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Russian Federation v Saudi Arabia Preview Russian Federation v Saudi Arabia Preview
- June 20, 2018

In a World Cup first, the video assistant referee system was available for the match between the tournament's lowest-ranked teams, though it wasn't used for an official review. Substitute Denis Cheryshev scored twice, with Yuri Gazinsky , Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin also on target at a delirious Luzhniki Stadium. (more...)
England midfielder Alli nursing thigh strain England midfielder Alli nursing thigh strain
- June 20, 2018

If Alli is not fit enough to play the second group game, Ruben Loftus-Cheek is likely to replace him in one of the two advanced midfield positions in front of Jordan Henderson. "I was at the near post and just looked back and saw Harry there and I thought: "thank God it's Harry", he said. In fact, he had already debuted with the national team in the November break against Germany, but was then out from late December to mid-March. (more...)
Carragher: Rashford should replace Sterling for Panama game Carragher: Rashford should replace Sterling for Panama game
- June 20, 2018

England manager Gareth Southgate says that he will "keep challenging" Harry Kane to be world class. However, his performance against Tunisia on Monday evening was underwhelming. Sterling attracts attention from defenders and that in itself is a valuable trait. However, cometh the hour, cometh the man and Kane, who was surprisingly left unmarked at the far post, headed home to give England the vital three points. (more...)
How can Argentina get the best out of Lionel Messi? How can Argentina get the best out of Lionel Messi?
- June 20, 2018

We'll see what happens and what he decides on the day", Pavon said. "A revolver called the World Cup is put to his head and if he doesn't win it, it fires and kills him". Via ESPN, Messi's mother Celia Cuccittini gave a revealing interview about her son to the El Trece TV show "Diario de Mariana". "Leo is a divine son, a handsome brother, a better father and an incredible husband", she said. (more...)
Cubs closer Brandon Morrow goes on DL with back tightness Cubs closer Brandon Morrow goes on DL with back tightness
- June 20, 2018

But I am here to tell you otherwise: If it weren't for stupid societal standards of propriety forcing Brandon Morrow to wear legged pants, the Cubs would have had their best reliever fully healthy and ready to pitch in the double-header Morrow missed Tuesday. (more...)
Spain confirm goalkeeper for Iran clash
- June 20, 2018

Also Mohammad-Reza Khanzadeh, who like Cheshmi has gotten a lot of minutes in Iran's friendly matches since qualifying last spring, would be an option. The striker has seen himself being painted as the villain in the last two editions of the World Cup . While this seems nearly a mission impossible, same had applied to their second group match versus Argentina four years ago, but an inspiring Iran team held the later finalists to a goalless draw until the final minute of the game, ... (more...)
Germany were not 100 % ready for Mexico says Neuer Germany were not 100 % ready for Mexico says Neuer
- June 20, 2018

Mexico inflicted a shock 1-0 defeat on the World Cup holders in the match on Sunday. "In the second half we pressed more but Mexico dropped back and played on the break". "You can't push a button and say: here's the team spirit. It was very impressive, I have to say that". "I cannot answer why it was missing but you could see it in our body language". (more...)
See you shortly Ireland, Rohit Sharma says after Yo-Yo test See you shortly Ireland, Rohit Sharma says after Yo-Yo test
- June 20, 2018

Rohit is now sweating it out at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore . In a tweet he wrote, "Dear... it's no ones business how & where I spend my time.I'm entitled to have time off as long as I follow protocol.Let's debate some real news shall we..." in response to his social media post where he was in Russian Federation for the FIFA World Cup as part of a promotional activity. (more...)
Frustrated Phil Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at US Open Frustrated Phil Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at US Open
- June 20, 2018

The five-time major champion was assessed a two-shot penalty and signed for an 11-over 81 on his 48th birthday amid calls for him to be disqualified. "I've never seen anything like that from a world-class player in my life", unusual said . (more...)
Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia Playing 11 Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia Playing 11
- June 20, 2018

Mohammed Al Owais comes in as keeper. Uruguay opened the tournament with a 1-0 win over Egypt . As well as boosting his options in front of goal, Tavarez's changes mean he will have seven players aged 30 or more in his starting 11 (Fernando Muslera (32), Diego Godin (32), Martin Caceres (31), Carlos Sanchez (33), Cristian Rodriguez (32), Luis Suarez (31) y Edinson Cavani (31)); and in theory Uruguay should be too strong for Saudi Arabia . (more...)
Dhoni's wife Sakshi applies for arms licence citing threat to life Dhoni's wife Sakshi applies for arms licence citing threat to life
- June 20, 2018

