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by | June 29, 2018 | 08:59

Tunisia played fluent football but Panama took the lead after a shot by Jose Luis Rodriguez took a deflection off Tunisian defender Yassine Meriah in the 33rd minute for an own goal. This is the fifth World Cup for Tunisia , who will look for only their second win in tournament history on Thursday. Sunderland man Khazri worked a good crossing position before delivering a ideal ball into the stride of the onrushing Ben Yousef who had a simple task in powering the ball past the 'keeper.

by | June 29, 2018 | 07:29

The Chelsea striker wanted to emphatically thump the ball into the back of the net after Adnan Januzaj had already done so. But that backfired spectacularly as the ball rebounded off the post and straight into his face. The Belgian striker looked briefly annoyed at the moment, which sent fans on Twitter insane, but following the game the social media guru laughed at himself for the unfortunate event.

by | June 29, 2018 | 05:43

If India win their matches against Ireland and England and other results go their way then they can get a major boost in the global standings. However, India know that Ireland are no knock-overs. On the bowling front, Kohli will be tempted to field both leg-spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav, giving them an early taste of conditions here.

by | June 29, 2018 | 01:32

The Japanese players slowed play down to nearly nothing, softly passing the ball back and forth in little triangles in their own end to waste time . Senegal's six yellow cards to Japan's four ultimately cost the African side, which exits Russian Federation in disappointing circumstances.

by | June 29, 2018 | 00:48

On Saturday, Lukaku recorded a pair of goals for the second consecutive game - both Belgium victories - to become the first player to score multiple goals in consecutive World Cup matches since Argentina's Diego Maradona in 1986. Southgate rested a cluster of players who had been involved in wins against Tunisia and Panama in England´s opening two games in Russian Federation, including star striker Harry Kane .

by | June 28, 2018 | 23:57

Except this time around, with numerous big teams underperforming, and one half of the draw stacked with risky opposition, it's actually the reverse that's true. "We have no idea who, when or where we will play in the next round, but we're pleased that we're in the next round". "We're just pleased we're in the next round".

by | June 28, 2018 | 23:11

Both teams now they will face one of Colombia or Japan in the last 16, with the Group G winners facing Japan and the runners up playing against Colombia . Skipper Harry Kane , now the tournament's top scorer with five goals, has mentioned the pride of the players in each other and the belief in the dressing room.

by | June 28, 2018 | 23:08

Now, LeBron's impending free agency has been well chronicled and he faces a deadline Friday to let the Cavs know if he'll opt out. Citing league sources, ESPN described James as "hesitant" to commit to Los Angeles before it can land another elite player, and the urgency to acquire Leonard has increased with speculation that George may choose to eschew his own opt-out clause and remain with the Thunder for another season.

by | June 28, 2018 | 21:40

Teams are given minus one point for a yellow card, minus three for a sending off for two bookings, and minus four for a straight red. "Football is a contact game". But more on that later, first up - Senegal vs. Colombia will be our focus with Japan and Poland on the second screen. One thing is now certain: it's hard to imagine too many neutrals getting behind Japan after this.

by | June 28, 2018 | 20:32

Despite a huge scare for Lionel Messi's Argentina, who needed a late goal from Marcos Rojo to edge through to the knockout phase on Tuesday, all of the tournament's remaining big guns are through to the last 16 in Russian Federation. England put six past Panama in their last outing, while Belgian plundered five goals against Tunisia . But Southgate did concede he would probably make some changes for a clash that neither side needs to win.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:53

Should Senegal lose and Japan are thrashed that would also open the way for an African representative in the last 16 to join the the 10 from Europe. Both players were decisive in goals scored by Monaco striker Radamel Falcao , Barcelona defender Yerry Mina and Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado during an impressive performance that suggested more is to come from the south Americans.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:30

Coric took a little over two hours to claim his first grass court title. "Many congratulations Borna for your first grass title", Federer said in the post-match presentation. "I played what I thought was my best match of week today". Novak Djokovic rose five spots to No. 17 after reaching the final at Queen's Club last week.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:29

His weak shot was somehow parried on to Sadio Mane's shin by Japanese keeper Eiji Kawashima, following which the ball crept into the back of the net. "We didn't lose today". The South Americans are third and need a win in Samara to guarantee a place in the last 16, while the African side are second and will progress with at least a draw.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:00

Instead, they will head home after a scarcely believable failure, having also suffered a shock 1-0 loss to Mexico in their opener and only scraped past Sweden with a stoppage- time victor. "We were eliminated not because we didn't want to win but we never had the chance to take a lead at any point - we were always lagging behind, trying to keep up.

by | June 28, 2018 | 17:11

With Sweden beating Mexico 3-0, Die Mannschaft had to beat the Taegeuk Warriors to progress to the last 16 . Germany - of all teams - are leaving with their heads hung low. The two matches were played at the same time , one in Yekaterinburg, Russia, and the other in Kazan, Russia. "We saw Sweden had taken the lead so we needed to keep the pressure up but our team was missing the ease of play and the classiness we usually have".

