• Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 to reach round of 16

    Lionel Messi, Marcos Rojo push Albiceleste to knockout stage. Argentina moves on to the round of 16 after beating Nigeria with an 87th-minute goal. Argentina, a team that looked like it had no chance of moving on from the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is back from the dead after securing a late ...
  • Diego maradona

    Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina’s rollercoaster World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday before triggering alarm with a health scare after the final whistle. Lionel Messi may have dominated the on-field action in Saint Petersburg, but from his VIP box in the stands Maradona reigned supreme as the undisputed ...
  • France and Denmark FIFA World Cup 2018

    Already-qualified France played out an uninspiring goalless draw with Denmark in their final World Cup Group C match at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on Tuesday, which was enough to ensure that both teams advance to the knockout stage. It was the first goalless match of the tournament after 36 games, with France coach Didier Deschamps resting ...
  • Brazil win over Costarica

    Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored in stoppage-time to hand Brazil a dramatic 2-0 win which knocked Costa Rica out of the World Cup and featured yet more VAR controversy. The result leaves the five-times world champions with four points from two games after they drew 1-1 with Switzerland in their opening match, and they provisionally ...
  • Nigeria a crucial win over Iceland

    Ahmed Musa has made a spectacular entrance into the World Cup by scoring twice in Nigeria’s 2-0 victory over Iceland. Nigeria reinvigorated its World Cup campaign – and gave a boost to Argentina’s – with a 2-0 victory over Iceland in Volgograd on Friday. Ahmed Musa had both goals. The result in Volgograd means Nigeria, ...
  • Brazil vs Switzerland

    After Argentina failed to beat Iceland and Germany lost to Mexico, Brazil, one of the tournament favorites, drew Switzerland 1-1 on Sunday despite creating a boatload of chances to secure three points. The South Americans had 20 shots but could only put four on frame, seeing the Swiss hold them in the second half to ...
  • Germany vs Maxico

    Defending champions Germany crashed to the first defeat in their opening game of a World Cup since 1982 as Hirving Lozano’s clinical finish earned Mexico a shock 1-0 victory on Sunday. Joachim Lowe’s men were sluggish from the off, their pre-tournament form on display at the Luzhniki Stadium with Mexico racking up chances but unable ...
  • FIFA World Cup Live

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup is the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The 2018 FIFA World Cup is being held in Russia this time, with the hosts scheduled to kick off the tournament with an encounter with Saudi Arabia ...
  • Russia thump Saudi Arabia in dream start

    Hosts Russia thump Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opening match. Russia kicked off their World Cup in style on Thursday, thumping Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially opened the tournament. Hosts Russia made a dream start to the 2018 FIFA World Cup by thumping in five goals ...
  • The World Cup kicked off in Russia Thursday

    The FIFA World Cup, the biggest sporting carnival on the planet, kick-started tonight. The World Cup kicked off in Russia Thursday as the host nation locked horns with Saudi Arabia in front of 80,000 people in Moscow after president Vladimir Putin officially declared the tournament open. Brazilian great Ronaldo and British pop star Robbie Williams were ...