Category: World Cup

2018 World Cup Final Highlights France 4-2 Croatia July 15 2018

France took the lead on 18 minutes when Mario Mandzukic scored an own goal from a free-kick. Croatia equalised on 28 minutes when Ivan Perisic pounced with a devastating left-foot finish. France were awarded a penalty on 36 minutes after the use of VAR decided Perisic had handled the ball. After waiting an age to take […]

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Highlights Belgium 2-0 England July 14 2018

England‘s World Cup hopes ended in defeat as the Three lions lost 2-0 to The Red Devils missing out on the third place. Thomas Meunier broke the deadlock after just four minutes of half time when he slid in ahead of Danny Rose to divert Nacer Chadli‘s cross past goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. England pushed for […]

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Highlights Croatia 1-1 England (2-1) Extra Time July 11 2018

England‘s efforts to reach the World Cup finals were put to an end as they lost in extra time to Croatia in Moscow. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute of the semi-final, slotting in from Ivan Perisic‘s flick-on into the area. England had  the perfect start through Kieran Trippier‘s 20-yard free-kick […]

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Highlights France 1-0 Belgium July 10 2018

Benjamin Pavard almost broke the deadlock but Thibaut Courtois pulled off brilliant stop to deflect ball wide. French defence struggled to contain Eden Hazard in first half and Chelsea winger looked a constant threat.  Olivier Giroud scuffed a golden opportunity on the stretch and semi-final remained scoreless at the break. Les Bleus took the lead […]

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Highlights Russia 2-2 Croatia(3-4) penalties July 07 2018

Luka Modric was the man of the match as Croatia ended Russia‘s World Cup hopes in another penalty shootout on Saturday to advance to a semi-final against England. Ivan Rakitic scored the winning spot-kick in Sochi at the end of a draining and roller-coaster last-eight clash that finished 2-2 after extra time. Brazilian-born Mario Fernandes kept […]

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Highlights Sweden 0-2 England July 07 2018

Harry Maguire and Dele Alli struck either side of the interval to beat Sweden in Samara and advance to the  World Cup semi-finals. England face Croatia in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday after overcoming a stubborn Sweden challenge in this quarter-final. Maguire broke the deadlock on the half-hour when another England set-piece bore fruit – […]

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Highlights Uruguay 0-2 France June 6 2018

France have made it through to the semi-finals of the World Cup following a 2-0 victory over Uruguay. Defender Raphael Varane headed home Antoine Griezmann‘s cross to open the scoring after 41 minutes. France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris made an outstanding one-handed  save to deny Martin Caceres before break. Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera fumbled swerving long-range […]

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Highlights Brazil 1-2 Belgium June 6 2018

Belgium were gifted the lead through an unfortunate own goal from Brazil star Fernandinho after 13 minutes. The Red Devils doubled their lead on the half-hour mark via an exquisite 20-yard finish from Kevin De Bruyne. Renato Augusto pulled one back for Brazil with a good header just three minutes after coming off the bench. Brazil […]

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Highlights Colombia 1-1(3-4) on penalties England July 03 2018

England won a World Cup penalty shootout for the first time against Colombia at Spartak Stadium securing a quarter-final meeting with Sweden. Eric Dier scored the winning kick after Jordan Pickford‘s brilliant save from Carlos Bacca making the tie 3-4. England’s famous victory sets up a meeting with Sweden in Samara on Saturday. Manager Gareth Southgate […]

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Highlights Sweden 1-0 Switzerland July 03 2018

Sweden have booked thier quarter final play with England in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after defeating Switzerland in St Petersburg. Emil Forsberg struck the decisive blow midway through the second half with a shot that deflected off the luckless Manuel Akanji and left Yann Sommer stranded in the Swiss goal. Sommer had brilliantly […]

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