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LIVE: Germany vs Sweden

Posted: 19:30, 23 Jun 2018

The defending champions are looking to recover from their shock opening defeat to Mexico to keep their World Cup hopes alive - follow the action LIVE!

Sport24.co.za | WRAP: SWC 2018 - Group phase

Posted: 19:18, 23 Jun 2018

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures, kick-off times, results and match reports from the group stage of the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia.

Sport24.co.za | Mexico too strong for Korea Republic

Posted: 19:17, 23 Jun 2018

Mexico laid one foot in the Soccer World Cup's last 16 and left Korea Republic on the brink of elimination.

Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul blames forced substitutions for defeat to Belgium

Posted: 19:13, 23 Jun 2018

The Tunisian has bemoaned two first half injury-inspired substitutions and Belgium’s third goal for deflating his side in Saturday’s 5-2 loss

Mexico's all-time scorer Chicharito puts club frustrations aside to remind fans of his brilliance

Posted: 19:10, 23 Jun 2018

While fans sing for Hirving Lozano or other El Tri attackers, Javier Hernandez continues to put in excellent showings for El Tri

Sport24.co.za | Belgium's Lukaku a doubt for England clash

Posted: 19:10, 23 Jun 2018

Roberto Martinez revealed that Romelu Lukaku is an injury doubt for Belgium's World Cup blockbuster tie against England.

South Korea 1 Mexico 2: Hernandez nets landmark goal as last 16 beckons

Posted: 19:01, 23 Jun 2018

Javier Hernandez scored a landmark goal to help Mexico see off South Korea 2-1 and take a huge step towards the World Cup last 16.

World Cup 2018 Group F: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Germany & Mexico group

Posted: 19:00, 23 Jun 2018

Goal brings you all the details of the Group F fixtures including fixtures, standings and squads for Germany and Sweden

VIDEO: Chicharito's 50th international goal puts Mexico on the verge of last 16

Posted: 18:54, 23 Jun 2018

With two wins from two, El Tri are on the verge of the last 16, and the 30-year-old continues to make history for his country

What results does Mexico need to progress at the World Cup?

Posted: 18:53, 23 Jun 2018

A penalty from Carlos Vela and Chicharito's goal saw El Tri past South Korea on Saturday and they are on the brink of making the last 16 once again

Germany vs Sweden team news: Ozil and Khedira dropped for crucial game

Posted: 18:53, 23 Jun 2018

The duo were criticised for their performances against Mexico, leading to them missing out alongside the injured Mats Hummels

Donald 'Ace' Khuse expresses delight after Kaizer Chiefs landed Khama Billiat’s signature

Posted: 18:11, 23 Jun 2018

The former fan favourite has warned Billiat that Amakhosi is different to Masandawana in terms of pressure

Douglas Costa and Danilo ruled out of Brazil's Serbia clash

Posted: 18:03, 23 Jun 2018

Tite will be without two of his players as the Selecao look to secure a spot at the top of Group E in Wednesday's final clash

Spain v Morocco: Alba makes case for the defence

Posted: 17:39, 23 Jun 2018

Jordi Alba hopes Spain can show more solidity defensively to complement their attacking panache as Fernando Hierro’s side aim to seal a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup against Morocco. The 2010 winners battled to a 1-0 victory over Iran’s massed defensive ranks in Kazan on Wednesday after playing out a 3-3 […] The post Spain v Morocco: Alba makes case for the defence appeared first on Soccer News.

Team-man Lukaku firmly in the race for individual prize

Posted: 17:31, 23 Jun 2018

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez claims Romelu Lukaku is not interested in claiming the World Cup Golden Boot but, on this evidence, he may not have a choice. Lukaku scored twice in the 5-2 rout of Tunisia in Moscow and produced a magnificent all-round centre-forward display. Following his opening-match brace against Panama, he now has four for the […] The post Team-man Lukaku firmly in the race for individual prize appeared first on Soccer News.

Belgium 5 Tunisia 2: Lukaku and Hazard shine as Red Devils run riot

Posted: 17:05, 23 Jun 2018

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard both scored braces as Belgium crushed Tunisia 5-2 to all but secure their place in the World Cup knockout stages. The Red Devils just need England to avoid defeat to Panama in Sunday’s other Group G game to confirm their last-16 spot and no team at Russia 2018 will want […] The post Belgium 5 Tunisia 2: Lukaku and Hazard shine as Red Devils run riot appeared first on Soccer News.

Leaked England team gives Panama no advantage, insists Gomez

Posted: 17:04, 23 Jun 2018

Panama head coach Hernan Dario Gomez sees no reason why England’s possible starting line-up being leaked ahead of Sunday’s game should be any advantage to his players. Gareth Southgate admonished some members of the media after a team sheet hinting at changes in his XI for the meeting in Nizhny Novgorod was pictured and then […] The post Leaked England team gives Panama no advantage, insists Gomez appeared first on Soccer News.