She said that this puts her life in danger and hence she needed to a buy a weapon. Dhoni applied for 9mm gun in 2008 and at that time his application was rejected by the union Home Ministry. He has also been appreciated by the Kolkata police once for his skills in the shooting arena. Last year MS Dhoni showed his shooting skills at Kolkata Police Shooting Range ahead of India vs Australia second ODI against Australia. (more...)
Charlotte trades Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Charlotte trades Dwight Howard to Brooklyn
- June 20, 2018

By dealing Mozgov and letting Howard's contract expire, Brooklyn will save $17 million entering the 2019-20 campaign, according to Wojnarowski, which will allow the team to create two maximum salary slots. The Nets will be the fifth team that Howard has played for in his career. Besides Brooklyn, Mozgov has also played for the New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets and Cleveland Cavaliers in his 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Former Tottenham owner causes outrage with 'racist' Senegal beach photo Former Tottenham owner causes outrage with 'racist' Senegal beach photo
- June 20, 2018

Lord Alan Sugar , the businessman once at the helm of the United Kingdom version of " The Apprentice " TV show, has been condemned online for posting a controversial tweet about the Senegal World Cup team. Obviously, swathes of folk began admonishing Sugar within an instant, leading the 71-year-old to inexplicably defend the "joke", explaining he thought it to be simply a bit of "fun" but that he'd removed it if people found it offensive. (more...)
The Complete and Final 2018 NBA Mock Draft The Complete and Final 2018 NBA Mock Draft
- June 20, 2018

The teams that now hold the top five spots are the Suns, Kings, Hawks, Grizzlies and Mavericks. Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley III are premium one-and-done players sure to hear their name called early, but worldwide star Luka Doncic has franchise-changing talent, too. (more...)
India to play West Indies in July 2019
- June 20, 2018

The ODI league will begin in 2020 and feature the twelve Test-playing nations and Netherlands, the 13th ranked side which qualified from the World Cricket League Championship. All the sides will play eight series over a two-year cycle on a home and away basis against mutually agreed opponents. The International Cricket Council ( ICC ) has announced the Future Tours Programme (FTP) for the much-talked about World Test Championship, that is scheduled to be played between 2019 and 2021, on ... (more...)
Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches
- June 20, 2018

People on Twitter also praised their efforts. "The lessons in life we can take from the game". But Japan made the ideal start to their World Cup campaign, becoming the first Asian country to defeat a South American team at a World Cup and earning three points in what is expected to be one of the most closely-contested groups in the tournament, with Poland and Senegal the other two nations in Group H. (more...)
Things We Learned From England's First Game Things We Learned From England's First Game
- June 20, 2018

The Tottenham striker scored twice, including a late victor, to ensure England made a winning start to the tournament. "I worked hard to get where I am, I have a lot of determination and I enjoy being here and it is about stepping it up". (more...)
Portugal star becomes second leading global scorer with Morocco goal Portugal star becomes second leading global scorer with Morocco goal
- June 20, 2018

The Atlas Lions know full well that they will now need to pull off two mammoth World Cup upsets against Portugal & Spain if they are to have any chance of making the round of 16. Portugal have lost only one game in the last ten encounters at group stage level. "Even if you want to draw up plans for Ronaldo, he always finds a way out or makes a difference or puts his team back on the right track". (more...)
Messi has all our support - Dybala
- June 20, 2018

He is now playing in his fourth World Cup. "There is no flawless way to stop Lionel Messi . he is the greatest player in the world". Aside from that the Icelanders concentrated on being solid and composed which was sufficient to frustrate the Argentinians, who ended up being criticised in their homeland. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo is 'added value' for Portugal but tough Morocco test waits
- June 20, 2018

Portugal hold an incredible unbeaten record of seven games against non-European nations at the World Cup since June 2002 (W5, D3). "We've been waiting for this moment for 20 years, all Moroccans have been waiting for this for 20 years". "We have to run a lot and we have to work hard because this will not be an easy game". "Obviously he knows he made a mistake", Spain defender Nacho Fernandez said. (more...)

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