Tag Archives 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: Brazel Edges Out Mexico 2:0 to Advance to the Quarter Finals
World Cup: Brazil Edges Out Mexico 2:0 t...

World Cup: Brazil Edges Out Mexico 2:0 to Advance to the Quarter Finals

The Samba boys beat the Mexican team by 2:0 to advance to the quarter finals of the World Cup. Both teams played out a goalless first half with the Mexicans enjoying more of the ball possession. In the second half, Neymar put Brazil in the lead in the 51st minute while Firmino doubled the lead in... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Survives Japan Scare, Wins 3:2
World Cup: Belgium Survives Japan Scare,...

World Cup: Belgium Survives Japan Scare, Wins 3:2

Belgium looked like they were surely on their way out when Japan scored the first two goals of the match in about 7 minutes of the resumption of the second half. This was after the first half ended goalless. Having played a goalless first half, the Japanese came in and shocked the Belgians with two... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Knocks Out Denmark on Penalties
World Cup: Croatia Knocks Out Denmark on...

World Cup: Croatia Knocks Out Denmark on Penalties

In a match that started with two quick goals – one for each side, there was surprisingly no other goals. After Jorgensen scored for the Danes in the very 1st minute of the game and Croatia equalized barely 3 minutes later through Mandzukic, more goals were expected by the fans but this was... read more »

World Cup: Hosts, Russia Shock Spain, Win Via Penalty Shootout
World Cup: Hosts, Russia Shock Spain, Wi...

World Cup: Hosts, Russia Shock Spain, Win Via Penalty Shootout

Hosts Russia shocked Spain and indeed the world by knocking Spain out of the tournament. In a keenly contested match which ended 1:1 after regulation and additional time, the game went into a penalty shootout which saw Russia winning 4:3 Spain had taken the lead in the 12th minute through an own... read more »

World Cup: Ronaldo Exits as Portugal Loses 1:2 to Uruguay
World Cup: Ronaldo Exits as Portugal Los...

World Cup: Ronaldo Exits as Portugal Loses 1:2 to Uruguay

Ronaldo has joined Messi in the exit party as Portugal lost 1:2 to Uruguay. Uruguay took an early lead through a Cavani header off a Suarez cross. Though Portugal enjoyed a much greater possession of the ball, they could not do much with it. In the 55th minute, Pepe headed in the equalizer for... read more »

World Cup: Messi Crashes Out as Argentina Loses 4:3 to France

World Cup: Messi Crashes Out as Argentina Loses 4:3 to France

The Argentine team lost 4:3 to their French counterparts in a tense round of 16 game. The French took the lead in the 13th from the penalty spot when Griezmann converted the spot kick won... read more »

World Cup: Japan Advances to Second Round, Loses 0:1 to Poland

World Cup: Japan Advances to Second Round, Loses 0:1 to Poland

Japan has advanced to the second round of the World Cup even after losing 0:1 to Poland. Poland went into the match knowing they had already dropped out of the World Cup. Poland got their... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

Senegal has crashed out of the World Cup after losing 0:1 to Colombia. Senegal was Africa’s last representative in the tournament which means no African side made it out of the... read more »

World Cup: Switzerland Draws 2:2 with Costa Rica

World Cup: Switzerland Draws 2:2 with Costa Rica

Switzerland qualified for the second round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup by defeating Costa Rica 2:2. Costa Rica were already out of the tournament an were only playing for pride. They were... read more »

World Cup: Brazil Defeats Serbia 2:0

World Cup: Brazil Defeats Serbia 2:0

The Brazilian team moved on to the second round with a 2:0 defeat of Serbia. Brazil came into the match with 4 points having won one and lost one of their previous matches. Serbia on the other hand... read more »