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Sports Germany apologised for reaction aimed at Sweden bench
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He said one has to have the "balls" to play like the way Germany did and made the comeback. South Korea's faint hopes of reaching the last 16 of the World Cup have faded further with news that captain Ki Sung-yueng will miss their final group game against Germany .

Sports Marcelo got away with a naughty moment during Brazil vs Costa Rica
Author: 0 Marcelo got away with a naughty moment during Brazil vs Costa Rica

As he lay down on the floor, starfish-like, the referee appeared to buy the appeal. After his brace, Iceland could've set up a nervy finish when they were awarded a penalty. "In my life things have never been easy, [it] would not be right now!" He was targeted for some rough treatment by the Swiss and the 10 fouls he suffered was the most for any player in a World Cup game since Alan Shearer in 1998.

Sports Win or bust for Iceland against familiar foe Croatia
Author: 0 Win or bust for Iceland against familiar foe Croatia

Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli has denied reports of unrest in his World Cup squad and has backed his side to beat Nigeria in their final Group D match. "You can not say that he and Portugal have shown great combinations or tiki-taka football to score great goals". "I think scoring against Argentina isn't that hard for me", he smiled after his man-of-the-match performance in Volgograd on Friday.

Sports Leaky Spain count luck at topping group
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If the goal differentials are identical, then it comes down to goals scored in group play-entering the final matchday, both teams are level. With Hierro taking over days before the World Cup after the shock sacking of coach Julen Lopetegui, Spain drew 3-3 with Portugal and beat Iran 1-0 in their other two group games.

Sports Harry Kane leads record-breaking England half in Panama demolition
Author: 0 Harry Kane leads record-breaking England half in Panama demolition

If the two teams also finish level on Fair Play, there will be a random draw for positions - just as Ireland and Netherlands had to do in 1990 (the Irish were drawn second and the Dutch third). "We have been working on set pieces and working on the way we play and it is all coming together". "Very unusual because I think we probably at times played better the other night than we have done today, but today we were really ruthless in front of goal".

Sports Dustin Johnson's US Open hopes fade on back 9
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson's US Open hopes fade on back 9

They go into the final day tied for the lead with Dustin Johnson and defending champion Brooks Koepka . The world number one double-bogeyed the second and dropped another four shots before the turn to slip back to two over before making a first birdie at the 11th in Long Island, where lightning quick greens and pin placements were causing all sorts of problems.

Sports Goerges marches past Barty into Birmingham quarterfinals
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The Czech next faces Julia Gorges or Nottingham Open victor Ashleigh Barty . But Muguruza, who lost only one set on her way to the Wimbledon title last year, says her preparations are on track for this year's tournament, which starts on 2 July.

Sports Senegal, Japan fans sweep stadium after victory, win hearts
Author: 0 Senegal, Japan fans sweep stadium after victory, win hearts

However, he was in high spirits after his side won 2-1 in their opening match to become the first Asian side to beat a South American team at a World Cup . "We controlled the ball better, that is why we got the second goal", the 63-year-old added. Pekerman chose to substitute winger Juan Cuadrado with Barrios later in the first half after Japan converted the penalty.

Sports Suarez, Uruguay edge Saudi Arabia
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However, that seems hard. Defeat to Uruguay would send the Saudis home from the World Cup, but speaking in his pre-game press conference, Pizzi stressed the importance of his side giving a different image on the pitch, reported Xinhua news agency.

Sports Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama
Author: 0 Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama

There is no denying it, England did the business and then some in their second game of the 2018 World Cup this afternoon. England have, however, produced displays that have not only gleaned maximum points but lifted confidence and national expectation to levels unknown in recent years.

Sports England's Alli 'unlikely' to play as Southgate scolds media
Author: 0 England's Alli 'unlikely' to play as Southgate scolds media

However, Southgate has now clarified that he does not expect the English press to operate as fans would during the tournament and said the picture actually only showed plans for that day's training session. "We know they're a physical team". There was great mirth among reporters when Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez brazenly came out and announced, with no sense of secrecy, that his team against England would be exactly the same as the one which started against Belgium in the last game.

Sports Nigeria Vs. Iceland Live Stream
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Nigeria has some talent but I think Iceland is just a step ahead so that's why I'm going to roll with an Iceland victory in this one. Welcome to our live coverage of Iceland vs Nigeria , Group D encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Sports Carlos Sanchez Receives Death Threats After Red Card at 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Carlos Sanchez Receives Death Threats After Red Card at 2018 World Cup

After the soccer teams' jobs were done in Saransk's Mordovia Arena, Japanese fans got to work cleaning up the stadium, reaching down under chairs and on the ground to pick up litter others had left behind. "Senegal achieved a historic triumph", Argentinian media outlet TyC Sports tweeted . Senegal fans are seen in the crowd during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Poland and Senegal at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 19, 2018 .

Sports Marcus Rashford hails improved team spirit in England camp
Author: 0 Marcus Rashford hails improved team spirit in England camp

And the England star has hit out at those who criticise him, adding: "If you grew up the same way I grew up, don't listen to what certain tabloids want to tell you". While Ruben Loftus-Cheek was "selected" in place of Dele Alli , who missed training because of a thigh injury. Harry Kane was the hero scoring twice, with the victor coming in extra time.

Sports England sets record ODI cricket score with 481-6 v Australia
Author: 0 England sets record ODI cricket score with 481-6 v Australia

Alex Hales hit 147 and Jonny Bairstow 139 as England briefly threatened to post 500 in the third ODI. Britain made history when they impacted the most elevated aggregate ODI world record in men's cricket of 481/6 and whipped Australia by 242 keeps running at Trent Bridge on Tuesday.

Sports Neymar leaves training session with sore ankle
Author: 0 Neymar leaves training session with sore ankle

Brazil's Neymar was fouled 10 times in their opening match against Switzerland - it was the most a player has been fouled in a World Cup match since 1998, when England striker Alan Shearer was fouled 11 times against Tunisia. When he plays for us, it's a huge help. With players like Neymar and Messi under-par, the fear of facing Brazil or Argentina is somewhat lessened.

Sports France vs. Peru live stream
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Peru has yet to win a point but has won numerous hearts in Russian Federation, thanks to their industrious style of play and the passion of their supporters, a remarkable 15,000 of whom made the journey to roar on their team in Yekaterinburg.

Sports Woman struck by flying hot dog at Phillies game gets black eye
Author: 0 Woman struck by flying hot dog at Phillies game gets black eye

Her facial injury requires ice every 20 minutes. The Phillies reached out to apologize to McVay on Tuesday and offered her tickets to another game once she heals, assuming she would like to return to Citizens Bank Park . "It's going to go down the side of my face". McVay claims she has no intentions of suing the Phillies but she did caution other fans to "be aware" of flying objects while at the ballpark.