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:46

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. George ironically was in a similar position as Leonard - entering the final year of his contract and openly telling teams his preference was to be traded to the Lakers.

by | June 28, 2018 | 11:26

Both teams are already through to the knockout stages, with the victor of their clash progressing as group winners. The last time England and Belgium met at a World Cup, David Platt volleyed a famous extra-time victor to send Bobby Robson's side into the quarter-finals if Italia 90.

by | June 28, 2018 | 05:14

The win means Uruguay advance to the last 16 as winners of Group A , setting up a meeting with Portugal in Sochi on Saturday. Cavani, Suarez´s strike partner, sealed the victory to open his World Cup account with a goal from close range after a corner in the 90th minute.SAMARA: Uruguay held a commanding 2-0 halftime lead over World Cup hosts Russian Federation in the battle to top Group A on Monday courtesy of a Luis Suarez free kick and a Denis Cheryshev own goal.

by | June 28, 2018 | 04:53

That certainly plays in favor of the Lakers, as Leonard has stated that's where he wants to play. On the heels of reporting surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers and an aggressive trade pursuit of Kawhi Leonard before LeBron James acts on a player option for the 2018-19 National Basketball Association season, buzz is building that James' arrival in the nation's second-largest market could be dictated by another star (i.e.

by | June 28, 2018 | 03:05

Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 10th minute with a low free-kick and Denis Cheryshev deflected a Diego Laxalt shot into his own net (23) before Igor Smolnikov was sent off for a second yellow card nine minutes before half-time.

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:40

Aleksandar Mitrovic is hoping the fear of failure will pile the pressure on Brazil and provide Serbia with a route through to the World Cup knockout stages. Serbia needs to pull off a big result against Brazil if the European side is to reach the round of sixteen for the first time as an independent nation.

by | June 27, 2018 | 23:35

Qualifier Chase Seiffert shot a 63 on Monday just to make the tournament. It featured a decisive run through the bracket at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, and a return to the leaderboards at Augusta National where he fell short of a third green jacket.

by | June 27, 2018 | 22:46

Roberto Martínez, the Belgium coach, has suggested he will make many changes, with star names rested, and there has been a discussion in the country's media about finishing second and, potentially, avoiding Brazil in the quarter-finals. NBCSN, the exclusive US cable TV home of the Premier League, will simulcast in Spanish the FIFA World Cup match between England and Belgium this Thursday, June 28, with live coverage beginning at 1:30 p.m.

by | June 27, 2018 | 21:47

He also passed Magic Johnson's mark of 7 triple doubles in rookie season, meaning he now has the second-most rookie year triple doubles in National Basketball Association history, behind only the prolific and legendary Oscar Robertson . Simmons helped guide Philadelphia to the third-best record in the East and fifth-best record in the entire National Basketball Association at 52-30, which earned the 76ers their first playoff berth since 2012.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:39

Following his double in the 3-0 win over Panama it took the him to four goals for the tournament, level with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo , and made him Belgium's highest scorer at a single World Cup - after one-and-a-half games. These thoughts were echoed by Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Spurs defender Jan Vertonghen . 'It's easy to play with Lukaku - pass him the ball and he scores every time.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:37

Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty was the 19th spot kick of the 2018 World Cup , a new record for most penalties awarded at a single World Cup. The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came in for strong criticism after a number of controversial decisions in both matches that saw a rather fortunate Spain top Group B.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:15

The All England Club usually follows the WTA ranking list, but reserves the right to make a change if it "is necessary to produce a balanced draw". Some players and tennis commentators have said it is unfair that women who go on maternity leave to have a baby lose their ranking, and therefore their seeding at big tournaments.

by | June 27, 2018 | 17:57

An Ola Toivonen stunning opening goal set the Swede's on their way as they led 1-0 at half time . While Mexico now holds onto first place in Group F, this game, along with the South Korea/Germany game which will be played at the same time , will decide the two teams from the group that progress on to the knockout stage.

by | June 27, 2018 | 16:16

The first trade of the offseason featured Austin Rivers being sent to the Washington Wizards and Marcin Gortat going to the L.A. Clippers. Prior to the trade, LA had seven guards signed through next season, including rookies Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Jerome Robinson .

by | June 27, 2018 | 13:30

France last hosted an F1 race in 2008 but that was at Magny-Cours, meaning even the more experienced of current drivers, like world champion Lewis Hamilton , have never raced in a grand prix at Paul Ricard, near Marseille. The track is growing on me as well; the more you drive it, the more you get to enjoy it. Charles LeClerc was the story of this session as he advanced to Q3 for the first time in his career, a respectable feat for the rookie Ferrari junior.

by | June 27, 2018 | 08:27

Germany's lackluster opening performance and loss against Mexico was unexpected. After almost a week of hearing what was wrong with German soccer following the loss to Mexico , the defending champions were on the verge of an even louder uproar.

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:52

This allowed Max Verstappen to take third behind his Red Bull team-mate ahead of the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and championship leader Sebastian Vettel . Vettel made a good start from third on the grid and drew alongside Bottas on the run into the first corner. Verstappen and Raikkonen joined Hamilton on the podium, Vettel recovered from a first lap incident with Bottas to finish fifth.

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:13

They took the lead in Rostov-on-Don through Carlos Vela's penalty - the 14th of the tournament already - on 26 minutes after Jang Hyun-soo's handball. "When you put in 400 passes in a game, then one or two won't go where they should", said Kroos. And given Germany's struggles in this early stage of the tournament, a loss to South Korea is not out of the question with the Asian giants boasting a unsafe attacking lineup.

by | June 27, 2018 | 06:59

He beat out LeBron James who was a little ways back in second (15 first place votes), followed in order by Anthony Davis , Damian Lillard , Russell Westbrook , and Giannis Antetokounmpo . When Lou Williams came to Los Angeles last summer, feelings were mixed. The clutch shot on February 7 gave the Cavaliers a two-point win in overtime against Minnesota and signaled a change in attitude for James heading into the second half of the regular season.

by | June 27, 2018 | 06:39

Croatia clinched its place in the last 16 with a 2-0 win over Nigeria and a statement 3-0 win over Argentina. Iceland vs Croatia Live Score FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming: Croatia know Iceland far too well to be over concerned about calculations regarding the outcome of World Cup Group D as they aim to secure top spot with at least a draw at the Rostov Arena on Tuesday.