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Yuya Osako

Yuya Osako Delivers a Sucker-Punch to Colombia’s Hopes of Advancing

A header from Yuya Osako gave Japan their first win at a World Cup since 2010 and the first victory for any Asian side over a South American side. Yuya Osako Delivers a Sucker-Punch to Colombia James Rodriguez Fails to Make...
Sterling

Why Does Raheem Sterling Struggle for England?

Sterling Struggling for Country Many international fans were keen to see if Manchester City players could carry their club form onto the international stage. The first England match, unfortunately, showed a lack of international quality from Raheem Sterling. Sterling, who...

Juan Carlos Osorio Inspired His Side to Victory

In Moscow, Germany took on Mexico in Group F's opening match. The World Cup 2014 champions are surely looking to retain the trophy. However, Joachim Low admitted that it would be difficult to do so. Juan Carlos Osorio Inspired His...

Neymar Is Stoppable as He Failed to Guide His Team to Victory

Group E consists of Costa Rica, Serbia, Switzerland, and Brazil. The five-time World Cup champions are aiming to win the title once again. In the previous edition, Brazil were knocked out by Germany following an embarrassing 7-1 defeat at...
Luka Modric scores a penalty against Nigeria

Luka Modric helps Croatia Top Group D Despite Uninspiring Performance

Group D got underway today with Iceland holding Argentina to a 1-1 draw. So next up was Croatia and Nigeria who you would think to take advantage of the previous result in the group. However, Luka Modric helped Croatia...
Lionel Messi missing penalty v Iceland

Halldórsson Denies Lionel Messi from the Spot as Iceland Earn a Historic Point

A mediocre opening half for Lionel Messi. The star man tested the keeper early with some ambitious long-range efforts, dealt with comfortably by Halldórsson. However, Messi was at the heart of most of Argentina’s attack, naturally letting the play...

Russia Still Have Much to Prove Despite Saudi Arabia Victory

The opening of the 2018 World Cup was a friendly affair. Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman shook Russian president Vladimir Putin's hand. The 70,000 in attendance looked on. Most would then have expected a quiet game. A draw seemed on...

Who Will Be the Surprise Package at the World Cup?

It is exactly two days until the biggest tournament in the World Cup kicks off. On June 14th, Russia will begin the World Cup against Saudi Arabia as 32 teams aim to become the best team in the world....
Xherdan Shaqiri

Three Switzerland Players to Look out for in the 2018 World Cup

In the 2006 World Cup, Switzerland crashed out of the competition in the Round of 16 after losing on penalties. The team failed to score a single penalty in the shootout against Ukraine, creating a historical record in the...

Best XI Not Going to the World Cup

The World Cup is just seven days away as the biggest tournament lands in Russia. As a player, it is one of biggest achievements playing in this tournament. However, they are always some players that miss out on this...