Sport24.co.za | Lukaku, Hazard star as Belgium rout Tunisia

Posted: 17:03, 23 Jun 2018

Belgium thumped Tunisia in their Soccer World Cup encounter to virtually secure their spot in the next round.

Mane and Senegal holding no fear for Japan

Posted: 17:02, 23 Jun 2018

Akira Nishino insists Japan will take a fearless approach into their clash against Senegal, although warned his side against focusing solely on the threat of Sadio Mane. Both teams won their opening Group H encounters and victory for either in Ekaterinburg means qualification for the last 16 will be assured if Poland and Colombia draw […] The post Mane and Senegal holding no fear for Japan appeared first on Soccer News.

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikeme in remission after year-long cancer battle

Posted: 16:25, 23 Jun 2018

Nigeria international Carl Ikeme has confirmed he is in remission after spending 12 months battling acute leukaemia. Wolves goalkeeper Ikeme, who missed the chance to be selected for the World Cup due to his treatment, was diagnosed after reporting for pre-season last year. But 32-year-old Ikeme has now given the football world a lift with […] The post Nigeria goalkeeper Ikeme in remission after year-long cancer battle appeared first on Soccer News.

Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia

Posted: 16:22, 23 Jun 2018

Romelu Lukaku has become Belgium’s all-time top scorer in major tournaments after his first-half brace in the Group G clash against Tunisia.  The Manchester United striker has now taken his tally to seven in the World Cup and European Championship for the Red Devils after making an outstanding start to Russia 2018. He scored twice in […] The post Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia appeared first on Soccer News.

Iran v Portugal: Team Melli bullish over qualification chances

Posted: 16:11, 23 Jun 2018

Karim Ansarifard is confident Iran will beat Portugal to qualify for the next round of the World Cup ahead of Monday’s winner-takes-all Group B clash. Iran are third and only a point adrift of European champions Portugal and Spain leading in to the third and final matchday in Saransk. Carlos Quieroz’s men were unfortunate not […] The post Iran v Portugal: Team Melli bullish over qualification chances appeared first on Soccer News.

Maradona angry at Argentina World Cup performances

Posted: 15:45, 23 Jun 2018

Diego Maradona has “huge inner frustration” over Argentina’s poor World Cup performances that have left Jorge Sampaoli’s men on the brink of a first group-stage exit since 2002. A 1-1 draw with Iceland in Argentina’s Group D opener was followed by a shock 3-0 thumping at the hands of Croatia, meaning the two-time winners must beat Nigeria […] The post Maradona angry at Argentina World Cup performances appeared first on Soccer News.

Sport24.co.za | We're still in the race, says disappointed Iceland boss

Posted: 15:21, 23 Jun 2018

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson declared his side were still in the race for a place in the World Cup last 16 despite Friday's 2-0 loss to Nigeria.

Sport24.co.za | World Cup fans flock to party in Moscow's 'street of lights'

Posted: 15:18, 23 Jun 2018

A quiet street leading off from Red Square has unexpectedly become the party zone of choice for thousands of international World Cup fans.

Sport24.co.za | Serbian press slams 'provocative' Swiss celebrations

Posted: 14:31, 23 Jun 2018

Serbian papers slammed "shameful provocation" by two Swiss players who used political gestures to celebrate their goals in the 2-1 World Cup victory.

Prediction: England v Panama

Posted: 13:40, 23 Jun 2018

Verdict: Draw-England Best Odds: 9/4 Bookmaker: Bet 365 A victory for England against Panama on Sunday will confirm their place in the last-16 of the World Cup. We make our predictions on the Group F clash at the Stadion Nizhny Novgorod. England After Harry Kane’s 91st minute winner against Tunisia on Monday, England will be […] The post Prediction: England v Panama appeared first on Soccer News.

Sport24.co.za | Renewed hope for Messi, Argentina after Nigeria win

Posted: 13:27, 23 Jun 2018

Lionel Messi and Argentina hit the training ground with renewed hope of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.

Sport24.co.za | Vietnam busts $26 million online betting ring

Posted: 12:33, 23 Jun 2018

Vietnamese police broke up an online football gambling ring worth around $26 million as authorities look to stop black market betting on the World Cup.

Sport24.co.za | From Russia to Leicester and back for record-breaking Musa

Posted: 12:33, 23 Jun 2018

Leicester City's out-of-favour striker Ahmed Musa wrote himself into the World Cup record books by scoring twice to fire Nigeria to their first win in Russia.

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