Tag Archives 2018 FIFA World Cup

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

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 by Mbappe. Di Maria equalized for the Argentinians in the 41st minute through a beauty of a shot from outside... read more »

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

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 goal in the 59th minute through Bednarek and the Japanese were unable to respond through the rest of the... read more »

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

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 groups. A 74th minute goal from Colombia’s Yerry Mina ensured the Africans did not proceed to the next round.... read more »

World Cup: Switzerland Draws 2:2 with Costa Rica
World Cup: Switzerland Draws 2:2 with Co...

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 however unable to get maximum points against a Swiss team that needed just a draw. The Swiss got the first goal... read more »

World Cup: Brazil Defeats Serbia 2:0
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 came into the match with 3 points and need at least a win to secure a second round place. The... read more »

World Cup: Sweden Win Mexico 3:0

World Cup: Sweden Win Mexico 3:0

Sweden this afternoon won Mexico 3:0. Mexico was almost sure of qualification baring huge winning margins in the German match while Sweden needed a win to have a chance of... read more »

World Cup: Defender Champions, Germany Crash Out, Lose 2:0 to Korea Republic

World Cup: Defender Champions, Germany Crash Out, Lose 2:0 to Korea Republic

Germany, who are the defending champions of the World Cup have been eliminated in the first round by Korea Republic. The Koreans who had nothing at stake except their pride held the Germans... read more »

World Cup: France and Denmark Play a Goal-less Draw

World Cup: France and Denmark Play a Goal-less Draw

France and Denmark today played a goal-less draw in the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup. The French had already qualified while Denmark needed a draw to ensure their qualification. According... read more »

World Cup: Peru Defeats Australia 2:0

World Cup: Peru Defeats Australia 2:0

In a match between two home bound teams, Peru defeated Australia 2:0. Peru opened scoring in the 18th minute through Carrillo and then doubled their lead in the 50th minute through... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Wins Iceland 2:1

World Cup: Croatia Wins Iceland 2:1

Iceland’s run in the World Cup was brought to an end in their 1:2 loss to Croatia. The Croatian team had already qualified prior to the match while Iceland needed to win the match to stand any... read more »