressure and anxiety on the players and that translated into the finishes that were not precise. But anxiety hit us hard". "But of course I'm not happy with the result and of course I wanted to win tonight".

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:26

The Germans had more than 60 per cent of it throughout the game but were unable make it count and break down a disciplined four-man defence, which at every opportunity fed Hirving Lozano , Carlos Vela and Hernandez for counter-attack after counter-attack.